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Clock and Watchmakers of Whitchurch

By: Hughes, Richard

Price: £13.50

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: £36.00

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

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Thomas Tompion: His Life and Work

By: Symonds, RW

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, BT Batsford Ltd: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022794

Condition: Good


xvi + 320pp, index, appendices, 272 black and white photographs, illustrations in text, folding plate to rear. Blue boards, gilt design to front and titling to spine, slight fading to spine and adjacent top edge of rear board, bumping to corners, some corner creasing to contents resulting, top edge of pages blue, different paper used for text and photographs have aged differently, the former more browned. Company bookplate to front pastedown, overall a Good tight copy, no dustwrapper. View more info