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A new touch-stone for gold and silver wares [microform] : directing all buyers of large plate, or small works (as silver or goldhilts, buckles, watch-cases, pins and studs in watch-cases, money-boxes, tobacco-boxes, bells and sockets for corals, buttons and tags for garments, chirurgeons-instruments, rings, chains, lockets, or other goldsmith 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 (and material things of all other manual) trades
Bib ID 891779
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Author
W. B. (William Badcock)
 
Edition The second edition / corrected and much enlarged by W.B. of London, goldsmith ; to which is likewise added the useful and easie tables of Mr. John Reynolds, of the mint (with a key to the same), plainly shewing how to cast up and make all sorts of gold and silver true standard. 
Description London : Printed for J. Bellinger ... and T. Basset ..., 1679 
[18], 218, [151] p. 
Series

Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1540:6.

Notes

"Charter of the cutlers of the city of London" (caption title): p. 171-189.

"A brief and easie way by tables to cast up silver ... and gold ... / calculated by John Reynolds ..." ([151] p. at end) has special t.p.

Includes index.

Numerous errors in paging.

Imperfect: pages tightly bound with some loss of print.

Reproduction of original in the Huntington Library.

Cited In

Wing B381

Reproduction Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms International, 1984. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700 : 1540:6) 
Subjects Goldwork -- England.  |  Silverwork -- England.  |  Cutlery -- England.
Other authors/contributors Reynolds, John, of the Mynt in the Tower  |  Cutlers' Company (London, England)
Available From University Microfilms International  University Microfilms International, 300 N. Zeeb Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48106 

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