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For thousands of years, beads have been used by many different societies and cultures in numerous ways - for personal adornment above all, but also ...Show synopsisFor thousands of years, beads have been used by many different societies and cultures in numerous ways - for personal adornment above all, but also for trade, and as talismans, status symbols or religious artefacts. This book embraces 40,000 years of bead history, examining and illustrating many examples drawn from every major culture and region of the world. It focuses on both history and design, and should be of interest to collectors, beadworkers, and designers.Hide synopsis
Description:History of Beads. Dubin. Abrams, from 30, 000 BC to the present,...History of Beads. Dubin. Abrams, from 30, 000 BC to the present, concise edition, 103 illustraitons in full color, paperback, 8 page fold out bead chart, glossary of bead terms, 136 pages.
Description:Fine copy in fine (small closed tear on rear panel) dust jacket ...Fine copy in fine (small closed tear on rear panel) dust jacket (in mylar). 4to. Photograph available on request. Illustrated in black, white and color. Large folding plate.
Description:Togashi. Fine in Near Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Blue...Togashi. Fine in Near Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Blue cloth in unclipped dust jacket. Pictorial endpapers. 364 pages, 365 illustrations, 254 in colour, including fold-our Bead Chart: A Time Line of Bead History.
Description:Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs...Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.
Description:Used-Good. Some minor shelf wear, light scratches and dirty...Used-Good. Some minor shelf wear, light scratches and dirty marks to front and back cover. Scuffs to cover edges. Book slightly curved throughout. Still good condition.
Description:Reader copy. Ex library hardback with D/J. Usual stamps...Reader copy. Ex library hardback with D/J. Usual stamps/markings. 1987 publication by Thames & Hudson with 364pp which includes 356 illustrations, 254 in colour-all intact. DJ ok little worn, page edges grubby. Textblock generally clean with some handling marks. Binding is sound but open in places. In fair overall condition & ready for immediate despatch. Heavy book-2.5kg-will ship overseas for extra postage.
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Description:First UK edition (hardback), 4to, 30cm x 23cm, 364pp, 356...First UK edition (hardback), 4to, 30cm x 23cm, 364pp, 356 illustrations, 254 in colour, original cloth binding, photographic dust wrapper. The book and the dustwrapper are in very good condition. ISBN 0500235074.
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