col frontis, 54 plates, text figs, Roy. 8vo, orig. cloth, gt, rubbing to extremities, small split to front joint, spine slightly faded. Scattered light foxing. Vg. Book-plate of Florence Milnes. First edition. The Connoisseur's Library. The Preface states that with the exception of a chapter dealing with Egyptian jewellery, the work is confined to Europe. The work falls into four main divisions; jewellery worn during classical times; jewels of the Middle Ages; jewels of the Renaissance and those of subsequent times. 
Author SMITH, H.C.
Publisher Methuen and Co: London
Condition Very good
Pages xlvii, 410,  pp.