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Priestley (P.T.): Watch Case Makers of England: A History and Register of Gold and Silver Watch Case makers of England 1720-1920
O/P. 216 pages, 126 figures, 1994. The first half of the book is a detailed review of watch case making, including the development of case styles and watch bow shapes together with a history of English hallmarking and the location and history of the case making trade. The second half of the book contains a fully detailed list of watch case makers and their marks. An essential book for all English pocket watch enthusiasts. Very good copy of the hardback edition which was limited to 100 copies. (Ref: K4977 - G4)

Price: 40.00

Prinz (I.) editor:  Slide Rules in the Arithmeum - The Schuitema Collection

Prinz (I.) editor: Slide Rules in the Arithmeum - The Schuitema Collection
NEW. 243 pages, illustrated, 2013. An interesting, well illustrated, new book about slide rules, with chapters on the invention of logarithms, the history of slide rules, slide rule manufacture and slide rules for special purposes, followed by descriptions and photographs of a wide range of rules. Card covers. (Ref: N3526)
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Price: 25.00
Pryce (W.T.R.) & Davies (T.A.): Samuel Roberts Clock Maker

Pryce (W.T.R.) & Davies (T.A.): Samuel Roberts Clock Maker
O/P. 450 pages, 129 figs., 1985. The definitive work on Samuel Roberts, an eighteenth-century craftsman in the Welsh rural community of Llanfair Caereinion. Roberts produced about 600 clocks and his Account Book for the period 1755 - 1774 is reproduced as an appendix. A very good copy of an excellent book, with good dust jacket.

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(Ref: SK777 - E6)
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Price: 10.00

Purtle (H.R.): The Billings Microscope Collection
O/P. 244 pages, 475 illustrations, 2nd edition, 1974. A catalogue of the comprehensive microscope collection at the Medical Museum, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington D.C. I find this a very useful reference book for European and American microscopes. A good copy, corners bruised, card covers. (Ref: K4218 - F2)

Price: 25.00

Putelat (P.) & Gagnaire (P.): Cadrans Solaires des Alpes

Putelat (P.) & Gagnaire (P.): Cadrans Solaires des Alpes
O/P. 96 pages, illustrated, 1993. A beautifully illustrated volume with colour photographs of 116 dials in the French and Italian Alps. A fine copy. [French language] (Ref: K4267 - Y1)
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Price: 15.00
Putelat (P.) & Tournesol (A.): Cadrans Solaires des Hautes-Alpes

Putelat (P.) & Tournesol (A.): Cadrans Solaires des Hautes-Alpes
O/P. 96 pages, illustrated, 1992. A beautifully illustrated volume with colour photographs of 89 dials in the high Alps. A fine copy. [French language] (Ref: K4268 - K1)
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Price: 15.00

Quill (H.): John Harrison, Copley Medallist and the 20,000 Longitude prize
O/P. 26 pages, 21 figs., 1976. Published in commemoration of the bicentenary of the death of John Harrison, 24th March 1776. An interesting review of the life of the famous chronometer pioneer and the longitude prize. A very good copy, card covers a little faded. (Ref: K248 - BX2)

Price: 9.00

Quill (H.): John Harrison the Man who Found Longitude

Quill (H.): John Harrison the Man who Found Longitude
O/P. 255 pages, 33 illustrations, 1st and only edition, 1966. An excellent book on the life and work of John Harrison, his 4 marine timepieces and the £20,000 longitude prize. Essential reading for chronometer enthusiasts. A good copy (signed inscription on ffep), the dust jacket poor.

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(Ref: K1313 - K1)
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Price: 165.00
Radage (D.), Meinen (W.) & Radage (L.): Charles Gretton - Clock & Watchmaking - Through the Golden Age

Radage (D.), Meinen (W.) & Radage (L.): Charles Gretton - Clock & Watchmaking - Through the Golden Age
NEW. xxv, 631 pages, illustrated, 2016. A high quality, lavishly illustrated, volume with much new research on the life of Charles Gretton, his family, his apprentices and his workshops, with chapters on longcase, spring-driven and lantern clocks as well as watches. The appendices include a summary of every known Gretton clock and watch with a description and image. With dust jacket.

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(Ref: N4159)
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Price: 75.00

Rajawat (D.S.): Astronomical Observatory of Jaipur
O/P. 40 pages, illus., no date. A fairly modern guide book to the famous Observatory, with its large instruments, founded by Sawai Jai Singh in the early 18th century. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3692 - BX13)

Price: 8.00

Randall (A.G.): The Time Museum Catalogue of Chronometers
O/P. 366 pages, illustrated, 1992. An excellent work describing and illustrating the Time Museum's collection of 157 precision timekeepers, mostly with spring detent escapements, one or two with lever escapements and a George Daniels watch with his double wheel 'independent' escapement. This work is an excellent reference and includes examples by Mudge, Arnold, Earnshaw, Berthoud, Breguet and Motel to name a few. The list of known Earnshaw chronometers and their double numbering system is very useful for dating Earnshaw's work. A guide to dating Ulysse Nardin chronometers is also given. Essential reading for chronometer enthusiasts. A fine copy.

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(Ref: K570 - E4)

Price: 110.00

Randell (W.L.): Clock Repairing and Adjusting
O/P. 99 pages, 40 figs., 1st edition, 1923. A very good copy of this well-known work, now nicely bound in dark green Rexine with gilt lettering to front and spine, original card covers bound in. (Ref: K4049 - M2)

Price: 15.00

Randell (W.L.): Clock Repairing and Adjusting
O/P. 99 pages, 40 figs., Reprinted 1987. A very good copy of this well-known work, now nicely bound in black Rexine with gilt lettering to front and spine, original card covers bound in. (Ref: K4050 - T1)

Price: 12.00

Randell (W.L.): Watch Repairing and Adjusting
O/P. 46 pages, 25 figs., [ 1925 ]. A small book, useful when it was published. A good copy but paper covers very worn to spine. (Ref: K2582 - BX4)

Price: 5.00

Randell (W.L.): Watch Repairing and Adjusting
O/P. 46 pages, 25 figs., 2nd edition, reprinted 1958. A small book, useful when it was published. A good copy, pages browned with age, thin card covers. (Ref: K3223 - BX16)

Price: 5.00

Randier (J.): Marine Navigation Instruments
O/P. 219 pages, illus., 1980. A useful book on the subject. A very good copy but boards & spine faded. (Ref: K4039 - A2)

Price: 15.00

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.): 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, good dust jacket (faded to spine) (Ref: K250 - E3)

Price: 20.00

Rees (A.): The Cyclopdia; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature
O/P. 60 pages, 50 plates, 1819/1820. An original set of the Horology plates, with the accompanying text on 'Clock', 'Clock-Making' and 'Clock-Movement', extracted from Rees' famous Cyclopædia published between 1819 and 1820. The plates are numbered from 1 to 47, but as the numbers 31, 32 and 33 are used twice, there are 50 (different) plates in total. This is a good set of the Horology plates with some browning due to water damage on the lower quarter of most plates. The text is in very good condition, with minor spotting to a few pages. Enthusiasts will be familiar with the poor quality 1970 reprint of the horological sections of the Cyclopædia - the original plates are so much clearer! Now nicely bound in light brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine, page size 10¼ x 8 inches (a few plate numbers partially cropped).

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(Ref: K1073 - R3)

Price: 125.00


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