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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$50.00

Newton, Charles Manfred
A Barrel of Diamonds
NY: Privately published, 1980

Limited edition of 510 copies, signed by the author. Quarto. 87 pp; [8] leaves of color plates. Pale green cloth with brown leather gilt title label on the spine. VG, no inscriptions or markings; minimal soil to fore edges. Number 489 of 510 copies.
Inventory number #014265



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Fine


Price:
$15.00

Christie's
IMPORTANT JEWELLERY. 15 June 2005
London: Christie's, 2005

Quarto. 111 pp with 214 lots, all illustrated with color photographs. index of designers. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; covers with no wear. Sale features pieces by Cartier (25 items), Van Cleef & Arpels ( 6), Graff (4), Mouawad (3), Boucheron (2), Breguet (2), Bulgari (2), Adler, Black, Starr & Frost, Bolin, Carlo Giuliano, Ghiso, Grima, Harry Winston, Lyon, Marina B, Spink, Sterle, Templier, Tiffany, and Udall & Ballou.
Inventory number #013993



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$125.00

Marshall, F.H.
Catalogue of the Jewellery, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman in the Departments of Antiquities, British Museum
London: British Museum, 1969

Reprint of original 1911 edition. Quarto. lxii, 400 pp with 97 figures in-text plus 73 b/w plates printed on recto only; indices, table of the relative weights of English grains & French grammes. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket has light wear at spine ends, tiny tear at one corner, white spine text toned.
Inventory number #013923



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Humbert, Jean-Marcel, Michael Pantazzi & Christiane Ziegler
Egyptomania : L'Egypte dans l'art occidental, 1730-1930
Paris: Reunion des Musees Nationaux, 1994

Stout quarto. 605 pp; numerous color & b/w illustrations; extensive bibliography & list of exhibitions; index of people. Text in French. Paperback with flaps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine creased, spine & adjacent area sunned. The massive catalogue of the exhibition that originated at the Louvre, then the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, and Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. It traces the waves of Egyptian influence that swept Europe and North America from the first modern use of Egyptian themes in a painting by Poussin in 1647 to Baccarat perfume bottles shaped like Ramses, inspired by the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922. Egyptian imagery is presented in a collection of artwork, including ceramics by Wedgwood to jewelry by Cartier, murals by Piranesi, architectural designs by Zix, paintings by Tiepolo, and furniture by Hope. The catalogue contains 392 objects, lent from museums, private lenders such as the House of Cartier, and collections from Fontainebleu, Versailles, Malmaison and Buckingham Palace. Essays by art historians from Paris, Vienna and Ottawa give detailed histories of each object and artist.
Inventory number #013890



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Schroeder, Joseph J., Jr.
1896 Illustrated Catalogue of Jewelry and European Fashions, Marshall Field & Co.
Northfield, IL: Gun Digest Publishing, 1970

Large quarto. 340, [38] pp; profuse b/w illustrations; index. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers lightly soiled, light edgewear. Reprint of Marshall & Field's 1896 trade catalogue of jewelry, which contains clocks, cut glass, tableware, eye glasses, and lamp shades in addition to many pp of rings, brooches, studs & other true jewelry items.
Inventory number #013679



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$65.00

Dietz, Ulysses Grant; Jenna Weissman Joselit; Kevin J. Smead; Janet Zapata; et al
THE GLITTER & THE GOLD: Fashioning America's Jewelry
Newark, NJ: The Newark Museum, 1997

First printing. Quarto. 191 pp; illustrated throughout in color and b/w; sources; index. Cloth in dust jacket. Very good in near fine jacket. Fine copy except for bold gift inscription on half title page from one of the exhibition contributors (page noted); paper clip impression affects a couple of pages.
Inventory number #013631



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Christie's
Jewellery and Silver by Bulgari. St. Moritz, Feb 17 & 18, 1993
Geneva: Christie's, 1993

Quarto. 177 pp; profuse color photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, minor wear to jacket. This auction featured 16 lots of silver by Bulgari, and 211 lots of jewelry. Introductory essay by Diana Scarisbrick. The auction was held at St. Moritz, Geneva, on February 17 &18, 1993.
Inventory number #013545



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Chropovsky, Bohuslav
Krasa Slovienskeho Sperku
Bratislava: Pallas, 1978

Octavo. 121 pp; 67 color & b/w photographs. Text in Slovak, French, German & Russian. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket with light edgewear, delamination along spine. Archaeological finds in Slovakia.
Inventory number #013421



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$600.00

Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene Emmanuel
Dictionnaire raisonne du mobilier francais de l'epoque carlovingienne a la Renaissance (6 volumes)
Paris: Vve. A. Morel et Cie, 1872

Six volumes. Octavo. 443 + 535 + 478 + 506 + 498 + 488 pp; illustrated with chromolithographs, steel engravings & wood engravings. Quarter morocco over marbled boards with raised bands, gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt. VG, a clean, unmarked set, occasional foxing; extremities lightly rubbed.
Inventory number #013413



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Hackens, Tony
CLASSICAL JEWELRY
Providence, RI: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1976

Quarto. 159 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; bibliography. Paperback. VG, bumped at head of spine, one corner lightly creased, light edgewear.
Inventory number #013376



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$110.00

Gerlach, Martin & Michael Haberlandt
DIE QUELLE VII. Volkerschmuck
Wien: Gerlach & Wiedling, 1906

Oblong quarto. 22 pp text; 109 b/w plates of photographs (complete). Loose in portfolio with ties. Very good. Text in original German. All 109 plates illustrate numerous items of jewelry from all cultures and societies. Each piece is numbered and catalogued in text section. A remarkable book and reference, rare with all plates present.
Inventory number #013222



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Becker, Ingeborg
Schmuckkunst im Jugendstil : [Katalog zur gleichnamigen Ausstellung im Brohan-Museum Berlin, 20.12.1988 - 13.2.1989]
Berlin: Dietrich Reimer, 1989

Second printing. Octavo. 95 pp; profuse color & b/w photographs; index. Text in German. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, minor edge wear. The catalogue features 213 items by many jewelry designers, including Mogens Ballin, Karl Johann Bauer, Theodor Fahrner, Josef Hoffmann, Patriz Huber, Georg Jensen, Georg Kleemann, Viktor Mayer, Adolf Meyer, Christian W. Muller, Murrle, Bennett & Co., Otto Zahn, and others.
Inventory number #013216



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: As New


Price:
$50.00

Diamanti, Joyce
Silver Speaks: Traditional Jewelry of the Middle East
Chevy Chase, MD: Bead Society of Greater Washington, 2002

Quarto. 47 pp; color photos on every page. Paperback. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; no wear to covers. More than 50 photographs by Dr. Robert K. Liu, co-editor of Ornament magazine render in exquisite detail the beauty and diversity of traditional jewelry from Oman, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Egypt. Drawn from the collection of Marjorie Ransom, who assembled the pieces over three decades as a student and diplomat in the Arab world. companion book to the exhibition "Silver Speaks: Traditional Jewelry of the Middle East," co-curated by Ellen N. Benson and Marjorie Ransom, shown at The Bead Museum in Washington, D.C., October 27, 2002, to August 26, 2003.
Inventory number #013184



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$30.00

Komleva, Galina
Jewellery: Museum of the Ethnography of the Peoples of the USSR
Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1988

Octavo. 167 pp; color photographs throughout; 2-pp glossary. Text in English. Laminated illustrated boards. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, light wear to spine ends (gently bumped) & corners.
Inventory number #013161



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Phillips, Son and Neale S.A.
FINE JEWELS, WATCHES, SILVER AND RUSSIAN WORKS OF ART. 11 May 1982
Geneva: Phillips, 1982

Octavo. 85 pp; 350 lots, many illustrated with b/w & color photographs. Paperback, previous owner name on front flyleaf, else a clean, unmarked copy; edges of spine lightly rubbed. Estimate list laid in.
Inventory number #011332



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Williams, Dyfri & Jack Ogden
GRECHESKOE ZOLOTO
St. Petersburg: Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh, 1995

Quarto. 271 pp; 197 objects described & illustrated in color; bibliography. Text in Russian. Paperback with flaps. VG, small tear at head of spine, else a clean, unmarked copy. Catalog of an exhibition of Greek gold jewelry held at the British Museum, London, June 21- October 23, 1994; at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, December 2, 1994 - March 24, 1995; and at the State Hermitage, St. Petersburg in 1995; It was curated from their collections.
Inventory number #010758



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Simonian, Greg
The Green Book: EXTRAORDINARY WATCHES
Los Angeles: Westime, 2008

Quarto. 272 pp; lavishly illustrated with color photographs. Printed boards. Near Fine. Glossy catalog for Westime in LA. Beautiful detailed photographs and cut-away views of watches from A. Lange & Söhne, Audemars, Piguet, Baume & Mercier, Chanel, Chopard, Daniel Roth, Eberhard, Franckmuller, Girard-Perregaux, Harry Winston, Jaquet Droz, Richard Mille, Urwerk, Vacheron Constantin, Zenith, and others.
Inventory number #008810



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Christie's
Important Antique and Period Jewelry from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph F. Colin
NY: Christie's, 1995

First edition. Quarto. 117 pp. 115 lots, illustrated in color. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light edgewear.
Inventory number #008364



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Sotheby's
A CENTURY OF AMERICAN STYLE. NY, October 20, 1999
NY: Sotheby's, 1999

Quarto. 197 pp; 216 lots (200-415) illustrated with color photographs; biographies of makers, index. Paperback. VG. Sotheby's first theme sale dedicated entirely to American jewelry, it takes a look at the evolving industry and the distinct styles the 20th century produced. Includes the work of forty-three designers such as Cartier, Tony Duquette, Oscar Heyman, Marcus & Co., Ruser, Seaman Schepps, Trabert & Hoeffer, Mauboussin, David Webb, among others.
Inventory number #007892



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$40.00

Sottsass, Ettore
CARTIER DESIGN VIEWED BY ETTORE SOTTSASS
Milan: Skira, 2002

Three volumes in red silk portfolio with ties. Fine condition. Quarto, richly illustrated, this catalogue accompanies an international jewelry exhibition. Italian designer Ettore Sottsass presents The Cartier Collection in a brilliant new manner, viewing the collection as a reflection of form and design, while understanding its function and relation with the surrounding space and the bodies it adorns.
Inventory number #005634