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History of old Sheffield plate

being an account of the origin, growth, and decay of the industry and of the antique silver and white or Brittania metal trade : with chronological lists of makers" marks and numerous illustrations of specimens

by Frederick Bradbury

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Published by Northend in Sheffield .
Written in English


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First printed 1912.

StatementFrederick Bradbury.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17392790M


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