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Coastal Deserts Their Natural and Human Environments

By: Amiran, David H K and Wilson, Andrew W (eds)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: University of Arizona Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16959

ISBN: 0816503125

Condition: Fine


A large, heavy book of 207pp with orange cloth covered boards with red title. Maps and b + w illustrations. A very clean copy. Essays by various experts on the the desert areas of the world, Chile, Australia, Sahara, Israel, Namib etc, the causes of aridity and dry climate, controls, and the implications for humans. View more info

Glacial Systems An Approach to Glaciers and Their Environments

By: Andrews, J T

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Duxbury Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16865

ISBN: 0878120715

Condition: Very Good


191pp, illustrated soft covers. B + w illustrations. Internally clean. Glaciers, their environments, and the essential role they play in the physical world. View more info

Environmental Geology

By: Betz, Frederick Jr (ed)

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Dowden Hutchinson & Ross: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16950

ISBN: 0470071702

Condition: Very Good


391pp, blue cloth covered boards with gilt title, a little rubbed to the corners. B + w illustrations. Internally very clean. 30 readings on the broad range of environmental geology, with editorial comments and lists of supplemental readings. View more info

The Cycle of Erosion in Different Climates

By: Birot, Pierre

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Batsford: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16867

Condition: Good


Translated by C. Ian Jackson and Keith M Clayton. 144p, Complete dustjacket with a little wear to the corners. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's small name stamp to the flyleaf, extensive pencil marginal notes, some of them uncomplimentary, by a fellow expert on morphology, otherwise clean. View more info

Land Degradation and Society

By: Blaikie, Piers and Brookfield, Harold et al

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Methuen: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16871

ISBN: 0416401503

Condition: Fine


296p, illustrated soft covers. B + w illustrations. A clean copy. Using the approach of regional political ecology to find solutions to the problems of why land management so often fails to prevent soil erosion, and who these problems affect most. View more info

Engineering Geology of Southern Africa The First 2000 Million Years of Geological Time

By: Brink, A B A

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Building Publications Pretoria: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16890

ISBN: 0908423055

Condition: Very Good


A heavy book of 319pp. Illustrated softback covers with a light crease to one corner. Colour frontispiece and b + w illustrations. A very clean, tight copy. Separate map in a pocket at the back. A clear guide to the land forms of southern Africa. View more info

The Origins and Development of Geography at the Univesity of Leeds 1874 - 2015

By: Butlin, Robin

Price: £12.00

Publisher: School of Geography Univesity of Leeds: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16888

ISBN: 0853163367

Condition: As New


A heavy paperback of 212pp. Illustrated softback covers. Colour and b + w illustrations. A very clean, tight copy. The growth and development of the teaching of geography at Leeds University, with a postscript by Dr Andrew Evans. With a list of academic staff View more info

Geology and Society

By: Coates, Donald R

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Chapman and Hall Dowden & Culver: 1985

Seller ID: 16908

ISBN: 0412251604

Condition: Very Good


A large heavy book of 406pp. Illustrated laminated boards, a little faded to the spine. B + w illustrations. A clean copy. How man's activities cause significant change to the surface of the earth. View more info

Environmental Geomorphology

By: Coates, Donald R (ed)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: State University of New York: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16926

Condition: Good


262pp, illustrated soft covers a little faded to the spine. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, a couple of pages beginning to detach from the binding, otherwise clean. - a good 'working copy' . Contents include Watershed Planning, Regional and Local Studies, Societal and Educational Perspectives - a proceedings volume of the First Annual Geomorphology Symposia Series held at Binghampton, New York in 1970. View more info

Applied Geomorphology

By: Craig, Richard G and Craft, Jesse L

Price: £16.50

Publisher: George Allen and Unwin: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16889

ISBN: 0045510504

Condition: Fine


253pp, laminated hard covers, a little bumped to the top corners. B + w illustrations. A clean copy. How geomorphology can be applied to current problems facing the world, such as those facing settlements near oceans, recent glaciated regions, carbonate terrains etc. The Proceedings of the 11th Binghamton geomorphology symposium held at Kent State University Ohio in 1980. View more info

Landslides Causes Consequences and Environment

By: Crozier, Michael J

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Routledge: 1989

Seller ID: 16854

ISBN: 0415039673

Condition: Very Good


252pp, brown boards with a light mark to the front, gilt title. B + w illustrations. Internally very clean. Landslides, their causes such as water movement and climate and their consequences in landform evolution and human terms. View more info

Geomorphological Processes

By: Derbyshire, E and Gregory, K J and Hails, J R

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Dawson Westview Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16794

ISBN: 0712909230

Condition: Very Good


A heavy book of 312pp, the page edges browning a little with age, illustrated card covers. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise a very clean, tight copy. Part of the Studies in Physical Geography series. View more info

Man's Impact on Environment

By: Detwyler, Thomas R

Price: £6.50

Publisher: McGraw Hill: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16914

ISBN: 0070165920

Condition: Very Good


A large, heavy book of 731pp, softback covers with a couple of light creases. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. Man's impact on the air, water, soils, organisms, animals and vegetation etc of the planet. View more info

Urbanization and Environment The Physical Geography of the City

By: Detwyler, Thomas R and Marcus, Melvin G et al

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Duxbury Press: 1972

Seller ID: 16917

ISBN: 0878720340

Condition: Very Good


287pp, softback covers, a little faded to the spine. B + w illustrations by Peter van Dusen. Internally clean and tight. Essays by several contributors on the geologic and topographic locations of cities, climate, pollution, planning, water, noise, vegetation, the risks and as a habitat for man and wildlife. View more info

Geographie Des Regions Arides

By: Dresch, Jean

Price: £25.50

Publisher: Presses Universitaires De France: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16886

Condition: Very Good


277pp. softback covers with a closed tear to the front edge. B + w illustrations. One phrase underlined in highlighter pen, otherwise a clean copy. A gift inscription signed by the author on the flyleaf. The geodynamic systems of the different arid and desert regions, and plant, animal and human life. View more info

Arid Land Resources and Their Management Jordan's Desert Margin

By: Dutton, Roderic W and Clarke, John I and Battikhi, Anwar Munir

Price: £28.50

Publisher: Kegan Paul International: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16934

ISBN: 0710306121

Condition: As New


A heavy book of 332pp with a complete illustrated dustjacket. A very clean copy. Studies of the population, geology and natural resources of the arid lands of Badia of north east Jordan which have undergone many changes since the end of the First World War, carried out under the Jordan Badia Research and Development Programme.. View more info

The Planning and Management of Environmentally Sensitive Areas

By: Eagles, Paul F J

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Longman: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16911

ISBN: 0582300746

Condition: Fine


160pp, illustrated soft covers by Kathryn Lunn. B + w illustrations. A clean copy. An integrated introduction to the ecology of ESAs, with planning and management strategies. Part of the Themes in Resource Management series. View more info

Process in Geomorphology

By: Embleton, Clifford and Thornes, John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Edward Arnold: 1979

Seller ID: 16962

ISBN: 0713162449

Condition: Very Good


436pp, illustrated soft covers, a little faded to the spine. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. A comprehensive introduction to process geomorphology - general considerations, and the details of groups of exogenic processes, with a final chapter reviewing their position in the environment and their interrelationships. View more info

Humid Tropical Geomorphology A Study of the Geomorphological Processes and Landforms in Warm Humid Climates

By: Faniran, A and Jeje, L K

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Longman: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16796

ISBN: 0582643511

Condition: Very Good


414pp. Illustrated softback covers with a light crease to one corner. B + w illustrations. A clean, tight copy. A comprehensive account of the geomorphology of the warm humid tropics, climate and vegetation, deep chemical weathering, removal processes and deposition, with a section on the characteristics of landforms in the tropics, and the importance of these forms and processes for land use. Written for undergraduates. View more info

Glacial and Pleistocene Geology

By: Flint, Richard Foster

Price: £8.50

Publisher: John Wiley: 1967

Seller ID: 16953

Condition: Very Good


A heavy book of 553pp. Blue cloth covered boards with silver title, a very little rubbed to the edges. B + w illustrations. 5 fold out plates. Internally very clean. The geology of the Pleistocene, including correlation charts, especially with reference to America and Europe. View more info