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Naas (R.): Watches International 2005
O/P. 544 pages, illustrated, 2005. An American annual of the world's finest wristwatches, with in-depth profiles of over 70 of the world's leading brands and a technical description of their newest (i.e. in 2005) products. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K5170 - A2)

Price: 9.00

Naas (R.): Watches International 2007
O/P. 592 pages, illustrated, 2007. An American annual of the world's finest wristwatches, with in-depth profiles of over 70 of the world's leading brands and a technical description of their newest (i.e. in 2007) products. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K5171 - W3)

Price: 9.00

Nachet (A.): Collection Nachet

Nachet (A.): Collection Nachet
O/P. 145 pages, 16 plates, facsimile reprint, number 184 of 300 copies, 1976. Originally published in 1929 this book documents the famous Nachet collection of scientific instruments (mainly microscopes) and library of books on microscopes. The collection was sold and dispersed in 1971. The book has four sections: The invention of the microscope; description of the scientific instruments in the collection; catalogue of the books; list of instrument makers and important persons in the microscope world. A very good copy (bookplate inside front cover) with fair dust jacket. [French language]

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(Ref: K4607 - C2)

Price: 150.00

NAWCC: Bulletin - volume 14
O/P. A single bound volume published in 1989 by the NAWCC, being a reprint of volume 14 of the NAWCC Bulletin (Bulletins 143 - 154 first issued between December 1969 and October 1971). Good condition.

* Was £10.00, now on special offer at £5.00 *

(Ref: J1430 - P3)

Price: 5.00

Needham (J.), Gwei-Djen (L.), Combridge (J.H.) & Major (J.S.): The Hall of Heavenly Records - Korean Astronomical Instruments and Clocks 1380 - 1780
O/P. 201 pages, illustrated, 1st edition 1986. Between the 14th and 18th centuries, there was created under the Yi Dynasty in Korea a remarkable series of astronomical instruments, star-charts and clocks. This book demonstrates the context, purpose, nature and specific workings of these early instruments. Very good copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K1909 - G3)

Price: 50.00

Needham (J.), Ling (W.) & Price (D.J.): Heavenly Clockwork, The Great Astronomical Clocks of Medieval China - A Missing Link in Horological History
O/P. 254 pages, 71 figs., 1st edition, 1960. Chinese water-driven clocks with a form of mechanical escapement pre-date the first mechanical clocks in the West by 600 years. A detailed scholarly book, with an appendix on Chinese horary systems. A fine copy, with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K664 - H6)

Price: 45.00

Negretti & Zambra: A Treatise on Meteorological Instruments

Negretti & Zambra: A Treatise on Meteorological Instruments
NEW. 176 pages, reprint of a book first published in 1864. A detailed work describing the principles and construction of barometers, hygrometers, rain guages, anemometers, ozonometers and other meteorological instruments. Paperback. (Ref: N224)

Price: 7.95

Newman (S.): The Christchurch Fusee Chain Gang
S/H. 256 pages, 30 illustrations, 2010. This book is a detailed study of poverty, survival and bygone trades; and explores the significance of watch making and other cottage industries that helped to keep the people of Christchurch out of the clutches of poverty. The author explores the significance of the fusee chain and what this industry meant to the inhabitants of Christchurch. A good study on fusee chain making, with details of the manufacturers and their employees. Fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K2209 - A1)

Price: 12.00

Nicholls (A.): Clocks in Colour
O/P. 204 pages, 83 pates, 33 figs, 1978. A well illustrated book showing clocks from all over the world. Good copy with dust jacket. (Ref: K225 - E5)

Price: 4.00

Nicholls (A.): English Bracket and Mantel Clocks
O/P. 160 pages, 112 illustrations, 1981. A good book about bracket and mantel clocks from before 1700 through to the late Victorian period. Information includes the numbering system of several makers. Very good copy with good dust jacket (faded to spine). (Ref: K226 - E3)

Price: 35.00

Nicholls (A.) & Good (R.): Clocks and Watches in Colour
O/P. 218 pages, 86 plates, 1985. Illustrates clocks from Europe, America, Japan and China. A good introduction to the subject. With dust jacket. (Ref: K227 - E5)

Price: 5.00

Nicklin (T.): Studies in Egyptian Chronology - Part 1: a revised text on Manetho's dynasties
O/P. 74 pages, 1928. If you need to get the Egyptian dynasties and rulers in order, and do not know Athosis from Horemheb then this is the book for you! Good copy. (Ref: K3353 - T2)

Price: 25.00

[Nicole, Nielsen & Co., Ltd]: High-Class English Watches

[Nicole, Nielsen & Co., Ltd]: High-Class English Watches
NEW. 33 pages, illustrated, limited edition of 350 copies, 2002. A reprint of a Nicole, Nielson catalogue of circa 1910 illustrating many different pocket watches and their prices. Nicole, Nielsen & Co. made high quality watches for Dent and Frodsham amongst others. Card covers. (Ref: N5166)

Price: 15.00
Niehaus (J.J.):  A Guide to Watch Holders

Niehaus (J.J.): A Guide to Watch Holders
NEW. 40 pages, 57 illus., 1978. The only book on the subject, showing a wide range of antique and modern watch stands. Card covers. (Ref: N628)

Price: 15.00
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)

Price: 81.99

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.

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(Ref: K2959 - BX8)

Price: 5.00

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

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

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.

* Was £9.00, now on special offer at £4.50 *

(Ref: K2748 - BX12)

Price: 4.50

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


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