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Image for English Church Clocks, 1280 - 1850: History and Classification (Monograph No. 5 / Antiquarian Horological Society)

English Church Clocks, 1280 - 1850: History and Classification (Monograph No. 5 / Antiquarian Horological Society)

By: Beeson, C.F.C.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018487

ISBN: 0900592788

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

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The Astronomical Clock (Made for the First Time By Geoffrey H Bell)

By: Ferguson, James (1710 - 1776)

Price: £10.00

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 020997

Condition: Very Good


18pp, fold-out drawing, 1 plate, includes a facsimile reprint of the chapter on the Astronomical Clock described by James Ferguson in his Select Mechanical Exercises, 1778. No publishing data. Card covers, one neat ink correction to a date otherwise a VG copy. Scarce. View more info

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Clock and Watchmakers of Whitchurch

By: Hughes, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Shropshire, Whitchurch Area Archaeological Group: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020250

Condition: Very Good


51pp, bibliography, index, photographs and drawings. Booklet, colour photograph pasted to front, a VG copy. View more info

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The Watchmakers' (Watch-makers') Handbook. Intended as a Workshop Companion for Those Who are Engaged in Watchmaking and the Allied Mechanical Arts. English Edition

By: Saunier, Claudius (Translated, Revised and Considerably Augmented By Julien Tripplin (Besancon Watch Manufacturer) and Edward Rigg (Assyer in the Royal Mint))

Price: £40.00

Publisher: USA, Lindsey Publications Inc: 1993

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 021174

ISBN: 1559181184

Condition: Very Good


xv + 482pp + 13 plates at rear, index. Facsimile reprint of 1882 published by J Tripplin, London. Card covers, colour fading to spine, corner creases to covers and a few pages, minor marks, overall a VG copy. Contents in 6 parts:- I Arithmetic, Geometry and Measurement; II Materials Employed in Horology; Their Preparation, Treatment and Application; III Health and Manipulation; IV Tools and Appliances; V Repairing and Examining Watches; VI Practical Receipts. View more info