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Randier (J.): Nautical Antiques for the Collector
O/P. 223 pages, illustrated, 1976. A good introduction to nautical antiques including navigation instruments. A good copy with good dust jacket (the latter with wear to top of spine). (Ref: K2750 - F4)

Price: 10.00

Ray (R.): The Year in the Swiss Watch Industry - 1994 edition
O/P. 256 pages, illustrated, 1994. All the latest news from the Swiss watch industry in 1993, with details of the years 145 new watches. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K2822 - M3)

Price: 20.00

Rees (A.): The Cyclopdia; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature  (a volume of plates)

Rees (A.): The Cyclopdia; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (a volume of plates)
O/P. Plates, Volume II, Basso Relievo to Horology, 1820.
A single volume (only) of about 230 plates from this famous cyclopaedia which consisted in total of 39 volumes of text and 6 volumes of plates. The plates in this volume include all 50 Horology Plates, as well as plates on Dialling, Drawing Instruments and Engines. The latter section includes Henry Hindley's Cutting Engine and Jesse Ramsden's Dividing Engine. For a more detailed list of the plates included, follow the 'More Information' link below. Enthusiasts will be familiar with the poor quality 1970 reprint of the horological sections of the Cyclopædia - the original plates, as here, are much clearer. A very good copy, the plates generally very clean and bright with only minor foxing to a few plates. Now smartly rebound in half-leather with marbled boards, the original spine (with its raised bands, glit lettering and tooling) laid down, page size 10¾ x 8½ inches.

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(Ref: KW1073 - N3)

Price: 140.00

Rees (A.): The Cyclopdia; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (5 volumes)
O/P. A substantial compilation of text and about 275 plates on horology, and related subjects, extracted from the Cyclopaedia; now bound as 3 volumes of text and 2 volumes of plates, 1820. The plates include all 50 Horology Plates, as well as plates on Barometers, Dialling, Drawing Instruments, Engines, Microscopes, Telescopes and other scientific instruments. The Engines section includes Henry Hindley's Cutting Engine and Jesse Ramsden's Dividing Engine. For a more detailed list of the text and plates included, follow the 'More Information' link below. Enthusiasts will be familiar with the poor quality 1970 reprint of the horological sections of the Cyclopædia - the original plates, as here, are much clearer. A very good copy, the plates generally clean and bright with only light foxing to a small number of pages and plates. The text and plates are now in 5 cloth bound volumes, the covers a little marked, page size 10¾ x 8½ inches. (Note: this item weighs 8.5 kg approx, UK shipping is £6.99, for other destinations please email for shipping quote)

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(Ref: KW5221 - T3)

Price: 195.00

Rees (A.): Clocks, Watches and Chronometers (1819 - 20)
O/P. 295 pages, figures. The 1970 facsimile of the horological sections of Rees's Cyclopaedia. This book has a lot of information on chronometers, clocks, horological tools, compensated balances, dials and dialling, escapements, pendulums and their compensation, remontoirs, etc. An interesting book factually and historically. Very good copy, very good dust jacket. (Ref: K250 - E3)

Price: 20.00

Reeve (C.B.): The Musical Clock
O/P. 125 pages, 59 figs., 1975. Information and plans to build a 3-train, weight-driven musical clock movement. The book was written for the average model engineer who has a 2½" lathe and associated equipment. A very good copy, the dust jacket good but worn to top edges. (Ref: K778 - R1)

Price: 25.00

Reichhold (N.): The Perigal and Duterrau Watch and Clockmakers

Reichhold (N.): The Perigal and Duterrau Watch and Clockmakers
NEW. 82 pages, 6 figures, 2015. This new book contains detailed biographical information on the various branches of the Perigal family, the clockmaking descendants of Huguenot refugees. The book also has information about the Duterrau family, clock and watch makers descended from a Swiss immigrant to London. If you wish to understand the various London businesses of the Perigal's, the family relationships, and the various partners in Perigal & Dutterau then this book is essential reading. Card covers. (Ref: N3885)

Price: 7.50

Reid (C.L.): North Country Clockmakers of the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries
O/P. 102 pages, 6 plates, 1925. An early and well-known work on the clockmakers of Northern England which is always in demand. A good copy of the original publication contained within a volume of Archaeologia Aeliana. (Ref: K1533 - S2)

Price: 60.00

Reid (T.):  Treatise on Clock and Watch Making, Theoretical and Practical

Reid (T.): Treatise on Clock and Watch Making, Theoretical and Practical
O/P. xii, 476 pages, 19 folding plates, 1st edition, 1826. The first edition of this celebrated work by Thomas Reid, the famous Edinburgh clock and watch maker. The book is a comprehensive treatise on clocks, watches and chronometers with information on orreries and turret clocks. A very good copy with a little dust staining to the edges of some pages, the plates in good condition. Very good modern binding with leather spine and marbled boards (bookplate inside front cover).

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(Ref: KW665 - M2)

Price: 275.00
Reid (T.):  Treatise on Clock and Watch Making, Theoretical and Practical

Reid (T.): Treatise on Clock and Watch Making, Theoretical and Practical
O/P. iv, 466 pages, 19 folding plates, 2nd edition, [ 1843 ]. The second edition of this celebrated work by Thomas Reid, the famous Edinburgh clock and watch maker. The book is a comprehensive treatise on clocks, watches and chronometers with information on orreries and turret clocks. A very good copy, light foxing to half-title page as usual, pages very clean; the plates generally very good with slight water stain to top edge not affecting text, a few with light foxing. In smart leather binding, skilfully re-backed with raised bands, gilt lettering and gilt tooling to the spine, original boards laid down.

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(Ref: K779 - R2)

Price: 235.00

Reverchon (L.): Frottement et Graissage - Prparation scientifique des Huiles d'Horlogerie
O/P. 12 pages, illustrated, 1927. An offprint from the journal l'Horloger about friction, lubrication and the scientific preparation of watchmaking oils; especially those made by Paul Ditisheim. Good copy, paper covers (now marked). [French language] (Ref: K4304 - W3)

Price: 10.00

Reves (Watches) Ltd: Reves News
O/P. 4 pages, 1966. A 13½" x 8½" newspaper style advertising flyer for a company selling watches by mail order. They advertised Britain's lowest priced waterproof lever wristwatch at 95 Shillings. An interesting piece of horological ephemera. (With two creases where folded). (Ref: K1478 - BX6)

Price: 5.00

Reynaud (P.): tude sur Le Systme Solaire Nouvelle Loi des Distances des Plantes et des Satellites
O/P. 83 pages, 1 folding plate, 1919. A study on the solar system and the law of the distances of planets and satellites. A good copy, now nicely rebound with cloth spine & corners and marbled paper covered boards, original card covers bound in. [French language] (Ref: K4917 - E3)

Price: 25.00

Reynolds (C.F.): The Great George Liver Clock on the Royal Liver Friendly Society Building Liverpool

Reynolds (C.F.): The Great George Liver Clock on the Royal Liver Friendly Society Building Liverpool
NEW. 61 pages, 44 illustrations, 2007. A history of the design, manufacture and installation of the Liver clock supplied by Gent's of Leicester. This electrically driven 'waiting train' clock, installed in 1911 has four dials, each 25 feet in diameter, on two towers. The electro-mechanical chiming system was installed in 1954. Card covers. (Ref: N2079)

Price: 17.50

Reynolds (C.F.): The Great George Liver Clock on the Royal Liver Friendly Society Building Liverpool
O/P. 61 pages, 44 illustrations, 2007. A history of the design, manufacture and installation of the Liver clock supplied by Gent's of Leicester. This electrically driven 'waiting train' clock, installed in 1911 has four dials, each 25 feet in diameter, on two towers. The electro-mechanical chiming system was installed in 1954. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3524 - Q3)

Price: 12.00

Richard & Co., Ltd.: Clocks 1928/1929
O/P. 24 pages, illustrated, 1928. A clock manufacturers wholesale catalogue, with prices, showing a wide range of English made longcase and mantel clocks as well as French made drawing room, carriage and alarm clocks. The company also sold a range of spring driven 'lantern clocks'. This is a very rare catalogue and it still has the manufacturers information sheet at the front (these were usually torn out by the retailer). Good copy, staples rusted away so pages loose, a few pencil annotations in text, card covers. (Ref: K4295 - G3)

Price: 50.00

Ridgway (M.H.) & Priestley (P.T.): The Compendium of Chester Gold and Silver Marks, 1570 to 1962 from the Chester Assay Office Registers

Ridgway (M.H.) & Priestley (P.T.): The Compendium of Chester Gold and Silver Marks, 1570 to 1962 from the Chester Assay Office Registers
NEW. 520 pages, illustrated, 2004. All known registered and unregistered marks associated with goldsmith and silversmiths from Chester are given here from 1570 to 1962, when the Assay Office was closed by Act of Parliament. In all approximately 10,000 marks are recorded, with 800 listings for the watch trade. The book has an addendum on Liverpool Watchcase Makers and also an addendum to Priestley's 'Watchcase Makers of England 1720 - 1920'. With dust jacket. (Ref: N2178)

Price: 65.00

Riefler (C.): Precision Pendulum Clocks, Nickel-Steel Compensation-Pendulums, Electric Apparatus
O/P. 16 pages, illustrated, no date. A modern reprint of Clemens Riefler's 1928 catalogue of precision pendulum clocks and accessories. Sold with an 8-page reprint of Clemens Riefler's Instructions for erecting Riefler's astronomical clocks in air-tight metal cases. Both items in very good condition. Soft covers. (Ref: K4756 - BX10)

Price: 20.00

Riolini-Unger (A.): Friedberger Uhren - Heimatmuseum der Stadt Freidberg
O/P. 192 pages, illus., 1993. The catalogue of an exhibition of clocks and watches made in the German city of Friedberg in the 17th - 19th centuries. Good copy, card covers. [German language] (Ref: K3202 - S1)

Price: 15.00

Ritchie (G.S.): First Matthew Flinders Memorial Lecture
O/P. 21 pages, illus., 1975. Flinders was born in Lincolnshire in 1774 and charted much of the coastline of Australia between 1801 and 1803. This book reviews Flinder's life and surveying methods, which included the use of chronometers. Very good copy. Card covers. (Ref: K2972 - BX10)

Price: 5.00


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