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Auction Description for Dreweatts: Fine Clocks, Barometers & Scientific Instruments
Viewing Notes:
16th February 9am to 12.30pm. 18th February 9am to 6pm. 19th February 9am to 4.30pm. Day of sale from 8.30am.
Sale Notes:
www.invaluable.com/dreweatts1759 for Live! Sales, or www.dnfa.com/donnington

Fine Clocks, Barometers & Scientific Instruments

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury


154 lots | 150 with images

February 20, 2013

Live Auction

Donnington Priory

Donnington

Newbury, RG14 2JE United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1635 553553

Fax: +44 (0)1635 553599

Email: donnington@dnfa.com

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A brass three-inch refracting telescope Unsigned,

Lot 1: A brass three-inch refracting telescope Unsigned,

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Description: A brass three-inch refracting telescope Unsigned, early 19th century. The 48 inch tube fitted with ÔstarfinderÕ, steady-arm and rack and pinion focus adjustment opposing friction fitting lens cap, with a choice of three eyepiece tubes engraved Astro-Eye piece tube, High Power Day Eye Piece and Low Power Day Eye Piece, in original fitted mahogany box with a selection of further accessories including lenses, and with original floor-standing tripod, the box 130cm (51ins) long.

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A George IV brass pantograph Gilkerson and McAll,

Lot 2: A George IV brass pantograph Gilkerson and McAll,

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Description: A George IV brass pantograph Gilkerson and McAll, London, circa 1830. The pivoted frame with circular lead anchor-weight fitted to an adjustable slider against engraved ratio scale to one arm opposing fixed pen holder to the other, the centre with subsidiary pivoted armature with further adjustable slider against a similar scale for the tracing pointer and signed Gilkerson & Mc.All Tower Hill, LONDON to the opposing member, fitted with removable ivory wheel castors to each junction/terminal, in later purpose-made wooden box with a few accessories, the frame 69cm (27ins) long, the box 72cm (28.5ins) wide. The partnership between James Gilkerson and John McCall is recorded in Clifton, Gloria Directory of British Scientific Instrument Makers 1550-1851 as working from 8 Postern Row, Tower Hill, London 1826-30..

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A rare brass Imperial baton capacity measure. De

Lot 3: A rare brass Imperial baton capacity measure. De

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Description: A rare brass Imperial baton capacity measure. De Grave and Co., London, late 19th century. The rectangular section brass rod incorporating engraved scale of increasing unit sizes annotated 0-41 and labelled DEPTH with upper margin signed DE GRAVE & Co. LONDON, the opposing side similarly inscribed with scale of increasing unit sizes annotated 0-75 and labelled DIAMETER with upper margin engraved COUNTY OF KENT, the upper edge of the bar inscribed with the instructions Measure the Diameter with the scale marked ÒDiameterÓ and take the reading. Measure the depth with the scale marked ÒDepthÓ and take the reading. Add the two readings with the underside providing the conversion The sum will be 10 for 1/2 Gill. 20 for Gill. 30 for 1/2 Pint. 40 for Pint. 50 for Quart. 60 for 1/2 Gallon. 70 for Gallon. 80 for Peck. 90 for 1/2 Bushel. 100 for Bushel, with verification stamp for 1893, 56cm (22ins) long. The De Grave Family were well known as scientific instrument makers specialising in weights and measures throughout the 19th century. The first member to set up business was Charles De Grave who is recorded in Clifton, Gloria Directory of British Scientific Instrument Makers 1550-1851 as working in St. MartinÕs le Grand, London from 1780. The firm was absorbed by W. and T. Avery and Co. Ltd in the early 20th century. The current lot is a relatively simple but useful tool designed to assist in the verification of Imperial unit measures by those employed in the enforcement of legislation with regards to Weights and Measures.

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Three brass revenification balances W. and T.

Lot 4: Three brass revenification balances W. and T.

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Description: Three brass revenification balances W. and T. Avery and Co. Ltd, Birmingham, circa 1900. Each beam signed W & T Avery & Co., Birmingham and inscribed with capacity and Kent County Council to other side, with central knife-edge pivot within armature fitted with with level scale and similar pivots for each of the chain pans; the 1lb Capacity stamped with serial number 2530 to the 26cm beam raised on column upright with lever pivoted lifting armature, in original fitted box 50cm (19.75 ins) wide; the 7lb Capacity stamped with serial number 2529 to the 43cm beam raised on similar column upright with conforming armature and in original fitted box 74cm (29ins) wide; the 56lb Capacity stamped with serial number 2528 to the 74cm beam, without post and stand but in original fitted box 80cm (31.5ins) wide, all with dated verification stamps for 1902 onwards, (3). The partnership between William and Thomas Avery is recorded in Gloria, Clifton Directory of British Scientific Instrument Makers 1550-1851 as working in Birmingham 1817-94 before becoming W. and T. Avery and Co. Ltd in 1895. The firm acquired the famous Soho foundry in Smethwick the same year, and under the management of William Hipkins, became one of the leading leading manufacturers of weighing instruments in the country. The business is still trading today albeit as Avery Berkel, a subsidiary of GEC.

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Two brass revenification balances W. and T. Avery

Lot 5: Two brass revenification balances W. and T. Avery

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Description: Two brass revenification balances W. and T. Avery Ltd, Birmingham circa 1900. Each with beam signed W & T AVERY LIMITED and inscribed with capacity and KENT COUNTY COUNCIL to other side, with central knife-edge pivot within armature fitted with level scale and similar pivots for each of the fixed pans; the 7lb Capacity stamped with serial number 1203 to the 43cm beam raised on column upright with lever pivoted lifting armature, in original fitted box 74cm (29ins) wide; the 56lb Capacity stamped with serial number 2458 to the 74cm beam, without post and stand but in original fitted box 86cm (34ins) wide, both with dated verification stamps for 1898 onwards, (2). The partnership between William and Thomas Avery is recorded in Gloria, Clifton Directory of British Scientific Instrument Makers 1550-1851 as working in Birmingham 1817-94 before becoming W. and T. Avery and Co. Ltd in 1895. The firm acquired the famous Soho foundry in Smethwick the same year and, under the management of William Hipkins, became one of the leading manufacturers of weighing instruments in the country. The business is still trading today albeit as Avery Berkel, a subsidiary of GEC.

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Three brass Imperial standard ball weights Bate,

Lot 6: Three brass Imperial standard ball weights Bate,

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Description: Three brass Imperial standard ball weights Bate, London, dated 1824. Each cast with loop handle and stamped BATE, LONDON, 1924, 363 to one side and KENT WESTERN DIVISION to the other side and with numerous verification date stamps from 1824-1918, the 56 lb weight approximately 17cm diameter cased separately in original oak box, 24cm (9.5ins) wide; the 28 lb weight approximately 14cm diameter cased with the 14lb weight approximately 11cm diameter in original oak box, 33cm (13ins) wide. Robert Brettell Bate is recorded in Clifton, Gloria Directory of British Scientific Instrument Makers 1550-1851 as working from various addresses in the Poultry, London from 1808 until his death in 1848. In 1824 he was commissioned to make new national standard measures of weight and capacity in response to the Weights and Measures Act of that year, which legislated the formal introduction of Imperial units.

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Three brass Imperial grain measures Unsigned,

Lot 7: Three brass Imperial grain measures Unsigned,

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Description: Three brass Imperial grain measures Unsigned, circa 1825. The largest engraved KENT, Bushel between moulded rim and foot stamped 673 cast with integral balestroid side handles, 22cm (8.5ins) high, 49cm (19.25ins) diameter (excluding handles); the second smaller but of similar form engraved KENT, Half Bushel and numbered 673, 18cm (7ins) high, 41cm (16ins) diameter (excluding handles); the third without handles, engraved KENT, Peck and numbered 673, 15cm (6ins) high, 30cm (12ins) diameter, each with various dated verification stamps to rim; with four turned oak surface levelling batons and two wooden carrying/ transport cases 102cm (47ins) and 79cm (31ins) wide, (7 excluding boxes). The current lot was probably produced in response to the Weights and Measures Act of 1824 which legislated the formal introduction of Imperial units.

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A set of eight Imperial fluid capacity measures.

Lot 8: A set of eight Imperial fluid capacity measures.

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Description: A set of eight Imperial fluid capacity measures. De Grave and Co. Ltd., London, late 19th century. Each of turned cylindrical form with moulded edge to rim over conforming foot and with glass disc cover centred with concave section drilled with a hole for levelling of the fluid, the largest engraved DE GRAVE & Co. LTD., LONDON to base and 40 FL. OZ. to waist and measures 12cm diameter, 13cm high; the smallest marked 1 Fl. OZ and measures 3.5cm diameter, 4.5cm wide; in original stained pine box (with vacant spaces for four further measures), 48cm (19ins) wide. The De Grave Family were well known as scientific instrument makers specialising in weights and measures throughout the 19th century. The first member to set up business was Charles De Grave who is recorded in Clifton, Gloria Directory of British Scientific Instrument Makers 1550-1851 as working in St. MartinÕs le Grand, London from 1780. The firm was absorbed by W. and T. Avery and Co. Ltd in the early 20th century.

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A brass twenty-litre capacity measure W. and T.

Lot 9: A brass twenty-litre capacity measure W. and T.

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Description: A brass twenty-litre capacity measure W. and T. Avery, Birmingham, late 19th century Of cylindrical form cast with twin loop handles and inscribed 20 LITRES between moulded rim and foot engraved W & T Avery Makers Birmingham, 32cm (12.5ins) high, 32cm (12.5ins) diameter excluding handle, with wooden travelling case 66cm (26ins) wide. The partnership between William and Thomas Avery is recorded in Gloria, Clifton Directory of British Scientific Instrument Makers 1550-1851 as working in Birmingham 1817-94 before becoming W. and T. Avery and Co. Ltd in 1895. The firm acquired the famous Soho foundry in Smethwick the same year and under the management of William Hipkins became one of the leading manufacturers of weighing instruments in the country. The business is still trading today albeit as Avery Berkel, a subsidiary of GEC.

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A copper and brass Imperial conical five-gallon

Lot 10: A copper and brass Imperial conical five-gallon

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Description: A copper and brass Imperial conical five-gallon fluid measure. Unsigned, late 19th century. The copper vessel with brass collar over band inscribed FIVE GALLON 62 (degrees) F, KENT COUNTY COUNCIL to waist with large handle to rear and side handle for tipping near base, 48cm (19ins) high, 46cm (18ins) diameter; with a tinned metal vessel of strap reinforced cylindrical form with conical neck stamped 5 GALLONS to shoulder and with hinged loop over-handle, 53cm (21ins) high, 28cm (11ins) diameter, (2).

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A Regency mahogany mercury stick barometer.

Lot 11: A Regency mahogany mercury stick barometer.

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Description: A Regency mahogany mercury stick barometer. Stoppani, Sheffield, early 19th century. The rectangular silvered vernier scale calibrated in barometric inches and applied with alcohol Fahrenheit scale thermometer beneath signature Stoppani, Sheffield to upper margin behind glazed door, the broken triangular pedimented case with exposed tube to the moulded trunk above domed cistern cover to the rounded base, 99cm (39ins) high. A Nicholas Stop(p)ani is recorded in Banfield, Edwin BAROMETER MAKERS AND RETAILERS 1660-1900 as working from Orchard Street, Sheffield 1822-25.

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A Regency mahogany mercury stick barometer. B.

Lot 12: A Regency mahogany mercury stick barometer. B.

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Description: A Regency mahogany mercury stick barometer. B. Molinau and Co., Plymouth, early 19th century. The rectangular silvered vernier scale calibrated in barometric inches and applied with alcohol Fahrenheit scale thermometer beneath signature B. Molinau & Co., Plymouth to upper margin behind glazed door, the broken triangular pedimented case with exposed tube to the caddy moulded trunk above domed cistern cover to the rounded base, 98cm (38.75ins) high.

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A fine William IV mahogany bowfronted mercury

Lot 13: A fine William IV mahogany bowfronted mercury

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Description: A fine William IV mahogany bowfronted mercury stick barometer Troughton and Simms, London, circa 1835. With convex moulded surmount and silvered vernier scale calibrated in barometeric inches and annotated FAIR, Change, RAIN beneath signature Troughton & Simms, London to upper margin, behind bowed glass within moulded surround above trunk with the same bowed profile and ebony strung edges applied with conforming mercury tube Fahrenheit and Reaumur scale thermometer with convex moulded pediment and apron to surround, the base with turned ebony half vase cistern cover flanked by lozenge inlaid canted angles with cavetto moulded underside, 95cm (37.5ins) high. The partnership between Edward Troughton (junior) and William Simms is recorded in Banfield, Edwin BAROMETER MAKERS AND RETAILERS 1660-1900 as formed 1826 and continuing after Edward TroughtonÕs death in 1831, initially trading form the Orrery at 136 Fleet Street the firm moved to 138 Fleet Street from circa 1840. In 1922 the firm was sold and became Cooke, Troughton & Simms Ltd. According to Banfield Edward Troughton was quite a character choosing to live a semi reclusive life and was characterised by his snuff-stained wig and ear trumpet. Edward TroughtonÕs skill both in the manufacture and design of fine Instruments led him to be awarded lucrative contracts from The East India Company, The Board of Ordnance, The Royal Observatory and The Board of Longitude. TroughtonÕs reputation and client list no doubt secured the prosperity of the business for a significant period after his death.

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A Victorian burr walnut mercury stick barometer.

Lot 14: A Victorian burr walnut mercury stick barometer.

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Description: A Victorian burr walnut mercury stick barometer. Negretti and Zambra, London, circa 1880. The arched bevel-glazed canted ivory vernier scale calibrated in barometric inches and signed NEGRETTI & ZAMBRA, LONDON to upper margin above trunk with vernier adjustment square to throat over applied bevel-glazed mercury Fahrenheit and Centigrade scale thermometer, the circular base with domed cistern cover, 92cm (36ins) high. The firm of Negretti and Zambra are recorded in Banfield, Edwin BAROMETER MAKERS AND RETAILERS 1660-1900 as being established in 1850 when a partnership between Enrico Negretti and Joseph Zambra was formed. The firm became one of the most prolific makers of scientific instruments and continued trading well into the 20th century.

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Lee, Ronald A. The Knibb Family, Clockmakers Manor

Lot 15: Lee, Ronald A. The Knibb Family, Clockmakers Manor

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Description: Lee, Ronald A. The Knibb Family, Clockmakers Manor House Press, Byfleet 1964, number 568 from a first and only limited edition of 1000 copies.

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Lee, Ronald A. THE FIRST TWELVE YEARS OF THE

Lot 16: Lee, Ronald A. THE FIRST TWELVE YEARS OF THE

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Description: Lee, Ronald A. THE FIRST TWELVE YEARS OF THE ENGLISH PENDULUM CLOCK or the Fromanteel Family and their Contemporaries 1658-1670 Loan exhibition catalogue published by the author, London 1969.

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Horological Bibliography and English clocks -eight

Lot 17: Horological Bibliography and English clocks -eight

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Description: Horological Bibliography and English clocks -eight volumes: Baillie, G.H. CLOCKS and WATCHES An Historical Bibliography N.A.G. Press, London 1951, modern half maroon morocco, spine gilt; Bromley, John The ClockmakersÕ Library THE CATALOGUE OF THE BOOKS AND MANUSCIPTS IN THE LIBRARY OF THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF CLOCKMAKERS Sotheby Parke Bernet Publications, London 1977, dj; Sabrier, Jean Claude and Turner, Anthony (assisted) COLLECTION LEON LEROY, LIVRES MÕe. Herve Chayette auction catalogue, Paris 18th and 19th March 1982, green cloth with gilt title (some loose pages); Edwards, Ernest L. The Grandfather Clock John Sherratt and Son Limited, Altrincham 1980, dj; Darken, Jeff and Hooper, John English 30 Hour Clocks Origin & Development 1600-1800 Penita Books, Woking 1997, dj; Dawson, Percy G., Drover, C.B. and Parkes, D.W. Early English Clocks Antique CollectorsÕ Club, Woodbridge 2003, dj; Bruton, Eric The Wetherfield Collection of Clocks N.A.G. Press, London 1981, dj; Cescinsky, Herbert and Webster, Malcolm R. ENGLISH DOMESTIC CLOCKS Bonanza Books, New York 1968, dj, (8).

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Longcase clocks -eight reference works: Loomes,

Lot 18: Longcase clocks -eight reference works: Loomes,

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Description: Longcase clocks -eight reference works: Loomes, Brian GRANDFATHER CLOCKS and their cases Bracken Books, London 1985, dj; Loomes, Brian, BRASS DIAL CLOCKS Antique CollectorsÕ Club, Woodbridge 1998, dj; Loomes, Brian PAINTED DIAL CLOCKS 1770-1870 Antique CollectorsÕ Club, Woodbridge 1997, dj; Edwards, Ernest L. The Grandfather Clock John Sherratt and Son Ltd., Altrincham 1971, dj; Barder, Richard C.R. ENGLISH COUNTRY GRANDFATHER CLOCKS David and Charles, Newton Abbot 1983, presentation inscribed by the author, dj; Smith, Eric and Brian Restoring Grandfather Clocks N.A.G. Press, London 1995, dj; Tennant, M.F. LONGCASE PAINTED DIALS Their History and Restoration N.A.G. Press, London 1995, dj; Bruton, Eric The Longcase Clock Arco Publications, London 1964, dj, with two other related volumes; Loomes, Brian BRITISH CLOCKS ILLUSTRATED Robert Hale, London 1992, dj; and Loomes, Brian COMPLETE BRITISH CLOCKS Bracken Books, London 1978, dj, (10).

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Regional clockmaking- eight publications relating

Lot 19: Regional clockmaking- eight publications relating

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Description: Regional clockmaking- eight publications relating to South Western English clocks and clockmakers: Ponsford, C.N. TIME IN EXETER Headwell Vale Books, Exeter 1978, first edition, dj; Tribe, Tom and Whatmoor, Philip Dorset Clocks and Clockmakers Tanat books, Oswestry 1981, dj; Snell, Michael Clocks & Clockmakers of Salisbury Hobnob Press, Salisbury 1986, dj; Ponsford, C.N. DEVON CLOCKS AND CLOCKMAKERS David and Charles, Newton Abbot 1985, dj; Brown, H. Miles CORNISH CLOCKS and CLOCKMAKERS David and Charles, Newton Abbot 1980, dj; Ponsford, C.N., Scott, J.G.M. and Authers, W.P. CLOCKS AND CLOCKMAKERS OF TIVERTON W.P. Authers, Tiverton 1982, signed by the publisher; Bellchambers, J.K. SOMERSET CLOCKMAKERS Antiquarian Horological Society, Ramsgate 1968; Beney, David R. Beaminster Clocks & THEIR MAKERS Good Hope Antiques, Beaminster 1996; with Baillie G.H. Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World, Volume 1 N.A.G., London 1976, dj; and companion Volume 2 by Brian Loomes, N.A.G., London 1978, dj, (10).

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Moore, A.J. THE CLOCKMAKERS OF BRISTOL 1650-1900

Lot 20: Moore, A.J. THE CLOCKMAKERS OF BRISTOL 1650-1900

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Description: Moore, A.J. THE CLOCKMAKERS OF BRISTOL 1650-1900 Privately published by the author, Somerset 1999, dj.

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Regional clockmaking- four publications relating

Lot 21: Regional clockmaking- four publications relating

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Description: Regional clockmaking- four publications relating to East Anglian clocks and clockmakers: Mason, Bernard CLOCK AND WATCHMAKING IN COLCHESTER, ENGLAND Country Life, London 1969, first edition, dj and with original slip cover; Bird, Clifford and Yvonne (editors) Norfolk and Norwich Clocks and Clockmakers Phillimore & Co. Ltd, Chichester 1996, dj; Hagger, Arthur L. and Miller, Leonard F. SUFFOLK CLOCKS & CLOCKMAKERS published by the authors, Ramsgate 1974, first edition, dj complete with supplement; Osborne, Clive and Heaps, James (editor) ESSEX CLOCKS & WATCHMAKERS published and signed by the author, Loughton 1979, (4).

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Mason, Bernard CLOCK AND WATCHMAKING IN

Lot 22: Mason, Bernard CLOCK AND WATCHMAKING IN

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Description: Mason, Bernard CLOCK AND WATCHMAKING IN COLCHESTER, ENGLAND Country Life, London 1969, first edition, dj and with original slip cover.

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Regional clockmaking- nine volumes relating to

Lot 23: Regional clockmaking- nine volumes relating to

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Description: Regional clockmaking- nine volumes relating to regional English clocks and clockmaking: Ponsford, C.N. TIME IN EXETER Headwell Vale Books, Exeter 1978, first edition, dj; Snell, Michael Clocks & Clockmakers of Salisbury Hobnob Press, Salisbury 1986, dj; Brown, H. Miles CORNISH CLOCKS and CLOCKMAKERS David and Charles, Newton Abbot 1980, dj; Bellchambers, J.K. SOMERSET CLOCKMAKERS Antiquarian Horological Society, Ramsgate 1968; Loomes, Brian WESTMORLAND CLOCKS and CLOCKMAKERS David and Charles, Newton Abbot 1974, dj; Mather, Howard H. CLOCK AND WATCH MAKERS OF NOTTINGHAMSHIRE Friends of Nottingham Museums, Nottingham 1979; Smith, John Old Scottish Clockmakers FROM 1453 to 1850 EP Publishing Limited, Wakefield 1975, dj; Linnard, William WALES Clocks & Clockmakers, Mayfield Books, Ashbourne 2003, dj; Chenakal, Valentin L. WATCHMAKERS AND CLOCKMAKERS IN RUSSIA 1400-1850 Antiquarian Horological Society, Ramsgate, 1976; with Britten, F.J. Old Clocks & Watches AND THEIR MAKERS S.R. Publishers Ltd, Wakefield 1971, dj; Baillie G.H. Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World, Volume 1 N.A.G., London 1947, dj; and companion Volume 2 by Brian Loomes, N.A.G., London 1992, and two other sundry publications, (14).

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Regional clockmaking- six publications relating to

Lot 24: Regional clockmaking- six publications relating to

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Description: Regional clockmaking- six publications relating to Welsh clocks and clockmakers: Linnard, William WALES Clocks & Clockmakers Mayfield Books, Ashbourne 2003, dj; Peate, Iorwerth C. CLOCK AND WATCH MAKERS IN WALES National Museum of Wales, Cardiff 1960, second edition dj; Pryce, W.T.R. and Davies, Alun T. SAMUEL ROBERTS Clock Maker National Museum of Wales 1985, first edition, dj; Waters, Ivor, CHEPSTOW CLOCK AND WATCH MAKERS The Chepstow Society, Chepstow 1972; Barker, Paul Clockmaking In The Vale of Clwyd published by the author, Clwyd 1993; Greenlaw, Joanna, Swansea Clocks published by the Author, Swansea 1997, first edition numbered 705/1000 signed by the author, (6).

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Regional clockmaking- eleven publications relating

Lot 25: Regional clockmaking- eleven publications relating

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Description: Regional clockmaking- eleven publications relating to Northern English clocks and clockmakers: Bates, Keith CLOCKMAKERS of NORTHUMBERLAND and DURHAM Pendulum Publications, Rothbury 1980, Limited edition 634/1000 signed by the author, dj; Penfold, John B. The Clockmakers of Cumberland Brant Wright Associates Ltd Ashford 1977, first edition numbered 376 and signed by the author; Appleby, Keith Clockmakers of Cheshire Farmhouse Antiques, Boughton 1999, first edition with dedication and signed by the author dated 2008, dj; Elliott, Douglas J. SHROPSHIRE CLOCK AND WATCHMAKERS Phillimore & Co. Ltd, London and Chichester 1979, dj; Loomes, Brian Yorkshire Clockmakers George Kelsall, Littleborough 1985, dj; Walker, J.E.S. HULL AND EAST RIDING CLOCKS (exhibition catalogue with directory of makers) Hornsea Museum 1982; Loomes, Brian WESTMORLAND CLOCKS and CLOCKMAKERS David and Charles, Newton Abbot 1974, first edition, dj; and four sundry publications relating to clockmaking in Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Chester, (11).

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European Horology -seven volumes: Sellink, Dr.

Lot 26: European Horology -seven volumes: Sellink, Dr.

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Description: European Horology -seven volumes: Sellink, Dr. J.L. DUTCH ANTIQUE DOMESTIC CLOCKS ca. 1670-1870 Clock Trade Enterprises, Bronxville N.Y. 1973, first limited edition numbered 608/1,000, dj; Heuer, Peter, and Maurice, Dr. Klaus European Pendulum Clocks Schiffer Publishing Ltd, West Chester PA. 1988, dj; Willsberger, Johann CLOCKS & WATCHES 600 Years of the Worlds Most Beautiful Timepieces The Dial Press, New York 1975, dj; Pippa, Luigi MASTERPIECES OF WATCHMAKING, Vol 1 Sperling and Kupfer Editori S.P.A., Milan 1966, dj and with card slipcase; Lloyd, H. Alan SOME OUTSTANDING CLOCKS OVER SEVEN HUNDRED YEARS 1250-1950 Leonard Hill Books Limited, London 1958, dj; Basserman-Jordan, Ernst Von and Bertele, Hans Von THE BOOK OF OLD CLOCKS AND WATCHES (translated from German by H. Alan Lloyd) George Allen and Unwin Ltd, London 1964, dj; Chapius, Alfred H. LÕHORLOGIE UNE TRADITION HELVETIQUE Les Editions De La Bourgade, Neuchatel 1948, dj and later card slipcase, (7).

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Automata -two volumes: Bailly, Christian Automata

Lot 27: Automata -two volumes: Bailly, Christian Automata

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Description: Automata -two volumes: Bailly, Christian Automata THE GOLDEN AGE 1848-1914 Robert Hale, London 2003, dj; Chapuis, Alfred and Droz, Edmund AUTOMATA A HISTORICAL AND TECHNICAL STUDY Editions Du Griffon, Neuchatel 1958, red cloth gilt title, (2).

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Watches -thirteen volumes: Baillie, G.H. WATCHES,

Lot 28: Watches -thirteen volumes: Baillie, G.H. WATCHES,

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Description: Watches -thirteen volumes: Baillie, G.H. WATCHES, THEIR HISTORY, DECORATION AND MECHANISM Methuen and Co. Ltd, London 1929, embossed red cloth; Anoymous COLLECTION OF WATCHES LOANED TO THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK BY MRS. GEORGE A. HEARN privately printed, New York 1908, maroon half morocco, spine gilt; Burton, Stanley H. The Watch Collection of Stanley H. Burton -WARTS and ALL B.T. Batsford Ltd, London 1981, dj; Cecil, Clutton and Daniels, George WATCHES The Viking Press, New York 1965, dj; Shenton, Alan POCKET WATCHES 19th & 20th CENTURY Antique CollectorsÕ Club, Woodbridge 2008, dj; Camerer Cuss, T.P. The Camerer Cuss Book of ANTIQUE WATCHES Antique CollectorsÕ Club, Woodbridge 1976, dj; Jagger, Cedric THE ARTISTRY OF THE ENGLISH WATCH David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 1988, dj; Jagger, Cedric PAUL PHILIP BARRAUD The Antiquarian Horological Society, London 1968; Camerer Cuss, Terence THE ENGLISH WATCH 1585-1970 Antique CollectorsÕ Club, Woodbridge 2009, dj; Ullyett, Kenneth Watch Collecting Frederick Muller, Worcester and London 1970, dj; Fried, Henry B. CAVALCADE OF TIME A VISUAL HISTORY OF WATCHES The Zale Corporation, Dallas 1968; Harris, H.G. COLLECTING AND IDENTIFYING OLD WATCHES Emersen Books Inc., New York 1978; Cutmore, Max Collecting & Repairing WATCHES David and Charles, Newton Abbot 1999, dj, (12).

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Watches -eleven volumes: Chapuis, Alfred and

Lot 29: Watches -eleven volumes: Chapuis, Alfred and

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Description: Watches -eleven volumes: Chapuis, Alfred and Jaquet, Eugene THE HISTORY OF THE SELF WINDING WATCH 1770-1931 The Rolex Watch Company, Geneva 1956, numbered 1267, green cloth with gilt title; Meis, Reinhard Pocket Watches From the Pendant Watch to the Tourbillon Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Atglen PA. 1987, dj; Jaquet, Eugene and Chapuis, Alfred TECHNIQUE AND HISTORY OF THE SWISS WATCH Boston Book and Art Shop, Boston 1953, dj; Daniels, George English & American Watches Abelard-Schuman, London, Toronto and New York 1967, dj; Baillie, G.H. WATCHES, THEIR HISTORY, DECORATION AND MECHANISM N.A.G Press, London 1979 (facsimile of the 1929 edition), dj; Cecil, Clutton and Daniels, George WATCHES The Viking Press, New York 1965, dj; Camerer Cuss, T.P. The Camerer Cuss Book of ANTIQUE WATCHES Antique CollectorsÕ Club, Woodbridge 1976, dj; Jagger, Cedric THE ARTISTRY OF THE ENGLISH WATCH David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 1988, dj; Camerer Cuss, Terence THE ENGLISH WATCH 1585-1970 Antique CollectorsÕ Club, Woodbridge 2009, dj; Kemp, Dr. Robert The Fusee Lever Watch John Sherratt and Son Ltd, Altrincham 1981; Shenton, Alan POCKET WATCHES 19th & 20th CENTURY Antique CollectorsÕ Club, Woodbridge 2008, dj; Cutmore, M. Watches 1850-1980 David and Charles, Newton Abbot 2002, (11).

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Daniels, George THE ART OF BREGUET Sotheby Parke

Lot 30: Daniels, George THE ART OF BREGUET Sotheby Parke

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Description: Daniels, George THE ART OF BREGUET Sotheby Parke Bernett, London 1975, dj; with a copy of THE ART OF BREGUET An Important Collection of 204 Watches, Clocks and Wristwatches Auction Catalogue, Habsburg Fine Art Auctioneers Antiquorum, Geneva Sunday 4th April 1991, dj, (2).

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Watch and clockmaking -nineteen volumes: Daniels,

Lot 31: Watch and clockmaking -nineteen volumes: Daniels,

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Description: Watch and clockmaking -nineteen volumes: Daniels, George WATCHMAKING Sotheby Publications, London 1981, dj; Barrow, Christopher THE POCKET WATCH Restoration, Maintenance and Repair N.A.G. Press, London 2009, dj; Hatton, Thomas AN INTRODUCTION TO THE MECHANICAL PART OF CLOCK AND WATCH WORK Turner and Devereux, London undated facsimile of the 1773 edition; Booth, Mary L., NEW AND COMPLETE CLOCK AND WATCHMAKERSÕ MANUAL John Wiley and Sons, New York 1882; Denison, E.B. A RUDIMENTARY TREATISE ON CLOCK & WATCH MAKING WITH A CHAPTER ON CHURCH CLOCKS John Weale, London 1850; Overton, George L. CLOCKS AND WATCHES -PITMANS COMMON COMMODITIES AND INDUSTRIES Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd, London 1922; Glasgow, David WATCH AND CLOCK MAKING Cassell and Company, London 1885; Fritts, Charles Edgar THE WATCH ADJUSTERÕS MANUAL Funk & Wagnalls Company, London 1894; Britten, F.J. HOROLOGICAL HINTS and HELPS Baron Publishing, Woodbridge 1977; Atherton, William H. WORKSHOP PRACTICE, VOLUMES 1 and IV The New Era Publishing Co. Ltd, London undated; Grossmann, Jules and Hermann LESSONS IN HOROLOGY, VOLUME 1 Henry Paulson & Co., Chicago 1905; Chapman, W.A.J. WORKSHOP TECHNOLOGY, PART ONE and PART 2 Edward Arnold Ltd, London 1959 and 1958; Haswell, J. Eric HOROLOGY Chapman and Hall Ltd., London 1947, dj; Carle, Donald de COMPLICATED WATCHES and their repair N.A.G. Press, London 1978; Saunier, Claudius TREATISE ON HOROLOGY IN THEORY AND PRACTICE (translated from French by Julien Tripplin and Edward Rigg) W. and G. Foyle limited, London 1952, dj; Phillips, Edouard Treatise on the Balance Spring (translated from French by Dr. J.D. Weaver) The Antiquarian Horological Society, Ticehurst 1978; and one other sundry publication, (19).

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Carriage Clocks -three volumes: Allix, Charles and

Lot 32: Carriage Clocks -three volumes: Allix, Charles and

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Description: Carriage Clocks -three volumes: Allix, Charles and Bonnert, Peter CARRIAGE CLOCKS Their history and development Antique CollectorsÕ Club, Woodbridge 1974, dj; Penman, Laurie THE CARRIAGE CLOCK A Repair and Restoration Manual N.A.G. Press, London 2005, dj; The Dr. Eugene and Rose Antelis Collection of Important French Carriage Clocks Auction Catalogue, ChristieÕs South Kensington, London 26th November 1998, dj, (3).

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Hayard, Michel ANTIDE JANVIER 1751-1835 Horloger

Lot 33: Hayard, Michel ANTIDE JANVIER 1751-1835 Horloger

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Description: Hayard, Michel ANTIDE JANVIER 1751-1835 Horloger des etoiles Celestial Clockmaker LÕImage du Temps, Villeneuve-Tolosane 1995; with a copy of Lenorland, Seb., Janvier and Magnier, D. NOUVEAU MANUEL COMPLET DE HORLOGER.. Chez Leonce Laget, Paris 1977 facsimile of the 1863 Encyclopedie-Roret edition limited to 500 copies, (2).

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Tardy LA PENDULE FRANCAIS three volumes: I ere

Lot 34: Tardy LA PENDULE FRANCAIS three volumes: I ere

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Description: Tardy LA PENDULE FRANCAIS three volumes: I ere Partie -Des origines au Louis XV, 2 eme Partie -Du Louis XVI a nos jours and 3 eme Partie -Les Provinces francaises Horloges etr pendules etrangeres, Paris, various dates post 1949, each in French and softbound; with Tardy FRENCH CLOCKS THE WORLD OVER Part Four -Northern, Middle, Eastern and Mediterranean Europe Japan Paris 1985, dj; and Tardy LA PENDULE FRANCAIS -DES ORIGINES A NOS JOURS Paris (undated), (5).

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Sabrier, Jean-Claude La Longitude en mer a lÕheure

Lot 35: Sabrier, Jean-Claude La Longitude en mer a lÕheure

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Description: Sabrier, Jean-Claude La Longitude en mer a lÕheure de Louis Berthoud et Henri Motel Antiquorum Editions, Geneva 1993, in French with English translation by Anthony Turner, gilt embossed brown cloth with card slipcase.

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Cescinsky, Herbert and Webster, Malcolm R. ENGLISH

Lot 36: Cescinsky, Herbert and Webster, Malcolm R. ENGLISH

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Description: Cescinsky, Herbert and Webster, Malcolm R. ENGLISH DOMESTIC CLOCKS George Routledge and Sons Limited, London 1913, first edition, black half morocco, spine gilt; with a copy of Hurcomb, W.E. THE WETHERFIELD COLLECTION OF CLOCKS published by the author, London 1929, red cloth with gilt title; and Cescinsky, Herbert THE OLD ENGLISH MASTER CLOCKMAKERS AND THEIR CLOCKS 1670-1820 John Bale, Sons and Curnow Limited, London 1938, first edition, dj, (3).

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Horological monographs -two volumes: Symonds, R.W.

Lot 37: Horological monographs -two volumes: Symonds, R.W.

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Description: Horological monographs -two volumes: Symonds, R.W. THOMAS TOMPION HIS LIIFE & WORK B.T. Batsford Ltd., London 1951, first edition, dj; Neale, J.A. Joseph and Thomas Windmills Clock and Watchmakers 1671-1737 The Antiquarian Horological Society, Ticehurst 1999, signed and dated by the author, dj; with a copy of Cescinsky, Herbert THE OLD ENGLISH MASTER CLOCKMAKERS AND THEIR CLOCKS 1670-1820 George Routledge and Sons Ltd., London 1938, first edition, dj; and Dawson, Percy G, Drover, C.B. and Parkes, D.W. Early English Clocks Antique CollectorsÕ Club, Woodbridge 2003, dj, (4).

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Lot 38: Cescinsky, Herbert and Webster, Malcolm R. ENGLISH

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Description: Cescinsky, Herbert and Webster, Malcolm R. ENGLISH DOMESTIC CLOCKS George Routledge and Sons Limited, London 1914, black half morocco, spine gilt.

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Derham, William THE Artificial Clock-Maker. A

Lot 39: Derham, William THE Artificial Clock-Maker. A

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Description: Derham, William THE Artificial Clock-Maker. A TREATISE OF Watch and Clock-Work Printed for J. Knapton, Ludgate Street, London 1759, fourth edition (corrected), single fold out plates at start and end with another depicting a music score and chime to middle, older half tan morocco, spine gilt.

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Smith, John HOROLOGICAL DIALOGUES in Three Parts

Lot 40: Smith, John HOROLOGICAL DIALOGUES in Three Parts

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Description: Smith, John HOROLOGICAL DIALOGUES in Three Parts and Horological Disquisitions Concerning the NATURE of TIME Two one-off facsimile volumes circa 1975; the first from the edition printed for Jonathan Edwin at the Three Roses, Ludgate Street, London 1675; the second from an edition printed for Richard Cumberland at the Angel in St. Pauls Churchyard, London 1694, both gilt tooled full morocco with gilt title to spine, (2).

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Marine chronometers -seven volumes: Randall,

Lot 41: Marine chronometers -seven volumes: Randall,

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Description: Marine chronometers -seven volumes: Randall, Anthony G. and Good, Richard CATALOGUE OF WATCHES IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM, VI Pocket Chronometers, Marine Chronometers and Other Portable Precision Timekeepers British Museum Publications, London 1990, first edition, dj; Mercer, Vaudrey JOHN ARNOLD & SON CHRONOMETER MAKERS The Antiquarian Horological Society, London 1975, dj; Mercer, Tony Mercer CHRONOMETERS Brant Wright Associates Ltd, Ashford 1978, first edition signed by the author and numbered 319, dj; Bertele, Hans von MARINE & POCKET CHRONOMETERS, History and Development Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Pennsylvania 1991, dj; Good, R. and Amis, P. PIONEERS OF PRECISION TIMEKEEPING The Antiquarian Horological Society, Ramsgate (undated); Mercer, Tony Chronometer Makers of the World N.A.G. Press, London 2004, dj; and Mudge, Thomas (junior) A DESCRIPTION WITH PLATES OF THE TIMEKEEPER INVENTED BY THE LATE MR. THOMAS MUDGE facsimile of the 1799 edition published by Turner & Devereux, London 1977, (7).

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Chronometer makers- three horological monographs;

Lot 42: Chronometer makers- three horological monographs;

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Description: Chronometer makers- three horological monographs; Mercer, Vaudrey THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF EDWARD JOHN DENT AND HIS SUCCESSORS The Antiquarian Horological Society, London 1977, first edition, dj; Mercer, Vaudrey THE FRODSHAMS THE STORY OF A FAMILY OF Chronometer Makers The Antiquarian Horological Society, London 1981, first edition, dj; and Mercer, Vaudrey JOHN ARNOLD & SON CHRONOMETER MAKERS The Antiquarian Horological Society, London 1972, first edition, dj, (3).

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Mackay, Andrew THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF FINDING

Lot 43: Mackay, Andrew THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF FINDING

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Description: Mackay, Andrew THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF FINDING THE LONGITUDE AT SEA OR LAND Vol. 1, Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, London 1810, third improved and enlarged edition, eight fold out plates at end, contemporary half tan gilt spine; with a copy of Atwood, G. Theory Of Motion Philosophical Transactions, The Royal Society, London 1794, pages 119-168, two fold out plates at end, old impression modern hard binding marbled boards gilt title, (2).

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Gould, Commander Rupert T. THE MARINE CHRONOMETER,

Lot 44: Gould, Commander Rupert T. THE MARINE CHRONOMETER,

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Description: Gould, Commander Rupert T. THE MARINE CHRONOMETER, ITS HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT J.D. Potter, London 1923, first edition, gilt titled tooled green cloth no dj.

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Gould, Commander Rupert T. THE MARINE CHRONOMETER,

Lot 45: Gould, Commander Rupert T. THE MARINE CHRONOMETER,

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Description: Gould, Commander Rupert T. THE MARINE CHRONOMETER, ITS HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT Holland Press, London 1960, dj.

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[Gould, Commander Rupert T.] Nelthropp, Rev. H.L.

Lot 46: [Gould, Commander Rupert T.] Nelthropp, Rev. H.L.

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Description: [Gould, Commander Rupert T.] Nelthropp, Rev. H.L. A TREATISE ON WATCH-WORK PAST AND PRESENT E. & F.N. Spon, London 1873, gilt titled brown cloth, inscribed and signed in blue ink by Gould to front paper, a few annotations in pencil within, various library stamps; with three other volumes; Wood, E.J. CURIOSITIES OF CLOCKS AND WATCHES FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES Richard Bentley, London 1866, ex. Libris Percy G. Dawson, maroon cloth spine gilt; Kendal, James Francis (of Kendall and Dent) A HISTORY OF WATCHES AND OTHER TIMEKEEPERS Crosby Lockwood and Son, London 1892, gilt titled brown cloth; Moore, N. Hudson, THE OLD CLOCK BOOK Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York 1911, modern half green morocco spine gilt, (4).

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[John Harrison] W. Hall after Tassaert JOHN

Lot 47: [John Harrison] W. Hall after Tassaert JOHN

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Description: [John Harrison] W. Hall after Tassaert JOHN HARRISON an engraved portrait Published by William Mackenzie, Glasgow, Edinburgh, London and New York circa 1860, image 13.2 x 10.4 cm, leaf size 27.5 x 17.8cm; with a small group of publications relating to Harrison, Longitude and The Royal Observatory to include; Sobel, Dava Longitude Fourth Estate, London 1995, first edition; dj; Sobel, Dava and Andrewes, William, J. The Illustrated Longitude Fourth Estate, London 1998; Quill, Col. H., Good, R., Miles R.H.A., Amis, P. and Camerer Cuss, T.P. (and others) PIONEERS OF PRECISION TIMEKEEPING The Antiquarian Horological Society, Ramsgate undated; Howse, Derek GREENWICH TIME AND THE LONGITUDE Philip Wilson, London 1997, dj, (12)

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Horology -eighteen reference works: North, John

Lot 48: Horology -eighteen reference works: North, John

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Description: Horology -eighteen reference works: North, John GODÕS CLOCKMAKER, RICHARD WALLINGFORD AND THE INVENTION OF TIME Hambledon and London, London 2005, dj; Barder, Richard C.R. ENGLISH COUNTRY GRANDFATHER CLOCKS David and Charles, Newton Abbot 1983, dj; Loomes, Brian ANTIQUE BRITISH CLOCKS A Buyers Guide Robert Hale, London 1991, dj; Joy, Edward T. The Country Life Book of CLOCKS Country Life Limited, London 1967, dj; Bassermann-Jordan, Ernst Von THE BOOK OF OLD CLOCKS AND WATCHES Crown Publishers Inc. New York 1964, dj; Macdonald, Peter BIG BEN, THE BELL, THE CLOCK AND THE TOWER Sutton Publishing, Stroud 2004, dj; Loomes, Brian COMPLETE BRITISH CLOCKS Bracken Books, London 1978; Landes, David S. REVOLUTION IN TIME The Belknapp Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA. undated; Cipolla, Carlo M. CLOCKS & CULTURE Collins, London 1967; Britten F.J. THE WATCH & CLOCK MAKERS HANDBOOK DICTIONARY AND GUIDE Antique CollectorsÕ Club reprint of the 1915 eleventh edition, Woodbridge 2000; Beeson, C.F.C. ENGLISH CHURCH CLOCKS 1280-1850 The Antiquarian Horological Society, London 1971; Tait, Hugh CLOCKS in the British Museum The trustees of the British Museum, London 1968, dj; Lippincott, Kristen (and others) THE Story OF Time Merrell Holberton, London 1999; and four further standard works, with a copy of Turner, Gerard LÕE.Collecting Microscopes Studio Vista and Christies, London 1981, dj, and a small quantity of related pamphlets and related minor publications etc (qty).

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Lot 49: Horology -twenty five reference works: Rose,

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Description: Horology -twenty five reference works: Rose, Ronald E. English Dial Clocks Antique CollectorsÕ Club, Woodbridge 1978, dj; Fox, C.A.O. (editor) AN ANTHOLOGY OF CLOCKS AND WATCHES published by the editor, Swansea 1947; Lloyd, H. Alan OLD CLOCKS Ernest Benn Ltd, London 1972, dj; Hayden, Arthur CHATS ON OLD CLOCKS T. Fisher Unwin Ltd., London 1917; Baillie, G.H. Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World N.A.G. Press. London 1976, dj; Loomes, Brian Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World, Volume 2 N.A.G. Press. London 1978, dj; Goaman, Muriel English Clocks The Connoisseur and Michael Joseph, London 1967, dj; Bruton, Eric A Guide to Dating English Antique Clocks N.A.G. Press, 1988; Ullyett, Kenneth In Quest of Clocks Spring Books, London 1970, dj; Ullyett, Kenneth BRITISH CLOCKS AND CLOCKMAKERS Collins, London 1947, dj; Christianson, David TIMEPIECES MASTERPIECES OF CHRONOMETRY David and Charles, Newton Abbot 2002, dj; Baillie, G.H., Clutton, F.S.A. and Ilbert, C.A. BRITTENÕS OLD CLOCKS AND WATCHES AND THEIR MAKERS Bloomsbury books reprint of the ninth edition, London 1990, dj; and thirteen further standard volumes, (25).

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Skeleton Clocks- three volumes: Roberts, Derek

Lot 50: Skeleton Clocks- three volumes: Roberts, Derek

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Description: Skeleton Clocks- three volumes: Roberts, Derek SKELETON CLOCKS, BRITAIN 1800-1914 Antique CollectorsÕ Club, Woodbridge 1996, dj; Roberts, Derek Continental and American Skeleton Clocks Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Pennsylvania 1989, dj; Royer Collard, F.B. SKELETON CLOCKS N.A.G. Press Ltd, London 1969, dj, (3).

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