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Book Condition: Good in Good dust jacket
Heavy foxing to page edges. Previous owner's name and address. 1" missing at head of dust-jacket spine. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 1953 reprint of a title first published in 1948. 344 pages + frontispiece + 1 map. Blue cloth boards. Page dimensions: 213 x 138mm. "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.