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Patrizzi & Co.: The Patrizzi Pocket Expert Girard-Perregaux Tourbillon with Gold Bridge

Patrizzi & Co.: The Patrizzi Pocket Expert Girard-Perregaux Tourbillon with Gold Bridge
NEW. 375 pages, illustrated, 2011. The history and comprehensive technical details of an iconic watch. The book starts with the first model in 1860 by visionary watchmaker Constant Girard through to the latest contemporary creations. During this period more than 40 different models show the evolution of the mythical Tourbillon with Gold Bridge. A very useful guide for dealers and collectors. Card covers. [English and French language] (Ref: N2424)

Price: 21.00

Payne (A.S.): The Cleere Observer - A Biography of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek
O/P. 128 pages, illustrated, 1970. An interesting biography of van Leeuwenhoek who by grinding microscope lenses of ever increasing magnification, which he then used to observe tiny creatures, became the father of the sciences of microbiology and protozoology. A very good copy with good dust jacket (faded to spine). (Ref: K4494 - A1)

Price: 5.00

Pearce (D.C.K.): The Society of Ornamental Turners Library Index
O/P. Published 1996. This is in 3 sections: Author Index (39 pages) Title Index (40 pages) and SOT Number Index (24 pages). A good bibliography on the subject, useful even if you are not a member of the society. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3062 - P3)

Price: 15.00

Pearsall (R.): A Connoisseur's Guide to Antique Clocks and Watches
O/P. 127 pages, well illustrated in colour, 1997. A useful introduction to some excellent clocks and watches. Very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K240 - G1)

Price: 10.00

Pearsall (R.): Collecting and Restoring Scientific Instruments
O/P. 278 pages, 127 illustrations, 1974. A good introduction to the wide range of scientific instruments made and their purpose. The appendices list instrument makers in eighteenth-century Britain and America as well as those working in London in 1843 and 1894. Good copy with dust jacket (very faded to spine). (Ref: K2482 - M1)

Price: 20.00

Pearsall (R.): Collecting Mechanical Antiques
O/P. 197 pages, 92 illus., 1973. A good introduction to collecting typewriters, automata, telephones, cameras, mechanical toys and other gadgets. Good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K1042 - T1)

Price: 10.00

Pearson (M.): Kent Clocks and Clockmakers

Pearson (M.): Kent Clocks and Clockmakers
NEW. 320 pages, illus., 1997. A comprehensive account of over 1200 clockmakers from the earliest period until the late 19th century. This edition is limited to 1000 numbered copies. Another useful regional title. With dust jacket. (Ref: N241)
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Price: 34.99

Pearson (M.): The Beauty of Clocks
O/P. 96 pages, 143 colour illustrations, 1978. This book is useful for the illustrations that chart the development of longcase and bracket clocks as well as other English clocks. A very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K2380 - F4)

Price: 14.00

Pearson (M.): The Beauty of Clocks
O/P. 96 pages, 143 colour illustrations, 1979. This book is useful for the illustrations that chart the development of longcase and bracket clocks as well as other English clocks. Good copy, poor dust jacket. (Ref: K385 - A3)

Price: 9.00

Peate (I.C.): Clock and Watch Makers in Wales
O/P. 85 pages, 7 plates, 1st edition 1945. The first book with a listing of Welsh clock and watch makers. A very good copy of the first edition, now nicely hardbound in blue cloth, original card covers bound in. (Ref: K852 - Q1)

Price: 20.00

Peate (I.C.): Clock and Watch Makers in Wales
O/P. 107 pages, 7 plates, 2nd edition 1960. A useful book with a listing of Welsh clock and watch makers. A fine copy with fine dust jacket (the best copy of this book I have seen for a long time). (Ref: K548 - F5)

Price: 20.00

Peate (I.C.): Clock and Watch Makers in Wales
O/P. 112 pages, 7 plates, 11 figs., 3rd edition, 1975. A useful book with a listing of Welsh clock and watch makers. A good copy of the hardback edition (bookplate on ffep), with good dust jacket (faded to spine). (Ref: K1043 - D1)

Price: 20.00

Pedersen (K.M.) & De Clercq (P.) editors: An Observer of Observatories - The Journal of Thomas Bugge's Tour of Germany, Holland and England in 1777
S/H. 220 pages, illustrated, 2010. Bugge, a Danish astronomer kept a journal of his 1777 tour; this book is an English translation of the journal with Bugge's drawings, complemented by photographs of buildings and instruments seen by Bugge and portraits of astronomers and instrument makers mentioned in the journal. A very good copy. (Ref: K3594 - S1)

Price: 18.00

Pellaton (J.C.): Watch Escapements
O/P. 126 pages, 269 figures, 23 pages of adverts, 3rd edition, [ 1949 ]. An excellent book for the serious workman by a Swiss expert. This is the English edition and has a detailed analysis of the lever, pin pallet, cylinder and detent escapements. Card covers a little worn, but a decent copy for its age. (Ref: K1193 - Z2)

Price: 25.00

Penfold (J.B.): The Clockmakers of Cumberland

Penfold (J.B.): The Clockmakers of Cumberland
O/P. 284 pages, 118 illustrations, 1st edition, signed by author, 1977. This is one of the best books on English counties and has become the most sought after and difficult to find. Many famous clockmakers were born in Cumberland - George Graham, John Barwise, John Brockbank and James Gandy to name a few. This well researched book has information about all the Cumberland makers and is an essential reference book for enthusiasts. A very good copy, the original wrapper now worn and torn.

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(Ref: K872 - F3)
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Price: 295.00
Penman (L.): Common Clock Escapements

Penman (L.): Common Clock Escapements
NEW. 190 pages, figures, 2013. A very useful book for restorers and repairers, this is a description of common escapements and practical workshop methods for mechanical clocks ancient and modern. Paperback. (Ref: N3377)
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Price: 15.00
Penman (L.): Practical Clock Escapements

Penman (L.): Practical Clock Escapements
NEW. 248 pages, well illustrated, reprinted 2002. An excellent book for the practical enthusiast. The book is comprehensive in its treatment of virtually all escapements including platform escapements on carriage clocks. Useful chapters on pendulum suspensions and pendulums are also included. With dust jacket. Please note: this is old stock, still in publisher's shrink wrap, now with a bump to one top corner. (Ref: N242)

Price: 70.00

Penman (L.): Practical Clock Escapements
O/P. 248 pages, well illustrated, reprinted 2002. An excellent book for the practical enthusiast. The book is comprehensive in its treatment of virtually all escapements including platform escapements on carriage clocks. Useful chapters on pendulum suspensions and pendulums are also included. A fine copy with fine dust jacket. (Ref: K776 - B1)

Price: 60.00

Penman (L.): The Carriage Clock - A Repair and Restoration Manual

Penman (L.): The Carriage Clock - a Repair and Restoration Manual
NEW. 352 pages, 8 pages of colour illustrations, many text figures, reprinted 2020. A comprehensive and practical new book devoted entirely to the repair and restoration of (mainly) French carriage clocks. A very useful book for the amateur and professional restorer - if you struggle with alarms, quarter repeaters and grande sonnerie then this is the book for you! With dust jacket. (Ref: N647)
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Price: 29.50

Penman (L.): The Clock Repairer's Handbook
O/P. 176 pages, 301 figures, 1985. This is an excellent book that describes in detail how to find and assess a clock's mechanical problems and how to fix them. The fault-finding chart is very useful as are the author's diagrams and descriptions of repair techniques. A book of great use to enthusiasts and restorers. A very good copy of the hardback edition with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K919 - E6)

Price: 25.00


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