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Niehser (E.): French Bronze Clocks, 1700  - 1830  - A Study of Figural Images

Niehser (E.): French Bronze Clocks, 1700 - 1830 - A Study of Figural Images
NEW. 267 pages, well illustrated in colour and black and white, 1999. An interesting book showing clocks with bronze figures, with the symbolism of each one explained - Gods, Heroes and Muses, Cupid and Venus, Noble Savages and Genre Scenes. The book also has a directory of 1365 documented French bronze clocks with references to the literature where more information can be found. A very useful book if you want to research your clock. With dust jacket. (Ref: N397)
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Price: 78.50
Niemann (H.): The Beauty of Time - The Watches of A. Lange & Shne

Niemann (H.): The Beauty of Time - The Watches of A. Lange & Sohne
NEW. 208 pages, 200+ photographs, 2016. A comprehensive history of one of Germany's finest watchmakers and its timepieces, from rare and historical pocket watches to the company's line of modern wristwatches. (Ref: P3962)
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Price: 30.99
Niemann (H.): Fascination of Time: Marks, Manufacturers, & Complications of Classic Wristwatches (to order)

Niemann (H.): Fascination of Time: Marks, Manufacturers, & Complications of Classic Wristwatches
NEW. 232 pages, 166 colour colour photographs, 2015. A good introduction to the subject for the aspiring wristwatch collector. The book explains various interesting complications, illustrated by watches from the leading Swiss and German brands.

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(Ref: P3959)
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Price: 30.99

Nixseaman (A.J.): The Clock That Changed Hands - Discovered in Cambridge
O/P. 40 pages, illus., 1956. The history of a turret clock made by William Clement and dated 1671. A very good copy. Card covers. (Ref: K2959 - BX8)

Price: 15.00

Nordenmark (N.V.E.) & Nordstrm (J.): The Invention of the Achromatic and Aplanatic Lens
O/P. 142 pages, 7 figures, 2016. An English translation of two articles originally published in Sweden in 1938-39, with three additional appendices. The book examines the invention of the achromatic lens with special regard to the role played by Samuel Klingenstierna a Swedish mathematician. Klingenstierna's work paved the way for Chester Moor Hall and John Dolland to make lenses which refract light without colour dispersion. A very good copy (small inscription inside front cover). (Ref: K4616 - B3)

Price: 50.00

Norgate (J.), Norgate (M.) & Hudson (F.): Dunfermline Clockmakers up to 1900
O/P. 139 pages, 149 plates, signed by author, 1982. A well researched and detailed account of the clock and watch makers and retailers in this Scottish town. A very good copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K2419 - Y3)

Price: 60.00

Norgate (M.): Directory of Hampshire Clockmakers
O/P. [254 pages], plus a few illustrations of watchpapers, 1993. A comprehensive listing of makers including addresses and dates for the old historic county of Hampshire. Now out of print and very hard to find. Very good copy. (Ref: K1185 - G1)

Price: 90.00

North (J.) Editor: Mid-Nineteenth Century Scientists
O/P. 190 pages, illustrated, 1969. An interesting book which includes microscope makers Hugh Powell, James Smith and Andrew Ross as well as Charles Babbage. Good copy, paperback. (Ref: K3847 - K1)

Price: 10.00

Nott (H.E.) & Hudleston (C.R.): An 18th Century Clock at the Council House, Bristol; with Notes on Clock and Watchmakers in Bristol
O/P. Pages 176 - 191, 1 plate, 1936. An early work on the watch & clockmakers of Bristol, contained in a volume of Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. Good copy, card covers (front cover creased). (Ref: K5099 - Y1)

Price: 25.00

Nowak (H.P.): Geschichte des Mikroskops
O/P. 130 pages, 56 plates, 1984. The history of the microscope as told by the items in the Medical History Collection of the University of Zurich. Very good copy, card covers. [German language] (0.44 kg) TC3
(Ref: K4654 - TC3)

Price: 15.00

Nuttall (R.H.): Microscopes from the Frank Collection 1800 - 1860
O/P. 64 pages, illustrated, 1979. An excellent book on the development of the microscope in the 19th century with illustrations and descriptions of 59 good microscopes. A fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K3845 - H3)

Price: 20.00

Nuttall (R.H.): The Arthur Frank Loan Collection - Early Scientific Instruments
O/P. 60 pages, illustrated, 1973. The catalogue of a large collection of scientific instruments collected by Arthur Frank, a trained optician and optical instrument maker. Good copy. (Ref: K2748 - BX12)

Price: 9.00

Nutting (W.): The Clock Book
O/P. 312 pages, 250 photographs, 1935. A description of English, European and American antique clocks and a list of their makers. A good copy. (Ref: K2575 - H4)

Price: 15.00

Nutting (W.): The Clock Book
O/P. 312 pages, 250 photographs, facsimile edition, 1975. A description of English, European and American antique clocks and a list of their makers, originally published in 1924. A very good copy with worn dust jacket. (Ref: K1234 - D3)

Price: 20.00

Nye (J.): A Long Time in the Making - The History of Smiths

Nye (J.): A Long Time in the Making - The History of Smiths
NEW. 375 pages, 61 photographs, 2014. A new book on the history of the Smiths Group from its origins in 1851 to today. The book includes Smiths clock and watch making activities at Cheltenham, London, Ystradgynlais, Wishaw and elsewhere until production ceased in 1983. Smiths involvement in the motor industry and the aviation industry is included as is their contribution to the war effort in both world wars. An important book, documenting the growth and development of the company as well as the growth and, in some cases, the decline of various operating divisions. With dust jacket. This is from the original print run (not the more 'recent print on demand' version), just found in the stock room - my last copy. (Ref: N3671)

Price: 70.00

O'Dea (W.T.): Lighting Part 2: Gas, Mineral Oil, Electricity
O/P. 48 pages, illustrated, 1967. A Science Museum (London) illustrated booklet with a photograph and description of 20 types of lamps. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4582 - CR10)

Price: 5.00

Odmark (A.L.): Patents for Inventions Abridgements of Specifications Class 139 Watches, Clocks and Other Timepieces 1855 - 1930
O/P. 2 volumes, over 1300 pages, illustrated, facsimile edition, limited to 500 copies, 1979. These abridgements, published by the British Patent Office are a very useful resource for researchers interested in mechanical and electrical clocks and watches. If you find something of interest then the full patent may still be obtained from the Patent Office. A very good copy.

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(Ref: K1955 - TC8)

Price: 120.00

Odmark (A.L.): Patents for Inventions Abridgements of Specifications Class 139 Watches, Clocks and Other Timepieces 1901 - 1930
O/P. Facsimile edition, 1979. This is volume 2 only, covering the period 1901 - 1930 (volume 1 covered the period 1855 - 1900). These abridgements, published by the British Patent Office are a very useful resource for researchers interested in mechanical and electrical clocks and watches. If you find something of interest then the full patent may be obtained from the Patent Office. A very good copy. (Ref: K3951 - S1)

Price: 45.00

Oechslin (L.): Astronomische Uhren Und Welt-Modelle Der Priestmechaniker Im 18. Jahrhundert

Oechslin (L.): Astronomische Uhren Und Welt-Modelle Der Priestmechaniker Im 18. Jahrhundert
NEW. 2 volumes, about 456 pages in total plus a portfolio of plans, illus., 1996. A very detailed and scholarly study of astronomical clocks produced in the 18th century primarily by educated monks in religious orders.
Volume 1 describes the astronomical observations and how they were modelled by clockmakers to represent the heavens as accurately as possible.
Volume 2 is a catalogue of 29 clocks and orreries by 11 different makers, each illustrated and described with a list of complexities shown on the dial and how they are derived.
The portfolio contains figures showing the layout of the clock trains with wheel and pinion counts. The two volumes each have a dust jacket and the portfolio of plans has heavy boards with cloth spine and blue ribbon ties. An excellent reference book for the serious enthusiast. Limited edition of 550 copies. [German language].

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(Ref: N657)

Price: 220.00
Ogle (V.): The Global Transformation of Time: 1870-1950

Ogle (V.): The Global Transformation of Time: 1870-1950
NEW. 260 pages, 2015. Improvements in communications and speed of travel in the late 19th and early 20th centuries meant that previously small discrepancies in local time-telling became a global problem. This book chronicles the struggle to standardize clock times and calendars and to establish international standards. With dust jacket. (Ref: N4172)
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Price: 32.95

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