Mechanical Watches
An Annotated Bibliography of Publications since 1800

Richard Watkins

Third Edition 2016

First published December 2004, this third edition, 2 volume book is a bibliography listing 2,943 books and pamphlets (and a few other items) relating to mechanical watches.

It is not simply a list. It is comprehensively indexed and annotated.

Volume 1 (756 A4 pages) is the bibliography and lists 2,943 items. In addition to normal bibliographic information, most entries have details of contents and 1,573 entries include book reviews and remarks.

Volume 2 (705 A4 pages) contains 6 indexes which reference the books listed in the bibliography.

The indexes are Full title (3,714 entries), Title Key-word (8,029 entries), Author (4,496 entries), Date of publication (2,943 entries), Subject index top level categories (481 categories) and Subject (37,318 entries). The subject index is a comprehensive index to the books based on their contents.

The price guide, which was in the first edition, has been omitted.

The layout of this book has been designed for double-sided (duplex) printing.

Mechanical Watches is provided free and can be downloaded here.

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