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    OVERSEAS GEOLOGICAL PUBLICATIONS

 

 

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Index:  

Geological Books

Geological Reports

Gemstones & Lapidary

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GEOLOGICAL BOOKS

 

COUNTRY   TITLE

 PRICE

Africa   A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE MINERAL RESOURCES OF TANZANIA. S/C  (Compiled by: Odd Nilsen) 1980. 92pp. This book provides a massive reference to all the authors, books, publications that have reference to Tanzania as well as a detailed list of those who wrote on particular minerals and mineral deposits. Good condition.  8.00
       
USA   BIG PAN OUT: The Klondike Story. H/C + D/W in plastic cover. (Kathryn Winslow) 1953. 248pp. This is a well organised, simply written comprehensive account of the wild stampede - the Klondike gold-rush to Alaska. This book provides many answers to many past questions as the amount of research and checking old-timer's notes are not available in any other volume. Good condition except for some foxing (browning) around the edges. Special.  12.00
       
United Kingdom   BRITISH REGIONAL GEOLOGY: EAST YORKSHIRE & LINCOLNSHIRE. Booklet  (Vernon Wilson) HMSO. 1st Edition 1948.  94pp. Good condition.  12.00
       
United Kingdom   BRITISH REGIONAL GEOLOGY: EAST YORKSHIRE & LINCOLNSHIRE. Booklet  Damaged cover. (Vernon Wilson) HMSO. Reprint 1950. 94pp. Reasonable to fair condition. Special.   4.00
       
USA   BRYCE CANYON, ZION and GRAND CANYON and The Colorado River Country. Booklet - Oblong (Intermountain Tourist Supply, Inc.) Circa 1960 (?) 32pp.A photographic account of these famous canyons with detailed location map. Good condition except for a damaged cover. Special.  5.00 
       
USA   COEUR D'ALENE DIARY: The First Ten Years of Hardrock Mining in North Idaho. H/C + D/W  (Richard G. Magnuson)  1st Edition 1968. 319pp. This is the story as well as a "flash back" to the valuable discoveries of silver and gold in the wilderness Coeur D'Alene district in North Idaho. Many stories of the early miners are recorded here for the first time - their successes and failures left indelible marks on the history of the nation and can only be measured in only one way - not what they did individually, but what they did collectively. Good condition.   16.00
       
Africa   COMMONWEALTH MINING & METALLURGICAL CONGRESS. Commemorative programme for this 7th Congress held in Northern Rhodesia, May 1961.  H/C + Damaged D/W  (Edited by W. G. Watts)  188pp.  This most collectable and rare book provides much information on the activities held at this Congress plus much information of past and present mining activities in Rhodesia. Includes maps ... ALSO ... A separate H/C + Damaged D/W volume entitled THE MINING INDUSTRY OF SOUTHERN RHODESIA is included which deals solely with that subject.  Collectable. Good condition. 

 45.00

       
New Zealand   EARTH BENEATH. H/C (C. A. Cotton) 1945. 128pp. This book is an introduction to the geology of New Zealand. It provides information on the rock types, structures and faults and the history in geological time. Good condition except for a stained cover. Special.  12.00
       
New Zealand   ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF NEW ZEALAND. H/C (G. J. Williams) 1965. 384pp. This is Volume is Number 4 of the publication released at the 8th Commonwealth Mining & Metallurgical Congress, Australia & New Zealand 1965 by The Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy.  It contains a large section of 115 pages approximately one third of the book)  deals solely on the  gold deposits in New Zealand. The balance provides information on other minerals and deposits. This volume is extremely scarce. Excellent condition. 75.00
       
United Kingdom   ENGLISH CHANNEL TIDES.  H/C + D/W (Lieut. Comdr. M. J. Rantzen)  1st Edition 1969. 107pp. This book provides information as a yachtsman's guide to the tidal streams and harbour pilotage of the English Channel. Good condition.  5.00
       
New Zealand   FIELD GUIDE TO NEW ZEALAND GEOLOGY. S/C  (Jocelyn Thornton) This book written in an easy-to-understand way for all readers, whether a traveller or a student. It covers the history of New Zealand from its beginnings on the sea floor some 600 million years ago to its present patchwork landscape of volcano, range and plain. The land here was formed from many different layers of rock - volcanic flows, forest debris, ocean mud. All of these characteristics are explained and illustrated plus the crystals which grew in the rocks and the remains of living creatures are also shown. It includes an introductory chapter on general geology, a geological time chart and quick reference maps of the North and South Islands. Good condition.  16.00
       
USA    GENESIS OF SOME ADIRONDACK GARNET DEPOSITS. Booklet (S. Benedict Levin) Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. Volume 61. Pages 519 - 565, 2 Plates, 20 Figures.  June 1950. Good condition.  2.00
       
Norfolk Island

(Pacific)

  GEOLOGICAL HISTORY OF NORFOLK AND PHILIP ISLANDS, SOUTHWEST PACIFIC OCEAN. (By: J. G. Jones & Ian McDougall)  Also included is a paper titled "Petrology and Geochemistry of Basalts from Norfolk Island" By: T. H. Green. Extract from the "Journal of the Geological Society of Australia" Volume 20, part 3. 1973. 34pp 2.00
       
USA   GEOLOGY AND RESOURCE POTENTIAL OF THE CONTINENTAL MARGIN OF WESTERN NORTH AMERICA AND ADJACENT OCEAN BASINS - BEAUFORT SEA TO BAJA CALIFORNIA.  Published: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy & Mineral Resources. Earth Science Series – Volume 6.  H/C + Chipped D/W  (Compiled and Edited by: David W. Scholl, Arthur Grantz & John G. Vedder)  1987  800pp.  Good condition.  20.00
       
United Kingdom   GEOLOGY AND SCENERY IN ENGLAND AND WALES.  Paperback  (A. E. Trueman)  Pelican / Penguin Books. 334pp. Reprint 1961. The author of this book believes that the geologist acquires an eye for country and an understanding of nature not excelled by that of an artist or the poet. The English and Welsh countryside is considered district by district, each chapter dealing with one type of country - Cotswold Stone belt, the Chalk lands, the Pennine Moors, the Lake District, and so on. The information that you will read here will enable you to view them in a new light. together with peculiar features and delights of all localities yet unknown to them. Complete with 95 illustrations and diagrams. Good condition but rather foxed. Special.  2.00
       
New Zealand    GEOLOGY OF NEW ZEALAND. H/C  (P. Marshall) 1912. 218pp. This book provides a well researched and detailed account of the geology of New Zealand and its islands as a whole. Incorporated is a chapter which is devoted to the major deposits of economic importance. There is a coloured geological map within the book. Slightly torn but repaired. This book is now very rare. Good condition.  A bargain. 50.00
       
New Zealand     GEOMORPHOLOGY OF NEW ZEALAND. Part 1: Systematic. H/C (C. A. Cotton) 1st Edition 1922. Reprint 1926. 462pp. This science relates to landforms of all kinds whether they have subjected to earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciation, faults, erosion and many more. This book is now hard to find. Good condition with a slightly marked cover. Special.  30.00
       
General - History   GOLD FIELDS: A Centenary Portrait  1887 - 1987. H/C + D/W  (Paul Johnson) 1st Edition 1987. 256pp. This large formatted book provides a history of Consolidated Gold Fields previously known as Consolidated Gold Fields of South Africa, in which the origins lie with the famous Cecil Rhodes and his partner, Charles Rudd saw the potential for centralising many small claims which were known as the Kimberley Diamond mines which became the De Beers Diamond Mines. From there the company progressed over the years with operations in many countries as well as becoming a mining finance company - this is the story of this great company. Good condition.  25.00 
       
Africa   GOLD PAVED THE WAY. H/C + D/W (A. P. Cartwright) 1st Edition 1967. This is another account of Cecil Rhodes and Charles Rudd who became involved in gold mining when gold was discovered in Witwatersrand, in the Transvaal, in 1886. They rushed to the new gold field where they bought farms, pegged claims and dreamed of amalgamating the gold mines of Johannesburg. Again, the partnership went from strength for a while whilst the company expanded their gold-mining and other activities around the world. Good condition. 16.00
       
Africa   GOLD PAVED THE WAY. H/C + Damaged D/W (A. P. Cartwright) 1st Edition 1967. Good condition. Special.   SOLD
       
United Kingdom   HISTORICAL GEOLOGY. Booklet - Large format. (The Open University, The Geology Course team) 1st Edition 1972. 64pp. This course being Science: A Second Level Course in Geology S23 - Block 6 is divided into sections of geological time scale in Britain complete with questions and answers and a large Simplified geological and structural map of the country. Special.  2.00
       
USA    LET'S GO PROSPECTING. S/C - Large format. (Edward Arthur) 8th Edition 1980. 80pp. This is a good basic guide on everything you need to know about how to go prospecting for gold, minerals and gemstones and much other information including 10 detailed location maps relating to California. Good condition.   SOLD
       
General   MINERAL INDUSTRIES OF CANADA, AUSTRALIA and OCEANIA. S/C (United States Department of the Interior) July 1979. 67pp. This publication provides a brief description and analysis of the salient features of the mineral industries of the nations mentioned above and their roles in international mineral supply and demand. Good condition.  15.00
       
Canada   MINING.  Textbooklet Numbers 1 to 4 (Canadian Legion Educational Services, Ottawa, Canada). (1945) These booklets (and courses) were produced for men serving in the Armed Forces as a means of preparing the men who may wish to enter or continue after the war some occupation in or related to the mine and its industries. The following are the books that are available: Number 1 - Geology and Mineralogy (1st Edition, 227pp); Number 2 - Prospecting in Canada (Reprint 1945, 166pp); Number 3 - Practical Mining (1st Edition, 1945); Number 4 - Business of Prospecting & Mining (1st Edition, 1945). Good condition overall. Collectable.  20.00 
       
New Zealand     NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS - Volume 16, Number 3.  S/C 1973. 792pp. This book was published for the 9th International Congress of the International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA). And contains 35 papers submitted to the Congress all relating to this subject and New Zealand. Cover marked. Pages in good condition. Special.   5.00
       
Papua New Guinea   OK TEDI: POT OF GOLD. H/C + D/W (R. Jackson) No date. Circa Mid 1980's (?) 199pp. This book describes the activities of this well known mining area in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea. Illustrated with colour photographs. Near mint condition. 18.00
       
United Kingdom    OUTLINE OF HISTORICAL GEOLOGY.  Card covers - Proof copy  (A. K. Wells & J. F. Kirkaldy) 5th Revised Edition 1965. 494pp. This special copy was produced prior to this 5th Revised edition went to print. The previous contents were completely revised. It includes two new chapters, one on the principles of Geochronology and the other on under-sea geology. These reflect respectively the importance of "Radiometric" methods of dating minerals and rocks, and the increasingly active exploration of the geology of the seas surrounding the British Isles. In addition, several of the original chapters, particularly in the first half of the book, have been substantially re-written.  Good condition. Special. 5.00
       
United Kingdom -

 World

  PHYSICAL GEOLOGY. S/C  (Richard Foster Flint & Brian J. Skinner) 2nd Edition 1977. This book mainly relates to the Physical Geology of the United States. Some other information on world geology is included. Good condition. Special.  5.00 
       
United Kingdom -

 World

  PHYSICAL GEOLOGY. H/C  (Sheldon Judson, Kenneth S. Deffeyes & Robert B. Hargraves) 1st Edition 1976. 560pp. This is another book that mainly relates to the Physical Geology of the United States. Some other information on world geology is included. Good condition. Special.  5.00
       
United Kingdom -

 World

 
  PLEISTOCENE GEOLOGY AND BIOLOGY: With especial reference to the British Isles.  S/C  (R. G. West) 379pp. This book aims to provide a general account and synthesis of the Pleistocene in the glacierated and periglacial parts of north-west Europe, with special reference to the British Isles. Some subjects described include the deposits produced by ice, the effects of freezing on the ground south of the ice sheets, the changes in plant and animal life associated with the climatic changes of the ice ages, the chronology of the climatic changes, and the world-wide changes of the sea level, so that a complete picture of the Pleistocene geology and life can be built up. Good condition.  7.50 
       
New Zealand     PROSPECTING FOR GOLD.  S/C - Booklet   (W. F. Heinz)  6th Edition 1980.  80pp. This book has been written from practical experience and explains the simple techniques that the prospector needs to know. It surveys the gold-bearing districts of New Zealand and describes the places where gold is likely to be found and also includes much other valuable information.   Good condition. This is a much "sought after" title which is now well out of print. We still get many requests as to its availability, however, we still have a couple of copies left.  8.50
       
USA   ROCKS AND MINERALS OF CALIFORNIA AND THEIR STORIES.  S/C  (Vinson Brown & David Allan) 1955. 120pp. This rare edition provides the reader with a great deal of history and information about the rocks and minerals found in California. A key to the common and the rarer minerals as well as a chart habitat in also included.  To top it off there are some magnificent colour photographs of some specimens plus 51 locality maps. Excellent condition. Collector's item. 17.50 
       
Canada   ROCKS AND MINERALS OF ONTARIO. S/C (D. F. Hewitt. Ontario Department of Mines. Geological Circular No. 13) 1964. 108pp. This book provides information and locations on the rocks and minerals found within Ontario. Good condition.  20.00
       
Africa    SUMMARY OF THE GEOLOGY OF TANGANYIKA: Part 4 - Economic Geology.  Bound Photocopied Report. (J. F. Harris) 143pp.  This volume shows the geology and the mineral deposits including 17 pages on the gold deposits of Tanganyika. Special. 10.00 
       
Canada    TECTONIC HISTORY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE WESTERN CORDILLERA IN BRITISH COLUMBIA AND NEIGHBOURING PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES.  H/C (Canadian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy. Special Volume Number 8). 1966. 353pp. There is a massive amount of information contained in this volume about the mineral deposits in British Columbia and the surrounding area / states. Also includes the envelope containing illustrations and maps. Very good condition.   18.00
       
Antarctica   THE ANTARCTIC CONTINENTAL MARGIN GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS - 2 Volumes. S/C  (Published by: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy & Mineral Resources)   1987. Volume 5A - Edited by: Stephen L. Eittreim& Monty A. Hampton. 221pp. Volume 5B - Edited by: Alan K. Cooper & Frederick J. Davey. 253pp. 18.00
       
Australia / New Zealand   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
       
United Kingdom     THE GEOLOGICAL HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ISLES.  S/C  (George M. Bennison & Alan E. Wright)  1st Edition 1969. 406pp. This book provides an up-to-date summary from the earliest Precambrian times to the Pleistocene Period. The coverage is greater of certain parts of the geological record than is available in any other text. Fully illustrated by 114 text figures and a large number of tables summarise data. Good condition. Special.  7.50 
       
USA   THE STORY OF OLD FAITHFUL GEYSER.  S/C - Booklet.  (George D. Marler)  Revised Edition 1953. 42pp. This is a copy of the Yellowstone Interpretive Series Number 4 - a presentation of some known facts about "Old Faithful Geyser" which can be found in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA. This booklet gives a history of the area and of the geyser and provides many answers to the frequent questions that are received from the visitors and others. (It also states that you don't feed or molest the bears as it is dangerous).  Good condition.  5.00
       
Papua New Guinea    UP FROM SOUTH: A Prospector in New Guinea.  H/C + D/W (Jack O'Neill. Edited and signed by: James Sinclair) 1st Edition, 1979. 199pp. The author was a gold prospector in New Guinea from 1931 to 1937 who played a part in opening up the New Guinea hinterland. His book is based on the diaries kept during this period. He prospected the areas at Edie Creek, Wau, Bulolo, Ramu and the Waria during the most fascinating period of the Morobe Goldfield's history and spent much of his time mining near Nauto Creek on the very edge of the forbidden territory of the Kukukuku , a tribe with a bloody history and a well-earned reputation for ferocity. His story is a unique record of the condition under which the prospectors lived and worked, their comradeship and their rivalries, as they penetrated deeper into an untamed land in their search for gold. Near mint condition.  19.50 
       
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GEOLOGICAL REPORTS

 

 Legend:    UCPGS  University of California Publications in Geological Sciences

COUNTRY   TITLE  PRICE
Africa   A REPORT ON THE PROSPECTING FOR GOLD, PLATINUM & MOLYBDENUM - carried out during 1961 – 1962 On Behalf of the Sierra Leone Government. Published: Sierra Leone State Development Co. Ltd. It contains the following prospects: (a) Rokel River Series Gold Prospect. (b) Lake Sonfon Gold Prospect. (c) Platinum prospecting in the Colony Complex. (d) Mapoke Molybdenite Prospect. 39pp plus plans at the rear of the report. Good condition.   SOLD
       
Canada   ABRASIVES - Part 2 - Corundum and Diamond. Booklet. (V. L. Eardley-Wilmot) Department of Mines, Canada. Publication No. 675. 1927. 51pp. Good condition.  5.00
       
Canada   ABRASIVES - Part 3 - Garnet.   Booklet. (V. L. Eardley-Wilmot) Department of Mines, Canada. Publication No. 677. 1927. 69pp. Good condition.  5.00
       
India   AGE DETERMINATION OF ROCKS AND GEOCHRONOLOGY OF INDIA.    Booklet  (U. Aswathanarayana)    International Geological Congress - 22nd Session, India, 1964. 26pp plus map. Good condition.  3.00
       
Africa   ASBESTOS IN THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA - Memoir No. 12. Card covers. (A. L. Hall)  2nd Edition. Dept. of Mines & Industries, Union of South Africa. 1930. 330pp plus maps in the rear of the book.  Good condition. 10.00
       
USA   CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES & GEOLOGY. S/C Volume 50, Number 1. January 1954. This volume contains an article on the Mines & Mineral Resources of Amador County, California. Good condition. 5.00
       
USA   CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES & GEOLOGY. S/C Volume 50, Number 2. April 1954. This volume contains an article on the Mines & Mineral Resources of Santa Clara County, California. Good condition.  5.00
       
USA   CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES & GEOLOGY. S/C Volume 50, Numbers 3 & 4. July - October 1954. This volume contains an article on the Mines & Mineral Deposits of Los Angeles County. Good condition. 5.00
       
USA   CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES & GEOLOGY. S/C Volume 51, Number 1. January 1955. This volume contains an article on the Mines & Mineral Resources of San Joaquin County, California. Good condition.  5.00
       
USA   CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES & GEOLOGY. S/C Volume 51, Number 3. July 1955. This volume contains an article on the Mines, Mineral Resources and Mineral Industries of Marin County, California. Good condition.  5.00
       
USA    CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES & GEOLOGY. S/C Volume 51, Number 4. October 1955. This volume contains an article on the Mines & Mineral Resources of San Mateo County, California. Good condition.  5.00 
       
USA    CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES & GEOLOGY. S/C Volume 53, Numbers 3 & 4. July - October 1957.  This volume contains an article on the Lead and Zinc Deposits of California. Good condition.  7.50 
       
USA    CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES & GEOLOGY. S/C Volume 54, Number 3. July 1958This volume contains an article on the Mines & Mineral Resources of Tulare County, California. Good condition. 5.00 
       
USA    CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES & GEOLOGY. S/C Volume 54, Number 4. October 1958.  This volume contains an article on the Mines & Mineral Resources of Contra Costa County, California. Good condition.   5.00
       
Africa    CARBONATITES OF THE KAREMA DEPRESSION, WESTERN TANGANYIKA.  (G. L. Coetzee) Extract from: 'The Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa', 1963. Vol. 67,   pp 283 - 340. Good condition. 5.00 
       
Africa    CARBONATITES OF THE RUFUNSA VALLEY, FEIRA DISTRICT. Card Covers. (D. K. Bailey) Ministry of labour and Mines, Geological Survey, Northern Rhodesia. 1960.  92pp. plus a massive amount of maps. Reasonable condition. Special.  10.00
       
USA     CONTACT METAMORPHISM OF MAGNESIAN LIMESTONES AT CRESTMORE, CALIFORNIA. Booklet (C. Wayne Burnham.  Bulletin of "The Geological Society of America"  July 1959. Volume 70  pp 879 – 920. Good condition. 5.00
       
Canada   DRILLING LOGS OF GOVERNMENT CORE DRILLS 1961. Booklet.  Department of Mines, Nova Scotia. 1962. 49pp. Good condition.   2.00
       
South Africa   EXCURSIONS IN THE WESTERN PROVINCE FROM CAPE TOWN : Guide Books No. 2.  Booklet. Circa late 1960’s (?)   These are geological excursions.  1st Excursion: Pakhuis Pass, Menzieskraal and Oorlogskoof. 2nd Excursion: Cape Peninsula. Good condition.  5.00
       
Papua - New Guinea    GENERAL REPORT ON LANDS OF THE WANIGELA - CAPE VOGEL AREA, TERRITORY OF PAPUA & NEW GUINEA.  Booklet and 2 maps. Land Research Series No. 12.   CSIRO.  1964   99pp.  Near mint condition except the envelope.   8.00
       
USA   GEOLOGY AND GROUND-WATER RESOURCES OF CERRO GORDO COUNTY & LINN COUNTY, IOWA - WATER SUPPLY BULLETIN Nos. 9 & 10. Two (2) Booklets.  (H. G. Hershey & Robert E. Hansen) 1970. 75pp + 66pp. Plus maps. Good condition.  5.00
       
India   GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF INDIA. Booklet (P. V. Rao) International Geological Congress - 22nd Session, India, 1964.  44pp.  Good condition.  4.00
       
USA   GEOLOGY, HYDROLOGY AND HISTORY OF THE WASHINGTON, D.C. AREA. S/C - Large format. (Editors: John E. Moore & Julia A. Jackson)  1989. 114pp. Good condition.  5.00
       
Brazil   GEOLOGY OF BRAZIL. Booklet including geological map. (John Casper Branner)  This report is part of the "Bulletin of the Geological Society of America" 1919 - Volume 30 pp 189 - 338   The book is in reasonable condition less front cover. Special.   5.00
       
Columbia   GEOLOGY OF THE LA VENTA BADLANDS, COLUMBIA, SOUTH AMERICA. Booklet  (Robert W. Fields. University of California in Geological Sciences, Volume 32, No. 6    pp 405-444. 1959.    Good condition.   SOLD
       
USA    GEOLOGY OF THE SHEBA LEAD MINE, DEATH VALLEY, CALIFORNIA. Booklet. (Paul K. Morton) California Division of Mines and Geology. Special Report No. 88. 1965. 18pp including map.   Good condition.   5.00
       
General   HIGH AND LOW TEMPERATURE FELDSPARS IN GRANITIC XENOLITHS. (J. F. White) University of California Publications in Geological Sciences. Volume 38, No. 3 pp 151-176. 1962. Good condition.   3.00 
       
USA   HORNBLENDES AND PRIMARY STRUCTURES OF THE SAN MARCOS GABBRO. (Franklin S. Miller) Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, Volume 49, pp 1213-1232.   1938.  This gabbro can be found in California. Good condition. 2.00
       
Papua - New Guinea   HUON-SAG SAG:  Report and Map. 1:250,000. (G. P. Robinson) Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia (BMR) 1974. 22pp. The area is on the Huon Peninsula, Morobe province via Lae. This booklet provides the geology and mineral resources of the area. Good condition.   10.00
       
General - World   INTERNATIONAL GEOLOGICAL CONGRESS - REPORT OF THE 22nd SESSION - INDIA 1964. S/C - Booklet (General Editor: R. K. Sundarum. Editors: A. P. Subramaniam & N. Leelananda Rao) This is Part 13 - Proceedings of Section 13 being "CHARNOCKITES". There are 16 papers on this particular subject.  Good condition.  5.00
       
General - World   INTERNATIONAL GEOLOGICAL CONGRESS - REPORT OF THE 22nd SESSION - INDIA 1964. S/C - Booklet (General Editor: R. K. Sundarum. Editors: C. Karunakaran & U. Aswathanarayana) This is Part 16 - Proceedings of Section 16 being "Other Subjects". There are 38 papers on a wide variety of subjects. Good condition.  5.00
       
India   IRON ORES IN INDIA. Booklet (M. S. Krishnan) 1964.  21pp.  International Geological Congress - 22nd Session, India. Good condition.  4.00
       
Africa   KIMBERLITES IN TANGANYIKA WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE MWADUI OCCURRENCE. Stapled booklet. (C. B. Edwards & J. B. Howkins)   1966. 18pp. (Reprint from "Economic Geology"  Volume 61, Number 3, May 1960. Good condition.  2.00
       
South Africa    LEAD DEPOSITS IN THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA & SOUTH WEST AFRICA with some notes on associated ores.  S/C - Card covers. (J. Willemse, C. M. Schwellnus, J. W. Brandt, H. D. Russell & D. P. Van Rooyen)  Memoir No. 39. Department of Mines, South Africa. 1929.  186pp plus plates and maps. Good condition. Special.  8.00
       
USA   LEGAL GUIDE FOR CALIFORNIA PROSPECTORS AND MINERS. Booklet (Charles L. Gilmore) Revised Edition 1960. 128pp. Good condition. Collectable. Special.   5.00
       
USA    LEXICON OF GEOLOGIC NAMES OF THE UNITED STATES FOR 1936 - 1960 - 3 VOLUMES.  S/C - Card covers. This massive 3 volume set (7 inches thick) from A to Z provides all the information you want to know !     Reasonable condition. Special.  10.00
       
Papua - New Guinea    MARINE GEOLOGY OF THE HUON GULF REGION, NEW GUINEA. H/C - Cloth cover. (C.C. von der Borch) Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia (BMR) Bulletin No. 127.  1972. 49pp. Good condition except for slightly insect damaged cover. Special.   2.00
       
Australia - Pacific    METALLOGENIC PROVINCES AND MINERAL DEPOSITS IN THE SOUTH-WESTERN PACIFIC. H/C - Cloth cover with D/W. (Edited by: N. H. Fisher) 1973. 225pp. This book was provided for a Symposium held at the 12th Pacific Science Congress, Canberra, August 1971. It contains papers of different geological subjects from Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Indonesia, Fiji, New Hebrides (Vanuatu), New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Japan, Korea etc. Good condition. Scarce.  18.00
       
India   MICA FIELDS OF INDIA. Booklet. (M. V. N. Murthy) 1964. 23pp. International Geological Congress - 22nd Session, India. Good condition.  4.00 
       
Canada   MOTHER LODE and SUNSET MINES, Boundary District, British Columbia. Booklet. (O. E. LeRoy) Department of Mines, Canada. Memoir 19.  Geological Series No. 26. Report No. 1166. 1913. 56pp. Plus map. Good condition.  7.50
       
General    PERSIAN OIL. Small booklet. (Rupert Lockwood)  Printed in Australia July 1951. 16pp. This small interesting booklet discusses the future of oil from Persia - very controversial at the time.  A little foxed. Special.  5.00
       
USA   PYROGENIC MINERAL STABILITY, LOWER MEMBER OF THE JOHN DAY FORMATION, EASTERN OREGON. S/C - Booklet. (Richard V. Fisher) USPGS - Volume 73.  1968. 39pp. Good condition. 4.00
       
India    RECORDS OF THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA. S/C - Booklet  Volume 33, Part 4. 1906. (E. Vredenburg) 55pp. Subject: Geology of the State of Panna, principally with reference to the Diamond-bearing Deposits. Reasonable condition. Special.  5.00
       
India   RECORDS OF THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA. S/C - Booklet  Volume 86, Part 2. 1955. (R. C. Roy) 24pp. Subject: Emerald Deposits in Mewar and Ajmer-Merwara.  Good condition.  5.00
       
Canada    REPORT OF THE BUREAU OF MINES, Ontario, Canada - Volume 7,  2nd Part. 1898. Pages 109 - 206. Main subject: The West Ontario Gold Region.  Good condition.  8.00
       
Canada   REPORT OF THE BUREAU OF MINES, Ontario, Canada. 1900. This is a complete account of the mines, minerals and the mining activities within Ontario for this year. This volume is very informative and interesting. Damaged H/C copy and the  inside front and back covers have been repaired with tape.   Special "reading / reference" copy.  15.00 
       
Canada   REPORT OF THE BUREAU OF MINES, Ontario, Canada - Volume 16,  Part 1. 1907.  248pp.  Main subjects: Mines of Ontario.  Lake Abitibi Gold Deposits.  (16th Annual Report) Good condition except the back cover is missing. 8.00
       
Canada    REPORT - ONTARIO BUREAU OF MINES, Ontario, Canada - Volume 21,  Part 1. 1912.  309pp.  Main subjects: Gold Fields of Lake of the Woods, Manitou and Dryden. (Arthur L. Parsons) ; The Porcupine Gold Area. (W. R. Rogers) ;  The West Shining Tree Gold District. (R. B. Stewart)  21st Annual Report.  Good condition.  8.00 
       
Canada    REPORT - ONTARIO BUREAU OF MINES, Ontario, Canada - Volume 22,  Part 1 . 1911.  301pp.  Main subjects: The Sturgeon Lake Gold Field (E. S. Moore) ; Gold Fields of Lake of the Woods, Manitou and Dryden. (Arthur L. Parsons)  20th Annual Report. Good condition.  8.00 
       
Canada    REPORT OF THE BUREAU OF MINES, Ontario, Canada - Volume 24,  Part 1. 1915.  275pp.  Main subjects: Mines of Ontario.  The Beatty - Munro Gold Area.  (24th Annual Report) Good repaired condition. 8.00
       
Canada    REPORT OF THE BUREAU OF MINES, Ontario, Canada - Volume 24,  Part 3 . 1916  (?).  73pp.  Main subject: The Porcupine Gold Area.  (25th Annual Report  ?) Damaged condition.  Special. 4.00
       
Canada    REPORT - ONTARIO BUREAU OF MINES, Ontario, Canada - Volume 25,  Part 1. 1916.  310pp.  Main subjects:Boston-Skead Gold Area. (A. G. Burrows & P. E. Hopkins) ; Black River Area. (D. G. H. Wright). The Boston Creek Gold Area. (A. G. Burrows & P. E. Hopkins) ; The Goodfish Lake Gold Area. (A. G. Burrows & P. E. Hopkins) ;The Kowkash Gold Area. (P. E. Hopkins)  24th Annual Report.  Good condition but it lack the front and back covers. Some additional special maps on the areas are included.   
       
Canada    REPORT - ONTARIO BUREAU OF MINES, Ontario, Canada - Volume 28,  Part 2 . 1919.  84pp.  Main subjects: Abitibi-Night Hawk Gold Area. (C. W. Knight, A. G. Burrows, P. E. Hopkins & A. L. Parsons ... Larder Lake Gold Area. (P. E. Hopkins) The Porcupine Gold Area.  (28th Annual Report) Good condition.  10.00
       
Canada    REPORT - ONTARIO BUREAU OF MINES, Ontario, Canada - Volume 30,  Part 2 . 1921.  73pp. This book relates to all the known gold mines and locations within Ontario.  30th Annual Report.  Scarce. Good condition.

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Canada   REPORT - ONTARIO BUREAU OF MINES, Ontario, Canada - Volume 30,  Part 4 . 1921.  53pp.  Main subjects: Schreiber - Duck Lake Gold Area. No map.  (P. E. Hopkins) ; Notes on the Goudreau Gold Area. (A. G. Burrows)   30th Annual Report.  Good condition  5.00
       
Canada   REPORT - ONTARIO BUREAU OF MINES, Ontario, Canada - Volume 30,  Part 6 . 1921.  68pp. plus maps.  Main subjects: The Boston Creek Gold Area. (A. G. Burrows & P. E. Hopkins) ; The Goodfish Lake Gold Area. (A. G. Burrows & P. E. Hopkins) ;The Kowkash Gold Area. (P. E. Hopkins)  30th Annual Report.  Good condition. 8.00
       
Papua New Guinea - Solomon Islands   SEISMICITY OF THE NEW GUINEA / SOLOMON ISLANDS REGION, 1968. S/C - Booklet  (D. Denham) BMR Report 169. 1974. 61pp plus map. Good condition.  

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Africa    SOUTHERN RHODESIA - Guide Book. Booklet. This booklet provides information to the various geological excursions undertaken at the Congress. Excursion C20. International Geological Congress, 15th Session, South Africa. 1929. 60pp.   Scarce. 

 

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Canada   THE CHEMISTRY OF SOME NEW BRUNSWICK PYRITES. Stapled booklet. (J. K. Sutherland)  Reprinted from "The Canadian Mineralogist" Volume 9, Part 1, 1967.  14pp. Good condition.   2.00
       
United Kingdom   THE COALS OF WALES. Booklet  (Department of Scientific and Industrial Research - Fuel Research) National Coal Resources Number 55. Reprint 1947. 34pp.  Fair condition.  FREE
       
South Africa   THE GEOLOGY OF THE UPPER MAGALIESBERG STAGE AND THE LOWER BUSHVELD COMPLEX IN THE VICINITY OF STEELPORT. Stapled booklet. (S. A. Hiemstra & W. J. van Biljon) Reprint: "The Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa". Volume 62. 1959.  pp 239 - 255 plus plates and map. Good condition.   2.00
       
USA   THE GREAT BASIN WITH EMPHASIS ON GLACIAL AND POSTGLACIAL TIMES. S/C - Booklet. The University of Utah. Biological Series Volume 10, Number 7. (a) The Geological Background (Eliot Blackwelder); (b) The Zoological Evidence (Carl L. Hubbs & Robert R. Miller); (c) Climatic Changes and Pre-White Man (Ernst Antevs).  Good condition.   5.00
       
Africa   THE MRIMA HILL CARBONATITE, COAST PROVINCE, KENYA. Stapled booklet. (G. L. Coetzee & C. B. Edwards) Reprint from: "The Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa" Volume 62, 1959. Good condition.  4.00 
       
Pacific Ocean   THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON. Number 479. Volume 120, Part 3. 14th August 1964. This Journal contains an article "Tertiary sediment cores from the Pacific Ocean floor". (W. R. Riedel & R. M. Funnell) 63pp. Good condition.   5.00
       
Hong Kong    THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON. Number 459. Volume 115, Part 3. 29th January 1960. This Journal contains an article "Geology of Hong Kong"  (B. P. Ruxton) pp 233 - 260. Good condition.   5.00
       
New Zealand   THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON. Number 498. Volume 125, Part 2. 20th February 1970. This Journal contains an article "The Mesozoic of New Zealand: Chapters in the history of the Circum-Pacific Mobile Belt". (C. A. Fleming). Good condition.   5.00
       
General   THE PARTIAL FUSION OF PERIDOTITE. Booklet (A. Reay & P. G. Harris) 1964. 15pp. Good condition 1.00
       
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United Kingdom   COLLECTING GEMS and ORNAMENTAL STONES. H/C (Kenneth Blakemore & Gordon Andrews) A Foyles Handbook. Reprint, 1969. 80pp.   7.00
     
New Zealand   NEW ZEALAND GEMSTONES. H/C +  D/W (Lyn & Ray Cooper) Reprint 1969 125pp. This book provides much information as to equipment needed and the places where to collect gemstones in New Zealand. It also gives an insight to tumbling and polishing, mounting jewellery together with workshop tips and tables. Good condition. 

  

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New Zealand   NEW ZEALAND GEMSTONES. H/C + Slightly damaged D/W (Lyn & Ray Cooper) 1st Edition 1966. 125pp.  Ex lib copy in reasonable condition. Special.   5.00
     
New Zealand   THE NEW ZEALAND ROCKHOUND.  H/C in plastic cover. (Natalie Fernandez) 1981.  191pp. This book provides much information on gem collecting in New Zealand. It gives a run-down on the locations and the types of gemstones, rocks and minerals found. It also has a chapter on fossils. Well presented. Good condition except for some tape marks inside the front and back cover.  15.00 
     
United Kingdom   THE PEBBLES ON THE BEACH. Paperback (Clarence Ellis) Reprint, 1969./ 1971 163pp. This interesting U.K. publication describes the various rocks that can be found in England and Wales. It also describes those which can be used for polishing. Good condition.  5.00
       
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A New Iniid Cetacean from the Miocene of California. S/C - Booklet. (John M. Rensberger) UCPGS - Volume 82. 1969. 43pp. Including plates. Good condition.  5.00
A New Species of Elasmosaur from the Aptian of Columbia & A Review of the Cretaceous Pleiosaurs. S/C - Booklet. (S. P. Welles) 1962. UCPGS - Volume 44, No. 1. 96pp. Including 4 plates. Good condition.  5.00
A Permo-Carboniferous Marine Fauna from the Umaria Coalfield (Rewah State, Central India). (F. R. Cowper Reed) Extract from:  Records of the Geological Survey of India. Volume 60, Part 4. 35pp.   1928. FREE
A Review of the Macropodid Genus Protemnodon. S/C - Booklet.  (R. A. Stirton)  UCPGS - Volume 44, No. 2, pps 97-162. 1963.    Good condition.  5.00
A Review of the Macropodod Genus Sthenurus. S/C - Booklet. (Richard H. Tedford) UCPGS - Volume 57.  1966. 72pp.  Good condition.  5.00
A Revision of the Labyrinthodont Family Capitosauridae… AND … A Description of Parotosaurus Peabodyi, N. Sp. From the Wupatki Member of the Moenkopi Formation of Northern Arizona.  S/C - Booklet. (S. P. Welles & John Cosgriff)  UCPGS - Volume 54. 1965.  Good condition.   8.00
A Systematic Study of the Fossil Gastropod Exilia.   S/C - Booklet.  (Herdid Bentson)  UCPGS - Volume 25, No. 5.  pps. 199 - 238. Includes 3 plates. 1940.   Good condition.    5.00
Biostratigraphy of the San Emigdio Formation, Kern County, California. S/C - Booklet. (Knoxie C. DeLise)  UCPGS - Volume 68.  1967. 67pp. plus 7 plates.  Good condition.  5.00
Ceratomorpha & Ancylopoda (Perissodactyla) from the Lower Eocene Paris Basin, France. S/C - Booklet.  (Donald E. Savage, Donald E. Russell & Pierre Louis)  UCPGS - Volume 66.  1966.  38pp. Good condition.  4.00
European Eocene Equidae (Perissodactyla). S/C - Booklet.  (Donald E. Savage, Donald E. Russell & Pierre Louis)  UCPGS - Volume  56.  1965.  97pp. Including 1 plate.  Good condition.  5.00
Fossil Crocodilians from Columbia and the Cenozoic History of the Crocodilla in South America. S/C - Booklet. (Wann Langston, Jr.)  ACPGS - Volume 52.  1965. 169pp. Includes 5 plates.   8.00
Fynbos Palaeoecology: A preliminary synthesis. South African National Scientific Programmes Report No. 75, December 1983.  S/C - Large format. (Edited by: H.J. Deacon, Q.B. Hendley and J. J. N. Lambrechts)   1983.  216pp. Including 2 maps. Good condition.  7.50
Hystricomorph Rodents from the Late Miocene of Columbia, South America. S/C - Booklet.  UCPGS - Volume 32, No. 5.   pps 273 - 404  Includes 1 plate. 1957.  Good condition.  5.00
Lower Tertiary Nannoplankton from the California Coast Ranges II Eocene. S/C - Booklet.  (Frank R. Sullivan)  UCPGS - Volume 53.  76pp plus 1 plate.  Good condition. 1965)  5.00
Ohlson Ranch Formation, Pliocene, North West Sonoma County, California & Palaeontology & Correlation of the Ohlson Ranch Formation. S/C - Booklet.  (No. 3 - Charles G. Higgins.  No. 4 - Joseph H. Peck) Volume 36, No. 3 pps. 199 - 232. & No. 4. 233 - 242.   1960.   Good condition.  4.00
Primates of the French Early Eocene. S/C - Booklet.   (Donald E. Savage, Donald E. Russell & Pierre Louis)  UCPGS - Volume 73.  46pp. 1967.  Good condition.  4.00
Relationships of the Protoceratid Artiodactyls & Description of a New Genus. S/C - Booklet.  (R. A. Stirton)  UCPGS - Volume 72.  1967.  35pp. Plus 3 plates.  Good condition.  3.00
Stratigraphy & Vertebrate Fauna of the Otibanda Formation, New Guinea. Board covers.  (M. D. Plane)  This is a Australia BMR Bulletin No. 86.  1967.  64pp. Plus 5 plates and Geological Map at the rear of the book.    Good condition except for some insect damage on the cloth binding on the spine.   8.00
Tertiary Lignite of Brandon, Vermont, and its Fossils. Booklet  (G.H. Perkins) Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, Volume 16.   December 1905.  pps 499-516, Plates 86-87.  Damaged cover and pages on one corner - otherwise in good condition.  Special.  5.00
The Cretaceous Gastropod Genus Biplica: Its Evolution & Biostratigraphic Significance.  Booklet. (Willis Parkison Popenoe)  UCPGS - Volume  30, No. 6, pp 425 - 454.  1957.  Good condition.  3.00
The Eocene Faunal Sequence in the Eastern Santa Rosa Hills, Santa Barbara County, California. S/C - Booklet.  (D. W. Weaver & G. E. Molander)  UCPGS - Volume 41, No. 3.  pps 161 - 248.  Includes 18 plates.  1964.   Good condition.  5.00
The Lower Carboniferous Gastropod Fauna from the Hotwells Limestone of Compton Martin, Somerset. U. K.  Parts 1 & 2.  S/C  (R. L. Batten)  The Palaeontographical Society, London UK.  109pp plus 10 plates.  April 1966.  Complimentary copies signed by author.  Good condition.  Special.   7.50
The Miocene Pinniped Allodesmus.  S/C - Booklet  (Edward Mitchell)  UCPGS -  Volume 61. 1966.  105pp Including 29 plates.  Good condition.     6.00
The Molluscan Genus Siphonalia of the Pacific Coast Tertiary. Booklet  (John W. Ruth)  UCPGS - Volume 26. No. 3. pps 287 - 306 Including 2 plates. 1942.  Good condition.  4.00
The Osteology of Phlegethontia: A Carboniferous & Permian Aïstopod Amphibian. S/ C - Booklet.  (Helen J. McGinnis)  UCPGS - Volume 71. 1967. 40pp Including 1 plate.   3.00
The Stratigraphy & Palaeontology of Toronto and Vicinity - Part 3 - Gastropoda, Cephalopoda and Vermes. Booklet.  (W. A. Parks and assisted by: Madeleine Fritz) This report is includes in the 31st Annual Report of the Department of Mines, Ontario, Canada.  Volume 31, Part 9.  1922.  Near mint condition.  5.00
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