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Musical boxes & automata

Hardcover. Describes the theories and processes of repairing and adjusting the modern watch. This book takes the reader through the various stages and operations of watch repairing. It contains 24 chapters, two appendices and 553 illustrations. Num Pages: 328 pages, 550ill. BIC Classification: TDPB1; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 121 x 222 x 29. Weight in Grams: 554.
Publisher
Robert Hale Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
328
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719800306
ISBN
9780719800306

€ 23.99
€ 21.34

Paperback. Sundials have played an important role in regulating the daily life of mankind throughout Europe and the British Isles. This text describes and illustrates each particular class of sundial likely to be found on buildings, in churchyards, public squares, and remote countryside locations. Series: Shire Album S. Num Pages: 56 pages, b/w and col pls. BIC Classification: AM; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 150 x 214 x 5. Weight in Grams: 150. New.
Publisher
Shire Publications Ltd
Number of pages
56
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
9780747805588
ISBN
9780747805588

€ 7.67

Hardcover. Num Pages: 95 pages, 126 color photos. BIC Classification: WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 232 x 16. Weight in Grams: 628.
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing Ltd United States
Number of pages
96
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764343223
ISBN
9780764343223

€ 35.99
€ 30.90

Hardcover. A reference work for the novice or the seasoned watch enthusiast, fully illustrated with 400 colour photographs, and includes sections on basic watch mechanics and the watch movement; complications; dial design; case design and materials; straps, buckles, clasps, and accessories; and the industry and its players. Num Pages: 352 pages, 470 colour. BIC Classification: TDPB1; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 260 x 298 x 35. Weight in Grams: 2474.
Publisher
Antique Collectors Club Dist
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781851498291
ISBN
9781851498291

€ 55.10
€ 50.45

Hardcover. Contains information on about 90,000 watchmakers working between the late sixteenth and early twentieth centuries. This directory is useful for watchmakers and clockmakers, collectors, dealers, museums, historians and libraries. Working dates include, where known, dates and places of birth, apprenticeship, freedom, marriage and death. Num Pages: 888 pages. BIC Classification: GBC; TDPB1; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 149 x 51. Weight in Grams: 1112.
Publisher
Robert Hale Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
888
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Edition
21st Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719803307
ISBN
9780719803307

€ 55.10
€ 51.01

Hardcover. A fascinating and detailed account of a truly remarkable engineer, inventor and clockmaker from Derby Num Pages: 320 pages, 270 illustrations, 32 in colour. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JF; BGTA; TDPB1; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172 x 27. Weight in Grams: 812.
Publisher
Fonthill Media United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781552650
ISBN
9781781552650

€ 44.99
€ 42.15

Hardcover. Num Pages: 144 pages, 100 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: TDPB1; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 285. Weight in Grams: 567.
Publisher
Flammarion
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9782080202758
ISBN
9782080202758

€ 104.68
€ 77.98

Hardcover. Num Pages: 144 pages, 254 color photos. BIC Classification: WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 286 x 217 x 19. Weight in Grams: 996.
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764345999
ISBN
9780764345999

€ 47.99
€ 40.47

Hardcover. This manual includes information on where to work and tools required, an explanation of clock movements, dismantling, cleaning, reassembly, oiling and adjustment, common clock escapements, using a lathe, dealing with striking and chiming clocks, and special areas such as balance staff fitting. Series: Manual of Techniques. Num Pages: 160 pages, 60 b&w photographs, 160 line drawings. BIC Classification: TDPB1; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (XV) Technical / Manuals. Dimension: 259 x 199 x 18. Weight in Grams: 686. Series: Manual of Techniques. 160 pages, 60 b&w photographs, 160 line drawings. This manual includes information on where to work and tools required, an explanation of clock movements, dismantling, cleaning, reassembly, oiling and adjustment, common clock escapements, using a lathe, dealing with striking and chiming clocks, and special areas such as balance staff fitting. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade); (XV) Technical / Manuals. BIC Classification: TDPB1; WCJ. Dimension: 259 x 199 x 18. Weight: 686.
Publisher
Crowood Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781852239602
ISBN
9781852239602

€ 27.99
€ 24.21

Hardcover. Num Pages: 96 pages, 130 color photos. BIC Classification: WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 241 x 17. Weight in Grams: 646.
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing Ltd United States
Number of pages
96
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764343612
ISBN
9780764343612

€ 35.99
€ 30.90

Hardcover.
Publisher
Robert Hale Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780709074083
ISBN
9780709074083

€ 110.19
€ 98.85

Hardcover. Num Pages: 288 pages, 249 illustrations. BIC Classification: TDPB1; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 314 x 237 x 25. Weight in Grams: 1858.
Publisher
Schiffer Pub Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Condition
New
SKU
V9780887401824
ISBN
9780887401824

€ 84.84
€ 76.83

Hardcover. In this book, the author has dealt with the usual faults likely to develop in each type of movement in general use; from the lordly grandfather to the humble alarm. All the tools and equipment are described and illustrated, together with the ways of using them. Num Pages: 256 pages, 400 line drawings. BIC Classification: TDPB1; WCC; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 147 x 25. Weight in Grams: 460.
Publisher
Robert Hale, N.A.G.
Number of pages
254
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1968
Edition
3rd Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719800009
ISBN
9780719800009

€ 23.99
€ 21.34

Hardcover. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 279 x 215. .
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing Ltd United States
Number of pages
192
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764349577
ISBN
9780764349577

€ 42.99
€ 35.68

Hardcover. First published in 1950, De Carle's encyclopaedia is still the definitive practical reference book on clocks and watches. The book has an immense amount of knowledge compressed into an easily understood form. Editor(s): Carle, Donald de. Num Pages: 330 pages, 1000 illustrations, (incl line drawings). BIC Classification: TDPB1; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 241 x 26. Weight in Grams: 864.
Publisher
Robert Hale
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Edition
3rd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719801709
ISBN
9780719801709

€ 31.99
€ 27.08

Hardcover. This practical guide is the outcome of many years' hands-on experience and is the sort of book the author would have liked to have been able to access at the time he started, some twenty years ago, to clean and repair pocket watches.Using as examples six of the most typical types of watch from a period spanning the late 18th century to the early 2 Num Pages: 192 pages, ill. BIC Classification: WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 222 x 146 x 21. Weight in Grams: 538.
Publisher
Robert Hale Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719803901
ISBN
9780719803901

€ 23.99
€ 21.34

Hardcover. Describes the variety of movements found in the clocks that were produced by the thousand in France. The details of the simple timepiece, strikers, alarms, quarter repeaters and grande sonnerie are shown and discussed here; other chapters cover tools, major repair techniques, cleaning and maintenance. Num Pages: 352 pages, 18 colour photos, 221line drawings. BIC Classification: TDPB1; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 168 x 241 x 29. Weight in Grams: 940.
Publisher
Robert Hale Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719803109
ISBN
9780719803109

€ 36.99
€ 31.38

Hardcover. Num Pages: 96 pages, 131 colour photos. BIC Classification: WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 240 x 17. Weight in Grams: 626.
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764346842
ISBN
9780764346842

€ 35.99
€ 30.90

Hardcover. Num Pages: 192 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: TDPB1; WCJ; WCK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 269 x 202 x 21. Weight in Grams: 836. 192 pages, illustrations. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: TDPB1; WCJ; WCK. Dimension: 269 x 202 x 21. Weight: 842.
Publisher
Crowood
Number of pages
192
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781861263049
ISBN
9781861263049

€ 31.99
€ 27.08

Hardcover. This volume carries the reader into what is, undoubtedly, the most exacting and skillful aspect of all work on watches. Num Pages: 160 pages, 200 illustrations. BIC Classification: TDPB1; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 145 x 224 x 15. Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
Robert Hale
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719800504
ISBN
9780719800504

€ 25.99
€ 22.30

Hardcover. The French Marble Clock is the definitive book on the subject, written by Nicolas M. Thorpe who is an enthusiastic collector. Years of research coupled with many visits to France and Belgium have made him a leading authority on these magnificent timepieces. Num Pages: 288 pages, 200 illustrations. BIC Classification: TDPB1; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 181 x 252 x 22. Weight in Grams: 894.
Publisher
Robert Hale
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719802300
ISBN
9780719802300

€ 54.99
€ 46.22

Hardcover. First published in 1953, this authoritative work, which was based on a lifetime's practical experience, has been in continuous demand and is recognized as a classic work on the subject. Its great strength lies in the descriptions and principles of watch and clock construction in an easy-to-follow manner. Num Pages: 432 pages, 300 line drawings. BIC Classification: PD; TDPB1; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (XV) Technical / Manuals. Dimension: 222 x 147 x 31. Weight in Grams: 664.
Publisher
Robert Hale Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Edition
3rd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780709049951
ISBN
9780709049951

€ 33.99
€ 28.99

Hardcover. Maritime chronometers are rare and precious items, crafted with care and precision, to provide an accurate means of measuring time and determining longitude at sea. This title explains the workings of the chronometer and highlights some of the most significant makers and provides hints for maintenance. Num Pages: 112 pages, 146 colour photographs. BIC Classification: HBTM; TDPB1; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 250 x 181 x 13. Weight in Grams: 456. Its History and Development. 112 pages, 146 colour photographs. Maritime chronometers are rare and precious items, crafted with care and precision, to provide an accurate means of measuring time and determining longitude at sea. This title explains the workings of the chronometer and highlights some of the most significant makers and provides hints for maintenance. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: HBTM; TDPB1; WCJ. Dimension: 250 x 181 x 13. Weight: 450.
Publisher
Crowood Press
Number of pages
112
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
First UK
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847971852
ISBN
9781847971852

€ 18.99
€ 17.50

Hardcover. Num Pages: 354 pages. BIC Classification: TDPB1; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 305 x 259 x 39. Weight in Grams: 2672.
Publisher
Flammarion
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9782080202246
ISBN
9782080202246

€ 88.15
€ 70.35

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