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TITLE

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A DICTIONARY OF EARTH SCIENCES.  H/C + D/W  (Edited by: Stella E. Stiegeler) 1st Edition 1976. 301pp. A good reference dictionary that brings together a large number of related subjects which are often treated in isolation. These include: geophysics, structural geology, geomorphology, oceanography, stratigraphy, palaeontology. sedimentology, climatology, meteorology, soil science, cartography, mineralogy, petrology and surveying. The entries, arranged alphabetically for ease of reference, are fully cross-referenced, most minerals are described under their general heading. Good condition.  18.50
   
A DICTIONARY OF EARTH SCIENCES.  Paperback    (Edited by: Stella E. Stiegeler) 1978. 311pp. Good condition but the edge of the pages are a little foxed.  12.00
   
A DICTIONARY OF GEOLOGY. Paperback (D. G. A. Whitten & J. R. V. Brooks) Penguin Books, Reprint, 1975. 514pp. This is a good reference dictionary which also contains a table of minerals as well as drawings and illustrations. Good condition. 6.00
   
A DICTIONARY OF GEOLOGY. Paperback (D. G. A. Whitten & J. R. V. Brooks) Penguin Books, Reprint, 1975. 514pp. Ex lib.  Good condition. 4.00
   
A DICTIONARY OF GEOLOGY. Paperback (D. G. A. Whitten & J. R. V. Brooks) Penguin Books, Reprint, 1983. 520pp. Good condition. 12.00
   
New   A FIELD GUIDE TO COASTAL GEOLOGY OF FLEURIEU PENINSULA: Port Gawler to Victor Harbor, South Australia.  S/C  (Edited by: Pam Hasenohr & David Corbett. Illustrations by: Jacqueline Galazowski & Frances Taylor. The Field Geology Club of South Australia Inc.) 1st Edition 1986. 97pp. This book sets out to interpret the geology of the Adelaide region providing detailed information of the various outcrops along the coastline. Illustrated with photographs plus 50 plates and 28 figures. Well presented.  SOLD
   
New   A FIELD GUIDE TO THE GEOLOGY OF YORKE PENINSULA (South Australia).  S/C  (The Field Geology Club of South Australia Inc. Edited by: Dr. David Corbett & Dr. A. H. Milnes) Reprint, June 1977. 65pp. This book provides detailed information of the geology of this area North-west of Adelaide. Illustrated with photographs plus 16 plates and 13 figures. Again, well presented.    1 Copy left 9.95
   
A GEOLOGY FOR ENGINEERS.  H/C (F. G. H. Blyth) 1st Edition 1943. 302pp. This book is a must for the civil engineer in his handling of rocks and soils during most kinds of construction which is essential and of a geological nature. Worn cover and pages in reasonable condition. A cheap reference / field / reading copy. Special. 3.00
   
A GEOLOGY FOR ENGINEERS.  H/C + D/W (F. G. H. Blyth) 4th Edition, Reprint 1957. 336pp. Good condition.  15.00
   
A GLOSSARY OF QUEENSLAND STRATIGRAPHY.  H/C  (W. H. Bryan) University of Queensland. 1928. 69pp. This book is a well detailed account which appears to have been the formation of the revised edition (by the author himself) as it contains many additional hand-written notes.. Ex lib. Reasonable condition with a damaged cover. An excellent reference book. Special.  15.00
   
A GUIDE TO EARTH HISTORY. H/C (Richard Carrington. Illustrated by: Maurice Wilson) 1st Edition 1956. 240pp. This book provides many answers about the history of the Earth and the evolution of life. Part 1 begins with the place of the earth in the Universe and the various theories of its origin, and then turns to its internal structure, the age and evolution of its surface rocks, and the evidence provided by fossils for the way life has developed. Part 2 reviews the whole history of living things, with side references to climatic, geographical and other changes in the Earth's surface. Part 3 gives a brief outline of the origin and development of Man as an animal, showing how evolution has moved from a predominantly physical to a predominantly mental plane, culminating in the experiment in co-operative effort known as civilisation. Part 4 suggests the place that science, art and religion may occupy in the history of the earth and of life. Marked cover but in good condition.   6.00 
   
A GUIDE TO EARTH HISTORY.  Paperback  (Richard Carrington) Penguin Books, 1958. 272pp.  Good condition.  3.00 
   
New   A GUIDE TO GEOLOGY & MINERAL RESOURCES OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA.   Paperback  (N. H. Ludbrook) 1980.   230pp.  A detailed account of the geology of South Australia together mineral occurrences and locations together with illustrated photographs and maps.  Excellent condition.  SOLD 
   
A GUIDE TO GEOLOGY & MINERAL RESOURCES OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA.   Paperback  (N. H. Ludbrook) 1980.   230pp.  Good condition.  15.00
   
A GUIDEBOOK TO FIELD GEOLOGY IN SOUTH-EAST QUEENSLAND. H/C (Neville C. Stevens) 1973. 131pp. This is a detailed edition showing as to where the various rocks (and some mineral/fossils) can be found together with geological notes. Very good condition. 22.00
   
A GUIDEBOOK TO FIELD GEOLOGY IN SOUTH-EAST QUEENSLAND. H/C (Neville C. Stevens) 1973. 131pp. Some underlining and notations added by previous owner. Good condition. 18.00
   
A LAYMAN'S GUIDE TO THE GEOLOGY OF CENTRAL AUSTRALIA. Paperback Booklet (D. R. Woolley) 3rd Edition 1973. 20pp. This excellent booklet provides the reader with much information on the geology of the Northern Territory. It covers the stratigraphy and the geological history in the different geological periods as well as the economic developments in relation to petroleum, mineral deposits, groundwater and semi-precious minerals / gemstones. The author then describes various localities and what can be seen and what can be found there. He also gives a "Glossary of Terms" for those who are "in the dark" as to names and meanings. A geological map can be found at the rear of the book and covers the area south from Ayers Rock to the north at Harts Range. Good condition.  SOLD
   
A LIFE HISTORY OF OUR EARTH. H/C + D/W (H. S. Bellamy)  1st Edition, 1951. 272pp.  This scarce book is based on the Geological Application of Hoerbiger's Cosmogonic Theory. The argument is well presented and very plausible, and it is packed with positive geological and geographical evidence, the general reader with some interest in astronomy and geology has his attention held from beginning to end. Excellent condition except for some foxed spots inside the front and back covers.  SOLD
   
A NEW GEOLOGY.  H/C - Oblong (M.J. Bradshaw. Editor: Roger Stone) 1st Edition, 1968. 248pp.  This book is a systematic introduction to Geology based on the observation and analysis of geological situations. It is divided into six parts: The earth; Geological Processes acting at the Earth's Surface Today; Rocks and Fossils; Structural Geology; The Historical Geology of Great Britain; Practical Geology. Good condition.  10.00
   
A PETROGRAPHY OF AUSTRALIAN IGNEOUS ROCKS. H/C + Damaged D/W in plastic cover. (Dr. Germaine A. Joplin) 1st Edition 1964. 210pp. Australian igneous rocks are systematically described and illustrated in this specialized book. Typical examples are chosen from the best-documented rocks of each State, and brief descriptions of the same rocks as they occur in other States are included. Rocks are arranged according to magma type, so that one may recognize in the field suites of rocks related in origin but differing in composition. Wherever possible, complete differentiation sequences of rocks are decribed and illustrated with chemical moda-analyses. The 149 microdrawings of igneous rocks included are all from Australian sources. Tables for the identification and naming of igneous rocks are given plus a full bibliography is also included in the form of footnotes. Ex lib. Reasonable condition but with stained pages of the side section. Reading copy - Special.  10.00
   
AN ELEMENTARY TEXT-BOOK OF GEOLOGY: Intended as an Introduction to the Study of the Rocks and Their Contents.  H/C (W. Jerome Harrison) 2nd Edition, 1892. 200pp.  A fascinating little book. Collectable! Very good condition. 20.00
   
New   AN INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGY. S/C (Brian Lee) 1989. 128pp. In this comprehensive introduction to a fascinating subject, the author takes a detailed look at the formation and structure of the earth's crust, and how it affects our environment. Examining the fossil record, he shows how life developed in harmony with the landscape, and describes how the scenery with which we are familiar today was produced by earth movements and erosion. With this geological information and extensive illustration, Brian lee's appraisal of man's precarious relationship with the often unpredictable power of the rocks which surround him will be invaluable to environmentalists, naturalists and future geologists.   19.50
   
AN INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGY: PHYSICAL GEOLOGY  - Volume 1 (only). H/C (W. B. Scott) 3rd Edition, Reprint, 1943.  604pp. This is the 3rd Edition which was rewritten  throughout in 2 Volumes. This book is Volume 1 - Physical Geology. Contains chapters on: The Earth, Rock-forming Minerals & Igneous Rocks; Volcanoes; Sedimentary Rocks; Water, rivers, snow, ice and the sea; Faults, thrusts & joints; Metamorphic rocks and Ore deposits. Excellent condition.  22.00
   
AN INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGY: PHYSICAL GEOLOGY  - Volume 1 (only). H/C (W. B. Scott) Reprint, August 1943, 3rd Edition, Reprint, 1943.  604pp. Condition of the cover is fair, but the pages are OK. Reference / Reading copy.  Special. 7.00
   
AN INTRODUCTION TO MARINE GEOLOGY.  S/C (M. J. Keen) 1968. 218pp.  This is an account of the aspects of marine geology and marine geophysics. The contents of the book include: Geophysical Techniques for Exploration of the Sea Floor; The Topography of the Ocean Floor; Pelagic Sediments; Abyssal Plain Sediments; Movements of the Sea Floor; Igneous Rocks of the Ocean Basins, Polar Wandering and Continental Drift. Good condition.  8.00
   
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE GEOLOGY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. H/C (C. A. Sϋssmilch) 3rd Edition, Revised and enlarged, 1922. 269pp. This book contains much information on the Physical Geography of the state and all the geological periods. The final chapter deals with the Igneous rocks found within some of these periods. Includes the folding geological map of state at the front of the book. Ex lib. Good condition. Special.  25.00
   
ANCIENT AUSTRALIA.  H/C + Damaged D/W (Charles F. Laseron.  Revised by: R. O. Bunnschweiler) Revised Edition, 1969. 253pp.  The origin of Australia from pre-historic times to the present day. An important work for the geologist and palaeontologist.  Good condition. 19.50
   
ANCIENT AUSTRALIA.   H/C + Damaged D/W (Charles F. Laseron.  1st Edition 1954. Reprint 1955. Ex lib copy. Priced as a reference / reading copy. Special.  SOLD
   
AUSTRALIA IN THE MAKING. H/C + D/W (A. E. Brooks) 1st Edition 1970. 90pp. The physical shape of Australia 600 million years ago was vastly different from its present form. Since that time huge glaciers, and numerous volcanoes have altered the landscape and left their marks which give clues to our physical past. This book describes and illustrates some of the changes that have taken place. A time scale of past geological ages is also given. Giant reptiles, including flesh-eating and vegetarian dinosaurs, once roamed the land and there were forests of strange trees. The spectacular rock formations and many kinds of fossils are also described and illustrated. Some "living fossils" are also included. Good condition except for a couple of marked / foxed pages. Special.  2.50 
   
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BEGINNING GEOLOGY. H/C + Damaged D/W (H.H. Read & Janet Watson) 1966. 246pp. This book by H. H. Read the author of the popular book "Rutley's Elements of Mineralogy" is a book which complements the book "Geology for Beginners" by W. W. Watt, as it provides a sound grounding in geology viewed as earth history. The essential information is summarized where possible in tables and diagrams. An excellent book for those persons starting in Geology. Ex lib. Some tape marks inside the front and back covers. Special.  7.00
   
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CONTEMPORARY PHYSICAL GEOLOGY. H/C (H.L. Levin) 1981. 579pp.This massive book provides all the information needed to learn much about this subject in every aspect of Geology. Highly recommended. Good condition.  10.00
   
CONTINENTAL DRIFT. H/C + Damaged D/W (D. H. & M. P. Tarling) 1st Edition, 1971. 112pp. A study of the Earth's moving surface. Good condition. 7.50
   
CONTINENTAL DRIFT.  Paperback (D. H. & M. P. Tarling) Reprint 1975. 112pp. Good condition.  2.00
   
CONTINENTAL DRIFT - International Geophysics Series - Volume 3. H/C + Damaged D/W (Edited by: S. K. Runcorn) 1st Edition, 1962. 338pp. This volume deals with the various fields in which the hypotheses of large displacements of the earth's crust are required to explain observations. The subjects covered are: palaeomagnetism, palaeoclimates, earthquake mechanism, studies of the ocean floor, strike slip faults and physical processes in the mantle, such as convection, which may offer an explanation of such large continental displacements. Good condition. 12.00
   
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DICTIONARY OF GEOLOGICAL TERMS.   (Bates /  Jackson) 3rd Edition   S/C   572pp. Prepared by the American Geological Institute. From: aa to zweikanter -  this best-selling, popular dictionary contains over 1000 new terms. Find accurate definitions without technical jargons, word origins, hyphenation and pronunciation guide, commonly used abbreviations, and a geologic time and life chart. Very good condition.  19.50
   
DRAINAGE BASIN FORM and PROCESS: A Geomorphological approach.  H/C + D/W (K. J. Gregory & D. E. Walling) 1st Edition, 1973. 456pp. In this book the authors begin by considering some of the ideas that have emerged from geomorphology during the present century and by outlining the way in which the drainage basin functions. Further chapters examine the manner in which the form of the basin and its components may be described, and its processes measured and expressed. Profusely illustrated with photographs, diagrams and figures, each one drawn especially for this purpose. It is a work of central importance to fluvial geomorphologists, hydrologists and physical geographers and university students. Very good condition.  15.00
   
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EARTH.    H/C  (Frank Press & Raymond Siever) 1974. 945pp. This massive book is in 3 main parts. Part 1 - The earth as an historically evolved body and how we study it. Part 2 - The skin of the Earth: Surface Processes. Part 3 - The Body of the Earth: Internal Processes. and numerous Appendixes. A well presented book on the Earth! Good condition. 16.00
   
EARTH RESOURCES: A Dictionary of Terms & Concepts. Paperback (David Dineley, Donald Hawkes, Paul Hancock & Brian Williams)  1st Edition 1976.  208pp.  This dictionary provides an introduction to the terms used in the study of the world's resources from metallic ores and chemical deposits to the hidden wealth of oil and gas and to our one great re-usable resource - water. Also included is mineralogy, geology, oceanography and more. In all, a good 'all round' book that deals with terms used in Earth Science. Good condition. 6.00
   
EARTH SCIENCE. H/C (Edward J. Tarbuck & Frederick K. Lutgens) 2nd Edition, 1979. 544pp. This massive book is divided into 4 main parts. Part 1 - The solid Earth. Part 2 - The Oceans. Part 3 - The Atmosphere. Part 4 - Astronomy. These parts are further sub-divided into many, many sections. Numerous Appendixes included. Good condition.  5.00
   
EARTH SCIENCE: The World We Live In. H/C (Samuel N. Namowitz) 3rd Edition, 1965. 597pp. An excellent book for those persons studying Earth Science. Good condition. 19.50
   
EARTH'S MATTER AND ORIGIN: Focus on Science Series. S/C (Margaret S. Bishop, Phyllis G. Lewis & Berry Sutherland) 1976. 98pp. This educational book provides much information for the earth science student. Good condition. Special. 2.00
   
EARTH'S VOYAGE THROUGH TIME. H/C + D/W (David Dineley) 1st Edition, 1973. 320pp. A fascinating, readable and well illustrated book as to how our planet evolved. Ex lib. Good condition.  5.00
   
EARTHBOUND: Minerals, Energy, and Man's Future.   H/C + Damaged D/W (Charles F. Park, Jnr.) 1st Edition, 1975. 279pp. This book (in general terms) provides the reader the complexities of civilization's most profound problem: the availability of enough of the earth's finite supplies of materials and energy to assure the continuance of man's life. 9.50
   
ELEMENTS OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY. H/C (H. Ries & Thomas L. Watson) 2nd Edition, Revised, June 1949. 469pp. Geology as applied to engineering. The spine is marked. but the pages are in good condition. Special. 27.50
   
ELEMENTS OF PHYSICAL GEOLOGY. H/C (James H. Zumberge & Clemens A. Nelson) 1976. 395pp. This is a most useful book that relates to the materials and structure of the earth's crust, geologic forces, volcanoes, earthquakes and global tectonics. Climate, gravitational movement, groundwater and rivers, wind action and deserts, glaciers and glaciation, oceans and shorelines as well as resources for the earth. This book nearly covers everything !  Good condition.  8.00
   
ELEMENTS OF THE STRATIGRAPHY OF QUEENSLAND. S/C (Dorothy Hill & W. G. H. Maxwell)  2nd Edition. 1962. 71pp. This small book provides an overview to the various geological periods, from the Cambrian to the Cainozoic, and the locations as to where they can be found within the state of Queensland, Australia. Good condition. (We also have a 1st Edition available at $6.00) 8.00
   
ENERGETICS OF GEOLOGICAL PROCESSES. H/C (Surendra, K. Saxena & Somdev Bhattacharji) 1977. 469pp. This very scarce book contains much information by 18 different contributors with their own special subject relating to different aspects of the Energetics of Geodynamic Processes. Good condition.  Special.  30.00
   
ENGLISH - CHINESE DICTIONARY OF GEOLOGY. H/C + Damaged D/W  1142pp. An excellent book that translates all geological terms, minerals etc. into the Chinese language. Special.  30.00
   
ENQUIRING INTO THE EARTH. H/C (K. S. McDonnell, D. G. Massey & F. H. S. Tebbutt) Reprint, 1971. 269pp. A good all-round book for the Geology student. Ex lib. Special.  5.00
   
ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY. S/C (Phillip G. L. Harlow) 1991. 116pp. A well written book on geology in simple terms together with revision questions and many exercises that can be undertaken by the teacher and/or student. Written for Australian schools.  SOLD
   
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FIELD GEOLOGY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. S/C (David F. Branagan & Gordon H. Packham) 2nd Edition 1970. 191pp. This book gives a general account of the geology of New South Wales together with excursions - where and what to see. Good condition.  SOLD
   
FOCUS ON EARTH SCIENCE. H/C (Margaret S. Bishop, Phyllis G. Lewis & Richmond L. Bronaugh) 2nd Edition, 1972. 564pp. This is a study of the planet - Earth - its features, its forces, its place in the solar system, and its place in the universe.. It provides an overview of the earth's characteristics through to an in-depth study of its matter and processes, to a survey of matter and processes in the universe. A lot of information in this massive book.  5.00
   
FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOLOGY: Popular Outline.   H/C (V. Obruchev) 1959. 372pp. This is a very good book on Geology being translated from the Russian language.  Many photographs of Russian geological features plus other world-wide illustrations. Good condition.  15.00
   
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GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF GEOLOGY. H/C + Damaged D/W (J.F. Kirkaldy) Reprint, 1969. 348pp. This is an all-round book on Geology, plus essential information on the formation of rocks and minerals. Contains many tables. Illustrated. Good condition. 7.50
   
GEOLOGICAL EXCURSIONS IN SOUTH - EAST QUEENSLAND. S/C (Neville C. Stevens) 1st Edition 1965.52pp. This book provides information on some interesting geological features that can be seen from around the Brisbane and beyond. Collectable. Good condition. 20.00
   
GEOLOGICAL SCIENCE:  PERSPECTIVES OF THE EARTH. S/C (I. F. Clark & B. J. Cook, Australian Academy of Science) 1983. Reprint, September 1986. 651pp. This massive and outstanding earth science book covers the universe, Solar System, Atmosphere & Hydrosphere, Minerals, Rock groups, Interior and the crust of the earth, Engineering Geology, metals and non-metallic resources, palaeontology, Exploration, Extraction and processing and more. Good condition.  SOLD
   
GEOLOGY. H/C with damaged spine (Prof. Archibald Geikie) Revised Edition, 1886. This a Science Primers book Edited by: Profs. Huxley, Roscoe & Balfour Stewart. 154pp. This book is a little rare gem ! Collectable.  Special.  SOLD
   
New   GEOLOGY.   S/C  (Frank H.T. Rhodes) Golden Science Guide published by: Golden Press. 1972. 160pp.  This book titles "Geology" is a guide to the earth - its relation to the rest of the universe, the rocks and minerals of which it is made, the forces that shape it, and the 5,000,000,000 years of history that have given it its present form. Illustrated in full colour throughout, this up-to-date guide is valuable for anyone interested in our planet, the ultimate basis of our present society.  6.50
   
GEOLOGY. S/C (Frank H. T. Rhodes) 1972. 160pp.  New condition but with a slightly scuffed cover. Special.  4.50
   
GEOLOGY. H/C (Frank H .T. Rhodes) 1972. 160pp. This is the same copy as the above except that it is the 1st Edition in Hard Cover.  Collectable.  Good condition. 8.00
   
GEOLOGY: Volume 1 - Geologic Processes and Their Results. H/C (Thomas C. Chamberlin & Rollin D. Salisbury) 2nd Edition 1909. 684pp. This is possibly the most detailed book I have ever seen that deals with this subject. It is still regarded by some that this edition was best of its time, and still in most cases, up-to-date. Very good condition. 20.00
   
GEOLOGY: A  Survey Outline of the Principles of Physical and Historical Geology. (A Barnes & Noble College Outline Series) S/C (Richard M. Field) 4th Edition 1951, Reprint 1959. 211pp. This book is divided into 8 parts: Dynamic Geology, Physiography, Economic Geology, Palaeontology, Historical Geology, Comparative Regional Geology, Geophysics & Terminology. Reasonable condition. 3.00
   
New   GEOLOGY & MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE LEONORA - LAVERTON AREA, NORTHEASTERN YILGARN BLOCK, WESTERN AUSTRALIA.    S/C   (J. A. Hallberg) 1st Edition 1985. 218pp. This is an essential (now out of print) book for those persons prospecting for gold in this area. It provides information on the geology and the various rock types found in this area. Also details other minerals including gold. Illustrated. Mint condition.  25.00
   
GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF TASMANIA.  S/C  (Edited by: C. F. Burrett & E. L. Martin - Geological Society of Australia Inc. - Publication Number 15.)  1989. 574pp. This well detailed publication provides the geological history in much detail.  No maps. Good condition.  SOLD
   
GEOLOGY: An Introduction to Principles of Physical and Historical Geology. (A Barnes & Noble College Outline Series) S/C (Richard M. Pearl) 3rd Revised Edition 1972. 262pp. This book covers the entire introductory college geology course, including both physical and historical geology. It has numerous photographs and drawings throughout the text which illustrate fundamental geologic principles with accuracy and detail. It has review questions following each chapter and a sample final examination to strengthen the understanding and organization of the material presented. Good condition.  6.00
   
GEOLOGY: Principles and Processes.  H/C  (William H. Emmons, Ira S. Allison, Clinton R. Stauffer & George A. Thiel)   5th Edition, 1960. 491pp. Ex lib.  This is another most useful book that relates to the materials and structure of the earth's crust, geologic forces, volcanoes, earthquakes and global tectonics. Climate, gravitational movement, groundwater and rivers, wind action and deserts, glaciers and glaciation, oceans and shorelines as well as resources for the earth. This book nearly covers everything !  Good condition. 5.00
   
GEOLOGY: An Introduction to Earth History. H/C (H. H. Read) First published 1949. Reprint 1953. 248pp. A good book on Geology and early earth history. Very good condition.  5.00
   
GEOLOGY: The Paradox of Earth and Man. H/C (K. Young) 1975. 526pp. This book is basically divided into 3 sections. Part 1 - Geological aspects of eco-systems. Part 2 - Geologic hazards. Part 3 - Planning, population and evolution. Good condition.  5.00
   
GEOLOGY FOR BEGINNERS. H/C (W.W. Watts) 6th Edition, 1935. Reprinted  with corrections 1957.  366pp.his book is possibly one of the most popular books ever printed on this subject.  Illustrated with 324 black & white illustrations. Good condition. Special.  15.00
   
GEOLOGY FOR BEGINNERS. H/C (W.W. Watts) 6th Edition, 1963. 366pp. This book is possibly one of the most popular books ever printed on this subject. Illustrated with 324 black & white illustrations. Good condition.  4.50
   
GEOLOGY FOR BEGINNERS. H/C (W.W. Watts) 4th Edition, 1926. 352pp. Illustrated with 322 black & white illustrations. Damaged spine  but pages are in good condition.  Cheap reference / field / reading copy. 1.50
   
GEOLOGY IN THE SERVICE OF MAN. Paperback (W. G. Fearnsides & O. M. B. Bulman) Pelican Books, 1st Edition1944   158pp. This book describes the scientific nature, structure and history of the earth. Good condition except for the cover having a corner missing.  4.00
   
GEOLOGY IN THE SERVICE OF MAN. Paperback  (W. G. Fearnsides & O. M. B. Bulman) Reprint, 1950. 217pp.  Good condition.  3.00
   
GEOLOGY IN THE SERVICE OF MAN. Paperback  (W. G. Fearnsides & O. M. B. Bulman) Reprint, 1953. 217pp. Good condition. 3.00
   
GEOLOGY IN THE SERVICE OF MAN. Paperback  (W.G. Fearnsides & O.M.B. Bulman) 1st Edition 1944. 158pp.  Fair condition. Special.  FREE
   
GEOLOGY IS FUN: Recollections by Reg Sprigg. H/C (Reg Sprigg. Cartoons by: Stephen Stanley) July 1989. 347pp. The author actually named this book as "Recollections" and added the words "The anatomy and confessions of a geological addict". If you want a most amusing book with a laugh a minute - this is the book. When I read it, I just couldn't put it down. The antics and the experiences Reg got up to is unbelievable. Signed by author. Good condition.  SOLD
   
GEOLOGY MADE SIMPLE. S/C - Paperback (William H. Matthews) Revised Reprint, 1974. 293pp. This is an easy to understand book on the whole subject of geology, minerals, Igneous, Sedimentary & Metamorphic rocks and matamorphism, weathering, water, glaciers, oceans, earthquakes and more. It also covers Historical geology and earth history. Good condition although a little foxed.  4.50
   
GEOLOGY OF QUEENSLAND.  Please see below: "JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA - Volume 7"     
   
GEOLOGY OF VICTORIA: Special Publication No. 5.  H/C + Damaged D/W (Editors J. G. Douglas & J. A. Ferguson - Geological Society of Australia)   1976. 528pp. This book provides information on the geological ages within the state as well as Geomorphology, Petrology, Economic Geology, Non-metallic and Metallic minerals.  Includes coloured 1: 100 000 geological map. Very good condition. 35.00
   
GEOLOGY OF VICTORIA: Special Publication No. 5.  H/C   (Editors J. G. Douglas & J. A. Ferguson - Geological Society of Australia)   1976. 528pp.  No map. Cover marked but the pages are in very good condition.  25.00
   
New   GEOLOGY, RESOURCES and SOCIETY: An Introduction to Earth Science.   H/C   (H. W. Menard) 1974. 621pp. This book provides information on: Planet earth, Deformation, Vulcanism, Atmosphere & Hydrosphere, Weathering & Soils, Sedimentary Cycles, Water, Energy, Fuels and Mineral Resources. 17.50
   
GEOLOGY, RESOURCES and SOCIETY: An Introduction to Earth Science.  H/C   (H. W. Menard) 1974. 621pp. Good condition.  12.00
   
GEOLOGY: The Science of a Changing Earth. H/C (I.S. Allison, et al). 6th Edition, 1974. 498pp. This book has 4 main sections covering: General Concepts, Earth Materials, Geotectonics & Gradation. Good condition. 5.00
   
GEOLOGY TODAY.  H/C  (Marion E. Bickford, et al.) 1973. 529pp.This book provides all the information on learning basic geology. Illustrated with colour, black & white photographs, sketches, diagrams. Well presented. Good condition.  10.00
   
GEOLOGY OF THE EAST MORETON AND WIDE BAY DISTRICTS, QUEENSLAND. Newly bound copy. Linnean Society of New South Wales, 1906, Part 1, April 25th) 100pp This book describes the Physiography, General Geology and Petrology of these areas. Complete with 16 pages including a fold-out Geological map showing the volcanic areas of the Moreton and Wide Bay Districts. Very good condition. Collectable. 60.00
   
GEOMORPHOLOGY.    H/C + D/W   (B. W. Sparks)  8th Impression, 1967. 371pp. A systematic approach to the origin of landforms. A cheap 'reading / reference' copy. 5.00
   
GEOMORPHOLOGY: An Introduction to the Study of Landscapes.   H/C  (A. K. Lobeck)  1st Edition, 4th Impression, 1939. 731pp. This book provides much information on this subject which cannot be found in other volumes.  Scarce.  Good condition. 25.00
   
GEOTHERMICS. H/C (J. Goguel) 1976. 200pp. A book in the 'International Series in the Earth & Planetary Sciences'. This book covers in detail the theories concerning geothermal energies and geological phenomena. Ex lib. Cover marked. Special.  7.00
   
GUIDEBOOK ON MAPPING GROUNDWATER VULNERABILITY.  S/C (Edited by: J. Vrba & A. Zaporozec) 131pp. This is:  Volume 16, 1994 of the International Association of Hydrogeologists. Good condition. 5.00
   
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New   HALLETT COVE: A Field Guide. S/C  (Anthropology:  H.M. Cooper; Botany:  M. Kenny; Geology: J.M. Scrymgour, South Australian Museum.  1970.  52pp. This book provides the reader with the fascinating history of the area just south of Adelaide, South Australia.  SOLD
   
HALLETT COVE: A Field Guide.   S/C  (Anthropology:  H.M. Cooper; Botany:  M. Kenny; Geology: J.M. Scrymgour, South Australian Museum.  1970.  52pp.  Good condition. SOLD
   
HISTORICAL GEOLOGY.  H/C  (Carl O. Dunbar) 2nd Edition, 1960. 500pp. This book gives you an insight of the Geological Time Scale with information on fossils found in the USA. A well written book with plenty of black & white illustrations and photographs. Good condition. 20.00
   
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INVITATION TO GEOLOGY. H/C (W. H. Matthews) 1st Edition, 1971. 148pp. A book relating to evolution of earth, planets and the scope of the geological sciences. Ex lib. Special. 5.00
   
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JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA - Volume 7 - GEOLOGY OF QUEENSLAND.  H/C in plastic cover.  (Edited by: D. Hill & A. K. Denmead) 1960. 474pp. his book provides information on the geological ages within the state as well as Geomorphology, Petrology, Economic Geology.  No map. Special 40.00
   
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LABORATORY INVESTIGATIONS IN EARTH SCIENCE: Teacher's Edition. S/C (F. Martin Brown, Grace H. Kemper & John H. Lewis) 1970. 194pp. This book provides the teacher with many facets of earth science that can be taught as well as various demonstrations that can be done in the laboratory or in the classroom. Good condition except for a worn cover.  SOLD
   
LONGMAN ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY OF GEOLOGY: The Principles of Geology Explained and Illustrated.  H/C  (Alec Watt)  1983. 192pp. This is very handy book for those starting out in Earth Science and/or Geology. All the terms are explained in 'plain' English with many cross references. Unused condition. Ex lib.  Special. 7.00
   
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METAMORPHISM.    H/C (A. Harker) 2nd Edition, Revised. 1939. 362pp. This book deals with Thermal Metamorphism as well as Dynamic and Regional Metamorphism. Good condition except the top of the spine is slightly damaged.  SOLD
   
MODERN EARTH SCIENCE. H/C  (William L. Ramsey, Raymond A. Burckley, Clifford R. Phillips & Frank M. Watenpaugh) 1969. 550pp. This book consists of 6 chapters being: The Earth in the Universe; The Planet Earth; Forces that Sculpture the Earth; The Earth's Envelope of Water; The Record of Earth History; The earth's Atmosphere. A good all-round volume for the Earth Science student. Special. Good condition.  4.00
   
MOSES AND GEOLOGY OR THE HARMONY OF THE BIBLE WITH SCIENCE.   H/C in plastic cover.  (Samuel Kinns) 2nd Edition 1882. 508pp. As one of the reviewers has said of this book:... "Dr. Kinns has produced a regular encyclopedia of science for the illustration of Holy Scripture"... and ..."Dr. Kinns has so successfully made science and religion agree, that the statements of the Bible are confirmed by the wonders found in the world of nature". In this respect, as far as we remember, his book  is unrivalled. Complete with 110 engravings / illustrations. Signed by author. Good condition except for damage to the outside of the spine. Extremely scarce and collectable.  200.00
   
MT. BUFFALO, NATIONAL PARK, VICTORIA: A Geological Survey.   Booklet  (E. J. Dunn) Reprint, September 1967. 28pp. Contains a geological history of this area.  Includes 20 pages of black & white photographs and a map that shows the points of interest, principal roads and walks. Good condition but the spine is a litlle "raggy".  10.00
   
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OUTLINES OF STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY. H/C + Damaged D/W (E. Sherbon Hills) 2nd Edition, 1943. 172pp. This book deals with Rock Deformation, crustal structures, faults, folds and the structures of Igneous rocks and Petrofabric analysis. With 4 Plates and 105 Text Illustrations. Good condition.  7.50
   
OUTLINES OF STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY. H/C (E. Sherbon Hills) 3rd Edition, 1953. 182pp. Good condition. 6.00
   
OUTLINES OF STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY. H/C + Damaged D/W  (E. Sherbon Hills) 3rd Edition, 1962.  Ex lib.  2.00
   
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PHYSICAL GEOLOGY. H/C (L.Don Leet & Sheldon Judson) 3rd Edition, 1965. 406pp. This book provides a full account of all types of Physical Geology which are featured in the 22 chapters plus Appendices and Glossary. Good condition. Special.  3.00
   
PHYSICAL GEOLOGY. H/C (L.D. Leet & S. Judson) 4th Edition, 1971. 687pp. Good condition. Special. 6.00
   
PHYSICAL GEOLOGY: Principles, Processes, and Problems. H/C (Charles J. Cazeau, Robert D. Hatcher, Jnr., & Francis T. Siemankowski) 1976. 518pp. This is a classic book on the full history of Physical Geology on Earth. Very good condition.  10.00
   
PRINCIPLES OF GEOLOGY.  H/C (James Gilluly, Aaron C. Waters & A.O. Woodford) 4th Edition, 1975. 527pp. Another useful book that relates to this science. Good condition.  7.50
   
PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICAL GEOLOGY. H/C + Damaged D/W  (Arthur Holmes) Reprint 1954. 532pp. This book is written by a world-wide distinguished geologist who knows this subject back to front and brings to the reader an easy to read and understanding manner. Complete with 95 Plates and 262 Text Illustrations. Good condition.  8.00
   
PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICAL GEOLOGY. H/C  (Arthur Holmes) Reprint 1960. 532pp.. Good condition.  5.00
   
PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICAL GEOLOGY. S/C  (Arthur Holmes) Revised Edition 1965. Reprint 1969. 1288pp. This book is twice the size of the original edition.  Reference / Reading copy. Good condition.  12.00
   
PRINCIPLES OF SEDIMENTATION. H/C (W. H. Twenhofel) 1st Edition, 2nd Impression. 1939. 610pp. One of the best volumes around that describes the origin of sediments, the interrelations of organisms, transportation and deposition of sediments; the classification of sediments and sedimentary rocks; clastic sediments and a variety of chemical deposition sediments. An excellent book on this subject. Some notes and underlining. Ex lib. Good condition. Special.  8.00
   
PRINCIPLES OF SEDIMENTATION. H/C (W. H. Twenhofel) 2nd Edition, 2nd Impression. 1950. Good condition. Special.  20.00
   
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QUEENSLAND FIELD GEOLOGY GUIDE. S/C (Neville C. Stevens) 1984. 112pp. This is an excellent publication which provides extensive information and some maps on various geological excursions that can be undertaken within Queensland. Good condition.  7.50 
   
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RECENT REVOLUTIONS IN GEOLOGY. H/C + D/W in plastic cover. (L.A. Rossbacher) 1986. 125pp. This deals with Drifting Continents, Exploring the ocean floor, Riches from the sea, Predicting volcanic eruptions & Understanding earthquakes. Good condition.   10.00
   
ROCK DEFORMATION: A Symposium. H/C (Editors: David Griggs and John Handin. The Geological Society of America, Memoir 79) March 1960. 382pp. This is a collection of papers given at the Symposium with the results of experimental work done on Rock deformation also presenting several new theoretical contributions. Presentation copy signed by David Griggs. Limited Edition. Scarce.  Good condition. 19.50
   
New   ROCKS & LANDSCAPES OF THE BRISBANE AND IPSWICH DISTRICT. S/C (Warwick F. Willmott & Neville Stevens) 1992. 72pp. A history and the formation of the area including a geological guide with tour stops. A geological guide to this area in Southern Queensland. 9.00
   
ROCKS & LANDSCAPES OF THE BRISBANE AND IPSWICH DISTRICT. S/C (Warwick F. Willmott & Neville Stevens) 1992. 72pp. Near new condition. Special.  7.50
   
ROCKS & LANDSCAPES OF THE CAIRNS DISTRICT. S/C (Warwick F. Willmott & P. J. Stephenson) 1989. 44pp. A history and the formation of the area including a geological guide with tour stops. Near new condition. 7.50
   
New   ROCKS & LANDSCAPES OF THE CHILLAGOE DISTRICT.   S/C  (Warwick F. Willmott & D. L. Trezise) 1989. 32pp. A history and the formation of the mineral deposits in the area including a geological guide with tour stops. SOLD
   
ROCKS & LANDSCAPES OF THE CHILLAGOE DISTRICT.  S/C  (Warwick F. Willmott & D. L. Trezise) 1989. 32pp. Good condition.   7.50
   
New   ROCKS & LANDSCAPES OF THE GOLD COAST. S/C  (Warwick F. Willmott)  2nd Edition, 1992. 60pp.  A history and the formation of  the area including a geological guide with tour stops. 9.00
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ROCKS & LANDSCAPES OF THE GOLD COAST. S/C  (Warwick F. Willmott) 1st Edition, 1988. 38pp.  Some underlining. Good condition.  4.00
   
New   ROCKS & LANDSCAPES OF THE SUNSHINE COAST. S/C (Warwick F. Willmott & Neville C. Stevens) 1st Edition 1988. 48pp.A history and the formation of the area including a geological guide with tour stops.  9.00
   
ROCKS & LANDSCAPES OF THE SUNSHINE COAST. S/C (Warwick F. Willmott & Neville C. Stevens) 1st Edition, 1988. 48pp. Good condition. 4.00
   
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SILURIA: A History of the Oldest Rocks in the British Isles and other Countries; with sketches of the origin and distribution of native gold, the general succession of geological formations, and changes of the Earth's surface. H/C (Sir Roderick I. Murchison) 5th Edition, 1867 / 1872. 566pp.  Fair condition.  SOLD
   
STRATIGRAPHY: An Introduction to Principles. H/C (D.T. Donovan) 1st Edition, 1966. 199pp. This book explains the principles of stratigraphy, i.e. The subdivision, correlation and classification of sedimentary rocks. There is also a chapter on the dating of rocks by radioactive minerals, and one on the problem of fixing boundaries between stratigraphical units.   
   
STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY. H/C (Marland P. Billings) Second Printing, April 1946. 473pp. A book dealing in faults and folds, Thrusts, Extrusive Igneous Rocks, Plutons, Cleavage and Schistosity, Lineation, Structural Petrology and Geophysical methods. Good condition except for a crease across the front cover. Special.  12.00
   
STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY. H/C (Marland P. Billings) 2nd Edition, 6th Printing April 1959. 514pp.  12.00
   
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TEACH YOURSELF GEOLOGY.  H/C   (A. Raistrick)  1963. 272pp. This is a good little book that provides the basic information that one needs to start out on the road to Geology. An ideal book for the new prospector to get to know about this subject. Good condition except for some foxing on the edges of the pages otherwise the book is in good condition. 4.50
 
TEACH YOURSELF GEOLOGY.  H/C + D/W  (A. Raistrick)  1971. 272pp. Ex lib. Good condition. Special.  3.00
 
TEACH YOURSELF GEOLOGY.  Paperback   (A. Raistrick)  1973. 272pp.  Good condition. 4.00
 
TEACH YOURSELF GEOLOGY. Paperback  (A. Raistrick) Revised Edition, 1973. 272pp. Basic book on Geology. Foxed condition. Special. 2.00 
 
TEACH YOURSELF GEOLOGY.  H/C + D/W  (A. Raistrick)    New Impression 1971.   272pp.  Good condition. Special.     4.00
 
GEOLOGY.    Paperback  (A. Raistrick) Revised Edition, 1973. 272pp.  Basic book on Geology. Foxed condition. Special. 2.00
 
TEXTBOOK OF GEOLOGY: PART 1 - Physical Geology.  H/C  (Chester R. Longwell, Adolph Knopf & Richard F. Flint) 2nd Edition, 5th Printing, March 1944. 543pp. 342 figures. This book contains every aspect of this vast subject from the beginning covering everything possible that is related to Physical Geology. Good condition. Special.  8.00
 
New   THE AGE OF THE EARTH.   S/C  (John Thackray - Institute of Geological Sciences, Geological Museum, London, U.K.) 1980. 36pp. Geological time, almost inconceivable in its vastness, is even more in need of this sort of sub-division if we are to comprehend the age of the Earth. This book tells how the main divisions of earth's history have been established in terms of geographical and climatic changes and events in the unfolding pageant of life, and how they have been dated by the use of the most modern scientific techniques. Well presented ! 5.00
 
New   THE BIRTH & DEVELOPMENT OF THE GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES.   S/C  (Frank Dawson Adams) 1990 / Dover Publications. Reprint of the 1st Edition published in 1938. 506pp. This famous text traces the history of the geological sciences from the Greek and Roman times, through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, and into the modern era, up to the middle of the 19th century. It is not a dull summary of obsolete ideas but an organized, fascinating account of how dozens of curious systems evolved into the modern science of geology. In the author's work of over 300 authorities, analysing in detail the ideas of such men as: William Smith, Agricola, Geikie, Hutton, Werner, Aristotle, Becher, Cuvier, Kircher and many others. He recreates the birth of modern mineralogy, palaeontology and historical geology; treats the origin of metals and their ores, mountains, earthquakes, springs and rivers; describes Becher's metallic tree at the centre of the earth, Greek concepts of vulcanology, Sherley's view that metals grow from seeds, Leonardo's theory of fossils, and many other stories and beliefs that will delight any reader; and illustrates the whole story with early woodcuts, portraits of important contributors. and other pictorial material. A very popular book. SOLD
 
THE CAMBRIDGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EARTH SCIENCES.  H/C + D/W in plastic cover. (Edited by David G. Smith) 1981.  496pp. This massive book covers a number of sciences - geology, mineralogy, oceanography, the physics & chemistry of Earth, seismology, as well as weather, gravity, energy, the environment & the Earth's relation to the solar system and the cosmos. With 500 illustrations, maps and diagrams, of which 250 are in full colour and 250 are in monochrome.  Ex lib copy in good condition.  Normally sells for $60.00.  Special! 20.00
 
THE EARTH: An Introduction to Physical Geology.  H/C (John Verhoogen, Francis J. Turner, Lionel E. Weiss, Clyde Wahrhaftig, William S. Fyfe)  1st Edition 1970. 748pp. A massive and indeed an excellent book on Physical Geology. Good condition. 8.00
 
THE EARTH & MAN; OR, COMPARITIVE PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY IN ITS RELATION TO THE HISTORY OF MANKIND.  H/C  (Arnold Guyot) New Edition with numerous illustrations. 1875. 253pp. This rare and collectable title has a dark blue cover with a gold-inlaid title with 4 early dinosaurs also in guilt-gold. Good condition except for a damaged spine.  Special 30.00
 
THE EARTH BENEATH THE SEA. H/C + Damaged D/W  (Francis P. Shepard) Revised Edition, 1967. 242pp. This book solely relates to the study of Geology of the ocean floor and experiences by the author in 40 years of marine studies in almost every part of the world and makes fascinating reading for all those with a taste for exploration and scientific adventure. Ex lib. Good condition. Special. 7.50
 
THE EARTH BENEATH US. Paperback  (H.H. Swinnerton) Peleican Books, 1958. 304pp. This is one of the popular books requested by many people over the years. It deals with the origin, age, and formation of the earth and the start of life upon it. This is a most fascinating book which is very hard to put down once you start reading it. (I know from experience ... David)   Good condition.  3.00
 
THE FACE OF AUSTRALIA: The Shaping of a Continent.  H/C + D/W in plastic cover. (Charles F. Laseron) 2nd Edition, Revised 1954, Reprinted 1957.  244pp. This is a most fascinating book on the Australian landscape which describes the places for their beauty and grandeur, but explains how Nature has inscrutably carved them out. This is a very popular Australian book which everyone must read written by this well known and respected Australian author who at one time was a member of the famous Antarctic Expedition. Good condition.  8.00
 
THE FACE OF AUSTRALIA: The Shaping of a Continent. H/C (Charles F. Laseron) 2nd Edition, Revised 1954, Reprinted 1957.  244pp.  Good condition.  7.00
 
THE FACE OF AUSTRALIA: The Shaping of a Continent. H/C + D/W in plastic cover.  (Charles F. Laseron) 2nd Edition, Revised 1954, Reprinted 1957. Reprint, 1961. 244pp.  Good condition.  8.00
 
THE FACE OF AUSTRALIA: The Shaping of a Continent. H/C + Damaged D/W .  (Charles F. Laseron) 2nd Edition, Revised 1954, Reprinted 1957. Reprint, 1961. 244pp.  Some marginal notations. Good condition. Special.  7.00
 
THE FACE OF AUSTRALIA: The Shaping of a Continent. H/C + Damaged D/W .  (Charles F. Laseron) 2nd Edition, Revised 1954, Reprinted 1957. Reprint, 1964. 244pp.  Good condition. 7.50
 
THE FACE OF AUSTRALIA: The Shaping of a Continent. H/C + Damaged D/W .  (Charles F. Laseron) 2nd Edition, Revised 1954, Reprinted 1957. Reprint, 1964. 244pp.  Very good condition. 9.50
 
THE FACE OF AUSTRALIA: The Shaping of a Continent. H/C .  (Charles F. Laseron) 3rd Edition, Revised 1972,  205pp.  Insect damaged cover but the pages are in good condition. A cheap reference/reading copy.  2.00
 
THE FACE OF THE EARTH. S/C rebound as a H/C (G.H. Dury) Reprint, 1962. 225pp. This is one of the popular Pelican / Penguin series of books which, in the main deals with Physical Geology. Good condition.  3.00
 
THE GEOLOGICAL EVOLUTION OF AUSTRALIA and NEW ZEALAND. S/C (D.A. Brown, K.S.W. Campbell & K. A.W. Crook) 1st Edition, 1968. 409pp. A complete run-down on the various geological eras / systems of both countries.  Good condition. 12.00
 
THE GEOLOGICAL HERITAGE OF NEW SOUTH WALES - Volume 1.  S/C (Ian G. Percival) 1985. 136pp. This excellent publication reveals 40 excellent geological sites within New South Wales to visit and to learn about the features that are to be seen. Map included in the rear pocket. Good condition.   SOLD
 
THE GEOLOGY OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - 3 Volumes. H/C (Sir T. W. Edgeworth David) This well-known and important work is published in 2 volumes plus Volume 3 which is comprised of 5 very large maps. Ex USA library copy. Volume 1 repaired.   Very scarce.  SOLD
 
THE GEOLOGY OF THE HUNTER VALLEY. H/C (Beryl Nashar) 1st Edition, 1964. 96pp. As the title suggests, this book relates to the geology of the Hunter Valley in New South Wales.  Good condition. 6.00
 
THE GEOLOGY OF THE HUNTER VALLEY. H/C (Beryl Nashar) 1st Edition, 1964. 96pp. As the title suggests, this book relates to the geology of the Hunter Valley in New South Wales.  Ex Library copy. Good condition. SOLD
 
THE GEOLOGY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. H/C (Edited by: G. H. Packham)  1969. 654pp. This book is published as: Volume 16, Part 1 of The Geological Society of Australia.  It deals with the geological periods of the State, the geology, the rocks and mineral deposits. .Good condition. 100.00
 
THE GEOLOGY OF QUEENSLAND. H/C (Edited by: Dorothy Hill & A. K. Denmead) 1960. 474pp. This book was originally published as: Volume 7 of The Geological Society of Australia.  It deals with the geological periods of the State, the geology, the rocks and mineral deposits. Also includes 2 geological maps in a separate map folder. Good condition except for few tap marks in the front and back covers.  Hard to find.  SOLD 
 
THE MARVELS OF GEOLOGY. H/C (E. S. Grew) 1st Edition 1918. 244pp. This is the story of the making of the earth with some account of prehistoric animal life all told in non-technical language. A presentation copy (and label)  to J. H. Gill for mathematics, 20th July, 1919. The back cover has been stamped with the crest of the King Williams College, Isle of Man, in gold. Good condition but has a little damage to the spine. Scarce.  Special.  30.00
 
THE NEW VIEW OF THE EARTH: Moving Continents and Moving Oceans.  S/C (Seiya Uyeda. Translated from the Japanese language by: Masako Ohnuki) 1978. 217pp. A book dealing with moving continents and moving oceans. Factual and well presented.  Illustrated with maps, sketches and charts. Cover a little curled at the edge.  10.00
 
THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF GEOLOGY. H/C +  Damaged D/W - Bone coloured cover. (I. O. Evans) No date. 267pp. This book describes the principal of Rocks, Minerals and Fossils with 170 illustrations in black & white and 12 pages in colour. Good condition. 8.00
 
THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF GEOLOGY. H/C - Tan coloured cover. (I. O. Evans) No date. 267pp.  Good condition. 4.00
 
THE ORIGIN OF THE EARTH.  Paperback. Damaged cover.  (W. M. Smart) Revised Edition, 1959. 224pp. This is one of the Pelican / Penguin series of books. An account of what is known and thought about the origin of the earth and planets, distinguishing accepted theory from speculation and guesswork.  3.00
 
THE ORIGIN OF THE EARTH. Paperback. (W. M. Smart) Revised Edition, 1959. 224pp.. Marked cover. FREE
 
THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON. No. 436. Volume 109 for 1953, Part 4. Issued 3rd June 1954. 

Contains an article on "The transformation of tillite by migmatization at Mount Fitton, South Australia". 26pp. Plus 3 plates. Good condition. 

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THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON. No. 462. Volume 116 for 1960, Part 2. Issued 23rd August 1960. 

Contains an article on "The geology and petrology of the Murrumbidgee batholith, Australia". By: J. Snelling. 32pp. 1 plate. . Good condition. 

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THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON. No. 480. Volume 120. Part 4. Issued 25th November 1964. 

Contains an article on "Columnar buchites at Apsley, Tasmania." By: A. H. Spry & M. Solomon. 26pp. 2 plates. Good condition.

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THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON. No. 494. Volume 124 for 1968. Part 2. Issued 25th March 1969. 

Contains an article on "The nature and possible origin of the pillow lavas and hyaloclastite breccias of King Island - Bass Strait, Australia" By: M. Solomon. 18pp. 3 plates. Good condition.

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THE SEA AROUND US.  Paperback (Rachel Carson) 1956 / Pelican Books.  224pp. The strange and exciting story of the seas - how they were born, how earth's life emerged from them, and the fantastic world within them. Good condition.  3.00
 
THE STORY OF GEOLOGY: Our Changing Earth Through the Ages.  H/C (Jerome Wyckoff) 1960. 177pp. Our changing earth through the ages. Good condition.  3.00
 
New   THE STORY OF THE EARTH.    S/C (F. W. Dunning, P. J. Adams. J. C. Thackray, Svan Rose, I. F. Mercer & R. H. Roberts, Geological Museum, London, UK) 2nd Edition 1981. 36pp. This book begins with the cosmic origin of this ceaselessly moving inferno and explains the creation of the environment of land, sea and air. It describes the earth's crust and explains key theories for an understanding of the structure of the earth, such as sea-floor spreading, plate tectonics and continental drift. Full colour photographs and diagrams.  6.00
 
THE STORY OF THE EARTH.   S/C (F. W. Dunning, P. J. Adams. J. C. Thackray, Svan Rose, I. F. Mercer & R. H. Roberts, Geological Museum, London, UK) 2nd Edition 1981. 36pp.  Shop display copy. Special.  4.00
 
THE STUDENT'S ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGY. H/C (Sir Charles Lyell)  3rd Edition Revised & Corrected. 1878. 672pp. Contains a Table of British fossils and more than 600 illustrations. Very good condition.  Collectable.  25.00
 
THE SURFACE OF THE EARTH. S/C (Arthur L. Bloom) 1969. 152pp. This textbook covers erosion, landforms, landscapes, glaciers. Cover stained. Special. 2.00
 
THE TASMAN GEOSYNCLINE: A Symposium. H/C (Editors: A. K. Denmead, G. W. Tweedale & A. F. Wilson. Geological Society of Australia, Queensland Division.) July 1974. 409pp. The Tasman Geosyncline is basically a north-south trough gradually migrating eastward. The collection of papers (with discussions) within this book were read at a Symposium held at Brisbane  on the 31st May and 1st June 1973 in honour of Professor Dorothy Hill who retired in 1972 after nearly 50 years "in the business". Good condition.            35.00 
 
THE TESTIMONY OF THE ROCKS (OR Geology in its bearings on the two theologies, natural and revealed). H/C in plastic over. (Hugh Miller)  1869.  454pp. Reasonably good condition.  19.50
 
THE TRUE BOOK BOOK ABOUT THE EARTH. H/C + D/W (Patrick Moore, Illustrated by: P. Cullen) 1956. 142pp.This book traces the story of the Earth from the time of its birth down to the modern period. Describes the first amphibians, dinosaurs, mammals, then man  also the Ice Age, earthquakes and volcanoes and the atmosphere. Good condition.  3.00
 
THE UNQUIET LANDSCAPE: World Landforms. S/C - Large format. (Edited by: Denys Brunsden and John Doornkamp) 1st Edition 1976. 171pp. In each of the 25 chapters a leading earth scientist writes on a process at work on the surface of the earth, how particular landforms have developed through time, on their present characteristics, and about recent advances in the way they are studied. Well illustrated with lots of colour and black & white photographs.  12.00
 
THE WAY THE EARTH WORKS:  An Introduction to the Global Geology and its Revolutionary Development. S/C (Peter J. Wyllie) 1976. 296pp. This book mainly deals with plate tectonics, magnetic fields and magnetized rocks, magneticanomalies and the sea-floor, continental drift and paleomagnetism, the migration of the continents and more. Good condition.  10.00
 
THE WORLD OF GEOLOGY. S/C (Edited by: L. Don & Florence J. Leet) 1961. 262pp. This book contains a series of articles published in various USA magazines. Good condition.  5.00
 
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UNKNOWN EARTH: A handbook of Geological Enigmas. H/C + D/W (William R. Corliss) 1st Edition, may 1980. 833pp. This handbook has been primarily designed as a reference book. It contain much information taken from scientific journals and categorizes such geological anomalies and curiosities so that scientists and laymen alike can focus on what is not well-explained by current hypotheses. There is so much to read in this magnificent and essential book. Excellent - in near ment condition. 

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