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Finding your grandfather
on 19 January 2002
For anyone nurturing a desire to own a grandfather (longcase) clock and views the finding every bit as exciting as the owning, here is the book for you. Anthony Ells takes the reader gently through the internals and externals of the English longcase clock without any pretense to provide instant expertise. Instead, an insight is given into what, literally, makes the beasts tick and gives an excellent understanding of what the prospective owner may be letting themselves into. Mr Ells also open up options for ownership by actually building or assembling a clock and provides some very useful contacts to get you going. This book delivers what it promises - hooray!