Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Breguet Watchmakers since 1775: The Life and Legacy of Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747–1823). Emmanuel Breguet.
Breguet Watchmakers since 1775: The Life and Legacy of Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747–1823)
Breguet Watchmakers since 1775: The Life and Legacy of Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747–1823)
Breguet Watchmakers since 1775: The Life and Legacy of Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747–1823)

Breguet Watchmakers since 1775: The Life and Legacy of Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747–1823)

Paris: Alain de Gourcuff, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. Large Quarto. 383 (1)pp. Original illustrated silver boards with black lettering on cover and spine, housed in a matching clamshell box. Dark blue endpapers. Translated from the French by Barbara Mellor. Cover illustration Breguet repeating watch no. 2822, one of the earliest pieces with an off-center hour ring, and also one of the most successful. Abraham-Louis Breguet was one of the leading watchmakers of his time and is considered to be one of the greatest horologists of all time. This history of the company is profusely illustrated with color and b/w photographs, reproductions of artwork and elaborate technical drawings in color and b/w. The volume provides a comprehensive history of the Breguet company, today the luxury watch division of the Swiss Swatch Group. Contains Genealogy, chronology, bibliography, list of illustrations, and index at rear. Fine condition. Item #44244
ISBN: 2909838188

Price: $250.00

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