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Jackson (C.J.): English Goldsmiths and their Marks
O/P. 747 pages, 8 illustrations, 2nd edition, 1921. A history of the goldsmiths, silversmiths and plate workers of England Scotland and Ireland from about 1340 to 1920 with over 13,000 makers marks, and tables of date-letters and other hallmarks used in the Assay Offices of the United Kingdom. A very good copy, corners a little bumped, Sellotape residue inside covers. (Ref: K4864 - W2)

Price: 15.00

Jackson (C.J.): English Goldsmiths and Their Marks
O/P. 747 pages, illus., reprinted 1964. A history of the goldsmiths and plate workers of England, Scotland and Ireland with over 13,000 makers marks and full details of the hallmarking system. Reprinted from the 2nd edition first published in 1921. A very good copy (top edge a little stained) with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K161 - W3)

Price: 10.00

[Jaeger-LeCoultre]: Jaeger-LeCoultre Catalogue 2008
O/P. 276 pages, illustrated, 2008. A quality catalogue describing Jaeger's wrist watches and Atmos clocks in production in 2008 with some excellent photographs. Hardback. Very good copy. (Ref: K2662 - F5)

Price: 15.00

[Jaeger-LeCoultre]: The Manufacture's Book of Timepieces - 2000/2001 edition
O/P. 243 pages, illustrated, 2000. A well produced hardback catalogue of items in production in 2000/2001 including the Master, Reverso range of watches and Atmos clocks. A good copy, cover a little marked. (Ref: K2775 - Q1)

Price: 10.00

[Jaeger-LeCoultre]: The Manufacture's Book of Timepieces - 2002/2003 edition
O/P. 259 pages, illustrated, 2001. A well produced hardback catalogue of items in production in 2002/2003 including the Reverso and Master range of watches and Atmos clocks. A very good copy. (Ref: K4074 - P1)

Price: 10.00

Jagger (C.): Paul Philip Barraud - a study of a fine Chronometer Maker, and of his Relatives, Associates and Successors in the Family Business 1750 - 1929

Jagger (C.): Paul Philip Barraud - a study of a fine Chronometer Maker, and of his Relatives, Associates and Successors in the Family Business 1750 - 1929
O/P. 177 pages, 21 plates, 1968. An excellent book about the Barraud business with a useful listing of known chronometers, clocks, watches and their serial numbers, very useful when trying to date other examples. Complete with the supplement published in 1979, making a total of 283 pages and 33 plates. Barraud's are one of the most respected 19th century chronometer makers so this book is essential reading for enthusiasts. A fine copy now smartly bound in half green Morocco with raised bands and gilt lettering to the spine.

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(Ref: K1750 - E4)

Price: 125.00

Jagger (C.): Paul Philip Barraud - a study of a fine Chronometer Maker, and of his Relatives, Associates and Successors in the Family Business 1750 - 1929
O/P. 177 pages, 21 plates, 1968. An excellent book about the Barraud business with a useful listing of known chronometers, clocks, watches and their serial numbers, very useful when trying to date other examples. Complete with the supplement published in 1979, making a total of 283 pages and 33 plates. Barraud's are one of the most respected 19th century chronometer makers so this book is essential reading for enthusiasts. The book is in good condition as is the supplement. Book: hardback without dust jacket, supplement: card covers. (Ref: K715 - F4)

Price: 95.00

Jagger (C.): Royal Clocks, The British Monarchy & its Timekeepers 1300 - 1900
O/P. 340 pages, well illustrated, 1983. A very good copy of the hardback edition, with good dust jacket, in original slipcase as issued. (Ref: K164 - E3)

Price: 30.00

Jagger (C.): The Artistry of the English Watch
O/P. 160 pages, 93 plates, 1988. A detailed well illustrated study of the design and decoration of English watchcases and movements from about 1600 to the Victorian era. With chapters on materials and techniques. Very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K167 - H1)

Price: 20.00

Jagger (C.): The World's Great Clocks & Watches
O/P. 256 pages, well illustrated, 1977. The first and best edition of a book which has been reprinted many times. With dust jacket. (Ref: K169 - G1)

Price: 5.00

James (H.): Rolex Highlights

James (H.): Rolex Highlights
NEW. 95 pages, illustrated in colour, 2014. A brief history of this famous Swiss brand describing and illustrating a significant number of their wristwatches. The watches include historical models, plus recent and current production - including GMT-Master II, Submariner, Cosmograph Daytona, Yacht-Master, Milgaus and Prince models. (Ref: N4869)

Price: 24.00

Jameson (P.R.): The Barometer as the Foot Rule of the Air
O/P. 24 pages, illustrated, 1933. Published by Short & Mason Ltd., this booklet has an excellent explanation of the aneroid barometer and its use in determining altitude, together with tables for temperature correction and the effects of weather. Good copy, card covers, staples rusted. (Ref: K4286 - BX7)

Price: 10.00

[Japy]: 17 mars 1799 Brevet d'invention de cinq ans, Pour diverses machines d'horlogerie, Au sieur Frdric Japy, de Beaucourt, Haut Rhin
O/P. [11 pages, 4 folding pates], number 028 of 200 copies, reprinted 1973. The Brevet (patent), valid for 5 years, was for ten horological tools including a wheel cutting engine, drilling machine, machine to cut rolled brass sheet, a lathe for turning fusees, barrels etc., etc. The plates are beautifully drawn and show some fine tools. A fine copy, card covers. [French language] (Ref: K2636 - BX2)

Price: 60.00

Jaquet (E.): L'cole d'Horlogerie de Genve 1824 - 1924

Jaquet (E.): L'cole d'Horlogerie de Genve 1824 - 1924
O/P. 256 pages + 12 pages of advertisements, illustrated, 1924. An interesting book about the founding and development of the famous Geneva watchmaking schools with portraits of major participants and some interesting historical photographs of the classrooms and workshops. A very good copy, light wear to covers and corners. [French language] (Ref: K1318 - H6)

Price: 85.00

Jaquet (E.) & Chapuis (A.): Technique and History of the Swiss Watch
O/P. 272 pages, 46 colour & 190 b&w plates, 30 figs., 1970. The enlarged edition of this classic work (first published in 1953), with a new chapter covering developments from 1945 to 1968. A very good copy with fair dust jacket. (Ref: K171 - Q3)

Price: 35.00

Jaquet (E.) & Chapuis (A.): Technique and History of the Swiss Watch
O/P. 278 pages, illustrated, 1st English edition, 1953. A good book about Swiss watches from their beginnings to the middle of the 20th century. Good copy. (Ref: K3647 - F7)

Price: 35.00

Jeffery (S.): An Introductory Guide to Repairing Mechanical Clocks

Jeffery (S.): An Introductory Guide to Repairing Mechanical Clocks
NEW. 224 pages, over 400 illustrations, 2016. Written by an experienced professional restorer this book is aimed at the absolute beginner, and the amateur repairer, who wish to overhaul and repair the most commonly encountered clocks in a sympathetic and competent manner. The book includes tools and workshop design; anchor, deadbeat, brocot, cylinder and lever escapements; and a wide range of workshop techniques for the clock repairer. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3890)

Price: 25.00

Jenkins (G.) & Bear (M.): Sundials & Timedials
O/P. 8 pages of instructions and 15 sheets of A4 printed card for cutting out and making into 9 models. Published in 1987. Models include a nocturnal, two-sided equatorial sundial, a polar sundial and a solar compass. Very good copy card covers. (Ref: K908 - H4)

Price: 7.00

Jennings (T.S.): The Development of British Bell Fittings

Jennings (T.S.): The Development of British Bell Fittings
NEW. 168 pages, 23 plates, 74 figures, 1991. The installation of bells so that they can be rung is a skilled job. This book investigates the historical development of the fittings required, the patents applied for. A detailed study of the subject. With dust jacket.
(Ref: N2919)

Price: 25.00

Jerome (C.): History of the American Clock Business for the Past Sixty Years, and Life of Chauncey Jerome
O/P. 144 pages, portrait, 1st edition, 1860. An interesting book - by 1850 Jerome had built up a clock business annually producing more than half of the clocks made in the entire United States, six years later his empire crumbled leaving him penniless. The rare first edition, 2 leaves and portrait torn and with sellotape repairs, pages with very light foxing, rear end paper torn (50% loss), hinges reinforced with tape, covers worn. Overall a bit scruffy, but it is the rare first edition and over 170 years old! [Note: Page 8 is followed by page 11 but nothing is missing, all the facsimile reprints I have seen have the same pagination]. (Ref: K3636 - M1)

Price: 30.00


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