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Haswell (J.E.): Horology the Science of Time Measurement and the Construction of Clocks, Watches and Chronometers
O/P. 288 pages, 19 plates, 111 figures, reprint of 2nd edition, 1976. A useful book about the technical aspects of clocks, watches and chronometers, including turret clocks and electric clocks. Very good copy with good, but faded, dust jacket. (Ref: K1149 - T3)

Price: 22.00

Haswell (J.E.): Horology The Science of Time Measurement and the Construction of Clocks, Watches and Chronometers
O/P. 288 pages, 19 plates, 111 figures, 2nd edition, reprinted 1947. A useful book about the technical aspects of clocks, watches and chronometers, including turret clocks and electric clocks. Good copy (owners name and blind stamp on ffep) with fair dust jacket. (Ref: K545 - K1)

Price: 25.00

Hatton (T.): An Introduction to the Mechanical Part of Clock and Watch Work

Hatton (T.): An Introduction to the Mechanical Part of Clock and Watch Work
O/P.Containing all the arithmetic and geometry necessary, with their particular application in the said branches, a work very useful for the Working Mechanic, or Gentlemen mechanically inclined.

xvi, 400 pages, 18 engraved folding plates, page size 20 x 12 cm, first edition, London 1773. This is a good copy of a well-known work by a London watchmaker, in full leather binding, re-backed using original boards and later gilt tooled spine.

Most of the book is lessons in arithmetic and geometry but there are chapters on pendulums and the drawing of watch calibres, plus an appendix of practical tips for those working at the bench.

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(Ref: K4330 - N1)
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Price: 495.00
Hatton (T.): An Introduction to the Mechanical Part of Clock and Watch Work

Hatton ( T.): An Introduction to the Mechanical Part of Clock and Watch Work
NEW. 400 pages, 18 folding plates, first published in 1773, facsimile reprint 1978. The sub title is: containing all the arithmetic and geometry necessary, with their particular application in the said branches, a work very useful for the working mechanic, or gentlemen mechanically inclined. An excellent copy of this famous work which, as well as the arithmetic and geometry, includes the calculation of trains, construction of a fusee engine, pendulums, etc. (Ref: N473)

Price: 25.00

Hatton (Thomas): An Introduction to the Mechanical Part of Clock and Watch Work
S/H. 400 pages, 18 folding plates, first published in 1773, facsimile reprint 1978. The subtitle is: containing all the arithmetic and geometry necessary, with their particular application in the said branches, a work very useful for the working mechanic, or gentlemen mechanically inclined. A good copy of this famous work which, as well as the arithmetic and geometry, includes calculation of trains, construction of fusee engine, pendulums, etc. (Ref: K693 - S1)

Price: 10.00

Hussermann (M.): 1001 Wristwatches - History, Technology, Design
O/P. 225 pages, illustrated, 2007. A well illustrated volume of watches produced by a wide range of makers, including chronographs; aviator & diver's watches; tourbillon, calendar & repeater watches as well as world time watches and those with an alarm. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. [Book is identical in content to 1001 Wristwatches from 1925 to the Present by same author] (Ref: K3882 - A2)

Price: 9.00

Hussermann (M.): Sports Watches - Aviator Watches, Diving watches, Chronographs

Hussermann (M.): Sports Watches - Aviator Watches, Diving watches, Chronographs
NEW. 144 pages, 254 colour illustrations, 2014. A well illustrated book on sports watches, tracing their evolution in the 20th century then assessing the models produced in the 21st century. (Ref: N3674)
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Price: 38.00

Havard (H.): L'Horlogerie
O/P. 182 pages, 82 figs., no date (1890?). A study of timekeeping including sundials and clocks. Very good copy, nicely bound with leather spine (raised bands and gilt lettering) and marbled paper covered boards (a little worn to edges), marbled end papers, all edges gilt. [French language] (Ref: K3438 - S2)

Price: 50.00

Hawking (S.): A Brief History of Time
O/P. 248 pages, 1988. Hawking's celebrated work on the universe, cosmology, "the big bang", "wormholes" particle physics and more. Very good copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K2410 - Q1)

Price: 8.00

Hawkins (J.B.): Thomas Cole & Victorian Clockmaking
O/P. 256 pages, illus., 1975. The standard reference book on the life and work of Thomas Cole who made some fabulous clocks before his death from typhoid in 1864. Cole is probably the best clockmaker of the early Victorian period famed for the elegance of his designs and the quality of his engraving. This book is also very useful for the horology extracts from the 1851 and 1862 London exhibitions, and the 1855 Paris exhibition. A good copy (shelf wear to lower edge), the dust jacket with wear to edges and one 6cm tear. (Ref: K1074 - E1)

Price: 50.00

Hayward (J.F.): English Watches
O/P. 10 pages, 47 plates, 1st edition, 1956. Published by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Good copy (title written on spine by hand), card covers. (Ref: K140 - H5)

Price: 6.00

Hayward (J.F.): English Watches
O/P. 14 pages, 59 plates, 2nd edition, 1979. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K141 - H5)

Price: 6.00

Hayward (J.F.): Two English Watches in Livrustkammeren
O/P. pages 233 - 249, 14 illustrations, 1952. A detailed description and illustrations of a gold clock-watch by Thomas Tompion and a gold watch hallmarked for 1700 by J. Bellette, London - an unrecorded maker. The watches are in the Royal Armoury, Stockholm. An off-print from the Royal Armoury Journal, Stockholm. A very good copy, card covers. [English language with a Swedish language summary] (Ref: K2740 - BX12)

Price: 10.00

Heal (A.): London Tradesmen's Cards of the xviii Century
O/P. 110 pages, 100 plates, one of 700 copies only, 1925. A pioneering work illustrating 100 London trade cards, including the card of Matthew Gaucheron a clock and watch maker. A good clean copy with light spotting to a few pages, binding very loose along inner hinge lines, edges and corners worn. (Ref: K4680 - TC8)

Price: 50.00

Heal (A.): Sign Boards of Old London Shops
O/P. 220 pages, illus., reprinted 1988. The trades represented include clock & watch makers, and scientific instrument makers. Good copy, with good dust jacket. (Ref: K3356 - T2)

Price: 15.00

Heel (F.-C.) editor: The Rolex Story

Heel (F.-C.) editor: The Rolex Story
NEW. 144 pages, illustrated, 2014. A history of the Rolex company with a well illustrated description of the important wristwatch models made since its inception. The last section of the book is an overview of various models with a photograph, description and estimated value (in Euros and US dollars) of each item. (Ref: N3672)
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Price: 38.99

[Heinz(H.J.]: Catalog of the Collection of Watches belonging to Mr J.J. Heinz of Pittsburgh
O/P. 31 pages, 33 plates, 1917. The collection was deposited in the Carnegie Museum and consisted of 100 examples (some of them sundials) dating from 1600 to 1830. Very good copy, corners a little bruised. (Ref: K142 - Y2)

Price: 20.00

Helden (A. van): The Invention of the Telescope
O/P. 67 pages, 3 figs., signed by author, reprinted 2008. A modern assessment of who invented the telescope. Originally published in the Transactions of the American Philosophical Society in 1977. A very good copy (owners stamp on title page), card covers. (Ref: K4650 - F3)

Price: 25.00

Helden (A.C. van) & Gent (R.H. van): The Huygens Collection
O/P. 32 pages, illustrated, 1995. A historical review of the scientific instrument collection of Constantijn Huygens and his two sons Constantijn junior and Christiaan, followed by a description of the majority of the collection which is now at Museum Boerhaave, Leiden. The items at Leiden are mainly lenses and telescopes, plus the famous clock by Isaac Thuret and a planetarium by Johannes van Ceulen. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4570 - TC8)

Price: 20.00

Hellich (E.):  Alt-Wiener Uhren - Die Sammlung Sobek im Geymller-Schlssl 1750 - 1900

Hellich (E.): Alt-Wiener Uhren - Die Sammlung Sobek im Geymller-Schlssl 1750 - 1900
O/P. 131 pages, illus., 1989. An illustrated catalogue of the 161 clocks of the Sobek collection housed in the Geymüller-Schlössl, Vienna. Very good copy, card covers. [German & English language] (Ref: K4037 - F2)
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Price: 15.00

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