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Image for Peter Carl Fabergé: Goldsmith and Jeweller to the Russian Imperial Court & Principal Crowned Heads of Europe: An Illustrated Record and Review of His Life and Work, A.D. 1846-1920

Peter Carl Fabergé: Goldsmith and Jeweller to the Russian Imperial Court & Principal Crowned Heads of Europe: An Illustrated Record and Review of His Life and Work, A.D. 1846-1920

By: Bainbridge, Henry Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1949

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11781


foxing to pastedowns and endpapers, dust jacket spine darkened. Illustrated with 112 black and white plates and 17 plates in color. View more info

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Peter Carl Fabergé: Goldsmith and Jeweller to the Russian Imperial Court

By: Bainbridge, Henry Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Spring Books: 1966

Seller ID: 13044


reprint edition. Illustrated with 112 black and white plates and 17 plates in color. View more info

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English Victorian Jewellery

By: Bradford, Ernle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Feltham, Middlesex, Spring Books: 1967

Seller ID: 14748


reprint edition; dust jacket lightly faded on spine. With a color frontispiece and 65 black and white illustrations. View more info

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The Tears of the Heliades, or Amber as a Gem

By: Buffum, W. Arnold

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1900

Seller ID: 13766


reprinted from the third English edition, revised by the author; previous owner's signature on front endpaper. With a color frontispiece and two photographic illustrations. View more info

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Ethnic Jewelry: Africa, Asia, and the Pacific

By: Butor, Michel (text) and Pierre-Alain Ferrazzini (photographs)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Vendome Press: 1994

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 13809


Illustrated with selections from the holdings of the Musée Barbier-Mueller in Geneva, Switzerland. With 170 illustrations in full color. View more info

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Jewels of Fantasy: Costume Jewelry of the 20th Century

By: Cera, Deanna Farneti (editor)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1992

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 14443


With 610 illustrations, most in color, and several diagrams. View more info

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Cut-Steel and Berlin Iron Jewellery

By: Clifford, Anne

Price: $100.00

Publisher: South Brunswick and New York, A. S. Barnes and Company: 1971

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 12511


rubbing to heel of spine cloth, price-clipped dust jacket. The qualities of design that lift work in gold and diamonds to the level of a minor art have often been applied to materials of less intrinsic value, but never more interestingly than when between 1795 and 1850 iron and steel, the typical materials of the Industrial Revolution, were widely used for jewellery. Anne Clifford, in the first book ever devoted to Cut-steel and Berlin Iron jewellery, has written eng... View more info

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Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures

By: Dawes, Ginny Redington and Corinne Davidov

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press: 1991

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 14836


dust jacket with creasing to front and back panels. Profusely illustrated in color. View more info

Image for Art Nouveau Designers at the Paris Salons 1895-1914, Jewellery I: The Designers A-K and Jewellery II: The Designers L-Z, 2 volume set

Art Nouveau Designers at the Paris Salons 1895-1914, Jewellery I: The Designers A-K and Jewellery II: The Designers L-Z, 2 volume set

By: Duncan, Alastair

Price: $995.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club: 1994

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 21990


reprinted 2002. The catalogues of the Paris Salons from the turn of the century provide a unique archive of illustrations of the decorative arts at a pivotal time in their development. These volumes contain over 5,500 illustrations of items of jewellery by leading designers such as Boucheron, Chaumet and Lalique. The pictures have been sourced and re-photographed from the original and often rare catalogues. They have been rearranged alphabetically by artist-designe... View more info

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Tutankhamun's Jewelry

By: Edwards, I. E. S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1976

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 27466


faint crease at bottom of front cover. Published on the occasion of the exhibition Treasures of Tutankhamun at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Field Museum of Natural History and the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago; New Orleans Museum of Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Seattle Art Museum; and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1976-1979. 36 objects are described and illustrated in color. View more info

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A History of Jewellery 1100-1870

By: Evans, Joan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Boston Book and Art: 1970

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 12447


rubbing to head and foot of spine, shelf wear to bottom of boards, dust jacket lightly worn at extremities. The new edition of Dr. Joan Evan's well-known history of jewellery in Europe from mediaeval times to the mid-19th century, long since recognized as a standard work, has been eagerly awaited. It includes two extra color plates and sixteen extra pages of black-and-white plates, which among them give a better representation of 19th century jewellery and of jewelle... View more info

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Jewelry in America: 1600-1900

By: Fales, Martha Gandy

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11811


This is the first book to reveal and document the beauty and importance of the most cherished possessions of Americans. It identifies the most prevalent forms of jewelry worn in America from 1600-1900, whether made in that country or elsewhere, and charts the changes in forms, style, materials and techniques, contrasting locally made jewelry with that imported from around the world. By relating jewelry to other forms of decorative art a basis is provided for dating ... View more info

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Victorian Jewellery Design

By: Gere, Charlotte

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1972

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 12094


dust jacket with small tear and chip on top of front panel near spine, small chip at bottom front corner, and light edge wear overall. With 129 black and white plates and 21 figures in the text. View more info

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Artists' Jewellery: Pre-Raphaelite to Arts and Crafts

By: Gere, Charlotte and Geoffrey C. Munn

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club: 1989

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 24362


signed by both authors and inscribed by Munn to Gwendolyn Werth Luttrell who authored several publications on precious and base metals. This richly illustrated book covers one of the most fascinating yet poorly documented periods of jewellery design. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was a group of young, rebellious artists whose work reflected their deeply romantic private lives. This remarkable and carefully researched book traces the stories behind jewels designed b... View more info

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Renaissance Jewellery

By: Hackenbroch, Yvonne

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby Parke Bernet: 1979

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 12089


small strip of scarring to front pastedown from label removal, small bumping to upper corner of rear board, dust jacket with small chipping to laminate at upper corner of rear panel. In this comprehensive study of Renaissance jewellery, the first substantial work of its kind, Yvonne Hackenbroch brings to the subject not only her own highly specialized knowledge, but historical discipline. The book is arranged into various countries of origin; a form which serves to m... View more info

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Old Hungarian Jewelry

By: Héjj-Détári, Angéla

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Budapest, Corvina Press: 1965

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 23102


title in Hungarian on first page, stamp on second page, dust jacket lightly worn at extremities. Illustrated with 48 plates, 8 in color. View more info

Image for Modern Jewelry: An International Survey 1890-1967

Modern Jewelry: An International Survey 1890-1967

By: Hughes, Graham

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1968

Seller ID: 11664


revised edition; shelf wear to boards, previous owner's signatures on front pastedown, dust jacket lacking. With 415 illustrations, some in color. View more info

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Court Jewelers of the World

By: Jacob, Jeffrey R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cherry Hill, NJ, Post Graduate International: 1978

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 22184


dust jacket with rubbing on back panel at top of spine. This long-awaited reference work on the Court Jewelers and Medals and Orders Manufacturers of the World contains information on over 400 such firms representing over fifty countries. View more info

Image for Fabergé: A Catalog of the Lillian Thomas Pratt Collection of Russian Imperial Jewels

Fabergé: A Catalog of the Lillian Thomas Pratt Collection of Russian Imperial Jewels

By: Lesley, Parker

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts: 1976

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16668


previous owner's name at bottom of title page, dust jacket with price cut-out, edge wear, chipping at head of spine, tear at bottom edge of back panel, and scratching and rubbing to front and back panels. 328 objects are described and illustrated in color. View more info

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Antique Paste Jewellery

By: Lewis, M. D. S.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Boston Book and Art: 1970

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 10997


1st American edition. The book on antique paste jewellery. Illustrated with 8 full page color plates, 48 monochrome plates, and 18 figures in the text. View more info