PRACTICAL GEM TESTING

By: Lewis, Donald

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(vii), + 149pp., intext, b/white halftone plates and line-drawings throughout. Book clean. Bright gilt title over minimally bumped spine. Plain maroon boards nominally bumped on foredge corners only. Textblock unmarked. Colour-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. " . . . practical hand-book of gem testing . . . not a definitive textbook but a guide to rapid and positive identification of any given gemstone . . . aimed particularly at those who have had little practical experience of using instruments . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Preface, Introduction, Part 1/ The Gem Testing Laboratory. Part 2/ Identification of Gemstones (Alexandrite to Zoisite). Table of Average Refractive Indices. Index. Book weight approx. 585g.

Title: PRACTICAL GEM TESTING

Author Name: Lewis, Donald

Categories: Education/Reference, Crafts & Hobbies,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, N.A.G. Press Ltd., With Northwood Publications and David Lewis: 1977

ISBN Number: 0719800412

ISBN Number 13: 9780719800412

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013287

Keywords: Art and Craft, Gemmology, Gem Testing, Handbooks, Identification Guide, Lewis, Donald