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Foremost gemologist presents definitive study of the magical abilities and strange characteristics of precious stones. Wide range of sources — Greek, Latin documents, medieval lapidaries, Eddas, Egyptian writings, Oriental gem books, the Bible — reveal magic, occult, medicinal and religious uses of dozens of gems. 65 plates, 8 in color.

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Wealth of sources reveal magical powers and exotic uses assigned to dozens of gems. 65 plates, 8 in color.

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Definitive study of the magical abilities of precious stones. Wide range of sources — Greek, Latin documents, medieval lapidaries, Eddas, Egyptian writings, Oriental books, the Bible. 65 plates, 8 in color.

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ISBN:
9780486222271
Author:
Kunz, George Frederick
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Gems
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Earth Sciences
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Folklore
Subject:
Hobbies and games
Subject:
Jewelry
Subject:
Gems -- Folklore.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 8
Publication Date:
19710601
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1.25 lb

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Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Gems
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"Synopsis" by , Wealth of sources reveal magical powers and exotic uses assigned to dozens of gems. 65 plates, 8 in color.
"Synopsis" by , Definitive study of the magical abilities of precious stones. Wide range of sources — Greek, Latin documents, medieval lapidaries, Eddas, Egyptian writings, Oriental books, the Bible. 65 plates, 8 in color.
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