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Clock and Watch Trademark Index European Origin Austria/England/France/Germany/Switzerland
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Clock and Watch Trademark Index European Origin Austria/England/France/Germany/Switzerland

By Kochmann, Karl

Concord, California: Antique Clocks Publishing, 1992 140mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). 967pp with thousands of trademark llustrations. Free corners of front cover slightly creased, otherwise very good, in the original illustrated soft card covers. . Revised & Enlarged Edition. Softcover. Very Good.

$38.65

Death in Ten Point Bold
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Death in Ten Point Bold

By Bruton, Eric

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1957 Hardback, 125mm x 193mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). 190pp. Fine, in the original red cloth-covered boards/black spine title. The illustrated dust-wrapper, with minor edge-chips and light sunning, is otherwise good. An uncommon crime novel by the clock books author, the horologist Eric Bruton.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Good. Sm 8vo..

$57.98

Black Forest Clocks
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Black Forest Clocks

By Tyler, E. John

London: N.A.G. Press Ltd., 1977 Hardback,155mm x 217mm tall (6" x 8.5" approx.). Pp vii, 120 + 16 [plates], with 16 full-page colour photos; map endpapers; 54 b/w photos and 3 text figs., and including useful lists of Makers and Agencies in London museums with collections of Black Forest clocks; and a Bibliography. Very good, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with price-clipped but otherwise very good, colour photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. First (& Only?) Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good.

$23.19

Black Forest Clocks
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Black Forest Clocks

By Tyler, E. John

London: N.A.G. Press Ltd., 1977 Hardback,155mm x 217mm tall (6" x 8.5" approx.). Pp vii, 120 + 16 [plates], with 16 full-page colour photos; map endpapers; 54 b/w photos and 3 text figs., and including useful lists of Makers and Agencies in London museums with collections of Black Forest clocks; and a Bibliography. Fine, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the price-clipped but otherwise very good colour photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. First (& Only?) Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good.

$25.77

Black Forest Clocks SIGNED COPY
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Black Forest Clocks SIGNED COPY

By Tyler, E. John

London: N.A.G. Press Ltd., 1977 Hardback,155mm x 217mm tall (6" x 8.5" approx.). Pp vii, 120 + 16 [plates], with 16 full-page colour photos; map endpapers; 54 b/w photos and 3 text figs., and including useful lists of Makers and Agencies in London museums with collections of Black Forest clocks; and a Bibliography. Fine, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the fine and unclipped colour photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. Signed by the Author to the upper blank margin of the title-page. Signed by the Author. First (& Only?) Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo..

$48.96

Abridgments of Specifications Relating to Watches, Clocks and Other Timekeepers. Part II - A.D. 1867-1876. [ Abridgements ]

By PATENTS FOR INVENTIONS

London: The Commissioners of Patents' Sale Branch, 1883 130mm x 188mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp viii, 94+ 32pp. Abridgements of Specifications for inventions in the horological field. Leaves browning and friable, with small loss to to lower blank free corners of preliminary leaves. Final leaf detached but present. Original black-printed, blue-paper front cover and spine chipped and rear cover lacking, Overall in poor condition, but a useful working copy of a scarce item.. First Edition Thus. Poor.

$19.33

Wheel Cutting. Practical Notes for Clockmakers
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Wheel Cutting. Practical Notes for Clockmakers

By Isaacs, Eliot,

St. Albans: ChronoS Limited, 1979 210mm x 257mm tall (8.25" x 11.75" approx.). 20 un-numbered pages with 8 text figures containing a total of 13 technical drawings. An apparently cyclostyled document stapled into thin-card covers/black title. First Edition. Good. 4to..

$21.26

Cooke Compasses for Quality. [ a Catalogue of Navigation Aids ]
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Cooke Compasses for Quality. [ a Catalogue of Navigation Aids ]

By B. Cooke & Son Ltd

Hull: B. Cooke & Son Ltd, 1990 24pp (incl. covers), illustrated throughout and with, loosely inserted, a company discount voucher, to be used against the purchase of Barographs Barometers, Binoculars, Clocks, Compasses - Compass Adjusting, Lamps, Microscopes, Sextants, Telescopes, & Watches [but not against Admiralty Charts!]. Undated but circa 1990. Soft Cover. Almost Fine/N/A.

$10.31

Timekeepers. A Science Museum Illustrated Booklet [ Clocks, Watches, Sundials, Sand-glasses
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Timekeepers. A Science Museum Illustrated Booklet [ Clocks, Watches, Sundials, Sand-glasses

By Ward, F.A.B., M.A., P.H.D., F.B.H.I., F.I.N.S.T. P.

London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1963 150mm square [ 6" x 6" approx.). 48pp with 20 colour plates. Good, in the original colour-illustrated soft card covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/N/a.

$6.38

The Life and Letters of Edward John Dent, Chronometer Maker and some account of his Successors WITH SUPPLEMENT
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The Life and Letters of Edward John Dent, Chronometer Maker and some account of his Successors WITH SUPPLEMENT

By Mercer, Vaudrey, M.B., B.Chir. (Cantab); M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P.

The Antiquarian Horological Society, 1977 TWO VOLUMES, Firstly, a hardback. 4to. 190mm x 250mm tall (7.5" x 10" approx). Pp xx, 829, with a frontispiece plate of Edward John Dent, 154 further b/w plates with hundreds of illustrations and text figures, and 2 colour-plates.Some light spotting of the closed-page edges, otherwise almost fine, in the original red boards/gilt decorated spine and title, and with the very good and unclipped, photo-illustrated, dust-wrapper. Uncommon. TOGETHER WITH the even scarcer Supplement, published as a soft-cover in 1983 [the 1st and only edition], the supplement having minor rubs to the head & tail of its spine but otherwise very good in the original illustrated, black-printed, red thin-card covers. The Supplement takes the pagination from 831 to 891 incl, with a Family Tree, Plates 159-176 incl. and 4 folding or multi-folding technical drawings. Some additional postage may be required for this heavy set.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Almost Fine/Very Good. Sm 4to..

$624.87

Early Science in Oxford Vol. VII The Life and Work of Robert Hooke Part II. [ Volume Seven 7 ]

By Gunther, R.T.

London: Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1968 Hardback, 140mm x 218mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" tall approx. Pp [viii] + 397- 806 inclusive. with a b/w frontispiece plate, another b/w plate, and over 50 illustrations in line, both in the text and on plate leaves. Fine and unread, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Fine/No d/w [as Issued]. 8vo..

$64.42

Mechanical Philosophy, Horology, and Astronomy : being an exposition of the properties of matter and of their mode of action, the construction of instruments for the measurement of time, and a description of the heavenly Bodies
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Mechanical Philosophy, Horology, and Astronomy : being an exposition of the properties of matter and of their mode of action, the construction of instruments for the measurement of time, and a description of the heavenly Bodies

By Carpenter, W.B., M.D., F.R.S.

London: W. S. Orr & Co., 1844 Hardback, 120mm x 195mm tall (4.75" x 8.75" approx.). Pp vii, 575, with 175 text figs. Some finger-marking to blank margins, otherwise very good, in a later binding of tan cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title & rulings. [Only one copy of this edition recorded in COPAC]. Cloth. Good/Later loose protective Jacket. Sm 8vo..

$36.08

Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]
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Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]

By Dane, E. Surrey, B.Com, M.A.

Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1973 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xi, 291 + colour-plate frontispiece, a text figure, a map, and plus 16pp plates with 18 b/w photo illustrations. Fine, in the original blue boards/gilt spine title & colour illustrated dust-wrapper.. First ( & Only) Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo..

$25.77

Clockmaking for the Amateur, Making a Chiming Grandfather Clock. [ originally published as The Musical Clock ]
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Clockmaking for the Amateur, Making a Chiming Grandfather Clock. [ originally published as The Musical Clock ]

By Reeve, Claude B.

Watford, Herts.: Model & Allied Publications. Argus Books Limited, 1980 153mm x 240mm tall (6" x 9.5" approx.). Pp (viii), 125, with a frontispiece plate and 59 further illustrations in b/w & line. Light rubs to spine edges, otherwise very good, in the original colour-illustrated thin card covers. First Edition Thus. Card Covers. Very Good. Lge 8vo..

$25.77

GP Girard-Perregaux Millenium Yearbook and Haute Horlogerie [fine luxury watchmaking]. Text in French & English. 2 Vols [ Watch Watches ]
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GP Girard-Perregaux Millenium Yearbook and Haute Horlogerie [fine luxury watchmaking]. Text in French & English. 2 Vols [ Watch Watches ]

By GP Girard-Perregaux

La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland: GP Girard-Perregaux, 2000 Two volumes, hardbacks, each 170mm x 245mm tall (6.5" x 9.75" approx.). Pp 119 & 232 respectively, both volumes being profusely illustrated, mainly with superb colour photos of fine chronograph, calendar, automatic and complicated watches [a few in b/w photo]. Spine to one volume lightly sunned, otherwise both fine, in the original cloth-covered boards/gilt spine titles, with matching slip-case. Text in French and English. [note, as some additional postage may be required for overseas delivery, please ask for confirmation of cheapest option before placing an order].. First Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Slip-case. Lge 8vo..

$109.51

American Clocks. A Guide to Identification and Prices, Volume 1 [with pricing update to 1995 ]
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American Clocks. A Guide to Identification and Prices, Volume 1 [with pricing update to 1995 ]

By Ly , Tran Duy [with an Introduction by Henry B. Fried and History Paragraphs by Chris H. Bailey ]

Arlington [1989 & 1995]: Arlington Book Company, 1989 Hardback, 220mm x 285mm tall (7.75" x 11.25" approx.). 329pp, illustrated throughout. Almost fine, in the original laminated boards TOGETHER WITH, loosely inserted, the 1995 Price Up-Date booklet, 7.5" x 10" and with 20pp incl. covers.. First Edition. Boards. Almost Fine. 4to..

$70.86

Collecting and Restoring Scientific Instruments
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Collecting and Restoring Scientific Instruments

By Pearsall, Ronald

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1974 Hardback, 145mm x 222mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.). 278pp, with 128 illustrations in b/w photograph and line, a useful Glossary; Notes on Prices; lists of American, British & London-based instrument makers, and a short Bibliography . Fine, in the original blue boards/gilt spine title, and with the fine [unclipped and with none of the usual fading], colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$32.21

The Church Bells of Berkshire - Their Inscriptions and Founders - Arranged Alphabetically by Parishes
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The Church Bells of Berkshire - Their Inscriptions and Founders - Arranged Alphabetically by Parishes

By Sharpe, Frederick, F.S.A., President of The Central Council of Church Bell Ringers 1957-63 &c. [Foreword by the Bishop of Oxford]

Bath: Kingsmead Reprints, 1971 Hardback, 145mm x 220mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.). Pp viii, 404, with 103 scale drawings in the text + 64pp with 64 b/w photographs. Almost fine, in the original maroon cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the price-clipped and very slightly rubbed but otherwise good, illustrated dust-wrapper. [Originally this work comprised eighteen articles serialised in Volumes 43 to 57 inclusive, and Volume 61, between the years 1939 and 1959 of The Berkshire Archaeological Journal, and the subsequent issue of a limited number of offprints bound as a single volume]. . Second Edition. Cloth. Almost Fine/Good. 8vo.

$36.08

The Noble Jerome Patent 30 Hr. [ Hour ] Brass Weight Movement and Related Movements - SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION
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The Noble Jerome Patent 30 Hr. [ Hour ] Brass Weight Movement and Related Movements - SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION

By Taylor, Snowden. SIGNED

The Westchester Chapter [90], in Association with the Central New York Chapter [58], of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, 1981 218mm x 280mm tall (8.5" x 11" approx.). Pp (ii), 66, with 111 b/w photo illustrations and a text figure. Very good, in the original b/w photo-illustrated white card covers/black title. No. 318 of a signed, limited edition.. Signed by Author. First [& Only ?] Edition. Illus. by with major photography by Timothy S Taylor.

$96.63

The Haven-Finding Art. A History of Navigation from Odysseus to Captain Cook.
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The Haven-Finding Art. A History of Navigation from Odysseus to Captain Cook.

By Taylor, E.G.R., Emeritus Professor of Geography in the University of London &c.

London: Hollis & Carter, 1958 Hardback.140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xii, 295, with 30 text figs., plus 25 plates. Very good, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the unclipped but dusty illustrated dust-wrapper. Professor Eva Germaine Rosamund Taylor is principally known as Author of "Tudor Geography", "Late Tudor and Early Stuart Geography", and her two books on Mathematical Practitioners.. Second Impression. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo..

$25.77

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