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Turner (A.): Early Scientific Instruments Europe 1400 -1800
O/P. 320 pages, 31 colour plates and 330 b&w illustrations, 1987. An excellent, well illustrated book describing the main types of scientific instruments in use during the first age of modern European science. A very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K4552 - E1)

Price: 75.00

Turner (A.J.): Greco-Egyptian Zodiacs from a Gallo-Romano Site
O/P. [16 pages], 4 plates, 1987. A paper (an off print from a scholarly journal) about two zodiacs, engraved on brown ivory, recovered from the Gallo-Romano site Grand, near Epinal, Vosges, France. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3541 - BX12)

Price: 6.00

Turner (A.): John Carte on Horology and Cosmology

Turner (A.): John Carte on Horology and Cosmology
NEW. 93 pages, 21 illustrations, 2014. A transcription, with introduction and notes, of a manuscript written by Carte and now in the Bodleian Library. The book includes a biography of Carte and also of Samuel Watson to whom he was apprenticed with a list of all their known works (many of them illustrated). Card covers. (Ref: N3667)

Price: 25.00

Turner (A.J.): New Light on George Margetts
O/P. 16 pages, 8 figs., 1971. A biography of clock, watch and chronometer maker George Margetts, a serious attempt to distinguish between fact and supposition. Reprinted from Antiquarian Horology. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4758 - BX10)

Price: 15.00

Turner (A.J.):  The Time Museum:  Time Measuring Instruments:  Astrolabes, Astrolabe Related Instruments

Turner (A.J.): The Time Museum: Time Measuring Instruments: Astrolabes, Astrolabe Related Instruments
O/P. 268 pages, 189 illus., 1985. This excellent work commences with the origins, development, description and use of astrolabes then describes and illustrates 34 examples in the collection. A fine copy.

*** Automatic 10% discount at the checkout on this book ***

(Ref: K572 - H2)

Price: 110.00
Turner (A.J.): The Time Museum: Time Measuring Instruments: Water-Clocks, Sand-Glasses, Fire-Clocks

Turner (A.J.): The Time Museum: The Time Museum: Time Measuring Instruments: Water-Clocks, Sand-Glasses, Fire-Clocks
O/P. 183 pages, illustrated, 1984. An excellent work detailing several types of clock ignored by most authors. The various types of water clock are described as well as sandglasses, candle clocks, lamp clocks and incense clocks. 36 items in the collection are described in detail and well illustrated. A very good copy (spine very faded).

*** Automatic 10% discount at the checkout on this book ***

(Ref: K573 - R2)

Price: 110.00

Turner (A.J.): Time
O/P. 248 pages, illustrated, 1990. The catalogue of the exhibition 'Images of Time' held in Amsterdam in 1990. This was a large exhibition with 810 exhibits to illustrate and explore every aspect of time and time measurement from ancient history up to the modern era. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K2014 - M3)

Price: 10.00

Turner (G.L'E.): Antique Scientific Instruments
O/P. 168 pages, 69 plates, 1980. A useful introduction to the collecting of scientific instruments, with lots of information about the wide range of instruments available. Very good copy, with good dust jacket, the hardback edition. (Ref: K590 - F5)

Price: 9.00

Turner (G.L'E.): Collecting Microscopes
O/P. 120 pages, illustrated, 1981. This is a very useful and good introduction to a fascinating subject, covering British and European microscopes from the early 17th century to the late 19th century. A good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K416 - Z2)

Price: 25.00

Turner (G. L'E.): Collecting Microscopes
O/P. 120 pages, illustrated, 1981. This is a very useful and good introduction to a fascinating subject, covering British and European microscopes from the early 17th century to the late 19th century. A good copy (coffee stain to outside rear cover) with poor dust jacket. (Ref: K4638 - P2)

Price: 14.00

Turner (G.L'E.): Elizabethan Instrument Makers

Turner (G.L'E.): Elizabethan Instrument Makers
NEW. 305 pages, well illustrated, 2000. The book covers the origins of the London trade in precision instrument making from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I, and describes over 100 surviving Elizabethan instruments including those by Humfrey Cole and Elias Allen. Such instruments were crucial to the professions of navigation, surveying, fortification and gunnery and established London as the centre of precision instrument making for two centuries. With dust jacket. (Ref: N1305)

Price: 95.00

Turner (G.L'E.): Elizabethan Instrument Makers
S/H. 305 pages, well illustrated, 2000. The book covers the origins of the London trade in precision instrument making from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I, and describes over 100 surviving Elizabethan instruments including those by Humfrey Cole and Elias Allen. Such instruments were crucial to the professions of navigation, surveying, fortification and gunnery and established London as the centre of precision instrument making for two centuries. A very good copy, the dust jacket fairly good but with one small tear and wear to top edge. (Ref: K302 - G5)

Price: 60.00

Turner (G. L'E.): Nineteenth~Century Scientific Instruments
O/P. 320 pages, 30 colour plates, many b&w illus., 1983. An excellent book describing and illustrating all kinds of scientific instruments. I have owned a copy for many years, consult it regularly, and recommend it highly. A fine copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K2312 - Z3)

Price: 95.00

Turner (G. L'E.): Nineteenth~Century Scientific Instruments
O/P. 320 pages, 30 colour plates, many b&w illus., signed by author, 1983. An excellent book describing and illustrating all kinds of scientific instruments. I have owned a copy for many years, consult it regularly, and recommend it highly. A very good copy (invitation card to the book's launch on ffep) with fair dust jacket. (Ref: K4720 - G4)

Price: 65.00

Turner (G.L'E.): The Practice of Science in the Nineteenth Century: Teaching and Research Apparatus in the Teyler Museum
O/P. 360 pages, illus., 1996. A catalogue, with 454 entries and illustrations, for the 19th century scientific instruments at Teyler's museum, Haarlem, Holland. This is an important collection especially for optics, acoustics and electricity. A very good copy, the dust jacket good but with small tear to top of (faded) spine. (Ref: K3237 - W1)

Price: 65.00

Turner (G.L'E.): The Great Age of the Microscope - The Collection of the Royal Microscopical Society through 150 Years

Turner (G.L'E.): The Great Age of the Microscope - The Collection of the Royal Microscopical Society through 150 Years
O/P. 379 pages, 453 illustrations, 1989. An invaluable reference to the collection of the RMS, with rare and interesting items dating from 1770 onwards, with many Victorian prototypes and a good collection of microscopes by Powell & Lealand. A very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K2486 - L2)

Price: 90.00

Turner (G.L'E.): Van Marum's Scientific Instruments in Teyler's Museum - Descriptive Catalogue
O/P. Volume 1: Mechanics/Mechanical Models 56 pages, 80 items described and illustrated.
Volume 2: Magnetism/Electricity 6 pages, 72 items described and illustrated.
Volume 3: Astronomical Models/Optics 44 pages, 55 items described and illustrated.
Volume 4: Hydrostatics/Hydraulics/Pneumatics 40 pages, 85 items described and illustrated.
Volume 5: Chemical Apparatus/Heat/Miscellaneous 40 pages, 58 items described and illustrated.
An offprint, published in about 1973, from a much larger work (the Life and Work of Martinus Van Marum). This is an important reference as many of the 350 instruments in the collection have been dated by reference to inventories and other Teyler Museum records. A complete set of these catalogues, all in good condition, card covers. (Ref: K4595 - V1)

Price: 65.00

Tutima: Sales Brochures
O/P. Two sales brochures for this German watch brand dated 199 and 2001, the latter with price list. Card covers. (Ref: K1489 - BX7)

Price: 9.00

Tyler (E.J.): American Clocks for the Collector
O/P. 209 pages, illustrated, 1981. A very good introduction to the wealth of affordable American clocks still to be found in America and Europe. 209 pages, illustrated, 1981. A very good copy with dust jacket. (Ref: K373 - H4)

Price: 10.00

Tyler (E.J.): Black Forest Clocks
O/P. 120 pages, illus., 1977. There are few books on these clocks so all are worth reading. This book describes the development of the Black Forest Clock as well as the clocks and their makers. Factory made clocks are included together with notes on repairing the clocks, a list of makers, London agents, Museums worth visiting, etc. Very good copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K1055 - F2)

Price: 25.00


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