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Last updated 1 April 2018

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Our special book offers for April 2018:

Aked (C.K.): Dialling References in Antiquarian Horology December 1953 - December 1989
O/P. 19 pages, 1990. A list of articles and references to dials and dialling, each with a brief synopsis. A good copy, card covers.

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

(Ref: SK2362 - BX13)

Price: 5.00

Asprey: The Clockwork of the Heavens
O/P. 92 pages, 88 photographs, 1973. A useful and informative exhibition catalogue of astronomical clocks, watches & scientific instruments. A good copy, card covers.

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

(Ref: SK11 - H3)

Price: 5.00

Bacon (D. H):: Watchmaking in Llangollen by Robert Hughes - A Genuine Late-Nineteenth Century Welsh Watch Manufacturer
S/H. 111 pages, illus, 2000. A detailed study of the business of Robert Hughes, based on original documents and record books, which manufactured and retailed watches in the second half of the 19th century. The book shows the difficulty faced by British manufacturers caused by large-scale importation of low cost watches. Very good copy with good dust jacket (light creasing to top edge).

** Was £21.00, now on special offer at £10.00 **

(Ref: SK1670 - Q3)

Price: 10.00

Brearley (H.C.): Time Telling Through the Ages
O/P. 294 pages, 24 illustrations each protected by tissue. Published in 1919 for Robert H. Ingersoll & Bros. to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their entrance into the watch industry. This is a rare book and this copy is complete with an 8 page pamphlet Time Telling Through the Ages an Appreciation by Dr. Frank Crane. Good copy, corners bumped and worn, paper covers marked, cloth spine dust stained.

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

(Ref: SK41 - F3)

Price: 20.00

Burton (S.H.): The Watch Collection of Stanley H. Burton
O/P. 456 pages, illustrated, 1981. The book describes and illustrates 900 complete pocket watches (70 in colour) as well as about 600 watch movements. A useful book for the serious student of pocket watches. A very good copy, with very good dust jacket.

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

(Ref: SK979 - E2)

Price: 20.00

Cowham (M.): A Dial In Your Poke
NEW. 212 pages, well illustrated in colour, 1st edition, 2004. A good book about pocket sundials of all types with detailed explanations of how to use them. The book has useful appendices on caring for dials, fakes, magnetic deviation and museums with sundial collections. In case you are wondering 'he drew a dial from his poke' is a quotation from Shakespeare. With dust jacket. New copies, found in box at back of storeroom.

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

(Ref: SN417)

Price: 20.00

Greenlaw (J.): Longcase Clocks
S/H. 40 pages, well illustrated, reprinted 2001. A concise survey of the development of the longcase clock in Great Britain, with useful advice on their care and transportation. Excellent copy, card covers.

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

(Ref: SK1382 - BX5)

Price: 1.00

Howgrave-Graham (R.P.): Peter Lightfoot, Monk of Glastonbury & The Old Clock at Wells
O/P. 56 pages, 7 plates, 1922. An interesting book for turret clock enthusiasts as the Wells clock is one of the oldest in England. A very good copy, covers faded and a little worn to spine.

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

(Ref: SK153 - V1)

Price: 10.00

Kaltenbck (F.): Viennese Timepieces
O/P. 263 pages, 527 illustrations, 1993. A comprehensive description of clock and watch production in Vienna from the 17th century up to the second half of the 19th century. The book, which has excellent photographs, has chapters on watches, zappler clocks, bracket clocks, wall clocks, longcase clocks, and a listing of Viennese clock and watch makers. For collectors of true Viennese regulators this is the best book on the subject. A fine copy with fine dust jacket and slipcase.

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

(Ref: SK1393 - G6)

Price: 10.00

Legg (E.): The Clock & Watchmakers of Buckinghamshire
O/P. 39 pages, card covers, 1976. A carefully researched book and, over 35 years on, it is still the only book on this county. A small booklet but now hard to find. A good copy, card covers.

* Was £5.00, now on special offer at £2.50 *

(Ref: SK455 - F5)

Price: 2.50

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 £7.50 **

(Ref: SK1037 - D2)

Price: 7.50

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

Mycko (D.A.) & Ehrhardt (R.): Vintage American &European Character Wrist Watch Price Guide Book 3
O/P. 210 pages, illustrated, 1989. A useful book for collectors of these watches. Good copy, card covers.

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

(Ref: SK2827 - N1)

Price: 5.00

Rose (R.E.): English Dial Clocks
O/P. 198 pages, illus., 1st edition 1978. The standard work on tavern & other dial clocks, also useful for its information on Thwaites' numbering system. A fine copy, bookplate on ffep, no dust jacket.

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

(Ref: SK1263 - E4)

Price: 12.50

Sabrier (J.-C.): Les Horloges Lanternes franaises

Sabrier (J.-C.): Les Horloges Lanternes franaises
NEW. 112 pages, illustrated, 1988. A facsimile edition of the last 3 parts of Horlogeographie Pratique by Père Beuriot (a Benedictine Monk) first published in Rouen in 1719, together with an introduction by Sabrier and photographs of French lantern clocks. Card covers. [French language]

** Was £15.00, now on special offer at £12.50 **

(Ref: SN3395)

Price: 12.50

Turner (A.J.): Maurice Wheeler's Account of the Inclined Plane Clock 1864
O/P. 24 pages, 1 folding plate. A 1972 facsimile reproduction of Wheeler's paper, first published in Philosophical Transactions in 1684, with 5 pages of introduction by A.J. Turner. Good copy, card covers.

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

(Ref: SK372 - BX1)

Price: 10.00

Tyler (E.J.): The Craft of the Clockmaker
O/P. 96 pages, illus., 1973. A useful introduction to the tools and techniques used in clockmaking. A very good copy, the dust jacket good but with one small tear.

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

(Ref: SK307 - N2)

Price: 6.00

Wilding (J.): How to Make a Weight Driven 8 Day Wall Clock
O/P. 64 pages, 122 figs., 2nd edition, 1973. A practical book containing detailed plans together with workshop notes and techniques for making a wall timepiece and its simple wooden case. A very good copy of the hardback edition with good dust jacket.

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

(Ref: SK1057 - S1)

Price: 10.00

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