Precious stones. A popular account of their characters, occurrence and applications, with an introduction to their determination, for mineralogists, lapidaries, jewellers, etc. With an appendix on pearls and coral ... Translated from the German with additions by L. J. Spencer. Max Bauer, Dr.
Precious stones. A popular account of their characters, occurrence and applications, with an introduction to their determination, for mineralogists, lapidaries, jewellers, etc. With an appendix on pearls and coral ... Translated from the German with additions by L. J. Spencer
Precious stones. A popular account of their characters, occurrence and applications, with an introduction to their determination, for mineralogists, lapidaries, jewellers, etc. With an appendix on pearls and coral ... Translated from the German with additions by L. J. Spencer
Precious stones. A popular account of their characters, occurrence and applications, with an introduction to their determination, for mineralogists, lapidaries, jewellers, etc. With an appendix on pearls and coral ... Translated from the German with additions by L. J. Spencer

Precious stones. A popular account of their characters, occurrence and applications, with an introduction to their determination, for mineralogists, lapidaries, jewellers, etc. With an appendix on pearls and coral ... Translated from the German with additions by L. J. Spencer

London: Charles Griffin and Company, Ltd., 1904. Large 8vo, pp. xv, [1], 627, [1]; 20 plates (14 chromolithographs) and 94 figures in the text; recent half brown calf, gilt lettered direct on gilt-decorated spine, t.e.g.; fine. Nine of the colored plates are accompanied by descriptive letterpress and outline diagrams on separate translucent leaves. Bauer (1844-1917) "was appointed lecturer in mineralogy and geology at Göttingen in 1871. He moved on to a professorship of mineralogy and geology at Königsberg, Germany in 1875, before being named professor of mineralogy and petrology at the University of Marburg in 1884. Bauer edited Beitrage zur Mineralogie and Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie from 1880 to 1891" (Schuh, The Mineralogical Record, online at mineralogicalrecord.com). Item #58593

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