About Mayfield Books
Mayfield Books was established in 1995 to publish illustrated books on horology to the highest standards of scholarship and design. To date there are twenty titles, all providing authoritative information based on original study by authors who are the leaders in their subject, and they are all based on many years of meticulous research and/or experience. Readers expect good detailed photographs of clocks, watches and horological ephemera, and these are all to be found in the publications by Mayfield Books. All our books have a hardback binding with a full-colour laminated dust jacket. They are the standard reference works on their subject. Mayfield Books has a reputation as the leading specialist publisher on the fascinating subject of horology.

NEW Some Out of print titles are now available as PDF files.

NEW Sec0nd-hand books on a wide range of non-fiction topics: horology, antiques, industrial archaeology, local history.engineering, technology and workshop practice.
New titles will be added frequently, so check regularly.

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NEW Index of horological articles by John Robey, many of them available as
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Titles Currently Available:
Books on Types of Clocks
The Longcase Clock Reference Book by John Robey
Lantern Clocks & Their Makers by Brian Loomes
The Musical Clock by Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume
Weight-Driven Dutch Clocks & Their Japanese Connections by Ernest L. Edwardes

Books on Clockmakers & Watchmakers
These books are very useful for researching the family history of those involved in the clock and watch trade, and often include the genealogy of clockmakers and watchmakers.

Clockmakers of Britain 1286-1700 by Brian Loomes
Clockmakers of Northern England by Brian Loomes
Clockmakers & Watchmakers of Central England by J. McKenna
Clockmakers & Watchmakers of Scotland by Donald Whyte
Greater Manchester Clocks & Clockmakers by Edmund Davies
Herefordshire Clockmakers & Watchmakers by Tony Branston & John Eisel
Kent Clocks & Clockmakers by Michael Pearson
Potts of Leeds by Michael S. Potts

How to order these books

Out of Print Titles

This site last updated 30 August 2023