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Jade Island
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Jade Island

by Lowell, Elizabeth

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Avon Books, N.Y., 1998 Hardcover, dust jacket,6 1/4x9 1/2, 375pp. This is a romance novel about the Donavans, international gem dealers, and a brilliant young gemologist, Lianne Blakely, illegitimate daughter of a Hong Kong trader who has been accused of the theft of one of China's legendary cultural treasures, the Jade Emperor. Much is written about jade, the jade trade, jade cutting, jade culture. Fine/Fine copy of the first printing, Oct, 1998.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Jade. Stone of Heaven

by Gump, Richard

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Doubeday, N.Y., 1962 Hardcover, dust jacket, tan decorated covers, blue and brown letters to cover and spine, 6 1/4 x 9 1/2, 256pp, 18 color plates, numerous b/w illustrations, includes dynastic chart, map, bibliography, collections in American museums, index. (Sinkankas 2618). Written by an authority on jade, this is an account of the exotic legends of jade and its history and romance. Covers the handling, carving, and buying of jade as well as some guidance to the buyer of jade with advice about cost, how to distinguish the real from fake, and where to look for fine jade. Owneer's book plate to front end paper, color photo of 18th century covered jade bowl attached to half title page, minor edge chips, price clipped. Fine book/very good dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.
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Jade. Stone of Heaven

by Gump, Richard

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NY: Doubleday (cr1962), 1962 Written by an authority on jade, this is an account of the exotic legends of jade and of its history and romance. Covers the handling, carving, and buying of jade as well as sound guidance to the buyer of jade with advice about cost, how to distinguish the real from the fake and where to look for fine jade. F/chipped, pc dj.. Hardcover.
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Jade. Stone of Heaven

by Gump, Richard

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NY: Doubleday (cr1962) Written by an authority on jade, this is an account of the exotic legends of jade and of its history and romance. Covers the handling, carving, and buying of jade as well as sound guidance to the buyer of jade with advice about cost, how to distinguish the real from the fake and where to look for fine jade. VG book in worn, torn, price clipped dj, preserved only for flap end information. Hardcover.
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Jade. Stone of Heaven

by Gump, Richard

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NY: Doubleday, 1962 HC, dust jacket, tan decorated covers,blue and brown letters to cover and spine, 6 1/4 x 9 1/2, 256pp,18 color plates, numerous b/w illustrations,includesDynastic Chart,Map,Bibliography,Collections in American Museums, Index. (Sinkankas 2618). Written by an authority on jade, this is an account of the exotic legends of jade and of its history and romance. Covers the handling, carving, and buying of jade as well as sound guidance to the buyer of jade with advice about cost, how to distinguish the real from the fake and where to look for fine jade. F/NF. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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Je suis le cahier. The Sketchbooks of Picasso
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Je suis le cahier. The Sketchbooks of Picasso

by Arnold B Glimcher and Marc Glimcher

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9780871130822
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0871130823
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Atlantic Monthly; The Pace Gallery, New York, 1986 Limited Collector's Edition of only 4000 copies to serve as the catalogue for exhibition at The Pace Gallery May 2 - Aug 1, 1986, where 45 sketchbooks were exhibited. Hardcover, 9 1/2 x 12 1/4, blind stamped letters on red cloth covers, dust jacket, illustrated endpapers, 349 pages, illustrated, references, Catalogue Raisonne of 175 sketch books, essays by six world renowned art historians. Laid in, is a reproduced drawing on thick paper, suitable for framing, 9 x 11 3/4, from sketchbook 77, page 28, drawn in Dinard, France, 1922. Housed in red cloth slipcase with blind stamped design to front. Fine but for a light touch of fade at lower edge.Fine book in Fine dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Jewelers Trade Cards. 1800-1900

by Green, Robert Alan

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9780685346594
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0685346595
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Ft. Myers, Florida: Sutherland Pub Co., 1989, 1989 VIII, 286 pp, illus profusely color and b/w, geographical directory, value guide, bibliog. One of America's earliest advertising forms is the Trade Card - here we have 1800 of them, including diamond merchants, watchmakers, goldsmiths and silversmiths, designers, engraveres and more. Many are rare or unique, or selected for striking lithographic color, unusual design, or historical significance. F. Soft cover.
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Jewellery

by Smith, H. Clifford

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9780854098446
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0854098445
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Wakefield, Yorkshire, England: E.P.Pub Co., 1973, 1973 With the exception of the chapter on Egyptian jewellery, the work is confined to Europe, and is in 4 main divisions: the first is of jewellery worn during classical times to the 9th century. The second is of the jewels of the Middle Ages. The third is devoted to the jewels of the Renaissance, and the fourth is of the jewels to the beginning of the 20th century. The fullest treatment is given to the 16th and 17th centuries. In chapters of the Renaissance and later, Smith has used evidence from engraved designs and working drawings of jewellery, personal inventories and pictures by old masters. Intended mainly for the connoisseur, the book remains a classic for lovers of jewelry and jewelry historians. F/edgewrn DJ with a corner torn off at back section.. Hardcover.
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Jewellery

by Chikayama, Okira

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Japan: Gemmological Association of all Japan, 1972 Japan: Gemmological Association of all Japan, 1972. HC, DJ, 6 x 7 1/2, 263pp, 40pp colour illustrations, b/w illust, diagrams, tables, maps. Japanese text. Author's signature to front free endpaper. Separate sections with figures, diagrams, illustrations and text for each of the precious gems: Diamond, Ruby & Sapphire, Chrysoberyl, Alexandrite & Cat's-eye, Emerald, Aquamarine & Other Beryls, Topaz, Spinel, Zircon, Tourmaline, Garnet, Jade, Opal, Peridot, Iolite, Andalusite, Spodumente, Zoisite, Quartz variety, Agate variety, Tiger's eye, Turrquois, Feldspar group, Lapis-lazuli, Sodalite, Hematite, Obsidian, Rhodonite, Rhodochrosite, Fluorite, Malachite, Unakite, Pearl, Coral, Amber & Tortoise-shell, Synthetic Stones, Doublet & Triplet. F/F. Signed by Author(s). Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Jewelry

by Giltay-Nijssen

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NY: Universe Books (cr 1964), 1964 (Franklin 6260; Sinkankas 2395 cites London 1964 edition) 112 pp, illus b/w, bibliog. Well told history of jewelry primarily of the last 200 years, though the earlier uses of jewelry in included as well as the religious and traditional beliefs in relation to precious and semi-precious stones. Fashions and hair styles are discussed in relationship to the kind of jewelry and ornaments used throughout history. There's a section on birthstones and their tales and legends, another showing localities of precious and semi-precious stones, and illustrations of famous stones and styles of cutting. Wrn edges to wrappers, a few back page crnrs turned down.. Soft cover.
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Jewelry of the Stars: Creations from Joseff of Hollywood
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Jewelry of the Stars: Creations from Joseff of Hollywood

by Ball, Joanne Dubbs

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9780887402944
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Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Schiffer Pub Ltd, 1991 HC, DJ, 8 x 11 1/4, dec cvrs. marbled eps, 192pp, illust profusely color & b/w, notes, bibliog, index, price guide laid in. Film stars of Hollywood's golden years of the 1930's & 40's were sumptuously adorned with the stunning jewels designed by Joseff of Hollywood. He achieved authenticity through careful research referring to his rare book collection for text, design and illustrations to reproduce jewels of historical accuracy for the many period and historical films produced. He also produced the jewels for retail sales to the public, and today's collectors eagerly seek them. The price guide lists the pages of illustrations as well as their values. This book is a treasure for film buffs as well as jewelry designers, appraisers, historians and lovers of jewelry. F/F Bookseller's #585. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The Jewelry Repair Manual

by Hardy, R. Allan

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Princeton, NJ, Toronto, London, Melbourne: D. Van Nostrand, Aug 1967 Illustrated by the author. ix, 253 pp, b/w illus, index. A complete guide to techniques of jewelry repair, cleaning and gem setting is supplied, and includes the latest developments in ultrasonics, steam cleaning, electroplating and other techniques. Describes what tools and equipment are needed, how to use and take care of them. A chapter on buying supplies and findings is included. F/VG. Hardcover.
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Jewelry Through The Ages

by Gregorietti, Guido

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NY: American Heritage, 1969, 1969 (Sinkankas 2518; Franklin 6261).Dec cl covers with gilt design & gilt letters to spine, 319 pp, 400 illustrations with over half in color, table precious stones, bibliography, index. Famous Italian art historian Gregorietti examines recorded history of jewelry which goes back 40,000 years. The use of jewelry for status, commemorative value and personal adornment is explored in chapters about gold, coloured stones, the Middle Ages, Renaissance (age of elaborate jewels), Baroque period, 18th century (period of French influence), 19th century and up till the present day. extensive history of gem cutting and use of precious stones in jewelry. Documented study of major pieces of jewelry in principal museums and collections world wide Benjamin Zucker. Foreward by Erich Steingraber. Translated from the Italian by Helen Lawrence. Magnificent photos. F/F. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Jewelry Concepts and Technology
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Jewelry Concepts and Technology

by Untracht Oppi

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9780385041850
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0385041853
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Doubleday, 1982 HC, DJ, 8 1/2 x 11, cr 1982, 1985. xxiii, 840pp, over 900 photos in color and b/w, glossaries, bibliography (8pp), sources, index. The most comprehensive book on the subject describing all traditional as well as innovative contemporary techniques of jewelry making. Indispensable for anyone interested in any aspect of jewelry making, supplemented by an extensive index, over 30 pages of glossaries of jewelry forms and findings,and international sources of supplies and services. Encyclopedic in scope and an excellent reference source. F/F. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Jewelry. Form and Technique

by Grando, Michael

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NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold (cr 1969) 80 pp, illus b/w, list of suppliers, index. Materials, tools and methods of jewelry making are presented with emphasis on jewelry as a communicative art form. The book covers wax and lost-wax casting, metals and handwrought processes, stones, settings and the finishing process. F/VG. F. Hardcover.
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The Jewelry and Enamels of Louis Comfort Tiffany
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The Jewelry and Enamels of Louis Comfort Tiffany

by Zapata Janet

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9780810935068
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NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1993 NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1993. HC, 9 1/4 x 12, DJ, green silk cl, gold letters to sp, frontis, 176pp, 142 illust incl 84 plates in full color, notes, bibliog, index. Inscribed and signed by author. Though Louis comfort Tiffany's beautiful Art Nouveau lamps, favrile glass works and stained glass windows are well known and admired, this book is the first to concentrate on his stunning work with fine jewelry and enamel. He produced some of his finest work combining gemstones, enamels and metalwork in necklaces, rings, brooches, etc. for his father's firm, Tiffany & Co. His work in enamel on copper producing vases, bowls, and boxes was also received with great acclaim. Many of his motifs were taken from nature in the style of Art Nouveau (animals, birds, insects, and plant forms), but the influence of Oriental and Middle Eastern styles was also apparent and highly fashionable at the end of the 19th century. A beautifully produced book. F/F. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st… Read more
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Jewelry Making by the Lost Wax Process

by Pack, Greta

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NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold Col, cr 1975. Revised edition The author describes the modern, up to date method of casting jewelry by centrifugal force in a mold of dental investment formed from a wax pattern. The first chapter covers tools and working materials, waxes, preparation for casting, casting. Following sections are Projects (rings, brooches, pendants, bola tie slides, earrings), Decorative Processes, and Working and Finishing Processes.Greta Packs work is now in the permanent collection of The Detroit Art Institute. F/NF(pc). Hardcover.
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Jewelry. The Journal of the American Society of Jewelry Historians 1996-1997

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The American Society of Jewelry Historians, 1996 Black card covers, white letters, the Society's emblem fan shaped pendant design to front cover, 8 1/2"x11", 124pp, articles by renown specialists, book reviews, numerous black/white illustrations and four colorplates. This is Volume One, the Premier issue of the first publication in the United States dedicated solely to the study of jewelry history. Foreward by Joyce Jonas, President of The American Society of Jewelry Historians. A beautiful publication. Fine. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Jewelry & Metalwork in the Arts & Crafts Tradition.

by Karlin Elyse Zorn

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Altglen, PA:Schiffer (cr 1993), 1993 DJ, 8 3/4 x 11 1/4, silver cvrs, 272 pp, over 700 photos with 400 in color, glossary, hallmarks, dealers, auction houses, museums, bibliog, values, references, index. The British Arts and Crafts movement of the late 19th century stressed natural materials, designs and techniques. This book provides over 240 biographical sketches of the most influential British designers/jewellers, metalworkers, and discusses guilds, schools and commercial firms. Explores the connection between the British and European movements and the American Arts and Crafts movement. This is the best study of the subject to date and is profusely and beautifully illustrated. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Jewelry of Southeast Asia

by Richter, Anne

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NY: Harry N. Abrams, 2000 Hardcover, dust jacket, 8 1/2 x 11, 304pages, 482 illustrations including 353 plates in full color, map, notes, bibliography, materials and techniques, index. The first comprehensive account of a jewelry tradition that stretches across the millennia to the present day. After the first chapter on early jewelry and its continuing influence, it covers Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia and Champa, Thailand and Laos, Vietnam, the minorities of the above, Indonesia, Malaysia, Chinese communities of Southeast Asia (includes the Malay Peninsula, Singapore, Indonesia) and the Philippines.The author examines the way jewelry forms, motifs and techniques are related to belief systems, social organizations, political structures and trading, contacts. Among the more than 300 pieces of jewelry illustrated are many previously unpublished. A gorgeous book with extensive 5 page bibliography. F/F. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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