Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils books

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  • Dinosaurs by Darren Naish
    Dinosaurs (English, Paperback) Darren Naish, Paul M. Barrett

    A fully-revised state-of-the-art guide to dinosaur biology, revealing the latest findings about their anatomy, behaviour, evolution, diversity and lifestyle.

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  • Reading the Rocks by Brenda Maddox
    Reading the Rocks (English, Paperback) Brenda Maddox

    A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017...

    $12.91 $14.04
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  • Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals by Patti Polk
    Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals (English, Paperback) Patti Polk

    Designed with beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information for advanced enthusiasts, the new edition of Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals takes you from being simply someone who enjoys rocks to a knowledgeable collector all in one easy-to-use and dazzlingly colorful guide.

    $15.81 $19.99
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  • Rocks & Minerals of Washington and Oregon by Dan R. Lynch
    Rocks & Minerals of Washington and Oregon (English, Paperback) Dan R. Lynch, Bob Lynch

    A field guide to rocks and minerals of Washington and Oregon, featuring photos and details needed for identifying and collecting.

    $12.69 $14.95
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  • Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals by DK
    Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals (English, Paperback) DK

    A guide that reveals intricate details and characteristics of the rocks and minerals. It offers introduction on identifying and classifying minerals and sections on each type of rock and mineral.

    $14.55 $16.75
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  • Gemstones by Cally Hall
    Gemstones (English, Paperback) Cally Hall

    A guide to gemstones. Ranging from Amber to Rubellite, it lets you discover over 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, organic gemstones and precious metals. It covers from what a gemstone is and where they occur to the natural properties they have and how they have been fashioned and imitated through the ages. It is suitable for gemstone lovers.

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  • Minerals and Gemstones by Wendy Kirk
    Minerals and Gemstones (English, Paperback) Wendy Kirk

    With 300 entries, Minerals and Gemstones includes an colour photograph, and a key information table including specifications such as the colour, lustre, streak, hardness, specific gravity, cleavage, habit and crystal system for each type of mineral and gemstone featured.

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  • Diamonds by Jack Ogden
    Diamonds (English, Hardback) Jack Ogden

    A lavishly illustrated, in-depth early history covering two thousand years of diamond jewelry and commerce, from the Indian mines to European merchants, courts, and workshops

    $37.41 $40.00
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  • Dinosaurus by Steve Parker
    Dinosaurus (English, Paperback) Steve Parker

    The complete guide to dinosaurs describing in detail and in stunning illustrations what they looked like, what they ate and how they fought, lived and died.

    $22.83 $29.95
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  • Birds of Stone by Luis M. Chiappe
    Birds of Stone (English, Hardback) Luis M. Chiappe, Meng Qingjin

    Anyone interested in the history of life-from paleontologists to inquisitive birders-will find Birds of Stone an irresistible feast for the eyes and mind.

    $64.83 $85.00
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  • The Pebbles on the Beach by Clarence Ellis
    The Pebbles on the Beach (English, Paperback) Clarence Ellis

    Understanding the humble pebble makes a trip to the beach, lake-side or river bank simply that little bit more fascinating. A handy illustrated guide to identifying pebbles is included on the reverse of this book jacket

    $10.61 $12.76
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  • British Cenozoic Fossils by Natural History Museum
    British Cenozoic Fossils (English, Paperback) Natural History Museum

    The Cenozoic era began about 70 million years ago and still continues. In British Cenozoic Fossils 354 species from this period are classified and illustrated with accurate line drawings. This new edition has been fully revised and updated, reflecting advances in our undcerstanding of the fossil record over the past years.

    $15.79 $23.95
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  • Gemstones of the World by Walter Schumann
    Gemstones of the World (English, Hardback) Walter Schumann

    Translation of: Edelsteine und Schmucksteine.

    $19.96 $24.95
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  • The Natural History Book by DK
    The Natural History Book (English, Hardback) DK

    A guide to the Earth's natural wonders, covering over 5,000 species. It offers a survey of the Earth's natural history. From granites to grape vines, from microbes to mammals, it introduces and explains each geological and biological grouping in an informative way.

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  • Dinosaurs by Christine Argot
    Dinosaurs (English, Hardback) Christine Argot, Luc Vives

    Blending history and fantasy, science and art, the story of how dinosaurs were discovered and reimagined comes to life through splendid illustrations in this handsome slipcased volume....

    $28.45 $35.00
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  • The Story of Life in 25 Fossils by Donald R. Prothero
    The Story of Life in 25 Fossils (English, Hardback) Donald R. Prothero

    Every fossil tells a story. Best-selling paleontology author Donald R. Prothero describes twenty-five famous fossils in a gripping scientific history. Recounting the adventures behind the discovery of these objects and interpreting their significance within the larger fossil record, Prothero creates a riveting history of life on our planet.

    $24.61 $35.00
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  • Silver by Lindsay Shen
    Silver (English, Paperback) Lindsay Shen

    This book features many glistening illustrations of silver in nature and art, jewellery, film, advertising and popular culture, this is a superb overview of a metal both precious and useful, with a rich and eventful history.

    $16.48 $24.95
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  • Clays in the Critical Zone by Paul A. Schroeder
    Clays in the Critical Zone (English, Hardback) Paul A. Schroeder

    A review of clay science in the context of the Critical Zone - the Earth's permeable near-surface layer. With information on clays and clay minerals related to geological, biological and material sciences in the Critical Zone, the book is well suited for graduate students and researchers interested in clay science, and environmental and soil mineralogy.

    $58.64 $64.99
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  • Reading the Rocks by Brenda Maddox
    Reading the Rocks (Hardback) Brenda Maddox

    A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR 2017...

    $23.29 $25.55
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  • Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods by Kevin Padian
    Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods (English, Hardback) Kevin Padian

    The microscopic examination of fossilized bone tissue is a sophisticated and increasingly important analytical tool for understanding the life history of ancient organisms. This book provides an essential primer and manual for using fossil bone histology to investigate the biology of extinct tetrapods.

    $64.84 $85.00
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