Book Review Gems & Gemology, Winter 2007, Volume 43, No. 4

Winter 2007 G&G Book Reviews

“Jewels: A Secret History”
By Victoria Finlay, 472 pp., illus., publ. by Ballantine Books, New York, 2006. US$25.95
“Fine Minerals of China: A Guide to Mineral Localities”
By Guanghua Liu, 366 pp., illus., publ. by AAA Minerals AG, Switzerland, 2006. US$148.00
“The Jewelry Handbook: How to Select, Wear & Care for Jewelry”
By Renée Newman, 177 pp., illus., publ. by International Jewelry Publications, Los Angeles, 2007. $19.95
“The Pink Pearl: A Natural Treasure of the Caribbean”
By Hubert Bari after the text by David Federman, 173 pp., illus., publ. by Skira Editore S.p.A. [], Milan, Italy, 2007. US$58.00
“Opal: The Phenomenal Gemstone”
By J. Clifford, P. Clifford, A. Frazier, S. Frazier, B. P. Gaber, C. J. Gaber, G. Neumeier, and G. Staebler, Eds., transl. by G. Neumeier, 108 pp., illus., publ. by Lithographie LLC, East Hampton, CN, 2007, US$40.00
“Namibia, 2nd Ed.”
By L. von Bezing, R. Bode, and S. Jahn, 856 pp., illus., publ. by Bode Verlag [], Haltern, Germany, 2007, US$158.00
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