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A field guide to the geology of Hallett Cove and other locations with glacial geology on Fleurieu Peninsula
Giesecke, R - editor,
ISBN: 0959659633
Field Geology Club of South Australia, Adelaide, 1999. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: R. Whatmough - illustrator. First Edition. Illustrated with maps, diagrams colour photographs, and a timeline; bibliography. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XVI, 63 pages. No damage to describe. Clean tidy copy. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: R. Whatmough - illustrator. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Geology; ISBN: 0959659633. ISBN/EAN: 9780959659634. Inventory No: 0272613. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0272613  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Australian rocks and minerals
child, John,
Periwinkle Books, Melbourne, 1970. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: photographs and diagrams. reprint. This book is aimed at the amateur geologist and keen block hunter and introduces the study of materials and forms of the rocks of the earth's crust. It contains a short account of the earth's origin and history and brief, illustrated, descriptions of some of the most common rocks and minerals. The book itself is clean, without annotation is, and without notable damage. Quite suitable for a collector Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VIII, 88 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs and diagrams. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Geology; Inventory No: 0275066. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0275066  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Colorado Gem Trails and Mineral Guide 2nd revised edition
Pearl, Richard M.,
Sage Books, Chicago, Illinois, 1969. reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Maps & photographs. reprint. a clean copy, the biggest damage being that the previous owner had used tape to hold the fold over flaps down, leaving tape marks on the front and rear paste downs. Previous owner's name on the front pastedown. No other damage to describe. Detailed directions are killed for reaching the bloated as well is little-known localities in all sections of this great mineral producing state. Included are numerous mileage logs never before published, and many sketch maps made especially for this book by Mignon Wardell Pearl. A unique system range is the localities along segments of the main highways. The book is illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs and has a photographic illustrated dust wrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 224 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Maps & photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Geography & Maps; Geology; Inventory No: 0242212. Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0242212  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Embracing Earth New Views of Our Changing Planet
Stevens, Payson R. & Kelley, Kevin W.,
ISBN: 0500015430
Thames & Hudson, London, 1992. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. New views of our changing planet are revealed in this portrait of every continent taken from satellites and space shuttles. Using computer-enhanced satellite images, the authors aim to stimulate our ability to see connections and patterns. Their book speaks of the power of earth's forces and the variety, harmony, and time scales of its biorhythms. Over 120 illustrations in Colour. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). 176 pages. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage to report. . There is no damage to describe for the dust jacket.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Geography & Maps; Geology; ISBN: 0500015430. ISBN/EAN: 9780500015438. Inventory No: 0251031. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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Geology and scenery of the south coast from Victor Harbour to the Murray mouth [South Australia]
Compiled by students of the 1966 Geology Class,
Department of Adult Education, University of Adelaide,  1967. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. 13 leaves : Illustrated with maps and photographs. Compiled by students of the 1966 Geology Class arranged by the Department of Adult Education, the University of Adelaide Some spotting to the lower edge of the front cover, couple of related texts inserted loosely. Previous owner's name at the top of the first page. Publication 10 of the Department of adult education in the University of Adelaide, 1967 Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; Australia; Inventory No: 0272006. Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
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Introduction to Soil Science
Leeper, G. W. (Geoffrey Winthrop) (1903-1986),
Melbourne University Press, Carlton VIC, 1967. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. X, 253 pp., with 12 plates some of which are full-page, maps, diagrams, and text-figures, appendix, bibliography, index. Sticker shadow top left of the front cover, previous owner's name stamp underneath the front fold over flap jacket, internally clean, no other annotations, illustrated black-and-white plates, graphs, tables, diagrams et cetera map with list of place names referred to in the book, bibliography. Fourth Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Geology; Inventory No: 0281069. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
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Journey to the Centre of the Earth the Remarkable Voyage Scientific Discovery into the Heart of Our World
Whitehouse, David,
ISBN: 0297608800
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 2015. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographs & diagrams. First Edition. The book is secondhand, there is no damage to the dust jacket, no damage to the book, and no annotations. The book is illustrated with two eight-page sections of plates, both in colour and black-and-white. The author's journey vividly charts all we are able to understand about the mysteries of the deep earth. The book encompasses the history of our planet, and the latest findings about its inner core. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XIV, 274 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs & diagrams. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; ISBN: 0297608800. ISBN/EAN: 9780297608806. Inventory No: 0274467. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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Krakatoa ; The Day the World Exploded, 27 August 1883
Winchester, Simon,
ISBN: 006093736x
Perennial Press, New York, 2003. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. XX, 416; XVI, 432 pages, indexed with further reading lists, and index. 2 maps, various diagrams and facsimile's of documents and photographs within the text. Colour illustrated softcover binding.the book is second-hand, and shows some signs of handling. It is, free of annotation or gross damage." "This is the 1st book to truly explain the eruption of Krakatoa. Bursting with anecdote, dramatic eyewitness accounts, illustrations of everything from tidal waves to pepper plants and with a wonderful cast of characters, Krakatoa is an informed and brilliantly vivid tale of science and high drama. -- Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; Indonesia; History. ISBN: 006093736x. ISBN/EAN: 9780060937362. Inventory No: 0240151. Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
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Minerals and man
Hurlbut, Cornelius S. Jr,
Random House, New York, 1970. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. Second-hand copy, no damage to the dust jacket apart from very slight rubbing of the rear fold over crease. Internally clean, free of annotations. Illustrated with part page and full page colour photographs and also some black-and-white photographs, giving chemical information, locations, mining techniques, and properties of some common minerals and gemstones Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Environment & Ecology; Geology; Mineralogy; Inventory No: 0280501. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0280501  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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New Worlds emerging
Hanson, Earl Parker,
Victor Gollancz, London, 1950. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. XX, 385, [3] pages in the original green cloth, slightly faded on the spine section, and with dustwrapper which is darkened on the spine section. The author argues that with science and forward thinking, mankind will survive, and be able to generate more food than he could possibly use. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XX, 385, [3] pages in the original green cloth, slightly faded on the spine section, and with dustwrapper which is darkened on the spine section.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Geology; Science & Technology. Inventory No: 0261373. Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
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Panning and Prospecting for Beginners
Garland, H. K.,
ISBN: 0589071599
A. H. & A. W. Reed, Sydney, 1978. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Diagrammatic. Reprint. 225 g; 118 pages in original colour photographic illustrated paperback binding, with the text illustrated with line drawings and diagrams. Includes maps showing the areas were gold and tin have been found in Australia and New Zealand, and also contains a glossary. Previous owner's name at the bottom of the first page and the contents page, slight insect damage with a small piece missing at the right hand side of the title page, no other damage to report. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Diagrammatic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; Mining; ISBN: 0589071599. ISBN/EAN: 9780589071592. Inventory No: 0256617. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
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Regional Geology and Mineral Resources of the Olary Province Part I: Regional Geology - Part II: Mineral Resources
Campana, B. And King, D.,
W. L. Hawes -- Government Printer, Adelaide, 1958. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 134 pp., last blank, introduction by authors, acknowledgements, references, list of tables. The book is illustrated with maps, black and white photography, tables and line drawings. At the rear of book there is an envelope and within that envelope there are 8 maps relating to the area surveyed, depicting mineral deposits, geological sections, and other related matters. Red coloured boards with black writing on front panel and spine. Slight rubbing of the cloth at the head and tail of the spine, Previous owner's bookplate and name on the first page. Internally there have been some notations made in pen on some of the pages. This book was put out by the South Australian Mines Department, as bulletin No. 34, and it deals with the geology and mineral deposits of the Orlay province of South Australia. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Geography & Maps; Geology; Australia; Inventory No: 0272068. Good Condition
Price: $35.20 (AUD)
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South Australia from Space Prepared for the 50th Jubilee ANZAAS Congress Adelaide 12th-16th May, 1980
Douglas, John (MacFarlane, W. V. Editor),
ISBN: 0858600218
ANZAAS-SA, Adelaide, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/. First Edition. A second-hand copy with no damage to describe. Illustrated with many black-and-white plates & maps, and a number of colour plates some full-page, all taken by the Landsat satellite Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 104 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Geography & Maps; Geology; Australia; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0858600218. ISBN/EAN: 9780858600218. Inventory No: 0271824. Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
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South Australia from Space Prepared for the 50th Jubilee ANZAAS Congress Adelaide 12th-16th May, 1980
Douglas, John (MacFarlane, W. V. Editor),
ISBN: 0858600218
ANZAAS-SA, Adelaide, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards). Good Condition/. First Edition. Previous owner's half bookplate on the front end page, no other damage. Illustrated with many black-and-white plates & maps, and a number of colour plates some full-page, all taken by the Landsat satellite Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 104 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Geography & Maps; Geology; Australia; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0858600218. ISBN/EAN: 9780858600218. Inventory No: 0271823. Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0271823  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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South Australia from Space Prepared for the 50th Jubilee ANZAAS Congress Adelaide 12th-16th May, 1980
Douglas, John (MacFarlane, W. V. Editor),
ISBN: 0858600218
ANZAAS-SA, Adelaide, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/. First Edition. A second-hand copy with no damage to describe. Illustrated with many black-and-white plates & maps, and a number of colour plates some full-page, all taken by the Landsat satellite Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 104 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Geography & Maps; Geology; Australia; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0858600218. ISBN/EAN: 9780858600218. Inventory No: 0272009. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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Sydneyside scenery and how it came about : (also Canberra and Kosciusko)
Taylor, Thomas Griffith, 1880-1963 ,
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1958. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Maps & photographs. First Edition. Second-hand copy, the dust jacket has a number of small tears and chips on the top edge, and several small holes/splitting of the rear fold over crease. The book itself sustains no damage, and has no annotations. Illustrated with many drawings/diagrams & maps, as well as end paper maps, and the glowing description of the country about Sydney is written for the intelligent man and woman who have often wondered how the spectacular scenic beauties of the countryside have come into being over the Aion. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XVI, 240 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Maps & photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Geology; Geography; Australia; Travel & Places. Inventory No: 0277886. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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The Geosciences in Australia
Glaessner, M. F. Jennifer,
Elsevier Scientific Publishing Co, Amsterdam, 1976. Periodical, 1st thusly
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various including Maps. Periodical, 1st thusly. the book is second-hand. Apart from slight age and toning of the page edges there is no damage to describe. With foldout maps and charts, diagrams and maps etc this special issue of Earth-science reviews considers experimental petrology, separation of Australia from other continents, orogenic evolution of Australia, the Melanesian borderlands and India-Pacific Plates' boundary, late Palaeozoic faunas of Australia, experimental geomicrobiology in Australia, and aridity in Australia, environmental geology in Australia and the geological sciences in Australia a brief historical review. Size: Trade Paperback. 247 pages. Item Type: Journal. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various including Maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; Australia; Inventory No: 0243516. Very Good Condition
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
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The hidden landscape a journey into the geological past
Fortey, Richard,
ISBN: 0712660402
Pimlico, London, 1994. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. The nice clean copy with no damage, apart from a reading crease on the spine. The book one the natural world book of the year award in 1993, and in this book the author peels away the top layer of the land to reveal the richness of Britten's geological history. Illustrated with many black-and-white, and colour plates, quite a few of which are full-page, and with a couple of maps. Includes a glossary, a map showing the British geological survey maps, and indexed. There is a select bibliography also. this is the first softcover edition. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. X, 310 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Geology; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0712660402. ISBN/EAN: 9780712660402. Inventory No: 0272237. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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The Last Lost World: Ice Ages, Human Origins, and the Invention of the Pleistocene
Pyne, Lydia V.,
ISBN: 0670023639
Viking, New York, 2012. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. from a remarkable father-daughter to come a synthesis of science and history, and exploration of revolution and geology swim with the story of how we eventually came to understand our own past. Dustjacket blurb the dustjacket has a small are top spine. There is no damage to detail. Illustrated with 5 figures in the text. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 320 pages. there is a marking pen stripe on the bottom edge of the text block.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; Biological Sciences; Paleontology; Natural History & Resources. ISBN: 0670023639. ISBN/EAN: 9780670023639. Library of Congress No: 2011038464. Inventory No: 0262638. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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The Map That Changed the World; A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption
Winchester, Simon,
ISBN: 0140280391
Penguin, London, 2002. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. William Smith was not rich and well-connected, but his passion for rocks and fossils, and his 20 year obsession with single-handedly mapping the geology of Britain made him one of the most significant men of the 19th century. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 352 pages. The book is a secondhand book with reading creases to the spine, but is otherwise clean, and free of annotation or damage.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Geology; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0140280391. ISBN/EAN: 9780140280395. Inventory No: 0245727. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $8.00 (AUD)
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The Map That Changed the World; A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption
Winchester, Simon,
ISBN: 0140280391
Penguin, London, 2002. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. William Smith was not rich and well-connected, but his passion for rocks and fossils, and his 20 year obsession with single-handedly mapping the geology of Britain made him one of the most significant men of the 19th century. Size: Mid Sized Paperback ( 7" - 9" tall ). 352 pages. The book is a secondhand book with reading creases to the spine, but is otherwise clean, and free of annotation or damage.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Geology; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0140280391. ISBN/EAN: 9780140280395. Inventory No: 0246815. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $8.80 (AUD)
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The Opal Book
Leechman, Frank,
Ure Smith, Sydney, 1961. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Poor Condition. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 600 g; VIII, 256 pages, last page blank, illustrated end pages, text is illustrated with eight pages of colour plates, formats, diagram, and eight pages of black-and-white photography. Includes appendices of glossaries, locations, histories, poetry, bibliography and acknowledgements. Colour illustrated dust jacket. The dust jacket is badly damaged with a triangularish piece from the top left-hand corner missing, and loss of the protective laminate on the rear panel. . Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Geology; Australia; Inventory No: 0215222. Good
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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The Opal Book
Leechman, Frank,
Ure Smith, Sydney, 1968. Revised & Enlarged Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. Revised & Enlarged Edition. VIII, 264 pages, last page blank, illustrated end pages, text is illustrated with 20 pages of colour plates, diagrams, and numerous pages of black-and-white photography. Includes appendices of glossaries, locations, histories, poetry, bibliography and acknowledgements. Colour illustrated dust jacket. The spine of the dust jacket is faded, and the top edge has several 1 inch long tears, and shows signs of water damage to the top edge of the jacket, without any corresponding damage to the book. . Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Geology; Australia; Inventory No: 0216236. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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The spell of Lake Eyre
Dulhunty, Roma,
ISBN: 0909706441
Lowden publishing, Kilmore, 1975. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographs & maps. First Edition. 16 pages of plates, some coloured, maps on lining papers. No damage to describe, no annotations. This is an account of a journey from east to west across the waterless bed of Lake Eyre in 1972 by 2 people, a man and a woman in search of scientific knowledge about the great Artesian Basin, on the margin of which Lake Eyre is situated. Page IX Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XII, 176 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs & maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; Geology; Australia; Genealogy & Local History. ISBN: 0909706441. ISBN/EAN: 9780909706449. Inventory No: 0277887. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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volcanoes
Tazieff, Haroun,
Prentice-Hall International, London, 1962. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated boards) Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: various. Edition Unstated. the clear protective laminate has started to peel on the spine section, and there is a small rub mark at the bottom left of the front panel. There is no other damage to describe. Looking at one aspect of geology, that of volcanoes, first from the historical records, and then from the point of view of what modern science gives us. The book is illustrated mainly with black-and-white plates, but there are some colour plates, and coloured drawings. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 104 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Geology; Inventory No: 0247848. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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Voyage through the Antarctic
Adams, Richard & Lockley, Ronald,
ISBN: 0394528581
Knopf, New York, 1982. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Hirst-Smith, Peter -- Photography. First Edition. 650 g; pp. 160; double-page map, 32 coloured photos. (some double-page), on 16 plates, 60 black-and-white photographs (6 double-page & 4 full-page), all by Peter Hirst-Smith; quarter light blue cloth and grey papered boards, lettered in silver; a very good copy in dustwrapper. "Adams and Lockley tell the story of their journey together, their voices alternating. Adams's account reveals the special narrative skills that has informed his world-famous novels as it vividly conveys to us his constant state of wonder and excitement, and his sheer delight in discovering this new world. Lockley brings to his account both a highly appealing sensibility and style and all the tools of his profession, giving us fascinating data and speculation about the animals, birds, and sea creatures they encounter." -- front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Hirst-Smith, Peter -- Photography. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Geology; Antarctica; ISBN: 0394528581. ISBN/EAN: 9780394528588. Inventory No: 0212815. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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Wonderful Life; The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
Gould, Stephen Jay,
ISBN: 0140133801
Penguin, London, 1991. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. the text is illustrated with various black-and-white line drawings, and reproductions of black-and-white photographs. There is no damage to describe. The story of the Burgess shale also holds the story of the author's intent personal and intellectual struggle with the nature of history. -- In this masterwork he explains why the biodiversity of the Burgess Shale is important in understanding the state of our past and in shaping the way we ponder the rebel of existence and the awesome improbability of human evolution. -- Rear panel blurb This is the first Penguin Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 352 pages. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Geology; ISBN: 0140133801. ISBN/EAN: 9780140133806. Inventory No: 0272614. Very Good Condition
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Yorke peninsula : a natural history
Corbett, David -- Editor,
ISBN: 0855781440
Dept. of Adult Education, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, 1973. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: photographs & maps. First Edition. Series -- Publication (University of Adelaide. Department of Adult Education) no. 36, 1973. This guide has been written in general terms so the reader may gain a broad picture of the physical and biological constitution of a well-defined geographical region. For those wishing to proceed further with natural history studies, each chapter contains a long selected list of books and scientific publications which will in turn lead to further information. Page VII Previous owner's bookplate on the first page along with her details, no other damage to describe. Loosely inserted is a page of corrigenda Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. X, 211 Pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs & maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Geology; Australia; Geography & Maps. ISBN: 0855781440. ISBN/EAN: 9780855781446. Inventory No: 0271837. Very Good Condition
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