A volume of immense beauty featuring Salvador Dali's luxurious and surreal jewels. Working with precious stones and metals, Dali began creating jewels and jewelled objects in the 1940s. The Cheatham Foundation acquired Dali's major collection of jewels in 1958, which were executed by Alemany & Company of New York. This book comprises of 36 tipped in photographs of this body of work with brief descriptions. A hard backed book in a presentation slipcase with an image of "the eye of time" on the front.
Foreword by A. Hyatt Mayor, Comments and Captions by the Artist, edited by Lida Livingston. Published by The New York Graphic Society, 1959.