6.00 – Bibliography

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NOTE: Most of the books cited in this bibliography belong to my personnel collection.

ANONYMOUS – A Catalogue of Books, Manuscripts, Specimens of Clocks, Watches and Watchwork, Paintings, Prints in the Library and Museum of Worshipful Company of Clockmakers Deposited in the Free Library of the Corporation of the City of London. White Press, 2017, Kindle Edition.

ANONYMOUS – The Mechanics of Clockwork. Read Books Ltd, 2011. Ponoma Press, 2013, Kindle Edition.

ANONYMOUS – Watch and Clock Escapements A Complete Study in Theory and Practice of the Lever, Cylinder and Chronometer Escapements, Together with a Brief Account of … and Evolution of the Escapement in Horology. Kindle Edition, Public Domain, 2011.

ATKINS, Samuel Elliott & OVERALL, William Henry – Some Account of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers of the City of London. Blades, East & Blades, printers, London, UK, 1881.

BAILEY, Chris H. – Ansonia Bronze, Figures & Ornaments Clocks of Every Description. Illustrated Catalogue of Clocks Manufactured by The Ansonia Clock Co. American Clock and Watch Museum, Inc., Bristol, Conn., 1978.

BAILEY, Chris H. – 1880 Illustrated Clock Catalogue of the New Haven Clock Co. American Clock and Watch Museum, Inc., Bristol, Conn., 1976.

BAILEY, Chris H. – Two Hundred Years of American Clocks and Watches. A Rutledge Book, Prentice-Hall, Inc. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1975.

BAILLIE, G. H. – Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World. (1st Ed., 1929), 2nd Ed., Pomona Press Kindle Edition, 2013.

BALCOMB, Philip E. – The Clock Book. Tempus Press, Tell City, IN, 1996.

BARNES, Nigel and ILMONEN, Karoliina – Clock Cases – A Practical Guide to their Construction, Restoration and Conservation. The Crowood Press Ltd, Ramsbury, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, 2015.

BARNETT Jo Ellen – Time’s Pendulum. Harcourt Brace & Co., New York, 1999.

BERGERON, Yves – Artisans horlogers des régimes français et anglais. In Robert-Lionel Séguin, Éd., Revue d’ethnologie du Québec/9, Les Éditions Leméac, Montréal, 1979.

BILGER, William J. – Schatz Ship’s Bell Clock How to Adjust. The Blue Parrot Publishing, Ormond Beach, Fl., 2014.

BOULANGER, Gisèle. – L’art de reconnaître les styles. Libraire Hachette, Paris, 1960.

BRITTEN, F. J. – Old clocks and watches & their makers. 1904, Internet Archive, Kindle Edition, 2017.

BRITTEN, F. J. – Britten’s Watch & Clock Maker’s Handbook: Dictionary and Guide. 16th Edition Revised by Richard Good, Eyre Methuen & E. & F.N. Spon, London, England, 1978 (1st ed., 1907).

BRITTEN, F. J. – The Watch & Clock Maker’s Handbook, Dictionary and Guide. Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., New York, 2011 (1st ed., 1907).

BRUNER, Michael – Advertising Clocks – America’s Timeless Heritage. Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Atglen, PA, 1995.

BRUTON, Eric – Antique Clocks and Clock Collecting. The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd, London, New York, Sydney, Toronto, 1974.

BRUTON, Eric – Clocks and Watches. The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd, Feltham, Middlesex, England, 1968.

BRUTON, Eric – Collector’s Dictionary of Clocks and Watches. NAG Press, London, 1999.

BRUTON, Eric – Dictionary of Clocks and Watches. Bonanza Books, New York, 1963.

BRUTON, Eric – The History of Clocks and Watches. Crescent Books, New-York, 1989 (1st Ed., Orbis Publishing Ltd., 1979).

BURROWS, Edmond G. – Canadian Clocks and Clockmakers. Kalabi Enterprises Ltd, Oshawa, Ontario, 1973.

BUTLER, Joseph T. – Field Guide to American Antique Furniture. Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1985.

BUTLER, Joseph T. & SKIBINSKI, Ray (Illustrations) – Field Guide to American Antique Furniture: A Unique Visual System for Identifying the Style of Virtually Any Piece of American Antique Furniture. Holt paperbacks, 1st Owl Book Edition, 1986.


CESCINSKY, Herbert – The Old English Master, Clockmakers and Their Clocks 1670 to 1820. Kessinger Legacy Reprints, Kessinger Publishing LLC, Whitefish, MT, 2019 (1st Ed. 1938).

CESCINSKY, Herbert and WEBSTER, Malcolm R. – English Domestic Clocks. Bonanza Books, New York, 1968.

CLARK, Thomas M. – A Masterclass in Antique Furniture. Triangle Circle Square Press, 2016.

CLUTTON, Cecil, BAILLIE, G. H. & ILBERT, C. A. – Britten’s Old Clocks & Watches and their Makers. Bloomsbury Books, London, 1990.

CONNELL, J. E. – The Charlton Standard Catalogue of Canadian Clocks. 2nd Ed. , The Charlton Press, Toronto, 1999.

CRUM, Elmer G. and KELLER, William F. – 150 Years of Electric Horology with References to the Exhibit at the 1992 NAWCC National Convention, Chicago, IL. Midwest Electric Horology Group (Chapter # 125), 1992.

DE CARLE, Donald – Clocks and their value. 2nd ed., N.A.G. Press, London, UK, 1971 (1st Ed., 1968).

DE CARLE, Donald – Watch & Clock Encyclopedia. 2nd Ed., Bonanza Books, New York, 1977 (1st Ed., 1950).

DE CARLE, Donald – Watch & Clock Encyclopedia. 3rd Ed., N.A.G. Press, Ipswich, Suffolk, UK, 1983 (1st Ed., 1950).

DISTIN, William H. and BISHOP, Robert – The American Clock, A Comprehensive Pictorial Survey 1723-1900 With a Listing of 6153 Clockmakers. New York, E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1976.

DOKKEN, Maynard – Canadian Clockmakers. Dokken Press, Nepean, Ontario, Canada, 2021.

DOKKEN, Maynard – Westclox spring wound clocks: North American Westclox spring wound clocks. Dokken Press, Nepean, Ontario, Canada, 2016.

DREPPERD, Carl W. – American Clocks and Clock Makers. Doubleday & Company, Inc. Garden City, New York, 1947.

DWORETSKY, Lester and DICKSTEIN, Robert – Horology Americana. Horology Americana Inc., Roslyn Heights, New York, 1972.

EDEY, Winthrop – French Clocks. Walker & Company, New York, 1967.

EDWARDES, Ernest L. – Weight-Driven Dutch Clocks & Their Japanese Connections. Mayfield Books in Association with Antiquarian Horological Society, Northern Section, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England, 1996.

EDWARDS, Ernest L. – The Grandfather Clock. John Sherratt and Son Ltd, Altringham, G.-B., 1974 (reprinting with modifications), 1949, (1st Ed.).

EDWARDS, Ernest L. – The Story of the Pendulum Clock. John Sherratt and Son Ltd, Altringham, G.-B., 1977.

EDWARDS, John – The Complete Checklist of American Clock and Watchmakers, 1640-1950.  New England Publishing, Stratford, Conn., 1st edition, 1977.

FIGUIER, Louis – Les merveilles de la science – Les horloges électriques. Librairie Furne, Éditeurs Jouvet & Cie, 1867-1891. Kindle Edition.

FLEET, Simon – Clocks. Octopus Books Limited, London, UK, 1972.

FORMICHELLI, Linda & MARTIN, W. Eric – Tools of Timekeeping – A Kid’s Guide to the History & Science of Telling Time. Nomad Press, White River Junction, Vermont, 2005.

FOX, Gary – Canada‘s Master Watchmaker Henry R. Playtner and the Canadian Horological Institute. Ottawa, Ontario, 2012.

GARRARD, F. J. – Clock Repairing and Making. A Practical Handbook. Crosby Lockwood & Son’s, London, UK, 1913; Kindle Edition: Hesperides Press, 2013.

GLANVILLE, John & WOLMUTH, William M. – Clockmaking in England and Wales in the Twentieth Century. The Crowood Press Ltd, Ramsbury, Marlborough, Wilshire, e-book edition, 2015.

GOAMAN, Muriel – English Clocks. The Connoisseur and Michael Joseph, London, UK, 19567.

GOOD, Richard – Victorian Clocks. British Museum Press, London, UK, 1996.

GORDON, G.F.C. – Clockmaking – Past and Present, 2nd Edition Enlarged. Kindle Edition: Slusser Press, 2013.

GREENLAW, Joanna – Longcase Clocks. Shire Publishing Ltd, Buckinghamshire, UK, 1999.

HAIGH, Raymond – Classic Clocks for Woodworkers: Complete Patterns for 21 Clocks. Cassell Illustrated, London, UK, 1996.

HOADLEY, R. Bruce – A Field Guide to Identifying Woods in American Antiques & Collectibles. The Taunton Press, Newton, CT, 2016. Kindle Edition.

HODKIN, Thomas – Collecting Clocks, Trademarks Index and Clock Repairs. Greendale Café, UK, 2015.

HOOPES, Penrose H. – Connecticut Clockmakers of the Eighteen Century. Edwin Valentine Mitchell, Hartford, Conn., 1930.

HOURIET, Charles – Les fabriques américaines d’horlogerie et leur outillage. Administration du Journal Suisse d’Horlogerie, 1895 (Reprinting EOD by Librairie Nationale Suisse, Dec. 26, 2019).

HUNTER, John – Clocks – An Illustrated History of Timepieces. Crescent Books, New York, 1991.

HUSFLOEN, Kyle & MORAN, Mark – Antique Trader Clocks Price Guide. Krause Publications, Iola, WI, 2003.

JAGGER, Cedric – Clocks. Orbis Publishing, London, UK, 1975.

JAGGER, Cedric – The World’s Great Clocks and Watches. Galley Press, UK, 1986 (1st Ed. by Hamlyn Publishing, UK, 1978).

JEROME, Chauncey – History of the American Clock Business for the Past Sixty Years, and Life of Chauncey Jerome Barnum’s Connection with the Yankee Clock Business. Kindle Edition Public Domain, 2012.

JONES, Graham F. & SUTTON-SMITH, Peter A. – Unitt’s Canadian Identification & Price Guide to Antique Clocks, Barometers and Sundials. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Markam, Ontario, 2006.

KELLY, Harold C. – Clock Repairing as a Hobby. Skyhorse Publishing, 2007 (1st Ed., Association Press, New York, 1972).

KOCHMANN, Karl – Clock & Watch Trademark Index of European Origin. Merritt’s Antiques Inc., Douglasville, PA, 2007.

KOCHMANN, Karl – Gustav Becker Story 1847-1927. Merritt’s Antique Inc., Douglasville, PA, 2005.

KOCHMANN, Karl – The Junghans Story. Antique Clock Publishing, 1976.

KORZ, Frederick W. – Official Price Guide to Collecting Clocks. House of Collectibles, Random House Reference, New York, 2003.

KYNČL, Radko – Encyclopédie illustrée Montres et Horloges. Éditions Gründ, Paris, 2001.

LANDES, David S. – Revolution in Times – Clocks and the Making of the Modern World. The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., United States, 1983.

LANGDON, John E. – Clock & Watchmakers in Canada 1700 to 1900. Anson-Cartwright Editions, Toronto, 1976.

LESSARD, Michel et MARQUIS, Huguette – Encyclopédie des antiquités du Québec. Les Éditions de l’Homme, Montréal, 1971. 

LESSARD, Michel – La nouvelle encyclopédie des antiquités du Québec. Les Éditions de l’Homme, Montréal, 2007.

LINES, Mark Andrew – Ferranti Synchronous Electric Clocks. Electric Clocks, 2012.

LLOYD, Alan H. – The Collector’s Dictionary of Clocks. A. S. Barnes and Co, Inc., Cranbury, New Jersey, 1964.

LLOYD, D. Rod – My Clock Won’t Run. Kindle Edition, 2019.

LOOMES, Brian – Complete British Clocks. Bracken Books, London, U. K., 1978.

LOOMES, Brian – The Concise Guide to British Clocks. Barrie & Jenkins, London, U. K., 1992. 

LOOMES, Brian – Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, Complete 21st Century Edition, N.A.G. Press, Malborough, Wiltshire, UK, 2020.

LY, Tran Duy – American Clocks, Vol. 1. Arlington Book Company Inc, Arlington, VA, 1999.

LY, Tran Duy – American Clocks, Vol. 2 with a Special Section on Self-Winding Clocks. Arlington Book Company Inc, Arlington, VA, 1991 & 1995.

LY, Tran Duy – American Clocks, Vol. 3. Arlington Book Company Inc, Arlington, VA, 2002.

LY, Tran Duy – Ingraham clocks and Watches with a Special Section on Early Ingraham Clocks by Thomas J. Spittler. Arlington Book Company Inc, Arlington, VA, 1998.

LY, Tran Duy – Seth Thomas Clocks & Movements. Arlington Book Company Inc, Arlington, VA, 1996.

LY, Tran Duy – Waterbury Clocks – History, Identification & Price Guide. Arlington Book Company Inc, Arlington, VA, 1989.

MALLALIEU, Huon, Ed. – The Illustrated History of Antiques. London, U. K., Quantum Books, 2002.

MALLORY, Steven R. – Clock and Watch Companies 1700s-2000s, Vol. 1 & 2. Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Atglen, PA, 2011.

MATHER, Frederic G. – History of Primitive and Celebrated Clocks. LM Publishers, Kindle Edition, 2019.

McRAE – Antique Clock guide: What I Can Teach You About Antique Clocks. Kindle Edition, 2015.

MERRITT’S – 2019 Clock & Watch Repair Supplies Catalog. Douglasville, PA, 2019.

MEYERS, Kurtis – United States horological Trademark Index. Historymania, Greencastle, PA., 2004.

MIGHELL, John – Miller’s Antique Checklist: Clocks, New Edition. Octopus Publishing Group, London, UK, 2000.

MILLER Andrew Hayes & Dalia Maria – Calendar Clocks, Survey of American Clocks. Antiquitat, Elgin, Ill., 1972.

MILLER Andrew Hayes & Dalia Maria – Calendar Clocks, Survey of American Clocks. Price Guide. Antiquitat, Elgin, Ill., 1974.

MILLER, Judith & Martin – Period Design & Furnishing. Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, 1988.

MILLER, Robert W. – Clock Guide Identification with Prices. Wallace-Homestead Book Co., Des Moines, Iowa, 1974.

MODY, N. H. N. – Japanese Clock. Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc., Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo, Japan, 1967 (1st Ed. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd, 1932).

MOORE, N. Hudson – The Old Clock Book. Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers, New York, 1911.

MOORHOUSE, John – Good Owner’s Clock Guide and Clock Logbook. N.A.G. Press, London, UK, 1999.

MORLEY, John – The History of Furniture: Twenty-five Centuries of Style and Design in the Western Tradition. A Bulfinch Press book, Little Brown and Company, Boston, New York, London, 1999.

NAWCC – Clocks of the Art Nouveau and Art Deco Style 1890-1940. Chapter 28, 1996.

NAWCC – Watch & Clock Bulletin. Vol. 31/4, Number 261. Columbia, PA, August 1989, Columbia, PA.

NAWCC – Watch & Clock Bulletin. Vol. 54/2, Number 396, March/April 2012. Columbia, PA.

NICHOLLS, Andrew – Clocks in Colour. Blandford Press, Poole, Dorset, 1975.

NUTTING, Wallace – The Complete Clock Book. Revised and Enlarged Edition by William B. Jacobs, Jr. Edmund-Bradley Publishing Co., Lordship, Conn., 1973 (1st Ed., 1924).

ORTENBURGER, Rick – Black Forest Clock. Schiffer Publishing Ltd, West Chester PA, 1991.

OWEN, Geo. B. & GRANT, J.E. – Illustrated Catalogue of Geo. B. Owen & Co. New York, 1878.

PALMER, Brooks – A Treasury of American Clocks. New York, The MacMillan, Co., 1967.

PALMER, Brooks – The Book of American Clocks. New York, The MacMillan, Co., 1928 (7th Printing, 1966).

PASSMORE, Mervyn – Anniversary Clock Adjusting. Mervyn Passmore, Brighton, East Sussex, England, 2002.

PEARSON, Michael – The Beauty of Clocks. Colour Library International, New Malden, Surrey, England, 1979.

PENMAN, Laurie. – The Clock Repairer’s Handbook. Shyhorse Publishing, New York, 2010 (1st Ed., 1985).

PHILLIPS, Phoebe – The Collectors’ Encyclopedia of Antiques. Bonanza Books, New York, 1978.

PORTAL, Camille et GRAFFIGNY, H. De – Les merveilles de l’horlogerie. Librairie Hachette et Cie, Paris, 1888.

RABUSHKA, Joseph – Repair and Restore your 400-Day Clock. Two Harbors Press, Minneapolis, Minn., 2010.

ROBERTS, Derek – A Collector’s Guide to Clocks. A Quintet Book, The Apple Press, London, UK, 1992.

ROBERTS, Derek – Collecting clocks. Grange Books (A Quantum Book), London, England, 1997, 2002 (1st Ed., Quintet Publishing Ltd, England, 1992).

ROBERTS, Derek – Miller’s Clocks and Barometers Buying Guide. Octopus Publishing Group, London, UK, 1997, 2001.

ROBINSON, D. C. – Clock Making in America. Its Early History to 1870. Kindle Edition, 2020.

ROBINSON, Dr. Roger W. – The Willard House and Clock Museum and The Willard Family Clockmakers. NAWCC, Inc., 1996.

ROSE, Ronald E. – English Dial Clocks. Antique Collectors’ Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, 1978.

SASSONE Adriana Boidi, COZZI, E., et all. – Furniture – From Rococo to Art Deco. Evergreen, Taschen, Köln, Germany, 2000.

SCHORSCH, Anita – The Warner Collector’s Guide to American Clocks. Warner Books, New York, 1981.

SELLINCK, Dr. J. L. – Dutch Antique Domestic Clocks ca. 1670-1870 and some related examples. Clock Trade Enterprise, Bronxville, New York, 1973.

SETH THOMAS CLOCK COMPANY – Catalogue 1909-1910. New York & Chicago, 1910.

SHAFFER, Douglas – Clocks – The Smithsonian Illustrated Library of Antiques. Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1980.

SMITH, Alan – Clocks and Watches, The Connoisseur Illustrated Guides. London, England, 1975.

SMITH, Alan, Ed. – The International Dictionary of Clocks. New York, Exeter Books, 1984.

SMITH, Alan, Ed. – The International Dictionary of Clocks. London, Chancellor Press, 1996.

SMITH, Barrie – SMITHS Domestic Clocks – A Reference Guide to 2150 Clocks & Timers. Pierhead Publications Limited, Kent, U.K., 2008.

SMITH, John – Old Scottish Clockmakers From 1453 to 1850. 2nd Ed. Revised and enlarged. Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, and London, 1921.

SPITTLER, Sonya L. & Thomas J., and BAILEY, Chris H. – American Clockmakers & Watchmakers. Arlington Book Co., Inc., Fairfax, VA, 2000.

SPITTLER, Thomas J. and BAILEY, Chris H. – American Clockmakers & Watchmakers of America by Name and by Place. NAWCC Inc., 2011.

SPITTLER, Tom – American Clocks – An Introduction, Clocks Magazine Beginner’s Guide Series No 3. Splat Publishing, Edinburgh, UK, 2011.

SPOSATO, Kenneth A. – The Dictionary of American Clock & Watch Makers. Self-Published, 1983.

STEIN, Mark V. – The Collector’s Guide To 20th Century Modern Clocks, Desk, Shelf and Decorative. Radiomania Books, Baltimore, MD, 2002.

SUTTON-SMITH, Peter – Unitt’s Canadian Identification and Price Guide to Antique Clocks, Barometers and Sundials (Unitt’s Guides). Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 2006.

SWEDBERG, Harriett – Warman’s American Clocks Field Guide. Krause Publications Inc; 1st Ed., 2003.

SWEDBERG, Robert W. & Harriett – American Clocks and Clockmakers. Wallace-Homestead Book Co., Radnor, Penn., 1989.

SWEDBERG, Robert W. & Harriett – Encyclopedia of Antique American Clocks. 2nd Ed., Krause Publications, 2004.

SYMONDS, R. W. – A Book of English Clocks. Reprint.

TARDY – Dictionnaire des horlogers français. Tardy, Paris, 1972.

TARDY – La Pendule française – 1ère partie – De l’horloge Gothique à la Pendule Louis XV. Paris, 1961.

TARDY – La Pendule française – 2e partie – Du Louis XVI à nos jours. Paris, 1962.

TARDY – La Pendule française – 3e partie – Provinces et Étranger. Paris, 1964.

TAYLOR, V. J. & BABB, H.A. – Making and Repairing Wooden Clock Cases. David & Charles, 1994.

TERWILLIGER, Charles – 400-Day Clock Repair Guide. 9th Ed. Revised and Updated, The Horolovar Company, Publisher, Bronxville, N. Y., 1984.

THORPE, Nicolas M. – The French Marble Clock. NAG Press, London, 1990.

TIPS, Martha – Tips on Identifying and Appraising Clocks. Books for All Time, Dallas, TX, 1991 (1st Printing: no 910403).

TYLER. E. J. – American Clocks for the Collector. 1st Ed., E. P. Dutton, New York, 1981.

TYLER. E. J. – Clock Types. Longman, London, and New York, 1982.

TYLER. E. J. – The Craft of the Clockmaker. Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, 1974.

URESOVA, Libuse – European Clocks – An Illustrated History of Clock and Watches. Peerage Books, London, UK, 1986.

URESOVA, Libuse – Montres et Horloges. Gründ, Paris, 1986.

USRY, Terri – Antique Clocks: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Lulu.com, 2015, Kindle Edition.

VARKARIS, Jane – Nathan Fellowes Dupuis, professor and clockmaker of Queen’s University and his family. Ontario Genealogical Society, 1980.

VARKARIS, Jane & CONNELL, James E. – Early Canadian Timekeepers. The Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario, 1993.

VARKARIS, Jane & CONNELL, James E. – The Canada and Hamilton Clock Companies. The Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario, 1986.

VINCENT, Clare & LEOPOLD, Jan Hendrik European Clocks and Watches in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2015.

WATTERS, Mick The Clock Repairer’s Manual (Manual of Techniques). The Crowood Press Ltd, Ramsbury, UK, 1996, Kindle Edition, 2011.

WESCOT, Alex. The Standard Antique Clock Value Guide. Collector Books, 1977-1979.

WILLSBERGER, Johann Clocks & Watches – 600 Years of the World’s Most Beautiful Timepieces. The Dial Press, New York, 1975.

WONNING, Paul R. – A History of Time. Mossy Feet Books, Ebook Ed., 2017, Kindle Edition.

WOTTON, Peter & OLIVER, Brian Marble Clocks. Shire Publications, Buckinghamshire, UK, 1999.

XIUHUA, Lang & XIAOPEI, Qin – Clocks and Watches of the Qing Dynasty from the Collection of the Forbidden City. Foreign Languages Press, Beijing, China, 2002.

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