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Rocks, minerals & fossils

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Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils

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Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils...

Lydia Pyne (University of Texas of Austin USA)

Classical history & classical civilisation; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

An irresistible journey of discovery, science, history, and myth making, told through the lives and afterlives of seven famous... [more]

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Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life

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Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life...

Brenda Maddox

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Geology & the lithosphere; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 <br /><br /> A rich and exuberant... [more]

$19.99

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Discovering the Mammoth: A Tale of Giants, Unicorns, Ivory, and the Birth of a New Science

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Discovering the Mammoth: A Tale of Giants, Unicorns, Ivory, and the Birth...

John J. McKay

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

The fascinating saga of solving the mystery of this ancient animal who once roamed the north country - and has captivated... [more]

$23.95

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The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy

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The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate...

Paige Williams

True crime; True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

New Yorker magazine staff writer Paige Williams delves into the riveting and perilous world of fossil collectors in this true... [more]

$32.99

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The Pebbles on the Beach

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The Pebbles on the Beach

Clarence Ellis

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest; Rocks, minerals & fossils; Travel & holiday guides; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA)

Paperback

Understanding the humble pebble makes a trip to the beach, lake-side or river bank simply that little bit more fascinating.<br... [more]

$24.99

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Spying on Whales: The Past, Present and Future of the World's Largest Animals

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Spying on Whales: The Past, Present and Future of the World's Largest Animals...

Nicholas Pyenson

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Wildlife: aquatic creatures; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

Whales are among the largest, most intelligent, deepest diving species to have ever lived on our planet. We have hunted them... [more]

$32.99

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Dinosaurs: A Journey to the Lost Kingdom

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Dinosaurs: A Journey to the Lost Kingdom

Christine Argot, Luc Vives

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

Blending history and fantasy, science and art, the story of how dinosaurs were discovered and reimagined comes to... [more]

$45.00

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Darwin's Fossils: Discoveries that Shaped the Theory of Evolution

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Darwin's Fossils: Discoveries that Shaped the Theory of Evolution

Adrian Lister

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

Explore Darwin's pioneering work on fossils in this richly illustrated book. [more]

$29.95

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The Illustrated Guide to Rocks & Minerals: How to find, identify and collect the world's most fascinating specimens, with over 800 detailed photographs

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The Illustrated Guide to Rocks & Minerals: How to find, identify and collect...

John Farndon

Mathematics & Sciences; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

The ultimate visual encyclopedia of rocks and minerals, including a detailed directory of 300 specimens. [more]

$44.95

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Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life

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Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life...

Brenda Maddox

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Geology & the lithosphere; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

A rich and exuberant group biography of the first geologists, the people who were first to excavate from the layers of the... [more]

$29.99

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Silver: Nature and Culture

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Silver: Nature and Culture

Lindsay Shen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Antiques & collectables: gold & silver (other than jewellery); Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

This book features many glistening illustrations of silver in nature and art, jewellery, film, advertising and popular culture,... [more]

$34.99

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Geological Structures: An Introductory Field Guide

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Geological Structures: An Introductory Field Guide

Chris Pellant, Helen Pellant

Mathematics & Sciences; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

This easy to use, highly informative photographic field guide brings rock structures and their associated landforms to a wide... [more]

$24.99

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Rocks Minerals and Fossils

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Rocks Minerals and Fossils

Neil Curtis

Rocks, minerals & fossils; Children's & Educational

Paperback

From how rocks and minerals are made, to the best places to search for long-lost fossils, this book is a vibrant visual guide... [more]

$19.95

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Gold: Nature and Culture

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Gold: Nature and Culture

Rebecca Zorach, Michael W. Phillips, Jr.

Mathematics & Sciences; Economic geology; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

A lively, critical account of this 'noblest' of metals, examining the scientific and cultural history of gold. [more]

$34.99

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A History of Life in 100 Fossils

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A History of Life in 100 Fossils

Paul D. Taylor, Aaron O'Dea

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

This is the epic story of life on Earth, uniquely retold through some of the most significant fossils ever found. The book... [more]

$29.99

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Dinosaur Fossils

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Dinosaur Fossils

Natalie Hyde

Rocks, minerals & fossils; Children's & Educational

Paperback

This intriguing new title invites students to walk with the dinosaurs, learning about what they looked like, what they ate,... [more]

$15.95

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Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals: The World in Your Hands

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Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals: The World in Your Hands

DK

Mathematics & Sciences; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

A guide that reveals intricate details and characteristics of the rocks and minerals. It offers introduction on identifying... [more]

$24.99

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The Planet in a Pebble: A journey into Earth's deep history

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The Planet in a Pebble: A journey into Earth's deep history

Jan Zalasiewicz (Professor of Palaeobiology, University of Leicester)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

In this narrative of the Earth's long and dramatic history, Jan Zalasiewicz shows how many events in the Earth's ancient past... [more]

$19.95

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Gemstones and Minerals of Australia

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Gemstones and Minerals of Australia

Lin Sutherland, Gayle Sutherland

Mathematics & Sciences; Mineralogy & gems; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

This guide describes Australia's common minerals and gems, some rarities and the odd curiosity and will enable collectors... [more]

$24.99

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The World of Dinosaurs: An Illustrated Tour

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The World of Dinosaurs: An Illustrated Tour

Mark A Norell

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

Dinosaurs have held sway over our imaginations since the discovery of their bones first shocked the world in the nineteenth... [more]

$58.95

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Diamonds: An Early History of the King of Gems

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Diamonds: An Early History of the King of Gems

Jack Ogden

Mathematics & Sciences; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

A lavishly illustrated, in-depth early history covering two thousand years of diamond jewelry and commerce, from the Indian... [more]

$79.99

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Jewel: A Celebration of Earth's Treasures

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Jewel: A Celebration of Earth's Treasures

DK

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

Celebrate the most dazzling jewels on Earth with Jewel, the most glamorous guide to jewellery, gems, and minerals. With a... [more]

$59.99

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Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals: Identification, Values and Lapidary Uses

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Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals: Identification, Values and Lapidary...

Patti Polk

Mathematics & Sciences; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

Designed with beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information for advanced enthusiasts, the new edition... [more]

$34.95

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The Secrets of Sand: A Journey into the Amazing Microscopic World of Sand

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The Secrets of Sand: A Journey into the Amazing Microscopic World of Sand...

Gary Greenberg, Carol Kiely, Kate Clover

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

Deep-focus microscope photography, x-ray images, and high-resolution scanning electron microscopy reveal the geological secrets... [more]

$32.99

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Extinction and Evolution: What Fossils Reveal About the History of Life

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Extinction and Evolution: What Fossils Reveal About the History of Life...

Niles Eldredge

Mathematics & Sciences; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

An illustrated account of the work and discoveries of Niles Etheridge, one of the world's most renowned paleontologists whose... [more]

$49.99

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