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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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Bedouin Jewellery in Saudi Arabia
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Bedouin Jewellery in Saudi Arabia

by Ross, Heather Colyer

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  • near fine
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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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A Bibliography of Arthur Waley

by Johns Francis A.

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Hardcover
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New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1968 HC, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, xi, 187pp, frontis portrait of Arthur Waley, original green cloth covers, index. Covers the published writings of Waley with additions and corrections by Waley and others in response to a previously published checklist. Includes three dozen books, translations, articles and book reviews from Chinese and Japanese art, philosophy and culture. A Fine copy. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Bibliography of Costume. A Dictionary Catalog of about Eight Thousand Books and Periodicals

by Hiler, Hilaire and Meyer

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Hardcover
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Maurizio Martino: Mansfield, Ct. Hardcover, 8vo, xl, 911pp. Originally published in 1939, this undated reprint is limited to 250 copies. A useful bibliography and essential reference.Fine copy.. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Bibliographies of Modern Authors No. 3: George Moore

by Williams I A

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London: Leslie Chaundy; New Haven: Brick Row Book Shop, 1921 Original stiff card covers, sewn paper wrappers, 5 1/2 x 7, 13pp,Chapter headings printed in red, Prefatory letter by George Moore. Includes complete collations of Verse, Prose Dramas, Prose. Slight darkening along the book length and R M printed in red at lower corner. Firm, bright, tight very good+ copy.. Soft cover. Very Good.
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A Bibliographic Introduction to Seventy-Five Modern American Authors

by Gary Lepper

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Hardcover
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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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Bird Life on Island and Shore

by Guthrie-Smith, H.

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1925 Original green cloth, gilt, fine, tight clean copy with the signature of ornithologist Brian Roberts on the front flyleaf and his memorial book plate "ExLibris/Brian Birley Roberts/1912-1978" on the front paste-down. pp xix, 195, complete plates. Narrative commentary on birdlife in New Zealand in the first quarter of the 20th century.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.
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Birthstones

by Heaps, Willard

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F
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Hardcover
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NY: Hawthorne Books, 1969 Covers the lore and legends of gemstones and the origin and significance of birthstones. A chapter for each month and its birstone gives much information about distinguishing characteristics, major colors and hues in which it appears, rarity, relative value, where found, superstitions, medical powers, other myths. But for price clipped dj, a fine copy in like dj.. F. Hardcover.
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Blake 1757-1827. The Pitman Gallery

by Keynes Geoffrey

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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
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Paperback
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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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Blue
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Blue

by Zucker, Benjamin

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Used - Very Good
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9781585670000
ISBN 10
1585670006
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Bergenfield, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Overlook Pr, 2000 Hardcover, Dust jacket, 8 3/4 x 11 1/4, 247pp, richly illustrated throughout, notes, acknowledgments, art sources. An unusual work, its central character, Abraham Tal, a gem merchant and the Venetian Jewish wedding ring which grounds him and represents his hopes for the future. His story, enriched by tales of real and imagined, historical, fictional, artistic, literary characters, is deepened by commentaries of great writers, Jewish mystics and rabbis, his parents, his girlfriend. Over fifteen pages of notes supplement the text, and facing each page of text is a beautiful work of art, a photograph, a painting, a jewel,all fully referenced in nearly four pages of art sources. Attractive blue cloth covers with embossed decoration to front cover and silver letters to spine. There is a quarter inch fade to lower front cover,else a clean, lovely copy of this remarkable work written by an internationally reknown gem merchant.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very… Read more
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Blue Mystery. The Story of the Hope Diamond
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Blue Mystery. The Story of the Hope Diamond

by Patch, Susanne Steinem

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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780874741650
ISBN 10
0874741653
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Smithsonian Institution Press: Washington, D.C., 1976 Blue Mystery. The Story of the Hope Diamond. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1976. First Edition. Hard Cover,Dust Jacket, 8 3/4 x 10 1/4, white cloth covers, blue letters, color frontis of the Hope Diamond, 64 pp, illust b/w and color, notes, chronology, Hope Diamond data, bibliography (10 entries). (Sinkankas 5003). Legends surrounding the Hope Diamond inspired author Susanne Patch to research the origin of this fascinating gem and its history from the early 1800's to its current position in the Hall of Gems in the Smithsonian Institution. She Explores the lives of its various owners and evaluates the legends and their association with the Hope Diamond and their accuracy. "Attractively-produced definitive history of the blue Hope Diamond." - Sinkankas 5003. F/VG. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.
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A Book of Porcelain

by Rackham, Bernard

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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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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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The Book of Diamonds. Their History and Romance from Ancient India to Modern Times

by Dickinson, Joan Younger

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NY: Crown , 1966. 2nd printing, orig was 1965, 1966 IX 226 pp + 13 unnumbered pp, glossry, bibliography, index. Color frontis of Hope Diamond, over 200 b/w illust. Highly readable account of the history and lore of diamonds, as well as its discovery, mining, and stories of the most famous diamonds, like the Koh-I=Noor, Hope, Regent, Orloff and Cullinan. Included is a chapter on purchasing diamonds that serves as a practical guide to selecting cuts and carats. F book in edgewrn, edgechipped dj.. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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The Book of Coffee & Tea. A Guide to the Appreciation of Fine Coffees, Teas, and Herbal Beverages.

by Schapira, Joel, David & Karl

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NY: St Martin's Press, 1975 NY, 1975. Illustrated by Meri Shardin. Soft Cover, 6 1/2 x 9 1/4, 322pp, b/w illustrations throughout, shopping guide, suggestions for further reading, index. Presentation copy, signed by author David Schapira. Covers everything you want to know about how and where coffee and tea is grown, processed, varieties, how to brew, recipes. Herbal beverages covers their history, cultivation, and uses and a catalogue of herbal teas. Covers are ragged, especially around the edges; internally the book is fine.. Signed by Author(s). Soft cover. Very Good.
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Booth Tarkington. A Bibliography

by Currie, Barton

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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1932 HC, 5 3/4 x 8 1/2, V, 154pp, illustrated 4 halftone plates, 8 Line plates, housed in slipcase.Gilt decoration to cover and gilt letters to spine, laid paper. The sturdy slipcase is sun faded, book is Fine.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Breathing Lessons

by Tyler, Anne

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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The Franklin Library, Pennsylvania, 1988 Limited First Edition Privately Printed and personally signed by Anne Tyler for members of The Signed First Edition Society. Decorated Full soft green leather binding, stamped designs of gold and silver to covers and spine, 3 raised bands to spine, endpapers of marbled silk moire, silk bookmark sewn in, all edges gilt, 327pp.Includes a 2 page special message for the first edition from Anne Tyler. Illustrated by Lane Smith. Half inch light smudge to lower right corner title page. A beautifully designed volume in Fine condition, signed by Anne Tyler.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Britten's Old Clocks and Watches and Their Makers

by Baillie, G.H., Clutton, Ilbert

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5th or later Edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Bonanza Books, 1956 HC, 7th edition published 1956, DJ, 8 3/4 x 11, xx, 518pp,illustrated 183 b/w plates, 40 figs, appendices: Glossary, Hallmarks, Bibliography, List of Former Clocks and Watch Makers, Index.(Arntzen & Rainwater P234). The standard work on horological history. Twenty years after the 6th edition (1932), the need for a completely rearranged and revised edition resulted in this 7th edition, a work to be understood by the average collector and to present the horological picture as a whole, with it's highly specialized parts put in perspective. Historical and descriptive account of the different styles of clocks and watches in England and abroad with a list of nearly 14,000 makers.This book is heavy and requires extra postage. F/F. 5th or later Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Bulgari

by Mascetti, Daniela & Amanda Triossi

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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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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Bulgari

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Stampa Nava Web, Milano, no date Printed in Italy, n.d. Heavy white boards with Bulgari printed in silver, 8 3/4 x 11, heavy white dust jacket with Bulgari printed, glossy pages, illustrations mostly color. There are 18 items, mostly jewelry or watches, each photographed individually on a separate page with the inspiration for that piece photographed on the opposite facing page. Fine book in Very Good dust jacket.. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.
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Buried Treasure

by Quarrell, Charles

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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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London: MacDonald & Evans Ltd,, 1955 Hardcover, dust jacket, 5 3/4 x 8 3/4, 212 pp, 13 b/w illus, index.First Edition. This is believed to be the only account of treasure found and searched for in the British Isles, and it is thought that the British Isles are as rich a treasure ground as any place in the world. A fascinating tale of hidden treasures. F/NF. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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