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English Church Clocks, 1280 - 1850: History and Classification (Monograph No. 5 / Antiquarian Horological Society), Beeson, C.F.C.
1 Beeson, C.F.C.
English Church Clocks, 1280 - 1850: History and Classification (Monograph No. 5 / Antiquarian Horological Society)
London Phillimore & Co Ltd 1971 0900592788 / 9780900592782 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 132pp, index, bibliography, 86 illustrations, loose (edge creased) errata slip.Green boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in a Good+ (slightly edge rubbed with minor loss) dustwrapper. Chapters cover the history of mechanical and English church clocks; clocks with 2-post and 4-post wrought iron frames; cast iron frames; flat bed frames; 2-post and 4-post wood frames; chimes; dials; jacks, automata and astronomical dials; makers' signatures; a county gazetteer. Scarce first edition, in dustwrapper. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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A Rudimentary Treatise on Clock and Watch Making with a Chapter on Church Clocks; and an Account of the Proceedings Respecting the Great Westminster Clock, Edmund Beckett Denison, M.A.
2 Edmund Beckett Denison, M.A.
A Rudimentary Treatise on Clock and Watch Making with a Chapter on Church Clocks; and an Account of the Proceedings Respecting the Great Westminster Clock
London John Weale 1850 First Edition Soft Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall x + 279pp, illustrations in text. Red embossed card covers, spine rebacked in matching cloth with new spine label, original label to front, intact but grubby. Neat owners inscription to verso of both covers, dated 1858. A few marks to endpapers, occasional foxing, general edge wear, a very nice tight copy of the scarce first edition. Contents in 3 parts:- On Clocks; On Watches and Chronometers; On Church or Turret Clocks. Author was the designer of the mechanism for the clock of the Palace of Westminster. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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Clock and Watchmakers of Whitchurch, Hughes, Richard
3 Hughes, Richard
Clock and Watchmakers of Whitchurch
Shropshire Whitchurch Area Archaeological Group 1987 First Edition Booklet Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 51pp, bibliography, index, photographs and drawings. Booklet, colour photograph pasted to front, a VG copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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