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111 Antique Horology Books On Dvd - Pocket, Watch & Clock Repair, Time History

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Seller: rare-book-collections (15,330) 99.7%, Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 122210134526 Details: Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 THE HOROLOGY COLLECTION ~~~~~~~~ A truly unique and wonderful collection of over 100 rare, out-of-print books and documents compiled together for the first time on DVD data disc covering all aspects of clocks, watches, assorted time pieces & horology. From ancient sun dials and public church 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 & jeweller, silversmith & optician” and “American horological journal – devoted to practical horology” providing a fascinating insight into horology during the late 19th century. 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…. Some of the books contained within this collection are extremely hard-to-find and will provide a valuable library of reference material for anyone with an interest in horology! This superb compilation of 111 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: 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 by J. W. Willard (1911) 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 practical and theoretical treatise on the detached lever escapement for watches and time pieces (1884) A practical course in horology (1944) A rudimentary treatise on clock and watch making (1850) A Rudimentary Treatise on Clocks, Watches and Bells (1903) 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 (Volumes 1 - 4) (1869) An analysis of the lever escapement (1910) Bangerter's inventions - his marvelous time clock (1911) Breguet (1747-1823) by D. Salomons (1921) Catalog of clocks and bronzes (1882) Chats on old clocks (1917) Clocks and watches (1922) 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 (1879) Description of an Escapement for an Astronomical Clock, Invented by the Late Captain Henry Kater by E. Kater (1840) Description of the universal time dial regulator (1874) Die Hemmungen der Uhren, ihre Entwicklung, Konstruktion, Reparatur und Behandlung vor der Reglage (1905) Directions for using Bottum's patent improved universal lathe chucks and improved lathes, for turning and finishing every description of watch pivots, pinions, staffs (1852) Essai sur l'horlogerie Vols. 1 & 2 par F. Bertoud (1763) Five hundred and seven mechanical movements by H. T. Brown (1908) Friction, lubrication and the lubricants in horology (1896) History of the American clock business for the past sixty years (1860) Horlogerie - contenant soixante-quatre planches par R. Bernard (1765) Horological Department by Bradley Polytechnic Institute (1918) Horological Department by Bradley Polytechnic Institute (1920) 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) Isochronism of balance springs (1862) Jeweled bearings for watches (1911) Lancaster's Part in the World's Watchmaking Industry by J. J. Bowman (1945) Modern letter engraving in theory and practice; a manual for the use of watchmakers, jewelers and other metal engravers (1898) Modern methods in horology (1904) New and complete clock and watchmakers' manual (1860) Old clocks and watches & their makers (1904) Old clocks and watches & their makers (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 springing and adjusting of watches (1898) Ordnance Maintenance - Wrist Watches, Pocket Watches, Stop Watches, and Clocks (April 6, 1945) Pendulum Clocks and Their Errors - article by H. Mallock (1911) Practical lessons on the lever escapement, its tests, errors, their detection and correction (1916) Precise time synchronization of widely separated clocks (1959) Primitive sun dials or scratch dials; containing a list of those in Somerset by D. E. Horne (1917) Rules and practice for adjusting watches (1920) Secrets of the trade. For watchmakers and jewelers by Collins & Clifton (1892) Some considerations on the subject of public clocks, particularly church clocks by B. L. Vulliamy (1828) The American watchmaker and jeweler (1868) The American watchmaker and jeweler; an encyclopedia for the horologist, jeweler, gold and silversmith (1891) 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 evolution of automatic machinery as applied to the manufacture of watches at Waltham, Mass. (1896) The modern clock; a study of time keeping mechanism; its construction, regulation, and repair (1905) The polishing and plating of metals (1904) The story of Edward Howard and the first American watch (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 watch. Hand work versus machinery, their merits and defects explained and compared. History of watch making by both systems (1877) The watch adjuster's manual (1904) The watch and the clock (1883) The watch balance and its jeweling (1912) The watch factories of America, past and present. A complete history of watchmaking in America, from 1809 to 1888 (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 (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 (1866) 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) Time and its measurement (1909) Time and time-tellers (1875) Time as dimension and history (1945) Time telling through the ages (1919) Tower Clocks (1911) Traité de l'horlogerie, méchanique et pratique approuvé par l'Academie royale des sciences (Vols. 1 & 2) (1741) U.S. patents covering time keeping mechanisms (1892) Uhren, ein handbuch für sammler und liebhaber (1922) Watch and clock escapements (1904) Watch makers tables (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 (1892) Watchmakers' and jewelers' practical receipt book. A workshop companion (1892) Wholesale pocket price list of the largest watch house in America (188-) 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. You will need adobe reader to read these files (if you don’t already have it) which can be downloaded for free from 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. It will work in a laptop or computer (including MAC) but will NOT work on a normal DVD player, X-Box or audio CD player. * Main photo is for illustration purposes only – other photos are example pages from the books included on the disc * Please check our other items for lots more rare specialist book collections! Our Payment Policy: We only accept payment via paypal and immediate payment is required once the “buy it now” button has been clicked. eBay will automatically open an unpaid item dispute within 4 days if payment isn’t received prior. 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