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Renaissance Jewellery

by Hackenbroch, Yvonne

Condition: Fine /Very Good

London: Sotheby Parke Bernet Publications. Blue Cloth. 424pp. 1979. First edition. A lovely, fresh looking, clean, tight, bright near fine copy in similar jacket. No inscriptions. Original publisher's blue buckram cloth gilt embossed to the spine and to the front board. Upper edge gilt. No inscriptions. The text supported by numerous photographic reproductions of jewellery - some in colour. A slight bump to the tail of the spine. The jacket has not been price-clipped. Slight shelf wear to the jacket, light creasing to the extreme head of the rear panel and slight creasing to the extreme head of the spine of the jacket. A lovely, clean, tight, bright well preserved copy near fine copy in similar jacket. . Fine. 1979. First Edition.

  • Bookseller: Trumpington Fine Books Limited GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 238833
  • Title: Renaissance Jewellery
  • Author: Hackenbroch, Yvonne
  • Format/binding:Blue Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Sotheby Parke Bernet Publications
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1979


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