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Ohlson (O.): Helpful information for Watchmakers

Ohlson (O.): Helpful information for Watchmakers
NEW. 95 pages, illus., the 2000 reprint of a book first published circa 1910. An interesting booklet published by the Waltham Watch Company to assist repairers of Waltham watches. Card covers. (Ref: N1186)

Price: 9.50

[Olsen, Jens]: Jens Olsen's World Clock
O/P. 31 pages, illustrated, 1961. A small booklet about Jens Olsen and his famous astronomical clock housed at City Hall, Copenhagen. A good copy, card covers a little worn. (Ref: K4024 - BX4)

Price: 5.00

O'Neill (L.) et al: Archibald Knox: Archibald Knox: Beauty and Modernity, a Designer Ahead of His Time
O/P. 50 pages, illustrated, 2014. An exhibition catalogue with a biography of Archibald Knox followed by a description and illustration of 115 items designed by Knox including 16 different Tudric manel clocks. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4832 - E3)

Price: 10.00

Ord-Hume (A.W.J.G.): Clockwork Music
O/P. 334 pages, illus., 1973. The subtitle describes the book well: An Illustrated History of Mechanical Musical Instruments from the Musical Box to the Pianola, from Automaton Lady Virginal Players to the Orchestrion. A good copy, showing signs of use, with worn & torn dust jacket. (Ref: K229 - H6)

Price: 25.00

Ord-Hume (A.W.J.G.): Joseph Haydn and the Mechanical Organ
O/P. 185 pages, 55 plates, 35 figures, 1982. Joseph Haydn is known to have composed music for mechanical organs. This book documents 3 such instruments, with details of who made them and the tunes they play. The three organs were all originally housed in cases and controlled by a timepiece, but only one now survives in that state. A very good copy with good dust jacket. This is one of Ord-Hume's rarer titles. (Ref: K2288 - H6)

Price: 40.00

Ord-Hume (A.W.J.G.): Musical Box - a History and Collector's Guide

Ord-Hume (A.W.J.G.): Musical Box - a History and Collector's Guide
O/P. 409 pages, 161 plates, 45 figures, 1980. A detailed study on the birth and evolution of cylinder and disc musical boxes by an acknowledged expert. The book has a list of makers, patentees and agents as well as a guide to tune sheets and their identification. A very good copy with good dust jacket (tear to head of spine). (Ref: K230 - F6)
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Price: 75.00
Ord-Hume (A.W.J.G.): The Musical Box - A Guide for Collectors Including a Guide to Values

Ord-Hume (A.W.J.G.): The Musical Box - A Guide for Collectors Including a Guide to Values
NEW. 343 pages, 330 plates, 78 figs, 1995. This is the most recent and best of Ord-Hume's books on musical boxes and is the definitive history of mechanical music, its instruments and their development and technology. The book illustrates the various types of mechanism and includes patents, makers' trade marks and tune sheets. With dust jacket. (Ref: N1653)
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Price: 66.50
Ord-Hume (A.W.J.G.): The Musical Clock - Musical & Automaton Clocks and Watches

Ord-Hume (A.W.J.G.): The Musical Clock - Musical & Automaton Clocks and Watches
NEW. 352 pages, well illustrated in colour and b&w, 1995. The definitive work on musical clocks, including the tunes played, and notes on their makers. A very useful book for collectors. With dust jacket. (Ref: N231)
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Price: 49.99

[Oris]: Die Schnste Nebensache der Zeit. Oris
O/P. 46 pages, illus., 1992. A sales brochure for Oris wristwatches with price list (in Euro). Card covers. [German language] (Ref: K1475 - BX7)

Price: 5.00

Ortenburger (R.): Black Forest Clocks

Ortenburger (R.): Black Forest Clocks
NEW. 268 pages, illustrated, 1991. An excellent book covering the development of clocks made in the Black Forest over 300 years, illustrated with over 600 different examples. With dust jacket. (Ref: N232)
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Price: 66.50
Ortenburger (R.): Vienna Regulators and Factory Clocks

Ortenburger (R.): Vienna Regulators and Factory Clocks
NEW. 176 pages, well illus., 1990. A useful source for information about Viennese clocks and later clocks in the same style from the German-speaking world from 1780 to 1930. Includes information about Gustav Becker, Junghans, HAC and Lenzkirch factories. With dust jacket. (Ref: N233)
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Price: 36.99

Osborne (C.) & Heaps (J.): Essex Clock & Watchmakers
O/P. 24 pages, illustrated, 1979. Published by the author, and now hard to find, this is only listing of makers for this county. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K1841 - BX4)

Price: 45.00

Osley (A.S.): Mercator - A monograph on the lettering of maps, etc. in the 16th century Netherlands with a facsimile and translation of his treatise on the italic hand and a translation of Ghim's Vita Mercatoris
O/P. 209 pages, illustrated, 1969. Mercator's treatise on italic script was written in 1540 and the principles were used by generations of map makers. Walter Ghim's biography of Mercator was published in 1595, this book contains the first complete English translation. A very good copy with fair dust jacket. (Ref: K4623 - B3)

Price: 20.00

Osterhausen (F. von): Paul Ditisheim Chronometrier

Osterhausen (F. von): Paul Ditisheim Chronometrier
NEW. 134 pages, illustrated, 2003. A detailed biography of the great Swiss chronometer maker and the watches and chronometers he produced. The book includes details of his chronometers entered for trials at various observatories as well as a guide to the years in which various serial numbers were produced. [French and German language.] (Ref: N1294)

Price: 55.00
Osterhausen (F. von): The Movado History

Osterhausen (F. von): The Movado History
NEW. 234 pages, 270 illustrations, 1996. The Movado Company, of La Chaux-de-Fonds, was founded in 1881 by the Ditisheim family. This is a high quality book, produced with the cooperation of Movado, with excellent illustrations and detailed information. With dust jacket and card slipcase. (Ref: N1528)
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Price: 81.99

Osterhausen (F. von): The Movado History
O/P. 234 pages, 270 illustrations, 1996. The Movado Company, of La Chaux-de-Fonds, was founded in 1881 by the Ditesheim family. This is a high quality book, produced with the cooperation of Movado, with excellent illustrations and detailed information. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K1947 - R3)

Price: 55.00

Ottema (N.): Geschiedenis van de Uurwerkmakerunst in Friesland
O/P. 112 pages, 43 illus., 2nd edition, 1948. The history of clock and watch making in Friesland with a listing of over 1000 Dutch clockmakers. [Dutch language] (Ref: K3246 - V1)

Price: 22.00

Otto (H.): The First Lever Watch with Free Balance Invented and Made by Thomas Mudge
O/P. 22 pages, 17 illustrations, [ 1930 ]. A description, and drawing of the escapement, of Mudge's famous watch acquired by King George III in 1770. Reprinted from the Horological Journal 1929/30. Very good copy, card covers (a little worn around edges). (Ref: K4851 - BX16)

Price: 30.00

Ovens (R.) & Sleath (S.): Time in Rutland - a History and Gazeteer of the Bells, Scratch Dials, Sundials and Clocks of Rutland

Ovens (R.) & Sleath (S.): Time in Rutland - a History and Gazeteer of the Bells, Scratch Dials, Sundials and Clocks of Rutland
NEW. 400 pages, illustrated, 2002. A very comprehensive book, with a wealth of information for horologists and campanologists, about England's smallest county. The book has a gazeteer of all bells, sundials and turret clocks known to be in Rutland and a biographical listing of all Rutland clockmakers plus notes on clockmakers from outside the county who made clocks which are now located in the county. A useful section is devoted to information about British bell founders who supplied bells to Rutland - this information is not easily available elsewhere. A good book which deserves a place on your bookshelf. With dust jacket. (Ref: N234)
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Price: 24.00

Ovens (R.) & Sleath (S.): Time in Rutland - a History and Gazeteer of the Bells, Scratch Dials, Sundials and Clocks of Rutland
O/P. 400 pages, illustrated, 2002. A very comprehensive book, with a wealth of information for horologists and campanologists, about England's smallest county. The book has a gazetteer of all bells, sundials and turret clocks known to be in Rutland and a biographical listing of all Rutland clockmakers plus notes on clockmakers from outside the county who made clocks which are now located in the county. A useful section is devoted to information about British bell founders who supplied bells to Rutland - this information is not easily available elsewhere. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. A very good copy with very good dust jacket, both with 2 bruised corners. (Ref: K1666 - Z2)

Price: 15.00


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