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Magic Symbols of the World

by Binder, Pearl

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London, NY, Sydney, Toronto: Hamlyn, 1972, reprinted 1973., 1973 Hamlyn, 1972. DJ, 127pp, 38 full colour illust, 123 b/w illust, 35 line drawings, index. An account of magic symbols of ordinary people whose fundamental concerns throughout history have been with the forces of nature and how to guard themselves against the dangers of tomorrow. How people turn to magic for comfort, security and protection, the use of gods as symbols, magic protection of body and dwelling (where the use of jewellery as magic protection is shown), magic protection of family and livelihood, and death and after-life customs comprise the body of material. A most interesting and colorful book. F/VG (price clipped). Hardcover.
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The Magic of Jewels and Charms

by Kunz, George Frederick

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J.B.Lippincott, 1915 Hardcover, small 4to, 422pp, 90 illustrations of which 8 are color, the rest doubletone and line, index. Decorated blue cloth covers, gilt and light blue, top edge gilt. Corners bumped, some loss of detail of letters at spine, front inner hinge cracked but attached, one endpaper and half title page missing, foxing to borders of color frontis. All plates present, (Franklin 6579, Sinkankas 3699) A Good+ copy.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good.
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Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

by Quick, Jennifer (editor),and Deborah Olszewski

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9781931707633
ISBN 10
1931707634
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University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2004 First edition. HC, 8 3/4 x 11, DJ,viii 214pp (1), index, concordance, color frontis, illust 191 plates with 220 objects, mostly color, a few b/w. Essay by Deborah I. Olszewski. From the extraordinary collection of the Museum's various sections, from African to American to Asian, from Babylonian and Near Eastern to Egyptian, Oceanian and Mediterranean, curators and staff selected these magnificent objects, and the essay by Deborah Olszewski discusses their origins from Nippur, Thebes, the Amazon, Sitro Conte, Ur of the Chaldees, Borneo, and how they were recovered, their background and meaning. Every object is beautifully photographed and described. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Magnificent Jewels, Property of a Lady Including Jewelry from the Collection of Caroline Ryan Foulke

by Christie's

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New York: Christie's, 1992 Christie's New York, April 14, 1992. Auction Catalogue. Sale No. 7478. 8 1/2 x 11, HC, DJ, black cloth cvrs, gilt letters to frnt and sp, lots 601-633, 16 full page color plates, index of jewelers. Includes full page bio of Caroline Ryan Foulke by noted jewelry historian and author Janet Zapata. F/F. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The Maid of the Mill. A Comic Opera in Three Acts

by Bickerstaff Isaac

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NY: David Longworth at the Dramatic Repositary, Shakespeare Gallery, 1817 The Maid of the Mill. A Comic Opera in Three Acts as performed at the Philadelphia Theatre. NY: David Longworth at the Dramatic-Repositary, Shakespeare-Gallery, 1817. The author produced many successful pieces including Love in a Village, 1762, and the original Maid of the Mill, 1765. He ultimately fled abroad, suspected of a capital crime and died there in degraded circumstances about 1812. His plays departed from the ballad opera (set to old tunes) and travelled toward the comic opera (set to new ones). The book has soft marbled paper covers, 3 1/2 x 6 inches, 80pages, with a straight tear of approx 2 1/2 inches at foot of spine, a few chips to edges of covers. Good+ copy.. Soft cover. Good.
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A Manual of Determinative Mineralogy with Tables.

by Lewis, J.Volney and A.C.Hawkins.

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Hardcover
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NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1949. 4th ed, revised and with supplement by A.C.Hawkins pp IX, 254, illus b/w figs, glossary, bibliog. For the determination of minerals by means of their physical characters, Blowpipe and chemical properties, and optical properties. Instruction forblowpipe operations and chemical tests are given with precautions as well as reactions for the elements.. Hardcover.
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Mark Twain Himself. A Pictorial Biography. Produced by Milton Meltzer

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Hardcover
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New York: Bonanza Books, 1960 Mark Twain Himself. Printer, Pilot, Soldier, Miner, Reporter, Lecturer, Editor, Humorist, Author, Businessman, Publisher in words and pictures. Hardcover, Dust jacket, 8 1/4 x 11 1/4, xii, 303pages, illustrated with more than 600 black/white photographs and drawings, reading list, visiting list, picture sources, index. The life and times of Mark Twain illuminated with hundreds of photos, prints, illustrations from first editions, maps, drawings,caricatures, cartoons, daguerreotypes, and broadsides and the words of the great American writer and humorist make this a marvellous read. Fine book in Good bright dust jacket that shows wear and edge tears.. Hardcover. Fine/Good.
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Mark Twain

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1st Edition
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Paperback
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San Marino: Huntington Library, 1947 An Exhibition Selected Mainly from the Papers belonging to the Samuel L. Clemens Estate on deposit in The Huntington Library. Exhibition June 2, 1947. The handlist with Introduction by Dixon Wecter presents exhibition in 14 cases of Twainiana, including letters, manuscripts, notes, photographs, correspondence,business records, notebooks, personal souvenirs, ending in case number 14 with manuscripts and notes for Twain's autobiography. Soft covers, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 33pp, illustrated with 6 b/w plates including frontis portrait of Mark Twain. Printed by The Ward Ritchie Press. A discarded copy from the Library of The University of California, Los Angeles, appears to have been in a 3 holed notebook with 3 holes punched, water stains to front end pages and half title page, interior pages clean and bright. Archive of original material of importance to scholars and lovers of Mark Twain.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket.
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The Marx Brothers Scrapbook

by Marx, Groucho, Anobile, Richard

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Used - Fine
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780517515464
ISBN 10
0517515466
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NY: Crown Publishers, A Darien House Book, 1973 Hardcover,8 1/2 x 11, photo endpapers, dust jacket (price clipped), Second Printing Dec 1973, 256 pages, over 300 illustrations including a large foldout of photos and music scores. Memorabilia from Groucho's personal collection including letters, photographs, clippings, posters, etc most seen here for the first time. A Book-of-the Month-Club Alternate stated on front flap of dust jacket. Fine book in a bright, dust jacket with some edge chips and tape mends.. Hardcover. Fine/Good.
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The Master Jewelers

by Snowman, Kenneth A (ed)

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780810936065
ISBN 10
0810936062
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NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1990, 1990 HC, 9 x 12, DJ, 262pp, frontis, 377 illust incl 251 plates in full color, notes, bibliog, index. An anthology of the great jewelers and designers from the mid-19th century to the present. A chapter written by a world renowned expert is devoted to each of these legendary figures - 15 chapters in all, present Castellani and Giuliano, Fontenay, Hancock, Falize, Boucheron, Faberge, Tillander, Lalique, Vever, Fouquet, Tiffany, Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Verdura, and Bulgari - covering the social, aesthetic and even the business aspects of fine jewelry from around 1850 to the present. F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Masterworks of Chinese Porcelain in the National Palace Museum

by National Palace Museum

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Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China: The National Palace Museum, Printed in Japan, 1974, 1974 Orange cloth with gilt, orange eps, 110 pp, 50 beautiful color reproductions, notes in Chinese and English. Former owner name on fep. else Fine. Hardcover. Fine.
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Matthew Arnold's Letters. A Descriptive Checklist

by Davis, Arthur Kyle

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Charlottesville, Virginia: The University Press of Virginia, 1968 Charlottesville, Virginia: The University Press of Virginia, 1968. Published for the Bibliographical Sociey of the University of Virginia. HC,frontis portrait of Matthew Arnold, 6 1/4 x 9 1/2, xLv, 429pp, illust b/w, table of correspondents, holders of autograph letters,bibliography. There is a 34 page Introduction by author Davis. FIRST EDITION. Fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Maughamiana. The Writings of W. Somerset Maugham

by Stott, Raymond Toole

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1950 HC, DJ, 5 1/2 x 8 3/4, xiii, 73pages.Includes the books, plays, magazines and periodicals, reviews, special articles, and interviews, and titles in translation.Blk cl cvrs with gilt letters to front cvr & sp. Fine copy in corner cipped Near Fine DJ.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.
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Mineral Digest. The Journal of Mineralogy

by Mineral Digest

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Used - Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Paperback
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Stiff card covers, 8 1/4 x 12 1/4. Only eight volumes of this beautiful journal were published, between 1970-1977. They are printed on heavily enamel coated paper, and splendidly photographed with accompanying articles by world renowned authorities. We have a complete run of the first 4 volumes, tight clean VG to F copies of Volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4, sold here as a set of 4, published 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973. The gripping story of its publication by Louis Zara and Julio Tanjeloff is told in the 8 page article of Mineral Books. Five Centuries of Mineralogical Literature, Wendell Wilson (Editor), The Mineralogical Record, Tucson, Vol 26, number 4,July-August, 1995. Complete sets of this beautiful, short lived journal are scarce.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine.
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Mineral Books. Five Centuries of Mineralogical Literature

by Wendell E. Wilson, editor

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Paperback
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The Mineralogical Record, 1995 SC, stiff card covers, 8 x 10 3/4, 192pp, illustrated, frontis in color of chrysoberyl from the Tokovaya emeerald mine, Ural. Contributions by world renowned experts, Wendell Wilson, Conklin, Adams, Sersen, Jameson, Jones, Smith, Zara. Includes an 8 page article describing the beautiful, short lived journal: The Saga of Mineral Digest, by Louis Zara, and a book review of Sinkankas's Gemology. An Annotated Bibliography by S.Pober, and James Sowerby, his publications and collections by Conklin, just a few of the many interesting articles. A splendid view of Five Centuries of Mineralogical Literature. But for a bent corner of back cover, a fine copy.. Soft cover. Near Fine.
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Minerals and How to Study Them. A Book for Beginners in Mineralogy

by Dana, Edward Salisbury.

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2nd Edition
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Hardcover
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NY: John Wiley & Sons; London: Chapman & Hall Ltd, 190l. 2nd revised edition (cr1895), 1901 HC, 5 x 7 1/2, 2nd revised edition, vi, 380 pp, + 16 pp publisher's catalogue, appendix, general index, index to mineral species, frontis b/w of quartz crystal, North Carolina, over 300 b/w text figs. Covers have title and author in red, and gilt dec of mineral, gilt letters and decoration to spine. An early edition of one of the most popular mineralogy books for beginners and one used as textbook by older mineralogists, like Hurlbut, professor of mineralogy at Harvard. Minor rubbing to covers, owners name stamp to tp. VG. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Mirror of the Century. The Strand Magazine 1891-1950

by Pound, Reginald

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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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South Brunswick, New York: A.A.Barnes and Co., 1966 HC, DJ, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, illust eps, 17 b/w illustrations, 200pp, index. The Strand was one of Great Britain's leading magazines and was one of the first magazines to feature photography. Many of the great writers of the time, A.Conan Doyle, Winston Churchill, H.G.Wells, Somerset Maugham, Rudyard Kipling and many others published in the Strand, some for the first time. Their human qualities and personalities are displayed with anecdotes and photographs as shown by Pound and provide a lively, entertaining look at a past era. Fine copy in fine dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The Mode in Costume

by Wilcox, R. Turner

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Hardcover
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NY: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1944 Hardcover, 7 1/2 x 11 1/4, xxii, 305pp, illustrations b/w, 163 plates, each with numerous objects, bibliography. The wearing of clothes being a necessity, the individual owes it to himself to display in the front he presents to the world, the most pleasing exterior possible R.Turner Wilcox. Thus, the author speaks in the Forward to THE MODE IN COSTUME, and proceeds to present the prevailing costumes worn and information about their origin, date, fabrics, colors and accessories from the ancient Egyptians 3000 B.C. up to the French, 1942. There are 47 chapters, each containing several plates with important detailed features of the period, such as fans, headdress, parasols, silk scarves, gloves, hats, shoes, etc. drawn by the author.Excellent reference for designers, costumers, fashion historians, theatre costumers. Light wear to covers and corners, front hinge tender, but holding firmly, internally bright, clean, and fine. A VG copy. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Modern Book Collecting: A Guide for the beginner who is buying First Editions for the first time

by Wilson, Robert A.

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  • hardcover
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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394501144
ISBN 10
0394501144
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Knopf, 1980 Hardcover, dust jacket, xiv, 270pp,appendixes, index. A Guide for the Beginner who is buying First Editions for the first time. Includes sources for modern first editions, clubs for book collectors, list of 50 most important books, much more important information for the book collector. First edition, signed by the author on title page. Fine book in Near Fine (price clipped) dust jacket.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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Modern Jeweler's Gem Profile/2. The Second 60

by Federman David

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Hardcover
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Shawnee Mission, Kansas: Modern Jewelers, Vance Pub Corp, 1992 Shawnee Mission, Kansas: Modern Jewelers, Vance Pub Corp, 1992. HC, 8 1/4 x 11, DJ, 143pp,numerous color illustrations including 60 full page photographs of individual gems,by renown photographer Tino Hammid.Includes an Illustrated Guide to Jewelry Craftsmanship, A Guide to Gemstone Jewelry, Care and Handling. Each full page of a beautifully photographed gem is accompanied by a lively, interesting and informative essay by author Federman. His essay on jewelry manufacture and quality control will help retailers understand the need for quality construction, and his guide to care and handling of gemstone jewelry gives selling tips and consumer advice. F/F. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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