A descriptive catalogue of a general collection of ancient and modern engraved gems, cameos as well as intaglios : taken from the most celebrated cabinets in Europe ; and cast in coloured pastes, white enamel, and sulphur
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A descriptive catalogue of a general collection of ancient and modern engraved gems, cameos as well as intaglios : taken from the most celebrated cabinets in Europe ; and cast in coloured pastes, white enamel, and sulphur

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LONDON:
PRINTED FOR AND SOLD BY JAMES TASSIE, n". 20, LEICESTER-FIELDS; AND J. MURRAY, BOOKSELLER, N°. 32, FLEET-STREET.
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PIERRES GRAVÉES ANTIQUES ET MODERNES, TANT EN CREUX QUE CAMÉES,
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PÂTES DE COULEURS A L'IMITATION DES PIERRES, EMAUX BLANCS, ET SOUFRES,
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Published 10 January 2011
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Language English
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