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Tablet to Tablet Bibliography



List of books pertaining to the Tablet to Tablet exhibit presented by theThe Richard T. Liddicoat Gemological Library and Information Center, November 2011-August 2012, GIA, Carlsbad, California

Tablet to Tablet exhibit in the GIA Rotunda
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Knowledge at Any Cost Bibliography

Adams, F.D. (1954) The Birth and Development of the Geological Sciences. Dover, New York

Ball, S.H. (1950) A Roman Book on Precious Stones: Including an English Modernization of the 37th Booke of the Historie of the World. Adapted from the English translation of Philemon Holland. Gemological Institute of America, Los Angeles, CA

Olmert, M. (1992) The Smithsonian Book of Books. Smithsonian Books, Washington, D.C.

Pliny, the Elder. (1601) The Historie of the World: Commonly Called, the Natural Historie of C. Plinius Secundus. Translated by P. Holland. Printed by A. Islip, London

Pliny, the Elder. (1855-57) The Natural History of Pliny. Translated with copious notes and illustrations by the late John Bostock and H. T. Riley. H.G. Bohn, London

Pliny, the Elder. (1957) Pliny's Natural History: An Account by a Roman of What Romans Knew and Did and Valued. Compacted from the many volumes of the Historia Naturalis by Loyd Haberly. Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., New York

Pliny, the Elder. (1958-67) Pliny: Natural History. With an English translation by H. Rackham. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

Sinkankas, J. (1993) Gemology: An Annotated Bibliography. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen, NJ

So Many Books, So Little Time Bibliography:

Dirlam, D.; Misiorowski, E.B.; Cook, J.L.; Weldon, R. (1989) The Sinkankas Library. Gems & Gemology, Vol. 25, No. 1, p. 2-15

Tavernier’s Travels Bibliography

Sinkankas, J. (1993) Gemology: An Annotated Bibliography. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen, NJ

Gem Crystals  Bibliography:

Adams, F. D. (1918) Haüy, the ‘Father of Crystallography’. American Mineralogist, Vol. 3, No. 6, p. 131-132

Black, G.F. (1918) An outline of the life of René-Just Haüy. American Mineralogist, Vol. 3, No. 6, p. 90-91

Bloss, F. D. (1994) Crystallography and Crystal Chemistry, Mineralogical Society of America, Washington, D.C

Goldschmidt, V. (1913-23) Atlas der Krystallformen. 1st ed. 18 vols. C. Winters, Heidelberg

Goldschmidt, V. (2005) Atlas der Krystallformen. 1st ed. 18 vol. C. Winters, Heidelberg, 1913-23 in DVD ROM

Saeijs, W. (2008) An appraisal of Haüy’s wooden crystal models. Mineralogical Record, Vol. 39, No. 5, p. 385-396

Whitlock, H.P. (1918) René-Just Haüy and his influence. American Mineralogist, Vol. 3, No. 6, p. 92-98

Imperial Russian Bling Bibliography

Abdication of Nikolai II, March 15, 1917. The Times [of London], March 19, 1917.  (Accessed October 4, 2011)

Bainbridge, H.C. (1979) Peter Carl Fabergé: Goldsmith and Jeweller to the Russian Imperial Court, His Life and Work. Crescent Books, New York

Fabergé. T., Proler, L.G., Skurlov, V.V. (2000) The Fabergé Imperial Easter Eggs. Christie’s, London

Fersman, A. E. (1925) Russia's Treasure of Diamonds and Precious Stones. The People's Commissariat of Finances, Moscow

Hill. G., Ed. (1989) Fabergé and the Russian Master Goldsmiths. Wing Books, New York

Jewels of the Romanovs : Treasures of the Russian Imperial Court [exhibit] (1997). The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (Accessed October 18, 2011)

Litwin, P. (2002) “The Russian Revolution”. EURO 344, Spring 2002

Twining, Lord. (1960) A History of the Crown Jewels of Europe. B.T. Batsford, London

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