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Pearl World. The International Pearling Journal

by Richard (Bo) D. Torrey (editor)

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Collection of 67 copies of Pearl World. The International Pearling Journal, the highly regarded pearl journal, beginning with the first issue April/May 1993 Volume 1, Number 1. The first 38 copies are a complete uninterrupted run from the first (as above) to Oct/Nov 1999 Volume 7, Number 5. The remaining 29 copies in the collection date from year 2000 to year 2009. A detailed list of dates and volume numbers will be sent upon request. The individual journals are letter size with varying pages from the early issues of 8 pages to the later ones of 28 pages, a fount of essential information of and for the ever evolving pearl industry, with reports on market trends, auctions, trade fairs, interviews with industry leaders, statistics, controversies, shows, every aspect of the industry worldwide. Al copies are fine.. 1st Edition. No Binding. Fine.
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The First Hundred Years 1848-1948

by Edmonds, Walter

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Kenwood, NY: Oneid Ltd 1948, 1948 HC, 6" x 9 1/4", photographed eps, gilt letters to covers, color frontis portrait and facsimile letter to employees by Pierpont B. Noyes, 75 pp, 21 pp b/w photos. Traces the growth and substance of the silverware company which started as an experiment in communal living and evolved into a modern industry. Photography by the famous artist of the American scene, Samuel Chamberlain. Fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.
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The Practial Book of American Silver

by Wenham Edward

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Philadelphia and New York: J.B.Lippincott, 1949, 1949 (Franklin 5031*) XVII, 275 pp, illus 16 b/w plates and 197 line drawings, bibliog, index. Guide to the identification and appreciation of American silver from the 17th century to 1825. Includes a chapter on Marks and another on Scarcity and Collections. NF/trn, wrn, pc dj. F. Hardcover.
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Ralph Fitch, Elizabethan in the Indies

by Edwardes, Michael

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NY: Barnes & Noble Import, Harper & Row, 1973, 1973 184 pp, illust 15 b/w plates, maps, appendix, bibliography, notes on sources, index. In 1853, a group of 4 London merchants including Ralph Fitch set sail from London and became the first Englishmen to set foot in India. Ralph Fitch went further and was the first Englishman to reach Burma, Siam, and Malaysia. It was as a result of his travels that the British East India Co. was formed. During the 8 years of travel before returning to London, he saw the Shwedagon Pagoda, and visited Chiengmai and Pegu, before making his way to Malacca and return to London. F/F. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The Treasures of Tutankhamun

by Edwards, I.E.S.

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Viking Press: New York, 1973 Hardcover, dust jacket, 47pp text,numerous color photos of the exhibits, 50 pp of catalogue with b/w photos, bibliographical refs. The 50th anniversary of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun was commemorated by the British Muyseum's largest exhibition outside of Egypt of Tutankhamun treasures. This book is an exact reprint of the catalogue published for that exhibition. Presents the history, kinship and relationships of Tutankhamun and other royalty, and their customs and rituals. A section of colourplates of the exhibits is followed by the illustrated catalogue which details the objects. Fine/Fine. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Lost Mines and Treasures of the Pacific Northwest.

by El Hult, Ruby

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Portland, Oregon: Binfords & Mort, 1957 257 pp, b/w illus and maps. Long known stories of lost mines and treasures of the region - tales based on old newspaper files and interviews with pioneers. Some of the stories are verified, others are disclaimed - all make exciting and interesting reading. VG/ dj is a disaster. F. Hardcover.
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The Oath

by Wiesel Elie

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NY: Random House, 1973 HC, DJ, aa5 1/12 x 8 1/2, 283pp. Translated from the French by Marian Wiesel. A novel about a dilemma faced by the principal character, an old wanderer named Axriel who has pledged himself to secrecy, to never tell his story, but is faced with the possibility of saving a young man's life if he breaks his oath of secrecy. F/NF. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The Daisy or Cautionary Stories in Verse Adapted to the Ideas of Children from Four to Eight Years Old

by Turner Elizabeth

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London: J.Harris, 1807 The Daisy; or Cautionary Stories in Verse Adapted to the Ideas of Children from Four to Eight Years Old. Illustrated with Thirty Engravings. London: Printed for J.Harris, successor to E.Newberry, corner of St.Paul's Church Yard; and Crosby and Co. Stationers' Court, 1807. (no author stated, Elizabeth Turner). HC, 3 3/4 x 5, original colour patterned paper covered boards, paper label to front board, pictorial label to rear. (1 blank leaf), half title page, title page, 66 pages with illustrated head pieces, (14 blank leaves following last page of text. There are 32 stories, with illustrations lacking to XXVI and XXVII.Though this copy looks enough like the original to be taken as such, it is the Leadenhall 1899 facsimile of the original edition of 1807. While Leadenhall's name or any of their ads do not appear in this copy, there is enough evidence to show that this is indeed a facsimile of the rare 1807 first edition. Three fourths of the paper covered spine is… Read more
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Early History of Nashville

by Lizzie P. Elliott

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Tennessee Book Co., 1967 Originally published in 1911 as a school textbook by the Board of Education, Nashville, now reprinted by the Tennessee Book Company as a public service for the people of Nashville and Davidson County. Hardcover, dust jacket, front cover gilt stamped with the seal of City of Nashville, gilt letters to spine. xi, 286pp, index. The author dedicated this book to her father whose earnest wish was that the children should know and love Nashville. Fine book in good dust jacket that has a few chips, small tears, worn at the folds, fade to spine.. Hardcover. Fine/Good.
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Jewelry & Metalwork in the Arts & Crafts Tradition.

by Karlin Elyse Zorn

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780887404535
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0887404537
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Altglen, PA:Schiffer (cr 1993), 1993 DJ, 8 3/4 x 11 1/4, silver cvrs, 272 pp, over 700 photos with 400 in color, glossary, hallmarks, dealers, auction houses, museums, bibliog, values, references, index. The British Arts and Crafts movement of the late 19th century stressed natural materials, designs and techniques. This book provides over 240 biographical sketches of the most influential British designers/jewellers, metalworkers, and discusses guilds, schools and commercial firms. Explores the connection between the British and European movements and the American Arts and Crafts movement. This is the best study of the subject to date and is profusely and beautifully illustrated. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Sweat of the Sun and Tears of the Moon. Gold and Silver in Pre-Columbian Art

by Emmerich, Andre

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Seattle, WA: Univ of Washington Press, 1965, 1965 Decorative covers, ep maps, col frontis, xxiii, 216 pp, illust 3 color plates and 222 b/w figs, appendix, notes, bibliog, index.".the first comprehensive study of pre-Columbian gold and silver-work, from the early hammered sheet gold ornaments of the Chavin culture of Peru ca 800-500 B.X., to the intricate cast-gold jewelry of the Aztecs and Mixtecs". Covers the technology including mining, smelting, casting, alloying, and gilding, soldering, tools, forgeries, origins, - in short all that is known about mining and metallurgy of the pre-Columbian cultures. Of special interest is the appendix which presents the section on precious metalwork of the Florentine Codex on Goldsmiths and their methods. NF. F. Hardcover.
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Getting Acquainted with Minerals

by English, George

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NY: McGraw Hill (cr 1934) xi, 324 pp, 258 b/w illus. Introduction to the study of minerals by the eminent New York mineralogist and mineral dealer. Should be in every library. F. Hardcover.
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Dictionary of Clocks and Watches

by Bruton Eric

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Bonanza Books: New York, 1963 Hardcover, 5 1/2x 8 1/4, dust jacket, 201pp, illustrated with b/w plates and 30 b/w text figures, reading list. A reprint of the original 1962 publication. Covers the subject of timekeeping from earliest history to today's latest invention, including ancient time tellers, antique clocks and watches, odd timekeeping mechanisms, church clocks, automatic watches, dating clocks, skull watches, chimers, every aspect of timekeeping. Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket that is lightly rubbed, sun faded spine.. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.
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Royal Treasures

by Steingraber Erich (editor)

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NY: MacMillan, 1968, 1968 (Franklin 1779; Sinkankas 6328) 4to, dec cvrs, dec eps, 100pp, illus profusely color & b/w photos and line drawings, bibliog, index of artists. Ten of the most sumptuous treasures of Europe are represented - collections from Florence, Paris, Madrid, Vienna, Munich, Dresden, Moscow, London, Copenhagen, Stockholm. Opulent treasures of gold and other precious metals, ivory, and rare woods, decorated with magnificent jewels. A beautiful book. VG+++. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Gamla Smycken. Den Europeiska Smyckekonstens Historia

by Steingraeber Erich

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Stockholm:Gebers, Almquist & Wiksell/Gebers Forlag AB 1957, 1957 (Sinkankas 6324)Text is in Swedish. 190 pp, tipped in color frontis, illust color and b/w, bibliog, index. This history of jewelry reflects the social changes in European history, from the 9th century's aristocratic jewelry of Charlemagne to the purely decorative jewels of Lalique, Faberge and Tiffany. Fashion, technology, colonial, discoveries, medical changes, are all reflected by the history of jewelry. An exciting history in a richly illustrated book, written by a world renowned expert on antique jewelry. Some fade to edges of cloth covers, internally fine. A very good book in a worn, badly torn, dj.. Hardcover.
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Tough Wood. A Year's Diary

by Ernst, Morris

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Atheneum, 1960 Hardcover, dust jacket, 370pp. Edited by Dorothy Parker and wife Maggie (Margaret Ernst). Inscribed to Belle Roosevelt with 4 lines of text. Morris Ernst, partner in the law firm of Greenbaum, Wolff & Ernst, was noted for his devotion to individual freedom and advocate in Civil Liberties Union causes.His personal journal captures one year of international and national travel, interacting with some of the great names of our time, a lifetime involvement with the domestic and international affairs of our country. A Very Good copy in very good price clipped dust jacket,with spine head and foot chipped.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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A History of Jewellery 1100-1870

by Evans, Joan

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NY, Toronto, London: Pitman Pub, 1953., 1953 (Arntzen P585; Franklin 6248*) 240 pp, illus 10 plates in full colour, 175 pp of monochrome half-tone illustrations, 48 line drawings in the text, bibliography, index. 1st U.S. edition. The standard historical survey, long recognized as the authoritative work providing a documented history of jewellery of the Mediaeval to mid-19th Century. Indispensable for every gemological and art history library. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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