Hardcover, rebound in dark blue half-leather over marbled boards, with backstrip a deep brown. . Raised spine decorated and lettered in gold. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. 377pp., Index. Gems listed alphabetically, with small woodcut device at the end of each entry. Also illustrated with frontispiece. No previous ownership marks. A very clean, square, attractive copy in vintage nineteenth century leather binding. Minor rubbing to front joint and small nick to one spine band, else fine. An attractive copy of this classic study on gemstones. Very good+.