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Book Watches: A Guide by Hodinkee - Assouline

Book Watches: A Guide by Hodinkee - Assouline

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Over a short period of ten years, Hodinkee has positioned itself as the preeminent and most distinguished destination for lovers of modern and vintage wristwatches. Emerging from a career in finance, Ben Clymer decided to merge his watchmaking and writing passions to create a blog covering everything from new products to auctions of vintage wristwatches. Titled his effort after the Czech word hodinky, which means "little watch", Clymer sought to create a platform that was laid-back and accessible to all levels of enthusiast - within a few years the New York Times dubbed him the “high priest of watchmaking”. "

What started as a humble blog quickly grew into a full-fledged magazine and electronic communications hub for some of the world's biggest watch brands. Celebrating the milestone of the decade since the founding of Hodinkee, this timely book captures the rich expertise of the world's foremost experts. With chapters describing chronographs, diver's watches, high-end design and horological icons, this book is a connoisseur's compendium for watchmaking veterans and novices alike.

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.

300 pages
More than 150 illustrations
English language
Released in December 2019
L 9.8 x W 13 x D 1.2 inches
Rubberized hard cover
ISBN: 9781614288657
5.7 pounds

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