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Inclusions As a Means of Gemstone Identification, Gubelin, Edward
21 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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22 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.
23 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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The Physiography of the Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico, In Relation To Pueblo Culture (Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 54), Hewett, Edgar Lee; Henderson, Junius; Robbins, Wilfred William
24 Hewett, Edgar Lee; Henderson, Junius; Robbins, Wilfred William The Physiography of the Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico, In Relation To Pueblo Culture (Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 54)
Washington Government Printing Office 1913 1st Edition Hardback 
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 of New Mexico' and 'Climate and Evidence of Climatic Changes'. ID279710 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Dana's Manual of Mineralogy, Hurlbut, Cornelius
25 Hurlbut, Cornelius Dana's Manual of Mineralogy
New York John Wiley & Sons 1971 0471422258 / 9780471422259 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Previous owner's name to the half title page. Black & white illustrations. 279 pages 18th Edition. ID291564 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Search for Our Beginning. An enquiry, based on meteorite research, into the origin of our planet and of life, Hutchison, Robert
26 Hutchison, Robert The Search for Our Beginning. An enquiry, based on meteorite research, into the origin of our planet and of life
London Oxford University Press 1983 0198585055 / 9780198585053 1st 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. Colour and black & white illustrations. 164 pages ID294075 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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27 John, Brian [Edited by] THE WINTERS OF THE WORLD. Earth Under Ice Ages
Milton, Qld The Jacaranda Press 1979 0470268441 / 9780470268445 1st Edition Hardback 
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 ID241223 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Minerals of South Australia (Revised Edition), Johnson, J.E & Scrymgour, J.M.
28 Johnson, J.E & Scrymgour, J.M. Minerals of South Australia (Revised Edition)
Adelaide D. J. Woolman Government Printer, South Australia 1978 Revised Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound - pamphlet style. Previous owner's details (neat stamp) to preliminary pages Illustrated with Colour photographs. 20 pages Extract from the South Australian Year Book of 1975 - Revised 1978 ID293094 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Environmental Geology, Keller, Edward A.
29 Keller, Edward A. Environmental Geology
Columbus, Oh Charles E. Merrill Publishing Company 1979 067508296X / 9780675082969 2nd Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Corners lightly bumped. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 548 pages. ID283545 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Atlantic 1948 No.3, Kerr, Aubrey
30 Kerr, Aubrey Atlantic 1948 No.3
Calgary S.A. Kerr 1986 0889257183 / 9780889257184 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. Colour frontispiece. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. x, 226pp The history of the Canadian oil well Atlantic 3 which caught fire on Labour Day 1948. ID221128 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Man & Stone, Kukal, Zdenek et al
31 Kukal, Zdenek et al Man & Stone
Prague Geological Survey 1989 8070750006 / 9788070750001 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket - dustjacket now protected in purpose made plastic sleeve. Small crease to title page [a binding flaw]. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Uncommon. 315 pages Describes all the aspects of the intimate relations between man and stone, from the dawn of civilization to the present time. It explains why certain types of rocks were chosen and how they were utilized and processed by man. ID240358 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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A Soil Survey of the Berri, Cobdogla, Kingston, and Moorook Irrigation Areas, and the Lyrup Village District, South Australia, Marshall, T.J. & Hooper, P.D.
32 Marshall, T.J. & Hooper, P.D. A Soil Survey of the Berri, Cobdogla, Kingston, and Moorook Irrigation Areas, and the Lyrup Village District, South Australia
Melbourne Council for Scientific and Industrial Research 1935 1st thus Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Staple bound. Slight age-toning to edges and staples a little rusted. Two large, fold-out colour maps at rear along with two smaller B/w maps. Bulletin No 86. 55 pages + maps Covers The Waikerie Irrigation Area; The Soils; A Description of Soil Types; Laboratory Examination of the Soils; & Horticultural Position of the Settlement. ID286922 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Hunting for Stars, Maurette, Michel
33 Maurette, Michel Hunting for Stars
New York McGraw-Hill Inc 1993 0070410291 / 9780070410299 English Language Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 186 pages Could we have come from the stars? Some specialists in extraterrestrial matters ask: could meteorites - those mysterious black stones that fall from the sky and terrifed the ancients - and micrometeorites - miniscule grains of cosmic dust new to the scientific scene - hold the secret of the origins of life? ID294073 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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34 Miller, Hugh The Old Red Sandstone or New Walks in an Old Field (Everyman's Library)
London J.M. Dent n.d circa 1915 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Some faint age-toning to board edges. Light tanning to preliminary pages. Black & white illustrations. 363 pages Includes Notes to the Seventh Edition dated 1857. ID274832 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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35 Niddrie, David When the Earth Shook
London The Scientific Book Club 1961 Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD book in FAIR dustjacket. DJ is chipped at corners and spine ends with small piece missing from upper front panel and top of spine. Light foxing to fore edge. Illustrated with black & white maps. 190 pages What causes an earthquake, what happens when the earth trembles and what the effect is and has been in the past on human beings. ID233442 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Mechanical Analysis of Soils, Piper, C.S. & Poole, H.G.
36 Piper, C.S. & Poole, H.G. The Mechanical Analysis of Soils
Melbourne Council for Scientific and Industrial Research 1929 1st thus Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Staple bound. Pamphlet no 13. One B/w photo. 19 pages ID286920 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Earth Shock. Climate, Complexity and The Forces of Nature, Robinson, Andrew
37 Robinson, Andrew Earth Shock. Climate, Complexity and The Forces of Nature
London Thames & Hudson 1993 0500277389 / 9780500277386 Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 20cm x 26cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs, 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. 304 pages This compelling and informative book explains the latest scientific insights into the questions around climate. ID281730 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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La Catastrophe. The Eruption of Mount Pelee, the Worst Volcanic Eruption of the Twentieth Century, Scarth, Alwyn
38 Scarth, Alwyn La Catastrophe. The Eruption of Mount Pelee, the Worst Volcanic Eruption of the Twentieth Century
Oxford Oxford University Press 2002 0195218396 / 9780195218398 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 246 pages On May 8, 1902, on the Caribbean island of Martinique, the volcano Mount Pelee loosed the most terrifying and lethal eruption of the twentieth century. In minutes it killed 27,000 people and levelled the city of Saint-Pierre. ID254967 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Geological Oceanography, Shepard, Francis P.
39 Shepard, Francis P. Geological Oceanography
Brisbane University of Queensland Press 1977 0702210986 / 9780702210983 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams and maps. 214 pages This book examines the new theory of spreading sea floors that revolutionised geology in the 1990's. It also discusses the nature of waves and currents, including catastrophic inundations of the land, the nature of coasts and the changes they undergo as well as the character of beaches and the influence of man. ID203962 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences, Smith, David G. (Ed.)
40 Smith, David G. (Ed.) The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences
New York Crown Publishers 1981 0517543702 / 9780517543702 1st US Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 25cm x 26cm]. 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 colour drawings and diagrams. 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. 496 pages A full-scale encyclopedia covering current knowledge of the earth and sciences related to it - geology, minerology, oceanography, the physics and chemistry of the Earth, seismology, as well as weather, gravity, the environment and the Earth's relation to the solar system ID281861 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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