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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


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 Precision Pendulum Clock. An Exhibition By Derek Roberts Antiques, July 1978

By: Derek Roberts Antiques

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Kent, Derek Roberts Antiques: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020982


51pp, references, 12 photographs, drawings, rate tables, plus catalogue of 14 exhibits each illustrated with photograph(s) and narrative. Loose correction slip included. Large format softback, light wear to covers, corner of title page clipped, overall a VG copy. View more info

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Swatch: A Guide for Connoisseurs and Collectors

By: Edwards, Frank.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Hertfordshire, Eagle Editions: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021068


160pp, index, appendix, colour illustrations throughout. Large format softback, slight edge rubbing, a VG copy. Includes Swatches from all categories and gives an insight as to which have become highly collectable. 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


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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Principles and Explanations of Timekeepers By Harrison, Arnold and Earnshaw

By: Harrison, John / Earnshaw, Thomas / Arnold, John

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, British Horological Institute Ltd: 1984

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 021269


30pp + 31pp + plates + 63pp + plates. Facsimile reprint of 2 books:- 'The Principles of Mr. Harrison's Time-keeper, with Plates of the Same' (1767) and ''Explanations of Time-keepers, Constructed by Mr. Thomas Earnshaw and the Late Mr. John Arnold' (1806). Facsimiles preceded by a 'Introduction and Technical Appraisal' by Jonathan Betts. Quarter-bound in buff leather over decorated boards, very slight fading to spine, overall a VG copy. 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


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


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