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Image for Changements Globaux en Afrique Durant le Quaternaire - Passe, Present, Futur. Inqua - Asequa Symposium International (Dakar 1986),

Changements Globaux en Afrique Durant le Quaternaire - Passe, Present, Futur. Inqua - Asequa Symposium International (Dakar 1986),

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions De l'Orstrom: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007814

ISBN: 2709907976

Condition: Good


Volume des resumees (Volume of Abstracts). Thick quarto, pp xii, 515, (10), paperback, slightly worn. With the scarce geographic and subject indices loosely inserted. (With some articles in English, but mainly a French text). Very heavy - extra shipping may be required. View more info

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Report on a Land Capability Survey of Part of Strath-Kildonan, Scotland

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Boreham Wood, Hunting Technical Services: 1967

Seller ID: 008622

Condition: Good


Quarto, pp viii, 159, several folding charts, nthree large folding maps in rear pocket, paperback, ringbound. A very detailed report. [Extra postage may be necessary.] View more info

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Biuletyn GeologicznyVolume 19 (Peter Moore's copy)

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Warsaw, Poland, Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015044

Condition: Good


Large octavo, illustrated, pp 239, paperback, slightly worn. From the library of Dr Peter Moore, with his signature on the upper cover. [With many papers in English : Evolution of Man's Environment in the Holocene in Poland; Palaeogeography of the Holocene in the Polish Carpathians; Channel Processes and Valley Floor Changes of Lowland Rivers; Changes of Climate and Vegetation Belts in the Mountains of the mediterranean during the Holocene; Dendrochronological Observations on the Postglacial River Aggradation in the Southern Part of Central Europe; Tree Pollen Rain and the Vegetation of the... View more info

Aspects of Tethyan Biogeography

By: Adams, C.G. & Ager, D.V. (eds)

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, The Systematics Association: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007396

Condition: Good


Illustrated with a few maps and charts, small 8vo, pp 336, fore-edge slightly rough, paperback, covers very slightly worn and marked. View more info

Image for The Coast of South Devon and Dorset Between Branscombe and Burton Bradstock (Geologist's Association Guide 23)

The Coast of South Devon and Dorset Between Branscombe and Burton Bradstock (Geologist's Association Guide 23)

By: Ager, Derek V. & Smith, William E.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Colchester, Benham & Company Ltd: 1965

Seller ID: 008373

Condition: Good


Six line drawings, small slim 8vo, pp 21, slightly worn internally, paperback, covers a bit marked but sound. Postage will be much reduced. View more info

Image for Heyday of the Gymnosperms - systematics and biodiversity of the Late triassic Molteno fructifications

Heyday of the Gymnosperms - systematics and biodiversity of the Late triassic Molteno fructifications

By: Anderson, John M. & Anderson, Heidi M.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Pretoria, National Botanic Institute: 2003

Seller ID: 008574

ISBN: 1919795987

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, very large tall quarto, pp viii, 398, pictorial laminated boards. Top edge very slightly marked, otherwise as new. SCARCE. A heavy book - extra postage will be needed. [This book is based on extensive fieldwork and collections in the Karoo Basin of South Africa and provides the most comprehensive insight so far into extinct seed plants from the Mesozoic of the southern hemisphere. Large numbers of specimens have been used to delimit species and careful note has been taken of associations between different fossil species. A key feature is the focus on fossil seed plant rep... View more info

Catalogue of the Fossil Plants of the Glossopteris Flora in the Department of Geology, British Museum, (Natural History), Being a Monograph of the Permo-Carboniferous Flora of India and the Southern Hemisphere

By: Arber, E.A. Newell.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, 1905

Seller ID: 002887


8 lithograph plates, a few line drawings in the text, 8vo, pp lxxiv, (2), 253, cloth slightly wrinkled and faded, spine head frayed, an ex-library copy with label on front endpaper, tiny number at foot of preface page, pocket on rear endpaper, shelfnumber on spine but no other internal markings. View more info

Transactions of the Symposium on Photo Interpretation, Delft, 1962

By: Archives Internationales de Photogrammetrie

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Delft, Uitgeverij Waltman: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007833

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large quarto, pp 532 (+ adverts), fore-edge quite foxed but otherwise clean internally, cloth slightly marked and worn, in a rubbed and frayed dustwrapper. [Very heavy - extra postage may be needed.] View more info

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The Vegetation of Ultramafic (Serpentine) Soils - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Serpentine Ecology. University of California, 1991

By: Baker, A.J.M.; Proctor, J. & Reeves, R.D.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Andover, Intercept: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015231

ISBN: 0946707626

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, large octavo, pp xx, 509, grey cloth, a very good copy, almost as new. VERY SCARCE. [This work offers a comprehensive collection of papers summarizing the then current knowledge of and research on the plants found on serpentine soils. The material is interdisciplinary, with contributions from botanists, evolutionary biologists, microbiologists, geologists and chemists. View more info

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High Arctic

By: Banks, Mike

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Co,: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014579

Condition: Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp xii, 276, fore-edge slightly marked and age-toned, very slightly used internally, one plate creased, maroon cloth slightly worn, the dustwrapper is not price-clipped but it is rather rubbed and frayed around the margins; it is now nicely protected in a removable plastic film. [The British North Greenland expedition was a British scientific mission, led by Commander James Simpson RN, which lasted from July 1952 to August 1954. A total of 30 men took part, though not all stayed for both years. The purpose of BNGE was primarily to carry out scientific studies in glaciology... View more info

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Identification of Modern and Tertiary Woods

By: Barefoot, A.C. & Hankins, Frank W.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010833

ISBN: 0198543786

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, tall quarto, pp x, 189, slight age-toning of the margins, otherwise very clean and sound internally, cloth very slightly worn, corners slightly bumped. [Professor Peter Moore's copy, with his tiny ownership stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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The Origin and History of the British Fauna (Richard Fitter's copy))

By: Beirne, Bryan P.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009173

Condition: Very Good


Maps, pp xii, 164, very clean internally, cloth in very good condition, in a slightly worn and chipped dustwrapper. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

Image for Thesaurus Siluricus. The flora and fauna of the Silurian period, with addenda (from recent acquisitions).

Thesaurus Siluricus. The flora and fauna of the Silurian period, with addenda (from recent acquisitions).

By: Bigsby, John J.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, John van Voorst: 1868

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015070

Condition: Good


Small quarto, frontispiece map, pp lii, 214, endpapers a little foxed and blotched, otherwise clean internally, pages bruised at the lower and upper inner corners near the spine, original cloth-backed boards, slightly worn and soiled, spine slightly torn at the head. VERY SCARCE. [Bigsby was an English physician who became known for his work on geology, an interest developed while on military service in Lower and Upper Canada, during 1818 to 1826. He was a member of the American Philosophical Society. In 1850, he published a lively book, The Shoe and Canoe, recounting his life and travels in... View more info

Quaternary Paleoclimatology : Methods of Paleoclimatic Reconstruction

By: Bradley, Raymond S.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Boston & London, Allen & Unwin: 1985

Seller ID: 005521

ISBN: 0045510687


Text illustrations, large 8vo, pp xviii, 472, paperback, the very slightest of markings to the lower cover, but a good sound copy. View more info

Image for The Geology, Archaeology and Fossil Mammals of the Cornelia Beds, O.F.S.

The Geology, Archaeology and Fossil Mammals of the Cornelia Beds, O.F.S.

By: Butzer, Karl W.; Clark, J. Desmond & Cooke, H.B.S.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Die Naskionale Museum, Bloemfintain, 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015263

Condition: Very Good


[Memoir Number 9]. Illustrated, small quarto, pp 84, erratum slip tipped in, very clean internally, blue cloth with very slight signs of use. SCARCE. (edition of 1000 copies only] View more info

Image for Geology of the Indian Sub-continent - Observations on mineralogy, gypsum, mines and mountain formations

Geology of the Indian Sub-continent - Observations on mineralogy, gypsum, mines and mountain formations

By: Calder, James & Herbert, J.D.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Cosmopolitan Book Corporation: 1981

Seller ID: 000583

Condition: Very Good


(Originally published in 1822). Facsimile reprint, octavo, pp vi, 218, very slightly worn, in a slightly used dustwrapper which is lacking a small part of the lower cover. View more info

Image for Teide Volcano : Geology and Eruptions of a Highly Differentiated Oceanic Stratovolcano

Teide Volcano : Geology and Eruptions of a Highly Differentiated Oceanic Stratovolcano

By: Carracedo, Juan Carlos & Troll, Valentin R.

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Heidelberg & New York, Springer: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012100

ISBN: 3642258921

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp xiv, 279, pictorial boards, a very good copy, almost as new. [Teide Volcano has many different meanings: For the Guanche aborigines, who endured several of its eruptions, it was Echeide (Hell). Early navigators had in Teide, a lifesaving widely visible landmark that was towering over the clouds. For the first explorers, Teide was a challenging and dangerous climb, since it was thought that Teide's peak was so high that from its summit the sun was too close and far too hot to survive. Teide was considered the highest mountain in the world at that time and measuring... View more info

Bones of Contention - the Archaeopteryx Scandals.

By: Chambers, Paul

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 2002

Seller ID: 002541

ISBN: 0719560543


Illustrated, 8vo, pp xiv, 270, a very good hardback copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Recent Progress in Irish Geology

By: Charlesworth, J.K.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Belfast, 1972

Seller ID: 008093

Condition: Very Good


Large slim 8vo, pp 38, paperback, the slightest signs of wear. (Special supplement of the Irish Natuturalists' Journal.) Postage will be reduced. View more info

Image for Visions of Mulu - 60 million years in the making

Visions of Mulu - 60 million years in the making

By: Clark, Brian

Price: £49.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2010

Seller ID: 008437

ISBN: 9838121312

Condition: Very Good


Superbly illustrated, large horizontal quarto, pp 161, pictorial laminated covers, the corner of the lower cover is very slightly bruised, otherwise a very good copy. [A beautifully produced coffee table book with extensive colour plate photographs of the wildlife and caves, as well as introductory sections on the history and geology of the park. This is a high quality publication, sanctioned by Sarawak Authorities and largely put together by Brian and Sue Clark of Borsarmulu Park Management. The Mulu Caves Project provided most of the cave photographs, with contributions especially from Robb... View more info