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Books in this section are usually showing significant signs of use or have some damage, so are being sold at low prices - suitable for people who want the information but not for book collectors. Any significant defects are given in the descriptions.

Last updated 7 April 2017

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A.H.S.: Continental Clocks and Watches
O/P. 75 pages, illus., 1989. An interesting catalogue of an exhibition held at Prescot Museum and organised by the Northern Section of the Antiquarian Horological Society in 1989. All the exhibits are illustrated and described. A clean copy, card covers.
(Ref: BB85)

Price: 4.00

Antiquarian Horological Society: Pioneers of Precision Timekeeping
O/P. 117 pages, illus., no date but circa 1970. A detailed account of some famous watches: Harrison's H5, Mudge's first lever watch, Kendall's K2, Mudge's marine chronometer, and the Huber/Mudge timepiece. A good clean copy of the hardback edition, spine creased, covers discloured. (Ref: BB223)

Price: 9.00

Allix (C.): Carriage Clocks - Their History and Development
O/P. 484 pages, illustrated, reprinted 1989. The best book about the history and manufacture of carriage clocks from around the world. This book is essential for understanding carriage clocks and their development. A good copy internally, poor dust jacket. (Ref: BB106)

Price: 35.00

Allix (C.): Carriage Clocks - Their History and Development
O/P. 484 pages, illustrated, 1974. The best book about the history and manufacture of carriage clocks from around the world. This book is essential for understanding carriage clocks and their development. A good copy internally, a bit dusty, poor dust jacket. (Ref: BB222)

Price: 35.00

Asprey & Neilson: Exhibition of Fine Antique & Decorative Clocks 10th - 20th June, 1975
O/P. 57 pages, illustrated, 1975. 98 fine clocks are described and many of them are illustrated, some in colour. 23 of the clocks are skeleton clocks from the Major Heathcote collection. A good copy with good dust jacket, owners stamp on end paper and jacket. (Ref: BB71)

Price: 4.00

Baillie (G.H.): Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World
O/P. 416 pages, 1st edition, 1929. A copy of the first edition of this book, red cloth binding with gilt lettering and tooling to the spine. The book is clean internally but with significant wear to cloth on edges of spine. Top of spine very worn with small tears to cloth. (Ref: BB52)

Price: 15.00

Baillie (G.H.): Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World
O/P. 388 pages, 3rd edition, reprinted 1972. This and volume 2 are indispensable for their listings of makers and their working ates. A good copy, clean internally, dust jacket faded. (Ref: BB107)

Price: 5.00

Baillie (G.H.): Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World
O/P. 388 pages, 3rd edition, reprinted 1972. This and volume 2 are indispensable for their listings of makers and their working ates. A used copy, clean internally, covers a little marked. (Ref: BB112)

Price: 5.00

Balfour (M.): The Classic Watch
O/P. 192 pages, well illustrated in colour, 1989. An illustrated guide to the great watches and their makers from the first wristwatch to the present day. Large format, hardback, poor dust jacket. (Ref: BB127)

Price: 7.00

Banfield (E.): Barometers - Stick or Cistern Tube
S/H. 246 pages, 296 illus., 1985. The history and development of the stick barometer including domestic, marine, station, Fitzroy and angle barometers. A good copy now showing signs of use, with dust jacket. (Ref: BB141)

Price: 5.00

Barker (D.): The Arthur Negus Guide to Antique Clocks
O/P. 192 pages, 137 illus., 1980. A good introduction to English clocks of all types including 19th century items. The book also has chapters on horological terms, notable makers and clock cases. A good copy, the dust jacket a bit marked. (Ref: BB131)

Price: 4.00

Bassermann-Jordan (E.): The Book of Old Clocks and Watches
O/P. 522 pages, illustrated, 1st English edition, 1964. A detailed survey, description and information about many different types of clock from around the world. A clean copy, binding slightly loose, covers faded, no dust jacket. (Ref: BB19)

Price: 10.00

Beney (D.R.): Beaminster Clocks & their Makers
O/P. 61 pages, illustrated, 1996. A useful book about the clocks and clockmakers of this Dorset town written by a Beaminster resident. Good copy, card covers a bit worn. (Ref: BB233)

Price: 1.00

Bird (A.): English House Clocks 1600 - 1850
O/P. 313 pages, 45 plates, 1973. An historical survey and guide to the subject and still worth reading. Book good, clean internally, page edges stained, worn dust jacket. (Ref: BB3)

Price: 8.00

Britten (F.J.): Britten's Old Clocks and Watches and their Makers
O/P. 891 pages, illustrated, 6th edition, 1932. Every enthusiast should have a copy of one of the editions of this book, which has lots of information and a useful listing of former clock and watch makers. A clean copy internally, binding a bit loose, cloth a bit worn, corners bruised, spine marked. (Ref: BB78)

Price: 9.00

Britten (F.J.) : Britten's Old Clocks and Watches and their Makers
O/P. 518 pages, 7th edition, 1956. Every enthusiast should have a copy of one of the editions of this book, which has a useful listing of former clock and watch makers. A clean copy, covers marked, with poor dust jacket. (Ref: BB176)

Price: 9.00

Britten (F.J.): Watch and Clockmakers' Handbook, Dictionary and Guide
O/P. 496 pages, illus., 11th edition, 1907. Most enthusiasts have a copy of one of the editions of this work as it's still of use to clock makers and restorers today. Clean and binding tight but covers worn and corners bumped. (Ref: BB100)

Price: 5.00

Britten (F.J.): Britten's Watch & Clock Maker's Handbook Dictionary and Guide
O/P. 436pages, illus., 7th edition, 1889. One of the earlier editions of this clasic work, and still of use to clock makers and restorers today. Several pages stained but still readable, covers worn and marked. (Ref: BB126)

Price: 9.00

Bruton (E.): Clocks & Watches
O/P. 140 pages, illustrated, 1968. A good introduction to the subject. Good copy with dust jacket. (Ref: BB80)

Price: 1.00

Bruton (E.): The History of Clocks and Watches
O/P. 288 pages, illus., the 1989 reprint. A good clean copy of a well-produced and useful book, with dust jacket and slip case (bruised corners). (Ref: BB116)

Price: 5.00


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