[EMERSON, William (1701-82)]. Dialling. Or the Art of drawing Dials, on All Sorts of Planes whatsoever. In Three Parts, [London: J. Nourse, 1770]. 8° (205 x 124mm). 18 folding engraved plates (lacks ?blank before title, occasional light spotting more pronounced to the final leaf, some marginal browning). Modern half calf, spine gilt. Extracted from Emerson's The Mathematical Principles of Geography. Catalogue of the Library of the Clockmakers' Company (2nd ed.) p.45; not in Baillie.
With 7 other books of related interest including Pierre de Sainte Marie Magdeleine's Traité d' Horlogiographie, contenant Plusieurs Maniers de construire sur toutes surfaces toutes sortes de lignes horaires (Lyon, 1691, ?4th edition, plates, contemporary calf), The Cyclopaedia; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature ... Vol. VIII [on dialling and horology] (London, 1819), Edmund Beckett Denison's Clocks and Locks (Edinburgh, 1857, 2nd edition, original cloth) and H. L. Nelthropp's A Treatise on Watch-Work, Past and Present (London, 1873, original cloth). (8)