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The Headley Treasure of Bibelots and Boxes

Headley, George

Published by NY: October House, (cr1965), 1965
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Twelfth Street Booksellers (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

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Hardcover 4to, rust colored cloth, housed in slip cover. Foreward and Notes by Headley, Introduction by Marvin C. Ross. A beautifully designed and executed book with tipped in frontis of George Headley by artist Siegfried Reinhardt, 1958. The ensuing 32 tipped-in color plates are of imaginative works of beautiful jeweled bibelots and boxes designed by Headley, often using rare objects found in his extensive travels or from his and his wife’s personal collections. The notes and black/white sketches section describes the genesis of fourteen of the items in great detail. Signed: Compliments of Mr & Mrs. George Headley". Housed in slipcover case with illustration attached to front. Worn corners, light shelf wear to very good+ slip cover housing Fine book. Bookseller Inventory # 63

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Title: The Headley Treasure of Bibelots and Boxes

Publisher: NY: October House, (cr1965)

Publication Date: 1965

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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We are a mail order business dealing in Used, Out-of-Print & Rare books(some in print books as well),with a specialty of books on jewelry, gems and gemology, and have been in business since 1985. Our titles consist of period jewelry, jewelry designers, jewelry collections, gems, gem and jewelry appraising, antique jewelry, rings, necklaces, earings, engraved gems, gem mining, diamonds,opals,emeralds, ruby and sapphire,jade, amber, pearls, pearl diving gem hunting adventures diamond mining, history of jewelry, crown jewels,Lalique, Cartier, Buccellati, Falize,Chanel, William Spratling, Faberge, Bulgari, and much more. We sell to gemologists, collectors,jewelry historians,jewelry appraisers,jewelry and gem dealers,jewelry designers, libraries, institutions, museums, auction houses, and lovers of fine art and jewelry books. We are listed in the Rare Book Room Directory of ABE, and were featured in ABE's Bookseller Spotlight, November 2004. We also feature bibliographies, catalogues, and reference books, poetry, literature, books about books, and a general selection of used, out of print and rare books.

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