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Linnard (W.): Cardiff Clocks: A Comprehensive Account of Watch and Clockmakers in Cardiff, the Valleys and the Vale of Glamorgan

Linnard (W.): Cardiff Clocks: A Comprehensive Account of Watch and Clockmakers in Cardiff, the Valleys and the Vale of Glamorgan
NEW. 80 pages + 44 page appendix, figs., 1999. The appendix is a facsimile of a catalogue and price list issued by Howell Morgan of Blaengarw, circa 1900. Card covers. (Ref: N182)
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Price: 14.50

Linnard (W.): Cardiff Clocks: A Comprehensive Account of Watch and Clockmakers in Cardiff, The Valleys and the Vale of Glamorgan
S/H. 80 pages + 44 page appendix, figs., 1999. The appendix is a facsimile of a catalogue and price list issued by Howell Morgan of Blaengarw, circa 1900. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K182 - K1)

Price: 9.00

Linnard (W.): Richard Joynson and Thomas Hampson of Wrexham, Clockmakers
O/P. 8 pages, illus., 2009. An article about the oldest known Wrexham clock (by Joynson), and the most prolific Wrexham maker (Hampson) contained in a volume of learned society transactions. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K5080 - C1)

Price: 9.00

Linnard (W.): Wales Clocks and Clockmakers

Linnard (W.): Wales Clocks and Clockmakers
NEW. 270 pages, illustrated, 2003. An excellent book which contains new research and many new illustrations. This book brings Welsh clockmaking into focus as the only previous work, by Peate, was first published in 1945 and last updated in 1975. This book will be the standard reference work on Welsh clockmaking for many years to come. With dust jacket. (Ref: N183)
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Price: 30.00

Lonsdale (H.): George Graham Clockmaker
O/P. 66 pages, portrait, 1875. A paper on the Cumberland origins and the life of George Graham, contained within a volume on The Worthies of Cumberland. The book also has a portrait and 33-page paper on Edward Troughton the famous mathematical instrument maker. Very good copy, original binding, cloth now a little worn. (Ref: K6090 - E5)

Price: 20.00

Loomes (B.): Clockmakers of Britain 1286 - 1700

Loomes (B.): Clockmakers of Britain 1286 - 1700
NEW. 543 pages, 267 illustrations, 2014. This is an important new biographical reference source detailing all that is known about every recorded British maker of clocks and watches born before 1700. The book includes 6,230 makers and thousands of their apprentices and journeymen. An essential reference book for everyone interested in British clocks and watches. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3651)
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Price: 65.00
Loomes (B.): Clockmakers of Northern England

Loomes (B.): Clockmakers of Northern England
NEW. 320 pages, 402 illus., 5 maps., 1997. Includes the work of over 850 makers. A useful book for North Country clock owners and enthusiasts. This book contains all Loomes' recent research and has additional information about clockmakers, which is not in his earlier books. With dust jacket. (Ref: N191)
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Price: 34.99

Loomes (B.): Country Clocks and their London Origins
O/P. 192 pages, illus., 1st and only edition, 1976. This book is often overlooked these days but it is essential reading for the chapter on the Fromanteel family; it contains accurate information, the result of much research. Good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K359 - D3)

Price: 25.00

Loomes (B.): Lancashire Clocks and Clockmakers
O/P. 184 pages, 16 photographs, 1975. A useful book with a list of Lancashire makers. This is a fine copy of a scarce book with very good dust jacket, the spine of the latter faded as usual. (Ref: K194 - D1)

Price: 40.00

Loomes (B.): Lancashire Clocks and Clockmakers
O/P. 184 pages, 16 photographs, 1975. A useful book with a list of Lancashire makers. A good copy of a scarce book now showing signs of use, with good but worn dust jacket, faded on spine as usual. (Ref: K456 - D1)

Price: 30.00

Loomes (B.): Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World - Complete 21st Century Edition

Loomes (B.): Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World - Complete 21st Century Edition
NEW. 873 pages, reprinted 2020. This book contains over 90,000 names of makers of clocks, watches, scientific instruments, sundials and barometers, all in alphabetical order. This work covers the period from the late 16th century to the early 20th century and includes all the names in the old 'Baillie' and 'Loomes' plus an additional 20,000 names brought to Loomes' attention since their publication. An essential book for all clock and watch enthusiasts. With dj. (Ref: N1079)
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Price: 50.00

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. (Ref: K199 - D1)

Price: 20.00

Marshall (T.): Buckinghamshire Clock & Watchmakers

Marshall (T.): Buckinghamshire Clock & Watchmakers
NEW. 421 pages, over 500 illustrations, 2019. An excellent, much needed, addition to the books about clock and watch makers in the English counties. The book traces the history of clock and watch making in Buckinghamshire from the early 17th to the 20th century; with biographical information on over 600 men and women associated with the craft together will illustrations of their work. Also included is a large section on turret clocks in the county, with more than 100 clocks listed including over 40 seventeenth and eighteenth century examples. With dust jacket.

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(Ref: N4948)
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Price: 30.00
Marshall (T.): The Quaker Clockmakers of North Oxfordshire

Marshall (T.): The Quaker Clockmakers of North Oxfordshire
NEW. 252 pages, approx 530 colour illustrations, 2013. An excellent book on the group of Quaker blacksmith/clockmakers, in the form of the Gilkes and Fardon families - who, along with their descendants, relatives and apprentices, produced one of the most iconic styles of English country clockmaking, instantly recognisable to clock collectors - the iron-posted hoop and spike clock with distinctive ring and zigzag engraved dials. With dust jacket.

* This book is now out of print - These are my final copies *

(Ref: N3184)

Price: 48.00
Mason (B.): Clock and Watchmaking in Colchester

Mason (B.): Clock and Watchmaking in Colchester
O/P. 436 pages, well illustrated, 1st and only edition, 1969. This is a very detailed account of Colchester makers and their output and set a standard for regional books which has never been equalled. A very good copy, the dust jacket good with light wear to top of spine, in original card slipcase (worn to corners and splitting on one edge).

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(Ref: K823 - V2)
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Price: 85.00

Mason (B.): Clock and Watchmaking in Colchester
O/P. 436 pages, well illustrated, 1st and only edition, 1969. This is a very detailed account of Colchester makers and their output and set a standard for regional books which has never been equalled. A good clean copy showing some signs of use, dust jacket very worn. No slipcase. (Ref: K770 - F6)

Price: 50.00

Mather (H.H.): Clock & Watch Makers of Nottinghamshire
O/P. 93 pages, 9 figs., 15 plates, 1979. A useful listing of Nottinghamshire makers, this is the only book on the county. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K1041 - G5)

Price: 20.00

McEvoy (R.) & Betts (J.) editors: Harrison Decoded - Towards a Perfect Pendulum Clock

McEvoy (R.) & Betts (J.) editors: Harrison Decoded - Towards a Perfect Pendulum Clock
NEW. 183 pages, 82 illustrations, 2020. A thorough study of Harrison's pendulum clockmaking from a practical perspective and the story of around forty years of collaborative research into John Harrison's complex and surprising pendulum clock theory. An unofficial test of Martin Burgess's 'Clock B' at the Royal Observatory, made from modern materials and following the perceived format laid out in Harrison's convoluted text 'Concerning such mechanism ...', showed exceptional timekeeping and proved that Harrisons ideas were sound. With dust jacket. (Ref: N5026)
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Price: 53.00
McKay (C.): John Moore & Sons of Clerkenwell - Turret Clock Makers

McKay (C.): John Moore & Sons of Clerkenwell - Turret Clock Makers
NEW. 72 pages, illustrated, 2002. This book reproduces two articles, first published in 1843 and 1852, about visits to the Moore factory. Also included is a brief history of the firm, a listing of turret clocks produced by Moore and photographs of typical Moore clocks. Card covers. (Ref: N530)

Price: 12.00
McKay (C.): Longitude's Legacy - James Harrison of Hull 1789 - 1875, Turret Clockmaker, The Last of the Harrison Clockmakers

McKay (C.): Longitude's Legacy - James Harrison of Hull 1789-1875, Turret Clockmaker, The Last of the Harrison Clockmakers
NEW. 289 pages, over 200 b&w illustrations, 2015. James Harrison of Hull, the last of the Harrison clockmakers, was the great-grandson of John 'Longitude' Harrison's brother James. James Harrison's turret clocks contain several unique design features and are well regarded by enthusiasts. The book also contains important information about the other members of the Harrison family - brother James and his descendants. An important book for Harrison enthusiasts and turret clock enthusiasts. Soft covers. [Please note James Harrison was born in 1792, not 1789 as given in the title]
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(Ref: N3770)

Price: 25.00

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