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The Excitement of Time ¿ John Harrison, The Royal Society and Time Measurement

Taylor (J.C.) & Wolfendale (A.)

Published by Fromanteel Ltd, Isle of Man (2006)

ISBN 10: 0954833937 ISBN 13: 9780954833930

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Item Description: Fromanteel Ltd, Isle of Man, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 88 pages, 81 illustrations, 2006. A well researched and written book with superb photographs and illustrations. The explanation of Harrison¿s grasshopper escapement and his ideas on temperature compensation are well recorded. Bookseller Inventory # N2939

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Clock and Watchmakers of Hexham

Higgins (R.)

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Item Description: 2006. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). [15 pages], 2 illustrations, 2006. A list of the clock and watch makers of Hexham, Northumberland with working dates and addresses, with biographical details where known. An article contained in a journal on the history of Hexham. Very good copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K3652

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A Nineteenth Century London Clock Factory - John Moore & Sons, Clerkenwell Close

Ellmers (Chris)

Published by Tool & Trades History Society, London (1988)

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Item Description: Tool & Trades History Society, London, 1988. Card Covers. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). [32 pages], 14 figs., 1988. An interesting paper about a major London clock manufacturer, contained in an issue of the Journal of the Tool and Trades History Society. A very good copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K2542

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The Corpus Clock

Hamel (Christopher de)

Published by Fromanteel Ltd, Isle of Man (2008)

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Item Description: Fromanteel Ltd, Isle of Man, 2008. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 44 pages, illustrated, 2008. An interesting book about the Chronophage clock, at Corpus Christi College Cambridge, designed by John C. Taylor. The clock has a grasshopper escapement, visible at the top of the clock face, designed as an ugly animated monster. ¿Chronophage¿ is an old word meaning ¿time-eater¿. Card covers. Bookseller Inventory # N3653

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The Chain Makers

White (Allen)

Published by Christchurch Local History Society, Christchurch (2000)

ISBN 10: 1859754201 ISBN 13: 9781859754207

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Item Description: Christchurch Local History Society, Christchurch, 2000. Card Covers. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). New copy. 48 pages, illustrated, reprinted with new introduction and appendix, 2000. A history of the English watch fusee chain industry which was centred on Christchurch in Hampshire. The book describes how the chains were made and the tools used, as well as the factories involved and their recruitment of child labour from the local workhouse. A small but important contribution to horological history. This reprint has a 2-page introduction about the author and a 5-page appendix with additions and revisions to the list of fusee chain workers. Card covers. Bookseller Inventory # N1873

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Fascination of Russian Watches from the Military Watch to the Marine Chronometer

Ceyp (M.)

Published by Hauschild, Germany (1995)

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Item Description: Hauschild, Germany, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 182 pages, illustrated, 1995. A good, well illustrated, introduction to Russian wristwatches and pocket watches produced by the Vostok, Poljot and Raketa, Slava, Pobjeda, Zaria and Chaika factories. A very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # K3650

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Horological Journal Volume 82 (1940)

British Horological Institute

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Item Description: British Horological Institute, England, 1940. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). A complete year of 12 issues, including index, for 1940 (volume 82). Now nicely bound in green cloth, hardback, with gilt lettering to spine. Also bound in are "The British Clock Manufacturer" supplements, issued with the March and September issues. A good copy but missing: pages 17/18, pages 81/82 (advertisements) and part of pages 29/30 of the March supplement. We have a lot of Horological Journals in stock (complete volumes, complete years and odd issues) please contact us for a full list. Bookseller Inventory # J1662

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Horological Journal September 1858

Horological Journal

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Item Description: British Horological Institute, England. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 16 pages. A facsimile copy of the first issue of the Horological Journal which was first published in September 1858 by the British Horological Institute which was founded earlier the same year. In card folder, as issued, when this facsimile was published in the 1970's. Good copy, card folder a little worn. We have a lot of Horological Journals in stock (complete volumes, complete years and odd issues) please contact us for a full list. Bookseller Inventory # J333

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Horological Journal Volume 90 (1948)

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Item Description: British Horological Institute, England, 1948. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). A complete year of 12 issues, with index, for 1948 (volume 90). Now nicely bound in green cloth, hardback, with gilt lettering to spine. A very good copy but missing pages 61/64 (advertisements). (Note - pages 31/32 appear to be missing but this was actually the title page and index for the previous volume). We have a lot of Horological Journals in stock (complete volumes, complete years and odd issues) please contact us for a full list. Bookseller Inventory # J763

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Horological Journal Volume 43 complete

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Published by British Horological Institute, England (1901)

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Item Description: British Horological Institute, England, 1901. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). Volume 43 complete, 12 issues with index from September 1900 to August 1901. A very good copy of the hardback bound volume (red covers) as issued by the BHI in 1901. We have a lot of Horological Journals in stock (complete volumes, complete years and odd issues) please contact us for a full list. Bookseller Inventory # J930

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Horological Journal Volume 42 complete

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Item Description: British Horological Institute, England, 1900. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). Volume 42 complete, 12 issues with index from September 1899 to August 1900. A very good copy of the hardback bound volume (red covers) as issued by the BHI in 1900. We have a lot of Horological Journals in stock (complete volumes, complete years and odd issues) please contact us for a full list. Bookseller Inventory # J1188

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Horological Journal Volume 88 (1946)

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Item Description: British Horological Institute, England, 1946. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). A complete year of 12 issues, without index, for 1946 (volume 88). Now nicely bound in green cloth, hardback, with gilt lettering to spine. A good copy. We have a lot of Horological Journals in stock (complete volumes, complete years and odd issues) please contact us for a full list. Bookseller Inventory # J1665

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Horological Journal Volume 89 (1947)

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Item Description: British Horological Institute, England, 1947. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). A complete year of 12 issues, without index, for 1947 (volume 89). Now nicely bound in green cloth, hardback, with gilt lettering to spine. A good copy but pages 286/287 missing. We have a lot of Horological Journals in stock (complete volumes, complete years and odd issues) please contact us for a full list. Bookseller Inventory # J1189

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Horological Journal Volume 35 complete

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Item Description: British Horological Institute, England, 1893. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). Volume 35 complete, 12 issues with index from September 1892 to August 1893. A good copy of the hardback bound volume (red covers) as issued by the BHI in 1893. Very good internally, rear cover marked. We have a lot of Horological Journals in stock (complete volumes, complete years and odd issues) please contact us for a full list. Bookseller Inventory # J929

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Horological Journal Volume 36 complete

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Item Description: British Horological Institute, England, 1894. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). Volume 36 complete, 12 issues with index from September 1893 to August 1894. The hardback bound volume (red covers) as issued by the BHI in 1894. This is a very good copy, rear cover and last 60 pages with small hole. We have a lot of Horological Journals in stock (complete volumes, complete years and odd issues) please contact us for a full list. Bookseller Inventory # J1174

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Horological Journal Volume 40 complete

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Item Description: British Horological Institute, England, 1898. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). Volume 40 complete, 12 issues with index from September 1897 to August 1898. A good copy of the hardback bound volume (red covers) as issued by the BHI in 1898. We have a lot of Horological Journals in stock (complete volumes, complete years and odd issues) please contact us for a full list. Bookseller Inventory # J1655

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Horological Journal Volume 41 complete

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Item Description: British Horological Institute, England, 1899. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). Volume 41 complete, 12 issues with index from September 1898 to August 1899. A very good copy of the hardback bound volume (red covers) as issued by the BHI in 1899. We have a lot of Horological Journals in stock (complete volumes, complete years and odd issues) please contact us for a full list. Bookseller Inventory # J1187

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Horological Journal Volume 24 complete

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Item Description: British Horological Institute, England, 1882. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). Volume 24 complete, 12 issues with index from September 1881 to August 1882. A good copy of the hardback bound volume (red covers) as issued by the BHI in 1882. Very good internally, front cover very marked, both boards with some water marks and worn away to top edge. We have a lot of Horological Journals in stock (complete volumes, complete years and odd issues) please contact us for a full list. Bookseller Inventory # J1652

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Horological Journal Volume 91 (1949)

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Item Description: British Horological Institute, England, 1949. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). A complete year of 12 issues, without index, for 1949 (volume 91). Now bound in blue buckram, hardback, without the advertisement pages. A good copy but missing pages 37/38. (Note - pages 29/30 appear to be missing but this was actually the title page and index for the previous volume). We have a lot of Horological Journals in stock (complete volumes, complete years and odd issues) please contact us for a full list. Bookseller Inventory # J1190

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Horological Journal Volume 39 complete

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Item Description: British Horological Institute, England, 1897. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). Volume 39 complete, 12 issues with index from September 1896 to August 1897. A very good copy of the hardback bound volume (red covers) as issued by the BHI in 1897. We have a lot of Horological Journals in stock (complete volumes, complete years and odd issues) please contact us for a full list. Bookseller Inventory # J1654

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Horological Journal Volume 22 complete

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Item Description: British Horological Institute, England, 1880. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). Volume 22 complete, 12 issues with index from September 1879 to August 1880. A good copy of the hardback bound volume (red covers) issued by the BHI in 1880. Very good internally, covers now darkened with age. We have a lot of Horological Journals in stock (complete volumes, complete years and odd issues) please contact us for a full list. Bookseller Inventory # J1400

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The Christchurch Fusee Chain Gang

Newman (Sue)

Published by Amberley Publishing, Stroud (2010)

ISBN 10: 184868441X ISBN 13: 9781848684416

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Item 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

Published by Ashgate, Farnham, Surrey (2006)

ISBN 10: 075465365X ISBN 13: 9780754653653

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Item 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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Watches & Clocks in the Sir David Salomons Collection

Daniels (George) & Markarian (Ohannes)

Published by Philip Wilson, London (1980)

ISBN 10: 085667074X ISBN 13: 9780856670749

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

Richard Dunn & Rebekah Higgitt

Published by Collins, Glasgow (2014)

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Item 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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Technique and History of the Swiss Watch

Jaquet (E.) & Chapuis (A.)

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Item 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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The Telescope ¿ A Short History

Dunn (Richard)

Published by Conway, London (2011)

ISBN 10: 1844861473 ISBN 13: 9781844861477

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Item 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)

Published by Ole Roemers Venner, Denmark (2013)

ISBN 10: 8799681013 ISBN 13: 9788799681013

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Item 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

Published by Ashgate, Farnham, Surrey (2014)

ISBN 10: 1409466434 ISBN 13: 9781409466437

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Item 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

Published by NAG Press, London (1999)

ISBN 10: 0719802806 ISBN 13: 9780719802805

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Item 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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