Jade of the Maori

By: Ruff, Elsie

Price: NZ$43.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Dust-jacket with 50mm tear at head of spine continuing as 30mm tear on rear panel. Dust-jacket has been trimmed along long edge, and is 5mm shorter in height than the book. Previous owner's name in pencil on rear panel of dust-jacket. Bookseller's ticket on front endpaper, Retail Jewellers' Services Ltd., London. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. A nice copy of this title.; [6 (first leaf blank), 89, [1 (blank)] pages + tinted frontispiece + 7 black and white plates (including 1 map). Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 216 x 139mm. Frontispiece illustration of a hei tiki. Contents: Jade and Gold - An Analogy; Nomenclature; Occurrence; The Birth of the Use of Jade; Pounamu; The Maori Lapidary; Classification and Design; In the Laboratory; Jade and the Pakeha; Bibliography. [Reference: Bagnall R1152]

Title: Jade of the Maori

Author Name: Ruff, Elsie

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Gemmological Association of Great Britain: (1950)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 21809