TITLE

Book reviews: Arts & humanities

AUTHOR(S)
Baker, Therese D.
PUB. DATE
May 1994
SOURCE
Library Journal;5/1/1994, Vol. 119 Issue 8, p100
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Book Review
ABSTRACT
Reviews the books `Jewelry & Gems: The Buying Guide,' by Antoinette L. Matlins and Antonio C. Bonanno, and `The Gold Jewelry Buying Guide,' by Renee Newman.
ACCESSION #
9405127714

 

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