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Art : Gems and Jewellery


David Watkins - Encounters - Jewellery 1997 - 2003

Sd Edicions -Hipotesi, Barcelona
Square 4to in thick colour printed boards, 95pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
1st editionHardcover
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Eighteenth Century Gold Boxes of Europe

Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge
Thick, very heavy 4to in light olive green cloth covered boards, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, 500pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc. The definitive work on the subject. This copy has been inscribed by his partner Margo and his son Nicholas (chairman of Wartski) shortly after the authors' death and includes an engraved card regarding from the family and Wartski.
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a FINE Dust Jacket ( faintly creased at head of spine panel, looks new in its protector)
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£85.00
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The Jewels of the Late Duchess of Windsor - Sold for the Benefit of the Pasteur Institute (Sotheby's, Geneva auction catalogue 2nd and 3rd April 1987)

Sotheby's, Geneva
Large heavy 4to. in green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 306 lots, many illustrated in colour, some with photos of the Duchess wearing the relevant lot.
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (merest hint of tanning to page-block edges) in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket (faintly creased along top edge, looks new in its protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£110.00
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Bulgari - 125 Years of Italian Magnificence - Grand Palais (First printing of the English edition)

Skira, Milano / Thames & Hudson, London / Rizzoli, New York
1st printing. Large and very heavy Square 4to in gold cloth covered boards, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 387pp on stiff glossy art paper, colour plates, numerous colour illustrations in text, chronology, bibliography etc. Chronological gazetteer of over 550 individual items of jewellery at rear, each one illustrated and fully described. Text in English throughout
NEW copy in NEW Dust Jacket with an almost AS NEW slip-case (some faint shelf rub)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£135.00
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Au Nom De La Danse - L'histoire - Ballet Precieux La Collection (2 Volumes Complete)

Van Cleef & Arpels
2 volumes both large 4to a lavishly produced brochure: Ballet Precieux La Collection in white glossy card covers. 3 folders containing 38 large colour photos of the jewellery collection, with interleaved colour photos of dances, printed on various weights and types of paper; Au Nom de la Danse - l'Histoire in silver and white printed black boards, 50pp on glossy art paper, with insertions, colour plates, illustrations in text, etc. Dual text in French and English. Both volumes housed in a glossy thin card slip-case
Both books are AS NEW, the slip-case is slightly creased and rubbed but otherwise almost AS NEW
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£66.00
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Faberge Imperial Eggs and Other Fantasies

Thames and Hudson, London
Large heavy 4to. in colour printed boards, 143pp, finely illustrated in full colour, includes a catalogue raisonne of imperial eggs
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (name on fly-leaf, thin sliver of very slight creasing to spine ends) in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket (small nick to top corner of front flap fold)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£35.00
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The Unconventional Gage

Elizabeth Gage Ltd., London
Extra Large 4to. in purple cloth covered boards, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, 196pp, colour plates, etc. Housed in red cloth covered slipcase. There is a faint pattern to both book and slipcase which at first glance looks like spillage marks, this is as the book was issued
AS NEW in a slightly dusty but otherwise FINE slipcase
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£40.00
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Important Jewels (Christie's, St Moritz Friday 20 and Saturday 21 February 1998 - Auction Catalogue / 20th - 21st Feb.)

Christie's, St Moritz
Thick, heavy Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff card covers, 303pp, 525 lots all or most illustrated in colour
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (barely noticeable very slight bump to page-block bottom corner tip)
1st editionSoftcover
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Musee Cartier - The Cartier Museum at the Goldsmiths' Hall, Foster Lane, London - Exhibition 23 May - 10 June 1988

Cartier (no place stated)
Square Quarto size (4to) in bright red cloth, gilt lettering to front cover, 95pp, colour plates, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy
1st editionHardcover
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£16.00
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Jewellery and Antique Jewellery (Christie's, London Wednesday 29 April 1987 - Auction Catalogue)

Christie's, London
Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 68pp, 256 lots all or most illustrated in colour and some b/w
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (sliht fade to rear cover)
1st editionSoftcover
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£21.50
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Multifacets - Swarovski - Style Yourself with Jewelry by Laetitia Wajnapel

Abrams, New York
Heavy Quarto size (4to).in dayglo pink boards, silver lettering to spine, plastic mirror to front cover with colour printed film (sticker states 'Remove the film and reveal the sparkle'), 239pp on heavy art paper, illustrated in colour throughout
NEW un-read copy (film over mirror shows moderate rubbing when held at an angle to light)
1st editionHardcover
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£20.00
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Renaissance Jewels and Jeweled Objects from the Melvin Gutman Collection

Baltimore Collection of Art, Baltimore
Large heavy Quarto size (4to). in dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt embossed design to front cover 194pp, plates in colour and b/w, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy
1st editionHardcover
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£15.00
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Rocks - Swarovski Design Biannual Autumn / Winter 2009

Swarovski, London
Large Quarto size (4to). in colour printed stiff card covers, 120pp, colour plates, etc. Text in English
AS NEW
1st editionSoftcover
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Faberge 1846-1920 - Goldsmith to the Imperial Court of Russia (Victoria & Albert Museum, London 23 June-25 September 1977)

Debrett's Peerage / Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Landscape Quarto size (4to) in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 132pp, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, etc. To accompany the 'International Loan Exhibition Assembled on the Occasion of the Queen's Silver Jubilee and Including Objects from the Royal Collection at Sandringham'
FINE, an extremely well preserved and very clean and tight copy (few spots of very slight shelf rub to cover edges)
1st editionSoftcover
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£8.00
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Schmuckstucke - Der Impuls Der Moderne in Europa (Schmuck Stucke)

Klinkhardt & Biermann, Munchen
Heavy Quarto size (4to) in plain cream cloth, 190pp, colour plates, etc. On modern European jewellery. Text in German
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (name on fly-leaf) in an AS NEW unclipped Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£12.00
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The Decorated Body

Harper & Row, New York
Quarto size (4to) in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 192pp, colour plates, illustrations in text, bibliography, index etc
FINE, a well preserved very clean and tight copy (name stamp to front blank fly-leaf) in an almost AS NEW price-clipped Dust Jacket (faint creasing to head of spine panel, minute speck of rub to top flap fold corner tips, looks new in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£10.50
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Lalique - Jewellery and Glassware

Pyramid, London
Square Quarto size (4to) in black faux cloth, white lettering to spine and front cover. 128pp, colour plates, bibliography, index etc
Minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips else an extremely well preserved AS NEW unread or barely read copy in a faintly edge-creased but otherwise AS NEW unclipped Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£20.00
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Ethnic Jewellery

British Museum Publications, London
Large Quarto size (4to). in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 207pp, numerous illustrations in text (mainly colour), bibliography, glossary and index at rear
Inscription on fly-leaf. thin sliver of slight creasing to spine ends and bottom cover corner tips else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy in an almost AS NEW unclipped Dust Jacket (short repaired closed tears to fore-edge of front panel and top corner of rear flap fold, both barely visible in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£16.50
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Gold and Silver Smiths' Work

South Kensington Museum / Chapman and Hall, London
Hardback 160pp, engravings in text, index, adverts at rear. In publishers gilt lettered, green cloth binding with original paper wraps bound in
A well preserved VERY GOOD clean and tight copy (name on title-page, both inner end-paper hinges neatly repaired or strengthened with paper tape
1st editionHardcover
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Jean Mahie - Bronze and Gold - Sculpteurs Forgerons d'Or

Editions d'Art, Paris
Hardback Large Octavo size (8vo) in laminated boards. Exhibition catalogue. 80pp, text in English, mainly colour plates
AS NEW, an extremely well preserved and very clean and tight copy
1st editionHardcover
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Anneke Schat - In het Teken van Satyridae / Edelsmeedkunst en Werken op Papeir - The Sign of the Satyridae / Modern Jewellery and Works on Paper

De Brink, Amsterdam
Large Octavo size (8vo) in blue embossed grey cloth, blue lettering to spine, 118pp, colour plates, etc. Edition of 1200 copies. Text in Dutch and English
NEW in NEW unclipped Dust Jacket
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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£31.00
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Magnificent Jewels - November 19 2002 Geneva - Phillips Auction Catalogue / 19th Nov

Phillips, Geneva
Large Folio size in colour printed stiff card covers, 144pp, 297 lots, all lavishly illustrated in full colour, and with index of makers
An almost AS NEW barely read copy (slight bump to head of spine)
1st editionSoftcover
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£36.50
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Jewels - December 9 2002 New York - Phillips Auction Catalogue / 9th Dec

Phillips, New York
Large Folio size in colour printed stiff card covers, 152pp, 315 lots, all lavishly illustrated in full colour, and with index of makers etc
AS NEW (mild bump to head of spine from poor handling, mild crease near centre of spine panel - looks like a minor production flaw)
1st editionSoftcover
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£42.50
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Brazil - Paradise of Gemstones

No Publisher Stated
Tall Quarto size (4to). in gilt embossed green faux-buckram boards, 136pp, numerous colour plates, glossary, map
FINE, a well preserved copy still close to new in a near FINE unclipped Dust Jacket (very slightly rubbed at flap fold corner tips, tiny nicks to head of spine panel, looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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Heyoka Merrifield - Sacred Art Sacred Earth - Transformative art, birthing a new myth

Rain Bird, Washington
Large Folio size in thick glossy card covers. 144pp, colour plates. Monograph on the American Indian jeweller
NEW unread copy (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips)
1st editionSoftcover
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The Crown Jewels

King Penguin, London
32pp text, 16pp colour plates
FINE, a well preserved, very clean and tight copy (some slight foxing to leaves) in a slightly rubbed but otherwise FINE unclipped Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
1st editionHardcoverDustjacket
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