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Hall Marks on English Silver John Bly

Hall Marks on English Silver By John Bly

Hall Marks on English Silver by John Bly


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Summary

This book not only tabulates the hallmarks that enable the identification of silver items but also traces the history of English silver, describing some famous makers and providing hints on spotting fakes.

Hall Marks on English Silver Summary

Hall Marks on English Silver by John Bly

This book not only tabulates the hallmarks that enable the identification of silver items but also traces the history of English silver, describing some famous makers and provides hints on spotting fakes.' There is a helpful chapter on Sheffield plate.

Hall Marks on English Silver Reviews

'For the complete beginner (this book) can be wholeheartedly recommended. The author... has crammed into a booklet that can easily be slipped into the pocket a text notable for its practical advice and most helpful illustrations. The latter include details of hallmarks which will make their interpretation clear to the amateur'. Terence Mullaly, 'Daily Telegraph'.

Table of Contents

The development of hallmarks Domestic silver and church plates Collecting silver Fakes and alterations Famous makers A guide to silver styles Sheffield Plate Tables of Hallmarks - London- Birmingham - Chester - Exeter - Newcastle - Sheffield - York

Additional information

GOR002204107
9780747804505
0747804508
Hall Marks on English Silver by John Bly
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2000-01-14
72
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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