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The First Editions of A.E.Coppard, A.P.Herbert and Charles Morgan with Values and Bibliographic Points

by Fabes, Gilbert H.

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London: Meyers & Co., 1933 HC, DJ, 5 1/2 x 8 3/4, 154pp, index. Comments by the author preceding each section are most enjoyable. Covers are blind stamped in gilt letters, paper is thick, laid, creme colored. A Fine book in a Very Good DJ with edge chipped spine.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.
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Rubies and Roses
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Rubies and Roses

by Feasey, Peggy

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ISBN 13
9780804805070
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0804805075
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Tuttle Publishing: Rutland ,VT and Tokyo, Japan, 1970 Hardcover, red silk covers with white rose ornament, white and gold letters to spine, frontis, illustrated 48 plates including 45 in color, 128pp, appendix, bibliography, glossary, index. First printing. (Sinkankas 2000). Gems and flowers are perceived in unusual and poetic relationships and beautifully realized in the 48 plates of which 45 are in color. Form, color, texture of the stones inspire designs as expressed with flowers, leaves and plants. In many instances, the gem is placed in or near the floral composition - for example, plate #31, the moonstone composition that includes 3 polished moonstones looking like drops of dew emanating from the single flower. There are brief descriptions of 27 gemstones and some gem tales and lore. Arrangements and compositions shown on plates are all described. Fine book in Near Fine dust jacket.Inventory 8Book number 1035. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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Crafts of Israel

by Ruth Dayan with Wilburt Feinberg

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NY: Macmillan Pub Co., 1974 Hardcover, square 10"x10', dust jacket, 175pp, over 300 illustrations color and black/white, chronological table, brief biographies of artists and craftsmen. An overview of the crafts as a whole is provided in the first section, followed by the presentation of each individual craft, such as ceramics, gold and silver jewelry, religious objects, stoneware, sculptures, fabrics, batiks, appliques, wall hangings, lace work, wool rugs, clay works, dolls, glass, stoneware and more. illustrates the development of each craft and its relation to life in Israel today. Shows how the many artists and craftsmen from seventy different background adapted to their new country while retaining their individual heritage. But for owner inscription on front end page, a fine copy in fine price clipped dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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The Jewels of Queen Elizabeth II: Her Personal Collection
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The Jewels of Queen Elizabeth II: Her Personal Collection

by Field, Leslie

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Paperback
ISBN 13
9780810924970
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0810924978
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U.S.A.: Harry N Abrams, 1992 Soft cover, 8 1/2"x11", illustrated wrappers, 120pp, double page family tree of Queen Elizabeth II, lavishly photographed on every page, color and black/white accompanied by interesting text. Thoroughly researched account of 400 years of the monarch's family-owned jewels. Reads like a social history of English royalty. Fine copy. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine.
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The Science of Gems

by Fisher, P.J.

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Charles Scribners Sons: New York, 1966 Hardcover, dust jacket, 189pp, appendixes, glossary, bibliography, illustrated with over 100 black/white photographs and diagrams, and 4 colorplates. Covers the history of gems, their magic powers, modern jewelry making, the nature of gems and their identification, grading, evaluation and fashioning of gemstones and other aspects of gemmology. An entire chapter on diamonds, their properties and how they were discovered and mined, and famous diamonds like the Cullinan, Koh-I-Noor, the Hope, Great Mogul, and Orloff. Other important gemstones discussed, and the attempts to make synthetic gemstones. Organic gems, pearls, amber and coral follow. Included is an entire chapter on the diamond cutters, and the final chapter is on testing gems. Fine book in a Near Fine dust jacket that has a small tape mend.. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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Dictionary of the Decorative Arts
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Dictionary of the Decorative Arts

by Fleming John, andHonour, Hugh;

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780060119362
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0060119365
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: HarperCollins Publishers, 1977 NY: Harper and Row, 1977. First U.S.Edition. HC, 6 x 9, blue cl, gilt letters, 896pp, illust b/w, ceramic marks, hallmarks on silver, makers marks on silver and pewter. (Arntzen & Rainwater P16). "The best comprehensive dictionary of the primary forms of Western decorative arts. Contains approximately 4000 entries on 'furniture and furnishings' - i.e. moveable objects other than paintings and sculpture - in Europe from the Middle Ages onwards and in North America from the Colonial period to the present day."- Arntzen and Rainwater. Includes over 1000 b/w illustrations, and some entries include brief bibliographies. But for shade of lightening to the spine, a Near Fine copy.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Cecil Rhodes

by Flint, John

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780316286305
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0316286303
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Boston, Toronto: Little Brown & Co. 1974, 1974 An account of Rhodes’ life, his rise to wealth and power, the use of his wealth to command political power and command his own army with which to make war, leglly and openly for the extension of the dominions. Covers the struggle for control of the diamond industry, the mysterious relationship to Princess Radziwell and the entire cast of characters including Barnato, Beit, Robertson, Pickering to name just a few. F/F. Hardcover.
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Faberge the Imperial Eggs
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Faberge the Imperial Eggs

by Forbes, Chris

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ISBN 13
9780937108093
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093710809x
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San Diego, California, U.S.A.: San Diego Museum of Art, 1989 SC, Illust wrappers, 9 x 12, 119pp, illust color, b/w, Chronology, Plates, Catlogue, Workmasters, Craftsmen, and Painters at the House of Faberge, Glossary, Selected Bibliography, Exhibitions. Beautifully illustrated catalogue of the exhibition at the San Diego Museum of Art (10/22/89 - 1/7/90) and the Armory Museum, State Museums of the Moscow Kremlin (1/10/90 - 3/15/90). Essays by Christopher Forbes, Johann Georg Prinz von Hohenzollern, and Irina Rodintseva. Fine copy. Soft cover. Fine.
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An Early Victorian Album: The Photographic Masterpieces (1843-1847) of David Octavius Hill and...
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An Early Victorian Album: The Photographic Masterpieces (1843-1847) of David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson

by Ford Colin, editor. David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394497334
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0394497333
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Knopf, 1976 HC, DJ, 10"x11", 363pp + viii, more than 330 photographs and drawings, index.".the Hill-Adamson album, now published complete for the first time is considered to be one of the most valuable sets of photographs in the world". A beautifully produced book, and but for a 1/2" closed tear to dj, a Fine book in Near Fine DJ. First American Edition.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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A Bibliography of Arthur Waley

by Johns Francis A.

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New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1968 HC, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, xi, 187pp, frontis portrait of Arthur Waley, original green cloth covers, index. Covers the published writings of Waley with additions and corrections by Waley and others in response to a previously published checklist. Includes three dozen books, translations, articles and book reviews from Chinese and Japanese art, philosophy and culture. A Fine copy. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Historic Silver of the Colonies and Its Makers

by Bigelow Francis Hill

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NY: The Macmillan Co., 1917 NY: The Macmillan Co., 1917. Dec HC, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, XXIV, 476pp + Pub ads, b/w frontis, 325 b/w illust, bibliog, chronology, index to silversmiths, general index. FIRST EDITION (*Franklin 4903, Lucas p109, Chamberlin 1830). The standard reference to Colonial silver which has been reprinted several times, attesting to its importance and desireability. Organized by forms, there are over 50 chapters, beginning with a 22 page section on Standing Cups, then proceeding to a huge variety of over 50 silver items commonly used in the first quarter of the 20th century. The dedication page has a stamped number 47878 and 4 oct 1921 written discretely. A VG copy of the original work.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Rinkitink in Oz

by L.Frank Baum

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Reilly & Lee, Chicago, 1916 Hardcover,black/white illustrations, 314pp. Illustrated by John R. Neill. A reprint edition. Cracked hinges to front cover, light soil to covers, owner's name, all text and illustrations bright and clean. A later reprint. Good.. Hardcover. Good.
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Glinda of Oz

by L.Frank Baum

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Reilly & Lee, Chicago, 1920 Hardcover, illustrated by John R. Neill, small 4to, pictorial paste-on to frnt cvr, 279pp + 1p ads, list of 19 titles to verso of half title page,black and white illustrated endpages,11 color plates without captions (1 missing), numerous black and white illustrations throughout, all edges yellow. This was the last of Baum's Oz books, originally published July 10, 1920, one year after his death. This copy has cracked hinges, all edges worn, bumped, fep coming loose with small stain at bottom though still holding, spine has 1/2" missing from head and 1/4" missing from toe, 2nd free endpaper has owner sticker and pencil scribbles, various chips throughout. Interior text is bright and clean. A Good copy.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good.
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Antiques and Collectibles. A Bibliography of Works in English, 16th Century to 1976
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Antiques and Collectibles. A Bibliography of Works in English, 16th Century to 1976

by Franklin, Linda Campbell

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780810810921
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0810810921
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Scarecrow Press Inc, Metuchen,NJ & London, 1978 Thick 8vo, hardcovers, gilt letters to cover and spine, brown cl, xxiii, 1091pp. Includes Bibliography, Subject Index, Author Index. A comprehensive bibliography containing over 10,000 titles arranged by subject matter and alphabetically by author within each subject area. Titles have full bibliographic citations including locations of books in major libraries in the U.S. and England. Fine copy. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.
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P.G.Wodehouse

by French, R.B.D.

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NY: Barnes & Noble Inc., 1967 New York: Barnes & Noble, 1967. HC, 4 1/2 x 7, 120pp, references, bibliography. Intimate biography of the creator of Jeeves and Bertie Wooster. Fine. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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