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The following books were added to our booklist in August 2021:

Cloutman (E.W.): English & Scottish Musical Clocks
O/P. 58 pages, 2000. Contemporary scores from longcase and bracket clocks to aid dating and restoration. The book includes scores, which will be of help in identifying tunes on other clocks. A useful book for the enthusiast and restorer. Fine copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K77 - E7)

Price: 65.00

Edgcumbe (R.): The Art of the Gold Chaser in Eighteenth Century London

Edgcumbe (R.): The Art of the Gold Chaser in Eighteenth Century London
O/P. 197 pages, 25 colour and 139 b&w illustrations, 2000. This is an excellent book and is the first detailed study of the chasing of watchcases and gold boxes in the eighteenth century. This book charts the international origins of the chasers, their training and techniques, the engraved sources for their designs, and their relationships with the patrons and watchmakers who commissioned their work. The chasers worked for all the leading watchmakers of the day including George Graham, the Ellicotts and Thomas Mudge. A fine copy with very good dust jacket.

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(Ref: K703 - R2)

Price: 175.00

Harding (R.E.M.): The Metronome and its Precursors
O/P. 37 pages, 18 plates, 1983. A reprint of a book first published in 1938 which is a detailed study on the origins of musical time and expression. Mälzel patented his metronome in 1815 and millions have been made since then. A very good copy. (Ref: K1540 - Y1)

Price: 14.00

Huygens (C): Horologium Oscillatorium
O/P. 162 pages, figs., reprinted 1966. A high quality facsimile reprint of Christiaan Huygens' most famous work first published in 1673. A fine copy (with Francis Wadsworth's bookplate inside front cover). [Latin language] (Ref: K2994 - R1)

Price: 95.00

Leopold (J.H.): Astronomen Sterne Gerte - Landgraf Wilhelm IV und seine sich selbst bewegenden Globen

Leopold (J.H.): Astronomen Sterne Gerte - Landgraf Wilhelm IV und seine sich selbst bewegenden Globen
O/P. 239 pages, 174 illustrations, copy 175 of 1000 copies, 1986. Count Wilhelm IV of Hesse (1552 - 1592) built an observatory at Kassel and employed Jost Bürgi the famous mathematician, clockmaker and globe maker. This well produced book is a detailed study of astronomy at Kassel and of the celestial mechanical globes, astronomical clocks and armillary spheres, produced during the Landgraf's reign. A fine copy, with very good dust jacket and slip case, of an important book. [German language]

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(Ref: K2024 - G7)

Price: 175.00

Mondani (F.) & Mondani (G.): 100 Years of Rolex 1908 - 2008
O/P. 338 pages, lavishly illustrated, 2008. Published to celebrate 100 years of the Rolex wristwatch brand, this book describes and illustrates many of the fine watches produced together with period advertisements, etc. A 'must have' for Rolex enthusiasts. A very clean copy but binding very loose, with very good dust jacket, separate price list (card covers) and card slipcase. [Dual Italian & English languages] Sold at a reduced price because of the binding.

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(Ref: K5062)

Price: 150.00

Turner (A.J.): The Time Museum: Time Measuring Instruments: Astrolabes, Astrolabe Related Instruments
O/P. 268 pages, 189 illus., 1985. This excellent work commences with the origins, development, description and use of astrolabes then describes and illustrates 34 examples in the collection. A fine copy.

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(Ref: K572 - H2)

Price: 110.00

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