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Cappelletti (M.) & Patrizzi (O.)

Published by Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge (2015)

ISBN 10: 1851497838 ISBN 13: 9781851497836

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Item Description: Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge, 2015. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 152 pages, 150 colour illustrations, 2015. An excellent and affordable new book on the history of the Rolex watch company and its iconic watches models produced since the founding of Wildsdorf and Davis in London, in 1905. Bookseller Inventory # N3766

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Bodet (François)

Published by watchprint, Switzerland (2015)

ISBN 10: 2940506108 ISBN 13: 9782940506101

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Item Description: watchprint, Switzerland, 2015. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 128 pages, illustrated, 2015. By 1970 watchmaking had almost ceased at Breguet in Paris, and the famous business was purchased by the House of Chaumet. The author of this book managed Breguet from 1973 to 1987 and revitalised this famous brand, designing and making watches in a new factory in the Vallée de Joux in Switzerland. This is his story. A new copy but paper covering is split at top of rear hinge due to damage in transit. Bookseller Inventory # K3767

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Duval (Joël)

Published by Albin Michel, Paris (2015)

ISBN 10: 2226259112 ISBN 13: 9782226259110

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Item Description: Albin Michel, Paris, 2015. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 1st Edition. 448 pages, over 650 illustrations, 2015. A comprehensive and well illustrated history of this famous maker of pocket watches and wristwatches, produced in their 150th year. The book also includes information on movements, calibres and serial numbers. An excellent book for Zenith enthusiasts. In slip case (minor transit damage to slipcase). This is a large heavy book (4.25 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # N3768

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Hayard (Michel)

Published by lelivredart, Paris (2011)

ISBN 10: 235532087X ISBN 13: 9782355320873

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Item Description: lelivredart, Paris, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 2nd Edition. 461 pages, well illustrated in b&w and colour, 2nd edition, 2011. An excellent book about the life and work of Antide Janvier, one of France¿s most famous clockmakers. The first part of the book details Janvier¿s life and times; the second part gives details of his numbering system as well as the dating of his clocks, and lists and describes all Janvier¿s known clocks, including those attributed to him and those by his younger brother ¿Janvier Cadet¿. Part three consists of appendices, bibliography and index. This is the standard reference work on Janvier. A new copy, two corners lightly bruised in transit. [English & French language] This is a large heavy book (3.05 kg) so additional shipping will be required. Bookseller Inventory # N3769

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Linder (Patrick)

Published by Editions Des Longines, Saint-Imier (2007)

ISBN 10: 2970055856 ISBN 13: 9782970055853

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Item Description: Editions Des Longines, Saint-Imier, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. A new copy with dust jacket. 621 pages, illustrated, English language edition, 2007. A massive new tome published to celebrate Longines 175th anniversary of its establishment in 1832. The book is a summary of all the watch calibres produced together with a technical analysis of the evolution of the watch movement during the different phases of organisation within the Swiss watch industry. A very large book measuring 30.5 x 30.5 x 6 cm and weighing 4.7 kg, with dust jacket. This book will require additional shipping charges. Bookseller Inventory # N1514

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Fallet (Estelle)

Published by Tissot, Le Locle (2003)

ISBN 10: 2940333092 ISBN 13: 9782940333097

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Item Description: Tissot, Le Locle, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New copy. 351 pages, well illustrated, 2003. A detailed history of the Tissot company from its founding in Le Locle to the present day. The book includes information on the Tissot family, the growth of the firm, manufacturing, sales and marketing, etc. The appendices include a list of calibres produced and a list of manufacturing year by watch serial number. Essential reading for Tissot enthusiasts. (English language edition). This is a heavy book (2.5 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # N990

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Rossier (Grègoire) & Marquié (Anthony)

Published by watchprint, La Croix-sur-Lutry (2014)

ISBN 10: 2940506035 ISBN 13: 9782940506033

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Item Description: watchprint, La Croix-sur-Lutry, 2014. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. 494 pages, over 1000 illustrations, 2014. A large, detailed and comprehensive book about all the models and variations of the Omega Speedmaster, the only watch to have been used on the moon. This is the essential reference book for Omega Speedmaster enthusiasts as every small detail of the watches is examined and recorded, including the special and limited series models and the projects and prototypes. With dust jacket. [English language edition] This is a large heavy book (3.4 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # N3675

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Ord-Hume (A.W.J.G.)

Published by Mayfield Books, Ashbourne (2005)

ISBN 10: 0952327023 ISBN 13: 9780952327028

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Item Description: Mayfield Books, Ashbourne, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 368 pages, 180 illus. and 184 diagrams approx., reprinted 2005. A good book for the understanding and the repair of cylinder and disk musical boxes, singing birds and all types of musical clocks. An excellent book and essential for restorers and owners of musical boxes and musical clocks. A new copy with dust jacket ¿ bottom two corners badly bruised in transit, so sold at a reduced price. Bookseller Inventory # K1660

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White, Ian

Published by Antiquarian Horological Society, Ticehurst (2012)

ISBN 10: 0901180513 ISBN 13: 9780901180513

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Item Description: Antiquarian Horological Society, Ticehurst, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. 398 pages, 285 illustrations, 2012. An excellent, well researched, new book describing the English trade with the Chinese and the Ottomans, markets for which an amazing variety of beautiful clocks were designed and exported. The book has several chapters on the life and work of James Cox, together with details of all English clock and watch makers known to have traded with the eastern markets. With dust jacket. This is a heavy book (2.25 kg) so additional shipping will be required. Bookseller Inventory # N2788

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Knudsen (John M. R.)

Published by Urban Jurgensen, Switzerland (2013)

ISBN 10: 8787036886 ISBN 13: 9788787036887

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Item Description: Urban Jurgensen, Switzerland, 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 368 pages, 560 colour illustrations, 2013. Working in Denmark and Switzerland, four generations of the Jürgensen family have created many fine chronometers, pocket watches and wristwatches. Urban Jürgensen (1776-1830) is perhaps the best known member of the family, part of the Danish golden age of watchmaking. A new copy with dust jacket ¿ top two corners bruised in transit, so sold at a reduced price. This is a large heavy book (3.15 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # K3765

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Huber (Martin) & Banbery (Alan)

Published by Patek Philippe, Geneva (1998)

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Item Description: Patek Philippe, Geneva, 1998. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Second Edition. 361 pages, 501 illustrations, 2nd edition, 1998. An excellent, well illustrated reference book giving the history of the firm, their patents and technical developments, followed by explanations and illustrations of all the main wristwatch calibres produced. A very good copy complete with very good dust jacket. [French, German, Italian and English language] A heavy book (2.55 kg) so additional postage will be required. Bookseller Inventory # K2197

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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., 1st edition, 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 (front cover a bit marked), with good dust jacket (a few small tears to top edge, corners a little worn), of a scarce book. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # K413

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Rock (Hugh)

Published by Shire Publications, Oxford (2010)

ISBN 10: 074780687X ISBN 13: 9780747806875

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Item Description: Shire Publications, Oxford, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New copy. 64 pages, illustrated, reprinted 2010. 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. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # N2166

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McKay (Chris)

Published by Pierhead Publications, Herne Bay (2002)

ISBN 10: 0953897745 ISBN 13: 9780953897742

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Item Description: Pierhead Publications, Herne Bay, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New copy, card covers. 72 pages, illustrated, 2002. This book reproduces two articles, first published in 1843 and 1852, about visits to the Moore factory. Also included is a brief history of the firm, a listing of turret clocks produced by Moore and photographs of typical Moore clocks. Bookseller Inventory # N530

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Smith, Barrie

Published by Pierhead Publications, Herne Bay (2010)

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Item Description: Pierhead Publications, Herne Bay, 2010. Card Covers. Book Condition: New. First Edition. New copy. 48 pages, 90 illustrations, 2010. A history of the Synchronome Company from its beginnings in the early 20th century up to recent times. The book will be useful to collectors in identifying, dating and setting up their clocks. The illustrations show the company's large product range. Card covers. Bookseller Inventory # N2270

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Flume (Rudolph)

Published by Rudolf Flume, Berlin (1972)

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Item Description: Rudolf Flume, Berlin, 1972. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 320 pages, 1972. A catalogue of calibres, part numbers and replacement parts for various wristwatch and pocket calibres. A reasonable copy, front cover partly detached, rear cover creased, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K900

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Hope-Jones (Frank)

Published by NAG Press, London (1943)

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Item Description: NAG Press, London, 1943. Hardback. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 275 pages, 6 plates, 124 figs., 1st edition reprinted 1943. One of the classic works on the subject by an acknowledged expert and essential reading. A good copy. Bookseller Inventory # K2130

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Holbrook (Mary)

Published by HMSO, London (1992)

ISBN 10: 0112900607 ISBN 13: 9780112900603

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Item Description: HMSO, London, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 271 pages, 139 illustrations, 1992. A very useful publication with an illustrated glossary of more than 50 instrument categories followed by an inventory of 3700 instruments (with location) in collections in the British Isles. A fine copy, the dust jacket very good except for small tear and abrasion to one corner. A heavy book (1.6 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # K3761

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Brück (H. A.) & Brück ( M. T.)

Published by Adam Hilger, Bristol, UK (1988)

ISBN 10: 085274420X ISBN 13: 9780852744208

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Item Description: Adam Hilger, Bristol, UK, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 274 pages, illustrated, 1988. Smyth, a 19th century astronomer, surveyor, meteorologist, photographer and traveller, was Astronomer Royal for Scotland for 40 years. This book documents all aspects of his life including his preoccupation with the mystic cult of the Great Pyramid. Fine copy with very good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # K3763

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Howse (Derek)

Published by Taylor & Francis, London (1975)

ISBN 10: 0850660955 ISBN 13: 9780850660951

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Item Description: Taylor & Francis, London, 1975. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 178 pages, 130 figs, 1975. Published to commemorate the tercentenary of the founding of Greenwich Observatory in 1675 this is an excellent work on the Observatory¿s buildings, astronomical instruments and clocks. A very good copy with good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # K3760

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Mercer (Tony)

Published by NAG Press, London (2004)

ISBN 10: 0719803403 ISBN 13: 9780719803406

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Item Description: NAG Press, London, 2004. Hardback. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Second Edition. 301 pages, illus., revised edition, 2004. This book is very useful as it contains an extensive list of chronometer makers and craftsmen with addresses and working dates. The early chapters include information about John Harrison, the Greenwich trials, Kelvin & Hughes, Mercer serial numbers, etc. This revised edition has a few corrections in the list of makers and 10 extra pages at the end ¿ Chronometer frame makers (1 page), overseas names listed by country (5 pages) and detailed views of Mercer chronometer movements (4 pages). A fine copy with fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # K1396

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Forbes, Meadows & Howse

Published by Taylor & Francis, London (1975)

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Item Description: Taylor & Francis, London, 1975. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Vol 1: Forbes (E.G.): Origins and early History (1675 ¿ 1835). 204 pages, 14 figs, 1975. Vol 2: Meadows (A.J.): Recent History (1836 ¿ 1975). 135 pages, 14 figs., 1975. Vol 3: Howse (D.): The Buildings and Instruments. 178 pages, 130 figs., 1975. Published to commemorate the tercentenary of the founding of Greenwich Observatory in 1675 this is an excellent work on its history, buildings and astronomical instruments. Ex-library set with small library stamps to title page (front and back), library stickers to rear end papers, and small area of glue to front and rear covers where label has been removed. This is a good set, showing few signs of use. The library stamps are to title page and end papers only. The traces of glue to the top of spine are minimal and hardly visible when the books are on the shelf. A heavy set (2.5 kg) so extra postage will be required. Bookseller Inventory # K1970

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Ermert (Jürgen)

Published by Published by author, Germany (2015)

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Item Description: Published by author, Germany, 2015. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 1st Edition. Volume 1: 603 pages, 1373 illustrations (many in colour), 2015. This volume covers the early period from 1730 to 1770 describing the English precision pendulum clocks in Germany and the English influence; as well as the development of German precision clocks from 1770 until 1840 (part 1). The book has good sections on the English Makers George Graham, John Shelton, Thomas Mudge, William Dutton, John Arnold & Son, Benjamin Vulliamy, Robert Molyneux and their clocks. Clocks at Leiden Observatory as well as the Observatories in Vienna, Prague, Leiden and Germany are all described and discussed. A well researched, well illustrated book, with strong binding. (Volume 3 also in stock, volumes 2 and 4 not yet published) [German language] This is a heavy book (3.25 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # N3759

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Morrison, James E.

Published by Janus, Rehoboth Beach (2007)

ISBN 10: 0939320304 ISBN 13: 9780939320301

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Item Description: Janus, Rehoboth Beach, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 438 pages, illustrated, 2007. The Astrolabe is a complete treatise on the astrolabe and includes the description, history, use, theory and design of all types of astrolabes and several related devices. The book is not about specific historical instruments but covers the principles and design details of each instrument type as well as the application of computers to astrolabe design and practical advice on making an inexpensive working astrolabe. This is a new copy, still in publishers shrink wrap, front lower corner bruised in transit, card covers (front lower corner a bit creased). Bookseller Inventory # K3758

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Pook (Leslie Philip)

Published by Springer International Publishing, Switzerland (2015)

ISBN 10: 3319143875 ISBN 13: 9783319143873

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Item Description: Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, 2015. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 1st Edition. 248 pages, illustrated, 2015. A very detailed new book with a wealth of information about British synchronous clockmakers and their clocks. Part I covers the historical background, how synchronous clocks work, details of British manufacturers, and practical advice on servicing. Part II is a gallery of the clocks with photographs and descriptions of clocks from many British manufacturers. This is essential reading for synchronous clock enthusiasts. Bookseller Inventory # N3757

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Audemars (Paul)

Published by Published by author, Somerton (2014)

ISBN 10: 0957559623 ISBN 13: 9780957559622

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Item Description: Published by author, Somerton, 2014. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 233 pages, illustrated, 2014. The full title is: L¿Histoire de Louis Audemars & Cie, Maitres Horlogers, Fondée en 1811 au Brassus, Suisse. Écrite par Louis Audemars-Valett en 1922. Transcribed from the French manuscript and with additional notes, illustrations and appendices, including a list of watch and movement serial numbers. Card covers. [French language]. Bookseller Inventory # N3755

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Roberts (D.)

Published by Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge (1996)

ISBN 10: 1851492569 ISBN 13: 9781851492565

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Item Description: Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge, 1996. Hardback. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 271 pages, 45 colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations, the 1996 reprint of British Skeleton Clocks first published in 1987. This is the standard reference book on British skeleton clocks and is essential reading for all collectors. A fine copy with good dust jacket (small tear to front cover). Bookseller Inventory # K949

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Cutmore (M.)

Published by David & Charles, Newton Abbot (1985)

ISBN 10: 1851702288 ISBN 13: 9781851702282

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Item Description: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 208 pages, 47 figures, 36 plates, 1985. A good, serious introduction to the subject with a wealth of information for the enthusiast. The original David & Charles edition. New copies, purchased from a retired bookseller, minor shelf wear to dust jackets. Bookseller Inventory # K2289

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Rawlings (A.L.)

Published by British Horological Institute, Upton (1993)

ISBN 10: 0950962139 ISBN 13: 9780950962139

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Item Description: British Horological Institute, Upton, 1993. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). Third Edition. New. 393 pages, figures, 3rd edition, 1993. The most recent edition of a good book, first published over 60 years ago and still in demand, written for the technically minded who want to understand more about the parameters affecting timekeeping. This revised and enlarged edition is based on the 2nd edition, with contributions from 10 eminent horologists. An essential reference book. Bookseller Inventory # N2284

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Smith (Eric)

Published by David & Charles, Newton Abbot (1985)

ISBN 10: 071538662X ISBN 13: 9780715386620

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Item Description: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1985. Hardback. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 192 pages, 78 plates, 53 figures, 1985. A description of the principal striking and chiming mechanisms and an explanation of their working and repair. New copies, purchased from a retired bookseller, minor shelf wear to dust jackets. Bookseller Inventory # K3754

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