Watches: A Guide by Hodinkee

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  • 300 pages
  • over 150 illustrations
  • English language
  • Released in December 2019
  • W 24.8 x L 33.1 x D 3 cm
  • Rubberized Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9781614288657
  • 2.6 kg

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DESCRIPTION

Over a short ten-year time-span, Hodinkee has positioned itself as the preeminent and most distinguished destination for modern and vintage wristwatch enthusiasts. Exiting a career in finance, Ben Clymer decided to fuse his horological and writing passions in order to start a blog discussing everything from new products to vintage wristwatch auctions. Titling his endeavor after the Czech word hodinky, which means ‘little watch,’ Clymer sought to create a platform that was casual and accessible to all levels of enthusiasts—within a few years The New York Times dubbed him the “High Priest of Horology.” What started as a humble blog quickly transformed into a full-fledged magazine and e-comm hub for some of the world’s leading watch brands. Celebrating the decade milestone since Hodinkee’s founding, this book captures the storied expertise of the world’s leading experts on time. With chapters breaking down chronographs, dive watches, high design, and horological icons, this book is a connoisseur’s compendium for the timepiece veterans and novices alike.

A Word From Hodinkee:

We've partnered with one of the world's leading publishers, Assouline, to write our very first book – Watches: A Guide by HODINKEE. For our first attempt into the hardcover world, we wanted to write something that would be as appealing to your great-aunt Susan who knows nothing about watches as it is to your horological nerd brother Carl who won't stop talking about the benefits of a flying tourbillon (we get it, Carl). 

We cover everything from the history of watches, to dive watches, travel-time watches, military watches, ladies' watches, dress watches, chronographs, and iconic watches. Each chapter was written by one of our editors so you get a fresh perspective on each topic. The 261-page glossy book is a perfect Sunday read and after you've gone cover-to-cover, it will look just as good on your coffee table for guests to flip through. 

This book is best suited for anyone from the horological novice to the horological nut who wants to know everything about watches and their relevance in today's world.