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fossils • vintage watches
Mesozoic Fossils I: Triassic and Jurassic
Periods.
Bruce L. Stinchcomb. Over 400 color
photos present the fossilized plant, animal, and
avian life from the Mesozoic era. Presented
along with dinosaur fossils large and small, are
collectible Triassic and Jurassic period ammonites,
belemnites, crustaceans, insects, Araucarian
conifers, cycads, and crinoids. Dinosaurs tracks,
“stomach stones,” and coprolites are shown, too.
Size:81/2"x11"•415colorphotos•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3163-3•softcover•$29.99
Mesozoic Fossils II: The Cretaceous Period.
Bruce L. Stinchcomb. Over 500 photos show
the fossils of the Cretaceous Period, the last
period of the Mesozoic Era, dating from 120
to 67 million years ago, including ammonites,
belemnites and other fossil mollusks, a variety of
plants, well-preserved arthropods such as crabs
and insects, turtles, crocodiles, and dinosaurs.
Size:81/2"x11"•516colorphotos•PriceGuide
•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3259-3•softcover•$29.99
Cenozoic Fossils 1: Paleogene.
Bruce L.
Stinchcomb. Over 370 color photos detail the
fossil record of the early Cenozoic Era–the Age
of Mammals–from small sea creatures to the
lumbering rhinoceros and rare fossilized bats.
Included are fossils from famous sites including
Florissant, Colorado; Grube Messel, Germany;
the Green River Formation; and the Oligocene
White River Group.
Size:81/2"x11"•371colorphotos•PriceGuide
•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3424-5•softcover•$29.99
Cenozoic Fossils II: The Neogene.
Bruce L.
Stinchcomb. 560 color photos and engaging text
reveal the Miocene, Pliocene, Pleistocene, and
Holocene Epochs and the fossils associated with
them, ranging from plants, mollusks, and sharks
to insects, mammoths, and mastodons. This is
the age when familiar plants and animals arise.
Early human tools are included. Current value
ranges of the fossils are included.
Size:81/2"x11"•560colorphotos•Priceguide
•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3580-8•softcover•$29.99
vintage watches
Breitling: The History of a Great Brand
of Watches 1884 to the Present.
Revised
3rd Edition
. Benno Richter. The whole spectrum
of the Breitling’s products, from 1884 to the
present, amply illustrated with 322 photos.
The firm’s history accompanies the photos, old
catalogs, and advertising material. Reference
numbers document the production history and
help the collector locate individual watches
chronologically. An up-to-date price guide is
also included. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 322 photos •
PriceGuide•176pp.• ISBN:978-0-7643-2670-7
•hardcover•$49.95
Breitling Highlights.
Henning Müt-
zlitz. Breitling is especially known for the
characteristically masculine wristwatches.
This distinct design is the main reason for
its great popularity since the 1930s. The
book presents the most beautiful and most
important models of the Breitling history.
Excellent photgraphy in over 120 images
and all relevant technical details round up
this unique reference book.
Size:91/8"x81/8"•125colorphotos•96pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4211-0•hardcover•$29.99
A. Lange & Söhne
®
Highlights.
Henning
Mutzlitz. For four generations the A. Langes
& Söhne has produced some of the most
exquisite, intricately designed wristwatches
the horological world has ever known. The
watches, here accompanied by complete
technical specifications, have climbed back
into the international elite, thanks to their
technologically sophisticated yet traditional
design.
Size:91/8"x81/8"•130colorphotos•Priceguide•96pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4361-2•hardcover•$29.99
Live Your Passion: Building a Watch
Manufacture: Frédérique Constant SA,
Alpina, deMonaco.
Aletta & Peter Stas, with
Gisbert Brunner & Alexander Linz. The passion
and vision of the Frédérique Constant company’s
founders, presented in intimate interview form.
Read about this family-run business and peruse
the timepieces that have contributed to its rapid
rate of success.
Size:9"x12"•460photos•352pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4616-3•hardcover•$100.00
Elgin Trench Watches of the Great War.
Stan Czubernat. In 440 photos, advertisements,
and text, this book reveals the Elgin National
WatchCompanywristwatches thataccompanied
USArmy troops inWorldWar I.Thewristwatches
covered include: Star Dial Series, Giant Size 6s,
RED 12 Dials, BOLD Arabic Dials, and Shadow
Box Dials. Also explored are dial date stamps,
recent restorations, crystal guards, and watch
movements.
Size:81/2"x11"•440photos•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4711-5•hardcover•$69.99
The Movado History.
Fritz von Osterhausen.
A lavishly illustrated history of Movado from its
roots in theJuraMountains in1881 throughmore
than a century of tradition and technological
advancement. Over the years, Movado earned a
reputation for pioneering the art of wristwatches,
high-precision movements, and watches with
complications, as well as water-resistant watches,
and their accomplishments are celebrated here
in 250 color photos and informative text.
Size:81/2"x11"•250colorphotos
Index • 234 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0126-8•hardcover•$89.95
OmegaDesigns:FeastfortheEyes.
Revised
2nd Edition
.AntonKreuzer.An illustrateddescrip-
tion of all the watch movements manufactured by
the Omega Watch Co. since the registration of its
trademark in1894.Over400watchesareshown in
414photographs.Thecompany hasmadeprecision
pocket-andwristwatchesincludingtheConstellation,
the Seamaster, and the Speedmaster Professional.
Collectors willvaluethe informationandthecurrent
priceguide.
Size:81/2"x11"•414photos•224pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2995-1•hardcover •$59.99
Omega Highlights.
Henning Mützlitz.
Over 100 color photos, informative text, and
technical details document over 60 years of
wristwatch design of one of the world’s best
known Swiss wristwatch manufacturer. The
models covered include first the historical
models, and then the Speedmaster, Legend
Collection, Seamaster, James Bond Edition,
Chronographs, Olympic Collection, and
Elegant Watches.
Size:91/8"x81/8"•109colorphotos•96pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4212-7•hardcover•$29.99
PatekPhilippe:CultObjectandInvestment.
J.
Michael Mehltretter.Throughover200colorphotos,
descriptions,andindepthvaluationreports,thisbook
guidesforbothwatch loversand investors. Itopens
up new investment possibilities in the purchase of
rarewatchesbyPatekPhilippe,usinganunerringly
promising approach! This reference gives readers
all the details about vintage watches, from dials to
hallmarks,toallowreaderstoinvestwithconfidence.
Size:9"x12"•230 images•256pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4213-4•hardcover•$125.00
Patek Philippe
®
Highlights.
Herbert
James. In the 160 years since the founding of
Patek Philippe, the line has remained, without
a doubt, one of the most traditional and
noble watch manufacturers in the world. This
illustrated book couples the most exclusive
and beautiful timepieces the Genevan brand
has ever manufactured with informative
history and alluring photographs.
Size:91/8"x81/8"•126colorphotos•Price
guide•96pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4322-3•hardcover•$29.99
Rolex Highlights.
Herbert James. In this
overview, become acquainted with Rolex's
exciting history, which has been almost
constantly characterized by success and
expansion. At the same time, examine the
highlights of the most important models,
primarily from the current collection, pre-
sented here in detailed images with complete
technical specifications and accurate prices.
Size:91/8"x81/8"•131colorphotos•
PriceGuide•96pp.•
ISBN:978-0-7643-4684-2•hardcover•$29.99
The Rolex Story.
Franz-Christoph Heel, Editor.
The development of Rolex from the 1920s, when
it began its steady rise to unprecedented inter-
national appeal, to the present. Browse images
and historical and technical details of the most
reliable Rolex models, including the Submariner,
Cosmograph, and Yachtmaster, on which divers,
auto-racers, and boat captains trust for their
precision and durability.
Size:9"x12"•185colorphotos•
PriceGuide•144pp.•
ISBN:978-0-7643-4597-5•hardcover•$39.99
Rolex Wristwatches: An Unauthorized
History.
Revised & Expanded 3rd Edition
.
James M. Dowling & Jeffrey P. Hess. Over 400
color photographs celebrate the watches pro-
duced by Rolex over the last 90 years. Lavishly
illustrated with color photographs that capture
their beauty and technological innovation, this is
the most thorough and extensive history of the
company ever written. Information for collectors
is provided, including a current price guide.
Size:9"x12"•415photos•320pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2437-3•hardcover•$125.00
Rolex: 3,621 Wristwatches.
Kesaharu Imai.
A virtual catalog of Rolex wristwatches, with
3,621 wristwatches in over 14 different model
lines, includingOyster,Bubbleback,Chronograph,
Submariner, Explorer and more. Each watch is
shown in full color, with the most important
technical details as well as reference numbers
and year of manufacture.
Size:81/2"x11"•3,650colorphotos•256pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3380-4•hardcover•$69.99
Vintage Rolex® Sports Models: A Com-
plete Visual Reference & Unauthorized
History.
Revised & Expanded 3rd Edition
.
MartinSkeet&NickUrul.Acomprehensivereference
guidetoRolex’ssportsmodelwatches,includingthe
Submariner, Explorer, GMT-Master, Turn-O-Graph,
Milgauss,andCosmographwatches,from1952to
1990.Morethan140vintagemodelsaredescribed
indetailinchronologicalorder.Colorphotosillustrate
everywatchmodel.
Size:81/2"x11"•250colorphotos+drawings•
PriceGuide/Index•240pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2981-4•hardcover•$79.99
Swiss Wristwatches: Chronology of
Worldwide Success.
Gisbert L. Brunner &
Christian Pfeiffer-Belli. Swiss wristwatch designs
in the 20th century with nearly 650 photos. The
many forms and styles of casings, dials, and
hands are covered, along with manufacturers’
literature, advertising, and catalogs. Omega,
Longines, Tavannes-Cyma, Breitling, Doxa,
Universal, Movado, and Zenith are represented,
and a price guide makes it a valuable reference
for collectors of wristwatches.
Size:9"x12"•648 illus.•PriceGuide•248pp.
ISBN:0-88740-301-8•hardcover•$69.95
The Fascination of Time: Marks, Manufacturers,
& Complications of Classic Wristwatches.
Harry Niemann. For the aspiring mechanical watch
collector, this casual yet insightful overview is the
perfect introduction. Learn everything you need
to know about Patek Phillipe, Maurice Lacroix,
Blancpain, Tag Heuer, Zenith, A. Lang and Sohne,
Jaeger-LeCoultre, and more, while avoiding the
obscure watchmaking terminology found in other
texts. Also receive expert collecting and fashion tips.
Size:6"x9"•166colorphotos•232pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4685-9•hardcover•$34.99
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