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Item Description: 2013. Ebook. Book Condition: New. 836 Lang:- eng, Pages:- 836, It is the Ebook edition of the original edition published long back [1902]. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back in pdf format. These are scanned images of the original book in pdf format. You will be receiving this Pdf via download. An email will be sent shortly to your email address containing the download instructions. This is an Ebook. All sales final unless there is illegibility to text. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 9999001332406

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Item Description: British Library, Historical Print Editions, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 189 x 246 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Title: Kimberley South African and International Exhibition. Reunert s Diamond Mines of South Africa.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world s largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newspapers, sound recordings, patents, maps, stamps, prints and much more. Its collections include around 14 million books, along with substantial additional collections of manuscripts and historical items dating back as far as 300 BC.The GEOLOGY collection includes books from the British Library digitised by Microsoft. The works in this collection contain a number of maps, charts, and tables from the 16th to the 19th centuries documenting geological features of the natural world. Also contained are textbooks and early scientific studies that catalogue and chronicle the human stance toward water and land use. Readers will further enjoy early historical maps of rivers and shorelines demonstrating the artistry of journeymen, cartographers, and illustrators. ++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ British Library Reunert, Theodore; 1892. 64 p.; 8 . 7109.e.19. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781241528652

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Item Description: British Library, Historical Print Editions, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 189 x 246 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Title: Kimberley South African and International Exhibition. Reunert s Diamond Mines of South Africa.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world s largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newspapers, sound recordings, patents, maps, stamps, prints and much more. Its collections include around 14 million books, along with substantial additional collections of manuscripts and historical items dating back as far as 300 BC.The GEOLOGY collection includes books from the British Library digitised by Microsoft. The works in this collection contain a number of maps, charts, and tables from the 16th to the 19th centuries documenting geological features of the natural world. Also contained are textbooks and early scientific studies that catalogue and chronicle the human stance toward water and land use. Readers will further enjoy early historical maps of rivers and shorelines demonstrating the artistry of journeymen, cartographers, and illustrators. ++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ British Library Reunert, Theodore; 1892. 64 p.; 8 . 7109.e.19. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781241528652

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Item Description: British Library, Historical Print Editions. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 116 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.2in.Title: Kimberley South African and International Exhibition. Reunerts Diamond Mines of South Africa. Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the worlds largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newspapers, sound recordings, patents, maps, stamps, prints and much more. Its collections include around 14 million books, along with substantial additional collections of manuscripts and historical items dating back as far as 300 BC. The GEOLOGY collection includes books from the British Library digitised by Microsoft. The works in this collection contain a number of maps, charts, and tables from the 16th to the 19th centuries documenting geological features of the natural world. Also contained are textbooks and early scientific studies that catalogue and chronicle the human stance toward water and land use. Readers will further enjoy early historical maps of rivers and shorelines demonstrating the artistry of journeymen, cartographers, and illustrators. The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: British Library Reunert, Theodore; 1892. 64 p. ; 8. 7109. e. 19. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781241528652

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Item Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 Excerpt: .--for the dearth of these and the excess of meat caused a mild form of scurvy to appear in the camp. Fuel for cooking was readily cut from the trees along the river bank or from the thickets in the ravines.4 When the choice locations on the Klip-drift bank were taken, the influx, continuously moving to the new Diamond Fields from the coast, spread up and down the river, and little camps sprang 1 The Diamond News, Klip-drift, Nov. 4, 1871. 3 Ibid. The Diamond Diggings of South Africa, Payton, 1872. 4 Ibid. up at Gong Gong, Union Kopje, Delport s Hope, Forlorn Hope, Niekerk s Rush, Blue Jacket, Waldek s Plant, Larkin s Flat, and other placer diggings, extending from Hebron twenty miles northeast of Klip-drift to Sefonell s, sixty miles west.1 It has been estimated that ten thousand diggers, white and black, were stretched along the river in this string of camps, and in roving parties of prospectors.2 Any possible reckoning of the extent of a rush of thousands, which nobody could measure exactly or tried to measure, was of course a rough guess, but it seems probable that this guess was not very far from the fact. Such an influx of restless adventurers, pouring along a river line in a m thinly peopled territory in the heart of South Africa, as heedless as a locust swarm of any questions of state sovereignty, or native tribal reservations, or mineral right titles, was certain to raise a rumpus, if any official authority in South Africa undertook to drive them away, or exact heavy license fees, or even to hold them down under strict laws The Largest River Diamond ever found. 1 r J T-i A in sou.h Africa. Weight, 33oj Car-rigorously enforced. The Austraats; value, 3,500; Full size. i;an go1d fie!ds had furnished some highly significant object less. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781231152324

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Item Description: Not Avail, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 Excerpt: .the diamonds of India; for the surface of these crystals is covered with a grayish white film or incrustation, veiling their refulgence so completely that the rough stones are scarcely more ornamental than common quartz pebbles. It was in view of this obscuring that the apostle of deportment, the Earl of Chesterfield, wrote to his son: Manners must adorn knowledge and smooth its way through the world. Like a great rough diamond, it may do very well in a closet by way of curiosity and also for its intrinsic value. l A contemporary of this high authority, Dr. Samuel Johnson, was able to controvert this dictum by demonstrating that knowledge can rise from obscurity without any adornment of manners, but polish is indispensable to the revelation of the latent beauties of the rough diamond. Indian tradition runs back romantically five thousand years to the first gleam of the Koh-i-nur or Mountain of Light in the serpench of a chief who fell in the great battle described 1 Letters of the Earl of Chesterfield, July 1, 1748. in the epic poem Mahabharata ; but nothing more solid than tradition sustains this tale. If it were true, it would demonstrate incontestably a very ancient proficiency in the art of grinding and polishing a rough Indian diamond, as the figure of the Koh-i-nur on page i shows, illustrating the appearance of this famous gem before it was recut by modern lapidary art to Examination of the Diamonds before and after Cutting. hold the foremost place in the jewels of the British crown.2 The Italian, Augusto Costellani, is the mouthpiece of another tradition, little firmer than a floating pipe-bubble, that a certain King Carna of India, who lived some three thousand years before the Christian era, possessed a diamond . Bookseller Inventory # APC9781236290892

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Item Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: .typified the sovereignty transferred to his vicegerent, Perdiccas. Augustus Caesar cherished his seal engraved with a sphinx as a token of his divine authority. In the carving of cameos, precious stones with layers and veins were employed with great skill, bringing out contrasted effects, as where a face is shown in one color and the hair and dress of a figure in different colors. Sometimes certain colors were made typical. Thus Bacchus was carved in amethyst, the color of wine, while Neptune or nymphs of the sea were cut in aquamarine. Such surface polishing and engraving antedated, however, very far any grinding or faceting of the harder gems, and the intractable diamond especially, for uses of ornament. Pliny writes, The polished hexahedral Indian diamond thins to a point. As the crystallization of the diamond is much more 1 A Popular Treatise on Gems, Feuchtwanger, 1867. De duodecim Gemmis in Veste Aironis, Epiphanius, 1565. Gemmarum ct Lapidum Historia, Boetius, 1647. Theophrastus-- History of Stones and Modem History of Gems, Sir john Hill, 1746. Precious Stones and Gems, Streeter. A Popular Treatise on Gems, Feuchrwanger, 1867. 1 A Popular Treatise on Gems, Feuchtwanger, 1867. Naturalis Historia, Caius Plinius Secundus, 23 11.0.-79 /1.0. commonly octahedral and dodecahedral than cubical, the adamas of Pliny may have been the white sapphire crystal, a hexagonal prism. Long before the days of Sindbad the sailor, when the true diamond was unquestionably known and prized, and when the lucky adventurer filled his pockets with the choicest crystals, copper had been. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781236916396

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Item Description: RareBooksClub. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 82 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.2in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 Excerpt: . . . the diamonds of India; for the surface of these crystals is covered with a grayish white film or incrustation, veiling their refulgence so completely that the rough stones are scarcely more ornamental than common quartz pebbles. It was in view of this obscuring that the apostle of deportment, the Earl of Chesterfield, wrote to his son: Manners must adorn knowledge and smooth its way through the world. Like a great rough diamond, it may do very well in a closet by way of curiosity and also for its intrinsic value. l A contemporary of this high authority, Dr. Samuel Johnson, was able to controvert this dictum by demonstrating that knowledge can rise from obscurity without any adornment of manners, but polish is indispensable to the revelation of the latent beauties of the rough diamond. Indian tradition runs back romantically five thousand years to the first gleam of the Koh-i-nur or Mountain of Light in the serpench of a chief who fell in the great battle described 1 Letters of the Earl of Chesterfield, July 1, 1748. in the epic poem Mahabharata; but nothing more solid than tradition sustains this tale. If it were true, it would demonstrate incontestably a very ancient proficiency in the art of grinding and polishing a rough Indian diamond, as the figure of the Koh-i-nur on page i shows, illustrating the appearance of this famous gem before it was recut by modern lapidary art to Examination of the Diamonds before and after Cutting. hold the foremost place in the jewels of the British crown. 2 The Italian, Augusto Costellani, is the mouthpiece of another tradition, little firmer than a floating pipe-bubble, that a certain King Carna of India, who lived some three thousand years before the Christian era, possessed a diamond . . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781236290892

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Item Description: RareBooksClub. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 90 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.2in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 Excerpt: . . . --for the dearth of these and the excess of meat caused a mild form of scurvy to appear in the camp. Fuel for cooking was readily cut from the trees along the river bank or from the thickets in the ravines. 4 When the choice locations on the Klip-drift bank were taken, the influx, continuously moving to the new Diamond Fields from the coast, spread up and down the river, and little camps sprang 1 The Diamond News, Klip-drift, Nov. 4, 1871. 3 Ibid. The Diamond Diggings of South Africa, Payton, 1872. 4 Ibid. up at Gong Gong, Union Kopje, Delports Hope, Forlorn Hope, Niekerks Rush, Blue Jacket, Waldeks Plant, Larkins Flat, and other placer diggings, extending from Hebron twenty miles northeast of Klip-drift to Sefonells, sixty miles west. 1 It has been estimated that ten thousand diggers, white and black, were stretched along the river in this string of camps, and in roving parties of prospectors. 2 Any possible reckoning of the extent of a rush of thousands, which nobody could measure exactly or tried to measure, was of course a rough guess, but it seems probable that this guess was not very far from the fact. Such an influx of restless adventurers, pouring along a river line in a m thinly peopled territory in the heart of South Africa, as heedless as a locust swarm of any questions of state sovereignty, or native tribal reservations, or mineral right titles, was certain to raise a rumpus, if any official authority in South Africa undertook to drive them away, or exact heavy license fees, or even to hold them down under strict laws The Largest River Diamond ever found. 1 r J T-i A in sou. h Africa. Weight, 33oj Car-rigorously enforced. The Austraats; value, 3, 500; Full size. i;an go1d fie!ds had furnished some highly significant object less. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781231152324

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Item Description: RareBooksClub. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 78 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.2in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: . . . typified the sovereignty transferred to his vicegerent, Perdiccas. Augustus Caesar cherished his seal engraved with a sphinx as a token of his divine authority. In the carving of cameos, precious stones with layers and veins were employed with great skill, bringing out contrasted effects, as where a face is shown in one color and the hair and dress of a figure in different colors. Sometimes certain colors were made typical. Thus Bacchus was carved in amethyst, the color of wine, while Neptune or nymphs of the sea were cut in aquamarine. Such surface polishing and engraving antedated, however, very far any grinding or faceting of the harder gems, and the intractable diamond especially, for uses of ornament. Pliny writes, The polished hexahedral Indian diamond thins to a point. As the crystallization of the diamond is much more 1 A Popular Treatise on Gems, Feuchtwanger, 1867. De duodecim Gemmis in Veste Aironis, Epiphanius, 1565. Gemmarum ct Lapidum Historia, Boetius, 1647. Theophrastus-- History of Stones and Modem History of Gems, Sir john Hill, 1746. Precious Stones and Gems, Streeter. A Popular Treatise on Gems, Feuchrwanger, 1867. 1 A Popular Treatise on Gems, Feuchtwanger, 1867. Naturalis Historia, Caius Plinius Secundus, 23 11. 0. -79 1. 0. commonly octahedral and dodecahedral than cubical, the adamas of Pliny may have been the white sapphire crystal, a hexagonal prism. Long before the days of Sindbad the sailor, when the true diamond was unquestionably known and prized, and when the lucky adventurer filled his pockets with the choicest crystals, copper had been. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781236916396

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Item Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 Excerpt: .--for the dearth of these and the excess of meat caused a mild form of scurvy to appear in the camp. Fuel for cooking was readily cut from the trees along the river bank or from the thickets in the ravines.4 When the choice locations on the Klip-drift bank were taken, the influx, continuously moving to the new Diamond Fields from the coast, spread up and down the river, and little camps sprang 1 The Diamond News, Klip-drift, Nov. 4, 1871. 3 Ibid. The Diamond Diggings of South Africa, Payton, 1872. 4 Ibid. up at Gong Gong, Union Kopje, Delport s Hope, Forlorn Hope, Niekerk s Rush, Blue Jacket, Waldek s Plant, Larkin s Flat, and other placer diggings, extending from Hebron twenty miles northeast of Klip-drift to Sefonell s, sixty miles west.1 It has been estimated that ten thousand diggers, white and black, were stretched along the river in this string of camps, and in roving parties of prospectors.2 Any possible reckoning of the extent of a rush of thousands, which nobody could measure exactly or tried to measure, was of course a rough guess, but it seems probable that this guess was not very far from the fact. Such an influx of restless adventurers, pouring along a river line in a m thinly peopled territory in the heart of South Africa, as heedless as a locust swarm of any questions of state sovereignty, or native tribal reservations, or mineral right titles, was certain to raise a rumpus, if any official authority in South Africa undertook to drive them away, or exact heavy license fees, or even to hold them down under strict laws The Largest River Diamond ever found. 1 r J T-i A in sou.h Africa. Weight, 33oj Car-rigorously enforced. The Austraats; value, 3,500; Full size. i;an go1d fie!ds had furnished some highly significant object less. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781231152324

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Gardner Fred Williams

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ISBN 10: 1236290895 ISBN 13: 9781236290892

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Item Description: Not Avail, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 Excerpt: .the diamonds of India; for the surface of these crystals is covered with a grayish white film or incrustation, veiling their refulgence so completely that the rough stones are scarcely more ornamental than common quartz pebbles. It was in view of this obscuring that the apostle of deportment, the Earl of Chesterfield, wrote to his son: Manners must adorn knowledge and smooth its way through the world. Like a great rough diamond, it may do very well in a closet by way of curiosity and also for its intrinsic value. l A contemporary of this high authority, Dr. Samuel Johnson, was able to controvert this dictum by demonstrating that knowledge can rise from obscurity without any adornment of manners, but polish is indispensable to the revelation of the latent beauties of the rough diamond. Indian tradition runs back romantically five thousand years to the first gleam of the Koh-i-nur or Mountain of Light in the serpench of a chief who fell in the great battle described 1 Letters of the Earl of Chesterfield, July 1, 1748. in the epic poem Mahabharata ; but nothing more solid than tradition sustains this tale. If it were true, it would demonstrate incontestably a very ancient proficiency in the art of grinding and polishing a rough Indian diamond, as the figure of the Koh-i-nur on page i shows, illustrating the appearance of this famous gem before it was recut by modern lapidary art to Examination of the Diamonds before and after Cutting. hold the foremost place in the jewels of the British crown.2 The Italian, Augusto Costellani, is the mouthpiece of another tradition, little firmer than a floating pipe-bubble, that a certain King Carna of India, who lived some three thousand years before the Christian era, possessed a diamond . Bookseller Inventory # APC9781236290892

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Gardner Fred Williams

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Item Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: .typified the sovereignty transferred to his vicegerent, Perdiccas. Augustus Caesar cherished his seal engraved with a sphinx as a token of his divine authority. In the carving of cameos, precious stones with layers and veins were employed with great skill, bringing out contrasted effects, as where a face is shown in one color and the hair and dress of a figure in different colors. Sometimes certain colors were made typical. Thus Bacchus was carved in amethyst, the color of wine, while Neptune or nymphs of the sea were cut in aquamarine. Such surface polishing and engraving antedated, however, very far any grinding or faceting of the harder gems, and the intractable diamond especially, for uses of ornament. Pliny writes, The polished hexahedral Indian diamond thins to a point. As the crystallization of the diamond is much more 1 A Popular Treatise on Gems, Feuchtwanger, 1867. De duodecim Gemmis in Veste Aironis, Epiphanius, 1565. Gemmarum ct Lapidum Historia, Boetius, 1647. Theophrastus-- History of Stones and Modem History of Gems, Sir john Hill, 1746. Precious Stones and Gems, Streeter. A Popular Treatise on Gems, Feuchrwanger, 1867. 1 A Popular Treatise on Gems, Feuchtwanger, 1867. Naturalis Historia, Caius Plinius Secundus, 23 11.0.-79 /1.0. commonly octahedral and dodecahedral than cubical, the adamas of Pliny may have been the white sapphire crystal, a hexagonal prism. Long before the days of Sindbad the sailor, when the true diamond was unquestionably known and prized, and when the lucky adventurer filled his pockets with the choicest crystals, copper had been. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781236916396

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Gardner F. Williams

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Theodore Reunert

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Item Description: 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 550 Lang:- eng, Vol-1, Pages 550, It is the reproduction of the original edition/manuscript published long back in black & white format. Hardcover with sewing binding with glossy laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, professionally processed without changing its contents.We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Print on Demand. 1 Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 1111001320982

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Gardner Fred Williams

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Item Description: Nabu Press, United States, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ The Diamond Mines Of South Africa, Volume 2; The Diamond Mines Of South Africa; Gardner Fred Williams Gardner Fred Williams B. F. Buck company, 1905 History; Africa; General; Diamond mines and mining; History / Africa / General; History / General; Nature / Rocks Minerals; Technology Engineering / Mining ***** Print on Demand *****. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781295801411

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