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Penman (L.): The Clock Repairer's Handbook
O/P. 176 pages, 301 figures, 2000. The paperback edition of a book first published in 1985 which has been in demand ever since. 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 fine copy. Paperback. (Ref: K2161 - B1)

Price: 17.00

Perkins (A.B.): The Modern Watchmakers Lathe and How To Use It

Perkins (A.B.): The Modern Watchmakers Lathe and How To Use It
NEW. 394 pages, 548 illustrations, 2003. This book is intended to teach the skills necessary for clock and watch makers and restorers to use the lathe, to make missing parts, and to refurbish worn parts. The book will serve as a textbook for horology students as well as amateur enthusiasts. The illustrations include 267 photographs and 281 drawings. (Ref: N920)
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Price: 82.50
Perkins (A.B.): The Modern Watchmakers Lathe and How To Use It

Perkins (A.B.): The Modern Watchmakers Lathe and How To Use It
NEW (but with minor damage). 394 pages, 548 illustrations, 2003. This book is intended to teach the skills necessary for clock and watch makers and restorers to use the lathe, to make missing parts, and to refurbish worn parts. The book will serve as a textbook for horology students as well as amateur enthusiasts. The illustrations include 267 photographs and 281 drawings. A new copy, still in publishers shrink wrap, with two bruised corners (transit damage) - see photographs. (Ref: K3529B)
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Price: 66.00
Perkins (A.B.): The Modern Watchmakers Lathe and How To Use It

Perkins (A.B.): The Modern Watchmakers Lathe and How To Use It
NEW (but with minor damage). 394 pages, 548 illustrations, 2003. This book is intended to teach the skills necessary for clock and watch makers and restorers to use the lathe, to make missing parts, and to refurbish worn parts. The book will serve as a textbook for horology students as well as amateur enthusiasts. The illustrations include 267 photographs and 281 drawings. A new copy, still in publishers shrink wrap, with two bruised corners (transit damage) - see photographs. (Ref: K3529C)
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Price: 66.00

Perregaux (C.): Les Ecoles Professionnelles de France - Notes de Voyage
O/P. 59 pages, illus., 1912. An account of French engineering and technical colleges including the horology schools at Lyon, Paris, Cluses. Good copy of a rare item. Card covers. [French language] (Ref: K3141 - BX15)

Price: 45.00

Pergol (J.-E.): Nouveau Manuel Complet de L'Horloger Rhabilleur
O/P. 229 pages, 59 figures, 500 copies only, reprinted 1977. A facsimile reprint, of the 4th edition (published 1926) of Perségol's complete manual for the clock and watch repairer, first published in 1882. A fine copy. [French language] (Ref: K4539 - F5)

Price: 45.00

Phillips (A.): The Story of Big Ben
O/P. 20 pages, illustrated, 1st edition, 1959. A small booklet telling the story of 'Big Ben', the famous clock at the Palace of Westminster in London. The book was published to celebrate the clock's first 100 years in operation. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K2307 - BX7)

Price: 5.00

Phillips (E.): Treatise on the Balance Spring
O/P. 102 pages, figs., 1978. A translation into English, by J. D. Weaver, of the works by Edouard Phillips on the isochronism of balance springs and pendulums. The original French articles are fairly inaccessible so this work is very useful and now hard to find. Good copy, card covers, ring bound. (Ref: K2499 - F4)

Price: 45.00

Philpott (S.F.): Modern Electric Clocks
O/P. 215 pages, 153 figs., 1st edition, 1933. One of the best known works on electric clocks explaining the principles of operation as applied to all types of electrical clocks including synchronous clocks and turret clocks. A very good copy. (Ref: K2813 - R1)

Price: 60.00

Philpott (S.F.): Modern Electric Clocks
O/P. 214 pages, 151 figs., 2nd edition, 1935. One of the best known works on electric clocks explaining the principles of operation as applied to all types of electrical clocks including synchronous clocks and turret clocks. A very good copy. (Ref: K2228 - Z2)

Price: 60.00

Philpott (S.F.): Modern Electric Clocks
O/P. 214 pages, 152 figs., 3rd edition, reprinted 1945. One of the best known works on electric clocks explaining the principles of operation as applied to all types of electrical clocks including synchronous clocks and turret clocks. A good copy. (Ref: K3243 - W1)

Price: 60.00

Philpott (S.F.): Modern Electric Clocks
O/P. 228 pages, 169 figs., 4th and best edition, 1949. One of the best known works on electric clocks explaining the principles of operation as applied to all types of electrical clocks including synchronous clocks and turret clocks. A very good copy with poor dust jacket. (Ref: K4378 - G5)

Price: 60.00

Picard (Henri) & Frre Ltd: Catalogue 1955
O/P. 123 pages, illus., 1955. A catalogue of Swiss watch and clock materials, and tools. A good copy, card covers now worn and marked, top of some pages wrinkled due to moisture. [French, English and German language] (Ref: K3088 - P3)

Price: 18.00

Picard (Henri) & Frre Ltd: Catalogue
O/P. A priced tools catalogue, for watch & clock makers and allied trades, probably published in the 1970's. Good copy but card covers now worn. (Ref: K4875 - H4)

Price: 10.00

Pickford (C.): Bedfordshire Clock & Watchmakers 1352 - 1880

Pickford (C.): Bedfordshire Clock & Watchmakers 1352 - 1880
O/P. 252 pages, 35 plates, 2 figs., 1991. An excellent, well researched book about the clock makers of Bedfordshire with lots of biographical information as well as a brief history of timekeeping in Bedfordshire. This book is now very hard to find. A very good copy, paperback, card covers a little marked.

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(Ref: K1358 - D1)
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Price: 125.00

Pickford (C.): Turret Clocks: Lists of clocks from makers' catalogues and publicity materials
O/P. 179 pages, 1st edition, 1995. A useful book for church and turret clock enthusiasts with notes on 17 British turret clock makers and lists of their installations. This book is now hard to find. A fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K921 - F1)

Price: 45.00

Pickford (C.): Turret Clocks: Lists of clocks from makers' catalogues and publicity materials
O/P. 220 pages, 2nd edition, 2009. A useful book for church and turret clock enthusiasts. The second edition has a 40-page addendum with additional information from catalogues by Cooke & Sons, Dent, Lund & Blockley, G. & F. Cope, Benson and Charles Potts & Co. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K2145 - H7)

Price: 50.00

Pin (L.): Clocks and Watches of the Qing Dynasty - From the Collection in the Forbidden City
O/P. 207 pages, illustrated, reprinted 2008. A good book describing, and illustrating in colour, 154 fabulous clocks in the Palace Museum Beijing. 70 of the items are by English makers including James Cox and Timothy Williamson, 50 were made in China, the remainder are French or Swiss. Fine copy, card covers. [Chinese and English language] (Ref: K1879 - W1)

Price: 30.00

Pingree (D.): Eastern Astrolabes

Pingree (D.): Eastern Astrolabes
NEW. 268 pages, illustrated, 2009. A good introduction to the "oriental" astrolabe and a detailed catalogue of the Eastern astrolabes at Adler Planetarium and Museum, Chicago. The book also has a chapter on other related instruments (including quadrants, sundials and celestial globes). This volume is the second volume of a planned series, to catalogue the Museums scientific instrument collection. (Ref: N4152)
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Price: 27.50

Pipe (R.W.): The Automatic Watch
O/P. 156 pages + 10 pages of adverts, 89 figs., 1952. The pioneers of the self-winding pocket watch (Perrelet, Breguet and Recordon) are mentioned, but the book concentrates on the early self-winding wrist watches developed from the 1930's onwards. A good copy. (Ref: K1605 - X2)

Price: 15.00


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