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Guide to the Freshwater Fishes of Britain and Europe

by Bent J. Muus; Preben Dahlstrom

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ISBN 13
9780002192705
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0002192705
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Originally published in Denmark, 1967. English translation 1971, New edition 1978, 1982. HC, 222 pages, 8vo, illustrated color and black/white, includes list of foreign fish names, Index of scientific names, Index of English names. All 130 species described and illustrated in colour. Foreward by Alwyne Wheeler. A beautiful book.
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Quartz Family Minerals. A Handbook fo the Mineral Collector

by Dake, H.C., Frank L. Fleener and Ben Hur Wilson

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Whittlesey House, NY and London, 1938 Hardcover, gilt letters to spine, dust jacket, XVI, 304pp, color frontis of a section of polished agate, 51 b/w text photos, list of selected reference books, index. (Sinkankas 1545). Describes the large family of quartz minerals, where found, how to identify them, how to cut and prepare them for display. Covers the historical lore of quartz and the occurrence of various forms such as crystalline, massive, amorphous. Known by other names such as agate and other semi-precious stones such as carnellian, chalcedony, jasper. A wealth of information on agate, opal, petrified wood and other silica minerals as well as the art of cutting gem quartz. A minor classic,reprinted numerous times, this copy is the tenth printing. Fine book in worn, price clipped dust jacket.. Hardcover. Fine/Good.
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Minerals and How to Study Them. A Book for Beginners in Mineralogy

by Dana, Edward Salisbury.

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2nd Edition
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NY: John Wiley & Sons; London: Chapman & Hall Ltd, 190l. 2nd revised edition (cr1895), 1901 HC, 5 x 7 1/2, 2nd revised edition, vi, 380 pp, + 16 pp publisher's catalogue, appendix, general index, index to mineral species, frontis b/w of quartz crystal, North Carolina, over 300 b/w text figs. Covers have title and author in red, and gilt dec of mineral, gilt letters and decoration to spine. An early edition of one of the most popular mineralogy books for beginners and one used as textbook by older mineralogists, like Hurlbut, professor of mineralogy at Harvard. Minor rubbing to covers, owners name stamp to tp. VG. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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A Text-Book of Mineralogy with an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and Physical Mineralogy

by Dana, Edward Salisbury

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John Wiley & Sons, 1905 Hardcover, vii,593pp, illustrated, 1 coloured plate, nearly 1000 b/w figures, appendix, general index, index to species.Originally issued 1877, this volume is a New edition entirely rewritten and enlarged. Internally,tight and clean, but for the last page which has 1 third of final index page x-z gone.Covers are a disaster, stained, head of spine gone, tear to middle of spine, corners worn,edge worn.. Hardcover. Fair.
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Folk Jewelry of the World
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Folk Jewelry of the World

by Daniels, Ger

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Used
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780847810703
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0847810704
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NY: Rizzoli, 1989, 1989 The illustrations were especially hand drawn by the author from museum pieces, photos and jewelry still worn today. Each illustration is individually and fully described as well as referenced in a separate list. Bibliography is followed by the plates. Interesting to note is the close resemblance of symbols, designs and motifs among peoples of the world who, before the 20th century, apparently had no contact or knowledge of each other. Jewelry from Australia, Asia, Europe, Africa, the Americas is presented with details of social, political, marital and religious meanings discussedddd. A beautiful book. F/NF. Hardcover.
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Myer Myers. Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York
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Myer Myers. Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York

by Barquist David

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780300090574
ISBN 10
0300090579
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New Haven and London: Yale University Art Gallery in association with Yale University Press, 2001, 2001 Yale University Press, 2001. HC, 9 3/4 x 11 3/4, DJ, red cl, gold letters to sp, xv, 304 pp, illust 143 color, 154 b/w, appendixes (marks, documents), bibliog, index. ISBN 0300090379. Magnificent catalogue of exhibitions held at Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA,and Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, DE. Detailed study of the most significant silversmith of his generation in New York City and one of America's greatest craftsmen. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Modern Jeweler's Gem Profile/2. The Second 60

by Federman David

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Hardcover
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Shawnee Mission, Kansas: Modern Jewelers, Vance Pub Corp, 1992 Shawnee Mission, Kansas: Modern Jewelers, Vance Pub Corp, 1992. HC, 8 1/4 x 11, DJ, 143pp,numerous color illustrations including 60 full page photographs of individual gems,by renown photographer Tino Hammid.Includes an Illustrated Guide to Jewelry Craftsmanship, A Guide to Gemstone Jewelry, Care and Handling. Each full page of a beautifully photographed gem is accompanied by a lively, interesting and informative essay by author Federman. His essay on jewelry manufacture and quality control will help retailers understand the need for quality construction, and his guide to care and handling of gemstone jewelry gives selling tips and consumer advice. F/F. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Matthew Arnold's Letters. A Descriptive Checklist

by Davis, Arthur Kyle

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Charlottesville, Virginia: The University Press of Virginia, 1968 Charlottesville, Virginia: The University Press of Virginia, 1968. Published for the Bibliographical Sociey of the University of Virginia. HC,frontis portrait of Matthew Arnold, 6 1/4 x 9 1/2, xLv, 429pp, illust b/w, table of correspondents, holders of autograph letters,bibliography. There is a 34 page Introduction by author Davis. FIRST EDITION. Fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Investing in Silver

by Delieb, Eric

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Hardcover
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Barrie & Rockliff, London, 1968 Hardcover, dust jacket, 152pp, illust 16 full colorplates and 300 b/w photographs, index, bibliography. 2nd impression. (Franklin 4833). The small pieces of antique silver provide the focus of this book, for the author believes that there are many such superlative items that are equal in quality and workmanship to the great museum pieces. He provides information about the spoon, caddy-spoon, boxes, silver toys, vessel, articles in silver mounts, and rarities which include candlesticks, inkstands, wine labels, etc. While the collector-investor will find a great deal of important information here, this book will be enjoyed by all who love antique silver. Fine book, Very Good edge chipped dust jacket.. Hardcover. Fine.
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Treasures in the Smithsonian: Gem Collection
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Treasures in the Smithsonian: Gem Collection

by Paul E. Desautels

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780874743609
ISBN 10
0874743605
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U.S.A.: Smithsonian Books, 1979 Hardcover, dust jacket, color frontis, 44 color photos, 8 b/w portraits, b/w drawings, 77pp. (Sinkankas 1660). Covers the beginnings of The National Gem Collection, its history, donations, endowments, curators and their portraits, followed by a study of gems, their physical and chemical characteristics and their shapes. Following chapters are on gem substitutes, gemlore, and a descriptive section on the principal gem species, and another on jewelry. Last but not least is the chapter on Gems in the Collection, listing a sampling of significant gems currently in the collection, listed by species for size, weight in carats, color, popular name, place of origin, catalog number, and name of donor. Outstanding color illustrations. But for former owner bookplate fep, a fine book in good dust jacket worn and chipped at edges.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Good.
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The Mystery of Edwin Drood

by Dickens, Charles

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1st Edition
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Paperback
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Chapman & Hall, London, 1870 Part III, June 1870, Chapt X-XII, pp 65-96.Disbound, worn, lacks original covers, housed in plain green wrappers with handwritten title, contains 20 pp Edwin Drood Advertiser, two engraved plates with tissue by S.L.Feldes, lacks cork plate, 2pp yellow ad Dr. De Jonghs,1/2pp yellow "All the Year Round" by Charles Dickens, 8pp Chapman Hall publisher ads (which is often lacking), 4pp yellow Chapman flour ad, 4pp Cassell's pub ad, 2pp blue paper John Brogden & Parkins & Gotto, final ad.This is the third of three parts that appeared prior to Dickens' death June 9, 1870.Only six parts in all were published. Fair. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fair.
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Great Expectations

by Dickens, Charles

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Chapman & Hall, London The Works of Charles Dickens, Household Edition. Great Expectations with thirty illustrations by F.A.Fraser. Chapman & Hall, London.Disbound, Half title, Title page, Chapt I-XXVI, pp 1-100, twelve illustrations.Some foxing to margins mostly, illustrations are clean and clear. Included are blue/green front and back covers for Part 42, December 1874, and front and back covers for Part 55, January 1876, all illustrated and with ads, 7 1/2" x 10".Published after the death of Dickens June 9, 1870. Fair condition.. No Binding. Fair/No Jacket.
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The Book of Diamonds. Their History and Romance from Ancient India to Modern Times

by Dickinson, Joan Younger

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NY: Crown , 1966. 2nd printing, orig was 1965, 1966 IX 226 pp + 13 unnumbered pp, glossry, bibliography, index. Color frontis of Hope Diamond, over 200 b/w illust. Highly readable account of the history and lore of diamonds, as well as its discovery, mining, and stories of the most famous diamonds, like the Koh-I=Noor, Hope, Regent, Orloff and Cullinan. Included is a chapter on purchasing diamonds that serves as a practical guide to selecting cuts and carats. F book in edgewrn, edgechipped dj.. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Van Dongen

by Gaston Diehl

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NY: Crown HC,red cloth, white letters to front and spine, DJ(pc), 8 1/2 x 11, 94pp +2, illust 53 color, 20 b/w, biography, bibliography, illustrations list. Translated from the French. Fine book in Very Good dust jacket.. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.
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Mineral Digest. The Journal of Mineralogy

by Mineral Digest

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1st Edition
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Paperback
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Stiff card covers, 8 1/4 x 12 1/4. Only eight volumes of this beautiful journal were published, between 1970-1977. They are printed on heavily enamel coated paper, and splendidly photographed with accompanying articles by world renowned authorities. We have a complete run of the first 4 volumes, tight clean VG to F copies of Volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4, sold here as a set of 4, published 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973. The gripping story of its publication by Louis Zara and Julio Tanjeloff is told in the 8 page article of Mineral Books. Five Centuries of Mineralogical Literature, Wendell Wilson (Editor), The Mineralogical Record, Tucson, Vol 26, number 4,July-August, 1995. Complete sets of this beautiful, short lived journal are scarce.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine.
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Grow rich with diamonds: Investing in the world's most precious gems

by Dohrmann, Bernhard

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780936602295
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0936602295
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U.S.A.: Distributed by Putnam, Harbor Publishing, 1981 Hardcover, dust jacket, 167pp, illustrated b/w figures. (Sinkankas 1744). Investing in diamonds, buying and selling diamonds, how the world diamond market operates, how to build a diamond estate. Includes diamond certification and grading, and protecting yourself from fraud. Fine/Fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Glass Animals. 3500 years of artistry and design.
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Glass Animals. 3500 years of artistry and design.

by Dolez, Albane

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F
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780810910348
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0810910349
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New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1988, 1988 HC, 8 3/4" x 11 3/4", DJ, cl cvrs, silver embossed letters to cvr, 224pp, illust 100 plates in full color, 200 duotone photographs, index. Survey of animals in glass from over 20 countries dating from Dynastic Egypt to the present, including Art Nouveau and Art Deco glass. Animals, both real and imagined have been fashioned in various forms and for various uses - paper weights, perfume bottles, decorative figurines, beakers, tiles, plaques, lamps, vases, stained glass windows, and more. A superb and informed collection with attribution for each piece gathered from private and museum collections from all over the world. An invaluable reference for collectors of glass and lovers of the art form. F/F. F. Hardcover.
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Early Diamond Days. The Opening of the Diamond Fields of South Africa

by Doughty, Oswald

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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London: Longmans, Green & Co. 1963, 1963 (Sinkankas 1758) First edition. 237 pp, 16 b/w photos, map, select bibliography. Details of the everyday lives of the diggers, what kind of people they were and what kind they became, the communities they formed, how they spent their earnings, and more of their circumstances enliven this fine historical study of the South Africa diamond fields. But for a roughly removed 1" label on endpaper, a fine copy in dj with a 1/2 chip at top and a couple of closed tears.else crisp, bright, clean and very good.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.
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