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Last updated 18 July 2018

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


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Beilby (I): A Beginner's Guide to Clock Repair
O/P. 61 pages, 75 figs., 2008. A beginner's guide to the cleaning and repair of pendulum clocks, published by Clocks Magazine. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4413 - BX17)

Price: 4.00

Beilby (I): Beginner's Guide to Pocket Watches
O/P. 64 pages, 88 figs., 2009. A beginner's guide to common pocket watches, their dismantling and re-assembly. Published by Clocks Magazine. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4414 - BX18)

Price: 4.00

Bell (C.J.): Collector's Encyclopedia of Pendant and Pocket Watches 1500 - 1950
O/P. 365 pages, 614 plates, 2007. A well illustrated guide to the wealth of watches produced over 450 years with price guide. A fine copy. (Ref: K4398 - Y3)

Price: 15.00

Braun (P.): Wristwatch Annual 2006 - The Catalog of Producers, Prices, Models, & Specifications
O/P. 432 pages, illustrated, 2005. An annual publication with lavish illustrations and details of over 100 of the top makes of wristwatches including, Audemars Piguet, Baume & Mercier, Breguet, Cartier, Eterna, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Longines, Omega, Patek Philippe, TAG Heuer, Vacheron Constantin, etc. A very good copy. Card covers. (Ref: K4404 - G3)

Price: 10.00

[Breitling]: Instruments for Professionals
O/P. 192 pages, illus., 2004. A well produced sales catalogue with photographs of the Reno Pylon Races and associated aeroplanes, with excellent photographs of the full range of Breitling watches. Fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K1613 - D1)

Price: 9.00

Bruce (W.): Early English Lantern Clocks 1615 - 1700
S/H. 62 pages, illustrated, 2004. The catalogue of an exhibition of 23 fine lantern clocks, all beautifully illustrated in colour photographs. The earliest clock in the catalogue is by Thomas Harvie and dates from circa 1615 and there are several from the William Bowyer workshops in the 1630's. An excellent reference book. A fine copy, blue card covers. (Ref: K4162 - H2)

Price: 15.00

Brunner (G.L.) & Pfeiffer-Belli (C.): Wristwatches: A Handbook and Price Guide
O/P. 186 pages, 484 photographs, 4th edition, 2004. A useful handbook with historical information, a description of how mechanical wristwatches work, information on their preservation, care and repair, as well as a chapter on fakes and hybrids. A good popular introduction to the subject, with a section on Swatch watches. Fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K4409 - X2)

Price: 10.00

Clocks Magazine: What's it Worth? Price Guide to Clocks 2014
O/P. 130 pages, illustrated, 2013. An illustrated price guide to a wide range of clocks and marine chronometers. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4416 - K1)

Price: 5.00

Collins (P.R.): Aneroid Barometers and their Restoration
S/H. 212 pages, illus., 1998. A very comprehensive book on pocket and wall mounted aneroid barometers from their beginnings in 1844 to the late 20th century. The book includes information on the Bourdon and Vidi designs as well as altimeter and surveying variants. A fine copy with very good dust jacket (faded to spine). (Ref: K1110 - Z1)

Price: 12.00

Collins (P.R.): Care and Restoration of Barometers
O/P. 116 pages, illustrated, 1st edition reprinted 1999. A useful book on the repair and restoration of wheel or banjo barometers from dismantling, through to the refilling of the tube with mercury. The book also gives advice on the handling and maintenance of barometers. Written by an experienced restorer. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4061 - G5)

Price: 6.00

Crom (T.R.): Early Lancashire Horological Tools and their Makers

Crom (T.R.): Early Lancashire Horological Tools and their Makers
O/P. 275 pages, 282 figs., 1994. The last of Ted Crom's books on horological tools containing a wealth of information not available elsewhere. The makers include Wyke & Green, Daniel Mather, the Jones family, Thurston Lassell, the Leyland family, William Whitmore and several more. Ted Crom's lasting memorial to the horological world is these 4 books on horological tools - well researched, comprehensive and definitive. The three books with 'Tools' in the title are uniform in size and binding, brown cloth with gilt lettering. Essential reading. Unused copy (old stock) recently released by publisher, in fine condition.

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

(Ref: K2101)

Price: 195.00
Crom (T.R.): Horological and Other  Shop Tools 1700 to 1900

Crom (T.R.): Horological and Other Shop Tools 1700 to 1900
O/P. 388 pages, 754 figs, 1987. This book is a supplement and companion volume to Horological Shop Tools with more information on tools and tool makers including reprints of catalogues by Swiss, English and American makers. Unused copy (old stock) recently released by publisher, in fine condition.

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(Ref: K2102)

Price: 195.00
Crom (T.R.): Horological Shop Tools 1700 to 1900

Crom (T.R.): Horological Shop Tools 1700 to 1900
O/P. 678 pages, 1302 illustrations, 1980. This excellent volume is the standard work on horological tools by an expert who has researched the subject thoroughly in Europe and America. This superb book is recommended to all who are interested in the subject. Unused copy (old stock) recently released by publisher, in fine condition.

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

(Ref: K744)

Price: 195.00
Crom (T.R.): Horological Wheel Cutting Engines 1700 to 1900

Crom (T.R.): Horological Wheel Cutting Engines 1700 to 1900
O/P. 150 pages, 142 figs., 2nd impression, 1976. A well researched and comprehensive study of English, European and American wheel cutting engines. The book includes engines for cutting clock and watch wheels. The hardback edition. Unused copy (old stock) recently released by publisher, very good condition - a few pages at each end of the book lightly stained. (Ref: K347)

Price: 75.00
Crom (T.R.): Horological Wheel Cutting Engines 1700 to 1900

Crom (T.R.): Horological Wheel Cutting Engines 1700 to 1900
O/P. 150 pages, 142 figs., 3rd impression, 1982. A well researched and comprehensive study of English, European and American wheel cutting engines. The book includes engines for cutting clock and watch wheels. The hardback edition. Unused copy (old stock) recently released by publisher, in fine condition. (Ref: K2631)

Price: 75.00

Cutmore (M.): Collecting and Repairing Watches
O/P. 191 pages, illus., 1999. This book was originally published as The Watch collector's Handbook in 1976 and is a useful introduction for the serious beginner. A fine copy, with very good dust jacket (faded to spine). The hardback edition. (Ref: K2296 - C1)

Price: 10.00

Cutmore (M.): Watches 1850 - 1980
O/P. 240 pages, 160 plates, 1st edition, 1989. The book traces the history of the machine-made spring-driven watch from its beginnings, through mainstream developments in Europe, America and the Far East, up to 1980. Companies that pioneered the new methods are discussed in detail, as is the development of electric and electronic watches. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. The hardback edition. (Ref: K1113 - D3)

Price: 20.00

Daniels (G.):

Daniels (G.): "All in Good Time" Reflections of a Watchmaker
O/P. 162 pages plus 45 pages of colour and 23 pages of b&w illustrations, signed by author, revised edition, 2006. This edition of George Daniels' autobiography includes more colour photographs than the first edition. Daniels is famous for his invention of the co-axial escapement and for the design and production of a small number of excellent watches for which he made all the parts including the case. A fine copy with fine dust jacket. (Ref: K3444 - B1)

Price: 25.00

Daniels (G.): Watchmaking
S/H. 420 pages, portraits, 25 plates, 777 figures, 4th edition, reprinted 2014. A superb book which explains in detail how to design and make all the parts of a watch. The drawings by David Penney are excellent and make all the techniques described in the text easily understandable. Daniels' aim in writing the book was to inspire and encourage the art of watchmaking - the aim has been achieved as the book has been constantly in demand since it was first published in 1981. This edition has an additional portrait of Daniels and 3 new plates (numbered 0, 23 & 24). A fine copy with fine dust jacket. (Ref: K1117 - H3)

Price: 45.00

De Carle (D.): Horology
O/P. 136 pages, 8 plates, 14 figs., 1965. A good introduction to the subject, part of the Teach Yourself series. A good copy. (Ref: K1343 - E5)

Price: 5.00


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