Rocks, minerals & fossils

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

    By Brenda Maddox

    Hardback £14.46

    A rich and exuberant group biography of the first geologists, the people who were first to excavate from the layers of the world its buried history. These first geologists were made up primarily, and inevitably, of gentlemen with the necessary wealth to support their interests, yet boosting their numbers, expanding...

    Sellout

    By Victoria Bruce

    Hardback Save £5.14 = £13.85

    The story of one citizen's fight to preserve a US stake in the future of clean energy and the elements essential to high tech industries and national defense. American technological prowess used to be unrivaled. But because of globalization, and with the blessing of the U.S. government, once proprietary materials,...

    Early Humans

    By Nicholas Ashton

    Hardback Save £21.54 = £38.46

    Our understanding of the British Palaeolithic and Mesolithic has changed dramatically over the last three decades, and yet not since H. J. Fleure's A Natural History of Man in Britain 1951 has the New Naturalist Library included a volume focused on the study of early humans and their environment.

    Early Humans

    By Nicholas Ashton

    Paperback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    Our understanding of the British Palaeolithic and Mesolithic has changed dramatically over the last three decades, and yet not since H. J. Fleure's A Natural History of Man in Britain 1951 has the New Naturalist Library included a volume focused on the study of early humans and their environment.

    Rockhounding Virginia

    By Robert Beard

    Paperback Save £3.92 = £12.03

    A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals.

    Minerals and Gemstones

    By Wendy Kirk

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Silver: Nature and Culture

    By Lindsay Shen

    Paperback Save £3.52 = £11.43

    This book features many glistening illustrations of silver in nature and art, jewellery, film, advertising and popular culture, this is a superb overview of a metal both precious and useful, with a rich and eventful history.

    Weird Dinosaurs

    By John Pickrell

    Hardback Save £7.52 = £17.43

    Weird Dinosaurs examines the latest breakthroughs and new technologies radically transforming our understanding of the distant past. Pickrell opens a vivid portal to a brand new age of fossil discovery, in which fossil hunters are routinely redefining what we know and how we think about prehistory's most iconic and fascinating...

    Geological Structures

    By Chris Pellant

    Paperback Save £0.14 = £12.85

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

    British Cenozoic Fossils

    By Natural History Museum

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    The Cenozoic era began about 70 million years ago and still continues. In British Cenozoic Fossils 354 species from this period are classified and illustrated with accurate line drawings. This new edition has been fully revised and updated, reflecting advances in our undcerstanding of the fossil record over the past...

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