Acceptable. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact (However the dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes--in pen or highlighter--but the notes cannot obscure the text. Book may be a price cutter or have a remainder mark.
Good + in Good + jacket. Folio-over 12"-15" tall. 166pp. incl. index; HB turquoise w/silver; rubbed w/water dmge. &dampstain; bowed; bookplate, ft. pastedwn.; some ripple, but clean, tight pgs. DJ blk. w/silver; rubbed w/dampstain; folds, chips&tears; corner-cut. Hundreds of full color and b/w photos.
Very Good in very good jacket. Folio-over 12-15" tall. ix, 166 pp. turquoise cloth with embossed decoration on the front board and silver lettering on the spine; and a near fine dust jacket. illus. "A comprehensive look at Southwest Indian jewelry from its prehistoric roots to its prominent place in today's world of high fashion and anti-inflation investment. With a rich and authoritative text featuring 35 mini-chapters by a wide range of Indian jewelry experts and the brilliant lenswork of outstanding Southwest photographers " from DJ flap.
Fine in Very Good jacket. Book. 9.25" x 12.25" Fine first edition, very good jacket in mylar cover. Price-clipped. "Throughout, hundreds of full color and black and white photographs give an often life-size look at the marriage of form, color, and skill in specific examples. These illustrations depict what the best looks like by every major artist, in every style and stone and type of article, including sandcasting, channelwork, inlay, "needlepoint, " beading, carving, silver, gold, turquoise, jet, mother-of-pearl, fossil ivory...This mater volume is in itself a collector's item."
This is an excellent reference book for someone who collects Southwestern Native jewelry or just wants to learn more about. It would also very useful for any store owner who carries the Southwestern jewelry. I am proud to add this book to my home reference library.
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