Planet Earth (Young Books Explorer 3) (includes a clear definition of the geological timetable)
Longmans 1st ed 1st printg 1972 F book F dj hardback illus Ludek Pesek ISBN: (Book ref. 18576) £5.00
Transactions of the Geological Society of London. Second Series. Volume VII. Part the Fourth, (IV), section VI. On the Geology of Southern Africa, (Bain). With Appendix, containing Description of Fossils ......Desert and its Vicinity.
London. Longmans for The Geological Society. Transactions. 1st Edn. 1856. 4to. Pp.,175-232,.7 litho. plates of fossils. Buff cloth boards, gilt to spine. Original card covers of "Part the Fourth" bound in. The "contents" of PartIV - VI, (cut from page vi of the original intro's is laid onto the verso of this original front cover. Pages with the odd spot, and dusting to a couple of the plates at the margins. The original card covers with some marking and dusting. Sound binding. Covers unevenly faded, with some marking and edge rub. - .##. - Important work on South African Fossil Remains. The title continues;- "With Appendix, containing Desciption of Fossils from the Secondary Rocks of Sunday River and Zwatkop River, S.A.; Description of Palaeozoic Fossils from S.A.; Notes on some Fossils from the Karoo Desert and its Vicinity". - .##. - We specialise in Earth Sciences. . . .**. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 9178) £48.00
Outlines of an Attempt to Establish a Knowledge of Extraneous Fossils on Scientific Principles. ( ISBN 0856090247 ).
London and Chicheley. Geological Society and Paul Minet. First thus. Facsimile reprint of the firrst edition of 1809. 1972. Hardback. Small 8vo. Pp.,(iv),xviii,x,(ii), 250. Publishers red cloth with gilt titles on spine and with the medallion of the Geological Society, also in gilt, on the front cover. Taken into our reserve stock New, and still in near Mint condition. No D.w. was issued. We specialise in History of Science, Earth Sciences, and Scholarly Books.. . . **. Business Est. 1970. (Book ref. 9166) £8.85
Report of the Chief Inspector of Mines to the Honorable The Minister of Mines for the Year 1879. Presented to Both Houses of the Parliament by His Excellency's Command.
Melbourne. John Ferres, Government Printer. 1890. Hardback. Folio, 35x22 cms. 37 printed pages, more recently rebound with an extra 3 blank leaves at each end. 7 plates, (safety cages, safety devices, etc.). Red paper covered stiff boards. Title page and end blank page, of the report itself, show marking due to dusting. and corner torn from from last leaf. Small library stamp of a Geological Society on title page and on 1 plate. All other pages are quite clean and bright, with some showing dusting at at the edges. Some small tears at edges of a few pages. Good condition overall. We specialise in History of Science, Earth Sciences, and Scholarly Books.. . . **. Business Est. 1970. (Book ref. 9162) £30.00
Report of the Chief Inspector of Mines to the Honorable The Minister of Mines for the Year 1878. Presented to Both Houses of the Parliament by His Excellency's Command.
Melbourne. John Ferres, Government Printer. 1879. Hardback. Folio, 35x22 cms. 31 printed pages, more recently rebound with an extra 3 blank leaves at each end. 1 plate, (safety cage). Red paper covered stiff boards. Most pages are unopened. Title page and end blank page, of the report itself, show marking due to dusting. Small library stamp of a Geological Society on title page. All other pages are quite clean and bright, with some showing dusting at at the edges. Some small tears at edges of a few pages. Good condition overall. We specialise in History of Science, Earth Sciences, and Scholarly Books.. . . **. Business Est. 1970. (Book ref. 9161) £30.00
The Restless Earth: Geology for Everyman
London: The Scientific Book Club, 1939. Book Club Edition. Hard back. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall The oatmeal cloth boards are a bit grubby and rubbed at the corners. (Book ref. 23695) £8.00
Saving Planet Earth
London: Collins, 2007. First Edition. Hard back. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall New. (Book ref. 12018) £15.00
Only One Earth: The Care and Maintenance of a Small Planet
Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin Books, 1982. Reprint. Paper Back. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall (Book ref. 3871) £4.00
The Songs of Distant Earth
USA: Del Rey Ballantine, 1986. 1st Edition. Hardback. Fine/Fine DW. 0345332199 Virtually as new. In loose polythene protector. (Book ref. f27.074) £5.95
The Problem of the Earth's Shape from Newton to Clairaut : The Rise of Mathematical Science in Eighteenth-Century Paris and the Fall of 'Normal' Science
GB: CUP Cambridge University Press, 1995. 1st Edition. Hardback. Fine/Fine DW. 0521385415) Virtually as new. (Book ref. ks.sh705.013) £99.00
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES AND ASTROGEOLOGY (ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EARTH SCIENCES SERIES VOLUME II (2)
USA: Reinhold, 1967. 1st Edition. Hardback. VG+/VG- Pc DW. VARIOUS LIBRARY MARKS. SPECIAL POSTAGE RATES APPLY GB £8.25 (Book ref. ks.sh997.098) £13.95
THE INSTRUCTOR: Or, Young Man’s Best Companion. Containing Spelling, Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic, in an easier Way, than any yet published; and how to qualify any Person for Business, without the Help of a Master ... Instructions to write Variety of Hands ... Also Merchant Accompts ... Together with a Method of measuring Carpenters ... Likewise the Practical Gauger ... To which is added, The Family’s Best Companion: With Instructions for marking in Linen; how to Pickle and Preserve to make divers Sorts of Wine; and many excellent Plasters and Medicines, necessary in all Families: And a Compendium of the Sciences of Geography and Astronomy; Containing A brief Description of the different Parts of the Earth, and a Survey of the Celestial Bodies . Also some useful Interest-Tables.
England W. Strahan, J. Rivington ... 1784. 24th Ed. Corrected and Improved. 384pp. Frontis., 4 alphabet plates, folding diagram. Some light browning, sympathetically rebound in gilt rule edged speckled calf, dec. gilt ruling with gilt lettered title label to spine. US$143 (Book ref. 189832) £90.00
LATITUDE & The Magnetic Earth.
Cambridge. Icon Books. 2002. Hardback. 249 pages. B.w. illustrations. Fine in black boards with silver lettering to spine, in a fine d.w. Unread book from new stock. William Gilbert (1544-1603) was royal physician to Queen Elizabeth I and the most distinguished man of science to emerge from her reign. He is the inventor of the term 'electricity', the father of electrical studies, the creator of modern magnetic science and - most famously - the discoverer of the Earth's magnetic nature. ISBN: 1-84046-290-6. (Book ref. 2894) £7.95
A Guide to Geology: 4th Ed.;
London, Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1854. HARDBACK, half-calf with decorative blind-embossed rules, marbled boards, raised bands, gilt and blind-embossed decorative rules on spine with gilt lettering on spine label, frontispiece "Geological View of the Isle of Wight" (= plate 3), pages viii, 211, all edges speckled, several tables, plates 4, sm. 8vo., 100mm x 162mm, (4" x 6.5"), former owner's initials on front free end-paper, very slight foxing to frontispiece, title-page and one or two others, otherwise a very fine, bright clean copy. (Book ref. 6477) £80.00
An Introduction to Geology, Illustrative of The General Structure of the Earth: Comprising The Elements of Science, and an Outline of the Geology and Mineral Geography of England: 2nd Ed. (considerably enlarged);
London, for J. Harding, 1815. HARDBACK, full-calf, expertly rebacked, gilt initials on covers "R.G.S.C", gilt lettering on spine labels - the title "Bakewell's Geology" on one, "Cornwall Geological Society" on the second, gilt-embossed marks on top and fore-edges of covers, hand-coloured frontispiece "Salt Formation at Cardoma in Spain", pages: xxvii, 492, plates vi, including three folding and four hand-coloured, 8vo., 130mm x 210mm (5.25" x 8.5"), lower corners rubbed, some offsetting to plates, light spotting mainly in first half, otherwise a very fine copy. (Book ref. 6474) £230.00
Priest-Kings of Gor- Third Volume of the Chronicles of Counter-Earth
Tandem, 1972. First Edition Paperback UK. Pictorial Card Covers. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 042606285X Paperback Some rub marks to covers, with vertical crease on front cover.Rubbing at spine extremities. Pages some age tanning, No inscriptions. Bright, tight copy.317 pp + 4 pages of Publisher's ads of other SF titles, at rear of text. (Book ref. 003979) £4.00
THE X-RAY IDENTIFICATION AND CRYSTAL STRUCTURES OF CLAY MINERALS.
Mimeralogical Society. (Clay Minerals Group). Reprint of 2nd edition, with corrections. 1972, (1961). Hardback..Pp.,xi,544. Text figs and tables. Publishers blue cloth, gilt. Small ownership inscription. Book in VG condition indeed. - .##. - Reissue of a collection of papers, by several authors, issued in 1961, which in its turn was a rewrite of the original collection of 1951, (and rewritten by the original authors). - .##. - We specialise in History of Science, Earth Sciences, and Scholarly Books.. . . **. Business Est. 1970. (Book ref. 550) £20.00
THE DIFFERENTIAL THERMAL INVESTIGATION OF CLAYS. With corrections).
London. Mineralogical Society, (Clay Minerals Group). Reprint, with corrections. 1966, (1957). Hrdback. 8vo. Pp., xii,456. Illustrations and tables in text. Publishers blue cloth, gilt. Taken into stock New, not pre-owned. Fine condition. No D.w. issued. - .##. - A collection of papers by several Authors. Originally intended as a companion volume to Brindley's "X-Ray Identification and Crystal Structures of Clay Materials" (1951). (See also same monograph revised and edited by G. Brown, 1961). It was necessary, however, to treat the subject matter in a different manner since thermal investigation techniques were less advanced. - .##. - We specialise in History of Science, Earth Sciences, and Scholarly Books.. . . **. Business Est. 1970. (Book ref. 1283) £20.00
PALAEOMAGNETISM. Principles and Applications in Geology, Geophysics and Archaeology. ( ISBN 0412251000 ).
London. Chapman and Hall. 1st, (first), edition. 1983. Softback. 8vo. pp.,ix,379. Text figs. From our shop stock New, but after time on shelf now with a few spots on edges and couple of very small corner curls. Condion is V.G.++. We specialise in History of Science, Earth Sciences, and Scholarly Books.. . . **. Business Est. 1970. (Book ref. 3090) £20.00
A Revolution in the Earth Sciences: From Continental Drift to Plate Tectonics
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1973. 1st Edition. Softcover. First Edition. Large 8vo. Softcover. 127 pp. B/w illustrations, diagrams, etc. Very clean. No inscriptions. VG+ (Book ref. 9134) £8.00