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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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Field Geology of New South Wales. 2000.
Branagan, David F.; Packham, Gordon H.
ISBN: 0731392221
New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources 2000. 3rd edition.  0 
  8vo. softcover. 418pp. maps. Very good. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64022  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Time in Our Hands Semi-Precious Gemstones Keys to the Geological Past
Mary E. White
ISBN: 0730103706
Reed Books Balgowlah 1991 1st Edition
 Hardcover Clr Plts, Maps, Bibliography, Index. Book Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007962  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 7" - 9" 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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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. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 288 pp., decorated dustwrapper. Minimal wear to the edges of the dustwrapper, otherwise in very good order. there is no damage to the book itself. 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 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Speleology; ISBN: 0684841916. ISBN/EAN: 9780684841915. Inventory No: 0241379. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0241379  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0243516  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 Opal Book a complete guide to the famous gemstone
Leechman, Frank,
ISBN: 0725401591
Walkabout Pocketbooks, Sydney, 1973. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. reprint. slight darkening of the edges of the pages, reading crease on the spine, the book is illustrated with full-page colour plates and also with black-and-white photography, a diagram, and 4 maps this book gives a true and picturesque coverage of opals and opal mining yesterday and today. The book is based on nearly 30 years experience working with minerals in the field. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 256 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Geology; Australia; ISBN: 0725401591. ISBN/EAN: 9780725401597. Inventory No: 0240729. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0240729  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 12.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0256617  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. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0275066  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Elementary Practical Geology for Western Australian Schools
E de C Clark, R T Prider and C Teichert,
University of W A Text Books Board, Crawley WA, 1946. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Various stamps/names inside front board. Name stamp inside back board. Minor annotation to text. First blank page neatly removed. Bottom corner of title page neatly cut. Light age tanning to pages. Wear to boards and spine is beginning to come away at rear. 170 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Education; Geology; Science & Technology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53236. Fair Condition
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53236  Bookseller: Turn the Page 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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Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science Brisbane 1893. Geology and Mineralogy
Edgeworth David, T. W.
no publisher details.  0 
  8vo. leather bound hardcover with original paper covers bound it at rear. 41pp. + three plates. some foxing, mainly of the back side of the plates & endpapers. Original covers are foxed & browned with some small chips on edges. Inscribed by author on title page.."with the author's compliments". 
Price: 125.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64057  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Volcanic Successions Modern and Ancient: A geological approach to processes, products and successions
Cas, R. and Wright, J.
ISBN: 0412446405
Chapman & Hall, 1992.  1992 
  Large 8vo. softcover. 528pp. index, b/w illus. Good+ front cover creased, light crease to top rear corner of last few pages. 
Price: 125.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64023  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Soils of New South Wales
Jensen, H. I.
Department of Agriculture New South Wales 1914.  1914 
  8vo. hardcover. 199pp. b/w illus. colour maps, many folding. Good solid copy, cover on spine heavily flecked, farmers club stamp on title page & illus. page. Some foxing. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64084  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Geology of the Western Blue Mountains
Goldbery, R.
Department of Mines 1969.  1969 
  Large 8vo. hardcover. 172pp. + 12 b/w plates. Folding colour map. Very good. Geological Survey of New South Wales bulletin No. 20. 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64154  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Geology and Geophysics of the Cygnet District
Leaman, D. E. & Naqvi, I. H.,
Hobart : D. E. Wilkinson, Govt. printer, 1967.  1967 
  8vo. stapled softcover. 110pp. + 19 b/w plates. b/w maps, illus. Folding colour map & folding diag. in pouch inside rear cover. Tasmania Department of Mines Geological Survey bulletin no. 49. Very good+, bookseller stamp on fep., spine sunned. Book covered in clear adhesive. 
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64158  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Victoria : Gold and Minerals
Brown, Geo. (issued by)
Mines Department Melbourne 1935,  1935 
  8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 100pp. b/w illus. colour map. Folding map in pocket inside rear cover. Very good, spine faded. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64159  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Australian Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones
Chalmers, R. O.
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1970.  1970 
  8vo. hardcover. 398pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good, light tape marks on endpapers. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64188  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Regional Guide to Victorian Geology Regional Guide to Victorian Geology
McAndrew, J. & Marsden, M. A. H. Editors,
ISBN: 095990610X
School of Geology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 1973. Reprint
 Softcover ( 1/4 Cloth 3/4 Card) Softcover ( 1/4 Cloth 3/4 Card). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Maps and Diagrammatic. Reprint. Preface by editors, preface to the original handbook photograph of relief model, geological map of Victoria (two pages fold out). The text is illustrated with numerous maps and diagrams (numerous which are foldout).1/4 Black coloured cloth back strip. Illustrated paperback binding with black coloured titles to the front panel and hand written white coloured titles to the back strip. The rear panel is a stiff board. The second edition of a book that was first published in 1968. From the preface page III "... This book was originally prepared as a handbook for the 19 geology excursions forming part of the 39th Congress of the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science, held at Melbourne in January, 1967." This is a revised and expanded edition of that original handbook. Rubbing of the book edges and panels with handling marks present. Sunning to the rear panel. Inserted loosely are some articles pertaining to geology. The corners of the covers and pages have been squared off as part of the book's production. Second Edition. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. [1], II - VII, 224 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Maps and Diagrammatic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Environment & Ecology; Geology. ISBN: 095990610X. ISBN/EAN: 9780959906103. Inventory No: 0126204. Very Good Condition
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0126204  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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