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A new touch-stone for gold and silver wares [electronic resource] : directing all buyers of large plate or small works ... how to know whether they buy or wear such as are of the lawful standard-allay or adulterated and unlawful, and how to recover recompence against the offenders : and also discovering the principal matters of the goldsmiths and cutlers ... trades / by W.B. ... ; to which is likewise added, the useful and easie tables of Mr. John Reynolds ... plainly shewing how to cast up and make all sorts of gold and silver true standard
Bib ID 6043040
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
W. B. (William Badcock)
 
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Edition The 2nd ed., corrected and much enl. 
Description London : Printed for J. Bellinger ... and T. Basset ..., 1679 
[18], 218, [151] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. 
Notes

The author's name appears after the edition statement.

First edition published as: A touch-stone for gold and silver wares, or, A manual for goldsmiths and all other persons, whether buyers, sellers, or weavers of any manner of goldsmiths work.

"Here followeth a brief and easie way by tables ..." / calculated by John Reynolds, of the Mynt in the Tower of London: [151] p. (last group).

Reproduction of original from Goldsmiths' Library, University of London.

Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 02287.

Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. 
Subjects Gold -- Standards of fineness -- Early works to 1800.  |  Silver -- Standards of fineness -- Early works to 1800.  |  Gold -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.  |  Silver -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Reynolds, John, of the Mynt in the Tower. Brief and easie way by tables  |  W. B. (William Badcock). Touch-stone for gold and silver wares

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