A Short History of Pewter: A treatise on pewter and its manufacture together with a brief account of the Firm of Englefield the last of the Great General Pewter Manufacturing Firms of London. (Signed by author). Elsie Englefield.

A Short History of Pewter: A treatise on pewter and its manufacture together with a brief account of the Firm of Englefield the last of the Great General Pewter Manufacturing Firms of London. (Signed by author).

London: The Priory Press, 1933. Autographed. First Edition. 8vo. 85 pp. Hard Cover. Very Good+. Blue cloth covered boards with silver lettering. Pages fine. Deckled pages. B&W plates and illustrations throughout. Signed on title page by Elsie Englefield.

Provenance: Ex-libris. Originally from the Oliver Collection of the Royal Holloway and Bedford New College Library. Library book plate, and other library markings present on spine and inside front cover.

Englefield (London) Ltd. was for most of its life officially known as Brown & Englefield.
Includes a section on the history of the Worshipful Company of Pewterers.
Pagination includes [12] pages of plates.
Variant title on front cover: A short history of pewter in common use, abeyance, revival. Item #18-6660

Price: $75.00

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