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Working with Gemstones
Firsoff, V. A.
ISBN: 0589008072
A. H. & A. W. Reed Ltd Wellington, NZ 1974 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hard cover, first edition, 514g, 210pgs. Provides a complete guide to all aspects of lapidary art and craft. Book is in fair condition with moderate spotting throughout and mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!.  Fair/Fair
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: GEMMIN6  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Facet Cutters Handbook: A Gembook
Soukup, Edward J.
ISBN: 0910652066
Gembooks Mentone, CA, USA 1962 First Edition
 Stapled Booklet Stapled softcover, first edition, 100gms, 64pgs. Contents includes: the standard brilliant cut; the pentagon cut; the oblong hexagon cut; polishing guide; faceting angles; table of facet angles; and much more. Book is in poor condition with heavy general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration and soiling throughout. There is a small pen mark on the front cover from a previous owner. Wraps have torn away from one staple, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. This is a reading copy only.  Poor/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SCIGEO6  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Surviving Galeras
Williams, Stanley
ISBN: 0618031685
Boston Houghton Mifflin 2001  2001 
  8vo hardcover 270pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38466  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The MIneral Resources of New South Wales ( Geological Survey of New South Wales)
Pittman, Edward F.
William Applegate Gullick, Sydney 1901.  1901 
  8vo. hardcover. 487pp. b/w illus. Good- ex-lib. copy. tape marks on endpapers & prelims, rear hinge cracked, front hinge re-glued. Folding map at rear is torn and has tape marks. 
Price: 95.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59674  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Geology of Australia
Johnson, David
ISBN: 0521601002
Cambridge University Press, UK, 2005.  2005 
  Square 8vo. softcover. 276pp. index,colour illus. Very good. 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 58602  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Rocks & Fossils (The Nature Company Guides)
Roots, David; Willis, Paul; Coenraads, Robert; Busby, Arthur (editors)
ISBN: 0783548036
Time Life Books 1996.  1996 
  Tall 8vo. hardcover. 288pp. index, colour illus. Very good+. / Very good+ d/w. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62106  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Coal Resources of New South Wales - Geological Survey of New South Wales
Pittman, Edward F.
William Applegate Gullick, Sydney 1912  1912 
  8vo. Green boards. black spine (repaired) 99pp. Very Good. Po stamp on fep. Includes two fold out studies. 
Price: 95.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60214  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Ruapehu Erupts
Karen Williams
ISBN: 1869620046
Random House Auckland 2003 Reprint
 Stiff Wrappers Clr PltsPDSC|s Book Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001009  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|s Ex-Library Very Good/Very Good
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002400  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|s 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|s 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|s 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|s 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|s Book Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002663  Bookseller: Dale's Books
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A Discovery Guide: Rocks & Minerals
Chris Pellant
ISBN: 1863250654
Mallard Press Moorebank 1990 1st Edition
 Hardcover Bw and Clr PltsPDSC|s Book Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002664  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|s Book Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002959  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|s Book Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006616  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. Book Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006651  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|s 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|s Book Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004651  Bookseller: Dale's Books
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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Minerals & Rocks
Dr J. Kourimsky, Randolph Lucas (Ed)
ISBN: 0706405188
Octopus London 1977 1st Edition
 Hardcover Over 400 Rocks and Minerals Fully Described. 400 Superb Photographs in Colour and Black and White. Fully Indexed with technical marginal references. Some wear of dust jacket edges, dust jacket is price clipped o/w VG. Book Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006313  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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Geology and Mineralogy Considered with Reference to Natural Theology: 2 Vols.
Buckland, William
London William Pickering, 1837.  1837 
  8vo. full calf hardcovers. Gilt lettering on spine labels and raised bands on spines, embosed retangular ruled pattern on front & rear boards, marbled endpapers & edges. Volume one 619pp. all text, Volume 2 129pp. + 69 plates, several fold-out, one in colour. Good+ set, some foxing, mainly to volume 2. Some scuffs on the covers & inside the covers. 
Price: 250.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59723  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Late Cenozoic Glacial Ages
edited by Karl K Turekian
ISBN: 0300014201
Yale University Press New Haven 1971 
  Geology. Climate Change. 21 papers presented at an international testimonial in December 1969 to honour the retirement of Richard Foster Flint, Henry Barnard Davis Professor of Geology at Yale; they deal with evidence for Late Cenozoic glaciations on the continents, their influence on the oceans, their probable causes, and the consequences of the glacial ages on the evolution and migration of mammals and the emergence of man; in addition this book contains the first detailed isotopic log and interpretation of ice cores of the Greenland ice cap, and the first total approach to the fauna found in deep-sea sediments over the glacial ages. 606 pages, wear and heavy insect damage to edges of d/j, light foxing on eps and edges of pages. This book weighs 1.5 kilograms.  Very Good/Fair
Price: 110.00 (AUD)
Book Number: GT7715  Bookseller: Kay's Secondhand Books and Used Sheet Music
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The Bondi Anticline
Hedley, C.
Linnean Society NSW 1914  1914 
  8vo. softcover. 14pp. b/w illus. Very good, cover browned. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60191  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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And There’s Opal Out There
Waller, Ed
Lansdowne, Melbourne, 1969. 
  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 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; Australia; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53659. 
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53659  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Gemstones A pocket Companion
Judith Millidge (Ed)
ISBN: 1861602588
Australian Book Centre Sumner Park 1998 1st Edition
 Hardcover Clr Plts. Book Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006736  Bookseller: Dale's Books
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The Structural History of Australia During the Palaeozoic (The Stabilization of a Continent)
Andrews, E.C.
Royal Society of New South Wales,  1938. 
  Hardcover (Printed Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. Size: Small Octavo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; Australia; Prehistoric; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 9225. 
Price: 63.10 (AUD)
Book Number: 9225  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Australian Natural History: Australian Caves June 1975 Vol. 18 No. 6
Smith (ed.), Nancy
The Australian Museum,  1975. 
  Softcover (Side-stapled). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). Item Type: Ephemera. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges foxed and browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; Australia; Natural History & Resources. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 24341. 
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 24341  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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The Tomkeieff Collection
Various,
ISBN: 9780855870737
Wentworth,  1974. 
  Softcover (Side-stapled). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: Quarto. Item Type: Ephemera. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges browned slightly. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Books on Books; Geology; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0855870737. ISBN/EAN: 9780855870737. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 24518. 
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 24518  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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