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Gem Testing

by Anderson, B.W

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New York: Emerson Books Inc., 1948 NY, Emerson Books, 1948. 4th Edition and 1st American Edition. HC,blk cl with gilt letters to cvr and sp, 5 3/4 x 8 3/4, X, 256pp, col frontis, 53 b/w figs, tables, appendix includes glossary, index. Anderson pioneered the use of the spectroscope as an instrument for gem identification, and from the first London edition in 1942, was heralded as a major contribution to gemmology. ASSOCIATION COPY:From the personal collection of Victor Argenzio, whose name is signed on frnt endpaper; he was a jeweler in Denver, Colorado,leading authority on diamonds, author of several books on diamonds.Spine a bit dulled, internally fine. A Near Fine copy. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

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Bookseller
Twelfth Street Booksellers US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
773
Title
Gem Testing
Author
Anderson, B.W
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
New York: Emerson Books Inc.
Date published
1948
Keywords
GEM TESTING, GEMOLOGY, SPECTROSCOPE, SPECTROSCOPY, GEMMOLOGY

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