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The Art of Carl Fabergé (Second Edition) by  A. Kenneth SNOWMAN - Hardcover - [c.1953] - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 84664)

The Art of Carl Fabergé (Second Edition)

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The Art of Carl Fabergé (Second Edition)

by SNOWMAN, A. Kenneth

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Boston: Boston Book & Art Shop. Near Fine with no dust jacket. [c.1953]. Hardcover. A presentation of the artworks of Carl Fabergé (1846-1920). The Russian fine jewelry artist was well-known for his fabulous Easter eggs, with fine gold and jewel accents; as well as many other artifacts. The various creations of the artist are described on 186 pages of text, which are accompanied by about an equal number of plates displaying these treasures. Includes a foreword by Carl Fabergé's son Eugène. Undated. --- In full grey cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped facsimile signature of Carl Fabergé to front cover, titling in gilt to spine and on red spine block; top edge gilt. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- An excellent copy: bright, tightly-bound and lacking damages worthy of mention.; Tall Octavo - 9 to 10 in. tall; 186 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
84664
Title
The Art of Carl Fabergé (Second Edition)
Author
SNOWMAN, A. Kenneth
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine with no dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Boston Book & Art Shop
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
[c.1953]
Bookseller catalogs
>>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir;

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Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use Biblio.com for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
facsimile
An exact copy of an original work. In books, it refers to a copy or reproduction, as accurate as possible, of an original... [More]
octavo
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fine
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jacket
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top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the... [More]
spine
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