Lot #14820 – Breguet 1747-1823 Book & Supplement Set By Sir David Lionel Salomons Rare

Estimate: $1,200.00 – $1,500.00

Start Price: $500.00

Title: Breguet (1747 to 1823) Hardcover & Supplement Book Set.
Author: Sir David Lionel Goldsmid Stern Salomons
Published: 1921. Limited edition of 1000 copies.
Language: Book in English and French. Supplement in English.
Condition: Both books have wear inside and outside throughout and areas of bumping, creasing, foxing, spotting, and discoloration as can be expected due to normal usage, storage, and age. The books are in overall good condition.
Special Notes: Very rare hardcover Breguet book and supplement set. Limited to 1000 copies. Illustrated with over 150 photographic reproductions and other plates, 233 pages.  Pages 116 to the end are all plates, each with a tissue guard. Depicts the front and movements of Breguet pocket watches and clocks.  The Breguet (1747 to 1823) supplement was also printed in 1921 and contains over 40 photographic reproductions. The plates have tissue guards. The book is mainly in English with several pages in French. The supplement is in English. This is a biography and exhaustive reference on the work of Breguet, a great French watchmaker.

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