THE GOLD BEATER. Stephen R. Hayes.
THE GOLD BEATER.

THE GOLD BEATER.

(Miniature Books).
  • Hartford, CT: M. Swift & Sons, 1967.
  • miniature book (7.5 x 5.5 cm)
  • leather, front board gilt-stamped, gilt-decorated endpapers, all edges gilt, in clamshell box
  • 33+(1) pages

Price: $100.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 117127

Limited to 1000 numbered copies. (Bradbury, M. Swift and Sons 1). Swift is a commercial firm that manufactures gold leaf, and this book describes the history of that process. Tipped-in color frontispiece. Black and white illustrations. Epilogue by M.A. Swift. Bound by Proost en Brant. Accompanied by a lovely custom clamshell box used to protect the book.