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Author Brickell, Francesca Cartier, author.

Title The Cartiers : the untold story of the family behind the jewelry empire / Francesca Cartier Brickell.

Publication Info. New York : Ballantine Books, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  920 BRICKELL    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  BIO CARTIER FAMILY    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  739.270 BRICKWELL    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  BIO CARTIER    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Biography  B-CARTIERS BRI    Missing
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  92 CARTIER FAMILY    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  B CARTIER FAMILY    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  B CARTIER    DUE 02-08-22
 Simsbury Public Library - Biographies  BIOG CARTIER FAMILY    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Biographies  B CARTIER    Check Shelf

Edition First edition.
Description xxiv, 625 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), genealogical tables ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [549]-599) and index.
Summary "The captivating story of the family behind the Cartier empire and the three brothers who turned their grandfather's humble Parisian jewelry store into a global luxury icon - as told by a great-granddaughter with exclusive access to long-lost family archives."--Provided by publisher.
Contents Jewelry spotlights -- Cartier family tree -- Part I, The beginning (1819-1897), Father and son: Louis-François and Alfred (1819-1897) -- Part II, Divide and conquer (1898-1919), Louis (1898-1919) -- Pierre (1902-1919) -- Jacques (1906-1919) -- Part III, Never copy, only create (1920-1939), Stones, Paris: Early 1920s -- Moicartier, New York: Mid-1920s -- Precious, London: Late 1920s -- Diamonds and depression: the 1930s -- Part IV, Drifting apart (1939-1974), The world at war (1939-1944) -- Cousins in austerity (1945-1956) -- The end of an era (1957-1974).
Subject Cartier family.
Cartier (Firm) -- History.
Jewelers -- France -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9780525621614 (hardcover)
052562161X (hardcover)
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