2 edition of book of pearls: their history and romance from antiquity to modern times. found in the catalog.
book of pearls: their history and romance from antiquity to modern times.
Joan (Younger) Dickinson
Bibliography: p. 228-232.
|LC Classifications||NK7680 .D5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 248 p.|
|Number of Pages||248|
|LC Control Number||68020481|
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The Book of Pearls: Their History and Romance from Antiquity to Modern TimesAuthor: Joan Younger Dickinson. OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages illustrations, maps, portraits 24 cm: Contents: The role of the pearl in the shell cult of antiquity --Pearle as magic, medicine, and royal marvel --The forgotten pearls of the Americas --Pearl status, splendor, and sport in the modern period --The discovery of the oyster's secret --Cultured pearls today --Purchasing the pearl for style and.
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