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The Arts & Crafts Movement
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The Arts & Crafts Movement

by Adams Steven

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9781555212148
ISBN 10
155521214x
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Chartwell Books, 1987 Chartwell Books,Secaucus, New Jersey, cr1987. HC, DJ, 8 3/4 x 11 1/4, 128pp, bibliog, index, illust color & b/w. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The Great Gold Reef. The Romantic History of The Rand Goldfields

by Lezard Adele

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The Bobbs-Merrill Company: Indianapolis, New York, 1937 Hardcover, 5 3/4"x8 3/4", orange cloth, 313pp,b/w frontis illustration plus 16 b/w illustration including folding map, index. (not in Sinkankas). Riveting account of the early history of the Witwatersrand goldfields from its discovery in 1886 and the people and events connected with establishing the major gold producing industry, includes much material on Barney Barnato, Paul Kruger, J.B.Robinson But for a small label (1 3/4"x2 1/2")on front pastedown, a fine copy of U.S.first edition.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Jewels of the Pharaohs. Egyptian Jewels of the Dynastic Period

by Aldred, Cyril

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Used - Near Fine
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780345278197
ISBN 10
0345278194
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NY: Ballantine Books, 1978 128 pp, 173 illust with 109 in color,27 black and white photographs 37 drawings, chronological table, notes on the color plates, index. Abridged. Light foxing to endpapers, title page. Near fine book in fine dust jacket. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine.
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Russian Jewellery. Mid 19th century - 20th century

by Karpun Alexei

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Hardcover
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Moscow: Beresta, 1994 Moscow: Beresta, 1994. HC, 8 1/4 x 12, DJ, 193pp + 3pp, illust 148 colorplates, bibliog, list of contemporary Russian jewelers, list of plates, Russian & English text. Introduces readers to a wide range of contemporary artist-jewellers and their work, and includes 56 brief biographies. F/F. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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American Book-Plates. A Guide to their Study, with a Bibliography by E.N.Hewins

by Allen, Charles Dexter

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Hardcover
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NY: Hacker Art Books, 1968 NY, 1968: Hacker Art Books, Reprint of the 1895 edition. HC, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, XIV, 437pp, frontis + 8 additional copper plates, 22 full-page reproductions, 146 Illustrations in the text, 31 pp of bibliography, index. Included is a section on American Collectors and Collections. Comprehensive study and important reference. Fine copy. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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The Sea Years of Joseph Conrad

by Allen, Jerry

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Hardcover
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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1965 Garden City, NY, 1965. HC, DJ, 6 1/4 x 9 1/2, map eps,XII,368pp,b/w illustrations (55), notes, acknowledgments, bibliography (11pp), index. Many of Conrad's sea adventures were the inspiration for his great novels. Illustrated with many rare and previously unpublished photographs. Fine/Fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Little Tom, The Huntsman's Boy

by American Sunday School Union

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Americn Sunday School Union, 1830 Little Tom, The Huntsman's Boy. Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union,(c1830). Stereotyped by L. Johnson. No. 413, IV Series. Soft cover, 2 1/2 x 4, 16pp, wood engraving to frnt cover and five wood engravings in book, pub ads to back cover. The catalogue of The American Sunday School Union lists this book, fourth series, no. 413 from May 1830-July 1860. Front cover is damaged with 2 inches lost from bottom up. Internally clean with bright wood engravings to frontis and title page and 3 additional in following pages. A sound good copy.. Soft cover. Good.
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Little Susan and her Lamb

by American Sunday School Union

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Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, 1832 Little Susan and Her Lamb. Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, 1827/1832. Stereotyped by L. Johnson. Softcover, 2 1/2 x 4, 15pages. No. 83, II Series. Wood engraving to front paper wrapper, publisher ads to back wrapper, front wrapper dated 1827, title page dated 1832, wood engraving frontis on front flyleaf, wood engraving on title page. The American Sunday School Union, an interdenominational organization was founded in 1817 to establish Sunday Schools. These books were sometimes used as prizes or rewards for good grades or good behavior. Front cover is chipped and rubbed. Internally pages are clean and fine. A sound Good copy.. Soft cover. Good.
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The Koh-i-noor Diamond

by Amini Iradj

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Paperback
ISBN 13
9788174360274
ISBN 10
8174360271
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New Delhi: The Lotus Collection, Roli Books, 2004 Illustrated Soft Cover, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 257pp, bibliography (5pp). Tells the tale of the legendary diamond, its history which dates back to 1304 in India, and then Persia, Afghanistan, England. It was said that its value could feed the entire world for two and a half days. It was ultimately given to Queen Victoria in 1850, and was later recut, and now is one of the principal treasures of the British Crown Jewels. Fine copy. Soft cover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Linotte. The Early Diary of Anais Nin 1914-1920
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Linotte. The Early Diary of Anais Nin 1914-1920

by Anais Nin

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780151524884
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0151524882
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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: New York, London, 1978 Hardcover, dust jacket, x, 518pp, illustrated b/w, glossary of family names, index. Fine/Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with crease to inner flap. Together with 3 paperback volumes of The Diary of Anais Nin dated 1944-1947, 1947-1955, 1955-1966, all card covers in very good condition that show edgewear including wear to spine edges.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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Gem Testing

by Anderson, B.W.

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Emerson Books Inc., 1948 NY, Emerson Books, 1948. 4th Edition and 1st American Edition. HC,blk cl with gilt letters to cvr and sp, 5 3/4 x 8 3/4, X, 256pp, col frontis, 53 b/w figs, tables, appendix includes glossary, index. Anderson pioneered the use of the spectroscope as an instrument for gem identification, and from the first London edition in 1942, was heralded as a major contribution to gemmology. ASSOCIATION COPY:From the personal collection of Victor Argenzio, whose name is signed on frnt endpaper; he was a jeweler in Denver, Colorado,leading authority on diamonds, author of several books on diamonds.Spine a bit dulled, internally fine. A Near Fine copy. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Riches of the Earth. Ornamental, Precious and Semiprecious Stones

by Anderson, Frank

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1st Edition
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NY: The Rutledge Press, 1981, 1981 223 pp, illust color & b/w, bibliog, index (Sinkankas 141) An eloquent survey of the unique history of man's close relationship with ornamental, precious, & semiprecious stones. Beginning with prehistoric man's first tools and ending with laser beams and holographs, the material of this book is of magic, superstitions, legends, religion, discoveries, forgeries, thefts, royal collections, beautiful treasures lost, myths of Chinese jade. An interesting history of the major stones, well illustrated and well told. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Tic-Polonga

by Anderton, Russ

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London: Museum Press, Ltd, 1954, 1954 London: Museum Press Ltd, 1954 (Sinkankas 144). The personal adventures of a gem hunter in the Far East and South America. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, DJ, 224pp. Author's tale of his adventures as a gem hunter in India and Ceylon, and his experiences managing the legendary Chivor emerald mine in Colombia, South America. Exciting story, wll told and true. Fine book internally, dust jacket has a chunk misssing from head of spine, and upper right corner, and is rubbed at seams.. Hardcover. Fine/Poor.
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Histoire du Costume en France. Encyclopedie par l'image

by Andree Blum

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Hachette, 1924 Stapled 8vo, no covers, 64pp, Bibliography, Introduction,List of contents ( 11 chapters), Conclusion, numerous black and white illustrations every page, French text. Chapters cover the development of French costume from Barbare and Gallo-Romain to the Second Empire.But for minor tears, and wrinkle to last page (p. 64), Very Good condition. Separately,and Included with this book are 4 loose plates showing XVI and XVII designs of jewels, each plate contains numbered, detailed illustrations of between 25 and 48 items. Of the 4 plates, 3 are of jewels, i.e. earrings, bracelets, rings, necklaces, etc. and the 4th shows a watch, clock, knives, scissors, forks, spoons, oddities. There is little to identify these loose plates, other than Renaux del and Renaux lith, and Imp Firmin Didet et Cie, Paris are printed at the bottom of each. These are all Fine.. No Binding. Very Good.
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Dearly Beloved. A Theme and Variations

by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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Harcourt Brace and World, New York, 1962 Hardcover, dust jacket, 202pages.in this novel, the author uses the framework of a wedding to explore reflections and intuitions about human relationships.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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The Fascination of Diamonds

by Argenzio, Victor

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London: George Allen & Unwin,, 1967 HC, Dust Jacket, 101 pp, illust b/w (Sinkankas 197). Written by a prominent Denver jeweler, this book in its first part deals with diamonds in general, where they come from, how they are mined and cut, famous diamonds, royal jewels, etc. The second part is designed to help the purchaser of diamonds select, enjoy, get the most for his/her money.Remainder red dot to top and lower foredges, NF/VG (edge chipped, pc).. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.
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The Fascination of Diamonds

by Argenzio, Victor

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David McKay Company, New York, 1966 Hardcover, blue cloth covers, gold stamped letters to spine, dust jacket price clipped, b/w illustrations, vii, 184pp. New York: David McKay Company, 1966. First Edition. (Sinkankas 196). Covers all aspects of the diamond including diamond cutting, famous diamonds, royal jewels, thieves and smugglers, diamond as investment, buying diamonds, the story of De Beers, and many of the author's interesting personal. reminiscences. Fine book in near fine price clipped dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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Diamonds Eternal
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Diamonds Eternal

by Argenzio, Victor

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780679504276
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0679504273
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NY: David McKay (cr1974), 1974 HC,blue cloth stamped in silver, DJ, 290pp, glossary, bibliog, illust b/w. Sinkankas 198. Presents the latest techniques of mining and cutting diamonds, the new synthetic stones, and tales of some world famous stones, as well as chapters on the diamond fields, merchandising and marketing centers, personal reminiscences of the author as well as some sound pragmatic information on buying a diamond, what to look for, importance of color, clarity, and cut, and much more. Fine book in Fine unclipped dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Arizona Highways

by Arizona Highways

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1962, 1962 All 12 issues of 1962 in Arizona Highways bound volume. Brown faux leather binding with raised silver titles, blind stamped desert scenes, Henry C Lamparski (owner?) name silver stamped to cover, color photo endpages. Great color plates throughout. Over 400 pp. Fine copy of the complete set of 1962 issues.. Hardcover. Fine.
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Arizona Highways

by Arizona Highways

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May, 1972, 1972 48 pp, illust. This issue has T.N.McKee's article on Arizona's Famous Specimen Mines, and articles on minerals of the Southwest with 7 pp mineral speciments photographed by Jeffrey J. Kurtzeman. Also a page of 6 sketches of Jerome by Floyd C. Chandler and a list of books relating to mining and minerals. Laid in is a 10 page article, THE WOOLERY MINERAL COLLECTION by Floyd R. Getsinger with photos. VG. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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