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[Christie's]: The Celebrated Collection of English and Continental Clocks formed by the late Courtnay A. Ilbert, Esq., F.B.H.I.
O/P. 96 pages, 26 b&w plates, 1 colour plate, 1958. The Christie's sale catalogue (illustrated) for the famous Ilbert collection; the collection was sold to the British Museum prior to the auction. A good copy, the boards a little discoloured. Hardback. [Sale @ King Street, London 6 & 7/11/1958] (Ref: A201)

Price: 30.00

[Christie's]: The Celebrated Collection of English and Continental Clocks formed by the late Courtnay A. Ilbert, Esq., F.B.H.I.
O/P. 96 pages, 26 b&w plates, 1 colour plate, 1958. The Christie's sale catalogue for the famous Ilbert collection; the collection was sold to the British Museum prior to the auction. Ex reference library, a clean copy with small blind library stamp to plates, spine worn and with title etc added in ink, boards discoloured. Hardback. [Sale @ King Street, London 6 & 7/11/1958] (Ref: A264)

Price: 25.00

[Christie's]: The Dennison Watch Collection
O/P. 253 lots, some illustrated. The important collection of English and American pocket watches formed by Franklin Dennison Esq. and exhibited as the Dennison Watch Collection, sold by order of the Waltham Precision Instrument Company. The collection was built by Franklin Dennison, son of Aaron Dennison who founded the Waltham Watch Company. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ King Street, London 10/10/1961] (Ref: A263)

Price: 15.00

[Christie's]: The Celebrated Collection of Watches by Breguet (Part 1 only) formed by the late Sir David Salomons
O/P. 20 lots, illustrated. The first part of the sale of a famous collection - has anyone else ever owned 41 Breguet watches? A usable copy, pages edges wrinkled due to water damage (not affecting text or photographs). [Sale @ King Street, London 01/12/1964] (Ref: A322)

Price: 10.00

[Christie's]: Fine Full Size and Model Engines and Ship Models
O/P. 312 lots, some illustrated. The sale included full size and model traction engines, Napoleonic era prisoner of war bone ship models, scratch built railway engine models, and 20th century ship models. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ Brighton & Hove Engineerium 04/04/1977] (Ref: A197)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Horological Books, Important Clocks, Watches and Chronometers
O/P. 201 lots, some ilustrated. Highlights of the sale were a table clock by Edward East, London; two bracket clocks by John Knibb, Oxford; a Tompion bracket clock in a French Boulle case (ex Wetherfield Collection); and chronometers by John Arnold and Robert Pennington. A good copy internally, a few annotations in text, card covers now worn. [Sale @ King Street, London 25/11/1981] (Ref: A236)

Price: 3.00

[Christie's]: The Mostyn Tompion
O/P. The auction catalogue for a single item - the famous year-going spring driven table clock made by Thomas Tompion for William III. The catalogue has 12 photographs of the clock and 4 pages of description and provenance. Prior to the sale taking place the clock was sold to the British Museum. A very good copy, card covers. [Sale @ King Street, London 14/07/1982] (Ref: A242)

Price: 20.00

[Christie's]: Scientific and Medical Instruments
O/P. 287 lots, many illustrated. The top lot was a rare equinoctial compendium by Elias Allen. Other items of note were an unusual Butterfield type dial by Jean Lefèvre, and 3 large 19th century glass specie jars. A good copy, a few annotations in text, card covers. [Sale @ South Kensington, London 14/03/1985] (Ref: A387)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Scientific and Medical Instruments including Barometers
O/P. 331 lots, many illustrated. The sale included a good selection of microscopes and slides; several sets of drawing instruments and a fine angle barometer by Charles Howarth of Halifax. A good copy, a few annotations in text, card covers. [Sale @ South Kensington, London 18/07/1985] (Ref: A355)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Scientific and Medical Instruments
O/P. 448 lots, many illustrated. The sale included a collection of instruments and philosophical apparatus from the Wheatstone Laboratory, Kings College, London. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ South Kensington, London 05/03/1987] (Ref: A354)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Scientific and Medical Instruments including Barometers
O/P. 313 lots, many illustrated. A good selection of instruments including a ballooning barometer by Dixey and a fine telescope by Troughton & Simms. A good copy, a few annotations in text, card covers. [Sale @ London 04/06/1987] (Ref: A315)

Price: 4.00

[Christie's]: Time Measuring Instruments from the Time Museum
O/P. 107 pages plus index, 1988. The catalogue of 161 instruments from the Time Museum Collection sold by Christie's in London in April 1988. The instruments included some good astrolabes and sundials. A very good copy, hardback. [Sale @ South Kensington, London 14/04/1988] (Ref: A1999)

Price: 20.00

[Christie's]: Scientific, Philosophical and Medical Instruments
O/P. 221 lots, some illustrated. The sale included a good selection of navigating instruments, a rare double-circle transit telescope by Troughton, London, and an unusual Bohemian brass horizontal analemmatic dial. A good copy, a few annotations in text, card covers. [Sale @ South Kensington, London 14/12/1989] (Ref: A388)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: The Samuel Messer Collection of English Furniture, Clocks and Barometers
O/P. 181 pages, illustrated, 1991. The Christie's sale catalogue of a famous collection totalling 130 lots. The clocks include the Barnard Tompion, and other examples by Tompion, Fromanteel, Knibb, Graham and Ellicott. The barometers include fabulous examples by Delander, Quare and Halifax. The furniture includes several items attributed to Thomas Chippendale. Good copy, hardback with dust jacket. [Sale @ King Street, London 05/12/1991] (Ref: A178)

Price: 25.00

[Christie's]: The Vitale Collection of Highly Important European Clocks Parts 1 & 2 in original slipcase [New York 30/10/1996 & London 26/11/1996 ]

[Christie's]: The Vitale Collection of Highly Important European Clocks Parts 1 & 2
O/P. Two catalogues for the sale of the Vitale collection, Part 1: 126 lots and Part 2: 82 lots, all illustrated in colour. This sale included magnificent clocks by French and British makers. A good copy, card covers, housed in original cloth covered slipcase. [Part 1 Sale @ New York 30/10/1996 & Part 2 Sale @ King Street, London 26/11/1996] (Ref: A240)

Price: 55.00

[Christie's]: The Vitale Collection of Highly Important European Clocks Parts 1 & 2
O/P. Two catalogues for the sale of the Vitale collection, Part 1: 126 lots and Part 2: 82 lots, all illustrated in colour. This sale included magnificent clocks by French and British makers. A very good copy, card covers. [Part 1 Sale @ New York 30/10/1996 & Part 2 Sale @ King Street, London 26/11/1996] (Ref: A321)

Price: 45.00

[Christie's]: The Vitale Collection of Highly Important European Clocks Part 2 only
O/P. The sale of the Vitale collection, Part 2 only: 82 lots, all illustrated in colour. This sale included magnificent clocks by French and British makers. A good copy, card covers. [King Street, London 26/11/1996] (Ref: A333)

Price: 10.00

[Christie's]: Important Clocks, Watches and Marine Chronometers
O/P. This sale included a portrait miniature of Edward East and a month-going clock by him, as well as a fine month-going longcase regulator by Ellicott, and chronometers by Henri Motel, Berthoud and Breguet. 308 lots, most illustrated in colour. Good copy with a few annotations, card covers. [Sale @ king Street, London 25/11/1997] (Ref: A71)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Important Clocks, Watches and Marine Chronometers
O/P. 418 lots,most illustrated in colour, with a good section of 37 electric clocks including examples by Alexander Bain, William Hamilton Shortt, James Ritchie and Paul Garnier.The mechanical clocks included a rare binnacle timekeeper by Morris Tobias, an astronomical chronometer timepiece by George Margetts and an observatory regulator by Reid & Auld of Edinburgh. Good copy, card covers. [Sale @ King Street, London 25/11/1998] (Ref: A72)

Price: 8.00

[Christie's]: The Dr Eugene and Rose Antelis Collection of Important French Carriage Clocks
O/P. 187 clocks described and illustrated in colour, 1998. A good catalogue showing a wide range of French carriage clocks including rare and unusual examples. A fine copy, hardback, with very good dust jacket. [Sale @ South Kensington, London 26/11/1998] (Ref: A228)

Price: 25.00


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