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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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Bulletin No. 110. De L'Ornementation de L'Hologerie et de la Bijouterie par La Peinture sur Email et du Renouvellement de la Convention Franco-Suisse

Catalogue no: 1401
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): M. Brocher-Veret
Total pages: 21 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: Juin 1877
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Dimensions: 230mm x 145mm Condition: Fragile with some tears
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Report of a lecture "Communication faite a la Classe d'Industrie de la Societe des Arts, le 19 fevrier 1877". Detailing the state of the swiss industry and its relations with other horological countries including the USA.
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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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Mariage & Divorce de l'Art & de la Mecanique (De La Clepsydre au Chronometer de Poche

Catalogue no: 1403
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Raymond Cavalaire
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 1 Language(s): English Publication date: Dec., 1923
Editor: Publisher: Art et Curiosite
Dimensions: 270mm x 210mm Condition: Reasonable, some small tears
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A short article within the monthly journal "Art et Curiosite" Content of article given in English; "We briefly summarize herein the evolution of the . It will be seen that the silversmith and the mechanic have dominated alternately; the preponderance of the one or the other enables us to determine the period to which the watch belongs." In addition, the front cover includes a photograph of a 17th century "Horloge Astronomique a D
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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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Projet de Souscription pour L'Establissement De Regulateurs, Marchant Une Annee Sans Etre Remontes

Catalogue no: 1400
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Aime Jacob
Total pages: 5 Illustrations: 1 Language(s): French Publication date: c.1820?
Editor: Publisher: Aime Jacob
Dimensions: 250mm x 200mm Condition: Fragile with some staining and tears
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An advertising pamphlet promoting the building of year duration regulator timepieces to be paid by subscription., the price being 600 francs. "On souscrit chez l'auteur, boulevart Montmartre, No.1" There are two almost identical pamphlets glued together by Ilbert. The text is virtually the same in each but with the addition of an illustration of the longcase regulator in only one. In the title, Aime Jacob describes himself as "Ancien eleve du gouvernment, de L. Berthoud et de Breguet".
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Fabrique D'Horlogerie de Besancon

Catalogue no: 1396
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 7 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: c.1864
Editor: Publisher: La Franche-Compte
Dimensions: 210mm x 130mm Condition: Good, no cover, slight yellowing
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A separately published extract from the journal, "La Franche-Compte", notifying the public of the importance of this industry; "La fabrique d'horlogerie de Besancon est la seule qui existe en France." Details are given of Besancon watch production between 1843 and 1863 including a breakdown chart of the years 1860-63. Ends with a plea to the government of the Emperor (Napoleon 111) to invest in this industry
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L'Heure

Catalogue no: 1397
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): L. Leroy
Total pages: 26 Illustrations: 12 Language(s): French Publication date: c.1920
Editor: Publisher: Fabrique D'Horlogerie, L.Leroy & Cie
Dimensions: 240mm x 160mm Condition: Good
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Pamphlet written for the Leroy Company, "Horloger de la Marine et de l'Observatoire, Artiste adjoint au Bureau des Longitudes" A detailed account of the contribution of Leroy & Cie in the field of precision timekeeping including; Historical background, Tank regulators, ( 4 photographs of Pendule a pression constante), Transmission of time by telegraph, Chronometers and pocket chronometers Explorer's watches Also includes; Poste Distributeur de Signaux Horaires Brillie-Leroy installe a l'Observatoire de Paris, diagram with photographs.
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Search terms: Chronometers, Electrical Horology
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