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P.G.Wodehouse

by French, R.B.D.

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Hardcover
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NY: Barnes & Noble Inc., 1967 New York: Barnes & Noble, 1967. HC, 4 1/2 x 7, 120pp, references, bibliography. Intimate biography of the creator of Jeeves and Bertie Wooster. Fine. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.
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Passion and Punishment. A Tale for Little Girls

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  • near fine
  • paperback
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Used - Near Fine
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Paperback
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New Haven: S. Babcock, 1830 Passion and Punishment. A Tale for Little Girls. New Haven: S.Babcock (t.p shows S. Babcoch), n.d.approx 1830. Miniature book, 2 7/8 x1 3/4, pale yellow decorated printed wrappers, 8pp, illust with 7 woodcuts, back cover publisher ad for Toy Books "of every variety and description". Near Fine copy, scarce.. Soft cover. Near Fine.
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Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark
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Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark

by Geniesse, Jane Fletcher

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394583969
ISBN 10
0394583965
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Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Random House Inc, 1999 Hardcover, dust jacket 6 1/2 x 9 1/2, 402pp, numerous b/w maps and photo illustrations, list of books by Freya Stark, bibliography, notes, index. Fine/Fine. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Paul Hamlyn Dictionary of Australian Gemstones

by Myatt, Bill

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780600072409
ISBN 10
0600072401
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Paul Hamlyn Pty, Ltd, NSW, 1974 Hardcover, 8"x11 1/4", dust jacket, 191pp, illustrated color (75)and black/white, bibliography. (Sinkankas 4676). Introduces fossicking methods in the Australian Outback with sound advice, precautions, admonitions, and survival techniques and advice about tools, equipment, vehicles. Chapters about fossicking for gold, mineral collecting, making jewelry, Troy weight,and birthstones are followed by the major section of 140 pages of gemstone identification describing individual gemstones from Agate to Zircon. But for a red remainder spot, a fine copy in near fine dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.
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Paul Storr. The Last of the Goldsmiths

by Penzer, N.M.

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Boston Book and Art Shop, 1954 Hardcover,dust jacket, 4to, gilt letters at sp, 292 pp, frontis portrait, 81 b/w plates, appendix, index.Foreward by Charles Oman. (Franklin 5186).American First Edition. The first book about Paul Storr, the pre-eminent goldsmith of the Regency Period, encompasses everything known about his antecedents and working life, and includes 2 tables of pedigree(family tree).His works were commissioned by royal and noble patrons. Illustrations of registered marks are included and there is a list of examples of Storr's works that were sold by Christie, Manson & Woods noting the date of each sale. Much material on his work, family history, business career and the firms he worked for. A Fine copy of the American 1st edition with British publisher Batsford imprint to the spine & dust jacket, and Boston Book and Art Shop on titlepage. DJ is price clipped and is worn and torn, with pieces torn from head of spine and corners. Book is Fine.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust… Read more
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Pearl World. The International Pearling Journal

by Richard (Bo) D. Torrey (editor)

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  • fine
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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
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Collection of 67 copies of Pearl World. The International Pearling Journal, the highly regarded pearl journal, beginning with the first issue April/May 1993 Volume 1, Number 1. The first 38 copies are a complete uninterrupted run from the first (as above) to Oct/Nov 1999 Volume 7, Number 5. The remaining 29 copies in the collection date from year 2000 to year 2009. A detailed list of dates and volume numbers will be sent upon request. The individual journals are letter size with varying pages from the early issues of 8 pages to the later ones of 28 pages, a fount of essential information of and for the ever evolving pearl industry, with reports on market trends, auctions, trade fairs, interviews with industry leaders, statistics, controversies, shows, every aspect of the industry worldwide. Al copies are fine.. 1st Edition. No Binding. Fine.
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Pearls

by Shirai, Shohei

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Japan: Marine Planning Co. 1981, 1981 HC, 8 1/2 x 8 1/4, 168pp, color illust throughout, references, bio of author. (Sinkankas 6038) All about pearls, inside and outside, pearl oyster types, cultured pearl farming, pearls in high fashion jewelry, cautionary rules and tips for pearl shoppers, the care of pearls, and much more. Four language edition with text in English, French, Spanish, Japanese. According to Sinkankas, By far, the best modern work available on the pearl F/F. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Peeps at Many Lands. Wales

by Wilmot-Buxton, E.M.

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  • good
  • hardcover
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Used - Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Hardcover
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London: Adam and Charles Black, 1911 Hardcover, 5 1/4 x 7 3/4, blue cloth with color pictorial mounted to front board, gilt letters to spine, color frontis plate plus 10 full color plates, one sketch map of Wales,viii, 88pp. Light wear to head and foot of spine, worn corners, occasional minor foxing, minor soil to back page and end pastedown. One of a series published by Adam and Charles Black. Good++. 1st Edition.
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Physiography. An Introduction to the Study of Nature.

by Huxley, T.H.

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  • very good
  • hardcover
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
2nd Edition
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Hardcover
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NY: D. Appleton, 1878. 2nd edition, 1878 XIX, 384 pp, 122 figs, 5 coloured plates, maps, drawings, and engravings. Huxley who was a biologist, naturalist, teacher, writer, defender and supporter of Darwin, is unsurpassed for clarity and unadorned eloquence and persuasiveness in his writings. A clean, bright copy with maps, and a particularly nice coloured plate of typical forms of clouds. X-Library (Harvard Univ) with minimum library markings and Harvard University bookplate. VG. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good copy.
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Pilgrims Through Space and Time

by Bailey J.O.

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Argus Books Inc., 1947 HC, DJ, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 341pp, bibliography (8 pp), index, 4 full page b/w illustrations, index.First Edition. From the dustjacket: "Pilgrims Through Space and Time is a first, trail-blazing historical and analytical study of scientific fiction and the utopian and scientific romances that describe a world remade by science." and ".for the first time studies the historical development, the story-pattern, and the ideas of scientific fiction." The book is fine, housed in a shattered DJ that has chunks torn from lower and upper spine, upper corner and a few other places.The front picture of the flying horse (?) is still intact and lovely. Fine/trn dj.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.
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Poetry Collection

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  • hardcover
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Used - Fine
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Hardcover
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Collection consists of 16 poetry and poetry related works. There are 10 hardcovers and 6 soft covers. Hardcovers include: Wendell Berry (signed); Pablo Neruda; Robert Nathan; Duane Niatum, ed. Carriers of the Wheel. Contemporary Native American Poety;Ntozake Shange; Louis Zukofsky (Prepositions. The Collected Critical Essays of Louis Zukofsky); Don Marquis; Caroline Kennedy, ed. (The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis); Samuel French Morse et al, ed.(Wallace Stevens Checklist and Bibliography of Stevens Criticism);and Original Poetry by Victor & Cazire (Shelley Percy Bysshe and Elizabeth Shelley, edited by Richard Garnett, 1898. Facsimile of 1810 original); Five Soft Cover books include Derek Walcott; Pablo Neruda; Diane Wakoski; Jay Wright Singer; Award Winning Poetry in the Jewish Experience, edited by Paula Naomi Friedman;and an uncorrected proof of Dared and Done. The Marriage of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, by Julia Marcus. Condition mostly Fine, Near Fine, a few Very… Read more
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The Practial Book of American Silver

by Wenham Edward

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Edition
F
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Hardcover
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Philadelphia and New York: J.B.Lippincott, 1949, 1949 (Franklin 5031*) XVII, 275 pp, illus 16 b/w plates and 197 line drawings, bibliog, index. Guide to the identification and appreciation of American silver from the 17th century to 1825. Includes a chapter on Marks and another on Scarcity and Collections. NF/trn, wrn, pc dj. F. Hardcover.
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Practical Silver-Smithing and Jewelry

by Smith Keith

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Used
Edition
F
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Hardcover
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NY, Cincinnati, Toronto, London, Melbourne: Van Nostrand Reinhold 1975, 1975 111 pp, illus b/w glossy photos and line drawings, tables, glossary, bibliog, index. How to organize tools and equipment, metals, techniques, how to avoid common pitfalls, how to salvage a project, how to plan a job to make best use of time and equipment. F/VG (pc). F. Hardcover.
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Precious Stones and Gems. Their History and Distinguishing Characteristics

by Streeter, Edwin W

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  • poor
  • hardcover
Condition
Used - Poor
Edition
4th Edition
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Hardcover
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Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1887. 4th edition, revised, 1887 (Sinkankas 6398) 8vo, HC, t.e.g., sp label, 347 pp, index, 7 full page plates with 6 in color, 2 b/w figs, chapter adornments, addenda, appendix, index. Famous treatise by a famous London jeweller. Contains gem lore, history, mining, commerce descriptions, and is interestingly written with many personal anecdotes and much practical material on the commercial aspects of a jeweller's life. Sinkankas in his bibliography, points out the poor quality of the publisher's materials, paper, etc. Our volume has light wear to corners, and spine ends are very worn, spine label is darkened, there are a few closed tears with no loss (pp 179/180; 249;250;) Between pp 251-258, there is severe loss and damage including large tears,and missing pieces.There is an inch margin of toning to tops and next to spine of pages.All plates are present and the colour plates are fine.. 4th Edition. Hardcover. Poor.
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Precious Stones and Pearls

by Bank, Dr. Hermann

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  • hardcover
Condition
Used - Fine
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Hardcover
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Pinguin Verlag Innsbruck/Tyrol, 1970. 3rd ed, 1970 4 1/4" x 6", illust paper cov boards, 71 pp, color illust & b/w figs, bibliog, index. Presents properties, treatment, cutting and classification. 26 beautiful color photos, 24 b/w figs. Sticker mark on flyleaf, else F. Hardcover. Fine.
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Prepositions. The Collected Critical Essays of Louis Zukofsky

by Zukofsky Louis

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  • hardcover
Condition
Used - Fine
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Hardcover
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New York: Horizon Press, 1968 NY: Horizon Press, 1968. HC, DJ, 6 x 9 1/4, 158pp + 2. Contains the critical essays of one of the most important figures in the modern movement in poetry. Many long unobtainable texts including the famous A STATEMENT FOR POETRY and his observations on the state of modern poetry are included, as well as his discussion of his contemporaries, like Wallace Stevens, Marianne Moore, Hart Crane, T.S.Eliot, E.E.Cummings, William Carlos Williams and others. F/F. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The Prince of Tides
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The Prince of Tides

by Conroy, Pat

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780395353004
ISBN 10
0395353009
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U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 1986 Hardcover, embossed title letters to front covers, blue cloth spine with gilt letters, 567pp. Conroy's fifth novel. Fine/Fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The Production and Identification of Artificial Precious Stones

by Heaton, Noel

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Annual Report Smithsonian Institution,, 1911 Annual Report Smithsonian Institution, 19ll.Disbound article, pages 217 to 234, includes 3 full page plates, with several black/white illustrations on each plate. Reprinted by permission from the Journal of the Royal Society of Arts, London, Vol 59, No. 3049, April 28, 1911. Read before The Royal Society of Arts, Wednesday, April 26, 1911. Sinkankas 2830, "Excellent general article, with identification methods". Disbound. Housed in acid free sleeve. Fine condition.. No Binding. Fine/No Jacket.
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Prose and Cons

by Irvin S. Cobb

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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George H.Doran Co, New York, 1926 Hardcover, 8vo, 360pp, list of works by Irvin S.Cobb including Fiction, Wit and Humor, Miscellany.Present volume includes ten short stories, originally published in Cosmopolitan magazine, Good Housekeeping,the Saturday Evening Post. Light soil and fade to covers, internally fine. Very Good copy. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.
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