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The rarest blue

Baruch Sterman

The rarest blue

the remarkable story of an ancient color lost to history and rediscovered

by Baruch Sterman

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tekhelet (Dye)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBaruch Sterman with Judy Taubes Sterman
    ContributionsSterman, Judy Taubes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM657.T44 S74 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25404611M
    ISBN 109780762782222
    LC Control Number2012028637

    A representative but incomplete collection of the once popular "Little Blue Books," a series of small, very inexpensive staple-bound books that were published by the Haldeman-Julius Publishing Company of Girard, Kansas between and


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