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Last updated 31 July 2017

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The following books were added to our booklist in July 2017:


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Aldinger (H.) et al: In Die Neue Zeit
O/P. 168 pages, illustrated, 1999. A well illustrated history of clockmaking in the Neustadt region of the Black Forest, including information about the clockmakers. A fine copy, hardback. [German language] (Ref: K4192- H3)

Price: 10.00

Andrewes (W.) & Atwood (S.): The Time Museum - An Introduction
O/P. 32 pages, illustrated, 1983. An introduction to Seth Atwood's famous Time Museum in Rockford, Illinois. Sadly the museum closed and the collection was dispersed in 2004. Good copy card covers. (Ref: K4200 - BX6)

Price: 5.00

Baker (P.H.J.): Early Lancashire Watch Fusee Engines
S/H. [24 pages], 35 figs., 1994. An important paper, an offprint from Antiquarian Horology, on 18th century fusee engines including those by John Wyke of Liverpool. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4082 - BX6)

Price: 3.00

Barber (A.) & Railton (J.): The Coventry Watchmakers' Heritage Trail
O/P. 51 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 2003. A guided walk through the Watchmaking areas of Spon End and Chapelfields in Coventry. A well researched book, the 3¼ mile walk will take you past historic locations for Williamson, Bonniksen, Player & Sons and many less well known workshops and factories. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3037 - BX11)

Price: 6.00

Blender (E.) et al: Auf er Hhe
O/P. 196 pages, illustrated, 2002. A well illustrated history of clockmaking in the Eisenbach region of the Black Forest, including information about the clockmakers. A fine copy, hardback. [German language] (Ref: K4194 - E3)

Price: 30.00

Bollen (A.N.G.M.) et al: Met Franse Slag Comtoise Klokken 1680 - 1930
O/P. 30 pages, over 50 colour illustrations, no date. A catalogue of a comtoise clock exhibition (48 clocks, all illustrated in colour), held at the Dutch Gold, Silver and Clock Museum, Schoonhoven in 2004. A fine copy, card covers. [Dutch language] (Ref: K2072 - H4)

Price: 10.00

Bricker (W.R.): Military Timepieces
O/P. 48 pages, illustrated, 2001. An illustrated booklet detailing the military timepieces on display at the National Clock and Watch Museum (Columbia, PA) in 2001. Watches used in conflicts from Nelson's navy to World War II are illustrated and described. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K1452 - BX8)

Price: 16.00

BHI South London Branch: Hints and Technical tips
O/P. 27 pages, 2008. A small booklet with useful hints and tips on 20 topics. Fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K4198 - BX9)

Price: 5.00

BHI South London Branch: Hints and Technical tips
O/P. 23 pages, 2008. A small booklet with useful hints and tips on 20 topics. (Identical in content to K4198 but with smaller type face). Fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K4199 - BX11)

Price: 5.00

Coventry Watch Museum Project: The History of the Coventry Watch Industry Volume 1
O/P. 50 pages, illus., 4th edition, 1999. A good introduction to the Coventry watch industry. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K2993 - BX11)

Price: 10.00

Craven (M.): John Whitehurst: Innovator, Scientist, Geologist and Clockmaker

Craven (M.): John Whitehurst: Innovator, Scientist, Geologist and Clockmaker
NEW. 288 pages, illustrated, 2015. The author's previous book on Whitehurst is long out of print, so this new book with up to date information is most welcome. Whitehurst of Derby was a very talented man - instrument maker, mechanical engineer, clockmaker, the father of modern geology, and a member of the Royal Society. The book has very detailed information on the clockmaking activities of John Whitehurst and his successors. With dust jacket.

Special Purchase: Our price 17.50
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Price: 17.50

Daniels (G.): The Practical Watch Escapement
O/P. 80 pages, illustrated, 2nd impression, 1997. An expert's description of all common escapements with practical notes on their geometries, together with a description and drawings of Daniel's co-axial escapement. The co-axial escapement, the first new escapement since Thomas Mudge's lever, is now in production in an Omega watch. A fine copy of an excellent book. Card covers. (Ref: K406 - G2)

Price: 25.00

Darken (J.) & Hooper (J.): English 30 Hour Clocks - Origin & Development 1600 - 1800
O/P. 430 pages, illustrated, 1997. A very good book on a neglected subject, essential reading for longcase, lantern and hooded wall clock enthusiasts. Now out of print and in demand. A good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K3587 - X2)

Price: 65.00

Deutsches Uuhrenmuseum: Made in Furtwangen - Vom Hausgewerbe zur Uhrenindustrie
O/P. 204 pages, illustrated, 2003. An interesting book showing products (mainly clocks) produced in Furtwangen during the last two centuries. A fine copy, card covers. [German language] (Ref: K4193 - G5)

Price: 10.00

Ehrhardt (R.): Unfinished Second Edition of 'Almost Everything You Wanted to know about American Watches and Didn't Know Who to Ask
O/P. 160 pages, illustrated, 1996. When George Townsend (who wrote the original edition) died, Roy Ehrhardt collected together and edited all of Townsend's research notes to produce this book. Of great use to American pocket watch enthusiasts. Very good copy, card covers, spiral bound. (Ref: K5003 - CR6)

Price: 10.00

Ehrhardt (R.): American Pocket Watches - Serial Number & Grade Book
O/P. 324 pages, illustrated, 1993. A wealth of information on pocket watches make by 16 American makers including Elgin, Fredonia, South bend and Waltham. Very good copy, card covers, spiral bound. (Ref: K5004 - CR6)

Price: 10.00

Ehrhardt (R.): American Watch Company Serial Numbers 1,001 to 1,500,00 and Parts Catalog
O/P. 128 pages, illustrated, 1995. A facsimile of the American watch Company's handwritten ledgers from November 1857 to January 1882, together with a facsimile of an American (Waltham) Watch Co.'s parts catalogue of 1890. Very good copy, card covers, spiral bound. (Ref: K5005 - CR6)

Price: 10.00

Ehrhardt (R.): Elgin Watch Company Identification and Price Guide
O/P. 120 pages, illustrated, 1976. Useful information for Elgin pocket watch enthusiasts, with a few factory photographs from the 1920's & 30's. Good copy, card covers (now a bit worn), spiral bound. (Ref: K5006 - CR6)

Price: 10.00

Ehrhardt (R.): Hamilton Watch Co. Identification and Price Guide
O/P. 64 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 1976. A useful guide containing production figures with grade and serial numbers for Hamilton pocket watches. Good copy, card covers (now a bit worn), spiral bound. (Ref: K5007 - CR6)

Price: 10.00

Ehrhardt (R.): Illinois Watches Identification and Price Guide
O/P. 136 pages, illustrated, 1976. A useful analysis of the watches produced by the Illinois Watch Company with a detailed list of serial numbers and drawings of movements. Good copy, card covers, spiral bound. (Ref: K3619 - CR6)

Price: 10.00


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