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The following books were added to our booklist in June 2018:

Bodet (F.): L'histoire d'une passion, Breguet 1973 - 1987
NEW. 128 pages, illustrated, 2015. By 1970 watchmaking had almost ceased at Breguet in Paris, and the famous business was purchased by the House of Chaumet. The author of this book managed Breguet from 1973 to 1987 and revitalised this famous brand, designing and making watches in a new factory in the Vallée de Joux in Switzerland. This is his story. [French language] (Ref: N4396)

Price: 45.00

Grimwood (P.): Card Planispheres - A Collectors Guide

Grimwood (P.): Card Planispheres - A Collectors Guide
NEW. 84 pages, illustrated, 2018. Photographs and descriptions of almost 200 different planispheres from around the world made between 1780 and 2000. The first book on planispheres, very useful for collectors as it has notes on their origins, publishers, dates and variations. Card covers. (Ref: N4395)
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Price: 28.50
Grimwood (P.):  Moon Mechanisms A Restorer's Guide

Grimwood (P.): Moon Mechanisms A Restorer's Guide
NEW. 72 pages, illustrated, second printing 2018. An interesting book with good, clear illustrations of over 40 different ways that clockmakers have solved the problem of how to operate the moon dial on clocks. An essential book for restorers of longcase clocks with moon dials. Card covers.

** This second printing was limited to 58 copies only **

(Ref: N2880)
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Price: 45.00

Tardy: French Clocks the World Over - Volume 2 only
O/P. 389 pages, illustrated, 5th edition, 1981. Volume title: From Louis XVI style to Louis XVIII - Charles X period. An essential book for collectors of French decorative clocks with lots of illustrations. Since the publisher died some years ago this book has become very hard to find and the English language version (as here) even more so. A very good clean copy, binding a bit loose (as usual), 4 cm split to top of rear outer hinge. (Ref: K4393 - CR9)

Price: 125.00

Tardy: French Clocks the World Over - Volume 3 only
O/P. 522 pages, illustrated, 5th edition, 1982. Volume title: From the Louis-Philippe style to the Modern clock and the French provinces. This volume also has chapters on clocks from the Netherlands, Belgium, England, Scotland, Ireland, the United States and Canada. An essential book for collectors of French decorative clocks with lots of illustrations. Since the publisher died some years ago this book has become very hard to find and the English language version (as here) even more so. A very good clean copy, binding a bit loose (as usual), 9 cm split to top of spine (front & rear). (Ref: K4394 - CR9)

Price: 125.00

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