A New Touchstone for Gold and Silver Wares

Badcock, William

Published by Praeger, 1971
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Introduction by William O'Sullivan. 218pp. Reprint of the second and enlarged 1679 edition. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: A New Touchstone for Gold and Silver Wares
Publisher: Praeger
Publication Date: 1971
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine

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William Badcock.
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Book Description Praeger Publishers, New York, NY, 1970. Hardcover. Reprint Edition. Very Good+ in Very Good+ DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of very careful use. Book shows just a touch of wear to extremities; a tiny, faint stain at the bottom edge of the text block; former owner's blindstamp at the front free endpaper; binding square and secure; text clean. DJ shows only a touch of wear to the extremities; mild rubbing; faint, but pervasive soiling; the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. Overall remains a structurally sound, tightly bound copy showing only light wear and very minor imperfections, but no longer 'fresh'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 218pp plus tables. Introduction by William O'Sullivan. Reprint Edition [1971]. First published in 1677; reprinted from the second, enlarged edition, published in 1679. Hardback with DJ. A manual of information by a 17th century English goldsmith. Bookseller Inventory # 43777

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Badcock, William.
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Book Description Praeger Pub Text, New York, 1971. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Reprint of the 1679 edition. No dust jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7? - 9? Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 25348

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Badcock, William
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Book Description Praeger, 1971. Hardcover. reprint of 1679 London second edition. n.p. Slight stains on top edge, else very good plus condition with text clean & binding tight / price clipped, chipped and discolored dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 179713

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Book Description Praeger Publishers, NY, 1971. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Frayed. Reprint Edition. Introduction by William O'Sullivan. A manual of information by a 17th century English goldsmith. 218pp plus tables. Bookseller Inventory # 11191

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Badcock, William
Published by NY: Praeger (1970) photographed facsimile of 2nd ed, 1679. (1970)
ISBN 10: 0716500566 ISBN 13: 9780716500568
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Book Description NY: Praeger (1970) photographed facsimile of 2nd ed, 1679., 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. The first section by 17th century goldsmith William Badcock informs dealers how to ascertain the quality of the metals in their wares to protect the purchaser from fraud. included are early statutes controlling and regulating the manufacture and sale of gold and silver wares, legal redresses it the wares were deficient, description of the touch-stone method of testing these wares and more. This followed in the 2nd section by an appendix by John Reynolds, an assayer of the mint in the Tower of London, comprised of tables showing how gold and silver could be brought up to the standard of purity by adding or subtracting alloy. Frontis, 218 pp + 151 pp. F/VG (edge chips). Bookseller Inventory # 183

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Book Description New York: Praeger Publishers 1970., 1970. Five, unmarked Hardback; no DJ. approx. 300 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 021856

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Published by Irish Academic Press Ltd (1970)
ISBN 10: 0716500566 ISBN 13: 9780716500568
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Book Description Irish Academic Press Ltd, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. New impression. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0716500566

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