Bibliography

The following titles are still in print and available from most booksellers, they are published by Robert Hale, now an imprint of the Crowood Press, The Stable Block, Crowood Lane, Ramsbury, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 2HR.

Email: enquiries@crowood.com

Website: www.crowood.com

Practical Watch Repairing (also published by Skyhorse Publishing in USA)

Practical Clock Repairing

Practical Watch Adjusting

Complicated Watches and Their Repair

Watch and Clock Encyclopedia

Clock and Watch Repairing

Here is a list of first publication of books and some articles by Donald de Carle and was prepared by one of his grandsons, Paul Turnell. The dates of subsequent editions are only given if the title changed.

1 With the Watchmaker at the Bench
Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons Ltd., 1933
Note: Retitled in 1959 – see item 12

2 Watch Repairing in War Time
Note: A series of articles in the magazine Watchwords, June 1941 to March 1942

Everyday knowledge in Pictures
Odhams Press Ltd., 1943
Note: A 15 page chapter entitled How Your Clock Tells the Time

4 Practical Watch Repairing
N.A.G. Press Ltd., 1946
Note: Originally published as a serial in the Horological Journal 1943/5

5 Breguet No. 3671
Horological Journal., 1946
Note: Booklet produced by the Horological Journal

6 British Time
Crosby Lockwood & Son Ltd., 1947

7 How and Why it Works
Odhams Press Ltd., 1948
Note: A 3 page chapter entitled Clock

8 Watchmakers’ and Clockmakers’ Encyclopaedic Dictionary
N.A.G. Press Ltd., 1950
Note: Retitled in 1959 – see item 13

9 The Watchmaker’s Lathe and how to use it
N.A.G. Press Ltd., 1952
Note: retitled – see item 20

10 Practical Clock Repairing
N.A.G. Press Ltd., 1952
Note: Originally published as a serial in the Horological Journal

11 Complicated Watches and Their Repair
N.A.G. Press Ltd., 1956

12 Clock and Watch Repairing
Pitman, 1959
Note: A reissue of item 1

13 Watch and Clock Encyclopedia
N.A.G. Press Ltd., 1959
Note: Reissue of item 8

14 A Question of Time
Gunzinger Bros. Ltd.,Welschenrohr, Switzerland. Makers of Technos watches, circa 1960
Note: A booklet presented to P & O passengers

15 Practical Watch Adjusting and Springing
N.A.G. Press Ltd., 1964
Note: Originally published as a serial in the Goldsmiths Journal

16 Teach Yourself Horology
Teach Yourself Books,The English Universities Press Ltd., 1965

17 Clocks and Their Value
N.A.G Press Ltd., 1968

18 Encyclopaedia Britannica
Note: Contribution to the section about time keeping, circa 1969/70

19 Watches and Their Value
N.A.G. Press Ltd., 1978

20 The Watchmaker’s and Model Engineer’s Lathe
Robert Hale Ltd., 1985
Note: A reissue of item 9

21 The English Bracket Clock
Antique Clocks, 1988
Note: A series of articles in Antique Clocks, 1988

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Donald de Carle 1893 – 1989 Fellow, Medallist and Councillor, and past Chairman of the British Horological Institute, Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers. Freeman of the City of London, Craftsman, Inventor, Horologist and Author