Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of their Place in Art

Philadelphia: Maxwell Sommerville, 1889.

Price: $400.00

Hardcover. Thick quarto. 783pp. Illustrated with 100 original drawings by the author and with over 500 facsimiles of gems. Red cloth gilt. Owner's name, front hinge tender, modest wear at spine ends, very good. Treatise with reminiscences of travels in the pursuit and acquisition of engraved gems and a descriptive list of the author's cabinet of gems.

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Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of their Place in Art. Maxwell SOMMERVILLE.