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THE EARTH
Written by Richard Fortey.
Stock no. 1821939
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

An Intimate History. Cloth spine with pictorial boards. A new introduction by the author. Colour photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed and has a minor knock to one open vertical edge.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF ROCKS AND MINERALS
Written by Frances Atkinson; Richard Atkinson.
Stock no. 2134660
Published by Frederick Warne (Publishers) Ltd.. 1st 1979. Almost very good condition.

Observers series No. 80. Laminate boards. Small format. Includes descriptions of 72 mineral varieties and 52 rock types, found throughout the world. 58 colour and 7 b/w photographs. Numerous line illustrations. ISBN: 0723215782. Uneven fading/browning to covers. Stain to base of spine/bottom of front cover. Bumping. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges.

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MARCHES (NN 118)
Written by Andrew Allott.
Stock no. 1821657
Published by Collins. 1st 2011. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

No. 118 in New Naturalist Series. A complete natural history of the area, covering the hills, fossils, ice ages, meres, mosses, forests, streams and rivers, whilst also focusing on man's impact on the region, the changing wildlife, the impact of agriculture and the consequences of past and present industrial activity. Green cloth gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007248162. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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SCOTLAND (NN 119)
Written by Peter Friend.
Stock no. 1821652
Published by Collins. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

No. 119 in New Naturalist Series. Green cloth gilt title to spine. Colour photos. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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THE EARTH'S DYNAMIC SYSTEMS
Written by W. Kenneth Hamblin.
Stock no. 1320366
Published by Macmillan Publishing Co.. 1989. Very good condition.

A Textbook In Physical Geology. Focusing on the two major energy systems that make the earth a dynamic planet - the Hydrologic system and the tectonic system. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. 576 pages includes index. photos. 5th edition, revised. ISBN: 002349381X. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Contents clean.

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THE EARTH
Written by Richard Fortey.
Stock no. 1320134
Published by Folio Society. 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

An Intimate History. Cloth spine with pictorial boards. A new introduction by the author. Colour photos. Minimal rubbing to corners. Light fingermark to lower margin of copyright page. Some scuffing to edges of brown publisher's slipcase and some light grubby fingermarks to one edge of the opening.

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ROBERT DICK GEOLOGIST & BOTANIST
Written by Samuel Smiles.
Stock no. 1820167
Published by John Murray. 1st 1878. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. Portrait frontis of Dick plus numerous b/w engravings. Cr 8vo. 432pp plus index. Edges of boards lightly rubbed. Front pastedown marked where a bookplate once was. Some hinges pulled. Some scattered foxing to contents.

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THE GEOLOGY OF IRELAND: AN INTRODUCTION
Written by Charlesworth. J.K..
Stock no. 1819827
Published by Oliver and Boyd. 1966. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos, illustrations and maps. Ex-Lib with surface paper loss to free front endpaper from ticket removal. Library stamps to both sides of title page. Tape marks to top of boards and dustwrapper. Foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper lightly browned.

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A CLASSIFIED INDEX TO THE TRANSACTIONS, PROCEEDINGS, AND QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON
Written by G. Wareing Ormerod.
Stock no. 1819484
Published by Taylor & Francis. 1st 1858. Almost very good condition.

Including all the memoirs and notices to the end of 1855. Cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind decoration to boards. vi and 149 pages. Spine faded, boards marked. Dedication from 'the author' to front pastedown. Tear to lower edge of front joint. Rear endpaper is creased. Last blank page has lower corner torn away. Top corner crease to contents. A few small scattered foxspots.

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GEOLOGIA NORVEGICA
Written by Michael Peterson Escholt; Daniel Collins.
Stock no. 1819465
Published by Trondheim. 1st thus 1963. Fine condition.

Or, a brief instructive remembrancer, concerning that very great and spacious Earthquake, which happened almost quite through the South parts of Norvvay: Upon the 24th day of April, in the year 1657. Facsimile of the 1663 publication, printed in 1000 numbered copies. Brown pictorial cloth boards. 93 pages. Originally written in the Danish Tongue by Escholt, this is the English edition translated by Collins. Numbered 18 of 1000.

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MEN AND DINOSAURS
Written by Edwin H. Colbert.
Stock no. 2133153
Published by Penguin. 1st thus 1971. Almost very good condition.

Telling the story of the men involved in the gradual reconstruction of the dinosaur. Pictorial card wraps. 310 pages includes index. A Pelican Book. SIGNED by author on half-title page. Covers rubbed at edges. Contents browned.

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EXTINCT MONSTERS
Written by H.N. Hutchinson. Illustrated by J. Smit; et al..
Stock no. 2133150
Published by Chapman & Dodd Ltd.. 1st 1892. Almost very good condition.

A Popular Account of Some of the Larger Forms of Ancient Animal Life. Describing the lost creations of the old world, clothing their dry bones with flesh and suggesting backgrounds such as are indicated by the discoveries of geology. Dark green cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 24 b/w plates and 38 text illustrations. 254 pages includes index. All plates present. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few light marks to covers. Remains of small label on front pastedown. 3 lines of pencil text to half-title and a few pages with pencil annotations. Name in ink to top of title page. Prelims foxed and foxspots to contents mainly to page and plate margins.

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