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Mawe, John (1813)


Mawe, John (1813)

Mawe, John (1813)

A | Treatise On Diamonds | And | Precious Stones, | Including Their | History – Natural And Commercial. | To Which Is Added, | Some Account Of The Best Method Of | Cutting And Polishing Them. | [double rule] | By John Mawe, | Author Of Travels Through The Diamonds District Of | Brazil, &c. | [tapered rule] | London: | Printed For Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, And Brown, | Paternoster Row | [rule] | 1813.

Collation: 8°: [3] iv-xii [1] 2-168 p., frontispiece and 2 plates

Plates: hand colored engraved frontispiece and 2 plates numbered: "Pl. 1.-3." unsigned

Page size: 133 x 215 mm

Binding: recent (end 20th century) half morocco over marbled boards

Provenance: no marks of provenance

Other editions: 1815, 1823

References: Sinkankas 4283

Collection: private collection


Mawe, John (1813)


Mawe, John (1813)


Mawe, John (1813)