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Nicols, T."
Beschreibung der Steine sowohl Edel als Gemeine, darinnen derer Gestalt, Kraffte, Tugenden, Medicin-Eigenschaften, Preiss und Werth auf das deutlichste gezeignet wird Samt beygefesten Warnungen sich fur derer Verfalschung wohl zu huten wegen seiner furtrefflichkeit aus dem Englischen ins Teutsche ubersetzt durch Johann Langen."
Culmbach, Nathaneal Lumscher, 1734. Small 8vo (16.4 x 10.3 cm). 16, 274, [xiv] pp.; wood-engraved head and tail pieces. Contemporary half vellum over marbled boards. Speckled edges. Second German edition of a work by Thomas Nichols first published in English in 1652 and subsequently republished twice under entirely different titles. This book deals with 89 different precious stones, where they are to be found, what characteristics they have, their prices and fakes. Slight rubbing to boards, otherwise a very good, clean, near gem copy. Ferguson Ii, 138; Sinkankas, 4758."
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