Title FAMOUS DIAMONDS
Book Condition Fine in gray cloth; in a fine dust jacket. Quarto. 320 pages; bibliography and an index. With 264 illustrations, 150 in color.
Edition Fourth edition, revised and updated.
Publisher (London): Christie's, (2000).
090343265x / 9780903432658
Seller ID 56508.00
The history of great diamonds is intimately interwoven with the lives of emperors and conquerors, great kings and queens, with statesmen and soldiers, the rich and worldly - but also, inevitably, with those who lead more shadowy lives.
Gems and Minerals. Costume and Fashion.