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  1. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    Bookreview: The Sundials of Berlin by Guenther Bemesch (2018)

    I am quite certain no English edition is planed
  2. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    Bookreview: The Sundials of Berlin by Guenther Bemesch (2018)

    Bookreview October 2018 by Fortunat Mueller-Maerki The Sundials of Berlin A comprehensive, illustrated inventory By Guenter Behmesch – No ISBN nunber - Self-published by the author in 2017 - 21x15 cm, soft cover, 200 pages – about 100 illustrations (mostly large and in color) - Available...
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    Exhibit & BOOKREWIEW: On Time - Rare Horological books exhibited in NYC (2026)

    Bookreview by Fortunat Mueller-Maerki as published in the December 2016 issue of Antiquarian Horology (The scholarly magazine of the London based Antiquarian Horological Society) 86 Books Documenting the History of Timekeeping On Time - The Quest for Precision - An Exhibition of Rare Books...
  4. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    REVIEW: Hellstern - The Culver Brothers (FASHION Clocks)

    REVIEW: Hellstern - The Culver Brothers (FASHION Clocks) BOOKREVIEW The Culver Brothers - The Unfortunate Truth - by Don Hellstern. ISBN 978-0-692-71159-0, No Publisher given (Privately published by the Author). 28 x 22 cm, perfect bound, softcover (tan), 119 pages, copiously illustrated...
  5. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    Patek Philippe Museum Catalog finally published

    The most comprehensive, luxurious and detailed Watch Museum Catalog produced in several years This bookreview was first published in the September 2016 issue of 'ANTIQUARIAN HOROLOGY', the journal of the the ANTIQUARIAN HOOLOGICAL SOCIETY (UK) and is reproduced here with their permission...
  6. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    Review: Van Rompay: G. F. Roskopf – Pioneer of the popularly priced watch

    Bookreview The Inventor of the Watch that was affordable for Everyone G. F. Roskopf - Pioneer of the popularly priced watch - [published in Flemish: G.F. Roskopf -Pionier van het volkshorloge] - By Paul Van Rompay& Armand Augustijnen. No ISBN - 28cm x 21cm - Paperback - 99 pages - 253...
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    Review: New Catalog " European Watches & Clocks at Met Museum NYV

    The Met over the decades has been negligent withj theMorgan collection of watches (there are hundreds of them) there is NO catalog, there is a very superficial inventory (made in 1917 when they were donated, but that is a List, not a CATALOG. The best catalog is of couse still Title...
  8. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    Review: ANTIKYTHERA Mechanism - The Book

    Trying to Explore all Aspects of a Very Complex, Geared, Time Calculator Built about 2200 Years ago in the Eastern Mediterranean Antikythera Mechanism - The Book - Conceived and created by Constantin Stikas, with scientific editing by Yanis Bisakis. With contributions by Eleni...
  9. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    REVIEW: A more extensive documentation on Gruen Watches than has ever been available

    Another Step in the Elusive Search for the Perfect and Comprehensive Listing of all Gruen Watch Models Ever Made The Gruen Watch Catalog. By Mike Barnett. Published 2015 by Second Hand Press, Pittsboro NC, USA. No ISBN assigned yet. Hardback, 268 pages. All illustrations in color. $85 plus...
  10. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    Review: New Catalog " European Watches & Clocks at Met Museum NYV

    The first reasonably comprehensive, put still only partial, published catalog of the best museum collection of early European timekeepers in America EUROPEAN Clocks and Watches in the Metropolitan Museum of Art - By Clare Vincent and Jan Hendrik Leopold, with Elisabeth Sullivan. Photography...
  11. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    Review: Cooper&Minardi: Paint, Pattern and People – Furniture of Southeastern PA

    A thorough Examination of the Decorative Arts Aspects of Pennsylvania „Dutch" Clocks (and other furniture) A book review - Summer 2015 - By Fortunat Mueller-Maerki Paint, Pattern and People - Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania 1725-###0 - By Wendy A. Cooper and Lisa Minardi. With a...
  12. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    REVIEW: Gluch et al: Simple and Perfect – Saxony's Path into Internat.Watchmaking

    A broad new perspective on high-grade watchmaking in Saxony, on the Adolf Lange brand, and a superb exhibit catalog Book review 2015 by Fortunat Mueller-Maerki Simple and Perfect - Saxony's Path into the World of International Watchmaking By Sibylle Gluch and Peter Plassmeyer, with...
  13. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    REVIEW: McKay: Longitude's Legacy–James Harrison of Hull 1792-1875,Turret Clockmaker

    The Horological Achievements of the Descendants of John Harrison's Youngest Brother James Harrison Bookreview 2015 by Fortunat Mueller-Maerki Longitude's Legacy - James Harrison of Hull 1792-1875: Turret Clockmaker - The last of the Harrison Clockmakers. By Chris McKay. Published in English...
  14. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    How the Watch was Worn (Cummins)

    I personally have a copy of the book as published, as well as a printout of the final illustrated manuscript (which the author sent me to write a prepublication bookreview. The book is also available for borrowing through the National Watch and clock library. Bookreview The First Book Ever...
  15. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    REVIEW: Eser: The oldest pocket watch in the World? The Henlein Controversy (2014)

    How the reexamination of the 'Oldest Surviving Pocket Watch' turned into one of the best temporary watch exhibits in years Bookreview 2015 by Fortunat Mueller-Maerki Die älteste Taschenuhr der Welt? Der Henlein Uhrenstreit The oldest pocket watch in the World? The Henlein Controversy. By...
  16. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    Review: Pook (2015): British Domestic Synchronous Clocks

    Everything you ever wanted to know about British Made Synchronous Clocks of the 20th Century Bookreview 2015 by Fortunat Mueller-Maerki British Domestic Synchronous Clocks 1930-1980 - The Rise and Fall of a Technology. By Leslie Philip Pook. Published in English 2015 as Volume 29 in the Series...
  17. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    Review: Nye: A Long Time in Making – The History of Smiths

    The corporate history of the largest British clock manufacturer of the 20th century: "Smiths Industries" Bookreview 2015 by Fortunat Mueller-Maerki A Long Time in Making - The History of Smiths By James Nye. Published in 2014 by OxfordUniversity Press, Oxford, United Kingdom. ISBN...
  18. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    Review: vanVeldhovfen: Majet, Morbier Comtoise (2014)

    The Most Comprehensive English Language Book Ever Published on French Comtoise/Morbier Clocks Bookreview 2014 by Fortunat Mueller-Maerki MAYET MORBIER COMTOISE - Birth and Life of a Legendary Clock. By Leonard van Veldhoven. Published 2014 by www.art-hora.com. (Separate editions in...
  19. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    Review: Carte/Turner: John Carte on Horology and Cosmology – A Transcription ca1710

    Finally A Scholarly Transcription of an early 18th Century British Horological Manuscript John Carte on Horology and Cosmology – A Transcription, with Introduction and Notes, of Bodleiam Library Ms Carte 264 ff. 183-57r. [No.5 in Series Turner & Devreux Occaisonal Papers]. Published 2014 by...
  20. Fortunat Mueller-Maerki

    Review: Dunn&Higgitt - Finding Longitude - How ships, clocks & stars helped (2014)

    Re: Review: Dunn&Higgitt - Finding Longitude - How ships, clocks & stars helped (2014 The exhibit -and therefore the book- covers the longitude problem as a whole, and as Dr. Jon rightfully points out the timekeepers were only one element of the problem. There is as much coverage on the...

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