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The Mechanical Analysis of Soils, Piper, C.S. & Poole, H.G.
41 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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Fossils of the Flinders and Mt Lofty Ranges, Pledge, N.S.
42 Pledge, N.S. Fossils of the Flinders and Mt Lofty Ranges
Adelaide Government Printer 1st Edition Staple Bound 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour photographs and black & white map and geological time chart. 14 pages ID283552 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Earth Shock. Climate, Complexity and The Forces of Nature, Robinson, Andrew
43 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
44 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.
45 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.)
46 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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A Manual of Australian Soils, Stephens, C.G.
47 Stephens, C.G. A Manual of Australian Soils
Melbourne CSIRO Australia 1956 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Good+ condition. Ex-Library copy {Department of Agriculture] with several stamps, small ink notation to top corner of front free endpaper and small sticker stains to rear pastedown, numbers to spine - no other markings. Some tanning to free endpapers. Coloured plates to rear. Uncommon. 54 pages plus plates Contents include Introductory Notes on the Classification of Soils, Description of Australian Representatives of the Great Soil Groups, A Bibliography of Modern Australian Soil Surveys and Related Investigations. ID257849 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Continents in Motion The New Earth Debate, Sullivan, Walter
48 Sullivan, Walter Continents in Motion The New Earth Debate
London Macmillan 1977 0333216830 / 9780333216835 1st UK 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. Close tear to upper DJ front edge. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Black and white drawings. xiv, 399 pages ID282993 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Energy From Heaven And Earth, Teller, Edward
49 Teller, Edward Energy From Heaven And Earth
San Francisco W.H. Freeman and Company Limited 1979 0716710641 / 9780716710646 Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Slightly Faded spine. xiv, 322 Pages Based on lectures Edward Teller gave in 1975, this book is about energy from its origins 15,000,000 years ago to the present. ID281106 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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50 Webb, Bruce P. [Director of Mines & Government Geologist] Annual Report of the Director of Mines and Government Geologist for the Year ended 30th June, 1973
Adelaide Government Printer 1973 1st thus Staple Bound 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Colour frontis. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Maps, charts & graphs. 135 pages ID277149 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Gemmologists' Compendium, Webster, Robert
51 Webster, Robert The Gemmologists' Compendium
London NAG Press 1970 5th Revised Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good+ condition in Good+ dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A clean and tidy copy but with some tape stains to endpapers. Previous owner has also clipped tiny bits from the top corner of some pages to create their own "index". Previous owners name to front free endpaper. 235 pages ID286376 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Geology of the Amadeus Basin, Central Australia [Bulletin 100], Wells, A.T.; Forman, D.J.; Ranford, L.C. & Cook, P.J.
52 Wells, A.T.; Forman, D.J.; Ranford, L.C. & Cook, P.J. Geology of the Amadeus Basin, Central Australia [Bulletin 100]
Canberra Department of National Development 1970 0642983720 / 9780642983725 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. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Six [6] large folded coloured maps to rear pocket. Quite scarce. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 100. 222 pages The Amadeus Basin is a large sedimentary basin in central Australia, lying mostly within the southern Northern Territory, but extending into Western Australia. ID282328 
Price: 200.00 AUD
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Time in Our Hands. Semi-precious Gemstones. Keys to the Geological Past, White, Mary E.
53 White, Mary E. Time in Our Hands. Semi-precious Gemstones. Keys to the Geological Past
Sydney Reed Books 1991 0730103706 / 9780730103707 1st Edition Hardbound 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very good condition in a very good dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve.. Illustrated throughout with superb colour photographs by Jim Frazier. 191 pages Investigates the Lune River Gemfield in the south-eastern corner of Tasmania, presenting a gallery of its semi-precious stones for the enjoyment of the lapidary, the artist, the photographer and all who wonder at the marvels of nature. SCARCE. ID290944 
Price: 100.00 AUD
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54 Williams, Stanley & Montaigne, Fen Surviving Galeras
New York Houghton Mifflin Company 2001 0618031685 / 9780618031689 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Quarter cloth boards slightly rubbed on lower edge. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. Ink number [by previous owner] to top corner of preliminary pages. 270 pages ID248956 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Elements of Optical Mineralogy An Introduction to Microscopic Petrography with Description of all Minerals whose Optical Elements are Known and Tables Arranged for their Determination Microscopically, Winchell, N. H. And Winchell, Alexander N.
55 Winchell, N. H. And Winchell, Alexander N. Elements of Optical Mineralogy An Introduction to Microscopic Petrography with Description of all Minerals whose Optical Elements are Known and Tables Arranged for their Determination Microscopically
New York D. Van Nostrand Company 1909 1st thus Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Good Condition. Rebound with original cloth boards and new leather spine and new endpapers. Some rubbing to corners. Previous owner's stamp to flyleaf. Some tears to index pages, but all are complete. The uncut fore edge is tanned with age. Fold-out charts to rear. Black & white illustrations - several fold-out. 502 pages ID291729 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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A description of the land in the hundred of Mortlock County of Flinders, South Australia, Wood, R.M. & Davies, W.J.
56 Wood, R.M. & Davies, W.J. A description of the land in the hundred of Mortlock County of Flinders, South Australia
Adelaide Soil Conservation Branch, Dept of Agriculture & Fisheries SA 1973 1st thus Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Staple-bound. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Folding colour map loosely inserted. 30 pages Special Land Description SB2 ID279615 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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A Layman's Guide to the Geology of Central Australia, Woolley, D.R.
57 Woolley, D.R. A Layman's Guide to the Geology of Central Australia
Alice Springs Alice Springs Tourist Promotion 1969 Revised Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition, Staple bound. With folding map. Small sticker to front cover - obscuring original price.. 20 pages. ID12910 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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