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The Christchurch Fusee Chain Gang

Newman (Sue)
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Book Description: Amberley Publishing, Stroud, 2010. Card Covers. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). First Edition. 256 pages, 30 illustrations, 2010. This book is a detailed study of poverty, survival and bygone trades; and explores the significance of watch making and other cottage industries that helped to keep the people of Christchurch out of the clutches of poverty. The author explores the significance of the fusee chain and what this industry meant to the inhabitants of Christchurch. A good study on fusee chain making, with details of the manufacturers and their employees. A fine copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K2209

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Robert Hooke Tercentennial Studies

Cooper (Michael) & Hunter (Michael) editors
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Book Description: Ashgate, Farnham, Surrey, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). New copy. 335 pages, illustrated, 2006. An essential book for the study of Hooke, bringing together a comprehensive set of studies of different aspects of his life, thought and artistry. Its sections deal with Hooke's life and reputation; his contributions to celestial mechanics and astronomy, and to speculative natural philosophy; the instruments that he designed; and his work in architecture and construction. Bookseller Inventory # N3648

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Technique and History of the Swiss Watch

Jaquet (E.) & Chapuis (A.)
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Book Description: 1953. Original Cloth. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First English Language Edition. 278 pages, illustrated, 1st English edition, 1953. A good book about Swiss watches from their beginnings to the middle of the 20th century. Good copy with dust jacket and original card slipcase. This is a large heavy book (2.9 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # K3647

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Finding Longitude ¿ How ships, clocks and stars helped solve the longitude problem

Richard Dunn & Rebekah Higgitt
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Book Description: Collins, Glasgow, 2014. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. 255 pages, illustrated, 2014. Published to coincide with the tercentenary of the first Longitude Act of Parliament in 1714, and The Quest for Longitude exhibition at the National Maritime Museum in 2014, this beautifully illustrated book tells the story of the quest for longitude, one of the greatest achievements of the Georgian age. Bookseller Inventory # N3649

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Watches & Clocks in the Sir David Salomons Collection

Daniels (George) & Markarian (Ohannes)
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Book Description: Philip Wilson, London, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First. 318 pages, 16 colour plates + b&w illus., 1980. All 191 items in this famous collection are described, dated and illustrated in b&w. The collection includes 57 items by Abraham-Louis Breguet and an astronomical clock by Antide Janvier. A very good copy, with very good dust jacket. This is a large heavy book (1.9 kg) so additional postage will be required. Bookseller Inventory # K631

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The Telescope ¿ A Short History

Dunn (Richard)
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Book Description: Conway, London, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 192 pages, 61 illustrations, 2011. An interesting, informative and very readable history of the telescope from its invention in 1608 to the present. New copy with dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # N3562

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Ole Roemer¿s Eclipsareon and Planetarium

Darnell (Poul) & Nielsen (Frank)
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Book Description: Ole Roemers Venner, Denmark, 2013. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 35 pages, illustrated, 2013. An illustrated description of Ole Rømer¿s two planetary machines, made by Isaac Thuret in Paris in 1680. The drawings and photographs explain how the machines work. The authors had access to the pair of instruments in the Danish Royal Collection and were able to dismantle them hence this is an accurate and detailed account. Card covers. Bookseller Inventory # N3646

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Francis Watkins and the Dollond Telescope Patent Controversy

Gee (Brian), edited by Anita McConnell & A. D. Morrison-Low
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Book Description: Ashgate, Farnham, Surrey, 2014. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 392 pages, 17 colour plates + many b&w illustrations, 2014. A well researched book on the life and work of Francis Watkins; Watkins partnership with Dollond and the telescope patent controversy; and Watkins successors ¿ Watkins & Smith and Watkins & Hill. Another excellent book about British scientific instrument makers and their times. With dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # N3644

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Good Owner's Clock Guide and Clock Logbook

Moorhouse, John
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Book Description: NAG Press, London, 1999. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 224 pages, illustrated, 1999. The guide provides guidance on all aspects of the safe operation, care, and custodianship of domestic clocks. The separate logbook is missing. Very good copy with dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # K3645

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Electric Clocks and How to Make Them

Hope-Jones (Frank)
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Book Description: Percival Marshall, London, 1949. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 197 pages, illus., 1st edition, not dated but published in 1949. A good book, always in demand by electric clock enthusiasts, with chapters on the Hipp clock, the Synchronome system, the Bulle clock and lots more. A very good copy, faded to spine. Bookseller Inventory # K765

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The Watchmaker's and Model Engineer's Lathe and How to Use it

De Carle (Donald)
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Book Description: Robert Hale, London, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Third Edition. 171 pages, 14 plates, 229 figures, 3rd edition, 1980. This book is the standard work on the subject and is a comprehensive survey of lathes and lathe accessories worldwide. A good copy with good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # K890

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A Practical Course in Horology

Kelly (Harold C.)
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Book Description: The Manual Arts Press, Peoria, 1944. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 192 pages, figs., 1944. The general principles and notes on the practical repair, adjusting and testing of watches. A good copy, the dust jacket a little worn. Bookseller Inventory # K1546

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Early Canadian Timekeepers

Varkaris (Jane) & Connell (James E.)
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Book Description: The Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 272 pages, 433 illustrations, 1993. A well researched volume on 125 individual clockmakers working in Eastern Canada prior to 1900. For each maker there is a biography, and examples of their work are described and illustrated. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # K3643

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Clockmaking in Oxfordshire 1400 - 1850

Beeson (C.F.C.)
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Book Description: Museum of the History of Science, Oxford, 1989. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 3rd Edition. 212 pages, 34 plates, portrait, folding map, 3rd edition, 1989. This is a reprint of the 2nd edition with a new introduction by A.V. Simcock and a new index. The index contains some additional information about the clockmakers. A good copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K494

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The American Clock

Distin (William H.) & Bishop (Robert)
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Book Description: Bonanza Books, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 359 pages, 661 photographs, reprinted 1983. A comprehensive pictorial survey of American clocks in the period 1723 to 1900, with a listing of 6153 American clockmakers. A good copy (bookplate & inscription inside front cover) with good dust jacket (faded to spine). Bookseller Inventory # K3642

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White Dial Clocks the Complete Guide

Loomes (Brian)
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Book Description: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1989. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 268 pages, 91 illustrations, 2nd impression 1989. This was Loomes' pioneering work which brought painted dial longcase clocks to the attention of many enthusiasts. A very good copy with good dust jacket (faded to spine). Bookseller Inventory # K917

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The Musical Clock - Musical & Automaton Clocks and Watches

Ord-Hume (A.W.J.G.)
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Book Description: Mayfield Books, Ashbourne, 1995. Hardback. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 352 pages, illus., 1995. The definitive work on musical and automaton clocks and watches, including the tunes played, and notes on their makers. A very useful book for collectors. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # K1661

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Clockmakers & Watchmakers of Derbyshire

Hughes (R.G.) & Craven (M.)
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Book Description: Mayfield Books, Ashbourne, 1998. Hardback. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 256 pages, illus., 1998. A very useful contribution to information about regional clocks and clockmakers. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # K1523

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John Arnold & Son Chronometer Makers 1762 - 1843

Mercer (V.)
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Book Description: Antiquarian Horological Society, London, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. First Edition. 302 pages, 212 plates, 1972, with the separate supplement pages 303 ¿ 320, plates 213 ¿ 218, 1975. The definitive volume on the life and work of John Arnold and his son John Roger Arnold. An essential book for chronometer collectors and enthusiasts. A well used copy, boards worn and marked, front hinge weak, no dust jacket; the supplement good with card covers as issued. The price reflects the books condition. This is a heavy book (1.7 kg) so additional postage will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # K334

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Clockmakers and Watchmakers of Central England

McKenna (J.)
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Book Description: Mayfield Books, Ashbourne, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 368 pages, 300 illus., 1 map, 2002. A very detailed study of makers in Birmingham, Coventry, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire. As well as the biographical details of makers there are sections on Uttoxeter case makers, Newcastle-under-Lyme movement makers, sources of parts and materials as well as Birmingham dial makers and dial painters. A fine copy with good dust jacket (faded to spine). Bookseller Inventory # K2108

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Thomas Tompion at the Dial and Three Crowns

Evans (Jeremy)
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Book Description: Antiquarian Horological Society, Ticehurst, 2006. Hardback. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 130 pages, 110 illustrations many in colour, 2006. The book includes a concise checklist of the clocks, watches and instruments from the Tompion workshops, including the work of George Graham and other makers who were also apprenticed to Tompion. The book is the result of over 25 years work recording, researching and documenting the life, times and work of one of the world¿s most famous clockmakers. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # K2526

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The Contributions of Joseph Ives to Connecticut Clock Technology 1810 - 1862

Roberts (Kenneth D.)
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Book Description: Ken Roberts Publishing Company, Fitzwilliam, NH, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Second Edition. 388 pages, 167 figures, 2nd edition 1988. An important and well researched study of the important developments in clockmaking, achieved during the first half of the 19th century, by Joseph Ives and his contemporaries in Bristol, Connecticut. A fine copy with good dust jacket (light wear to top edge). Bookseller Inventory # K1537

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The Movado History

Osterhausen (Fritz von)
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Book Description: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Atglen, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First English Language Edition. 234 pages, 270 illustrations, 1996. The Movado Company, of La Chaux-de-Fonds, was founded in 1881 by the Ditesheim family. This is a high quality book, produced with the cooperation of Movado, with excellent illustrations and detailed information. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. This is a large heavy book (2.4 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # K1947

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The Evolution of Clockwork

Robertson (J. Drummond)
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Book Description: S.R. Publishers Ltd, London, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 358 pages, 101 illustrations, reprinted 1972. An interesting book, valuable for its 100 pages about the clocks of Japan and the extensive bibliography of horological books. A very good copy with good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # K1049

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Book Description: Antiquarian Horological Society, Ticehurst, 2008. Card Covers. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 136 pages, illustrated in colour, 2008. The catalogue of an exhibition organised by the Northern Section of the Antiquarian Horological Society, with interesting introductions on Chronometers, Watchmaking in Prescot & South Lancashire, Edward Massey¿s Lever Escapement, Unfinished or Raw Movements, Turret Clocks and the Lancashire Watch Company by Edward Powell, Alan Smith, Alan Treherne and Chris McKay. The interesting text and good illustrations of the 127 exhibits mean that this will be a useful reference book in the years to come. Very good copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K3640

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Automatic Wristwatches from Switzerland

Hampel (Heinz)
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Book Description: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Atglen, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First English Language Edition. 350 pages, illus., 1994. The historical development of automatic wristwatches from 1926 to 1978 is discussed and illustrated with photographs (dial and movement) of over 300 examples. The technology of the self-winding mechanism is also explained. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. This is a large heavy book (2.4 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # K1560

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Aaron Lufkin Dennison - An Industrial Pioneer and his Legacy

Priestley (Philip T.)
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Book Description: NAWCC, Columbia, 2010. Card Covers. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). First Edition. 156 pages, over 200 illustrations, 2010. Dennison¿s career commenced in America, as a watchmaker and then a manager, at Roxbury and Waltham before he moved to Switzerland and set up a watch factory in Zurich. His final career was as a watchcase manufacturer in England. The Dennison Watch Case Company remained in business until 1967. A good copy, with errata sheet inside front cover, Card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K3641

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Automatic Wristwatches from Germany, England, France, Japan, Russia and the USA

Hampel (Heinz)
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Book Description: schiffer Publishing, Atglen, PA, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 216 pages, 400 photographs, 1997. It¿s not only the Swiss who have produced automatic wristwatches; this book explores examples produced around the world. 123 watches are described in detail, each illustrated with three different views, with price guide. A fine copy with very good dust jacket (scratch to front). This is a large heavy book so additional shipping will be necessary (2.2 kg). Bookseller Inventory # K3839

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A Concise Guide to Military Timepieces 1880 - 1990

Wesolowski (Z. M.)
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Book Description: Windrow & Greene Ltd, London, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 192 pages, illustrated, 1996. A useful guide to the watches issued to the armed forces of many countries, over 150 items are illustrated and described. The book also includes an illustrated guide to around 160 identification markings to be found on military timepieces. Very good copy with very good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # K1646

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Precision Pendulum Clocks ¿ France, Germany, America and Recent Advancements

Roberts (Derek)
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Book Description: Schiffer Publishing, Atglen, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 288 pages, profusely illustrated, 2004. The third and final book in Derek Roberts¿ excellent series on precision clocks. This volume includes the work of Berthoud, Janvier, Robin, Breguet, Lepine, Riefler and Strasser & Rohde amongst the European makers plus Seth Thomas, Charles Fasoldt and William Bond and other American makers. The final chapters on the 20th century concentrate on the work of Fedchenko, Professor Hall and Phillip Woodward. All 3 books in the series are essential reading. A fine copy with very good dust jacket (faded to spine). This is a heavy book (2.32 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # K3638

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