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  • The End of Natureby Bill Mckibben

    Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 14.95

    Reissued on the tenth anniversary of its publication, this classic work on our environmental crisis features a new introduction by the author, reviewing both the progress and ground lost in the fight to save the earth. This impassioned plea for radical and life-renewing change is today still considered a groundbreaking work in environmental studies.... more...

  • The Book of Stones, Revised Editionby Robert Simmons; Naisha Ahsian

    North Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 29.95

    Often dubbed the "crystals bible," this comprehensive reference guide to the spiritual and healing qualities of 455 sacred stones has become the go-to book for looking up the properties of gems and minerals. Each entry includes vivid color photographs for each stone to aid identification and to showcase its beauty, as well as listing its scientific... more...

  • The Pocket Book of Stones, Revised Editionby Robert Simmons

    North Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 14.95

    The spiritual and healing qualities of 390 members of the mineral kingdom are detailed here in  The Pocket Book of Stones , Robert Simmons's condensed reference guide to to crystals and gems. Based on the bestselling  The Book of Stones: Who They Are and What They Teach , this guide describes dozens of new stones not covered in the original encyclopedia... more...

  • Clays, Muds, and Shalesby C.E. Weaver

    Elsevier Science 1989; US$ 72.95

    This book provides a comprehensive and critical summary of clay mineral literature that relates to geology and geologic processes, making it useful both as a reference book for geologists and as a text for the specialist. The book encompasses the full scope of clay-shale geology. An introductory chapter provides basic background terminology and classification.... more...

  • Precambrian Ore Deposits of the East European and Siberian Cratonsby C. Gillen; D.V. Rundqvist

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 310.00

    " Precambrian Ore Deposits of the East European and Siberian Cratons " is a sequel to " Precambrian Geology of the USSR " published in 1993 (English edition), in which the main emphasis was on the stratigraphy, magmatism and metamorphism of Precambrian assemblages in both ancient cratons (East European and Siberian) as well as in Phanerozoic fold... more...

  • Trilobiteby Richard Fortey

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    With Trilobite , Richard Fortey, paleontologist and author of the acclaimed Life, offers a marvelously written, smart and compelling, accessible and witty scientific narrative of the most ubiquitous of fossil creatures. Trilobites were shelled animals that lived in the oceans over five hundred million years ago. As bewilderingly diverse then as... more...

  • The Ogallala Roadby Julene Bair

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 12.99

    A love affair unfolds as crisis hits a family farm on the high plains Julene Bair has inherited part of a farming empire and fallen in love with a rancher from Kansas?s beautiful Smoky Valley. She means to create a family, provide her son with the father he longs for, and preserve the Bair farm for the next generation, honoring her own father?s... more...

  • Flakes, Jugs, and Splittersby Sarah Garlick

    Falcon Guides 2009; US$ 16.99

    With an informal Q-and-A format and fun, informative language, this book brings the often-esoteric science of geology into the hands of rock climbers. more...

  • Good Dirtby David Morine; Paul Flint

    Lyons Press 2011; US$ 13.99

    The best-selling conservation classic?completely expanded, revised, and updated?that reveals how the mission of saving land got off track and how it can be resurrected more...

  • Rockhounding Alaskaby Montana Hodges

    Falcon Guides 2010; US$ 15.99

    Rockhounding Alaska will be an in-depth guide to the rocks, minerals and fossils legally found and collected within the state. The book will contain a light, informative overview of the geologic history of Alaska as well as a site-by-site guide to approximately 70 collecting locations. Included with every site will be clear concise driving directions,... more...