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A Catalogue of Books, Manuscripts, Specimens of Clocks, Watches and Watchwork, Paintings, Prints in the Library and Museum of Worshipful Company of Clockmakers Deposited in the Free Library of the Corporation of the City of London

by Anon.

This vintage book contains a comprehensive catalogue of books, articles, manuscripts, and other material related to watch making and maintenance up until 1875. Each article listed in the catalogue contains information relating to the title of ...

ISBN: 9781473339422

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A Little Book of Making Tools and Equipment for the Studio - Includes Instructions for Making a Printing Press, Line Printing Blocks, Rubber Stamp Making, Stencil Cutting and Stencilling

by Anon.

A wonderful guide for anybody interested in fixing and saving vintage printing machines. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing

ISBN: 9781473359055

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A Man and His Watch

Iconic Watches and Stories from the Men Who Wore Them

by Matt Hranek

<p>“I’ve paged through stacks of books on the history of watches. . . . But I hadn’t come across a book that actually moved me until I picked up <em>A Man and His Watch</em>. The volume is filled with heartfelt stories.”<br/><strong><em>—T: The ...

ISBN: 9781579658199

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A Practical Course in Horology

by Harold C. Kelly

This vintage book contains a complete guide to horology. Horology is the science of measuring time and constructing timepieces. This volume contains information on all aspects ranging from basic principles to oiling, cleaning, adjusting, and ...

ISBN: 9781473339507

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Abbott's American Watchmaker

An Encyclopedia for the Horologist, Jeweler, Gold and Silversmith

by Henry G. Abbott

<div><p>Back in all its original prestige <I>Abbott’s American Watchmaker and Jeweler</I> remains the ultimate resource for watchmaking and jewelry craftsmanship. No aspect of the trade goes uncovered in this distinctly American approach to ...

ISBN: 9781626365995

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Antique Clock Dials, Hands, and Corner Pieces from Long Case and Lantern Clocks

by Anon.

This antiquarian volume contains an interesting treatise on antique clock dials, hands, and corner pieces from long case and lantern clocks, with information on history, production, fashion, evolution, and much more. Including a great number of ...

ISBN: 9781473353886

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Bangerter's Inventions His Marvelous Time Clock

by Everett Lincoln King

This vintage book contains a detailed description of a clock allegedly powered by perpetual motion, complete with diagrams, explanations, and photographs. Although true perpetual motion is still considered impossible, this volume will appeal to ...

ISBN: 9781473339415

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Building Your own Toy Steam Engine - A Guide to Constructing Your own Model Steam Engine and Single Acting Toy Engine

by Anon.

This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience. ...

ISBN: 9781473358058

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Chats on Old Clocks

by Arthur Hayden

This vintage book contains a detailed treatise on antique clocks, with information on identification, history, development, popularity, and more. Profusely illustrated and full of useful information, this volume will appeal to both collectors ...

ISBN: 9781473339439

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Classic Styles of Grandfather Clocks

by Anon.

This vintage work comprises a detailed discussion on classic grandfather clocks, with information on long cases, dials, hands, corner pieces, and more. Written in clear, concise language and complete with detailed descriptions and fascinating ...

ISBN: 9781473353909

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Clock Cases

A Practical Guide to Their Construction, Restoration and Conservation

by Nigel Barnes & Karoliina Ilmonen Karoliina Ilmonen

This practical, informative and beautifully illustrated book will be essential reading for all those with a passion for mechanical clocks. It will be of particular interest to both amateurs and professionals alike who wish to work on clock cases

ISBN: 9781785000249

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Clock Cleaning and Repairing

by Bernard E. Jones

This vintage text contains an accessible and novice-friendly guide to cleaning and repairing clocks. Complete with simple step-by-step instructions and a plethora of detailed, useful illustrations, this timeless text is ideal for anyone looking ...

ISBN: 9781473359321

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Clockmaking in England and Wales in the Twentieth Century

The Industrialized Manufacture of Domestic Mechanical Clocks

by John Glanville

Over a decade John Glanville and Bill Wolmuth undertook an important horological project for the British Museum. This involved establishing a representative collection, for the Museum, of twentieth-century domestic mechanical clocks made in ...

ISBN: 9781847978967

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Clocks and Watches

by George L. Overton

This vintage book contains a complete guide to clocks and watches, with historical information, descriptions of their inner workings, details of notable horologists, and much more. This volume is highly recommended for amateur horologists and ...

ISBN: 9781473339446

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Curiosities of the Mechanical Details in Watches

by Anon.

This antiquarian volume contains a short account of some of the curiosities of the mechanical details of watches, with supplementary information on their history, development, popularity, and much more besides. Written in clear, concise language

ISBN: 9781473353916

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Directions for Using Bottum's Patent Improved Universal Lathe Chucks and Improved Lathes for Turning and Finishing Every Description of Watch Pivots, Pinions, Staffs, Etc

by Anon.

This vintage book contains a complete guide to using lathe chucks and improved lathes for turning and finishing all manner of watch components ranging from pivots to staffs and beyond. With simple instructions and detailed illustrations, this ...

ISBN: 9781473339460

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Everybody's Clocks - The Design and Working of Usual and Unusual Clocks Described in a Non-Technical Way For the Information of the User

by Arthur Tremayne

This antiquarian volume contains a treatise on the design and workings of usual and unusual clocks, described in a non-technical manner, suitable for either novice or expert. Containing a wealth of fascinating and practical information on the ...

ISBN: 9781473353732

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Gaunt's Time (2nd Edition)

by Marion Miller

<p><em>Gaunt's Time</em> had a meaning for blossoming colonial Victoria akin to that of <em>Greenwich Time</em> for those "back home" in England. But to remember Thomas Gaunt only as a clock maker is to do him a great disservice, for he was well

ISBN: 9781386823544

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Time Telling Through the Ages

by Harry C. Brearley

This vintage book contains a fascinating treatise on the history of clocks and timepieces. It contains a wealth of interesting historical information from the first sun dial to the pocket watch, and it is highly recommended for horologists and ...

ISBN: 9781473339453

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Jeweled Bearings for Watches - A Full and Complete Description of the Manufacture, Gauging and Setting of Jeweled Bearings in Timekeeping Instruments

by Charles T. Higginbotham

This vintage book contains a detailed treatise on the use of jewelled bearings in watchmaking, with descriptions of manufacture, gauging, and setting. Jewelled bearings superceded brass and gold plugs which were used formally but proved to be a ...

ISBN: 9781473339484

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