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The Life and Travels of James Upjohn: Leopold (John) &

Leopold (John) & Smith (Roger) editors:

Published by London (2016)

ISBN 10: 0901180521 ISBN 13: 9780901180520

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Item Description: London, 2016. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. xxxiii & 181 pages, 11 figs, 168 facsimile pages, family tree, only 145 copies printed, 2016. A scholarly introduction, facsimile and transcription of the manuscript completed in 1783 with the title: 'A Short Account of the Life and Travels of James Upjohn of Red-Lion Street Clerkenwell, Clock & Watch-maker and Goldsmith by Company'. Upjohn headed a major watchmaking business in London, this book records his life and his travels in Europe as he tried to expand his business. A fascinating addition to our knowledge of the watch trade in the mid-eighteenth century and a contemporary view of places seen on his journeys. With dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # N3965

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Bruce (William)

Published by Bill Bruce, Lewes, Sussex (2004)

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Item Description: Bill Bruce, Lewes, Sussex, 2004. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 62 pages, illustrated, 2004. The catalogue of an exhibition of 23 fine lantern clocks, all beautifully illustrated in colour photographs. The earliest clock in the catalogue is by Thomas Harvie and dates from circa 1615 and there are several from the William Bowyer workshops in the 1630¿s. An excellent reference book. Blue card covers. Bookseller Inventory # N2135

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British Sundial Society

Published by British Sundial Society, England

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Item Description: British Sundial Society, England. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 11 issues of The British Sundial Society Bulletin from June 2012 (vol 24(ii)) to December 2014 (vol 26(iv)), each with about 50 pages of articles and illustrations about sundial matters. Sold with Dialling Miscellany, a 33-page introduction to the BSS. All very good condition, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K487

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Bruce (William)

Published by Bill Bruce, Lewes, Sussex (2013)

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Item Description: Bill Bruce, Lewes, Sussex, 2013. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 62 pages, illustrated, 2013. The catalogue of an exhibition of 17 fine lantern clocks, all beautifully illustrated in colour photographs. The earliest item in the catalogue is a miniature lantern clock circa 1610, but the star of the exhibition was the 8-day great chamber clock from Sutton Court dated 1672 and still in its original case. An excellent reference book. Red card covers. Bookseller Inventory # N3953

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Bruce (William)

Published by Bill Bruce, Lewes, Sussex (2013)

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Item Description: Bill Bruce, Lewes, Sussex, 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 62 pages, illustrated, 2013. The catalogue of an exhibition of 17 fine lantern clocks, all beautifully illustrated in colour photographs. The earliest item in the catalogue is a miniature lantern clock circa 1610, but the star of the exhibition was the 8-day great chamber clock from Sutton Court dated 1672 and still in its original case. An excellent reference book. The hardback edition bound in red cloth. Bookseller Inventory # N3954

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Smiths Domestic Clocks: Smiths - compiled

Smiths - compiled by Barrie Smith

Published by Pierhead Publications, Herne Bay (2008)

ISBN 10: 190466105X ISBN 13: 9781904661054

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Item Description: Pierhead Publications, Herne Bay, 2008. Card Covers. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). Second Edition. New copy. 290 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 2008. A brief history of the origins of Smiths Industries and their domestic clock making activities which started in 1931 and ceased in 1979. Smiths owned several companies and trade marks so Smiths English Clocks Ltd, the Enfield Clock Company, 'Astral' and 'Empire' are just a few of the names mentioned. The book also contains a picture gallery of over 2150 different clocks and timers produced by Smiths. A lot of clocks, but they were England's largest manufacturer of clocks at the time! Card covers. Bookseller Inventory # N1918

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Smiths Watches: Smiths - compiled

Smiths - compiled by Barrie Smith

Published by Pierhead Publications, Herne Bay (2009)

ISBN 10: 1904661092 ISBN 13: 9781904661092

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Item Description: Pierhead Publications, Herne Bay, 2009. Card Covers. Book Condition: New. First Edition. New copy. 277 pages, illustrated, 2009. A history of watch production by the Smiths group of companies with details of the pocket and wristwatches produced at the factories in Cheltenham and Ystradgynlais (Wales). The wide range of watches produced between 1947 and 1974 is shown in the 16 surviving catalogues reprinted here. Card covers. Bookseller Inventory # N2146

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The Camerer Cuss Book of Antique Watches: Cuss (T.P. Camerer)

Cuss (T.P. Camerer)

Published by Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge (1994)

ISBN 10: 0902028332 ISBN 13: 9780902028333

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Item Description: Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge, 1994. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 332 pages, 8 colour and 179 b&w plates, 15 figures, 1994 printing. A very good book on the subject covering the period from 1500 to 1900, with a chapter on the history of the firm of Usher & Cole. A very good copy with very good dust jacket. This is a large heavy book (1.95 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # K964

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Mason (B.)

Published by Country Life Books, London (1969)

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Item Description: Country Life Books, London, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 436 pages, well illustrated, 1st and only edition, 1969. This is a very detailed account of Colchester makers and their output and set a standard for regional books which has never been equalled. A good copy with good dust jacket. No slip case. Bookseller Inventory # K414

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Jeffery (Scott)

Published by Crowood Press, Ramsbury (2016)

ISBN 10: 1785000926 ISBN 13: 9781785000928

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Item Description: Crowood Press, Ramsbury, 2016. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. 224 pages, over 400 illustrations, 2016. Written by an experienced professional restorer this book is aimed at the absolute beginner, and the amateur repairer, who wish to overhaul and repair the most commonly encountered clocks in a sympathetic and competent manner. The book includes tools and workshop design; anchor, deadbeat, Brocot, cylinder and lever escapements; and a wide range of workshop techniques for the clock repairer. With dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # N3890

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Gould (Rupert T.)

Published by Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge (2013)

ISBN 10: 1851493654 ISBN 13: 9781851493654

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Item Description: Antique Collectors Club, Woodbridge, 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 496 pages, 15 colour & 160 b&w illustrations, new edition, 2013. The classic work on marine chronometers and, over 90 years later, still the best reference work on the subject with a detailed history of the chronometer and its pioneers ¿ John Harrison, Thomas Mudge, Thomas Earnshaw and John Arnold. This new edition has additional photographs, includes many of Gould¿s later additions and corrections, and a foreword by Jonathan Betts. With dust jacket. This is a large heavy book (2.3 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # N3176

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Baillie (G.H.)

Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd., London (1929)

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Item Description: Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, 1929. Cloth. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 383 pages, 75 plates, 1st edition, 1929. This is still a respected reference book on the subject and well worth reading, part of the Connoisseurs Library series, the red cloth binding with gilt lettering and tooling to the spine and blind tooling to the front cover The book covers the history of 4 centuries of watch development with 189 b&w and 35 colour photographs, together with 82 line drawings of mechanisms. Essential reading. A good copy, top edge gilt, light foxing throughout, a few pencil annotations, light wear to cloth on corners, name in ink on ffep. This is a heavy book (1.75 kg) so additional postage will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # K17

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Barracca (Jader), Negretti (Giampiero) & Nencini (Franco)

Published by Wrist International SRL, Milan (1993)

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Item Description: Wrist International SRL, Milan, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 2nd Edition. 359 pages, illus., 2nd edition, 1993. An interesting, and well illustrated, account of the pocket watches, wristwatches and clocks produced by the famous firm of Cartier between 1873 and 1993. The English language edition. A very good copy, the dust jacket good but with two small tears and light wear to edges. This is a heavy item (2.95 kg) so additional postage will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # K3277

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La Pendule Française - Des Origines a: Tardy

Tardy

Published by Tardy, Paris (1964)

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Item Description: Tardy, Paris, 1964. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 3 volumes, all now nicely bound in a single hardback volume, 498 pages, illustrated. Volume 1: 2nd edition, 1961. Volume title: De L¿Horloge Gothique à la Pendule Louis XV. French clocks from the early Gothic and Renaissance period to 1774, the end of Louis XV¿s reign. Volume 2: 2nd edition, 1962. Volume title: Du Louis XVI à nos jours. French clocks from 1774 to the mid 20th century. Volume 3: 2nd edition, 1964. Volume title: Les Provinces françaises Horloges et Pendules étrangers. French provincial clocks and clocks other European countries as well as China, Japan and America. An essential book for collectors of French decorative clocks with lots of (mainly b&w) illustrations. Now nicely bound as one hardback volume, in green buckram, with original front card covers bound in. A very good copy, so much better for being properly bound. [French language] This volumes weighs 2.95 kg so additional postage will be required. Bookseller Inventory # K297

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Les Horloges Astronomiques et Monumentales les plus: Ungerer (Alfred)

Ungerer (Alfred)

Published by Published By Author, Strasbourg (1931)

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Item Description: Published By Author, Strasbourg, 1931. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). First Edition. 514 pages, 458 illus., 1931. The classic work on church & turret clocks from before 1300 up to 1930. This book describes and illustrates some fascinating clocks from Europe and America including many in England. A very good copy with card covers as issued (light wear to bottom of spine). [French language] This is a large heavy book (2.2 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # K667

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McKay (Chris) editor

Published by Antiquarian Horological Society, Ticehurst (1991)

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Item Description: Antiquarian Horological Society, Ticehurst, 1991. Card Covers. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 57 pages, illustrated, 1991. A useful collection of 10 papers presented at a turret clock seminar in July 1991. A very good copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K2287

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Set 77 - Clocks from the 16th: British Museum

British Museum

Published by British Museum

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Item Description: British Museum. No Binding. Book Condition: Good. 15 postcards (14 x 9 cm) with 6-page booklet describing the clocks illustrated, all in original thin card envelope. The set probably dates from the early 20th century as the clocks illustrated are all in nostalgic sepia tones. The postcards have never been written on and are in good condition, envelope now worn. Bookseller Inventory # K3949

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Crom (T.R.)

Published by Published By Author, Gainesville (1976)

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Item Description: Published By Author, Gainesville, 1976. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 150 pages, 142 figs., 1970. A well researched and comprehensive study of English, European and American wheel cutting engines. The book includes engines for cutting clock and watch wheels. Fine copy (spine faded), card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K1870

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Bedini (Silvio A.)

Published by Leo S. Olschki Editore, Florence (1961)

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Item Description: Leo S. Olschki Editore, Florence, 1961. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). [24 pages], 2 figs., 1961. Treffler was employed by Archduke Ferdinand II as clock and instrument-maker. He departed Florence about 1664 and settled in Augsburg where he worked as a clockmaker and agent for the Medici princes until his death in 1698. Very good copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K3945

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Mayaud (Jean-Luc)

Published by Musée du Temps, Besançon (1994)

ISBN 10: 2950862500 ISBN 13: 9782950862501

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Item Description: Musée du Temps, Besançon, 1994. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 124 pages, illustrated, 1994. A history of the Besançon watchmaking industry, published on the bicentenary of its founding by the Musée Du Temps, Besançon. Fine copy, card covers. [French language]. Bookseller Inventory # K3948

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Odmark (Albert L.)

Published by Published By Author, Seattle (1979)

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Item Description: Published By Author, Seattle, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). Facsimile edition, 1979. This is volume 2 only, covering the period 1901 ¿ 1930 (volume 1 covered the period 1855 ¿ 1900). These abridgements, published by the British Patent Office are a very useful resource for researchers interested in mechanical and electrical clocks and watches. If you find something of interest then the full patent may be obtained from the Patent Office. A very good copy. A heavy book ( kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # K3951

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Jendritzki (H.)

Published by Edition Scriptar SA, Lausanne (1956)

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Item Description: Edition Scriptar SA, Lausanne, 1956. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). Second Edition. 196 pages including adverts, illustrated, 2nd edition, 1956. A useful and practical book by Jendritzki detailing how to properly repair Swiss watches and describing the problems likely to be encountered. A very good copy (minor wear to edges), hardback with stiff card covers, so much nicer than the recent reprint. Bookseller Inventory # K1164

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Dent (G.)

Published by Published By Author, Halifax (1947)

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Item Description: Published By Author, Halifax, 1947. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). First Edition. 26 pages, illustrated, 1947. A list of makers for Halifax and local areas within the parish such as Ripponden. This booket was published by the author and is now very rare. A fine copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K1880

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Dictionnaire Des Horlogers Français: Tardy

Tardy

Published by Tardy, Paris (1972)

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Item Description: Tardy, Paris, 1972. Card Covers. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 2 volumes, 760 pages in total, illustrated, 1971 & 1972. A very useful book which lists French clock and watchmakers with place of work and working dates, many entries also have additional information. This essential reference book is now very scarce. A very good copy, card covers. [French language] This is a heavy book(1.55 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # K3771

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Gelis (E.)

Published by Librairie Grund, Paris (1949)

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Item Description: Librairie Grund, Paris, 1949. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 255 pages, 110 plates including 12 in colour, 1949. Number 1215 of 1500 copies. This book, primarily devoted to early French watches and clocks, describes and illustrates pieces from the Gelis collection given to the Toulouse Museum. A good clean copy, the binding now loose; in original binding, as issued, with card covers and dust jacket (the latter now a little marked). [French language]. Bookseller Inventory # K126

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Thomas Tompion 300 Years: Evans (J.), Carter

Evans (J.), Carter (J.) & Wright (B.)

Published by Water Lane Publishing, Stroud (2013)

ISBN 10: 0992756103 ISBN 13: 9780992756109

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Item Description: Water Lane Publishing, Stroud, 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. 664 pages, illustrated, limited edition of 750 copies, 2013. A magnificent volume, superbly illustrated (in colour), about England¿s most celebrated clock and watch maker. A chronology of Tompion¿s life is followed by a study of his domestic clocks; details of customers and visitors to Tompion¿s workshop; a detailed study of Tompion¿s watches and watchmakers; descriptions and illustrations of a large number of Tompion¿s clocks and instruments; plus the most comprehensive concise checklist of Tompion¿s clocks, watches and instruments yet produced. Essential reading. With dust jacket. Still in publisher¿s shrink wrap. This is a very large heavy book (4.5 kg) so additional postage will be essential. Bookseller Inventory # N3942

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Sabrier (Jean-Claude)

Published by Antiquorum, Geneva (1993)

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Item Description: Antiquorum, Geneva, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. As new copy with film wrapper and card slip case. 720 pages, 174 illustrations, 1993. In English and French. A detailed study of the life and work of Pierre-Louis Berthoud (1754 - 1813) and Jean-François Henri Motel (1786 - 1859), the famous French chronometer makers. This book is the definitive reference work on these makers as the author has used the order books, workshop journals and French Naval records which all fortunately still exist. For each maker a list of all items made is given with details of who made various parts and their cost, as well as the name of the original purchaser. A large heavy item (4.7 kg) so extra postage will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # N534

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Pin (Bernard)

Published by Edouard and Maurice Sandoz Foundation, Switzerland (2011)

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Item Description: Edouard and Maurice Sandoz Foundation, Switzerland, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 3 volumes in slip case, over 1000 pages, illustrated, 2011. The first two volumes describe the objects from an aesthetic and historical perspective, while the third is completely devoted to technical information about the pieces. An excellent work fully documenting the Sandoz Collection. This is a large set measuring 30 x 26 x 12 cm and weighing 8 kg. Additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # N3558

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García-Diego (José A.)

Published by Editorial Castalia, Madrid (1986)

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Item Description: Editorial Castalia, Madrid, 1986. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). Limited Edition. 165 pages, illustrated, 1986. A limited edition of 1000 copies. Turriano, who is better known in Italy and Spain than he is elsewhere, was born about 1510 and trained as a clockmaker in Lombardy. He made several astronomical clocks, automata and planetariums but is also famous for his work as an engineer on hydraulic projects. A very good copy of the card covers edition. Bookseller Inventory # K1316

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Mercer (V.)

Published by Antiquarian Horological Society, London (1983)

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Item Description: Antiquarian Horological Society, London, 1983. Card Covers. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). pages 831 ¿ 893, plates 155 ¿ 176, 1983. The supplement to Mercer¿s excellent work on Edward John Dent and his successors. A very good copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K2498

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