The TURQUOISE: A Study of Its History, Mineralogy, Geology, Ethnology, Archaeology, Mythology, Folklore, And Technology by Joseph E. Pogue, Ph.D.
Volume XII, Third Memoir, published in 1915 (Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences).
A Rio Grande Classic (The Rio Grande Press) reprint, first edition, 1974 sixth printing
Hardback, 210 pages. The original published book has been supplemented in this edition with an additional Bibliography of 170 publications, a list of over 150 turquoise mines, and an additional 16 plates in full color.
I. The history of turquoise
II. The mineralogy of turquoise
III. The occurrence of turquoise
IV. The origin of turquoise
V. The use of turquoise
VI. The chalchihuitl question
VII. The mythology and folklore of turquoise
VIII. The technology of turquoise
Condition: the hardback cover has been covered in a sheet of Mylar which was secured with tape on the inside front and back covers, leaving tape stains on those two pages. The text is in very good condition as are the front and back covers and spine.