1929 Old Pewter Makers Marks H.h. Cotterell 1st Illus For Sale
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Old Pewter: Its Makers and Marks in England, Scotland and Ireland. An Account of the Old Pewterer and his Craft
By Howard Herschel Cotterell
1929 - London - B.T. Batsford
11" by 9" , xv, 432pp
A first edition of this classic work on antique pewter, byÂ a former president of the Society of Pewter Collectors.
'Illustrating all known marks and secondary marks of the old pewterers with a series of plates showing the chief types of their wares'.
FeatutingÂ numerous plates,Â including a frontispiece and six folding 'Touchplates'.
With a First List of Subscribers between pages 16 and 17.
In a cloth binding. Externally, good with just some shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound, with slight age-toning. Generally clean, with just occasional light spotting prominent to preliminary pages, and the odd handling mark. Slight loss to lower corner of p29.Â Most of the touchplates have closed tears, with previous sticking tape repairs. There is a clear sticking tape repair to p143. With the bookplates of T. Von Hohenzollern to the pastedowns (the front bookplate covering a sticker), his address label to the recto of the frontispiece, and his private ink address stamps to the reverse sides of the touchplates. Ink signature to front free-endpaper. Gilt shelfmark to spine. Overall: VERY GOOD.
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