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Smith (E.): Clocks their Working and Maintenance
O/P. 224 pages, 59 figs., 12 plates, 1977. A useful book for beginners and amateurs. Good copy with worn dust jacket. (Ref: BB298)

Price: 5.00

Sobel (D.): Longitude
O/P. 184 pages, 1996. The true story of a lone genius (John Harrison) who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time. This book needs no introduction from me, it has sold millions of copies. A good copy of the hardback edition, with dust jacket. (Ref: BB274)

Price: 4.00

Symonds (R.W.): A Book of English Clocks
O/P. 80 pages, 64 plates, 2nd edition, 1950. A small boook from the King Penguin series, under-rated but interesting and worth having on the bookshelf. This is a good copy with poor dust jacket (Ref: BB60)

Price: 5.00

Tait (H.): Clocks and Watches
O/P. 72 pages, 74 illus., 1983. Information and photographs for some of the superb clocks in the British Museum. Good clean copy, card covers, corners now worn. (Ref: BB201)

Price: 4.00

Tait (H.) & Coole (P.G.): Catalogue of Watches in the British Museum - The Stackfreed
O/P. 88 pages plus 47 pages of plates, 20 diagrams, 1st edition 1987. A detailed catalogue of early watches in the British Museum all with the stackfreed, a device for controlling the spring force prior to the adoption of the fusee. A good copy, boards a little marked with good dust jacket. (Ref: BB336)

Price: 25.00

Thompson (D.): The British Museum Watches
O/P. 175 pages, 270 illustrations, 2008. A book telling the story of the watch, describing and illustrating 77 watches selected from the magnificent collection of watches held by The British Museum. The earliest example was made circa 1560, the latest in 2007. Each watch is illustrated in colour with excellent photographs of dial, movement and case. A good copy of the original hardback edition, with good dust jacket, but with two bruised corners. (Ref: BB293)

Price: 8.00

Tremayne (A.): Tremayne's Jewellers' Ready Reckoner
O/P. 380 pages, tables, figs., plus 66 pages of adverisements, 1st edition, signed by author, 1947. Only a few pages of horological content - watch escapements, watch sizes, lignes, etc. Binding loose, cloth worn through at hinge line. (Ref: BB105)

Price: 5.00

Tyler (E.J.): The Craft of the Clockmaker
O/P. 96 pages, illus., 1973. A useful introduction to the tools and techniques used in clockmaking. A good copy with fair dust jacket. (Ref: BB134)

Price: 5.00

Ullyett (K.): British Clocks and Clockmakers
O/P. 48 pages, 32 plates, reprinted 1987. The illustrations are useful. Clean copy. (Ref: BB57)

Price: 2.00

Ullyett (K.): In Quest of Clocks
O/P. 269 pages, 84 plates, reprinted 1968. An introduction to the subject by one of the well-known collectors of his day. Clean copy. (Ref: BB58)

Price: 3.00

Uresova (L.): European Clocks - an Illustrated History of Clocks and Watches
O/P. 240 pages, 161 illus., first English edition, 1986. An interesting book looking at clocks and watches from a European perspective. Good copy with fair dj. (Ref: BB115)

Price: 5.00

Vernon (J.): The Grandfather Clock Maintenance Manual
O/P. 103 pages, 31 figs., 8 plates, 1983. A useful well written book for those starting out in the hobby. Good copy, bookplate on ffep, without dust jacket. (Ref: BB252)

Price: 9.00

Ward (F.A.B.): Time Measurement
O/P. 151 pages, 12 plates, 1966. A publication by the Science Museum, London being a descriptive catalogue of the collection illustrating time measurement. The section on electric clocks and watches is of interest as is the section on sundials. A good copy. Card covers. (Ref: BB330)

Price: 4.00

Wenham (E.): Old Clocks for Modern Use
O/P. 174 pages, 1st edition, 1951. Chapters on old clocks and reproductions of old clocks. Good copy, no dust jacket. (Ref: BB214)

Price: 3.00

White (G.S.J.): The Clockmakers of London
O/P. 48 pages, illustrated, 1st edition, 1998. An interesting introduction to the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers and its fine collections of books, manuscripts, clocks and watches housed at the Guildhall Library and the Science Museum, London. A good copy, card covers. (Ref: BB326)

Price: 4.00

Willsberger (J.): Clocks & Watches - 600 Years of the World's Most Beautiful Timepieces
O/P. 184 pages, 112 full page colour plates, 1975. Willsberger is by profession a photographer so the illustrations are excellent. The book shows some rare and fabulous clocks including early examples. Good clean copy, with dust jacket. (Ref: BB319)

Price: 10.00

Wotton (P.) & Oliver (B.): Marble Clocks
O/P. 32 pages, illustrated, 1999. A good introduction to clocks in marble cases by Shire Publications. A good copy, card covers faded. (Ref: BB316)

Price: 1.00


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