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Musical boxes & automata

Paperback. Tells the story of the watch which spans an incredible 500 years. This book offers a collection of pin-pallet lever watches made for the mass market during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries by companies such as Waterbury and Ingersoll. Num Pages: 176 pages, 270 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; AGC; TDPB1; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 245 x 16. Weight in Grams: 906.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
British Museum Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714151106
ISBN
9780714151106

€ 23.99
€ 18.28

Hardcover. Num Pages: 180 pages, 348 photos. BIC Classification: 1DFA; TDPB1; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 288 x 228 x 19. Weight in Grams: 1196. 180 pages, 348 photos. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DFA; TDPB1; WCJ. Dimension: 288 x 228 x 19. Weight: 1198.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing
Edition
1st ed
Number of pages
180
Condition
New
SKU
V9780887402241
ISBN
9780887402241

€ 47.99
€ 39.99

Hardcover. A stunning collection of some of the most highly valued, highly prized watches in the world. Num Pages: 324 pages, 468 colour. BIC Classification: WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 335 x 288 x 46. Weight in Grams: 3456.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Antique Collectors Club Dist
Edition
Slp
Condition
New
SKU
V9781851497546
ISBN
9781851497546

€ 74.35
€ 67.05

Paperback. This is a practical guide to the tools, materials and techniques for the economic repair of all types of mechanical clock, as a hobby or do-it-yourself project, to increase both their value and the pleasure of ownership. It covers both weight-driven and spring driven clocks. Num Pages: 192 pages, 10 b&w photographs, 39 line illustrations, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: TDPB1; WCC; WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 171 x 18. Weight in Grams: 299. Fine copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
David & Charles
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KSS0001056
ISBN
9780715313183

€ 10.64

Hardcover. This dazzling exploration of the work of renowned horologist Breguet is also a fascinating look at what makes watches and other timepieces tick. Num Pages: 176 pages, 150 colour. BIC Classification: WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 224 x 271 x 22. Weight in Grams: 1104.
Publisher
Prestel
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9783791354675
ISBN
9783791354675

€ 38.99
€ 27.91

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

€ 24.99
€ 22.02

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: 96 pages, 109 colour photos. BIC Classification: WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 241 x 15. Weight in Grams: 646.
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764342127
ISBN
9780764342127

€ 36.99
€ 30.95

Hardcover. Num Pages: 304 pages, 721 color photos. BIC Classification: WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 309 x 30. Weight in Grams: 2124.
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing Ltd United States
Number of pages
304
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764340918
ISBN
9780764340918

€ 93.78
€ 89.24

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

€ 57.19
€ 51.96

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

€ 57.19
€ 52.93

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
€ 43.55

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

€ 114.38
€ 102.48

Hardcover. A watch may be a practical device for the sole purpose of telling the time as accurately as possible, a complicated machine, a wearable design object, or a status symbol. This work introduces the fifty major brands and provides information on buying, collecting, maintaining and wearing watches. Num Pages: 256 pages, 500 colour images. BIC Classification: WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 238 x 21. Weight in Grams: 1146.
Publisher
Harry N. Abrams
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810930933
ISBN
9780810930933

€ 38.99
€ 31.40

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

€ 83.48
€ 75.82

Hardcover. Num Pages: 240 pages, 255 colour illus. BIC Classification: WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 221 x 218 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1088.
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764349058
ISBN
9780764349058

€ 41.99
€ 35.03

Hardcover. There are table clocks, astrolabic and astronomical clocks, monstrance clocks, ship's clocks, long case clocks, travelling clocks, organ clocks, observatory regulators, marine chronometers and even a cuckoo clock. Num Pages: 176 pages, 262 illustrations, 246 in colour. BIC Classification: WCJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 253 x 199 x 19. Weight in Grams: 854. 176 pages, 262 illustrations, 246 in colour. There are table clocks, astrolabic and astronomical clocks, monstrance clocks, ship's clocks, long case clocks, travelling clocks, organ clocks, observatory regulators, marine chronometers and even a cuckoo clock. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: WCJ. Dimension: 253 x 199 x 19. Weight: 854.
Publisher
British Museum Press
Number of pages
176
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Edition
Illustrated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714128122
ISBN
9780714128122

€ 25.99
€ 19.96

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

€ 24.99
€ 22.02

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

€ 41.99
€ 35.03

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

€ 32.99
€ 28.07

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