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The mirror of stones : in which the nature, generation, properties, virtues and various species of more than 200 different jewels, precious and rare stones, are distinctly described : also certain and infallible rules to know the good from the bad, how to prove their genuineness, and to distinguish the real from counterfeits : extracted from the works of Aristotle, Pliny, Isiodorus, Dionysius Alexandrinus, Albertus Magnus, &c. Preview this item
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The mirror of stones : in which the nature, generation, properties, virtues and various species of more than 200 different jewels, precious and rare stones, are distinctly described : also certain and infallible rules to know the good from the bad, how to prove their genuineness, and to distinguish the real from counterfeits : extracted from the works of Aristotle, Pliny, Isiodorus, Dionysius Alexandrinus, Albertus Magnus, &c.

Author: Camillo Leonardi; John Freeman; Duveen Alchemy and Chemistry Collection.
Publisher: London : Printed for J. Freeman in Fleet-Street 1750.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Early works
Dictionaries Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leonardi, Camillo, active 1502.
Mirror of stones.
London : Printed for J. Freeman ..., 1750
(OCoLC)930370515
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Camillo Leonardi; John Freeman; Duveen Alchemy and Chemistry Collection.
OCLC Number: 10823418
Notes: Translation of: Speculum lapidum.
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Pp. 120-199 omitted in pagination but text and register are continuous.
Description: xiv, 15-119, 200-240 pages ; 17 cm (12mo)
Other Titles: Speculum lapidum.
Responsibility: by Camillus Leonardus, M.D. ; a treatise of infinite use, not only to jewellers, lapidaries, and merchants who trade in them, but to the nobility and gentry, who purchase them either for curiosity, use, or ornament ; dedicated by the author to Caesar Borgia ; now first translated into English.

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