The Goldsmith's Wife
Robert Hale , 1950 First Edition. Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth). Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. Size: 7.5" x 5.5" approx. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 0035359. (Book ref. 0035359) £7.00
GOLDSMITH'S CHOICE WORKS Comprising His Vicar of Wakefield, Poems and Plays
William Collins , No date Later Edition. Binding: Decorative Boards. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. In stock, for immediate despatch. Questions answered promptly. Packed weight 650g. Late Victorian, blue boards with gilt titles and decoration, 'Goldsmith' over a decorative vase of flowers in a recessed shield to front board. All edges gilt. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. No publication date given. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Fiction Classic & Modern ; Inventory No: 0024762. (Book ref. 0024762) £20.00
The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini. Translated and with an Introduction by George Bull
Penguin, [Harmondsworth, 1961] 8vo., Second Impression thus; original printed wrappers, a very good, clean, crisp copy. First published in Penguin Classics in 1956. The cover roundel is by George Buday. Penguin Classics, L49. (Book ref. 18904) £7.00
Gerald Benney; Goldsmiths, Silversmiths and Fine Enamellers
London: Gerald Benney, 1973. 1st Edition. White Paper Covered Boards. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 32pp. No date but flyer - message from the Prime Minister - Edward Heath dates the exhibition as 1 - 22 May, 1973. A trade hard-bound exhibition catalogue with numerous b/w and colour plates. Light shelf wear to the edges of the boards. The very slightest of stains with tide-mark - bearly noticable to the lower corner of the front endpaper and half-title page. A very good copy. (Book ref. 228128) £12.00
The Goldsmiths of Aberdeen 1450-1850. Limited edition
Aberdeen: Bieldside Books, 1981. 110/500. Black/gilt hardback cloth cover. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. 156pp :: B/w illustrations :: 260mm x 190mm (10" x 7") (Book ref. e1717) £126.00
English Goldsmiths and Their Marks
London: MacMillan and Co, 1921. Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 4to Boards have some curving and rubbing, general chipping and shelf wear. Ink inscrip to verso titlepage, gutters cracked and weak, PP clean and tidy (Book ref. 47460) £50.00
Cumbria: Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaelogical Society, 1980. Soft. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo Lovely condition, some light rubbing, otherwise great, pp immaculate (Book ref. 40742) £15.00
Chester Goldsmiths from Early Times to 1726
Altrincham: John Sherratt & Son Ltd., 1968. First Edition. A fine copy in blue cloth with silver lettering in a protected dustwrapper which is almost complete but with a few closed tears. Inscribed by the author on the title page. 198pp. Frontis., 85 plates and 5 figures. The book is the first serious attempt to record the lives and work of the Chester goldsmiths to 1726. (Book ref. 951) £25.00
Oliver Goldsmith's works: poems, comedies, essays. Vicar of Wakefield; with Life by Washington Irving & illustrations.
London: Charles Daly, n/d. Good+ blue h/b with gilt decoration on covers & gilt lettering & decoration on spine. 10.5cms x 17cms, 425pp + pub advts. 10 b/w engraved plates with tissue protection (1 torn), inc frontis. Aeg. Wear top & bottom spine, edges & corners. Sl. loose binding first 30pp. 2 inscrips d/d 1830 (?) & 1860 title page. Weight 442g. (Book ref. 933) £12.00
A Guide to Old French Plate
London: Chapman & Hall Ltd., 1931. Cloth Cover. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 12mo A clean book of 270 pages includes tables of marks and a block of b&w photographic plates. Tightly bound in red cloth covers 7 1/2" tall with black titles on the slightly faded spine. (Book ref. 035005) £14.00
Hall Marks on Gold and Silver Plate ... Fifth Edition Revised and Considerably Augmented
London: Bickers & Son, 1875. Cloth Covered Hardback. Very Good/No Dustjacket. 8vo " Hall Marks on Gold and Silver Plate illustrated with Tables of Annual Date Letters employed in the Assay Offices of England, Scotland and Ireland, and a fac-simile of a copper-plate of maker's marks at Goldsmith's Hall To which is now added a History of L`Orfevrerie Francaise, with extracts from the statutes, ordinances, etc. and twelve plates of French hall marks. A 10 1/4" by 6 1/2" brown cloth covered hardback with slightly dulled gilt titles on the spine. The front and back covers have black line borders with black decorative motifs in the corners. The front cover has gilt titles and a gilt armorial emblem. The spine ends and cover corners are worn and have lost small pieces of cloth. The paper covering the inner hinges has split, but the book is tight. There is long black background fold-out chart frontispiece- of Goldsmith's Hall pre 1697 marks. The text is clean. 240 pages made up of 146 pages as part I followed by a title page of L'Orfevrerie Francaise dated 1874 pages 147 - 227 (including appendix ) , Separate indices follow for the two parts at the rear of the book with just 2 pages of publishers listings as the last two text pages. The first part has 7 pages about " foreign " marks as well as those mentioned in the title age mostly European. (Book ref. 026104) £18.00
The Goldsmith's And Silversmith's Handbook (Second Edition Revised)
Technical Press/1968 Hardback. Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper. Dustwrapper has slight edge and shelf wear; a little grubby, particularly to white background areas. Internally clean and sound. (Book ref. 15295) £15.00
English Goldsmiths and their marks: a history of the Goldsmiths and plate workers (plateworkers) of England, Scotland and Ireland.
London: Macmillan and co, 1921. Second edition, revised and enlarged (hardback). Frontispiece, text illustrations. 8vo, xvi, 747pp. Over 13,000 marks reproduced in facsimile from authentic examples of plate and tables of date-letters and other hall-marks. Original green cloth, gilt titling to the front board and the spine, top edge gilt. Binding rubbed, some scuffing of the spine, titling dulled on the spine, frontispiece foxed and chipped at the margins, endpapers browned, contents good to very good. Overall, the book is just about in good condition. (Book ref. 23482) £20.00
An abridgement of Dr Goldsmith's history of England; from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the death of George the second, and continued to the meeting of the congress at Verona in the year 1822.
London: printed for T and J Allman, 1823. A new edition, stereotyped (hardback). 12mo, title, 340pp. Engraved frontispiece. Full brown calf, spine unlettered. Binding rubbed and lightly stained, light scattered foxing of the contents. Overall, this copy is in good condition. (Book ref. 23739) £15.00
Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's Abridgement of the History of Rome
London, Whittaker and Co., 1834. Hardback, 8vo maroon leather, gilt titles, Thirteenth edition, xii prelims, 539pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Less than good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Block and boards generally aged. Boards and spine scuffed and bumped. Block darkened and a little wobbly. Binding still solid. Classic textbook for the student of Rome Catalogue: Antiquarian and Collectable. Keywords: Rome, caesar, textbook, Goldsmith (Book ref. 4149) £27.50
The Art of the Greek Goldsmith.
London, British Museum Press, 1998, 1st edn. 4to. Glossy, pict. card covers. 160pp. Illus. colour & b/w plates. Figs. Maps. No inscr. VG. (Book ref. 10153) £100.00
Marks of London Goldsmiths and Silversmiths (c1697-1837).
Newton Abbott, David & Charles, 1988. New & revised. Approx. 6 x 4". VG d/w. Not price-clipped. Cloth/gilt. 460pp. B/w illus. No inscr. Page edges v.sl.dusty. VG. (Book ref. 10146) £15.00
Chruso-thriambos the triumphs of gold. Compiled and performed on behalf of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths in honour of Sir James Pemberton Lord Mayor of London 29 October 1611
. Original Cloth. Facsimile edition, limited to 600 copies. 60p. In original blue cloth, gilt lettered to spine and arms to front - light wear to edges and a few marks. (Book ref. 002175) £18.00
Improved Edition Of Pinnock's Goldsmith's History Of Greece For The Use Of Schools
Whittaker And Co, London, 1854 Reprint. Binding: Hardcover (Full Leather). Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. TWENTY SEVENTH EDITION. NO MENTION OF AN ABRIDGED COPY. Revised, Corrected, And Very Considerably Enlarged, By The Addition Of Several New Chapters And Numerous Notes, A Short Dictionary, Explaining Every Difficulty And Fixing The Proper Sound And Meaning Of The Words, Questions For Examination, At The End Of Each Section, And Illustrative Engravings By W. C. Taylor, LL.D. Book - in Good leather binding with gilt lettering - some marking and light scuffing to the leather binding and some bumping and wearing to the extreme corners and extreme ends of the spine, an inch or so split to the top of the spine has been repaired and is now nice and tight, some small amount of loss to the extreme top of the spine, some sunning to the spine but the lettering remains bright and distinct. Contents, previous owner's name otherwise clean and tightly bound. Size: 7.25 inches tall by 4.25 inches. xii, 459 pages & 12 pages of index & catalogue to rear. Illustrated frontispiece, some other engravings in the text and fold out map. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 251-750 grams. Category: History; Inventory No: 6341. (Book ref. 6341) £32.50
Workshop Methods for Gold- and Silversmiths
Heywood & Company, U.K., 1960 Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. 144 pages, size 7.25 inches tall by 4.75 inches, with an index. ' Every goldsmith and silversmith needs a book of workshop methods and recipes which can be available for instant use. Many will have compiled such a volume themselves ' partly from tried and tested recipes and partly from hints gathered from the technical literature. Most craftsmen, however, will not have had time to make such a collection and it is for them that this book has been published. It has been translated from the third German edition of Rezept- und Werkstattbuch fur den Gold- und Silberschmied which has also appeared in a French edition. This compilation contains recipes and hints for plating processes, the renovation of jewellery, polishing, cleaning, choice and care of tools, etc., and methods of doing difficult work. As such it will be invaluable to all engaged in the manufacture or repair of gold and silver ware and jewellery '. Book - in Good Plus card covers - most of the laminate cover is missing to the covers, light creasing and light rubbing to the extreme edges and corners, light chipping to the spine. Contents, clean, bright and tightly bound. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Inventory No: 002048. (Book ref. 002048) £18.00