This book not only tabulates the hallmarks that enable the identification of silver items but also traces the history of English silver, describing some famous makers and provides hints on spotting fakes.' There is a helpful chapter on Sheffield plate.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 72
Weight: 106 g
Dimensions: 177 x 113 x 5 mm
'For the complete beginner (this book) can be wholeheartedly recommended. The author... has crammed into a booklet that can easily be slipped into the pocket a text notable for its practical advice and most helpful illustrations. The latter include details of hallmarks which will make their interpretation clear to the amateur'. Terence Mullaly, 'Daily Telegraph'.