What a great guide book on a girl's best friend:
"The history and romance of diamonds, from ancient India to modern times. With more than 200 illustrations plus a practical guide to selecting cuts and carats."
By Joan Younger Dickinson
Copyright 1965, Original dust jacket
Color photo of the Hope Diamond at the beginning of the book. From Marie Antoinette to the royal family of England, you'll get a comprehensive look at these sparkling beauties.