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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

Image for The Prospector's Handbook. A Guide for the Prosepector and Traveller in Search of Metal-Bearing or Other Valuable Minerals

The Prospector's Handbook. A Guide for the Prosepector and Traveller in Search of Metal-Bearing or Other Valuable Minerals

By: Anderson, J. W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Crosby Lockwood & Son: 1888

Edition: 3rd Edition, Revised with Additions

Seller ID: ID305873


12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Good Condition. Light rubbing to edges and some minor marking to boards. Paper cracking at front hinge but binding solid. Illustrated with black & white diagrams. 132 pages + 48 pages (Catalogues) 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

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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Geologica Earth's Dynamic Forces

By: Coenraads, Dr Robert R. & Koivula, John I. (Chief Consultants)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Elanora Heights, NSW, Millennium House: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition (Australia)

Seller ID: ID305296

ISBN: 1921209062


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards in a near fine dustjacket. Dustjacket now protected in our purpose made plastic sleeve. This book is in excellent condition. Illustrated with colour photographs and 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. 576 pages Geological Time, Supercontinents, Climate, Landforms, Animals, Plants. 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 Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 130. View more info

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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 The Illustrated Guide to Minerals of the World The Ultimate Field Guide and Visual Aid to 220 Species and Varieties

The Illustrated Guide to Minerals of the World The Ultimate Field Guide and Visual Aid to 220 Species and Varieties

By: Farndon, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Southwater: 2007

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID304855

ISBN: 1844763587


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. A Near Fine copy. Card Wraps. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 160 pages Includes an introduction to the world's key mineral-forming environments, plus ways to identify minerals in the fieldand build a spectacular collection. Features in-depth profiles and 500 concise photographs and artworks. View more info

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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

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

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Department of Mines Mining Review Half-Year Ended December 31st 1917 No 27

By: Gee, Lionel C. E. (Compiled by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Adelaide, R. E. E. Rogers, Government Printer: 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID309094


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fair/good condition. The paper covers are marked and a little chipped. The interior is very good. Previous owner's name to title page and small annotation to front cover (Report Leigh Creek Coalfield pp 34-51) to front cover. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and maps/diagrams. 82 pages View more info

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Department of Mines Mining Review Half-Year Ended June 30th 1919 No 30

By: Gee, Lionel C. E. (Compiled by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Adelaide, R. E. E. Rogers, Government Printer: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID309096


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fair/good condition. The paper covers are marked and a little chipped. The interior is very good. . Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and maps/diagrams. 82 pages 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

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Soil Interpretation Maps for Specific Land Use Planning in the Mount Lofty Ranges

By: Hartley, R.E.R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by Author: 1975

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID223974


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Loose papers housed in card folder. Folder a little worn. Draft report stapled [19 pages]. Appendix 1 [USDA Criteria for Soil Interpretations] slightly tanned [not paginated but about 25 pages]. 2 Black and white Maps with clear acetate overlay - in good order. All stored in grey folder which is dis-coloured along edges and beginning to tear along top 5 cms. Total 45 pages approx View more info

Image for A Soil Survey of the Waikerie Irrigation Area, South Australia

A Soil Survey of the Waikerie Irrigation Area, South Australia

By: Herriot, R.I. & Johnston, E.J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research: 1941

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID286921


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. View more info

Image for The Search for Our Beginning. An enquiry, based on meteorite research, into the origin of our planet and of life

The Search for Our Beginning. An enquiry, based on meteorite research, into the origin of our planet and of life

By: Hutchison, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID294075

ISBN: 0198585055


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 View more info

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Environmental Geology

By: Keller, Edward A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Columbus, Oh, Charles E. Merrill Publishing Company: 1979

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID283545

ISBN: 067508296X


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. View more info

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Man & Stone

By: Kukal, Zdenek et al

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Prague, Geological Survey: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID240358

ISBN: 8070750006


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. View more info