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Semi-precious stones.

Nora Wooster

Semi-precious stones.

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Middlesex .
Written in English

  • Precious stones.,
  • Stones -- Folklore.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [32]

    StatementWith 16 coloured plates by Arthur Smith.
    SeriesKing Penguin books,, 65
    LC ClassificationsQE392 .W84
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31, [1] p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6165393M
    LC Control Number54035992

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