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twelve years in a monastery book clock

twelve years in a monastery book clock
£25.00 1 Available
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Does this sum up your life? Maybe it chimes with an in joke. Or would this make a great tongue-in-cheek wedding gift?

This small (about a6 size) vintage book has been transformed into a working clock. There is a metal sawtooth hanger on the back for hanging on the wall where the clock mechanism can also be accessed for adjusting the time & changing the battery (not included). Your book clock will come securely boxed.

Like the idea but looking for something with a different theme? We have lots of books waiting for a new life as a clock. Just get in touch with your request & we'll see what we can find for you.

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This item is ready to ship & will be on its way to you within 3 working days.


We've always got an eye out for quirky book titles. Plucking forgotten books from the dusty shelves of secondhand bookstores & sales & giving them a new life as working clocks is very satisfying. This book has such a striking cover & title, allowing the buyer to interpret in their own special way.

Shipping & delivery

This item is made-to-order and will be posted to you by booktides within 3 days of receiving payment.

Shipping destination Cost Additional items
United Kingdom £5.50 £2.75

Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Germany, France, Spain, Finland, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Austria, Latvia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia

£14.80 £6.00
USA and Canada £16.50 £6.00
Rest of the World £16.80 £6.00

Returns Policy

This is a custom-made item and cannot be returned unless faulty.

Read the Folksy Returns Policy.