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ANCIENT ASTROLOGICAL GEMSTONES & TALISMANS - THE COMPLETE SCIENCE OF PLANETARY GEMOLOGY

By Brown, Richard S.

Bangkok, Thailand: A.G.T. Co. Ltd, 1995. HC. good+, pictorial boards (hardcover). color illustrations. ISBN 9748902242 148pp.

$27.50

JEWELRY: THE ART OF THE GOLDSMITH IN CLASSICAL TIMES AS ILLUSTRATED IN THE MUSEUM COLLECTION

By Alexander, Christine [The Metropolitan Museum of Art]

Williamstown, MA: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1928. PB. good, wraps (softcover). B&W and color illustrations. 55pp.

$25.00

SHAMELESSLY: JEWELRY FROM KENNETH JAY LANE
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SHAMELESSLY: JEWELRY FROM KENNETH JAY LANE

By Schiffer, Nancy N. (photography by Douglas Congdon-Martin)

Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd, 2007. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0764326147 Over 670 color images present Kenneth Jay Lane's wide-ranging and innovative jewelry featuring the collection of Cathy Boas and Mr. Lane's archives. Explore the varied motifs this master jeweler used and the materials employed, including metals and plastics and dazzling faux gemstones. The accompanying text includes marks and whimsical quips by Lane himself. Ray Boas, Bookseller is proud of his wife's contribution to this book. 240pp.

$45.00

LUXE ET FANTAISIE: BIJOUX DE LA COLLECTION BARBARA BERGER - ANNEES 1920-1960
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LUXE ET FANTAISIE: BIJOUX DE LA COLLECTION BARBARA BERGER - ANNEES 1920-1960

By Berger, Barbara (preface by Beatrice Salmon)

Paris: Editions Norma, 2003. fine, wraps (softcover). color illustrations. ISBN 2909283763 A fine presentation of Berger's fashion costume jewelry. My late-wife collected similar items, and corresponded with Barbara. Laid in is Barbara Berger's business card, the shipping label from her sending this copy to my wife, and a couple articles. 160pp.

$85.00

BIJOUX - LOS ANOS GLORIOSOS - COLECCION BARBARA BERGER - THE BARBARA BERGER COLLECTION

By Berger, Barbara

Mexico: Instituto Nat. Bellas Artes, 2000. HC. fine, bright pink boards (hardcover). color illustrations. ISBN 9701845447 An impressive publication showing Berger's fashion costume jewelry. My late-wife collected pieces such as these, and corresponded with Barbara. The last pages are an English translation of the text. 140pp.

$85.00

JEWELLERY STUDIES VOLUME 2 1985 -- [Jewelry Studies - Vol. 2 - 1985]

By Buckton, David and Ogden, Jack (editors)

London: Society Jewellery Historians, 1985. PB. good, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. 96pp.

$35.00

VOELKER-SCHMUCK - HISTORIC JEWELS OF ALL NATIONS - FIFTY-FIVE PLATES

Philadelphia, PA: H. C. Perleberg Publisher, 1930. HC. good+ folder with ties (hardcover). sepia toned plates. A collection of 55 sepia toned photographic plates measuring about 9 5/8 inches by about 11 5/8 inches laid in a folder with ties. The first plate is an "Index to the Plates" and describes what is shown on the following 55 plates. All plates are present. H. C. Perleberg published similar photographic plate studies in the 1920s and 1930s - I believe this piece was done in the 1930s. Another publisher, Bruno Hessling Company in New York, also produced the same collection of 55 plates.

$285.00

BIJOUX AMERICANI

By Cannizzaro, Maria Teresa (inscribed and signed by the author)

Milano: Federico Motta Editore, 2003. PB. very good, wraps (softcover) signed by the author. color illustrations. ISBN 8871793803 383pp.

$40.00

NECKLACES - THE ART OF COLLECTIBLES: PENDANTS - CROSSES - SAUTOIRS - CAMEOS ..

By Feder, Soraya

Paris: L'Aventurine, 2000. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). color illustrations. ISBN 2914199066 91pp.

$10.00

STRASS: INTERNATIONALER MODESCHMUCK VON DEN ANFANGEN BIS HEUTE - EIN HANDBUCH FUR LIEBHABER UND SAMMLER

By Kurz, Sabine and Packer, Mary Sue

Munchen, Germany: Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, 1997. HC. fine, pictorial boards (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 3453130448 234pp.

$50.00

AN ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY OF JEWELLERY

By Mason, Anita (illustrated by Diane Packer)

Reading, Berkshire, UK: Osprey Publishing Limited, 1973. HC. very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0850451094 390pp.

$8.00

VINTAGE JEWELRY FOR INVESTMENT AND CASUAL WEAR
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VINTAGE JEWELRY FOR INVESTMENT AND CASUAL WEAR

By Edeen, Karen L.

Paducah, KY: Collector Books, 2002. HC. fine, pictorial boards (hardcover) faint fade to spine. color illustrations. ISBN 1574322621 New copy, but faint fade to spine from sitting on the shelf. 160pp.

$7.00

FIFTY YEARS OF COLLECTIBLE FASHION JEWELRY 1925-1975
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FIFTY YEARS OF COLLECTIBLE FASHION JEWELRY 1925-1975

By Baker, Lillian

Paducah, KY: Collector Books, 1995. HC. very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover) fading to spine. B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0891453199 FADING TO SPINE 192pp.

$7.00

FORTIES & FIFTIES POPULAR JEWELRY - WITH PRICE GUIDE

By Ettinger, Roseann

Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 1994. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). color illustrations. ISBN 0887405606 160pp.

$7.50

40S AND 50S POPULAR JEWELRY - REVISED & EXPANDED 2ND EDITION

By Ettinger, Roseann

Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2003. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0764318195 160pp.

$12.50

POPULAR JEWELRY OF THE '60S, '70S, & '80S
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POPULAR JEWELRY OF THE '60S, '70S, & '80S

By Ettinger, Roseann

Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 1997. PB. very good+, wraps (softcover). color illustrations. ISBN 0887409989 Over 600 color photographs and 60 advertising pieces are presented to display the variety in these popular adornments. Value ranges are included. 192pp.

$9.50

BRILLIANT RHINESTONES: VINTAGE & CONTEMPORARY JEWELRY FROM THE RONNA LEE COLLECTION - IDENTIFICATION & VALUE GUIDE
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BRILLIANT RHINESTONES: VINTAGE & CONTEMPORARY JEWELRY FROM THE RONNA LEE COLLECTION - IDENTIFICATION & VALUE GUIDE

By Aikins, Ronna Lee

Paducah, KY: Collector Books, 2003. HC. very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover) faint bump lower corner. color illustrations. ISBN 1574322958 Faint bumps lower corners of boards. 222pp.

$10.00

THE WORLD OF FASHION JEWELRY

By Ellman, Barbara

Highland Park, IL: Aunt Louise Imports, 1986. PB. very good, wraps (softcover) small crease on front cover. B&W illustrations. ISBN 0961665203 Small crease on front cover. 212pp.

$6.50

COSTUME JEWELRY VARIATIONS: A COLLECTOR'S IDENTIFICATION AND PRICE GUIDE

By Cohen, Marion

Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2003. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0873496566 192pp.

$8.50

COSTUME JEWELERS: THE GOLDEN AGE OF DESIGN - REVISED & EXPANDED 3RD EDITION
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COSTUME JEWELERS: THE GOLDEN AGE OF DESIGN - REVISED & EXPANDED 3RD EDITION

By Ball, Joanne Dubbs

West Chester, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2000. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). color illustrations. ISBN 0764310844 "Filled with personal glimpses of that elite core of 20th century men and women who were responsible for establishing the costume jewelry industry in the US." 205pp.

$15.00

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