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Gems of Shri Lanka.

D. H. Ariyaratna

Gems of Shri Lanka.

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Published by D.H. Ariyaratna in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Precious stones -- Sri Lanka.,
  • Precious stone industry -- Sri Lanka.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination109p.
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21177762M
    ISBN 109559549405
    OCLC/WorldCa30034435


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