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George Graham. Horloger et Astronome

Catalogue no: 1457
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): H. Alan Lloyd
Total pages: 17 Illustrations: 17 Language(s): French Publication date: 1951
Editor: Publisher: Unknown
Dimensions: 240mm x 160mm Condition: Reasonable, pages yellowing
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French translation of an article originally published in the November issue of the Horological Journal.

Illustrations include clocks, watches and scientific instruments made by Graham.

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Inscription des pressions barometriques sur les Bulletins de marche des Chronometres etudies dans les Observatoires

Catalogue no: 1455
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Paul Ditisheim
Total pages: 9 Illustrations: 2 Language(s): French Publication date: 1937
Editor: Publisher: Unknown
Dimensions: 245mm x 150mm Condition: Good
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Pages 269-278, extracted from un unknown publication and stapled between paper covers.  Inscribed on first page;

"C.A.Ilbert Esq. from Paul Ditisheim. Very cordially"

The paper briefly covers the historic attempts to counter the effect of barometric pressure changes on the rates of chronometers and the present day (1937) trials and equipment.

Illustration of the testing equipment used in the Neuchatel Observatory; "Appareillage pour l'observation des Chronometres sous diverses densites atmospheriques et dans le gaz hydrogene".

 

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Carillons et Carillonneurs Au Pays de Liege et en Wallonie

Catalogue no: 1439
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Gustave Jorissenne
Total pages: 10 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: unknown
Editor: Publisher: Unknown
Dimensions: 250mm x 265mm Condition: Good, a little dog-eared
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A general history of carillons in the Low Countries Pages extracted from a publicationand bound in card by Ilbert
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"Bale et l'hologerie" Also, "Christiaan Huygens et le Spiral Reglant"

Catalogue no: 1415
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Marius Fallet, Paul Ditisheim
Total pages: 18 Illustrations: 16 Language(s): French Publication date: 1944
Editor: Publisher: Unknown
Dimensions: 265mm x 205mm Condition: Good, no cover, 1st and last page slightly soiled
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2 articles taken from an unknown French/Swiss publication and stapled together by Ilbert 1. Bale et l'horlogerie. An article with 2 illustrations and divided into the following sections; Les quatre periodes horlogeres principales Comment l'hologerie est nee a Bale - Le grosse hologerie L'apparition de l'horloge mechanique d'appartement La separation des horlogers grossiers et des horlogers en petit volume. La decadence de la grosse horlogerie L'apparition de l'horloge a pendule et de la montre a Bale De quelques horlogers marquants et lignees horlogeres de Bale
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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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Auction Sale Catalogue

Catalogue no: 1385
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 6 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: Dec. 3rd., 1934
Editor: Publisher: Unknown
Dimensions: 250mm x 155mm Condition: 6 pages only, cover missing
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Sale (unknown auction house) with 13 lots of horological interest, as follows; Lots 1-7, the Property of The Baroness De Tuyll; Lot 1. Silver watch by Roget, London, another by Jno. Edmonds, London Lot 2. 3 watches by I.Tarts, T. May and Quare and Horseman (5444), all of London. First two repousse, last enamelled Lot3. Watch by Fly, London, silver and enamelled Lot 4. Silver repousse cased watch by Thomas Duncan, London. Case by D.Cochin (Illustrated in Britten, fig. 292) Lot 5. Silver repousses cased watch by John Travers, London (case by Mauris)
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Time Jewels: Watches Grotesque and Quaint

Catalogue no: 1290
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Rhode Knight
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 28 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1910
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Dimensions: 245mm x 160mm Condition: Pages torn from book, otherwise reasonable
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A rambling account of some (mostly) early watches with anecdotes and references to literature. Illustrations as follows; 1. Oliver Cromwell's Watch 2. A Rose Watch 3. Ring Watch 4. Fleu-rde-lys 5. Tulip 6. Enamelled Globular Watch 7. A Fancy Box Watch 8. A Curious Dial (Digital dial, 19th century) 9. Ring Watch 10. Ring Watch worn by George 111 (Arnold) 11. Skull Watch, once the property of Henri 111 12. Silver Dog-Watch 13. A Watch in the form of an Enamelled Butterfly 14. Pectoral Cross Watch 15. Cristall Jewell 16. A Book Watch 17. A Watch in a Golden Pear 18. The Maltese Cross Watch
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