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Gatto, Martin

Published by Tavernicus Publishing, Bath (2010)

ISBN 10: 0956406505 ISBN 13: 9780956406507

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Item Description: Tavernicus Publishing, Bath, 2010. Hardback. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. 232 pages, 65 colour illustrations, number 202 of 500 numbered copies, signed by author, 2010. An important book on tavern clocks concentrating on the cases and their decoration as well as the historical context. There are interesting chapters on lacquer work, the origins of the prints often found on lacquered tavern clock doors and buying and restoring tavern clocks. The second half of the book is a comprehensive archive describing over 300 tavern clocks known to the author. Fine copy with fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # K3832

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Woodward (Philip)

Published by Bill Taylor & BHI, Van Nuys/Upton (2006)

ISBN 10: 0950962163 ISBN 13: 9780950962160

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Item Description: Bill Taylor & BHI, Van Nuys/Upton, 2006. Hardback. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). First Edition. 341 pages, illustrated, signed by author, 2006. A collection of all the horological articles published by Philip Woodward (a respected and distinguished British horologist) over more than 30 years. This is an essential book for clock designers, students of horological theory and all those who want to build very accurate pendulum clocks. The papers are grouped under seven headings: Experimental Clocks; Escapement Theory; Error Analysis; Timekeeping Stability; Pendulums and their Suspensions; A Study of the Spiral Hairspring; and W5 for Emulation. (W5 is a very accurate clock, designed and built by Woodward, with a free pendulum. This book contains good photographs of an emulation of W5, and a more detailed explanation than that given in Woodward¿s book My Own Right Time.) This book is a major contribution to horological knowledge. A fine copy. Bookseller Inventory # K3830

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White, Ian

Published by Antiquarian Horological Society, Ticehurst (2012)

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Item Description: Antiquarian Horological Society, Ticehurst, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 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. Fine copy with fine dust jacket. This is a heavy book (2.25 kg) so additional shipping will be required. Bookseller Inventory # K3831

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John Moore & Sons] Chris Mckay (editor)

Published by Chris Mckay, Wimborne Minster (2015)

ISBN 10: 1514858967 ISBN 13: 9781514858967

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Item Description: Chris Mckay, Wimborne Minster, 2015. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 49 pages, illustrated, facsimile reprint, 2015. A facsimile of a John Moore & Sons Catalogue, with an introduction by Chris McKay, originally published circa 1877. The catalogue includes lists of turret clocks made by the company, sold in Britain and overseas. Bookseller Inventory # N3829

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Bendall (S.)

Published by The Chelsea Society, London (1991)

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Item Description: The Chelsea Society, London, 1991. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). [4 pages], 2 illustrations, 1991. A short paper, contained in a report of the Chelsea Society, about Samuel Boulter (1808 ¿ 1873), a little known London watchmaker. Good copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K3827

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Gibbs-Smith (C.)

Published by Phaidon, Oxford (1988)

ISBN 10: 0714818143 ISBN 13: 9780714818146

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Item Description: Phaidon, Oxford, 1988. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 110 pages, illustrated 1978. An interesting book reproducing sketches of mechanical devices from Leonardo da Vinci¿s note books. Good copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K3826

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Fried (Henry B.)

Published by Columbia Communications Inc., New York (1974)

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Item Description: Columbia Communications Inc., New York, 1974. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued). 191 pages, 58 figs., 1974. A very detailed treatise on lever and cylinder escapements. A fine second-hand copy, card covers. Bookseller Inventory # K1720

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Daniels (George)

Published by Philip Wilson, London (2014)

ISBN 10: 0856677043 ISBN 13: 9780856677045

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Item Description: Philip Wilson, London, 2014. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Penney (David) (illustrator). Fourth Edition. 420 pages, portraits, 25 plates, 777 figures, 4th edition, reprinted 2014. A superb book, by the world's greatest 20th century watchmaker, which explains in detail how to design and make all the parts of a watch. The drawings by David Penney are excellent and make all the techniques described in the text easily understandable. Daniels' aim in writing the book was to inspire and encourage the art of watchmaking - the aim has been achieved as the book has been constantly in demand since it was first published in 1981. This edition has an additional portrait of Daniels and 3 new plates (numbered 0, 23 & 24). With dust jacket. This is a large heavy book (1.8 kg) so additional shipping will be necessary. Bookseller Inventory # N876

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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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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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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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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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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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