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Hand Made Jewelry. A Manual of Techniques

by Wiener Louis

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Princeton NJ: D. Van Nostrand Co., Feb 1948 IX, 212 pp, illus b/w plates, excellent drawings by author. Great all-around reference book for the beginning and continuing jeweler and craftsman. Helpful hints and suggestions, appendix on setting up shop with reference tables on melting paints, etc. F/VG. F. Hardcover.
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A Handbook of Popular Antiques

by McClinton, Katherine Morrison

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NY: Random House (1946), 1946 (Franklin 1027) XII, 244 pp, 230 illus b/w, bibliog, index. Fine. F. Hardcover.
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The Hands of Cantu

by Lea, Tom

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Boston, Toronto: Little Brown & Co, 1964 Boston, Toronto: Little Brown & Co., 1964. Illustrated by the author. HC, DJ, 6 1/4 x 9, color frontis, 30 exquisite Chinese ink drawings b/w illustrations throughout including 8 double page by author, artist Tom Lea. 244 pp. The story is set in the savage, untamed Southwest of 400 years ago. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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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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The Headley Treasure of Bibelots and Boxes

by Headley, George

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NY: October House, (cr1965), 1965 Hardcover 4to, rust colored cloth, housed in slip cover. Foreward and Notes by Headley, Introduction by Marvin C. Ross. A beautifully designed and executed book with tipped in frontis of George Headley by artist Siegfried Reinhardt, 1958. The ensuing 32 tipped-in color plates are of imaginative works of beautiful jeweled bibelots and boxes designed by Headley, often using rare objects found in his extensive travels or from his and his wifes personal collections. The notes and black/white sketches section describes the genesis of fourteen of the items in great detail. Signed: Compliments of Mr & Mrs. George Headley". Housed in slipcover case with illustration attached to front. Worn corners, light shelf wear to very good+ slip cover housing Fine book.. Signed by Author(s). Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Hi, Ho, Come to the Fair: Tales of the New York World's Fair of 1964-1965

by Nicholson, Bruce

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ISBN 13
9780962442605
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0962442607
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: Pelagian Press: Huntington Beach, California, 1989 Nicholson, Bruce. Hi, Ho, Come to the Fair. Tales of the New York World's Fair of 1964-1965. Huntington Beach, California: Pelagian Press, 1989. First Edition. Signed by the author. Soft Covers, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 218pp, illust b/w, index. Foreword by Allen E. Beach, Director of Exhibits for Governor Charles Poletti. Tells of the people and process of making an international exhibition, the intrigue and difficulties behind the scenes. In the Foreword, Allen Beach writes of the interest and historical value of these few years in New York City which should have been chronicled, and to his knowledge, only Bruce Nicholson,a gifted writer, has recorded the process, with detailed incidents and conversations and events involving foreign participants. Fine copy. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine.
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Histoire du Costume en France. Encyclopedie par l'image

by Andree Blum

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Hachette, 1924 Stapled 8vo, no covers, 64pp, Bibliography, Introduction,List of contents ( 11 chapters), Conclusion, numerous black and white illustrations every page, French text. Chapters cover the development of French costume from Barbare and Gallo-Romain to the Second Empire.But for minor tears, and wrinkle to last page (p. 64), Very Good condition. Separately,and Included with this book are 4 loose plates showing XVI and XVII designs of jewels, each plate contains numbered, detailed illustrations of between 25 and 48 items. Of the 4 plates, 3 are of jewels, i.e. earrings, bracelets, rings, necklaces, etc. and the 4th shows a watch, clock, knives, scissors, forks, spoons, oddities. There is little to identify these loose plates, other than Renaux del and Renaux lith, and Imp Firmin Didet et Cie, Paris are printed at the bottom of each. These are all Fine.. No Binding. Very Good.
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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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Historic Silver of the Colonies and Its Makers

by Bigelow Francis Hill

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NY: The Macmillan Co., 1917 NY: The Macmillan Co., 1917. Dec HC, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, XXIV, 476pp + Pub ads, b/w frontis, 325 b/w illust, bibliog, chronology, index to silversmiths, general index. FIRST EDITION (*Franklin 4903, Lucas p109, Chamberlin 1830). The standard reference to Colonial silver which has been reprinted several times, attesting to its importance and desireability. Organized by forms, there are over 50 chapters, beginning with a 22 page section on Standing Cups, then proceeding to a huge variety of over 50 silver items commonly used in the first quarter of the 20th century. The dedication page has a stamped number 47878 and 4 oct 1921 written discretely. A VG copy of the original work.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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The Historical Encyclopedia of Costumes
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The Historical Encyclopedia of Costumes

by Racinet, Albert

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ISBN 13
9781851701735
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1851701737
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Studio Edition, London, England, 1989 Hardcover, dust jacket, folio, reprinted 1989 from the 1988 edition, 320pp, 2000 illustrations mostly color, index. Introduction by Dr. Aileen Ribiero, Head of Costume Department The Courtauld Institute, London. Le Costume Historique was originally published in France in magazine form between 1876-1888. In 1888 it was organized into six large-format volumes of about 2000 pages, and it is this classic work that has here been translated into English, re-organized, edited and re-designed in one volume.There are four major sections: The Ancient World, 19th Century Antique Civilizations, Europe from Byzantium to the 1800's, and Traditional Costumes of the 1880's.There are over 150 full page color plates with numerous color illustrations on each plate. Fine book in Fine, unclipped dust jacket.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The History of the Jewelers' Security Alliance of the United States 1883-1958

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The Jewelers' Security Alliance of the United States, 1958 The History of the Jewelers' Security Alliance of the United States 1883-1958. Seventy-Five Years of Service to the Jewelry Industry.HC, 6 x 9 1/4, blue cl, gilt letters to cov,VII + 148pp, b/w illust, frontis portrait of J.Edgar Hoover. Less than a month after its launching in 1883, the Jewelers' Security Alliance had organized a membership core, full slate of officers including a full time paid secretary, stated objective to safeguard members' safes, and help members to avoid and/or report their losses, acquired Counsel to prosecute thieves, and secured headquarters. The ensuing history records instances of jewelry robberies and subsequent apprehensions by JSA agents, growth of membership, development of a program to prevent burglaries, prosecution and punishment of thieves, administrating, and the current Alliance (1958) with 3700 jewelers on its rolls. Appendices include the Constitution and By-Laws (adopted April 25,… Read more
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England. Also his life written by himself in which is included a continuation of his History of the Grand Rebellion

by Clarendon, Edward, Earl of

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Oxford: At The University Press, 1843 A new edition from the original manuscript with copious indexes. New edition from the original manuscript, with suppressed passages from the original manuscript restored. Interpolations made by the first editor have been rejected. 10"x6 1/2"x2 1/2, half calf leather, marbled boards, 6 spine panels with 5 raised bands, gilt decorations to spine, green leather gilt lettered title, marbled end papers,all foredges marbled, Printed double columns. 1364 pages.The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon has a separate title page dated 1842. Light rub to edges, pages unblemished, no foxing, completely white and clean. Condition is Very Good to Near Fine. Handsome volume.. Hardcover. Very Good.
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History, Literature, Sciences, Scholarship Before 1700. Catalogue 60

by Levinson Harry A

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Beverly Hills, California, 1972 Catalogue 60, 4 volumes,original pictorial wrappers, 7 1/4 x 9 3/4, Part I, A-D; Part II, E-L; Part III, M-R; Part IV, S-Z. Bibliographer Hilda Bohem. Part IV contains Subject Index, STC Index, Wing Index. Numerous illustrations on glossies throughout the 4 volumes. Beautiful scholarly work, useful as reference.Published 1970-1972. The prices will make you weep with desire. Fine copy.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine/No Jacket.
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A History of Jewels and Jewellery.

by Kuntzsch Ingrid

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NY: St Martin's Press (cr 1981), 1981 NY: St Martin's Press (cr 1981). Translated from the German by Sheila Marnie. HC, 9 1/2 x 11, DJ, decorated red cloth with gold dots, gold dec at spine, 263pp, 294 illustrations, index. A lavishly illustrated book providing a comprehensive history of jewels and jewllery, from the ancient forms of jewellery starting with the Paleolithic age to the Ancient empires and Ancient Mediterranean civilizations, Asiatic cultures, followed by the European cultures up through the 19th and 20th centuries and present day. Shows the relationship of the history of jewellery to the economy, technology, art styles, and other aspects of man's cultural development. F/F. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The History of Silver
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The History of Silver

by BLAIR, CLAUDE, editor

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ISBN 13
9780345345769
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0345345762
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New York.: Ballantine Books, 1987 Hardcover, dust jacket, 9"x11 3/4", 256pp, illustrated 300 photographs with 100 in full color, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. Written by world class experts,this book tells of the evolution of silver, tracing its changes, and religious, social and cultural influences that influenced them. Individual artists and workshops are documented Appendices on assaying, metals, hallmarking, and manufacturing techniques, and the numerous photographs make this a most comprehensive and important book on the subject. But for a 2" scrath, the dust jacket is unclipped and near fine on a fine book.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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The History of Clocks and Watches
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The History of Clocks and Watches

by Bruton, Eric

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9780847802616
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0847802612
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NY: Crescent, 1989, 1989 Illustrated boards, profusely illus color and b/w, glossary, bibliography, horological societies. Beginning with the simple shepherd's clay dial, the author traces the developments of timekeeping pieces throughout history, including the invention of the pendulum, the perfection of the escarpment, developments that form the basic principles of the complex electronic circuitry of our modern watches and clockes. The beautiful illustrations show not only the functional but the artistic examples of the jeweller, engraver, enameller, and wood carver. F/F. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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A History of Jewellery 1100-1870

by Evans, Joan

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NY, Toronto, London: Pitman Pub, 1953., 1953 (Arntzen P585; Franklin 6248*) 240 pp, illus 10 plates in full colour, 175 pp of monochrome half-tone illustrations, 48 line drawings in the text, bibliography, index. 1st U.S. edition. The standard historical survey, long recognized as the authoritative work providing a documented history of jewellery of the Mediaeval to mid-19th Century. Indispensable for every gemological and art history library. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Hope Diamond: The Legendary History of a Cursed Gem
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Hope Diamond: The Legendary History of a Cursed Gem

by Richard Kurin

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ISBN 13
9780060873516
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0060873515
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Smithsonian Books, 2006 Hardcover, dust jacket, black/white photos, appendix, end notes and references, index, 388pages.But for a remainder mark to lower page ends, a fine copy in like dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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How to Invest in Gems

by Zucker, Benjamin

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NY: Quadrangle/TheNew York Times Book Co. (cr1976), 1976 Everyone's Guide to Buying Rubies & Sapphires, Emeralds and Diamonds. VIII, 120 pp, illus b/w and color, appendix, glossary, bibliog, index. A guide to gem investment written by an expert. Chapters on investing in gems, where to buy, what to look for, how to value the gem, how to distinguish the genuine from the synthetic, prices, and much more. F/F. F. Hardcover.
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