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The Birmingham Assay Office Library

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NO RESERVE Account (An) of the digging up of the quarters of William Stayley, lately executed for high treason, for that his relations abused the ...

NO RESERVE Act (An) to prohibit the Importation of light silver coin of this realm from Foreign Countries into Great Britain or Ireland, title wit...

Adam (Robert) Designs for Vases and Foliage, from the Antique...Engraved by Pastorini, engraved throughout with 12 engraved plates (9 of vases and...

NO RESERVE Electricity.- Adams (George) An Essay on Electricity, second edition, folding engraved frontispiece, engraved vignette title, 7 folding...

Adams (George) Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philosophy, 5 vol., second edition, 43 double-page and/or folding engraved plates, contemporar...

Afghanistan.- Afghan Boundary Commisssion. 18 Plates of Ornamental Tiles collected by the Afghan Boundary Commission, 18 chromolithographed plates...

Greek & Roman weights and measures.- Agricola (Georgius) Libri quinque de mensuris & ponderibus, collation: A-R8, title with woodcut printer's dev...

Mining & metalurgy.- Agricola (Georgius) De re metallica Libri XII, collation: α6 a-g6 h-i6+1 k-z A-Z Aa-Bb6, title with woodcut printer's device,...

Mining & metallurgy.- Agricola (Georgius) Opera de l'arte de metalli partita in XII. libri, collation: *6 a-z6 A-V6, title with woodcut printer's ...

Mining & metallurgy.- Agricola (Georgius) De re metallica libri XII, woodcut title-vignette, 2 folding woodcut plates, numerous woodcut illustrati...

Ornament.- Albertolli (Giocondo) Alcune Decorazioni di Nobili Sale ed Altri Ornamenti, engraved throughout with title, dedication, and 23 plates b...

Alchorne (Stanesby) [Sale Catalogue] Catalogue of a Portion of the Valuable Library, priced throughout and with some buyers' names, some foxing an...

Alchymia Vera Lapidis Philosophorum = Von der Rechten wahren Kunst des Goldmachens, deren sich viel Aschenpeuster biß dahero ohne grund rühmen, ti...

Metals, fossils & minerals.- Aldrovandi (Ulisse) Musaeum metallicum in libros IIII distributum, fine engraved pictorial title by F. Coroleanus, nu...

NO RESERVE Trade.- Anderson (Adam) An historical and chronological Deduction of the Origin of Commerce from the earliest accounts. Containing a hi...

NO RESERVE Silver.- Andren (Erik) & others. Svenskt Silversmide 1520-1850, Stockholm, 1963 § Boesen (G.) & C.A.Bøje. Old Danish Silver, Copenhagen...

Economics.- Money.- [Angot des Rotours (Noêl)] Almanach des Monnoies, Année 1784, engraved pictorial title and 6 plates of coins, title lightly st...

Ceramics.- Maiolica.- Argnani (Prof. Federigo) Ceramiche e Maioliche Arcaiche Faentine, one of 200 copies, 22 chromolithographed plates, 2 double-...

Gold & Silver.- Arphe y Villafane (Juan de) Quilatador de la plata, oro y piedras, conforme a las leyes reales y para declaracion de ellas, collat...

NO RESERVE Arphe y Villafane (Juan de) Varia commensuracion para la escultura y arquitectura, fifth edition, title with woodcut medallion portrait...

Middle East.- Artin Pacha (Yacoub) Contribution a l'Étude du Blason en Orient, one of 300 copies, plates, 58 of heraldic symbols printed in red, b...

Antiquités du Bosphore Cimmérien Conservées au Musée Impérial de l'Ermitage, 3 vol., including atlas, text in French and Russian, chromolithograph...

NO RESERVE Appeal (An) to manufactures, on the present state of trade, &c, some staining, 20th century morocco-backed buckram, spine gilt, 8vo, Bi...

NO RESERVE Private Press.- Gold & Silver.- Ashbee (C.R.) Modern English Silverwork, one of 200 copies signed by the author, lithographed plates by...

Japan.- Audsley (George A.) & James Lord Bowes. Keramic Art of Japan, 2 vol., printed in red & black, plates, 41 chromolithographed, some heighten...

NO RESERVE Pugin (Augustus Welby N.).- Ayling (Stephen) Photographs from Sketches by Augustus Welby N.Pugin, 2 vol., first edition, 500 mounted al...

Badcock (William) A New Touch-Stone for Gold and Silver Wares, second edition, engraved frontispiece frayed and detached, printed leaf "The Intent...

NO RESERVE Gold.- Bainbridge (Henry Charles) Peter Carl Faberge, one of 250 specially-bound deluxe copies for Britain, original half turquoise mor...

Bando per conto de tiralori, battilori, tessitori d'oro & altri artieri sottoposti all'Arte di Por Santa Maria che fussino andati o che andassino ...

Barba (Albaro Alonso) The art of metals, in which is declared the manner of their generation, and the concomitants of them. In two books, translat...

Mining & metallurgy.- Barba (Albaro Alonso) Berg-Büchlein, darinnen von der Metallen und Mineralien Generalia und Ursprung, wie auch von derselben...

Barba (Albaro Alonso) Traité de l'Art Métalique Auquel on a joint un Mémoire concernant les Mines de France, translated by Charles Hautin de Villa...

NO RESERVE Mining & Minerals.- Barba (Albaro Alonso) A collection of scarce and valuable treatises upon metals, mines, and minerals, 2 parts in 1,...

NO RESERVE Hair.- Barber's Company. A Translation of the Charter...Granted by King Henry VIII. to the Company of Barbers of London..., light foxin...

Engraved Gems.- Bartoli (Pietro Santi) Museum Odescalchum, sive Thesaurus Antiquarum Gemmarum, 2 vol., first edition, half-titles, titles in red a...

NO RESERVE Baskerville.- Vocabulary (A), or pocket dictionary. To which is prefixed, a compendious grammar of the English language, occasional spo...

Baskerville.- Bible, English. The Holy Bible, 2 parts in 1, engraved frontispiece and 9 plates, some light offsetting and occasional foxing, Conte...

NO RESERVE Waterworks.- Fireworks.- Bate (John) The mysteries of nature and art. In foure severall parts. The first of water works. The second of ...

NO RESERVE Ceramics.- Sèvres.- Baumgart (E.) La Manufacture de Sèvres a l'Exposition Universelle de 1900, plates, 6 chromolithographed, the rest p...

Beardsley (Aubrey) A Portfolio of...Drawings Illustrating "Salome" by Oscar Wilde, title/list of plates and 17 plates by Beardsley, all on Japanes...

Ornament.- Beauvallet (P.N.) & Charles Normand. Fragmens d'Ornemens dans le Style Antique, 2 vol. in 1, half-titles, 144 engraved plates including...

NO RESERVE Middle Ages.- Becker (C.) and J. von Hefner. Kunstwerke und Geräthschaften des Mittelalters und der Renaissance, 3 vol., engraved hand-...

Medicine.- Beddoes (Thomas) & James Watt. Considerations on the Medicinal Use, and on the Production of Factitious Airs, Parts I-III only (of 5), ...

Bedford (William Kirkpatrick Riland, antiquary and genealogist, rector of Sutton Coldfield, 1826-1905) A Collection of Arms of Gentry in Warwicksh...

Béguin (Jean) Les Elemens de chymie, first edition in French, woodcut ornament to title, head-pieces and decorative initials, diagram to p.168, s...

NO RESERVE Geology & Mines.- Behrens (Georg Henning) The natural history of Hartz-Forest, in His Majesty King George's German dominions. Being a s...

NO RESERVE Bengal or East-India calendar (The), for the year MDCCXCVI. Including a list of the ... and United East-India Company's civil and milit...

Ornament.- Bérain (Jean) & others. [Livre de Desseins], collection of plates from various series, manuscript title within mounted engraved archite...

India.- Birdwood (Sir George C.M., editor) Indian Art at Marlborough House and Sandringham, chromolithographed coat-of-arms, double-page pedigree ...

Metallurgy.- Biringuccio (Vannoccio) De la Pirotechnia. Libri X. Dove ampiamente si tratta non solo de ogni sorte & diversita de Miniere, ma ancho...

Biringuccio (Vannoccio) Pirotechnia. Li diece libri della pirotechnia, nelli quali si tratta non solo la diversita delle minere, ma ancho quanto s...

Biringuccio (Vannoccio) Pirotechnia. Li diece libri della pirotechnia nelli quali si tratta non solo la diversità delle minere, ma ancho quanto si...

Biringuccio (Vannoccio) Pirotechnia...nella quale si tratta non solo della diversità delle minere, ma ancho di quanto si ricerca alla pretica di e...

Pyrotechnics.- Biringuccio (Vannoccio) La Pyrotechnie, ou Art du feu, contenant dix Livres, collation: ã4 a-z4 A-T4, woodcut illustrations, woodcu...

Biringuccio (Vannoccio) La Pyrothecnie ou art du feu, contenant dix livres, translated into French by Jacques Vincent, title with woodcut ornament...

NO RESERVE Warwickshire.- Bisset (J.) A Descriptive Guide of Leamington Priors, first edition, 9 engraved plates, one folding, one repaired, some ...

NO RESERVE Steam engine.- Blakey (William) Observations sur les Pompes a feu avec balancier, et sur la nouvelle machine a feu, suivies de remarque...

NO RESERVE Russia.- Bobrinskii (Count Alexei) Kurgani i Sluchainiya Arkheologicheskiya Nakhodki bliz Mestechka Smeli [Burial mounds and fortuitous...

Chemistry.- Boerhaave (Hermann) A New Method of Chemistry, first English edition, translated by P. Shaw and E. Chambers, 2 engraved plates, fsome ...

NO RESERVE Economics.- Money.- Boizard (Jean) Traite des monoyes, de leurs circonstances & dependances, first edition, wood-engraved device to tit...

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