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Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co.

Published by Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co., Providence, RI (1941)

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Item Description: Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co., Providence, RI, 1941. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 266 pages, figs., 15th edition, 1941. A comprehensive book on gears from a designer¿s and draughtsman¿s point of view. Module, addendum, diametrical pitch, involute teeth are all explained. A good copy. Bookseller Inventory # K3825

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South Bend Lathe Works

Published by Lindsay Publications Inc, Bradley, Illinois (1993)

ISBN 10: 155918115X ISBN 13: 9781559181150

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Item Description: Lindsay Publications Inc, Bradley, Illinois, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 128 pages, 365 illus., the 1942 edition reprinted in 1993. Instructions on the setting up, care and operation of a screw cutting lathe. Still of use if you have this type of lathe. Good copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K1734

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Dohrn-Van Rossum (Gerhard)

Published by University of Chicago Press, Chicago (1996)

ISBN 10: 0226155102 ISBN 13: 9780226155104

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Item Description: University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 455 pages, illus., 1996. A scholarly book on time measurement and its impact on life since the mechanical clock was developed in the 15th century. A good copy with good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # K3824

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Treherne (Alan)

Published by The Borough Museum, Newcastle under Lyme (1977)

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Item Description: The Borough Museum, Newcastle under Lyme, 1977. Card Covers. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 36 pages, illus., [1977]. An exhibition catalogue with good biographical details of the Massey family of Newcastle under Lyme and later of Coventry, Prescot, Liverpool and London. Stapled card covers, now creased. Bookseller Inventory # K1558

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Laycock (William)

Published by Brant Wright Associates Ltd, Ashford (1976)

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Item Description: Brant Wright Associates Ltd, Ashford, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 159 pages, 144 figs., signed by author, 1976. Laycock investigated and explained the theory behind many of Harrison's ideas used on his wooden regulators and his marine clocks. As Harrison's own writings are very difficult to understand, Laycock's analysis of his ideas is of value to all enthusiasts. A very good copy, with good dust jacket (wear to top of spine, spine faded), of a scarce book. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # K413

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Rudolph (James Smith)

Published by Harper & Row, New York (1983)

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Item Description: Harper & Row, New York, 1983. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 40 pages, illustrated, 1983. The preface, by Isaac Asimov, is followed by instructions and pages of thick card which when cut out and assembled make a working weight-driven pendulum wall clock ¿ all you need to complete the clock is wire (for the arbors), glue, string and sand (for the weight). Have fun! Good copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K3819

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Penney (David)

Published by Andrew Wallis & Marsh, London

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Item Description: Andrew Wallis & Marsh, London. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 47 pages, illustrated, no date (late 1990¿s). Illustrations of 20, mainly English, clocks with descriptions by David Penney, from the collection of the insurance brokers Andrew Wallis & Marsh, London. A very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # K3821

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Drepperd (Carl W.)

Published by Charles T. Branford Company, Boston, MA (1958)

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Item Description: Charles T. Branford Company, Boston, MA, 1958. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 312 pages + 52 page supplement, illustrated, 2nd edition, 1958. A good introduction to the subject. Good copy, cloth a little worn. Bookseller Inventory # K3823

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Bolle (Bert)

Published by Antique Collectors Club (1984)

ISBN 10: 0902028669 ISBN 13: 9780902028661

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Item Description: Antique Collectors Club, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First English Language Edition. 255 pages, 290 figs., English edition, 1984. A good general guide to mercury and aneroid barometers, barographs and sympiesometers. A good copy (light foxing to first few pages) with good dust jacket (faded to spine). Bookseller Inventory # K1097

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Crom (T.R.)

Published by University Presses of Florida, Gainsville (1984)

ISBN 10: 0813008131 ISBN 13: 9780813008134

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Item Description: University Presses of Florida, Gainsville, 1984. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 54 pages, illustrated, 1984. The catalogue of an exhibition held at the University of Florida, of 61 clocks, watches, horological tools and books from Ted Crom¿s collection. A fine copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K2084

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Cloutman (E.)

Published by Bermuda Maritime Museum Press, Bermuda (2007)

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Item Description: Bermuda Maritime Museum Press, Bermuda, 2007. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). pages 169 ¿ 191, 57 figs., 2007. The author describes and illustrates 5 London made turret clocks and several longcase clocks , two of them by Thomas Blatchley, Bermuda. An interesting paper contained in a volume of ¿The Journal of the Bermuda Maritime Museum¿. Very good copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K3817

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Julius (C. Clark)

Published by Published by author, York, PA (1983)

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Item Description: Published by author, York, PA, 1983. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 51 pages, illustrated, signed by author, 1993. The timepieces, with Masonic markings, include English, Swiss and American pocket watches , and a few wristwatches. Good copy, card covers (front cover creased). Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # K3820

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Garrard (F.J.)

Published by Crosby Lockwood & Son, London (1908)

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Item Description: Crosby Lockwood & Son, London, 1908. Hardback. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 214 pages, 210 figures, 2nd edition, 1908. A practical book by a watchmaker who served an apprenticeship and worked at the bench all his life. A good copy, binding tight. Bookseller Inventory # K3822

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Howgrave-Graham (R.P.)

Published by Avalon Press, Glastonbury (1922)

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Item Description: Avalon Press, Glastonbury, 1922. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 56 pages, 7 plates, 1922. An interesting book for turret clock enthusiasts as the Wells clock is one of the oldest in England. A very good copy, covers faded and a little worn to spine. Bookseller Inventory # K153

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Royer-Collard (F.B.)

Published by NAG Press, London (1981)

ISBN 10: 071980020X ISBN 13: 9780719800207

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Item Description: NAG Press, London, 1981. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Second Edition. 170 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, reprinted 1981. The first book on skeleton clocks and still a useful reference source. Very good copy with good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # K925

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HALSEY (D.N. & SONS)]

Published by Bout Time, Portland, Oregon

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Item Description: Bout Time, Portland, Oregon. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 200 pages, illustrated, reprinted circa 1971. A reprint of the catalogue issued in 1914 or 1915 by D. N. Halsey & Sons, Brighton who are listed in directories of the period as ¿wholesale clock warehousemen¿. The catalogue contains a large range of American, German, French and English clocks (and a few wristwatches) all with brief description, size, price and illustration. A copy showing signs of use, the card covers now laminated. Bookseller Inventory # K3818

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Saunier (C.)

Published by The Technical Press Ltd, Kingston Hill (1945)

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Item Description: The Technical Press Ltd, Kingston Hill, 1945. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 498 pages, 14 folding plates, 9th impression, 1945. Saunier intended this book to be a workshop companion for those engaged in watchmaking and the allied mechanical arts. It has sections on materials and their preparation & treatment, tools and how to use them, repairing and examining watches, as well as practical tips on how to do various jobs. One of the classic works on watch making that has been reprinted many times and is always in demand. A good copy. Bookseller Inventory # K560

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Beeson (C.F.C.)

Published by Watch & Clock Book Society, London (1988)

ISBN 10: 0903512408 ISBN 13: 9780903512404

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Item Description: Watch & Clock Book Society, London, 1988. Card Covers. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 172 pages, 100 figures, 2nd edition, 2nd impression, 1988. This is a revised edition based on the AHS/Phillimore edition of 1971. An essential book for turret clock enthusiasts as this is the best work on the subject. A good copy, card covers now a little worn. Bookseller Inventory # K29

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Wilbourn (A.S.H.) & Ellis (R.)

Published by Hansord, Ellis & Wilbourn, Lincoln (2001)

ISBN 10: 0954158415 ISBN 13: 9780954158415

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Item Description: Hansord, Ellis & Wilbourn, Lincoln, 2001. Hardback. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First Edition. 196 pages, 45 plates, 2001. This book contains a lot of new research hence it has a very good list of Lincolnshire makers listed alphabetically and by place. There are interesting sections on Lincolnshire clock case makers, regional stylistic features of longcases and clockmakers¿ wills. A very useful addition to the regional literature as nothing else exists for the county. A good copy of the hardback edition with worn dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # K324

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Hurcomb (W.E.)

Published by W. E. Hurcomb, London (1928)

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Item Description: W. E. Hurcomb, London, 1928. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 95 pages, 1st edition, 1928. Illustrations of the fine clocks from this famous collection, sold by Hurcomb in 1928. A good copy of the rare 1st edition of this useful reference book. Bookseller Inventory # K156

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Shenton (Alan)

Published by Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge (1995)

ISBN 10: 1851492119 ISBN 13: 9781851492114

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Item Description: Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 431 pages, well illustrated, 1995. A detailed account of pocket watch manufacture from 1800 to 1940, including English, American and Swiss examples. These watches were made in significant numbers hence are affordable as well as collectible. This book is now hard to find. A very good copy with very good dust jacket. This is a large heavy book (2.2 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # K1577

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Mercer (Tony)

Published by Mayfield Books, Ashbourne (2003)

ISBN 10: 0954052536 ISBN 13: 9780954052539

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Item Description: Mayfield Books, Ashbourne, 2003. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 239 pages, 300 illustrations, 2003. A book about the history of the Mercer firm from the early days of watchmaking in Liverpool to the large scale manufacture of chronometers in Clerkenwell and St. Albans. The book includes information on historic chronometers serviced by Mercer together with details of Mercer and Kullberg serial numbering. The repair, maintenance and rating of chronometers is given special attention. Now out of print and in demand. A very good copy with very good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # K1662

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Bender (Gerd)

Published by Verlag Muller, Villingen

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Item Description: Verlag Muller, Villingen. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. volume 1: 536 pages, 36 colour and 223 b&w illustrations, 2nd edition, 1979; volume 2: 689 pages, 24 colour and 168 b&w illustrations, 1978. An excellent and well illustrated account of Black Forest clockmakers and their work and still the definitive work on the subject. The volumes include illustrations of clocks and movements, workshop views, portraits, tools and machinery. As well as an excellent bibliography two rare works on Black Forest clockmaking are reproduced in facsimile. Both volumes in excellent condition complete with good dust jackets (vol 1 jacket with 2 small tears to bottom of spine and wear to edges, vol 2 jacket with small tear to rear) and original card slipcases. [German language] This is a large heavy book (3.9 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # K1381

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White (George)

Published by Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge (1989)

ISBN 10: 0907462332 ISBN 13: 9780907462330

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Item Description: Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 539 pages, 8 colour plates and lots of b&w illustrations, 1st and only edition, 1989. A very large and comprehensive work which has become the standard reference book on English lantern clocks. This is the essential book on the subject and all lantern clock enthusiasts need a copy. The book covers styles and development of lantern clocks in London and the provinces in great detail and has lots of information about how to spot conversions, alterations and fakes. A very good copy of a rare book (bookplate inside front cover), good dust jacket (wear to head of spine and corners). This is a heavy book (2.7 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # K1252

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Cummins, Genevieve

Published by Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge (2010)

ISBN 10: 1851496378 ISBN 13: 9781851496372

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Item Description: Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge, 2010. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. New copy with dust jacket. 272 pages, 898 plates, 2010. This is the first book to address the role of the watch as a fashion accessory from 1510 to 2010. The book documents in pictorial fashion watches and people wearing watches (paintings, engravings, fashion plates, advertisements and photographic portraits) as well as gowns and outfits of the day adorned with appropriate styles of watches and chains. The types of watches include fob, pocket, pendant, brooch, ring, buckle, cufflink, doll, occupational etc., along with the current dominant wristwatch. With dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # P2271

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Andrewes (W.J.H.) (Editor)

Published by Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1998)

ISBN 10: 0964432900 ISBN 13: 9780964432901

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Item Description: Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1998. Cloth. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Second Edition. New copy with dust jacket. 437 pages, illustrated. This is a valuable, learned volume, being a record of the contributions to the Longitude Symposium held at Harvard University in 1993. The symposium was held to commemorate John Harrison's birth 300 years before, and is the best contribution to understanding Harrison and time keeping at sea since Quill's book, John Harrison, the Man who found Longitude, was published in 1966. As well as information about marine timekeepers by Harrison, Earnshaw, Mudge and Arnold the book covers Harrison's wooden and brass regulators. Recommended for all chronometer enthusiasts. Bookseller Inventory # N8

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Rock (Hugh)

Published by Shire Publications, Oxford (2008)

ISBN 10: 074780687X ISBN 13: 9780747806875

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Item Description: Shire Publications, Oxford, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 64 pages, illustrated, 2008. An excellent introduction to the wealth of clocks still in use in Britain¿s churches with excellent illustrations of many clock movements, dials and their installation features. A very good copy. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # K3696

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Phillips (A.)

Published by HMSO, London (1976)

ISBN 10: 011670117X ISBN 13: 9780116701176

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Item Description: HMSO, London, 1976. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 20 pages, illustrated, 9th impression, 1976. A small booklet telling the story of ¿Big Ben¿, the famous clock at the Palace of Westminster in London. The book was first published in 1959 to celebrate the clock¿s first 100 years in operation. Good copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K2307

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Bruton (Eric)

Published by NAG Press, London (2007)

ISBN 10: 0719803608 ISBN 13: 9780719803604

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Item Description: NAG Press, London, 2007. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 263 pages, over 220 b&w illustrations, 2007. A pictorial record of the Wetherfield collection collating the data from all previous publications and identifying errors of authenticity and date in the earlier works. This is a useful guide to dating English clocks and is the most useful (and cheapest) reference to this famous collection. This is a large paperback reprint of The Wetherfield Collection of Clocks first published in 1981. Good clean copy, card covers marked and lower edges worn & bumped. Bookseller Inventory # K3815

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Edey (Winthrop)

Published by The Frick Collection, New York (1982)

ISBN 10: 0912114118 ISBN 13: 9780912114118

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Item Description: The Frick Collection, New York, 1982. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 104 pages, 94 plates, 1982. The catalogue of an exhibition held at the Frick Collection, New York in 1982, describing and illustrating some fine French clocks from the 16th to the 19th century. Very good copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K3813

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