Gems & Gemology Vol. 45, No. 4

Winter 2009 G&G Book Reviews

“Emeralds: A Passionate Guide: The Emeralds, the People, Their Secrets”
By Ronald Ringsrud, 382 pp., illus., Green View Press [], Oxnard, CA, 2009. $80.00
“The French Blue”
By Richard W. Wise, 489 pp., illus., publ. by Brunswick House Press [], Lenox, MA. $29.95
“The Pearl Oyster”
Edited by Paul C. Southgate and John C. Lucas, 582 pp., illus., publ. by Elsevier [], Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2008. 91.95 (US$111.00)
“Collector’s Guide to Fluorite”
By Arvid Eric Pasto, 96 pp., illus., publ. by Schiffer Publishing [], Atglen, PA, 2009. $19.99
“The Bohemian Crown Jewels”
By Andrej Sumbera, transl. by Zuzana Jurgens, 114 pp., illus., publ. by the author
[], 2008, $20.00
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