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  • The Jeweler's Directory of Gemstones by Judith Crowe
    The Jeweler's Directory of Gemstones (English, Paperback) Judith Crowe

    A well-illustrated reference for anyone needing to make accurate judgements about gemstones, including sources and grading, settings, cutting and faceting, gemstone groups, appraising, spotting synthetics and fakes and much more.

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  • Fossils by David Ward
    Fossils (Paperback) David Ward

    A guide to fossils. Featuring more than 1,000 photographs of over 500 species, it enables you to recognize species instantly. It offers coverage ranging from what a fossil is, how they are classified to how to start a collection. It is suitable for fossil lovers, as well as for collectors.

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  • Early Humans by Nicholas Ashton
    Early Humans (Paperback) Nicholas Ashton

    Our understanding of the British Palaeolithic and Mesolithic has changed dramatically over the last three decades, and yet not since H. J. Fleure's A Natural History of Man in Britain (1951) has the New Naturalist Library included a volume focused on the study of early humans and their environment.

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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.

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  • Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals by DK
    Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals (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.

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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...

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

    An accessible and informative guide to 300 minerals and gemstones, from simple sandstones to diamond, jade, and sanidine....

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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.

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  • Gemstone & Crystal Properties by Jennifer Billock
    Gemstone & Crystal Properties (English, Poster) Jennifer Billock

    Identify 135 of the most sought after and popular gemstones, minerals and crystals through photos and descriptions of color variety, luster and transparency range. Scientific and metaphysical properties of each gemstone plus significant meanings or historical uses, or how it is formed....

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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

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  • Weird Dinosaurs by John Pickrell
    Weird Dinosaurs (English, Hardback) John Pickrell

    Weird Dinosaurs examines the latest breakthroughs and new technologies radically transforming our understanding of the distant past. Pickrell opens a vivid portal to a brand new age of fossil discovery, in which fossil hunters are routinely redefining what we know and how we think about prehistory's most iconic and fascinating creatures.

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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.

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  • Gems of the World by Cally Oldershaw
    Gems of the World (English, Paperback) Cally Oldershaw

    "Lavishly illustrated, Gems of the World is intended for anyone who has ever been fascinated by crystals, jewelry, and gems, from general readers to seasoned professionals. It is a fine addition to general collections." --Booklist, on the previous edition ...

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  • Early Humans by Nicholas Ashton
    Early Humans (Hardback) Nicholas Ashton

    Our understanding of the British Palaeolithic and Mesolithic has changed dramatically over the last three decades, and yet not since H. J. Fleure's A Natural History of Man in Britain (1951) has the New Naturalist Library included a volume focused on the study of early humans and their environment.

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  • Limestone Country
    Limestone Country (English, Hardback)

    A book about farming, wildlife, culture and the personal experience of living in limestone country.

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  • Dinosaurs by Dr Darren Naish
    Dinosaurs (English, Hardback) Dr Darren Naish, Paul Barrett

    Dinosaurs are one of the most spectacular groups of animals that have ever existed. Many were fantastic, bizarre creatures that still capture our imagination: the super-predator Tyrannosaurus, the plate-backed Stegosaurus, and the long-necked, long-tailed Diplodocus. Dinosaurs: The Ultimate Guide to How They Lived taps into our enduring interest in dinosaurs, shedding new light on different...

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  • The Big Cats and Their Fossil Relatives by Mauricio Anton
    The Big Cats and Their Fossil Relatives (English, Paperback) Mauricio Anton, Alan Turner

    This text chronicles millions of years of evolution, linking extinct larger feline species with those still living, including lions, tigers, cougars, and cheetahs. It explains how living species and fossil remains make possible the reconstruction of the cat's social and predatory behaviour.

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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.

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  • Legendary Gems by Eric Bruton
    Legendary Gems (English, Paperback) Eric Bruton

    This absorbing and often astonishing history of legendary gems is told with style and wit by expert gemmologist Eric Bruton. Prospecting and mining details, plus the inside (and sometimes sordid) stories of how enormous stones were cut and dispersed in great secrecy, make this book a 'must' read for the gemmologist and jeweller.

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

    Translation of: Edelsteine und Schmucksteine.

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