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Thorpe (N.M.): The French Marble Clock

Thorpe (N.M.): The French Marble Clock
NEW. 277 pages, lots of b&w illustrations, the 2002 reprint of a book first published in 1990. This is the standard work on marble clocks. Most such clocks are French, but English, American and German examples are often found. The book describes the history of the marble clock and what to look for when buying. Other chapters cover the restoration of the French movements, repair and polishing of the marble and slate cases, and the origin and types of marble commonly found. There is a useful appendix on makers and their marks which is helpful for identification purposes. With dust jacket. (Ref: N508)
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Price: 40.00

Tyler (E.J.): Black Forest Clocks
O/P. 120 pages, illus., 1977. There are few books on these clocks so all are worth reading. This book describes the development of the Black Forest Clock as well as the clocks and their makers. Factory made clocks are included together with notes on repairing the clocks, a list of makers, London agents, Museums worth visiting, etc. Very good copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K1055 - F2)

Price: 25.00

Tyler (E.J.): European Clocks
O/P. 258 pages, 132 plates, 1968. A good history of the development of clocks in Holland, the Black Forest, France and other European countries. Good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K561 - E5)

Price: 10.00

Uresova (L.): European Clocks - an Illustrated History of Clocks and Watches
O/P. 240 pages, 161 illus., first English edition, 1986. An interesting book looking at clocks and watches from a European perspective. Good copy with good dj. (Ref: K614 - F1)

Price: 10.00

Veldhoven (L. van): Mayet Morbier Comtoise - Birth and Life of a Legendary Clock
O/P. 351 pages, illustrated, 2014. An interesting book about the origins and development of the Comtoise clock by the Mayet family and its production in Morbier and the surrounding area of the Haut-Jura for over 200 years. The book starts with a history of France, Franche-Comté and the Haut-Jura, setting the political and social environment which led to the creation of the Comtoise clock. Later chapters discuss the development of the metal and enamel industries, the birth of the Comtoise, technical developments, and the evolution of the Comtoise's appearance and design. A very good copy.
(Ref: K4127 - E7)

Price: 95.00


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