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Allix (C.): Carriage Clocks - Their History and Development

Allix (C.): Carriage Clocks - Their History and Development
O/P. 484 pages, illustrated, signed by author, first edition, 1974. The best book about the history and manufacture of carriage clocks from around the world. This book is essential for understanding carriage clocks and their development. A very good copy, signed by author, with dust jacket (wear to edges and corners). (Ref: K727 - H1)

Price: 85.00

Allix (C.): Carriage Clocks - Their History and Development
O/P. 484 pages, illustrated, 1st edition, 1974. The best book about the history and manufacture of carriage clocks from around the world. This book is essential for understanding carriage clocks and their development. A very good copy with good dust jacket (faded to spine). (Ref: SP102 - H7)

Price: 60.00

[American Watch Co.]: Souvenir Catalog of the New Orleans Exposition 1884 - 85
O/P. 40 pages, illus., 1972. A reprint of the 36 page catalogue distributed by the American Watch Company at the World's Fair held in New Orleans between 1884 and 1885. Fourteen of the pages describe the operations in manufacturing at the Waltham factory (the company changed its name to The American Waltham Co. in 1885). Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K1329 - BX14)

Price: 10.00

Anderson (J.M.): Charles Alva Smith: Vermont Maker of Unusual Wood Clocks
O/P. 67 pages, 146 figs., 1989. Charles Smith made about 600 wooden wall clocks in the period 1931 - 1945 including a few electric examples. He made the entire clock - case, dial, movement, weights etc., all to his own designs. A good copy. Card covers. (Ref: K2904 - S3)

Price: 24.00

Andrade (J.): Les Organes Rglants des Chronomtres
O/P. 146 pages, 24 figs., 1922. A technical paper in the Bibliotheque Horlogerie series, on the regulation of precision timekeepers - balances and balances springs. A fine copy, card covers. [French language] (Ref: K2835 - J1)

Price: 20.00

Andrewes (W.J.H.) (Editor): The Quest for Longitude

Andrewes (W.J.H.) (Editor): The Quest for Longitude
O/P. 437 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 1998. This is a valuable, learned volume, being a record of the contributions to the Longitude Symposium held at Harvard University in 1993. The symposium was held to commemorate John Harrison's birth 300 years before, and is the best contribution to understanding Harrison and time keeping at sea since Quill's book, John Harrison, the Man who found Longitude, was published in 1966. A fine copy with fine dust jacket. (Ref: K1671 - X1)

Price: 35.00

Anon: CIC 1974 - 9th International Congress of Chronometry - Summaries of the Lectures
O/P. Circa 250 pages, 1974. Summaries of all the lectures to be given at the conference, each lecture title and summary printed in the English, French and German language. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4810 - C3)

Price: 5.00

Anon: La Misura del Tempo: dall'orologio solare all'orologio atomico
O/P. 98 pages, illustrated, 1988. A book with chapters charting the development of time measurement from the sundial to the atomic clock, followed by the catalogue of an exhibition at the Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnica " leonardo da Vinci", Milan in 1988. A fine copy (small bookplate on ffep) with very good dust jacket. [Italian language] (Ref: K4960 - H7)

Price: 15.00

[Anon]: L'Art de la Bote Musique / The Art of the Musical Box
O/P. A 12-inch LP vinyl record (# 36461) published by Arion, Paris. The record contains 58 pieces of music recorded from disc, cylinder and other music boxes in the collection of the Conservatoire Autonome des Boîtes À Musique, Geneva. The text on the record sleeve is in French, with an English translation on a separate sheet. I have not played the record but am told that one side is scratched. An unusual item. (Ref: K1784 - H5)

Price: 10.00

Anon: Manor House Museum Bury St Edmunds
O/P. 28 pages, illus., 1997. An introductory guide to the Manor House Museum (now closed) in Bury St Edmunds, an eighteenth century mansion housing a collection of art and horology. The horological section was founded upon the Gershom Parkington Collection of fine clocks and watches - now housed at Moyse's Hall Museum in the same city. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K1697 - BX4)

Price: 5.00

Anon: "Saxonia" Nr. 8, November 1911
O/P. 16 pages, illustrated, 1911. "Saxonia" was a newsletter at the German watchmaking school, Glasshütte. This issue contains the half year report of the school's student association, but it is the nine pages of advertisements which are likely to be of more interest. A good copy, corners worn, paper covers now dust stained. [German language] (Ref: K4809 - BX9)

Price: 5.00

Anon: Schriften der Freunde Alter Uhren Heft XX
O/P. Volume 20, 280 pages, illustrated, 1981. The year book of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chronometrie containing many articles on clocks, watches and sundials. Good copy, card covers split at top of spine. [German language] (Ref: K4804 - N1)

Price: 8.00

[Anon]: The London Wholesale, Manufacturing, and Retail Goldsmiths, Silversmiths, Jewellers, Watch Makers, Opticians, and Cutlers' Directory,. (HB)

[Anon]: The London Wholesale, Manufacturing, and Retail Goldsmiths, Silversmiths, Jewellers, Watch Makers, Opticians, and Cutlers' Directory, .
NEW. 320 pages, facsimile edition, 1996. First published in 1861 this is a useful directory for many London trades including clock making and watchmaking. The directory also covers many trades (including clocks and watches) in Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester as well as the watch and clock tool manufacturers' of Prescot, and the watch trades of Coventry. This facsimile reprint was limited to 500 copies and is a good reference source for clock and watch enthusiasts. A new, unused copy of the hardback edition with dust jacket. (Ref: N2874)

Price: 30.00
[Anon]: The London Wholesale, Manufacturing, and Retail Goldsmiths, Silversmiths, Jewellers, Watch Makers, Opticians, and Cutlers' Directory, .(PB)

[Anon]: The London Wholesale, Manufacturing, and Retail Goldsmiths, Silversmiths, Jewellers, Watch Makers, Opticians, and Cutlers' Directory, .
O/P. 320 pages, facsimile edition, 1996. First published in 1861 this is a useful directory for many London trades including clock making and watchmaking. The directory also covers many trades (including clocks and watches) in Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester as well as the watch and clock tool manufacturers' of Prescot, and the watch trades of Coventry. This facsimile reprint was limited to 500 copies and is a good reference source for clock and watch enthusiasts. A new, unused copy of the card covers edition. (Ref: N3437)

Price: 17.50

Anon: The Story of the British Clock Tower in the Plaza Britanica, Retiro, Buenos Aires
O/P. 32 pages, illustrated, 1916. The clock tower and its clock were presented to the Argentine nation in commemoration of its first centenary, by the British residents in Argentina. The book is about the history of Argentina's independence and the building of and presentation of the tower. The clock, by Gillett & Johnson is hardly mentioned and not illustrated. A good copy, the card covers a bit worn and creased. (Ref: K4306 - BX6)

Price: 15.00

[Ansonia]: The Ansonia Clock Co. Crystal Regulators Catalogue 1905
O/P. 46 pages, illustrated, reprinted 1967. A reproduction of the Ansonia catalogue showing the wide range of crystal regulators made by the company in 1905. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K2539 - BX2)

Price: 10.00

A.H.S.: Antiquarian Horology

A.H.S.: Antiquarian Horology
O/P. The Antiquarian Horological society was founded in 1953 and has published a quarterly journal - Antiquarian Horology - ever since.

We have a large quantity of Antiquarian Horology in stock including complete volumes and odd issues. To see a complete list of what we have for sale go to our dedicated webpage.

(Ref: X3)

Antiquarian Horological Society: Collectors' Pieces, Clocks and Watches
O/P. 91 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 1964. Illustrated catalogue of the exhibition to commemorate the AHS's 10th anniversary in 1964. The book describes a collection of early precision watches. The softbound edition, a good copy.

* Was £9.00, now on special offer at £4.50 *

(Ref: K3 - E2)

Price: 4.00

A.H.S.:  Continental Clocks and Watches

Antiquarian Horological Society: Continental Clocks and Watches
O/P. 75 pages, illus., 1989. An interesting catalogue of an exhibition held at Prescot Museum and organised by the Northern Section of the Antiquarian Horological Society in 1989. All the exhibits are illustrated and described. A new copy (old stock), card covers. (Ref: N2159)

Price: 9.00

Antiquarian Horological Society: Continental Clocks and Watches
O/P. 75 pages, illustrated, 1989. An interesting exhibition catalogue held at Prescot Museum and organised by the northern Section of the Antiquarian Horological Society in 1989. Good copy, card covers.

* Was £6.00, now on special offer at £2.50 *

(Ref: K4 - F3)

Price: 2.50


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