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Gemstones of North America

by Sinkankas, John

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NY, Cincinnati, Toronto, London, Melbourne: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1972 Van Nostrand Reinhold: New York, Cincinnati, Toronto,London, Melbourne, 1972. HC, 6 1/2 x 9 1/2, DJ, grey cl, red let to sp, VX, 675pp, 176 illust, bibliog, glossary, tabular review of gemstone deposits, notes on collections and collectors. (Sinkankas 6090). Colored illustrations are reproduced from the author's original watercolor drawings mostly from his collection of original specimens. The bibliography contains 206 entries, the glossary includes a geological time chart, there is a tabular review of gemstone deposits, and the 4th appendix is about collections nd collecting. The geographical and locality index of gemstones is keyed to country province, state, county, et.The most comprehensive work on the subject since Kunz' "Gems and Precious Stones of North America, 1890, 2nd ed 1892". Same as 1959 edition but smaller issue. Inscribed by author: "This copy for Zan Thompson. With the best wishes of John Sinkankas". F/F. Inscribed by Author(s). Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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Bookseller Inventory #
763
Title
Gemstones of North America
Author
Sinkankas, John
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
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Fine
Quantity available
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
NY, Cincinnati, Toronto, London, Melbourne: Van Nostrand Reinhold
Date published
1972
Keywords
SINKANKAS, GEMSTONES, ORGANIC GEMSTONES,MINERALS, GEMS, PRECIOUS STONES, JEWELRY, COLLECTIONS, COLLECTORS

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