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Jeffries, David (1750)


Jeffries, David (1750)

Jeffries, David (1750)


A | Treatise | On | Diamonds and Pearls. | In Which | Their Importance is considered: | And | Plain Rules are exhibited for ascertaining the | Value of both: | And The | True Method of manufacturing Diamonds | [rule] | By David Jeffries, | Jeweller. | [double rule] | London: | Printed by C. and J. Ackers, in St. John's-Street, | For the Author, 1750 | (Price One Guinea.)

Collation: 8°: A8 a4 b1 B-E8 F4; [6] [1] ii-iv [16] [1] 2-69 [2] [1 blank] p., 30 leaves with plates

Plates: 30 engraved plates, 10 pictorial numbered: "1-30" unsigned

Page size: 121 x 191 mm

Binding: recent (end 20th century) full calf with gilt lettering and ornaments on spine

Provenance: no marks of provenance

Other editions: 1751, 1753 (Abstract), 1753 (French edition),1756 (German translation), 17?? (Spanish translation), 1800, 1871 and another later edition

References: Sinkankas 3195

Collection: private collection

Jeffries, David (1750)

Jeffries, David (1750)