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Aked (J.R.A.): Sand-Glasses of the Historisches Uhren-Museum Wuppertal, Germany
O/P. 6 pages, 9 figs., signed by author, 1979. The museum has a small interesting collection of 9 items. A reprint from Antiquarian Horology. Very good copy, paper covers. (Ref: K3722 - TC11)

Price: 5.00

Aked (C.K.): William Oughtred - An Early Horological Expositor
O/P. 10 pages, illustrated, 1981. A good biographical account of William Oughtred, little known today but famous in his own day as a mathematician, teacher and deviser of scientific instruments. Oughtred devised the universal equinoctial ring dial and one of his horological works was published as an appendix in John Smith's Horological Dialogues. A fine copy, an offprint from Antiquarian Horology, unbound. (Ref: K4388 - BX5)

Price: 4.00

Albright (F.P.): Johann Ludwig Eberhardt and his Salem Clocks

Albright (F.P.): Johann Ludwig Eberhardt and his Salem Clocks
NEW. 160 pages, 51 figures, 1978. The life, times and work of Johann Ludwig Eberhardt who arrived in Salem, North Carolina from Germany in 1799. The movements and cases of over 30 clocks are described and Eberhardt features identified. With dust jacket, still in publisher's shrink wrap. (Ref: N3394)

Price: 20.00

Albright (F.P.): Johann Ludwig Eberhardt and his Salem Clocks
O/P. 160 pages, 51 figures, 1978. The life, times and work of Johann Ludwig Eberhardt who arrived in Salem, North Carolina from Germany in 1799. The movements and cases of over 30 clocks are described and Eberhardt features identified. A very good copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K1551 - G5)

Price: 15.00

Aldinger (H.) et al: In Die Neue Zeit
O/P. 168 pages, illustrated, 1999. A well illustrated history of clockmaking in the Neustadt region of the Black Forest, including information about the clockmakers. A fine copy, hardback. [German language] (Ref: K4192- H3)

Price: 10.00

Allan (C.): Old Stirling Clockmakers

Allan (C.): Old Stirling Clockmakers
O/P. 111 pages, illustrated, 1990. This work is a very detailed account of Stirling and St. Ninians' makers and their clocks up to 1900. Old stock, book and dust jacket both in as new condition. (Ref: K6 - T1)
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Price: 24.00
Allix (C.): Carriage Clocks - Their History and Development

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 fine copy with very good dust jacket.

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(Ref: K562 - F1)
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Price: 120.00
Allix (C.): Carriage Clocks - Their History and Development

Allix (C.): Carriage Clocks - Their History and Development
O/P. 484 pages, illustrated, reprinted 1989. 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. (Ref: K727 - H1)
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Price: 95.00

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: 65.00

Allix (C.): Carriage Clocks, Their History & 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, bookplate on ffep, no dust jacket.

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(Ref: SK7 - E1)

Price: 30.00

Alpern (A.) & O'Gorman (J.F.): Catalogue of the Andrew Alpern Collection of Drawing Instruments (miniature edition)
O/P. xxi + 133 pages, illustrated, signed by author, 2010. A well illustrated catalogue of 129 sets of English, European and American drawing instruments made over the last 300 years. This will be a very useful reference book for those wishing to put a date to sets of instruments and to identify their makers. This is a miniature (125 x 107 mm) version of the book, perhaps produced for the senior author to give to his friends; you will need good eyesight or a magnifying glass to read it. A very good copy, with presentation inscription on the half-title page, card covers. (Ref: K4599 - TC11)

Price: 20.00

[American Manufacturing & Supply Co]: Illustrated Catalogue of Self Winding Clocks
O/P. 39 pages, illus., reprinted 1986. A reprint of a retailers catalogue, for 1887 & 1888, for clocks made by The Self-Winding Clock Company. The mechanism for these clocks was invented by Chester Henry Pond whose first patent for electro-magnetical clock movements was granted in 1884. Good copy. Card covers (Ref: K2970 - BX14)

Price: 14.00

[American Philosophical Society]: Symposium on Copernicus
O/P. [140 pages], figures, 1973. Four scholarly papers on Nicolaus Copernicus, his planetary theory, and heliocentrism published in the transactions of this learned society. A very good copy. Card covers.
(Ref: K2967 - S2)

Price: 18.00

[American Waltham Watch Co.]: Materials
O/P. 112 pages, illus., 1971. A reprint of the American Waltham Watch Company's watch materials catalogue for 1885 with prices. The catalogue claims to identify every part of every watch then in production. Very good copy, card covers, front cover creased. (Ref: K1330 - BX7)

Price: 20.00

[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). 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

Anderson (R.G.W.): The Mariner's Astrolabe
O/P. 40 pages, illustrated, 1972. The catalogue of an exhibition at The Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh describing and illustrating 12 mariner's astrolabes. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4657 - TC11)

Price: 15.00

Andrade (E.N. Da C.): Isaac Newton
O/P. 111 pages, 8 plates, 5 figs., 1950. A concise assessment of Newton's life, work and achievements. Good copy. (Ref: K4874 - V2)

Price: 5.00

Andrade (J.):  Chronomtrie

Andrade (J.): Chronomtrie
O/P. 382 pages, 193 figs., 1908. The history of horology with the emphasis on the theory of mechanical and electrical timepieces. A good copy. Card covers a bit worn. [French language] (Ref: K3167 - J1)
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Price: 85.00

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


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