A NEW TOUCH-STONE FOR GOLD AND SILVER WARES Introduction by William O'Sullivan

A NEW TOUCH-STONE FOR GOLD AND SILVER WARES Introduction by William O'Sullivan

By: Badcock, William

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Reprint of the 1679 second edition. A compendium of useful information to advise persons engaged in buying and selling gold and silver wares. Includes excerpts from early statutes regulating manufacture and sale of metallic wares, a description of the method of testing these wares with a touch-stone, sketches of the symbols used in the assay office, and an account of the legal redresses of persons who found gold and silver wares deficient. Appendix, tables showing how gold and silver could be brought up to the standard of purity then current by adding and subtracting alloy. Very Good Hardcover in Very Good DJ with light edge wear, no tears or chips. No marks or writing. ; 218+ pages

Title: A NEW TOUCH-STONE FOR GOLD AND SILVER WARES Introduction by William O'Sullivan

Author Name: Badcock, William

Categories: Science, Technical, Vintage Books,

Publisher: Praeger Publishers: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 3415

Keywords: Gold & Silver,