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Last updated 1 April 2018

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The following books have been added to our booklist in April 2018:

Aked (C.K.): A New Opusculum of Dialling References
O/P. 186 pages, 1997. A bibliography, with over 3,200 references, to books and articles on dialling listed alphabetically by author. Many of the entries have useful short notes about the author or the content. A fine copy, card covers, spiral bound. (Ref: K4386 - N2)

Price: 20.00

Aked (C.K.): A Perpetual Almanack
O/P. 10 pages, 3 figs., 1994. A perpetual almanack for the period 1703 - 1732, devised by John Carte, London and known from an engraved print. A related print by Samuel Watson is also described. A fine copy, an offprint from Antiquarian Horology, unbound. (2 copies, 0.1 kg) BX11
(Ref: Kr4389 - BX11)

Price: 4.00

Aked (C.K.): Electrical Precision
O/P. 10 pages, 4 figs., 1983. An interesting account of an electrically driven astronomical clock by Matthaus Hipp tested at the Neuchâtel Observatory in the 1880's. The clock was more accurate than the mechanical clocks of the period. A fine copy, an offprint from Antiquarian Horology, unbound. (Ref: K4387 - BX9)

Price: 4.00

Aked (C.K.): William Oughtred - An Early Horological Expositor
O/P. 10 pages, illustrated, 1981. A good biographical account of William Oughtred, little known today but famous in his own day as a mathematician, teacher and deviser of scientific instruments. Oughtred devised the universal equinoctial ring dial and one of his horological works was published as an appendix in John Smith's Horological Dialogues. A fine copy, an offprint from Antiquarian Horology, unbound. (Ref: K4388 - BX5)

Price: 4.00

Marrison ( W.A.):  The Crystal Clock

Marrison ( W.A.): The Crystal Clock
O/P. 11 pages, figs., 1930. An important paper as the author, who worked for Bell telephone Laboratories in New York, built the first clock controlled by the constant frequency of the oscillation of a quartz crystal in 1927. The development of solid state electronics in the 1980's led to quartz timekeepers becoming the most common form of timekeeper. Very good copy. Card covers. (Ref: K3697 - BX13)
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Price: 50.00
Tlke (H.-F.) & King (J.): IWC International Watch Co Schaffhausen (std edition)

Tlke (H.-F.) & King (J.): IWC International Watch Co Schaffhausen
NEW. 238 pages, illustrated, 1987. IWC was founded in Switzerland in 1869 by two Americans. This book is a detailed history of the business, its technical developments and patents plus a list of serial numbers and calibres, with date of production. The book illustrates and describes many IWC pocket watches and wristwatches manufactured during the first 100years. This is a new book, recently found in publisher's warehouse. With dust jacket and card slipcase. (Ref: N4385)
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Price: 95.00

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