Description:New Delhi: The Lotus Collection, Roli Books, 2004 Illustrated Soft Cover, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 257pp, bibliography (5pp). Tells the tale of the legendary diamond, its history which dates back to 1304 in India, and then Persia, Afghanistan, England. It was said that its value could feed the entire world for two and a half days. It was ultimately given to Queen Victoria in 1850, and was later recut, and now is one of the principal treasures of the British Crown Jewels. Fine copy. Soft cover. Fine/No Jacket.
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