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Diamond River

by Garavini Di Turno, Sadio

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Hamish Hamilton: London, 1963 Hardcover, red cloth, gilt letters to spine, 208pp, frontis b/w, top edge blue. Originally published 1962 in Italian titled Lolomai, translated by Peter Green. (Sinkankas 2306). Tale of adventure searching for diamonds in the South American jungle. Fine.. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Ten Contemporaries. Notes Toward Their Definitive Bibliography

by Gawsworth, John

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London: Ernest Benn Ltd., 1932 HC, DJ, 5 x 7 1/4, 224pp, index. Foreward by Viscount Esher. Original essays by Lascelles Abercrombie, Herbert E. Plmer, George Egerton, Sir Ronald Ross, Stephen Hudson, Edith Sitwell, Wilfrid Gibson, Robert Nichols, Rhys Davies, M.P.Shiel. Each essay precedes the bibliographical section of the writer. Fine book in dustjacket with trn crnrs, and a 1" chunk from head of spine, else bright and crisp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fair.
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Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark
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Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark

by Geniesse, Jane Fletcher

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ISBN 13
9780394583969
ISBN 10
0394583965
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Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Random House Inc, 1999 Hardcover, dust jacket 6 1/2 x 9 1/2, 402pp, numerous b/w maps and photo illustrations, list of books by Freya Stark, bibliography, notes, index. Fine/Fine. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Blake 1757-1827. The Pitman Gallery

by Keynes Geoffrey

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NY, London: Pitman Pub Corp, 1949 The Pitman Gallery edited by R.H.Wilenski, NY, London 1949. Orange coloured Soft covers (card covers)with water-colour of The Wise and Foolish Virgins attached to front cover, 9 1/2 x 12, 10 colour plates tipped in, (5 water-colours, 1 tempera on mahogony panel, 4 colour-printed monotypes), beautifully reproduced, with introduction and notes by Geoffrey Keynes, said to be one of the greatest authorities on the literary and artistic work of William Blake. But for the number 12 written discretely top right and lower right cover corners, a Near Fine copy. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine.
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Victorian Jewelry Design

by Gere, Charlotte

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Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1972, 1972 HC, DJ, 6 1/4 x 9 1/4, 285 pp, over 150 b/w illus, biographical notes, references, bibliography, index. (Franklin 6259). The book serves as a guide to the probable origins of much of Victorian jewelry. Neogothic, archeological motifs, adaptations of Japanese and Indian art, botanical novelties, are just a few of the styles and fshions which influenced the craftsmen and manufacturers in the design of Victorian jewelry. Often it was the artists rather than the trade craftsmen who produced their own handmade pieces. A thorough work with 17 pages of biographical notes of designers and jewelers. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Generations of Jewelry. From the 15th to the 20th century
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Generations of Jewelry. From the 15th to the 20th century

by Egger Gerhart

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9780887401244
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0887401244
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West Chester, Pennsylvania: Schiffer,1988, 1988 HC, DJ, 9 1/4 x 12, marbled eps, frontis, illust color and b/w (470 examples on 436 plates), 219 pp, bibliog, index. Covers the concept of jewelry,its amuletic character, the goldsmith's art, types of jewelry and jewelry for the rising middle class and its chronological development from the 15th and 16th centuries. Changes in jewelry and its design are shown in a section on ornamental engravings of the 16th to 18th centuries. and ornamentation as expression of the times, the types of jewelry, and jewelry as a status symbol for the rising middle class. The next section shows the chronological development of middle class jewelry from the 15th and 16th centuries to Art Deco. For an overview of the changes in jewelry and its design, a section or ornamental engravings of the 16th to 18th century is shown. While the middle classes were forbidden to wear valuable jewelry, they substituted less costly materials such as glass and paste for precious stones,… Read more
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Gill's Index to Journals, Articles and Books Relating to Gems and Jewelry

by Gill, Joseph

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ISBN 13
9780873110099
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0873110099
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Santa Monica, California: Gemological Institute of America, 1978, 1978 Works in the English language arranged chronologically and by subject.(Sinkankas 2390) xiii, 420 pp. An Index to Journals, Articles and Books relating to gems and jewelry. References from 7 journals relating to every phase of gemology.".this index provides and extremely valuable tool for any researcher in the future." - Sinkankas 2390. Fine copy.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.
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Jewelry

by Giltay-Nijssen

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NY: Universe Books (cr 1964), 1964 (Franklin 6260; Sinkankas 2395 cites London 1964 edition) 112 pp, illus b/w, bibliog. Well told history of jewelry primarily of the last 200 years, though the earlier uses of jewelry in included as well as the religious and traditional beliefs in relation to precious and semi-precious stones. Fashions and hair styles are discussed in relationship to the kind of jewelry and ornaments used throughout history. There's a section on birthstones and their tales and legends, another showing localities of precious and semi-precious stones, and illustrations of famous stones and styles of cutting. Wrn edges to wrappers, a few back page crnrs turned down.. Soft cover.
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Russian Gold of the Fourteenth to Early Twentieth Centuries From The Moscow Kremlin Reserves

by Russian Gold

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Moscow, 1987, 1987 The summary (introduction), catalogue, and glossary are in Russian and English. The studies & articles, carefully selected for the volume are in Russian only. Bibliography is in Russian only. Colorplates & b/w are captioned in English. The exquisite photographs and fine catalogue are reason enough to obtain this book. The finest Russian gold from the reserves of the Museum in the Moscow Kremlin is presented here for the first time. The jewellery and other objects are simply gorgeous. Front hinges cracked and detached. Book is internaly F in F dj.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Dust Jacket Included.
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This Blessed Life

by Gore, Da'Vella; Keown, Wallace (sketches)

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9780473056025
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047305602X
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Caxton Press, distributed by D.Gibb, New Zealand, 1998 Soft Cover, small 4to, 124pp, illustrations by Wallace Keown, numerous photographs black and white, and color. Da'Vella is a New Zealand artist who wrote this book after a devastating accident, her recovery, and her firm belief that one must never give up. She exhibits her art and teaches throughout New Zealand, speaks at public events, and is a marriage celebrant. Fine copy.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine.
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The Southern Scenic Collection: New Zealand

by Gore, Da'Vella

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9780908629374
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0908629370
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Craigs, 1992 Hardcover, dust jacket, 8 1/2 x 11 1/2, 64pp, table of contents and Introduction in English and Japanese. Twenty-eight of the artist's paintings, reproductions of her favorite views and commentary of South Island, New Zealand. Signed. Fine/Fine. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Early Children's Books and Their Illustration

by Gottlieb, Gerald

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NY: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975, 1975 Pictorial Wrappers, quarto, 9 x 11 3/4, xxx, 263 pp, bibliog (4pp), index, color frontis, 225 illust color and b/w. The most celebrated children's literature beginning with fragments of the 3rd century to the beginning of the 20th century. Minimal edge chipping, internally fine, bright, and beautiful. VG+++ $50. Soft cover. Very Good.
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Gems: The World's Greatest Treasures and Their Stories (Art & Design)
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Gems: The World's Greatest Treasures and Their Stories (Art & Design)

by Graf, Bernhard

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9783791325811
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3791325817
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Prestel:Munich, London, New York, 2001 Hardcover, dust jacket 9 1/2x11 3/4, 128pp with 137 colour and 40 black/white illustrations, illustrated endpages, sources and references, index. Jewels and gems are lavishly illustrated in this eloquent book of art treasures. Interesting commentary explores legends throughout 8000 years of history. History, art, literature come together in this handsome informative volume. Fine/Fine. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Jewelry. Form and Technique

by Grando, Michael

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NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold (cr 1969) 80 pp, illus b/w, list of suppliers, index. Materials, tools and methods of jewelry making are presented with emphasis on jewelry as a communicative art form. The book covers wax and lost-wax casting, metals and handwrought processes, stones, settings and the finishing process. F/VG. F. Hardcover.
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Jewelers Trade Cards. 1800-1900

by Green, Robert Alan

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9780685346594
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0685346595
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Ft. Myers, Florida: Sutherland Pub Co., 1989, 1989 VIII, 286 pp, illus profusely color and b/w, geographical directory, value guide, bibliog. One of America's earliest advertising forms is the Trade Card - here we have 1800 of them, including diamond merchants, watchmakers, goldsmiths and silversmiths, designers, engraveres and more. Many are rare or unique, or selected for striking lithographic color, unusual design, or historical significance. F. Soft cover.
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Jewelry Through The Ages

by Gregorietti, Guido

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NY: American Heritage, 1969, 1969 (Sinkankas 2518; Franklin 6261).Dec cl covers with gilt design & gilt letters to spine, 319 pp, 400 illustrations with over half in color, table precious stones, bibliography, index. Famous Italian art historian Gregorietti examines recorded history of jewelry which goes back 40,000 years. The use of jewelry for status, commemorative value and personal adornment is explored in chapters about gold, coloured stones, the Middle Ages, Renaissance (age of elaborate jewels), Baroque period, 18th century (period of French influence), 19th century and up till the present day. extensive history of gem cutting and use of precious stones in jewelry. Documented study of major pieces of jewelry in principal museums and collections world wide Benjamin Zucker. Foreward by Erich Steingraber. Translated from the Italian by Helen Lawrence. Magnificent photos. F/F. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The Queen's Silver. A Survey of Her Majesty's Personal Collection

by Grimwade, A.G.

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London: The Connoisseur, 1953, 1953 (Franklin 5123) Dec boards, frontis, vii, 120 pp incl 64 glossy plates. An eloquent description of the Queen's collection of plate, used at Clarence House by Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh from the time of their marriage in 1947 until after her accession to the throne and her move to Buckingham Palace. The text discusses great collections of plate owned by past Kings and brought to marriage by queens as part of their dowry, as well as the custom of presenting a gift of plate on ceremonial occasions and diplomatic plate presentations, the importance of the silver spoon (aside from being born with it in one's mouth) and their bequeathal to individuals and institutions as were silver drinking vessels as well. 64 photographs include pieces by Paul de Lamerle, Nicholas Clausen, Paul Storr, Thomas Farrer, the Hennells, Robert Garrard and others as well as some foreign plate, a few French, Dutch, Italian pieces. F/VG (pc). F. Hardcover.
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A' Margem De "Os Sate'lites Do Diamante"

by Guimaraes, Djalma

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Belo-Horizonte Oficinas Graficas Da Estatistica, 1934 Estado De Minas Gerais, Secretaria Da Agricultura, Departamento Dos Servicos Geografico E Geologico. Monografia 2. Issued in soft cover wrappers, 7 x 10 1/2, pp x, 57, 41 photos, 7 diagrams (1 folding), map of Brazil, errata page. Portuguese language. (Sinkankas 2613). Sinkankas: ".supplements E. Hussak's posthumous notes on the minerals associated with the alluvial diamonds of Brazil". Back cover and spine detached,else a very good copy of a scarce monograph.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good/Good.
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Jade. Stone of Heaven

by Gump, Richard

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Doubeday, N.Y., 1962 Hardcover, dust jacket, tan decorated covers, blue and brown letters to cover and spine, 6 1/4 x 9 1/2, 256pp, 18 color plates, numerous b/w illustrations, includes dynastic chart, map, bibliography, collections in American museums, index. (Sinkankas 2618). Written by an authority on jade, this is an account of the exotic legends of jade and its history and romance. Covers the handling, carving, and buying of jade as well as some guidance to the buyer of jade with advice about cost, how to distinguish the real from fake, and where to look for fine jade. Owneer's book plate to front end paper, color photo of 18th century covered jade bowl attached to half title page, minor edge chips, price clipped. Fine book/very good dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.
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Jade. Stone of Heaven

by Gump, Richard

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NY: Doubleday (cr1962), 1962 Written by an authority on jade, this is an account of the exotic legends of jade and of its history and romance. Covers the handling, carving, and buying of jade as well as sound guidance to the buyer of jade with advice about cost, how to distinguish the real from the fake and where to look for fine jade. F/chipped, pc dj.. Hardcover.
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