London: N.A.G. Press Ltd, 1981. Second edition. Hardcover. Quarto (10 x 6 1/4"). xiv, 532pp. Original photo-illustrated dust-jacket over black leatherette, with gold lettering to spine.
This completely revised and updated edition of "Diamond" is concerned with the gem diamond world, the myths and superstitions, the unique properties that have made these tiny stones the most valuable and portable form of wealth that exists, and the fascinating inside workings of the diamond market.
This work is lavishly illustrated throughout with numerous in-text-figs as well as b/w and color photographic reproductions.
Minor and sporadic creasing and scratching to dust-jacket. DJ in overall good+, binding and interior in very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #45703