Skip to main content

More right-solid
More right-solid
More right-solid
More right-solid
SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid
eye
Title
Date Favorited
Creator
Allen County Public Library
by Lower, Mark Antony, 1813-1876
texts
eye 2,093
favorite 5
comment 0
Added t.-p. illuminated
Topics: Heraldry, genealogy
American Libraries
by Charles Boutell , Arthur Charles Fox -Davies, R. B. Utting
texts
eye 570
favorite 4
comment 0
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=fr1HAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The Library of Congress
by Younghusband, George John, Sir, 1859- [from old catalog]
texts
eye 286
favorite 3
comment 0
Topic: Crown jewels
Allen County Public Library
by Bapst, Germain, 1853-1921
texts
eye 3,141
favorite 2
comment 0
16
Topics: Jewelry, Crown jewels, genealogy
Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
by Herbert Booker
image
eye 76
favorite 1
comment 0
The Crown Jewels of England in 1919.
Topics: Crown, Crown Jewels, England, English, Great Britain, King George V, King George VI
JSTOR Early Journal Content, Art & Life
by Kunz, George Frederick
texts
eye 566
favorite 1
comment 0
"The Crown Jewels of Russia" is an article from Art & Life, Volume 10 . View more articles from Art & Life . View this article on JSTOR . View this article's JSTOR metadata . You may also retrieve all of this items metadata in JSON at the following URL: https://archive.org/metadata/jstor-20543016
Source: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/20543016
European Libraries
by Schweizerische Heraldische Gesellschaft
texts
eye 1,109
favorite 1
comment 0
Text in several languages
Topics: bub_upload, Heraldry
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=tBYYAAAAYAAJ&hl=&source=gbs_api
Getty Research Institute
by D'Aquino, Domenico; Brianville, Claude Oronce Finé de, d. 1675. Jeu d'armoiries de l'Europe; Bulifon, Antonio, 1649-approximately 1707
texts
eye 115
favorite 1
comment 0
Binding: later vellum. Author & title written at head of spine
Topic: Heraldry
Folkscanomy Religion: Books on Faith, Spirituality and Worship
by Woodward, John, 1837-1898
texts
eye 783
favorite 3
comment 0
SYNOPSIS. PART I. CHAPTER I. Military Origin of Armorial Bearings — Their adoption for Secular Purposes — Seals, authentic and forged — Personal Effigies on Ecclesiastical Seals — Seals of Benedictine and Cistercian Abbots — Personal Arms introduced — The various kinds of Seals — Ancient gems — Arms of Sees and Abbeys, how composed — The Crosier, or Pastoral Staff — Ecclesiastical Foundations of the Kings of France — Arms of Italian Sees — Arms assumed — Preuves de...
Topics: Church vestments, Heraldry, Sacred
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Trollope, Thomas Adolphus, 1810-1892
texts
eye 2,108
favorite 2
comment 0
26
Topic: Catherine de Médicis, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of France, 1519-1589
California Digital Library
by Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850; Wormeley, Katharine Prescott
texts
eye 1,230
favorite 1
comment 0
Topic: Catherine de Médicis, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of France, 1519-1589
California Digital Library
by Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850
texts
eye 1,399
favorite 2
comment 0
About Catherine de Medici.--The exiles.--The message
Topic: Catherine de Médicis, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of France, 1519-1589
Project Gutenberg
by Balzac, Honor? de, 1799-1850
texts
eye 1,851
favorite 1
comment 0
Book from Project Gutenberg: Catherine De Medici Library of Congress Classification: PQ
Emblem Collection of the University of Illinois
by Ruscelli, Girolamo, d. ca. 1565; Rampazetto, Francesco, fl. 1540-1576, printer
texts
eye 2,746
favorite 4
comment 0
Engraved title-page
Topics: Heraldry, Devices (Heraldry), Emblems, Emblems, Italian
Getty Research Institute
by Gigli, Girolamo, 1660-1722
texts
eye 1,101
favorite 7
comment 0
"Da Girolamo Gigli compilato"--Leaf II
Topics: Heraldry, Nobility, Devices (Heraldry)
Getty Research Institute
by Sansovino, Francesco, 1521-1586; Combi, Sebastiano, fl. 1652-1655; La Nou, Giovanni Battista, 17th cent
texts
eye 675
favorite 1
comment 0
Woodcut device on t.p. (Minerva). Head- and tail-pieces, initials
Topic: Nobility
Getty Research Institute
by Crescenzi Romani, Giovanni Pietro de', d. 1650; Coriolano, Giovanni Battista, -1649
texts
eye 784
favorite 1
comment 0
Errata: final leaf recto in v. 1
Topic: Nobility
Getty Research Institute
by Ammirato, Scipione, 1531-1601; Ammirato, Scipione, 1582?-1646; Vito, Domenico fl. 1576-1590; Alfiano, Epifanio d', fl. 1591-1607
texts
eye 3,785
favorite 2
comment 0
Pages numbered incorrectly: p. 78 blank, p. 79 numbered 78, p. 80-82 blank, pagination continues with p. 80 (i.e. p. 83), p. 174 numbered 176
Topic: Nobility
Boston Public Library
by Crollalanza, G. B. di (Giovanni Battista di), 1819-1892
texts
eye 30,031
favorite 7
comment 0
Reprint of 1886-1890 ed
Topics: Heraldry, Nobility
American Libraries
by Kneschke, Ernst Heinrich, 1798-1869
texts
eye 14,394
favorite 2
comment 0
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Nobility, Heraldry
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=084EAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
T.p. in red and black
Topics: Heraldry, Nobility
Getty Research Institute
texts
eye 436
favorite 2
comment 0
Library's copy has embossed stamp of J.A. Gomes at foot of each page
Topics: Heraldry, Nobility
Signatures: A⁴(-A1) [par.]-3[par.]⁶ 4[par.]⁴ chi⁴ B-C⁶ D⁸ E⁶,²chi² F-H⁶ I⁸ K-Y⁶ Z¹⁰
Topics: Heraldry, Nobility, Nobility
Getty Research Institute
by Guillim, John, 1565-1621; Blooteling, Abraham, 1640-1690; Davis, Edward, 1640-ca. 1684; White, Robert, 1645-1703; Van Dyck, Anthony, 1599-1641; Blome, Richard, -1705; Roycroft, Samuel; Tyton, Francis; Logan, John, 17th cent. Analogia honorum
texts
eye 917
favorite 5
comment 0
This "5th" edition was preceded by a 6th in 1666. See Wing
Topics: Heraldry, Heraldry, Nobility
American Libraries
by W., F. S
texts
eye 605
favorite 2
comment 0
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Heraldry
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=HIEPAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Public Library of India
by John E.cussans
texts
eye 270
favorite 1
comment 0
Book Source: Digital Library of India Item 2015.216323 dc.contributor.author: John E.cussans dc.date.accessioned: 2015-07-09T19:43:09Z dc.date.available: 2015-07-09T19:43:09Z dc.date.digitalpublicationdate: 2005-03-09 dc.date.citation: 1869 dc.identifier.barcode: 2990150057464 dc.identifier.origpath: /data_copy/upload/0057/469 dc.identifier.copyno: 1 dc.identifier.uri: http://www.new.dli.ernet.in/handle/2015/216323 dc.description.scannerno: 50010 dc.description.scanningcentre: Salar Jung Museum...
Topic: Salar
Public Library of India
by Charles Fox Davies
texts
eye 283
favorite 1
comment 0
Book Source: Digital Library of India Item 2015.222126 dc.contributor.author: Charles Fox Davies dc.date.accessioned: 2015-07-09T22:35:00Z dc.date.available: 2015-07-09T22:35:00Z dc.date.digitalpublicationdate: 2005-03-10 dc.date.citation: 1925 dc.identifier.barcode: 2990150063319 dc.identifier.origpath: /data_copy/upload/0063/324 dc.identifier.copyno: 1 dc.identifier.uri: http://www.new.dli.ernet.in/handle/2015/222126 dc.description.scannerno: 50014 dc.description.scanningcentre: Salar Jung...
Topic: Salar
GIA
by Ahsanullah, Khwaja, Nawab, (1846-1901).
texts
eye 494
favorite 4
comment 0
"A very handsome catalog of 14 jewels and jeweled objects... The plates are intensely colored lithographs which were used in Hendley's Indian jewellery, 1906-1909, specifically pl 113... A very rare work, apparently issued only to friends or honored guests of Nawab."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 1529. "This album illustrates a few pieces of Oriental jewellery from the Dacca Collection, some of which are quite unique, while others are of historical interest. It has been...
Topics: Jewelry--Private collections--India, Diamonds, Notable, Darya-i Nur (Diamond)
739 lots. Illustrated edition, price one guinea--front cover. Introduction is abridged from the catalogue and introduction by M. H. Nevil Story-Maskelyne. David Bromilow was the owner of colleries in the north-west of England. After he died, Bromilow's daughter, Mrs. Jary, put the collection up for auction where the pieces were sold individually. See Christie, Manson & Woods London catalogues of 1875 (6th Duke of Marlborough sells to David Bromilow); 1899 (Bromilow's daughter disperses...
Topics: Marlborough, George Spencer, 4th Duke of, 1739-1817, Marlborough, George Spencer Churchill, 6th...
GIA
by Younghusband, G. J. (George John), 1859-1944
texts
eye 539
favorite 4
comment 0
Edition de-Luxe Partial contents: The coronation -- The regalia -- The royal crowns -- The royal sceptres -- The royal orbs -- The lesser regalia -- The king's plate -- The greater gems in the jewel house -- The Throne of England -- The regal vestments.
Topic: Crown jewels--Great Britain
GIA
by Dawson, Edith B.
texts
eye 293
favorite 6
comment 1
With thirty-three illustrations. Partial contents: Cloisonné enamels.-​-​Champlevé enamels.-​-​Painted enamels.-​-​Oriental enamels.--Irish enamels.-​-​Modern enamels.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Enamel and enameling
Bound with: The Green vaults Dresden, ed. by Prof. [Ludwig Gruner]. London, 1876: text only, no chromolithography. "Handsomely illustrated catalog of the famous sale of selected crown jewels conducted in Paris in 1887, with proceeds going to the treasury of the Republic of France. There are brief descriptions of the items, with weights of important gems, with many illustrated on the plates. Historically important. Very rare."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 1506.
Topic: Crown jewels--France
GIA
by Enault, Louis, 1824-1900.
texts
eye 366
favorite 2
comment 0
"publié avec le concours pour la partie technique de M. Émile Vanderheym." "French Crown Jewels catalog published just before their sale in the same year and which were exhibited in the Salle Des Etats, Tuileries, Paris."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 1895. "The preface [...] contains remarks on the stones of the High Priest's breastplate and on natal stones. The text is a popular description of the principal gemstones represented in the treasure as diamond, to...
Topics: Diamonds, Crown jewels--France
GIA
by Chappuzeau, Samuel, 1625-1701
texts
eye 299
favorite 1
comment 0
"The text is in two parts, the first, of six chapters, describes gemstones beginning with diamond, then those of color, pearls, coral, amber yellow stones, the metals, ambergris, bezoar, indigo and other 'rich productions' of the East and West Indies, and including salts. The second part describes the places which are referred to in the first part, from Abyssinia to Visapur ... Chappuzeau provides information on places in India where diamonds are found, how they are mined, and prices...
Topics: Gems--Early works to 1800, Jewelry trade, Precious stones--Early works to 1800, Pearls--Prices,...
"Notable for many fine pearl pieces."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 1186. Dates of sale: 26 Mai au 4 Juin 1904. Introduction is written by Frédéric Masson.
Topics: Bonaparte, Mathilde-Lititia-Wilhelmine, 1820-1904. princesse, Pearls--Private collections,...
GIA
texts
eye 1,470
favorite 6
comment 0
Includes bibliographic references and indexes. "Discusses belief in the virtues of gemstones and jewels from ancient periods into the 17th and 18th centuries, with emphasis on its manifestations in England. [...] Gems and precious stones are mentioned throughout, and specific virtues as have been assigned to them. Scarce."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 1965.
Topics: Gems (in religion, folk-lore, etc.), Jewelry--History
Volume 1 of 2. From King's 'Antique gems and rings', v. 1, p. 467: "[W]ritten as an explanatory catlogue of the 15800 pastes made by Tassie from gems of all classes and periods. A most serviceable commentary, illustrated with short dissertations upon the history of the different series, and the myths of the more interesting designs, interspersed with curious remarks upon the artists and collectors, making the work still an invaluable companion and guide to the study."--Gemology by J....
Topics: Gems--Catalogs--Early works to 1800, Art objects--Catalogs
GIA
by Oates, Frederick Arthur Harman, d. 1928
texts
eye 360
favorite 4
comment 0
"Thirty-six copies only of "Finger Rings" have been privately printed. This copy is No. 3." -- t.p. verso. Autographed by F.A. Harman Oates. Includes 5 plates of illustrations. Entry for ring "believed to have been the property of Joan of Arc." p. 5.
Topic: Rings--Collectors and collecting
GIA
by Holbein, Hans
texts
eye 1,065
favorite 13
comment 0
Twenty photographs from the original drawings in The British Museum. "Issued essentially as a pattern book to be used in 'schools of art and amateurs'".--lot description.
Topics: Art nouveau, Jewelry--Europe--Design--History--19th century, Jewelry--Europe--Design--History--20th...
GIA
texts
eye 575
favorite 17
comment 1
"36 plates in a series." "A curious volume that appears to be pre-publication proof or perhaps a catalog of designs. In any case, a lovely and comprehensive array of works from a very desirable period of jewelry design".--lot description.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Jewelry--20th century--France, Jewelry--Design
GIA
by Agostini, Leonardo, 1593-ca. 1670
texts
eye 408
favorite 4
comment 0
2nd impressione.
Topics: Gems, Ancient--Early works to 1800, Portraits on gems--Early works to 1800
European Libraries
texts
eye 214
favorite 2
comment 0
Topic: bub_upload
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=HfTnrRkumcgC&hl=&source=gbs_api
"A sumptuous work describing and depicting upon the excellent engraved plates a large variety of ancient Roman objects, among them engraved gems...and including two which show vases of agate descorated [sic] with cameo cutting..."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 1194.
Topics: Classical antiquities--Early works to 1800, Art, Greco-Roman--Early works to 1800, Art objects,...
GIA
texts
eye 615
favorite 4
comment 0
Describes the contents of the tomb of Childeric I, the Merovingian king of the Franks. Items described include: ornaments, arms, jewels, engraved gems, coins, etc. "Depicted are gold jewelry, some set with gemstones, a full page engraving of gold rings set with engraved gems, and another of engraved scaraboid gems...A rare work."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 1284.
Topics: Childeric I, King of the Franks, d. 481, Decorative arts, Frankish--Belgium--Tournai,...
GIA
by Guidus, Joannes, the elder
texts
eye 571
favorite 2
comment 0
"'...Guidi was a jurisconsult and the volume is chiefly concerned with legal questions involving alchemists, gems, and so forth.' [Thorndike, History of Magic, 7, 252]"--Gemology, by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 2608. Partial contents: Liber I. De metallarus; De artificius metallorum; De alchimistis.--Lib. II. De metallis; De auro, & argento; De gemmis; De ferro, & armis; De salinis.--Lib. III. De moneta; De thesauris; De rebus aureis, & argenteis; De ornamentis; De vistibus...
Topics: Alchemy--Italy--History, Mineralogy--Early works to 1800, Gems--Early works to 1800, Precious...
"[B]y far the most thorough and complete up to date [work], easily surpasses Bacci, Marbod, and Leonardus in quantity and quality of information; it is further distinguished by its intimate knowledge of the art of the lapidary and must therefore be regarded as the first treatise to offer more than the briefest of views of gem cutting."-​-​Gemology, by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 778.
Topics: Gem cutting--Early works to 1800, Gems--Early works to 1800, Precious stones--Early works to 1800,...
GIA
texts
eye 1,186
favorite 4
comment 0
"This edition, printed on hand-made paper, consists of 150 copies, and is for private circulation only. This copy is no. 133." "The whole of the Plates in this book have been engraved by Hallett Hyatt, of 111 Oxford Street, London. All the photographs have been taken by him, and the whole of the hand-coloured facsimiles were painted under his surpevision. The book has been printed at the Chiswick Press. The Index has been prepared by Miss Lillian Mackie."--p. [vi] Partial...
Topics: Morgan, John Pierpont, 1837-1913, Gems, Jewelry, Art objects--Private collections
GIA
by Fersman, A. E. (Aleksandr Evgenevich), 1883-1945.
texts
eye 6,426
favorite 13
comment 0
"Russia's Diamond Treasure is composed of the best portion of the State-Jewels and Regalia, formerly the property of the tsars."--Pt. 1, p. 12 "Official examination [of the Treasure] took place in March-April [1922] ... Description of the whole collection is the personal contribution of the mineralogist A.E. Fersman assisted by S.N. Troinitzky...an​d A.N. Benois... "--Pt. 1, p.12-13. "Experts especially appointed ... expert-​jewellers: A. Fabergé, A. Kolter, B....
Topics: Crown jewels--Russia--Catalogs, Gems--Russia--Catalogs