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Image for Riches of the Earth. Ornamental, Precious and Semi-precious Stones

Riches of the Earth. Ornamental, Precious and Semi-precious Stones

By: Anderson, Frank

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, The Rutledge Press: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID2840


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations/photgraphs. 224 pages View more info

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The New Larousse Encyclopedia of the Earth

By: Bertin, Leon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1972

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID289651


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. The dustjacket is lightly worn at corners and has some crasing to the laminate on the front cover. Illustrated with colour plates and black & white photographs and drawings. 425 pages Foreword by Sir Vivian Fuchs, Introduction by Caroll Lane Fenton. Translated by R. Bradshaw and Mary M. Owen View more info

Earth Shock

By: Booth, Basil and Fitch, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Dent: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID15748


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 256pages View more info

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The Origin of Earthquakes

By: Davison, Charles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID7034


12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Very Good condition in Good [Price-Clipped] Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners with some splits to spine edges nad age-toning to spine. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. 144pages Contents include The Earthquake Phenomena; Earthquakes and the Growth of Faults; Simple earthquakes and Their Origin The Inverness earthquake of 1901; Twin Earthquakes and Their Ori... View more info

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Geology of the Bowen Basin, Queensland

By: Dickins, J.M. & Malone, E.J.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Government Publishing Service: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID273706


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's signature to front of Dj , front free endpaper and rear DJ panel. Illustrated with Black and White plates at rear of text. Black & White and two colour illustrations to text. Five large folded maps to rear pocket. Scarce. 154 pages plus plates and maps Department of Minerals and Energy Bureau of Mineral Reso... View more info

Image for Jamaican Rock Stars, 1823-1971 The Geologists Who Explored Jamaica

Jamaican Rock Stars, 1823-1971 The Geologists Who Explored Jamaica

By: Donovan, Stephen K. [Editor]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, The Geological Society of America: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID273698


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Black and White Photographs and Drawings. Spine lightly sun-faded. Colour & Black and White maps. Memoir 205. 108 pages The contents include 1. Jamaican Rock Stars; 2. Sir Henry Thomas De la Beche; 3. Lucas Barratt; 4. R.T. Hill; 5. Three Points of View; 6. Professor Verners Aleksandrs Zans; and 7. An Appreciation of Lawrence John Chubb. View more info

Earthquakes

By: Eiby, G.A.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, The Scientific Bookclub: 1968

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: ID195708


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and Diagrams/Drawings. 207 pages View more info

The Ever-Changing Sea

By: ERICSON, David B. & WOLLIN, Goesta

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Macgibbon & Kee: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID6307


Octavo Size. Very Good in Good Dustjacket [price-clipped]. DJ frayed at head of spine [repaired with tape], top edge tinted [has small water-stain]. With b/w illustrations. [xiii]349pages. View more info

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Geological Sciences in Latin America. Scientific Relations and Exchanges

By: Figueiroa, S. & Lopes, M. [Editors]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Brazil, INHIGEO: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID266589


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. Most text in English but some in Spanish. 402 pages Papers presented at the XVIII INHIGEO Congress, Campinas, SP, Brazil 1993. View more info

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Earth and Sea

By: Figuier, Louis and Adams, W. H. Davenport

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1874

Edition: New Edition, Revised

Seller ID: ID288004


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Lovely leather binding with gilt decoration to face, raised bands and titles to spine, gilt decoration to inside edge. Leather is rubbed at edges and corners and has several small marks - still a very handsome book. Gilt to edges. Some tiny stains to the front free endpaper. Illustrated with 250 black and white engravings by Freeman, Giacomelli, Yan'Dargent, Skelton, Prior, Foulquier, Riou, Laplante, and o... View more info

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Fossils of All Ages

By: Fischer,Jean-Claude; Gayard-Valy, Yvette

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1978

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: ID282499


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 32cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Superbly illustrated with over colour photographs. Small single Texta mark obscuring a publication detail has bled to lower front free endpaper has bled onto half-title and title pages otherwise would be Near Fine condition. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your p... View more info

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Forces of Nature

By: Fuchs, Sir Vivian (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID280967


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs as well as black and white drawings and maps. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 303 pages A team of eleven distinguished scientists headed by editor Sir Vivian Fuchs investigate the cau... View more info

Image for Time's Arrow,Time's Cycle. Myth and metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time (Penguin Science)

Time's Arrow,Time's Cycle. Myth and metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time (Penguin Science)

By: Gould, Stephen Jay

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID283378


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. xiii, 222 pages A history of geology offering a historical account of the conceptualization of Deep Time. View more info

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The Jupiter Effect

By: Gribbin, John; Plagemann, Stephen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, The Scientific Book Club: 1975

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: ID282051


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Dustjacket has faded spine. Black & white drawings, maps and figures. xii, 136 pages The authors present a model which aims to predict earthquakes by hitherto unrecognised and apparently unrelated phenomena of planetary alignments, sun spot and solar wind activity. View more info

Image for Inclusions As a Means of Gemstone Identification

Inclusions As a Means of Gemstone Identification

By: Gubelin, Edward

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Gemological Institute of America: 1953

Seller ID: ID227469


Octavo Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Dark blue boards with (faded) gilt title to face and spine. Includes 258 photographs. Scarce. This is a really tight and clean copy, free of any names, annotations etc. 220 pages Looks at inclusions and their importance as a means of investigating the genesis and growth of minerals and providing an infallible substantiation of a gem's natural source. View more info

SOIL INTERPRETATION MAPS FOR SPECIFIC LAND USE PLANNING IN THE MT. LOFTY RANGES

By: Hartley, R.E.R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, 1975

Seller ID: ID223974


Quarto Size. Staple bound Report and Appendix slightly tanned and marked. 2 Black and white Maps with clear acetate overlay all in good order. All stored in grey folder/pouch which is dis-coloured along edges and beginning to tear along top 5 cms. 19 pages View more info

Image for A Soil Survey of the Waikerie Irrigation Area, South Australia

A Soil Survey of the Waikerie Irrigation Area, South Australia

By: Herriot, R.I. & Johnston, E.J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research: 1941

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID286921


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound. Slight age-toning to edges.Large, fold-out colour map at rear. Bulletin No 141. 44 pages + map Covers The Waikerie Irrigation Area; The Soils; A Description of Soil Types; Laboratory Examination of the Soils; & Horticultural Position of the Settlement. View more info

Image for The Physiography of the Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico, In Relation To Pueblo Culture (Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 54)

The Physiography of the Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico, In Relation To Pueblo Culture (Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 54)

By: Hewett, Edgar Lee; Henderson, Junius; Robbins, Wilfred William

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID279710


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Olive green boards with gilt lettering and decorations to spine. A little marking to upper quarters of boards. Black & white photographic plates, a fold-out photograph, diagrams and map. Stamp of previous owner (Royal Society of South Australia) to front pastedown, Title and Contents Pages. 76 Pages Three Papers; 'The Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico', 'Geology and Topography of the Rio Grrande Region ... View more info

Image for The Search for Our Beginning. An enquiry, based on meteorite research, into the origin of our planet and of life

The Search for Our Beginning. An enquiry, based on meteorite research, into the origin of our planet and of life

By: Hutchison, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294075


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 164 pages View more info

THE WINTERS OF THE WORLD. Earth Under Ice Ages

By: John, Brian [Edited by]

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Milton, Qld, The Jacaranda Press: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID241223


Octavo Size. Very Good+ copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. DJ has small abrasion to spine tail otherwise near fine. Top edge of front free end paper clipped. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 256 pages View more info