Second-Hand Books

Books for sale on a wide range of non-fiction subjects. They are all in good condition (except where stated) and many are in mint condition. Please contact John Robey for postage costs.

Horology

Hints and Tips for Clockmakers & Repairers, John Wilding, 1986, laminated card covers, 93 pages, 239 b/w photos £20

How to Make an English Style Bracket Clock, John Tyler, 1991, laminated card covers, spiral bound, 88 pages, 122 b/w photos & diagrams. £20

How to Repair Antique Clocks, John Wilding
Vol 3, 1988, card covers, 93 pages, 270 b/w photos & diagrams £25
Vol 4, 1985, card covers, 61 pages, 172 b/w photos & diagrams, 1st edition, book number 409, signed by the author £25
Note: these two books are the original publisher’s editions, not the inferior spiral bound photocopied reprints.


How to make a replica of an 18th Century 30 Hour Weight Driven Alarm Clock, John Wilding, nd [1975], hardback with dust jacket (slight scuffing), 71 pages, 163 b/w photos & diagrams
£25

How to Make an English Regulator Clock, John Wilding, nd, card covers, spiral binding, 100 pages, 363 b/w photos & diagrams + case drawings £20

Conservation of Clocks and Watches, Peter B Wills (editor), 1995, hardback, 122 pages, 22 colour illustrations £12

The Grandfather Clock Maintenance Manual, John Vernon, 1983, hardback, 103 pages, 12 b/w photos, 31 diagrams £12

Repairing Antique Clocks, Eric P. Smith, 2nd edition 1993, reprinted 1996,hardback with laminated dustjacket, 232 pages, 8 B/W photos, 39 diagrams. MINT £6

Restoring Grandfather Clocks, Eric & Brian Smith, 1995, hardback with laminated dustjacket, 235 pages, 147 B/W photos & diagrams. MINT £26

Practical Watch Repairing, Donald De Carle, 1947, hardback,299 pages, 553 drawings and diagrams, no dustjacket, first owners name and address and transfers on front endpapers £7

Practical Watch Adjusting and Springing, Donald De Carle, 1964, hardback with laminated dustjacket, reprinted 1999, 150 pages, 186 drawings & diagrams, 4 b/w photos, MINT £14

The Best of J. E. Coleman Clockmaker, Orville R. Hagens (editor), 1979, hardback with laminated dustjacket, reprinted 2002, 536 pages, numerous B/W photos and diagrams. MINT £25

Clocks, John Hunter, 1991hardback with laminated dustjacket, 160 pages, numerous colour & B/W photos. MINT £5

The Beauty of Clocks, Michael Pearson, 1979, hardback with laminated dustjacket, 96 pages, 153 colour photos £5

Kroeber Clocks, Tran Duy Ly, 2006, hardback, 584 pages, numerous B/W & colour photos. Plus separate price guide. MINT £30

Metamec The Clockmaker Dereham, Clifford Bird, 2003,, hardback with laminated dustjacket, 382 pages, numerous B/W & colour photos and diagrams. Signed by the author. MINT £18

American Clocks for the Collector, E. J. Tyler1981, hardback with laminated dustjacket, 209 pages, nemerous B/W & colour photos £6

Amazing Clocks, Derek Roberts, 1987, laminated card covers, 88 pages, numerous colour & B/W photos. MINT £15

The Horological Directory
, R. F. S. Snelling, 1988, spiral bound, 173 pages £12

Derbyshire Clock & Watchmakers, R. G Hughes, 1976, paperback, 72 pages £8

Antiques

Woodworking Tools (Christie’s Collectors Guides), Christopher Proudfoot & Philip Walker, 1984, hardback with laminated dustjacket, 160 pages, 152 B/W and colour photos. MINT £8

American Woodworking Tools, Paul B. Kebabian & Dudley Witney, 1978, hardback with laminated dustjacket, 213 pages, 167 B/W photos and 20 colour photos. MINT £15

The Furniture of Historic Deerfield, Dean A. Fales, 1976, hardback with laminated dustjacket, 294 pages, 578 B/W photos. MINT £15
Furniture of the World, Peter Philip, 1978, hardback with laminated dustjacket, 128 pages, colour and B/W photos throughout. MINT £8

The National Trust Book of Great Houses of Britain, Nigel Nicholson, 1978, hardback with laminated dustjacket, B/W and colour photos throughout £5

Burke’s Guide to Country Houses, Volume 1: Ireland, Mark Bence-Jones, 1978, hardback with laminated dustjacket, 305 pages, B/W photos throughout. MINT £50

Historic Houses of Britain, Mark Girouard, 1979, hardback with laminated dustjacket, 185 pages, colour photos throughout £5

The Country House in Perspective, Gervase Jackson-Stops, 1990, hardback with laminated dustjacket, 160 pages, colour & B/W illustrations throughout. MINT £5

Treasures of Chatsworth, A private view, The Duchess of Devonshire, 1991, hardback with laminated dustjacket, 240 pages, colour photos throughout. MINT £5

The Fireplace in the Home, Trudy West, 1976, hardback with laminated dustjacket, 160 pages, 48 B/W photos. MINT £5

Stained Glass in Rutland Churches, Paul Sharpling, paperback with laminated covers (minor crease to corner), 78 pages, 46 cour photos £5

Churches the Victorians Forgot, Mark Chatfield, 1979, hardback, 171 pages, B/W photos throughout £5

Traveller’s History of Britain and Ireland, Richard Muir, 1983, hardback with laminated dustjacket, 304 pages, colour & B/W photos throughout. MINT £5

The Coleman Collection of Silver Mustard Pots, anon, 1979, 143 pages, 165 B/W photos + numerous photos of hallmarks. MINT £5

Hints on Chipcarving and Simple Northern Styles, Eleanor Rowe, 1896, paperback (loose binding and reinforced spine), 76 pages, 39 drawings + diagrams £10

Industrial Archaeology & History

A Guide to Stationary Steam Engines, G. Hayes, 1981 (1st edition), hardback with laminated dustjacket, 160 pages, B/W photos throughout. MINT £5


The Guide to Stationary Steam Engines, Geoffrey Hayes, 1990 (1st edition),paperback with laminated covers, 160 pages, B/W photos throughout. MINT £5

Steam Engines and Waterwheels, Frank D. Woodall, 1975, hardback with laminated dustjacket, 96 pages, 113 B/W photos. Spine slightly faded otherwise MINT £5

The Steam Engine in Industry, George Watkins
Volume 1 The Public Services, 1978 (1st edition), hardback with laminated covers, 128 pages, 103 B/W photos. MINT
Volume 2 Mining and the Metal Trades, 1979 (1st edition), hardback with laminated covers, 128 pages, 122 B/W photos. MINT £30 for both volumes
Mining and the Metal Trades, 1994 (reprint of Volume 2), paperback with laminated covers, 128 pages, 122 B/W photos. MINT £10

Building Britain’s Locomotives, James W. Lowe, 1979, hardback with laminated covers, 154 pages, 150 B/w photos. MINT £5

The Power of Steam, Asa Briggs, 1982, hardback with laminated dustjacket, 208 pages, more than 200 B/W & colour photographs. £5

A Canalside Camera 1845-1930, Michael E. Ware, 1975, hardback with laminated dustjacket, 116 pages, 115 B/W photos. £5

Britain’s Canal & River Craft, E. Paget-Tomlinson, 1079 (1st edition), hardback with laminated dustjacket, 144 pages, 181 B/W photos and many line drawings. MINT £5

The Nottinghamshire Coalfield 1881-1981, A Century of Progress, A. R. Griffin, 1981, hardback with laminated covers, 147 B/W photos. £5