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JET (BUTTERWORTH GEM BOOKS) (second hand copy)

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JET

  

By Helen Muller
  

(Hardback - second hand copy in very good condition)

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In this comprehensive book the author describes the history, geology, physical and chemical properties of a material which has been used as a jewel for more than 4,000 years. 
  
The book covers the use of jet from the Bronze Age, through Roman times to the present day. The author also describes the economic history of the Whitby jet industry and describes the methods used by the 19th century craftsmen. Natural and man-made simulants are also discussed, together with the means of identifying them.

  

Published by Butterworths. 1987. Hardback. 149 pages. This book is in very good condition.


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Size: 24 x 17 centimetres
Weight: 475 grams


PRICE: £30.00
JET (BUTTERWORTH GEM BOOKS) (second hand copy)