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Book Condition: Fair in Fair dust jacket
Ex-library. Library labels and markings. Rebound. Dust-jacket in plastic cover with adhesive edges, taped to boards and endpapers. Dust-jacket flaps cropped close to the text. ; 1953 reprint of a title first published in 1948. 344 pages + frontispiece + 1 map. Rebound in red cloth boards. Page dimensions: 210 x 136mm. "Here are tales of historical diamonds, of intrigue, of fortunes won and lost, of the old Mogul and Persian conquerors, of the glittering courst of France and Tsarist Russia. But the surprise in the story is the diamonf fields of Australia, the romance of the Inverell diamond fields where for years rough diamonds were washed away by the tin miners as worthless pebbles." - from dust-jacket blurb.