Seller: rare_arts (364) 100%, Location: AHMEDABAD, GUJARAT, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 232134989058 Be sure to add me to your favorites list! Check out my other items! Rarts have a huge collection of vintage items!! Check out our "other items" for more awesome, rare & vintage collection! 170916The Romance of the Jewel The Romance of the Jewel,;Author- STOPFORD francisForward note- Mappin & Webb, Ltd.Publisher - Private Circulation -Printed in the Country of London.Age Marks- MXMXX ? (1920) A RARE & HIGH VALUED BOOKS; Part of Royal Collection trust- RCIN 1195852Sold by christie's Auction in 2007 - Price Realised $ 1538 (Guide from nets)Sold by Auction house- saleroom Inside the book;96 pages with colour plate illustrations.Gilt lettering and pictorial boards.Size- 21.0 cm x 28 cm x 3 cmWeight- 860 grams Imprint from Foreword notes; Reads.......Mr.M.H.Clifford Smith of the Victoria & Albert Museuma well known author of "Jewellery"....has made a careful revision...helped and advice..Provide illustrations.Contents;1. The Art of the Jewellery2. The Diamonds3. Diamonds, Legendary and Historical4.The Pearl5. The Ruby6. Emerald7. Sapphire8. Amethyst-Topaz- Turquoise9. Opal- Moonstone-Cat's eye-Peridot10. On rings ( Great Informations, Understandings and sharings about Jewel as whole) Condition, Original decorated cloth-backed vellum gilt (extremities rubbed, some light staining). Part of Board ,Spine portion is damaged missing still good binding strength. Few pages has lost grip from binding. All pages are intake,No kind of remarkable imperfection accept mild dirt & ageing look, very good clarity .Butter Safty paper(thin & fragile) cover on illustrated image are there subject to minor crake / torn & damage. Overall fair to good condition under technical terminology but in view of a Collection part, subject of Paper ephemera ,Aged item,I must say a item in Good Condition.Condition is subjective matter to apprise the value, so please be your own master to grade it.Made visible uploaded photo's ,please refer. Condition: 1920,Illustrated rare book,on the subject of Jewelry,Aged, used. All details as per description and uploaded photo's.