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Emerald and Other Beryls

Sinkankas, John

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ISBN 10: 0801971144 / ISBN 13: 9780801971143
Published by Chilton Book Company, Radnor, Pennsylvania, USA, 1981
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Binding is good; interior clean. Silver lettering on front board and spine is bright. Grey board edges are worn, as well as corners and spine ends. Dust jacket is not price clipped and is protected in mylar. Jacket is chipped and smudged. Open tear starts on front of jacket (near spine) and ends at start of back of jacket. Spine is lightly faded. Closed tear (1.25" long) bottom front jacket near fly. A great reference for jewelers, gem historians, geologists, mineralogists, and collectors. First edition as number one is present on number line. Black and white photos and figures fill this tome, as well as 12 pages in the center with color photos. The definitive volume on emeralds (and other beryls, of course). Thick, heavy book will require extra postage for international or priority mailings. Bookseller Inventory # 20211

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Title: Emerald and Other Beryls

Publisher: Chilton Book Company, Radnor, Pennsylvania, USA

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good -

Edition: First Edition

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Reprint of the 1981 edition, by GeoScience Press, Inc., 12629 N. Tatum Blvd., Suite 201, Phoenix, AZ 85032. Covers cultural and natural history, structure and composition, lapidary and syntheses, world occurrences including gems, collector's specimens, and the ore of the rare metal beryllium. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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