Metuchen:: Scarecrow Press, 1993., 1993. Two volumes. 4to. xxxiii, 570; , 571 – 1179 pp. Red gilt-stamped cloth. AUTHOR'S EX LIBRIS LABEL ON FRONT END PAPER; WHICH ALSO CONTAINS AUTHOR'S INKED WARM INSCRIPTION TO WELL-KNOWN BOOK DEALER EDWIN GLASER "At Home, San Diego, Ca. July 27, 1999. To: Edwin V. Glaser: For many decades noted for his splendid spark in scientific and technical books. I think, Ed, that a few in here will be of interest. Sincerely, John Sinkankas." Winner of the 1994 Geoscience Information Society's Best Reference Work Award. This bibliography incudes primarily books, but also monographs, ranging in date from 1500 to 1989. Sinkankas was a preeminent gem scholar of the United States, and his former personal library of over 14,000 volumes now serves as the core for the library of the Gemological Institute of America. Edwin Glaser was President of the Antiquarian Book Sellers Association from 1986 to 1988, and a well-respected dealer in rare books of science and technology. A lovely association copy.
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