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GRAF, BERNHARD - Gems. The World's Greatest Treasures and Their Stories

(Munich: Prestel, 2001) 3791525817. . 4to; original red boards, lettered in black on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; decorative endpapers; pp. 128; lavishly illustrated. Dustwrapper somewhat rubbed and edgeworn. Very good condition. "This stunning volume examines jewels and gemstones over a period of over 8000 years. Presented here are outstanding works of art from all over the world accompanied by beautiful illustrations and detailed commentaries about the history and stories surrounding them. Included are: The Royal Tombs of the Sumerians; Treasures from the Tomb of Tutankhamun; Gemstones from the Roman Empire; Rubies and Sapphires of India; The Kaaba of Mecca; Crystal Skulls of the Toltecs and Mayas; The lost Amber Room from St Petersburg.".
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 8.72 | JP¥ 911] Booknumber: 10897

Total: GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 8.72 | JP¥ 911]

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