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Sedlcek (V.): The Astronomical Clock in Prague
O/P. A stiff card leaflet folding into 14 pages, 2011. A brief history of the famous, late 14th century, astronomical clock in Prague with a good explanation of the dials and how to read them. Very good condition. (Ref: K5078 - BK10)

Price: 90.00

[Seiko]: Value Checking List, Lassale, Seiko, Pulsar, Alba, Lorus Quartz Watches August 1998
O/P. 26 pages, 1998. "Value Checking" is a list of current consumption, coil resistance, battery number, etc., for use when testing each calibre of Seiko quartz wristwatches. Very good copy, paper covers. (Ref: K4838 - BX17)

Price: 5.00

[Seiko]: Value Checking List, Lassale, Seiko, Pulsar, Alba, Lorus Quartz Watches June 1999
O/P. 28 pages, 1999. "Value Checking" is a list of current consumption, coil resistance, battery number, etc., for use when testing each calibre of Seiko quartz wristwatches. Very good copy, paper covers. (Ref: K4839 - BX9)

Price: 5.00

Seitz & Co.: Guide for Users of Synthetic Jewels
O/P. 76 pages, illustrated, no date (circa 1970?). Seitz & Cie are Swiss manufacturers of watch jewels and watchmaker's tools. A useful brochure on synthetic jewels, their properties, and how they are made and tested. Very good copy, card covers, spiral bound. (Ref: K4840 - N2)

Price: 10.00

Selby (I. de L.): Wristwatches
O/P. 80 pages, illustrated in colour, 1994. An introductory collector's guide to identifying, buying and enjoying new and vintage wristwatches. The hardback edition, good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K3215 - T3)

Price: 7.00

Sellink (J.L.):  Dutch Antique Domestic Clocks,  ca. 1670 - 1870 and some related examples

Sellink (J.L.): Dutch Antique Domestic Clocks, ca. 1670 - 1870 and some related examples
O/P. 367 pages, illus., copy 389 of 1000 copies, 1973. A useful, well illustrated, reference book on 200 years of Dutch clockmaking illustrated with important examples from the Oegstgeest Museum. The book includes fine Amsterdam longcase clocks as well as Hague Clocks, staartkloks and stoelkloks. This book is now hard to find. A very good copy with good dust jacket.

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(Ref: K1242 - G6)

Price: 195.00

[Seltrin]: Fundamentals of Electronic Watches
O/P. 129 pages, figures, no date. A useful guide for those who wish to understand the principles and technology of quartz analog and digital watches. A good copy, card covers now marked. (Ref: K2547 - G5)

Price: 5.00

Seth Thomas Clocks: Seth Thomas Clocks for 1939
O/P. 24 pages, illustrated, 1995. A facsimile reprint of a catalogue of Seth Thomas clocks, first issued in 1938. The items include key wound spring-driven clocks and self-starting electric models. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4992 - W3)

Price: 9.00

Severs (D.F.): A Concise Guide to the Clockmakers of Northallerton and their Clocks

Severs (D.F.): A Concise Guide to the Clockmakers of Northallerton and their Clocks
NEW. 339 pages, 42 plates, 10 figs., 2008. A limited edition of 400 numbered copies. A detailed and well researched book about the clocks and clockmakers of this North Yorkshire market town. The earliest clockmaker in the town was Mann Beckett who married there on Saint Valentine's Day 1719/20. The author's previous book on Northallerton makers is now hard to find and expensive; buy this one before it goes out of print. Card covers. (Ref: N1874)
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Price: 25.00
Severs (D.F.): Bedale's Clockmakers: Clockmaking in Another North Yorkshire Market Town

Severs (D.F.): Bedale's Clockmakers: Clockmaking in Another North Yorkshire Market Town
NEW. 187 pages, 30 plates, 4 figs., 1 map, a limited edition of 250 copies, signed by author, 2010. A well researched book on the clockmakers of this market town, including the well known Terry family and Bedale's first clockmaker, George Smithyes. Card covers. (Ref: N2381)
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Price: 23.50

Severs (D.F.): Northallerton's Clockmakers: Hugh Pannell and his Successors
O/P. 244 pages, 36 plates, signed by author, 1998. Number 150 of 300 copies. A well researched and detailed book about the clocks and clockmakers of this Yorkshire market town. A very good copy, card covers.

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(Ref: K2196 - G1)

Price: 110.00

Severs (D.F.): Ripon's Clockmakers: Clockmaking in a Former West Riding Market Town

Severs (D.F.): Ripon's Clockmakers: Clockmaking in a Former West Riding Market Town
NEW. 268 pages, 54 plates, 2 maps, limited edition of 250 numbered copies, signed by author, 2013. A well researched book on the clockmakers of this market town. Ripon's earliest clock maker was Martin Eyre in 1608, followed by George Mills a century later. 75 clockmakers are recorded prior to 1900. Card covers. (Ref: N3488)
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Price: 25.00
Severs (D.F.): Stokesley's Clockmakers - Clockmaking in a North Yorkshire Market Town

Severs (D.F.): Stokesley's Clockmakers - Clockmaking in a North Yorkshire Market Town
NEW. 139 pages, 36 plates, a limited edition of 250 numbered copies, 2008. A well researched book with a detailed account of the 29 clockmakers, and their clocks, who worked in Stokesley between 1740 and 1900. Card covers. (Ref: N1926)
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Price: 20.00

Shaffer (D.H.): Clocks
O/P. 127 pages, 115 illus., 1980. Published by the Cooper-Hewitt Museum this book has a detailed study of the American pillar and scroll shelf clock as well as information about other American clocks and clocks from other countries. A very good copy, the dust jacket with two small tears and now in plastic wrapper. (Ref: K1450 - C1)

Price: 15.00

Shelley (F.): Early American Tower Clocks

Shelley (F.): Early American Tower Clocks
O/P. 236 pages, illustrated, 1999. A very good book on the subject. The first part documents the surviving turret clocks made during the 'golden age' of American tower clocks from 1726 to about 1870 before large scale factory production. The second part is a list of all known makers, dealers and other persons associated with American tower clocks. A fine copy with fine dust jacket. (Ref: K2396 - H1)
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Price: 48.00

Shenton (A.) & Shenton (R.): The Price Guide to Collectable Clocks 1840 - 1940
O/P. 477 pages, 34 colour and 700 b&w illus., 2nd edition, reprinted 1987. A very useful reference to affordable Victorian and Edwardian clocks, torsion clocks, electric clocks, alarm clocks, time recorders and many more types of clock. The book is well researched and has useful information about various makers including addresses and dates. The appendices include a reprint of the Hirst Bros. Catalogue of Watch and Clock Materials from c1916 and the British Clock Manufacturers Supplement for 1940. A very good copy with good dust jacket (faded to spine). (Ref: K1359 - E1)

Price: 35.00

Shenton (A.) & Shenton (R.): The Price Guide to Clocks 1840 - 1940
O/P. 541 pages, illustrated, 1st edition, 1977. A very useful guide to a wide range of collectable clocks but the prices are obviously out of date. Good copy, signed by authors, with good dust jacket. (Ref: K458)

Price: 15.00

Shenton (A.): Pocket Watches of the 19th & 20th Century

Shenton (A.): Pocket Watches of the 19th & 20th Century
O/P. 431 pages, well illustrated, 1996. A detailed account of pocket watch manufacture from 1800 to 1940, including English, American and Swiss examples. These watches were made in significant numbers hence are affordable as well as collectable. This book is now hard to find. A very good copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K1577 - H3)
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Price: 75.00
Shenton (R.): Christopher Pinchbeck and his Family

Shenton (R.): Christopher Pinchbeck and his Family
NEW. 71 pages, 13 illustrations, 2nd edition, 1976. Christopher Pinchbeck, senior and junior, were both clockmakers but the family is best known for the invention of 'Pinchbeck' alloy and its use in making low cost trinkets. A useful reference book on the family. Still in publisher's card envelope. (Ref: N2920)

Price: 16.00

Shenton (R.): Christopher Pinchbeck and his Family
O/P. 71 pages, 13 illustrations, 2nd edition, 1976. Christopher Pinchbeck, senior and junior, were both clockmakers but the family is best known for the invention of 'Pinchbeck' alloy and its use in making low cost trinkets. A useful reference book on the family. A very good copy. (Ref: K996 - W1)

Price: 10.00


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