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Cajori (F.): Sir Isaac Newton - Principia vol. 1 The Motion of Bodies
O/P. 396 pages, figs., no date. An English translation (using modern mathematical terminology) of the first two books of Newton's Principia on the motion of bodies. A good copy, front cover a little creased. Paperback. (Ref: K2655 - E5)

Price: 5.00

Calvert (H.R.): Astronomy - Globes, Orreries and other Models
O/P. 48 pages, illustrated, 1967. A Science Museum (London) illustrated booklet with a photograph and description of 20 globes and orreries. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4585 - CR10)

Price: 5.00

Calvert (H.R.): Scientific Trade Cards in the Science Museum Collection
O/P. 61 pages, illustrated, 1971. Descriptions and illustrations of trade cards scientific instrument makers and a few clockmakers. Good copy, card covers now a little worn. (Ref: K3040 - C2)

Price: 10.00

Camm (F.J.): Watches, Adjustment and Repair
O/P. 166 pages, 144 figures, 1st edition, 1940. A practical handbook on 20th century watches for the restorer. A good copy (a few pencil annotations in text) with dust jacket. (Ref: K2952 - L1)

Price: 20.00

Camm (F.J.): Watches, Adjustment and Repair
O/P. 166 pages, 2nd edition, 1941. A practical handbook on 20th century watches for the restorer. A good copy, the dust jacket worn to top of spine. (Ref: K1104 - F5)

Price: 20.00

Camm (F.J.): Watches, Adjustment and Repair
O/P. 166 pages, 148 figs., 6th edition, 1948. A practical handbook on 20th century watches for the restorer. Good copy with light wear to boards. (Ref: K402 - C1)

Price: 10.00

Campbell (M.): Decorative Ironwork
O/P. 144 pages, 226 illustrations, reprinted 2002. An excellent review of decorative ironwork through the ages with examples of gates, firedogs, lighting, locks and safes, church screens and railings, and many more. A fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K4667 - TC3)

Price: 9.00

Capriglia (Guiseppe Da): Misura del Tempo, cio, Trattato d'Horologij
O/P. 72 pages, illustrated, facsimile reprint, 2015. This work, originally published in 1665 and written by a Capuchin monk, is the earliest treatise on clocks and describes turret and house clocks. A low cost facsimile, good copy, card covers. [Italian language] (Ref: K5072 - BX9)

Price: 15.00

Cardinal(C.): La Rvolution dans la Mesure du Temps - Calendrier Rpublicain Heure Dcimale 1793 - 1805
O/P. 123 pages, illustrated, 1989. A good explanation of the French republican calendar adopted after the 1789 revolution with very good illustrations and explanations of 42 clocks and watches showing decimal time and the republican calendar. A very good copy (one bruised corner) with card slip case. [Opening chapter in the French language only, captions and explanations of illustrations in French, German and English] (Ref: K2568 - L3)

Price: 60.00

Cardinal (C.): The Watch from its Origins to the XIXth Century
O/P. 237 pages, 106 colour and 74 b&w illustrations, first English language edition, 1989. A good book charting the development of pocket watches and especially the evolution of their case decoration. A very good copy with good dust jacket (light wear to top of spine). (Ref: K63 - H3)

Price: 30.00

Cardinal (C.): Uhren in Geschichte, Kunst und Wissenschaft
O/P. 130 pages, 47 colour plus many b&w illustrations, 1984. Watchmaking in History Art and Science - an interesting book charting the development of watches and clocks from the 15th to the 19th century illustrated by items from the Musée International d'Horlogerie at La Chaux-de-Fonds. The book has a deluxe padded silk binding. Very good copy. [German language] (Ref: K3209 - Q3)

Price: 25.00

Cardinal (C.) et al: Ferdinand Berthoud 1727 - 1807 Horloger Mchanicien du Roi et de la Marine

Cardinal (C.) et al: Ferdinand Berthoud 1727 - 1807 Horloger Mchanicien du Roi et de la Marine
O/P. 343 pages, 166 figs., 1984. Published by the Musée International D'Horlogerie, La Chaux-de-Fonds, the first half of this book is about the life and times of Fedinand Berthoud and the quest for an accurate marine timekeeper. The remainder of the book is a catalogue of clocks, watches and chronometers (mostly by Berthoud) for an exhibition held in 1984. A very good copy. [French language] (Ref: K1963 - H5)

Price: 65.00
Cardinal (C.) et al: L'Homme et le Temps en Suisse 1291 - 1991

Cardinal (C.) et al: L'Homme et le Temps en Suisse 1291 - 1991
O/P. 400 pages, well illustrated, 1991. A detailed study of time, timekeeping, and the manufacture of timepieces in Switzerland. The book is divided into 3 sections: Man and Time in Switzerland; The Measurement of Time in Switzerland; Aspects of the Swiss Horological Industry. A fine copy. [French language] (Ref: K2704 - E1)
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Price: 95.00

Carpenter (W.B.): Mechanical Philosophy, Horology and Astronomy
O/P. 575 pages, 175 figs., 1848. An educational treatise for the Victorians and still of use today. The book has a chapter on pendulums and another on horology. A good copy with tight binding, cloth covered boards now worn and marked. (Ref: K1996 - L1)

Price: 40.00

Carrera (R.): Les Heures de L'Amour / Hours of Love / die Stunden der Liebe
O/P. 143 pages, illustrated (mostly in colour), no date. A short history of horological automata followed by descriptions and illustrations of enamelled and engraved watches with erotic automata. A very good copy with good dust jacket (faded to spine and worn to top of spine). [French, English & German languages] (Ref: K1105 - H3)

Price: 95.00

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

Cartier: Sales Brochure - Clocks
O/P. 12 pages, illustrated, 2000 (?). Sales brochure for Cartier's small clock and photograph frames. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3319 - BX18)

Price: 4.00

Cartier: Sales Brochures
O/P. A small folder of Cartier information including a brochure on Cartier's Santos Watches. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3320 - BX18)

Price: 4.00

Caudine (A.): La Grande Horloge - La Comtoise au XIXe Sicle

Caudine (A.): La Grande Horloge - La Comtoise au XIXe Sicle
NEW. 271 pages, over 700 illustrations, 2nd edition, 2006. A detailed study of the evolution and characteristics of the Comtoise clock in the 19th century. Case design, construction, and decoration is covered in great detail, as is the development of dials and dial surrounds. With dust jacket. [French language] (Ref: N2720)

Price: 47.50

Caudine (A.): La Grande Horloge - La Comtoise au XIXe Sicle
S/H. 271 pages, over 700 illustrations, 1st edition, 1992. A detailed study of the evolution and characteristics of the Comtoise clock in the 19th century. Case design, construction and decoration is covered in great detail as is the development of dials and dial surrounds. Good copy with good dust jacket. [French language] (Ref: K3196 - E7)

Price: 35.00


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