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Lapidarium : the secret lives of stones  Cover Image Book Book

Lapidarium : the secret lives of stones / Hettie Judah.

Judah, Hettie, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780143137412
  • ISBN: 0143137417
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Books, 2023.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Stones and stories -- Stone technology -- Shapes in stone -- Living stones.
Summary, etc.:
"Inspired by the lapidaries of the ancient world, this book is a collection of true stories about sixty different stones that have influenced our shared history. Through the realms of art, myth, geology, philosophy, and power, the author tells the story of humanity through the minerals and materials that have allowed humans to evolve and create. Lapidarium uses the stories of these sixty stones to explore how human culture has formed stone, and the roles stone has played in forming human culture"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Precious stones > History.
Stone > History.
Precious stones > Social aspects.
Stone > Social aspects.

Available copies

  • 3 of 5 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Thomaston Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 5 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Thomaston Public Library 553.8 JUDAH (Text) 34020146464910 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

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