Birmingham Jewellers' & Silversmiths' Association Buyers' Guide 1920


Birmingham Jewellers' & Silversmiths' Association Buyers' Guide 1920


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Publication Info

  • Publisher: n/a
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1920
  • Place Published: Birmingham
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  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    364 p. 26 cm. Over 200 p. of b&w Association members advertising. Grey cloth spine with paper-covered boards. Black, blue and red print. Shelf wear with worn corners. Spine ends softened. Dark mark from former label on lower spine. Ink stamp on front cover "Lawledge" also appears on front endpapers, title page, contents, and numerous other pages up to p. 33. Spot on rear endpaper affecting opposite side. Possible bookplate removed from front free. Tear in p. 337. Photos of the Association's offices, buyers' room, and board room, as well as map of downtown Birmingham, the Assay Offices, School for Jewellers and Silversmiths, map showing locations of British Assay Offices. List of posts in His Majesty's Consular Service, vocabulary of trade terms in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese. Classified list of members, including assayers, stampers, tool makers, electro-plate makers, gilders, goldsmiths, jewellers, leather and fancy good makers, material dealers, medallists, optical goods, precious stone dealers, silversmiths, watch and clock makers. Most of book consists of attractive advertising by various dealers for brooches, rings, pendants, candle sticks, tea sets, etc.

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