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Johann Ludwig Eberhardt and His Salem Clocks, Albright, Frank P.
1 Albright, Frank P.Johann Ludwig Eberhardt and His Salem Clocks
Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1978
0807813249 / 9780807813249
1st. Hardcover. Fine, Fine. 


Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Die Uhrenmacher des hohen Schwarzwaldes und ihre Werke, 2 volume set, Bender, Gert
2 Bender, GertDie Uhrenmacher des hohen Schwarzwaldes und ihre Werke, 2 volume set
Villingen/Schwarzwald: Verlag Muller, 1975

1st. Hardcover. As New, As New. 
in cardboard slipcases, volume 2 published 1979.

Illustrated in black and white with some color. Text in German.



Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
Comic Character Timepieces: Seven Decades of Memories, Brown, Hy with Nancy Thomas
3 Brown, Hy with Nancy ThomasComic Character Timepieces: Seven Decades of Memories
West Chester, PA: Schiffer Books, 1992
088740426X / 9780887404269
1st. Hardcover. New, New. 


Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
The Watch from its origins to the XIXth century, Cardinal, Catherine
4 Cardinal, CatherineThe Watch from its origins to the XIXth century
Secacus, NJ: Wellfleet Press, 1989
1555214762 / 9781555214760
Hardcover. New, New. 
reprint edition.

This work sets forth the history of the watch, not only from the technical standpoint but also from the artistic perspective. It examines how watch decoration has kept pace with fluctuations in decorative style. The influence of new techniques, such as over-enamel painting, is also taken into account. It draws on classical works and personal research of unpublished documents. 106 illustrations in full color, 74 in black and white.



Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
The American Clock, Distin, William H. and Robert Bishop
5 Distin, William H. and Robert BishopThe American Clock
New York: Bonanza Books, 1983
0517413590 / 9780517413593
Hardcover. New, New. 
reprint edition.

661 clocks are described and illustrated. Contains a listing of 6,153 clockmakers.



Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
The American Clock, Distin, William H. and Robert Bishop
6 Distin, William H. and Robert BishopThe American Clock
New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1976
0525053107 / 9780525053101
1st. Hardcover. Fine, Near Fine. 
dust jacket spine lightly sunned.

661 clocks are described and illustrated. Contains a listing of 6,153 clockmakers.



Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
Complete Price Guide to Watches, No. 31, 2011, Engle, Tom, Richard E. Gilbert, Richard M. Gilbert, and Cooksey Shugart
7 Engle, Tom, Richard E. Gilbert, Richard M. Gilbert, and Cooksey ShugartComplete Price Guide to Watches, No. 31, 2011
Mount Pleasant, SC: Tinderbox Press, 2011
0982948700 / 9780982948705
Soft cover. New, 
31st edition.

Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A Study of Simon Willard's Clocks, Husher, Richard W. and Walter W. Welch
8 Husher, Richard W. and Walter W. WelchA Study of Simon Willard's Clocks
Nahant, MA: Husher and Welch, 1980
0960394400 / 9780960394401
1st. Hardcover. Fine, Very Good. 
dust jacket with light foxing to front and back panels.

The book is organized into ten chapters and is illustrated in black and white: 1. The thirty hour Grafton wall clock (26 illustrations); 2. Willard shelf clocks (26 illustrations); 3. The improved timepiece or banjo clock (35 illustrations); 4. The regulator banjo clock (14 illustrations); 5. Gallery clocks (33 illustrations); 6. The patented alarm or lighthouse clock (25 illustrations); 7. Tall case clocks (26 illustrations); 8. Tower clocks (10 illustrations); 9. Clockwork roasting jack (5 illustrations); 10. Orrery (2 illustrations). In addition, 24 clocks are illustrated in color.



Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
Clock & Watchmakers in Canada: 1700 to 1900, Langdon, John E.
9 Langdon, John E.Clock & Watchmakers in Canada: 1700 to 1900
Toronto: Anson-Cartwright Editions, 1976
0919974023 / 9780919974029
1st. Soft cover. New, 

An alphabetical listing of clock makers, watch makers, and jewellers, with the places where they were located and the dates of birth and death, if available.



Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
American Clocks: With a Special Section on Self-Winding Clocks, Volume 2, Ly, Tran Duy
10 Ly, Tran DuyAmerican Clocks: With a Special Section on Self-Winding Clocks, Volume 2
Fairfax, VA: Arlington Book Company, 1991
0930163443 / 9780930163440
1st. Soft cover. Near Fine, 
1992 price up-date laid-in; slight curling to corners of cover.

This book features clocks and clock information not found in Volume 1, including self-winding clocks.



Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
Cartier Watchmaking Collection 2014, Maison Cartier
11 Maison CartierCartier Watchmaking Collection 2014
np: Cartier, 2014

1st. Hardcover. Fine, 
not issued with a dust jacket.

Beautifully illustrated in color.



Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Relojes Antiguos (1500-1850), Monreal y Tejada, Luis
12 Monreal y Tejada, LuisRelojes Antiguos (1500-1850)
Barcelona: Coleccion F. Perez de Olaguer-Feliu, 1955

1st. Hardcover. Fine, 
in slipcase; in slipcase with light edgewear to opening.

Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
Maryland Clockmakers, Whisker, James Biser, Daniel David Hartzler, and Steven P. Petrucelli
13 Whisker, James Biser, Daniel David Hartzler, and Steven P. PetrucelliMaryland Clockmakers
Cranbury, NJ: Adams Brown Company, 1996

1st. Hardcover. New, 
glossy pictorial boards, no dj [as issued].

This book provides a checklist of Maryland clockmakers and is illustrated with 281 black and white plates.



Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
English Lantern Clocks, White, George
14 White, GeorgeEnglish Lantern Clocks
Woodbridge, Suffolk: Antique Collectors' Club, 1989
0907462332 / 9780907462330
1st. Hardcover. Fine, Fine. 

The lantern clock, the earliest practical English domestic timekeeper, remained the prized possession of the nobility and rich merchant classes until is was superseded by the pendulum clock in the early 1660s. This definitive study covers the history, mechanism, restoration and conservation of the lantern clock. It describes how English clockmaking was structured, as a well organised and integrated industry employing specialist craftsmen, long before the pendulum arrived. 8 colour illustrations, 850 black and white illustrations.



Price: 595.00 USD
 


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