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Hallmarks. Hallmarks on gold, silver & platinum., ANON:
1 ANON: Hallmarks. Hallmarks on gold, silver & platinum.
Assay Offices of Great Britain. 1979 
Size 3.75 x 8.25 inches. In purple limp card covers with white lettering and illustrations. 14pp. Hallmarks in b/w. In very good condition. A clean and tight copy. Booklet on British Hallmarks up to 1979. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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2 ASH, DOUGLAS: Dutch Silver.
Cambridge. The Golden Head Press. 1965 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In red cloth covers with silver to spine. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. back part faded with tears to fore edge and small chip to top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 40pp. With b/w line drawings. The author describes the history and changing styles of Dutch Silver from the 17th century to the early 19th century. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Age. With later Supplement., BALSTON, THOMAS:
3 BALSTON, THOMAS: Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Age. With later Supplement.
Faber & Faber. 1958 1st edition. 
Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In grey cloth covers with gilt to red title label on spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Supplement in orange limp card covers loose in front. 92pp. With colour plates and 52 b/w plates at back. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; marks to back with creases and tears around edges with small pieces missing. Price clipped). Corners slightly bumped. Marks to endpapers with marks from old sticky tape. Else a clean and tight copy. Supplement slightly rubbed around edges. The author describes the origins and development of the figurative art and the light it throws on the popular reactions to the personalities and chief events of the period. The Supplement was published following extensive research to update the original book. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Visiting Cards and Cases., BANFIELD, EDWIN:
4 BANFIELD, EDWIN: Visiting Cards and Cases.
Baros Books. 1989 1st edition. 
Size 6.0 x 9.25 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 149pp. With b/w photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; small marks to back. Top edge very slightly creased. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. The author discusses the history and development of visiting cards and their cases with more than 300 illustrations. With useful information on dating. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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5 BENGTSSON, BENGT: Matsilver Forr Och Nu. Ur Kulturens Samlingar. Swedish language.
ICA- Forlaget. Motala. 1967 1st edition. 
Size 5.25 x 7.75 inches. In grey/green illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened with small marks to back. Else a clean and tight copy. 92pp. With b/w and colour photographs. Swedish book on silver cutlery. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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The Atlas of Rugs and Carpets. A comprehensive guide for the buyer and collector., BLACK, DAVID (ed):
6 BLACK, DAVID (ed): The Atlas of Rugs and Carpets. A comprehensive guide for the buyer and collector.
Tiger Books International. London. 1994 repr. 
Size 9.0 x 11.75 inches. In illustrated hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. 255pp. With b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. An international panel of specialists share their expertise and describe the world’s most magnificent rugs and carpets with guidance for buyers. 
Price: 13.00 GBP
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7 BLY, J. (ed.): Is it Genuine? How to Collect Antiques with Confidence.
Mitchell Beazley 1987 (repr.). 
Tall 8vo. Green cloth gt. Very good in very good pict. dustwrapper Profusely illustrated in black & white, and in colour. 224 pp. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Alte Barometer. German Language., BOLLE, BERT:
8 BOLLE, BERT: Alte Barometer. German Language.
Verlag Callwey. Munchen. 1980 repr. 
Size 6.75 x 10.0 inches. In light brown cloth covers with dark brown lettering to spine and vignette to front. With illustrated dustwrapper. 247pp. With colour and b/w photographs and illustrations. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge with a couple of small chips. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Study of barometers, both mercuric and anerobic. In German language. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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9 BRADBURY, FREDERICK: History of Old Sheffield Plate. Being an account of the origin, growth and decay of the industry and of antique silver and white or Britannia metal trade with chronological lists of Makers’ Marks and numerous illustrations of specimens.
J.W.Northend Limited. Sheffield. 1968 repr. 
Size 9.0 x 11.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With dustwrapper. In near fine condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with chips and tears at ends. Corners rubbed and chipped. handling marks. mark to front fly leaf. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 539pp. With b/w photographs and engravings. Reprint of History first published in 1912. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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10 CHAFFERS, WILLIAM: 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 makers’ marks at Goldsmiths’ 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. Fifth edition, revised and considerably augmented.
London. Bickers & Son. 1875 5th edition. 
Tall 8vo. In terra cotta cloth covers with gilt to spine and front with black borders to boards. Arms of the Goldsmiths’ Company in gilt to front. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly bumped at top end. Small marks to boards. Corners slightly bumped. Mild foxing to edges. Owner’s bookplate to front endpaper. Front hinge slightly cracked. Relevant inserts loose at front and back. A couple of slight separations at gatherings. Else a clean and tight copy. 238pp. With large fold out plate at front. Tables and illustrations in text. Covers hall marks on gold and silver plate from the thirteenth to the nineteenth century. From the library of Alfred Pope, one of the founders of the Eldridge Pope Brewery, friend of Thomas Hardy and twice Mayor of Dorchester. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Children’s Modern First Editions Their Value to Collectors., CONNOLLY, JOSEPH:
11 CONNOLLY, JOSEPH: Children’s Modern First Editions Their Value to Collectors.
Macdonald Orbis. 1988 1st edition. 
Size 5.75 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 336pp. With b/w and colour photographs. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed at back. Not price clipped). Slight browning to pages. Else a clean and tight copy. Guide to collecting modern children’s book. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Coin Atlas. The World of Coinage from its origins to the present day., CRIBB, JOE / COOK, BARRIE / CARRADICE, IAN:
12 CRIBB, JOE / COOK, BARRIE / CARRADICE, IAN: The Coin Atlas. The World of Coinage from its origins to the present day.
Macdonald Illustrated. 1990 
Size 8.25 x 10.25 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 337pp. With colour and b/w photographs and maps. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly rubbed along top edges. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. A country by country account of world coinage from the 7thC BC to modern times. In five sections, each relating to one continent. 
Price: 23.00 GBP
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Confederate and Southern State Currency. Criswell’s Currency Series. Vol I. 1st Revised Edition. A Descriptive Listing, Including Rarity and Prices. "The Confederate States of America" and all of the Southern States Including "The Territory of Florida" and "The Republic and Government of Texas"., CRISWELL, GROVER C.:
13 CRISWELL, GROVER C.: Confederate and Southern State Currency. Criswell’s Currency Series. Vol I. 1st Revised Edition. A Descriptive Listing, Including Rarity and Prices. "The Confederate States of America" and all of the Southern States Including "The Territory of Florida" and "The Republic and Government of Texas".
Criswell’s Publications. Florida. 1964 1st revised edition. 
Size 6.75 x 10.25 inches. In illustrated cloth covers with gray lettering to spine. 291pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. In very good condition. Spine slightly bumped at ends. Handling marks. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. Part of a series on American Currency. This volume covers the currency issued by the Confederate States between 1861 and 1864, Florida and Texas and other states. Includes a Detailed index of the Republic and Goverment of Texas. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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14 DAVIS, FRANK: French Silver 1450-1825.
Arthur Barker Limited 1970 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pink endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed along edges with a couple of small tears. Not price clipped). Small marks to endpapers from old sticky tape. Else a clean and tight copy. 104pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations and hallmarks. Intended for the layman rather than the dedicated professional, the book necessarily deals mainly with the French Silver of the 18th century when French influence was paramount throughout Europe. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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15 DUTTON, DENYS: Christie’s since the war. 1945-1958. An essay on taste, patronage and collecting. Privately printed for Christie, Manson& Woods, Ltd.
Chriustie, Manson & Woods, Ltd. London. 1959 1st edition. 
Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Patterned endpapers. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed around edges with small chips and tears and small pieces missing from ends of spine. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 168pp. With 185 b/w photographs at back and 5 colour plates in text. The story of Christie’s from 1945 to 1958. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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16 FALKINER, RICHARD: Investing in Antique Jewellery.
Barrie & Rockliffe. 1968 1st edition. 
Size 8.5 x 12.0 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; corners slightly bumped. Small piece torn from front fly leaf. Price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 160pp. With b/w and colour photographs. One of the first books to deal with jewellery as an investment. The author desctibes some famous Jewels and explains some technical terms in layman’s language. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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A Bottle Collector’s Guide. European Seals, Case Gins and Bitters., FLETCHER, EDWARD:
17 FLETCHER, EDWARD: A Bottle Collector’s Guide. European Seals, Case Gins and Bitters.
Latimer. 1976 1st edition. 
Size 5.0 x 7.5 inches. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 144pp. With b/w photographs and line drawings of seals and labels. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along edges with small chips and tears. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. A guide for collectors of bottles. The author spent years researching to identify and date antique bottles. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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18 FLOWER, MARGARET: Victorian Jewellery With a foreword by Margaret J.Biggs and a chapter on collecting by Doris Langley Moore. With 118 pages of illustrations and 10 colour plates. Revised edition.
Cassell & Company Ltd. 1967 revised edition. 
Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In purple cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dust wrapper (dw; Rubbed, with creases around edges and small tears and pieces missing. Not price clipped). Slight fading at top of spine. Mild foxing to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 271pp. With b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. Beautifully illustrated book on Victorian Jewellery, originally published in 1951 ans here revised and updated. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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19 FROST, T.W.: The price guide to old sheffield plate.
Antique Collectors’ Club. 1971 1st edition. 
Size 5.25 x 8.5 inches. In maron cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly rubbed along edges. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 396pp. With b/w photographs. Copiously illustrated price guide to Sheffield Plate from 1971. Each photograph has a an informative caption. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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20 GALE, EDWARDS J.: Pewter and the Amateur Collector.
London: Philip Lee Warner 1910 
Tall 8vo. In original red cloth covers with gilt to spine and silver to front. Top edge gilt. In good condition. Spine faded. Covers part faded and corners slightly bumped. Bookplate on front endpaper. Slight browning to endpapers.Else clean and tight. 97pp. Prof.ills. with 43 b/w plate photographs. A guide to the collection and care of pewter. Covers composition, marking, American and modern pewter. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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