9 edition of The nature of diamonds found in the catalog.
by Cambridge University Press in association with the American Museum of Natural History in Cambridge, U.K, New York, NY, USA
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by George E. Harlow.|
|Contributions||Harlow, George E., American Museum of Natural History.|
|LC Classifications||TS753 .N38 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 278 p. :|
|Number of Pages||278|
|ISBN 10||052162083X, 0521629357|
|LC Control Number||97029176|
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