Two Jewelry Books
Lot 1
Two Jewelry Books
Sold for US$ 10,625 inc. premium
Auction Details
Fine Jewellery New York
19 Apr 2012 13:00 EDT

Auction 19977
Two Jewelry Books
Lot Details
Two Jewelry Books
1. George Frederick Kunz & Charles Hugh Stevenson. The Book of the Pearl, The History, Art, Science, and Industry of the Queen of Gems and Precious Stones. New York: The Century Co., 1908. Color Plates. Original Cloth.
2. Dr. Max Bauer. Precious Stones. London: Griffin, 1904. Plates, some color. Maroon Morocco gilt.

Footnotes

  • 1. First title from the library of American film director and producer Cecil B. DeMille [1881-1959], with his bookplate and ownership inscription.

    2. Second title gilt lettered on upper cover "TO PAUL FLATO FROM WILLIAM BROOKINGS SEWELL." [Paul Flato, American Jeweler, 1900-1999]
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