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[Chopard]: Sales Brochure
O/P. A sales brochure - Happy News No. 1 - with price list and published in 2001. An 84 page brochure publicising Chopard's links with the Cannes Film Festival, Elton John, The Prince of Wales etc. Card covers. (Ref: K1434 - F3)

Price: 5.00

Christianson (D.): Timepieces - Masterpieces of Chronometry
S/H. 176 pages, illustrated, 2002. This well illustrated book tells the history of clocks and watches and how the pursuit of more accurate timekeeping has had a remarkable influence on scientific and technological developments over the last 800 years. Very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K2509 - F3)
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Price: 10.00

[Christie's]: The Albert Odmark Collection of Important Clocks and Watches
O/P. 450 lots, all illustrated in colour. A fine collection which included a complicated quarter striking automaton skeleton clock with oscillating dial by Hubert Sarton, a walnut loncase clock with grasshopper escapement attributed to Daniel Delander and some rare early pocket watches. A very good copy. [Sale @ London 11/03/2005] (Ref: A80)

Price: 20.00

[Christie's]: The Celebrated Collection of English and Continental Clocks formed by the late Courtnay A. Ilbert, Esq., F.B.H.I.
O/P. 96 pages, 26 b&w plates, 1 colour plate, 1958. The Christie's sale catalogue (illustrated) for the famous Ilbert collection; the collection was sold to the British Museum prior to the auction. A good copy, the boards a little discoloured. Hardback. [Sale @ King Street, London 6 & 7/11/1958] (Ref: A201)

Price: 20.00

[Christie's]: The Celebrated Collection of English and Continental Clocks formed by the late Courtnay A. Ilbert, Esq., F.B.H.I.
O/P. 96 pages, 26 b&w plates, 1 colour plate, 1958. The Christie's sale catalogue for the famous Ilbert collection; the collection was sold to the British Museum prior to the auction. Ex reference library, a clean copy with small blind library stamp to plates, spine worn and with title etc added in ink, boards discoloured. Hardback. [Sale @ King Street, London 6 & 7/11/1958] (Ref: A264)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: The Collection of the Barons Nathaniel and Albert von Rothschild
O/P. 224 lots, all illustrated in colour. The sale of two important 19th century collections of musical instruments, arms & armour, manuscripts, coins & medals, Silver, ceramics, glass, sculpture, scientific instruments, clocks, furniture and textiles. The clocks included a fine longcase clock by Berthoud, the scientific instruments included a Jost Bürgi globe, several astrolabes and several items by Christoph Schissler of Augsburg. A very good copy, hardback [Sale @ King Street, London 08/07/1999] (Ref: K4731 - TC1)

Price: 25.00

[Christie's]: The Samuel Messer Collection of English Furniture, Clocks and Barometers
O/P. 181 pages, illustrated, 1991. The Christie's sale catalogue of a famous collection totalling 130 lots. The clocks include the Barnard Tompion, and other examples by Tompion, Fromanteel, Knibb, Graham and Ellicott. The barometers include fabulous examples by Delander, Quare and Halifax. The furniture includes several items attributed to Thomas Chippendale. Good copy (corners bumped), hardback with fair dust jacket. [Sale @ King Street, London 05/12/1991] (Ref: A178)

Price: 15.00

[Christie's]: The Vitale Collection of Highly Important European Clocks Parts 1 & 2 in original slipcase [New York 30/10/1996 & London 26/11/1996 ]

[Christie's]: The Vitale Collection of Highly Important European Clocks Parts 1 & 2
O/P. Two catalogues for the sale of the Vitale collection, Part 1: 126 lots and Part 2: 82 lots, all illustrated in colour. This sale included magnificent clocks by French and British makers. A good copy, card covers, housed in original cloth covered slipcase. [Part 1 Sale @ New York 30/10/1996 & Part 2 Sale @ King Street, London 26/11/1996] (Ref: A240)

Price: 55.00

Cipolla (C.M.): Clocks & Culture 1300 - 1700
O/P. 192 pages, 8 plates, 1967. Put down the depthing tool, switch off the wheel-cutting engine for an evening and read about the history of clock development and production which led to Europe's industrial supremacy. A good copy, the dust jacket good but worn to top of spine. (Ref: K1109 - F2)

Price: 10.00

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

Clark (J.E.T.): Musical Boxes A History and an Appreciation
O/P. 264 pages, illustrated, 3rd edition, 1961. A good introduction to cylinder and disc musical boxes, and to barrel organs, with a chapter on Nicole-Freres and an appendix giving details of the main makers. A very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K1778 - TC8)

Price: 9.00

Clark (J.E.T.): Musical Boxes
O/P. 72 pages, illustrated, [ 1948 ]. A good introduction to cylinder and disc musical boxes, and to barrel organs. A good copy, spine faded. (Ref: K1775 - E5)

Price: 6.00

Clarke (T.N.), Morrison-Low (A.D.) & Simpson (A.D.C.): Brass & Glass, Scientific Instrument Making Workshops in Scotland
O/P. 320 pages, illustrated, 1989. An excellent book, the result of many years of detailed research and of great use to clock enthusiasts for its chapters on the chronometer makers Alexander Dobbie, Duncan McGregor, Kelvin White, and Whyte Thomson & Co. Barometer collectors will want this book for its information about Alexander Adie and his successors including English branches of the business. Sundial enthusiasts are not forgotten, there is a chapter on Richard Melville and his slate sundials. The book's illustrations are of instruments in the Museum's Arthur Frank Collection, and this copy of the book has a presentation inscription signed by Arthur Frank on the title page. Recommended reading. A very good copy. Soft covers. (Ref: K2093 - N2)

Price: 70.00

Clarke (T.N.), Morrison-Low (A.D.) & Simpson (A.D.C.): Brass & Glass, Scientific Instrument Making Workshops in Scotland
O/P. 320 pages, illustrated, 1989. An excellent book, the result of many years of detailed research and of great use to clock enthusiasts for its chapters on the chronometer makers Alexander Dobbie, Duncan McGregor, Kelvin White, and Whyte Thomson & Co. Barometer collectors will want this book for its information about Alexander Adie and his successors including English branches of the business. Sundial enthusiasts are not forgotten, there is a chapter on Richard Melville and his slate sundials. Recommended reading. A good copy, covers and edges worn. Soft covers. (Ref: K4707 - G6)

Price: 45.00

Claterbos (F.H. Van W.): Viennese Clockmakers and What They Left Us

Claterbos (F.H. Van W.): Viennese Clockmakers and What They Left Us
NEW. 336 pages, 82 figures, 1979. The first 112 pages chart the development of Viennese clocks from 1683 to 1848, including the Empire, Biedermeier and Neo-classical periods. The remainder is a very useful and detailed list of Viennese clockmakers not available elsewhere. The book also has a German-English dictionary of clockmaking terms. With dust jacket. (Ref: N469)
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Price: 49.50

Cleeve (S.): Screw Cutting in the Lathe
O/P. 173 pages, figs., reprinted 2010. An excellent book for enthusiasts to learn the principles of screw cutting in the lathe and gearing an English lead screw for metric threads. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4903 - CR10)

Price: 5.00

Clerizo (M.): Masters of Contemporary Watchmaking
O/P. 292 pages, 493 colour and 179 b&w illustrations, 2009. An interesting book about 11 independent master watchmakers including George Daniels, Vincent Calabrese, Philippe Dufour, Franck Muller and Roger Smith. The author interviewed all eleven and records their enthusiasm, passion and motivation in designing and making superb watches, each chapter beautifully illustrated with photographs of their work. The work of an additional 18 fine independent watchmakers is also discussed and illustrated. A fine copy very good dust jacket. (Ref: K4128 - Q3)

Price: 85.00

Clerke, Fowler & Gore: The Concise Knowledge Library: Astronomy
O/P. 597 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, circa 1912. The book has three sections: 'Geometrical Astronomy and Astronomical Instruments'; 'The Solar System'; and 'The Sidereal Heavens'. The book was presented to a scholar at Dulwich College in 1921 and is nicely bound in quarter leather with raised bands to the spine and with gilt tooling to the front and spine. A very good copy, leather rubbed to corners. (Ref: K3932 - Y1)

Price: 30.00

[Clockmakers Company]: British Clock and Watch Making Today
O/P. 56 pages, illustrated, 1987. The catalogue of an exhibition held in London in 1987 to show the work of British horological craftsmen including items by George Daniels, Thomas Mercer and Derek Pratt. A fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K2722 - H2)

Price: 10.00

[Clockmakers'  Company]:  Catalogue of the Library of the Clockmakers' Company of London

[Clockmakers' Company]: Catalogue of the Library of the Clockmakers' Company of London
O/P. 205 pages, 2nd edition, 1898. An interesting historical listing of documents and books which may still be consulted at the Guildhall Library in London. A very good copy (2 corners a bit bruised) in original green cloth with gilt armorial of the Clockmakers Company to front cover. (Ref: K687 - L2)

Price: 95.00

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