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Bulletin de la Classe D'Industrie et de Commerce de la Societe des Arts de Geneve, No.97

Catalogue no: 1389
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Adolphe PERROT, M.le professeur THURY
Total pages: 40 Illustrations: 0 (horological) Language(s): French Publication date: Juin, 1871
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Dimensions: 225mm x 145mm Condition: Slightly torn and dog-eared
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The Bulletin has 5 articles, 3 relating to horology, as follows; 1. Notice sur un Appareil destine a demontrer la Loi du Mouvement du Regulateur des Montres et Chronometres par M.le professeur THURY, pp.1-9, pages uncut. 2. Section D'Horlogerie. Premier Concours pour le Reglage des Chronometres, pp. 30-32.
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Catalogue of Fine Meissen Porcelain, Important French and English Furniture, Objects of Art and Tapestry

Catalogue no: 1379
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 32 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: Apr. 29th, 1954
Editor: Publisher: Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd
Dimensions: 250mm x 160mm Condition: Good
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Sale with 6 lots of horological interest, as follows; Lot 54: English Walnut Portable or Independent Barometer, by Daniel Quare Lot 55. English Long-Case Clock by John Fromanteel, verge escapement, ebonised case signed Johannes Fromanteel, London fecit Lot 64. Ormolu Bracket Clock, French or Flemish Lot 65. English Walnut Portable or Independent Barometer, by Daniel Quare, London Lot 67. English green lacquer longcase clock by Stephen Asselin, London Lot 68. English mahogany grandmother clock by W.Webster, London ("Fake", notes Ilbert)
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Catalogue of Objects of Art and Vertu, Watches, Miniatures, Coins and Paperweights

Catalogue no: 1376
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 20 Illustrations: 2 Language(s): English Publication date: July 23rd, 1951
Editor: Publisher: Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd
Dimensions: 250mm x 160mm Condition: Good
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Sale with 10 lots of watches and another of a clock. Also a singing bird. Lots 73-82, English and French watches. Makers include the following; Le Roi; Thomas Hillman; Rundell Bridge, and Rundell, London; Josh. Emery, Charing Cross (repeater); Gallonier & Foulon a Nantes; Terrot & Thuillier a Geneve; Thos. Worswick, Lancaster; Robt. Atkins, London; Lot 145; Faberge Table Clock with pink enemel, signed H.Wigstrom (illustrated) Lot 148; Swiss Singing Bird (illustrated)
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The Uncanny World of Automata

Catalogue no: 1287
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Anthony Benis
Total pages: 3 Illustrations: 4 Language(s): English Publication date: Nov., 1953
Editor: Publisher: Think
Dimensions: 300mm x 230mm Condition: Good
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In the authors' words, the article covers, "Man's Efforts to imitate living things in mechanical images. Intricacy of early automata and the use of ancient principles in modern "robot machines"". Around half of the article concerns automata in the ancient world, Rome and Greece, including water clocks. There follows a brief account of automatum devices (some combined with clock) made in Augsburg and Switzerland by makers such as Pierre Jacquet Droz and Robert Houdin.
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Early Nautical Instruments

Catalogue no: 1262
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Cecil King
Total pages: 6 Illustrations: 12 Language(s): English Publication date: Aug., 1938
Editor: Publisher: The Connoisseur
Dimensions: 300mm x 230mm Condition: Good
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An article on some of the scientific collection of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. As the author explains, "We are here concerned more particularly with the navigational instruments; these combine, in many cases, a scientific purpose with a just claim to be regarded as gems of the goldsmith's or metalworker's art." The text details the history and development of different marine instruments including the astrolabe, compass, sundial, sandglass, globes and (briefly) Harrison's chronometers and R.T.Goulds' restorations. Photographs included as follows:
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