Jewelry, Gems from Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB

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image of Magnificent Precious-Stone Jewelry from various sources including estate of the late Tallulah Bankhead [and] estate of Mrs. James M. Osborn. Public Auction, Thrusday April 10 1t 1:45 P.M.

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New York: Parke-bernet Galleries Inc, 1969. Paperback. 181 lots in 101p., wraps, 7x10.25 inches, pen notation on front wrap, prices penned throughout else very good condition with prices realized list and erratum sheet taped to verso of rear wrap.
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£13.43
image of la route de la soie: UN VOYAGE A TRAVERS LA VIE ET LA MORT

la route de la soie: UN VOYAGE A TRAVERS LA VIE ET LA MORT

by Whitfield, Susan

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2009
ISBN
9789061538929
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£29.84

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Brussels: Mercatorfonds, 2009. Paperback. 195pp, 9.5x11 inches, extremely high quality art printing, in French language. Very good. In English, "A Journey Through Life and Death." The art and culture along the Silk Road is exhibited through photographs of paintings, drawings, sculptures and other items.
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image of M2M [two catalogues] Spring '95 & Summer '95 Preview

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San Antonio: Shocking Gray, 1995. Two Gay Fashion catalogues, 32p. each including covers, 5.75x10.75 inches each, color photos illustrating fashions, jewelry, sex toys and books, remains of tape closures on edges of covers, mailing labels on rear else good in stapled glossy pictorial wraps. Advertising catalogue from the Texas Gay Male Boutique.
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£11.19
image of Bijoux Murat. Recompenses aux Expositions: Paris 1878, Paris 1889 [&c &c &c]

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Paris: Maison Murat, 1925. 60p. plus firm's add-ons; the profuse illustrations are printed in sepia on cream tint-blocks with a terminal section showing certain paraphernalia (cigaret cases, cigar scissors, pocket knives, sewing kits) in blue on the same tint. Softbound, a 9.5x12.5 inch oblong folder fastened with a decorative cord (intact and presentable), cover titling embossed gilt, rubricated titlepage,… Read more
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£33.57
image of Book of Gems. Ladies and Gents' Gold Watches, Chains, Charms and Lockets in Great Variety. All Goods Guaranteed to be as Represented. At the sign of the BIG WATCH, Main Street near Pennsylvania railroad Depot. Fine repairing a specialty

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Uniontown PA: printed by The Aldine Press N.Y. for Wm. Hunt, 1910. Unpaginated, about eight pages plus color-litho covers, sewn pamphlet in 4.5 inch square wraps, a fine copy. Texts principally concern gemstones, how formed in nature, what humans like to do with them.
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£11.19
image of El tesoro de Arrabalde y su entorno histórico, [catálogo de la exposición en la Caja de Ahorros Provincial de Zamora del 7 al 26 de mayo de 1982]

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Zamora: Museo Provincial, 1982. Paperback. [44p.], wraps, very good condition, color & black and white illustrations, 6.5x9.25 inches.
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£11.19
image of Constitution... As revised at the Eleventh General Convention of the International Jewelry Workers Union, Atlantic City, NJ, May 12-16, 1947

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n.p.: the Union, 1947. 71p., staplebound booklet, rear cover creased, one page has torn corner (not affecting text).
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image of How Easily You Can Wear and Own a Diamond by the Loftis System

How Easily You Can Wear and Own a Diamond by the Loftis System

by Loftis, S.T.A., compiler

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1905
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£11.19

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Pittsburgh PA: Loftis Bros. & Co, 1905. Pamphlet. 32p., presswork in blue and tan inks, softbound, a 6.5x4.5 inch stapled pamphlet in decorated wraps (printed in blue and gilt on grey stock, gems gilt to emphasize the sought-for gelt), staples rusted with a touch of migration, covers mildly faded with mild edgewear, a good to very good copy. The… Read more
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image of East of the Atlantic, West of the Congo. Art from Equatorial Africa; The Dwight and Blossom Strong Collection

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San Francisco: The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; distributed by University of Washington Press, 1995. Paperback. 62p., color and b&w exhibit photography, captioned, with plenty of text. Softbound in 11x8.5 inch photodecorated wraps; faintest edgewear to wrapper, inside find only a dealer's ghostly pencilling on title page (on nearly-unerasable paperstock), sound and otherwise unmarked, a very good copy.… Read more
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£12.68
image of Dennis G. Crow Ltd., A Catalogue of Chinese Snuff Bottles, Antique and Estate Jewellery - Los Angeles - London -

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Los Angeles: Dennis G. Crow Ltd, 1993. Paperback. Unpaginated, Hong Kong presswork on very high-gloss paperstock, color photography throughout; shown are ninety snuff bottles including two from the 16thC (of stone) and then seventy pieces of jewelry (all shown in color). Handsome production with translucent tissue guard over titlepage, cover titling gilt with a photo laid down in gilt… Read more
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image of Catalogue of the Tibetan collection and Other Lamaist Material in the Newark Museum. Volume IV: Textiles - Rugs - Needlework - Costumes - Jewelry

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Newark: the museum, 1975. Reprinted from 1961 issue: vi, 106p., includes about thirty pages of exhibit photography in b&w (not sharply re-reproduced). Presswork on glazed alkaline paper. One of a group of five, series format, each in 9.5x7.5 inch textured matte wraps, this one is blue. Condition: front cover is split at the joint where it meets the spine,… Read more
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£14.92
image of Bonhams & Butterfields, Golf Clubs and Golf Memorabilia, featuring the Larry Boone Collection; Friday May 5, 2006 at 5pm, Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline, Massachusetts

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San Francisco: Bonhams & Butterfield, 2006. Paperback. 57p., featuring items no.400-916, exhibit photos entirely in color, 10.5x8 inch glossy catalogue wraps. A very good, undamaged and unmarked copy.
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image of To All Beta Sigma Phis-- Greetings: [caption title; with membership card laid in]

To All Beta Sigma Phis-- Greetings: [caption title; with membership card laid in]

by Ryan, Jack, director of crested valuables; Beta Sigma Phi, sorority

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1941
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£18.65

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Kansas City, MO: the sorority, 1941. Pamphlet. Unpaginated, about 20p., multiple b&w illustrations on each page, most shrunk to fit the small pamphlet format: 6x4.5 inch stapled blue wraps embossed with indecipherable lettering and device. Staples are rusted with a little migration, front cover has a light vertical crease, otherwise clean and sound. Laid in, International Membership card, unsigned,… Read more
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image of Alluvial Reflections Devastating Power of Diamonds

Alluvial Reflections Devastating Power of Diamonds

by Ruwe, Field C.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2004
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£14.92

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Baltimore: PublishAmerica, 2004. Paperback. 292p. Very good in wraps. Illegal diamond trade. CIA agent Tucker Zulu who was "born in the nation of Tango," is friendly enemys with several KGB. Ruwe assembles a semi-conventional thriller here, not badly, and there are probably (given Ruwe's background) some pay-offs for the thoughtful reader. Zambian educator, historian, author, and media practitioner currently… Read more
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image of Knights of Labor at prices that will please you [advertising broadside]

Knights of Labor at prices that will please you [advertising broadside]

by [Knights of Labor]

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
[188-?]
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£111.89

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Chicago: B.F. Norris, Alister & Co, [188-?]. 6x13.25 inch broadside on pink paper, illustrating eleven different pins and charms manufactured by the Chicago jeweler; creased from having been folded, with light toning. Undated, but this firm appears to have dealt of K of L merchandise in the late 1880s. Targeted to the trade, with wholesale prices listed. "These are… Read more
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£111.89
image of Catalogue of the jewellery, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman, in the Departments of Antiquities, British Museum

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Oxford: University Press, for the Trustees of the British Museum, 1969. Hardcover. lxii, 400p. + 73 b&w plates at rear, 9x11.25 inches, preface, introduction, indexes, tables, illustrated with figures in-text and plates, very good photolithographic reprint of the original 1911 edition in waxed green cloth and gilt No dj.
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£93.24
image of Bactrian gold from the excavations of the Tillya-Tepe necropolis in northern Afghanistan

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Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1985. 259p., color plates on glazed stock, double-column text (with sidebars) on matte brown stock, decorated 14x10 inch boards. Corners slightly scuffed with a small ding to spine panel, faint foredge smudge, lacks the jacket, otherwise a very good copy.
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£44.75
image of An evening by the fire-place. A visit to the Estonian State Ethnography Museum

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Tallinn: Perioodika, 1981. 94p., softbound, wraps show heavy rubbing otherwise good; 6.5x8 inches, illus (some color).
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£11.19
image of The Busch jewelry stores labor injunction

The Busch jewelry stores labor injunction

by Mariano, John H.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1940
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£11.19

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Boston: The Christopher Publishing, 1940. Hardcover. 238p., very good condition in a dj with light chipping on the edges.
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£11.19