This vintage book contains a comprehensive handbook on collecting copper and brass items, with information on value, where to find them , cleaning and maintaining, recognising fakes, and more. "Collecting Copper and Brass" has been elected for modern reproduction due to its timeless educational value, and constitutes a must-have for the serious collector. Contents include: "Metal Work", "Copper and Its Alloys", "Mining and Manufacture", "Copper Alloys-Composition and Uses", "Countries in Which Used", "A Dictionary of Articles Made from Copper and its Alloys", "Fakes", and "Cleaning". Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on metal work.