Good Condition in Fair jacket. 248 pages; illustrated. Light wear, pages yellowed; a sound binding; good shape. The jacket is chipped, scuffed and torn; discolored. Contents are The Role of the Pearl in the Shell Cult of Antiquity; Pearl as Magic, Medicine, and Royal Marvel; The Forgotten Pearls of the Americas; Pearl Status, Splendor, and Sport in the Modern Period; The Discovery of the Oyster's Secret; Cultured Pearls Today; Purchasing the Pearl for Style and Sentiment. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Standard Weight. Category: Reference; Inventory No: 136875.
over 100 b/w Illustrations. Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8 vo. Dj w/unclipped price; 248 pages; the whole story of pearls, from their role in the shell cult of antiquity and the early pearl fisheries of the Persian Gult to the development in Japan of the cultured pearl of today...More than 100 illustrations taken from old engravings of pearl fisheries, photographs of museum paintings, pearl antiques, cultured pearl production techniques, and exquisite jewelers' offerings: necklaces, bracelets, ear-rings, hairpieces and others.
Good. SOLID CLOTH BOUND HB BY CROWN PUBL. PAGES ARE LIKE NEW. EXCELLENT COVER IS UNBLEMISHEDW/SUN FADING. A FEW SMALL STAIN SPOTS ON TITLE PAGE AND TOP PAGES EDGE. NICE COPY. OUR GUARANTEED BOOKS ARE CAREFULY CLEANED AND WRAPPED. WE SHIP DAILY WITH TRACKING.
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