Courtenay Ilbert Archive

Etude Sur Les Calibres De Montres

Catalogue no: 1453
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Author(s): Ch. Houriet
Total pages: 32 Illustrations: 28 Language(s): French Publication date: 1911
Editor: Publisher: Journal Suisse d'Horlogerie
Dimensions: 240mm x 160mm Condition: Good
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Written as a result of a competition, 1909-10, organised by the publishers, this work is divided into 5 chapters as follows;

I. Preliminaires.

II. Historique.

III. Bases Des Formes De Ponts.

IV. Regles Et Donnees Generales (Rouage, Echappement, Remontoir, Mise a l'heure).

V. Execution D'Un Calibre (Donnees, Sens de la disposition des ponts, Conseils sur la marche a suivre, Execution de la plaque en metal).

Illustrated throughout with examples of Swiss watch calibres of the period, including a fold out illustrated chart.

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Les Automates Jaquet-Droz Du Musee d'Histoire De Neuchatel

Catalogue no: 1452
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): C. A. Michel
Total pages: 7 Illustrations: 1 Language(s): French Publication date: 1928
Editor: Publisher: Musee d'Histoire De Neuchatel
Dimensions: 175mm x 115mm Condition: Good
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The author, the "Conservateur - Adjoint", describes and illustrates the three Jaquet-Droz automata known as "L'Ecrivain, La Musicienne and Le Dessinateur".

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Notes Pour Servir A L'Histoire Des Horlogers A La Rochelle Du XVI siecle au debut du XVIII siecle

Catalogue no: 1451
Dewey No: 681.1109 Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Docteur R. P. Bourriau
Total pages: 38 Illustrations: 10 Language(s): French Publication date: 1934
Editor: Publisher: Besancon. Millot Freres
Dimensions: 170mm x 110mm Condition: Good
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Begins with a brief history of horological activity in La Rochelle (pp. 3-7), followed by "Liste Alphabetique Des Horlogers", detailing 34 clock and watchmakers active during the period covered by the book (pp. 9-26).  Final section (pp. 27-38) describes and illustrates examples of fine watches made in the town.

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Toute La Mechanique Mecanique De Precision

Catalogue no: 1450
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Paul Blancarnoux
Total pages: 134 Illustrations: Multiple Language(s): French Publication date: 1912
Editor: Louis Geisler Publisher: Librairie Des Sciences Et De L'Industrie
Dimensions: 140mm x 225mm Condition: Good, pages yellowing
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Volume 12 (out of 12).  Full title;  "Toute La Mecanique, Rationelle Et Appliquee, A La Portee De Tous.  Panorama Methodique Et Complet en 12 Volumes.  Tome XII. - Mecanique De Precision."

pp. 21 - 36, Chapitre II,  Mecanique Chronometrique.  A brif history of time measurement instruments including electric clocks.  Includes details of escapements and bi-metallic compensated balances.  Small section relating to pedometers.

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Instruction Sur La Machine A Diviser Et A Tailler

Catalogue no: 1449
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): T. Plaisant
Total pages: 72 Illustrations: 2 Language(s): French Publication date: 1842
Editor: Publisher: Angers, De Launay-Gagnot
Dimensions: 180mm x 105mm Condition: Fragile, dog-eared and some tears
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A treatise concerning wheel dividing and cutting, the author being "Chef De L'Atelier D'Ajustage De L'Ecole Royale D'Arts Et Metiers D'Angers".

Description of a wheel cutting engine with two pull out plates containing several drawings relating to this machine

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Theorie De La Boite et Manutention des Metaux precieux. Petit Manuel Destine Aux Apprentis Boitiers

Catalogue no: 1448
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): W. Heger, au Locle
Total pages: 54 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: 1908
Editor: E. Magron, Bienne Publisher: Saint-Imier. Imprimerie Charles Konrad
Dimensions: 210mm x 140mm Condition: Reasonable, covers stained, pages yellowing
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A small manual devoted to the properties and handling of precious metal in connection to the making of watch cases.

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Reforme Des Notations Horaires Le jour de 24 heures

Catalogue no: 1447
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Paul Ditisheim
Total pages: 9 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: 1917
Editor: Publisher: Journal Suisse d'Horlogerie
Dimensions: 240mm x 160mm Condition: Good
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Published by Journal suisse d'horogerie, this small publication reports on the the '99me session annuelle de la Societe helvetique des sciences naturelles, Section de Geophysique, Meteorologie et Astronomie.'

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Distribution Solennelle Des Recompenses De L'Ecole D'Horlogerie Et De La Chambre Syndicale De L'Horlogerie De Paris. Annee 1883-1884

Catalogue no: 1446
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): A. H. Rodanet (partly)
Total pages: 29 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): French Publication date: 1884
Editor: Publisher: L'Ecole D'Horlogerie
Dimensions: 275mm x 210mm Condition: Reasonable, small tears, pages yellowing
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Report on the distribution of Prizes for students of L'Ecole D'Horlogerie and the Chambre Syndicale De L'Horlogerie De Paris at the Palais Du Trocadero, 6th July, 1884.

Included within is 'Discours de M. A. -H. Rodanet', (President de la Chambre syndicale, President-Directeur de l'Ecole d'Horlogerie de Paris), and also 'Discours de M. Teisserenc De Bort' ((Vice-President du Senat, ancien Ministre du Commerce).

List of prize winners given and also list of contributers to the prize funds

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Machine A Mesurer Le Rendement Des Vis. Origines De La Vis Et Des Engrenages

Catalogue no: 1445
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Ch. Fremont
Total pages: 28 Illustrations: 27 Language(s): French Publication date: 1910
Editor: H. Dunod Et E. Pinat Publisher: Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Mines
Dimensions: 310mm x 220mm Condition: Reasonable, slightly dog-eared, pages yellowing
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Beginning in Ancient Egypt, a history of screws, screw cutting and threads

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Chronometres Observes aux Haute Altitudes et Dans Le Gaz Hydrogene

Catalogue no: 1444
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Paul Ditisheim
Total pages: 8 Illustrations: 1 Language(s): French Publication date: 1923
Editor: Publisher: Societe suisse de Geophysique, Meteorologie et Ast
Dimensions: 230mm x 155mm Condition: Good, some staining to cover, pages yellowing
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A report of the lecture given by Paul Ditisheim to the G.M.A. at Zermatt on 31st August 192(3?). "Reunion de la Societe helvetique des Sciences naturelles. Assemblee generale ordinaire. Presidence M.A.de Quervain" Interesting illustration of the equipment used at Ateliers Paul Ditisheim "Installation Pour L'Etude De La Marche Des Chronometres dans l'air, sous densite variable, et dans l'hydrogene"
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