"Eastern Magnificence & European Ingenuity" : Clocks of Late Imperial China

Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. 286 pages with illustrations, 3 appendices (1. the imperial workshop, 2. European makers of clocks and automata, 3. European makers of clocks and automata for the Chinese market), endnotes, list of transliterations, bibliography, and index. A study of the clocks made for the Qing dynasty by European artisans and their uses in Chinese society at the time, with a discussion of the import trade in European clockworks. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Item #9624

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