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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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Lower Carboniferous Coral Faunas from the New England District of New South Wales.
Pickett, John
Department of Mines, New South Wales 1966.  1966 
  4to. hardcover. 38pp.+ 20 full page b/w plates. Very good. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64586  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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. Shipped Weight: 1.0. 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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The Opal Book a complete guide to the famous gemstone
Leechman, Frank,
ISBN: 0725400927
Ure Smith, Sydney, 1978. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. reprint. there is no damage to describe, apart from very faint foxing of the top and front edges of the text block. 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: Trade Paperback. 256 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: History; Geology; Australia; ISBN: 0725400927. ISBN/EAN: 9780725400927. Inventory No: 0240830. Very Good Condition
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0240830  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 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. 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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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. Shipped Weight: 1.0. 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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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. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; ISBN: 0297608800. ISBN/EAN: 9780297608806. Inventory No: 0274467. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0274467  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. Shipped Weight: .5. 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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Australian Rocks and Minerals.
Child, John
ISBN: 0701800232
Periwinkle Books, Melbourne, 19701.  0 
  8vo. softcover. 88pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good, foxing to endpapers. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64913  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Australian Caves and Caving
Child, John
ISBN: 0701802634
Periwinkle Books, Melbourne, 1972.  1972 
  8vo. softcover. 111pp., colour & b/w illus. Very good, foxing to endpapers. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64914  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Review of the Broken Hill Lead-Silver-Zinc Industry
O. H. Woodward, K. P. W. Parsons (Ed)
Western Publishing Company Sydney 1965 1st Edition
 Hardcover Some wear of board and spine edges o/w VG. Dust jacket is chipped and worn with some tanning o/w VG. BW Plts, Appendices, Index. Book Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009260  Bookseller: Dale's Books
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Minerals and Rocks (Splendor in Nature series)
H.W. Ball
Rathbone Books London 1959 1st Edition
 Hardcover Bw and Clr Plts. Owners inscript on Title Page some wear of board edges o/w VG. Dust jacket is worn around edges with some small closed tears o/w VG.PDSC|2017 Book Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002658  Bookseller: Dale's Books
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Australian Ores and Minerals (Readabout Books)
Geoffrey H. Taylor
Readabout Publishers Crows Nest 1964 1st Edition
 Stiff Wrappers BW and Clr Plts. Some wear of boards o/w VG. 30 pages.PDSC|2017 Book Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002659  Bookseller: Dale's Books
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Rocks & Minerals In Colour
Richard Fortey
ISBN: 0861780035
Galley Press London 1979 1st Edition
 Hardcover Clr PltsPDSC|2017 Book Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002660  Bookseller: Dale's Books
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Beautiful Australian Opals
Len Cram
Robert Brown & Associates Carina 1990 1st Edition
 Stiff Wrappers Clr Plts. 24 pages.PDSC|2017 Book Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002662  Bookseller: Dale's Books
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A Treasury of Australian Gemstones An Introduction to Gemhunting and Cutting
K.J. Buchester
ISBN: 072540096X
Ure Smith Sydney 1972 1st Edition
 Hardcover Bw Plts. Some wear of board o/w VG.PDSC|2017 Book Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002663  Bookseller: Dale's Books
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Color Encyclopedia of Gemstones
Joel E. Arem
ISBN: 0442203330
Van Nostrand Reinhold Company New York 1977 1st Edition
 Hardcover BW and Clr Plts. Some library stamps and items on FFEP and rear end papers o/w VG. Dust jacket is a little worn o/w VG.PDSC|2017 Ex-Library Very Good/Very Good
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002400  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 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: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0277887  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Elements of Mineralogy
Rutley, Frank; revised by H.H. Read.
T. Murby &​ co., London 1916. 19th ed.  0 
  8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 394pp. + publisher ads. Very good, foxing to endpapers, cover corners creased. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64964  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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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And There’s Opal Out There
Waller, Ed
Lansdowne, Melbourne, 1969. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Wear and tear to extremities of dust wrapper. Foxing to end papers. Moderate age and reading wear. 152 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; Australia; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53659. Good Condition
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53659  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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