Covers all aspects of gold including fascinating stories from history and mythology. Illustrated in colour throughout.
Author: Richard Herrington, Chris Stanley and Robert Symes
Since the first shiny gold nugget was picked up and coveted, the allure of this rare metal has captured the human imagination. This beautifully illustrated book examines all aspects of this most prized metal, from its scientific properties and mineralogy to the myths that surround it and the eventful history of its exploitation.
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Paperback, 200 x 210 mm, 72 pp, 1999, Illustrated throughout in colour, 0 565 09141 7. Published by the Natural History Museum.
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