Book Review Gems & Gemology, Winter 1985, Vol. 21, No. 4

Winter 1985 G&G Book Reviews

“Gem Cutting: A Lapidary's Manual”
By John Sinkankas, 365 pp., illus., publ. by Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York, NY, 1984. US$46.95
“Jade for You: Value Guide to Fine-Quality Jade”
By John Y. Ng and Edmond Root, 107 pp., illus., Jade LV Gem Corp., Los Angeles, CA, 1984. US$49.95
“Gems and Jewels: A Connoisseur's Guide”
By Benjamin Zucker, 248 pp., illus., publ. by Thames and Hudson, New York, NY, 1984. US$50.00
“Manual of Mineralogy (After James D. Dana)”
By Cornelis Klein and Cornelius S.Hurlburt, Jr., 596 pp., illus., publ. by John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, 1985. US$35.95
“The Barakat Gallery: A Catalogue of the Collection”
 Vol. I, 319 pp., illus., publ. by The Barakat Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA, 1985.
“Benitoite: California State Gemstone”
By G. D. Louderback, 76 pp., illus., publ. by Gemmary, Redondo Beach, CA, 1985. US$5.00