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The mystical lore of precious stones

George F. Kunz

The mystical lore of precious stones

the classic writings of George Frederick Kunz.

by George F. Kunz

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Published by Borgo Press in San Bernardino, Calif .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Gems -- Folklore.,
  • Gems.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKunz, George Frederick, 1856-1932.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR805 .K845 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1-2 > :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2738655M
    ISBN 100893706949
    LC Control Number86033419
    OCLC/WorldCa15109236


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