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Gems and Gem Materials

by Kraus, Edward Henry and Chester Baker Slawson

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McGraw-Hill Book Co. New York and London, 1953 Hardcover, ix,332pp,color frontis of gems plus three additional color plates, 403 b/w figures, selected bibliography, index. Originally published 1947, this copy is the Fifth edition published 1953 with various changes and additions. Describes crystal forms, physical, chemical and optical properties of gem materials, their formation and occurrence, the cutting and polishing of gems, and manufacture of gems and metals used for gem mountings. The entire second part of over 100 pages is devoted to descriptions of individual gems. Part three contains tables where gem materials are classified and include a summary of all the important properties of each gem mineral.Fine copy.. Hardcover. Near Fine.

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Twelfth Street Booksellers US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1108
Title
Gems and Gem Materials
Author
Kraus, Edward Henry and Chester Baker Slawson
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
McGraw-Hill Book Co. New York and London
Date published
1953
Keywords
GEMS, GEM MATERIALS, MINERALS, CRYSTALS

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