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Brunner (G.L.) & Pfeiffer-Belli (C.): Wristwatches: A Handbook and Price Guide
O/P. 166 pages, 438 photographs, 1st edition, 1993. A useful handbook with historical information, a description of how mechanical wristwatches work, information on their preservation, care and repair, as well as a chapter on fakes and hybrids. A good popular introduction to the subject, with a section on Swatch watches. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4443 - D2)

Price: 10.00

Brunner (G.L.) & Pfeiffer-Belli (C.): Wristwatches / Armbanduhren / Montres-bracelets
O/P. 512 pages, 2100 illustrations, 1999. The success of the wristwatch in the 20th century is told here through the story of 84 of the century's most prominent watch producers. Some of the makers included were famous in their day but have long been forgotten. With dust jacket. [Text in English, French and German] (Ref: K1568 - F4)

Price: 18.00

Brunner (G.L.) & Pfeiffer-Belli (C.): Wristwatches / Armbanduhren / Montres-bracelets
O/P. 400 pages, well illustrated, 2014. The success of the wristwatch in the 20th century is told here through the story of 81 of the century's most prominent watch producers. Some of the makers included were famous in their day but have long been forgotten. This is a special edition of the book with the same title, by the same authors published in 1999, much of the text is the same but there are some revisions and updates. A fine copy. [Text in English, French and German] (Ref: K5086 - N3)

Price: 25.00

Brusa (G.): Italian Night Clocks
O/P. 11 pages, 16 illustrations, 1975. An interesting article reprinted from Antiquarian Horology. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3451 - BX10)

Price: 5.00

Brusa (G.): La misura del tempo - L'antico splendore dell'orologeria italiana dal XV al XVIII secolo

Brusa (G.): La misura del tempo - L'antico splendore dell'orologeria italiana dal XV al XVIII secolo
O/P. 669 pages, illustrated, 2005. This book Time measurement, the ancient splendor of Italian clockwork from the XV to the XVIII century was written to record an exhibition of the same name held in Trento, Italy in 2005. The book has over 300 pages containing more than 20 essays by well known horologists, followed by a detailed catalogue of the exhibition - over 300 pages with 340 clocks and watches, all described and illustrated in colour. A fine copy. [Italian language]

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(Ref: K4206 - C2)

Price: 125.00

Brusa (G.) & Allix (C.): The Eminent Pierre Le Roy in the Art of Timekeeping Part 1 - Up to about 1765
O/P. [18 pages], 17 figs, 2006. Le Roy's innovations and developments including his one-wheel clock and several escapements. An offprint from Antiquarian Horology. A good copy, not bound (the loose pages are stapled). (Ref: K2641 - BX5)

Price: 5.00

Brusa (G.) & Leopold (J.H.): The Vertical Stackfreed. Mechanical Evidence and Early Eye-Witnesses
O/P. Pages 411 - 426, 7 figs., 1997. A paper about two Italian renaissance clocks with a 'vertical stackfreed' to equalise the spring force. An offprint from an Italian journal. A fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K2615 - BX5)

Price: 15.00

Brusa (G.) & Sabrier (J.-C.): L'Etraordinaire "Oignon" de Monsieur Camus
O/P. 7 pages, 6 figs., no date. A paper about a pocket watch invented in 1709 by Franciscus Josephus de Camus, an offprint from L'Horlogerie Ancienne. Card covers. [French language] (Ref: K2611 - BX4)

Price: 4.00

Bruton (E.): Clocks & Watches
O/P. 140 pages, illustrated, 1968. A good introduction to the subject. Good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K57 - G1)

Price: 5.00

Bruton (E.): Clocks & Watches 1400 - 1900
O/P. 209 pages, 110 plates, 1967. One of the better introductions to the subject. A good copy with poor dust jacket. (Ref: K58 - G6)

Price: 5.00

Bruton (E.): Collector's Dictionary of Clocks and Watches
O/P. 304 pages, illustrated, 1999. A wide-ranging dictionary with almost 2000 entries including almost everything a collector of clocks and watches would want to know. A fine copy, the dust jacket good but with long tear to rear. (Ref: K2756 - S1)

Price: 10.00

Bruton (E.): The History of Clocks and Watches
O/P. 288 pages, illus., 1979. A very good copy of a well-produced and useful book. A very good copy, with good dust jacket and complete with original slip case. (Ref: K60 - G3)

Price: 20.00

Bruton (E.): The History of Clocks and Watches
O/P. 288 pages, illus., the 1982 reprint. A good copy of a well-produced and useful book. With good dj. (Ref: K684)

Price: 10.00

Bruton (E.): The Longcase Clock
O/P. 146 pages, 26 figs., 22 plates, 1st edition, 1964. A useful book about longcase clocks including their history, movements, cases and makers. Good copy. (Ref: K674 - Z2)

Price: 8.00

Bruton (E.): The True Book About Clocks
O/P. 144 pages, illus., 1957. A clear and concise history of chronometers, clocks and clockmaking. A good copy. (Ref: K4083 - L1)

Price: 5.00

Bruton (E.):  The Wetherfield Collection of Clocks - a Guide to Dating English Antique Clocks

Bruton (E.): The Wetherfield Collection of Clocks - a Guide to Dating English Antique Clocks
O/P. 263 pages, over 220 b&w illustrations, 1981. A pictorial record of the Wetherfield collection collating the data from all previous publications and identifying errors of authenticity and date in the earlier works. This is a useful guide to dating English clocks and is the most useful reference to this famous collection. A very good copy with good dust jacket. This hardback is so much nicer than the recent paperback reprint. (Ref: K1015 - Z3)

Price: 25.00

Bruton (E.): Uhren Geschichte Schnheit und Technik
O/P. 288 pages, illus., 1979. The German edition of The History of Clocks and Watches, a well produced and useful book. A good copy with good dust jacket. [German language] (Ref: K3206 - R2)

Price: 7.00

Bruton (E.) Editor: Watch and Clock Year Book 1963
O/P. 144 pages, published by N.A.G. Press, 1963. A yearbook with a few short articles but mostly of interest for its advertisements and lists of suppliers. Card covers, the spine now with strengthening tape. Covers worn. (Ref: K1102 - BX3)

Price: 4.00

Bryant (D.): Wooden Clock Cases
O/P. 159 pages, illustrated, 1994. An excellent book, the best on the subject, with detailed scale drawings for making cases for English bracket, wall and longcase clocks. Plans are also included for a Black Forest wall clock, a cuckoo clock and a 19th century 'Vienna' regulator. A very good copy of the hardback first edition. (Ref: K1566 - D3)

Price: 30.00

Bryden (D.J.): James Short and his Telescopes
O/P. 34 pages, 8 plates, 1968. An account of the life of James Short (1710 - 1768), Europe's foremost maker of reflecting telescopes; with a description of the instruments brought together for the Bicentenary Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh. A good copy, bookplate on rear of title page, card covers. (Ref: K4636 - BX11)

Price: 15.00


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