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Jewelry through the Ages by  trans  foreword; Helen Lawrence - Hardcover - 1969 - from Bay Leaf Used & Rare Books, ABAA and Biblio.com

Jewelry through the Ages

by Gregorietti, Guido; Erich Steingräber, foreword; Helen Lawrence, trans

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, orange cloth with gilt spine titles and cover decorations, 21 by 29.8 cm, illus. in color. Near fine hardcover in a very good jacket. An in-depth and heavily illustrated history of jewelry including sections on gold, colored stones in jewelry, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Baroque period, the 18th century, the 19th century, and 1870 to the present day.




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