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Image for The Vesuvius and Herculaneum

The Vesuvius and Herculaneum

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Italy, Plurigraf: 1979

Seller ID: 003732


History of Vesuvius and its eruptions, unpageinated. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Slight shelfwear and some marking to covers, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Rocks, Minerals & Fossils of the World

By: Chris Pellant

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006751


Authoritative guide to the characteristics and geographical locations of the world's rocks, minerals and fossils. 175pp with index and glossary, illustrated profusely throughout with colour photographs. Minor surface marking and minimal edgewear, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Geology Explained in the Peak District

By: F Wolverson Cope

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002676


An introduction to the science of geology, its methods and terminology and the equipment required in the field, with reference to the landscape and geology of the Peak District. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. 192pp with index. Title handwritten in red ink to spine. Minor marking to cover and edges and slight creasing to corners, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Fossils - A Guide to Prehistoric Life

By: Frank H T Rhodes, Herbert S Zim and Paul R Shaffer

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Paul Hamlyn: 1965

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007073


A Little Guide in Colour Series. Well-presented introduction to collecting fossils. 160pp with index, illustrated throughout with colour drawings to the text. Slight creasing to spine and corners, some marking to top edges and cover has been reglued down left hinge, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Introduction to Geological Structures and Maps

By: G M Bennison

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold (Publishers) Ltd: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006925


Book designed for University and college students taking geology as an honours course or as a subsidiary subject or for students taking geology at A Level. 64pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. Slight creasing to corners, some marking to back panel and pencil annotations to a few pages, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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The Living Rocks

By: Geoffrey Grigson

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Readers Union: 1957

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006385


Art and Nature Series. Photographic study of minerals and fossils, with essay by Geoffrey Grigson and preface by Andre Maurois. Translated by Joyce Emerson and Stanley A Pocock. 93pp illustrated throughout with full-page black and white photographs, Minor bend and bumping to boards, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions, Unclipped DJ worn to edges, with small tears and repairs. View more info

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The Naked Quarry

By: Noelle Odling and David Walker Barker (Editors)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Yorkshire Quarry Arts: 2008

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 008666


Study of the collaboration between visual artists and scientists focused on three quarries in Yorkshire. 108pp, illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Some wear to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Geology for Geographers

By: R Kay Gresswell

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Hulton Educational Publications Ltd: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005083


Text book suitable for anyone whose work may bring them into contact with the ground. 202pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and diagrams to the text. Some rubbing and bumping to the spine, corners and edges and light foxing to the front endpapers. Former owner's name neatly inscribed to the front endpaper, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Minerals of the World

By: Rudolf Dud'a and Lubos Rejl

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York, Arch Cape Press: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006409


Illustrated encyclopedia of the world's rocks and minerals. 520pp illustrated with over 450 colour photographs. Text revised by Jaroslav Bauer & Jan Hus Bernard. Translation by Zdenka Naglova. Minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear and remains of price label to front, otherwise very good. VERY HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested. View more info

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Lakeland Rocks And Landscape - a Field Guide

By: The Cumberland Geological Society, Mervyn Dodd (Ed)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Maryport, Cumbria, Ellenbank Press: 1992

Edition: Revised & Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 006895


Field guide to 18 selected geological locations in the Lake District, covering all the main geological features of Cumbria. Foreword by Chris Bonington. 150pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, maps and drawings. Minor shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info