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Beater, B.E. – Soils of the Sugar Belt (3 volumes)Item
(Cape Town: Oxford University Press for the University of Natal, 1957, 1959, 1962) Three Volumes as follows: Part One: Natal North Coast (Natal Regional Survey Report Number 3); Part Two: Natal South Coast (Natal Regional Survey Report Number 4); Part Three: Zululand (Natal Regional Survey Report Number 5). 8vo; original blue cloth with blue dustwrappers. […]
Bloomfield, K. – The Geology of the Nkana Coalfield, Karonga District. Geological Survey Bulletin No. 8Item
(Zomba: Government Printer, 1957) 244 x 185 mm; side-stitched printed wraps; pp. 36; map and plates incl. some folding; large folding coloured geological map. Moderate wear and curl to wrappers; light damp stain at tail of spine; page edges a little curled. Good. The Nkana Coalfield is situated near the Tanganyika border in the northern […]
Booth, Basil, and Frank Fitch – EarthshockItem
(London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1979) 8vo; original turquoise boards lettered in gilt on spine; price-clipped laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xii + (iv) + 256 incl. index; plates; maps; diagrams. Short (5mm) tear to top edge of dustwrapper; some minor spotting. Very good condition. Upheavals from within bombardment from without – can the Earth […]
Bosazza, V.L. – The Petrography and Petrology of South African ClaysItem
(Johannesburg: the author, preface dated 1946) 8vo; original blue cloth; pp. xvi + 313; black-and-white plates. Boards bumped at corners cloth rather sunned and worn at head and tail of spine. Very good internally.
Brain, C. K. – Alex L. du Toit Memorial Lectures No. 17: The Evolution of Man in Africa: Was It a Consequence of Cainozoic Cooling?Item
(Johannesburg: The Geological Society of South Africa, 1981) Annexure to Volume LXXXIV. 297 x 210 mm; saddle-stitched printed card wrappers; pp. (ii) + 19; diagrams. Partial discoloration to slightly creased wrappers; some foxing. Very good condition.
Bullard, Fred M. – Volcanoes: In History, in Theory, in EruptionItem
(Austin: University of Texas Press / Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson, 1962) 8vo; original red cloth; spine lettered in gilt; no dustwrapper; pp. xvi + 441 incl. index; diagrams; photographs; maps and plans incl. folding. Gift inscription to front pastedown; some spotting to page edges. Very good condition. Volcanoes are unquestionably one of the most spectacular and […]
Chubb, E.C. (editor) – Annals of the Durban Museum Vol. III Part 6Item
(Durban, Durban Museum, 1941) 240 x 160 mm; saddle-stitched wraps; pp. 93-104; fold-out diagram. Two punch-holes in gutter for filing; some browning. This edition: Geological Traverse between Pietermaritzburg and Durban” by L.C. King.”
Cloud, Preston – Alex L. du Toit Memorial Lectures No. 14: Major Features of Crustal EvolutionItem
(Johannesburg: The Geological Society of South Africa, 1976) Annexure to Volume LXXIX. 297 x 210 mm; saddle-stitched printed card wrappers; pp. (ii) + 33; charts. Trace of fishmothing to edges of wrappers; a little foxing. Very good condition.
Cooke, H. B. S. – Alex L. du Toit Memorial Lectures No. 5: Observations Relating to Quaternary Environments in East and Southern AfricaItem
(Johannesburg: The Geological Society of South Africa, ) Annexure to Volume LX. 240 x 185 mm; side-stitched printed card wrappers; pp. (ii) + 73; several tables cross-sections and maps incl. folding. Wrappers somewhat tanned; earlier owner’s hand-stamp to upper cover; staples a little rusted. Very good condition.
Dixey, F. – Alex L. du Toit Memorial Lectures No. 4: Some Aspects of the Geomorphology of Central and Southern AfricaItem
(Johannesburg: The Geological Society of South Africa, ) Annexure to Volume LVIII. 240 x 180 mm; side-stitched printed card wrappers; pp. (iv) + 58; several tables cross-sections and maps incl. folding. Wrappers somewhat tanned; earlier owner’s hand-stamp to upper cover; staples a trifle rusted. Very good condition.
Du Toit, Alex. L. – The Geology of South AfricaItem
(Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1926, 1st edition) 8vo; original red cloth; pp. xi + (i) + 463 incl. index; line drawings geological maps and cross-sections photographic plates; large folding colour map at rear. Cover irregularly sunned and discoloured frayed at head and tail of spine; scattered foxing; occasional fingering. Good. His innumerable notebooks were filled […]
Frommurze, H.F. – Geological Survey. Memoir No. 34. The Water-Bearing Properties of the More Important Geological Formations in the Union of South AfricaItem
(Pretoria: Government Printer for the Union of South Africa Department of Mines, 1937) 240 x 150 mm; original card wrappers; pp. 186; 9 plates; 27 figures in text. Wrappers fragile with archival tape repair to upper wrapper. The first large-scale attempt to deal with the underground water resources of the Union as a whole.””