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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

ISBN: 0831777397


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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Field Geologists' Manual. Monograph Series No. 9

By: Berkman, D.A. [Compiled by] & Edited by D.A. Berkman and W.R. Ryall

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Parkville, The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID254227

ISBN: 0949106186


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Good clear acetate Dustjacket. DJ has a some relatively small loss to upper front corner and lower front edge. Previous owner's bookplate to front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white diagrams. Fold out colour chart. 301 pages This book is intended to provide, in one volume, a broad selection of basic material which may be required by a geologist during the course of their work. It is an attempt to ab... 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

ISBN: 0600354644


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

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Rocks and Minerals (DK Nature Guide)

By: Bonewitz, Ronald Louis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Dorling Kindersley: 2012

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID304238

ISBN: 1405375868


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine condition. Card Covers - excellent copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 352 pages View more info

Earth Shock

By: Booth, Basil and Fitch, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Dent: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID15748

ISBN: 0460043188


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 Australian Gemhunter's Guide

By: Buchester, K.J.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Sydney, Ure Smith: 1966

Edition: Reprint of Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID301263


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is a little edgeworn. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Black & white maps. Maps to endpapers. 215pages An authorative handbook for all collectors. View more info

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Soils Their Properties and Management

By: Charman, P E V, and Murphy, B W

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Sydney University Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: ID201995

ISBN: 0424001837


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and diagrams. 363 pages A Soil Conservation Handbook for New South Wales View more info

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Rocks & Minerals of the World (Kingfisher Field Guides)

By: Cook, David & Kirk, Wendy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Kingfisher: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID303336

ISBN: 086272693X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine condition. Card covers in clear fitted plastic cover as issued. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 192 pages 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

ISBN: 0642002282


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

ISBN: 081371205X


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

Image for Geological Sciences in Latin America. Scientific Relations and Exchanges

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

ISBN: 858536906X


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

Image for Detecting Australian Treasure.  A Field Guide to Metal Detecting

Detecting Australian Treasure. A Field Guide to Metal Detecting

By: Garland, H.K. & Jones, D.J.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Newcastle, Hunter Scientific Company: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID303173

ISBN: 0959346406


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Black & White maps. Scarce. 156 pages Book is divided into four parts - Part 1 is Detectors, Part 2 is Treasure, Part 3 is Detector Prospecting & Part 4 is General Information 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

ISBN: 0140135723


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