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Early Children's Books and Their Illustration

by Gottlieb, Gerald

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NY: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975, 1975 Pictorial Wrappers, quarto, 9 x 11 3/4, xxx, 263 pp, bibliog (4pp), index, color frontis, 225 illust color and b/w. The most celebrated children's literature beginning with fragments of the 3rd century to the beginning of the 20th century. Minimal edge chipping, internally fine, bright, and beautiful. VG+++ $50. Soft cover. Very Good.
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Early Diamond Days. The Opening of the Diamond Fields of South Africa

by Doughty, Oswald

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London: Longmans, Green & Co. 1963, 1963 (Sinkankas 1758) First edition. 237 pp, 16 b/w photos, map, select bibliography. Details of the everyday lives of the diggers, what kind of people they were and what kind they became, the communities they formed, how they spent their earnings, and more of their circumstances enliven this fine historical study of the South Africa diamond fields. But for a roughly removed 1" label on endpaper, a fine copy in dj with a 1/2 chip at top and a couple of closed tears.else crisp, bright, clean and very good.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.
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Early History of Nashville

by Lizzie P. Elliott

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Tennessee Book Co., 1967 Originally published in 1911 as a school textbook by the Board of Education, Nashville, now reprinted by the Tennessee Book Company as a public service for the people of Nashville and Davidson County. Hardcover, dust jacket, front cover gilt stamped with the seal of City of Nashville, gilt letters to spine. xi, 286pp, index. The author dedicated this book to her father whose earnest wish was that the children should know and love Nashville. Fine book in good dust jacket that has a few chips, small tears, worn at the folds, fade to spine.. Hardcover. Fine/Good.
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Early Russian Jewelry Work in the XI-XVII Centuries

by Svirin

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Moscow, 1972 Moscow, 1972. HC, 8 1/4 x 10 1/4, red cloth stamped in gilt to frnt cvrs and sp, 184pp, 78 full page color & b/w plates. Russian text. Title page and captions in Russian, English, French and German. Stunning treasures of gold earrings, pendant, comb from ancient burial mounds, gold set with precious stones from the Ryazan treasure, beautifully engraved vessels, golden chalise, helmets, cups, golden dish, silver candelabra, gem studded Frame of Gospel, Crown and Frame of Andrei Rublev's Icon "The Trinity", Shroud studded with pearls, silver candlesticks, gem studded mitre, golden bratina (vessel for beer), jeweled saddle, golden hat with gems, orb, head piece for state occasions, quiver, Peter the Great's Diamond Hat, and more beautifully engraved vesselsl, gem studded saddles, mitres, hat of diamonds and precious stones. A scarce work. Housed in cardboard case which has a 1 1/2 inch straight tear, repaired. Book is Fine. Hardcover. Fine.
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An Early Victorian Album: The Photographic Masterpieces (1843-1847) of David Octavius Hill and...
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An Early Victorian Album: The Photographic Masterpieces (1843-1847) of David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson

by Ford Colin, editor. David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394497334
ISBN 10
0394497333
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Knopf, 1976 HC, DJ, 10"x11", 363pp + viii, more than 330 photographs and drawings, index.".the Hill-Adamson album, now published complete for the first time is considered to be one of the most valuable sets of photographs in the world". A beautifully produced book, and but for a 1/2" closed tear to dj, a Fine book in Near Fine DJ. First American Edition.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Echt Oder Synthetisch?

by Chudoba Prof. Dr. & Dr. Gubelin, C.G., F.G.A.

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Stuttgart: Ruhle Diebner-Verlag, 1956 Stuttgart: Ruhle Diebner-Verlag, 1956, HC, 5 3/4 x 8 1/4, color frontis watercolor with tissue guard by Walter Wild, 156pp + ads, illust b/w, tables, bibliog, index. German text. (Sinkankas 1349) Monogram on the distinction between synthetic and natural gemstones. Contains many inclusion photos. Lacks DJ. Book is Fine.. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Edelsteine. Precious Stones. Classification and Descriptions with 32 Coloured Plates.

by Bank, Dr. Hermann

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Idare-Oberstein: Verband der Ederstein-und Diamentenindustrie e.v.1966, 1966 Idar-Oberstein: Verband der Edelstein-und Diamentenindustrie e.v., 1966. First Edition. (Sinkankas 350). Text is in German and English. The brief text includes Foreward, Introduction and Definitions, Cutting and Polishing, Classifications and Descriptions of Plates(32 glossy color plates). Numerous examples are shown on each plate. The plates are stunning. Most of them are loosened as noted by Sinkankas 350. There is a tiny (1/16th inch) tear to bottom edge of frnt cvr and there is the former owner's embossed mark on title page. VG. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.
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The Education of Oscar Fairfax
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The Education of Oscar Fairfax

by Auchincloss, Louis

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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780395739181
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0395739187
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U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 1995 Hardcover, dust jacket, 225pp. Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. First Edition, Signed by author. Portrait of three generations of a Wall Street Law firm featuring members of the American upper class. Fine book in fine dust jacket.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Edward Lear's Birds

by Susan Hyman With Introduction By Philip Hofer

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780681407657
ISBN 10
0681407654
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Longmeadow Press, 1989 Hardcover, dust jacket, folio, 96pp, list of colour plates, chronology, bibliography, picture sources, index, 40 colour and 50 black and white illustrations. Lear drew largely from life wherever possible and used the relatively new medium of lithography. Included are several of his preliminary sketches and color notes providing insight of his process to combine anatomical accuracy and detail of the living, moving bird. The colour plates are beautiful with several double page renderings. Fine copy in Fine dust jacket.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Einstein and the Generations of Science

by Feuer Lewis

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New York: Basic Books, 1974 Hardcover, dust jacket, 8vo,ix, 374pp, b/w photo illustrations,notes, index. Dr Feuer presents the intellectual and historical environment in which the extraordinary promise of Einstein flourished, exploring the social roots of Einstein's theory of relativity as well as other factors. Fine book in fine, unclipped dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Enduring Traditions. Art of the Navajo
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Enduring Traditions. Art of the Navajo

by Jacka, Lois

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780873585842
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0873585844
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Flagstaff, Arizona: Northland Pub Co., 1994, 1994 HC with dust jacket 9 1/4 x 12,red cl with embossed gilt letters, illust endpapers, vii, 199 pp, col frontis, more than 200 illust in color, glossary, bibliog, index of the art. Beautifully photographed by Jerry Jacka are examples of modern day Navajo pottery, jewelry, sculpture, rugs, paintings, sandpainting, and baskets, all firmly grounded in tradition. Speaking of their work and heritage are 194 of the best Navajo artists. Following some early examples of Navajo jewelry from the late 1800's into early 1900's, there are stunning photographs of modern Navajo jewelry, some on full page plates showing several pieces. The volume is a treasure of Native American Art and Artists. Fine book in Fine dustjacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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English Silver 1675-1825

by Ensko Stephen & Edward Wenham

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F
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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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English Enamel Boxes. From the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Centuries
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English Enamel Boxes. From the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Centuries

by Benjamin, Susan

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ISBN 13
9780856130380
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0856130389
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NY: Viking Press, 1978, 1978 128 pp, color frontis, lavishly illust mostly color, notes, glossary bibliography, index. Author discusses how pieces can be dated and identified, though attribution is difficult for lack of identifying marks.There is a chapter on Fakes, Forgeries and Replicas as well as one on Collecting. A bit of fade to lower covers, else a VG copy in VG DJ that is chipped at sp, and pc, else bright and crisp.. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.
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English Victorian Jewellery

by Bradford, Ernle

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Middlesex: Spring Books, Hamlyn House, 1967 HC, DJ, 7 1/2 x 10, col frontis, 141pp, 33pp illustrations colour & b/w, glossary, bibliography, index. Lively account of 19th century English jewellery, how the Romantic movement dominated Early Victorian jewellery, how archaeological discoveries began a neoclassical style, how the great Australian opal mines popularized the opal, the lasting quality of mass produced jewellery, various techniques of craftsmen, jewellers from Castellani to Faberge. F/F. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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English Costume In the Age of Elizabeth. The Sixteenth Century

by Brooke Iris

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London: Adam & Charles Black, 1938 HC, DJ, 6 1/2 x 9 1/2, orange cl covers, dec eps, 82pp + 6pp pub adv, 8 full page illust in colour, 32 pages line drawings. One of the series of seven books on English Costume from the 10th to the 20th Centuries by Iris Brooke. Excellent reproductions with many of the small details such as collars, cuffs, neckties, kerchiefs, hats, so necessary for a working costume library, especially of importance to a little theatre collection. Very Good book internally clean with fine illustrations, in a spotted, chipped soiled dj. VG/G. Hardcover. Good/Good.
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English Children's Books 1600-1900

by Muir, Percy

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ISBN 13
9780713407198
ISBN 10
0713407190
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London: B.T.Batsford, 1985 (fourth impression), 1985 London, Batsford, 1985, 4th impress.orig pub 1954). 7 1/4 x 10, DJ, 256 pp, illust 100 color & b/w, index. Authoritative history of children's books in Britain with lovely illustrations. A necessary reference work for collectors and librarians, and a source of delight and pleasure for lovers of children's books. F/F(pc). Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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The Estelle Doheny Collection. Part III. Printed Books and Manuscripts including Western Americana

by Christie, Manson & Woods, International, Inc.

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1988 HC, 8 1/2 x 12, red cl, gilt letters to cvrs and sp, numerous illustrations color & b/w throughout, Lots 183-1010,over 5pp list of works cited. Includes major collection of 56 lots of Mark Twain. Sale took place in Camarillo, California. A very beautiful catalogue and important, useful reference. Fine copy. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Ethnic Jewelry

by Mack, John, editor

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NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1988 NY: Harry N.Abrams, 1988. HC, 8 3/4 x 11 1/4, DJ, red silk cl, 207pp, 170 illust including 120 plates full color, list for further reading, list of sources of the illustrations, glossary, index. Chapters are organized into major continents (non-Europen) with maps of each area: Africa, The Middle East, Asia (India, The Far East), The Pacific, The Americas (Pre-Columbian America, Latin America, North America); and a final chapter on materials and techniques by Oppi Untracht. Experts on each area explain how the jewelry is made and worn, what the relationship of the materials is to the culture, and how the manufacturing techniques have survived for centuries. Beautifully produced with splendid photos. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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European Enamels

by Barsali, Isa Belli

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London: Paul Hamlyn, 1969 158 pp, illust 71 plates full color. The art of enameling from the 6th to the 18th century. F/VG. Hardcover.
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Exploring the West
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Exploring the West

by Viola Herman

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F
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780895990211
ISBN 10
0895990210
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Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 1987. Trade distrib by Harry Abrams, NY, 1987 9 1/4" x 11 1/4", 256 pp, illus color & b/w, index. Exploration and travel in the American West, lavishly illustrated with photos, paintings, maps, drawings.But for embossed ownership, F/F. F. Hardcover.
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