JEWELRY AND THE PRECIOUS STONES: with a History, and Description from Models, of the Largest Individual Diamonds Known: Including, Particularly, a Consideration of the Koh-I-Noor's Claim to Notoriety. By Hipponix Roset [pseud.]. Joseph Paxon.
JEWELRY AND THE PRECIOUS STONES: with a History, and Description from Models, of the Largest Individual Diamonds Known: Including, Particularly, a Consideration of the Koh-I-Noor's Claim to Notoriety. By Hipponix Roset [pseud.]

JEWELRY AND THE PRECIOUS STONES: with a History, and Description from Models, of the Largest Individual Diamonds Known: Including, Particularly, a Consideration of the Koh-I-Noor's Claim to Notoriety. By Hipponix Roset [pseud.]

Philadelphia: John Penington & Son, 1856. First edition. 8vo. [4], 40, [1] pp. Half title & postscript. Brown quarter leather binding, gilt stamped title on spine, marbled boards rubbed. [Something else must have also been bound in with this text which has since been removed, leaving a gap at the back of the binding]. Paxon was a Pennsylvania manufacturer, the first to undertake the manufacture of iron on a large scale in the state. Some of the material in this work had appeared in 1855 in the periodical Bizarre, edited by Paxon. Scarce. Item #63787

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