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Abbott (H.G.): The American Watchmaker and Jeweler

Abbott (H.G.): The American Watchmaker and Jeweler
NEW. 354 pages, 288 figs., reprinted 1989. First published in 1893 this is an encyclopaedia for the horologist, jeweller, gold and silversmith containing hundreds of receipts and formulas with directions for using all the latest tools, attachments and devices for watchmakers and jewellers. These books are old stock - new unused copies with card covers (now a little wrinkled on the spine). (Ref: N1081)

Price: 15.00

Abeler (J.): 5,000 Years of Time Measurement from the Collection at the Wuppertal Clock Museum
O/P. 8 pages, illus., no date, probably 1970's. Reprinted from International Nickel Magazine No. 32. (Ref: K3080 - BX14)

Price: 3.00

Abeler (J.): Ullstein Uhrenbuch: Eine Kulturgeschichte der Zeitmessung
O/P. 324 pages, 16 colour & 84 b&w plates, 1975. A cultural history of European timekeeping illustrating and dating many fine clocks with brief biographies of their makers. A very good copy (with presentation inscription signed by author) with fair dust jacket. [German language] (Ref: K3118 - R1)

Price: 9.00

Abell (S.G.), Leggat (J.) & Ogden (W.G.): A Bibliography of the Art of Turning & Lathe and Machine Tool History
O/P. 74 pages, 2nd edition, 1970. A bibliography of 338 books on the subject. A good copy. (Ref: K2628 - F7)

Price: 40.00

Abell (S.G.), Leggat (J.) & Ogden (W.G.): A Bibliography of the Art of Turning & Lathe and Machine Tool History
O/P. 89 pages, 2nd edition, 1956. A bibliography of 338 books on the subject. A good copy. (Ref: K4169 - F7)

Price: 30.00

Airy (G.B.): Plan of the Buildings and Grounds of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, with Explanation and History; ..

Airy (G.B.): Plan of the Buildings and Grounds of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, with Explanation and History; ..
O/P. 8 pages, 1 folding plan, 1847. This offprint was produced in 1847, extracted from the Introduction to the Greenwich Observations, 1845. An historically interesting article showing the uses of the observatory rooms and grounds in Airy's time with notes on changes and additions since Flamsteed's appointment as first Astronomer Royal. A very good copy, unbound, no covers; now in a smart purpose-made folder. (Ref: K4927 - E1)

Price: 95.00

Aked (C.K.): A Conspectus of Electrical Timekeeping
O/P. 80 pages, illustrated, signed by author, 1977. This book consists of 6 articles originally published in Antiquarian Horology together with a two-page bibliography on electrical timekeeping. The articles cover Murday's electrically driven balance wheel clock, Alexander Bain, the first electric clock, early batteries, electricity and magnetism, and an early electrical turret clock. Very good copy, card covers.

* Was £25.00, now on special offer at £12.50 *

(Ref: K476 - BX12)

Price: 12.50

Aked (C.K.): A New Opusculum of Dialling References
O/P. 186 pages, 1997. A bibliography, with over 3,200 references, to books and articles on dialling listed alphabetically by author. Many of the entries have useful short notes about the author or the content. A fine copy, card covers, spiral bound. (Ref: K4386 - N2)

Price: 20.00

Aked (C.K.): A Perpetual Almanack
O/P. 10 pages, 3 figs., 1994. A perpetual almanack for the period 1703 - 1732, devised by John Carte, London and known from an engraved print. A related print by Samuel Watson is also described. A fine copy, an offprint from Antiquarian Horology, unbound. (Ref: K4389 - BX11)

Price: 4.00

Aked (C.K.): Complete List of English Horological Patents up to 1853
O/P. 33 pages, 1975. The earliest patent listed was granted to the Marquis of Worcester in 1662 for Making a watch or clock to go for several weeks without spring, chain, or other method of winding up,... A very good copy. (Ref: K1956 - S1)

Price: 15.00

Aked (C.K.): Dialling References in Antiquarian Horology December 1953 - December 1989
O/P. 19 pages, 1990. A list of articles and references to dials and dialling, each with a brief synopsis. A good copy, card covers. (Ref: K2362 - BX13)

Price: 10.00

Aked (C.K.): Horological Dialogues by J. S., Clockmaker 1675
O/P. 66 pages, 1986. Horological Dialogues by John Smith is important as it was the first book on clocks and watches in the English language. This edition has been transcribed for the modern reader, with bibliographical notes and comments, making this classic work easier to understand. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K1255 - J1)

Price: 25.00

Aked (C.K.): Willliam Derham and 'The Artificial Clockmaker'
O/P. 36 pages, illustrated, 1970. A biography of Willam Derham with information about his most famous book and other publications. Reprinted from Antiquarian Horology. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: KW4755 - BX11)

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

Aked (J.R.): Orbis Sensualium Pictus
O/P. [5 pages], 7 figs, reprinted from Antiquarian Horology, 1976. Orbis Sensualium Pictus, an educational book for children, was written in 1658 by John Commenius and translated into English the following year. This paper explores the dialling content. Very good copy, paper covers. (Ref: K3553 - BX11)

Price: 4.00

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 - BX11)

Price: 5.00

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.

* Was £24.00, now on special offer at £12.00 *

(Ref: K6 - T1)

Price: 12.00

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