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Two (2) classic books on silver and furniture. 1st item: PAUL DE LAMERIE: CITIZEN AND GOLDSMITH OF LONDON by Philip A.S. Phillips, Fellow of the Huguenot Society of London. London: The Holland Press, 1968. Large folio book with biographical information, black and white photographic plates and descriptions of 164 silver masterpieces by one of England's most revered silversmiths. Buckram covers with gilt lettering to spine. 15" H x 11" W x 1 3/8" D. 2nd item: 19th C. folio facsimile of the third edition of Thomas Chippendale's THE GENTLEMAN AND CABINET-MAKER'S DIRECTOR. Marbled boards with half morocco binding. James Heron Watson bookplate pasted to interior of cover. 18 3/4" H x 13" W x 1 3/8" D. Private Nashville Collection. Condition: 1st item: Overall good condition. Circular gummy spot to spine, 1/3" diameter. Spine and corners with some bumping. Some light small stains and abrasions to covers. Pages in overall good condition with pencil inscriptions to front end paper. 2nd item: Considerable wear and fraying to spine, spine starting to separate, edges and corners. Wear to boards. Lettering to spine faintly legible. First and last few pages with toning/acid burn, plate III is separated from spine with crumbling to right edge, page in otherwise good condition with toning.