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Thomson (R.): Antique American Clocks and Watches
O/P. 192 pages, 67 illustrations, 1968. A good introduction to the subject. With dust jacket. (Ref: K2510 - F3)

Price: 6.00

Thorpe (N.M.): The French Marble Clock

Thorpe (N.M.): The French Marble Clock
NEW. 277 pages, lots of b&w illustrations, the 2002 reprint of a book first published in 1990. This is the standard work on marble clocks. Most such clocks are French, but English, American and German examples are often found. The book describes the history of the marble clock and what to look for when buying. Other chapters cover the restoration of the French movements, repair and polishing of the marble and slate cases, and the origin and types of marble commonly found. There is a useful appendix on makers and their marks which is helpful for identification purposes. With dust jacket. (Ref: N508)
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Price: 40.00

Thorpe (N. M.): The French Marble Clock
S/H. 277 pages, lots of b&w illustrations, the 1998 reprint of a book first published in 1990. This is the standard work on marble clocks. Most such clocks are French but English, American and German examples are often found. The book describes the history of the marble clock and what to look for when buying. Other chapters cover the restoration of the French movements, repair and polishing of the marble and slate cases, and the origin and types of marble commonly found. There is a useful appendix on makers and their marks that is helpful for identification purposes. Very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K2043 - A2)

Price: 25.00

Thwaites & Reed Ltd: Sales Brochure
O/P. 16 pages, 8 plates, no date. A sales brochure advertising 8 'reproduction' bracket clocks made by Thwaites & Reed in the 1970's. The clocks were given the style names Quare, Earnshaw, Aynsworth, Grant, Ellicott and Barraud. The old master clockmakers would be appalled at what their names are now attached to! Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K2511 - BX6)

Price: 9.00

Tickoprint: Directions for Use - Tickoprint-Standard Watch Timer
O/P. 10 pages, circuit diagram, 2 pages of examples. The user manual for an old Tickoprint watch timing machine, it uses valves not transistors. If you have the timer you need the manual! Good condition, spiral bound, card covers. (Ref: K4482 - BX10)

Price: 9.00

Timepiece Magazine : A Price Guide to Longcase Clocks (Grandfather Clocks - Grandmother Clocks)
O/P. 70 pages, illustrated, 1981. A price guide published as a stand-alone supplement by Timepiece magazine, in the days when a grande sonnerie striking Tompion was £23,000 and a Samuel Deacon of Barton in the Beans was only £480. The nostalgia boom starts here! Paper covers as issued. (Ref: K592 - G7)

Price: 5.00

Timex: Time Through The Ages
O/P. 32 pages, illustrated, no date. A brief history of the development of timekeeping produced by Timex to promote sales of their wristwatches, probably in the 1960's. Card covers. (Ref: K1485 - BX1)

Price: 7.00

Todd (J.R.): By the Foolishness of Preaching: Leicestershire and the 18th Century Evangelical Revival, with particular reference to the lives and work of the 'Barton preachers'
O/P. 42 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 1997. Interesting background information about Barton-in-the-Beans, Leicestershire and the clockmakers Joseph Donisthorpe (Loughborough) and Samuel Deacon (Barton-in-the-Beans) who were both Baptist preachers. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K4942 - D1)

Price: 5.00

Tlke (H.-F.) & King (J.): IWC International Watch Co Schaffhausen

Tlke (H.-F.) & King (J.): IWC International Watch Co Schaffhausen
O/P. 238 pages, illustrated, 1987. IWC was founded in Switzerland in 1869 by two Americans. This book is a detailed history of the business, its technical developments and patents plus a list of serial numbers and calibres, with date of production. The book illustrates and describes many IWC pocket watches and wristwatches manufactured during the first 100 years. A fine copy with very good dust jacket and very good card slipcase.

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(Ref: K3410 - L3)

Price: 180.00

Tomlinson (C.): Cyclopdia of Useful Arts, Mechanical & Chemical, Manufactures, Mining, and Engineering
O/P. Inspired by the Great Exhibition of 1851 this large cyclopædia was published between 1852 and 1854 with a supplement circa 1866. For sale is a single volume of this work with the following collation:
Pages 817 - 832 of volume 1 (sections GUN to HAIR)
Pages cxlv - clx from the report on the exhibition of 1851
Pages 1 - 208 of volume 2 (sections HAMMER to MACHINE)

Of interest to readers of this list will be pages 21 - 43, the HOROLOGY section which includes information about mechanical clocks and watches as well as electric clocks. A rare item in its original red cloth binding with gilt and blind tooling to the front and spine. A few pages loose, boards and cloth worn and bruised to corners and top & bottom of spine. (Ref: K1752 - G3)

Price: 35.00

Tooley (R.V.): The Mapping of America
O/P. 519 pages, 179 plates, reprinted 1988. A comprehensive study of extant maps including French maps of the 18th century, California as an island, the marine surveys of Captain Cook and various North American city plans. A very good copy with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K4237 - CR7)

Price: 25.00

Tooth (T.): It Was All A Matter of Time
O/P. 156 pages, illus., 1993. The story of the beginning of navigational science, its impact on early Australian history, and how the new science was used by Matthew Flinders to construct his charts of Australia. The history of chronometer Earnshaw 520, used by Flinders, is also included. A good copy. Card covers. (Ref: K3019 - M1)

Price: 15.00

Touchet (P.): A Practical Manual of Electric and Electronic Horology
O/P. 43 pages, figs., first English language edition, 1963. The author was head of Research and Production at JAZ S.A. so the book is a useful practical manual on Jaz and Japy battery driven movements. A good copy, card covers a little worn and faded. (Ref: K2901 - BX8)

Price: 45.00

Touchet (P.): A Practical Manual of Electric and Electronic Horology
O/P. 58 pages, figs., English language edition, 1964. The author was head of Research and Production at JAZ S.A. so the book is a useful practical manual on Jaz and Japy battery driven movements. This edition has additional chapters on the AR and AV Movements and Practical Service Hints. A good copy, card covers a little worn and faded. (Ref: K4421 - E3)

Price: 45.00

[Tourbillon]: Le Collezioni Orologi Meccanici Piu' Prestigiosi Del Mondo 2011

[Tourbillon]: Le Collezioni Orologi Meccanici Piu' Prestigiosi Del Mondo 2011
O/P. 610 pages, illustrated, 2011. A large detailed catalogue of the world's prestigious mechanical wristwatches, each watch illustrated is complete with a description and price. A very useful book for the wristwatch collector. A fine copy. [Italian language] (Ref: K3530 - F4)
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Price: 35.00

Tourneau: Kronos Volume 4
O/P. 50 pages, New York 1988. A priced catalogue by Tourneau Inc., illustrating fine wristwatches from the world's leading manufacturers. Soft covers. (Ref: K300 - H5)

Price: 5.00

Townsend (G.E.): Almost Everything You Wanted to Know About American Watches and Didn't Know Who to Ask
O/P. 86 pages, illustrated, 1971. A very useful guide to the collecting and identification of American watch movements made before 1900. The book has line drawings of many movements and information about most of the American companies with model numbers, serial numbers, etc. A good copy, card covers. (Ref: K1365 - BX1)

Price: 25.00

[Trade Media Ltd]: Asian Sources Timepieces
O/P. Seven issues, each of over 200 pages, of Asian Sources Timepieces magazine, an English language trade publication published in Hong Kong. The magazines purpose was to promote the sale of (mainly quartz) clocks, watches and related items (calculators with a built in clock, and watch straps, for example) to the English speaking world. The advertisers are all based in Asia (Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Philippines, Pakistan, etc) and illustrate an enormous range of items. The editorial articles discuss the state of the market, what's new, etc. The issues are dated June 1984, September 1987, March 1988, August 1988, February 1989, July 1989 and March 1990 and provide a historical window into the 1980's market for low cost quartz timepieces. (Ref: K3523 - F7)

Price: 15.00

Trauring (M.) compiler: Illustrated American Watch Factories material Guide - Elgin, Hamilton, Waltham, Illinois
O/P. 84 pages illustrated, no date. A compilation of materials information relating to pocket watches made before circa 1945, together with a reprint of a 22-page article by H. L. Beeler Manipulation of Hairsprings first published in 1942. A photocopy with stapled thin card covers. (Ref: K4450 - S3)

Price: 5.00

Treffry (T.) editor: Derek Pratt FBHI Watchmaker 1938 - 2009

Treffry (T.) editor: Derek Pratt FBHI Watchmaker 1938 - 2009
NEW. 221 pages, illustrated, second edition 2018. The proceedings of a Memorial seminar held at Upton Hall in 2011 together with a compilation of workshop notes and articles written by Derek Pratt, previously published in the Horological Journal and elsewhere. Pratt was a gifted watch designer and maker whose work included complicated watches for Urban Jürgensen & Sønner as well as a replica of John Harrison's H4. This second edition includes 18 additional pages on the completion of Pratt's H4 replica by Charles Frodsham & Co. (Ref: N3683)
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Price: 55.00

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