This bundle contains three antiques book collections with 100+ digitised antiques books. Distribution via download links:
- 40+ digitized antique books from the 19th and early 20th century about precious metals, silver, gold and platinum.
- 25+ digitized antique books from the 19th and early 20th century about jewellery and precious stones.
- 35+ digitized antique books from the 19th and early 20th century about coins and medals.
All books are available via download links. The digitized antique books are in easy readable Adobe Acrobat reader .PDF format and zoomable.
The "Precious metals" book collection gives you answers on almost everything that was known about precious metals in the 19th and early 20th century:
Standard marks, duty marks, tax marks, date marks, plate workers' marks, spoon marks, makers' marks, assay marks, finenes marks. Various standards of gold and silver. Art work in silver and gold: Standing cups, dram cups, two-handled cups, beakers, tankards, flagons, mugs, teapots, chocolate pots, coffee pots, spoons, forks, candlesticks, porringers, sconces, candle brackets, snuff boxes, tobacco boxes, sugar boxes, bowls, sauce boats, jewish synagogue silver, church silver, etc. History of precious metals gold, silver, platinum. Assaying of silver, gold. Goldsmith & silversmith makers' marks. Celebrated European Coldsmiths. Old English silver and plate. Oriental silverwork - Malay, Japanese, Chinese. History of English goldsmiths. Church (plate) silver. Alloys of gold and silver. The hallmarking of jewellery. Assay towns of the United Kingdom. Manufacturers. Hallmarks for jewellery. Historic silver and gold objects. Plate, Pewter, Brittanica silver. And much more....
The "Coins and Medals" antique book collection gives you answers on almost everything that was known about coins and medals in the 19th and early 20th century:
Systems of coinage of various nations - Argentine Republic, Austria ....... to West Indies. Counterfeit coins: sensible tests, mechanical tests, chemical tests. Specific gravity of gold and silver. The shape and size of coins. The impressions on coins. Gold and silver bullion. Early coins of America. English & Irish coins. Collecting coins & medals. Greek coins. Japanese coins. Indian coins. Mughal coins. Gold and silver coins of the ancients. Unique and remarkable coins. Value of coins. History of coinage collectors and collections. And much more....
The "Jewellery" antique book collection contains out-of-print books from the 19th and early 20th century:
The magic of jewels and charms. How to make jewelry - practical instructions from a practical manufacturing jeweler. Notes on some of the antique and renaissance Gems and Jewels in her majesty collection at windsor castle. Precious Stones - a book of reference for jewellers. 20th Century Catalogue of Supplies for Watchmakers Jewelers and kindred trades. An encyclopedia for the Horologist, Jeweler, Gold and Silversmith. Diamonds - Precious stones for jewellers and gem-loving public. A Treatise on Diamonds and Pearls in which their importance is considered and plain rules are exhibited for ascertaining the value of both; and the true method of manufacturing diamonds. Treatise on gems in reference to their practical and scientific value - A useful guide for the jeweller, lapidary, artist, amateur, mineralogist, and chemist, accomanied by a description of the most interesting American gems, and ornamental and architectural materials. Catalogue of the jewellery Greek, Etruscan and Roman in the departments of Antiquities British Museum. Catalogue of the mediaval, ivories, enamels, jewellery, gems and mscellaneous objects bequeathed to the museum by Frank McClean. Catalogue of the valuable collection of Old English and Foreign Silver and Silver-gilt plate, Jewels, Bijouterie and Object of Vertu, Old Italian and French Bronzes, Majoliea, Limoges, Enamels,C collection of Venetian and German Glass Old Swiss Stained Glass, ox-Wood Carvings, and a variety of other objects of Art chiefly of the 16th and 17th Centuries. Chats on old jewellery and trinkets. English Jewellery. The Jeweler's handbook containing practical methodes for galvanizing, electro plating and coloring with gold, silver and copper on all kinds of metals. Jewellers' silversmiths' and kindred traders' accounts for manufacturing jewellers, wholesale jewellers, retail jewellers, diamond merchants, silversmiths, electro platers, gilders, watch manufacturers. Jewellery. Useful alloys and memoranda for goldsmiths, jewellers, etc - A private handbook. The Science of Gems, Jewels, Coins and Medals - Ancient and modern - Watches, Diamonds, Jewellery and Silverware. Etc. etc.........
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