Mechanical Watches
An Annotated Bibliography of Publications since 1800

Richard Watkins

Second Edition 2011

First published December 2004, this second edition, 2 volume book is a bibliography listing 2,823 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 (678 12x8 inch pages) is the bibliography and lists 2,823 items. In addition to normal bibliographic information, many entries have details of contents and some 800 entries include book reviews and remarks.

Volume 2 (625 12x8 inch pages) contains 6 indexes which reference the books listed in the bibliography.

The indexes are Full title (3,565 entries), Title Key-word (7,833 entries), Author (4,234 entries), Date of publication (2,823 entries), Subject index top level categories (481 categories) and Subject (36,263 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.

Mechanical Watches is provided free and can be downloaded here.

Download    Mechanical Watches Second Edition Part 1 (bibliography) (about 3.5 MB)

Download    Mechanical Watches Second Edition Part 2 (indexes) (about 4.1 MB)

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