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Glanville (J.) & Wolmuth (W.M.): Clockmaking in England & Wales in the Twentieth Century - The Industrialized Manufacture of Domestic Mechanical Clocks

Glanville (J.) & Wolmuth (W.M.): Clockmaking in England & Wales in the Twentieth Century - The Industrialized Manufacture of Domestic Mechanical Clocks
NEW. 368 pages, 677 colour & 339 b&w illustrations, 2015. An excellent new book with a detailed history of each significant manufacturer, the key people involved and the various mechanical clock movements produced. The book contains a wealth of information, the result of 10 years detailed research by the authors. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3874)
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Price: 50.00

Greenlaw (J.): Swansea Clocks - Watch and Clockmakers of Swansea and District (Llanelli, Llandeilo, Neath)
O/P. 123 pages, illus., 1997. A comprehensive list of watch and clock makers for Swansea and neighbouring towns with notes on the development of horology in Wales. The book also has short chapters on the clockmaker's workshop and the clockmaker's apprentice. A very good copy, soft covers. (Ref: K575 - J2)

Price: 40.00

Gould (R.T.): The Marine Chronometer its History and Development

Gould (R.T.): The Marine Chronometer its History and Development
NEW. 496 pages, 15 colour & 160 b&w illustrations, new edition, 2013 reprinted 2016. The classic work on marine chronometers and, over 90 years later, still the best starting point for all those interested in the detailed history of the chronometer, and its pioneers - John Harrison, Thomas Mudge, Thomas Earnshaw and John Arnold. This new edition has additional photographs, includes many of Gould's later additions and corrections, and a foreword by Jonathan Betts. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3176)
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Price: 65.00
Gould (R.T.): The Marine Chronometer its History and Development

Gould (R.T.): The Marine Chronometer its History and Development
O/P. 287 pages, frontispiece + 39 plates, 85 figures, 1st edition, 1923. The classic work on marine chronometers and, over 90 years later, still the best starting point for all those interested in the detailed history of the chronometer, and its pioneers - John Harrison, Thomas Mudge, Thomas Earnshaw and John Arnold. A good copy of the first edition, very clean internally, end papers foxed, corners a little bumped, cloth a little worn to bottom of spine and corners.

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(Ref: K420 - F3)
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Price: 395.00
Haggar (A.L.) & Miller (L.F.): Suffolk Clocks and Clockmakers

Haggar (A.L.) & Miller (L.F.): Suffolk Clocks and Clockmakers
O/P. Complete with the Supplement. In total: 203 pages, 93 figs., 1974, Supplement 1979. This is a very useful reference book and is the only book about this county. A very good copy. Main work hardback without dust jacket, the Supplement with card covers. This book is now very hard to find.

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(Ref: K412 - F6)
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Price: 265.00
Haggar (A.L.) & Miller (L.F.): Suffolk Clocks and Clockmakers

Haggar (A.L.) & Miller (L.F.): Suffolk Clocks and Clockmakers
O/P. 169 pages, map, 86 figs., 1974. This is a very useful reference book and is the only book about this county. A very good copy with good dust jacket (worn to top of spine). This book in now hard to find.

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(Ref: K2718 - Q2)

Price: 240.00
Haggar (A.L.) & Miller (L.F.): Suffolk Clocks and Clockmakers

Haggar (A.L.) & Miller (L.F.): Suffolk Clocks and Clockmakers
O/P. 169 pages, 86 figs., map, 1974. This is a very useful reference book and is the only book about this county. A good copy covers a little discoloured, no dust jacket. This book is now hard to find.

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(Ref: K846 - D2)
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Price: 235.00
Harris (J. Carter): The Clock and Watch Makers American Advertiser - Being a compilation of Advertisements .......

Harris (J. Carter): The Clock and Watch Makers American Advertiser - Being a compilation of Advertisements of the Trade, including those of the Mathematical and Philosophical Instrument Makers, Published in the News-Papers of the American Colonies and States, from A.D. 1707 to 1800
NEW. 534 pages and an additional 10-page index, 2003. A useful source for information about 18th century British makers who emigrated to America, and for American makers/repairers/retailers. The book is fully indexed by name and subject so the information is accessible. A useful research tool for enthusiasts who do not have access to early American newspapers. Hardback with transparent film wrapper. (Ref: N396)
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Price: 36.00

Henwood (G.): Abbot Richard of Wallingford - Fourteenth Century Scholar and Instrument Maker
O/P. 40 pages, illustrated, 1988. A short but interesting account of the life and work of Richard of Wallingford, best known for his 'Great Clock' built and installed at St Albans Abbey. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K5126 - BX8)

Price: 9.00

Hepton (J.): The Hepton Clockmakers of Northallerton
O/P. Pages 24 - 26, family tree, 1997. Five generations of Hepton clockmakers worked in Northallerton, Yorkshire and, in Victorian times, Wellingborough Northamptonshire. A useful article contained in a volume of the Yorkshire Family Historian magazine. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4525 - BX3)

Price: 19.50

Hewitt (P.A.): The Deacon Family of Leicestershire Clockmakers

Hewitt (P.A.): The Deacon Family of Leicestershire Clockmakers
NEW. 79 pages, 57 figs, 2nd edition, 2008. This edition, revised and expanded by John Thornton, on the Deacon family including Samuel Deacon of Barton-in-the-Beans. An excellent account of a clock and watch making family and their longcase clocks including two musical examples. The book has an appendix on Deacon numbered and dated clocks. Card covers. (Ref: N1871)

Price: 12.50

Hudson (F.): Scottish Clockmakers (A Brief History - up to 1900): Hudson (F.): Scottish Clockmakers (A Brief History - up to 1900)
O/P. 32 pages, 4 colour + 51 figures, 1984. A brief history of Scottish clockmaking. A very good copy. Card covers. (Ref: K2399 - BX4)

Price: 20.00

Hughes (R.G.) & Craven (M.): Clockmakers & Watchmakers of Derbyshire
O/P. 256 pages, illus., 1998. A very useful contribution to information about regional clocks and clockmakers. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. This book is now out of print and becoming hard to find. (Ref: K1523 - M2)

Price: 70.00

Hughes (T. Cann): Notes on Some Westmorland Clockmakers (parts 1, 2 & 3)
O/P. Part 1: [14 pages], 1935.
Part 2: [5 pages], 1 plate, 1937.
Part 3: [19 pages], 4 plates, 1939
These three scarce papers are each contained in volume of learned society's transactions. The first is a listing of Westmorland clockmakers indexed by town; the second contains additional makers not listed in the first paper and part 3 is about the life and work of Jonas Barber (father and son) of Winster. The wills of the two Barbers are given in an appendix and a list of known clocks by the Barbers is included. A very good copy. (Ref: K5103 - V2)

Price: 50.00

Hughes (T. Cann): Notes on Some Westmorland Clockmakers
O/P. Pages 42 - 55, 1935. This scarce paper is contained in a volume of the Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society. The paper is a listing of Westmorland clockmakers indexed by town. A good copy. (Ref: K2371 - M1)

Price: 20.00

Hughes (T. Cann): Notes on Some Westmorland Clockmakers - Part III - Winster
O/P. Pages 171 - 189, 4 plates, 1939. This is a scarce paper contained in a volume of the Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, and is about the life and work of Jonas Barber (father and son) of Winster. The wills of the two men are given in an appendix and a list of known clocks by the Barbers is included. A very good copy. (Ref: K431 - Y1)

Price: 20.00

Inder (P.M.): Clocks and Watches in the Collection of the Exeter Museums and Art Gallery
O/P. 22 pages, 10 watches illustrated, 1972. A small catalogue of the collection. A good copy, card covers. (Ref: K805 - BX12)

Price: 9.00

Jagger (C.): Paul Philip Barraud - a study of a fine Chronometer Maker, and of his Relatives, Associates and Successors in the Family Business 1750 - 1929
O/P. 177 pages, 21 plates, 1968. An excellent book about the Barraud business with a useful listing of known chronometers, clocks, watches and their serial numbers, very useful when trying to date other examples. Complete with the supplement published in 1979, making a total of 283 pages and 33 plates. Barraud's are one of the most respected 19th century chronometer makers so this book is essential reading for enthusiasts. The book is in very good condition as is the supplement. Book: hardback with poor dust jacket, supplement: card covers.

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(Ref: K715 - F4)

Price: 125.00

Jagger (C.): Paul Philip Barraud - a study of a fine Chronometer Maker, and of his Relatives, Associates and Successors in the Family Business 1750 - 1929
O/P. 177 pages, 21 plates, 1968. An excellent book about the Barraud business with a useful listing of known chronometers, clocks, watches and their serial numbers, very useful when trying to date other examples. Barraud's are one of the most respected 19th century chronometer makers so this book is essential reading for enthusiasts. A good copy of the paperback edition showing signs of use, corners bumped, covers discoloured, spine creased. Soft covers. (Ref: K163 - R3)

Price: 60.00

Jagger (C.): Paul Philip Barraud - The Supplement
O/P. In this supplement the pagination and plate numbers are continued from the main work; this volume has pages 178 - 283, plates 22 - 33 and was published in 1979. A fine copy of the supplement (only) to the excellent book on the Barraud family of clock and chronometer makers. Soft covers. (Ref: K425 - Y3)

Price: 15.00


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