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The Great Book of Jewels


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Vintage; 1970s
Very Good; small tear to dust jacket
14" L x 11.5" W x 2" H

Why We Love This

The Great Book of Jewels by Ernst and Jean Heiniger. New York and Boston: Graphic Society, 1974. Hardcover with original dust jacket. Gorgeous gemstones lavishly illustrated with 206 color plates, 94 black-and-white photos. 316 pp. Minor shelf wear to jacket and boards. Interior clean and tight without marks, stains or tears. Not price-clipped. Includes table of gemstones. Chapters include: The Origin of Gemstones, Modern Jewelry, Some Famous Jewels and Their Histories and much more.
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About MCME

For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."