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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.
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
Publisher: 1948,: 1948
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 4501