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Hope diamond : the legendary history of a cursed gem

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Clyde-Savannah Public Library 736.23 Kurin (Text)
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Williamson Public Library 736. KUR (Text)
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  • ISBN: 0060873515 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xii, 388 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: [Washington, DC] : Smithsonian Books ; 2006.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-376) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue -- Gift of the nation -- Legend delivered -- The East -- Tavernier's quest -- Golconda's wealth -- Cosmic gem -- The West -- The French blue -- Insignia of the golden fleece -- Stolen crown jewel -- Revolutionary bribe -- Caroline's legacy -- Contraband -- George's trophy -- Hope's collectible -- Brunswick's obsession -- From heirloom to valuable -- Ornament of the East -- Love commodity -- Unlucky inventory -- Cartier's story -- McLean's temptation -- Modernity's cruse -- Yohe's prop -- High society talisman -- Winston's baby -- Tax deduction -- America's diamond -- Museum specimen 217868 -- National treasure -- Collection keystone -- Missing pieces? -- Pop icon -- Exorcising the curse.
Subject: Hope diamond > History.


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