Diamonds In the Heart of the Earth in the Heart of Stars at the Heart of Power

Bari, Hubert; Sautter, Violaine (et al)


Publisher: Societe nouvelle Adam Biro
Place Published: Paris
Edition: 1st English Edition
Date Published: 2001
Illustrator: profusely illustrated
Size: 4to

Authoritative illustrated history of Diamonds, with chapters on natural history, diamond stardust, mines, international supply chains, gemmology, diamonds and power, European monarchies, Maharajahs and Mughals, the Parisian diamond market of the 16th and 17th centuries, and more; published in conjunction with the exhibition of Diamonds – French Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris; English edition, text translated by Michael Hing; thumb-marks to half-title page and rear endpaper, o.w. Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper

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