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PRECIS De notions utiles aux Artistes qui travaillent et emploient le fer et l'acier, tant pour le parties mechaniques que pour celle des instrumens et des outils

Catalogue no: 1413
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): citoyen Fetil
Total pages: 79 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: l'an 10
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Dimensions: 215mm x 140mm Condition: Fragile and a bit dirty, pages ragged but uncut
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Following the title above, it continues; "Redige l'an 10, par le citoyen Fetil aine, (de Nantes), se vend chez lui, a Paris, rue du Roule, no. 291" written in the 10th year of the Republic. An essay on iron and steel production in Europe and the different types of iron and steel. Some particular reference to the horological industry and the work of Jean Jaques Perret. Work ends with two tables; 1. Tableau de Recapitulation 2. Table Des sommaires contenus dans ce Precis Final page is an advert for another work.
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Richesse Hologeres de Bale

Catalogue no: 1414
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Alfred Chapuis
Total pages: 9 Illustrations: 15 Language(s): French Publication date: c.1942
Editor: Unknown Publisher: Unknown
Dimensions: 260mm x 205mm Condition: Good, no cover
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Article concerning the horological treasures to be found in Bale (Basle), many to be found in the Musee Historique. Many examples of early Augsburg type Renaissance clocks and clockwatches illustrated including one by Johan Khoren Man and a table astronomical clock by Georg Reinboldt of Stasburg. Also illustrated, "Pendule style Louis XIV, signee Abram Pettremant a Neuchatel 1709." Also a couple of Geneva watches, one made for the China trade. A further 3 page article entitled; "L'anee chronometrique a l'observatoire de Neuchatel, par M.E.Guyot. Final page;
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"Watches" et "Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World". Deux Importants Ouvrages D'Horlogerie, par G.H.Baillie, a Londres

Catalogue no: 1410
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Theodore Ungerer
Total pages: 2 Illustrations: 6 Language(s): French Publication date: c.1930
Editor: Publisher: La France Horlogere
Dimensions: 560mm x 380mm Condition: A little ragged about the edges (like me)
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A revue of these two books in "La France Horlogere". Illustrations include a crucifix watch and book clock/sundial from the Mallet collection. Also, illustration of a french watch from South Kensington museum by Jaques Huon and an enamel watch by David Bouquet
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La Montre de Geneve

Catalogue no: 1409
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Henri Clouzot
Total pages: 6 Illustrations: 17 Language(s): French Publication date: c.1920?
Editor: Publisher: La Renaissance de L'Art Francais
Dimensions: 320mm x 240mm Condition: A little fragile, some staining and tears
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pp 85-92, extracted from the journal, "La Renaissance De L'Art Francais Et Des Industrie De Luxe". Date unknown but probably 1920s. A history of the Geneva watch illustrated mostly with examples of fine enamelled watches from the early 19th century. 2 examples of 17th century enemmeled watches illustrated and one musical automata from the 18th century Also illustrated is a clock with carillon and automata by W. Craft, London, from the collection of G.Loup. Probably made for the China market
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Une Horloge a Sphere Tournante D'Isaac 111 Habrecht (1646)

Catalogue no: 1408
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Theodore Ungerer
Total pages: 8 Illustrations: 2 Language(s): French Publication date: 1931
Editor: Publisher: Archives Alsaciennes D'Histoire De L'Art
Dimensions: 270mm x 190mm Condition: Fragile, cover dog-eared, torn and stained
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Extract, printed separately, taken from Archives Alsaciennes Concerns, "une autre piece d'horlogerie strasbougeoise", a mechanical celestial globe by Isaac Habrecht 111. Illustration of the globe as a whole and another of the movement.
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Un Dessin Original D'Isaac Habrecht Horloger a Strasbourg (1580)

Catalogue no: 1407
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Theodore Ungerer
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 2 Language(s): French Publication date: 1928
Editor: Publisher: Archives Alsaciennes
Dimensions: 270mm x 190mm Condition: Good, cover a little tired
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An extract, published separately, from "Archives Alsaciennes, D'Histoire de L:'Art." Concerns the desighn of a public clock by Halbrecht, including lunar and zodiac dials. Design illustrated together with another, designed by the architect Adam Wagner which includes an automatum.
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Une Horloge de Table D'Isaac Habrecht (vers 1580)

Catalogue no: 1406
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Theodore Ungerer
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 1 Language(s): French Publication date: 1929
Editor: Publisher: Archives Alsaciennes
Dimensions: 270mm x 190mm Condition: Good, cover with small tears
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An extract, printed separately, taken from the "Archives Alsaciennes, D'Histoire de L'Art" The text describes a "Horloge de table a indications astronomique. Attribuee a Isaac Habrecht, vers 1580 (Musee de Cluny, Paris)". Illustration shows an Augsburg type Renaissance clock surmounted by the figures of the Virgin and Child.
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Ung petit Traicte pour faire horoleiges

Catalogue no: 1405
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 19 Illustrations: 5 Language(s): French, Italian Publication date: 1954
Editor: M. le prof. Alfred Chapuis Publisher: La Clessidra
Dimensions: 310mm x 215mm Condition: Good
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A translation into French and Italian of a work in the Vatican library (Codex Vatican Latin 3127). Believed to be written c.1380, Chapuis attributes it to a slightly later date, early 15th century. This is believed to be the first work on horology written in "langue romane" and covers 5 pages.
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Rapport General sur les Travaux du Syndicat des Bijoutiers, Horlogers, Joailliers, Orfeves De La Charente

Catalogue no: 1402
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 33 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: 1892
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Dimensions: 240mm x 160mm Condition: Good
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Subtitle reads; "Suivi des Prix et Conditions D'Abonnement a la Lumiere Electrique dans les Villes de Paris, Toulouse, Le Mans, Grenoble, Geneve et Angouleme"
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Rapport Sur la methode employee par M.de Magnac pour representer les marches diurnes des chonometres

Catalogue no: 1404
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): M. Jurien De La Graviere
Total pages: 3 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: Jan. 1876
Editor: Publisher: Institut De France
Dimensions: 280mm x 225mm Condition: Fragile, dog-eared and small tears
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A short report for the Academie des Sciences. "Employant une construction graphique resultant d'une formule recommandee par M.Yvon Villarceau, M.le lietenant de vaisseau de Magnac, pour representer les marches diurnes des chronometres, tient compte: 1, des variations de temperature; 2, de l'age des huiles."
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