The Gemstone Identifier
Arco Publishing, 1983 First Edition 184pp, Fine in F- dw. Provides practical information about natural stones, synthetics and imitations and how to tell them apart. (Book ref. 32125) £6.00
1001 Facts About Rocks And Minerals
Dorling Kindersley, 2003 First Edition VG in VG dw A well illustrated guide. (Book ref. 30005) £10.00
Minerals Of The World
Spring Books, 1986 First Edition 520pp, pictorial boards, F-. An Illustrated encyclopaedia of the World's Rocks and Minerals. (Book ref. 32129) £25.00
The Collector's Encyclopedia Of Rocks & Minerals
Peerage Books, 1973 First Edition 288pp, Fine in Fine dw A comprehensive guide to the world's rocks and minerals compiled with the collector in mind. (Book ref. 42507) £4.00
Minerals. Nature Library.
Viscount Books, 1984 First Edition 80pp, Fine in VG+ dw A concise guide to the origin and properties of many of the world's most common minerals. 180 illustrations and photographs in full colour. (Book ref. 45002) £23.00
Minerals & Gemstones An Identification Guide
David & Charles, 1982 First Edition 219pp, pictorial boards, F-. Loosely inserted, a key to symbols. World wide guide with colour illustrations. (Book ref. 32124) £7.00
A Collector's Guide To Minerals And Gemstones
Thames and Hudson, 1971 rep 304pp, Fine in VG- dw with small tear repaired. Complete and authoritative guide for the collector. (Book ref. 30009) £7.00
Divining - The Art Of Searching For Water, Oil, Minerals And Other Natural Resources
Macdonald And Jane's, 1979 First Edition 340pp, exlib, VG in VG dw The art of searching for water, oil, minerals, and other natural resources or anything lost, missing or badly needed. (Book ref. 37613) £14.00
Minerals, Rocks And Precious Stones
Octopus Books, 1974 208pp, Fine in VG- dw, small tear repaired. A comprehensive guide to the natural riches of the earth. (Book ref. 30008) £5.00
The Wonderful World Of Precious Stones In Their Natural State.
Abbey Library, 1979 First Edition 108pp, VG in VG dw. A fascinating well illustrated and comprehensive study of minerals. (Book ref. 32122) £4.00
Gemstones For Everyman
Faber & Faber, 1976 First Edition 368pp, Fine in F- dw. Packed with precise information on all aspects of precious stones, together with lively descriptions of some of the author's experiences during his forty-six years in charge of London's Precious Stone Laboratory. (Book ref. 32127) £14.00
Butterworths, 1971 Eighth Edition 382pp, Fine copy A comprehensive guide for all types of gem testing. The simplicity of approach makes the essential information available for those readers who are not trained gemmologists. (Book ref. 49694) £13.00
Coal-Mining Economics: Organization and Management
London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall B001P4LFKO Ex-Library Important book in labour and social history. Chop missing form fep due to rust through paper clip. (Book ref. 039344) £25.00
London: Victor Gollancz, 1947. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall B0007JJE88 Ex-Library Important book in labour and social history. (Book ref. 039343) £12.50
The Roman West Country. Classical Culture and Celtic Society. ISBN 0715370030.
Newton Abbot. David and Charles. 1st edition. 1976. Hardback. 8vo. 254 pages. 33 plates and 46 text illustrations and maps. Publishers black cloth, gilt. Book is not pre-owned, and is in Fine condition. D.w. is with faded spine and area of fade on the front panel, and with light rub at top of spine, but is VG. We specialise in Scholarly Books.. . . **. Business Est. 1970. (Book ref. 9238) £12.00
MINERALS OF CORNWALL AND DEVON.
British Museum (Natural History), London: 1987. Numerous colour plates, diagramatic maps, 154pp, roy 8vo, original cloth, dustwrapper. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3367) £32.00
A TREATISE ON METALLIFEROUS MINERALS AND MINING.
Fourth Edition, London: Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1888. Textual illusts, and folding plates, xxii + 438 + 40 + 16pp of publishers adverts, original cloth, tips of head and foot of spine slightly rubbed, front inner hinge slightly weak. Includes sections on lead mines in Devon, and tin mining in Cornwall. There is a folding plate illustrating plans and sections of the tin mines on the great flat lode of Redruth. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include MINING (see also County sections) - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) - --- (Book ref. UK16-3294) £58.00
TOPOGRAPHICAL AND STATISTICAL SURVEY OF THE COUNTY OF HANTS, Containing an Account of its Situation, Extent, Towns, Roads.... Mines, Minerals.... Agriculture.....
C. Cooke, London: c.1810. Folding map, 168pp, sm. 8vo, disbound, slight staining to corners of last few leaves. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include LOCAL HISTORY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3275) £30.00
OBSERVATIONS ON THE WEST OF ENGLAND MINING REGION Being an Account of the Mineral Deposits and Economic Geology of the Region.
First Published 1912. Facsimile edition published, Cornish Mining Classics, Truro, 1988. With a folding map and 18 plates 2 of which are folding, xxiv + 683pp, original cloth. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include WEST COUNTRY - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-3272) £48.00
JACOB'S ROD: A Translation from the French of a Rare and Curious Work, A.D. 1693, on the Art of Finding Springs, Mines, and Minerals by means of the Hazel Rod. To which is appended researches, with proofs of the existence of a more certain and far higher faculty, with clear and ample instructions for using it.
Published by the Translator, Thomas Welton, London: (1875) 128pp, 12mo, lacks wraps, spine chipped, slightly shaken. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-2285) £16.00