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Books on Silver, A-H


 

1. Addy, Sidney Oldall. A Glossary of Words Used in the Neighborhood of Sheffield including a Selection of Local Names, and Some Notices of Folk-Lore, Games, and Customs [with the] Supplement. London; The English Dialect Society: 1888 & 1891. A scholarly antiquarian work, containing a lengthy introduction describing the district, its customs, and prior works touching on such subjects. Addy began the project as a hobby, and as he became more serious was given access to other research and unpublished material, resulting in a quite comprehensive glossary. Uncommon in the trade, to say the least. Hardcover. 6"x9", lxxx + 331 + 66 pages. Original softcovers bound into new blue cloth; light internal wear, cloth covers fine. Very nice, overall. [30259] $400.00

 

2. Al-Jadir, Saad. Arab & Islamic Silver. London; Stacey International: 1981. A supremely well illustrated study of antique and traditional silver of North Africa and Spain, the Arabian Peninsula, the Levant, Mesopotamia, Persia, Turkey, Caucasia, and Central and South-east Asia. One of the few reference works on this subject, so it's nice that it's a good one. Hardcover. 10.5"x12", 216 pages, hundreds of color and b/w illustrations, dj; blue slipcase with silver lettering; a fine copy. [31097] $175.00

 

3. Anderson, Hilary. Earning a Living in Eighteenth-Century Boston: Silversmith Zachariah Brigden. Hilary Anderson: 1996 / Ann Arbor; UMI Reprints. A dissertation submitted to the University of Delaware Winterthur Program. A study based primarily on Brigden's surviving daybook, as well as other period records. Comb-bound. 8.5"x11", 97 pages; a reprint from the original microfilm. New. Note that the photos of silver submitted with the original thesis were not made available for reproduction. [90206] $65.00

 

4. Andersson, Aron. Mediaeval Drinking Bowls of Silver Found in Sweden. Stockholm; Kungliga Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien: 1983. An in-depth study of 25 Medieval silver drinking bowls from Sweden, featuring exceptionally fine photography. The bowls are fully described and illustrated, and the author also explores the sources of their decoration by comparing them with other surviving artifacts of the period. An interesting study of both Medieval silver and Medieval art and iconography in more general terms. Hardcover. 8.5"x11.5", 118 pages, numerous b/w illustrations; light soil, but a nice copy. [8899] $100.00

 

5. Avery, C. Louise. American Silver of the XVII and XVIII Centuries. A Study Based on the Clearwater Collection. New York; Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1920. Edition limited to 1000 copies. Judge Clearwater's collection, formed by a single-minded, enthusiastic jurist, was one of the first major collections of American silver in private hands; actually it was one of the first such collections in anyone's hands. Three-quarters of a century later it remains a testament to his skill and fine eye. Hardcover. 5.5"x9", 216 pages, b/w illustrations; bound into handsome red half-leather with marbled boards and a ribbed spine, gilt spine title; light wear; a very nice copy. [9512] $150.00

 

6. Bailey, Major C.T.P. Knives and Forks, Selected and Described. London & Boston; The Medici Society: 1927. This is the first collector's study of knives and forks, based primarily on the fine collection of 15th-18th century specimens at the V&A. Hardcover. 7.5"x10", viii + 15 pages of text plus 3 color and 72 b/w plates; a very nice copy. [2734] $200.00

 

7. Bargellini, Clara, et al. Mexicaans Zilver / Mexican Silver. Gent; Museum voor Sierkunst: 1993. An extremely fine catalog which accompanied the exhibition of 16th-20th century Mexican silverwork at the Museum voor Sierkunst in Ghent. The photographs are clear and crisp, and there is an English/Dutch text. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 173 pages, b/w and some color illustrations; a fine copy. [95004] $75.00

 

8. Barquist, David L., et al. Myer Myers. Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York. New Haven; Yale University Art Gallery: 2001. Born in New York in 1723, Myer Myers became the city's leading silversmith during the late colonial period, and is now remembered as one of America's great craftsmen. Hardcover. 9.5"x11.5",304 pages, color and b/w illustrations, dj; light wear, jacket rubbed. [9638] $45.00

9. As above, Softcover. 9.5"x11.5",304 pages, color and b/w illustrations. New. [90137] $35.00

 

10. Beckman, Elizabeth D. Cincinnati Silversmiths. An In-depth Study of the Cincinnati Silversmiths, Jewelers, Watch and Clockmakers through 1850. Also Listing the More Prominent Men in These Trades from 1851 until 1900. Cincinnati: B. B. & Co.: 1975. An important study of Cincinnati silver and silversmiths, based on a great deal of original research by the author. The book also includes extensive excerpts from the diary of silversmith Jacob Deterly from 1819 to 1833. Robert Alan Green wrote the laudatory Foreword. Hardcover. 7.5"x10", 167 pages, b/w illustrations, marks; near fine; bookplate. [31446] $375.00

 

11. Belknap, Henry W. Artists and Craftsmen of Essex County, Massachusetts. Salem; The Essex Institute: 1927. One of the first studies to gather together period newspaper notices, advertisements and other data on cabinetmakers, carvers, turners, glass makers, silversmiths, potters, engravers, paper cutters, silhouette artists, etc. Hardcover. 6.5"x9.5", 127 pages, b/w illustrations; font hinge a bit wobbly, a little soil, name rubbed off title page. [31447] $250.00

 

12. Bigelow, Francis H. Historic Silver of the Colonies and Its Makers. New York; Macmillan: 1925. Reprint edition. Bigelow's book was the first attempt at a comprehensive study of American Colonial silver, and his vast knowledge of the subject enabled him to write a classic work, organized by form, which retains its usefulness. He organized his study by form, and his writing will still entertain and interest the silver collector today, as will the very interesting Introduction by his fellow collector and author, George Munson Curtis. Hardcover. 5.5"x8", xxiv + 476 pages, 325 b/w illustrations. Light cover wear; pastedown inside front cover with repaired rip. [9647] $35.00

 

13. Boesen, Gudmund & Erik Lassen. De Danske Dronningers Guldtoilette. Copenhagen; Det Berlingske Bogtrykkeri: 1955. A study of the magnificent mid-18th century gold toilette service of Sophie Magdalene of Denmark. The sumptuously decorated service originally included a mirror, water basin & ewer, candlesticks, snuffers & tray, four graduated pairs of boxes, two brushes, four flasks, a salver, two pin trays, a covered bowl, a plate, a knife, spoon & fork, and two more flasks; in later years more articles were added, until the assemblage totaled 46 golden articles weighing 20 kilos. This careful study of the set includes a summary in English, as well as notes on the decorations and makers, and illustrations and descriptions of each piece. Hardcover. 8"x11", 94 pages with 4 color and 5 plates of line illustrations, plus 30 b/w plates; red & gold patterned boards; a very nice copy. [30261] $125.00

 

14. Bohan, Peter & Philip Hammerslough. Early Connecticut Silver, 1700-1840. Middletown; Wesleyan University Press: 1970. The definitive work on this subject, illustrating and describing almost 200 pieces of silver. There is an index of marks with 495 photographs and other marks illustrated with drawings, and biographical notes. Hardcover. 8.5"x11", 288 pages, 184 b/w illustrations, dj; bibliography; a little wear and soil, jacket taped at base of spine, worn along edges, etc. [9517] $85.00

 

15. Bohan, Peter J. American Gold, 1700-1860. A Monograph Based on a Loan Exhibition. New Haven; Yale University Art Gallery: 1963. The catalog to a loan exhibition of 147 pieces of American gold, 25 of which are illustrated. Bohan provides an overview of American goldwork and goldsmiths, as well as a descriptive catalog of the exhibition in this diminutive but scarce catalog. Softcover. 7"x7", 52 pages, 25 b/w illustrations. Light soil. [31057] $150.00

 

16. Bohan, Peter, et al. Precious Metals. The American Tradition in Gold and Silver. Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami: 1976. A loan exhibition of both antique and modern silver and gold work, with most of the modern work being jewelry (more or less). Softcover. 9"x10", 78 pages, 33 b/w and 16 color illustrations; some cover wear, light soil, etc. [5745] $100.00

 

17. Bothmer, Dietrich von. A Gold Libation Bowl. [contained in the] Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin: December, 1962. A portion of this Bulletin is devoted to an examination of a 3rd Century gold phiale from Greece, and related examples. Softcover. 7.5"x10", [article- 13 pages, 20 b/w illustrations]. Light soil, cover slightly scuffed. [31153] $20.00

 

18. Boylan, Leona Davis. Spanish Colonial Silver. Santa Fe; Museum of New Mexico Press: 1974. Based on silver collections in five New Mexican museums, this study includes chapters on the collections, the historical background, ecclesiastical silver, domestic silver, "accessories and gear", and provincial styles, as well as an extensive photographic mark section and a good bibliography. An important and enjoyable study. Softcover. 7"x10", 202 pages, many b/w illustrations; marks. Near fine. [95014] $30.00

 

19. Britannia & Muscovy English Silver at the Court of the Tsars. Yale Center for British Art: 2006. Silver sent to Russia in the 16th and 17th centuries. Gives a general overview of the topic, rather than discussing and illustrating specific items. Softcover. 5"x7", 29 pages, 6 black & white illustrations. Fine. [32701] $10.00

 

20. [Brix] The Unique Collection of Early Philadelphia and other American Silver, Georgian and other silver & bibelots, Pennsylvania Furniture, Formed by the Late Maurice Brix, Philadelphia. New York; Parke-Bernet Galleries: October 19-20, 1955. Sale 1617. The auction of the collection formed by this pioneering collector of American silver. Brix specialized in Philadelphia silver, and was the man who encouraged the great John Marshall Phillips to abandon his law career for the arts and tutored the young scholar; Phillips, in return, wrote the 1920 catalog of Brix's collection of Philadelphia silver. Softcover. 6"x9.5", 66 pages, 324 lots, b/w illustrations; light wear. [9828] $85.00

 

21. Buck, John H. Old Plate, Ecclesiastical, Decorative and Domestic; Its Makers and Marks. New York; The Gorham Manufacturing Company: 1888. One of the first attempts to study old silver as an item of interest to collectors, and without doubt the best of these early studies. It was also the first study to treat American colonial silver seriously, albeit with only a single chapter, and that was mostly devoted to church plate. Hardcover. 6"x9.5", 268 pages, 82 b/w and line illustrations. Light wear, but overall a very nice, crisp copy. [8472] $75.00

 

22. Buck, John H. & R.T.H. Halsey. American Silver, the Work of Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Silversmiths. Concord; Joslin Hall: 1990. A facsimile reprint of the catalog to the historic 1906 exhibition. This exhibition was the first to be devoted exclusively to the work of American silversmiths and was of great importance in generating interest in the work of American Colonial silversmiths. Engraved designs are reproduced, and inscriptions are set in italic type. Softcover. 7"x10", 100 pages, plus 30 b/w plates. New. [90233] $20.00

 

23. Buhler, Kathryn & Graham Hood. American Silver. Garvan and Other Collections in the Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven; Yale University Press: 1970. The Garvan Collection is thought by many to be the single finest collection of early American silver ever assembled. Superb photography by E. Irving Blomstrann combines with detailed and scholarly entries to result in a model reference work. 2 volumes. Hardcover. 8"x10", 644 pages, hundreds of b/w illustrations, slipcased; case scuffed. [4876] $400.00

 

24. Buhler, Kathryn C. American Silver 1655-1825 in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston; Museum of Fine Arts/ New York Graphic Society: 1972. A very important and finely written catalog of this extensive collection of New England, New York, and Philadelphia silver. Each entry is illustrated and fully described, and many marks are illustrated. A handsome production, and a pleasure to use and peruse. Hardcover. 2 volumes. 7"x11.5", 708 pages, b/w illustrations; slipcased. Case with some light wear and rubbing, etc; near fine. [4877] $400.00

 

25. Buhler, Kathryn C. American Silver. From the Colonial Period through the Early Republic in the Worcester Art Museum. Worcester Art Museum: 1979. Hardcover. 8.5"x11", 95 pages, b/w illustrations, dj; jacket lightly rubbed. [9640] $50.00

 

26. Buhler, Kathryn C. Colonial Silversmiths -Masters & Apprentices. Boston; Museum of Fine Arts: 1956. A loan exhibition which explored the relationship between the work of master silversmiths and their apprentices using surviving examples and records. This exhibition was staged to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the 1906 Exhibition. Hardcover. 7.5"x8.5", 98 pages plus 126 b/w illustrations; light soil, a little wear. [8909] $60.00

 

27. Buhler, Kathryn C. Paul Revere, Goldsmith 1735-1818. Boston; Museum of Fine Arts: 1956. The Curator of silver at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and cataloguer of the MFA and Garvan Collections, take a shot at Boston's best-known silversmith. Good reading. Softcover. 8"x9.5", 7 pages plus 64 b/w plates; light wear. [9798] $20.00

 

28. Bunt, Cyril G E. Chaffers' Handbook to Hall Marks on Gold & Silver Plate. London; William Reeves:1966. 9th edition. Hardcover. 5"x7.5", 158 pages, b&w illustrations, worn dj, crease in first few pages, mark in ink on half-title. [16021] $30.00

 

29. Burton, E. Milby. South Carolina Silversmiths 1690-1860. The Charleston Museum:1942. The first edition of a primary, and one of the first, studies of Southern silver. Burton identifies and includes information on 320 silversmiths, arranged by community. Softcover. 6"x9", 311 pages, 17 b&w plates, evidently once glued into protective paper covers and there is a slight residue of glue on the spine. [19705] $175.00

 

30. Callahan, Ashley & Dale L. Couch. From Sideboard to Pulpit. Silver in Georgia. Georgia Museum of Art: 2006. An interesting catalog, not so much for the items exhibited of which only a few are illustrated, but for the accompanying essays. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 36 pages, b/w illustrations. New. [95063] $20.00

 

31. Canton, F.J. Sanchez. Los Arfes, Escultores de Plata y Oro (1501-1603). Madrid; Editorial Saturnino Calleja: 1920. The life and work of a famous Spanish silversmithing family of the 16th century- Enrique de Arfe, Antonio de Arfe, and Juan de Arfe. Softcover. 4"x6.5", 79 pages + 28 b/w plates; publisher's decorated covers with a Renaissance frame of pillars and putti; covers lightly spotted; contents with light foxing throughout; partially unopened. [30897] $85.00

 

32. [Carpenter Collection] The Charles H. Carpenter, Jr. Collection: 19th Century American Silver. New York; Christie's: January 21, 1994. The auction catalog to the sale of the very fine collection of 19th century American silver formed by Charles Carpenter, Jr., authority on the period and author of standard books on Gorham and Tiffany silver. Softcover. 8"x10.5", 48 pages, 54 lots, color illustrations, light wear. Prices realized sheet laid in loosely. [32913] $45.00

 

33. Catalogue of Silver and Plate of the Reigns of King William IV and Queen Victoria. London; Sotheby & Co.: July 3rd, 1969. Softcover. 6"x9.5", 70 pages plus 9 b/w plates. [7916] $25.00

 

34. Cederwall, Sandraline, Hal Riney & Barnaby Conrad. Spratling Silver. San Francisco; Chronicle Books: 2000. A revised, expanded edition of this oversize, wonderfully-illustrated book. Hardcover. 9.5"x12", 176 pages, many full-page color plates, dj; New. [95016] $35.00

 

35. Cellini, Benvenuto & John Addington Symonds. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini, written by himself... New York; Brentano's: 1929. 11th prtg. First published in 1906, this popular edition of the classic was translated by John Addington Symonds and also includes a biographical sketch of Cellini by Symonds and an original introduction by Royal Cortissoz. The work itself, in almost any edition, is a classic, much more than the simple memoir of a 16th century Florentine goldsmith. Cellini was observant, shrewd, witty, bawdy, and vain, and his work continues to shine and entertain centuries after he put pen to paper. 2 volumes. Hardcover. 6"x9.5", xx + 360 pages, vii + 387 pages; 40 b/w plates; original red cloth with elaborate gilt scrollwork decorations on the spines and covers; a little wear, but a fine, bright, handsome set. [6390] $85.00

 

36. [Cellini, Benvenuto] The Treatises of Benvenuto Cellini on Goldsmithing and Sculpture. Translated from the Italian by C.R. Ashbee. New York; Dover Publications: 1967. A facsimile of the 1888 limited edition, which was a translation and reiteration of the 16th century Florentine goldsmiths writings. Softcover. 6.5x9.5, 164+ pages; b/w plates; somewhat worn & thumbed, a little soiled. This book is a triple-play: not only is it by a famous goldsmith, as translated and edited by another famous goldsmith- this copy was owned by a noted American authority on silver, Robert Alan Green, with his bookplate. [9181] $60.00

 

37. Chickering, Elenita C. Arthur J. Stone. Handwrought Silver 1901-1937. Boston Athenaeum: 1981. The catalog to an important loan exhibition of the Boston Arts & Crafts silversmith's work. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 24 pages, black & white illustrations, marks, errata slip. Fine condition. [32652] $60.00

 

38. Christie, Ralph Aldrich. Silver Cups of Colonial Middletown. Middletown; Middlesex County Historical Society: 1937. A rather scarce study of the Middletown Communion silver. Christie's charming and informative text wanders all around his subject, taking on, in turn, the life of the typical silversmith in a colonial Connecticut town, the churches, pastors and donors of the silver, and the silversmiths themselves. Softcover. 6"x9.5", 26 pages plus 2 b/w plates; light wear. [8789] $125.00

 

39. Clark Art Institute. Robert Sterling Clark Art Institute presents an exhibition of Silver of the 17th, 18th and 19th Centuries. Williamstown; Clark Art Institute: 1952. The ten illustrated pieces are all very fine examples of 17th and early 18th century English silver. Softcover. 6.5"x9.5", 8 pages plus 10 b/w plates. [5803] $20.00

 

40. Clark, Mark A. & David Revere McFadden. Treasures for the Table. Silver from the Chrysler Museum. New York; Hudson Hills Press: 1989. A wonderful catalog of 18th and 19th century English, American and European table hollowware in the collection of the Chrysler Museum. Softcover. 9"x12", 117 pages, color illustrations. Fine condition. [90303] $25.00

 

41. Clarke, Hermann F. John Hull, A Builder of the Bay Colony. Portland; Southworth Anthoesen Press: 1940. Limited to 500 copies. John Hull, with his friend and partner Robert Sanderson, was the earliest documented silversmith working in the American colonies. Hardcover; slipcased. 8"x10", 221 pages, plus 16 b/w plates. A fine copy, really quite lovely. Slipcase with minor wear. [8916] $400.00

42. As above, Wolfeboro; A.W. Pollock & Co.:1993. A fine facsimile of the 1940 limited edition. Hardcover. 8"x10", 221 pages, plus 16 b/w plates. Fine. [95001] $65.00

 

43. Clarke, Hermann F. & Henry W. Foote. Jeremiah Dummer, Colonial Craftsman & Merchant, 1645-1718. Boston; Houghton-Mifflin Company: 1935. Limited to 225 copies. Dummer was one of the earliest New-England born silversmiths, and apprenticed with John Hull. Clarke was able to locate and describe 108 pieces of Dummer's work, and also discusses Dummer's engraving of a plate for Connecticut currency in 1709. Henry Foote contributed the chapters concerning Dummer's possible work as a portrait painter. Hardcover. 8"x10", 209 pages, plus 24 black & white plates. Slipcased. A very bright and nice copy, about the best copy I have ever seen. [32650] $450.00

44. As above, New York; Da Capo Press: 1970. A reprint of the 1935 limited edition. Hardcover. 8"x10", 205 pages, plus 24 b/w plates. Light wear. [9773] $75.00

 

45. Clifford, Helen. Silver in London. The Parker and Wakelin Partnership, 1760-1776. Bard Graduate Center/Yale University Press: 2004. "The firm of Parker and Wakelin was the foremost silversmith in London for much of the 18th century, supplying royalty, aristocracy, and gentry with both domestic and ceremonial plate.". Hardcover. 9"x11", 245 pages, color and b/w illustrations, dj. New. [95094] $35.00

 

46. Coffin, Sarah, et al. Feeding Desire. Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005. New York; Assouline, in association with the Cooper-Hewitt Museum: 2006. The utterly magnificent catalog to an important exhibition which showcased the Cooper-Hewitt's collection of cutlery and utensils. Hardcover. 9.5"x12", 288 pages, hundreds of color illustrations, dust jacket. New condition. [95107] $35.00

 

47. [Cohon, et al] Rare Early American Silver, English & American Furniture and Decorations (etc.) Property of Morris Cohon, Joseph Larocque, and others. New York; Parke-Bernet Galleries: April 15-16th, 1955. Sale 1590. Some fine English and American furniture, but the star of the auction was the select collection of American silver. Softcover. 7"x10", 93 pages, 368 lots, b/w illustrations; several institutional stamps. [7193] $30.00

 

48. [Coney] A Silver Monteith by John Coney. Property of George C. Gebelein. New York; Anderson Galleries: April 3rd, 1937. The auction of a massive monteith made by Coney for the Colemans of Boston about 1705. Softcover. 7"x10.5", 8 pages, 2 b/w plates, lacks front cover medallion; a little wear. [9825] $20.00

 

49. [Cornelius C. Moore] The Cornelius C. Moore Collection of Early American Silver to be sold for the benefit of Providence College, Providence, R.I.. New York; Sotheby's: January 31, 1986. Sale 5430. The auction catalog for a fine collection of 18th century American silver, mostly Rhode Island examples. Hardcover with silver gilt title and pasted on illustration, 8"x11", about 75 pages, 159 lots, b/w illustrations..Remains of a lower spine label and institutional stamp on title page, but otherwise in fine condition. [31651] $40.00

 

50. Crosby, Everett U. Ninety Five Per Cent Perfect. Nantucket: 1953. 3rd edition. Includes Crosby's original "Ninety five percent perfect", a study of old Nantucket architecture, as well as "The Spoon Primer", "Silversmiths of Old-Time Nantucket", "Nantucket's Underground Moon", and "Nantucket's Changing Prosperity, Future Probabilities". Hardcover. 6"x9", 214 pages, b/w and line illustrations. A little light cover wear, and a small amount of internal toning. [00749] $125.00

 

51. Cruger, George A. (ed.). Church Silver of Colonial Virginia. Richmond; The Virginia Museum: 1970. A lovely and elegant catalog of this important loan exhibition. Softcover. 10"x8.5", 112 pages, b/w illustrations; light cover soil. [95005] $25.00

 

52. Culme, John, et al. The Colman Collection of Silver Mustard Pots. Norwich; Colman Foods: 1979. Now this is just plain fun -a collection of all sorts of mustard pots! Softcover. 6.5"x8", 143 pages, lots of b/w illustrations; light wear. [30415] $45.00

 

53. Culme, John. Nineteenth-Century Silver. London; Country Life Books: 1977. A well illustrated, interesting exploration of the fast-changing, tumultuous world of silver design, manufacture and taste in the 19th century. Hardcover. 9"x12", 232 pages, color and b/w illustrations, dj; bibliography. Light wear. [9670] $100.00

 

54. Currier, Ernest M. Marks of Early American Silversmiths. With Notes on Silver, Spoon Types & List of New York City Silversmiths 1815-1841. Portland; The Southworth Anthoensen Press: 1938. 1st Edition, 1st Printing. Edition limited to 750 copies. Currier's work stands as an important contribution to the literature of American silver marks because of the skill with which he executed his drawings. Hardcover. 8"x11", 179 pages, b&w illustrations. Some very light cover rubbing and wear, hinges slightly shaken, but overall a nice copy. [00150] $275.00

55. As above, Harrison; Robert Alan Green: 1970. Edition limited to 1000 copies. A facsimile of the limited 1938 edition, with a new foreword by Col. Green. Hardcover. 8.5"x11", 180 pages, marks. Near fine. [7231] $100.00

 

56. Currier, Ernest M. A Word on Reproductions of Old Silver. [offprint from] The Jewelers' Circular: February 23rd, 1928. An interesting, well-illustrated article on modern silver replicas of antique silver of several periods. Self-covers; 4 pages, b/w illustrations; folded; some creasing, edges with slight tears and a few chips. [7805] $25.00

 

57. Curtis, George M., et al. American Church Silver of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Boston; Museum of Fine Arts: 1911. The exhibition included secular plate as well. Hardcover. 7"x10", 163 pages, plus 38 b/w plates with tissue guards. A beautiful, fine copy, about the nicest copy we have ever seen. [9515] $150.00

 

58. Cutten, George Barton & Amy Pearce Ver Nooy. The Silversmiths of Poughkeepsie, New York. Reprinted from Dutchess County Historical Society Year Book, 1945. Brief (and some longer) biographies or listings for 55 smiths and firms. Softcover. 6"x9", 23 pages, 1 b/w plate of marks. A little light wear, but very nice. [31856] $45.00

 

59. Cutten, George Barton & E. Milby Burton. South Carolina Silversmiths and Silversmiths of North Carolina. Savannah; The Oglethorpe Press: 1998. This valuable reference reissues two important books on Southern silver. Hardcover. 6"x9.5", 429 pages, b/w illustrations. New. [90144] $30.00

 

60. Cutten, George Barton. American Silver Sugar Tongs from the Collection of Francis M. Rosenfeld. Reprinted from the February, 1946 issue of The Magazine Antiques. Pamphlet. 9.5"x12", 4 pages (including covers), 7 b/w illustrations, showing 29 pairs of sugar tongs. Light wear, slight crease across the center. [31853] $25.00

 

61. Cutten, George Barton. The Silversmith, Watchmakers and Jewelers of the State of New York, Outside New York City. Hamilton; privately printed: 1939. A checklist, by city and town, with birth and/or death dates, if known, or the date when an advertisement by the smith was noted to have been published. Softcover. 6"x9", 47 pages. A little light soil. [31855] $50.00

 

62. Cutten, George Barton. The Silversmiths of Georgia, together with watchmakers & jewelers - 1733 to 1850. Savannah; The Oglethorpe Press: 1998. First published in a limited edition in 1958, this was one of Cutten's more ambitious works, and for many years also one of his scarcest books. Hardcover. 6"x9.5", 166 pages, b/w illustration, some marks. New. [90143] $25.00

 

63. Cutten, George Barton. The Silversmiths of North Carolina. Raleigh; State Department of Archives and History: 1948. The first edition of this pioneering study. Softcover. 6"x9", 93 pages, b/w illustrations and marks. Title page and last page with some foxing, a little cover wear. [31852] $40.00

 

64. Cutten, George Barton. The Silversmiths of Utica. Hamilton: 1936. Limited to 257 signed copies. The story of Utica silversmiths is primarily a story of spoon-makers. Hardcover. 6"x10", 67 pages, 5 tipped-in b/w plates, marks. Covers with some soil, faded at edges (as usual), a very, very faint aroma of tobacco. [31459] $250.00

 

65. Cutten, George Barton. The Ten Eyck Silversmiths. Reprinted from the December, 1942 issue of The Magazine Antiques. An important piece of research which unraveled the "tangled web" of the 17th and 18th century Ten Eyck silversmiths. This offprint also includes "More Ten Eyck Silversmiths", from the April, 1944 issue of Antiques. Softcover. 6"x10", 18 pages, b/w illustrations. A little light soil, but a very nice pamphlet. [31854] $40.00

 

66. Dalgleish, George & Henry Steuart Fothringham. Silver Made in Scotland. National Museums of Scotland: 2008. Revised. The catalog to an exhibition of Scottish silver from the Museum's fine collection, as ell as other public and private collections. Covering the 16th-19th centuries, this wide-ranging catalog includes photographs of many hallmarks. Softcover. 8.5"x10.5", 238 pages, many color illustrations, marks. New. [90272] $55.00

 

67. Dallas, C. Donald. The Spirit of Paul Revere -a Glorious Heritage for American Industry. The Newcomen Society: 1944. 2nd prtg. The text of an address given at the National Newcomen Dinner in New York on March 15, 1944. Softcover. 6"x9", 52 pages, line illustrations, plus a tipped in color portrait and a tipped-in b/w plate of Revere silver. [31780] $25.00

 

68. Dalton, O.M. The Treasure of the Oxus with other examples of Early Oriental Metal-Work. London; The Trustees of the British Museum: 1964. 3rd. edition. An important work, first published in 1905, describing the "Oxus Treasure", a horde of ancient Achaemenid silver and gold which had been discovered in the 1870s. Hardcover. 8.5"x11", lxxvi + 75 pages, plus 41 b/w plates; dj; bibliography; a nice, clean copy. [8050] $250.00

 

69. Daniel Low and Co. Gold and Silversmiths. 1901 Catalogue. San Diego; Bridgham Antiques: no date. A facsimile reprint f the 1901 silver and jewelry catalog of this noted firm. Softcover. 6.5"x9.5", 168 pages, hundreds of black & white illustrations. Former owner's embossed stamp on the first page, else fine. [32700] $45.00

 

70. Dauterman, Carl C. Checklist of American Silversmiths' Work, 1650-1850, in the Museums in the New York Metropolitan Area. New York; MMA: 1968. This project was initiated in Dauterman's class on decorative arts. An interesting reference. Softcover. 5.5"x8.5", 78 pages; light soil. [9764] $45.00

 

71. Davis, John D. English Silver at Williamsburg. Charlottesville; University Press of Virginia: 1976. The collection at Williamsburg is designed to illustrate forms used in the city in Colonial times, and combines the exceedingly rare (a 17th century silver chandelier) with the completely typical, as well as the odd and unusual (silver cock spurs in their original case, with the trade card of their maker). Hardcover. 8.5"x11.5", 254 pages, hundreds of b&w illustrations, marks; lightly worn dj. [28010] $150.00

 

72. Davis, John D. Silver Nutmeg Graters. Hanover; University Press of New England: 2002. Softcover. 8"x8", 80 pages, 45 b/w illustrations. New. Published at $19.95. [95055] $15.00

 

73. [de Lamerie] An Exhibition of Silver by Paul De Lamerie. Williamstown; Robert Sterling Clark Art Institute: 1953. An early Clark catalog, featuring the fine candlesticks, kettles, trays, coffee pots, inkstands, salvers and other items by this master silversmith. Softcover. 6.5"x10" 2 pages of text plus 31 b/w plates, near fine. [95003] $20.00

 

74. Dehejia, Vidya. Delight in Design. Indian Silver for the Raj. Mappin Publishing / Grantha: 2008. A richly illustrated volume that focuses on the remarkable ornamented silverware produced by Indian craftsmen during the period of the British Raj. Hardcover. 10"x12", 223 pages, 219 color illustrations, dust jacket. New condition. [90297] $65.00

 

75. Delieb, Eric. Silver Boxes. New York; Clarkson Potter: 1968. This well illustrated survey features hundreds of 16th-19th century boxes, some dignified, some fanciful, some strange, some clever, many beautiful. Hardcover. 9"x12", 119 pages, color illustrations, dj. Jacket lightly soiled, slight spine crack. [8822] $35.00

 

76. Doty, Robert M. (ed.). Henry Petzal / Silversmith. Manchester; Currier Gallery of Art: 1987. Henry Petzal discovered silversmithing in 1957, and makes superbly crafted, wonderfully modern pieces which draw on classical motifs and designs. Softcover. 60 pages, many b/w illustrations. Near fine. [23900] $35.00

 

77. Dow, George Francis. The Arts & Crafts in New England 1704-1775. Topsfield; The Wayside Press: 1927. "Gleanings from Boston newspapers relating to painting, engraving, silversmiths, pewterers, clockmakers, furniture, pottery, costume, trades and occupations". Hardcover. 7"x10", 326 pages, b/w plates. Covers with moderate wear and a little soil, text a bit browned. [32012] $100.00

 

78. Drucker, Janet & William. Georg Jensen. 20th Century Designs. Atglen; Schiffer Publishing: 2002. "This reprint of jewelry and hollowware catalog pages from Georg Jensen brings eagerly sought information together in one volume. Hardcover. 11.5"x8.5", 256 pages, 1,194 black & white illustrations, dust jacket. New. [90306] $65.00

 

79. E. Alberta Brenner. The Romance of Silver. Lecture Program with Extensive Exhibit. [New York: 1940s]. A promotional brochure for a lecturer about antique silver, its history, construction and collecting. Folder. 9.5"x7", b/w front and rear cover illustrations; folded once, light soil, pencil note on rear cover. [9998] $20.00

 

80. Edwards, Maxine T. Mermaids and Saguaros: The U.S.S. Arizona Silver. Arizona State Capitol Museum: 1994. The superb silver service made for the battleship USS Arizona by Reed & Barton. Softcover. 7"x10", 39 pages, color and b/w illustrations; fine. [90126] $ 9.95

 

81. Ellis, Hubert Dynes. A Short Description of the Ancient Silver Plate belonging to the Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors; with two illustrations and a table of maker's marks. London; 1892. Hardcover. 7"x9", 21 pages plus 2 b/w real photographs mounted on linen plates. Pebbled blue covers with a gilt armorial decoration showing two camels rampant and a sheep... Some wear, but a nice copy. [4925] $250.00

 

82. [Ellis] Catalogue of a Remarkable Collection of 16th and 17th Century Provincial Silver Spoons incorporating the entire collection left by the late H.D. Ellis, Esq. London; Sotheby & Co.: November 13-14, 1935. The catalog to one of the most important auctions of English provincial silver ever held. Catalog by G.E.P. How. Softcover. 6"x9.5", 205 pages, 252 lots, many black & white illustrations. Light wear. [32617] $300.00

 

83. Elwell, N[ewton] W. Colonial Silverware of the 17th and 18th Centuries. Comprising Solid Sets, Small Wares, Candelabras, Communion Service, etc. Boston; Geo. H. Polley & Co.: 1899. One of the earliest studies of American silver, and probably the earliest study to publish photos of American silver. The plates mainly illustrate multiple pieces, identified by where they were photographed, such as "elaborate silver ware from Baltimore, Maryland", "Odd Silver Sugar Bowls, for Lump Sugar, from Maryland", and so on. Localities are much more likely, therefore, to relate to where the silver was at the time the photos were taken (mainly in private homes) rather than where it was made. Hardcover. 13"x17.5", title page + 1 page of photo listings plus 74 b/w illustrations on 40 plates; ex-library, bound in old cloth with taped spine and tips, bookplate, some cover wear and soil; a little soil on the plates. [31265] $875.00

 

84. Ensko, Robert. Makers of Early American Silver. New York; Robert Ensko: 1915. A very early study, predating even French's "Walpole List" by two years. Scarce. Hardcover. 7.5"x9", 46 pages, silver gilt stamped mustard-colored cloth covers; covers with some fading, a little soil, wear at tips, etc.; endpapers with light spotting around the margins. [31277] $350.00

 

85. Ensko, Stephen G.C. American Silversmiths and their Marks. New York; Privately Printed: 1927. Limited to 310 copies. "Ensko One", the first edition of Stephen Ensko's now-standard reference to American silversmiths and their marks. Hardcover. 6"x9", 219 pages, b/w plates. Original silver/gray boards with a black cloth spine and leather spine label. Issued without a jacket. A nice copy in lightly worn covers, spine label a bit chipped. [3671] $300.00

 

86. Ensko, Stephen G.C. American Silversmiths and Their Marks. New York; Robert Ensko Inc.: 1948. 3rd edition. "Ensko" has remained one of the most loved books on American silversmiths and their marks. "Ensko 3" was the penultimate book in the series published during Ensko's lifetime (an "Ensko 4" was published a few years ago). Hardcover. 6.5"x9.5", 285 pages, b/w illustrations, folding plates; a very nice copy. [3672] $100.00

 

87. Ensko, Stephen G.C. & Edward Wenham. English Silver 1675-1825. New York; Robert Ensko Inc:1937. A fun little book with clear line illustrations; a good guide to changing forms in silver. 6.5"x9.5", 109 pages, tipped-in b&w frontispiece and line illustrations, dj. [16054] $35.00

 

88. Evans, John Thomas. The Church Plate of Oxfordshire. Oxford; The Alden Press: 1928. Hardcover. 7.5"x10", xxxiii + 223 pages, plus 31 b/w plates; publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles and emblems; covers a bit dusty and a little rubbed; endpapers a bit browned, else a nice copy. [30999] $150.00

 

89. Exhibition of Early American Paintings, Miniatures and Silver Assembled by the Washington Loan Exhibition Committee. Washington; National Gallery of Art: 1925. The catalog of an early loan exhibition of American works. Softcover. 5.5"x8.5", 107 pages, plus 15 b/w plates; covers somewhat worn, a little soil, spine split in a few places; a delicate catalog. [8807] $100.00

 

90. Exhibition of Old Silver Owned in Worcester County. Worcester Art Museum: 1915. The catalog to a loan exhibition that ran from June 15th to September 15th, 1915. Softcover. 6"x9", 17 pages plus 4 b/w plates with tissue guards; ex-institutional with bookplate, number on lower cover corner, and embossures on most pages; cleaner and nicer than that makes it sound. [9499] $125.00

 

91. Exhibition of Works in Silver and Gold by Myer Myers. A Checklist of Objects Exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum. February 2 - March 15, 1954. [Brooklyn Museum: 1954]. A mimeographed checklist. The name of each lender is mentioned, and several items are noted as not being recorded in Jeanette Rosenbaum's book. 8.5"x14", 10 sheets, mimeographed; folded; re-stapled. [30246] $100.00

 

92. Fales, Martha G. Early American Silver. New York; E.P. Dutton: 1973. Revised and enlarged edition. A most important and helpful book, a slightly expanded edition of "Early American Silver for the Cautious Collector". Hardcover. 7"x10", 336 pages, 228 b/w illustrations. Light wear, bookplate, else a nice copy. [31734] $45.00

 

93. Fales, Martha Gandy. Silver at the Essex Institute. Salem; Essex Institute: 1983. The Essex Institute has a fine collection of early American silver, particularly rich, as one might expect, in Essex-county area items. Softcover. 8"x8", 62 pages, b/w illustrations; covers a bit rubbed, a little wear. [8906] $40.00

 

94. Falino, Jeannine & Gerald W.R. Ward (eds.). New England Silver and Silversmithing, 1620-1815. Colonial Society of Massachusetts / University Press of Virginia: 2001. A series of essays which were first presented at a conference at the Museum of Fine Arts in 1996. Hardcover. 7.5"x11", 256 pages, b/w illustrations, dj. New. [90142] $75.00

 

95. Fleming, E. McClung, et al. Spanish, French, and English Traditions in the Colonial Silver of North America. 1968 Winterthur Conference Report. Major Addresses and Exhibition Catalogue. Winterthur; Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum: 1969. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 109 pages, some b/w illustrations; light wear. [9430] $150.00

 

96. Flynt, Henry N. & Martha G. Fales. The Heritage Foundation Collection of Silver, with biographical sketches of New England silversmiths, 1625-1825. Deerfield; Heritage Foundation: 1968. An exceedingly finely written and photographed catalog of this major collection. There are biographical sketches of over 1,400 silversmiths, and photographs of more than 800 marks. Hardcover. 7.5"x11", 391 pages, b/w illustrations; bibliography. Light wear. [31494] $100.00

 

97. Fredericks, Maria L. Gold and Silver, Treasures of New York. A Checklist. Museum of the City of New York: 1979. A checklist of the 281 pieces of silver, almost all of it American, in the Museum's collection, prepared to accompany an exhibition. 116 silversmiths are represented. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 68 pages, no illustrations. Covers lightly scuffed. [32339] $100.00

 

98. Fredyma, Paul J. & Marie-Louise. A Directory of New Hampshire Silversmiths and Watch and Clock Makers. Hanover; self-published: 1971. Limited to 500 copies. Part of a very popular series which lists the silversmiths and then gives bibliographic citations where information about them may be found. Softcover. 6"x9", 48 pages, near fine. [31728] $45.00

 

99. Fredyma, Paul J. & Marie-Louise. A Directory of Vermont Silversmiths and Watch and Clock Makers. Hanover; self-published: 1974. Limited to 500 copies. Softcover. 6"x9", 58 pages. Bookplate, else near fine. [31730] $45.00

 

100. Gascon de Gotor, Anselmo. El Corpus Christi y las Custodias Procesionales de Espana. Barcelona; Tipografia la Academica de Serra Hnos y Russell: 1916. A complete history and survey of the elaborate silver custodias and the processions they are carried in. Softcover. 6"x9.5", 160 pages, + 23 b/w plates. Covers worn and spattered, apparently with ink or paint; text browned and scattered light internal spotting; a fragile catalog. [30898] $150.00

 

101. Gilboa, Violet. Catalog of the Bernice and Henry Tumen Collection of Jewish Ceremonial Objects in the Harvard College Library and the Harvard Semitic Museum. Cambridge; Harvard University Library: 1993. Jewish ceremonial objects including wine cups; beakers; Sabbath lamps; candlesticks, and more. Softcover. 6"x9", 172 pages, b/w illustrations. New. [95038] $25.00

 

102. Gillingham, Harrold E. Indian Ornaments made by Philadelphia Silversmiths. New York; Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation: 1936. Edition limited to 100 copies. A continuation of Gillingham's study of silver ornaments produced by Philadelphia silversmiths and sold to Indian traders. Hardcover. 6.5"x10", 26 pages plus 4 b/w illustrations on 2 plates. Small spot and a smudge on the cover, Gillingham's name written on the spine, else a nice, clean, tight, copy. [31742] $600.00

 

103. [Gillingham] XVIII Century American Furniture, Rare Silver (etc.) The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harrold E. Gillingham. Philadelphia; Samuel T. Freeman & Company: April 16-20th, 1945. The auction sale of the fine collection of the noted Philadelphia antiquary and collector. Softcover. 7.5"x10", 131 pages, some b/w illustrations; some cover soil. [31601] $125.00

 

104. Giner, Francisco. Estudios Sobre Artes Industriales y Cartas Literarias. Madrid: 1926. A series of essays on various art and literary topics by a professor at the University of Madrid. 75 pages are about silver custodias. Hardcover. 5"x7.5", 363 pages; bound in newer red Spanish leather with raised bands; from the library of Robert Alan Green, with his bookplate. [7821] $50.00

 

105. Glanville, Philippa & Jennifer Faulds Goldsborough. Women Silversmiths 1685-1845. Works from the Collection of The National Museum of Women in the Arts. London; Thames & Hudson: 1990. The study was based in large part on the collection of Lorraine and Oliver R. Grace, who donated it to the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Hardcover. 9.5"x12", 176 pages, color and b/w illustrations, dj. Near fine. [32243] $75.00

 

106. Gourley, Hugh J., et al. The New England Silversmith. An Exhibition of New England Silver from the Mid-Seventeenth Century to the Present Selected from New England Collections. Providence; Museum of Art, RISD: 1965. A loan exhibition of good breadth and quality, featuring 327 pieces drawn from a wide variety of public, semi-public and private collections. Softcover. 7"x8.5", 138 pages, numerous b/w illustrations; light wear, spine a bit faded. [30416] $40.00

 

107. Green, Robert Alan. Marks of American Silversmiths. Harrison, NY; Robert Alan Green: 1977. Edition limited to 1500 copies. A standard mark reference, with 300 original photos and 4,000 drawings of marks. Hardcover. 6"x9", 246 pages, black & white illustrations, dust jacket. Jacket with light soil and some rubbing, a chip on the rear panel and some light chipping at the tips and spine head; former owner's embossure on the title page, but otherwise in fine, clean condition. [32327] $100.00

 

108. Grimwade, Arthur G. London Goldsmiths 1697-1837. Their Marks & Lives, from the Original Registers at Goldsmiths' Hall and Other Sources. London; Faber and Faber: 1990. Third edition. Since its publication a quarter century ago this has been the standard, weighty reference work of record on London goldsmith marks. Hardcover. 6.5"x10", ix + 773 pages, marks, dj. A very nice copy. [32070] $400.00

 

109. Hackenbroch, Yvonne. English and other Silver in the Irwin Untermeyer Collection. Greenwich; New York Graphic Society for the Metropolitan Museum of Art;1969. Revised edition. The sumptuous catalog of an extrordinary collection of 16th, 17th and 18th century English silver. Hardcover. 9.5"x12", 115 pages plus 1 color and 213 b&w illustrations, dj. [16536] $150.00

 

110. Hale, Richard Walden. Catalogue of Silver owned by Nicholas Sever, A.B. 1701 in 1728. Now owned by his descendants and exhibited at the Fogg Art Museum of Harvard University, 1931. Boston; Tudor Press: 1931. One of those examples of passing stuff down in the family -most of the silver that Nicholas Sever owned in 1731, noted in an extant ledger page (illustrated), was still owned by the family in 1931. This catalog, a "Christmas Greeting", was beautifully presented, with hand-calligraphed text by Janet Cuyler-Newlin, and illustrations which are starkly presented -very elegant all around. The silver? There are 11 items, most by John Burt. Softcover. 6"x9", 36 pages, 14 b/w illustrations; cover very rough, with soil and wear, including a long tear and several chips; internally very nice. [7617] $60.00

 

111. [Halpin Collection] Important American Silver: The Collection of James H. Halpin. New York; Christie's: January 22, 1993. The auction of a small but select collection of early and 19th century American silver. Hardcover. 8"x10.5", 59 pages, 127 lots, color illustrations. Light wear. [32912] $45.00

 

112. Halsey, R.T. Haines. Catalogue of an Exhibition of Silver Used in New York, New Jersey and the South. With a Note on Early New York Silversmiths. New York; Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1911. The catalog to a groundbreaking loan exhibition at the Met., one of the first to showcase American silver. Lenders included Clearwater, Halsey, Lockwood, and Woolsey. Softcover. 5.5"x8.5", 97 pages, plus 29 black & white plates. Covers a little worn, especially around the edges. Tips thumbed, upper corner with slight bump, slight tears at the spine head and base and spine head chipped. [32524] $200.00

113. As above, New York; Arno Press: 1974. A reprint of the 1911 catalogue. Hardcover. 5.5"x9", 97 pages, plus 29 b/w plates; some very minor soil. [9763] $125.00

 

114. Hamilton, Martha Wilson. Silver in the Fur Trade, 1680-1820. Chelmsford; Martha Hamilton Publishing: 1995. An important examination of North American Indian trade silver, with discussion of First Nations, American, British, Dutch and French trading patterns, an analysis of forms, and all the known Indian trade silver makers' marks and biographies of the silversmiths. Softcover. 8.5"x10", 236 pages, b/w and color illustrations, marks; near fine. [90146] $45.00

 

115. Hammerslough, Philip H. American Silver Collected by Philip H. Hammerslough. Volume IV. Hartford; Privately Printed: 1973. Edition limited to 350 copies. One of a series of catalogs of one of the finest and most famous private American silver collections. Four catalogs were published over a 15-year span, each the final one, except that he then went out bought more silver. Hardcover. 8"x10.5", 142 pages, color frontispiece and b/w illustrations; light wear, a little soil. [32449] $150.00

 

116. Hammerslough, Philip. An Exhibition of Early American Silver in the Morgan Memorial of the Wadsworth Atheneum. Hartford; Wadsworth Atheneum: 1945. A loan exhibition of 183 pieces, catalogued by Philip Hammerslough. The private lenders included Brainard, Erving, Hammerslough, Penrose, and many others, including a half-dozen churches. Softcover. 7"x10", 25 pages, b/w illustrations; light wear, covers a bit faded. [9709] $60.00

 

117. Harrington, Jessie. Silversmiths of Delaware 1700-1850 & Old Church Silver in Delaware. National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of Delaware: 1939. Edition limited to 300 numbered copies. The first monograph on Delaware silversmiths, 33 of whom are identified and discussed, along with many of their marks. This volume belonged to Charles G. Dorman, collector and scholar of Delaware decorative arts. It contains extensive pencil annotations in his hand concerning pieces of silver he owned by the silversmiths in the book. Hardcover. 6"x9.5", 132 pages, 32 b/w illustrations, dinged at the spine base, else a fine clean, copy. [9502] $500.00

 

118. Hayward, J.F. Virtuoso Goldsmiths and the Triumph of Mannerism, 1540-1620. London; Sotheby Parke Bernet: 1976. "This scholarly study examines the art of the Mannerist goldsmith in Europe in a degree of detail not hitherto attempted in any language". Hardcover, 10"x13.5", 751 pages, 740 b/w and 24 color illustrations, light wear. [31276] $150.00

 

119. Hiatt, Noble W. & Lucy F. The Silversmiths of Kentucky. Together with some Watchmakers and Jewelers, 1785-1850. Louisville; The Standard Printing Company: 1954. After a brief introduction the authors list and give biographical information on more than 240 smiths, firms and partnerships. There is a section of hand-drawn marks, and an extensive bibliography of sources. Hardcover. 6.5"x9.5", 135 pages, 9 b/w plates; ex-library, with bookplate, pocket removed, several blindstamps, spine marks, etc. [31424] $175.00

 

120. Hindes, Ruthanna. Delaware Silversmiths 1700-1850. Wilmington; Historical Society of Delaware: 1967. A separate printing of the October, 1967 issue of Delaware History. This was an expansion of the work started by Jessie Harrington. Hindes includes biographies of 51 silversmiths, four of whom were previously unknown. Hardcover. 6.5"x9.5", 61 pages plus 50 b/w illustrations; marks. Bookplate, else a fine copy. [31733] $125.00

 

121. Hipkiss, Edwin J. The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection of Early American Silver. Boston; Published for the Museum of Fine Arts by the Harvard University Press: 1943. A singular collection of fifty pieces of American silver by 30 craftsmen; 32 of these pieces were made by 16 craftsmen who worked or were born in the 17th century. Hardcover. 8"x10", 84 pages, b/w illustrations; covers with a few light stains and some soil; a little wear at the tips, etc. [8481] $150.00

 

122. Hollan, Catherine B. In the Neatest, Most Fashionable Manner: Three Centuries of Alexandria Silver. Alexandria; The Lyceum Company: 1994. The catalog to the Lyceum Company's loan exhibition of the work of Alexandria, Virginia silversmiths over the last 300 years. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 189 pages, b/w illustrations; marks. New. [90133] $29.95

 

123. Hood, William P., Jr. Tiffany Silver Flatware, 1845-1905. When Dining Was an Art. Woodbridge; Antique Collectors' Club: 2003. This definitive book relates the history of the silver flatware designed and made by Tiffany between 1869 and 1905, as well as flatware made by others and retailed by Tiffany between 1845 and 1876. Hardcover, 8.5"x11", 300 pages, 150 b/w and 250 color illustrations, dj. New. [90175] $95.00

 

124. Hougart, Bille. The Little Book of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks. TBR International: 2006. Revised edition. A new, updated edition of this valuable reference to more than 1,500 hallmarks and trademarks on 20th Century Mexican silver. Softcover. 5.5"x8.5", 288 pages, marks. New. [90271] $24.95

 

125. Huey, Michael (ed.). Viennese Silver. Modern Design 1780-1918. Hatje Cantz Verlag: 2003. Illustrated with more than 500 images, including 189 color plates, this volume presents more than 180 outstanding silver objects from Vienna, of the period from Neoclassicism to the Wiener Werkstatte. Hardcover. 9.5"x11.5", 398 pages, b/w and color illustrations, dj. New. [95070] $60.00

 

126. Hughes, Bernard & Therle. Georgian Shoe Buckles. Illustrated by the Lady Maufe Collection of Shoe Buckles at Kenwood. Greater London Council: 1972. Softcover. 8.25"x8", 15 pages, 8 b/w illustrations. A clean catalog with some light cover wear, and a light crease along the fore-edge. [32558] $125.00

 

127. Hughes, G. Bernard. Georgian Milk and Cream Jugs, Illustrated by Examples from the Collection of Mrs. William B. Munro of Pasadena, California. An offprint from Apollo Magazine, June, 1956. Softcover. 9.75"x12", 8 pages, b/w illustrations; light soil, several small closed tears, tips bumped. [9793] $40.00

 

128. Hughes, G. Bernard. Small Antique Silverware. New York; Bramhall House: 1957. A guide to an assortment of those small items which collectors find endlessly entertaining and buyable, such as wine labels, cream jugs, nutmeg graters, ladles, slices, beakers, inkstands, buttons, and so on. Hardcover. 8"x10", 224 pages, 249 b/w illustrations, rubbed dj. [9785] $40.00

 


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