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Riches of the Earth. Ornamental, Precious and Semi-precious Stones, Anderson, Frank
1 Anderson, Frank Riches of the Earth. Ornamental, Precious and Semi-precious Stones
New York The Rutledge Press 1981 0831777397 / 9780831777395 1st Edition Hardbound 
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 ID2840 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Red Rock Country. The Geological History of the Colorado Plateau, Baars, Donald L.
2 Baars, Donald L. Red Rock Country. The Geological History of the Colorado Plateau
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1972 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is rubbed at edges and corners with some chipping to spine ends. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. Uniform patch of light tanning to spine at front and rear - looks like related to the glue used in binding. Illustrated with black and white plates and diagrams. 264 pages A detailed and exciting portrait of this extraordinary region. Taking readers through its geological history from earliest times to the early 1970s developments, which include damage wrought by damming and the ever-constant search for oil. ID200071 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Colorado Plateau A Geologic History, Baars, Donald L.
3 Baars, Donald L. The Colorado Plateau A Geologic History
Albuquerque University of New Mexico 2000 Revised Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Colour and Black & White Photographs. Black & white illustrations. 254 pages This revised edition includes new text, maps, photos, figures, tables and bibliography. ID278032 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The New Larousse Encyclopedia of the Earth, Bertin, Leon
4 Bertin, Leon The New Larousse Encyclopedia of the Earth
London Hamlyn 1972 0600354644 / 9780600354642 Revised Edition Softcover 
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 ID289651 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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5 Booth, Basil and Fitch, Frank Earth Shock
London Dent 1979 0460043188 / 9780460043182 1st Edition Hardcover 
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 ID15748 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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6 Chronic, Halka Roadside Geology of Arizona
Missoula, Montana Mountain Press Publishing Company 2008 0878421475 / 9780878421473 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Two-colour and black & white illustrations. 321 pages ID278033 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Origin of Earthquakes, Davison, Charles
7 Davison, Charles The Origin of Earthquakes
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1912 1st Edition Hardcover 
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 Origin The Derby earthquakes of 1903 and 1904; Complex Earthquakes and Their Origin The Californian earthquake of 1906; Complex Earthquakes and Their Origin The Mino-Owari (Japan) earthquake of 1891; Complex Earthquakes and Their Origin The Assam earthquake of 1897; Fore-shocks and their Origin; After-shocks and their Origin; Sympathetic earthquakes and Their Origin; Earthquake-Sounds and Their Origin; Distribution of earthquakes. ID7034 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Geology of the Bowen Basin, Queensland, Dickins, J.M. & Malone, E.J.
8 Dickins, J.M. & Malone, E.J. Geology of the Bowen Basin, Queensland
Canberra Australian Government Publishing Service 1973 0642002282 / 9780642002280 1st Edition Hardback 
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 Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 130. ID273706 
Price: 200.00 AUD
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Jamaican Rock Stars, 1823-1971 The Geologists Who Explored Jamaica, Donovan, Stephen K. [Editor]
9 Donovan, Stephen K. [Editor] Jamaican Rock Stars, 1823-1971 The Geologists Who Explored Jamaica
Boulder, Colorado The Geological Society of America 2010 081371205X / 9780813712055 1st Edition Hardback 
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. ID273698 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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10 Eiby, G.A. Earthquakes
London The Scientific Bookclub 1968 Book Club Edition Hardback 
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 ID195708 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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11 ERICSON, David B. & WOLLIN, Goesta The Ever-Changing Sea
London Macgibbon & Kee 1968 1st Edition Hardback 
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. ID6307 
Price: 16.50 AUD
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Geological Sciences in Latin America. Scientific Relations and Exchanges, Figueiroa, S. & Lopes, M. [Editors]
12 Figueiroa, S. & Lopes, M. [Editors] Geological Sciences in Latin America. Scientific Relations and Exchanges
Brazil INHIGEO 1993 858536906X / 9788585369064 1st Edition Softcover 
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. ID266589 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Earth and Sea, Figuier, Louis and Adams, W. H. Davenport
13 Figuier, Louis and Adams, W. H. Davenport Earth and Sea
London T. Nelson and Sons 1874 New Edition, Revised Hardback 
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 others. xii, 715 pages This volume was founded on Figuier's ' La Terre et Les Mers' but so many additions have been made to the original, and its aim and scope have been so largely extended, that it may almost be called a new work. [Preface]. The subject is a comprehensive survey of the configuration of the Earth and the Seas, viewed from the standpoint of physical geography. Contents divided into six sections: I. On the Situation of the Earth in Space; II. On The Form and Dimensions of the earth; III. Surface of the Earth; IV. The Temperature of the Earth; V. The Fresh Waters; VI. The World's Seas. ID288004 
Price: 125.00 AUD
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Fossils of All Ages, Fischer,Jean-Claude; Gayard-Valy, Yvette
14 Fischer,Jean-Claude; Gayard-Valy, Yvette Fossils of All Ages
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1978 0448147181 / 9780448147185 1st Printing Hardback 
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 part of the world. 199 pages Evokes the diverse beauty of fossils in exquisite colour photographs. ID282499 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Forces of Nature, Fuchs, Sir Vivian (editor)
15 Fuchs, Sir Vivian (editor) Forces of Nature
London Thames & Hudson 1977 0500011532 / 9780500011539 1st Edition Hardback 
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 causes and manifestations of extreme natural phenomena and their effects on man. ID280967 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Time's Arrow,Time's Cycle. Myth and metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time (Penguin Science), Gould, Stephen Jay
16 Gould, Stephen Jay Time's Arrow,Time's Cycle. Myth and metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time (Penguin Science)
London Penguin Books 1991 0140135723 / 9780140135725 Reprint Softcover 
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. ID283378 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Jupiter Effect, Gribbin, John; Plagemann, Stephen
17 Gribbin, John; Plagemann, Stephen The Jupiter Effect
London The Scientific Book Club 1975 Book Club Edition Hardback 
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. ID282051 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Inclusions As a Means of Gemstone Identification, Gubelin, Edward
18 Gubelin, Edward Inclusions As a Means of Gemstone Identification
Los Angeles Gemological Institute of America 1953 Hardback 
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. ID227469 
Price: 195.00 AUD
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19 Hartley, R.E.R. SOIL INTERPRETATION MAPS FOR SPECIFIC LAND USE PLANNING IN THE MT. LOFTY RANGES
Adelaide 1975 Staple Bound 
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 ID223974 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A Soil Survey of the Waikerie Irrigation Area, South Australia, Herriot, R.I. & Johnston, E.J.
20 Herriot, R.I. & Johnston, E.J. A Soil Survey of the Waikerie Irrigation Area, South Australia
Melbourne Council for Scientific and Industrial Research 1941 1st thus Softcover 
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. ID286921 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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