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Roberts (Deryck): The Bracket Clock
O/P. 192 pages, 30 plates, 42 figures, 1982. This book covers the period 1650 to 1925 and is a good general survey of case, movement, dial and hand styles that are useful for dating bracket clocks. Very good copy with very good (but faded) dust jacket. (Ref: K1048 - Y2)

Price: 22.00

Roberts (K.D.):  Some 19th Century English Woodworking Tools (Edge and Joiner Tools and Bit Braces)

Roberts (K.D.): Some 19th Century English Woodworking Tools (Edge and Joiner Tools and Bit Braces)
O/P. 494 pages, 162 figures, 228 plates, 2nd printing, 1991. A detailed study on woodworking tools manufactured in Sheffield in the 19th century, with illustrations of actual tools and facsimiles of manufacturers catalogue pages. The book has a checklist of the tool manufacturers. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K4170 - H3)
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Price: 75.00

Roberts (K.D.): The Contributions of Joseph Ives to Connecticut Clock Technology 1810 - 1862
O/P. 338 pages, 102 figures, 1st edition 1970. An important and well researched study of the important developments in clockmaking, achieved during the first half of the 19th century, by Joseph Ives and his contemporaries in Bristol, Connecticut. A fine copy, the dust jacket very good with one small tear. (Ref: K1536 - Z3)

Price: 35.00

Roberts (K.D.) & Taylor (S.): Eli Terry and the Connecticut Shelf Clock

Roberts (K.D.) & Taylor (S.): Eli Terry and the Connecticut Shelf Clock
O/P. 376 pages, over 200 figures, 2nd edition, 1994. The life and career of Eli Terry are well documented in this well researched book, as is the early period of American clock production using wooden movements. Terry was the originator of the American system of mass production using interchangeable parts, necessary for him to complete a contract for 4000 clocks in 1806 - 1809. A very good copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K3633 - V2)
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Price: 45.00

Roberts (W.J.) & Pidgeon (H.C.): Biographical Sketch of Mr. John Wyke, with some Remarks on the Arts and Manufactures of Liverpool from 1760 to 1780
O/P. Pages 66 - 75, 2 plates, 1854. An interesting paper about John Wyke the famous Liverpool horological tool maker and clockmaker, published in a volume of Proceedings of the Historic Society of Lancashire & Cheshire. Very good copy, ex reference library with shelf label on spine. (Ref: K5098 - X1)

Price: 50.00

Robertson (J. D.): The Evolution of Clockwork
O/P. 358 pages, illus., 1st edition, 1931. An interesting book, valuable for its special section of 100 pages about the clocks of Japan and the extensive horological bibliography. A good copy, faded to spine. (Ref: K261 - V1)

Price: 45.00

Robertson (W.B.) & Walker (F.): Royal Clocks in Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace, St. James's Palace and Hampton Court
O/P. 42 pages, illustrated, 1st edition, 1904. The first book on clocks in the Royal collection and of historical interest. A fine copy, all edges gilt, card covers. (Ref: K3403 - BX6)

Price: 14.00

Robey (J.): Gothic Clocks to Lantern Clocks - Short Duration Clocks & Rural Clocks 1480 - 1800

Robey (J.): Gothic Clocks to Lantern Clocks - Short Duration Clocks & Rural Clocks 1480 - 1800
NEW. 360 pages, over 1,700 colour illustrations, 2021. An excellent new book on a neglected subject, charting the development of early domestic clocks in central Europe, Italy, France and the Low Countries, Sweden and England; and their continuation in rural areas as short duration clocks, some with iron frames, others of brass. The book has a wealth of illustrations showing the mechanical and constructional details of the clocks as well as dials and movements. The six appendices include a translation of an Italian treatise on clocks (published in 1665), and details of English lantern clocks with an original balance. With dust jacket. (Ref: N5085)
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Price: 65.00
Robey (J.): The Longcase Clock Reference Book

Robey (J.): The Longcase Clock Reference Book
NEW. 928 pages, over 2,500 illustrations, 2 volumes, 2nd edition (revised and enlarged) 2013. An important reference book detailing all aspects of the British longcase clock from the late 17th century to the Victorian era. The first volume studies the clock trade, the making of clocks and all aspects of going, striking and chiming trains, illustrating many unusual variations. The second volume discusses the stylistic development of brass and painted dials made in London and the provinces, as well as clock cases, clocks made for special purposes, and those with wooden movements. American tall-case clocks are included in the book and compared and contrasted with their British counterparts. Essential reading for longcase clock owners and enthusiasts. With dust jackets.

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(Ref: N3185)
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Price: 120.00
Robey (J.) Editor: Your Time - Including the Contribution of Northwest England to the Development of Clocks and Watches

Robey (J.) Editor: Your Time - Including the Contribution of Northwest England to the Development of Clocks and Watches
NEW. 136 pages, illustrated in colour, 2008. The catalogue of an exhibition organised by the Northern Section of the Antiquarian Horological Society, with interesting introductions on Chronometers, Watchmaking in Prescot & South Lancashire, Edward Massey's Lever Escapement, Unfinished or Raw Movements, Turret Clocks and the Lancashire Watch Company by Edward Powell, Alan Smith, Alan Treherne and Chris McKay. The interesting text and good illustrations of the 127 exhibits mean that this will be a useful reference book in the years to come. Card covers. (Ref: N1698)

Price: 20.00

Robey (J.) Editor: Your Time - Including the Contribution of Northwest England to the Development of Clocks and Watches
S/H. 136 pages, illustrated in colour, 2008. The catalogue of an exhibition organised by the Northern Section of the Antiquarian Horological Society, with interesting introductions on Chronometers, Watchmaking in Prescot & South Lancashire, Edward Massey's Lever Escapement, Unfinished or Raw Movements, Turret Clocks and the Lancashire Watch Company by Edward Powell, Alan Smith, Alan Treherne and Chris McKay. The interesting text and good illustrations of the 127 exhibits mean that this will be a useful reference book in the years to come. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3640 - CR10)

Price: 14.00

Robinson (R.W.) & Burt (H.B.): The Willard House and Clock Museum and The Willard Family Clockmakers
O/P. 262 pages, over 370 illustrations, 1996. A detailed description of the most complete collection of Willard clocks in existence and the history of the property (now the museum) where the Willard brothers learned and practiced their trade. Fine copy with fine dust jacket. (Ref: K2925 - M3)

Price: 50.00

Robinson (T.):  The Longcase Clock (2nd edition)

Robinson (T.): The Longcase Clock
O/P. 489 pages, 1999. The revised edition, with two new sections, of this useful reference book with 38 colour plates and 640 b&w illustrations. One of the best books on the subject and essential reading. A very good copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K263 - F4)
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Price: 90.00
Robinson (T.):  The Longcase Clock

Robinson (T.): The Longcase Clock
O/P. 467 pages, well illustrated, 1st edition, reprinted 1982. This is one of the best books on the subject and essential reading for all collectors and enthusiasts; all editions are now out of print. A very good copy (corners a little bruised) with good dust jacket. (Ref: K870 - H7)
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Price: 70.00

Robinson (T.R.): Modern Clocks, their Repair and Maintenance
O/P. 110 pages, 108 figures, 1st edition, signed by author, 1934. A book about clock movements produced in the 1920's and 30's with good information on electric clocks and movements of the period. This edition has a chapter of drawings of electric and clockwork driven clock movements in production in 1939. A very good copy with worn dust jacket. (Ref: K719 - M1)

Price: 20.00

Robinson (T.R.): Modern Clocks, Their Repair and Maintenance
O/P. 193 pages, 148 figures, 2nd edition, 1943. A book about clock movements produced in the 1920's and 30's with good information on electric clocks and movements of the period. The book has a chapter of drawings of electric and clockwork driven clock movements in production in 1939. Good copy, no dust jacket. (Ref: K782 - C2)

Price: 10.00

Robinson (T.R.): Modern Watch Repairing and Adjusting
O/P. 118 pages, 123 figures, 1st edition, not dated but early 1930's. Useful chapters on watch repairing written by a Swiss expert with additional chapters by Robinson. With remains of dust jacket. (Ref: K720 - C2)

Price: 12.00

Rock (H.): Church Clocks
O/P. 64 pages, illustrated, 2008. An excellent introduction to the wealth of clocks still in use in Britain's churches with excellent illustrations of many clock movements, dials and their installation features. Fine copy, paperback. (Ref: K3696 - G5)

Price: 5.00

Rogers (B.) & Taylor (S.): Eight Day Wood Movement Shelf Clocks - Their Cases, Their Movements, Their Makers
O/P. 60 pages, 154 illus., 1993. An interesting book on these early American clocks. Card covers. (Ref: K3282 - W1)

Price: 14.00

Rogers (R.M.) : Trumbull County Clock Industry, 1812 - 1835
O/P. 52 pages, illustrated, 1991. A detailed, well researched account of the clockmakers of Trumbull County, Ohio who make wooden movements for longcase and shelf clocks. A fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K3635 - H1)

Price: 15.00


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