On this page you can browse the 29 books about Pewter and other Metals that are in stock on June 17, 2007, at Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire. Books about Silver can be found on a separate page, and as you know by now, you can place an order at anytime. Thank you, RAY.

1. Bell, Malcolm, OLD PEWTER, B. T. Batsford, London, (1913), 106 B&W plates, 186pp, good, blue cloth w/light edgewear (hardcover), "Batsford's Collector's Library.", (Order No: 16671 ), $20.00

2. Braun-Feldweg, Wilhelm, METALL - WERKFORMEN UND ARBEITSWEISEN, Otto Maier, Verlag Ravensburg, (1950), B&W illustrations, 279pp, good, gray cloth (hardcover), "Ein Fachbuch fur Viele Berufe Handwerk-licher und Industrieller Metallarbeit." Text in German - a nice look at some German craftwork with various metals., (Order No: 43384 ), $50.00

3. Brooke, David (foreword by) and Carter, Winthrop L. (introduction by), BRITISH PEWTER, 1600-1850: APRIL 1-28, 1974, The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH, (1974), B&W illustrations, 45pp, fine, wraps (softcover), This exhibition is a counterpart to the show of PEWTER IN AMERICA 1650-1900 which the Currier Gallery organized in 1968. While much of that exhibition came from the Currier's own collection, this has been drawn almost entirely from private owners in New England., (Order No: 44775 ), $15.00

4. DeVoe, Shirley Spaulding, THE TINSMITHS OF CONNECTICUT, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, (1968) 1st ed, over 140 B&W ill., 200pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), inscribed by the author, (Order No: 547 ), $35.00

5. DeVoe, Shirley Spaulding, THE ART OF THE TINSMITH: ENGLISH AND AMERICAN, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., Exton, PA, (1981), B&W illustrations, 222pp, good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0196838595 "A tribute to the men and women who made and decorated utilitarian tinwares on both sides of the Atlantic Oceans.", (Order No: 3875 ), $35.00

6. Ebert, Katherine, COLLECTING AMERICAN PEWTER: 1700-1860, Weathervane Books, New York, (1973), B&W illustrations, 163pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 051717958X Introduction to making of pewter up to time when its making shifted from individual craftsmen to mass production., (Order No: 815 ), $7.50

7. Frank, Edgar B., OLD FRENCH IRONWORK: THE CRAFTSMAN AND HIS ART, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1950 1st ed, over 500 objects ill., 221pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Covers a wide diversity of items. Authoritative discussion of the ancient but forgotten art of ironwork, its craftsmen, its tools, and its inventions., (Order No: 3999 ), $30.00

8. Fullam, W. Ross (preface by), AN EXHIBITION OF CONNECTICUT PEWTER, New Haven Colony Hist. Soc., New Haven, CT, 1969, B&W illustrations, 72pp, very good, wraps (softcover), This catalogue and exhibition feature the Society's almost one hundred pieces of marked Connecticut pewter., (Order No: 45598 ), $25.00

9. Graham, John Meredith, AMERICAN PEWTER, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, (1949), B&W illustrations, 36pp, good, wraps (softcover), This handbook is intended as a general introduction to the subject of American pewter, and is based on the collections in the Brooklyn Museum., (Order No: 43872 ), $15.00

10. Hasluck, Paul N. (edited by), BENT IRON WORK (INCLUDING ELEMENTARY ART METAL WORK), Norm Larson Books, Lompoc, CA, n.d. c1980s, B&W illustrations, very good, wraps (softcover), Reprint of an early 20th century English booklet, with two pages reproduced per page (originally 160 pages)., (Order No: 46518 ), $10.00

11. Hoever, Otto (historical introduction by), AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF IRONWORK, E. Weyhe, New York, 1927, B&W illustrations, 320pp, good, dark blue cloth (hardcover) light edgewear to cloth, "Examples of Hand Wrought Ironwork from the Middle Ages to the End of the 18th Century." Historical introduction of 29 pages is followed by 320 pages of plates of exceptional ironwork., (Order No: 43020 ), $195.00

12. Hood, Graham (introduction by); Ritchie, Andrew Carnduff (preface by), AMERICAN PEWTER - GARVAN AND OTHER COLLECTIONS AT YALE, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, 1965, B&W illustrations, 59pp, fine, blue cloth (hardcover) with original tissue cover, (Order No: 41790 ), $20.00

13. Kauffman, Henry J., AMERICAN COPPER & BRASS, Bonanza Books, New York, (1979), 265 B&W illustrations, 288pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517303507 Originally published in 1968. Franklin 5589., (Order No: 762 ), $15.00

14. Kauffman, Henry J., AMERICAN COPPER & BRASS, Thomas Nelson & Sons, Camden, NJ, (1968) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 288pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Covers products of the coppersmith and the brass founder. Includes documented lists of coppersmiths and brass founders. Bibliography., (Order No: 1607 ), $15.00

15. Kauffman, Henry J., EARLY AMERICAN IRONWARE: CAST AND WROUGHT, Weathervane Books, New York, orig pub 1966, B&W illustrations, 166pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517229013 "The crafts of the blacksmith, whitesmith, tinsmith, farrier, cutler, locksmith, gunsmith and others.", (Order No: 5369 ), $10.00

16. Kerfoot, J. B., AMERICAN PEWTER, Bonanza Books, New York, orig pub 1924, 500 B&W illustrations, 236pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Detailed history. Kerfoot's collection of pewter was regarded as the foremost collection assembled to the time., (Order No: 838 ), $6.00

17. Lasansky, Jeannette, TO CUT, PIECE, & SOLDER: THE WORK OF THE RURAL PENNSYLVANIA TINSMITH, 1778-1908, Oral Traditions Project, Lewisburg, PA, (1982), B&W illustrations, 80pp, very good, wraps (softcover), This publication is the sixth in a series of studies focusing on rural Pennsylvania craftspersons--basketmakers, blacksmiths, red earthenware and stoneware potters, tinsmiths, and weavers., (Order No: 31825 ), $50.00

18. Laughlin, Ledlie Irwin, PEWTER IN AMERICA: ITS MAKERS AND THEIR MARKS, Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1940 1st ed, 78 B&W plates, 2 vol, 381pp, fine (hardcovers) in good slipcase as published, An exceptionally clean set., (Order No: 4079 ), $200.00

19. Michaelis, Ronald F.; and, Mundey, Richard (compiled by), A SHORT HISTORY OF THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF PEWTERERS OF LONDON AND A CATALOGUE OF PEWTERWARE IN ITS POSSESSION, Worshipful Co. of Pewterers, London, UK, (1968), B&W illustrations, 104pp, very good, gray boards (hardcover) inscribed by Mundey, A brief history of the Company and an annotated catalogue., (Order No: 45607 ), $25.00

20. Mohen, Jean-Pierre, L'AGE DU BRONZE DANS LA REGION DE PARIS, Edition des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 1977, B&W illustrations, 264pp, good+, gray cloth spine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 2711800660 Catalogue synthetique des collections conservees au Musee des Antiquites Nationales. Text in French., (Order No: 47900 ), $85.00

21. Montgomery, Charles F., A HISTORY OF AMERICAN PEWTER, Praeger Publishers, New York, (1973) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 246pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner inscription, A Winterthur Book, part of the American decorative arts series., (Order No: 816 ), $12.50

22. Moore, N. Hudson, OLD PEWTER, BRASS, COPPER & SHEFFIELD PLATE, Garden City Publishing Co., New York, (1933), 105 B&W photographs, 229pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1905. 'The History and charm of old pewter...', (Order No: 706 ), $5.00

23. Mowbray, Andrew (book design) and Coyle, Louise (page layout and mechanical art), PEWTER IN AMERICAN LIFE, Pewter Collectors Club of Am, Lexington, MA, (1984), B&W illustrations, 159pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), This volume brings together in one exhibit an unusual assortment of rare, and even unique, privately- owned objects., (Order No: 45418 ), $25.00

24. Myers, Louis Guerineau, SOME NOTES ON AMERICAN PEWTERERS, Country Life Press, New York, 1926, B&W illustrations, 96pp, good, wear top of spine, edgewear to boards, lacks ffep, Limited edition of 1000 copies. Profiles on over 30 pewterers. CONDITION NOTE - Repair to front hinge were front free endpaper was removed, and priced accordingly., (Order No: 2442 ), $35.00

25. Reama, Herman H., THE CLEANING AND ELECTRO-PLATING OF METALS, Oakley Chemical Co., New York, (1921), B&W illustrations, 116pp, very good, stiff brown boards (hardcover), First published in 1913 by the Oakley Chemical Co. for members of the American Electro-Platers Society and the Plating Trade. "A manual of information and instruction written for the benefit of the Electro-Platers and those interested in the art of Electro-Plating.", (Order No: 46818 ), $40.00

26. Smith, Elmer L. (text by) and Horst, Mel (photography by), EARLY IRON WARE, Applied Arts Publishers, Lebanon, PA, 1971, B&W illustrations, 32pp, very good, wraps (softcover), This booklet seeks to present the early American smiths and ironmasters by showing some of the fruits of their labor., (Order No: 45719 ), $6.00

27. Thomas, John Carl, CONNECTICUT PEWTER AND PEWTERERS, Connecticut Historical Soc., Hartford, CT, 1976, 194 B&W ill., 194pp, very good+, black cloth spine (hardcover) gray cloth boards, (Order No: 8373 ), $30.00

28. Wissinger, Joanna (text by) and Groll, Raymond (consulting editor), ARTS AND CRAFTS, METALWORK AND SILVER, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, (1994) 1st ptg, photographs by Mark Seelen, 64pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0811807908 The book follows the movement as it traveled westward toward the US, and ultimately California, where Northern California became a major center for the metalworking arts., (Order No: 33440 ), $12.00

29. Yamada, Chisaburoh F. (general editor), DECORATIVE ARTS OF JAPAN, Kodansha International Ltd., Tokyo, (1964) 1st ed, 107 tipped in color plates, 262pp, very good+ (hardcover) dustjacket lacks small piece top of spine, Errata slip laid in. Following the introduction, are the plates organized in the following sections: ceramics, metal work, lacquer ware, and textiles., (Order No: 8964 ), $75.00

Ray Boas, Bookseller