New Zealand Jade: The Story of Greenstone

By: Beck, Russell J.

Price: NZ$45.00

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Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


No signatures. Fading to dust-jacket spine. A 20mm tear at corner of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 106, [6 (blank)] pages + 8 black-and-white plate leaves + 4 colour plate leaves. Blue-green boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 213 x 138mm. Contents: Jade; Terminology; World Location of Jade; Maori History and Legends; New Zealand Location; Bowenite - Tangiwai; Origin of Nephrite; Physical Properties of New Zealand Nephrite; Minerals Confused with Jade; Maori Lapidary; Non-Maori Lapidary; Lapidary Hints; Glossary; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.

Title: New Zealand Jade: The Story of Greenstone

Author Name: Beck, Russell J.

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed: (1970)

ISBN Number: 0589004247

ISBN Number 13: 9780589004248

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 21818