Chapter 1: Diamonds
found: 6 books

 
MCNISH, J T
The Road to Ed Dorado
C Struik, Cape Town. First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 295 pages (complete). A genial inscription from McNish is on the title page (dated: 1968). There is also a stamp from 'The Big Hole and Kimberley Mine Museum'. This copy of the story of the Diamond Rush of 1869 is mild and well-weathered. The dustjacket is worn, marked, scuffed. It is stable and secure. The boards are neat and tidy. Included are three press cuttings about the book and the author. Within, the pages have age-related tanning and foxing all about in varying degrees. Nonetheless, the pages are amiable, assured, tidy, clear, certain and in general, most agreeable. fk. Fair/Poor. Signed.
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Book number: boqx
USD 48.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.75 | £UK 37 | JP¥ 5372]

 
SOUKUP, EDWARD J
Facet Cutters Handbook
Gembooks, Mentone, California. 1962, 1st Edition. Soft cover, with dust jacket. 64 pages (complete). For diamond-cutters. The covers of this booklet are scuffed, rubbed and lightly worn. They are secure and sure. Within, the pages are clean, clear, confident, competent, diligent. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: olqw
USD 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 | £UK 4.75 | JP¥ 671]
Catalogue: Diamonds
Keywords: JPG~

 
WAGNER, PERCY ALBERT
The Diamond Fields of Southern Africa
C. Struik. 1971, 2nd impression. (ISBN: 0869770063). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 355 pages (complete). A great enlarged reissue of Dr Wagner's detailed work originally published in the early years of the twentieth century (as "Die Diamantf?hrenden Gesteine S?dafrikas"). A most pleasing copy. The dustjacket has wear, creasing and scuffing. It is secure and sure. The boards are hardy, sturdy, handsome. The contents are in excellent condition. They are bright, fresh, very clean and clear, confident, very certain. fk. Near Fine/Good.
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Book number: 63ie
USD 134.00 [Appr.: EURO 119.25 | £UK 103.25 | JP¥ 14997]
Keywords: 0869770063

 
WATERMEYER, BASIL
Diamond Cutting: A Complete Guide to Diamond Processing Second [2nd] Edition
Centaur. 1982, 2nd Edition. (ISBN: 0908379110). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 406 pages (complete). Fascinating and comprehensive. The story of the cutting of the Cullinan diamond tells of the intensity of the skill required for diamond cutting. This book, in general good condition, is a guide to this precious craft. The dustjacket is entire, whole. There is some wear to the edges. The spine has a closed tear to the head seam. There is mild surface scuffing. The board cover is strong and sure. The edges have wear. The spine is secure, sure. Inside, the pages are clean, clear, tight against the binding, tidy and neat. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: amar
USD 170.00 [Appr.: EURO 151.25 | £UK 131 | JP¥ 19026]
Catalogue: Diamonds
Keywords: JPG~ 0908379110

 
WATERMEYER, BASIL
Diamond Cutting : A Complete Guide to Diamond Processing
The Author. 2003, 5th Edition. (ISBN: 0620307560). Softcover, with dust jacket. 406 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Watermeyer on the frontispage (dated: 3.10.03). A much owned but yet competent copy. The covers are worn and creased all about. They have some mild scuffing. They are also secure. Within, the first 15 pages have a tenuous connection with the binding at the bottom spine edge. They are secure. Beyond this, and some mild evidence of repeated use throughout, the pages are bright, clean, clear, assured, diligent, detailed. fk. Fair/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: bvry
USD 158.00 [Appr.: EURO 140.75 | £UK 121.75 | JP¥ 17683]
Catalogue: Diamonds
Keywords: 0620307560

 
WATERMEYER, BASIL
Diamond Cutting: A Complete Guide to Diamond Processing
Purnell. 1980, First Edition. (ISBN: 0868430307). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 387 pages (complete). Signed by Basil Watermeyer on the title page. A sure copy. The dustjacket has some wear about all edges and seams. There is scuffing. The dj is neat and secure. The boards are tidy and healthy. The contents are most decent. The pages are very confident, very clean and clear, confident, competent and diligent in purpose and production. fk. Very Good/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: btca
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 222.5 | £UK 192.5 | JP¥ 27979]
Catalogue: Diamonds
Keywords: 0868430307

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