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Flume (Rudolph): Das Flume Buch 1887 - 1937
O/P. 2 volumes in 1, 516 & 244 pages, 1937. Published on the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the firm by Rudolph Flume this is a priced catalogue of the horological tools and the clocks and watch parts sold by the firm. Unusually for Flume this is a hardback catalogue, presumably to mark the 50th anniversary. A good copy (a few pages are missing but supplied as photocopies). [German language] (Ref: K4429 - P3)

Price: 95.00

Flume (Rudolph): Der Flume-Grossuhr-Schlssel Band 4
O/P. Published 1957. A catalogue of part numbers and replacement parts for various clocks. Good copy, card covers. [German language] (Ref: K1247 - C3)

Price: 15.00

Flume (Rudolph): Flume Stossicherungs-Katalog
O/P. 48 pages, published 1967. A catalogue of part numbers and replacement parts for shock absorber systems for wristwatches. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4433 - CR10)

Price: 15.00

Flume (Rudolph): Grossuhr-Flume-Schlssel G2
O/P. Published 1967. A catalogue of part numbers and replacement parts for various clocks. Good copy, card covers. [German language] (Ref: K898 - D1)

Price: 15.00

Flume (Rudolph): Kleinuhr-Schlssel fr Quarzuhren K4
O/P. 168 pages, published 1992. A catalogue of calibres, part numbers and replacement parts for various quartz wristwatch calibres. A very good copy, card covers. [German language] (Ref: K3565 - Z1)

Price: 15.00

Folsom (M.B.) & Lubar (S.D.) editors: The Philosophy of Manufactures - Early Debates over Industrialisation in the United States
O/P. 462 pages, 1982. A republication of 32 speeches and lectures written between 1775 and 1860; some in favour, others against, the industrialisation of the United States. Some in the newly independent America saw industrialisation as a way to be free of British trade influence, others saw it as fundamentally undemocratic regarding factory workers as slaves of the factory owners. Good copy with poor dust jacket. (Ref: K3494 - S3)

Price: 10.00

Forbes, Meadows & Howse: Greenwich Observatory (3 volume set)

Forbes, Meadows & Howse: Greenwich Observatory (3 volume set)
O/P. Vol 1: Forbes (E.G.): Origins and early History (1675 - 1835). 204 pages, 14 figs, 1975.
Vol 2: Meadows (A.J.): Recent History (1836 - 1975). 135 pages, 14 figs., 1975.
Vol 3: Howse (D.): The Buildings and Instruments. 178 pages, 130 figs., 1975.
Published to commemorate the tercentenary of the founding of Greenwich Observatory in 1675 this is an excellent work on its history, buildings and astronomical instruments. All 3 volumes are in fine condition, the original film wrappers now a little torn with some loss. Complete with original slipcase (one corner slightly damaged).

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(Ref: K1970- L2)
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Price: 275.00

Ford (B.J.): Single Lens - the Story of the Simple Microscope
O/P. 182 pages, 31 figures, 1985. A modern assessment of Leeuwenhoek's microscopes which were able to generate images of the highest quality, together with information about other early users of the simple microscope and their discoveries. Very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K4496 - Q2)

Price: 9.00

Ford (B.J.): The Optical Microscope Manual - past and Present Uses and Techniques
O/P. 203 pages, 10 figs., 14 plates, 1973. A useful book on the development of microscope techniques with information on how to set up and best use old and modern microscopes. A good copy (page edges a little stained) with good dust jacket. (Ref: K3797 - G5)

Price: 12.00

Ford (B.J.): The Revealing Lens
O/P. 208 pages, illustrated, 1973. An interesting review of the use and development of the microscope from the earliest times through to the scanning electron microscope. A good copy with fair dust jacket. (Ref: K4502 - A1)

Price: 4.00

Forrester (M.): The Clockmakers of Odiham

Forrester (M.): The Clockmakers of Odiham
NEW. 42 pages, illustrated, 2007. An interesting study, with some new information, of the 30 clockmakers who worked in the village of Odiham, Hampshire before 1900. Card covers. (Ref: N1401)

Price: 7.50

[Fortis]: Fortis The World's First Automatic Chronograph Alarm
O/P. 47 pages, illustrated, 2004. A sales brochure for the Fortis range of chronographs, with price list dated 2004. Card covers. (Ref: K3441 - BX17)

Price: 5.00

[Fortis]: Sales Brochures
O/P. Two sales brochures - Fortis Spacematic and Fortis in Space promoting the 'Pilot', 'Flieger' and 'Cosmonaut' watches made by Fortis. With price list dated May 2002. Card covers. (Ref: K1467 - BX6)

Price: 5.00

Fourrier (T.): Dictionnaire des Horlogers de Blois
O/P. 67 pages, illus., number 148 of only 250 copies, 2000. Blois, in the Loire valley was an important watchmaking centre from the 16th century onwards. The author has consulted local and national archives to produce the most complete and accurate list available. Very good copy, card covers. [French language] (Ref: K4815 - Y1)

Price: 30.00

Fourrier (T.): Les Maitres Horlogers de Blois - Tome 1: Les Origines
O/P. Volume 1 only. 92 pages, figs., 8 plates, number 55 of only 300 copies, 2001. Volume 1 is about the origins and early period of the watchmaking community in Blois from about 1500 to 1600 when the French crown granted the Blois watchmakers a charter. Very good copy, card covers. [French language] (Ref: K4816 - Q1)

Price: 30.00

Fox (C.A.O.):  An Anthology of Clocks and Watches

Fox (C.A.O.): An Anthology of Clocks and Watches
O/P. 62 pages plus index, 14 plates, 1947. A selection of verse, together with a few prose extracts & epitaphs, gathered from the earliest references to weight and spring driven clocks down to the present day. The plates illustrate some fine early English Clocks. Very old stock, never been read, been in storerooms for years, fine copies, the dust jackets with light wear and a few marks. (Ref: N3105)

Price: 9.00

Francillon (A.): Histoire de la Fabrique des Longines - prcde d'un essai sur le Comptoir Agassiz
O/P. 203 pages, illustrated, number 1554 of 2100 copies, 1947. A history of the Swiss Longines company, famous for its pocket and wrist watches. Auguste Assiz was the founder of the Saint-Imier firm and his nephew Ernest Francillon adopted the name Longines for the new factory built in 1867. A rare book in very good condition with some wear to bottom of spine. [French language]

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(Ref: K2869 - V2)

Price: 150.00

Frdrique Constant: Collection 2010, 2011
O/P. 159 pages, illusrated, 2010. A very smart publicity brochure for the Geneva based Swiss watchmakers Frédérique Constant, detailing their range of wristwatches. Very good copy, card covers.
(Ref: K5130 - N1)

Price: 9.00

Freeman-Grenville (G.S.P.): The Muslim and Christian Calendars
O/P. 87 pages, 1963. An explanation and tables for the conversion of Muslim and Christian dates from the Hirja year 1 (A.D. 622) to the year A.D. 2000 (Hirja year 1421), with details of how to calculate when Muslim or Christian festivals occur in either calendar. A very good copy. (Ref: K4289 - CR10)

Price: 5.00

Frgnac (C.) & Meuvret (J.): French Cabinetmakers of the Eighteenth Century
O/P. 344 pages, illustrated, 1963. A detailed and well illustrated study on French cabinetmakers and their work during the Regency, Louis XV and Louis XVI periods. A good copy (with library stamp on endpapers and title page) with fair dust jacket. (Ref: K4103 - CR6)

Price: 20.00


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