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Rubies and Roses

Feasey, Peggy

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ISBN 10: 0804805075 / ISBN 13: 9780804805070
Published by Tuttle Publishing: Rutland ,VT and Tokyo, Japan, 1970
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover, red silk covers with white rose ornament, white and gold letters to spine, frontis, illustrated 48 plates including 45 in color, 128pp, appendix, bibliography, glossary, index. First printing. (Sinkankas 2000). Gems and flowers are perceived in unusual and poetic relationships and beautifully realized in the 48 plates of which 45 are in color. Form, color, texture of the stones inspire designs as expressed with flowers, leaves and plants. In many instances, the gem is placed in or near the floral composition - for example, plate #31, the moonstone composition that includes 3 polished moonstones looking like drops of dew emanating from the single flower. There are brief descriptions of 27 gemstones and some gem tales and lore. Arrangements and compositions shown on plates are all described. Fine book in Near Fine dust jacket.Inventory 8Book number 1035. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-15103451834

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Title: Rubies and Roses

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: Rutland ,VT and Tokyo, Japan

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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