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Kaltenbck (F.): Viennese Timepieces

Kaltenbck (F.): Viennese Timepieces
NEW. 263 pages, 527 illustrations, 1993. A comprehensive description of clock and watch production in Vienna from the 17th century up to the second half of the 19th century. The book, which has excellent photographs, has chapters on watches, zappler clocks, bracket clocks, wall clocks, longcase clocks, and a listing of Viennese clock and watch makers. For collectors of true Viennese regulators this is the best book on the subject. With dust jacket and slipcase.

* Special purchase of all remaining stock! We are now able to sell this excellent book at £19.50 *

(Ref: N424)
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Price: 19.50

Kaltenbck (F.) & Schwank (O.): Taschenuhrschlssel - Geschichte und Entwicklung der Taschenuhrschlssel ber drei Jahrhunderte
O/P. 109 pages, illustrated, 1982. A pioneering study on pocket watch keys, and now hard to find. Long out of print, these are new copies still in publisher's shrink wrap. [German language] (Ref: K4280 - CR10)

Price: 75.00

Katra (J.R.): Clockmakers & Clockmaking in Southern Maine 1770 - 1870
O/P. 80 pages, 159 illus., 1989. The first half concentrates on clocks made in the Portland and Brunswick region, the second part studies the clocks of the Alfred and Berwick area including the Quaker clockmakers who used iron movement plates. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3054 - BX13)

Price: 12.00

[Kellenberger]: Post Cards
O/P. Six postcards (unused) each showing a different clock now in the Kellenberger collection at Winterthur Museum Switzerland. 5 of the clocks were made before 1612, the other in 1767. Good condition. (Ref: K3479 - BX3)

Price: 5.00

Kelly (H.C.): A Practical Course in Horology
O/P. 192 pages, figs., 1944. The general principles and notes on the practical repair, adjusting and testing of watches. A good copy, the dust jacket a little worn. (Ref: K1546 - J1)

Price: 15.00

Kemp (R.): The Englishman's Watch
O/P. 148 pages plus 139 plates, 1979. A good introductory book to pocket watch collecting written by a watch collector who liked American, Swiss and English watches of the late 18th to the early 20th century. Lots of information for the enthusiast. A very good copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K1034 - E2)

Price: 25.00

Kemp (R.): The Fusee Lever Watch
O/P. 117 pages, figs., 1981. A useful book for 19th century English lever watches especially those from Lancashire. The lists of Liverpool watch signatures and Liverpool case makers is also useful. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K177 - E1)

Price: 55.00

Kemp (W.B. & Sons): Clocks Bronzes & Optics
O/P. 97 pages, illus., no date. A 1910's retail catalogue of clocks, bronzes, barometers and binoculars, all items priced in British shillings. The catalogue has a trademark logo WBK&S on the title page for W. B. Kemp & Sons of Bristol London & Paris. A good copy. (Ref: K4744 - C1)

Price: 20.00

Kemp (W.B. & Sons): Reproductions and Specialities in Bracket Clocks
O/P. 33 pages, illus., 1906. A priced catalogue illustrating bracket clocks "fitted with their "A" French Movements from pages 4 - 17, and with "W. & H." Quarter Movements from pages 18 to 33". The catalogue is dated August 1906 and shows a wide range of case styles. A good copy, paper covers, front cover missing. (Ref: K4939 - BX13)

Price: 20.00

Kendal (J.F.): A History of Watches and Other Timekeepers
O/P. 252 pages, 88 figs., republished 1978. First published in 1892, this is a concise history of timekeeping and the construction of time keepers from the sundial to 19th century chronographs. A very good copy, the dust jacket (now a little faded) is a colour photocopy. (Ref: K1739 - H6)

Price: 14.00

[Kendrick & Davis Co.]: Staking Tools and How to Use Them
O/P. [100 pages], illustrated, 1988. A reprint of the section on staking tools taken from the 1910 Kendrick & Davis Co. Catalogue of Staking Tools. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K2222 - K1)

Price: 35.00

Kenney (C.E.): The Quadrant and the Quill
O/P. 166 pages, 93 plates, 1947. A book written in honour of Captain Samuel Sturmy, "a tried and trusty Sea-man," and author of The Mariner's Magazine, 1669. An interesting book with sections on the life of Captain Samuel Sturmy, the seventeenth century background, a general description of his book - The mariner's Magazine - and a section on Sturmy's library. A good copy (bookplate on ffep), corners worn. (Ref: K3928 - Q3)

Price: 18.00

Kent (P.) & Chapman (A.) Editors: Robert Hooke and the English Renaissance

Kent (P.) & Chapman (A.) Editors: Robert Hooke and the English Renaissance
NEW. 191 pages, illustrated, 2005. An interesting book about the life and work of Robert Hooke, whose genius is becoming more and more appreciated. Scientist, architect, town planner, microscopist, astronomer and inventor, Hooke was a true polymath. (Ref: N3515)
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Price: 10.00

Kent (P.) & Chapman (A.) Editors: Robert Hooke and the English Renaissance
S/H. 191 pages, illustrated, 2005. An interesting book about the life and work of Robert Hooke, whose genius is becoming more and more appreciated. Scientist, architect, town planner, microscopist, astronomer and inventor, Hooke was a true polymath. A very good copy. (Ref: K4905 - A2)

Price: 8.00

Keystone Watch Case Co. Ltd: Duracy Watch Trade price List March 1st 1927
O/P. 8 pages, illustrated, 1927. Duracy pocket watches, available in a range of case styles, advertised as durable and accurate. Good copy, staples rusted. Card covers. (Ref: K3303 - BX17)

Price: 8.00

Kiegeland (B.): Uhren
O/P. 144 pages, illus., 1976. A well illustrated introduction to clocks and watches. With dust jacket. [German language] (Ref: K3195 - S3)

Price: 8.00

Kienzle Uhrenfabriken: Kienzle Uhren Museum
O/P. 12 pages, illustrated, circa 1961. A brief introduction to the Kienzle clockmuseum, Schwenningen. Good copy, paper covers. (Ref: K4828 - BX8)

Price: 4.00

Kienzle Uhrenfabriken: Helmut Kienzle Uhren Museum
O/P. 20 pages, illustrated, circa 1966. A brief introduction to the Kienzle clockmuseum, Schwenningen. Good copy, paper covers. (Ref: K4829 - BX2)

Price: 4.00

KIF - Parechoc S.A.: Publicity Brochure
O/P. 24 pages, illustrated, Not dated but possibly 1970's or 1980's. A brochure about the company, its range of jewels, settings and their manufacture. Sold with an 8-page technical leaflet about the Duofix system of jewelled chatons for watch pivots. Good condition, card covers. (Ref: K4839 - BX8)

Price: 5.00

KIF - Parechoc S.A: Spare Material Catalogue - edition 1972
O/P. 135 pages, 1972. A catalogue of spare parts for the Parechoc shock absorber system indexed by watch manufacturer and calibre. With instructions on push fitting and oiling Parechoc parts. [French, English, Spanish & Portugese language] A good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4458 - N1)

Price: 8.00


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