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Ethnic Jewelry

by Mack, John, editor

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NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1988 NY: Harry N.Abrams, 1988. HC, 8 3/4 x 11 1/4, DJ, red silk cl, 207pp, 170 illust including 120 plates full color, list for further reading, list of sources of the illustrations, glossary, index. Chapters are organized into major continents (non-Europen) with maps of each area: Africa, The Middle East, Asia (India, The Far East), The Pacific, The Americas (Pre-Columbian America, Latin America, North America); and a final chapter on materials and techniques by Oppi Untracht. Experts on each area explain how the jewelry is made and worn, what the relationship of the materials is to the culture, and how the manufacturing techniques have survived for centuries. Beautifully produced with splendid photos. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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A Dictionary of Modern Painting

by Carlton Lake and Robert Maillard

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Tudor Pub, New York, 1956 Hardcovers, 328pp, illustrated color and black and white. Reprint.A simple and reliable account of Modern painting from the Impressionists to living painters prior to outbreak of World War II. 250 entries of artists or art movements, with numerous beautiful illustrations. Former owner's gift inscription on half title page, else Fine.. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall.

by Major, Charles

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New York: The Macmillan Co, 1902 NY: The Macmillan Co., 1902. FIRST EDITION. Illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy. Gilt decorated pictorial cloth covers, HC, 5 1/4 x 7 3/4, t.e.g., frontis + 7 b/w illustrations, 369pp + 4pp pub ads. Historical novel of life and love in Elizabethan England, produced as a play in 1903, and as a film in 1924 with Mary Pickford. Binding is signed EWG (Elizabeth Williams Champney 1850-1922) and decorated with gilt letters,seals, coat of arms, and vignette of Haddon Hall in color. Near Fine copy. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Trajes Regionales Mexicanos de la coleccion de Luis Marquez. Portfolio No. 2. Regional costumes of Mexico

by Manuel Quesada Brandi, editor

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Mauricio de la Serna y Luis Hurtado, Cuernavaca, Mor. Sociedad Anonima Hardcover, illustrated paper covered boards, portfolio (Portfolio No.2) consisting of 12 laid in, color reproductions, 11 1/2"x8 1/4, on glossy photo paper of regional Mexican folk costumes, each named and with descriptions of their origin and design in 5 languages, English, French, Spanish, German, Italian. Each plate represents the regional costume of a state of Mexico. Every one is beautiful and suitable for framing. The portfolio cover shows the costume of the state of Puebla which is considered as the national costume. Front cover has minor light foxing and faded spine, and shows the bookplate from the library of Robert F. Jani. All of the 12 color plates are immaculate and lovely.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Victorian Jewellery

by Flower Margaret

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NY: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1951 HC, 7 1/4 x 10, NY: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1951, lst U.S.edition. xxviii, 271pp (1), 118 pp of illustrations & 10 colour plates, glossary, bibliog, index. Lavishly illustrated history of Victorian jewellery and its relationship to the styles and fashions of the Victorian age. Important and highly regarded work which includes a list of jewellers with addresses and dates who were in Great Britain during Queen Victoria's reign, for convenience in dating jewellery. Contains a chapter on collecting by Doris Langley Moore. Standard reference work for jewelers, gemologists, appraisers, historians, auction houses. Fine. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Dreams & Dust. Poems by Don Marquis

by Marquis, Don

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NY & London: Harper & Brothers, 1915 NY & London, Oct 1915 (G-P). HC, gilt letters & design to cvrs, gilt letters to spine, 5 x 7 3/4, vii, 187pp. Author's 2nd book, and 1st book of poetry. Printed card laid in: With the Compliments of the Author. Former owner's name to front fly leaf, else Fine. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Life

by John Ames Mitchell and Edward N. Martin

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Paperback
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New York: Henry Holt Life. Volume 1, Number 1, January 4, 1883. Pamphlet, 4 1/2 x 3 1/2, pale yellow illustrated printed paper wrappers, 12pp, illustrations every page, numerous ads front and back covers. Published every Thursday, 10 cents a copy, $5 a year paid in advance, free postage. Includes the outline of a five act play, "Old Heads and Young Hearts" by Dion Boucicault, performed by Mr. Wallack's Imported Company of Cockney Comedians, and comments after the play. Near Fine copy. Soft cover. Near Fine.
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The Marx Brothers Scrapbook

by Marx, Groucho, Anobile, Richard

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780517515464
ISBN 10
0517515466
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NY: Crown Publishers, A Darien House Book, 1973 Hardcover,8 1/2 x 11, photo endpapers, dust jacket (price clipped), Second Printing Dec 1973, 256 pages, over 300 illustrations including a large foldout of photos and music scores. Memorabilia from Groucho's personal collection including letters, photographs, clippings, posters, etc most seen here for the first time. A Book-of-the Month-Club Alternate stated on front flap of dust jacket. Fine book in a bright, dust jacket with some edge chips and tape mends.. Hardcover. Fine/Good.
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Guide to Art Reference Books

by Chamberlin Mary

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American Library Association, Chicago, 1959 Hardcovers, xiv, 418pp,appendix, index. Includes 2500 entries arranged by subject i.e. Bibliography, Indices, Directories, Sales ords, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Biography, Iconography, Methodology, Histories & Handbooks of Art, Architecture, Prints & Engravings, Applied Arts, Documents & Sources etc. Appendix includes Special Collections & Resources. 57pp Index. Standard work on Art Reference. Very Good copy. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Bulgari

by Mascetti, Daniela & Amanda Triossi

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Milan: Leonardo arte, 1996 Milan: Leonardo, 1996. HC, blue silk cvrs, 4to, slipcase, DJ, 255pp, lavishly illustrated in color and b/w, bibliog. The first book ever on Bulgari, beautifully illustrated with new photos and archival pictures that trace the development of the Bulgari style. Bulgari's successful innovations such as mixing colorful semiprecious stones with priceless diamonds, mounting ancient coins in gold jewellery, the gold Tubogas (a flexible band of sleek and polished contours produced without soldering), the Bulgari watch, and others are shown. A stunning book. First edition. Housed in fine slipcase. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Diamonds the Antoinette Matlins Buying Guide: How to Select, Buy, Care for & Enjoy Diamonds...
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Diamonds the Antoinette Matlins Buying Guide: How to Select, Buy, Care for & Enjoy Diamonds With Confidence and Knowledge

by Matlins, Antoinette L.

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9780943763323
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0943763320
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Woodstock, Vermont, U.S.A.: Gemstone Pr, 2001 Woodstock, Vermont: Gemstone Press, 2002. Second printing. How to Select, Buy, Care for & Enjoy Diamonds with Confidence and Knowledge. Paperback (card covers), xv, 184pp, 6pp ads., illust color & b/w, Appendix, Index, Price Guides, Special Charts and Tables. The author's purpose is "to provide a basic but complete consumer's guide to buying a diamond" and she has proceded to do so with comprehensive information for the consumer to make wise choices and avoid costly mistakes. Fine copy. Soft cover. Fine.
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Diamonds the Antoinette Matlins Buying Guide: How to Select, Buy, Care for & Enjoy Diamonds With Confidence and Knowledge

by Matlins, Antoinette L.

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9780943763323
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0943763320
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Woodstock, Vermont, U.S.A.: Gemstone Pr, 2001 Woodstock, Vermont: Gemstone Press, 2002. Second printing. How to Select, Buy, Care for & Enjoy Diamonds with Confidence and Knowledge. Paperback (card covers), xv, 184pp, 6pp ads., illust color & b/w, Appendix, Index, Price Guides, Special Charts and Tables. The author's purpose is "to provide a basic but complete consumer's guide to buying a diamond" and she has proceded to do so with comprehensive information for the consumer to make wise choices and avoid costly mistakes. Fine copy. Soft cover. Fine.
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A Woman's Life

by Maupassant, Guy de

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London: The Nonesuch Press, 1942, 1942 Translated from the French by Marjorie Laurie, illustrations by Edy Le Grand, hand colored in the studio of Charlize Brakeley. Dec HC, 6 1/2 x 10,xiv, 216pp. Letters faded at spine, else fine. Attractive edition of a classic. Hardcover.
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My Life and My Views

by Born Max

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968 NY: Charles Scribneer's Sons, 1968. HC, DJ, 5 3/4 x 8 1/4, 216pp, appendix, index. "A Nobel Prize winner in physics writes provocatively on a wide range of subjects" (comments on dj). Introduction by I Bernard Cohen, Harvard University Professor of the History of Science. Fine book in Near Fine dust jacket with price $4.95, minor edge chips.. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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Fire in the Erth. The Story of the Diamond

by McCarthy, James Remington

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F
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NY & London: Harper & Bros, 1942, 1942 (Sinkankas 4309) ix, 263 pp, illus b/w, bibliog, index. Tells of the birth of the diamond, how and where found,(India, Brazil, South Africa), how they were mined, tales and legends of famous diamonds, diamonds in fashion, colored diamonds, buying a diamond, and much more, all presented in witty and enjoyable style. NF (bit of wear to edges, crnrs). F. Hardcover.
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Collecting American 19th Century Silver

by McClinton, Katherine Morrison

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NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968, 1968 (Franklin 4988) VIII, 280 pp, illus b/w, glossary, bibliog, index. Survey of 19th century styles, including Federal and Empire, Rococo, Renaissance Revival, Ecclectisism, and Art Nouveau. Includes Presentation Silver for battleships and cruises of the U.S.Navy, American church silver, silver Masonic jewels and medals, and a larger section on small silver collectibles. Fine study. F/VG(edgewrn). F. Hardcover.
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A Handbook of Popular Antiques

by McClinton, Katherine Morrison

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NY: Random House (1946), 1946 (Franklin 1027) XII, 244 pp, 230 illus b/w, bibliog, index. Fine. F. Hardcover.
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The Wildlife Stories of Faith McNulty
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The Wildlife Stories of Faith McNulty

by McNulty, Faith

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ISBN 13
9780385143004
ISBN 10
0385143001
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Garden City, New York:: Doubleday, 1980 Hardcover, dust jacket, 470pp, illustrated b/w. A Reporter at large in the Natural World, Faith McNulty has written for The New Yorker, Audubon, and other magazines, and the twelve stories about animals in this book illustrate why she is considered America's foremost wildlife writer. Each of these charming tales tells of a single animal or species, from the very small to the very large. Included in the collection is the award winning Whooping Crane, reprinted here. Illustrations are by Robin Brickman.Fine book in Fine unclipped dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Apes, Ivory and Jade. Essays on the Minor Arts

by Meadowcroft, Kirk

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F
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NY: Richard Smith, 1936, 1936 Blue cl, gold letters, 143 pp, illus 15 b/w glossy photos and a b/w frontis. Essays on the evolution of art objects of ivory, jade, stone, gold, silver, porcelain. Slight fade to top of frnt cvrs and adjacent to spine and top, sizing mark adjacent to spine. Fine internally, and in all, VG. F. Hardcover.
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Das Grune Gewolbe

by Menzhausen, Joachim

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Veb Seemann, Leipzig, 1968 Das Grune Gewolbe (The Green Vaults) Hardcover, dust jacket, 9 1/2"x12 1/2"115pp text followed by 43 plates,color and b/w, one is a color folding plate, German language text. Illustrations by Gerhard Heinhold. Plates are stunning. Fine book in near fine dust jacket.. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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