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Last updated 12 July 2018

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Our special book offers for July 2018:

[Ansonia]: The Ansonia Clock Company Catalogue 1906 - 1907

[Ansonia]: The Ansonia Clock Company Catalogue 1906 - 1907
NEW. 213 pages, a facsimile reprint published in 1988. A useful guide to Ansonia clocks being sold in 1906 when the company had offices in New York, Chicago and London. The catalogue illustrates alarm clocks, carriage, mantel and table clocks, wall clocks and tallcase clocks as well as marble clocks, other clocks, bronzes and candelabra. Every item is priced, many under 10 US dollars! Card covers.

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

(Ref: SN1422)

Price: 6.00

[Antiquorum]: Important Collector's Watches, Wristwatches, Clocks and Horological Tools
O/P. 608 lots all illustrated in colour. Highlights of the sale were a rare platinum 'World Time' wristwatch by Patek Philippe, a singing bird timepiece specially made for the 1851 Great Exhibition in London, a fine mantel regulator by Henri Motel and a pocket chronometer by Louis Berthoud. A very good copy. Card covers. [Sale @ Geneva 13&14/04/2002]

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

(Ref: SA254)

Price: 5.00

Antiquarian Horology from Volume 8 to Volume 22 (Bound)

Antiquarian Horological Society: Antiquarian Horology from Volume 8 to Volume 22 (Bound)
O/P. A bound set of Antiquarian Horology from volume 8 issue 1 (December 1972) to volume 22 issue 6 (June 1995) .

The set of 15 volumes, now nicely bound in quarter leather, has indices for volumes 8 to 13 only. The binding has raised bands to the spine with gilt lettering. The set is in good condition, volumes 8 and 9 are bound in red leather/red cloth, the remainder in beige leather/red cloth. The volumes are not totally uniform in size or colour as they have been bound at different times. [Packed weight is about 33 kg, UK postage will be £6.99, for other countries please email us for a quote - website calculator can not handle this weight]

** Was £295.00, now on special offer at £195.00 **

***Automatic 10% discount at the checkout on this item.***

(Ref: SJ1165)
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Price: 195.00

Bates (K.): Clockmakers of Northumberland and Durham
O/P. 303 pages, 126 plates, signed by author, number 530 of 1000 copies, 1980. A useful reference book on the clockmakers of these two English counties. A scarce book, good copy with dust jacket.

** Was £90.00, now on special offer at £45.00 ** (Ref: K1578 - G7)

Price: 45.00

Christianson (D.): Timepieces - Masterpieces of Chronometry
S/H. 176 pages, illustrated, 2002. This well illustrated book tells the history of clocks and watches and how the pursuit of more accurate timekeeping has had a remarkable influence on scientific and technological developments over the last 800 years. Very good copy with good dust jacket.

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

(Ref: SK2509 - F3)
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Price: 5.00

Cowham (M.) (Editor): Sundials of the British Isles
S/H. 258 pages, well illustrated in colour, with presentation inscription signed by author, 2005. An excellent book describing and illustrating sundials from the Saxon period to the present day. The dials, of many different types, are located at stately homes, churches and other interesting buildings. The book also has chapters on the early dials of Great Britain and on dials in stained glass windows. A fine copy with very good dust jacket.

** Was £35.00, now on special offer at £20.00 **

(Ref: SK2072 - Q3)

Price: 20.00

Cuss (T.P. Camerer): The Country Life Book of Watches
O/P. 128 pages, 128 illustrations, 1967. One of the better introductions to the subject so worth having on your bookshelf. Good copy with good dust jacket.

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

(Ref: SK86 - H5)

Price: 6.00

Dworetsky (L.) & Dickstein (R.): Horology Americana
O/P. 212 pages, 300 illustrations (204 in colour), 1972. This book illustrates over 200 American clocks of all types with excellent colour illustrations. A fine copy with dust jacket.

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

(Ref: SK1390 - R2)

Price: 10.00

Garca-Diego (J.A.): Juanelo Turriano Charles V's Clockmaker - the Man and his Legend
O/P. 165 pages, illustrated, 1986. A limited edition of 1000 copies. Turriano, who is better known in Italy and Spain than he is elsewhere, was born about 1510 and trained as a clockmaker in Lombardy. He made several astronomical clocks, automata and planetariums but is also famous for his work as an engineer on hydraulic projects. A very good copy of the card covers edition.

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

(Ref: SK1316 - M2)

Price: 7.50

[Jaeger-LeCoultre]: The Manufacture's Book of Timepieces - 2000/2001 edition
O/P. 243 pages, illustrated, 2000. A well produced hardback catalogue of items in production in 2000/2001 including the Master, Reverso range of watches and Atmos clocks. A good copy.

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

(Ref: SK2775 - Q1)

Price: 5.00

Kemp (R.): The Englishman's Watch
O/P. 148 pages plus 139 plates, 1979. A good introductory book to pocket watch collecting written by a watch collector who liked American, Swiss and English watches of the late 18th to the early 20th century. Lots of information for the enthusiast. A very good copy with very good dust jacket.

** Was £27.00, now on special offer at £13.50 **

(Ref: SK1034 - E2)

Price: 13.50

Lloyd (H.A.): The English Domestic Clock its Evolution and History
O/P. 29 pages, 42 figs., 1938. This is, I believe, Lloyd's first publication on clocks and charts the development of lantern, longcase and bracket clocks. An interesting association copy as it was given to Philip Thornton of Great Haywood by Courtenay Ilbert and is signed by Ilbert. Good copy, but binding a bit loose.

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

(Ref: SK3888 - F6)

Price: 12.50

Locke (J.): Your Clock - The Owner's Guide to Mechanical Clocks
S/H. 50 pages, illustrated, 2002. An introductory guide for the new and novice clock owner. Very good copy, card covers with a little marked.

** Was £3.00, now on special offer at £1.00 **

(Ref: SK3036 - BX14)

Price: 1.00

Loomes (B.): The White Dial Clock
O/P. 172 pages, 44 illus., 1st edition, 1975. A fine copy of Loomes' pioneering work on painted dial longcase clocks. With fine dust jacket.

** Was £15.00, now on special offer at £5.00 **

(Ref: SK1037 - D2)

Price: 5.00

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
Matz (B.): The History and Development of the Quartz Watch

Matz (B.): The History and Development of the Quartz Watch
NEW. 61 pages, illus., 1999. A useful history of the battery driven watch from its beginnings in a laboratory in 1952 to domination of the market place in the 1990's. Card covers.

** Was £14.50 now on special offer at £7.50 **

(Ref: SN627)

Price: 7.50

McKenna (J.): Watch, Clock & Dialmakers of Birmingham (1547 - 1900)
O/P. 96 pages, 13 illustrations, no date. A listing of Birmingham makers. Very good copy, card covers.

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

(Ref: SK1355 - F5)

Price: 7.50

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

(Ref: SK1354 - F5)

Price: 5.00

Raistrick (A.): Quakers in Science and Industry
O/P. 361 pages, illus., 1968. A reprint of a book first published in 1950 and still in demand. The book charts the origin and rise of Quakers as citizens and businessmen with chapters on Ironmasters, Merchants, Miners, Clockmakers, Doctors, Botanists and Bankers. The clock chapter includes information about Thomas Tompion, George Graham and Daniel Quare. A good copy with worn dust jacket.

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

(Ref: SK2931 - M1)

Price: 5.00

Taylor (V.J.) & Babb (H.A.): Making and Repairing Wooden Clocks Cases
O/P. 191 pages, 134 figs., 1994. A book first published in 1986 which has been in demand ever since. This is an excellent book on the design and repair of English clock cases - for longcase, bracket and wall clocks. The authors cover joints and panels, mouldings, veneering, gilding and the design of cases if you desire to make your own. A very good copy. Card covers.

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

(Ref: SK930 - R2)

Price: 7.50

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