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SWAROVSKI : The Magic of Crystal, Becker, Vivienne
1 Becker, Vivienne SWAROVSKI : The Magic of Crystal
New York Harry Abrams Publishers 1995 0810944545 / 9780810944541 First U.S. Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good + Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
158pp., illustrated throughout with exquisite colour plates, supported by b/white halftones and line-drawings. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over spine. Blindstamp decoration over lightly bumped original black cloth boards. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, French-fold dustjacket mildly scuffed and shelfworn only. In celebration of the world-leading Swarovski company centenary, this is a broad-ranging history of a company that produces tens of millions of crystal gemstones every working day. The story begins with the birth of Damiel Swarovski on 24 October, 1862, in northern Bohemia . . . Contents include: Prelims., History of a Family Company, Story of the Crystal Object, Modern Crystral Classics, more. Index of Plates, Index of Artists, Credits. Book weight approx. 690g. 
Price: 31.02 AUD
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BEAUTIFUL OPALS : Australia's National Gem (Special Collectors' Edition), Cram, Len
2 Cram, Len BEAUTIFUL OPALS : Australia's National Gem (Special Collectors' Edition)
Coorparoo, Queensland, Australia Robert Brown and Associates 1994 186273075x / 9781862730755 First Edition Softcover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
80pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout, colour location map. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn, previous owner's gift inscription to top corner of inside front cover. Numerous contents include Beautiful Black Opal, Lightning Ridge (History and Adventure), Fred Bode, 1881-1973, Larry Reynolds, Rogue Opal Dealer, The New Coocoran Fields, Prospecting the Modern Way, Lightning Ridge Tourist Attractions, Beautiful Boulder Opal, Beautiful Queensland Opals, The Mighty Hayricks, The Greatest Boulder Opal Mine of all Time, George Cragg, The Great Red Show, Beautiful Light Opal, Coober Pedy, Home of the Beautiful Desert Opal, Opalisation and Opal Art, Solids, Doublets and Triplets, A few Facts, Myths and Geology about your Opal, Beautiful Andamooka, White Cliffs and Mystery Miners, Johnny Burgess and the White Cliffs Opal Robbery, Carney Jimmy, and more. Book weight approx. 380g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 45.12 AUD
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GOLD PANNING WITH PROSPECTOR JOHN: A Gold Panning Instruction Book, Prospector John
3 Prospector John GOLD PANNING WITH PROSPECTOR JOHN: A Gold Panning Instruction Book
Skagway, Alaska Author 1974 First Edition, Second Printing Stapled Softcover Very Good +, 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
56pp. Intext halftone instructional illustrations throughout. Book clean, staples firm. Gold wrapper negligibly edgeworn with a very soft crease. Leaves clean. The author was the 1973 'World Champion' gold panner. Concise, contents are instructional on the art of panning for gold. First published, 1971. Weight approx. 80gms. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.79 AUD
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METAL DETECTING FOR GOLD AND RELICS IN AUSTRALIA, Stone, Douglas, et al
4 Stone, Douglas, et al METAL DETECTING FOR GOLD AND RELICS IN AUSTRALIA
Lilydale, Victoria, Australia Outdoor Press 1980 0959639217 / 9780959639216 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
174pp., intext b/white illustrations and maps throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn and bumped. An inspiring inscription, to a previous owner, on half-title/author bio. page, else textblock clean and unmarked. . . . a complete guide to metal detecting in Australia . . . teaches you the detecting techniques necessary to find gold, coins and relics . . . forty maps have detailed currently (read 1980) accurate information on vehicle access, tuning detectors, localities, etc. Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 9 chapters. Book weight approx. 335g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 28.20 AUD
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HOW TO INVEST IN GEMS : A Layman's Guide to the Connoisseur's World of Rubies, Sapphires, Emeralds, Diamonds and Other Precious Gemstones, Zucker, Benjamin
5 Zucker, Benjamin HOW TO INVEST IN GEMS : A Layman's Guide to the Connoisseur's World of Rubies, Sapphires, Emeralds, Diamonds and Other Precious Gemstones
Poole, Dorset, England Blanford Press 1977 0713708387 / 9780713708387 First U.K. Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
128pp., plus 2 x 8 page colour illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket clipped on lower corner of front flap. From the jacket flap: "This book gives an insight into the exclusive world of precious gemstones as well as providing the specialist information needed by anyone seriously interested in gem investment." Book weight approx. 390g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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