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Gemstones (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Re-issue (PB, round corners))

By Hall, Cally

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This is a new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to gemstones you will find. From Amber to Rubellite, discover over 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, organic gemstones and precious metals. 800 incredible photos, precise annotations and detailed descriptions, i...ncluding everything from gemstone shapes to their composition, will help you to identify different stones quickly and easily. This title covers everything from what a gemstone is and where they occur to the natural properties they have and how they have been fashioned and imitated through the ages. It is perfect for gemstone lovers - a comprehensive guide for collectors.
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ISBN 9781405357975
Released NZ 27 Sep 2010
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Re-issue (PB, round corners)
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Series DK Handbooks
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ISBN-13 9781405357975
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Imprint DK
Released 27 Sep 2010
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Re-issue (PB, round corners)
Edition Re-issue (PB, round corners)
Author(s) By Hall, Cally
Series DK Handbooks
Category Reference Works
Rocks, Minerals & Fossils
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 142mm
Height: 208mm
Spine: 10mm
Dewey Code 553.8
Weight 284g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
Library of Congress Gems, Precious stones
NBS Text Natural History: General
ONIX Text General/trade