Master Goldsmiths and Silversmiths of Nova Scotia and Their Marks. in dj


PIERS, Harry and Donald MacKAY. Master Goldsmiths and Silversmiths of Nova Scotia and Their Marks. Compiled from unfinished Manuscript and Notes (written between 1935-1940). With Introduction and Illustrations by Una B. Thomson amd A. Matilda Strachan. Supplement and Drawings by Donald C. MacKay. Halifax, Nova Scotia : The Antiquarian Club, 1948. First Edition. Printed by Beattie Printing & Editorial Services, Halifax. Pp (15),8-161,(1) + portrait frontispiece + 25 leaves of plates (1 side only) + 11 leaves of plates (both sides). Also illustrations in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to front board, plain spine.

A private communication told us that 1,000 copies were printed.

Watters p. 723, NSIB 161. Oddly not in Rhodenizer.

Introduction;
Preface by D.C. Harvey;
Foreword on Gold and Silversmithing;
Fluctuations in the Gold and Silversmithing Business in Nova Scotia;
Nationality or origin of Nova Scotian Goldsmiths and Silversmiths;
Development of Place-Marks in Nova Scotia;
Tables of Marks
Notes on the Marks
Index to Names
Index to Illustrations.

Edgeworn, else very good in edgeworn, spine-browned and rubbed dustjacket. Signed by the two editors. 300.00

Title: Master Goldsmiths and Silversmiths of Nova Scotia and Their Marks. in dj

Author Name: PIERS, Harry and Donald MacKAY MacKAY, Donald THOMSON, Una B., (ed.) STRACHAN, A.Matilda, (ed.)

Categories: 41,

Publisher: 1948,: 1948

Seller ID: 4501

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA CRAFTS CANADA GOLD SILVER ANTIQUES ANTIQUES CANADIAN CRAFT HISTORY CRAFTSMEN,