The Wider Goldsmiths' Trade in Elizabethan and Stuart London

by David M. Mitchell

London: 2023

425 pages, about 280 colour illustrations. Hardback. 28x24.5cms

Discussing all aspects of the Goldsmiths' trade against the dynamic changes in London's 16th and 17th century economy and the catastrophes of war, plague and fire. Chapters consider allied trades such as dining and the demand for plate, refining and wiredrawing, the making of small-swords and watches, dress fittings and accessories, engravers and medallists, and the development of the modern banking system. 

Ref: 123455


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