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Subject: Horology Printing Year: Multiple Time Periods
Format: DVD Language: English
Sub-Subject: Clock Making

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A fabulous collection of over 60 vintage books in digital format covering the Art of Horology and clock making.

 The disc contains digital scans of all of the books in (Adobe) PDF format which allows each volume to be read individually.

We recommend Adobe Reader which is available free from www.adobe.com.

Please note this will not work in a DVD player connected to your TV.


The list of titles on the DVD includes the following: 

The list of titles on the DVD includes the following: 
Old Clocks And Watches & Their Makers, Being An Historical And Descriptive Account Of The Different Styles Of Clocks And Watches Of The Past, In England And Abroad, To Which Is Added A List Of Ten Thousand Makers

Old Scottish Clockmakers From 1453 To 1850

 On The Construction And Theory Of  The Dead Escapement For Clocks 1846

On The Springing And Adjusting Of Watches
1898A Catalogue Of Books, Manuscripts, Specimens Of Clocks,
Watches And Watchwork, Paintings, Prints, Etc
 Practical Course In Adjusting, Comprising A Review Of The Laws Governing The Motion Of The Balance And Balance Spring In Watches And Chronometers

Practical Lessons On The Lever Escapement, Its Tests, Errors, Their Detection And Correction

Rules And Practice For Adjusting Watches
Spring & Adjusting Watches
Service & Repair of the Hamilton Electric Watch
1959A Practical and Theoretical Treatise on the Detached
Lever Escapement for Watches and Time Pieces

A Practical Course In Horology
A Partical course in Adjusting

A Rudimentary Treatise On Clock And Watch Making; With A Chapter On Church Clocks; And An Account Of The Proceedings Respecting The Great Westminster Clock

 A Treatise On Watch-work, Past And Present

Abbott's American Watchmaker and Jeweler

American Horological Journal, Devoted To Practical Horology
Volume 1  Volume 2 Volume 3 Volume 4

 An Analysis Of The Lever Escapement

Bangerter's Inventions; His Marvelous Time Clock

Chats On Old Clocks

Clocks And Watches

Clock Jobbers Handybook

 Collection Of Watches Loaned To The Metropolitan Museum
Of Art Of The City Of New York

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 Photographed To Scale

 The Watch Adjuster's Manual

The Watch And The Clock

 The Watch Balance And Its Jeweling
The Watch Jobber's Handybook A Practical Manual On Cleaning, Repairing, & Adjusting
The Watch & Clock makers Handbook Dictionary and Guide

The Watch; Its Construction, Its Merits And Defects,
How To Choose It, And How To Use It

The Watchmaker's And Jeweler's Hand-book

The Watchmakers' Lathe, Its Use And Abuse; A Story Of The Lathe In Its Various Forms, Past And Present, Its Construction And Proper Uses
1903Description Of The Universal Time Dial Regulator

Elements Of Mechanical Philosophy

Former Clock and Watermarkers and their work

Friction, Lubrication And The Lubricants In Horology
History Of The American Clock Business For The Past Sixty Years,
And Life Of Chauncey Jerome


Horology, A Popular Sketch Of Clock And Watch Making

 Isochronism Of Balance-springs

Jeweled Bearings for Watches

Lancaster's Part In The World's Watchmaking Industry

Lessons In Horology

Mechanical Philosophy, Horology, And Astronomy

Modern Letter Engraving In Theory And Practice

Modern Methods In Horology

 New And Complete Clock And Watchmakers' Manual

The American Watchmaker And Jeweler; An Encyclopedia For The Horologist, Jeweler, Gold And Silversmith

 The Modern Clock; A Study Of Time Keeping Mechanism; Its Construction, Regulation, And Repair

 Time And Time-tellers

 Time Telling Through The Ages

TM 9-1575 Ordnance Maintenance Wrist Watches
Pocket Watches Stop Watches Clocks

 Tower Clocks

Treatise on Clock and Watch Making Theoretical and Practical
Treatise on Clock and Watch Making

 Watch And Clock Escapements;
Watch and Clock Making

Watches At Wholesale Prices

Watchmakers at the Bench
Watchmakers and Jewelers Practical Receipt Book

 Watches The Paul M. Chamberlain Collection At
The Art Institute Of Chicago

 Watchmakers' And Jewelers' Practical Receipt Book.
A Workshop Companion

If you have an interest in Wrist watches, Pocket watches, Stop watches and clocks you will be fascinated by this wonderful collection of vintage books.

These are faithfully digitised reproductions of vintage out of print books and are free of copyright restrictions. We make every effort to maintain the original images and text.


This DVD contains .PDF format files which can easily be viewed on any Windows PC or Laptop with a DVD Drive.

Mac Users - the PDF files will open perfectly with your system, you just need to access the PDFs directly from the DVD or copy them to your hard drive.

You can also print, copy and share as many pages as you want.
You will receive a Fully Printed DVD supplied in a plastic wallet.

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