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Fried (H.B.): Cavalcade of Time a Visual History of Watches
O/P. 126 pages, 98 watches illustrated, 1st edition, 1968. A well-illustrated survey of the pocket watches, including early examples, in the Zale collection. Very good copy with presentation inscription signed by author on the title page. (Ref: K118 - H2)

Price: 15.00

Friedberg (F.J.): The Illinois Watch: The Life and Times of a Great Watch Company

Friedberg (F.J.): The Illinois Watch: The Life and Times of a Great Watch Company
NEW. 288 pages, 433 illustrations, 2004. A history of the Illinois Watch Company with descriptions and illustrations of nearly every wristwatch design they created, and their variations. With price guide in US dollars and dust jacket. (Ref: P1891)
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Price: 66.50
Girardier (S.): The Worlds of Jaquet Droz - Horological Art and Artistic Horology

Girardier (S.): The Worlds of Jaquet Droz - Horological Art and Artistic Horology
NEW. 247 pages, 159 colour and b&w illustrations, 2021. The famous Swiss watchmakers, Jaquet Droz, made clocks, androids, birdcages, pocket watches and snuff boxes all with automata and musical trains which are highly prized by enthusiasts. This new book delves into the history of the business and its products, 300 years after the birth of its founder Pierre Jaquet-Droz. With dust jacket. (Ref: N5083)
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Price: 79.50

Gschwind (E.): Montres de Genve / Geneva Watches / Genfer Uhren 1630 - 1720
O/P. [98 pages] including 44 pages of colour plates, 1978. A catalogue of 29 early Geneva made watches, many with fine Geneva enamelling to the cases including examples by the Huaud family. A fine copy. Card covers. [French, English and German language] (Ref: K2801 - J2)

Price: 30.00

Harrold (M.C.): American Watchmaking - A Technical History of the American Watch Industry 1850 - 1930
NEW. 144 pages, 210 photographs, 36 figures, reprinted 2017. First published as supplement #14 to the NAWCC Bulletin in 1984 this book is a comprehensive overview of the American Watchmaking industry with information about the watches, how they were made and the companies that made them. Card covers. (Ref: N4975)

Price: 18.00

Harrold (M.C.): American Watchmaking - A Technical History of the American Watch Industry 1850 - 1930
O/P. 144 pages, 210 photographs, 36 figures, 1984. Published as supplement # 14 to the NAWCC Bulletin in 1984 this book is a comprehensive overview of the American Watchmaking industry with information about the watches, how they were made and the companies that made them. The quality of the text and photographs is much superior in this original edition than it is in the 2017 reprint. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K1319 - G4)

Price: 20.00

Hayward (J.F.): English Watches
O/P. 10 pages, 47 plates, 1st edition, 1956. Published by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Good copy (title written on spine by hand), card covers. (Ref: K140 - H5)

Price: 6.00

Hayward (J.F.): English Watches
O/P. 14 pages, 59 plates, 2nd edition, 1979. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K141 - H5)

Price: 6.00

Hayward (J.F.): Two English Watches in Livrustkammeren
O/P. pages 233 - 249, 14 illustrations, 1952. A detailed description and illustrations of a gold clock-watch by Thomas Tompion and a gold watch hallmarked for 1700 by J. Bellette, London - an unrecorded maker. The watches are in the Royal Armoury, Stockholm. An off-print from the Royal Armoury Journal, Stockholm. A very good copy, card covers. [English language with a Swedish language summary] (Ref: K2740 - BX12)

Price: 10.00

[Heinz(H.J.]: Catalog of the Collection of Watches belonging to Mr J.J. Heinz of Pittsburgh
O/P. 31 pages, 33 plates, 1917. The collection was deposited in the Carnegie Museum and consisted of 100 examples (some of them sundials) dating from 1600 to 1830. Very good copy, corners a little bruised. (Ref: K142 - Y2)

Price: 20.00

Hoke (D.R.): The Time Museum Historical Catalogue of American Pocket Watches

Hoke (D.R.): The Time Museum Historical Catalogue of American Pocket Watches
NEW. 330 pages, illustrated, 1991. An important book on American pocket watches, describing the 374 items in the Time Museum collection, many of them illustrated. The book opens with two historical essays: A Survey of the American Watch Industry and The Development of Watch Manufacturing at the Waltham Watch Company 1849 - 1910. The watches are described in five sections: Pre-Factory production 1771 - 1850; Jeweled Watch Manufacturers; Dollar Watch Manufacturers; Cheap Watch Manufacturers and Experimental and Independent makers 1850 - 1972. (Ref: N1885)

Price: 85.00

Huber (M.): Die Uhren von A. Lange & Shne Glashtte/Sachsen
O/P. 72 pages, illustrated, 1st edition, 1976. A comprehensive and well illustrated history of the Lange & Söhne company famous for its watches. A very good copy (with inscription signed by author on ffep). [German language text, with captions to the illustrations in German and English] (Ref: K3111 - Z1)

Price: 40.00

Huber (M.): Die Uhren von A. Lange & Shne Glashtte/Sachsen
O/P. 85 pages, illustrated, 1977. A comprehensive and well illustrated history of the Lange & Söhne company famous for its watches. A very good copy with poor dust jacket. [German language text, with captions to the illustrations in German and English] (Ref: K2742 - Q2)

Price: 45.00

Jagger (C.): The Artistry of the English Watch
O/P. 160 pages, 93 plates, 1988. A detailed well illustrated study of the design and decoration of English watchcases and movements from about 1600 to the Victorian era. With chapters on materials and techniques. Very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K167 - H1)

Price: 20.00

Jaquet (E.) & Chapuis (A.): Histoire et Technique de La Montre Suisse
O/P. 270 pages, illustrated, 1st edition, 1945. A good book about Swiss watches from their beginnings to the middle of the 20th century. Good copy. [French language] (2.65 kg) A3
(Ref: K5121 - A3)

Price: 20.00

Jaquet (E.) & Chapuis (A.): Technique and History of the Swiss Watch
O/P. 278 pages, illustrated, 1st English edition, 1953. A good book about Swiss watches from their beginnings to the middle of the 20th century. Good copy. (Ref: K3647 - F7)

Price: 35.00

Kaduck (J.M.): Collecting Watch Fobs - A Price Guide
O/P. 100 pages, illustrated, 1973. Pocket watch fobs (to assist a man in getting his watch out of his pocket) have become very collectable - in the United States anyway. This book shows the range of fobs produced in the USA with advertising, political, organisation and other themes. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K5156 - A2)

Price: 5.00

Kaltenbck (F.) & Schwank (O.): Taschenuhrschlssel - Geschichte und Entwicklung der Taschenuhrschlssel ber drei Jahrhunderte
O/P. 109 pages, illustrated, 1982. A pioneering study on pocket watch keys, and now hard to find. Long out of print, these are new copies still in publisher's shrink wrap. [German language] (Ref: K4280 - CR10)

Price: 75.00

Kemp (R.): The Englishman's Watch
O/P. 148 pages plus 139 plates, 1979. A good introductory book to pocket watch collecting written by a watch collector who liked American, Swiss and English watches of the late 18th to the early 20th century. Lots of information for the enthusiast. A very good copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K1034 - E2)

Price: 25.00

Kemp (R.): The Fusee Lever Watch
O/P. 117 pages, figs., 1981. A useful book for 19th century English lever watches especially those from Lancashire. The lists of Liverpool watch signatures and Liverpool case makers is also useful. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K177 - E1)

Price: 55.00


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