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Treatises On The Pendulum

Catalogue no: 1508
Dewey No: 531.53 Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Multiple
Total pages: 516 Illustrations: 1 Language(s): English Publication date: 1818-1832
Editor: Publisher: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
Dimensions: 290mm x 225mm Condition: Reasonable, but hard covers separated at spine
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Bound copy (grey/brown hard covers) of several articles on this subject read to the Royal Society 1818-1832.  Previously owned by Robert Gardner, Chronometer Maker, whose name is inscribed in ink inside front cover.

Details of articles as follows:

1. Remarks on the probabilities of error in physical observations, and on the density of the earth, considered, especially with regard to the reduction of experiments on the pendulum.  In a letter to Capt. Henry Kater, F.R.S.  By Thomas Young, M.D. For Sec. R.S.  Read January 21, 1819.  (24 pages)

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La France Horlogere. Revue Universelle

Catalogue no: 1431
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Multiple
Total pages: 84 Illustrations: Multiple Language(s): French Publication date: July 1948
Editor: Publisher: La France Horlogere
Dimensions: 310mm x 245mm Condition: Reasonable, a bit dog-eared and torn, pages yellowing
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One of a monthly journal, Serie No. 33. Many pages of advertisements Principal articles as follows; Causerie d'un Horloger-Bijoutier, by Jean Derville La grande pitie des apprentis horlogers de France L'Horlogerie Electrique (with information on mercury switches) Distribution des Prix aux Fabricants d'Horlogerie et Regleurs A la Societe Suisse de Chronometrie En 1949, deuxieme centenaire de la naissance de Frederic JAPY Le Plus Petit Tourbillon (marked for attention by Ilbert)
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Letters Patent and Specifications. Watches, Clocks

Catalogue no: 1004
Dewey No: R681.1109 Subject(s): Patents
Author(s): Multiple
Total pages: Illustrations: Language(s): English Publication date: 1661 - 1857
Editor: Publisher: The Great Seal Patent Office
Dimensions: 11" x 8" (290mm x 200mm) Condition: Some volumes in poor condition with damaged spines
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The first gift to the BHI library from a public body. Presented 1859 by the Patent Office. The patent details are contained within thirteen bound volumes, the first eight being designated "Old Law", the final five being "New Law". Vol 1, 1661 - 1799, Nos. 131 - 2351 Vol 2, 1801 - 1820, Nos. 2482 - 4501 Vol 3, 1821 - 1839, Nos. 4530 - 8308 Vol 4, 1840 - 1841, Nos. 8418 - 9120 Vol 5, 1842 - 1844, Nos. 9302 - 10,358 Vol 6, 1845 - 1846, Nos. 10,625 - 11443 Vol 7, 1847 Nos. 11,576 - 11,987 Vol 8, 1848 - 1852, Nos. 12,154 - 14,146 Vol 9, 1852 Nos. 40 - 1187 Vol 10, 1853 Nos.

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The Practical Watch and Clockmaker

Catalogue no: 1002
Dewey No: Subject(s): Journals of Horology
Author(s): Multiple
Total pages: Illustrations: Language(s): English Publication date: 1928 - 1939
Editor: Arthur Tremayne Publisher: Arthur Tremayne
Dimensions: 11" x 8" (280mm x 200mm) Condition: Generally good
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The PWCM began monthly publication in March 1928 and continued until April 1939 when Arthur Tremayne was appointed Editor of the HJ and closed down the PWCM. The complete PWCM is contained in eleven bound volumes.

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Horological Journal

Catalogue no: 1001
Dewey No: Subject(s): General Clocks and Watches
Author(s): Multiple
Total pages: Illustrations: Language(s): English Publication date: 1858 - Present
Editor: Publisher: BHI
Dimensions: Condition: Some early volumes fragile
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The HJ began monthly publication in September 1858 and continues to the present day. There are two complete sets of bound volumes in twelve monthly segments with the exception of Vol. 136 which runs from July 1993 to December 1994.

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