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Turquoise Stone of Heaven
By Robert Beauford
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
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This book offers an in-depth look at the geology and cultural history of one of humanity’s oldest and most beautiful gemstones, by an author with twenty years of experience as a jeweler, gem and mineral retailer, and research scientist.
Pages from the Book of Kells
By Cognoscenti Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / History & Culture
The Book of Kells is a magnificently illuminated manuscript Gospel in Vulgate Latin containing the four Gospels of the New Testament - Matthew, Mark, Luke and John - together with various prefatory texts and tables. It was created by Celtic monks on the small Island of Iona off the coast of western Scotland in about 800 CE.