Headley, George W. and Guido Gregorietti >>
Title Headley Treasure of Bibelots and Boxes, the : Soprammobili-Gioiello Cofanetti ; Dessus De Meubles Joyaux Confrets ; Nippes Und Kastchen
Book Condition Near Fine with no dust jacket
Publisher Milano (Milan): A. Manca Editore; 1973
Inscription Signed by Author
Seller ID 19846
223 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, 223 glossy pages, 12 b/w drawings, 87 full-color plates with detailed captions. Front endpaper SIGNED by author-artist-jeweler George W. Headley. Parallel text throughout in English, Italian, French, German. ; Introduction by Guido Gregorietti. Photos by Stone & Langley, Martin Jessee, Saporetti, Kalman Papp. ; A breathtaking collection of small, finely jeweled sculptures, many of which are chalices, cigaret boxes, or other containers. The word bibelot means ornament or trinket. ; No defects to book apart from autograph. No jacket, as issued. Original slipcase present, in matching green cloth, minor rubbing only, all corners and seams intact. ; Laid in: three different brochures for Headley Museum (now Headley-Whitney Museum) of Lexington, Kentucky.