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The Curious Lore of Precious Stones by George Frederick Kunz - First Edition - 1913 - from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA and Biblio.com

The Curious Lore of Precious Stones: Being a description of their sentiments and folk lore, superstitions, symbolism, mysticism, use in medicine, protection, prevention, religion, and divination. Crystal gazing, birthstones, lucky stones and talismans, astral, zodiacal, and planetary

by George Frederick Kunz

Condition: Very Good


Full blue cloth 86 color, doubletone and line illustrations. Gilt and white particulars to front and spine. Deckled bottom and fore-edge. Gilt top edge. Wear all around excluding front board which is in fine condition (see image). Nice clean copy without previous owners' names or markings. 6.75 x 9 in. 406pp.


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