The Book of the Pearl: Its History, Art, Science and Industry

November 24, 2011|
The Book of the Pearl: Its History, Art, Science and Industry by George Frederick Frederick Kunz
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This monumental, profusely illustrated volume by two noted authorities is probably the largest single collection of data on the subject of pearls. Its enormous amount of detailed information covers their origin and history, structure, and form; the pearl fisheries of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas; fascinating facts and lore on pearl-culture and pearl-farming; the gem's mystical and medicinal properties; famous pearl collections around the world; and much more. Over 180 illustrations enhance the highly readable text, sure to intrigue any lover of gems.
Title:The Book of the Pearl: Its History, Art, Science and IndustryFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:672 pages, 9.25 X 6.13 X 1.26 inShipping dimensions:672 pages, 9.25 X 6.13 X 1.26 inPublished:November 24, 2011Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0486422763

ISBN - 13:9780486422763

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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