York published Astronomy
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Book Description William Sessions Ltd, York, 1992. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). First Edition. New copy, soft covers. 116 pages, illus. An excellent book about the history of Thomas Cooke & Sons of York and Troughton & Simms of London. The firms merged in 1922 and were eventually absorbed by Vickers Instruments Ltd. Thomas Cooke & Sons made turret clocks and several regulators as well as all kinds of optical instruments. Troughton, later Troughton & Simms, were one of the leading instrument makers of the 19th century. Bookseller Inventory # N398