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Historia Universal De Las Joyas

by Wagner, de Kertesz, M.

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Buenos Aires,: Ediciones Centurion, Apr 15, 1947, 1947 Buenos Aires, S.A., Apr 15, 1947. HC, 7 x 11, Illustrated Dust Jacket, beautifully decorated gilt and green cloth covers, map endpapers, tipped in frontis, 671 pp,ll00 illust b/w and 32 tipped in color illust, bibliog, errata. Spanish text. A monumental work covering the history of ornament and jewels and the art and culture of every region of the globe, beginning with prehistoric Europe through ancient history of Mesopotamia and through Europe, Asia to the 20th century. Covers Pre Colombian America including North America, Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Imperial civilizations of Mexico and Peru. Also presents Asia, Africa, Australia and Oceania. Illustrations on practically every page.A beautiful copy. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Silver Theatre. Amusements of Nevada's Mining Frontier. 1850-1864

by Watson, Margaret

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Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Co., 1964 First edition. Edition of 2053 copies, HC, DJ,blue cloth, spine lettered in silver, 6 1/2 x 9 1/2, teg blue, 387 pp, about 30 illus with one folding, bibliog, index. Presents the entertainment of Virginia City, Washoe (early Nevada),comedy, minstrels, circuses,opera, lectures, concerts, Shakespearian tragedy and much more in the important theatrical centers, including Virginia City. Illustrations including portraits, playbills, maps, music, woodcuts, photographic views, enhance the text showing the spirit and tone of the times Fine book in fine unclipped dustjacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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New Mounting Catalog No. 1. Findings, Cut Stones

by Weidinger, Inc.

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Weidinger, Inc: Illinois, n.d. Wrappers, 8" x 10 1/2", 132 pp, index, profusely illustrated b/w every page. Shows mountings, rings, cufflinks, brooches, pendants, earrings, cut cabachons, faceted stones, bracelets and more. Light wear to covers and spine edges. VG. F. Soft cover.
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Clearing
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Clearing

by Berry Wendell

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ISBN 13
9780151181506
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0151181500
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NY & London: Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich, 1977 NY & London: Harcourt, Brace & Jovanovich, cr 1977. HC, DJ, 52pp. Inscribed and dated by author: "Signed for Don with good wishes. Wendell Berry, 10/15/83" Author's 6th volume of poetry. F/F. Inscribed by Author(s). Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Remembering

by Berry Wendell

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780865473300
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0865473307
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San Francisco: North Point Press, 1988 San Francisco: North Point Press, 1988. HC, DJ, 124pp. The author's 4th in his sequence of novels about the citizens of Port Williams, Kentucky. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Mineral Books. Five Centuries of Mineralogical Literature

by Wendell E. Wilson, editor

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The Mineralogical Record, 1995 SC, stiff card covers, 8 x 10 3/4, 192pp, illustrated, frontis in color of chrysoberyl from the Tokovaya emeerald mine, Ural. Contributions by world renowned experts, Wendell Wilson, Conklin, Adams, Sersen, Jameson, Jones, Smith, Zara. Includes an 8 page article describing the beautiful, short lived journal: The Saga of Mineral Digest, by Louis Zara, and a book review of Sinkankas's Gemology. An Annotated Bibliography by S.Pober, and James Sowerby, his publications and collections by Conklin, just a few of the many interesting articles. A splendid view of Five Centuries of Mineralogical Literature. But for a bent corner of back cover, a fine copy.. Soft cover. Near Fine.
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English Silver 1675-1825

by Ensko Stephen & Edward Wenham

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NY: Robert Ensko, 1937, 1937 Burgandy cl with silver letters, 109 pp, frontis is a tipped in plate (loose and laid in), line drawings, bibliog. A brief review of the historical background and evolution of shapes and styles in English silver. Owner's signature. NF book in VG dj with a few edge chips and closed tears.. F. Hardcover.
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The Randlords

by Wheatcroft, Geoffrey

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NY: Atheneum, 1986 NY: Atheneum, May, 1986. 2nd printing. HC, 6 1/4 x 9 1/2, DJ, XIX, 314pp, illust b/w photos, maps, biographical notes, references, index. The exploits and exploitations of South Africa's mining magnates - an exciting tale told in literate and highly readable style, well researched and documented, with added relevance in the photos of Rhodes, Robinson, Barnato, Cullinan, and others. F/F. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The Story of the Gems.

by Whitlock, Herbert

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NY: Lee Furman, 1936, 1936 (Sinkankas 7168)Cover has inset of gem photo (peridot), double page frontis colored plate with caption printed tissue guard, 206 pp, photo illust b/w & b/w figs, 4pp bibliog, descriptive table of gems, index. An authoritative handbook on gems covering precious, semiprecious, and ornamental stones, - where they are found, how identified, methods and form of cutting, ancient and modern use of gems, rarity, color, variation, the basis of their value and curious and interesting facts about them. Fine book/trn wrn dj. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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The Mode in Costume

by Wilcox, R. Turner

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NY: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1944 Hardcover, 7 1/2 x 11 1/4, xxii, 305pp, illustrations b/w, 163 plates, each with numerous objects, bibliography. The wearing of clothes being a necessity, the individual owes it to himself to display in the front he presents to the world, the most pleasing exterior possible R.Turner Wilcox. Thus, the author speaks in the Forward to THE MODE IN COSTUME, and proceeds to present the prevailing costumes worn and information about their origin, date, fabrics, colors and accessories from the ancient Egyptians 3000 B.C. up to the French, 1942. There are 47 chapters, each containing several plates with important detailed features of the period, such as fans, headdress, parasols, silk scarves, gloves, hats, shoes, etc. drawn by the author.Excellent reference for designers, costumers, fashion historians, theatre costumers. Light wear to covers and corners, front hinge tender, but holding firmly, internally bright, clean, and fine. A VG copy. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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The HarbourMaster. A Novel

by McFee William

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday Doran & Co.Inc, 1932 Garden City, NY: Doubloeday Doran, 1932. HC, DJ, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4, 439pp.Fine book in very good DJ that is chipped to head and toe of spine.. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.
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Ivory

by Wills, Geoffrey

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South Brunswick, N Y: 1969, 1969 (Franklin 5859) 95 pp, illus b/w with 18 plates and 8 figs in text. History and use of ivory is traced, ivory craftsmanship in the Old and New World, list of European carvers and their work, list of books on Ivory, short chapter on the care of Ivory. F/NF. Hardcover.
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Peeps at Many Lands. Wales

by Wilmot-Buxton, E.M.

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London: Adam and Charles Black, 1911 Hardcover, 5 1/4 x 7 3/4, blue cloth with color pictorial mounted to front board, gilt letters to spine, color frontis plate plus 10 full color plates, one sketch map of Wales,viii, 88pp. Light wear to head and foot of spine, worn corners, occasional minor foxing, minor soil to back page and end pastedown. One of a series published by Adam and Charles Black. Good++. 1st Edition.
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Silverwork and Jewellery

by Wilson

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reprint of 2nd edition
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Hardcover
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London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1951, 1951 A textbook for students and workers in metal. With diagrams by the author and other illustrations. HC, xxiv, 496pp, frontis, illust 16 b/w collotype plates, 247 b/w figs + 5 b/w figs, notes on the plates, practical recipes, glossary, index.Practical guide to the craft of jewelry making. There is a 1" stain to bottom of frnt cover, crnrs are rubbed, else a Very Good copy.
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Diamonds. From Birth to Eternity

by Wilson, A.N.

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F
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780873110105
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0873110102
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Santa Monica, California: Gemological Institute of America (cr 1982) (Sinkankas 7261)Brown cl, gold dec & letters to sp, 30 color illus, numerous b/w illus, tables, maps, index. A compilation of the diamond and its origins from its creation in the Earth's crust to its transport to the surface. Fine. F. Hardcover.
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Cyclone Coasts. Australia's North-West Frontier
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Cyclone Coasts. Australia's North-West Frontier

by Wilson, H.H.

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780727013903
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0727013904
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Adelaide: Rigby, 1980, 1980 Provides much information about pearling in the coastal towns of Australias North-West, as in Shark Bay, where the pearl industry was established in the 1860s, and Broome which became the main pearling port on the coast by 1890 and was the headquarters of the industry in Australia, as well as other towns like Cossack and Derby. Tales are told of the discovery of two of the most famous pearls found there The Star of the West and The Southern Cross- and ultimately, the reason for the decline in the pearling industry. Culture pearling found its ideal sites in Cygnet Bay and Kuri Bay, and some history on the development of culture pearling is presented. The diamond deposits discovered at Lake Argyle providing the possibility of a new and exciting industry is discussed as well. A factual, absorbing, well told account of this distant and largely unknown area. Fep has owner gift inscription, else F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Modern Book Collecting: A Guide for the beginner who is buying First Editions for the first time

by Wilson, Robert A.

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394501144
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0394501144
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Knopf, 1980 Hardcover, dust jacket, xiv, 270pp,appendixes, index. A Guide for the Beginner who is buying First Editions for the first time. Includes sources for modern first editions, clubs for book collectors, list of 50 most important books, much more important information for the book collector. First edition, signed by the author on title page. Fine book in Near Fine (price clipped) dust jacket.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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A Letter to Dr. Mead Concerning Some Antiquities in Berkshire. Particularly showing that the White Horse which gives names to the Vale is a monument of the West Saxons, made in memory of a great victory over the Danes AD 871

by Wise, Francis B.D. Fell.of Trin.Coll.Oxon

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Oxford: Thomas Wood at the University Printing House, 1738 HC, small 4to, marbled paper over boards, 58 pages with 2 engraved folding plates, both from designs by W. Green and engraved by G.Virtue Sculp. Moderate overall wear to covers, leather spine and corners scuffed with loss of text to spine, marbled paper peeling from back cover, occasional foxing throughout but for final page 57/58 Postscript, which is heavily foxed, new end papers. Of historic value, being the first serious inquiry into the origin of the White Horse in Berkshire. Engraved plates are lovely; one of them shows the white horse. This is the scarce First Edition.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Ivories. A History and Guide

by Woodhouse, Charles

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F
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NY, Cincinnati, Toronto, London, Melbourne: Van Nostrand, 1976, 1976 128 pp, b/w illus, bibliog, index. F/NF (pc). F. Hardcover.
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Mrs. Dalloway
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Mrs. Dalloway

by Woolf, Virginia

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ISBN 13
9780151009985
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0151009988
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New York, San Diego, London: Harcourt, Inc., 2002 Hardcover, dust jacket, xiv, 197pp, Foreward by Maureen Howard. First published in 1925, a ground breaking work said to be ".one of the most moving, revolutionary artworks of the twentieth century"-Michael Cunningham, author. Fine/Fine. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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