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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: An Exhibition of Fine Clocks by Thomas Cole
O/P. 7 pages, 1975. The 7-page typed catalogue, in printed folder, of the exhibition held in London in November 1975 to coincide with the publication of John Hawkins' book on Thomas Cole. An interesting piece of horological ephemera. Card covers, the covers worn to top edge. (Ref: K1758 - P3)

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: 22.00

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: K475 - M2)

Price: 22.00

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: 22.00

Asprey: The Clockwork of the Heavens

Asprey: The Clockwork of the Heavens
O/P. 92 pages, 88 photographs, 1973. A useful and informative exhibition catalogue of astronomical clocks, watches and scientific instruments held in 1973. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K669 - E6)

Price: 18.00

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. (Ref: K11 - H3)

Price: 8.00

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: 45.00

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 but frontispiece a bit foxed, top of spine a little rubbed.

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(Ref: K12 - CR8)
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Price: 325.00
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 - CR8)
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Price: 325.00

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: 295.00

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: 95.00

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)
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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: 25.00

[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

Bach (H.): Das Astrarium des Giovanni De Dondi
O/P. 94 pages, 36 illustrations, 1985. A technical analysis of De Dondi's clock and planerarium, known from medieval manuscripts; a few replicas were built in the 20th century. Very good copy. [German language] (Ref: K4802 - L2)

Price: 15.00

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)
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Price: 25.00

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