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Earth's Restless Surface

By: Deirdre Janson-Smith

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, HMSO (Her Majesty's Stationery Office): 1996

Seller ID: 5149


Unread, unmarked. Explains how to recognize past events in the rocks and predicts the challenges of future change. Co-published with The Natural History Museum, London. 60 pages, 142 illustrations. Glossary and Index. View more info

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Rock Solid: Britain's Most Ancient Heritage

By: Groyson, Anna

Price: $8.99

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7234


Unread with mild shelfwear. The geological story of Britain and the history of how some of the best-known landscapes were shaped. Using simple illustrated histories of Edinburgh, Wales, Cornwall, London and two other mainland areas, the author unravels the turbulent geological story of England and discusses the impact "rocks" have in our everyday lives and its economic, cultural and social development.; 72 pages View more info

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Opals of the Never Never

By: Haill, Robert G.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Kenthurst, NSW, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1995

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 6905


New, unread, unmarked. The fascinating and raucous history of an enduring Australian boom town. The outback outpost of Cobber Pedy has been the focus of a sustained opal rush since 1915. OPALS OF THE NEVER NEVER explores the town, the gem, and their inexorable link. Historians, sociologists, gem collectors and curiosity seekers will appreciate the singular phenomenon that is Cobber Pedy. OPALS OF THE NEVER NEVER is a lay person's guide to opal mining. Australia supplies... View more info

A Pioneering Plantsman: A.K. Bulley and the Great Plant Hunters

By: McLean, Brenda

Price: $27.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, The Stationery Office: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1270


New, unblemished. 79 b/w and 32 color illus. This is the story of Arthur K. Bulley (1861-1942), a colorful eccentric and visionary with a nose for profit and a love for flowers. He paid intrepid plant hunters to scour the mountains of China and the Himalayas for alpine and hardy plants. The plant hunters became famous, new species were discovered and gardens became enriched. Some of the plants introduced by Bully were several crocuses rhododendrons, Himalayan primulas an... View more info

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Hot Talk Cold Science: Global Warming's Unfinished Debate

By: Singer, S. Fred; Seitz, Frederick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oakland, California, Independent Institute: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7330


Unread with minimal shelf wear. S. Fred Singer is a distinguished astrophysicist who has taken a scientific look at the evidence. He concludes that the pessimistic, and often alarming, global warming scenarios depicted in the media have no scientific basis. ; 120 pages View more info

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Field Key to Wild Orchids in Scotland

By: Woods, Patrick; Bates, Mary

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, HMSO: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5288


Stapled wraps. Unread, unmarked. B/W illus. 32 pp. A field guide. View more info