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Barker (D.): The Arthur Negus Guide to Antique Clocks
O/P. 192 pages, 137 illus., 1980. A good introduction to English clocks of all types including 19th century items. The book also has chapters on horological terms, notable makers and clock cases. Very good copy (bookplate on ffep) with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K698 - G2)

Price: 7.00

Barker (D.): Thos. Ogden, De Halifax. An 8 Day Revolving Ball Moon Long Cased Clock. C. 1740
O/P. [6 pages], 10 figs., reprinted from Antiquarian Horology, 1975. An interesting clock by Thomas Ogden. Good copy, stapled paper covers. (Ref: K3550 - BX11)

Price: 4.00

Barnes (N.) & Ilmonen (K.): Clock Cases - A Practical Guide to their Construction, Restoration and Conservation

Barnes (N.) & Ilmonen (K.): Clock Cases - A Practical Guide to their Construction, Restoration and Conservation
NEW. 207 pages, 500 colour illustrations, 2015. A good book for all enthusiasts who are serious about sensitive and sympathetic clock case restoration. The book focuses on wooden cases but also has chapters on stone (marble, slate, limestone) and metal (brass, iron, zinc alloys) cases. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3875)
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Price: 25.00
Barnes (N.) & Jordan (A.): Maintaining Longcase Clocks: An Owner's Guide to Maintenance, Restoration and Conservation

Barnes (N.) & Jordan (A.): Maintaining Longcase Clocks: An Owner's Guide to Maintenance, Restoration and Conservation
NEW. 192 pages, 300 illustrations, 2013. A short introduction to longcase clocks and how to date them followed by chapters on maintenance and repair. The restoration section includes chapters on simple and more difficult procedures for movements and for cases. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3474)
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Price: 25.00
Barraud (E.M.):  Barraud, The Story of a Family

Barraud (E.M.): Barraud, The Story of a Family
O/P. 190 pages, frontispiece + 20 plates, 11 pedigree charts, 1967. The story of the Barraud family in England, New Zealand and America, all descended from Philippe Barraud who was born in France and became a British citizen in 1704. The family includes several distinguished artists as well as the clock and chronometer makers. A good copy with good dust jacket (the latter now a little marked). (Ref: K25 - S2)
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Price: 85.00

[Barraud & Lund]: Illustrated Price List
O/P. 34 pages, illustrated, limited edition of 500 copies, 1997. A reprint of a price list originally issued circa 1895 by this firm famous for its watches and chronometers. The catalogue includes early ladies' wristwatches as well as pocket watches and bracket clocks. A fine copy. Card covers. (Ref: K1543 - BX10)

Price: 15.00

Barrow (C.) The American Pocket Watch - A Comprehensive Guide to Repair and Servicing

Barrow (C.): The American Pocket Watch - A Comprehensive Guide to Repair and Servicing
NEW. 128 pages, 56 figures, 2014. The third in a series of books by Christopher Barrow, this volume is written for the amateur enthusiast who wishes to service and repair American pocket watches. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3525)
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Price: 15.99
Barrow (C.): The English Fusee Lever Pocket Watch - Its History, Development, Service and Repair

Barrow (C.): The English Fusee Lever Pocket Watch - Its History, Development, Service and Repair
NEW. 160 pages, 190 photographs, 2019. A brief history of the development of the English fusee lever watch followed by a step-by-step manual covering the dismantling, cleaning, repair and reassembly of a variety of English fusee lever movements made during the nineteenth century. With dust jacket. (Ref: N4894)
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Price: 18.99
Barrow (C.): The Pocket Watch: Restoration, Maintenance and Repair

Barrow (C.): The Pocket Watch: Restoration, Maintenance and Repair
NEW. 190 pages, 92 figures, 2nd edition, 2011. A practical guide to cleaning and repairing pocket watches, using as examples six of the most typical types of watch from a period spanning the late 18th century to the early 20th century. The author takes the intelligent enthusiast through the cleaning and repair process, and aims to equip the reader with a sound basic knowledge of the process and all the tools and materials required. With dust jacket. (Ref: N1906)
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Price: 18.99
Barrow (C.): The Verge Pocket Watch Its History, Development and Maintenance

Barrow (C.): The Verge Pocket Watch Its History, Development and Maintenance
NEW. 171 pages, 99 illustrations, 2011. A concise guide for the enthusiastic amateur on the history of the verge watch and the cleaning and repair of a variety of English and Continental verge movements. With dust jacket. (Ref: N2543)
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Price: 17.99

Barrow (C.): The Verge Pocket Watch Its History, Development and Maintenance
S/H. 171 pages, 99 illustrations, signed by author, 2011. A concise guide for the enthusiastic amateur on the history of the verge watch and the cleaning and repair of a variety of English and Continental verge movements. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K5044 - B1)

Price: 12.00

Barter (A.): The Watch - A Twentieth-Century Style History

Barter (A.): The Watch - A Twentieth-Century Style History
NEW. 336 pages, 400 colour illustrations, 2019. Decade by decade, this new book charts the era's stylistic and design highlights and examines the development of specific genres of watches. The early rise of the wristwatch led to a golden age of watch production which was followed by the electronic watch and latterly the renaissance of the mechanical watch again. The major technological and design advances are all included. (Ref: N4881)
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Price: 45.00

Bartky (I.R.): Selling the True Time - Nineteenth-Century Timekeeping in America
O/P. 310 pages, figures, 2000. A comprehensive history of timekeeping in America including the impact of railway time from the 1830's onwards and the adoption of the 5 time zones we know today. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K2924 - G2)

Price: 25.00

Barty-King (H.): Eyes Right: The Story of Dollond & Aitchison 1750 - 1985
O/P. 264 pages, illustrated, 1986. The first 106 pages are about the history of the Dollond business from its origins in 1750 to the retirement of the last family member (William Dollond) in 1872. The remainder of the book records the history of James Aitchison and Dollond & Aitchison up to 1985. A very good copy with good dust jacket (3.5 cm tear to rear). (Ref: K2326 - P2)

Price: 12.00

Bassermann-Jordan (B.): The Book of Old Clocks and Watches
O/P. 522 pages, over 400 illus., 1st English edition, 1964. A good book being a detailed survey, description and information about many different types of clock from around the world. This book is well worth reading. A good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K26 - R1)

Price: 30.00

Bassermann-Jordan (B.): Uhren
O/P. 174 pages, illus., 1920. This is one of the earliest German clock books for enthusiasts and collectors, and the origin of the later version eventually translated into English. A clean copy, re-backed using original boards, board corners very worn. [German language] (Ref: K3169 - Z1)

Price: 18.00

Bateman (D.): Sundials in DERA
O/P. 22 pages, illustrated, 2000. A booklet about the sundials at the Defence Research and Evaluation Agency (now Qinetiq Ltd), Farnborough and especially the rare meridian or noon dial on the Cody building. Sold with 2 leaflets about the noon dial. Fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K4274 - BX12)

Price: 6.00

Bates (K.): Clockmakers of Northumberland and Durham

Bates (K.): Clockmakers of Northumberland and Durham
O/P. 303 pages, 126 plates, signed by author, an edition of 1000 numbered copies, 1980. A useful reference book on the clockmakers of these two English counties. New copies, but old stock, recently purchased direct from the publisher. With dust jacket. (Ref: N4472)
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Price: 45.00

Bates (K.): Clockmakers of Northumberland and Durham
O/P. 303 pages, 126 plates, signed by author, number 633 of 1000 copies, 1980. A useful reference book on the clockmakers of these two English counties. A very good copy, the dust jacket complete but worn to edges. (Ref: K1578 - G6)

Price: 35.00

Bates (K.): Early Clock and Watchmakers of the Blacksmiths' Company

Bates (K.): Early Clock and Watchmakers of the Blacksmiths' Company
NEW. 490 pages, 400 illustrations, 2018. Many early clockmakers were members of the Blacksmiths' Company before the Clockmakers Company was founded in 1631. This is a well researched account of the clock and watch making trades in the Blacksmiths' Company and the rivalry between the two companies in the late 17th and 18th century. The book includes a directory of more than 1500 clock and watchmakers trained in the Blacksmiths' Company. With dust jacket. (Ref: N4470)
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Price: 95.00

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