Reference Books

Rare and reference books from Coritani

We try always, to have a selection of appropriate reference books. Listed below are both new publications and rare and scarce titles.

NEW BOOKS

Eighteenth Century Silver Tea Tongs : An Illustrated Guide for Collectors Written by Dr David Shlosberg, an invaluable source of reference to these beautiful examples of eighteenth century silver.

Now reduced to £20 + p&p for remaining copies.

UK Deliveries £20 + £5 p&p (£25 total)
Overseas Deliveries £20 + £12 p&p (£32 total)

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RARE AND SCARCE BOOKS

'CADDY SPOONS' BY: 'JOHN NORIE' (JOHN MURRAY 1988) BOOK CONDITION EXCELLENT - DJ V.GOOD

£245

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'CADDY SPOONS - AN ILLUSTRATED SUPPLEMENT' (1998) - EXCELLENT CONDITION

SOLD

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'COLLECTING IRISH SILVER' BY: 'DOUGLAS BENNETT' (SOUVENIR PRESS 1984) - BOOK CONDITION EXCELLENT - DJ EXCELLENT 

 

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'SILVER FLATWARE' BY: 'IAN PICKFORD' (ANTIQUE COLLECTORS CLUB 1983)

2 COPIES WERE AVAILABLE - BOTH IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH DUST JACKETS - ONE SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR

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"ENGLISH & SCOTTISH SILVER SPOONS MEDIEVAL TO LATE STUART & PRE ELIZABETHAN HALLMARKS ON ENGLISH PLATE" BY: G. E. P. & J. P. HOW

PRIVATELY PRINTED 1952 (3 VOLUMES) NO.229 OF 550
A VERY CLEAN COPY IN PROTECTIVE DUST SLEEVES OF THIS IMPORTANT WORK

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A very scarce copy (both volumes) of: 'The Directory of Gold & Silversmiths' by: John Culme - in v.good condition, the dust jackets with some taped repairs

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'IRISH GEORGIAN SILVER' BY: 'DOUGLAS BENNETT' (CASSELL 1972) BOOK CONDITION EXCELLENT - DJ EXCELLENT 

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A SECOND COPY - BOOK CONDITION EXCELLENT - DJ GOOD BUT WITH SOME TEARS TO UPPER EDGE (A SIGNED COPY) - SOLD

'APOSTLE SPOONS' BY: 'CHARLES RUPERT' (OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS 1929) BOOK EXCELLENT - DJ COMPLETE BUT WITH TAPED REPAIRS 

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'EUROPEAN SPOONS BEFORE 1700' BY: 'JOHN EMERY' (JOHN DONALD 1976) BOOK CONDITION EXCELLENT - DJ WITH SMALL TEAR TO TOP

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We have a good selection of reference books on glass and silver and are currently preparing a comprehensive list. If you would like to receive details or indeed, have any particular 'wants', do please let us know..................
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