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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 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)
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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: K153 - S2)

Price: 60.00

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 - TC8)

Price: 250.00

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

Reymondin (C-A), Monnier (G.), Jeanneret (D.) & Pelaratti (U.): The Theory of Horology

Reymondin (C-A), Monnier (G.), Jeanneret (D.) & Pelaratti (U.): The Theory of Horology
NEW. 376 pages, illustrated, updated 2nd edition, 2015. Published in Switzerland by the Swiss Federation of Technical Colleges and WOSTEP this is an excellent book sought after by new trainees and more experienced workers already in the trade. The book is a major new manual for the watch repairer and maker and, to a lesser extent the clock repairer. New copies but with very light bruising to some corners/bottom of spine due to transit damage. (Ref: N677)
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Price: 99.00

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: 30.00

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 - CR10)

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

Riefler (D.): Riefler-Przisionspendeluhren 1890 - 1965
O/P. 151 pages, 181 illustrations, 1st edition 1981. The book commences with the inventions of Siegmund Riefler, which resulted in the production of precision clocks from 1890 onwards, and charts the development and production of precise astronomical regulators by the firm of Clemens Riefler up to 1965. An excellent book, with lots of technical information; Riefler produced some of the most accurate pendulum clocks of the 20th century. A fine copy, the dust jacket good but with wear to top of spine. [German language]

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(Ref: K1948 - G3)

Price: 135.00

Riekher (R.): Fernrohre und ihre Meister
O/P. 442 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition 1990. A detailed study of telescopes and their makers from early times up to the 1980's. A very good copy with worn dust jacket. [German language] (Ref: K3868 - Y2)

Price: 50.00

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam: Highlights from the Collection
O/P. 176 pages, illustrated, 1995. A tour of the collection of the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, the treasure house of Dutch culture including the impressibe collection of paintings by the great Dutch masters and much, much more. Fine copy, card covers. (Ref: K5037 - H1)

Price: 9.00

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: 15.00

Rivire (G.): Technique Horlogre Besanon No 3 Dcembre 1949
O/P. 30 pages, illus., 1949. A journal for the French horological industry, this issue concentrated on Besançon Observatory, La Société Chronométrique and the Besançon horology school. Card covers. [French language] (Ref: K3153 - BX15)

Price: 8.00

Roberts (D.): A Life with Antique Clocks

Roberts (D.): A Life with Antique Clocks
NEW. 128 pages, 60 illustrations, 2010. The story of Derek Roberts' very successful antique clocks business which started in the 1960's. An interesting book with some humorous stories, the illustrations show some rare clocks handled by the author over the years including some from The von Bertele Collection. With dust jacket. (Ref: N2194)
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Price: 26.99

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