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The Magic of Jewels and Charms.

By: KUNZ, George Frederick

Price: $325.00

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, : 1915

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: k200120c

Condition: Near fine

1st ed., 8vo, Blue cloth with white titles and gilt Zodiac design to the front board. . 422pp. Color frontispiece with tissue guard. 8 color plates, including frontis. 82 b/w illustrations in doubletone & line. Teg. Cover Design by Edward Stratton Holloway (1859-1939) with his monogram "H" on front cover. An illustrated study of the myths and lore that interconnects jewels, gems, stones, superstitions and astrological lore. Also, the religious, magical and talismanic use of various stones, the creation of amulets, healing stones, and a chapter devoted to meteorites and celestial stones. Very... View more info

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The Complete Ladies' Guide to Crochet, Fancy Knitting, and Needlework

By: Stephens, Mrs. Ann Sophia

Price: $185.00

Publisher: NY: Garrett & Co: 1854

Seller ID: k190118e

NY: Garrett & Co., 1854. Oblong 12mo, decorative royal blue blind-stamped cloth, gilt-stamped title on upper cover and spine, blind-stamped title on lower cover. 117 pp., [2 ads], 6 fold-out color plates including frontis., b&w illus. Instructions for Anti-Macassars, Lace, knitted baskets, collars, edgings, etc. The 6 fold-out plates measure 8" x 18. CONDITION: Covers good; light wear to edges and extremities; raised elements and lettering still bright. End papers toned, some damp staining extended through ffep but not affecting the plates. Text block is very good. Clean, tight but with occa... View more info