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Southern Aspect. An Introductory View of South Australian Geology, Alderman, A.R.
1 Alderman, A.R. Southern Aspect. An Introductory View of South Australian Geology
Adelaide South Australian Museum 1973 1st Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with black and white diagrams. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 158 pages Contents include Geological Setting; Precambrian, Palaeozoic, Mesozoic and Cainozoic in South Australia. ID251372 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Riches of the Earth. Ornamental, Precious and Semi-precious Stones, Anderson, Frank
2 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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3 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.
4 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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Opal South Australia's Gemstone, Barnes, L.C.;Townsend, I.J. & Scott, D.C.
5 Barnes, L.C.;Townsend, I.J. & Scott, D.C. Opal South Australia's Gemstone
Adelaide Department of Mines and Energy 1982 0724357920 / 9780724357925 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and maps. 157 pages ID227114 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The New Larousse Encyclopedia of the Earth, Bertin, Leon
6 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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7 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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A Treatise on Mine Surveying, Brough, Bennett; Revised by Harry Dean
8 Brough, Bennett; Revised by Harry Dean A Treatise on Mine Surveying
London Charles Griffin & Company 1920 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition. No dustjacket. Some damp staining to burgundy boards with seepage to the lower edge of the rear paste down. Previous owner's details to front pastedown. Black and white diagrams. xviii, 477 pages + 32 pages of Advertisements ID287771 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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9 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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Regional and Economic Geology of the Mount Painter Province [Signed by Ron Coats], Coats, R.P. and Blissett, A.H.
10 Coats, R.P. and Blissett, A.H. Regional and Economic Geology of the Mount Painter Province [Signed by Ron Coats]
Adelaide Government of South Australia 1971 1st Edition Hardcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Signed by the author [R P Coats]. B/W photos, maps and illustrations. Maps in rear pocket. Foldout maps to text. Bulletin 43 Geological Survey of South Australia. 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. 426 pages Part of the Department of Mines Geological Survey of South Australia and was the result of intensive studies over the previous 15 years of this important northern Flinders Ranges area ID282286 
Price: 85.00 AUD
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The Origin of Earthquakes, Davison, Charles
11 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. 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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HANDBOOK ON QUARRYING, Department of Mines, South Australia
12 Department of Mines, South Australia HANDBOOK ON QUARRYING
Adelaide Department of Mines and Energy 1960 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. Faint discolouration to DJ spine. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. 185 pages ID227112 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Geology of the Bowen Basin, Queensland, Dickins, J.M. & Malone, E.J.
13 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]
14 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. 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: 45.00 AUD
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15 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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16 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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Rocks, Minerals & Gemstones, Evans, I.O
17 Evans, I.O Rocks, Minerals & Gemstones
London Hamlyn 1973 0600375374 / 9780600375371 Reprint 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. 128 pages This book presents a broad illustrated survey of the rocks, their constituent minerals and gemstones. The nature of the rocks, their composition and the way in which they affect the build of the countryside is discussed first and then the extraction techniques of the more import mineral ores are explained, together with a a summary of mineral characteristics and the various crystal systems in which minerals form. ID287040 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Age of Rocks, Planets, and Stars (Earth and Planetary Science Series), Faul, Henry
18 Faul, Henry Age of Rocks, Planets, and Stars (Earth and Planetary Science Series)
New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1966 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Black & white illustrations. ix, 109 pages ID282173 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Geological Sciences in Latin America. Scientific Relations and Exchanges, Figueiroa, S. & Lopes, M. [Editors]
19 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
20 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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