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Betts (J.): Harrison

Betts (J.): Harrison
NEW. 96 pages, over 60 illustrations, enlarged edition, reprinted 2017. An excellent book explaining the longitude problem and the life and work of John Harrison. Harrison's early clocks, the Brocklesby Park clock, the precision pendulum clocks, the R.A.S. regulator and the marine timekeepers H1 to H4 are all illustrated and discussed. Also illustrated is a sketch by Harrison of his 'lesser watch' which may have been made but has never been found. Card covers. (Ref: N2268)

Price: 10.00
Birch (T.): Thomas Mudge and William Dutton, A Perfect Partnership

Birch (T.): Thomas Mudge and William Dutton, A Perfect Partnership
NEW. 88 pages, illustrated, 2019. A well illustrated exhibition catalogue of 20 clocks and 4 watches with a 20 page scholarly introduction by David Penney. The value of this work is the information about the life and work of Thomas Mudge, William Dutton and Dutton's descendants; the list of working dates for the various partnerships; the list of Dutton clock serial numbers with estimated dates; and the catalogue text and photographs which show a progression of clocks from 1765 to circa 1835. Card covers. (Ref: N4558)
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Price: 20.00
Bird (C.): Metamec The Clockmaker Dereham

Bird (C.): Metamec The Clockmaker Dereham
NEW. 382 pages, illustrated, 2003. Metamec of East Dereham in Norfolk, made a wide range of domestic clocks in the second half of the 20th century. This is a history of the firm, written whilst those with first hand knowledge of the business are still alive. The book has many photographs and details of the models Metamec made - at the height of their success they employed 1,000 people and were making 25,000 clocks a week! With dust jacket.

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(Ref: N395)
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Price: 10.00

Bird (C.) & Bird (Y.) (Editors): Norfolk & Norwich Clocks & Clockmakers
O/P. 223 pages, 123 illus., 1996. A well researched volume recording the details of over 1000 Norfolk craftsmen. A welcome addition to books about individual English counties. Well worth reading. Very good copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K442 - D2)

Price: 50.00

Bonniksen (B.): The Karrusel Watch by its Inventor
O/P. 48 pages, illustrated, circa 1970. This is a reprint of the booklet published in 1905 by Bonniksen to promote sales of his pocket watches with patented Karrusel movement. The booklet gives a technical description of the Karrusel mechanism together with details of the watches' success in the annual Kew Observatory trials and details of the various sizes and types of watch made by Bonniksen. Even the reprint is now hard to find. Very good copy (faded to spine), card covers. (Ref: K553 - BX1)

Price: 60.00

Branston (A.) & Eisel (J.C.): Herefordshire Clockmakers & Watchmakers

Branston (A.) & Eisel (J.C.): Herefordshire Clockmakers & Watchmakers
NEW. 207 pages, illus., 2005. An excellent book, the first to have any detailed information about this county. The major part of the book is an alphabetic listing of makers, their journeymen and apprentices together with detailed descriptions of some notable clocks. There is also a listing of makers by town and a listing of church clocks in the county. With dust jacket. (Ref: N699)
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Price: 25.00

Britten (F.J.): Old Clocks and Watches and their Makers
O/P. 517 pages, illustrated. This is a copy of the 1970's reprint of the 3rd edition, first published in 1911. Every enthusiast should have a copy of one of the editions of this book, which has a useful listing of former clock and watch makers. A very good copy with good dj. (Ref: K1368 - G6)

Price: 25.00

Britten (F.J.): Brittens Old Clocks & Watches and their Makers

Britten (F.J.): Brittens Old Clocks & Watches and their Makers
O/P. 700 pages, illus., 9th edition, 1989. A good copy of the latest edition of this well-known work which has a very good listing of London clock and watch makers. Every enthusiast should have a copy of one of the editions of this book. Very good copy with fair dust jacket (one small tear and light wear to surface and edges). (Ref: K673 - F6)

Price: 65.00

Brown (H.M.): Cornish Clocks and Clock Makers
O/P. 96 pages, 10 plates, 3rd edition, 1980. A very good copy, with good dust jacket, of the only book about the clock and watch makers of Cornwall. (Ref: K1013 - D1)

Price: 20.00

Buckley (Francis): The Watch and Clock Makers of Northumberland and Durham of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries Recorded in Newspapers, Directories etc.
O/P. 11 pages, 1930. An early paper on the Northumberland and Durham makers contained in a volume of learned society transactions. Good copy. (Ref: K5095 - Q2)

Price: 15.00

Bundock (M.) & McKay (C.): James W. Benson of Ludgate Hill - Turret Clock Makers

Bundock (M.) & McKay (C.): James W. Benson of Ludgate Hill - Turret Clock Makers
NEW. 72 pages, illustrated, 2002. James Benson was a prolific retailer of clocks and watches in the 19th and early 20th century. This book focuses on the turret clock activities of the company and reproduces rare catalogue and advertising material. A list of known Benson turret clock installations is also included. Card covers. (Ref: N527)
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Price: 12.00

Carruthers (A.S.): James Carruthers (1788-1849) Clockmaker
O/P. 9 pages, 1959. A paper about the life of James Carruthers, contained in a volume of the Transactions of the Dumfriesshire Antiquarian Society. Carruthers worked for Blaylock in Carlisle prior to starting his own business in Dumfries in 1828, moving to Carlisle in 1833. Very good copy, thick card covers. (Ref: K3522 - Z1)

Price: 20.00

Cave-Browne-Cave (B.W.): Jonas Barber Clockmaker of Winster
O/P. 269 pages, 10-page index, 1979. A very detailed account about the Barber family and the clocks they made. The Barbers numbered their clocks hence this is a useful guide to the progression of styles. The book also covers the Philipson family who continued the Barber numbering system. A very good copy of the soft cover edition. (Ref: K1016 - H2)

Price: 25.00

Cheetham (F.H.): Notes on Some Ormskirk Clockmakers
O/P. 10 pages, 1 plate, 1937. A short paper contained in a hardback volume of learned transactions published by the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society. This is an interesting article about clock makers in this Lancashire town. The volume also has a paper about Anthony Wilkinson of Ormskirk, a gold-balance maker. Very good copy. (Ref: K579 - X2)

Price: 30.00

Clark (B.E.) & Clark (M.A.): William Clark, Clockmaker of Kendal, 1716 - 1763
O/P. Pages 135 - 160, 4 plates, 2 figs., 1992. A well researched and detailed account of the life and work of William Clark of Kendal who was apprenticed to Isaac Hadwen, also of Kendal. 22 clocks by Clark are known and described here. This article is contained in a volume of Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society. A fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K1520 - F2)

Price: 25.00

[Clockmakers' Company]: The Livery 1981
O/P. 56 pages, 1981. A list of the Master, Wardens and Liverymen on the 350 Anniversary of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, together with a brief history of the Company. A fine copy, stiff card covers. (Ref: K3076 - BX12)

Price: 9.00

Cloutman (E.W.) & Linnard (W.): Henry Williams Lancarvan - 'A Clock and Watchmaker and a Great Farmer'

Cloutman (E.W.) & Linnard (W.): Henry Williams Lancarvan - 'A Clock and Watchmaker and a Great Farmer'
O/P. 136 pages, b&w illustrations, 4 colour plates, 1st edition, signed by authors, number 237 of 300 copies, 2003. A detailed study of the life and work of Henry Williams (1727 - 1790) who made good quality longcase clocks in the Vale of Glamorgan. As with many provincial clockmakers, Williams was also a farmer hence the book's sub-title. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K537 - P1)

Price: 75.00
Craven (M.): John Whitehurst: Innovator, Scientist, Geologist and Clockmaker

Craven (M.): John Whitehurst: Innovator, Scientist, Geologist and Clockmaker
NEW. 288 pages, illustrated, 2015. The author's previous book on Whitehurst is long out of print, so this new book with up to date information is most welcome. Whitehurst of Derby was a very talented man - instrument maker, mechanical engineer, clockmaker, the father of modern geology, and a member of the Royal Society. The book has very detailed information on the clockmaking activities of John Whitehurst and his successors. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3465)
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Price: 30.00
Craven (M.A.J.B.): John Whitehurst of Derby: Clockmaker & Scientist 1713 - 88

Craven (M.A.J.B.): John Whitehurst of Derby: Clockmaker & Scientist 1713 - 88
O/P. 272 pages, illus., 1996. A delightful biography of the famous instrument maker, engineer and clockmaker who became a member of the Royal Society. The second half of the book concentrates on the clockmaking activities of John Whitehurst and his successors to 1857 and beyond. Now scarce. A very good copy (bookplate inside front cover) with good dust jacket. (Ref: K623 - G2)
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Price: 95.00
Crom (T.R.): Early Lancashire Horological Tools and their Makers

Crom (T.R.): Early Lancashire Horological Tools and their Makers
O/P. 275 pages, 282 figs., 1994. The last of Ted Crom's books on horological tools containing a wealth of information not available elsewhere. The makers include Wyke & Green, Daniel Mather, the Jones family, Thurston Lassell, the Leyland family, William Whitmore and several more. Ted Crom's lasting memorial to the horological world is these 4 books on horological tools - well researched, comprehensive and definitive. The three books with 'Tools' in the title are uniform in size and binding, brown cloth with gilt lettering. Essential reading. Unused copy (old stock) recently released by publisher, in fine condition.

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(Ref: K2101)

Price: 195.00

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