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"Cold Waves and Frosts in the United States, U.S. Department of Agriculture Weather Bureau Bulletin P"

By: "Garriott, Edward B."

Price: $59.95

Publisher: "Washington, DC", 1906


"Tight, faint age toning of pages, clean, square. Bright blue pebbled cloth with gilt lettering, Rubbed corners and spine ends and edges. Softened spine ends. A few light spots on covers. 22 pages of text + 164 pages of charts (2 to a page) of US showing lines of barometric readings and temperatures plus wind directions summarizing and classifying ""the more important cold waves and frosts that occurred from 1888 to 1902, inclusive."" In addition, a s... View more info

"Rocks, Gems and Minerals: Revised and Updated (A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press)"

By: "Shaffer, Paul R., S., Herbert Zim"

Price: $0.65

Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press,


This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on: Physical and chemical propertiesOrigins and geologic significanceGems and semiprecious stonesHow to find and collect specimensIllustrated in full color throughout, "Rocks, Gems and Minerals" is a gem of a guide for rockhounds and mineral collectors View more info

"The Red Man's Continent (The Chronicles of America Series, Volume I)"

By: "Huntington, Ellsworth"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "New Haven, CT", 1921


"Falls open to center, faint page yellowing, clean, square. Sticker remnants and small chip inside front cover. Faintest of edgewear to covers. Beautiful exterior with navy cloth with elaborate gilt and white designs on cover and spine. ""the author has aimed first to present in readable form the main facts about the geographical environment of American history..."" ""designed for the general reader..."" 183 indexed pages with fold-o... View more info

A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals (Peterson Field Guides)

By: "Pough, Frederick H."

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin (T),

Edition: 4


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Contribution a l'etude des Foraminiferes du Cretace Superior de la Basse-Seine

By: "Goel, Rajendra Kumar"

Price: $39.95

Publisher: "Bordeaux, France", 1962


"Tight, bright, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, tilted. Curled corners. Faint water stains along top edges of plate pages. ""Contribution to the study of Cretaceous Foraminifera Superior Lower Seine"". Text in French. ""Thèses prèsentées a la faculte des sciences de L'Universite de Bordeaux pour obtenir le grade de Docteur es Science Naturelles par Rajendra Kumar Goel M.Sc. Geology (INDE). 257 pages + plates, 10.5 x 8.25"&#3... View more info

controlling erosion on construction sites (AIB347)

By: Soil Conservation Service

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Washington, DC", 1970


"As new except for faintest age soil to exterior. Agricultural Information Bulletin 347. Originally published as part of ""An Outline for Teaching Conservation in Elementary Schools"" but now out of print. 32 page staple-bound booklet. Contents: Principles of erosion and sediment control; erosion and sedimetn control measures; stabilizing cut-and-fill slopes. 10.25x7.75""" View more info

Digital Image Processing of Remotely Sensed Date

By: "Hord, R. Michael"

Price: $38.95

Publisher: NY, 1982

Edition: (1st edition)


"As new - gift quality! ""Notes and Reports in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics #5"" 256 indexed, illustrated pages. ""a practical approach…with emphasis on application examples and algorithms"" to converting the ""hundreds of pictures of the earth"" into ""arrays of numbers for transmission and processing""." View more info

Discovering Earth's Final Frontier: A U.S. Strategy for Ocean Exploration

By: "Mineta, Norman"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Washington, DC", 2000


"READING COPY Tight, bright and clean, but water damage has curled outside edge. Neither stained nor musty. Perfectly readable and otherwise unmarked. ""The Report of the President's Panel on Ocean Exploration. "" Chairman of the Panel: Dr. Marcia McNutt, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. Published by U.S. Department of Commerce/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Secretary. Norman Y. Mineta. 64 pages with occasional illustrations... View more info

Earthquake: Discoveries in Seismology

By: "Leet, L. Don & Florence"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, 1964

Edition: (1st printing)


"As new- gift quality! ""the awesome story of nature's most shattering and destructive force.""" View more info

Electrical Trades: Blueprint Reading and Sketching - Commercial

By: "Fisher, Howard"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Albany, NY", 1957

Edition: (Stated First Edition)


"Tight, bright, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, wear to edges of cover. Blueprints in back pocket, as new but #3 of 11 is missing. Workbook illustrating how to read blueprints and electrical diagrams for commercial spaces. Includes units on installations for a drugstore, bakery, insurance office, doctor's office, beauty salon, and on specific circuits, telephone raceway systems, lighting fixtures, and installing electrical meters. 152 pages, spiral-bound... View more info

Erosion and Sediment Pollution Control

By: "Beasley, Gregory & McCarty"

Price: $94.95

Publisher: "Ames, IA", 1984

Edition: (2nd edition)


"As new - gift quality! Classic reference for those in soil conservation. Excellent for determining erosion factors and soil loss as well as checking the results of computer modeling programs for terrace and water impound structures. 654 indexed, illustrated pages with problems and source list at the end of each chapter. " View more info

Inside Our Earth

By: Arnov & Mindlin

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Indianapolis, IN", 1961


"Ex-library with expected markings. Tight, bright, clean and square but has sticker remnants on lower part of spine and black marker line on bottom of text block and front endpapers. Early pictorial cover, no dust jacket. ""We live on the face of a planet that is almost a complete mystery...many mysteries remain unsolved...One of the greatest is - just what lies inside our planet? Exactly what makes up our world? "" 160 indexed pages including Bibliog... View more info

La Trama de la Vida: Introduccion a la ecologia (Original title: the Web of Life)

By: "Storer, John H."

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1959

Edition: "(tercera reimpresion, 1979)"


"As new - gift quality! ""Del estudio de las relaciones internas que rigen este sistema se ocupa una nueva rama de las ciencias biologicas: la ecologia…"" 134+ pages illustrated with captioned, black and white photos.Text in Spanish." View more info

Let's Look at Some Rocks (circular No. 5)

By: "Wayne, William J."

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Bloomington, IN", 1958

Edition: (1st edition)


"As new except for light age soil to exterior. Staple bound. ""A brief handbook as an aid in identifying most of the common rocks of Indiana.""" View more info