Sperisen, Francis J. THE ART OF THE LAPIDARY
Milwaukee: The Bruce Publishing Company, (1961). B00005X7DR First edition. Hardcover. Minor offsetting to the endpapers, else a near fine copy in dark maroon cloth, titled in gilt on the spine; no dust jacket.
Octavo. A comprehensive manual on gem polishing and gem work. 390 pages, references, lists and tables, glossary and vocabulary, selected bibliography, index. Copiously illustrated with black-and-white photographs and illustrations.