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Fabulous Costume Jewelry: History of Fantasy and Fashion in Jewels, Becker, Vivienne
1 Becker, Vivienne Fabulous Costume Jewelry: History of Fantasy and Fashion in Jewels
U.S.A. Schiffer Pub Ltd 1997 0887405312 / 9780887405310 Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Crisp, beautiful book which looks unread. Contains original publisher's card laid-in along with a price sheet. The book is beautiful with no defect of note and is printed on quality coated paper with many photographs, primarily in color. Begins with Georgian jewels and then onto the Romantic, Edwardian, Art Deco, Cockstail Style and 'Glam Rock" which covers the 60's forward.. As a Hattie Carnegie collector, I'm delighted to have a copy to keep and one to share! Book measures 9"x11" and has 232 pages. Will arrive in brand new mylar cover. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Artistic Luxury: Faberge, Tiffany, Lalique, Harrison, Stephen et al
2 Harrison, Stephen et al Artistic Luxury: Faberge, Tiffany, Lalique
Cleveland, Ohio Clevleand Museum of Art 2008 0940717980 / 9780940717985 Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall (oblong) 
Crisp, beautiful book -- like new. Previous owner either read it carefully, or not at all. Pristine isnide and out. Book measures 10" x 11-3/4". A sumptuous book prepared to accompany an exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Art which was mounted from October 19, 2008 to January 18, 2009. A dazzling book for a dazzling exhibit of treasures from the masters -- Faberge, Tiffany and Lalique, Book has 358 pages. Will arrive in brand new mylar cover. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Baird-North Company Diamonds, Watches, Jewelry, Silverware 1913 Trade Catalog (Facsimile Reprint), No Author
3 No Author Baird-North Company Diamonds, Watches, Jewelry, Silverware 1913 Trade Catalog (Facsimile Reprint)
Des Moines, Iowa Wallace-Homested Book Company 1992 Facsimile Reprint Soft Cover Fine 
Crisp clean catalog with only fault being a small name sticker to upper front corner of first page. Otherwise without fault. The Baird-North Company operated from Providence, Rhode Island where they sold diamonds, watches, jewelry and silverware. This catalog, a facsimile reprint, is spectacular with much product, many saturated pictures, and accompanied by descriptions. Catalog mesures 7" x 10" and has 200 pages. An original is scarce and would price in three figures. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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A Brilliant History Jewels at Sotheby's, No Author Stated
4 No Author Stated A Brilliant History Jewels at Sotheby's
London, England Sotheby's 1978 Soft Cover Fine Condition 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
This is an unusual catalog for an auction, even by Sotheby's many handsome examples. This one features a famous person on each page -- the Duchess of Windsor, Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis, Edna Winston, Elton John, Countess Mona Bismarck, the Count and Countess du Boisrouvray, Ava Gardner, Helene Beaumont, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, and Marlene Dietrich. The jewels are top drawer from the most revered jewelers in the world and each is beautifully described. Catalog is printed on glossy paper throughout. The back paper which appears to be obstructing the photos, are just narrow strips with info on both sides. Catalog is clean and gorgeous with no names or writing. It measures 9" x 10-1/2". Very special. (Advertising) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Voyage of a Contemporary  Italian Goldsmith in the Clasical World; Golden Treasures By Akelo, Pixley, Mary L.
5 Pixley, Mary L. The Voyage of a Contemporary Italian Goldsmith in the Clasical World; Golden Treasures By Akelo
Columbia, Missouri Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri 2010 0910501408 / 9780910501408 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very handsomely designed and clean art catalog published to accompany an exhibit held in 2010-2011 at the University of Missouri, the Gemological Institute of America in Carlsbad, California; and Forbes Galleries in New York City. Only light wear and very little. Printed on intermittent black and white glossy paper with full color images of the jewelry, but also much text. Measures 8-1/2"x9-1/2". 68 pages. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Fracture of Meaning: Japan's Synthesis of China from the Eighth through the Eighteenth Centuries, Pollack, David
6 Pollack, David The Fracture of Meaning: Japan's Synthesis of China from the Eighth through the Eighteenth Centuries
Princeton, New Jersey Princeton University Press 1986 0691066787 / 9780691066783 Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Crisp and clean as new -- pristine inside and out with no defects of note. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Text is divided into seven chapters: 1.Script and Scripture --The Kojiki and the Problen of Writing; 2. The Informing Image -- China in the Tale of Genji; 3. A Bridge Across the Mountains --Chinese and the Aesthetics of Shinkokinshu; 4. Chineseness and Japaneseness in Early Medieval Zen -- Kokan Shiren and Muso Soseki; 5. Wakan and the Development of Renga Theory in the Late 14th Century -- Gido Shushin and Nijo Yoshimoto; 6. Waken and Literary Theory in the 14th and 15th Centuries -- Zeami, Shotetsu, Shinkei, and Sogi; and 7. The Intellectual Contexts of Tokugawa Aethetics -- Ito Jinsai, Ogyu Surai, and Genroku Culture. 250 pages including index. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Jewelry USA, From a National Competition Sponsored by the Society of North American Goldsmiths and the American Craft Museum  (Includes Listing Catalogue of Artists)., Smith, Paul J. (director)
7 Smith, Paul J. (director) Jewelry USA, From a National Competition Sponsored by the Society of North American Goldsmiths and the American Craft Museum (Includes Listing Catalogue of Artists).
New York American Craft Museum II 1984 Presumed First Soft Cover Very Good 
This beautiful exhibition catalogue was published to accompany the works on view at the American Craft Museum from May 25 - September 1, 1984. In addition to the catalog there is also a spearate directory of the 211 works and their makers. The main catalogue measures 8-1/2" and has 59 counted pages. The works are photographed throughout in both color and black and white. Very handsome and clean. The only defect of note is a scratch at back which did not lose color. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Channel Setting Diamonds With Illustrated Procedures, Wooding, Robert R.
8 Wooding, Robert R. Channel Setting Diamonds With Illustrated Procedures
Erlanger, Kentucky, U.S.A. Dry Ridge Co 1987 0961354534 / 9780961354534 Hard Cover Near Fine NO DJ 
Crips, clean book with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Illustrated throughout with instructional drawings to enhance the thorought text. 136 pages. Other jewelers' reference titles from this publisher about diamonds available. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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