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The Historical Encyclopedia of Costumes
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The Historical Encyclopedia of Costumes

by Racinet, Albert

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ISBN 13
9781851701735
ISBN 10
1851701737
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Studio Edition, London, England, 1989 Hardcover, dust jacket, folio, reprinted 1989 from the 1988 edition, 320pp, 2000 illustrations mostly color, index. Introduction by Dr. Aileen Ribiero, Head of Costume Department The Courtauld Institute, London. Le Costume Historique was originally published in France in magazine form between 1876-1888. In 1888 it was organized into six large-format volumes of about 2000 pages, and it is this classic work that has here been translated into English, re-organized, edited and re-designed in one volume.There are four major sections: The Ancient World, 19th Century Antique Civilizations, Europe from Byzantium to the 1800's, and Traditional Costumes of the 1880's.There are over 150 full page color plates with numerous color illustrations on each plate. Fine book in Fine, unclipped dust jacket.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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A Book of Porcelain

by Rackham, Bernard

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London: A and C Black, 1910, 1910 (Franklin 3031) 10 1/8 x 7 1/2, decorated green cl with gilt cvrs, 95 pp,index, list of plates in colour, 28 tipped in colour plates painted by William Gibb, reproduced from specimens in the V & A Museum represent Chinese, Japanese, Italian, French, German and English porcelain, and are each described by a renown expert (with marks, when present). A beautiful book in superb condtion.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.
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Guide to the Literature of Art History
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Guide to the Literature of Art History

by Etta Arntzen; Robert Rainwater

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780838902639
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0838902634
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U.S.A.: American Library Association, Chicago and The Art Book Co., London, 1980 Hardcover, 4to, xviii, 616pp. Divided into 4 broad categories: general reference sources, materials for the study of art history, literature concerning the various media, and serials which include periodicals and author-title index and subject index. Said to be the best one volume reference in the field. Fine copy.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.
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The Compleat Imbiber 5

by Ray, Cyril (editor)

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Vista Books, London, 1962 Hardcover, original publisher's cloth with gilt vignette to front cover. Illustrated throughout drawn from artists, engravers, photographers, 208pp. Designed by Charles Hasler. The first Compleat Imbiber appeared 1957, then 1958, 1960, 1961. This volume was commissioned and sponsored by Harveys of Bristol. Contains essays and articles by over two dozen writers including Elisabeth David, James Laver, Joseph Wechsberg, Isak Dinesen, H.E.Bates There are margins of sunfade to covers and spine, else bright, clean,very good copy.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Completely Mad. A History of the Comic Book and Magazine.

by Reidelbach, Maria.

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Boston, Toronto, London: Little, Brown & Co., 1991 Boston, Toronto, London: Little Brown & Co., 1991. First Edition. HC, DJ, 10 x 10 1/4, 208pp, illust eps, over 350 color illust, 200 b/w drawings, appendices include bibliography, index. Takes the readers behind the scenes to meet the men and women who put out this national treasure, and analyzes its influence on the culture at large. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Georg Jensen Silversmithy: 77 Artists, 75 Years
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Georg Jensen Silversmithy: 77 Artists, 75 Years

by Renwick Gallery;Georg Jensen slvsmedie, A/s.

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780874748000
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0874748003
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Smithsonian Institution Press, 1980 HC,linen finish covers, cloth stamped with silver letters to spine, DJ, 8 1/2 x 10 3/4, 127+1pages,frontispiece portrait of Georg Jensen, 147 pieces illustrated, company marks, selected bibliography.Published to accompany an exhibition at the Renwick Gallery of the National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Feb 29-July 6, 1980. Intro by Lloyd Herman, Director of the Renwick Gallery; Biographical Essay on Georg Jensen by Erik Lassen, Director of the Danish Museum of Decorative Art, Copenhagen. The Georg Jensen Silversmithy established in 1904 was known for the world famous artists and craftsmen who created silverwork from their own designs under their own names, yet always within the framework of a "Georg Jensen" style, and executed at the Jensen Silversmithy. By showing the designers' broad range of work including jewelry, flatware, holloware and personal and decorative objects made of silver, stainless steel, pewter and gold,… Read more
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Jewelry of Southeast Asia

by Richter, Anne

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Hardcover
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NY: Harry N. Abrams, 2000 Hardcover, dust jacket, 8 1/2 x 11, 304pages, 482 illustrations including 353 plates in full color, map, notes, bibliography, materials and techniques, index. The first comprehensive account of a jewelry tradition that stretches across the millennia to the present day. After the first chapter on early jewelry and its continuing influence, it covers Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia and Champa, Thailand and Laos, Vietnam, the minorities of the above, Indonesia, Malaysia, Chinese communities of Southeast Asia (includes the Malay Peninsula, Singapore, Indonesia) and the Philippines.The author examines the way jewelry forms, motifs and techniques are related to belief systems, social organizations, political structures and trading, contacts. Among the more than 300 pieces of jewelry illustrated are many previously unpublished. A gorgeous book with extensive 5 page bibliography. F/F. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The Diamond Magnates

by Roberts, Brian

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NY: Charles Scribner's Sons (cr 1972), 1972 (Sinkankas 5492) 335 pp, illus b/w, references, bibliog, index. Tells of the extraordinary men who made their fortunes in the discovery and mining of diamonds in South Africa and struggled for complete control of the industry. Much interesting information about Cecil Rhodes, Barney Barnato, Alfred Beit, J.B.Robinson, others, make for an absorbing and informative read. F/NF (pc). Hardcover.
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The Christie Romero Collection

by Christie Romero

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Christie Romero was a renown jewelry historian,author, scholar and teacher,expert authority on vintage costume jewelry as well as period and antique jewelry,speaker and consultant at jewelry conferences, and frequent guest appraiser on The Antique Road Show, This Collection includes 3 volumes, the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd editions of Warman's jewelry fully illustrated, Identification and Price Guide, each one inscribed and signed,(while all 3 editions contain numerous photographs, the 3rd is sumptuously illustrated in all color); Collector's Timeline, signed; note card of Bead Pins with Christie's personal note;illustrated card Center for Jewelry Studies showing photo of Christie and photo of 3rd edition of Warman's Jewelry. All in Fine condition.. Signed by Author(s). Soft cover. Fine.
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Bedouin Jewellery in Saudi Arabia
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Bedouin Jewellery in Saudi Arabia

by Ross, Heather Colyer

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Used - Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780905743127
ISBN 10
0905743121
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Stacey International, 1978 Hardcover, dust jacket, 128pp, illust color and b/w, bibliog, glossary of Arabic words, glossary of technical terms, index, maps. Beginning with some background of Bedouin history, social structure, family life, and jewellery as dowry, the book discusses types of Bedouin jewellery, historical influences, techniques and materials. Appendices cover gemstones, Middle Eastern mining, gem classification, care of jewellery, the Women's Suq (market), influence of Arab and related cultures. Near Fine book in very good dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.
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The Art of Karl Faberge and His Contemporaries. Russian Imperial Portraits and Mementoes (Alexander III-Nicholas II) Russian Imperial Decorations and Watches.

by Ross, Marvin C.

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Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1965, 1965 Separate chapters devoted to 11 of Faberge's Master Craftsmen describe their pieces, hallmarks, and in many instances are accompanied by photographs of the pieces. There are color photoplates of many objects from Faberge's workshops not shown before in other books. Included are also other decorations, watches and portraits of Imperial Russia. A scarce and extremely valuable reference work. F/edge wrn DJ,wrn,closed tears (pc).. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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The Art of Karl Faberge and His Contemporaries. Russian Imperial Portraits and Mementoes (Alexander III-Nicholas II). Russian Imperial Decorations and Watches

by Ross, Marvin C.

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Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1965, 1965 Separate chapters devoted to 11 of Faberge's Master Craftsmen describe their pieces, hallmarks, and in many instances are accompanied by photographs of the pieces. There are color photoplates of many objects from Faberge's workshops not shown before in other books. Included are also other decorations, watches and portraits of Imperial Russia. A scarce and extremely valuable reference work. F/VG edge chipped dj.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Capolavori Di Oreficeria Italiana. Dall' XI Al XVIII Secolo

by Rossi, Filippo

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Milan: Banca Nazionale Del Lavoro, Electra Editrice, 1956 4to, gold letters to cvrs & sp, gold eps, col frontis tipped in, 83 color plates tipped in, 8 gold and silver illus tipped in, 39 b/w illustrations, 243 pp, index, bibliog, index.Italian text. This is the Italian edition of ITALIAN JEWELED ARTS (Sinkankas 5576), and covers the developement of the jewelry arts in Italy from the 11th to the 18th centuries. Catalogue contains 85 full page colorplates, tipped in, with its description on the facing page in Italian, French, English and German. There are 8 additional colorplates heightened in gold and silver.A splendidly produced book. F/VG (a few edge tears). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Trigwater Did It

by Rovetch, Lissa

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1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780688080570
ISBN 10
068808057X
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Morrow Junior Books, 1989 HC, DJ, 8 1/2 x 10,unpaginated, color illustrations by author, illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author with brief original sketch by the author. Illustrations are charming in the tale of Trigwater, who can only be seen by special people, and gets Arnie into all sorts of trouble. Author's first children's book is a delight. F/F. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Letters from America

by Brooke Rupert

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Hardcover
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NY: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1916 NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916.First Edition. Only 2075 copies issued by Scribner's. Precedes the Sidgwick and Jackson edition. Hardcover,8vo, xLii, 180pp, preface by Henry James, frontis portrait of Brooke with tissue guard. The 33 page Preface by Henry James is said to be his last piece before his death. Rupert Brooke set out on a year long journey in 1913 for the United States, Canada, and the South Seas, sending the first 13 of these chapters to the Westminster Gazette and the final 2 to the New Statesman, with the intention of eventually writing a book on his travels, which never materialized. Thus this book, published after his death in 1915, of all the letters with only a few minor corrections. The letters are delightful, and one longs for a return to the custom of recording our travel experience with letters and journals. A Near Fine copy with the former owner name printed discreetly in corner of front flyleaf. Gilt letters to covers are bright… Read more
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Chasing the Mountain of Light : Across India on the Trail of the Koh-I-Noor Diamond
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Chasing the Mountain of Light : Across India on the Trail of the Koh-I-Noor Diamond

by Rushby, Kevin

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ISBN 13
9781841198828
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184119882X
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London: Robinson, 2004 SC, 5 x 7 3/4, 272pp, sketch maps, chronology, bibliography, index. History of the most famous diamond in the world, the Koh-I-Noor, as told by Rushby, who seeks its trail throughout India. Publishers Weekly writes "Accurately writen, this meandering adventure will appeal equally to mystics, gemmologists, historians and travellers." A fascinating read. Fine. Soft cover. Fine.
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An Introduction to the World's Gemstones

by Rutland, E.H.

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NY: Doubleday (cr 1974) 192 pp, 250 illus of which 50 are in color. Tells os origin of gemstones, their structure and their imitations, gemstone industries, lore, evolution of gems and jewels, and more. Fine. Hardcover.
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The Netsuke of Japan. Legends, History, Folklore and Customs.

by Ryerson, Egerton

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NY: Castle Books (cr 1958) 88 pp, illus color (16) and b/w (40), glossary of Japanese words used in books on Netsuke, bibliog. Illustrates the variety of netsuke and discusses fable and folklore of old Japan necessary for the identification as well as the appreciation of netsuke. Explains how netsukes are used, who made them, meaning of the subjects depicted and much more. NF/F. Hardcover.
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