The Great Diamonds of the World by Edward Streeter (1882) first edition book


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Edward Streeter - The Great Diamonds of the World: Their History and Romance

London: George Bell & Sons, 1882. First edition. 312 pp., excluding appendices. Green cloth binding. Annotated and edited by Joseph Hatton and A. H. Keane. Revisions by her empress Eugenie. Rubbing to joints and edges of covers, textblock. Linlithgow Mechanics Library badge affixed to front pastedown page. Clean text. Famous diamonds have even stupider names than race-horses, it turns out.

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