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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. (Ref: K3 - E2)

Price: 10.00

A.H.S.: 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. A good copy, now nicely bound in half leather with gilt lettering to the spine, original card covers bound in. (Ref: K4077 - L2)

Price: 20.00

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. (Ref: K4 - F3)

Price: 6.00

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 very good copy of the hardback edition. (Ref: K552 - C1)

Price: 25.00

A.H.S.: Pioneers of Precision Timekeeping
O/P. 1117 pages, 82 illustrations, 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 fine copy of the soft covers edition. (Ref: K1767 - H4)

Price: 12.00

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: 9.00

Antiquarian Horological Society: The Proceedings of the Oxford 2000 Convention
O/P. 49 pages, illustrated, 2000. The book has reports of several papers given at the conference. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K726 - BX1)

Price: 5.00

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, now nicely bound in green Rexine with gilt lettering to the front and spine, original card covers bound in. (Ref: K4064 - Z2)

Price: 20.00

[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]: Antiquorum in Love - Important Horology, Jewelry and Objects of Vertu
O/P. The subtitle of this auction was Antiquorum in Love, the objects for sale celebrating love's symbolisms throughout history. A thematic sale including erotic watches with automata. 195 lots all illustrated in colour, including carriage clocks, pocket watches, a few wristwatches and jewellery. The items included a fine snuff box with watch and secret compartment revealing an erotic scene made by James Cox, London. A very good copy of the hardback catalogue. [Sale @ Geneva 16/11/1997] (Ref: A267)

Price: 38.00

[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: 30.00

[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 with a few small tears. [Sale @ Geneva 14/04/1991] (Ref: A231)

Price: 55.00

[Antiquorum]: The Art of British Horology
O/P. 263 lots, all illustrated in colour. A fine selection of items from an early pocket watch by George Smith, circa 1610, through the following 350 years to a fine silver cased carriage clock made circa 1974. The catalogue is a useful reference as it has brief biographies of the more important makers and describes and illustrates some fine pocket watches, clocks and marine chronometers. A good clean copy but covers marked and small cut to paper covering on spine. [Sale @ Geneva 21/10/1995] (Ref: A400)

Price: 45.00

[Antiquorum]: The Art of Patek Philippe - Legendary Watches (including Calibre 89) [Geneva 09/04/1989]

[Antiquorum]: The Art of Patek Philippe - Legendary Watches (including Calibre 89)
O/P. 2 volumes. 301 lots of pocket watches and wristwatches all illustrated in colour. The sale included several watches commissioned, and originally owned, by the famous collector Henry Graves Jnr. Lot 301 was 'Calibre 89' a complicated astronomical clock-watch with 33 complications made by Patek Philippe to celebrate the company's 150th anniversary. Lot 301 - 'Calibre 89' - has its own 57 page catalogue explaining all the functions of this unique watch, the most complicated ever made. A fine set of the two hardback catalogues, each with very good dust jacket. [Sale @ Geneva 09/04/1989] (Ref: A173)

Price: 85.00
[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: 50.00

Appleby (K.): Clockmakers of Cheshire
O/P. 152 pages, 12 colour and 12 b&w plates, signed by author, 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 fine copy the dust jacket complete but a little worn. (Ref: K9 - M2)

Price: 65.00

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

Arnold (H.J.P.): William Henry Fox Talbot - Pioneer of Photography and Man of Science
O/P. 383 pages, 107 illustrations, 1977. A detailed study of the life and work of William Henry Fox Talbot, photography pioneer, botanist, astronomer and mathematician. A very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K4719 - S1)

Price: 10.00


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