The Directory of Gold & Silversmiths, Jewellers & Allied Traders 1838-1914, from the London Assay Office Registers, 2 volume set

By: Culme, John

Price: $750.00

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reprinted 1992.

The 'Directory' covers the period when Britain was the foremost industrial country of the world. It contains 4,000 biographies of very diverse traders, together with over 16,000 makers' marks, illustrated and arranged to allow easy identification. Based on the records of Goldsmiths' Hall, this is the most important reference on British 19th century silver and is essential for all collectors, dealers and historians. Two volume set: I. The Biographies (504 pages with 28 figures and several illustrations of advertisements and trade cards); II. The Marks (391 pages with 16,127 marks and an index to the biographical section in Volume I).

Title: The Directory of Gold & Silversmiths, Jewellers & Allied Traders 1838-1914, from the London Assay Office Registers, 2 volume set

Author Name: Culme, John

Categories: Silver/Gold,

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club: 1987

ISBN Number: 0907462464

ISBN Number 13: 9780907462460

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Type: Book

Seller ID: 20271

Keywords: Silversmith Marks