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Haggar (A.L.) & Miller (L.F.): Suffolk Clocks and Clockmakers

Haggar (A.L.) & Miller (L.F.): Suffolk Clocks and Clockmakers
O/P. 169 pages, map, 86 figs., 1974. This is a very useful reference book and is the only book about this county. A very good copy with good dust jacket (worn to top of spine). This book in now hard to find.

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(Ref: K2718 - Q2)

Price: 240.00
Haggar (A.L.) & Miller (L.F.): Suffolk Clocks and Clockmakers

Haggar (A.L.) & Miller (L.F.): Suffolk Clocks and Clockmakers
O/P. 169 pages, 86 figs., map, 1974. This is a very useful reference book and is the only book about this county. A good copy covers a little discoloured, no dust jacket. This book is now hard to find.

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(Ref: K846 - D2)
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Price: 235.00
Harris (J. Carter): The Clock and Watch Makers American Advertiser - Being a compilation of Advertisements .......

Harris (J. Carter): The Clock and Watch Makers American Advertiser - Being a compilation of Advertisements of the Trade, including those of the Mathematical and Philosophical Instrument Makers, Published in the News-Papers of the American Colonies and States, from A.D. 1707 to 1800
NEW. 534 pages and an additional 10-page index, 2003. A useful source for information about 18th century British makers who emigrated to America, and for American makers/repairers/retailers. The book is fully indexed by name and subject so the information is accessible. A useful research tool for enthusiasts who do not have access to early American newspapers. Hardback with transparent film wrapper. (Ref: N396)
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Price: 36.00

Henwood (G.): Abbot Richard of Wallingford - Fourteenth Century Scholar and Instrument Maker
O/P. 40 pages, illustrated, 1988. A short but interesting account of the life and work of Richard of Wallingford, best known for his 'Great Clock' built and installed at St Albans Abbey. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K5126 - BX8)

Price: 9.00

Hepton (J.): The Hepton Clockmakers of Northallerton
O/P. Pages 24 - 26, family tree, 1997. Five generations of Hepton clockmakers worked in Northallerton, Yorkshire and, in Victorian times, Wellingborough Northamptonshire. A useful article contained in a volume of the Yorkshire Family Historian magazine. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4525 - BX3)

Price: 19.50

Hewitt (P.A.): The Deacon Family of Leicestershire Clockmakers

Hewitt (P.A.): The Deacon Family of Leicestershire Clockmakers
NEW. 79 pages, 57 figs, 2nd edition, 2008. This edition, revised and expanded by John Thornton, on the Deacon family including Samuel Deacon of Barton-in-the-Beans. An excellent account of a clock and watch making family and their longcase clocks including two musical examples. The book has an appendix on Deacon numbered and dated clocks. Card covers. (Ref: N1871)

Price: 7.50

Hudson (F.): Scottish Clockmakers (A Brief History - up to 1900): Hudson (F.): Scottish Clockmakers (A Brief History - up to 1900)
O/P. 32 pages, 4 colour + 51 figures, 1984. A brief history of Scottish clockmaking. A very good copy. Card covers. (Ref: K2399 - BX4)

Price: 20.00

Hughes (R.G.) & Craven (M.): Clockmakers & Watchmakers of Derbyshire
O/P. 256 pages, illus., 1998. A very useful contribution to information about regional clocks and clockmakers. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. This book is now out of print and becoming hard to find. (Ref: K1523 - M2)

Price: 70.00

Hughes (T. Cann): Notes on Some Westmorland Clockmakers (parts 1, 2 & 3)
O/P. Part 1: [14 pages], 1935.
Part 2: [5 pages], 1 plate, 1937.
Part 3: [19 pages], 4 plates, 1939
These three scarce papers are each contained in volume of learned society's transactions. The first is a listing of Westmorland clockmakers indexed by town; the second contains additional makers not listed in the first paper and part 3 is about the life and work of Jonas Barber (father and son) of Winster. The wills of the two Barbers are given in an appendix and a list of known clocks by the Barbers is included. A very good copy. (Ref: K5103 - V2)

Price: 50.00

Hughes (T. Cann): Notes on Some Westmorland Clockmakers
O/P. Pages 42 - 55, 1935. This scarce paper is contained in a volume of the Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society. The paper is a listing of Westmorland clockmakers indexed by town. A good copy. (Ref: K2371 - M1)

Price: 20.00

Hughes (T. Cann): Notes on Some Westmorland Clockmakers - Part III - Winster
O/P. Pages 171 - 189, 4 plates, 1939. This is a scarce paper contained in a volume of the Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, and is about the life and work of Jonas Barber (father and son) of Winster. The wills of the two men are given in an appendix and a list of known clocks by the Barbers is included. A very good copy. (Ref: K431 - Y1)

Price: 20.00

Inder (P.M.): Clocks and Watches in the Collection of the Exeter Museums and Art Gallery
O/P. 22 pages, 10 watches illustrated, 1972. A small catalogue of the collection. A good copy, card covers. (Ref: K805 - BX12)

Price: 9.00

Jagger (C.): Paul Philip Barraud - a study of a fine Chronometer Maker, and of his Relatives, Associates and Successors in the Family Business 1750 - 1929
O/P. 177 pages, 21 plates, 1968. An excellent book about the Barraud business with a useful listing of known chronometers, clocks, watches and their serial numbers, very useful when trying to date other examples. Complete with the supplement published in 1979, making a total of 283 pages and 33 plates. Barraud's are one of the most respected 19th century chronometer makers so this book is essential reading for enthusiasts. The book is in good condition as is the supplement. Book: hardback without dust jacket, supplement: card covers.

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(Ref: K715 - F4)

Price: 115.00

King (A.): From a Peal of Bells - John Harrison 1693 - 1776
O/P. 35 pages, illustrated, 1993. A well researched catalogue of an exhibition held at the Usher Gallery, Lincoln to celebrate the tercentenary of Harrison's birth. A very good reference work, written by a well-known Harrison scholar. A fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K2366 - BX14)

Price: 40.00

Lane (J): Coventry Apprentices and their Masters, 1781 - 1806
O/P. 144 pages, 1983. About 9% of the boys listed were apprenticed into the watch and clock making trades and the book has indices for occupation, location, apprentice name and master name. A useful reference source. A very good copy. (Ref: K1513 - L3)

Price: 25.00

Laycock (W.S.): The Lost Science of John

Laycock (W.S.): The Lost Science of John "Longitude" Harrison
O/P. 159 pages, 144 figs., signed by author, 1976. Laycock investigated and explained the theory behind many of Harrison's ideas used on his wooden regulators and his marine clocks. As Harrison's own writings are very difficult to understand, Laycock's analysis of his ideas is of value to all enthusiasts. A very good copy, with very good dust, of a scarce book.

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(Ref: K413 - E7)
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Price: 265.00

Lee (M.): John Watts, Stamford - Clockmaker 1686 - 1704
O/P. 47 pages, illustrated, no date. This the 1st edition, published in about 2000. John Watts was Stamford's first clockmaker, he made turret clocks as well as a small number of domestic clocks. A very good copy (with Francis Wadsworth's bookplate inside front cover), card covers. (Ref: K3531 - R1)

Price: 27.00

Lee (M.): John Watts, Stamford - Clockmaker 1686 - 1704
O/P. 85 pages, illustrated, no date. This the 1st edition with additions, published in 2001. John Watts was Stamford's first clockmaker, he made turret clocks as well as a small number of domestic clocks. A very good copy (annotations on front end paper), card covers. (Ref: K5132 - B2)

Price: 28.00

Legg (E.): The Clock & Watchmakers of Buckinghamshire

Legg (E.): The Clock & Watchmakers of Buckinghamshire
NEW. 47 pages, reprinted 2012. A carefully researched book but now somewhat out of date. Card covers. (Ref: N2797)

Price: 3.00

Lyons (N.) editor: John Harrison's Village
O/P. 99 pages, illustrated, 1999. Because of the subsequent vast increases in the size and wealth of the population it is hard to imagine what life was like for the Harrison family living in Barrow on Humber in the 16th and 17th centuries. This book uses old records (wills, inventories, Hearth Tax, church records, etc) to give an insight into life at that time. The only specific information about the Harrison family is 4 wills/inventories, published here for the first time. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K5188 - R2)

Price: 15.00


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