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Time RestoredThe Harrison timekeepers and R.T. Gould, the man who knew (almost) everything$

Jonathan Betts

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780198568025

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568025.001.0001

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(p.398) APPENDIX TWO Recommended Reading

(p.398) APPENDIX TWO Recommended Reading

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Campbell, A.B. When I Was In Patagonia, Christopher Johnson, London, 1953.

Graves, Robert, and Alan Hodge, The Long Week-End, London, Faber, 1940.

Tabori, Paul. Harry Price, Ghosthunter.

Thomas, Howard. Britain’s Brains Trust, Chapman and Hall, London, 1944.

‘Comment’, [Lockhart, John Gilbert], Blackwood’s Magazine, Dec 1948 pp. 472–73.

The Times, 9 October, p. 6 col.D.

Illustrated London News, Vol. 273, Oct. 16, 1948, p. 442.

Horological Journal Vol. 90, Nos.1081 & 1082, October & November 1948, p. 594 & pp. 655–656.

Mariner’s Mirror, Vol. 35, No. 1, January 1949, p. 2.

Geographical Journal, Vol. 112, No. 6, December 1948, p. 258–259.

Heinrich Otto, H.I.A. Journal, ‘In Memory of Lieutenant-Commander R.T. Gould,’ Horological Institute of America, January 1950, pp. 17–18, 33, 47, 50.

Jens Thygessen Schmidt, ‘John Harrison and his Timekeepers’, H.I.A. Journal, Horological Institute of America, February 1950, pp. 15–17, 24, 34, 41, 43.

Albert L. Partridge, ‘Lt.-Commander Rupert T Gould, R.N.’ Bulletin, The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (USA), Vol. 4, No. 4, June 1950, pp. 158–163.

Leslie Shepard, Introduction, U.S. edition of Oddities, Paperback Library, New York, 1964, pp. 5–8.

Gavin Kennedy, Introduction, new edition of Captain Cook, Duckworth, London, 1978, pp. 9–13.


Col. Humphrey Quill, ‘John Harrison, Copley Medallist, and the £20,000 Longitude Prize’, Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 18, No. 2, December 1963, pp. 146–160.

Richard Good, ‘John Harrison’s Last Timekeeper of 1770’, Horological Journal, Vol. 97, No. 1167, December 1955, pp. 804–809 (reprinted in Pioneers of Precision Timekeeping, A.H.S. c. 1964).

(p.399) Peter Amis, ‘The Bounty Timekeeper’, Horological Journal, Vol. 99, No. 1191, December 1957, pp. 759–770 (reprinted in Pioneers of Precision Timekeeping, A.H.S. c. 1964).

Col. Humphrey Quill, John Harrison, the man who found Longitude, John Baker, London, 1966.

Eric Whittle, The Inventor of the Marine Chronometer: John Harrison of Foulby 1693–1776, Wakefield Historical Publications, 1984.

Anthony Randall, ‘The Technology of John Harrison’s Portable Timekeepers’, Antiquarian Horology, Vol. 18, Nos. 2&3, Summer & Autumn 1989, pp. 145–160, 261–277.

Jonathan Betts, Harrison, N.M.M., London 1993.

Dava Sobel, Longitude. London: Fourth Estate 1995, and The Illustrated Longitude, (with William Andrewes) 1998.

William Andrewes (ed.), The Quest for Longitude, Harvard, 1996.

B.B. Schofield, The Story of HMS Dryad, Mason, Havant, 1977.

C.L. Lowis, Fabulous Admirals and some Naval Fragments. Putnam, London, 1957.


A.C. Oudemans, The Great Sea-Serpent, Leyden, 1892

Constance Whyte. More than a legend. The Story of the Loch Ness Monster. Hamish Hamilton, London, 1957

Bernard Heuvelmans, In the wake of Sea Serpents, Hill & Wang, New York (trans. Hart Davies 1968).

Peter Costello, In Search of Lake Monsters, Coward McCann & Geoghegan, New York, 1974.

Ronald Binns (with R.J. Bell), The Loch Ness Mystery Solved, Open Books, 1983.

Loren Coleman and Patrick Huyghe, The Field Guide to Lake Monsters, Sea Serpents and Other Mystery Denizens of the Deep, Tarcher/Penguin, N.Y. 2003.


Alfred Leutscher, The Devil’s Hoof-marks, Animals, Vol. 6 No. 8, 1965 pp. 297–299.

David Sealy, Trailing the Devil, The Skeptical Intelligencer, Vol. 6, 2003, pp. 11–18.

Simon Singh Fermat’s Last Theorum, Fourth Estate, London, 1997.

Eric Frank Russell, Great World Mysteries, Dobson, London, 1957.


Wallace Grevatt, B.B.C. Children’s Hour: A Celebration of Those Magical Years, Book Guild, 1988.

(p.400) Marilyn Lawrence Boemer, The Children’s Hour: Radio programmes for children 1929–1956, Scarecrow Press, 1990.

Howard Thomas, Britain’s Brains Trust. Chapman & Hall, London, 1944.


Richard J. Cyriax, Sir John Franklin’s Last Arctic Expedition, Methuen & Co, London 1939 (reprint: Arctic Press, Plaistow, 1997).

Ann Savours, The Search for the North West Passage, Chatham Books, London, 2003.