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The following books were added to our booklist in May 2022:

Chamberlain (P.M.): It's About Time

Chamberlain (P.M.): It's About Time
O/P. 490 pages, illustrated, the 1964 Holland Press reprint. An essential book for watch collectors with good explanations of many watch escapements and useful biographies of important makers. A very good copy (bookplate on rear endpaper) with good dust jacket. (Ref: K68 - S1)

Price: 70.00
Denison (E.B.):  A Rudimentary Treatise on Clock & Watchmaking: with a chapter on Church Clocks

Denison (E.B.): A Rudimentary Treatise on Clock & Watchmaking: with a chapter on Church Clocks
O/P. Frontis-piece, 279 pages, illustrated, 1st edition, 1850. Edmund Beckett Denison, later Sir Edmund Beckett, then Lord Grimthorpe, was one of the 19th century's great horological characters. The book contains lots of information on clocks, watches and chronometers. A very good copy, light foxing to title and index pages, in a fine modern binding, the leather spine with gilt lettering, the buckram boards with the original paper label laid down on the front.

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(Ref: K688 - Q1)

Price: 125.00
Hughes (R.) & Rowe (M.): The Colouring, Bronzing and Patination of Metals

Hughes (R.) & Rowe (M.): The Colouring, Bronzing and Patination of Metals
O/P. 372 pages, 16 colour plates, 40 figures, reprinted 1991. A well researched manual for metalworkers who want to alter the surface colour and finish of bronze, brass (sheet and cast), copper and silver. The book has detailed information on practical workshop methods followed by the detailed recipes classified by the colour and finish they produce on each metal. A fine copy (bookplate on ffep) now in a fine binding, the red leather spine with raised bands and gilt letting and tooling. The book has buckram covered boards and marbled endpapers.

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(Ref: K2436 - W3)
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Price: 120.00
Mason (B.): Clock and Watchmaking in Colchester

Mason (B.): Clock and Watchmaking in Colchester
O/P. 436 pages, well illustrated, 1st and only edition, 1969. This is a very detailed account of Colchester makers and their output and set a standard for regional books which has never been equalled. This is a fine copy (bookplate and owners name on ffep), with very good dust jacket (light wear to top of spine) and very good original card slipcase.

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(Ref: K5190 - Q2)

Price: 120.00

Tyler (E.J.): The Clockmakers of Sussex
O/P. 40 pages, illus., circa 1988. A useful list of clock and watch makers, with lots of biographical information. The only book about this county and now hard to find. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K1413 - G3)

Price: 22.00

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