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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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Carriers of the Dream Wheel: Contemporary Native American Poetry
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Carriers of the Dream Wheel: Contemporary Native American Poetry

by Niatum Duane, editor

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9780064511513
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0064511510
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Harper & Row, 1975 Harper and Row, cr 1975. First edition. Hardcover, white covers with gilt decoration and letters, blue spine, dust jacket, xx,300 pages, 16 color drawings by Wendy Rose, 16 black and white photographs, glossary. Number 5 in the Harper & Row Native American Publishing Program. Fine book in Very Good dust jacket (price clipped).. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.
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Cartier
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Cartier

by Tretiack, Phillippe

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9780789300874
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0789300877
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NY: Universe/Vendome, 1997, 1997 Brief history of Cartier in 16 pages of text, stunning photographs, and the loveliest endpapers . F/F. Hardcover.
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Catalogue 98. A Selection of Choice French Books . Most of them recently acquired from two distinguished European private collections.

by Kraus H P

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New York: H.P.Kraus, 1970 New York: H.P.Kraus, n.d. FIRST EDITION. HC, gilt dec to cvrs and gilt letters to sp, 8 1/2 x 12, 124pp, Index of Printers and Publishers, Illustrators and Engravers, Binders, Previous Owners. 78 listed items with prices, fully referenced and described, numerous b/w illustrations of which 14 are tipped in and 2 are folding plates. Kraus published his fine catalogues in editions of 800 to 1500 copies, and are indispensable to the collector, scholar, library. This is a particularly handsome one, with illustrations of the most elegant French bindings, such as an original XVI century binding in crimson morocco, brilliantly and richly gilt, (P 40), another, a Grolier binding decorated in the technique of gold-powdering (P 124) and numerous others. 2 1/2 inches of covering at edges of head of spine have straight tears repaired, a few small stains to back covers. Internally fine, thus a Near Fine copy.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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A Catalogue of the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana

by Storm, Colton

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Chicago: University of Chicago Press published for the Newberry Library, 1968 Chicago, 1968. HC, 7 1/2 x 10 1/4, DJ, xxv, 854pp,frontis portrait of Everett D. Graff, list of library location symbols, References (7pp), Catalogue (4801 numbered entries), Index. Also included is INDEX TO MAPS in the catalogue, Chicago 1972, soft cover pamphlet 17pp, compiled by Brenda Berkman, edited by Robert W. Karrow, Jr. The Graff Collection consists of some 10,000 items,pamphlets, maps, manuscripts, books, broadsides,photographs, of which approximately half are selected for inclusion in this Catalogue. An essential reference for collectors and bibliophiles. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Cecil Rhodes

by Flint, John

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ISBN 13
9780316286305
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0316286303
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Boston, Toronto: Little Brown & Co. 1974, 1974 An account of Rhodes’ life, his rise to wealth and power, the use of his wealth to command political power and command his own army with which to make war, leglly and openly for the extension of the dominions. Covers the struggle for control of the diamond industry, the mysterious relationship to Princess Radziwell and the entire cast of characters including Barnato, Beit, Robertson, Pickering to name just a few. F/F. Hardcover.
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The Celebrated Jumping Frog and Other Stories (The World's Best Reading)
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The Celebrated Jumping Frog and Other Stories (The World's Best Reading)

by Mark Twain

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ISBN 13
9780895774156
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0895774151
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U.S.A.: Reader's Digest Association, 1992 Hardcover, brown colored boards decorated with green border and gilt letters, green spine, gilt letters, 230pp, b/w illustrations by Joseph Ciardiello, afterword by Edward Wagenknecht. Added to The Celebrated Jumping Frog are 12 additional stories including Mark Twain's finest, The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg. Very Fine copy.. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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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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Paperback
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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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A Check-List of First Editions with a Preface by Robert Nathan

by Schwartz, Harry

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Casanova Booksellers & Publishers, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1935 A Check-List of First Editions with a Preface by Robert Nathan. Part III, S to Z. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Casanova, Inc, 1935. Printed paper self wraps, stapled, 15pp. Robert Nathan's one page Preface expresses his witty observations on the collecting of first editions and its effect on the authors of same. A scarce bookseller's catalogue from 'the olden days'. The prices will make you weep. The back page lists other publications of The Casanova Press, including THE BOOK COLLECTING RACKET. A few Notes on the Abuse of Book Collecting by Harry W. Schwartz. Part I and Part II. Each part limited to 500 numbered copies. Also published by The Casanova Press are Check Lists of Twentieth Century Authors. A fine copy of a scarce item.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine.
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Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages. A Review of itss Characteristics, Decoration, Folklore, and...
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Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages. A Review of itss Characteristics, Decoration, Folklore, and Symbolism.

by Nott, Stanley

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2nd Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780804801003
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0804801002
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U.S.A.: Tuttle Pub, 1962 Charles E. Tuttle Co., Rutland, Vermont and Tokyo, Japan. Orig published 1936, 2nd edition published 1962, this second edition is a complete photographic reprint with plates slightly rearranged, 9th printing, 1973. Hardcover,(illustrated cloth), dust jacket, 7 1/2x10 1/2, pages xx, 198, 350 reproductions in color (39 plates), black and white (110 plates)and line (73 drawings,appendices, index, chronology, list of colour plates. Light water stain to lower boards, else tight, bright, clean, beautiful copy with near fine price clipped dust jacket. Sinkankas 4798).Encyclopaedic work enhanced by illustrations of choice pieces chosen from chief Asiatic, European and American collections. In addition, explains the wealth of symbolic designs in the decoration of jade, and also marks and devices used to identify the origin and date of valued pieces.. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine.
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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 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 Jade of Five Centuries

by Hartman, Joan

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780804800990
ISBN 10
0804800995
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Rutland, Vermont: Chas. E. Tuttle,, 1972 (Franklin 5903*); Sinkankas 2777 cites orig 1969 ed) Covers are dark green embossed silk cloth, gilt sp, 1722 pp, 45 b/w photos, 10 colorplates, glossary, bibliog. The periods of the Ming Dynasty 1368-1644, followed by the Ch'ing Dynasty 1644-1912 are covered, illustrated with beautifully photographed plates of museum examples, many first published here for general readership. Information is provided on the quality and locatin of jade rough, dating and techniques of carving, symbolism, and the historic influences in style and workmanship. F/VG (price clipped). Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.
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The Chinese of Semarang. A Changing Minority Community in Indonesia

by Willmot Sonald

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Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ Press, 1960 Hardcover, 8vo, 374 pp, appendix, index. With interest in Southeast Asia and China increasing, this book provides much information about the Chinese of Semarang, an important commercial metropolis of 360,000 people in the province of Central Java. Their occupations, economic activities, community structure, organization and leadership, schools and education, religion and magic, family and kinship. Covers are lightly spotted, internally fine.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 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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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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Civilisations Du Soleil. Chefs-d'oeuvre du Musee de l'Or de Bogota
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Civilisations Du Soleil. Chefs-d'oeuvre du Musee de l'Or de Bogota

by Plazas Clemencia

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9782876601802
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287660180X
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Paris: Adam Biro, 1996 HC, DJ, 9 x 11 1/4, 159pp, 170 illust with 160 in color, glossary, bibliography.French Edition. Exhibition at the Musee De Augustins, 18 septembre-16 decembre, 1996. Presents some 300 gold works showing the diversity and richness of the principal cultures of Colima, San Augustin, Narino, Tolima, Quimbaya, Sinu, Tairona et Muisca, shown on colored map. Wonderful illustrations of gold ornaments, necklaces, earrings, rings, masks, pendants, and more. Tiny smudge to lower endpaper, else Near Fine book in bright Near Fine dust jacket.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Clearing
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Clearing

by Berry Wendell

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780151181506
ISBN 10
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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Collecting American 19th Century Silver

by McClinton, Katherine Morrison

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F
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Hardcover
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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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Colonial Silversmiths, Masters & Apprentices

by Kathryn Buhler

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Museum of Fine Arts: Boston, 1956 Softcover, 7 1/2"x8 1/4", 98pp text followed by Catalogue of 345 objects, frontis (b/w), 126 b/w illustrations. Exhibition catalogue edited by Richard McLanathan, Curator of Decorative Arts. Includes list of lenders.Fine copy. Soft cover. Fine.
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