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Atkins (C.E.):  The Company of Clockmakers:  Register of Apprentices 1631 - 1931

Atkins (C.E.): The Company of Clockmakers: Register of Apprentices 1631 - 1931
O/P. 339 pages, 18 plates, 1931. A scarce and useful reference book which is now very hard to find. A very good copy, bookplate on front endpaper, edges of cloth a little rubbed.

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(Ref: K12 - Q1)

Price: 295.00
Atkins (S.E.) & Overall (W.H.): 	Some Account of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers of the City of London

Atkins (S.E.) & Overall (W.H.): Some Account of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers of the City of London
O/P. 346 pages, 9 illustrations, top edge gilt, privately printed, 1881. An historical account of the Company and its working practices with information about early makers. A very good copy of the standard brown cloth edition with gilt lettering to front and spine, pages clean and bright, corners lightly bumped. Now scarce.

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(Ref: K13 - M2)

Price: 150.00
Atkins (S.E.) & Overall (W.H.): 	Some Account of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers of the City of London

Atkins (S.E.) & Overall (W.H.): Some Account of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers of the City of London
O/P. 346 pages, 9 illustrations, privately printed, 1881. An historical account of the Company and its working practices with information about early makers. A good copy, rebound many years ago with a vellum spine and paper covered boards, the latter worn to edges and with worn and bruised corners. A scarce book.

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(Ref: K3041 - V1)

Price: 160.00

Atkinson (R.J.C.): Stonehenge and Avebury and neighbouring monuments
O/P. 64 pages, illustrated, reprinted 1971. A useful visitor guide to Stonehenge, Avebury, Silbury Hill and the other prehistoric monuments in the area. A good copy, card covers (front cover torn). (Ref: K4527 - BX3)

Price: 5.00

Attali (J.): Mmoire de Sabliers - Collections, mode d'emploi
O/P. 189 pages, illustrated, 1997. A detailed study of sandglasses and how they were used, with excellent colour illustrations of surviving glasses. The book also shows sandglasses depicted in paintings of the period in which they were made and used. A fine copy, with very good dust jacket. [French language] (Ref: K1959 - P3)

Price: 60.00

Attree (W.): Ein neues Uhrenformat entsteht Die Evolution des Ulysse Nardin Kalibers 22/24

Attree (W.): Ein neues Uhrenformat entsteht Die Evolution des Ulysse Nardin Kalibers 22/24
NEW. 164 pages, illustrated, 2018. A comprehensive new book on the legendary deck watch, caliber 22/24, produced by Ulysse Nardin between 1897 and 1972. These watches, mostly in large pocket watch style cases, were sold to governments and navies around the world so the book will be of great interest to military watch enthusiasts. The book opens with an account of the evolution of the watch and this is followed by a detailed, well illustrated account of 30 specific examples. The appendices include a table of serial numbers with delivery dates, list of customers, and participation in the annual trials at Neuchatel Observatory. [German language] (Ref: N4493)

Price: 80.00

[Audemars Piguet]: Audemars Piguet Co-Sponsor of Alinghi, Defender of the 32nd America's Cup
O/P. 2 volumes. Part 1: A History of Performance, 36 pages, illustrated + CD; Part 2: Rising to the Challenge, 40 pages, illustrated + CD. Published, circa 2006, to promote the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Collection of wrist watches and the Team Alinghi Chronograph. Fine copy in deluxe box. (Ref: K3393 - X2)

Price: 20.00

[Austron]: Austron Timing Reference Handbook
O/P. 162 pages, illustrated, 1988. A book about time measurement and the technological development of digital time and frequency systems. If you want to know about digital clock accuracy, hydrogen masers, Loran C, GPS, time codes, broadcast time signals, and much more, then this is the book for you. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4383 - F5)

Price: 9.00

Bacon (D.H.): Watchmaking in Llangollen by Robert Hughes - A Genuine Late-Nineteenth Century Welsh Watch Manufacturer

Bacon (D.H.): Watchmaking in Llangollen by Robert Hughes - a Genuine late-Nineteenth Century Welsh Watch Manufacturer
NEW. 111 pages, illustrated, 2000. A detailed study of the business of Robert Hughes, based on original documents and record books, which manufactured and retailed watches in the second half of the 19th century. The book shows the difficulty faced by British manufacturers caused by large scale importation of low cost watches. With dust jacket. (Ref: N394)

Price: 12.00

Baier (J.G.): Striking Clocks - A hands-On Survey for the Clockmaker
O/P. 51 pages, figs., 1983. An introductory booklet written for attendees at courses held by the American Watchmakers Institute. A very good copy. (Ref: K4379 - BX16)

Price: 5.00

Bailey (C.H.): More Clock Decorating Stencils
O/P. 84 pages, illustrated, 1994. Reproductions of working stencils designed by William B. Fenn of Plymouth Connecticut and used for ornamenting clocks glasses and case parts for Seth Thomas and other Connecticut manufacturers between about 1840 and 1863. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K2826 - P3)

Price: 15.00

Bailey (C.H.): Seth Thomas Watches 1885 - 1915
O/P. 95 pages, illustrated, 1981. A reproduction of information, prices and illustrations from trade catalogues and parts catalogues produced by the Seth Thomas Clock Company between 1885 and 1915. A good copy, card covers. (Ref: K2545 - F3)

Price: 15.00

Bailey (C.H.): Two Hundred Years of American Clocks and Watches
O/P. 255 pages, 285 illustrations, 1975. An excellent survey of the wide range of American clocks and watches available, from the old and rare to the modern and affordable. A signed copy of the Bicentennial Edition, limited to 1000 copies, this is copy number 409. A fine copy in very good original, matching, cloth covered slipcase. (Ref: K633 - F1)

Price: 45.00

Bailey (C.H.): Two Hundred Years of American Clocks and Watches
O/P. 255 pages, 285 illustrations, 1975. An excellent survey of the wide range of American clocks and watches available, from the old and rare to the modern and affordable. Very good copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K1388 - F4)

Price: 20.00

Baillie (G.H.): Clocks and Watches, an Historical Bibliography
O/P. 414 pages, first edition, 1951. A complete listing of horological publications, except those on dialling, prior to 1800. A very useful reference book for collectors and researchers. [Note: volume 2, on books post 1800, was planned but never issued.] Good copy with poor dust jacket. (Ref: K14 - G5)

Price: 20.00

Baillie (G.H.):  Clocks and Watches, an Historical Bibliography Volume 1

Baillie (G.H.): Clocks and Watches, an Historical Bibliography Volume 1
O/P. 414 pages, reprinted 1978. A complete listing of horological publications, except those on dialling, prior to 1800. A very useful reference book for collectors and researchers. [Note: volume 2, on books post 1800, was planned but never issued.] An excellent unused copy and much nicer to handle than the original.

* Was £25.00, now on special offer at £10.00 *

(Ref: N563 - J2)

Price: 10.00

Baillie (G.H.): Clocks and Watches, an Historical Bibliography Volume 1
O/P. 414 pages, reprinted 1978. A complete listing of horological publications, except those on dialling, prior to 1800. A very useful reference book for collectors and researchers. [Note: volume 2, on books post 1800, was planned but never issued.] A good copy. (Ref: K1779 - E6)

Price: 5.00

Baillie (G.H.) : Guide to the Museum of the Clockmakers' Company of London
O/P. 73 pages, 15 plates, 1939. A small guide to this famous collection on public display in London. Good copy, the card covers a little dust stained. (Ref: K1598 - BX3)

Price: 5.00

Baillie (G.H.): The Development of Time Measurement - From 1000 Seconds to 1000th of a Second a Day
O/P. 32 pages, 4 plates, 24 figs., 1951. A small booklet prepared by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers in connection with their Festival Exhibit at the Guildhall, London, 1951. A concise account of the main technical developments from the earliest times to the Shortt Free Pendulum Clock. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: KW4854 - BX16)

Price: 20.00

Baillie (G.H.): Watches Their History , Decoration and Mechanism
O/P. 383 pages, 75 plates, facsimile reprint, 1979. Written in 1929 this is still a respected reference book on the subject and well worth reading. The book covers the history of 4 centuries of watch development with 189 b&w and 35 colour photographs, together with 82 line drawings of mechanisms. Essential reading. A very good copy with very good dust jacket.

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(Ref: K978 - G4)

Price: 12.00


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