Courtenay Ilbert Archive

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
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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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Des Automates Du XVIIIe Siecle Aux Machines Automatiques Modernes

Catalogue no: 1412
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Alfred Chapuis
Total pages: 7 Illustrations: 7 Language(s): French Publication date: c.1930
Editor: Publisher: La Science et la Vie
Dimensions: 250mm x 165mm Condition: Good
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Pages taken from the journal, "La Science et la Vie" and stapled within a card cover by Ilbert. Article concerns various automata mechanisms including the latest electro-magnetic examples. Two examples of horological interest; 1. Pendule a automates executee par Emile Wick, a Bale (1860) et representant un coin du vieux Bale 2. Montre a Atomates du debut du XIXe Siecle, representant une cuisine campagnarde
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Clefs de Pendules et de Montres

Catalogue no: 1411
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Author(s): Mathieu Planchon
Total pages: 5 Illustrations: 4 Language(s): French Publication date: 28 Juin, 1902
Editor: Publisher: La Nature
Dimensions: 300mm x 205mm Condition: Cover tired and separated from journal inside.
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Some pages from the magazine "La Nature", issue No. 1518 Article concerns watch keys from the 17th to 19th century and in the 4 separate fillustrations, 42 examples are shown Also, in a previous article on the subject of "Photographie Stereoscopique", details of how to photograph watches using this technique are given. With 4 illustrations
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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
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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
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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
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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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