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Last updated 31 January 2018

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Our special book offers for February 2018:

Britten (F.J.): Old Clocks and Watches and their Makers
O/P. 517 pages, illustrated. This is a copy of the 1970's reprint of the 3rd edition, first published in 1911. 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 good copy with good dj.

** Was £25.00, now on special offer at £12.50 **

(Ref: SK1368 - G6)

Price: 12.50

Cutmore (M.): The Pocket Watch Handbook
O/P. 208 pages, 47 figures, 36 plates, 1985. A good, serious introduction to the subject with a wealth of information for the enthusiast. A good copy with good dust jacket (wear to 2 corners).

** Was £10.00, now on special offer at £5.00 **

(Ref: SK87 - Z1)

Price: 5.00

Darken (J.) (editor): The Passage of Time - an Exhibition of Timekeeping Through the Ages
O/P. 41 pages, illustrated, 1999. The catalogue of an exhibition held in London in November 1999. Many of the clocks were on loan from private collections so the illustrations are not available elsewhere. Very good copy, card covers.

** Was £5.00, now on special offer at £1.00 **

(Ref: SK495 - BX3)

Price: 1.00

Dinsdale (N.V.): The Old Clockmakers of Yorkshire
O/P. 82 pages, illus., signed by author, 1946. The first book about Yorkshire clockmakers and now very hard to find. A very good copy with a worn and torn dust jacket. Card covers.

** Was £40.00, now on special offer at £20.00 **

(Ref: SK827 - D1)

Price: 20.00

Flamsteed (J.): The Preface to John Flamsteed's Historia Coelestis Britannica

Flamsteed (J.) : The Preface to John Flamsteed's Historia Coelestis Britannica
NEW. 222 pages, 26 figs., 1982. An English translation of the substantial preface to John Flamsteed's 'British Catalogue of the Heavens', edited and introduced by Allan Chapman. First published in 1725 Historia Coelestis Britannica was a major landmark in practical astronomy, Flamsteed used new instruments, achieved a new level of accuracy and established the reputation of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Card covers.

** Was £10.00, now on special offer at £5.00 **

(Ref: SN2383)

Price: 5.00

Jagger (C.): Royal Clocks, The British Monarchy & its Timekeepers 1300 - 1900
O/P. 340 pages, well illustrated, 1983. A very good copy of the hardback edition, with good dust jacket, in original slipcase as issued.

* Was £30.00, now on special offer at £15.00 *

(Ref: SK164 - E3)

Price: 15.00

Marshall (T.): The Quaker Clockmakers of North Oxfordshire

Marshall (T.): The Quaker Clockmakers of North Oxfordshire
NEW. 252 pages, approx 530 colour illustrations, 2013. An excellent book on the group of Quaker blacksmith/clockmakers, in the form of the Gilkes and Fardon families - who, along with their descendants, relatives and apprentices, produced one of the most iconic styles of English country clockmaking, instantly recognisable to clock collectors - the iron-posted hoop and spike clock with distinctive ring and zigzag engraved dials. With dust jacket.

* Now on special offer at £15.00 *

(Ref: SN3184)

Price: 15.00

Martin (C.): A Celebration of Cornish Sun Dials
O/P. 48 pages, illustrated, 1994. A directory of sundials in Cornwall with location map and notes on the history and mathematics of dialling. Good copy card covers.

** Was £8.00, now on special offer at £4.00 **

(Ref: SK3588 - BX17)

Price: 4.00

McKenna (J.): Watch & Clockmakers of Warwickshire (1436 - 1900)
O/P. 59 pages, 9 illustrations, no date. A listing of Warwickshire makers, excluding Birmingham and Coventry. Very good copy, card covers.

** Was £15.00, now on special offer at £7.50 **

(Ref: SK1354 - F5)

Price: 7.50

Mercer (A.): Chronometer Makers of the World
S/H. 291 pages, illus., first edition, 1991. This book is very useful as it contains an extensive list of chronometer makers and craftsmen with addresses and working dates. The early chapters include information about John Harrison, the Greenwich trials, Kelvin & Hughes, Mercer serial numbers, etc. A very good copy with very good dust jacket.

** Was £27.00. now on special offer at £15.00 **

(Ref: SK2710 - R1)

Price: 15.00

Nuttall (R.H.): The Arthur Frank Loan Collection - Early Scientific Instruments
O/P. 60 pages, illustrated, 1973. The catalogue of a large collection of scientific instruments collected by Arthur Frank, a trained optician and optical instrument maker. Good copy.

** Was £10.00, now on special offer at £5.00 **

(Ref: SK2748 - BX12)

Price: 5.00

Schaaf (B.): Schwarzwalduhren

Schaaf (B.): Schwarzwalduhren
NEW. 432 pages, 410 colour illustrations, 4th edition, 2008. This enlarged edition is the most comprehensive work on the history of clockmaking in the Black Forest region of Germany. The book studies clockmaking in the area from 1680 to the late 19th century and has a directory of over 3500 clockmakers names. New in this edition are chapters on Black Forest Clocks in America and clockmaking in the Erzgebirge region. [German language]

** Was £60.00, now on special offer at £40.00 **

(Ref: SN2179)
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Price: 40.00
Spittler (S.L.), Spittler (T.J.) & Bailey (C.H.): American Clockmakers and Watchmakers

Spittler (S.L.), Spittler (T.J.) & Bailey (C.H.): American Clockmakers and Watchmakers
NEW. 336 pages, 2000. A comprehensive and well researched publication listing the individuals and firms involved in making America's clocks and watches. This book is an essential research tool as the listing contains many names not previously included in any list of American makers.

** Was £25.00, now on special offer at £12.50 **

(Ref: SN621)

Price: 12.50

Symonds (R.W.): Masterpieces of English Furniture and Clocks
O/P. 174 pages, 8 colour plates, 131 b&w illus., reprinted 1986. An excellent book on English furniture and clocks; the latter occupies pages 95 - 168 and illustrates some fine bracket and longcase clocks and a few barometers. Good copy, dust jacket crinkled to bottom edge.

** Was £18.00. now on special offer at £9.00 **

(Ref: SK790 - F7)

Price: 9.00

Tyler (E.J.): The Clockmakers of Sussex
O/P. 40 pages, illus., circa 1988. A useful list of clock and watch makers, with lots of biographical information. The only book about this county and now hard to find. Very good copy. Card covers.

** Was £25.00, now on special offer at £15.00 **

(Ref: SK1413 - BX11)

Price: 15.00

Weiss (L.): A Few Notes on Watchmaking in England During the Reign of George III
O/P. 33 pages, illus., 22 figs., no date. George III was a patron of the sciences and interested in horology. The major horological event during his reign was the development of the marine chronometer by Harrison, Mudge, Arnold and Earnshaw. Reprinted from an NAWCC Bulletin. Very good copy, paper covers.

** Was £15.00, now on special offer at £7.50 **

(Ref: SK2992 - BX8)

Price: 7.50

Whiten (A.J.): Repairing Old Clocks & Watches
S/H. 280 pages, 275 figures, reprinted 1982. This book, written by a serious amateur restorer for other amateurs, is a sympathetic guide that will stimulate and inspire; the author has learnt from experience, you can learn from him. A good copy with good dust jacket.

** Was £12.00, now on special offer at £6.00 **

(Ref: SK932 - F6)

Price: 6.00

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