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Mechanical Watches

An Annotated Bibliography of Publications since 1800, Third Edition

By Richard Watkins

2016, 2 volumes of 1461 pages, no ill

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:

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