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The Daisy or Cautionary Stories in Verse Adapted to the Ideas of Children from Four to Eight Years Old

by Turner Elizabeth

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London: J.Harris, 1807 The Daisy; or Cautionary Stories in Verse Adapted to the Ideas of Children from Four to Eight Years Old. Illustrated with Thirty Engravings. London: Printed for J.Harris, successor to E.Newberry, corner of St.Paul's Church Yard; and Crosby and Co. Stationers' Court, 1807. (no author stated, Elizabeth Turner). HC, 3 3/4 x 5, original colour patterned paper covered boards, paper label to front board, pictorial label to rear. (1 blank leaf), half title page, title page, 66 pages with illustrated head pieces, (14 blank leaves following last page of text. There are 32 stories, with illustrations lacking to XXVI and XXVII.Though this copy looks enough like the original to be taken as such, it is the Leadenhall 1899 facsimile of the original edition of 1807. While Leadenhall's name or any of their ads do not appear in this copy, there is enough evidence to show that this is indeed a facsimile of the rare 1807 first edition. Three fourths of the paper covered spine is… Read more
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Dared and Done. The Marriage of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning
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Dared and Done. The Marriage of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning

by Markus Julia

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9780679416029
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0679416021
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NY: Knopf, 1995 NY: Knopf,February,1995. The first dual biography of the two great English poets of the 19th century. Soft covers, cloth spine, 8 1/2 by 11, 514pp including 30 pp of notes. This is the uncorrected proof of this publication, with extensive corrections pp 445-453. The first 2 pages include date to be issued, price, size, number of pages and number of photographs in text, ISBN number(0-679-41602-1), editor, publicists, first printing 12,500, and it outlines Key Selling Points, Marketing Plans, Descriptions, and Author Information. Following is the title page, table of contents, Introduction, and Parts One through Five. Appears to have been typed (before WORD), possibly on a selectric typewriter. A Near Fine copy.. Soft cover. Near Fine.
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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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A Daughter's Geography

by Shange Ntozake

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780312183424
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0312183429
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NY: St. Martin's Press, 1983 NY: A Daughter's Geography, 1983. HC, DJ, 77pp. Photograph of author on back of dj. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Dearly Beloved. A Theme and Variations

by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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Harcourt Brace and World, New York, 1962 Hardcover, dust jacket, 202pages.in this novel, the author uses the framework of a wedding to explore reflections and intuitions about human relationships.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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Design in Jewelry

by Lyon, Peter

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NY: The McBride Co,, 1957 HC, dust jacket, viii, 188 pp, illus b/w, index. Devoted to the subject of jewelry design, the author traces the historical and social factors that influenced designers and the development of jewelry design throughout the ages. New materials and techniques are discussed as well as the training of a good jewelry designer. VG book in trn, wrn dj. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.
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The Diamond

by Blakey, George G

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780448220628
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0448220628
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U.S.A.: Paddington Press : distributed by Grosset & Dunlap, 1977 Paddington Press 1977. Hardcover, dust jacket, 4to, 280pp, illustrated 32 full page color photographs showing 58 color photos, and numerous b/w photos, maps,and diagrams, bibliography, glossary, appendix of polished diamonds over 100 carats, index. (Sinkankas 686).Every facet of the diamond is explored - the history and legends, nature and properties, diamond mining from earliest digging in India and Brazil to discovery in South Africa to latest finds in Botswana, Sierra Leone and USSR. Discusses markets, cutting, jewelry design, the great jewelry houses, diamond thefts, synthetics, and much more. According to Sinkankas, a number of historically important photographs are included that haven't been published before. Fine book in price clipped, edge chipped very good dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.
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Diamond and Gem Stone Production

by Grodzinski Paul

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London: N.A.G. Press Ltd (Reprinted by permission, Henry Paulson & Co. Chicago,Ill), 1943 HC, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 256pp + 7pp ads, illust b/w, bibliog, appendices (3), index, list of errata.(Sinkankas 2536). The publisher notes that in the late 17th century, Englishmen were said to be the first diamond cutters in the world, and the present work is published at a time when efforts were being made to revive the British industry of diamond and gem stone cutting. By presenting a more systematic and scientific treatment of the art of cutting and polishing hard materials, the author hopes to show methods and ideas to help the experts in their daily work, and avoid costly experiments. There are 183 illustrations and 32 tables included. Discreet owner stamp bep, dull letters to spine. NF. Hardcover. Fine.
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The Diamond World
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The Diamond World

by Koskoff, David

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780060380052
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0060380055
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NY: Harper & Row (cr 1981), 1981 The true behind-the-scenes story of the mysterious circle that trades in the most spectacular gem. Excellent book about the inner workings of the diamond business, beginning with the diamond producers and the diamond monopoly, the cutters, the diamond traders, and finally selling the diamond. Fascinating reading. “This is an excellent and remarkably thorough survey…” – Sinkankas. Lacks DJ, else F. Hardcover.
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The Diamond World
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The Diamond World

by Koskoff, David

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9780060380052
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0060380055
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NY: Harper & Row (cr 1981), 1981 HC, DJ, 6 1/4 x 9 1/2, V111, 356pp, 38 b/w photographs, glossary, index, bibliographical notes. The true behind-the-scenes story of the mysterious circle that trades in the most spectacular gem. Excellent book about the inner workings of the diamond business, beginning with the diamond producers and the diamond monopoly, the cutters, the diamond traders, and finally selling the diamond. Fascinating reading. "This is an excellent and remarkably thorough survey."Sinkankas 3545. F/NF(price clipped crnr). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.
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Diamond River

by Garavini Di Turno, Sadio

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Hamish Hamilton: London, 1963 Hardcover, red cloth, gilt letters to spine, 208pp, frontis b/w, top edge blue. Originally published 1962 in Italian titled Lolomai, translated by Peter Green. (Sinkankas 2306). Tale of adventure searching for diamonds in the South American jungle. Fine.. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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The Diamond People
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The Diamond People

by Schumach, Murray

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F
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780393014044
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0393014045
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NY & London: W.W.Norton, 1981, 1981 “An inside look at the tumultuous diamond business – the people who cut the stones, invest in them, sell them, buy them…and kill for them.” Woven into this is a sensational murder in 1977 as well as stories and legends of some of the great diamonds, the Koh-I-Noor, the Hope, the Sancy, the French Necklace, etc. My thanks to my good friend Laura Festinger who turned me on to this colorful and interesting read. It’s a hard one to put down. F/NF. F. Hardcover.
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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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Diamond. The Spectacular Story of Earth's Rarest Treasure and Man's Greatest Greed

by Hahn, Emily

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NY: Doubleday, 1956 (Sinkankas 2655) 314 pp, ep maps, bibliog, index. The story of the diamond and the diamond industry, with chapters on cutting, marketing, famous daimonds of the world, and much more, told in readable and lively style. F/VG edgewrn. F. Hardcover.
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Diamond: A Journey to the Heart of an Obsession
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Diamond: A Journey to the Heart of an Obsession

by Hart, Matthew

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780802713681
ISBN 10
0802713688
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NY: Walker & Co., 2001 Hart is a wonderful storyteller, and in his Journey to the Heart of an Obsessio he covers the diamond trade, the prospectors, dealers and cutters who control it, and tells stories of European monarchs, Angolan guerrillas, Russian mobsters, great stones like the Hope Diamond, the Koh-I-Noor, and the Pink Star of the Millennium, Eira Thomas, the young woman geologist who discovered one of the worlds richest diamond fields in Canada at YellowKnife, the discovery of a great pink diamond in Minas Gerais, Brazil by three garimpeiros, great jewels brought to auction, the excitement and cutting of great diamonds, and much more. A page turner and nearly impossible to put down. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Diamond Stories. Enduring Change on 47th Street
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Diamond Stories. Enduring Change on 47th Street

by Shield, Renee Rose

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9780801439896
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0801439892
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Cornell University Press, Ithaca & London, 2002 Cornell University Press, Ithaca & London, 2002. HC, DJ, 6 x 9, xiii, 233pp, illust b/w, bibliog, index. An inside look at the diamond industry by Renee Rose Shield, niece and cousin to several New York diamond dealers and manufacturers, and trained as a cultural anthropologist as well. The history, culture, economics, business, geology, sociology and customs of the Jews in the diamond industry and changes taking place in the industry, interspersed with lively personal tales of diamond dealers, offering a fascinating view of the thriving diamond business. As new/As new. 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New.
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The Diamond World
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The Diamond World

by Koskoff, David

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9780060380052
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0060380055
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NY: Harper & Row (cr 1981), 1981 The true behind-the-scenes story of the mysterious circle that trades in the most spectacular gem. Excellent book about the inner workings of the diamond business, beginning with the diamond producers and the diamond monopoly, the cutters, the diamond traders, and finally selling the diamond. Fascinating reading. “This is an excellent and remarkably thorough survey…” – Sinkankas. Light underlinings to about 10 pages, else VG in edge chipped good DJ. Hardcover.
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Diamonds. A Century of Spectacular Jewels
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Diamonds. A Century of Spectacular Jewels

by Proddow, Penny and Marion Fasel

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Hardcover
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9780810932296
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0810932296
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NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1996, 1996 Harry N. Abrams, NY, 1996. HC, DJ, 11 1/2 x 9 1/4, blk cl, silver letters, 191pp, appendix, bibliog, index, 173 illustrations with 96 plates in full color, photographs by David Behl. The auction of the French crown jewels in 1889, the lst royal collection so offered, precipitated this century's fascination with diamonds. The tale of this auction leads off a dazzling selection tracing the evolution of jewelry from the Art Nouveau period through Art Deco, Pop, and.Fantasy, illustrating the effect of fashion's trend setters on the changes in public tastes, showing innovations of designers, introducing new cuts, and the trend toward colored diamonds. About 10 pages of short bios and photos of major jewelers & designers are included. Wonderful photos throughout. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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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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ISBN 13
9780943763323
ISBN 10
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. From Birth to Eternity

by Wilson, A.N.

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F
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780873110105
ISBN 10
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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