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[Trevor Philip & Sons]: A Measure of Time
O/P. 52 pages, illustrated, 1997. A good catalogue produced by this well-known firm of dealers in scientific instruments, to celebrate their 25th anniversary. The catalogue illustrates some fine sundials by Thomas Wright, George Adams, Heath & Wing; a rare clock with barograph by Alexander Cumming and lots of other interesting items. A fine copy (inscription on title page) with very good dust jacket. (Ref: K2131 - H3)

Price: 12.00

Tribe (T.) and Whatmoor (P.): Dorset Clocks and Clockmakers

Tribe (T.) and Whatmoor (P.): Dorset Clocks and Clockmakers
O/P. 234 pages, 38 illus., 1981. An excellent book on the county and also useful for the listing of makers in the Channel Islands (Alderney, Guernsey and Jersey). These are new copies, old stock just released by the author so unused and still in fine condition with fine dust jacket. On special offer at just £10.00 (Ref: K3487)

Price: 10.00

Tribe (T.) & Whatmoor (P.): Dorset Clocks and Clockmakers
O/P. 234 pages, 38 illus., one of a limited edition of 150 copies specially bound for the authors, 1981. An excellent book on the county and also useful for the listing of makers in the Channel Islands (Alderney, Guernsey and Jersey). Very good copy but with two lightly bruised corners. (Ref: K1379 - L2)

Price: 25.00

Trueb (L.F.), Ramm (G.) & Wenzig (P.): Electrifying the Wristwatch

Trueb (L.F.), Ramm (G.) & Wenzig (P.): Electrifying the Wristwatch
NEW. 320 pages, 580 illustrations, 2013. The first part of the book is about electrical clocks and watches made between 1840 and 1970, including frequency standards and the first quartz clocks. The second part charts the development of quartz wristwatches around the world, a technical revolution which decimated the mechanical watch industry. This is a well researched book giving a detailed account of the technical developments, illustrated with lots of photographs of watches and watch movements. With dust jacket. (Ref: N3440)
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Price: 95.99

Turner (A.J.): Catalogue of Sun-dials, Nocturnals and Related Instruments
O/P. 173 pages, 124 illus., 2007. A detailed illustrated catalogue of all 124 sundials, nocturnals and related instruments in the collection of Museo Di Storia Della Scienza, Florence. Very good copy, soft covers. (Ref: K4609 - M2)

Price: 40.00

Turner (A.): Early Scientific Instruments Europe 1400 -1800

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 wealth of information for the scientific instrument enthusiast. A very good copy with good dust jacket (small tear to top of spine).

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(Ref: K2699 - G7)
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Price: 125.00

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)
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Price: 25.00

Turner (A.J.): Maurice Wheeler's Account of the Inclined Plane Clock 1864
O/P. 24 pages, 1 folding plate. A 1972 facsimile reproduction of Wheeler's paper, first published in Philosophical Transactions in 1684, with 5 pages of introduction by A.J. Turner. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K372 - BX1)

Price: 20.00

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.): Portraits of William Herschel
O/P. [18 pages], 12 pages of plates, 1988. William Herschel, professional musician and amateur astronomer, discovered the planet Uranus in 1781. This paper documents all the known portraits of him. The photographs are printed on heavy glossy paper, the text on thin white paper, so probably a proof copy; in good condition. (Ref: K3556 - BX11)

Price: 5.00

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.

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(Ref: K572 - H2)

Price: 110.00

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).

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(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: 15.00

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. Good copy, with signs of use, paperpack. (Ref: K3802 - A1)

Price: 5.00

Turner (G. L'E): Catalogue of Microscopes
O/P. 133 pages, 133 illus., 1991. A detailed illustrated catalogue of all 133 microscopes, and microscope accessories, in the collection of Museo Di Storia Della Scienza, Florence. Very good copy, soft covers. (Ref: K4703 - E3)

Price: 40.00

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 - TC4)

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)
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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


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