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Hackmann (W.D.) & Turner (A.J.) editor: Learning, Language and Invention - Essays Presented to Francis Maddison
O/P. 333 pages, illustrated, 1994. The book contains 18 papers, by different authors, related to scientific instruments including: In Pursuit of Provenance: The George Graham Proto-Orreries; The Cambridge Legacy of Robert T. Gunther; The Perpetuum Mobile of Cornelius Drebbel; and Reconstructing the Angle-measuring Instruments of Pierre Gassendi. Fine copy with fine dust jacket. (Ref: K5112 - P2)

Price: 9.00

Hadfield (J.): The Beresford Hutchinson Library
O/P. 52 pages, illus., 2008. A sale catalogue for Hutchinson's collection of 1,212 horological books and related items. Beresford Hutchinson was curator of horology at the British Museum and then at Greenwich for many years so it is interesting to see the wide range of books worthy of space on his library shelves. A good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4928 - CR6)

Price: 5.00

Hagans (O.R.): Clockmakers of the Past . Ferguson versus Franklin
O/P. 7 pages, illustrated, 1953. Benjamin Franklin invented a clock and James Ferguson suggested an improvement to it. An offprint from the American Horologist and Jeweler. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4794 - BX14)

Price: 5.00

Hagans (O.R.) editor: Wm. Hardy's Timekeeper
O/P. 20 pages, 5 plates, 1952. A reprint of the letter, drawings and technical data for a detached clock escapement which William Hardy submitted to the Society for the Encouragement of Arts and Sciences in 1820. An offprint from the American Horologist and Jeweler. A good copy, paper covers. (Ref: K4762 - BX11)

Price: 10.00

Hagans (O.R.) editor: Year Clocks - Their Characteristics and Methods of Repair
O/P. 21 pages, 24 figs., no date. This item, about year going clocks with a torsion pendulum, was reprinted from The American Horologist & Jeweler in about 1949. The article first appeared in Deutsche Uhrmacher Zeitung in 1926. Paper covers now a little stained, staples rusted. (Ref: K1603 - BX5)

Price: 14.00

Haggar (A.L.) & Miller (L.F.): Suffolk Clocks and Clockmakers

Haggar (A.L.) & Miller (L.F.): Suffolk Clocks and Clockmakers
O/P. Complete with the Supplement. In total: 203 pages, 93 figs., 1974, Supplement 1979. This is a very useful reference book and is the only book about this county. A very good copy. Main work hardback without dust jacket, the Supplement with card covers. This book is now very hard to find.

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(Ref: K412 - F6)
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Price: 265.00
Haggar (A.L.) & Miller (L.F.): Suffolk Clocks and Clockmakers

Haggar (A.L.) & Miller (L.F.): Suffolk Clocks and Clockmakers
O/P. 169 pages, map, 86 figs., 1974. This is a very useful reference book and is the only book about this county. A very good copy with good dust jacket (worn to top of spine). This book in now hard to find.

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(Ref: K2718 - Q2)

Price: 240.00
Haggar (A.L.) & Miller (L.F.): Suffolk Clocks and Clockmakers

Haggar (A.L.) & Miller (L.F.): Suffolk Clocks and Clockmakers
O/P. 169 pages, 86 figs., map, 1974. This is a very useful reference book and is the only book about this county. A good copy covers a little discoloured, no dust jacket. This book is now hard to find.

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(Ref: K846 - D2)
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Price: 235.00

Haid (Wilhelm): Katalog 1954 -55
O/P. 38 pages, illustrated, 1954. Wilhelm Haid were domestic clock manufacturers in Pfullingen, Germany. This catalogue is mainly of spring driven mantel clocks, some with Westminster and Whittington chimes. Good copy for its age. Card covers. (Ref: K4095 - BX9)

Price: 9.00

Haigh (R.): Classis Clocks for Woodworkers - Complete Patterns for 21 Clocks
O/P. 160 pages, 142 figures, 1994. A broad selection of traditional English bracket clock cases, American clock cases plus cases in the art nouveau and art deco style. A very good copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K2900 - Y3)

Price: 9.00

Hall (A.R.) & Simpson (A.D.C.): An Account of The Royal Society's Newton Telescope
O/P. 16 pages, 5 figs., 1995. Sir Isaac Newton is generally credited with the invention of the reflecting telescope. This paper looks at the evidence for the 3 telescopes made by Newton and examines the instrument now in the Royal Society's collection. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4653 - BX11)

Price: 12.00

[Halsey (D.N. & Sons)]: Clocks and Bronzes 1914-1915
O/P. 200 pages, illustrated, reprinted circa 1971. A reprint of the catalogue issued in 1914 or 1915 by D. N. Halsey & Sons, Brighton who are listed in directories of the period as 'wholesale clock warehousemen'. The catalogue contains a large range of American, German, French and English clocks (and a few wristwatches) all with brief description, size, price and illustration. A copy showing signs of use, the card covers now laminated. (Ref: K3818 - V1)

Price: 20.00

Hambly (M.): Drawing Instruments 1580 - 1980
O/P. 206 pages, 175 illustrations, 1988. An excellent book on the subject, essential reading for those interested in the history and development of drawing instruments. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K4225 - G1)

Price: 60.00

Hamel (C. de): The Corpus Clock
O/P. 44 pages, illustrated, 2008. An interesting book about the Chronophage clock, at Corpus Christi College Cambridge, designed by John C. Taylor. The clock has a grasshopper escapement, visible at the top of the clock face, designed as an ugly animated monster. 'Chronophage' is an old word meaning 'time-eater'. Fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K3653 - G7)

Price: 9.00

Hamer (S.H.): Some Remarkable Clocks with Some Reference to the Makers
O/P. [17 pages], 1925. An offprint from the Transactions of the Halifax Antiquarian Society with notes on various makers. A rare item, unopened, unbound. (Ref: K2357 - BX5)

Price: 20.00

[Hamilton]: Manual for Overhaul, Repair and Handling of Hamilton Ship Chronometer with Parts Catalog
O/P. 98 pages, 112 figures, reprinted 2000. This is a republication of the U.S. Navy's manual for the Hamilton model 21 marine chronometer published in 1948. The book describes the principles of operation of the instrument and gives detailed information and instructions for its operation, maintenance, repair, overhaul, testing and adjustment. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K1669 - E3)

Price: 30.00

[Hamilton Watch Company]: Service and Repair of the Hamilton Electric Watch
O/P. 107 pages, 84 figs., 1959. A step by step manual for the world's first electric watch introduced by Hamilton in 1957. 'Ventura', 'Atlantis' and 'Everest' were the names of some of the early models. A good clean copy, covers a little marked. (Ref: K4849 - M2)

Price: 45.00

Hammond (J.H.): The Camera Obscura - A Chronicle
O/P. 182 pages, 102 figs., 1981. The long history of the camera obscura - used by astronomers and showmen, artists and travellers - from the 13th to the 20th century is told here. A fine copy with good dust jacket (small tear to rear). (Ref: K4666 - TC3)

Price: 25.00

Hampel (H.): Automatic Wristwatches from Germany, England, France, Japan, Russia and the USA

Hampel (H.): Automatic Wristwatches from Germany, England, France, Japan, Russia and the USA
NEW. 216 pages, 400 photographs, 1997. It's not only the Swiss who have produced automatic wristwatches; this book explores examples produced around the world. 123 watches are described in detail, each illustrated with three different views. With price guide and dust jacket. (Ref: P1892)

Price: 66.50

Hampel (H.): Automatic Wristwatches from Switzerland
S/H. 350 pages, illus., 1994. The historical development of automatic wristwatches from 1926 to 1978 is discussed and illustrated with photographs (dial and movement) of over 300 examples. The technology of the self-winding mechanism is also explained. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K1560 - E7)

Price: 55.00


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