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by Ruff, Elsie

Condition: Very Good-/No Jacket

London: Gemmological Association of Great Britain , 1950. 89 pages. Black lettering on the front cover. Cover is lightly soiled, foredge is foxed. A very good copy of this book, illustrated with b/w photographs and maps, frontispiece is in colour.. Not Stated Presumed First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good-/No Jacket. 5.5 x 8.5. Jade.
  • Bookseller: Beacon Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004188
  • Author: Ruff, Elsie
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good-
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: Not Stated Presumed First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Gemmological Association of Great Britain
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1950
  • Keywords: Jade, Maori History
  • Size: 5.5 x 8.5


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