Near Fine. No Jacket. Folio-over 12"-15" tall. 224pp.; HB red w/gilt; slight rub w/sml. dampstain, foredge&endpapers, otherwise clean, tight pgs. The collection and the 1987 sale. Recounts the history of the jewels. color & b/w photos throughout.
Neat name on half title page of one, Stephen Nood, including a few inked prices in his hand, otherwise very good+ in very good+ dust jacket, with very slight wear at edges. 4to. pp 187. Original publisher's dark green cloth, lettered gilt on spine and on front cover. The sale catalogue of the Duchess's jewels, held on 2nd and 3rd April, 1987. A handsome hardback book, lavishly illustrated (many in colour) with the entire contents of the sale and with many photographs of the Duchess wearing jewels featured in the auction. Estimates given in Swiss francs.
VG in VG jacket. 315mm x 243mm 223pp., 320 illus., 214 in colour. A little shelf wear to wrapper, head and tail of spine slightly bumped o/w a lovely copy. NB Heavy book, may require additional postage for overseas.
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