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The curious lore of precious stones being a description of their sentiments and folk lore, superstitions, symbolism, mysticism, use in medicine, protection, prevention, religion, and divination, crystal gazing, birthstones, lucky stones and talismans, astral, zodiacal and planetary by George F. Kunz

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Published by J.B. Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gems -- Religious aspects.,
  • Gems.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby George Frederick Kunz.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 406 p.
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17774270M

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