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Seller: Top-Rated Seller rare-book-collections (19,442) 99.7%, Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 163355922007 Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 THE VINTAGE HOROLOGYCOLLECTION~~~~~~~~ A truly unique and wonderful collection of over 200 rare, out-of-print books and documents compiled together for the first time on 2 DVD data discs covering all aspects of HOROLOGY – CLOCKS, WATCHES & ASSORTED TIME PIECES. From ancient sun dials and church tower clocks to pocket watches and rare vintage time pieces, this collection has it all. Read about the history of time keeping, clock and watch making as well as time piece adjustment and repair. Study the art of mechanical movements, horological methods and the polishing, plating and engraving of metals. Also included are vintage catalogues from various watchmakers as well as several rare volumes of “The Watchmaker & Jeweler, Silversmith & Optician” and “American Horological Journal – Devoted to Practical Horology” providing a fascinating insight of time pieces during the late 19th century. Some of the works contained within this collection are extremely hard-to-find and will provide a valuable library of reference material. Overall, this is an absolute must for anyone with an interest in clock and watch repair, the history of time-keeping, collecting rare time-pieces, etc. The full list of titles included speaks for itself…. This superb compilation of well over 200 vintage books provides literally 1,000’s of pages of great content and fabulous photos / illustrations for the reader. All of the books have been scanned in high quality and preserved forever in pdf format - easy to read on your laptop, computer, tablet, smartphone, kindle or e-reader. You can also print entire books or select pages. Most of the books are written in English with several additional texts in French and German. This is without doubt the most extensive collection of its kind - compiled over time by rare-book-collections, and only available here! The Full List of Titles Included is as Follows: The Horology Collection – Disc 1: 20th century catalogue of supplies for watchmakers, jewelers and kindred trades by J. H. Purdy & Co. (1899)A book of sundial mottoes by A. H. Hyatt (1903)A catalogue of books, manuscripts, specimens of clocks, watches and watchwork, paintings, prints, &c., in the library and museum of the Worshipful company of clockmakers (1875)A Contrivance to Avoid the Irregularities in a Clock's Motion, Occasion'd by the Action of Heat and Cold upon the Rod of the Pendulum by G. Graham (1753)A Description of a Clepsydra or Water-Clock (1753)A Description of Two Methods, by Which the Irregularity of the Motion of a Clock, Arising from the Influence of Heat and Cold upon the Rod of the Pendulum, May be Prevented by J. Ellicott (1753)A history of Simon Willard, inventor and clockmaker - J. W. Willard (1911)A history of watches and other timekeepers - J. F. Kendall (1892)A Letter of Mr. Joseph Williamson Watchmaker, Wherein He Asserts His Right to the Curious and Useful Invention of Making Clocks to Keep Time with the Suns Apparent Motion - J. Williamson (1753)A new chronometer - Waltham Watch Co. (unknown date)A New Method of Constructing Sun-Dials, for Any Given Latitude, without the Assistance of Dialing Scales or Logarithmic Calculations by J. Ferguson (1767)A new system of electric clocks - its principles and advantages by L. H. Spellier (1886)A portion of the papers relating to the great clock for the new palace at Westminster (1848)A practical and theoretical treatise on the detached lever escapement for watches and time pieces - M. Grossmann (1884)A practical course in horology (1944)A practical treatise on the balance spring - Excelsior pseud. (1876)A practical treatise on the teeth of wheels. With the theory and the use of Robinson's odontograph - S. W. Robinson (1888)A rudimentary treatise on clock and watch making - E. B. Denison (1850)A Rudimentary Treatise on Clocks, Watches and Bells (1903)A treatise on modern horology in theory and practice (1887)A treatise on the teeth of wheels demonstrating the best forms which can be given to them for the purposes of machinery, such as mill-work and clock-work - M. Camus (1868)A treatise on watch-work, past and present - H. L. Nelthropp (1873)Abbott's American watchmaker and jeweler - an encyclopedia for the horologist, jeweler, gold and silversmith by H. G. Abbott (1898)Account of improvements in chronometers, made by Mr. John Sweetman Eiffe (1842)Accutron Service Manual Series 214 (1969)Accutron Service Manual Series 218 (1969)American horological journal, devoted to practical horology (Volume 1) (1869)American horological journal, devoted to practical horology (Volume 2) (1869)American horological journal, devoted to practical horology (Volume 3) (1869)American horological journal, devoted to practical horology (Volume 4) (1869)An Account and Description of Three Pendulums Invented and Constructed by John Crosthwaite, Watch and Clock Maker, Dublin - J. Crossthwaite (1788) (article)An analysis of the lever escapement - H. R. Playtner (1910)Ancient Japanese Clocks - F. D. Skeel (1892) (article)Bangerter's inventions - his marvelous time clock - E. L. King (1911)Book of old sundials - W. Hogg (1922)Breguet (1747-1823) by D. Salomons (1921)Catalog of clocks and bronzes - John Wilson's Sons (1882)Catalogue of Waltham watch material - Waltham Watch Co. (1911)Charter and bye laws - Company of clockmakers (1825)Chats on old clocks (1917)Church, clock, hemispherical, and other description of bells (1919)Clock and watch work - E. Beckett (1855)Clocks and watches - G. L. Overton (1922)Clocks manufactured by the E. Ingraham Company, Bristol, Conn., U. S. A. - Catalogue No. 29 (1903)Clocks manufactured by the E. Ingraham Company, Bristol, Conn., U. S. A. - Catalogue No. 30 (1899 -1900)Clocks manufactured by the E. Ingraham Company, Bristol, Conn., U. S. A. - Catalogue No. 32 (1903-1904)Clocks manufactured by the E. Ingraham Company, Bristol, Conn., U. S. A. - Catalogue No. 33 (1901-1902)Clocks manufactured by the E. Ingraham Company, Bristol, Conn., U. S. A. - Catalogue No. 33 (1905-1906)Collection of watches loaned to the Metropolitan museum of art of the city of New York (1907)Comparative performance of watches with elinvar and with steel hairsprings - Bureau of Standards Journal of Research, Vol. 12, No. 4 by R. E. Gould (1934)Computation of time - S. Bonsall (1879)Der Horologien, oder Sonnen Vhren, künstliche Beschreibung - S. Munster (1579)Description de l'horlage monumentale de la cathédrale de Beauvais - A. L. Verite (1868) (French text)Description of a Horizontal Sundial - M. Donovan (1857) (article)Description of an Escapement for an Astronomical Clock, Invented by the Late Captain Henry Kater by E. Kater (1840)Description of the galvanic chronographic apparatus of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich (1857)Description of the universal time dial regulator - F. Niehaus (1874)Die Englischen Pendeluhren - C. Schmidt (1856) (German text)Die Grundlehren der Uhrmacherkunst - J. Meyer (1864) (German text)Die Hemmungen der Uhren, ihre Entwicklung, Konstruktion, Reparatur und Behandlung vor der Reglage (1905)Die mittelalterlichen horen und die modernen stunden - G. Bilfinger (1892)Die Uhrmacherkunst und die Behandlung der Präcisionsuhren - E. Gelchic (1892)Directions for using Bottum's patent improved universal lathe chucks and improved lathes, for turning and finishing every description of watch pivots, pinions, staffs - J. M. Bottum (1852)Elegant and Curious Clocks - N. S. Stowell (1887) (article)Elements of mechanical philosophy - J. Robison (1804)Essai sur l'horlogerie Vol. 1 par F. Bertoud (1763)Essai sur l'horlogerie Vol. 2 par F. Bertoud (1763)Explanations of time-keepers, constructed by Mr. Thomas Earnshaw and the late Mr. John Arnold (1806)Five hundred and seven mechanical movements by H. T. Brown (1908)Former clock and watchmakers and their work (1894)Friction, lubrication and the lubricants in horology (1896)Hall clocks, regulators, bank & balcony clocks, Willard banjo clocks, office, depot & school clocks - Waltham Clock Co. (1910)Histoire de la mesure du temps par les horloges Vol. 1 - F. Berthoud (1802) (French text)Histoire de la mesure du temps par les horloges Vol. 2 - F. Berthoud (1802) (French text)History of the American clock business for the past sixty years - C. Jerome (1860)History of the American Waltham Watch Company of Waltham, Mass. - H. G. Abbott (1904)Horlogerie - contenant soixante-quatre planches par R. Bernard (1765)Horologi elementari diuisi in quattro parti - alcuni muti, & alcuni col suono tutti facili, e molto commodi - D. Martinelli (1669)Horological Department by Bradley Polytechnic Institute (1918)Horological Department by Bradley Polytechnic Institute (1920)Horologium oscillatorium - C. Huygens (1673) (Latin text)Horology - E. J. Haswell (1937)Horology - W. Thomson (1867)How to find the time at sea in less than a minute; being new and accurate methods (1918)How to keep the clock right by observations of the fixed stars with a small telescope (1869)Illustrated catalogue - Franklin Jewelry Company (1875)Illustrated catalogue and price list of clocks manufactured by the E. Ingraham & Co., Bristol, Conn. (1881) The Horology Collection – Disc 2: Ingraham watches and clocks - E. Ingraham Co. (1936 - 1937)Ingraham watches and clocks Catalog - E. Ingraham Co. (1934 - 1935)Ingraham watches and clocks Catalog No. 39 - E. Ingraham Co. (1918 - 1919)Ingraham watches and clocks Catalog No. 40 - E. Ingraham Co. (1921 - 1922)Ingraham watches and clocks Catalog No. 41 - E. Ingraham Co. (1923 - 1924)Ingraham watches and clocks Catalog No. 42 - E. Ingraham Co. (1925 - 1926)Ingraham watches and clocks Catalog No. 43 - E. Ingraham Co. (1927 - 1928)Ingraham watches and clocks Catalog No. 43 - E. Ingraham Co. (1928 - 1929)Ingraham watches and clocks Catalog No. 43 - E. Ingraham Co. (1929 - 1930)Ingraham watches and clocks Catalog No. 44 - E. Ingraham Co. (1938 - 1939)Ingraham watches and clocks Catalog No. 50 - E. Ingraham Co. (1939 - 1940)Isochronism of balance springs - C. Frodsham (1862)Jeweled bearings for watches - C. T. Higginbotham (1911)Katechismus der uhrmacherkunst - Anleitung zur kenntniss berechnung, construction und behandlung der uhrwerke jeder art - F. Herrmann (1874) (German Text)Kemlo's watch repairers handbook (1882)Lancaster's Part in the World's Watchmaking Industry by J. J. Bowman (1945)L'art de connaitre des pendules et les montres - H. Robert (1841)Lectures on church-building with some practical remarks on bells and clocks - E. B. Grimthorpe (1846)Lessons in Horology Vol. 1 - J. Grossmann (1905)Mainsprings - Waltham Watch Co. (1905)Mechanical philosophy, horology, and astronomy - W. B. Carpenter (1857)Mechanick dialling, or, The new art of shadows, freed from the many obscurities, superfluities and errors of former writers upon this subject - C. Leadbetter (1769)Modern electro plating (1897)Modern letter engraving in theory and practice; a manual for the use of watchmakers, jewelers and other metal engravers (1898)Modern methods in horology - G. Hood (1904)New and complete clock and watchmakers' manual - M. L. Booth (1860)Observations for proving the going of Mr Ellicotts's Clock (1761)Old clocks and watches & their makers - F. J. Britten (1904)Old clocks and watches & their makers (5th Edition - much enlarged) - F. J. Britten (1922)Old Scottish clockmakers from 1453 to 1850 (1921)On a New Astronomical Clock, and a Pendulum Governor for Uniform Motion - article by A. W. Thompson (1868)On the construction and theory of the dead escapement for clocks - B. L. Vulliamy (1846)On the springing and adjusting of watches (1898)Ordnance Maintenance - Wrist Watches, Pocket Watches, Stop Watches, and Clocks (April 6, 1945)P.W. Ellis & Co. Limited, the jewellery headquarters of Canada - 1915-1916 illustrated catalogue importing and manufacturing, gold and silversmiths, makers of Ellis watch cases (1915)Pendulum Clocks and Their Errors - article by H. Mallock (1911)Perpetual motion; comprising a history of the efforts to attain self-motive mechanism - H. Dircks (1916)Practical course in adjusting, comprising a review of the laws governing the motion of the balance and balance spring in watches and chronometers - T. Gribi (1901)Practical lessons on the lever escapement, its tests, errors, their detection and correction - T. J. Wilkinson (1916)Precise time synchronization of widely separated clocks - A. H. Morgan (1959)Primitive sun dials or scratch dials; containing a list of those in Somerset by D. E. Horne (1917)Prize Essay on the Construction of a Simple and Mechanically Perfect Watch - M. Grossmann (1891)Rules and practice for adjusting watches - W. J. Kleinlein (1920)Secrets of the trade. For watchmakers and jewelers by Collins & Clifton (1892)Select mechanical exercises - shewing how to construct different clocks, orreries, and sun-dials, on plain and easy principles - J. Ferguson (1773)Some account of the Worshipful company of clockmakers of the city of London (1881)Some considerations on the subject of public clocks, particularly church clocks by B. L. Vulliamy (1828)The American watchmaker and jeweler - J. P. Stelle (1868)The American watchmaker and jeweler; an encyclopedia for the horologist, jeweler, gold and silversmith - H. G. Abbott (1891)The Artificial Clock-Maker (1734)The book of A. Lincoln watches - Illinois Watch Company (1924)The book of old sundials by T. N. Foulis (1922)The clock jobber's handybook - a practical manual on cleaning, repairing and adjusting; embracing information on the tools, materials, appliances and processes employed in clockwork (1889)The Clock maker's Guide to Practical Clock Work (1813)The clockmaker, or, The sayings and doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville - T. C. Haliburton (1865)The Clocks of the Greenwich and U. S. Naval Observatories - T. Lewis (1907) (article)The evolution of automatic machinery as applied to the manufacture of watches at Waltham, Mass. - E. A. Marsh (1896)The home of the Waltham watch - Waltham Watch Co. (1903)The Horological Journal - The Special Organ of the British Horological Institute Vol. 2 (1860)The Horological Journal - The Special Organ of the British Horological Institute Vol. 16 (1874)The machines that never stop - J. Hopkins (1907)The manufacture of lubricants, shoe polishes and leather dressings ... oils for lubricating sewing machines and other working machinery, mineral lubricating oils, clockmakers' oils - R. Brunner (1906)The modern clock; a study of time keeping mechanism; its construction, regulation, and repair - W. L. Goodrich (1905)The old clock book - N. H. Moore (1912)The perfected American watch - Waltham Watch Co. (1910)The polishing and plating of metals (1904)The principles of Mr. Harrison's time-keeper; with plates of the same - J. Harrison (1767)The story of Edward Howard and the first American watch - G. L. Dyer (1910)The timepiece of shadows - a history of the sun dial by H. S. Spackman (1895)The tower clock and how to make it (1903)The Tower Clock Designed and Made for the University of Chicago - E. B. Ferson (1903)The universal clock adjuster (1887)The Waltham ad book - Waltham Watch Co. (1910)The watch. Hand work versus machinery, their merits and defects explained and compared. History of watch making by both systems (1877)The Watch & Clock Makers' Handbook, Dictionary and Guide - F. J. Britten (1896)The watch adjuster's manual - C. E. Fritts (1904)The watch and the clock - A. Taylor (1883)The watch balance and its jeweling - C. T. Higginbotham (1912)The watch factories of America, past and present. A complete history of watchmaking in America, from 1809 to 1888 - H. G. Abbott (1888)The watch jobber's handybook A practical manual on cleaning, repairing & adjusting embracing information on the tools, materials, appliances and processes employed in watchwork (1889)The watch; its construction, its merits and defects, how to choose it, and how to use it - H. F. Piaget (1860)The Watchmaker & jeweller, silversmith & optician (Volume 1 - 2 June 1875 - June 1877)The Watchmaker & jeweller, silversmith & optician (Volume 3 - 4 July 1877 - May 1879)The Watchmaker & jeweller, silversmith & optician (Volume 5 - 6 July 1879 - June 1881)The Watchmaker & jeweller, silversmith & optician (Volume 7 - 8 July 1881 - June 1883)The Watchmaker & jeweller, silversmith & optician (Volume 9 - 10 July 1883 - June 1885)The Watchmaker & jeweller, silversmith & optician (Volume 12 July 1886 - June 1887)The Watchmaker & jeweller, silversmith & optician (Volume 13 July 1887 - June 1888)The Watchmaker & jeweller, silversmith & optician (Volume 14 July 1888 - June 1889)The Watchmaker & jeweller, silversmith & optician (Volume 15 July 1889 - June 1890)The Watchmaker & jeweller, silversmith & optician (Volume 16 July 1890 - June 1891)The Watchmaker & jeweller, silversmith & optician (Volume 17 July 1891 - June 1892)The Watchmaker & jeweller, silversmith & optician (Volume 18 July 1892 - June 1893)The Watchmaker & jeweller, silversmith & optician (Volume 19 July 1893 - June 1894)The watchmaker's and jeweler's hand-book - C. Hopkins (1866)The watchmakers' and machinists' hand book - W. B. Learned (1897)The Watchmaker's Hand-book (1881)The watchmakers' lathe, its use and abuse; a story of the lathe in its various forms, past and present, its construction and proper uses (1903)The Wenzel pneumatic clock (1883)Three hundred & fourteen gold & platinum watches - Anderson Galleries inc. (1927)Time - a struggle for precision - W. H. Watkins (1939)Time & Timekeepers (1842)Time and clocks, a description of ancient and modern methods of measuring time - H. H. Cunynghame (1920)Time and its measurement - J. Arthur (1909)Time and time-tellers - J. W. Benson (1875)Time as dimension and history (1945)Time telling through the ages (1919)TM 9-1575 Ordnance Maintenance Wrist Watches, Pocket Watches, Stop Watches, and Clocks, - United States War Dept. (1945)Tower Clocks - Seth Thomas Clock Co. (1911)Traité de l'horlogerie, méchanique et pratique approuvé par l'Academie royale des sciences (Volume 1) (1741)Traité de l'horlogerie, méchanique et pratique approuvé par l'Academie royale des sciences (Volume 2) (1741)Treatise on clock and watch making, theoretical and practical (Plates) - T. Reid (1852)Treatise on clock and watch making, theoretical and practical - T. Reid (1847)Turning and mechanical manipulation intended as a work of general reference and practical instruction on the lathe Vols. 1 - 4 - C. Holtzapffel (1850)U.S. patents covering time keeping mechanisms (1892)U.S. patents covering time keeping mechanisms (1923)Uhren, ein handbuch für sammler und liebhaber - E. von Bassermann-Jordan (1922)Uhrmacher-Lexikon, oder, Zusammenstellung und Charakteristik aller bis jetzt bekannten Uhren - F. Schade (1855)Vollständiges Handbuch der Uhrmacherkunst - E. Schreiber (1865)Waltham and the European made watch - Waltham Watch Co. (1919)Waltham eight-day timepieces, an innovation in American watch making - Waltham Watch Co. (1910)Waltham watches - some of their qualities, styles, trade-marks and prices for careful buyers to consider - Waltham Watch Co. (1911)-Watch and clock escapements (1904)Watch and clock making - D. Glasgow (1885)Watch makers tables; a collection of useful information concerning the teeth of wheels and pinions; the trains of watches and clocks; lengths of pendulums; etc; (1914)Watches - the Paul M. Chamberlain collection at the Art Institute of Chicago (1921)Watches at wholesale prices by McFarlane & Co. (1890)Watchmaker's and jeweler's practical hand book. A reliable compendium of valuable receipts and suggestions G. Hazlitt (1892)Watchmakers' and jewelers' practical receipt book. A workshop companion (1892)Wholesale pocket price list of the largest watch house in America (188-)Ye sundial booke - T. Henslow (1914) An absolute must for anyone with an interest in horology, watches, clocks and the history of time-keeping – an unbelievable treasure trove of information for a very small price! Quick Delivery – Free postage within the UK! All of the files are hi-resolution scans presented in pdf format, easy to read on your computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone, or any modern Kindle / ebook reader that can read pdf files. All files can be printed or transferred between devices. For some devices you may need to convert the pdf files. A free program called Calibre can be used to do this and can be included on the DVD if requested. Please note that this is a data DVD disc that will contain all of the books, documents and material listed in this auction. 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