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Catalogue of the Library 1908 By British Horological Institute
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A facsimile re-edition of the 1908 catalogue of the British Horologial Institute, London
A Horological and Mathematical Defense of Philosophical Pitch By Brendan Bombaci
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This is a short article written to copyright a pioneering idea in the realm of music theory. The problem with the concert pitch debate is that most every proposition has been subjectively reasoned,... More > with no logical justification as to why any pitch makes more sense than any other. I note the origins of the second-hand in timekeeping and how they most sensibly relate to pitch frequencies in music based on the sexagesimal system to give us a further breakdown of time and measurement in tonality, which music is intended to do at its most fundamental. In this argument is a bit about why Five Limit Tuning is better than Equal Temperament, when it used with the Philosophical Pitch standard of C256 to make a new set of stacking thirds pitches in the chromatic scale so as to make their lowest octaves the very numerators and denominators by which every note in the chromatic scale is derived to begin with. Altogether a tight and cogent argument.< Less
Horology at the Harvard Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments By HU-CHSI
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Includes a listing of the 100+ horological items in their collection, plus a detailed documentation of their 16 observatory grade regulators, with over 100 color illustrations.
Horological Treasures of the Northeastern United States - The 2009 Antiquarian Horological Society USA Section Study Tour By Fortunat F. Mueller-Maerki
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A photo essay of 763 images on horological artefacts seen on the 2009 horological study tour of the USA Section of AHS (Private printing for tour participants only)
Exploring the World's Preeminent Concentration of High grade Horological Artifacts By Fortunat Mueller-Maerki
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A Photodocumentation for the participants of the 2011 Horological Study Tour to London of the USA Section of AHS highlighting the museums and private collections visited on this trip.
WATCH AND CLOCK ESCAPEMENTS A Complete Study In Theory and Practice of the Lever, Cylinder and Chronometer Escapements, Together a Brief Account of the Origin and Evolution of Escapement in Horology By The Keystone
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WATCH AND CLOCK ESCAPEMENTS - A Complete Study In Theory and Practice of the Lever, Cylinder and Chronometer Escapements, Together with a Brief Account of the Origin and Evolution of the Escapement... More > in Horology was compiled from the well-known Escapement Serials published in The Keystone 1904. This book has nearly 200 original illustrations. This vintage book has been reprinted by NovusVintage.com. Especially notable among the achievements of The Keystone in the field of horology were the three serials devoted to the lever, cylinder and chronometer escapements. This book covers in great detail: The Detached Lever Escapement The Cylinder Escapement The Chronometer Escapement History of Escapements Putting in a New Cylinder< Less
Vollstaendige Nachricht von Uhren - Zweyter Theil By Johann George Leutmann
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Facsimile reprint of a 1722 edition of Part 2 of the first German language comprehensive (i.e. including sundials, clocks and watches) text on horology
Clock By Nick Hemsley
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The clock ticks on, in measured ticks and measured tocks...The same book, now available in hardback. Do you have time to read it?