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Ancient gems

J. H. Middleton

Ancient gems

the engraved gems of classical times.

by J. H. Middleton

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Argonaut in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gems.,
  • Classical antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Argonaut library of antiquities
    ContributionsFitzwilliam Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK5565 .M6 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 157, xxxvi p.
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5549983M
    LC Control Number67029128

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    REVIEW: A large, extensive work compiling articles by world-famous authorities. Discusses the origin of gemstones, jewels as personal adornment, ancient jewels, development of style and form in jewelry, sacred jewels, crown jewels, modern jewelry and some famous jewels and their history. A fabulous book!Seller Rating: % positive. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Middleton, J.H. (John Henry), Ancient gems. Chicago, Argonaut, (OCoLC) Document Type.


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