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MINERALS OF CORNWALL AND DEVON (SOFTBACK) (SECOND HAND COPY IN VERY GOOD CONDITION)

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MINERALS OF CORNWALL AND DEVON (Softback)

   

(second hand copy in very good condition)
  

By P.G. Embrey and R.F. Symes

Published by the British Museum (Natural History) and the Mineralogical Record Inc. 1987.


A beautifully illustrated and authoritative account of the astonishingly diverse range of minerals to be found in Cornwall and Devon.  It is both a 'coffee table' book and essential reading for mineralogists and mineral collectors.

The book is divided into four parts:  the geology of South-West England, the mines and mining, the collectors and dealers, and finally the minerals themselves illustrated by beautifully reproduced colour photographs and informative captions.  There is also a comprehensive list of references and index.
 

154 pages. Colour photographs throughout with black and white illustrations, maps and historical photographs.

Softback. Very good condition.
 


Size: 28 x 22 centimetres.
Weight: 680 grams

PRICE: £12.00
MINERALS OF CORNWALL AND DEVON (SOFTBACK) (SECOND HAND COPY IN VERY GOOD CONDITION)