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BURRA IN COLOUR (ENLARGED EDITION)

By: Auhl, Ian

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Hawthorndene, S.A., Investigator Press for Burra Tourist Bureau: 1979

Seller ID: 30508


Plenty of colour photos showing historic buildings and mining structures from historic South Australian town of Burra. 400gms weight; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 66 pages View more info

AUSTRALIAN GEMSTONES A Guide to Collecting Australian Gemstones

By: Bawden, Sharman N

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Budget Books Lloyd O'Neil: 1979

Seller ID: 31044


alphabetical listing with colour illustration to assist identification with description and map of Australian gemstones, amber to zircon includes opal. 200gms weight; Australian Nature Guide; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pages View more info

AUSTRALIAN ROCKS AND MINERALS A Guide to Collecting Australian Rocks and Minerals

By: Bawden, Sharman N

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Budget Books Lloyd O'Neil: 1979

Seller ID: 31045


Alphabetical guide with colour illustrations and map. Nice copies. 200gms weight; Australian Nature Guide; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pages View more info

The Deadly Element : the Story of Uranium

By: Bickel, Lennard

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12130


312p, index, illustrated. Wear to base of book, owner's name front page. 510gms weight. ; 8vo View more info

Quarry Australia? : Social and Environmental Perspectives on Managing the Nation's Resources

By: Birrell, Robert; Stanley, John; Hill, Doug; Australian Conservation Foundation; Birrell, Robert; Hill, Doug; Stanley, John (Ed)

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1982

Seller ID: 13207


366p, extensive bibliography. Near new condition.500gms weight; 8vo View more info

VANISHING ICE An Introduction to Glaciers Based on a Study of the Dart Glacier

By: Bishop, Graham and Forsyth, Jane

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Dunedin, John Mcindoe and New Zealand Geological Survey: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19040


Glossy color photos, glossary, stapled booklet. Mount Aspiring National Park New Zealand's South Island. 150gms weight; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 56 pages View more info

MIRACLE PLANET Based on the Acclaimed Television Series

By: Brown, Bruce and Morgan, Lane

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Sydney, Child & Associates: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19077


1990 reprint. Index, bibliography. Coloured illustrations show how the earths history has developed and possible threats to its future. 1.85kg weight ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 258 pages View more info

Uranium on Trial

By: Butler, Stuart and Raymond, Robert and Watson-Munro, Charles

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Sydney, Horwitz Group Books: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6801


148p, index, charts and diagrams. A contribution to the use of nuclear energy debate. Clean text, looks unread. ; 12mo View more info

AUSTRALIA'S MINES AND MINERS An Illustrated History of Australian Mining

By: Carroll, Brian

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan Company of Australia: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13504


Minor insect damage to ffep One inch tear to rear dustjacket (repaired) ; Packed with black and white historic photos of mining and mining operations. 1kg weight; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

DIAMOND DRILLING

By: Chugh, Chandar Parkash

Price: $26.83

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford & Ibh Publishing Co: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14879


Dustjacket has wear to corners and spine edges, creases and tears to spine, bumped top back corner of book. Wear to cloth covreed spine where jacket is torn. ; Second printing 1979. Index, bibliography, standards in diamond core drilling. Diagrams illustrate various aspects of core drilling, diamond drilling hydraulics, techniques for drilling from barges and offshore. 600gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 486 pages View more info

Pocket Guide to Minerals

By: Clark, Andrew

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1990

Seller ID: 7501


126p, index, illustrated in colour with firm plastic folder as covre, ideal for field work and fossicking to identify specimens. ; 12mo View more info

FIORDLAND ... The Incredible Wilderness. the Story of New Zealand's First World Heritage Park

By: Cobb, John

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New Zealand, Cobb/Horwood Publications in Association With Department of Conservation Fiordland National Park: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18992


Crimped base of spine; Glossy colour photos of stunning glaciers and natural attractions of Fiordland National Park, detailed guide and souvenir, map, further reading. 520gms weight ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 114 pages View more info

THE DAYS OF GOLD MINING IN THE TALLANGATTA DISTRICT Photographic Research by Bernard Smith. Forword by Gordon F Craig

By: Convey, Tony

Price: $16.50

Publisher: [Albury, N.S.W.], The Author: 1980

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30617


Stapled booklet with historic b/w photos and colour art. Gift dedication inside front cover signed by author. Colour photographs by David Reid ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 52 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Box-ironbark forests & woodlands investigation Final Report June 2001

By: Council, Environment Conservation

Price: $44.50

Publisher: Environment Conservation Council: 2001

Seller ID: 29583


Final Report. 10 appendices. 4 colour Maps inserted. Map A: Final Recommendations; Map B: Ecological Vegetation Classes Extent; Map C: Final Recommendations Broken-Boosey State Park; Map D: Final Recommendations Bendigo Area; Lists of endangered flora. Survey of mining, forestry operations; public land use in the area and framework for future use of the area. Protection and management required with strong community support to halt further degradation of distinctive veget... View more info

THE NUCLEAR ENVIRONMENT A Handbook on Nuclear Power for Schools and the Community. a MAUM/FOE Publication

By: Dalton, Les

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Uranium Book Collective: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16969


Crease to top corner front cover; Index, notes and bibliography. Based on concern for the environment, factual information on basic processes involved in the nuclear industry and meaning of terminology associated with the nuclear power debate. 280gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 112 pages View more info

Ground for Concern : Australia's Uranium and Human Survival

By: Elliott, Mary (Ed)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1977

Seller ID: 1014


Looks unread - excellent condition, 236 p index, argues the case for keeping uranium in the ground in Australia. ; 12mo View more info

THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF GEOLOGY With 93 Photographs and 65 Drawings

By: Evans, I 0

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Company: 1971

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 16215


Crease and wear to top edge of dust jacket. No 10 in the Observer's Pocket Series. 180gms weight ; Second reprint 1974. Index; Observer's Pocket Series; B&W Photographs; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 214 pages View more info

THE CYCLE OF COSMIC CATASTROPHES How a Stone-Age Comet Changed the Course of World Culture

By: Firestone, Richard And West, Allen And Warwick-Smith, Simon

Price: $20.02

Publisher: Bear & Company: 2006

Seller ID: 20345


Index, notes and bibliography, Is earth entering a new cycle of dramatic natural weather changes and catastrophes that accompanied the end of the Ice Age? 750gms weight; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 392 pages View more info

The Rockhound's Handbook

By: Firsoff, V. A. & Firsoff, G. I.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1975

Seller ID: 3928


210 pages, index. Excellent copy, almost new; 8vo View more info

AUSTRALIA'S EARLIEST MINING ERA, SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1841 - 1851 : PAINTINGS BY S T GILL.

By: Gill, Samuel Thomas; Auhl, Ian; Marfleet, Denis

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31177


Bibliography, S T Gill spent twelve years in South Australia his paintings record the copper mining industry there with various texts. 750gms weight; Color Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 112 pages View more info