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Kleinlein (W.J.): Rules & Practice for Adjusting Watches
O/P. 108 pages, 28 figs., 1st edition, 1920. A detailed practical manual on the adjusting of watches to temperature, isochronism and positions. An interesting association copy as it has the signature H. Otto on the front endpaper and a note written inside the front cover to say that the book was formerly in the Professor Torrens library and that the many pencil annotations in the book are criticism by H. Otto. (Otto was the first person to make drawings of the very first lever escapement by Mudge in Queen Charlotte's watch). A good copy. (Ref: K2910 - BX11)

Price: 35.00

Knight (D.C.): Copernicus

Knight (D.C.): Copernicus
O/P. 232 pages, illustrated, 1965. A biography of Nicolaus Copernicus the famous astromomer who discovered that the earth orbited the sun. Boards worn. (Ref: K2475 - D3)

Price: 5.00
Knirim (K.): British Military Timepieces / Uhren der britischen Streitkrfte

Knirim (K.): British Military Timepieces / Uhren der britischen Streitkrfte
NEW. 793 pages, well illustrated, 2009. A large detailed reference book cataloguing the wide variety of chronometers, deck watches, pocket watches, wristwatches and clocks used by the British Army, Navy and Air Force in the 19th and 20th century. There are also chapters on watches used by Commonwealth and French Forces as well as (strangely!) Japan. With dust jacket. [English and German language]

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(Ref: N1927)
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Price: 125.00
Knirim (K.): Military Timepieces - 150 Years of Watches and Clocks of German Forces / Militruhren - 150 Jahre Zeitmessung beim deutschen Militr

Knirim (K.): Military Timepieces - 150 Years of Watches and Clocks of German Forces / Militruhren - 150 Jahre Zeitmessung beim deutschen Militr
NEW. 625 pages, well illustrated, 2nd edition, 2002. A large detailed reference book cataloguing the wide variety of chronometers, clocks and watches used by the German military from about 1850 onwards, including East and West Germany during the Cold War period. With dust jacket. [English and German language]

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(Ref: N1928)
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Price: 110.00
Knudsen (J.M.R.): The Jrgensen Dynasty - Four Centuries of Watchmaking in two Countries

Knudsen (J.M.R.): The Jrgensen Dynasty - Four Centuries of Watchmaking in two Countries
NEW. 367 pages, 560 colour illustrations, 2013. Working in Denmark and Switzerland, four generations of the Jürgensen family, and their successors, have created many fine chronometers, pocket watches and wristwatches. Urban Jürgensen (1776-1830) is perhaps the best known member of the family, part of the Danish golden age of watchmaking. With dust jacket.

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(Ref: N3376)
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Price: 165.00

Koch (R.): Bi-Lexikon Uhren und Zeitmessung
O/P. Published 1987. A German lexicon of over 1500 words and phrases used in the sphere of clocks, watches and time measurement illustrated by line drawings and 40 plates. With dust jacket. [German language] (Ref: K2022 - G5)

Price: 5.00

Kochmann (K.):  Black Forest Clockmaker and the Cuckoo Clock

Kochmann (K.): Black Forest Clockmaker and the Cuckoo Clock
NEW. 266 pages, illustrated, reprinted 2005. A detailed study of cuckoo clocks, including notes and diagrams of their mechanisms. The book also has chapters on history, restoration, trademarks and illustrations from several late 19th century catalogues. Card covers. (Ref: N1424)

Price: 25.00
Kochmann (K.):  Black Forest Music Clocks

Kochmann (K.): Black Forest Music Clocks
NEW. 61 pages, 33 colour illus., figures, 1990. A useful book on the history, makers, technology and construction of the Black Forest flute clock. Card covers. (Ref: N625)

Price: 20.00

Kochmann (K.): Black Forest Music Clocks
S/H. 61 pages, 37 illustrations, figures, 1990. A useful book on the history, makers, technology and construction of the Black Forest flute clock. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3983 - W1)

Price: 15.00

Kochmann (K.): Clock & Watch Trademark Index of European Origin
O/P. 989 pages, 2001. This is the latest edition of this essential reference book and the preliminary notes are given in English, French and German. Trademarks are listed/illustrated by country of origin with a complete alphabetical and symbol index at the end. This edition has chapters on electric and electronic clocks (in English, French and German) with a listing of trademarks and patents. Nicely bound in black imitation leather with gilt lettering. A fine copy, appears never to have been used. (Ref: K806 - X2)

Price: 40.00

Kochmann (K.): United Freiburg Clock Factories Ltd 1899 - 1924
O/P. 56 pages, illustrated, 1978. A reprint, with a translation into English, of a catalogue produced to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the United Freiburg Clock Factories Ltd, (formerly Gustav Becker), 1899 - 1924, in Feiburg, Silesia. A very good copy, card covers. [English and German language]
(Ref: K2937 - BX13)

Price: 20.00

Kottmann (I.) et al (editors): Zeitistgeld - Kontrolluhren aus dem Schwartzwald
O/P. 131 pages, illustrated, 2005. 'Time is Money' - the catalogue of an exhibition of watchman's clocks, time recorders, 'clocking in' clocks, etc., made in the Black Forest region of Germany and exported all over the world in the late 19th and the 20th century. Very good copy, card covers. [German language] (Ref: K4779 - N1)

Price: 10.00

Kreuzer (A.): Die Armbanduhr Zeit am Handgelenk
O/P. 167 pages, illus., 2nd edition, 1988. The first hundred years of the history of the wristwatch including electric and quartz examples. Very good copy with good dust jacket (one 5cm tear). [German language] (Ref: K3255 - V2)

Price: 15.00

Kreuzer (A.): Omega Designs

Kreuzer (A.): Omega Designs
NEW. 224 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 2008. A detailed history of Omega wristwatch production and an illustrated description of all watch movements manufactured by Omega since registration of its trade mark in 1894. A new revised edition with updated price guide. With dust jacket. (Ref: P1852)
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Price: 57.99

Krogt (P van der): Old Globes in the Netherlands
O/P. 290 pages, illustrated, 1st English language edition, 1984. A catalogue of terrestrial and celestial globes made prior to 1850 and preserved in Dutch collections. A very good copy with good dust jacket (one small tear). (Ref: K4227 - G2)

Price: 45.00

Krug (G.): Elektrische Uhren spezialwissen fr die berufsbildung
O/P. 184 pages, illus., 1970. A technical book on the theory of electrical circuits, batteries, etc., as used in electric clocks. [German language] (Ref: K3114 - J1)

Price: 15.00

Kugel (A.): Spheres - The Art of the Celestial Mechanic
O/P. 254 pages, profusely illustrated in colour, 2002. An excellent hardback catalogue of an exhibition held by Jacques Kugel in Paris in 2002. Each of the 7 celestial globes, 11 terrestrial globes, 15 armillary spheres, 13 mechanical spheres and 6 astronomical ring dials are described in detail, each with several photographs. A very good copy of the English language edition, with very good dust jacket.

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(Ref: K178 - M3)

Price: 185.00

Kurdzionak (J.): Profitable Watch & Clock Repair
O/P. 11 pages, 2000. Written by an American dealer & repairer this booklet contains his 7 basic principles for a successful business. Good copy, paper covers. (Ref: K3627 - BX18)

Price: 1.00

Labrosse (F.): Azimuth Tables for correcting compass courses and bearings: ..
O/P. 266 pages, 1884. Azimuth tables for correcting compass courses and bearings: being the sun's true bearings corresponding to apparent time at place, between the parallels of 61 N. and 61 S.; by F. Labrosse (late of the French Navy). With explanations of the use of the tables in French, English, Spanish and German. Minor foxing, water marks to pages at both ends, covers worn and faded. (Ref: K3365 - T2)

Price: 14.00

[Maurice Lacroix]: Tomorrow's Classics - Maurice Lacroix, Switzerland
O/P. 25 pages, illus., 1999. A catalogue with separate price list in Swiss Francs for Maurice Lacroix's range of Swiss wristwatches. Sold with another similar, but undated, catalogue. Very good copies, card covers. [English and French language] (Ref: K4769 - BX12)

Price: 9.00


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