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Simon & Schuster’s Guide to Rocks and Minerals
Martin Prinz (Ed), George Harlow (Ed), Joseph Peters (Ed), The American Museum of Natural History
ISBN: 0671244175
Simon and Schuster New York 1978 1st Edition
 Soft cover Clr PltsPDSC|2017 Book Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002959  Bookseller: Dale's Books
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Kilauea The Newest Land on Earth
Christina Heliker
ISBN: 0930897463
Bishop Museum Press Honolulu 1990 2nd Printing
 Stiff Wrappers BW and Clr PltsPDSC|2017 Book Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004651  Bookseller: Dale's Books
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Gemstones in Australia
N & R Perry
ISBN: 0589500694
A. H. & A. W Reed Sydney 1979 1st Edition
 Hardcover BW Plts and mapsPDSC|2017 Book Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004670  Bookseller: Dale's Books
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All About Prospecting Panning, Detecting and Mining
H.K. Garland
ISBN: 0589503774
A. H. & A. W Reed Frenchs Forest 1982 Revised
 Stiff Wrappers  Book Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005741  Bookseller: Dale's Books
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Australian Rocks and Minerals
John Child
ISBN: 0701800232
Periwinkle Books Melbourne 1971 Reprint
 Stiff Wrappers Clr Plts. Owners stamp on FFEP, some wear of covers and tanning of pages o/w VG.PDSC|2017 Book Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006651  Bookseller: Dale's Books
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Where to Find Australian Minerals
Douglas M Stone, Robert Butt
ISBN: 0701802537
Lansdowne Press Melbourne 1972 1st Edition
 Stiff Wrappers Clr Plts. Some wear of boards and pages o/w VG.PDSC|2017 Book Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007124  Bookseller: Dale's Books
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Ruapehu Erupts
Karen Williams
ISBN: 1869620046
Random House Auckland 2003 Reprint
 Stiff Wrappers Clr PltsPDSC|2017 Book Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001009  Bookseller: Dale's Books
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The Principles of Petrology: An Introduction to the Science of Rocks
Tyrrell, G.W.
Methuen,  1967. Later Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Poor. Later Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text contains marks and notes, in pencil. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Dust Jacket has large closed tears, moderate water damage and associated wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14900. Good Condition
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14900  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Minerals and The Microscope
Smith, H.G.
Murby,  1933. Revised Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Revised Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges foxed and browned. Covers are grubby in spots, but otherwise in sound condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14902. Very Good Condition
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14902  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Handbook on Uranium Prospecting in South Australia
Various,
Dept. Mines South Australia,  1954. First Edition
 Softcover (Saddle-stitched) Softcover (Saddle-stitched). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Small Octavo. Item Type: Ephemera. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Edges browned slightly. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; Australia; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18076. Very Good Condition
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18076  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Copper its Ores, Mining and Extraction
Various,
Copper Development Assn.,  1952. Revised Edition
 Softcover (Saddle-stitched) Softcover (Saddle-stitched). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Revised Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Item Type: Ephemera. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 19618. Very Good Condition
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 19618  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Postojna Jama / Postojnska Caves
Dr France Habe, Prof. Simon Lenarcic (trans)
Postojnska Jama Postojnska 1989 4th Edition
 Stiff Wrappers Clr Plts. English Translation.  Book Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007496  Bookseller: Dale's Books
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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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Geology; Australia; Inventory No: 0215222. Good
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0215222  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Geology; Australia; Inventory No: 0216236. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0216236  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: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0251031  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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 ( 7¾" - 9¾" 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. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0246815  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Primate Evolution
Conroy, Glenn C.,
ISBN: 0393956490
W. W. Norton & Company, New York, 1990. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. preface by author for appendices, references, credits, glossary and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography, tables, charts, maps and illustrations. Photographic card cover with yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A book on primate palaeontology. Starting at the earliest known fossil remains of primates up to early hominoids that were the precursor to man. Minor creasing to the book corners was rubbing of the book edges and panels. Slipped in to the book is a review request. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [4], V - XIV, [1], 2-492, [6] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Palaeontology; Apes & Monkeys; ISBN: 0393956490. ISBN/EAN: 9780393956498. Inventory No: 0117911. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0117911  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Dark Life; Martian Nanobacteria, Rock-Eating Cave Bugs, and Other Extreme Organisms of Inner Earth and Outer Space
Taylor, Michael Ray,
ISBN: 0684841916
Scribner, New York, 1999. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 288 pp., decorated dustwrapper. Minimal wear to the edges of the dustwrapper, otherwise in very good order. The bottom edge of the text block has a black marking pen stripe, and there is a rubberstamp indicating that the book was a loan copy. The author manages to make climbing through dark holes many hundreds of metres underneath the surface of the Earth entertaining educational and even exciting. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Speleology; ISBN: 0684841916. ISBN/EAN: 9780684841915. Inventory No: 0236357. Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0236357  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Raising the dead
Finch, Phillip,
ISBN: 0007275536
HarperSport, London, 2008. First Edition
 softcover softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. A clean copy with very slight rubbing of the bottom left-hand corner of the rear panel. Bushman's Hole, Kalahari desert, 8 January 2005. The author prepares for one of the most daring and ambitious dives ever attempted. His mission – to recover the remains of another diver who disappeared a decade earlier. Some 900 feet below the surface, he locates the body. Then disaster strikes… Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 309 pages. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Speleology; Exploration. ISBN: 0007275536. ISBN/EAN: 9780007275533. Inventory No: 0269959. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0269959  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; Australia; Inventory No: 0272006. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0272006  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Geography & Maps; Geology; Australia; Inventory No: 0272068. Good Condition
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0272068  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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 7¾" - 9¾" 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: 0272653. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0272653  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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 9¾" - 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: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0272237  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Observer’s Book of British Geology
I O Evans,
Warne, London, 1952. 
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. . No internal inscriptions. Boards have a little staining and fading. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Environment & Ecology; Geology; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000070. Good
Price: 4.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000070  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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