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Last updated 1 December 2017

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Our special book offers for December 2017:

Antiquarian Horological Society: Collectors' Pieces, Clocks and Watches
O/P. 91 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 1964. Illustrated catalogue of the exhibition to commemorate the AHS's 10th anniversary in 1964. The book describes a collection of early precision watches. The softbound edition, a clean copy internally, covers dust stained.

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

(Ref: SK3 - E2)

Price: 5.00

Baillie (G.H.): Clocks and Watches, an Historical Bibliography Volume 1
O/P. 414 pages, reprinted 1978. A complete listing of horological publications, except those on dialling, prior to 1800. A very useful reference book for collectors and researchers. [Note: volume 2, on books post 1800, was planned but never issued.] A good copy.

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

(Ref: SK1779 - E6)

Price: 7.50

Barder (R.C.R.): English Country Grandfather Clocks - the Brass Dial Longcase
O/P. 223 pages, 125 plates, 1983. A useful book for longcase clock enthusiasts and a good guide to dating a clock from the style of the dial and case. Good copy with good dust jacket (faded to spine).

* Was £25.00, now on special offer at £14.00 *

(Ref: SK1009 - E3)

Price: 14.00

Beeson (C.F.C.): Perpignan 1356 - The Making of a Clock and Bell for the King's Castle
O/P. 460 pages, illus., 1982. A detailed account of the construction of the great clock and its later demise, giving an insight into life at that period. The book has facsimiles and translations of the original Catalan manuscripts which detail who built the clock and how much they were paid. A very good copy with good dust jacket (very light wear to edges).

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

(Ref: SK379 - A1)

Price: 15.00

Bromley (J.): The Clockmakers' Library
O/P. 136 pages, 52 plates, 1977. Catalogue of the books and manuscripts in the library of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers. An essential reference book for horological bibliophiles. A good copy, two bumped corners.

* Was £20.00, now on special offer at £10.00 *

(Ref: SK2585 - Z3)

Price: 10.00

Cescinsky (H.) & Webster (M.R.): English Domestic Clocks
O/P. 354 pages, 407 figs., reprinted 1969. The classic work on English clocks, no enthusiast should be without a copy as most of the book is still relevant and of use today. A good copy with dust jacket.

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

(Ref: SK1017 - E4)

Price: 15.00

Clutton (C.) & Daniels (G.): Clocks & Watches in the Collection of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
O/P. 123 pages, illustrated, reprinted 1980. This is the most recent catalogue of the Clockmakers Company's collection and a useful reference book. The collection, now housed in the Science Museum, London, is open to the public and well worth a visit. A fine copy with very good dust jacket.

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

(Ref: SK465 - E1)

Price: 15.00

Edwardes (E.L.): Weight-driven Chamber Clocks of the Middle Ages & Renaissance
O/P. 160 pages, 64 plates, 8 figs, 1965. An interesting, well researched, and under-rated book on the horology of the Middle Ages, the sixteenth century and the early seventeenth century. A good copy, two corners a little bruised.

* Was £24.00, now on special offer at £12.00 *

(Ref: SK2136 - A3)

Price: 12.00

Gazeley (W.J.): Watch and Clock Making and Repairing
S/H. 425 pages, 314 figures, 2nd edition reprinted 1970/1980's. First published in 1953, and written by a highly respected craftsman, this book has been reprinted many times. The book starts with tools and techniques and then deals with the construction and repair of clocks, watches and chronometers. Good copy with good dust jacket.

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

(Ref: SK1026 - C1)

Price: 7.50

Good (R.): Victorian Clocks
O/P. 207 pages, 143 clocks illustrated and described, 1996. A good book about the best of Victorian clockmaking, previously ignored by most authors. The book has chapters on English carriage clocks, chronometers, wall, longcase, mantel and skeleton clocks, regulators, time ball & electric clocks and turret clocks. A fine copy with very good dust jacket.

* Was £28.00, now on special offer at £15.00 *

(Ref: SK129 - H3)

Price: 15.00

Goodison (N.): English Barometers 1680 - 1860
O/P. 388 pages, 194 plates, 2nd edition, 1977. An excellent history of domestic barometers with a listing of their makers; this is the best book on the subject. A very good copy, the dust jacket complete but worn.

* Was £55.00, now on special offer at £29.00 *

(Ref: SK757 - G3)

Price: 29.00

Hobson (C.): Hobson's Choice
O/P. 101 pages, illus., 1982. An essential book for restorers and enthusiasts as it contains an old clockmaker's working sketches of English bracket clock repeating work with photographs where necessary. The clocks featured are generally early examples by well-known makers with interesting repeating mechanisms. A fine copy. Card covers.

* Was £20.00, now on special offer at £10.00 *

(Ref: SK1154 - F4)

Price: 10.00

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

Loomes (B.): Westmorland Clocks and Clockmakers
O/P. 120 pages, 8 plates, 1974. A useful book on this county with a list of Westmorland clockmakers. Good copy with good dust jacket, the latter faded on the spine a usual.

* Was £20.00, now on special offer at £10.00 *

(Ref: SK199 - D1)

Price: 10.00

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

Mercer (V.): John Arnold & Son Chronometer Makers 1762 - 1843
O/P. 302 pages, 212 plates, 1972, with the supplement pages 303 - 320, plates 213 - 218, 1975. The definitive volume on the life and work of John Arnold and his son John Roger Arnold. An essential book for chronometer collectors and enthusiasts. A very good copy with dust jacket (complete but worn to edges and two small tears), supplement in paper covers as issued.

* Was £220.00, now on special offer at £150.00 *

** Automatic 10% discount at the checkout on this book **

(Ref: SK208 - H4)

Price: 150.00

Rees (A.): Clocks, Watches and Chronometers (1819 - 20)
O/P. 295 pages, figures. The 1970 facsimile of the horological sections of Rees's Cyclopaedia. This book has a lot of information on chronometers, clocks, horological tools, compensated balances, dials and dialling, escapements, pendulums and their compensation, remontoirs, etc. An interesting book factually and historically. Good copy with good dust jacket (faded to spine).

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

(Ref: SK250 - E3)

Price: 15.00

Rose (R.E.): English Dial Clocks
O/P. 198 pages, 98 plates, 1st edition 1978. The standard work on tavern & other dial clocks, also useful for its information on Thwaites numbering system. A good copy with good dust jacket (wear to corners and top of spine).

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

(Ref: SK266 - E1)

Price: 15.00

Tribe (T.) and Whatmoor (P.): Dorset Clocks and Clockmakers
O/P. 234 pages, 38 illus., 1981. An excellent book on the county and also useful for the listing of makers in the Channel Islands (Alderney, Guernsey and Jersey). Good copy with good dust jacket.

* Was £7.00, now on special offer at £4.00 *

(Ref: SK858 - D1)

Price: 4.00

Wolfendale (A.): Harrison in the Abbey
O/P. 78 pages, illustrated, 2006. A book published in honour of John Harrison on the occasion of the unveiling of his memorial in Westminster Abbey, London on 24 March 2006. The book contains articles on John Harrison, his work and its significance, as well as articles on the Abbey, the memorial itself, and the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers. A fine copy, card covers.

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

(Ref: SK3586 - J1)

Price: 7.50

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