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            The Watch & Clock Makers' Handbook, Dictionary, and Guide
              

            The Watch & Clock Makers' Handbook, Dictionary, and Guide (EPUB ebook)

            By Britten, F. J.

            • RRP: $74.99
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            Previously published: Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: Antique Collector's Club, 1988.

            ISBN 9781626367487
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            Language en
            Released NZ 16 Mar 2011
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
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            Longcase Clocks
             

            Longcase Clocks (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Greenlaw, Joanna

            • RRP: $16.99
            • $16.99
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            This book provides a concise survey of the development of the longcase clock (popularly called the grandfather clock) in Britain. As well as being an accurate source of reference, the book explains how time is measured, how a pendulum regulates a clock, and what keeps it swinging.... It describes the manufacture and characteristics of clock dials, hands and cases in a manner designed to help the reader to identify and date clocks
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            ISBN 9780747804178
            Released NZ 20 May 2012
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Shire colour book
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            The Watch & Clock Makers' Handbook, Dictionary, and Guide
             

            The Watch & Clock Makers' Handbook, Dictionary, and Guide (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Britten, F. J.

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            Previously published: Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: Antique Collector's Club, 1988.

            ISBN 9781616082055
            Released NZ 16 Mar 2011
            Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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            Anniversary Clocks
             

            Anniversary Clocks (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wotton, Peter

            • RRP: $13.99
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            The mechanical anniversary clock, also known as the 400-day clock or torsion pendulum clock, is one of the most popular clocks ever invented. Anniversary clocks are recognizable by the decorative balls beneath the dial that rotate one way and then the other.

            ISBN 9780747807339
            Released NZ 20 May 2012
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Shire Library
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            Watches

            Watches (Paperback)

            By Thompson, David; Peckham, Saul

            • RRP: $45.00
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            Tells the story of the watch which spans an incredible 500 years. This book offers a collection of pin-pallet lever watches made for the mass market during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries by companies such as Waterbury and Ingersoll.

            ISBN 9780714151106
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2014
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Quintessentially Watches
             

            Quintessentially Watches (Hardback)

            By Quintessentially Publishing

            • RRP: $96.99
            • $96.99
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            Quintessentially Watches is a luxury coffee-table book detailing the story of horology. Featuring the most luxurious and well-regarded watch makers in history, this is Quintessentially's recommendations concerning the most coveted watches available. Punctuated with articles from ...industry-famous editors detailing the most iconic timepieces, the fascination and obsession with watch collecting, the growth and popularity of watch enameling, and the importance of independent watch makers and their traditions being taken into the twenty-first century. A must-have for any timepiece enthusiast.
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            ISBN 9780956995209
            Released NZ 30 Apr 2012
            Publisher John Reed Book Distribution
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            The Cartier Tank Watch

            The Cartier Tank Watch (Hardback)

            By Cologni, Franco

            • RRP: $145.00
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            Celebrating the centennial anniversary of theiconic Tank watch, which revolutionized the art ofwatchmaking. The Tank watch is one of Cartier's greatest masterpieces;this volume celebrates its 100-year legacy.

            ISBN 9782080203236
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2017
            Publisher Editions Flammarion
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Vacheron Constantin: Artists of Time
             

            Vacheron Constantin: Artists of Time (Hardback)

            By Cologni, Franco; Bruno, Ehrs

            • RRP: $258.50
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            Geneva-based Vacheron Constantin has maintained its reputation for producing exceptional timepieces, from its first watch circa 1760 to its extraordinary mechanical watches of today. This book traces the history of the manufacture and includes an informative catalog of timepieces... and a guide to the watchmakers art.
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            ISBN 9782080202246
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2016
            Publisher Editions Flammarion
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Marine Chronometer: Its History and Development
             

            The Marine Chronometer: Its History and Development (Hardback)

            By Cronin, John

            • RRP: $54.50
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            Maritime chronometers are rare and precious items, crafted with care and precision, to provide an accurate means of measuring time and determining longitude at sea. This title explains the workings of the chronometer and highlights some of the most significant makers and provides... hints for maintenance.
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            ISBN 9781847971852
            Released NZ 20 Sep 2010
            Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Simon Willard and His Clocks
             

            Simon Willard and His Clocks (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Willard, John Ware

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $35.99
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            The inventor who established America's first clock factory and developed clock-making techniques that are still in use more than 200 years later, Willard was a master among craftsmen. This unique biography, written by his great-grandson, not only chronicles the inventor's life, i...t explains his methods and catalogs his creations.
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            ISBN 9780486443508
            Released NZ 5 Jan 2005
            Publisher Dover Publications Inc.
            Interest Age General Audience
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