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The Resource A grand complication : the race to build the world's most legendary watch, Stacy Perman

A grand complication : the race to build the world's most legendary watch, Stacy Perman

Label
A grand complication : the race to build the world's most legendary watch
Title
A grand complication
Title remainder
the race to build the world's most legendary watch
Statement of responsibility
Stacy Perman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The race between two ambitious, complicated men in the early 1900s to create the most extravagant, complicated timepiece ever
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Perman, Stacy
Dewey number
  • 338.092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TS543.U6
LC item number
P47 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Packard, James Ward
  • Graves, Henry
  • Pocket watches
  • Clocks and watches
  • Industrialists
  • United States
Label
A grand complication : the race to build the world's most legendary watch, Stacy Perman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 328-330) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lot 7 -- The first tick -- A shining light -- Esse Quam Videri -- Mr. Packard's horseless carriage -- Ask the man who owns one -- Eagle Island -- The collector -- Acceleration -- Vallee de joux -- A gentleman's war -- Time stop -- The final windup -- Game over -- Across the sea -- The James W. Packard Collection of Unusual and Complicated Watches -- A supercomplication -- Age of quartz -- Collecting time -- Back in time -- The comeback -- The final gavel
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition
Extent
viii, 343 pages
Isbn
9781439190081
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012034555
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • ocn800031224
  • (OCoLC)800031224
Label
A grand complication : the race to build the world's most legendary watch, Stacy Perman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 328-330) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lot 7 -- The first tick -- A shining light -- Esse Quam Videri -- Mr. Packard's horseless carriage -- Ask the man who owns one -- Eagle Island -- The collector -- Acceleration -- Vallee de joux -- A gentleman's war -- Time stop -- The final windup -- Game over -- Across the sea -- The James W. Packard Collection of Unusual and Complicated Watches -- A supercomplication -- Age of quartz -- Collecting time -- Back in time -- The comeback -- The final gavel
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition
Extent
viii, 343 pages
Isbn
9781439190081
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012034555
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • ocn800031224
  • (OCoLC)800031224

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