Geology

Eyewitness Books Crystal & Gem

by Dr. R.F. Symes and Dr. R.R. Harding

Alfred A. Knopf, 1991, First American Edition

hardcover -  64 pages

fairly good condition - cover shows some wear

stunning photographs

our price:   $4.50 plus media mail shipping

Eyewitness Books Rocks & Minerals

by Dr. R.F. Symes and the Staff of the Natural History Museum of London

Alfred A. Knopf, 1988, First American Edition

hardcover -  64 pages

fairly good condition - cover shows some wear

stunning photographs

our price:   $4.50 plus media mail shipping

Rocks and Minerals - Amazing Facts Activity Fun Book

written by Helene Chirinian and Q.L. Pearce

RGA Publishing Group, Inc. , 1986

softcover -  32 pages

fair condition - pages are slightly wrinkled and cover

has some small stains

good reading copy - no markings

our price:   $1.50 plus media mail shipping

The How and Why Wonder Book of Rocks and Minerals

by Nelson W. Hyler

Wonder Books, 1960

vintage softcover -  48 pages

fairly good condition considering age

no writing

our price:   $3.50 plus media mail shipping

The Golden Stamp Book of Rocks and Minerals

by Dr. Paul F. Shaffer

Golden Press, 1958

vintage softcover  - 48 pages

fair condition - cover shows some wear

pages are intact without markings

our price:   $3.50 plus media mail shipping

How To Know the Minerals and Rocks

by Richard M. Pearl

McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1955

antique hardcover -  192 pages

former library book

fair condition - cover shows wear, edges are bumped

spine covering is missing but all pages are

intact and there are no markings

our price:   $3.50 plus media mail shipping

Eyewitness Books Rocks & Minerals

by Dr. R.F. Symes and the Staff of the Natural History Museum of London

Alfred A. Knopf, 1988, First American Edition

hardcover -  64 pages

good condition - stunning photographs

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

Fact Finder - Looking for Fossils

by Dr. David Norman

Crescent Books, 1990

hardcover -  62 pages

very good condition

our price:   $4.95  plus media mail shipping

Crystal & Mineral Collecting

by William B. Sanborn

Sunset Book

Lane Book, first edition, 1960

vintage hardcover -  145 pages

fairly good condition - cover shows some wear

sticker residue inside cover - front endpaper is

slightly wrinkled

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

Golden - A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals

by Charles A. Sorrell

Golden Press, 1973

softcover -  280 pages, excellent resource

out-of-print

very good condition

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

The World of Rocks and Minerals

by Anita Mason

Larousse and Company, 1976

vintage softcover -  106 pages

good condition - no writing, all pages intact

stunning photographs

our price:   $12.50 plus media mail shipping

Simon & Schuster’s Guide to Fossils

by Paolo Arduini and Giorgio Teruzzi

Simon & Schuster, 1986

softcover -  317 pages

fairly good condition - no writing and all

pages are intact but there is a slight wrinkling

effect throughout the book that appears to have

been cause by possible exposure to moisture

stunning photographs and good reading copy

our price:   $2.95 plus media mail shipping

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Minerals

Consultant Editor Dralan Woolley

Gallery Books, 1990

hardcover - 192 pages

good condition -

beautiful photographs

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

The Question and Answer Book of Rocks

A Golden Adventure Book

by Eva Knox Evans

vintage softcover -

Golden Press, 1963

fairly good condition - first page has some writing

in pencil and name of former owner
our price:   $3.50 plus media mail shipping

 

A Color Guide to Familiar Minerals and Rocks

Over 120 Illustrations

by Dr. Jiri Kourimsky

Octopus Books Limited, 1975

hardcover - 191 pages

interior of book - good condition

dustjacket shows wear

all interior pages are intact and without markings

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

Geology - A Golden Guide

by Frank H.T. Rhodes

Golden Press, 1972

160 pages - collector’s item

vintage hardcover - excellent condition

tight, sound, unmarked copy

$15.95 plus media mail shipping

All About Our Changing Rocks

by Anne Terry White

Random House, 1955

vintage hardcover - good condition, 142 pages

no dustjacket - back cover has streak marks

gift inscription on back of front endpage

tight, sound, unmarked copy

$8.95 plus media mail shipping

Environmental Geology - Sixth Edition

by Carla W. Montgomery

McGraw Hill, 2003

softcover - like new condition

back cover has small crease

no writing or highlighting

all pages are intact

554 pages

$14.95 plus media mail shipping

An Observer’s Guide to the Geology of Prince William Sound, Alaska

by Jim Lethcoe

Prince William Sound Books, 1990

softcover, 224 pages 

many photos, maps, and drawings 

good condition

cover shows wear and has a crease as shown in photo

our price:  $14.95 plus media mail shipping

GPAA Claims Club Membership Mining Guide

The Largest Guide for Gold, Gem & Treasure Hunters

Gold Prospectors Association of America, 2007

10.3 x 7.9 x 1.3 inches

paperback

good condition

missing very first index page

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

New England Placer Gold - How and Where To Pan for Gold in New England

by John Hiller

First Edition stated, 1989

hand-drawn maps

stapled paperback, 80 pages

good condition, some highlighting

cover is slightly soiled

our price:   $18.50 plus media mail shipping

Yankee Placer Gold - How and Where To Pan for Gold in New England

by John Hiller

First Edition stated, 199, out of print, limited availability

This second book on gold prospecting in new England streams is a continuation of New England Placer Gold described above.

This book gives details on the use of gold sluices and power equipment, and it updates the legal side of prospecting in New England. The maps and related text are new.

SIGNED BY AUTHOR

hand-drawn maps

stapled paperback, 80 pages

good condition, some underlining and has a crease

cover is slightly soiled

our price:   $24.50 plus media mail shipping

Advanced Nugget Hunting with the Fisher Gold Bug Metal Detector

by Pieter Heydelaar and David Johnson

Fisher Research Laboratory, 1988

stapled paperback, 44 pages

good condition, some highlighting and underlining

out of print - limited availability

cover shows wear

our price:   $18.50 plus media mail shipping

Electronic Prospecting - Gold and Silver...

Instant Riches - Learn how to find gold and silver veins, pockets, and nuggets using easy electronic metal detector methods.

by Charles Garrett and Roy Lagal

Revised International Version

Ram Publishing Company, 1985

82 pages, some underlining and notes

cover has a crease and shows slight wear

our price:   $11.50 plus media mail shipping

e.guides   Rocks and Minerals

The book that safely connects you to the world’s best websites

written by John Farndon

DK and Google, hardcover -  like new condition,

96 pages - stunning photos

First American Edition stated, 2005

$5.95 plus media mail shipping

Lost Bonanzas of Western Canada - Volume II

11 True Stories of Lost Mines, Outlaw Loot and Buried or Sunken Treasure from British Columbia and the Yukon

by Garnet Basque

softcover - 144 pages

Heritage House, 2003

NEW BOOK!!! 

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Fossils - Eyewitness Handbooks

The visual guide to more than 500 species of fossils

from around the world

by Cyril Walker and David Ward

Dorling Kindersley, Inc., 1992

First American Edition stated

softcover,  320 pages, intact

excellent condition - no markings

amazing photos by Colin Keates

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

Geology - An Introduction - Second Edition

by Robert L. Bates, Walter C. Sweet,

Russell O. Utgard

D.C. Heath and Company, 1973

vintage hardcover, good condition

cover is slightly bumped along bottom edge

541 pages

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Inaccessible Earth

by G.C. Brown and A.E. Mussett

George Allen & Unwin, 1981

vintage softcover, good condition

239 pages

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

Rockhounding in Eastern New York State and Nearby New England - Fourth Edition

Maps to Rock, Mineral and Fossil Locations in Albany, Essex, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Ostego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schoharie, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington and Westchester Counties Plus Locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont

by Dan and Carolyn Zabriskie

published by Many Facets, 1994

softcover, good condition

110 pages

our price:   $19.95 plus media mail shipping

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Mary Anning and the Sea Dragon

by Jeannine Atkins

(children’s book of the story of a girl in England who found the first sea reptile fossil)

pictures by Michael Dooling

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999

hardcover, 32 pages

former library book with library markings

gift inscription on title page

very good condition - crisp and unmarked pages

our price:   $3.50  plus media mail shipping


Color Treasury of Crystals

Symmetry in the Mineral Kingdom

with an Introduction by Vincenzo De Michele

Crescent Books, Orbis Publishing Limited, revised edition, 1973

vintage hardcover, 64 pages

good condition - pages are intact and without markings

beautiful color photos

our price:   $6.95  plus media mail shipping

Color Treasury of Gems and Jewels

Uncut Stones and Objets D’art

with an Introduction by Henri-Jean Schubnel

Crescent Books, Orbis Publishing Limited, revised edition, 1971

vintage hardcover, 64 pages

good condition - pages are intact and without markings

beautiful color photos

our price:   $6.95  plus media mail shipping

The Book of Stones - Who They Are & What They Teach

by Robert Simmons & Naisha Ahsian

with contributions by Hazel Raven

Heaven & Earth Publishing, LLC

First Paperback Edition, 2005

softcover, 427  pages

very good condition - pages are intact and without markings

beautiful color photos

our price:   $14.95  plus media mail shipping

The Geology of New Hampshire’s White Mountains

by J. Dykstra Eusden, Woodrow B. Thompson, Brian K. Fowler, P. Thom Davis, Wallace A. Bithner, Richard A. Boisvert, John W, Creasy

Durand Press, 2013

softcover, like new condition, no marks or notes -

great illustrations - excellent teaching resource

all pages are clean and intact  -   176 pages -

our price:   $34.95 plus media mail shipping

Celebrated American Caves

edited by Charles E. Mohr and

Howard N. Sloane

Rutgers University Press, 1955

vintage hardcover, good condition

former library book with usual library markings

339 pages

no dustjacket

our price:   $14.95 plus media mail shipping

Maine Geological Survey

Robert G. Doyle, State Geologist

Late Pleistocene Changes of Sea Level in Southwestern Maine

by Arthur L. Bloom

Cornell University Department of Geology

Department of Economic Development

Augusta, Maine 1960

vintage plastic comb softcover, 143 pages

interior pages - very good condition

cover has stains

our price:   $16.95 plus media mail shipping

The Geology of New Hampshire’s White Mountains

by J. Dykstra Eusden, Woodrow B. Thompson, Brian K. Fowler, P. Thom Davis, Wallace A. Bithner, Richard A. Boisvert, John W, Creasy

Durand Press, 2013

softcover, like new condition, no marks or notes -

great illustrations - excellent teaching resource

all pages are clean and intact  -   176 pages -

our price:   $34.95 plus media mail shipping

Roadside Geology of New York

by Bradford B. Van Diver

Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1994

softcover, 411 pages

interior pages - like new condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Roadside Geology of Vermont & New Hampshire

by Bradford B. Van Diver

Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1995

softcover, 230 pages

interior pages - like new condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Roadside Geology of Pennsylvania

by Bradford B. Van Diver

Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1993

softcover, 352 pages

interior pages - like new condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Roadside Geology of Maine

by D.W. Caldwell

Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1998

softcover, 317 pages

interior pages - good condition

signed by author

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Geology of Our Romantic Niagara

by A.J. Tiplin

Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation, 1990

softcover, 216 pages

interior pages - very good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Next Bend in the River - Gold Mining in Maine

by C.J. Stevens

John Wade Publisher   -  199softcover, 183 pages

interior pages - like condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

The Geology of Acadia National Park

by Carleton A. Chapman

Chatham Press, 1970

vintage softcover, 128 pages

good condition considering age of book

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Maine Mining Adventures

by C.J. Stevens

John Wade Publisher   -  1994

First Edition

softcover, 209 pages

interior pages - like condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Glaciers & Granite - A Guide to Maine’s

Landscape & Geology

by David L. Kendall

Down East Books, 1987

softcover, 240 pages

interior pages - very good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Eyewitness Books Gem Stones

by Cally Hall

Dorling Kindersley, 1994 , First American Edition

softcover -  160 pages

excellent condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Oil on Their Shoes - Petroleum Geology to 1918

by Ellen Sue Blakey

published by The American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1985

hardcover, 192 pages

excellent condition

our price:   $14.95 plus media mail shipping

To The Waters And The Wild

Petroleum Geology 1918 to 1941

published by The American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1985

hardcover, 207 pages

interior pages - very good condition

dustjacket has slight wear

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Rocks and Minerals

A Golden Guide

A Guide to Familiar Minerals, Gems, Ores and Rocks

by Herbert S. Zim

Paul R. Shaffer

Golden Press, 1957

vintage softcover, 160 pages

interior pages - very good condition

our price:   $7.95 plus media mail shipping

A Guide to Field Identification

Minerals of the World

by Charles A. Sorrell

Golden Press, 1973

softcover -  280 pages, excellent resource

out-of-print

very good condition

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

Scenes of the Plateau Lands and How They

Came to Be

by Wm. Lee Stokes

Professor of Geology - University of Utah

staplebound softcover -  66 pages,

Publishers Press, third edition, 1973

very good condition

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

An Illustrated Guide to Fossil Collecting

Third Revised Edition

by Richard Casanova and Ronald P. Ratkevich

Naturegraph Publishers, 1993

softcover -  240  pages

front cover is creased, book shows wear

some pages have moisture markings

our price:   $3.50 plus media mail shipping

National Audubon Society Field Guide to

North American Rocks and Minerals

by Charles W. Chesterman

Alfred A. Knopf,  1995

softcover -  854  pages

very good condition

our price:   $11.95 plus media mail shipping

Rocks and Minerals

A Golden Guide

A Guide to Familiar Minerals, Gems, Ores and

Rocks

by Herbert S. Zim

Paul R. Shaffer

Golden Press, 1957

vintage softcover, 160 pages

interior pages - very good condition

our price:   $7.95 plus media mail shipping

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Successful Nugget Hunting - Volume I

Where to find gold nuggets in Australia,

Southern California & Southwestern Arizona

A Metal Detecting Handbook & Field Guide

by Pieter Heydelaar

1991

plastic comb softcover, 110 pages

cover has labels covering writing and a few pages

have underlining

our price:   $13.95 plus media mail shipping

Fee Mining Adventures and Rock Hunting

Expeditions in the U.S.

by James Martin Monaco &

Jeanette Hathaway Monaco

Gem Guide Books Co., 1997

softcover, 135 pages

good condition

our price:   $11.95 plus media mail shipping

Simply Crystals

by Cass & Janie Jackson

Sterling, 2006

softcover, 160 pages

good condition

our price:   $7.95 plus media mail shipping

Stone Wall Secrets Teacher’s Guide

Exploring Geology in the Classroom

by Ruth Deike

Tilbury House Publishers, 1998

softcover, 90 pages

good condition

our price:   $7.95 plus media mail shipping

A Field Guide to Rock Art Symbols

of the Greater Southwest

by Alex Patterson

Johnson Books: 1992

softcover, 256 pages

good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Rocks & Minerals

MacMillan Field Guides

by Pat Bell and David Wright

Collier Books, 1985

vintage softcover, 192 pages

good condition - interior pages

cover has some light creases

our price:   $7.95 plus media mail shipping

Peterson First Guides -Rocks and Minerals

The concise field guide to more than 250 common gems, ores, and other rocks and mineals

by Frederick H. Pough

Houghton Mifflin Company, 1991

softcover,  128 pages

great color illustrations

good condition

our price:   $5.95 plus media mail shipping

Rocks & Fossils

by Margaret Hynes

Kingfisher Knowledge, 2006

hardcover,  64 pages

good condition

our price:   $4.50 plus media mail shipping

Mineral Guide to New England

by Philip Morrill and A Lot of Other People

How - What - Where

Maps - 1st Edition, 1963

former library book

vintage softcover, 41 pages

cover is in worn condition

interior pages - good condition

our price:   $19.95 plus media mail shipping

Coast to Coast Gem Atlas

Revised Fifth Edition

Maps and Text by H. Cyril Johnson and

Robert N. Johnson

published by Cy Johnson & Son, 1987

vintage softcover, 60 pages

very good condition

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

National Audubon Society Field Guide to

North American Rocks and Minerals

by Charles W. Chesterman

Alfred A. Knopf,  1978

softcover -  854  pages

very good condition

our price:   $11.95 plus media mail shipping

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The Art of Gem Cutting

by Dr. H.C. Dake and Richard M. Pearl

Third Edition - 1945

Mineralogist Publishing Company, 1945

softcover -  128 pages

cover has a crease

title page is stained - rest of pages are in good

condition considering age of book

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

Dictionary of Geological Terms - Third Edition

Prepared by the American Geological Institute

edited by Robert L. Bates and Julia A. Jackson

Anchor Books, 1984

vintage softcover -  571 pages

very good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Rocks and Minerals

A Golden Guide

A Guide to Familiar Minerals, Gems, Ores and Rocks

by Herbert S. Zim

Paul R. Shaffer

Golden Press, 1957

vintage softcover, 160 pages

interior pages - good condition

cover shows light wear

our price:   $7.95 plus media mail shipping

Rocks and Minerals

DK Pockets

written by Sue Fuller

DK, First American Edition, 1995

softcover, 160 pages

interior pages - good condition

our price:   $4.50 plus media mail shipping

Rocks and Rock Collecting

by Eva Knox Evans

Golden Press, 1970

vintage hardcover, 80 pages

interior pages - good condition

cover shows wear with name of former owner

our price:   $4.50 plus media mail shipping

Roadside Geology of Alaska

by  Cathy Connor & Daniel O’Haire

Mountain Press Publishing Company, 2001

softcover, 250 pages

interior pages - good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

A Field Manual for the Amateur Geologist

Tools and Activities for Exploring Our Planet

A companion and guide for rock and fossil

collectors, naturalists, and travelers

by Alan M. Cvancara

Prentice-Hall, 1985

vintage softcover, 257 pages

good condition - some very light toning on outer edge of pages

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Roadside Geology of Washington

by David D. Alt and Donald W. Hyndman

Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1992

softcover, 288 pages

interior pages - very good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping