Wearing a watch is not just about time: it is also a passion. This richly illustrated book is a true watch-lover's bible and a panoramic tour of one thousand iconic watches at once. It explores the emblematic brands, the complex mechanisms and beautiful designs that show the watch-makers' skills and dedication to perfection. From the great classics to modern masterpieces through to more affordable timepieces, there is something to delight everyone. A must-have for collectors and for anyone who has ever wished to stop time.