The Curious Lore of Precious Stones

by George Frederick Kunz, 1856-

1938

Status

Available

Call number

GR805 .K8

Publication

Publisher Unknown

Description

Foremost gemologist presents definitive study of the magical abilities and strange characteristics of precious stones. Wide range of sources — Greek, Latin documents, medieval lapidaries, Eddas, Egyptian writings, Oriental gem books, the Bible — reveal magic, occult, medicinal and religious uses of dozens of gems. 65 plates, 8 in color.

Original publication date

1913

Barcode

34662000668662
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