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The Amber Book: Ake Dahlstrom and Leif Brost

Brost, Lief & Dahlstrom, Ake

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ISBN 10: 0945005237 / ISBN 13: 9780945005230
Published by Distribution by Mountain Press Pub. Co, Missoula, Mt., 1996
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Hardcover in very good condition. This book explains how amber is formed and describes its geological setting in the Baltic region and elsewhere. The authors explore the role amber plays in the folklore of many cultures, and provide practical advice on how to care for amber jewelry, how to use it for lapidary purposes and how to detect fake amber. Profusely illustrated (most in color). 134 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 7017

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Title: The Amber Book: Ake Dahlstrom and Leif Brost

Publisher: Distribution by Mountain Press Pub. Co, Missoula, Mt.

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket as Puiblished

Edition: 1st Edition

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1 HARDCOVER BOOK WITH NO DUST COVER

From the Publisher:

Amber has been one of humankind's favorite decorations and personal adornments throughout the ages. People have always been attracted to and fascinated by these beautiful fossil resins that may contain trapped insects and plants from an earlier geologic time.

This book explains how amber is formed and describes its geologic setting in the Baltic region and elsewhere. The authors explore the role amber plays in the folklore of many cultures, and provide practical advice on how to care for amber jewelry, how to use it for lapidary purposes, and how to detect fake amber. Profusely illustrated, The Amber Book is a basic source of knowledge for anyone who appreciates amber, including jewelry buyers and art collectors.

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