Book Hourglasses of the Past written in English, Italian and French

Book Hourglasses of the Past written in English, Italian and French

100 euros + shipping

Please find below the information relative to the book we wrote for our exhibition "Hourglasses of the Past" which will occur in our gallery between Tuesday 7th and 31st of October 2015 (110 hourglasses exhibited as from the 15th century).

Categories: Maritime Books, Timekeeping Books


– title : “Hourglasses of the Past / Sabliers d’Autrefois / Clessidre d’Altri tempi” – One single book completely wrote in English, French and Italian. – 85 hourglasses described with photo in the book – 400 pages (polychromy) / 1,5 kilo – Dimension : 21 x 27 cm – Summary (see below): 1) Historical 2) Hourglasses and Vanities 3) The hourglass at Sea, a Vital Necessity 4) The Log Hourglasses 5) Hourglass Manufacturing (Frames, Flasks and Bulbs, Sands) 6) The Mistery of the Regular Sand Flow in an Hourglass 7) Some Valuation Criteria (Main Families, Signs, Signatures, Makers, Appraisal, Origins) 8) Remarks on the Content 9) Hourglasses described in the exhibition (85) 10) Chronology 11) Some Hourglasses a Real Size 12) Bibliographic references – Important information : it is very similar book to the one we wrote on sundials – Book only for sale at the Delalande Gallery. – Price : 100 euros + conditioning and shipment cost – Shipping cost : France : + 10 € (arrival in two days) Europe : + 10 euros (arrival in 1/2 weeks) or + 30 euros (arrival in 4/5 days) International : + 35 euros (arrival in one week) – Payment via international bank transfer, Paypal or Visa/Mastercard at distance


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FR Galerie Delalande Paris

After 37 years in Le Louvre des Antiquaires, the Delalande gallery moved early June 2015 to 35 rue de Lille, 75007 Paris, on the other side of the Seine River in the well known antic shops area "le Carré Rive Gauche".
Our main specialties are, since 1976, Marine and Scientific instruments, Tobacco and Opium objects, Curiosities and Great Canes.
We participate to international antique fairs (TEFAF Maastricht) and are unique partner of the French Maritime Museum.
Eric Delalande is also Administrator of the French Experts National Company (C.N.E.).
Please visit also our two websites, which are frequently updated: (French) and (English). ----------------------------

La Galerie Delalande s'est installée en juin 2015 au 35 rue de Lille (75007 Paris), au coeur de la capitale dans le "Carré Rive Gauche", après 37 années de présence au Louvre des Antiquaires.
Nous nous sommes orientés, depuis 1976, vers plusieurs spécialités : Marine et Sciences, Objets du tabac et de l'Opium, Cannes de collection et Curiosités.
Nous participons à des salons d'envergure internationale (TEFAF Maastricht) et sommes partenaires exclusifs du Musée National de la Marine.
Eric Delalande est également Administrateur de la Compagnie Nationale des Experts (C.N.E.).
N'hésitez pas à visiter nos deux sites internet fréquemment mis à jour : (Français) and (Anglais).

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