2 edition of Gemstones of the Soviet Union found in the catalog.
Gemstones of the Soviet Union
Microfilm. S.l. : s.n., 1972? 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
|Other titles||Pierres de couleur de L"Union soviétique.|
|LC Classifications||Microfilm 50804 (T)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 p.,  leaves of plates|
|Number of Pages||13|
|LC Control Number||89893206|
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