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Abbott (H.G.): The American Watchmaker and Jeweler

Abbott (H.G.): The American Watchmaker and Jeweler
NEW. 354 pages, 288 figs., reprinted 1989. First published in 1893 this is an encyclopaedia for the horologist, jeweller, gold and silversmith containing hundreds of receipts and formulas with directions for using all the latest tools, attachments and devices for watchmakers and jewellers. These books are old stock - new unused copies with card covers (now a little wrinkled on the spine). (Ref: N1081)

Price: 19.00
Albright (F.P.): Johann Ludwig Eberhardt and his Salem Clocks

Albright (F.P.): Johann Ludwig Eberhardt and his Salem Clocks
NEW. 160 pages, 51 figures, 1978. The life, times and work of Johann Ludwig Eberhardt who arrived in Salem, North Carolina from Germany in 1799. The movements and cases of over 30 clocks are described and Eberhardt features identified. With dust jacket, still in publisher's shrink wrap. (Ref: N3394)

Price: 20.00
[Anon]: The London Wholesale, Manufacturing, and Retail Goldsmiths, Silversmiths, Jewellers, Watch Makers, Opticians, and Cutlers' Directory,. (HB)

[Anon]: The London Wholesale, Manufacturing, and Retail Goldsmiths, Silversmiths, Jewellers, Watch Makers, Opticians, and Cutlers' Directory, .
NEW. 320 pages, facsimile edition, 1996. First published in 1861 this is a useful directory for many London trades including clock making and watchmaking. The directory also covers many trades (including clocks and watches) in Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester as well as the watch and clock tool manufacturers' of Prescot, and the watch trades of Coventry. This facsimile reprint was limited to 500 copies and is a good reference source for clock and watch enthusiasts. A new, unused copy of the hardback edition with dust jacket. (Ref: N2874)

Price: 30.00
[Ansonia]: The Ansonia Clock Company Catalogue 1894

[Ansonia]: The Ansonia Clock Company Catalogue 1894
NEW. 168 pages, illustrated, a modern facsimile reprint. A useful guide to Ansonia clocks being sold in 1894 when the company had offices in New York, Chicago and London. The catalogue illustrates alarm clocks, carriage, mantel and table clocks, wall clocks and tallcase clocks as well as marble clocks, other clocks, bronzes and candelabra. Every item is priced, many under 10 US dollars! Card covers. (Ref: N721)

Price: 15.00
[Ansonia]: The Ansonia Clock Company Catalogue 1906 - 1907

[Ansonia]: The Ansonia Clock Company Catalogue 1906 - 1907
NEW. 213 pages, a facsimile reprint published in 1988. A useful guide to Ansonia clocks being sold in 1906 when the company had offices in New York, Chicago and London. The catalogue illustrates alarm clocks, carriage, mantel and table clocks, wall clocks and tallcase clocks as well as marble clocks, other clocks, bronzes and candelabra. Every item is priced, many under 10 US dollars! Card covers. (Ref: N1422)

Price: 12.00
A.H.S.: The Proceedings of the Oxford 2000 Convention

Antiquarian Horological Society: The Proceedings of the Oxford 2000 Convention
NEW. 49 pages, illustrated, 2000. The book has reports of several interesting papers given at the conference. Card covers. (Ref: N2878)

Price: 9.00
Attree (W.): Ein neues Uhrenformat entsteht Die Evolution des Ulysse Nardin Kalibers 22/24

Attree (W.): Ein neues Uhrenformat entsteht Die Evolution des Ulysse Nardin Kalibers 22/24
NEW. 164 pages, illustrated, 2018. A comprehensive new book on the legendary deck watch, caliber 22/24, produced by Ulysse Nardin between 1897 and 1972. These watches, mostly in large pocket watch style cases, were sold to governments and navies around the world so the book will be of great interest to military watch enthusiasts. The book opens with an account of the evolution of the watch and this is followed by a detailed, well illustrated account of 30 specific examples. The appendices include a table of serial numbers with delivery dates, list of customers, and participation in the annual trials at Neuchatel Observatory. [German language] (Ref: N4493)
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Price: 80.00
Bacon (D.H.): Watchmaking in Llangollen by Robert Hughes - A Genuine Late-Nineteenth Century Welsh Watch Manufacturer

Bacon (D.H.): Watchmaking in Llangollen by Robert Hughes - a Genuine late-Nineteenth Century Welsh Watch Manufacturer
NEW. 111 pages, illustrated, 2000. A detailed study of the business of Robert Hughes, based on original documents and record books, which manufactured and retailed watches in the second half of the 19th century. The book shows the difficulty faced by British manufacturers caused by large scale importation of low cost watches. With dust jacket. (Ref: N394)
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Price: 25.00
Baker (G.L.): Seven Tales of the Pendulum

Baker (G.L.): Seven Tales of the Pendulum
NEW. 227 pages, illustrated, 2011. This book is an accessible description of the science of the pendulum and related historical and cultural matters. Written for the non-technical reader this book is based on the author's previous book The Pendulum - A Case Study in Physics. With dust jacket. (Ref: N2492)
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Price: 25.00
Baker (P.H.J.): Early Lancashire Watch Fusee Engines

Baker (P.H.J.): Early Lancashire Watch Fusee Engines
NEW. [24 pages], 35 figs., 1994. An important paper, an offprint from Antiquarian Horology, on 18th century fusee engines including those by John Wyke of Liverpool. Card covers. (Ref: N1791)
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Price: 5.00
Banfield (E.): Antique Barometers: An Illustrated Survey

Banfield (E.): Antique Barometers: An Illustrated Survey
NEW. 149 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 2008. An enlarged edition which is a comprehensive introduction to the English domestic barometer. Card covers. (Ref: N19)
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Price: 9.95
Banfield (E.): Barometer Makers and Retailers 1660 - 1900

Banfield (E.): Barometer Makers and Retailers 1660 - 1900
NEW. 246 pages, a few illustrations, 2000. A very useful listing of barometer makers and reailers. Also useful for dating Victorian clocks and scientific instruments sold by the same retailers after 1850. Soft covers. (Ref: N20)
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Price: 9.95
Banfield (E.): Barometers - Aneroid and Barographs

Banfield (E.): Barometers - Aneroid and Barographs
NEW. 151 pages, 130 illus., reprinted 1996. The history of domestic, marine and mountain barometers, barographs, storm glasses, and weather houses. With dust jacket. (Ref: N21)
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Price: 11.95
Banfield (E.): Barometers - Stick or Cistern Tube

Banfield (E.): Barometers - Stick or Cistern Tube
NEW. 246 pages, 296 illus. First published 1985, reprinted 1996. The history and development of the stick barometer including domestic marine, station, Fitzroy and angle barometers. With dust jacket. (Ref: N22)
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Price: 14.95
Banfield (E.): Barometers - Wheel or Banjo

Banfield (E.): Barometers - Wheel or Banjo
NEW. 150 pages, 165 illustrations, 1985 reprinted 1999. The history and development of wheel barometers from 1663 to about 1900. With dust jacket. (Ref: N23)
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Price: 11.95
Banfield (E.): The Banfield Family Collection of Barometers

Banfield (E.): The Banfield Family Collection of Barometers
NEW. 9 pages of text, 313 photographs, 14 pages of descriptions. A well illustrated survey of a large collection of barometers and barographs of all types. Each item is described and an estimate of date given. Card covers. (Ref: N426)
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Price: 6.95
Banfield (E.): The Italian Influence on English Barometers from 1780

Banfield (E.): The Italian Influence on English Barometers from 1780
NEW. 160 pages, 193 illustrations, 1993. A detailed investigation on the origins and background of the early Italian migrant barometer makers, with chapters on important makers including Negretti & Zambra. Soft covers. (Ref: N427)
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Price: 7.95
Barnes (N.) & Ilmonen (K.): Clock Cases - A Practical Guide to their Construction, Restoration and Conservation

Barnes (N.) & Ilmonen (K.): Clock Cases - A Practical Guide to their Construction, Restoration and Conservation
NEW. 207 pages, 500 colour illustrations, 2015. A good book for all enthusiasts who are serious about sensitive and sympathetic clock case restoration. The book focuses on wooden cases but also has chapters on stone (marble, slate, limestone) and metal (brass, iron, zinc alloys) cases. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3875)
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Price: 25.00
Barnes (N.) & Jordan (A.): Maintaining Longcase Clocks: An Owner's Guide to Maintenance, Restoration and Conservation

Barnes (N.) & Jordan (A.): Maintaining Longcase Clocks: An Owner's Guide to Maintenance, Restoration and Conservation
NEW. 192 pages, 300 illustrations, 2013. A short introduction to longcase clocks and how to date them followed by chapters on maintenance and repair. The restoration section includes chapters on simple and more difficult procedures for movements and for cases. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3474)
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Price: 25.00
Barrow (C.) The American Pocket Watch - A Comprehensive Guide to Repair and Servicing

Barrow (C.): The American Pocket Watch - A Comprehensive Guide to Repair and Servicing
NEW. 128 pages, 56 figures, 2014. The third in a series of books by Christopher Barrow, this volume is written for the amateur enthusiast who wishes to service and repair American pocket watches. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3525)
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Price: 15.99

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