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Ruapehu Erupts
Karen Williams
ISBN: 1869620046
Random House Auckland 2003 Reprint
4to - over 9" - 12" tallLOCA|Box5 Stiff Wrappers Clr PltsPDSC|s Book Near Fine
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
Folio - over 12" - 15" tallLOCA|Killer Croc 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
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
4to - over 9" - 12" tallLOCA|Castle 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
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
4to - over 9" - 12" tallLOCA|Castle Stiff Wrappers BW and Clr Plts. Some wear of boards o/w VG. 30 pages.PDSC|s Book Very Good
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
4to - over 9" - 12" tallLOCA|Castle Hardcover Clr PltsPDSC|s Book Near Fine
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
4to - over 9" - 12" tallLOCA|Sandpiper Stiff Wrappers Clr Plts. 24 pages.PDSC|s Book Near Fine
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
4to - over 9" - 12" tallLOCA|Castle Hardcover Bw Plts. Some wear of board o/w VG.PDSC|s Book Very Good
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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tallLOCA|Sandpiper Hardcover Bw and Clr PltsPDSC|s Book Near Fine
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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tallLOCA|Over1 Soft cover Clr PltsPDSC|s Book Near Fine
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
4to - over 9" - 12" tallLOCA|Huntress Hardcover Bw Plts. Some wear of board o/w VG.PDSC|s Book Very Good
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
12mo - over 6 - 7" tallLOCA|Oracle Stiff Wrappers Clr Plts. Owners stamp on FFEP, some wear of covers and tanning of pages o/w VG. Book Very Good
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
8vo - over 7 - 9" tallLOCA|Hudson Hardcover BW Plts and mapsPDSC|s Book 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
4to - over 9 - 12" tallLOCA|Joker Stiff Wrappers BW and Clr PltsPDSC|s Book Near Fine
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
8vo - over 7 - 9" tallLOCA|Original 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
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
8vo - over 7 - 9" tallLOCA|Table1 Stiff Wrappers  Book Near Fine
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
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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Tyrannosaurus Sue; The Extraordinary Saga of the Largest, Most Fought over T-Rex Ever Found
Fiffer, Steve,
ISBN: 0716740176
W H Freeman & Co, New York, 2000. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Third Printing. 600 g; XVIII, 256 pages, indexed, with original colour illustrated dust jacket. The book shows no signs of damage. In 1990 the virtually completes skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex was found. Immediately ensued a legal battle involving commercial dinosaur hunters, Law offices, federal prosecution, a Native American tribe, jealous academics, and others, all making their claim for the dinosaur named Sue. All in all this is an interesting introduction to the centuries-old history of commercial fossil hunting, a legal thriller, and a provocative look at academic versus commercial science and the chase for the money that fuels both. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We will happily provide a picture of this book, on request. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Palaeontology; ISBN: 0716740176. ISBN/EAN: 9780716740179. Inventory No: 0222449. 
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0222449  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Colorado Gem Trails and Mineral Guide 2nd revised edition
Pearl, Richard M.,
Sage Books, Chicago, Illinois, 1969. 
  Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Maps & photographs. reprint. a clean copy, the biggest damage being that the previous owner had used tape to hold the fold over flaps down, leaving tape marks on the front and rear paste downs. Previous owner's name on the front pastedown. No other damage to describe. Detailed directions are killed for reaching the bloated as well is little-known localities in all sections of this great mineral producing state. Included are numerous mileage logs never before published, and many sketch maps made especially for this book by Mignon Wardell Pearl. A unique system range is the localities along segments of the main highways. The book is illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs and has a photographic illustrated dust wrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 224 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Maps & photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Geography & Maps; Geology; Inventory No: 0242212. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0242212  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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volcanoes
Tazieff, Haroun,
Prentice-Hall International, London, 1962. 
  Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: various. Edition Unstated. the clear protective laminate has started to peel on the spine section, and there is a small rub mark at the bottom left of the front panel. There is no other damage to describe. Looking at one aspect of geology, that of volcanoes, first from the historical records, and then from the point of view of what modern science gives us. The book is illustrated mainly with black-and-white plates, but there are some colour plates, and coloured drawings. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 104 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Geology; Inventory No: 0247848. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0247848  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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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 Map That Changed the World; A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption
Winchester, Simon,
ISBN: 0140280391
Penguin, London, 2002. 
  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 ( 7" - 9" 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.. 
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0246815  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Gemstones A pocket Companion
Judith Millidge (Ed)
ISBN: 1861602588
Australian Book Centre Sumner Park 1998 1st Edition
12mo - over 6 - 7" tallLOCA|Kmart Hardcover Clr Plts. Book Near Fine
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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The Journal of the Sydney Speleological Society: Vol. 50 No. 1
Various,
The Sydney Speleological,  2006. 
  Softcover (Side-stapled). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. 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. 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; Australia; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 22766. 
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 22766  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Bibliography of Tasmanian Karst
Kiernan, Kevin
Sydney Speleological Society,  1989. 
  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. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Books on Books; Geology; Australia; Science & Technology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 22611. 
Price: 27.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 22611  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Handbook on Uranium Prospecting in South Australia
Various,
Dept. Mines South Australia,  1954. 
  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. 
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18076  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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