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Rose (R.E.): Looking After your Antique Clock
O/P. 32 pages, 19 figs., no date. A useful booklet for the owner with details of how to set up, wind and regulate different types of clocks with notes on hand setting and strike correction. A very good copy. Card covers. (Ref: K2522 - BX17)

Price: 4.00

Rose (R.E.): Looking After your Barometer
O/P. 32 pages, 8 figs., no date. A useful booklet for the owner with details of how to transport different types of instrument, correction for altitude, temperature scales, etc. Very Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K1267 - BX18)

Price: 4.00

Rossel (J.) et al: Modern Methods of Measuring Intervals of Time
O/P. 46 pages, illus., 1956. The English language edition of La Suisse Horlogere for March 1956 containing 8 papers on modern methods of measuring time (ie atomic clocks, dating items using carbon 14, etc.), including one by Louis Essen on the NPL Caesium Standard. Good copy (corners bumped, spine worn), card covers. (Ref: K4837 - X1)

Price: 8.00

Rowan-Robinson (M.): Universe
O/P. 180 pages, illustrated, 1990. An interesting book by a professional astronomer explaining ther wornders of the universe. Supernovae, pulsars, the Andromeda Nebula, Omega Centauri, black holes, red giants and much much more. A very good copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K4540 - A2)

Price: 9.00

Royal Mail: Marine Timekeepers - First Day Cover

Royal Mail: Marine Timekeepers - First Day Cover
O/P. An official Royal Mail first day cover for the issue of 4 postage stamps to commemorate the birth of John Harrison in 1693. The envelope has all 4 stamps affixed (values 24p, 28p, 33p and 39p). Good condition. (Ref: PH4)
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Price: 6.00

Royer-Collard (F.B.): Skeleton Clocks
O/P. 154 pages, illus., 1st edition, 1969. The first book on skeleton clocks and still a useful reference source. A good copy with worn dust jacket. (Ref: K784 - D2)

Price: 12.00

Russo (T.A.): Antique Office machines: 600 Years of Calculating Devices

Russo (T.A.): Antique Office machines: 600 Years of Calculating Devices
NEW. 224 pages, illustrated, 2001. This book opens with a history of calculating devices from the abacus to the electronic computer, but is mainly about mechanical adding machines, counters and calculators developed in the late 19th and first half of the 20th centuries. There are also chapters on slide rules, the early electronic calculators and early computers. (Ref: N2316)

Price: 33.50

Rycroft (C.H.): Thomas Lister 1745 - 1814 The Thomas Listers, Clockmakers
O/P. 18 pages, 10 pages of plates, 1976. Thomas Lister senior (1717 - 1779) worked at Luddenden, then moved to Halifax in 1765 where Thomas, his son (1745 - 1814), joined the business. They made some fine clocks including one with a planisphere and musical examples. Fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K4912 - BX3)

Price: 25.00

Ryder (S.H.) & Eric (C.): Music in Time: A Special Exhibition of Musical Boxes
O/P. 80 pages, illustrated, 1990. The catalogue of an exhibition, all 64 items are illustrated and described. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K2947 - M3)

Price: 7.00


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