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Ringe: Die Koch Sammlung; Rings: The Alice and Louis Koch Collection, Chadour, Anna Beatriz

Author Name    Chadour, Anna Beatriz

Title   Ringe: Die Koch Sammlung; Rings: The Alice and Louis Koch Collection

Binding   Buckram

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Fine

Edition   First British Edition

Size   Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Publisher   Leeds, England W. S. Maney and Son 1994

ISBN Number    0901286451 / 9780901286451

Seller ID   006552

Dies ist eine zweisprachige Buchausgabe. Der Text ist in deutscher und auch in englischer Sprache. This is a bilingual edition. The text is in German and also in English. Complete in two volumes, including dust jackets and slipcase. This is an unnumbered copy from an unstated limited edition probably not exceeding 1,000 copies. Printed and presumed bound in England. Black buckram hardboard bindings, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spines. Unbumped spine heads and tails, with sharp corners, except that the upper front corner of Vol. II has a trivial bump. 13.5 x 10 inches. Each volume with a blue silk satin page marker ribbin. With xxxix and 320 and [xl to] xlix and 323-664 numbered pages. The volumes with thousands of color plates, and displaying at least two views of each of the 1980 finger rings in the collection. All plates on glossy, heavy coated stock. The catalogue is arranged chronologically. The first seven pages of volume I, counting from the first free end paper, with a very small 1 inch crease at the lower corner. Else immaculate volumes, and very tight, with little hint of shelf life. The dust jacket spines, for instance, are not sunned. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. Lovely pictorial DJs, unclipped and virtually unrubbed. In the original plain slipcase of black buckram-covered cardboard. Near Fine volumes in Fine DJs in a Near Fine slipcase. A very heavy set, weighing in excess of 12 pounds. The Alice and Louis Koch collection, largely compiled before 1904, comprises almost 2000 finger rings. The ring collection has been compared to that of the British Museum in scope and significance.

Rings, Finger Rings

Price = 500.00 USD

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