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Platinum Metals Exhibition.
(METALS.)
Platinum Metals Exhibition.

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Published: London The Institution of Metallurgists, 1956

Stock Code: 104506

£450

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Details

First and only edition, first impression. Published to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the announcement of the discovery of palladium by William Hyde Wollaston in 1803 and the Platinum Metals Exhibition held in London.Scarce: Copac lists just four copies (British Library, Wellcome Library, Royal Society, Manchester University) to which OCLC adds five copies worldwide.
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Description

Octavo, pp. 73. Dark blue morocco presentation binding by C. H. T. Evans, gilt lettered spine tooled in white and gilt, broad silver and gilt decorative border on sides, all edges silver, broad gilt panelled turn-ins, white moir silk endleaves. Housed in a custom made morocco slipcase.

Illustrations

Plates from photographs, folding map showing world distribution of platinum metals.

Condition

A most attractive and fitting binding.

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