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A.H.S.: Horological Dialogues volume 1
O/P. 56 pages, illustrated, 1979. Published by the American section of the Antiquarian Horological Society this volume has interesting articles about John Harrison and clocks by Daniel Quare and Salomon Coster. A good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4025 - BX4)

Price: 5.00

A.H.S.: Horological Dialogues volume 2
O/P. 91 pages, illustrated, 1986. Published by the American section of the Antiquarian Horological Society this is the catalogue of an exhibition of seventeenth century spring driven table clocks. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: KW2617 - BX11)

Price: 5.00

Antiquarian Horological Society: Pioneers of Precision Timekeeping
O/P. 117 pages, illus., no date but circa 1970. A detailed account of some famous watches: Harrison's H5, Mudge's first lever watch, Kendall's K2, Mudge's marine chronometer, and the Huber/Mudge timepiece. A good copy of the hardback edition. (Ref: K552 - C1)

Price: 25.00

Antiquarian Horological Society: Supplement issued with Volume 27 issue 5 of Antiquarian Horology
O/P. The supplement is The proceedings of the 50th Anniversary Convention held at Keeble College, Oxford in March 2003. 85 pages, illustrated, 2003. Unbound as issued. (Ref: J2387)

Price: 5.00

Antiquarian Horological Society: Tercentenary Exhibition of the Pendulum Clock of Christian Huygens
O/P. 28 pages, 13 illustrations plus colour plate on cover, 1956. The catalogue of an exhibition which showed the development of the pendulum as a timekeeper, with an appendix on Huygens' pendulum experiments. Good condition, card covers. (Ref: K1257 - BX2)

Price: 10.00

A.H.S.: The Proceedings of the Oxford 2000 Convention

Antiquarian Horological Society: The Proceedings of the Oxford 2000 Convention
NEW. 49 pages, illustrated, 2000. The book has reports of several interesting papers given at the conference. Card covers. (Ref: N2878)

Price: 8.00

[A.H.S.]: The Royal Society and the Fourth Dimension: The History of Timekeeping
O/P. 72 pages, illus., 1993. A record of the papers presented at a symposium including papers on Christian Huygens, John Harrison, Robert Hooke and the Transit of Venus. A fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K2962 - R1)

Price: 9.00

[Antiquorum]: Professor Thomas Engel Collection - Part 1 [Geneva 11/11/2001]

[Antiquorum]: Professor Thomas Engel Collection - Part 1
O/P. 133 lots, most illustrated in colour. Professor Thomas Engel's collection was mainly pocket watches but this auction also included a few wristwatches, books, horological tools, marine chronometers and several Breguet manuscripts. Pocket and wristwatches by Breguet was one of the collections strengths and perhaps the star of the collection was a one-minute flying tourbillon pocket chronometer made in 1927 by Alfred Helwig. A good copy of the hardback catalogue. [Sale @ Geneva 11/11/2001] (Ref: A272)

Price: 10.00
[Antiquorum]: The Art of Breguet [Geneva 14/04/1991]

[Antiquorum]: The Art of Breguet
O/P. 479 pages, illus., 1991. The Antiquorum auction catalogue for 14 April 1991 with good descriptions and illustrations of 204 clocks, watches and marine chronometers, with interesting biographies for many of the original purchasers. A very useful reference book for Breguet enthusiasts. A good copy of the hardback catalogue, the dust jacket worn with a few tears. [Sale @ Geneva 14/04/1991] (Ref: A231)

Price: 30.00
[Antiquorum]: The Longitude at the Eve of the Third Millenium [Geneva 23/10/1999]

[Antiquorum]: The Longitude at the Eve of the Third Millenium
O/P. A sale of important precision timekeepers - marine chronometers, regulators, watches - and documents relating to the discovery of the longitude. 75 lots all illustrated in colour, the most important being an 8-day marine timekeeper by Henry Sully - probably the third he made and one of only two known to have survived. This item, called Pendule à Levier by Sully, was made in 1724 and is extensively described and illustrated. Other items in the sale included an exceptional chronometer wristwatch by F.P. Journe, a pocket watch by George Daniels, several marine chronometers by Breguet and the first lever watch made by Joseph Emery. Hardback catalogue, very good condition. [Sale @ Geneva 23/10/1999] (Ref: A268)

Price: 30.00

Appleby (K.): Clockmakers of Cheshire
O/P. 152 pages, 12 colour and 12 b&w plates, 1999. This is the only book about Cheshire makers and the listing by town and village is most useful. The extracts from the Cheshire Sheaf, Chester Chronicle and Chester Courant provide useful information about the makers, which is not easily available elsewhere. This book has become hard to find. A very good clean copy, the dust jacket fairly good but with wear to edges and corners. (Ref: K5197 - F3)

Price: 60.00

Arm (J.-P.): Watch Around - Authentic Swiss Watchmaking
O/P. Issues 004, 006 and 008 of the Swiss magazine Watch Around for Autumn 2008, 2009 & 2010. Each issue has news, book reviews and articles on watches, companies and personalities in the Swiss watch industry. Good condition. [Issues 006 & 008 are English language, issue 004 is German language] (Ref: K3415 - K2)

Price: 10.00

Artissime: L'Art populaire dans le Brianconnais: les Cadrans Solaires
O/P. 62 pages, illustrated, 1996. A republication of the complete second edition of this work on sundials by Raphaël Blanchard published in Paris in 1901, with notes, notices and accompanying texts by Artissime. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K5022 - BX18)

Price: 10.00

Asprey: Exhibition of Marine Chronometers August 1972
O/P. 25 pages, illustrated, 1972. A useful reference for the descriptions and illustrations of some fine chronometers by Arnold, Earnshaw, Dent, Motel, McCabe etc. A good copy, card covers. (Ref: K600 - BX16)

Price: 20.00

Asprey: Exhibition of Marine Chronometers May 1979
O/P. 24 pages, illustrated, 1979. A useful catalogue describing and illustrating some fine chronometers by Arnold, Barraud, Dent, Breguet, Ditisheim, etc. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: KW475 - BX11)

Price: 15.00

Asprey: Exhibition of Marine Chronometers December 1987
O/P. 24 pages, illustrated, 1987. A useful catalogue describing and illustrating some fine chronometers by Arnold, Barraud, Pennington & others, Breguet, James Murray, Usher & Cole, etc. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3907 - D2)

Price: 20.00

Asprey: The Clockwork of the Heavens
O/P. 92 pages, 88 photographs, 1973. A useful and informative exhibition catalogue of astronomical clocks, watches & scientific instruments. A good copy, card covers.

* Was £8.00, now on special offer at £4.00 *

(Ref: K11 - H3)

Price: 4.00

Asprey & Neilson: Exhibition of Fine Antique & Decorative Clocks 10th - 20th June, 1975

Asprey & Neilson: Exhibition of Fine Antique & Decorative Clocks 10th - 20th June, 1975
O/P. 57 pages, illustrated, 1975. 98 fine clocks are described and many of them are illustrated, some in colour. 23 of the clocks are skeleton clocks from the Major Heathcote collection. These are unused pristine copies with perfect dust jackets - a special purchase of old stock found in a booksellers warehouse. (Ref: N1856)

Price: 8.50

Asprey & Neilson: Exhibition of Fine Antique & Decorative Clocks 10th - 20th June, 1975
O/P. 57 pages, illustrated, 1975. 98 fine clocks are described and many of them are illustrated, some in colour. 23 of the clocks are skeleton clocks from the Major Heathcote collection. Good copy, the dust jacket with a few small tears. (Ref: K1400 - H1)

Price: 5.00

Assmus (F.): Technische Laufwerke einschliesslich Uhren
O/P. 279 pages, 273 figs, 1958. A detailed technical manual on gear trains, escapements and striking work for clocks, watches and relates mechanisms. A good copy, the dust jacket with a few small tears. [German language] (Ref: K3145 - Q2)

Price: 25.00


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