Whitlock, Herbert P.
Title The Story of the Gems: A Popular Handbook
Book Condition Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition Later Printing
Publisher NY Emerson Books 1970
Seller ID 36963
Black cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Index, many photos and illustrations, bibliography. Owner name on front free endpaper, jacket rubbed. Contains multi-page descriptive table of gems. Two-page color frontispiece of popular gems. The curator of the renowned Morgan collection of gems at the American Museum of Natural History relates where gems are found, how they are cut, ancient and modern uses of gem stones, rarity and value and curious facts. ; 206 pages