Photo: Hodinkee

Photo: Hodinkee


Hodinkee gets an exclusive on one of the most important books on Breguet:

Breguet (1747-1823), by Sir David Lionel Goldsmid-Stern-Salomons, 2nd Baronet. Published in 1921, it still stands as one of the most detailed and important books on Breguet. The text contains a thorough biography of Breguet, a reference for his watch and clocks, and a large amount of photographs and illustrations. Only 1,000 original copies were printed. No one knows how many of these books survived, and original copies are very rare.

The new hardback edition is beautifully bound in the highest quality Smyth-sewn binding, printed on museum-quality, acid-free archival paper with eco-friendly soy ink, and the hardcover is in a silk and linen blend. You get the idea here; no expense was spared in developing the new edition from the 1921 edition. The goal with the new edition was to save a piece of horologicalhistory, and make it available to a new generation. The new edition is limited and there are no plans to produce more. When they’re gone, they’re gone.

$75, available now at hodinkee.com.

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