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Books on Gold and Silver: Antiques and Collectables

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  • Jackson's Hallmarks by Ian Pickford
    Jackson's Hallmarks (English, Paperback)

    A revised edition of the classic pocket guide to hallmarks.

    $10.44 $14.50
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  • Hall Marks on English Silver by John Bly
    Hall Marks on English Silver (English, Paperback)

    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.

    $8.09 $11.95
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  • Georg Jensen by Alison Fisher
    Georg Jensen (English, Hardback)

    A beautifully illustrated look at how Georg Jensen pushed the boundaries of modern domestic design

    $35.20 $50.00
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  • Thai Silver and Nielloware by Paul Bromberg
    Thai Silver and Nielloware (English, Hardback)

    Thai silver and nielloware display exquisite craftsmanship and design to rival better-known genres of silver from Asia. However, there has to date been little written about this fascinating subject. Examining the history and scope of specified Thai silver and nielloware production dating from the early 19th century to the present, as well as the various forms and designs utilised, this book...

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  • Faberge Rediscovered by Wilfried Zeisler
    Faberge Rediscovered (English, Hardback)

    Presents 90 fabulous pieces made by celebrated Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge, along with new research, exciting discoveries, and wonderful images.

    $30.55 $44.95
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  • The Metal Detecting Bible by Brandon Neice
    The Metal Detecting Bible (English, Paperback)

    Coins, historic relics, jewelry, meteorites, all found through the popular hobby of metal detecting. This in-depth guide offers tips and tricks for the beginner and experienced treasure hunter, everything from buying a detector to researching hunting sites around the world.

    $11.98 $14.95
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  • Silver for Entertaining by James Rothwell
    Silver for Entertaining (English, Hardback)

    A fascinating glimpse into Ickworth House's stunning silver collection

    $52.21 $90.00
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  • Luigi Valadier by Alvar Gonzalez-Palacios
    Luigi Valadier (English, Hardback)

    Published in conjunction with the exhibition Luigi Valadier: Splendor in 18th-Century Rome, on view at the Frick Collection, October 30, 2018 - January 20, 2019.

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  • Mirroring China's Past by Tao Wang
    Mirroring China's Past (English, Hardback)

    A lavishly illustrated book that offers an in-depth look at the cultural practices surrounding the tradition of collecting ancient bronzes in China during the 18th and 19th centuries

    $47.99 $60.00
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  • Silver by Lindsay Shen
    Silver (English, Paperback)

    This book features many glistening illustrations of silver in nature and art, jewellery, film, advertising and popular culture, this is a superb overview of a metal both precious and useful, with a rich and eventful history.

    $16.88 $24.95
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  • European Silver in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen by Kathryn Jones
    European Silver in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen (English, Hardback)

    The Royal Collection contains one of the finest ensembles of pre-twentieth-century European silver in the world. More than 350 works are catalogued in this volume,  the majority being manufactured in France, Germany, Russia, and the Netherlands, with a smaller number of pieces from Italy, Spain, Portugal, Scandinavia, and the Austro-Hungarian Empire. An introduction on the history of collecting...

    $124.76 $145.00
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  • The Power of Gold by Roslyn Adele Walker
    The Power of Gold (English, Hardback)

    This stunning volume showcases and explores a rich and varied collection of Asante royal regalia in the broader context of Asante art. The Asante Kingdom, founded around 1701 in the Gold Coast (now Ghana), was renowned for gold, the foundation of its wealth and power. For centuries they mined this metal and traded it with northerners on the Saharan caravan routes and Europeans along the Atlantic...

    $21.37 $25.00
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  • British Silver Boxes 1640-1840 by John Culme
    British Silver Boxes 1640-1840 (English, Hardback)

    Collection of rare antique silver boxes from Charles I to late Georgian.

    $80.81 $89.50
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  • Gold Production from Beginning to End by Mariusz Skonieczny
    Gold Production from Beginning to End (English, Paperback)

    Gold mining is arguably one of the most misunderstood industries in the field of investing. Many investors lack a basic understanding of how gold is produced and have unrealistic expectations about how long it actually takes. They are confused when mining companies encounter hurdles that must be overcome. Some seem to think that starting a mine is like turning on a switch. As a result, the prices...

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  • Old Base Metal Spoons by F G Hilton Price
    Old Base Metal Spoons (English, Paperback)

    Spoons made of pewter or the copper alloy latten may have been the humbler relatives of silverware in days gone by, but they can still be of great antique interest and value. ...

    $16.83 $17.99
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  • Georgian Jewellery by Ginny Redington Dawes
    Georgian Jewellery (English, Hardback)

    Georgian Jewellery is a celebration of the style and excellence of the eighteenth century, and of the ingenuity that produced such a wealth of fabulous jewellery.

    $75.27 $85.00
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  • Indian Silver Jewelry of the Southwest by Larry Frank
    Indian Silver Jewelry of the Southwest (English, Paperback)

    This splendidly illustrated volume celebrates the historic silver and turquoise jewelry of the Navajo and Pueblo Indians. A classic, it presents over 300 superb objects that are usually hidden from view in museum storerooms and private collections across the U.S. Here are 253 close-up photographs of conchas, necklaces, bracelets, rings, hair ornaments, bridles, and other pieces.

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  • Eiserne Schönheiten by Ulf Weissenberger
    Eiserne Schönheiten (German, Hardback)

    Prunkvolle und einfache Schlösser von Truhen, Türen und Hochzeitsschränken, schwungvoll geformte Schlüssel, zarte Schmuckkassetten und freche Trickschlösschen, von der Romanik bis zum Klassizismus: So schön und vielfältig können Schlüssel und Schlösser sein. Darüber hinaus faszinieren die aus Schmiedeeisen gefertigten Stücke mit ihrer raffinierten und ausgefeilten Technik, die sich...

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  • Collectible Spoons of the 3rd Reich by James A. Yannes
    Collectible Spoons of the 3rd Reich (English, Paperback) $16.84 $25.00
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  • Gemmologists' Compendium by Robert Webster
    Gemmologists' Compendium (English, Hardback)

    Acknowledged as one of the most useful reference books available, this should be the vade mecum of all gemmologists.

    $18.83 $32.50
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