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Catalogue of Objects of Virtue, Old English Silver, Jewellery, Etc.

Catalogue no: 1312
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 20 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: March, 1933
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 250mm x 155mm Condition: Good, outer cover missing
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Auction catalogue with 5 watches listed, one by Windmills. Pencil additions by Ilbert giving prices realised
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Catalogue of The Well-Known Collection of Objects of Virtue, Miniatures Etc. The Property of the Rt Honble. Lady Mount Stephen, D.B.E.

Catalogue no: 1313
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
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Total pages: 22 Illustrations: 3 Language(s): English Publication date: 27th July, 1933
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 250mm x 155mm Condition: Good
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Auction sale which includes 3 watches, all illustrated, with prices realised added by Ilbert. Details as follows; Lot 160. Chatelaine with Gold Watch, by Bartholony, Paris.
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Catalogue of Objects of Virtue

Catalogue no: 1310
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 20 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 10th Nov. 1932
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 250mm x 155mm Condition: Good, cover missing
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A sale with 7 watches or watch movements, 40 of them "The Property of a Lady (deceased)". Comments and prices by Ilbert in pencil alongside. Details as follows; 1. Lot 34. A French Enamel Watch, on stand, by Lepine, Paris, of oval shape.
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Catalogue of Fine Works of Art

Catalogue no: 1309
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 43 Illustrations: 0 (horological) Language(s): English Publication date: June, 1918
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge
Dimensions: 250mm x 160mm Condition: Good, cover dog-eared
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Pencil note on front cover by C. Ilbert, "Past Priced, v. few clocks" Some clocks listed with prices added in pencil, eg. "A Cromwellian Lantern Clock, by Ednd. Moore, Oxon.
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A List of Clock and watch-makers; in or near the City of London: 1782

Catalogue no: 1308
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 6 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 1782?
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Dimensions: 350mm x 210mm Condition: Good, some sections out of focus
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A Guildhall Library Photographic Reproduction "A List of (Two Hundred and Forty Six Persons,) Clock & Watch-makers; in or near the City of London: 1782" Photogaphed from the original in the library of the Clockmakers Company
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1920: A Happy New Year

Catalogue no: 1304
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): The Venerable E.E.Holmes
Total pages: 2 Illustrations: 1 Language(s): English Publication date: Jan. 1920
Editor: Publisher: The Sign
Dimensions: 235mm x 185mm Condition: Fragile and yellowing
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Some musings of a philosophical and religious nature on the famous clock of "The Times" newspaper with its motto, "Times Past, The Times, Future". (Illustrated) "The stone-carved scroll, tablet, or triptych, which silently flings its message to those thousands of workers in the street below" "Life is a story in volumes three, The past, the present, the yet to be, The first is written and laid away, the second we're writing every day, the third and last of those volumes three Is locked from sight - GOD keepeth the key"
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Old Time Keepers; How Our Forefathers Told the Time

Catalogue no: 1305
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): The Rev. P.H.Ditchfield
Total pages: 2 Illustrations: 4 Language(s): English Publication date: 1923-4
Editor: Publisher: The Church Monthly
Dimensions: 240mm x 170mm Condition: Fragile and yellowing
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A slightly "churchy" article on different forms of non mechanical timekeepers of the past. Illustrations as follows; 1. Kirkdale Church Sundial 2. A Ring, or Pocket Sundial 3. The Clepsydra (described as by Parson, Norwich, MDCX, but almost certainly a 20th century reproduction). 4. Hour-Glass
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English Lantern Clocks

Catalogue no: 1306
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): The Rev. N.V.Dinsdale
Total pages: 2 Illustrations: 2 Language(s): English Publication date: Nov. 19th, 1943
Editor: Publisher: Country Life
Dimensions: 170mm x 120mm Condition: Good, a little dog-eared
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A letter to the Editor of Country Life commenting on the article in the 5th November issue on lantern clocks by R.W.Symonds. Raises various points on unusual examples such as original spring driven types and those with hour and minute hands. Also quotes words of Archbishop Holgate in 1552 on the subject of a "dilatory clock-keeper".
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Rolex Jubilee Brings World Visitors to Geneva

Catalogue no: 1307
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 2 Illustrations: 7 Language(s): English Publication date: July, 1951
Editor: Unknown Publisher: Geneve Magazine
Dimensions: 280mm x 210mm Condition: Good
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An article with photographs in English in the French language journal "Geneve Magazine." Details of the celebrations surrounding the 50th anniversary of the company, the 70th birthday of the Governing Director, the 20th anniversary of the Rolex automatic watch and the 25th anniversary of the Rolex waterproof watch. Photographs as follows; 1. Gigantic birthday cake made for Mr. H. Wilsdorf, Governing Director of Rolex with dignitaries 2. Photograph of some of the 445 guests at the Rolex Jubilee dinner 3. The flag-ship "La Suisse" on Lake Geneva
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Newspaper cuttings of Horological Interest

Catalogue no: 1303
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Various
Total pages: 6 Illustrations: 2 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1925-c.1945
Editor: Publisher: Various
Dimensions: Various (small) Condition: Fragile
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Six cuttings taken from mostly unknown newspapers with horological interest. Details as follows; 1. "Strange Taxes. Iniquitous Impositions in the Old Days". Dated January 31st, 1925, this is a brief article on the 1797 tax on clocks and watches together with further details of the Hearth and Window Tax. Includes portrait of William Pitt. 2. "A Pre-Copernican Clock". A short letter with photograph, from Geoffrey R. Williams, concerning the astronomical clock at Wimborne Minster 3. "The Watch and the Hymn. A Norfolk Church Coincidence". A brief humorous story
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