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Hawthorndene, S.A. Investigator Press for Burra Tourist Bureau 1979 0858640325 / 9780858640320 Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Peter Finch 
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 
Price: 11.50 AUD
2 Bawden, Sharman N AUSTRALIAN GEMSTONES A Guide to Collecting Australian Gemstones
Melbourne Budget Books Lloyd O'Neil 1979 0908505116 / 9780908505111 Soft Cover Very Good 
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 
Price: 11.00 AUD
3 Bawden, Sharman N AUSTRALIAN ROCKS AND MINERALS A Guide to Collecting Australian Rocks and Minerals
Melbourne Budget Books Lloyd O'Neil 1979 0908505108 / 9780908505104 Paperback Very Good 
Alphabetical guide with colour illustrations and map. Nice copies. 200gms weight; Australian Nature Guide; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pages 
Price: 14.00 AUD
4 Bickel, Lennard The Deadly Element : the Story of Uranium
London Macmillan 1980 0333241584 / 9780333241585 First Edition Hard Cover Good in Good dust jacket 
312p, index, illustrated. Wear to base of book, owner's name front page. 510gms weight. ; 8vo 
Price: 8.50 AUD
5 Birrell, Robert; Stanley, John; Hill, Doug; Australian Conservation Foundation; Birrell, Robert; Hill, Doug; Stanley, John (Ed) Quarry Australia? : Social and Environmental Perspectives on Managing the Nation's Resources
Oxford University Press 1982 0195543378 / 9780195543377 Soft Cover Very Good 
366p, extensive bibliography. Near new condition.500gms weight; 8vo 
Price: 10.50 AUD
6 Bishop, Graham and Forsyth, Jane VANISHING ICE An Introduction to Glaciers Based on a Study of the Dart Glacier
Dunedin John Mcindoe and New Zealand Geological Survey 1988 0868681032 / 9780868681030 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
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 
Price: 14.50 AUD
7 Brown, Bruce and Morgan, Lane MIRACLE PLANET Based on the Acclaimed Television Series
Sydney Child & Associates 1989 0867772158 / 9780867772159 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
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 
Price: 13.00 AUD
8 Butler, Stuart and Raymond, Robert and Watson-Munro, Charles Uranium on Trial
Sydney Horwitz Group Books 1977 0725503688 / 9780725503680 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
148p, index, charts and diagrams. A contribution to the use of nuclear energy debate. Clean text, looks unread. ; 12mo 
Price: 8.50 AUD
9 Carroll, Brian AUSTRALIA'S MINES AND MINERS An Illustrated History of Australian Mining
Melbourne Macmillan Company of Australia 1977 0333229789 / 9780333229781 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
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 
Price: 17.50 AUD
10 Chugh, Chandar Parkash DIAMOND DRILLING
New Delhi Oxford & Ibh Publishing Co 1971 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Fair dust jacket 
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 
Price: 26.83 AUD
11 Clark, Andrew Pocket Guide to Minerals
London Hamlyn 1990 0600564258 / 9780600564256 Soft Cover Very Good 
126p, index, illustrated in colour with firm plastic folder as covre, ideal for field work and fossicking to identify specimens. ; 12mo 
Price: 7.00 AUD
12 Cobb, John FIORDLAND ... The Incredible Wilderness. the Story of New Zealand's First World Heritage Park
New Zealand Cobb/Horwood Publications in Association With Department of Conservation Fiordland National Park 1987 0908776152 / 9780908776153 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
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 
Price: 14.50 AUD
13 Convey, Tony THE DAYS OF GOLD MINING IN THE TALLANGATTA DISTRICT Photographic Research by Bernard Smith. Forword by Gordon F Craig
[Albury, N.S.W.] The Author 1980 0959464808 / 9780959464801 Paperback Very Good Illustrated by Convey, Sylvia Signed by Author
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 
Price: 16.50 AUD
14 Council, Environment Conservation Box-ironbark forests & woodlands investigation Final Report June 2001
Environment Conservation Council 2001 073118422X / 9780731184224 Paperback Very Good 
Light reading crease to cover. ; 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 vegetation in Central Victoria. Heavy book weighs 1.5kg. ; Charts & Graphs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 296 pages 
Price: 44.50 AUD
15 Dalton, Les THE NUCLEAR ENVIRONMENT A Handbook on Nuclear Power for Schools and the Community. a MAUM/FOE Publication
Melbourne Uranium Book Collective 1983 0909313237 / 9780909313234 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
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 
Price: 26.50 AUD
16 Elliott, Mary (Ed) Ground for Concern : Australia's Uranium and Human Survival
Harmondsworth Penguin 1977 0140044620 / 9780140044621 Paperback Very Good 
Looks unread - excellent condition, 236 p index, argues the case for keeping uranium in the ground in Australia. ; 12mo 
Price: 8.50 AUD
17 Evans, I 0 THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF GEOLOGY With 93 Photographs and 65 Drawings
London Frederick Warne & Company 1971 0723200920 / 9780723200925 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
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 
Price: 11.50 AUD
18 Firestone, Richard And West, Allen And Warwick-Smith, Simon THE CYCLE OF COSMIC CATASTROPHES How a Stone-Age Comet Changed the Course of World Culture
Bear & Company 2006 1591430615 / 9781591430612 Paperback New 
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 
Price: 20.02 AUD
19 Firsoff, V. A. & Firsoff, G. I. The Rockhound's Handbook
UK David & Charles 1975 0715368109 / 9780715368107 Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Firsoff, V a & Firsoff, G I 
210 pages, index. Excellent copy, almost new; 8vo 
Price: 15.00 AUD
Canada Hancock House Publishers 1976 091965469x / 9780919654693 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Dustjacket has chips and wear to corners and edges; Pasted in compliments slip with signature of Jess L Havlick dated March 1977. History of mining in Western Canada where diamond drilling technology became essential to development of mining exploration. 500gms weight ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 200 pages 
Price: 8.50 AUD

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