Carlsbad: The Gemological Institute of America, 2006. First Edition. Large format softcover (28 x 22cm); pp. xxi, , 317,  + supplementary colour chart (pp. , 16, ); white wraps with colour photographs of diamonds on covers, lettering in black and maroon; presented in white slip case with lettering in pink and maroon. Signed and dated by the editor.
Gentle bruising and creasing to the head of the spine; this volume and the supplement are both clean and bright throughout; slipcase is lightly scuffed with minor foxing where the edges of the paper covering the box meet. Item #1259
This volume, devoted to the study of coloured diamonds, includes chapters titled, "Historic and Notable Colored Diamonds," "Characterization of Colored Diamonds," and "Colored Diamonds with Unusual Characteristics."