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A Man and His Watch

Iconic Watches and Stories from the Men Who Wore Them

by Matt Hranek

<p>“I’ve paged through stacks of books on the history of watches. . . . But I hadn’t come across a book that actually moved me until I picked up <em>A Man and His Watch</em>. The volume is filled with heartfelt stories.”<br /> <em><strong>—T: ...

ISBN: 9781579658199

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Abbott's American Watchmaker

An Encyclopedia for the Horologist, Jeweler, Gold and Silversmith

by Henry G. Abbott

<p>Back in all its original prestige <em>Abbott’s American Watchmaker and Jeweler</em> remains the ultimate resource for watchmaking and jewelry craftsmanship. No aspect of the trade goes uncovered in this distinctly American approach to these ...

ISBN: 9781626365995

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All in Good Time

Reflections of a Watchmaker

by George Daniels

<p>All in Good Time is the remarkable story of George Daniels, the master mechanic, who was born into poverty but raised himself to become the greatest watchmaker of the twentieth century. Daniels stood alone in modern times as the inventor of ...

ISBN: 9780857732842

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Chats on Old Clocks

by Arthur Hayden

<p>This vintage book contains a detailed treatise on antique clocks, with information on identification, history, development, popularity, and more. Profusely illustrated and full of useful information, this volume will appeal to both collectors

ISBN: 9781473339439

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Classic Styles of Grandfather Clocks

by Anon.

<p>This vintage work comprises a detailed discussion on classic grandfather clocks, with information on long cases, dials, hands, corner pieces, and more. Written in clear, concise language and complete with detailed descriptions and fascinating

ISBN: 9781473353909

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Clock Cases

A Practical Guide to Their Construction, Restoration and Conservation

by Nigel Barnes & Karoliina Ilmonen

<p>This practical, informative and beautifully illustrated book will be essential reading for all those with a passion for mechanical clocks. It will be of particular interest to both amateurs and professionals alike who wish to work on clock ...

ISBN: 9781785000249

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Clock Cleaning and Repairing - With a Chapter on Adding Quarter-Chimes to a Grandfather Clock

by Bernard E. Jones

<p>This vintage text contains an accessible and novice-friendly guide to cleaning and repairing clocks. Complete with simple step-by-step instructions and a plethora of detailed, useful illustrations, this timeless text is ideal for anyone ...

ISBN: 9781473359321

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Clockwork Renegades Vol. 1

Clockwork Renegades, #1

by Ashleigh Hattingh Macfie

<p>QUEEN AND COUNTRY ABOVE ALL</p> <p>Alex, the fiery-tempered daughter of a powerful General, was raised in the idyllic countryside surrounded by automatons in the Victorian steam age.</p> <p>Her choices up until now were dictated by her ...

ISBN: 9780639983738

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Gaunt's Time (2nd Edition)

by Marion Miller

<p><em>Gaunt's Time</em> had a meaning for blossoming colonial Victoria akin to that of <em>Greenwich Time</em> for those "back home" in England. But to remember Thomas Gaunt only as a clock maker is to do him a great disservice, for he was well

ISBN: 9781386823544

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History of the American Clock Business for the Past Sixty Years and Life of Chauncey Jerome

by Chauncey Jerome

<p>This vintage book contains a detailed history of the American clock business in the early to mid nineteenth century, with information on the development of manufacturing techniques, stylistic changes, important figures and companies, ...

ISBN: 9781473339477

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Jeweled Bearings for Watches - A Full and Complete Description of the Manufacture, Gauging and Setting of Jeweled Bearings in Timekeeping Instruments

by Charles T. Higginbotham

<p>This vintage book contains a detailed treatise on the use of jewelled bearings in watchmaking, with descriptions of manufacture, gauging, and setting. Jewelled bearings superceded brass and gold plugs which were used formally but proved to be

ISBN: 9781473339484

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Johann Ludwig Eberhardt and His Salem Clocks

by Frank P. Albright

<p>Eberhardt (1758-1839) was master clockmaker in Salem for more than thirty-eight years. Albright attributes more than thirty clocks to Eberhardt, building his evidence by a diligent reading of the Moravian records and by a careful cataloging ...

ISBN: 9781469639567

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Modern Methods in Horology

by Grant Hood

<p>This vintage book contains a complete guide to contemporary methods and techniques employed in horology and clockmaking. It was originally designed for the edification of young watchmakers and contains a wealth of useful information presented

ISBN: 9781473339491

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Mr Bridges' Enlightenment Machine

Forty Years on Tour in Georgian Britain

by Barb Drummond

<p>In 1733 Mr Henry Bridges announced his Microcosm or Little World was on display in Waltham Abbey then toured Britain and the American colonies. It was a giant four tiered machine which demonstrated his world at the time, with the finest art, ...

ISBN: 9781912829002

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Rolex Watches - with many color images

by Leonard Lowe

<p>New! Now with many more color images!</p> <p>5/5 Stars ***** Very good book: Very good and concise book if you want to learn more about Rolex in a short time. (Zeer goed boek: Zeer goed en beknopt boek als je in korte tijd meer wilt weten ...

ISBN: 1230002992266

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The Kleinvelt Pocket Guide to Watchmaking

by Bobby Kleinveld

<p>Ever wanted to make your own timepiece? This guide takes a stepped approach to achieving your ideas! Written on a motivational basis to get you from A to Z, this pocket guide shows you the tips and tricks on getting your ideas visualised. ...

ISBN: 9781310728969

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The Tin Woodman of Oz

by L. Frank Baum

<p>The Tin Woodman is unexpectedly reunited with his Munchkin sweetheart Nimmie Amee from the days when he was flesh and blood.</p> ...

ISBN: 9782378982331

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The Watch Adjuster's Manual - A Practical Guide for the Watch and Chronometer Adjuster in Making, Springing, Timing and Adjusting for Isochronism, Positions and Temperatures

by Charles Edgar Fritts

<p>This vintage book contains a complete guide to making, adjusting, springing, timing and adjusting a variety of watches. With simple, clear instructions and many helpful diagrams, this book will be of considerable utility to novice, ...

ISBN: 9781473339552

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The Watch, Thoroughly Revised

by Gene Stone & Stephen Pulvirent

<p><em>The Watch</em> is the most popular book on vintage and contemporary mechanical watches, appealing to both beginners and experts. In the decade since it was published, the international audience of watch lovers and watch collectors has ...

ISBN: 9781683353355

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Time and Clocks

A Description of Ancient ans of Measuring Time

by Sir Henry H. Cunynghame

<p>When we read the works of Homer, or Virgil, or Plato, or turn to the later productions of Dante, of Shakespeare, of Milton, and the host of writers and poets who have done so much to instruct and amuse us, and to make our lives good and ...

ISBN: 9783736420717

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