TITLES BY SUBJECT: Nature/Conservation/Natural-living
Maritime History Scuffed Covers
THE COMPLETE T. REX. Horner & Lessem. How stunning new discoveries are changing our understanding of world's most famous dinosaur. Illustrated, 239 pages. Inventory = 1. Order #: SISC3674 cloth$25.00.
THE DAY THE SKY
SPLIT APART: Investigating a Cosmic Mystery. Gallant. Explores the 1908
meteor hit in Siberia. Photos, 176 pages.
DINOSAUR! Norman. Explains fossils and time, what dinosaurs are, how discovered, and methods of reconstructing anatomy. Color illustrations, 192 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. Order #: MACM6192 paper$15.00.
DINOSAURS REDISCOVERED. Lessem. New findings which are revolutionizing dinosaur science. Recently found fossils expand understanding, interpretations. Illustrated, 368 pages. Inventory = 4. Order #: SISC7707 paper$12.00.
FOSSILS: The Greatest Treasures That Ever Lived. Daber & Helms. Meanings of fossil remains; unusual fossils and more significant "missing links". 166 photos, (46 in color). Inventory = 4. Order #: TFHP4568 cloth$29.95.
THE GRANITE LANDSCAPE: A Natural History of America's Mountain Domes, from Acadia to Yosemite. Note on cover:Uncorrected Proof. Wessels. Illustrated, 192 pages. Inventroy = 1. Order #: MISC3256 paper$27.95
ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO FOSSIL COLLECTING. by Casanova & Ratkevich. Beginning guide with
numerous and detailed accounts of fossil locations in US and Canada.
easy to understand guide tells how fossils are classified, how to collect,
preserve, and mount specimens. Collecting sites given for each state. 200
illustrations, 128 pages. Out of print; we have 4 left.
GEM ATLAS. Johnson. Shows what to find, and where, in these two mineral-rich
states. 20 double-page maps, 48 pages.
WHAT IS LIFE? Margulis & Sagan. A new and spirited explanation of the emergent levels of biological organization. Color photos, 207 large-format pages. Inventory = 1. Order #: SISC6108 cloth$40.00.
AGENTS OF CHAOS: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Other Natural Disasters. Harris. Presents Earth as a dynamic and changing platform subject to intermittent and long-separated but to us chaotic pulses. ISBN: 0-87842-243-9. Inventory = 2. Order #: MOPR829 paper$14.00.
COLORADO PLATEAU: the story behind the scenery. Ladd. Geology and topography of this wondrous landscape of the Four Corners region of Colorado/Utah/Arizona/New Mexico. Unuusal rock formations and scenery and unusual weathering processes. 48 large-format pages, color illus. Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-88714-090-4. 1995. Order #: KCPU4736 paper$8.95
GLACIERS. Sharp. Condon Lecture from University of Oregon. Inventory = 1. UNOR7894 paper$10.00.
A GUIDE TO THE DESERT GEOLOGY OF LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA. Bezy. Faults, fans, lake beds, sand cycle. Photos, drawings, 68 pages. Inventory = 7. Order #: SOPM1316 paper$4.95
ROADSIDE GEOLOGY OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. Alt & Hyndman. Mother Lode, Tahoe, Redwood country, Bay Area, Lassen, Shasta. Illustrated, 282 pages. ISBN: 0-87842-055-X. Inventory = 2. Order #: MOPR839 paper$15.00.
FOREST: The Story Behind the Scenery. Ash & May. Stone trees of ancient forest, now opalized; wildlife, Indian ruins. 33 color photos, 32 large-format pages. 1981.
AND MINERALS OF CALIFORNIA. Brown, Allan, & Stark. Key to identify
through hardness, color, specific gravity, luster, texture, crystal shape, areas
of occurrence. Photos, maps, 204 pages.
GEOLOGY OF VERMONT AND NEW HAMPSHIRE. Van Diver. Landscapes and rock features
along roads of this region. Illustrated, 240 pages. ISBN: 0-87842-203-X.
Story Behind the Scenery (UT). Hagood. Fossil bones in fantastic quarry, river canyon,
wildlife, history of Utah/CO National park. 65 color photos, 48 large-format pages.
CABOCHONS. Ferguson. Gem cutter's designs that can be cut on standard equipment.
Illustrated, 64 pages.
GEMSTONE CARVING. Wertz. A guide to the materials, equipment and techniques for
HOW TO USE DIAMOND ABRASIVES TO CUT GEMSTONES. Riggle. Cutting cabochons and small flats. Illustrated, 32 large-format pages. Inventory = 5. Order #: GEMG0530 paper$3.95.
ADVENTURE. Carson. A book for explorers and adventurers who would leave the main
roads to search for gold, lost coins or gemstones; go rockhounding, beachcombing, flea
marketing. 120 pages.
CACHE HUNTING. Carson. Tells you what is needed and how to start and go about hunting for
caches; why people hoard as a clue to where they hide. 112 pages.
II: Digging Deeper Coins. Carson. Tips for looking harder to find obscure or
looked-over coins from open lands to decaying houses. 96 pages.
How and Where to do it. Carson. Using a metal detector effectively; search
patterns, sites to shoot and where to concentrate effort. Photos, 64 pages.
& TREASURE HUNTING LOG. Daily log to record localities searched, conditions
encountered, valuables recovered.
OF CENTRAL OREGON. Hatton. Historical events and geography of scenic high
country. Photos, 240 pages.
THE MALPAIS GOLD. Carson. Novel of how one man was intrigued by chance find to become a
treasure addict. 148 pages.
GHOST TOWN TRAILS. Broman & Leadabrand. Maps and photos guide to ghost towns
throughout the state. 128 pages.
CALIFORNIA TREASURE HUNTERS GHOST TOWN GUIDE. Fox. Handy reference for locating
old mining camps, ghost town sites, forts, abandoned roads and railroads, mountains,
rivers, and creek. Maps, 24 pages.
GEM TRAILS OF
CALIFORNIA. Mitchell. Presents 93 gem locations throughout the state. Photos,
maps, 159 pages.
GOLD HEX. Marquiss. Stories of looking for lost mines and treasures, mostly in the
desert. Photos, 146 pages.
GHOST TOWNS. Carson. How to search abandoned sites for treasures and memorabilia.
Photos, 84 pages.
TOWN TRAILS. Broman. Photos and maps lead you to 35 sites throughout the state.
THE DUST: Enduring Gold and Silver's Century of Divorce.
WHERE TO FIND
GOLD AND GEMS IN NEVADA.
Klein. Gold history and geology plus localities of all
mineral districts county-by-county. Photos, maps, 110 pages.
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