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Fried (H.B.): Cavalcade of Time a Visual History of Watches
O/P. 126 pages, 98 watches illustrated, 1st edition, 1968. A well-illustrated survey of the pocket watches, including early examples, in the Zale collection. Very good copy with presentation inscription signed by author on the title page. (Ref: K118 - H2)

Price: 15.00

Fried (H.B.): Repairing Quartz Watches
O/P. 242 pages, lots of figures, 1st edition, 1983. An excellent guide to the repair of quartz watches by an expert, the book includes a basic course in electricity and electronic horology. A very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K1136 - F4)

Price: 40.00

Fried (H.B.): The Electric Watch Repair Manual
O/P. 216 pages, figs., 1st edition, 1965. The book's subtitle - A complete Manual on the Repair of Electric Watches and Battery driven Clocks - describes the book well. Good copy, the card covers a little worn. (Ref: K2888 - CR10)

Price: 30.00

Fried (H.B.): The Watch Repairer's Manual
O/P. 326 pages, illustrated, 3rd edition, 1973. This book has become an international standard reference work on the subject of watch repair. This is a very detailed and comprehensive book which was written for restorers of American and European watches. A very good copy with fair dust jacket. (Ref: K1139 - V1)

Price: 20.00

Friedberg (F.J.): The Illinois Watch: The Life and Times of a Great Watch Company

Friedberg (F.J.): The Illinois Watch: The Life and Times of a Great Watch Company
NEW. 288 pages, 433 illustrations, 2004. A history of the Illinois Watch Company with descriptions and illustrations of nearly every wristwatch design they created, and their variations. With price guide in US dollars and dust jacket. (Ref: P1891)
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Price: 66.50

Frison (E.): L'volution de la Partie Optique du Microscope au Cours du Dix-Neuvime Sicle
O/P. 168 pages, 23 figs., 1954. A French work on the evolution of microscope optics during the nineteenth century. Good copy, card covers. [French language] (Ref: K4501 - E5)

Price: 12.00

Frith (A.) & Smith (D.): The Great Clock of Beccles and Other Public Timepieces
NEW. 30 pages, illustrated, reprinted 2012. The great clock was installed in the tower of St. Michael's church, Beccles, Suffolk in the late 17th century and remained in service until 1968. The tower now has an electric clock by Smiths of Derby. Card covers with small price sticker on front cover.

* Was £4.00, now on special offer at £2.00 *

(Ref: SN4911)

Price: 2.00

Fritts (C.E.): The Watch Adjuster's Manual
O/P. 364 pages, 56 figs., 1895. The sub-title tells what to expect: A Practical Guide for the Watch and Chronometer Adjuster in Making, Springing, Timing and Adjusting for Isochronism, Positions and Temperatures. The author used the pseudonym "Excelsior" for many of his articles. A fine copy. (Ref: K2850 - L1)

Price: 40.00

Fulcrand (J.) & Bourge (P.): Midi au Soleil - Comment raliser un cadran solaire?

Fulcrand (J.) & Bourge (P.): Midi au Soleil - Comment raliser un cadran solaire?
O/P. 112 pages, illustrated, 5th edition 1994. A practical book showing how to make various types on sundial, illustrated with photographs of extant dials located around France. A fine copy, card covers. [French language] (Ref: K1971 - D1)

Price: 18.00

Gaertner Scientific Corporation: Catalog B1 - Chronographs and Accessories
O/P. 32 pages, illus., 1935. An interesting catalogue, with prices, of tape chronographs, drum chronographs, electrically driven tuning forks, clocks, chronometers and watches. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4776 - BX7)

Price: 6.00

[Galerie Charpentier]: Poupes et Automates Depuis la Renaissance
O/P. [24 pages], illustrated, 1952. The catalogue of an exhibition of automata featuring the collection of Madame de Galea, held at the Galerie Charpentier, Paris. Thin card covers. [French language] (Ref: K2342 - BX5)

Price: 50.00

Galileo Galilei: Dialogues Concerning the Two New Sciences
O/P. 496 pages, 1952. An English translation of Galileo's final book (published 1638), a scientific testament covering much of his work in physics over the preceding thirty years. Three men (Simplicio, Sagredo, and Salviati) discuss and debate the various questions Galileo is seeking to answer on the theory of falling bodies, the nature of acceleration and the motion of projectiles. This volume also contains works by William Gilbert (On the loadstone and Magnetic Bodies) and William Harvey (including Circulation of the Blood). Good copy. (Ref: K3803 - H4)

Price: 9.00

Galizia (M.): Military Wristwatches - Sky, Land, Sea

Galizia (M.): Military Wristwatches - Sky, Land, Sea
NEW. 372 pages, 1030 photographs, reprinted 2018. A good book for military watch enthusiasts with details of 274 military wristwatches used by the armed forces of 30 countries. Each watch is well illustrated (movement and case) and described. The majority of the watches included were made after World War II.
(Ref: N2067)

Price: 90.00

Gammenthaler (A.): L'Achevage de L'chappement A Ancre Aprs Dorure
O/P. 20 pages, 1911. A paper on the completion of the lever escapement after gilding, published by the Journal Suisse d'Horlogerie. Very good copy, card covers. [French language] (Ref: K4916 -BX7)

Price: 10.00

Garca-Diego (J.A.): Juanelo Turriano Charles V's Clockmaker - the Man and his Legend
O/P. 165 pages, illustrated, 1986. A limited edition of 1000 copies. Turriano, who is better known in Italy and Spain than he is elsewhere, was born about 1510 and trained as a clockmaker in Lombardy. He made several astronomical clocks, automata and planetariums but is also famous for his work as an engineer on hydraulic projects. A very good copy of the hardback edition with good dust jacket. (Ref: K1315 - F3)

Price: 25.00

Garca-Diego (J.A.): Juanelo Turriano Charles V's Clockmaker - the Man and his Legend
O/P. 165 pages, illustrated, 1986. A limited edition of 1000 copies. Turriano, who is better known in Italy and Spain than he is elsewhere, was born about 1510 and trained as a clockmaker in Lombardy. He made several astronomical clocks, automata and planetariums but is also famous for his work as an engineer on hydraulic projects. A very good copy of the card covers edition.
(Ref: K1316 - M2)

Price: 15.00

Gardner (M.): Can Time go Backward?
O/P. 9 pages, illus., 1967. It seems an intuitively plausible concept but the idea creates a variety of paradoxes! An offprint from Scientific American. A very good copy, paper covers. (Ref: K3045 - BX13)

Price: 5.00

Gardner (Malcolm): Catalogues
O/P. A collection of Malcolm Gardner's horological book catalogues, numbers: 1 (1934), 4 (1938), Short List (1946), 5 (1948, with supplements 2 and 6), 6 (1949-50), 7 (1952), 8 (1952), 10 (1957), 12 (1958), 14 (1961), Horology (1963), 15 (1968), 16 (1971), 17 (1973), 18 (1976), 19 (1978), 20 (1980), 21 (1982), 22 (1983), 23 (1985 -86), 24 (1987-88). A useful reference to the scarcer items as Malcolm Gardner was the foremost horological bookseller of his day and his old catalogues are very useful as reference sources for clock and watch enthusiasts. Good copies except number 1 where the covers are detached. Paper covers. (Ref: K4781 - X1)

Price: 25.00

Gardner (Malcolm): Catalogues
O/P. A collection of Malcolm Gardner's horological book catalogues, numbers: 4 (1938), 5 (1948), 7 (1952), 8 (1952), 12 (1958), 15 (1968), 16 (1971), 17 (1973), 18 (1976), 19 (1978), 20 (1980), 21 (1982), 22 (1983), 23 (1985 -86), 24 (1987-88). A useful reference to the scarcer items as Malcolm Gardner was the foremost horological bookseller of his day and his old catalogues are very useful as reference sources for clock and watch enthusiasts. Good copies, paper covers. (Ref: K4878 - W2)

Price: 20.00

Gardner (Malcolm): Catalogue 4
O/P. Malcolm Gardner's 1938 horological book catalogue of over 1200 horological books and 300 watches & chronometers. A useful reference to the scarcer items as Malcolm Gardner was the foremost horological bookseller of his day and his old catalogues are very useful as reference sources for clock and watch enthusiasts. A good copy, paper covers worn and splitting on the spine. (Ref: K4293 - BX7)

Price: 15.00


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