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Cain (T.): Model Engineer's Handbook
O/P. 204 pages, figs., 3rd edition, reprinted 2005. A useful book for the workshop with details of imperial & metric units, screw threads, standard tapers and collets, properties of materials and much more. A fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K4424 - B1)

Price: 5.00

Cajori (F.): Sir Isaac Newton - Principia vol. 1 The Motion of Bodies
O/P. 396 pages, figs., no date. An English translation (using modern mathematical terminology) of the first two books of Newton's Principia on the motion of bodies. A good copy, front cover a little creased. Paperback. (Ref: K2655 - E5)

Price: 5.00

Calvert (H.R.): Scientific Trade Cards in the Science Museum Collection
O/P. 61 pages, illustrated, 1971. Descriptions and illustrations of trade cards issued by scientific instrument makers and a few clockmakers in the 18th and 19th centuries. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3040 - F2)

Price: 10.00

Cameron (H.C.): Sir Joseph Banks
O/P. 341 pages, 10 plates, reprinted 1966. Banks was one of the leading scientists in London in the late 18th and early 19th century. He was president of the Royal Society for over 40 years and was scientific advisor to the Royal garden at Kew. A good copy, the paper dust jacket now worn. (Ref: K2459 - B3)

Price: 15.00

Camm (F.J.): Watches, Adjustment and Repair
O/P. 166 pages, 144 figures, 1st edition, 1940. A practical handbook on 20th century watches for the restorer. A good copy (a few pencil annotations in text) with dust jacket.
(Ref: K2952 - L1)

Price: 20.00

Camm (F.J.): Watches, Adjustment and Repair
O/P. 166 pages, 2nd edition, 1941. A practical handbook on 20th century watches for the restorer. A good copy, the dust jacket worn to top of spine. (Ref: K1104 - F5)

Price: 20.00

Camm (F.J.): Watches, Adjustment and Repair
O/P. 166 pages, 148 figs., 6th edition, 1948. A practical handbook on 20th century watches for the restorer. Good copy with light wear to boards. (Ref: K402 - C1)

Price: 10.00

Cappelletti (M.) & Patrizzi (O.): Rolex - History, Icons and Record-Breaking Models

Cappelletti (M.) & Patrizzi (O.): Rolex - History, Icons and Record-Breaking Models
NEW. 152 pages, 150 colour illustrations, reprinted 2018. An excellent and affordable new book on the history of the Rolex watch company and its iconic watches produced since the founding of Wilsdorf and Davis in London, in 1905. (Ref: N3766)

Price: 29.99

Cardinal(C.): La Rvolution dans la Mesure du Temps - Calendrier Rpublicain Heure Dcimale 1793 - 1805
O/P. 123 pages, illustrated, 1989. A good explanation of the French republican calendar adopted after the 1789 revolution with very good illustrations and explanations of 42 clocks and watches showing decimal time and the republican calendar. A very good copy (one bruised corner) with card slip case. [Opening chapter in the French language only, captions and explanations of illustrations in French, German and English] (Ref: K2568 - L3)

Price: 60.00

Cardinal (C.): Les Montres et Horloges
O/P. 32 pages, illustrated, 1980. An introduction to French clocks illustrating and describing some fine examples. Good copy, card covers. [French language] (Ref: K3537 - J1)

Price: 4.00

Cardinal (C.): Splendeurs de l'mail: Montres et horloges du XVIe au XXe sicle

Cardinal (C.): Splendeurs de l'mail: Montres et horloges du XVIe au XXe sicle
O/P. 83 pages, 86 colour illustrations, 1999. A good catalogue explaining the various enamel techniques and illustrating the art of the enameller on the dials and cases of watches and clocks over the last 4 centuries. Good copy, card covers. [French language] (Ref: K3140 - S3)

Price: 9.00

Cardinal (C.): The Watch from its Origins to the XIXth Century
O/P. 237 pages, 106 colour and 74 b&w illustrations, first English language edition, 1989. A good book charting the development of pocket watches and especially the evolution of their case decoration. A very good copy with good dust jacket (light wear to top of spine). (Ref: K63 - H3)

Price: 30.00

Cardinal (C.): Uhren in Geschichte, Kunst und Wissenschaft
O/P. 130 pages, 47 colour plus many b&w illustrations, 1984. Watchmaking in History Art and Science - an interesting book charting the development of watches and clocks from the 15th to the 19th century illustrated by items from the Musée International d'Horlogerie at La Chaux-de-Fonds. The book has a deluxe padded silk binding. Very good copy. [German language] (Ref: K3209 - Q3)

Price: 25.00

Cardinal (C.) et al: Ferdinand Berthoud 1727 - 1807 Horloger Mchanicien du Roi et de la Marine

Cardinal (C.) et al: Ferdinand Berthoud 1727 - 1807 Horloger Mchanicien du Roi et de la Marine
O/P. 343 pages, 166 figs., 1984. Published by the Musée International D'Horlogerie, La Chaux-de-Fonds, the first half of this book is about the life and times of Fedinand Berthoud and the quest for an accurate marine timekeeper. The remainder of the book is a catalogue of clocks, watches and chronometers (mostly by Berthoud) for an exhibition held in 1984. A very good copy. [French language] (Ref: K1963 - H5)

Price: 65.00
Cardinal (C.) et al: L'Homme et le Temps en Suisse 1291 - 1991

Cardinal (C.) et al: L'Homme et le Temps en Suisse 1291 - 1991
O/P. 400 pages, well illustrated, 1991. A detailed study of time, timekeeping, and the manufacture of timepieces in Switzerland. The book is divided into 3 sections: Man and Time in Switzerland; The Measurement of Time in Switzerland; Aspects of the Swiss Horological Industry. A fine copy. [French language] (Ref: K2704 - E1)
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Price: 95.00

Carpenter (W.B.): Mechanical Philosophy, Horology and Astronomy
O/P. 575 pages, 175 figs., 1848. An educational treatise for the Victorians and still of use today. The book has a chapter on pendulums and another on horology. A good copy with tight binding, cloth covered boards now worn and marked. (Ref: K1996 - L1)

Price: 40.00

Carpenter (W.B.): The Microscope and its Revelations

Carpenter (W.B.): The Microscope and its Revelations
O/P. 1099 pages, 21 plates, 756 figures, 7th edition, 1891. A well respected treatise, and still of great use today, as it has a wealth of information on Victorian microscopes and their accessories, how to use them, how to prepare and mount specimens for examination and what can be seen with them. A very good copy, original full leather binding with gilt lettering and tooling to the spine, marbled end papers, binding tight, leather a bit worn to top of spine, front hinge starting to split at top, presentation bookplate inside front cover. (Ref: K3862 - D3)
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Price: 75.00

Carrera (R.): Swatchissimo 1981 - 1991
O/P. 511 pages, well illustrated in colour, 1991. A history of the Swatch phenomena and good photographs of all the models to 1991. Love them or loathe them one has to respect the design and marketing achievement of selling over 100 million 'throw-away' watches in 10 years and making it a collectable icon. A good copy with light wear to corners. [Text in French, Italian and English] (Ref: K1585 - G7)

Price: 25.00

Carrington (H.): Life of Captain Cook
O/P. 324 pages, 9 figs., 12 plates, 1939. A detailed account of the life and work of Captain James Cook including his two famous voyages of exploration in the Pacific Ocean. (Ref: K3916 - V1)

Price: 8.00

Cartier: Sales Brochure - Clocks
O/P. 12 pages, illustrated, 2000 (?). Sales brochure for Cartier's small clock and photograph frames. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3319 - BX18)

Price: 4.00


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