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Fabian (L.L.): Could it have been Wren?
O/P. 24 pages, illus., 1977. Reprint of an article in Antiquarian Horology (December 1977) in which the author investigates the possibility that the early Fromanteel clocks had cases designed by Sir Christopher Wren. Very good copy card covers. (Ref: K1239 - BX14)

Price: 10.00

Fairs (G.L.): The Society of Friends in Hay
O/P. 10 pages, 1 plate, 1981. A paper in a volume of learned society transactions. The Howells family originated in Leintwardine and moved to London where William Howells became a well known clock and chronometer maker. Williams brother Thomas moved to Hay-on-Wye and worked as a clockmaker before turning to woollen manufacture. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K5068 - BX10)

Price: 4.00

Favorite: Alarm Clock Mainsprings
O/P. 12 pages, not dated but probably 1970's. A list of comparative sizes for all current calibres of alarm clock. A useful listing for repairers. Good copy, card covers. [French, English, Spanish & German language] (Ref: K4454 - BX12)

Price: 5.00

Federation Suisse Fabricants D'Horlogerie: Official Catalogue of Genuine Swiss Watch Repair Parts
O/P. Volumes 1 and 2 of the 1949 edition of this useful publication. Volume 1 is complete with Supplement No. 2 (1951-1953), volume 2 is complete with Supplement No. 1 (1953). Spiral bound, plastic covers as issued. [Text in English, French, German and Spanish] (Ref: K843 - D3)

Price: 35.00

Federation Suisse Fabricants D'Horlogerie:: Official Catalogue of Genuine Swiss Watch Repair Parts
O/P. 2 volumes in 1. Volumes 1 and 2 of the 1955 edition of this useful publication. Good copy, spiral bound, plastic covers as issued. [Text in English, French, German and Spanish] (Ref: K844 - D1)

Price: 40.00

Feek P.G.: Church Clocks of Worcestershire and Further Notes on Worcestershire Church Clocks
O/P. 9 pages, 1 plate, 1952; and 5 pages, 8 plates, 1955. Two interesting papers in a publication of the Worcestershire Archaeological Society; useful information for turret clock enthusiasts. Very good copy, paper covers. (Ref: K5089 - C1)

Price: 25.00

Ferriday (P.): Lord Grimthorpe 1816 - 1905
O/P. 230 pages, illustrated, 1957. A biography of Edward Beckett Denison, later Sir Edmund Beckett, later Lord Grimthorpe who designed the Great Clock at Westminster and rebuilt the Abbey at St Albans. A lawyer by profession he is one of the most famous horologists of the Victorian era. A very good copy with fair dust jacket. (Ref: KW2090 - C1)

Price: 15.00

Fitzroy (Rear-Admiral): (Rear-Admiral): Barometer Manual
O/P. 31 pages, facsimile reprint, 2000. A reprint of the 3rd edition of Rear-Admiral Fitzroy's book for seafarers and fishermen, originally published in 1860. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4282 - BX5)

Price: 9.00

Flamsteed (J.): The Preface to John Flamsteed's Historia Coelestis Britannica

Flamsteed (J.) : The Preface to John Flamsteed's Historia Coelestis Britannica
NEW. 222 pages, 26 figs., 1982. An English translation of the substantial preface to John Flamsteed's 'British Catalogue of the Heavens', edited and introduced by Allan Chapman. First published in 1725 Historia Coelestis Britannica was a major landmark in practical astronomy, Flamsteed used new instruments, achieved a new level of accuracy and established the reputation of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Card covers. (Ref: N2383)

Price: 10.00
Flchon (D.) & Gardinetti (G.): Horology, a Child of Astronomy / L'Horlogerie, Fille de L'Astronomie

Flchon (D.) & Gardinetti (G.): Horology, a Child of Astronomy / L'Horlogerie, Fille de L'Astronomie
NEW. 88 pages, illustrated, 2013. An interesting book showing how observation of the heavens led to the introduction of timekeeping. The book has chapters on The Earth, The Moon, The Sun and The Universe, all illustrated by watches and clocks with complications based on astronomical observations. [English and French languages] (Ref: N3559)

Price: 29.99

Flchon (D.) & Gardinetti (G.): The Mastery of Time - Salon QP 2012
O/P. 88 pages, illustrated, 2012. Written to accompany an exhibition at Salon QP, The Saatchi Gallery, London in November 2012, this book is a history of timekeeping from the sundial to the wristwatch, including discoveries, inventions, and advances in master watchmaking. Sold with a 24-page visitor brochure for the exhibition. The book - fine copy, hardback; the brochure - good copy, card covers. [English and French languages] (Ref: K4965 - F1)

Price: 25.00

Flchon (D.) & Gardinetti (G.): The Mastery of Time - Salon QP 2012
O/P. 88 pages, illustrated, 2012. Written to accompany an exhibition at Salon QP, The Saatchi Gallery, London in November 2012, this book is a history of timekeeping from the sundial to the wristwatch, including discoveries, inventions, and advances in master watchmaking. Very good copy, hardback. [English and French languages] (Ref: K4970 - S1)

Price: 20.00

Fleet (S.): Clocks
O/P. 96 pages, reprinted 1972. A survey of clocks from all over the world from the earliest to modern times. With dust jacket. (Ref: K115 - G5)

Price: 5.00

Flume (Rudolph): Das Flume Buch 1887 - 1937

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: 75.00

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 - BX9)

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: 5.00

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)

Price: 275.00

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