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Gold, Diamonds and Orchids

by LaVarre, William

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NY, London, Edinburgh: Fleming H. Revell Co. 1935 (Sinkankas 3816) Dec cvrs, map eps, 15 b/w photos by author,and b/w frontis, 298 pp. An Amazing story of a year's expedition into a lost world. Amazing true tale of the author's adventures during his year long expedition through the jungles of British Guiana and Brazil to "The Lost World" where gold, diamonds and White Indians were found. Spine is darkened as in most copies, else VG. F. Hardcover.
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A World of Movies. 70 Years of Film History

by Lawton, Richard

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NY: Bonanza Books Hardcover, 8 1/2 x 11 1/2, dust jacket (price clipped), over 450 photographs including 32 in color, index, Academy Awards, Introduction by Ella Smith. Gift greeting to front end paper. Fine book in Near Fine (price clipped) dust jacket.. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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The Hands of Cantu

by Lea, Tom

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Boston, Toronto: Little Brown & Co, 1964 Boston, Toronto: Little Brown & Co., 1964. Illustrated by the author. HC, DJ, 6 1/4 x 9, color frontis, 30 exquisite Chinese ink drawings b/w illustrations throughout including 8 double page by author, artist Tom Lea. 244 pp. The story is set in the savage, untamed Southwest of 400 years ago. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The Opal Book

by Leechman, Frank

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Sydney: Ure Smith, 1981, 1981 A fine reference work on opal. Opal fields and opal mining are discussed as well as the myths and legends of opal, how to be sure of buying genuine and not imitation opal, how to care for opal jewellery. The 8 appendices include varieties of opal, glossary, opal bearing localities in Australia, table of famous opals, hints on opal polishing, etc. "The most complete monograph on opal yet to appear in any language"  Sinkankas. F/F. F. Hardcover.
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Chinese Jades in The Averey Brundage Collection

by Rene-Yvon Lefebure d'Argence

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The de Young Museum Society and Patrons of Art and Music for the Center of Asian Art and Culture (cr1972), 1972 Color frontis, 184 pp, chronology, key to abbreviations, bibliog, 80 colorplates showing 150 objects. The objects shown in these colorplates represent about 10% of the approximately 1200 pieces of carved jade in the Avery Brundage collection from the Ancient Period till the Modern Period. Every plate is fuly described and referenced. Light soil to back covers. VG+. Soft cover.
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Chinese Jades in the Avery Brundage Collection.

by Lefebvre d'Argence, Rene-Yvon

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The de Young Museum Society and Patron of Art and Music for the Center of Asian Art and Culture, 1972 A selection of religious symbols, insignia of rank, ceremonial weapons, pendants, ornaments, figurines, miniature mountain and containers from the neolithic period to modern times. Illustrated stiff card covers, 8"x9", 184pp, textured endpapers, 80 color plates showing over 150 objects with detailed notes, chronology, key to abbreviations, bibliography (6pp).Bright, tight, sound copy with minor edgewear, light soil to back cover. Very good plus copy.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Chinese Jades in the Avery Brundage Collection.

by Lefebvre d'Argence, Rene-Yvon

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The de Young Museum Society and Patron of Art and Music for the Center of Asian Art and Culture, 1972 A selection of religious symbols, insignia of rank, ceremonial weapons, pendants, ornaments, figurines, miniature mountain and containers from the neolithic period to modern times. Illustrated stiff card covers, 8"x9", 184pp, textured endpapers, 80 color plates showing over 150 objects with detailed notes, chronology, key to abbreviations, bibliography (6pp).Bright, tight, sound copy with minor edgewear, light soil to back cover. Very good plus copy.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Beautiful Lightning Ridge. 100 Years of the World's Most Famous Black Opal Fields

by Cram Len

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Len Cram, NSW, Australia, 2001 Special 2001 Centenary Edition. Soft Covers (card covers),8 1/2 x 11 3/4, 32pp, colour illustrations every page, map,presentation copy signed by the author. Fine copy. Signed by Author(s). Soft cover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Imps.Demons .Hobgoblins.Witches Fairies & Elves
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Imps.Demons .Hobgoblins.Witches Fairies & Elves

by Baskin Leonard

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0394859634
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NY: Pantheon Books, 1984 Hardcover, dustjacket, 9 1/4 x 7 1/4, black boards with embossed design, grey-white cloth spine, red letters to spine, unpaginated, approx 44 pages, color illustrations and text by author Baskin drawn from the classics and folk tales and his own rich imagination.Fine/Fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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A Bibliographic Introduction to Seventy-Five Modern American Authors

by Gary Lepper

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Serendipity Books, Berkely, California, 1976 Hardcover, pictorial dust jacket, xv, 428pp. First edition. Includes the primary work of 75 poets and novelists of literary prominence since 1945, arranged alphabetically. Fine book in a wonderfully designed pictorial fine unclipped dust jacket by Chuck Miller.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Crying For Imma. Battling for the Soul on the Golan Heights

by Lerman, Hallie

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Los Angeles: Night Vision Press, 1999 Hardcover 4to, black embossed covers, gilt letters to spine, xiv, 255pp, biographies, glossary, illustrate black/white photographs. Written and photographed by Hallie Lerman; War photographs by the Soldiers who fought.Tells of the invasion and defense of Tel Saki, a small outpost on the Golan Heights. The battle for Tel Saki was the first battle in the Golan Heights where the Syrian forces mounted an assault on Yom Kippur, 1973. The author's beloved cousin, Jacob Rayman was killed and his memory and spirit inspired this book. Fine book in Fine dust jacket.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Faberge. A Catalog of the Lillian Thomas Pratt Collection of Russian Imperial Jewels

by Lesley, Parker

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Richmond, Virginia: Virginia Museum 1976., 1976 The collection was formed between 1933 and 1946 and comprises one of the three or four largest collections outside of Russia of Faberge as well as other Masters. The 8 categories of the collection are animal carvings, Easter eggs, flowers, picture frames, handles, icons, jewelry, and miscellaneous objects, each preceded by a brief essay. While the original catalog, published in 1960 showed only a small portion of the collection, and these were in black and white, this new edition of the catalog depicts every object in the collection in high quality color photographs. The book concludes with a list of Faberge's materials and techniques. VG. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Einstein and the Generations of Science

by Feuer Lewis

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New York: Basic Books, 1974 Hardcover, dust jacket, 8vo,ix, 374pp, b/w photo illustrations,notes, index. Dr Feuer presents the intellectual and historical environment in which the extraordinary promise of Einstein flourished, exploring the social roots of Einstein's theory of relativity as well as other factors. Fine book in fine, unclipped dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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A Manual of Determinative Mineralogy with Tables.

by Lewis, J.Volney and A.C.Hawkins.

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NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1949. 4th ed, revised and with supplement by A.C.Hawkins pp IX, 254, illus b/w figs, glossary, bibliog. For the determination of minerals by means of their physical characters, Blowpipe and chemical properties, and optical properties. Instruction forblowpipe operations and chemical tests are given with precautions as well as reactions for the elements.. Hardcover.
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Secular Goldsmiths' Work in Medieval France. A History
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Secular Goldsmiths' Work in Medieval France. A History

by Lightbown, R.W.

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9780500990278
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London: The Society ofAntiquaries of London, distrib by Thames & Hudson, 1978, 1978 HC, DJ, 4to, 136pp,list of plates, 80 plates, some color, most b/w, notes, select bibliog, index. London: Society of Antiquaries, 1978, Distrib by Thames and Hudson. Not many pieces of Medieval French secular silver survive, and the plates in this book comprise a full corpus of all the surviving pieces. Much of the research was done from inventories and other documents, mostly written in Medieval French and Latin. The frontispiece illustrates the titlepage of a manuscript of the inventory of King Charles V which contained a fairly detailed account of 2500 or so pieces of plate. Other inventories of significant collections were of Louis dAnjou dating from about 1366, Jean Duc de Berry, Louis dOrleans and more. Eleven chapters are devoted to the sources of information, the social function of plate, design and style, techniques of decoration, including precious stones, cloisonné, plique a jour enamel, motifs of… Read more
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Fifty Years of Collectible Fashion Jewelry 1925-1975

by Baker Lillian

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Paducah, Kentucky: Collector Books, cr1986, Values update 1997, 1997 189 pp, illust color & b/w, glossary, bibliog. Values updated 1997. More than 25 private collections shown, representing over 80 designer/manufacturers of copyrighted name pieces. Six short monographs of high fashion jewelry houses provide historical information for this first definitive account of high fashion jewelry. 55 color plates, 26 b/w plates and numerous b/w drawings from archives and collections. Fine. Hardcover. Fine.
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My Stephen Crane

by Linson, Corwin K

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Syracuse University Press, 1958 Syracuse University Press, 1958. First Edition. HC, DJ, 6 x 9 1/4, frontis portraait of Crane, illust b/w, XIV, 115pp, Index. Reminiscences written of the friendship between the young artist,Linson,whose fame was yet unrecognized and his writer roommate,and their friendship and correspondence during four important years, 1893-1897. Included are Linson's photographs of Crane, most of which have never before been published. Crnrs clipped on DJ. Fine/Fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Tiffany's 150 Years

by Loring, John

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co.Inc, 1987 HC, red cl, DJ, 9 1/4 x 12, illust eps, 191pp, b/w illust & color illust nearly every page. First Edition. Eloquent tribute to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Tiffany, with a Foreward by Author and Design Director John Loring and an extensive introduction by Louis Auchincloss that expresses the ".exuberance of American society, newly rich and on the rise.". The most beautiful objects are illustrated,a huge variety including silver christening sets, trophys, the Johnson's presidential White House china service, silver picture frames, Houdini's watch with handcuff chain, as well as the lovely seed pearl parure purchased by President Lincoln for his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, and the Schlumberger Iguana clip purchased by Richard Burton for his wife, Elizabeth Taylor, and award winning designs by Edward C. Moore, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Van Day Truex, Jean Schlumberger, Elsa Peretti and Paloma Picasso. Courtesy of Tiffany & Co.is… Read more
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Hand Made Jewelry. A Manual of Techniques

by Wiener Louis

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Princeton NJ: D. Van Nostrand Co., Feb 1948 IX, 212 pp, illus b/w plates, excellent drawings by author. Great all-around reference book for the beginning and continuing jeweler and craftsman. Helpful hints and suggestions, appendix on setting up shop with reference tables on melting paints, etc. F/VG. F. Hardcover.
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Prepositions. The Collected Critical Essays of Louis Zukofsky

by Zukofsky Louis

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New York: Horizon Press, 1968 NY: Horizon Press, 1968. HC, DJ, 6 x 9 1/4, 158pp + 2. Contains the critical essays of one of the most important figures in the modern movement in poetry. Many long unobtainable texts including the famous A STATEMENT FOR POETRY and his observations on the state of modern poetry are included, as well as his discussion of his contemporaries, like Wallace Stevens, Marianne Moore, Hart Crane, T.S.Eliot, E.E.Cummings, William Carlos Williams and others. F/F. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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