Mechanical Watches, an annotated bibliography of publications since 1800 By: Richard Watkins Format: A4 (296 x 210 mm, 11 x 8 inch), 2 volumes of 393 and 624 pages (total 1017 pages), no illustrations. First published December 2004, this 2 volume book is a bibliography listing about 2,200 books and pamphlets relating to mechanical watches. It is not simply a list. It is comprehensively indexed and annotated. Volume 1 (393 pages) is the bibliography and lists 2,223 items. In addition to normal bibliographic information, many entries have details of contents and some 500 entries include reviews and remarks. Volume 2 (624) contains 5 indexes and a price guide. The indexes are Full title (2740 entries), Title Key-word (6860 entries), Author (3240 entries), Date of publication (2233 entries) and Subject (26,640 entries). The subject index is a comprehensive index to the books based on their contents. Finally, the price guide has 13,500 entries giving sale prices over the last few years. "Mechanical Watches" is provided free. This 2-volume book is provided as three zipped Adobe Acrobat PDF files of about 2.4 MB which can be expanded by any zip file utility or stuffit. It can be downloaded from www.watkinsr.id.au However, please note that there are about 1,024 pages to be printed, preferably double sided using a duplex laser printer. If you would prefer to be provided with a printed copy, I can produce one off copies either as loose pages for you to bind or spiral bound. These copies will be provided at cost and will be about $50 Australian dollars. As the book weighs about 3kg air mail postage and packing is about $90 Australian dollars and surface postage about $50 Australian dollars. For details and exact costs email me: firstname.lastname@example.org.