Nature, recreation and sports / Antiques & collectibles / Clocks & Watches

New Releases

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

 

Category

Delete Clocks & Watches

 

Language

English (62)

French (1)

German (12)

Spanish (0)

Italian (0)

 

Protection

All (62)

DRM Free (14)

DRM (48)

More options

Modern Methods in Horology

by Grant Hood

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...


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

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 Jewelled bearings superceded brass and gold plugs which...


Watches  - The Paul M. Chamberlain Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago 1921

by Anon.

This vintage book contains a catalogue of watches in the Paul M. Chamberlain collection at the Art Institute of Chicago. Each item has an accurate illustration, working diagrams, and information pertaining to...


The Watchmakers's and jeweler's Hand-Book - A Concise yet Comprehensive Treatise on the "Secrets of the Trade" - A Work of Rare Practical Value to Wat

by C. Hopkins

This vintage book contains a reference book of recipes and processes commonly used by watchmakers, jewellers, silversmiths, etc. Although old, much of the information contained within this volume is timeless...


The Tower Clock and How to Make it - A Practical and Theoretical Treatise on the Construction of a Chiming Tower Clock, with Full Working Drawings Pho

by E. B. Ferson

This vintage book contains complete directions for making a chiming tower clock. With simple, clear instructions and complete working drawings, this volume will be of utility to those with an interest in making...


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

by Chauncey Jerome

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...


The American Watchmaker and Jeweler: A Full and Comprehensive Exposition of all the Latest and most Approved Secrets of the Trade Embracing Watch and

by J. Parish Stelle

This vintage book contains a complete guide to watchmaking, with information on watch and clock cleaning and repairing, tempering in all its grades, making tools, compounding metals, soldering, plating, and...


A Practical Course in Horology

by Harold C. Kelly

This vintage book contains a complete guide to horology. Horology is the science of measuring time and constructing timepieces. This volume contains information on all aspects ranging from basic principles to...


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

by Charles Edgar Fritts

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...


Bangerter's Inventions His Marvelous Time Clock

by Everett Lincoln King

This vintage book contains a detailed description of a clock allegedly powered by perpetual motion, complete with diagrams, explanations, and photographs. Although true perpetual motion is still considered impossible,...


Time Telling Through the Ages

by Harry C. Brearley

This vintage book contains a fascinating treatise on the history of clocks and timepieces. It contains a wealth of interesting historical information from the first sun dial to the pocket watch, and it is highly...


The Story of Edward Howard and the First American Watch

by George Lewis Dyer

This vintage book contains a brief biography of Edward Howard. Edward Howard was a pioneering maker of watches and clocks in America. Along with Charles Rice, Edward founded the E. Howard & Co. company that...


The Watchmakers' Lathe its use and Abuse - A Study of the Lathe in its Various Forms, Past and Present, its construction and Proper Uses. For the Stud

by Ward L. Goodrich

This vintage book contains a detailed treatise on the watchmaker's lathe, with information on its origins, development, construction, and uses. Written in simple, plain language and profusely illustrated, this...


Cross Country Reminiscences

by Fox Russell

This book, first published in 1887, contains a collection of anecdotes and reminisces of a late nineteenth-century fox hunter. Covering all aspects of the sport, this volume will be of considerable interest...


A Catalogue of Books, Manuscripts, Specimens of Clocks, Watches and Watchwork, Paintings, Prints in the Library and Museum of Worshipful Company of Cl

by Anon.

This vintage book contains a comprehensive catalogue of books, articles, manuscripts, and other material related to watch making and maintenance up until 1875. Each article listed in the catalogue contains information...


Clocks and Watches

by George L. Overton

This vintage book contains a complete guide to clocks and watches, with historical information, descriptions of their inner workings, details of notable horologists, and much more. This volume is highly recommended...


The Watch Factories of America Past and Present - A Complete History of Watch Making in America, From 1809 to 1888 Inclusive, with Sketches of the Liv

by Henry G. Abbott

This vintage book contains a complete history of watchmaking in America from 1809 to 1888. With accounts of the lives of notable manufacturers and fascinating information on how the industry developed in the...


Watchmakers' and Jewelers' Practical Receipt Book A Workshop Companion - Comprising Full and Practical Formulae and Directions for Solders and Solderi

by C. E. Walker

This vintage book contains a reference book of recipes and processes commonly used by watchmakers, jewellers, silversmiths, etc. Although old, much of the information contained within this volume is timeless...


Directions for Using Bottum's Patent Improved Universal Lathe Chucks and Improved Lathes for Turning and Finishing Every Description of Watch Pivots,

by Anon.

This vintage book contains a complete guide to using lathe chucks and improved lathes for turning and finishing all manner of watch components ranging from pivots to staffs and beyond. With simple instructions...


Chats on Old Clocks

by Arthur Hayden

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...