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Sabrier (J.-C.): Le Guidargus de L'Horlogerie de Collection
O/P. 445 pages, illustrated, 1982. A compilation of clocks, watches and chronometers sold at major auction houses world wide between November 1980 and June 1982. Each item included has a photograph, catalogue description and price realised. Very good condition, hardback. [French language] (Ref: K2752 - X2)

Price: 15.00

Sabrier (J.-C.): Les Horloges Lanternes franaises

Sabrier (J.-C.): Les Horloges Lanternes franaises
NEW. 112 pages, illustrated, 1988. A facsimile edition of the last 3 parts of Horlogeographie Pratique by Père Beuriot (a Benedictine Monk) first published in Rouen in 1719, together with an introduction by Sabrier and photographs of French lantern clocks. Card covers. [French language] (Ref: N3395)

Price: 14.00
Sabrier (J.C.): Longitude at Sea in the Time of Louis Berthoud & Henri Motel

Sabrier (J.C.): Longitude at Sea in the Time of Louis Berthoud & Henri Motel
S/H. 720 pages, 174 illustrations, 1993. A detailed study of the life and work of Pierre-Louis Berthoud (1754 - 1813) and Jean-François Henri Motel (1786 - 1859), the famous French chronometer makers. This book is the definitive reference work on these makers as the author has used the order books, workshop journals and French Naval records which all fortunately still exist. For each maker a list of all items made is given with details of who made various parts and their cost, as well as the name of the original purchaser. A fine copy (with presentation inscription signed by author on title page) with very good original film wrapper and card slipcase. [English and French language]

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(Ref: K3639 - B1)

Price: 175.00

Sabrier (J.-C.): Un chappement a Roue de Rencontre sur Deux niveaux
O/P. 6 pages, 6 figs., no date. A paper about a pocket watch by Belleican with an unusual escapement, an offprint from L'Horlogerie Ancienne. Card covers. [French language]

* Was £5.00, now on special offer at £1.00 *

(Ref: K2610 - BX1)

Price: 1.00

Sabrier (J.-C.): Une Montre Exprimentale de Ferdinand Berthoud au Muse d'vreux?
O/P. 7 pages, 11 figs., no date. A paper about a pocket watch with a rack-cylinder escapement, an offprint from L'Horlogerie Ancienne. Card covers. [French language] (Ref: K2609 - BX1)

Price: 5.00

Sainsbury, [Henry]: Illustrated Catalogue of Cathedral, Church, Turret & Musical Clocks

[Sainsbury, Henry]: Illustrated Catalogue of Cathedral, Church, Turret & Musical Clocks
NEW. 38 pages, illus., 2005. A facsimile reprint of a trade catalogue from circa 1881 for the little known turret clock maker Henry Sainsbury founded in 1734. The range of products on offer, including clocks, carillons, bells and sundials, is extensive and suggests that the majority of the firms output was retailed and possibly signed by others. The catalogue includes detailed illustrations of the product range together with specifications and prices. Card covers.

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Price: 4.00

Salisbury Cathedral Clock (3 items):
O/P. 1) Duley (A.J.): The Medieval Clock of Salisbury Cathedral, 15 pages, 5 plates, 1973.
2) Backinsell (W.G.): The Medieval Clock in Salisbury Cathedral, 8 pages, 7 figures, 1977.
3) Anon: The Medieval Clock of Salisbury Cathedral,4 pages, 1 plate, no date.
All items in good condition. Item 1 with card covers, the others paper covers as issued. (Ref: KW5218 - BX6)

Price: 5.00

Saunier (C.): Lehrbuch der Uhrmacherei in Theorie und Praxis volume 3 only (of 4)
O/P. 438 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 1891. The German language version of Sainier's famous treatise on modern horology in theory and practice, translated from the French by Moritz Grossmann. This volume contains all the sections on Depths, Motors and Miscellaneous Articles. Good copy, half-title page missing. [German language] (Ref: K3369 - F3)

Price: 20.00

Saunier (C.): Lehrbuch der Uhrmacherei in Theorie und Praxis volume 5 Part 2 only
O/P. 365 pages, 345 illustrations, 8 plates, no date [ 1915 ]. Although the title of the book is as stated above, this work is by Gustav Krumm with the title Die Electrischen Uhren. An early work on electric clocks and watches, of interest to today's enthusiasts. Good copy, boards a little loose. [German language] (Ref: K3370 - X2)

Price: 20.00

Saunier (C.):  Treatise on Modern Horology in Theory & Practice

Saunier (C.): Treatise on Modern Horology in Theory & Practice
O/P. 844 pages, 22 colour plates, numerous b&w illustrations, reprinted 1975. One of the best reference books produced hence it has been reprinted many times over the years. A good copy, bookplate on ffep, spine creased. (Ref: K274 - P2)

Price: 70.00
Saunier (C.):  Treatise on Modern Horology in Theory & Practice

Saunier (C.): Treatise on Modern Horology in Theory & Practice
O/P. 844 pages, 22 colour plates, numerous b&w illustrations, reprinted 1952. One of the best reference books produced hence it has been reprinted many times over the years. A very good copy (page block edge a litle stained, fair dust jacket. (Ref: K273 - S2)

Price: 70.00
Savoie (D.): Sundials - Design, Construction, and Use

Savoie (D.): Sundials - Design, Construction, and Use
NEW. 181 pages, illustrated, 2009. Originally published in French as Les cadrans solaires this is an excellent book on how to construct equatorial, horizontal, vertical, polar, horizontal analemmatic, and altitude sundials. The book also has a chapter on sundials in the tropics - a subject most books ignore. Card covers. (Ref: N2531)

Price: 19.99

Scatchard (J.): Wrist-Watches how to compare and value
O/P. 160 pages, illustrated, 2004. A useful book for those starting to collect wristwatches with information on fakes and replicas, collecting military watches, and some of the top brands that people collect. A very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K4426 - S1)

Price: 9.00

Schaaf (B.): Schwarzwalduhren

Schaaf (B.): Schwarzwalduhren
NEW. 432 pages, 410 colour illustrations, 4th edition, 2008. This enlarged edition is the most comprehensive work on the history of clockmaking in the Black Forest region of Germany. The book studies clockmaking in the area from 1680 to the late 19th century and has a directory of over 3500 clockmakers names. New in this edition are chapters on Black Forest Clocks in America and clockmaking in the Erzgebirge region. [German language] (Ref: N2179)

Price: 50.00

Schenk (A.): Die Uhrmacherfamilie Liechti von Winterthur und ihre Werke
O/P. 80 pages, 28 plates + folding plate of family tree, 1970. A book about the 12 generations of the Liechti family, 19 makers in total, who worked in Winterthur (Switzerland) between about 1529 and 1857. A very good copy, card covers. [German language] (Ref: K2763 - BX13)

Price: 20.00

Schenk (A.): Die Uhrmacher von Winterthur und ihre Werke
O/P. 75 pages, 1 colour and 28 b&w plates, 1959. A book about the 12 generations of the Liechti family, and other clockmakers who worked in Winterthur (Switzerland) between 1465 and 1958. A clean copy, lower third of pages wrinkled and marked due to damp. Card covers. [German language] (Ref: K2608 - B2)

Price: 5.00

Scherer (J.O.): Old Clocks
O/P. 9 page introduction + 19 pages & 19 plates, 1969. A small book with photographs and descriptions of 19 European table and wall clocks. A good copy. (Ref: K1709 - C1)

Price: 3.00

Scherer (J.O.): Pendules
O/P. 9 page introduction + 19 pages & 19 plates, no date (1960's ?). A small book with photographs and descriptions of 19 European table and wall clocks. A very good copy, now nicely bound in black Rexine with gilt lettering to front and spine, original card covers bound in. [French language] (Ref: K4051 - M2)

Price: 6.00

Schierbeek (A.): Measuring the Invisible World - The Life and Works of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek FRS
O/P. 223 pages, illustrated, 1959. Leeuwenhoek, using simple microscopes of his own design and construction, made many important discoveries and is the outstanding figure in the history of biology. A good copy (review of book tipped in). (Ref: K3849 - J1)

Price: 10.00

Schmid (H.-H.): Lexicon der Deutschen Uhrenindustrie 1850 - 1980

Schmid (H.-H.): Lexicon der Deutschen Uhrenindustrie 1850 - 1980
NEW. 2 volumes each of 496 pages, 2nd edition, 2012. This book is the standard reference work on the German industrial watch and clock making industry, now much expanded in a second edition. The first volume is an alphabetical listing of 2360 firms with brand names, trademarks and dates etc. illustrated. The second volume gives more detailed information on 480 of the firms listed in volume 1. Also in volume 2 is an alphabetical list of all companies included, and a detailed bibliography. An essential reference work for German clock and watch enthusiasts. [German language] (Ref: N2701)

Price: 65.00

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