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Creator:
Mawe, John, 1764-1829.
Title(s):

A treatise on diamonds, and precious stones : including their history-natural and commercial : to which is added, the methods of cutting & polishing : with colored plates / by John Mawe, honorary member of the Mineralogical Society of Jena, &c. &c., author of Travels through the gold and diamond district of Brazil, Lessons on mineralogy and geology, New descriptive catalogue, &c.

Edition:
Second edition.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for and sold by the author, 149, Strand; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster Row, 1823.
Physical Description:
xx, 148 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TN990 .M3 1823
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Half-title: A treatise on diamonds, &c. &c.
Printed by W. M'Dowall, Printer, Pemberton Row, Gough Square.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 447
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in quarter blue calf and pebbled blue cloth.
MUDD Sa29 232: Pages [iv]-[v] wanting.
Subject Terms:
Diamond cutting.
Diamonds -- Great Britain.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1823.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown -- Printer.
M'Dowall, W. -- Printer.
Mineralogy -- Great Britain.
Mineralogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Precious stones -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1823.
Contributors:
Mawe, John, 1764-1829, ill.
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