AUCTION : 0519

Lots 596 - 612: Books

Lot#: 596

DESCRIPTION: Hans Staeger, "100 Years of Precision Timekeepers from John Arnold to Arnold & Frodsham, 1763-1862", hardcover book printed in 1997, number 86 of a limited edition of 1000.
CONDITION: very large book, dust jacket slightly worn, otherwise very good.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $425

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Lot#: 597

DESCRIPTION: Martin Matthews, "Engine Turning 1680-1980: The Tools & Techniques", hardcover book printed in 1982, signed and dated by the author in 1984.
CONDITION: the book is in very good condition.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $325

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Lot#: 598

DESCRIPTION: Samuel Elliot Atkins and William Henry Overall, editors, "Some Account of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers of the City of London", hardcover book printed in 1881, handwritten on the first page "F. Hope-Jones / Jan. 10 1921".
CONDITION: good condition with some shelf wear. Looks to be from the personal library of Frank Hope-Jones.
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $125

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Lot#: 599

DESCRIPTION: Theodore R. Crom, "Horological and Other Shop Tools: 1700-1900", hardcover book printed in 1987 dedicated and signed by the author on the title page.
CONDITION: very good condition. Sold "as is".
ESTIMATE: $250 - $350
PRICE SOLD: $225

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Lot#: 600

DESCRIPTION: Vaudrey Mercer, "John Arnold & Son, Chronometer Makers, 1762-1843", hardcover book printed in 1972 the Antiquarian Horological Society, London.
CONDITION: dust jacket with tears and losses, pages slightly yellowed on edges, dedication written in pen on inside cover.
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $225

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Lot#: 601

DESCRIPTION: Books- 3 (Three): (1) "Longitude: an Appeal to the Public" by Thomas Earnshaw, hardcover printed in 1986, number 229 of a limited edition of 350; (2) "Principles and Explanations of Timekeepers by Harrison, Arnold and Earnshaw", hardcover book printed in 1984 by the British Horological Institute; (3) "Encyclopedie, ou Dictionaire Raisonne des Sciences, des Arts et des Metiers, Paris 1751-1780", hardcover book by Diderot and D'Alembert, number 147 of a limited edition of 150.
CONDITION: overall good condition with some shelf wear.
ESTIMATE: $350 - $450
PRICE SOLD: $150

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Lot#: 602

DESCRIPTION: Books- 4 (Four): the four books in this lot are "Horlogerie Électrique" by Guye & Bossart, "L'Électricité et ses Applications a la Chronométrie" by Favarger, "Electrifying Time" by Aked, and "La Bulle-Clock" by Belmont.
CONDITION: hardcovers to not have dust jackets, Electrifying Time has a slightly toned cover.
ESTIMATE: $250 - $350
PRICE SOLD: $125

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Lot#: 603

DESCRIPTION: Books- 4 (Four): the four in this lot books include "Living on Air: History of the Atmos Clock" by Lebet, "My Own Right Time: an Exploration of Clockwork Design" by Woodward, "Riefler-Präzisionspendeluhren: 1890-1965" by Callwey, and "Conservation of Clocks and Watches" by Wills.
CONDITION: all four books are in good condition, Atmos book does not have a dust jacket.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $175

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Lot#: 604

DESCRIPTION: Books- 15 (Fifteen): books on clocks including "The Art of Breguet" by Daniels, "Carriage Clocks" by Allix & Bonnert, "Electric Clocks and Watches" by Isaacs, "Viennese Timepieces" by Kaltenbock and more. Other authors include Royer-Collard, Tyler, Shenton, Lloyd, Muir & Kraus, Penman and others. Lot also includes many Derek Roberts auction catalogs.
CONDITION: sold "as is"
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $275

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Lot#: 605

DESCRIPTION: Books- 18 (Eighteen): books on clocks including "Carriage Clocks" by Allix & Bonnert, two hardbound volumes of "The Clockmaker", "The Principles & Practice of Ornamental or Complex Turning" by Holtzapffel, "Clock Design and Construction" and more. Other authors include Thomas, Ly, Fleet, Chamberlain, Good, Nutting, Coleman, Wenham, Baille and others.
CONDITION: sold "as is".
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $100

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Lot#: 606

DESCRIPTION: Books- 18 (Eighteen): one full box of books on clocks including paperback editions of Tardy's "La Pendule Français" volumes 1-3, "Technique and History of the Swiss Watch" by Jaquet & Chapuis, " british Skeleton Clocks" by Roberts and more. Other authors include Ly, Lloyd, Britten, Loomes, Edwardes, Baille, and others.
CONDITION: sold "as is".
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $150

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Lot#: 607

DESCRIPTION: Books- 22 (Twenty-two): one full box of books on clocks including a paperback edition of Tardy's "Dictionnaire des Horlogers Français", "Treatise on Modern Horology" by Saunier, " british Skeleton Clocks" by Roberts, and more. Other authors include Terwilliger, Andrewes, Fanelli, Palmer, Bailey, Jendritzki, Monk, Wilding,
CONDITION: books are in good condition with wear commensurate with use.
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $125

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Lot#: 608

DESCRIPTION: Books- 24 (Twenty-four): one full box of books on clocks including paperback editions of Tardy's "La Pendule Français" volumes 1-3, "Watchmaking" by Daniels, "My Own Right Time" by Woodward, and many others. Other authors include Ball, Terwilliger, Shenton, Lloyd, Ly, Mody, Woodward, Smith, Hering, Penman, Allix & Bonnert, and many others.
CONDITION: sold "as is"
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $150

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Lot#: 609

DESCRIPTION: Books- 30 (Thirty): thirty books on American clocks including such titles as "New Hampshire Clocks & Clockmakers" by Parsons, "Military Timepieces" by Whitney, "Willard's Patent Time Pieces" by Foley, and "Eli Terry and the Connecticut Shelf Clock" by Roberts & Taylor. Other authors include: Spittlers & Bailey, Oechsle & Boyce, Ball, Dworetky & Dickstein, Hodges, Dreppard, Hoopes, Maltz, Tyler, Ly, Palmer, Zea & Cheney, and others. Lot also includes some paperback, magazine, and NAWCC Supplements.
CONDITION: good condition, hardcovers with dusk jackets, some worn from use and age.
ESTIMATE: $150 - $250
PRICE SOLD: $200

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Lot#: 610

DESCRIPTION: Books- 2 (Two) boxes of books including "The Clockmaker's Library" by Bromley, "Clock and Watch Escapements" by Gazeley, "The Watchmaker's Lathe" by de Carle, and many others. Other authors include Hering, Edey, Fried, Goodrich, Milham, Smith, Garrard, Penman, Moore, Britten, Baille, Bruton, and more.
CONDITION: sold "as is".
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $50

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Lot#: 611

DESCRIPTION: Books- 2 (Two) boxes: books, pamphlets, and photocopies on electrical horology including "Electric Clocks and Watches: 1840-1960" by Isaacs, several copies of "Electrical Timekeeping" by Hope-Jones, "Modern Electric Clocks" by Philpott, and more. Other subjects include Eureka clocks, Standard Electric Time Company, Bulle clocks, Self-Winding Clock Co. and more.
CONDITION: sold "as is".
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $400

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Lot#: 612

DESCRIPTION: Books- 2 (Two) boxes: two boxes of books and clocks and clock repair including "Echappements" by Gros, "The Clock Repairer's Handbook" by Penman, "The Science of Clocks & Watches" by Rawlings, "Know the Escapement" by Barkus and many more. Other authors include Daniels, Darwin, Ullyett, Landes, Bassermann-Jordan, Milham, de Carle, Palmer, Harris, Cutmore, Fried, Gazeley, Samelius and others.
CONDITION: sold "as is".
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $75

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