1881 New York CATALOGUE of Silverware, Jewelry, Watches, Diamonds. Gorham Manufacturing; Carter, Sloan & Company; American Watch Company of Waltham Mass. [Robbins & Appleton]; Alfred H. Smith & Co.

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110 pages. New York catalogue representing four companies: Gorham Manufacturing Company, Silversmiths. Carter, Sloan & Company, Makers of Gold Jewelry, Bracelets, and Chains. American Watch Company of Waltham Mass. [Robbins & Appleton]. Alfred H. Smith & Co., Diamonds. Each of the four sections has its own title page and is noted as Copyright 1881. Worldcat shows two holdings. Paper over board. Spine professionally stabilized and rebacked. New spine and new endpapers; all else original and complete, with small marginal paper repair to page 31/32. Binding is sound; thumbing to a few leaves; no inscriptions. Frontispiece in black and white, to entire catalogue, of Alfred H. Smith & Co. diamond ensemble. Full colour frontispiece of Gorham Sterling Silver Tea Service, tissue guarded. Thereafter numerous illustrations including five lithos for Gorham, two for Carter Sloan, and four brilliant tissue guarded metalic plates for Waltham. The majority of illustrations are in simple black and white. Apart from the ensemble frontispiece the only illustration for the A.H. Smith diamond catalogue is a full-page image of the Kimberly mines.

Title: 1881 New York CATALOGUE of Silverware, Jewelry, Watches, Diamonds. Gorham Manufacturing; Carter, Sloan & Company; American Watch Company of Waltham Mass. [Robbins & Appleton]; Alfred H. Smith & Co.

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Categories: Antiques, Americana,

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Riverside Press: 1881

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 10.7 x 8.4 inches

Seller ID: Books009081