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Nov 22, 2022 Rose, Gustav, 1798-1873
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" Aus den Annalen der Physik, 1823, St.2"--title page
Topic: Feldspar
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Nov 22, 2022 Rose, Gustav, 1798-1873
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2 volumes in 1. " Aus den Abhandlungen der Königl. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1856"--Vol. 1 title page. " Aus den Abhandlungen der Königl. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1858"--Vol. 2 title page. Vol. 1 noted in Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 5541 Vol. 2: "In depth study of two calcium carbonate phases: calcite and aragonite, the first treatise on the mineralogy and occurrences, and the second, of special interest to gemologists, studies the...
Topic: Calcite
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Nov 22, 2022 Rose, Gustav, 1798-1873
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Nach hinterlassenen Aufzeichnungen von Gustav Rose, bearbeitet von Alexander Sadebeck Mit 4 Tafeln. " Aus den Abhandlungen der Königl. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1876"--title page " A work on diamond crystal morphology begun by Rose in the last few years of his life but unfinished and here completed by Sadebeck on the basis of notes left behind by Rose. Brief review of prior investigations with abundant footnotes to other works and a bibliography, p 90-1, of same. The...
Topic: Diamonds--Physical properties
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Mit zwei Kupfertafeln " Gelesen in der Koniglichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin"--title page
Topic: Tourmaline crystals--Growth
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Nov 22, 2022 Kleefeld
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" Treats the so-called 'semi-precious' stones, mostly members of the quartz family, but also opal, feldspars, lapis lazuli, malachite, rhodonite, jet, and amber (a good section.)"-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 3455. In:  Sammlung gemeinverständl​icher wissenschaftlic​her Vorträge. Serie 14, Hft. 334, p. [841]-876.
Topic: Precious stones
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Nov 17, 2022 Klein, Carl, 1842-1907
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A t head of title: Nachrichten von der Königl. Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften und der Georg-​Augusts-​Universität zu Göttingen, No. 16 (June 28, 1882). Königliche Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften. Sitzung am 10. Juni 1882. " Examined thin sections of garnet crystals under polarized light to establish patterns of anomalous double refraction. Valuable and extensive review previous work, p 457-87, compares various theories, concludes patterns due to internal strains arising from...
Topic: Garnet--Analysis
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Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, volume 12, part 2, 3rd memoir " The most comprehensive, carefully researched, and endless source of information on turquoise ever published, and with an unparalleled bibliography."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 5176. Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-154). Partial contents: "The text begins with earliest notices of turquoise in the Bible and in records of ancient Egypt, then traces its appearances into modern...
Topic: Turquoise
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Nov 11, 2022 Rauw, Hector de
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"Extrait des Mémoires du Congrés des Ingénieurs A. I. Lg. Liége: 18 au 24 juin 1922"--title page "622.37(675)"--title page "Diamond deposits of Kasai in the Belgian Congo (Zaire): historical sketch of discoveries, exploitation, geographical distribution in Kasai, Katanga, and Aruwimi-Uele, geology of Kasai region, hydrography & topography, constitution of the deposits, alluvial associates, origin of the diamond."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 5373.
Topics: Diamonds--Zaire, Diamond mines and mining--Zaire
Sonderabdruck aus dem Notizblatt des Vereins für Erdkunde und der Grossh. Geologischen Landesanstalt zu Darmstadt für das Jahr 1915. At head of title: Überreicht vom Verfasser
Topic: Corundum
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Nov 11, 2022 Readwin, T. Allison
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Cover title: Readwin's index to mineralogy "This index is an alphabetical list of about 2500 minerals, with concise references to their composition, synonymes, and place in the British Museum"--title page.
Topic: Minerals--Identification
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Oct 28, 2022 Rinne, Friederich
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At head of title:  "Separat-​Abdruck aus dem Neuen Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, Beilage-Band XXXIX (Festband Bauer) Seite 388-414"
Topic: Silica
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Oct 28, 2022 Klein, Carl, 1842-1907
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Sitzungsbericht​e der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. Sitzung der physikalisch-​mathematischen Classe vom 12. Juli., 1894 XXXIV. At head of title:  Überreicht vom Verfasser
Topic: Garnet--Analysis
Volume 5 of 6. GIA Library holdings: part 2-5.
Topic: Silversmithing
Volume 4 of 6. GIA Library holdings: part 2-5.
Topic: Silversmithing
Volume 3 of 6. GIA Library holdings: part 2-5.
Topic: Silversmithing
Volume 2 of 6.  GIA Library holdings: part 2-5.
Topic: Silversmithing
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Oct 21, 2022 Redlich, Karl A.
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" Separat-​Abdruck aus den 'Mitteilungen der Geologischen Gesellschaft' in Wien IX. Band 1916, Heft 1-2"--title page. " Redlich K.A., Bergbaue Steiermarks, IX, Heft."--title page.
Topic: Mines and mineral resources--Austria
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"And a list of the great diamonds of the world, revised by Edwin W. Streeter."
Topics: Hallmarks, Diamonds
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Oct 21, 2022 Reiner, Paul
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" Inaugural-​Dissertation zur Erlangung der Doktorwürde der hohen naturwissenscha​ftlich-​mathematischen Fakultät der Ruprecht-Karls- Universität Heidelberg"-​-​title page. Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-264). " Suggests new formulas for members of the tourmaline group, gives 3 new analyses, morphology versus chemical composition, results of optical studies including determinations of refractive indices and double refraction."-​-​Gemology by J....
Topic: Tourmaline--Analysis
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Sep 23, 2022 Reid, A. McIntosh (Alexander McIntosh), 1881-
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Geological Survey bulletin ; no. 32 At head of title: Tasmania. Department of Mines. " Issued under the authority of the Honourable Sir Neil Elliott Lewis, K.C.M.G., Minister for Mines for Tasmania." Plate V appears twice.
Topic: Mines and mineral resources--Australia--Tasmania
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Sep 23, 2022 Redman, William
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New edition. Includes index. " Contains much useful information but poorly organized and without a table of contents."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 5400. " Though the publication date was 1883, many of the figures cited were for a period 10 years or more before the book was printed."--see Diamond News and S.A. Jeweller, February 1972, p. 9: "Diamond prices a century ago" by Richard T. Liddicoat. Partial contents: Diamonds -- Emeralds -- Gold -- Jasper...
Topics: Diamonds--Valuation, Valuation--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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Article from Le tour du monde: Nouveau journal des voyages, XXXVI, 1878. " XXXVI, 931e LIV" bottom of p. 289; "XXXVI, 933e LIV" bottom of p. 321. Engravings based on photographs (selected): Le Cap (rue Adderly) (p. 289) -- Bain's Kloof (p. 291) -- Camp at Du Toit's Pan (p. 297) -- Anglo-Dutch AFria: Cape colonies diamond fields (map) (p. 299) -- Mine at Du Toit's Pan (p. 301) -- Kaffir Zoulous (Ring-Kop tribe) (p. 305) -- Bosutos Negroes (p. 309) -- First washing machine...
Topic: Diamond mines and mining--Africa
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Noted as "very scarce".-​-​Mineralogy & crystallography​, entry no. 4043.
Topics: Mineralogy--Early works to 1800, Minerals--Classification-Early works to 1800
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Sep 2, 2022 Robin, Aug., 1859-
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3 cartes géologiques en couleurs, 760 reproductions photographiques (24 hors-texte), 53 tableaux de fossiles caractéristiques, 158 dessins A t head of title: Géologie pittoresque.
Topics: Physical geography, Geology, Paleontology
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Aug 26, 2022 Rogers, Thurman & Co. (Chicago, Ill.)
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GIA library holdings: volume 2, 3, 4, 6 Volume 2:  https://archive.org/details/WatchMakerRogersv2 Volume 3: https://archive.org/details/WatchMakerRogersv3 Volume 4:  https://archive.org/details/WatchMakerRogersv4
Topics: Clock and watch making, Clocks and watches--Repairing and adjusting
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Aug 26, 2022 Rogers, Thurman & Co. (Chicago, Ill.)
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GIA library holdings: volume 2, 3, 4, 6 Volume 2:  https://archive.org/details/WatchMakerRogersv2 Volume 3:  https://archive.org/details/WatchMakerRogersv3 Volume 6:  https://archive.org/details/WatchMakerRogersv6
Topics: Clock and watch making, Clocks and watches--Repairing and adjusting
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Aug 26, 2022 Rogers, Thurman & Co. (Chicago, Ill.)
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GIA library holdings: volume 2, 3, 4, 6 Volume 2:  https://archive.org/details/WatchMakerRogersv2 Volume 4:  https://archive.org/details/WatchMakerRogersv4 Volume 6:  https://archive.org/details/WatchMakerRogersv6
Topics: Clock and watch making, Clocks and watches--Repairing and adjusting
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Aug 26, 2022 Rogers, Thurman & Co. (Chicago, Ill.)
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GIA library holdings: volume 2, 3, 4, 6. Volume 3: https://archive.org/details/WatchMakerRogersv3 Volume 4:  https://archive.org/details/WatchMakerRogersv4 Volume 6: https://archive.org/details/WatchMakerRogersv6
Topics: Clock and watch making, Clocks and watches--Repairing and adjusting
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Aug 25, 2022 Rémoh Jewelry Company
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" Rémoh Gems are the nearest approach to the diamond that has ever been produced..."-​-​p. 2. " Rémoh Gems are sold with the absolute guarantee that they contain no glass and have no chemical similarity to glass."--p. 9. " While they look like diamonds and stand the tests of diamonds, they are in no sense an imitation diamond, they are scientifically reconstructed white gem, pure as water, sparkling and fiery, so hard they will not become scratched or broken, and...
Topics: Jewelry--Catalogs, Diamonds, artificial, Precious stones--artificial, Synthetic rubies
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Aug 25, 2022 Richthofen, Feo. F. Baron von,
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Contents: No. 1. On the province of Hunan -- No. 2. On the province of Hupeh -- No. 3. On the provinces of Honan and Shansi -- No. 4. On the provinces of Chekiang and Nganhwei -- No. 5. On the regions of Nanking and Chinkiang -- No. 6. On the rebellion in Kansu and Shensi -- No. 7. On the provinces of Chili, Shansi, Shensi, Sz'-chwan, with notes on Mongolia, Kansu, Ynnan and Kwei-Chau.
Topics: Geology--China, Minerals--China
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Aug 23, 2022 Rogers, Austin F.
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" Reprinted from the School of Mines Quarterly, vol. XXXI, no. 3, April, 1910"--title page.
Topic: Pegmatites--California--San Diego County
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Aug 23, 2022 Reunert, Theodore
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At head of title: Kimberley South African and International Exhibition "This contribution, specially prepared for a new edition of the Cape of Good Hope Official Handbook, is now published...to furnish full and accurate information to visitors to the Kimberley International Exhibition of 1892..."--preface signed: J.C. Juta & Co. Map: General plan of the diamond fields Griqualand West, South Africa
Topic: Diamond mines and mining--South Africa
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Aug 18, 2022 Rolfe, Charles Wesley, 1850-1934
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"Together with a table for the determination of minerals."
Topics: Petrology, Rocks--Classification and nomenclature, Mineralogy, Determinative
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Aug 18, 2022 Laarss, R. H., 1870-1948, pseud.
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2. vollständig neubearbeitete aufl., mit 52 abbildungen. " A respected work on the lore of amulets and talismans, considered in the light of the long history of belief in their efficacy from ancient times to the present, and supported by references to appropriate literature. Treats these objects as known in the Orient and in Germany, astrological lore, magical properties of many substances, including gemstones, suggestive amulets, magical amulets and talismans, the manufacture and use of...
Topics: Amulets, Talismans
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Aug 9, 2022 Klebs, Richard
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Separatabdruck aus dem Jahrbuch der königl. preuss. geologischen Landesanstalt für 1882. " Thorough study of commercial grading practises [sic] in the amber industry of Prussia: historical notes, much detail on specific types of amber, legal aspects in the trade & in commerce, uses of various types of amber, etc."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 3442.
Topic: Amber
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At head of title: Ausstellung Paris 1900. A t head of title: Gruppe XI. Klasse 63. "G uide to the collective exhibit of the various firms in the Prussian amber industry at the Paris Exhibition of 1900. [...] This valuable booklet also provides an excellent survey of all major aspects of amber, including its natural history, geology, forms, types, inclusions, cultural history of amber, the industry, typical manufactured articles, amber varnish, and with a list of...
Topic: Amber--Europe
A t head of title: World's fair St. Louis 1904. " The text describes the natural and cultural histories of amber with interspersions of the exhibit descriptions numbering 124. Exhibit numbers 51 to 118 are flora & fauna inclusion specimens, with the inclusions identified. There are also descriptions of the various types of articles manufactured by participating firms."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 3450.
Topics: Amber, Amber--Inclusions
" Amber dealers, Stantien & Becker, long-time holders of amber-​collecting rights along the Baltic Sea coastline of Prussia, requested Klebs to search their stocks and select therefrom specimens suitable for forming a collection of ambers."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 3440. " Gives [...] a general account of amber, its properites, etc, as well as describing outstanding specimens. The catalog lists 3,504 pieces of all types and many kinds of inclusions. The...
Topics: Amber, Amber--Inclusions
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Jul 15, 2022 Lapparent, Albert-Auguste de, 1839-1908
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Avec 335 gravures dans le texte et une planche chromolithographiée 4è éd. rev. et corr.
Topic: Mineralogy
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Jul 15, 2022 Lapparent, Albert-Auguste de, 1839-1908
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Avec 335 gravures dans le texte et une planche chromolithographiée Deuxième edition revue et corrigée
Topic: Mineralogy
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Jul 15, 2022 Lacroix, Alfred, 1863-1948
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Series: La science Française. "Bibliographie": p. 21-36
Topic: Mineralogy--History
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Jul 15, 2022 Keith, Arthur, 1864-1944
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Contributions to economic geology. U. S. Geological Survey. Bulletin 660-D.
Topics: Tin ores--North Carolina, Tin ores--South Carolina
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Jul 15, 2022 Kjerulf, Theodor, 1825-1888
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Med 400 I texten trykte træsnit samt et farvetrykt kart. Edition:  Tredie omarbeidede udgave Udgivet efter opfordring og med understottelse af den Kongelige Norske Begjerings Departement for det Indre. Contents: 1. Om stene og bergarter -- 2. Jordskorpens sammenfoining -- 3. Norges fjeldbygning.
Topic: Geology--Norway
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Jul 8, 2022 Vail-Shipley Shop
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Advertisements  Vail Jewelry Co., founded in 1884, was owned by Edward Vail. His daughter Jeanette married Robert Shipley in 1911. After the birth of their son Robert Shipley Jr., in 1913, Shipley Sr joined the Vail Jewelry Co. Over the next 15 years, Shipley Sr "turned Wichita's oldest jewelry store in to its largest and made the company a leader in the Midwest. He opened stores in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. He added departments for fine china and giftware, as well as a small...
Topic: E. Vail & Co.
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Jul 8, 2022 Hills, R. C. (Richard Charles), 1848-1923
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Reprint from: Proceedings of the Colorado Scientific Society, 1889 At head of title: "Meeting of February 4th, 1889."
Topic: Beryl
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Jul 8, 2022 Keghel, Maurice de, b. 1885
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Bibliothèque des actualités industrielles, no. 161
Topics: Pearls, Mother-of-pearl
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Inaugural-​dissertation zur erlangung der doktorwürde der hohen philosophischen fakultät der Universität Leipzig. " Separat-​abdruck aus der Zeitschrift der Deutschen geologischen gesellschaft. Jahrgang 1910."--title page verso
Topic: Axinite
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A. Karnojitzky
Topics: Crystallography, Tourmaline
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Jul 5, 2022 Simonin, Louis, 1830-1886
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Illustrée de 18 vignettes sur bois, par A. de Neuville et accompagnée de 9 cartes. Bibliothèque des merveilles, publiée sous la direction de M. Édouard Charton. Contents: Visite de la maison.-​-​L'homme fossile.-​-​L'industrie minérale.-- Les carrières de Paris.--Les filons metalliques.-​-​Les sels et les gaz naturels.--Les houillères Françaises.
Topics: Mines and mineral resources, Quarries and quarrying--France, Man, Prehistoric, Coal mines and...
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Jul 5, 2022 Longchène, de.
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Bibliothèque de la jeunesse chrétienne, approuvée par Mgr. l'Archevêque de Tours
Topic: Geology--Juvenile literature
Volume 2 of 2. Tome 1. Structure, nature et propriét és des min éraux:  https://archive.org/details/TraiteElementaireDeMineralogieModerneT1 Tome 2: Classification, description et histoire naturelle des min éraux Encyclopédie portative
Topic: Mineralogy
Volume 1 of 2. Tome 1. Structure, nature et propriétés de minéraux Tome 2. Classification, description et histoire naturelle des  minéraux :  https://archive.org/details/TraiteElementaireDeMineralogieModerneT2 Encyclopédie portative
Topic: Mineralogy
Volume 2 of 2:  Tome 1. Structure, nature et propriétés de minéraux   https://archive.org/details/PrecisDeMineralogieModerneT1 Tome 2. Classification, description et histoire naturelle des minéraux Encyclopédie portative, ou résumé universel des sciences, des lettres et des arts [...]
Topic: Mineralogy
Volume 1 of 2. Tome 1:  Structure, nature et propriétés des minéraux Tome 2: Classification, description et histoire naturelle des minéraux:  https://archive.org/details/PrecisDeMineralogieModerneT2 Encyclopédie portative, ou r ésum é universel des sciences, des lettres et des arts [...].
Topic: Mineralogy
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Jun 16, 2022 Lewis, Hannah Jane Woodman, b. 1816
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Gems arranged alphabetically, each description of a gem being accompanied by one related and one unrelated poem. Engravings: ornamental illustrations on each page of text. " In preparing this little work for the press, we have used the Encyclopædia Americana and Dr. L. Feuchtwanger's Treatise on gems, as books of reference ... [other writers contributed original poems]."-​-​preface. 1845 ed. noted in Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 7320.
Topics: American poetry--Collections, Precious stones--Poetry
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Jun 16, 2022 Lewis, Hannah Jane Woodman, b. 1816
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Gems arranged alphabetically, each description of a gem being accompanied by one related and one unrelated poem. Engravings: ornamental illustrations on each page of text. Noted in Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 7320. "In preparing this little work for the press, we have used the  Encyclopædia Americana and Dr. L. Feuchtwanger's Treatise on Gems, as books of reference ... [other writers contributed original poems]."-​-​preface.
Topics: American poetry--Collections, Precious stones--Poetry
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Jun 10, 2022 Rapp, Frederic J. von
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Contents: Pearls / Frederic J. von Rapp (1913) -- Diamonds [1910s] -- Sapphires, emeralds, rubies / Frederic J. von Rapp (1914). Pearls: "Brief remarks on history, occurrences, fishing, properties, weights, values, forms, drilling, stringing, pearl collections and famous pearls."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 5354. Sapphires, emeralds, rubies: "Historical notes, sources, some famous gems, curious lore, etc."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 5355.
Topics: Pearls, Diamonds
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Jun 10, 2022 Rapp, Frederic J. von
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" Brief remarks on history, occurrences, fishing, properties, weights, values, forms, drilling, stringing, pearl collections and famous pearls."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 5354.
Topic: Pearls
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Jun 10, 2022 Rammelsberg, C. F., 1813-1899
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Mit 151 Holzschnitten
Topic: Crystallography
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Jun 3, 2022 Hoffmann, George Christian, 1837-1917
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At head of title: Geological and natural history survey of Canada. Alfred R. C. Selwyn ... director. " Reprinted from the Transactions of the Royal society of Canada, volume VII, section III, 1889."
Topic: Mineralogy--Canada
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Jun 3, 2022 Hoffmann, George Christian, 1837-1917
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" From the Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada. Volume VII, section III, 1889." Presented May 8, 1889
Topic: Mineralogy--Canada
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Jun 2, 2022 Julien, Alexis A. (Alexis Anastay), 1840-1919
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From the Annals of the N. Y. Academy of Sciences, vol. I, no. I0, November, 1879. Read June 10th and November 18th, 1878.
Topic: Spodumene
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Mit einer Tafel. " Assembles optical & physical data on staurolites from 8 localities; the deposits briefly described, crystallography​, cleavage, pleochroism, refractive indexes, specific gravities & 2 new chem analyses; appendix describes automatic lapidary machine devised by Prof E A Wülfing (plate)."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 3031. Inaugural-​Dissertation zur Erlangung der Doktorwürde der hohen naturwissenscha​ftlich-​mathematischen Fakultät der...
Topic: Staurolite
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May 31, 2022 Karabacek, Josef, 1845-1918
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Reprint from: Sitzungsbericht​e der Kais. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Bd. 129, 5.
Topics: Cameos, Cameos--Rome, Glyptics
Topics: Clock and watch making--Equipment and supplies--Catalogs, Jewelry making--Equipment and...
Topics: Clock and watch making--Equipment and supplies--Catalogs, Jewelry making--Equipment and...
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Series: Naturgeschichte des Tier- Pflanzen- und Mineralreichs / [ed. Gotthilf Heinrich von Schubert.] Contents: Erster Teil: Mineralogie / A. Kenngott -- Zweiter Teil: Geologie und Paläontologie / Fr. Rolle.
Topics: Natural history--Pictorial works, Geology--Pictorial works, Mineralogy--Pictorial works,...
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3rd edition
Topics: Geology--Dictionaries, Mineralogy--Dictionaries
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May 17, 2022 Horstel, W.
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Sammlung populärer Schriften herausgegeben von der Gesellschaft Urania zu Berlin, No. 63. Mit 5 Illustrationen
Topic: Marble--Italy
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May 17, 2022 Pokorny, Alois
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Tradotta dalla 18a ed. tedesca ed adattata per le scuole secondarie Italiane dai Dottori G. Piolti e L. Colomba. Storia illustrata dei tre regni della natura, seconda l'opera del Dott. Aloisio Pokorny ; pt 3.
Topic: Mineralogy
Topic: Mineralogy
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Topic: Rocks
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May 6, 2022 Pumpelly, Raphael, 1837-1923
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Reprint "from the American Journal of Science and Arts, vol. X, July, 1875"--title page.
Topic: Granite
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"Extrait de la Revue Ciel et Terre, 5e année"--title page verso.
Topic: Meteorites
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"Reprinted from the Mineralogical Magazine, vol. XII, no.56"--title page. "Read January 31st and June 20th, 1899."--p. [184].
Topic: Minerals--Analysis
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Apr 28, 2022 Ransome, Frederick Leslie, 1868-1935
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University of California. Bulletin of the Department of Geology. v. 1, no. 10.
Topics: Lawsonite, Mineralogy--California--Marin County
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Apr 28, 2022 Ransome, Frederick Leslie, 1868-1935
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Mit Taf. VII, Fig. 1-8. Other title: Ueber lawsonit, ein neues gesteinsbildendes Mineral aus Californien "Separat-​Abdruck aus: Zeitschrift fur Krystallographi​e n.s.w. XXV. 6."--title page.
Topic: Lawsonite
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Apr 19, 2022 Bishop, Heber Reginald, 1840-1902
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Volume 2 of 2. Volume 1:  https://archive.org/details/BishopCollectionVol1 "Yü-shou" and "Illustrations of the modern manufacture of jade" have separate t.p's.; "Yü-shou" also has separate bibliography. Includes bibliographical references (v. 1) and index (v. 2). Contents: V. 1. Preface -- Pt. 1. General introduction -- Pt. 2. Jade in China -- Pt. 3. Jade as a mineral -- Pt. 4. Methods of working jade -- Pt. 5. Worked jade -- Bibliography -- Index. Contents: V....
Topics: Jade, Jade--China, Bishop Collection
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Apr 19, 2022 Bishop, Heber Reginald, 1840-1902
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Volume 1 of 2. Volume 2:  https://archive.org/details/BishopCollectionVol2 "Yü-shou" and "Illustrations of the modern manufacture of jade" have separate t.p's.; "Yü-shou" also has separate bibliography. Includes bibliographical references (v. 1) and index (v. 2). Contents: V. 1. Preface -- Pt. 1. General introduction -- Pt. 2. Jade in China -- Pt. 3. Jade as a mineral -- Pt. 4. Methods of working jade -- Pt. 5. Worked jade -- Bibliography -- Index. Contents: V....
Topics: Jade, Jade--China, Bishop Collection
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Apr 12, 2022 Hovey, Edmund Otis, 1862-1924
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Reprinted from the American Museum Journal, Vol. IX, pp. 237-248. December, 1909.
Topic: Meteorites--Catalogs and collections
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Apr 12, 2022 Hughes, T. McKenny
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Read October 17th, 1913. Reprint from: The Cambridge Antiquarian Society's Communications, Vol. XVIII. Includes bibliographical references.
Topics: Flint, Flint--Collectors and collecting, Sedgwick Museum
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Apr 12, 2022 Hovey, Edmund Otis, 1862-1924
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Guide leaflet series, no. 26. Cover title: Foyer collection of meteorites. Partial contents: Classification -- Chemical composition -- Mineral constituents -- Essential constituents -- Accessory constituents -- Surface characteristics -- The Cape York meteorites -- Willamette -- Canyon Diablo -- Tucson -- Brenham -- Forest City -- Long Island (Kansas) -- Selma.
Topics: Meteorites--Catalogs and collections, American Museum of Natural History--Catalogs
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Apr 12, 2022 Twelvetrees, W. H. (William Harper), 1848-1919
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Geological Survey Bulletin, no. 25. At head of title: Tasmania. Department of Mines. "Issued under the authority of the Honourable Sir Neil Elliott Lewis, K.C.M.G., Minister for Mines for Tasmania." Partial contents: General geology -- Economic geology -- Alluvial mining -- Lode and stone mining -- Gem stones -- Australites or obsidianites -- Discovery of aboriginal flake.
Topic: Geology--Australia--Tasmania
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Apr 12, 2022 Parona, Carlo Fabrizio, 1855-1939
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Compilata dai soci C. F. Parona, F. Sacco, e F. Virgilio. Soc. Geol. Italiana. Estratto Boll. V. XII, fasc. 4.
Topic: Geology--Bibliography
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Apr 12, 2022 Quénioux, Gaston
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830 gravures, 2 planches en couleurs.
Topics: Decorative arts--France, Decoration and ornament, Art--France
Includes index.
Topics: Blowpipe, Mineralogy
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Mar 31, 2022 Sommerville, Maxwell, 1829-1904
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Partial contents: "The first part explains engraved gems, what they are, how they were used, their historical development, famous examples [...], and also cylinder seals, ancient gems, styles of ornament, scarabs, and other topics. The second part is the annotated catalog [...]"-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 6213.
Topics: Glyptics--History, Gems
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Criadero de fierro del Cerro de Mercado, de Durango, por el ingeniero M. F. Rangel. Criaderos de fierro de la Hacienda de Vaquerias, en el Estado de Hidalgo, por el ingeniero Juan de D. Villarello y Dr. Emilio Böse. Instituto Geológico de México. Boletín, no. 16.
Topic: Iron ores--Mexico--Durango
Topics: Jewelry making, Jewelry
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Mar 15, 2022 Pope-Hennessy, Una
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Includes bibliography (p. 145) and index.
Topics: Jade--China, Jade art objects--China, China--Antiquities
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Mar 15, 2022 Kronquist, Emil F. (Emil Fritjoff), 1882-
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Topics: Jewelry making--Amateurs' manuals, Metal-work
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Feb 28, 2022 Rammelsberg, C.
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"Aus den Abhandlungen der Königl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin vom Jahre 1890"--title page. "First thorough study of chemical compositions of tourmalines conducted over a period of 20 years; classes tourmalines as trisilicates and gives a general formula; reports results of 64 analyses of many types of specimens from numerous environments, with special notes on presence of water, fluorine, iron, boron."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 5337.
Topic: Tourmaline--Analysis
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Feb 28, 2022 Pazaurek, Gustav Edmund, 1865-
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Cover title: Glasperlen und Perlenarbeiten aus alter und neuer Zeit " A detailed study of the development of the glass pearl in various forms and uses in ornamentation of the costume, accessories, reliquaries, boxes, jewelry, and the like [...] The first part of the text is historical, the second part treats the subject in modern times. Lavishly illustrated with good quality photographs. An unusual and scarce work on the common imitation pearl."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry...
Topics: Beads, Beadwork
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Feb 25, 2022 Pyms, Felix B.
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" Handsome promotional brochure, the first part on diamonds and other precious stones, the second part on pearls. Includes brief histories of Koh-I-Nur, Great Mogul, Cullinan, Pitt (Regent), Orloff, and Hope diamonds."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 5297.
Topics: Precious stones, Diamonds, Notable
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Feb 25, 2022 Příruční, Kobrův
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"30 tabulí, na kterých zobrazeno jst barvotiskem; 170 nejdůležitějš í c​h minerálů" Colored mineral specimen drawings with labels and no other text.
Topic: Minerals--Drawings
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Feb 25, 2022 Premier (Transvaal) Diamond Mining Co., Ltd.
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Topics: Diamond mines and mining--South Africa--Transvaal, Premier (Transvaal) Diamond Mining Co., Ltd.,...
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5 folded plates at back of book, numbered V-IX
Topic: Diamond mines and mining--Africa, South
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Feb 10, 2022 Smith, George Frederick Herbert, 1872-1953
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"With many diagrams and thirty-two plates of which three are in colour." 5th. ed. "First published March 21st 1910"--title page verso "Same [as 1923, 4th ed., rev.] but with publisher's logo on t.p."--Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 6157
Topic: Precious stones
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Feb 10, 2022 Ježek, Bohuslav
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Mit 8 Bilderbeilagen und 8 Testfiguren. "13 articles in order of their publication."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 3226. Partial contents: "The articles treat radium & gemstones, synthetics, the Bohemian garnet, Turnau school of gem cutting, synthetic diamonds, Bohemia's gemstones in the last 300 years, Bohemian gemstones, the gem collection in the Museum of the Kingdom of Bohemia, Bohemian chrysolite, metric carat, and older notices of Bohemian gemstones in the...
Topic: Precious stones--Bohemia (Czech Republic)
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A new ed., with an appendix on ore deposits and testing minerals with the blow-pipe. Noted in Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 4907. "Enthusiastical​ly written, oversimplified treatise purporting to furnish would-be prospectors with the knowledge necessary to insure success in seeking minerals, ores, and gemstones."-​-​Gemology by J. Sinkankas, entry no. 4904 (1872 ed.). "Ch 3 includes gemstones among the minimally-​described species; Ch 4 gives directions for hunting...
Topics: Prospecting, Mineralogy, Determinative