I A Mumme The World of Sapphires

ISBN 13: 9780959306910

The World of Sapphires

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Mumme, I. A.
Published by Mumme Publications, Sydney (1988)
ISBN 10: 0959306919 ISBN 13: 9780959306910
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Book Description Mumme Publications, Sydney, 1988. Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. xvii, 189pp, references, bw ills, maps. Or card covers. Minimal signs of use. SIGNED and dated by author on half-title page. Detailed and quite technical volume on all aspects of sapphires. Includes detailed chapters on varieties of sapphire; sapphire regions of the world with notes on formation and mining methods (includes the Queensland sapphire fields and other Australian occurences); physical and optical characteristics; manufacture of synthetic sapphire; important characteristics and properties of synthetics; useful tests for discriminating between natural and synthetic stones; stones that could be mistaken for sapphires; synthetic and simulated star sapphires; heat treatment of sapphire; cutting and polishing and valuation. Scarce title. Size: Large 8vo. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 033821

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I A Mumme
Published by Mumme Publications, Australia (1988)
ISBN 10: 0959306919 ISBN 13: 9780959306910
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Book Description Mumme Publications, Australia, 1988. softcover. Condition: Near Fine. no edition stated. Mumme Publications, Australia, 1988. no edition stated. softcover. Near Fine. 8vo, Inscribed by the author, a book on sapphires "their occurrence, discrimination, synthesis, and valuation", bibliography, 189 pages + handwritten letter " . ISBN: 0-9593069-1-9. Seller Inventory # 13198

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