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Streeter, Edwin W.

PRECIOUS STONES AND GEMS,

Their History and distinguishing Characteristics. Chapman & Hall 1877.
1st Ed. 264pp. 9 plates including 2 photographic and 5 in colour. Text heavily browned throught with some light marginal spotting, ownership signature to top edge of half title and t.p., photographic plate repaired to verso, ex.-libris Alan G. Nicholson, new e.ps., rebound in gilt lettered blue cloth. Edwin William Streeter (1834-1923) worked for Harry Emanuel before setting up on his own account in 1867/8 in Conduit Street. He moved in 1873 to Harry Emanuel's old premises in New Bond Street where he described himself as 'Diamond merchant, Goldsmith, Jeweller, Watchmaker'. He took a particular interest in precious stones.
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