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Last updated 1 August 2019

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Our special book offers for August 2019:

Antiquarian Horological Society: Collectors' Pieces, Clocks and Watches
O/P. 91 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 1964. Illustrated catalogue of the exhibition to commemorate the AHS's 10th anniversary in 1964. The book describes a collection of early precision watches. The softbound edition, a good copy.

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

(Ref: SK3 - E2)

Price: 5.00

Antiquarian Horological Society: Pioneers of Precision Timekeeping
O/P. 117 pages, illus., no date but circa 1970. A detailed account of some famous watches: Harrison's H5, Mudge's first lever watch, Kendall's K2, Mudge's marine chronometer, and the Huber/Mudge timepiece. A very good copy of the hardback edition.

* Was £25.00, now on special offer at £12.50 *

(Ref: SK552 - C1)

Price: 12.50

Baillie (G.H.): Clocks and Watches, an Historical Bibliography Volume 1
O/P. 414 pages, reprinted 1978. A complete listing of horological publications, except those on dialling, prior to 1800. A very useful reference book for collectors and researchers. [Note: volume 2, on books post 1800, was planned but never issued.] A good copy.

* Was £15.00, now on special offer at £7.50 *

(Ref: SK1779 - E6)

Price: 7.50

Beeson (C.F.C.): Perpignan 1356 - The Making of a Clock and Bell for the King's Castle
O/P. 460 pages, illus., 1982. A detailed account of the construction of the great clock and its later demise, giving an insight into life at that period. The book has facsimiles and translations of the original Catalan manuscripts which detail who built the clock and how much they were paid. A very good copy with good dust jacket (very light wear to edges).

* Was £27.00, now on special offer at £13.50 *

(Ref: SK379 - A1)

Price: 13.50

Britten (F.J.): Brittens Old Clocks & Watches and their Makers

Britten (F.J.): Brittens Old Clocks & Watches and their Makers
O/P. 700 pages, illus., 9th edition, 1989. A good copy of the latest edition of this well-known work which has a very good listing of London clock and watch makers. Every enthusiast should have a copy of one of the editions of this book. Very good copy (bookplate inside front cover) with good dust jacket (light wear to two corners).

* Was £65.00, now on special offer at £35.00 *

(Ref: SK673 - F6)

Price: 35.00
Britten (F.J.): Old English Clocks - The Wetherfield Collection

Britten (F.J.): Old English Clocks - The Wetherfield Collection
O/P. 114 pages, 131 illus., copy 546 of 1000 copies, re-published 1980. The original edition was published in 1907 and limited to 320 copies, both editions are now rare. Useful for the illustrations of Wetherfield's clocks and the biographies of their makers. A fine copy, simulated suede covered boards as issued, complete with original transparent film wrapper which is also in excellent condition.

* Was £70.00, now on special offer at £40.00 *

(Ref: SK1853 - H1)

Price: 40.00
Chayette (H.), Sabrier (J.-C.) & Turner (A.): Breguet chez Chayette

Chayette (H.), Sabrier (J.-C.) & Turner (A.): Breguet chez Chayette
NEW. 184 pages, 130 illustrations, 2010. Written to celebrate 30 years involvement in horology, this book is a record of all the works by Breguet offered in the Chayette auctions. The book also has three essays by the authors -Thirty Years of Horology; Loss and Preservation of the Breguet Archives; Breguet, A 'Marketing' Man. [Essays in English and French language, the catalogue of items sold in French language only]

* Was £35.00, now on special offer at £20.00 *

(Ref: SN2431)
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Price: 20.00

Clutton (C.) & Daniels (G.): Clocks & Watches in the Collection of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
O/P. 123 pages, illustrated, reprinted 1980. This is the most recent catalogue of the Clockmakers Company's collection and a useful reference book. The collection, now housed in the Science Museum, London, is open to the public and well worth a visit. A fine copy with very good dust jacket.

* Was £30.00, now on special offer at £15.00 *

(Ref: SK465 - E1)

Price: 15.00

Edwardes (E.L.): Weight-driven Chamber Clocks of the Middle Ages & Renaissance
O/P. 160 pages, 64 plates, 8 figs, 1965. An interesting, well researched, and under-rated book on the horology of the Middle Ages, the sixteenth century and the early seventeenth century. A good copy, two corners a little bruised.

* Was £24.00, now on special offer at £12.00 *

(Ref: SK2136 - A3)

Price: 12.00

Goodison (N.): English Barometers 1680 - 1860
O/P. 353 pages, 158 plates, 1st edition, 1969. The books sub-title - A History of Domestic Barometers and their Makers - is an accurate description of the contents. This book has become the standard work on barometers and everyone interested in the subject should have a copy. A good copy with poor dust jacket.

* Was £45.00, now on special offer at £25.00 *

(Ref: SK756 - R3)

Price: 25.00

Goodrich (W.L.): The Modern Clock

Goodrich (W.L.): The Modern Clock
NEW. 502 pages, 161 figs., 2nd edition, reprinted 2005. First published in 1905 this is a study of the time keeping mechanism, its construction, regulation & repair. The book is an American practical book on clock repair and includes a section on electric clocks. Hardback.

* Was £22.00, now on special offer at £12.00 *

(Ref: SN2280)

Price: 12.00

Gould (R.T.): The Marine Chronometer its History and Development
O/P. 287 pages, 39 plates, 85 figures, 1960. The classic work on marine chronometers, written in 1923 and still the best reference work on the subject with a detailed history of the chronometer and its pioneers - John Harrison, Thomas Mudge, Thomas Earnshaw and John Arnold. A very good copy (bookplate on ffep) of the Holland Press edition, with poor dust jacket.

* Was £35.00, now on special offer at £17.50 *

(Ref: SK544 - B3)

Price: 17.50

Jagger (C.): Royal Clocks, The British Monarchy & its Timekeepers 1300 - 1900
O/P. 340 pages, well illustrated, 1983. A very good copy of the hardback edition, with good dust jacket, in original slipcase as issued.

* Was £30.00, now on special offer at £15.00 *

(Ref: SK164 - E3)

Price: 15.00

Loomes (B.): Westmorland Clocks and Clockmakers
O/P. 120 pages, 8 plates, 1974. A useful book on this county with a list of Westmorland clockmakers. Good copy with good dust jacket, the latter faded on the spine a usual.

* Was £20.00, now on special offer at £10.00 *

(Ref: SK199 - D1)

Price: 10.00

Mortensen (O.): Jens Olsen's Clock
O/P. 156 pages, well illustrated, 1957. A detailed description of a complex astronomical clock made betweeen 1944 and 1955. If you are in Copenhagen go and see it, it's in the Town Hall. A good copy, the dust jacket also good but with light wear to edges.

* Was £14.00, now on special offer at £8.00 *

(Ref: SK365 - F4)

Price: 8.00

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.

* Was £15.00, now on special offer at £7.50 *

(Ref: SK2959 - BX8)

Price: 7.50

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 £10.00, now on speecial offer at £5.00 *

(Ref: SK2748 - BX12)

Price: 5.00

Pryce (W.T.R.) & Davies (T.A.): Samuel Roberts Clock Maker
O/P. 450 pages, 129 figs., 1985. The definitive work on Samuel Roberts, an eighteenth-century craftsman in the Welsh rural community of Llanfair Caereinion. Roberts produced about 600 clocks and his Account Book for the period 1755 - 1774 is reproduced as an appendix. A very good copy of an excellent book, with good dust jacket.

* Was £25.00, now on special offer at £10.00 *

(Ref: SK777 - F6)

Price: 10.00

Rose (R.E.): English Dial Clocks
O/P. 198 pages, 98 plates, 1st edition 1978. The standard work on tavern & other dial clocks, also useful for its information on Thwaites numbering system. A good copy with good dust jacket (wear to corners and top of spine).

* Was £25.00, now on special offer at £12.50 *

(Ref: SK266 - E1)

Price: 12.50

Walker (J.E.S.): Hull and East Riding Clocks
O/P. 96 pages, illus., 1982. This exhibition catalogue includes a directory of makers for Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire before 1900. Good copy, card covers.

* Was £15.00, now on special offer at £7.50 *

(Ref: SK318 - D2)

Price: 7.50

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