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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. (Ref: K1666 - Z2)

Price: 20.00

Overton (G.L.): Clocks and Watches
O/P. 127 pages, 27 figures, 1922. A good introduction to the subject, written as part of the Pitman "Common Commodities and Industries" series. A good copy, hardback. (Ref: K1938 - E5)

Price: 15.00

Owen (George B. & Co.): Illustrated Catalogue of Geo. B. Owen Clocks (1878)
O/P. 48 pages, illustrated, 2002. A facsimile of a priced clock catalogue issued in 1878 by George B. Owen & Company of Winsted, Connecticut. With a 6 page biography, and a photograph, of Owen taken in 1898. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4196 - BX9)

Price: 15.00

[Palace Museum Beijing]: Clocks and Watches of the Palace Museum
O/P. A set of 10 colour postcards each illustrating a fine clock made in China, England or France. The postcards were sold by the Palace Museum in Beijing and have never been used so are in very good condition without any writing or stamps on the back. (Ref: K2516 - BX1)

Price: 7.00

Palmer (B.): A Treasury of American Clocks
O/P. 371 pages, 558 illustrations, 9th printing, 1977. A good, well illustrated survey to a wide range of American clocks. The book also includes a list of over 6,000 American clockmakers. A very good copy with worn dust jacket. (Ref: K235 - Q2)

Price: 18.00

Palmer (B.): The Book of American Clocks
O/P. 318 pages, 312 illustrations, 12th printing, 1974. A pictorial survey of American clocks and a few watches, plus a list of over 6000 American clock and watch makers. A very good copy, the dust jacket now a little worn. (Ref: K1387 - H6)

Price: 10.00

Palmer (B.): The Romance of Time
O/P. 55 pages + 13 pages of adverts, 1954. Written for the Clock Manufacturers Association of America this book tells the story of time through the history of making clocks and watches inn America. The adverts give short histories of 12 American manufacturers. Card covers, spiral bound. (Ref: K3070 - P3)

Price: 15.00

Palmer (F.W.) & Sahiar (A.B.): Microscopes to the End of the 19th Century
O/P. 48 pages, illustrated, 1971. A Science Museum (London) illustrated booklet with a photograph and description of 20 microscopes (mostly English). Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4583 - TC11)

Price: 5.00

Parker (P.): Clockmaking in the Vale of Clwyd
O/P. 78 pages, 41 figs., 1993. A detailed account of clock and watch making in The Vale of Clwyd, an area in North Wales which includes Denbigh, Henllan, Llanrhaedr, Rhuddlan, Rhyl, Ruthin and St. Asaph. The appendix has a list of clock and watch makers in the area. An excellent unused copy. Card covers. (Ref: K1794 - D1)

Price: 25.00

Parker (P.): Clockmaking in the Vale of Clwyd
O/P. 78 pages, 41 figs., 1993. A detailed account of clock and watch making in The Vale of Clwyd, an area in North Wales which includes Denbigh, Henllan, Llanrhaedr, Rhuddlan, Rhyl, Ruthin and St. Asaph. The appendix has a list of clock and watch makers in the area. A good copy, inscription on title page, card covers.

* Was £15.00, now on special offer at £7.50 *

(Ref: SK2400 - C2)

Price: 7.50

Parker (P.) editor: Clockwise Around Wales
O/P. 112 pages, 22 figures, 1 map, 1995. A horological miscellany of over 30 short articles about Welsh clocks and clockmakers. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K2707 - M1)

Price: 10.00

[Patek Philippe]: Catalogue
O/P. A small folder containing brochures of Patek Philippe's wristwatches and a retail price list dated 1st April 1995. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3477 - BX18)

Price: 5.00

[Patek Philippe]: Chronograph CH 29-535 PS
O/P. 36 pages, illustrated, 2009. A book about Patek's calibre CH 29-535 PS manually wound chronograph, and wristwatch reference 7071R, their first ever ladies chronograph. Technical details of the watch and movement are included as well as the 6 new patents included in its design. A very good copy (two corners with minor damage). (Ref: K4963 - E3)

Price: 20.00

[Patek Philippe]: Collection 2005/2006
O/P. 195 pages, illustrated, 2005. A large format hardback catalogue of Patek Phiippe's wristwatches produced for sale in 2006. A fine copy. (Ref: K2672 - A2)

Price: 20.00

[Patek Philippe]: Collection Book Volume 1 (2014)
O/P. 300 pages, illustrated, 2014. A large format hardback catalogue produced to celebrate the company's 175th anniversary. The book has a history of the company, followed by photographs and information on the 17 calibers and over 200 models of wristwatches in production in 2014. A very good copy (three corners with minor wear). (Ref: K4964 - E2)

Price: 25.00

[Patek Philippe]: Patek Philippe Geneve
O/P. 46 pages, illustrated, [1992 ?]. A deluxe hardback book promoting Patek Philippe's wristwatches, with a compartment containing brochures for ladies and gents wristwatches . A fine copy. (Ref: K3475 - X1)

Price: 10.00

[Patek Philippe]: Patek Philippe Geneve 1920 - 1965 Material Catalog
S/H. [36 pages], reprinted 2000. A facsimile reprint of a materials catalogue originally published by Patek Philippe in the mid 1960's. The book has movement illustrations, parts lists and instructions for various watch calibres. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4441 - BX6)

Price: 8.00

[Patek Philippe]: Wristwatches 1924 - 2012
O/P. 140 pages, illustrated, 2012. I am unable to describe this book in any more detail as it is written entirely in Japanese. A fine copy with fine slipcase. (Ref: K4967 - C1)

Price: 10.00


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