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Gold : legal regulations for the standard of gold & silver wares in different countries of the world (presentation copy)

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Translated and abridged from “Die gesetzliche regelung des feingehaltes von gold- under silber-waaren, von Arthur von Studnitz,” by Mrs. Brewer. With notes and additions by Edwin W. Streeter. London : Chapman & Hall, 1877. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Fifth thousand. Octavo, full polished calf (a little scuffed), ruled in gilt, spine in compartments with gilt ornamentation and contrasting Morocco title label, marbled edges and endpapers, presentation inscription on the half-title ‘To Mrs. Champion with the author’s very kind regards 1877’, folding chromolithograph frontispiece map showing where gold is found around the world, pp. xii; [ii]; 15 – 140; 16 (Precious stones & gems by Ed. W. Streeter, Author of “Gold”. Extracts of press criticism from all the best papers of 1877), coloured plate showing types of gold nuggets and formations, binder’s miscue to corner of leaf of pp. 15-16, a very good copy.

A very good presentation copy.

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