Good. No Jacket. Ex-Library Gray paper boards with gray cloth binding. 101 pp. With black and white photos throughout. One of three hundred copies, unnumbered. SIGNED and dated, with a brief inscription, by the author on the first endpaper. A descriptive catalog of American silver items in the author's collection, providing brief histories and provenance on the items, including snuff boxes, open salts, strainers, tankards, urns, etc. GOOD condition, ex-museum library. Pocket, pastedown and spine label present. Minor stamping. Light uneven fading to the book, with minor soiling and edgewear. Interior clean and solid.
Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. No DJ as issued, binding lightly smudged, top edge lightly foxed; Signed/inscribed by author. Hardback (gray cloth spine/gray boards). B&W photos, color photo frontispiece. Index; 4to 11"-13" tall; vi + 142 pages; Signed by Author.
Very good+ condition. Book. Quarto (4to). Signed by Author(s) [viii], 101 pages of text. Original hardcover binding with minor shelfwear and soiling, including minor bumping to the bottom corner; protected in custom stiff archival mylar. Limited edition of 300 copies of which this is number 63. Signed and inscribed on the front endpaper by the author "To Phil from Phil with best regards May 29 61." Below this is taped a small note that appears to also be in Hammerslough's hand "Interpretation To Philip A. Johnson from Philip Hammerslough." The tape has left four rectangles of discoloration on the front endpaper. Illustrated with almost 100 black & white photographs. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition.
VG+, endpaper signed by author. Grey boards with grey cloth spine. 159 pp. Profuse bw plates. 1 volume of what was eventually a 4 vol. series. This volume is complete by itself. Examples of silver made after 1810. Entries are annotated and include maker, dates of activity, initials, marks and object dimensions. Includes the rare Supplements illustrating and annotating additional items.
VG+, endpaper signed by author. Grey boards with grey cloth spine. 159 pp. Profuse bw plates. 1 volume of what was eventually a 4 vol. series. This volume is complete by itself. Examples of silver made after 1810. Entries are annotated and include maker, dates of activity, initials, marks and object dimensions. Includes the rare first Supplement (1965) illustrating and annotating an additional 17 items, as well as the very rare Second supplement (1967) listing an additional 27 choice items.
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