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American Silver

American Silver

by Phillips, John Marshall

American Silver

American Silver

by Buhler, Kathryn

A History Of Platinum and Its Allied Metals

A History Of Platinum and Its Allied Metals

by McDonald, Donald and Leslie B Hunt

The Book Of Gold

The Book Of Gold

by Blakemore, Kenneth

American Silver

American Silver

by John Marshall Phillips

Dover Publications, Incorporated, 2001. Paperback. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$17.61
A Short Account of the Late Discoveries of Gold in Australia with notes of a visit to the Gold District [Australian Historical Monographs]

A Short Account of the Late Discoveries of Gold in Australia with notes of a visit to the Gold District [Australian Historical Monographs]

by Erskine, John Elphinstone Captain R.N. [Edited by GeorgeMackaness]

Dubbo, NSW: Review Publications. 1976. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations and map. A small stain to front cover. 53 pages This monograph was originally published privately by Dr Mackaness in a limited edition of 150 copies. This is Volume IX of the New Series of Australian Historical Monographs - it was Volume XXXVII in the original series. . Reprint. Softcover.
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AU$14.00
Popular Antiques Yearbook 1987 Volume 2. Tremds and prices of everday antiques for 1987

Popular Antiques Yearbook 1987 Volume 2. Tremds and prices of everday antiques for 1987

by MALLALIEU, Huon (edited by)

London: Phaidon.Christie's limited. 1986. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 240 pages . 1st Edition. Hardcover.
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AU$12.00
Broken Hill  Volume 2 1894-1914  The Uncertain Years

Broken Hill Volume 2 1894-1914 The Uncertain Years

by Kearns, R.H.B

Broken Hill: Broken Hill Historical Society. 1978. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Previous owners surname to top corner of front cover. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 72 pages. . Reprint. Softcover.
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AU$10.00
The Search for El Dorado

The Search for El Dorado

by HEMMING, John

London: Book Club Associates. 1978. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 223 pages. . Book Club Edition. Hardback.
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AU$12.00
The Book of Old Silver. English -  American - Foreign With All Available Hallmarks Including Sheffield Plate Marks

The Book of Old Silver. English - American - Foreign With All Available Hallmarks Including Sheffield Plate Marks

by Wyler, Seymour B

New York: Crown Publishers. No Date circa late 1940s. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in a Fair- good dustjacket [now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve]. The dustjacket is rubbed at edges and chipped at corners and spine ends with a split to the front spine edge. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Previous owner's details [dated 1949] to front free end paper. 401 pages Classic work on silver, which has had numerous print-runs... Read more
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AU$30.00
Bulletin 1967 Jan

Bulletin 1967 Jan

by Museum of Fine Arts Boston

1967. Bulletin 1967 by Bostum Museum of Fine Arts, paperback, article on art from Nepal, Archaic Egyptian sculptures and important silver from the Edward Jackson Holmes Collection.
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$2.40
Sterling Seasons The Reed & Barton Story

Sterling Seasons The Reed & Barton Story

by Garrelick, Renee

Taunton: Reed & Barton, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. black cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper.. 168 pages. 26 x 22 cm. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white. Bibliography. Index. Founded in 1824, this history commemorates its 175 anniversary.
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$30.00
Art Nouveau and Art Deco Silver

Art Nouveau and Art Deco Silver

by Krekel-Aalberse, Annelies

New York: H.N. Abrams, 1989. Hardcover. VG/VG- sticker on inside cover from previous bookstore. Black cloth boards with silver stamped spine lettering. Black, silver and red dust jacket with color illustration. 272 pp. 325 illustrations, 25 in full-color.
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$10.00
The Australian Collectors'  Guide

The Australian Collectors' Guide

by Davies, Antony (Editor)

Sydney: Pan Macmillan Australia. 1998. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Card covers in in clear fitted plastic dustjacket. ix, 174 pages More than 500 collectables from vintage cars to teddy bears. . 1st Edition. Softcover.
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AU$14.00
Britannia and Muscovy : English silver at the Court of the Tsars / edited by Olga Dmitrieva and Natalya Abramova

Britannia and Muscovy : English silver at the Court of the Tsars / edited by Olga Dmitrieva and Natalya Abramova

by Dmitrieva, Olga. Abramova, Natalya

New Haven, CT : Yale Center for British Art ; London : Gilbert Collection ; [Moscow] : Moscow Kremlin Museums ; New Haven : Yale University Press, 2006. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new.; 8vo 8"" - 9"" tall; 303 pages; Description: 303 p. : ill. (chiefly col. ) , maps (chiefly col. ) ; 26 cm. ""This book was produced in connection with the exhibition, Britannia &... Read more
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$42.00
Australian Goldfields -- Hill of Content Archives Series -- a collection of contemporary documents compiled and edited by M. J. Jennings

Australian Goldfields -- Hill of Content Archives Series -- a collection of contemporary documents compiled and edited by M. J. Jennings

by Jennings, M. J. -- compiler and Editor

Hill of Content, Melbourne, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Various Contemporary. 400 g; illustrated envelope, which includes an Octavo sized stapled booklet with illustrated cover, and a total of 28 pages including bibliography. A 22 inch by 11.5 inch double fold facsimile of the sale of land by three brothers being the principal chiefs of a certain native tribe called Dutigullar -- -- --of still attractive land -- to a fellow called John Batman. A copy of... Read more
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AU$200.20
Oliver's Diary - an 'andkichef of eirth [Signed]

Oliver's Diary - an 'andkichef of eirth [Signed]

by Ragless, Margaret (Editor)

Adelaide: Investigator Press. 1986. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy with a very slightly faded DJ spine. Black & white illustrations and maps (2 double page). Signed by the author. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 96 pages. Oliver Ragless (the editors great-great Uncle) was one of the early pioneers and his diaries reflect the thousands of colonists... Read more
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AU$35.00
Phaidon Guide to Silver

Phaidon Guide to Silver

by Holland, Margaret

Oxford: Phaidon Press Limited. 1981. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 256 pages . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$10.00
Gold of El Dorado; From the Exhibition Gold of El Dorado, the Heritage of Colombia

Gold of El Dorado; From the Exhibition Gold of El Dorado, the Heritage of Colombia

by Bray, Warwick & Boltin, Lee

American Museum of Natural History, New York, 1979. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. 1 kg; not paginated -- 26 full-colour colour plates printed only on one side, +16 pages of text illustrated with black-and-white photographs, maps and drawings. Apart from the ownership inscription of the bottom right-hand corner of the half title page, the book shows no damage. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1.... Read more
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AU$16.38
Christie's Review of the Season 1974

Christie's Review of the Season 1974

by Herbert, John [Edited by]

Hutchinson of London. 1974. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Covered in clear adhesive film and stuck to covers - by previous owner. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 512 pages Contains authoritative articles by officials of museums who had made important purchases during the season, as well as by the firm's own specialists. Articles cover a range of subjects from Miniatures to Japanese... Read more
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AU$32.00
For Our Aviators - Send Us Something to Melt or Sell

For Our Aviators - Send Us Something to Melt or Sell

by Falls, Charles Buckles

New York: Carey Print Lith. Poster mounted on linen. Color lithograph. Page measures 41 1/2" x 29 1/4". Bold poster for the "Treasure and Trinket Fund", sponsored by the National Special Aid to benefit American Aviators during World War I. Shows a large eagle in flight and reads "send us something to melt or sell - gold, silver, plate. The government pays for the metal - we buy comforts for the men." Wear to margins, some smudging, and cracks along fold. Otherwise good... Read more
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$1,000.00
I Have No Specialized Knowledge In This Area. Your Best Bet Is To Check  For Comparables At Abe.com, Bookfinder.com, Worldcat.org, Vialibri.net And  Addall.com.cvolume 17a  (2 Vols)

I Have No Specialized Knowledge In This Area. Your Best Bet Is To Check For Comparables At Abe.com, Bookfinder.com, Worldcat.org, Vialibri.net And Addall.com.cvolume 17a (2 Vols)

by Enyeart , Earl Ed

Usa: American Society for Metals. Fine with no dust jacket. 1986. Hardcover. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 4to; Red board covers with gold titles. One in full original wrapsping, another with chipped clear wrapping All fine or better .
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$117.55
Wonderful Things: Uncovering the World's Greatest Archaeolgical Treasures

Wonderful Things: Uncovering the World's Greatest Archaeolgical Treasures

by Bahn, Paul (editor)

London: Seven Dials,. Paperback. 256pp. Beautifully illustrated look at some of the world's most spectacular archaeological finds: rock art, gold,  bronze, ivories, tombs and funerary masks, textiles mosaics and more. Colour illustrated throughout. Large format 11'' x 9''.  Very light reading wear. Very lightly rubbed. Clean and bright. Very good copy. . Paperback. 2000.
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£5.50
Un Lyonnais au Klondike; Correspondance de M. L. Paillard, Administrateur delegue du Syndicat Lyonnais du Klondike

Un Lyonnais au Klondike; Correspondance de M. L. Paillard, Administrateur delegue du Syndicat Lyonnais du Klondike

by PAILLARD, L

Bourg: Francisque Allombert, 1900. First. hardcover. very good(-). Photo Illus., 2 maps, one folding. 214pp. 8vo, later 1/2 green morocco, spine and edges of board corners lightly rubbed, many pages slightly creased in upper right corner margins. Bourg: Francisque Allombert, 1900. First Edition.
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$150.00
American Silver

American Silver

by Phillips, John Marshall

Chanticleer Press, New York, 1949. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge nicked dw. Slight browning to the prelims. Overall, particularly well preserved; tight, bright, clean and surprisingly sharp cornered; 128 pages; Description: 128 p. Illus. (part col. ) col. Ports. 23 cm. Bibliography: p. 127-128. With 56 reproductions in color and monochrome and 14 text illustrations in line. Series: American crafts series. Subjects: Silverwork --United States.
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$23.94
The Book of Gold

The Book of Gold

by Blakemore, Kenneth

NY: Stein and Day. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1971. First Edition Thus. First Printing. Hard Cover. Publisher's full black cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with B&W and color photographs. . Covers of book are lightly rubbed and have some faint scrapes, small numbers written on fep, offset from frontispiece onto title page, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD-. . B&W and color photographs. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 224 pp .
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$8.00