9780486222271-0486222276-The Curious Lore of Precious Stones

The Curious Lore of Precious Stones

ISBN-13: 9780486222271
ISBN-10: 0486222276
Edition: New Ed
Author: Kunz, George Frederick
Publication date: 1971
Publisher: Dover Publications
Format: Paperback 512 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780486222271
ISBN-10: 0486222276
Edition: New Ed
Author: Kunz, George Frederick
Publication date: 1971
Publisher: Dover Publications
Format: Paperback 512 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Kunz, George Frederick wrote The Curious Lore of Precious Stones comprising 512 pages back in 1971. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0486222276 and 9780486222271. Since then The Curious Lore of Precious Stones textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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Foremost gemologist presents definitive study of the magical abilities and strange characteristics of precious stones. Wide range of sources — Greek, Latin documents, medieval lapidaries, Eddas, Egyptian writings, Oriental gem books, the Bible — reveal magic, occult, medicinal and religious uses of dozens of gems. 65 plates, 8 in color.

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