Goldsmiths' and Silversmiths' Work

Dawson Nelson

Published by London: Methuen, 1907, 1907
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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London: Methuen, 1907. First Edition.Red decorative HC, gold dec & letters, t.e.g., uncut,tissue guarded frontis, XX, 266 pp, 127 illust on 50 plates, tissue guards, 37 text illust, index, pub ads. (Franklin 4832; Chamberlin 1840). The first part covers qualities of gold and silver, alloys, carats and weights, working them. Part II covers "Peasant Jewellery", Barbaric jewellery, and the Mycenaean and Etruscan periods, Greek and Roman work, various Treasures and jewels like the Treasure of Bernaz and The Alfred Jewel, Celtic, Anglo-Saxon and Gothic Art, Ring of Ethelwulf, Tara Brooch, German Silverwork, English Renaissance, more. Part III discusses the objects - the mazers, chalices, salts and salvers, etc., and Part IV is devoted to hall-marking. Part V covers some exhibitions and Part VI discusses old silversmiths, money values and trade methods. Light wear to covers and corners, foxing to eps only, else clean and a VG copy of this scarce classic. Bookseller Inventory # 459

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Title: Goldsmiths' and Silversmiths' Work

Publisher: London: Methuen, 1907

Publication Date: 1907

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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