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Goaman (M.): English Clocks
O/P. 119 pages, 73 plates, 1967. This book charts the development of clockmaking from the earliest times. Some of the illustrations are not to be found elsewhere. Very good copy, no dust jacket. (Ref: K128 - F2)

Price: 5.00

Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company Ltd: Watch & Clock Catalogue (1901)
O/P. 52 pages, illustrated, 1994. A facsimile reprint of a catalogue (with prices), first issued in 1901 by The Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company, London. Very good copy, card covers (small crease to rear cover). (Ref: K5001 - BX14)

Price: 9.00

Good (R.): Clocks an Owner's Handbook
O/P. 224 pages, illustrated, 1985. Information about the selection and purchase of a clock, its installation and care. Other chapters discuss the different types of clocks, their restoration and repair. A very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K383 - Y2)

Price: 15.00

Good (R.): Keeping Time - Collecting and Caring for Clocks
O/P. 224 pages, illustrated, 1993. Information about the selection and purchase of a clock, its installation and care. Other chapters discuss the different types of clocks, their restoration and repair. A very good copy of the paperback edition. (The hardback was published in 1985 with the title Clocks - an Owner's Handbook.) (Ref: K991 - H6)

Price: 12.00

Good (R.): Victorian Clocks
O/P. 207 pages, 143 clocks illustrated and described, 1996. A good book about the best of Victorian clockmaking, previously ignored by most authors. The book has chapters on English carriage clocks, chronometers, wall, longcase, mantel and skeleton clocks, regulators, time ball & electric clocks and turret clocks. A fine copy with very good dust jacket.

* Was £28.00, now on special offer at £14.00 *

(Ref: SK129 - H3)

Price: 14.00

Goodall (J.) (Editor): The 1997 Guide to Quality Watches
O/P. 138 pages, illustrated, 1997. A profile of all the major wristwatch brands and their watches in production in 1997. The book also contains a profile of George Daniels. Of historical interest to watch collectors. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K1830 - E6)

Price: 8.00

Goodison (N.): English Barometers 1680 - 1860
O/P. 353 pages, 158 plates, 1st edition, 1969. The books sub-title - A History of Domestic Barometers and their Makers - is an accurate description of the contents. This book has become the standard work on barometers and everyone interested in the subject should have a copy. A very good copy with good dust jacket (wear to top and bottom of spine and corners). (Ref: K756 - R3)

Price: 45.00

Goodison (N.): English Barometers 1680 - 1860
O/P. 388 pages, 194 plates, 2nd edition, reprinted 1985. An excellent history of domestic barometers with a listing of their makers; this is the best book on the subject. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K757 - G3)

Price: 55.00

Goodison (N.): Matthew Boulton: Ormolu

Goodison (N.): Matthew Boulton: Ormolu
NEW. 496 pages, 241 colour and 141 b&w illustrations, 2002. This is a substantial revision to the author's original work on Matthew Boulton published in 1974. The book is a comprehensive and meticulously researched account of the Soho factory between 1768 and 1782, the products and the people who bought them. The section on clock cases and watch stands is of great interest to English clock enthusiasts. With dust jacket. (Ref: N584)

Price: 85.00

Goodison (N.): Ormolu: The Work of Matthew Boulton
O/P. 398 pages, 2 colour & 174 b&w illustrations, 1st edition, 1974. The book is a comprehensive and meticulously researched account of the Soho factory between 1768 and 1782, the products and the people who bought them. The section on clock cases and watch stands is of great interest to English clock enthusiasts. With dust jacket. (Ref: K2065 - A3)

Price: 45.00

Goodrich (W.L.): The Modern Clock

Goodrich (W.L.): The Modern Clock
NEW. 502 pages, 161 figs., 2nd edition, reprinted 2005. First published in 1905 this is a study of the time keeping mechanism, its construction, regulation & repair. The book is an American practical book on clock repair and includes a section on electric clocks. Hardback. (Ref: N2280)

Price: 18.50

Goodrich (W.L.): The Modern Clock - A Study of Time Keeping Mechanism; Its Construction, Regulation and Repair
O/P. 502 pages, 161 figs., reprinted 1970. A very good copy of a well-known and well respected book which has been reprinted many times. (Ref: K1145 - N1)

Price: 18.00

Gordon (G.): La Danza Delle Ore / Twentieth Century Wristwatches - Timeless Elegance
O/P. 356 pages, 271 illustrations, signed by author, 1989. A good general survey of wristwatches, most by the major Swiss manufacturers, produced between 1900 and 1980. A very good copy with very good dust jacket and very good slipcase. [Dual English and Italian language] (Ref: K353 - Q3)

Price: 50.00

Gordon (G.): Rolex - Timeless Elegance
O/P. 341 pages, 292 colour photographs, 1989. A well illustrated volume illustrating many of the watches produced between 1905 and 1989, together with period advertisements, a chapter on Hans Wilsdorf, and a list of Rolex's technical achievements. A very good copy in very good (and original) slipcase. (Ref: K4020 - F7)

Price: 65.00

Gordon (G.F.C.): Clockmaking Past and Present
O/P. 232 pages, 35 plates, 2nd edition, enlarged by A.V. May, 1949. This book includes sections on turret clocks and gravity escapements written by Lord Grimthorpe in Clocks, Watches & Bells. A good copy but one page torn (without loss). (Ref: K132 - A1)

Price: 15.00

Gotteland (A.) & Camus (G.): Sundials in Paris
O/P. 29 pages, 1995. A useful guide to public sundials in Paris, translated from Cadrans Solaires de Paris by Walker and Wells for use on a British Sundial Society visit to Paris in 1995. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3695 - BX11)

Price: 5.00

Gouk (P.): The Ivory Sundials of Nuremberg 1500 - 1700
O/P. 144 pages, 18 plates, 131 figures, 1988. A comprehensive study of the Nuremberg ivory diptychs including why they are made of ivory, how they work, who made them and the market for them. The final 30 pages are a catalogue of an exhibition of 61 dials, held at Cambridge in 1988. Fine copy (with Francis Wadsworth's bookplate inside front cover), card covers. (Ref: K1952 - N2)

Price: 15.00

Gould (R.T.): Communications Old and New
O/P. 54 pages, illustrated, [ 1945 ]. Written for Cable and Wireless Ltd by Rupert T. Gould, the author of the famous book The Marine Chronometer its History and Development; the book describes many communication methods from jungle drums to television. A good clean copy but boards becoming detached. (Ref: K4923 - Q1)

Price: 25.00

Gould (R.T.): John Harrison and his Timekeepers
O/P. 22 pages, 8 plates,1958 A reprint of an article first published in 1935. A detailed account of Harrison's life and work and also of Gould's work in rescuing the clocks from further decay and putting them into working order. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K355 - BX2)

Price: 11.00

Gould (R.T.): John Harrison and his Timekeepers
O/P. [ 25 ] pages, portrait & 6 plates 1935. An offprint from the Mariners Mirror of the lecture on 21st February 1935 when Gould gave a detailed account of Harrison's life and work and also of his (Gould's) work in rescuing the clocks from further decay and putting them into working order. Good condition with light foxing to some pages, the card covers with wear to edges. (Ref: K4206 - D2)

Price: 10.00


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