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Osterhausen (F. von): Paul Ditisheim Chronometrier

Osterhausen (F. von): Paul Ditisheim Chronometrier
NEW. 134 pages, illustrated, 2003. A detailed biography of the great Swiss chronometer maker and the watches and chronometers he produced. The book includes details of his chronometers entered for trials at various observatories as well as a guide to the years in which various serial numbers were produced. [French and German language.] (Ref: N1294)

Price: £55.00

Ottema (N.): Geschiedenis van de Uurwerkmakerunst in Friesland
O/P. 112 pages, 43 illus., 2nd edition, 1948. The history of clock and watch making in Friesland with a listing of over 1000 Dutch clockmakers. [Dutch language] (Ref: K3246 - V1)

Price: £22.00

Patrizzi & Co.: Pre-Pendulum European Renaissance Clocks (catalogue)
O/P. 291 pages, well illustrated in colour, 2009. The auction catalogue of a single owner collection of 70 early spring-driven clocks, each with good description and several excellent photographs of case and movement. This catalogue is a useful refence book for enthusiasts. Fine copy. (Ref: K5105 - E3)

Price: £95.00

Plomp (R.): Spring-driven Dutch Pendulum Clocks 1637 - 1710

Plomp (R.): Spring-driven Dutch Pendulum Clocks 1637 - 1710
NEW. 251 pages, 134 clocks illustrated, 1979. A good book showing the early development of Dutch clocks including the exchange of designs between London and Amsterdam. The book includes a chart for dating Hague clocks. With dust jacket. (Ref: N246)
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Price: £50.00

Riefler (D.): Riefler-Präzisionspendeluhren 1890 - 1965
O/P. 151 pages, 181 illustrations, 1st edition 1981. The book commences with the inventions of Siegmund Riefler, which resulted in the production of precision clocks from 1890 onwards, and charts the development and production of precise astronomical regulators by the firm of Clemens Riefler up to 1965. An excellent book, with lots of technical information; Riefler produced some of the most accurate pendulum clocks of the 20th century. A fine copy, the dust jacket good but with wear to top of spine. [German language]

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(Ref: K1948 - G3)

Price: £150.00

Riolini-Unger (A.): Friedberger Uhren - Heimatmuseum der Stadt Freidberg
O/P. 192 pages, illus., 1993. The catalogue of an exhibition of clocks and watches made in the German city of Friedberg in the 17th - 19th centuries. Good copy, card covers. [German language] (Ref: K3202 - S1)

Price: £15.00

Roberts (D.): Carriage and Other Travelling Clocks

Roberts (D.): Carriage and Other Travelling Clocks
NEW. 368 pages, well illustrated in colour and b&w, 1993. This book is just as useful as Allix's Carriage Clocks but concentrates on the more rare and more decorative items. Several of the better-known English makers each have a chapter devoted to them. A very useful reference book if you are interested in carriage clocks. With dust jacket. (Ref: N254)
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Price: £95.99
Roberts (D.): Continental and American Skeleton Clocks

Roberts (D.): Continental and American Skeleton Clocks
NEW. 247 pages, well illustrated, 1989. A good book about European and American skeleton clocks. This and Roberts' book Skeleton Clocks, Britain 1800 - 1914 are the definitive works about this type of clock. With dust jacket. (Ref: N255)
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Price: £69.99
Roberts (D.):  Mystery, Novelty & Fantasy Clocks

Roberts (D.): Mystery, Novelty & Fantasy Clocks
NEW. 288 pages, well illustrated, 1999. Over 300 clocks are illustrated and described with historical explanations and detailed drawings. This is another good book by Derek Roberts and includes chapters on James Cox, Robert-Houdin, Guilmet and others. With dust jacket.

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(Ref: N256)
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Price: £136.99
Robey (J.): Gothic Clocks to Lantern Clocks - Short Duration Clocks & Rural Clocks 1480 - 1800

Robey (J.): Gothic Clocks to Lantern Clocks - Short Duration Clocks & Rural Clocks 1480 - 1800
NEW. 360 pages, over 1,700 colour illustrations, 2021. An excellent new book on a neglected subject, charting the development of early domestic clocks in central Europe, Italy, France and the Low Countries, Sweden and England; and their continuation in rural areas as short duration clocks, some with iron frames, others of brass. The book has a wealth of illustrations showing the mechanical and constructional details of the clocks as well as dials and movements. The six appendices include a translation of an Italian treatise on clocks (published in 1665), and details of English lantern clocks with an original balance. With dust jacket. (Ref: N5085)
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Price: £65.00

Sabrier (J.C.): Frédéric Houriet - Le père de la chronométrie suisse
O/P. 227 pages, well illustrated, 2006. An excellent monograph on Jacques-Frédéric Houriet (1743 - 1830), the father of Swiss chronometry, who was born in Neuchâtel, trained in Paris from the age of 16, and returned home to live in Le Locle at the age of 25. Houriet spent the next 60 years researching and making discoveries of great use to the watchmaking industry. A fine copy. [French language edition] (Ref: K5135 - N2)

Price: £70.00

Sabrier (J.-C.): Les Horloges Lanternes françaises

Sabrier (J.-C.): Les Horloges Lanternes françaises
NEW. 112 pages, illustrated, 1988. A facsimile edition of the last 3 parts of Horlogeographie Pratique by Père Beuriot (a Benedictine Monk) first published in Rouen in 1719, together with an introduction by Sabrier and photographs of French lantern clocks. Card covers. [French language] (Ref: N3395)

Price: £15.00

Salomons (D.L.): Breguet (1747 - 1823)
O/P. Frontispiece, ix, 233p plus 52 page supplement, 1921. Only 1000 copies printed. This is the complete English edition and includes the appendix and addenda together with the supplement, appendix to supplement and addenda to appendix. Well illustrated with over 150 b&w photographs and other plates. This is the classic work on Breguet by Sir David Salomons who had a large collection of Breguet's work. Originally published in 2 volumes with blue card covers, this example is bound in a single volume with vellum spine, gilt lettering to spine and paper covered boards. A very good copy with light foxing to endpapers, 2 small bookplates inside front cover, Boards a little marked, corners a bit worn.

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(Ref: K586 - R2)

Price: £325.00

Schaaf (B.): Schwarzwalduhren

Schaaf (B.): Schwarzwalduhren
NEW. 432 pages, 410 colour illustrations, 4th edition, 2008. This enlarged edition is the most comprehensive work on the history of clockmaking in the Black Forest region of Germany. The book studies clockmaking in the area from 1680 to the late 19th century and has a directory of over 3500 clockmakers names. New in this edition are chapters on Black Forest Clocks in America and clockmaking in the Erzgebirge region. [German language] (Ref: N2179)
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Price: £60.00
Schmid (H.-H.): Lexicon der Deutschen Uhrenindustrie 1850 - 1980

Schmid (H.-H.): Lexicon der Deutschen Uhrenindustrie 1850 - 1980
NEW. 2 volumes each of 496 pages, 2nd edition, 2012. This book is the standard reference work on the German industrial watch and clock making industry, now much expanded in a second edition. The first volume is an alphabetical listing of 2360 firms with brand names, trademarks and dates etc. illustrated. The second volume gives more detailed information on 480 of the firms listed in volume 1. Also in volume 2 is an alphabetical list of all companies included, and a detailed bibliography. An essential reference work for German clock and watch enthusiasts. [German language] (Ref: N2701)
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Price: £85.00

Schoppig (R.): L'Horloge Française A Poids 1ere partie - Sa période artisanale du XVIe siècle au début du XiX siècle
O/P. 270 pages, illustrated, 1984. A good book on weight driven French clocks from the 16th to the beginning of the 19th century, including gothic style clocks for church buildings and domestic houses, and lantern clocks. Two additional volumes were planned for comtoise clocks but I can find no evidence that they were ever published. A very good copy but, as so often with books published by Tardy, the paper covering the boards is splitting along the spine. [French language]

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(Ref: K4625 - M3)

Price: £235.00

Sellink (J.L.):  Dutch Antique Domestic Clocks,  ca. 1670 - 1870 and some related examples

Sellink (J.L.): Dutch Antique Domestic Clocks, ca. 1670 - 1870 and some related examples
O/P. 367 pages, illus., copy 389 of 1000 copies, 1973. A useful, well illustrated, reference book on 200 years of Dutch clockmaking illustrated with important examples from the Oegstgeest Museum. The book includes fine Amsterdam longcase clocks as well as Hague Clocks, staartkloks and stoelkloks. This book is now hard to find. A very good copy with good dust jacket.

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(Ref: K1242 - G6)

Price: £195.00

Tardy: Dictionnaire des Horlogers Français
O/P. 2 volumes, 760 pages in total, illustrated, 1971 & 1972. A very useful book which lists French clock and watchmakers with place of work and working dates, many entries also have additional information. This essential reference book is now very scarce. A very good copy, the best I have seen for some time, card covers. [French language]

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(Ref: K3771 - TC8)

Price: £225.00

Tardy: La Pendule Française - des origines a nos jours
O/P. Volume 1: 2nd edition, 1961. Volume title: De L'Horloge Gothique à la Pendule Louis XV. French clocks from the early Gothic and Renaissance period to 1774, the end of Louis XV's reign.
Volume 2: 2nd edition, 1962. Volume title: Du Louis XVI à nos jours. French clocks from 1774 to the mid 20th century.
Volume 3: 2nd edition, 1964. Volume title: Les Provinces françaises, Horloges et Pendules étrangers. French provincial clocks and clocks from the rest of the world.
In total 498 pages with lots of (mainly b&w) illustrations. An essential book for collectors of French decorative clocks which has become very hard to find. The three volumes in very good condition, card covers as issued. [French language]

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(Ref: K550 - N3)

Price: £200.00

Tardy: La Pendule Française - des origines a nos jours
O/P. Volume 1: 3rd edition, 1967. Volume title: De L'Horloge Gothique à la Pendule Louis XV. French clocks from the early Gothic and Renaissance period to 1774, the end of Louis XV's reign.
Volume 2: 3rd edition, 1969. Volume title: Du Louis XVI à nos jours. French clocks from 1774 to the mid 20th century.
Volume 3: 3rd edition, 1974. Volume title: Les Provinces françaises, Horloges et Pendules étrangers. French provincial clocks and clocks from the rest of the world.
In total 893 pages with lots of (mainly b&w) illustrations. An essential book for collectors of French decorative clocks which has become very hard to find. Volumes 1 and 3 in very good condition, front cover of volume 3 creased; volume 2 in good condition, front cover creased and a bit marked. All volumes in card covers as issued. [French language]

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(Ref: K3989 - V3)

Price: £250.00


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