Historic Silver of the Colonies and Its Makers Classic Reprint

Historic Silver of the Colonies and Its Makers  Classic Reprint

Historic Silver of the Colonies and Its Makers Classic Reprint

Excerpt from Historic Silver of the Colonies and Its Makers Churches I feel somewhat justified in bringing out this smaller book in order to place before a larger number of readers some of the information imparted in Mr. E. Alfred Jones's masterful introduction to that volume and to illustrate and describe specifically some of the many important examples belonging to the churches, which he characterizes as little monuments of American history. It also gives me the Opportunity to include much of the silver designed for purely domestic purposes many notable specimens discovered by me in the past ten years in private hands; and to add brief historical accounts of the craftsmen who made the vessels of both classes, as well as of the donors or original owners. Many of these bear the names or initials of men famous as governors and soldiers, Puritan leaders and prosperous merchants, leading citizens and emi nent divines. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Historic Silver of the Colonies and Its Makers Scholar s Choice Edition

Historic Silver of the Colonies and Its Makers   Scholar s Choice Edition

Historic Silver of the Colonies and Its Makers Scholar s Choice Edition

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American Silversmiths and Their Marks IV

American Silversmiths and Their Marks IV

American Silversmiths and Their Marks IV

A reference book for American silver-making.

American Silversmiths and Their Marks

American Silversmiths and Their Marks

American Silversmiths and Their Marks

Scholarly directory of over 3,000 early American silversmiths, 1650‒1850, and their identifying marks. Perfect reference work for collectors. Biographical detail, shop locations, plus 226 examples of silversmith's art in photographs.

American Silver

American Silver

American Silver

Fascinating history of American silversmithing, 1607–1900, is also a practical guide to identifying the finest American silverwork. Seventy illustrations show finest work by Hurd, Dummer, van Dyck, Winslow, Coney, Paul Revere, and others.