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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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The Great Artesian Basin
Cook, Alex & Mc Kenzie, Don
ISBN: 0646317792
M'Choinneach Press, Ilfracombe, Qld 1997  1997 
  4to. softcover. 54pp. b/w illus. Very good. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63445  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Carbonate Reservoirs : Porosity Evolution and Diagenesis in a Sequence Stratigraphic Framework
Moore, Clyde H.
ISBN: 9780444508508
Elsevier Science, 2007.  2007 
  4to. softcover. 444pp. index, b/w illus. Very good+. Includes CD-ROM. 
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63447  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Applied Geostatistics for Reservoir Characterization
Kelkar, Mohan, Ph.D.; Perez, Godofredo
ISBN: 1555630952
Society of Petroleum, 2002.  2002 
  4to. softcover. 264pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. 
Price: 95.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63448  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Carbonate Reservoirs : Porosity Evolution and Diagenesis in a Sequence Stratigraphic Framework
Moore, Clyde H.
ISBN: 9780444508508
Elsevier Science, 2007.  2007 
  4to. softcover. 444pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. Missing CD-ROM, owner's name on fep. 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63446  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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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 $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0272613  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0272614  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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A Guide to Cored Rocks in the Sydney Basin
Ward, Colin R. et al.
ISBN: 0949269530
Sydney : Earth Resources Foundation, University of Sydney, 1986.  1986 
  Spiral bound oblong 8vo. softcover. 150pp. colour illus. Very good+. 
Price: 95.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63474  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Field Geologists’ Manual - Monograph Series No. 9
Berkman, D. A. (Compiled & edited by)
ISBN: 0909520321
The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Australia, 1976.  1976 
  Large 8vo. hardcover.295pp. index, b/w illus., folding colour chart. Good, spine split at bottom. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63496  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Structural Geology
Moores, Eldridge M., Twiss, Robert J.
ISBN: 0716722526
W. H. Freeman, 1992.  1992 
  4to. laminated boards, hardcover. 532pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. 
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63500  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Krakatoa ; The Day the World Exploded, 27 August 1883
Winchester, Simon,
ISBN: 0670914304
Viking, Camberwell, Victoria, 2003. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 700 g; 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 dustjacket. 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 The book and the dust jacket have no damage. Previous owner's name on front end page. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Geology; Indonesia; History. ISBN: 0670914304. ISBN/EAN: 9780670914302. Inventory No: 0264842. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0264842  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Petroleum Stratigraphy : A Guide for Nongeologists
Brenner, Robert L
ISBN: 0934634386
Reidel, 1984.  1984 
  8vo. hardcover. 193pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63510  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Principles of Stratigraphy
Brookfield, Michael E.
Blackwell Publishing, Ltd/, 2004.  2004 
  Small 4to. softcover. 340pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63515  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Structural Geology of Rocks and Regions
Davis, George H. ; Reynolds, Stephen J.
ISBN: 0471526215
Wiley & Sons 1996. 2nd edition.  0 
  4to. laminated boards, hardcover. 776pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine. 
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63523  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Fine-Grained Turbidite Systems
Bouma, Arnold H.; Stone, Charles G. (editors)
ISBN: 0891813535
American Association Of Petroleum Geologists, 2000.  2000 
  4to. hardcover. 342pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 125.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63524  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Economic geology of Australia and Papua New Guinea. 2. Coal
Knight, C. L. (ed.)
Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Parkville (VIC), 1975  1975 
  Large 8vo. hardcover. 398pp. index, b/w illus., maps. Good, a little highlighting on 3 pages, some rubbing to cover edges. 
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63518  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Paleo-Anthropology
Kennedy, G E
ISBN: 0070340463
McGraw Hill, United States, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages Minor bumps to extremities of boards. 480 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Anthropology; Human Evolution; Fossils. ISBN: 0070340463. ISBN/EAN: 9780070340466. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51624. Very Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51624  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Paleo-Anthropology
Kennedy, G E
ISBN: 0070340463
McGraw Hill, United States, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages Minor bumps to extremities of boards. 480 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Anthropology; Human Evolution; Fossils. ISBN: 0070340463. ISBN/EAN: 9780070340466. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51624. Very Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 51624  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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The Encyclopaedia of Prehistoric Life
Steel, Rodney and Harvey, Anthony P. Editors,
ISBN: 0070609209
McGraw-Hill Book Company , New York St. Louis San Francisco Toronto, 1979. First Edition
 Hardcover (Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Illustrated. First Edition. List of contributors, a foreword by W. E. Swinton, Bibliography, glossary and index. Light gray coloured endpages. The text is illustrated with black and white line drawings and illustrations and evolutionary charts. Gray coloured boards with gilt coloured illustration to the front panel and gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Illustrated dustwrapper with green coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. As the name would suggest, an encyclopaedia listed alphabetically -- of prehistoric life with copious black-and-white drawings to illustrate. Softening of the back strip edges and bumping of the book corners. Creasing with a few small tears to the top dustwrapper edge and rubbing of the dustwrapper panels. Fading to the back strip. This is the first USA edition. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. [7], 2 - 218 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Palaeontology; Ancient (BC); ISBN: 0070609209. ISBN/EAN: 9780070609204. Inventory No: 0124239. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0124239  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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