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Collecting gems and decorative stones

Kenneth Blakemore

Collecting gems and decorative stones

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Published by Foyle in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gems -- Collectors and collecting.,
  • Precious stones -- Collection and preservation.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title: Collecting gems and ornamental stones.

    Other titlesCollecting gems and ornamental stones.
    Statementby Kenneth Blakemore and Gordon Andrews.
    SeriesFoyles handbooks
    ContributionsAndrews, Gordon, 1914- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK5530 .B55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p.
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5581126M
    LC Control Number67095932

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