Author François Chaille and Dominique Flechon, Foreword by Franco Cologni
The Beauty of Time, published in partnership with the prestigious Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, presents a panorama of the most beautiful timepieces from the Middle Ages to the present.
The book contains a thoughtfully curated selection of nearly two hundred wonders--from mechanical and pendulum clocks to pocket- and wristwatches.
About The Author
François Chaille is an author. Passionate about art history, fashion, jewelry, and horology, he has published over a dozen works with Flammarion, including The Book of Ties, Cartier: Creative Writing, the three volumes of The Cartier Collection (Jewelry, Timepieces, and Precious Objects), Audemars Piguet: Master Watchmaker Since 1875, and Girard Perregaux.
Historian and expert on fine watchmaking, Dominique Fléchon is the author of many specialist works, including Secrets of Vacheron Constantin and The Mastery of Time, both published by Flammarion.