When old books come back on the market they can once again scatter, travel, make people happy and nourish the passion for books.

Our shop is located on James Street in the beautiful old Georgian part of Westport between the tree-lined Mall and the Octagon, one of the town’s well known landmarks.


West Coast Rare Books

West Coast Rare Books

Westport / Ireland

Blair, The History of Silver.

Blair, The History of Silver.

Blair, Claude. The History of Silver. London/Sydney, Macdonald & Co., 1987. 4°. 256 pages. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket. Very good+ condition of this important outline of Silver-History.

Includes numerous fantastic articles on the History of Silver: Kenneth Painter – The Ancient World / Ronald Lightbown – The Migration Period and the Middle Ages / Timothy Schroder – The Renaissance and Mannerism / Anna Somers Cocks – Baroque Silver 1610-1725 / Elaine Barr – The Rococo / Elaine Barr – Neoclassicism / Shirley Bury – The Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries / Philippe Garner – Art Deco and After: 1920 – 60 / Graham Hughes – Contemporary Silver / Claude Blair – The Craft of the Silversmith / John Forbes – The Metals, Hallmarking and Methods of Assay //

Our price: EUR 30,-- 

Blair - The History of Silver.
Blair – The History of Silver.

ZVAB antiquarian old book antiques collect West Coast Rare Books

When old books come back on the market they can once again scatter, travel, make people happy and nourish the passion for books.