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Larousse encyclopaedia of precious gems

Paul Bariand

Larousse encyclopaedia of precious gems

by Paul Bariand

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPierre Bariand, Jean-Paul Poirot ; in collaboration with Michel Duchamp ; photographs by Nelly Bariand ; translated by Emmanuel Fritsch.
ContributionsPoirot, Jean-Paul., Duchamp, Michel.
The Physical Object
Pagination248p. :
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15045535M
ISBN 100442302894

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