North Country Clockmakers of the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries. Contained in Archaeologia Aeliana, or Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Society of Antiquities of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. 1925, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo. Hardback, 145mm x 230mm tall (5.75" x 9" approx.). The original printing [not an off-print] of the complete volume 1, of the Fourth Series for the Year 1925. Pp xxv, 353, with 23 text figs. + a frontispiece map and 14 b/w plates, Reid's "North Country Clockmakers." being pp 214-315 incl. with a text fig. and 8 b/w photo illustrations on 6 single-sided plate leaves. Other contents include: "Northern Minstrels and Folk Drama", "Roman Durham", "The Township of Knitsley, Co. Durham; Its Geography and History", "Microlithic Industries of Northumberland", "Notices on the Family of Spearman", "Fenwick of Bywell", "Early Carved Stones at Hexham", "Roman Rudchester, Reports on Excavations, 1924", "Northern Minstrels and Folk Drama" (including Harpers & Jesters, animal sacrifices and weather charms), "Young of Etherdacre", and "The Ancient Cross of Rothbury". Some external rubs and marks, including a little to the top edges, otherwise good, in the original oatmeal buckram-covered boards/gilt-on-brown leather label spine title. Good/N/A.
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Keywords: Clock Clocks Horology Time Mensuration Northumberland Reid Durham Roman Romans Archaeology History Technology Carving Sone Hexham Lords of Misrule Folk Lore Folklore St Cuthbert Rudchester Family Spearman Genealogy Simondburn Church Pallium Custom Customs