On this page you can spend some time (couldn't resist) browsing the 35 books about clocks  (and clock related) that are in stock at Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire, on May 2, 2014.  And, as you know, it is easy to place an order at any time with us.

1. Belin, Peter, HOROLOGY ON THE HALF SHELL: A MONOGRAPH, Highland House Publishers, Washington, DC, (1978), 31 B&W and color plates, 60pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) two closed tears on dj, ISBN 0918712068 Errata sheet laid in., (Order No: 9471 ), $22.50

2. Bird, Anthony, ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO HOUSE CLOCKS, Arco Publishing Company, Inc, New York, (1975), ill. by George White, 313pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0668029498 First published in 1973. Designed to fill the gap between treatises written by specialists for specialists and books which assume a mechanical knowlege few novice collectors possess, it describes the technological aspects of its subject in language which is neither too abstruse for the layman nor too superficial and elementary for those interested in more than mere external features., (Order No: 29499 ), $25.00

3. Bruton, Eric, DICTIONARY OF CLOCKS AND WATCHES, Bonanza Books, New York, orig pub 1963, 201pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 41763 ), $5.00

4. Christiaan Van Der Klaauw Astronomical Watches, ASTRONOMY, TIME IN ITS PUREST FORM -- 2010 PRICE LIST LAID IN, Christiaan Van Der Klaauw, Heerenveen, The Netherlands, [2010], B&W and color illustrations, 116pp, very good, white boards (hardcover) faint corner bumps, (Order No: 62631 ), $60.00

5. Distin, William & Bishop, Robert, THE AMERICAN CLOCK, E. P. Dutton & Co., New York, (1976) 1st ed, 700 B&W, 84 color ill., 359pp, good+, orange cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, ISBN 0525053107 "A Comprehensive Pictorial Survey 1723-1900 - With a Listing of 6153 Clockmakers." Over 100 of the photographs show close-ups of the dials and works of many different clocks., (Order No: 621 ), $10.00

6. Eckhardt, George H., PENNSYLVANIA CLOCKS AND CLOCKMAKERS: AN EPIC OF EARLY AMERICAN SCIENCE, INDUSTRY, AND CRAFTSMANSHIP, Devin-Adair Company, New York, 1955, B&W illustrations, 229pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 2327 ), $7.00

7. Faber, Edward; Unger, Stewart; and, Blauer, Ettagale, AMERICAN WRISTWATCHES: FIVE DECADES OF STYLE AND DESIGN, Schiffer Publishing Co., West Chester, PA, (1988), color illustrations, 280pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0887401465, (Order No: 48884 ), $29.50

8. Fredyma, Paul J. and Fredyma, Marie-Louise, A DIRECTORY OF VERMONT SILVERSMITHS AND WATCH AND CLOCK MAKERS, published by the authors, Hanover, NH, (1974), 58pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 41980 ), $25.00

9. Harry Winston, THE HARRY WINSTON - ULTIMATE TIMEPIECE, published by the company, New York, (19890, color illustrations, 19pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), A beautiful display of these fine watches., (Order No: 58311 ), $125.00

10. Hering, D. W. (preface by Brooks Palmer), THE LURE OF THE CLOCK - REVISED AND ENGLARGED EDITION, Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, (1963), B&W and color illustrations, 121pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "An Account of the James Arthur Collection of Clocks and Watches at New York University.", (Order No: 2379 ), $5.00

11. Hoopes, Penrose R., CONNECTICUT CLOCKMAKERS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, VT, (1986), B&W illustrations, 178pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0804811520 Originally published in 1930., (Order No: 3908 ), $10.00

12. Kahlert, Helmut; Muhe, Richard; Brunner, Gisbert L., WRISTWATCHES: HISTORY OF A CENTURY'S DEVELOPMENT, Schiffer Publishing Company, West Chester, PA, (1986), B&W and color illustrations, 400pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0887400701 Price Guide laid in., (Order No: 62332 ), $20.00

13. Katra, Joseph R., CLOCKMAKERS & CLOCKMAKING IN SOUTHERN MAINE, 1770-1870, NAWCC, Columbia, PA, (1989), B&W illustrations, 80pp, very good, wraps (softcover), NAWCC BULLETIN SUPPLEMENT 17, SUMMER, 1989. This account is in two parts. The first part focuses on the clock and watchmakers in the Portland, Maine area, reaching north to the locality of Brunswick and south along the coast from Saco to Kittery. The second part goes further south and west to the New Hampshire border, with emphasis on the unique Maine Quaker "iron-plate" clockmakers in the Alfred-Berwick region., (Order No: 29529 ), $6.50

14. Lloyd, H. Alan, THE COLLECTOR'S DICTIONARY OF CLOCKS, A. S. Barnes and Co., South Brunswick, NJ, (1964), 500+ B&W ill., 214pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0498062791 Besides listing alphabetically the various types of clocks and terms used in horology, it introduces descriptions of all the more important pieces, together with short biographies of prominent makers all over the world., (Order No: 29527 ), $7.50

15. Loomes, Brian, PAINTED DIAL CLOCKS: 1770-1870, Antique Collectors' Club, Suffolk, UK, (1997), B&W and color illustrations, 280pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 185149183X This is the only book dealing with antique British clocks with painted dials, also known as japanned or white dials., (Order No: 51010 ), $150.00

16. Ly, Tran Duy, WATERBURY CLOCKS: HISTORY, IDENTIFICATION & PRICE GUIDE, Arlington Book Company, Arlington, VA, 1989, B&W illustrations, 304pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) 1992 Price Up-Date Laid in, ISBN 0930163400 Extensive documentation of the Waterbury clocks using illustrations from manufacturers original catalogs including descriptions, specifications, costs and current suggested prices., (Order No: 38912 ), $150.00

17. Ly, Tran Duy, AMERICAN CLOCKS VOLUME 3 (VOLUME THREE) - 2002 PRICE UP-DATE LAID IN, Arlington Book Company, Fairfax, VA, 2002, B&W illustrations, 352pp, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover) small lower corner bump, ISBN 0930163915, (Order No: 63383 ), $75.00

18. Maust, Don (edited by), EARLY AMERICAN CLOCKS - VOLUME III, E. G. Warman Publishing Co., Uniontown, PA, 1975, B&W illustrations, 79pp, very good, wraps (softcover), "A collection of essays on early American clocks and their makers. A practical reference.", (Order No: 58978 ), $15.00

19. Meis, Reinhard, POCKET WATCHES: FROM THE PENDANT WATCH TO THE TOURBILLON, Schiffer Publishing Company, Atglen, PA, (1987), B&W and color illustrations, 316pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0887400841, (Order No: 62331 ), $80.00

20. National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc., BULLETIN OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WATCH AND CLOCK COLLECTORS: AUGUST 1971 VOLUME XIV, NO. 11, WHOLE NUMBER 153, NAWCC, Inc., Columbia, PA, 1971, B&W illustrations, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 56038 ), $8.00

21. National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc., BULLETIN OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WATCH AND CLOCK COLLECTORS: OCTOBER 1971 VOLUME XIV, NO. 12, WHOLE NUMBER 154, NAWCC, Inc., Columbia, PA, 1971, B&W illustrations, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 56039 ), $8.00

22. National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc., BULLETIN OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WATCH AND CLOCK COLLECTORS: AUGUST 1975 VOLUME XVII, NO. 4, WHOLE NUMBER 177, NAWCC, Inc., Columbia, PA, 1975, B&W illustrations, very good+, wraps (softcover), On spine: Chester; Georgia; Railroad; Terry, Jr.; Sizes., (Order No: 56041 ), $6.00

23. National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc., BULLETIN OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WATCH AND CLOCK COLLECTORS: APRIL 1976 VOLUME XVIII, NO. 2, WHOLE NUMBER 181, NAWCC, Inc., Columbia, PA, 1976, B&W illustrations, very good+, wraps (softcover), On spine: Curtis and Dunning; Pendulums (1); Salem Bridge; Willard., (Order No: 56042 ), $8.00

24. National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc., BULLETIN OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WATCH AND CLOCK COLLECTORS: APRIL 1978 VOLUME XX, NO. 2, WHOLE NUMBER 193, NAWCC, Inc., Columbia, PA, 1978, B&W illustrations, very good+, wraps (softcover), On spine: Briggs; Ives; Jerome-Austin; Phil. Watch; S. B. Terry., (Order No: 56044 ), $8.00

25. National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc., BULLETIN OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WATCH AND CLOCK COLLECTORS: DECEMBER 1981 VOLUME XXIII, NO. 6, WHOLE NUMBER 215, NAWCC, Inc., Columbia, PA, 1981, B&W illustrations, very good+, wraps (softcover), On spine: Durfee; Fusee Beehive; Strike (Wooden)., (Order No: 56046 ), $7.50

26. National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc., BULLETIN OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WATCH AND CLOCK COLLECTORS: AUGUST 1982 VOLUME XXIV, NO. 4, WHOLE NUMBER 219, NAWCC, Inc., Columbia, PA, 1982, B&W illustrations, very good+, wraps (softcover), On spine: Annual-Wind; Pitkin; Seth Thomas., (Order No: 56047 ), $8.00

27. Negretti, Giampiero and Nencini, Franco, ORE D'ORO: OROLOGI DA POLSO: PASSIONE E INVESTIMENTO -- WRIST WATCHES: INVESTMENT AND PASSION, Wrist Editoriale, Milano, (1984), B&W and color illustrations, 199pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Value guide laid in., (Order No: 62330 ), $30.00

28. Roberts, Kenneth D., and Taylor, Snowden, FORESTVILLE CLOCKMAKERS, Ken Roberts Publishing Co., Fitzwilliam, NH, (1992), B&W illustrations, 176pp, very good, wraps (softcover) faint smudge on front cover, ISBN 0913602671 This book covers all the clock makers in Forestville, Connecticut (part of Bristol) and the table of contents lists them in chronological order., (Order No: 48700 ), $50.00

29. Roberts, Kenneth D., SOME OBSERVATIONS CONCERNING CONNECTICUT CLOCKMAKING, 1790-1850, NAWCC, Inc., Columbia, PA, 1970, B&W illustrations, 44pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), Supplement 6 to the Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc., (Order No: 56049 ), $10.00

30. Schwartz, Marvin D., COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO ANTIQUE AMERICAN CLOCKS, Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, NY, (1975) 1st ed, 100+ B&W ill., 175pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0385029225 History, style, and identification. Over 100 illustrations. Marvin Schwartz describes examples in private collections, museums and galleries, from every period and style., (Order No: 29538 ), $10.00

31. Shenton, Alan and Shenton, Rita, COLLECTABLE CLOCKS 1840-1940 - REFERENCE AND PRICE GUIDE, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK, (1996), B&W and color illustrations, 477pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1851491953, (Order No: 61552 ), $45.00

32. Strickler, Earl T., BULLETIN OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WATCH AND CLOCK COLLECTORS, INC. - VOLUME X: 1961-1963, Nat. Assn. Watch & Clock Col, Columbia, PA, B&W illustrations, 1042pp, very good++, blue cloth (hardcover), A reprinting of Volume X in one volume including whole numbers 95 through 106 of the bulletin - Volume X, No.1, December 1961 through Volume X, No. 12, October 1963., (Order No: 55133 ), $35.00

33. von Osterhausen, Fritz, CHRONOMETER - ARMBANDUHREN: MECHANISCHE PRAZISIONSUHREN UND IHRE PRUFUNG -- WRISTWATCH CHRONOMETERS, Callwey, Munich, Germany, (1990), B&W and color illustrations, 143pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 3766709896 Text in German. An interesting look at German watches., (Order No: 28991 ), $60.00

34. Waltham Watch Company (with addendum by George E. Townsend in 1963), SERIAL NUMBERS WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF WALTHAM WATCH MOVEMENTS - WALTHAM WATCH COMPANY, Waltham Watch Company, Waltham, MA, orig pub 1954, 115pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 58846 ), $75.00

35. Williams, Carl M., SILVERSMITHS OF NEW JERSEY 1700-1825; WITH SOME NOTICE OF CLOCKMAKERS WHO WERE ALSO SILVERSMITHS, George S. MacManus Co., Philadelphia, 1949, B&W illustrations, 164pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 860 ), $45.00

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