For all chrono fans, collectors and watch lovers, there is now the brilliant and completely revised new edition "The Watch Book Compendium". The comprehensive coffee table book replaces the earlier "The Watch Book Compendium" and combines "The Watch Book I" and "The Watch Book II".
As usual, successful author Gisbert L. Brunner shines with his extensive expertise and brings his readers closer to the history of the wristwatch with more than 1,000 high-resolution photographs. With more than 40, hardly any other illustrated book collects more premium watch brands under one roof.
The predecessors of "The Watch Book Compendium - Revised Editon" have long been considered standard works among experts. For no other picture book shows more noble timepieces. The author shows the luxury timepieces not only in a front and side view, as many catalogs have to offer. The reader often gets a direct look at the refined mechanics of these little masterpieces of extraordinary craftsmanship. There is no more beautiful and artistic way to present accomplished technology.
Gisbert L. Brunner invites his interested reader on a journey through time in the world of the watch. Starting at the very beginning of the art of watchmaking, we accompany him bit by bit into modern times. Because even today, high-quality watches are a sign of style, taste and status symbol. The presentation of precious materials, exquisite designs and insight into advanced technology enchant true watch lovers and make "The Watch Book Compendium - Revised Edition" a perfect gift.
Title: The Watch Book Compendium
Author: Gisbert L. Brunner
Size: 245 x 314 mm
Size: 536 pages