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Opal and How to Work It

By: Barnett, Frank

Price: $28.00

Publisher: East Malvern, VIC, Australia, Gemcraft Publications Pty Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCIGEO5

ISBN: 0909223122

Condition: Fair to Good


Stapled softcover, first edition, 92gms, 60pgs. Contents includes: modern history of opal; the opal fields; types of opal; mining methods; cutting equipment; cutting seam opal; the making of opal doublets and triplets; carving and novelties; and valuing opal. Book is in fair to good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Wraps show some creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Tasmania: Isle of Splendour

By: Beatty, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Cassell Australia Limited: 1967

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS96

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, revised edition, 464gms, 221 pages. This is one of Bill Beatty's most popular travel books. It is filled with historical fact and impression and includes Tasmania's flora and fauna, birds, reptiles, minerals and historic treasures. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with light shelf wear and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Complete Book of Tumbling, The

By: Campbell, D; Cook, R.; And Maxwell, K.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Parramatta, NSW, Australia, Parramatta Lapidary Club: 1973

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: SCIGEO4

Condition: Fair


Stapled softcover, edition, 134gms, 76pgs. Contents includes: general principles; grits,polishing and finishing; types of tumblers; rotating horizontal barrel tumbler; rotating inclined barrel tumbler; vibrating barrel tumbler; unusual tumblers; soundproofing tumblers; tumbling for competition; and problem stones. Book is in fair condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Book has some minor water damage and the rear wrap has a few large tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Miracle Heart, The

By: Carper, Jean

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, USA, HarperCollins Publishers Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HEA33

ISBN: 0061013838

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 100gms, 321 pages. The Miracle Heart reveals the most current finding available on the remarkable powers of food, vitamins, minerals, and natural remedies that have been shown to prevent, treat, and even reverse heart disease. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, moderate page discolouration throughout, sticker mark on front cover, remainder mark on bottom of pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're lo... View more info

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Elementary Faceting Instructions

By: Cottrell, Don; and Gaerth, Roy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Richmond, SA, Australia, Gemmasta Lapidary Equipment Co.:

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: SCIGEO3

Condition: Good


Stapled softcover, second edition, 72g, 28pgs. Contents includes: machine parts description; machine operations; cutting first stone; octagon; emerald; brilliant; and table of main angles. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Working with Gemstones

By: Firsoff, V. A.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, A. H. & A. W. Reed Ltd: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GEMMIN6

ISBN: 0589008072

Condition: Fair


Hard cover, first edition, 514g, 210pgs. Provides a complete guide to all aspects of lapidary art and craft. Book is in fair condition with moderate spotting throughout and mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Collecting Australian Gemstones

By: James, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, The K. G. Murray Publishing Company Pty Ltd:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: GEMMIN8

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, undated, edition not stated, 552g, 191pgs. This book covers every aspect of collecting gemstones including: what is a gemstone; what do they look like; and where can they be found. Australia's rainbow of gemstones are listed and described in full detail and illustrated in their natural colours. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket is in fair condition with one small tear and one large tear to the ... View more info

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Facet Cutters Handbook: A Gembook

By: Soukup, Edward J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mentone, CA, USA, Gembooks: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCIGEO6

ISBN: 0910652066

Condition: Poor


Stapled softcover, first edition, 100gms, 64pgs. Contents includes: the standard brilliant cut; the pentagon cut; the oblong hexagon cut; polishing guide; faceting angles; table of facet angles; and much more. Book is in poor condition with heavy general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration and soiling throughout. There is a small pen mark on the front cover from a previous owner. Wraps have torn away from one staple, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. This is a reading copy only. View more info