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Product Description: This is a revised and updated edition of the highly successful first edition. In the intervening period the procedures used in the description of soils and rocks have continued to develop and evolve and this new edition incorporates changes in the national and international standards, BS 5930:2015 and EN ISO 14688 and 14689 and makes close comparison with US practice in description (ASTM D2488) and classification (ASTM D2487)...read more

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9781498772860 | 2 edition (Whittles Pub, April 1, 2016), cover price $179.95 | About this edition: This is a revised and updated edition of the highly successful first edition.
9781439836347 | 1 edition (CRC Pr I Llc, July 15, 2010), cover price $139.95
9781904445654 | Gardners Books, May 17, 2010, cover price $140.80

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Product Description: Profiling nearly 200 types of rocks and minerals from volcanic rocks and granite to sparkling diamonds and explosive sulfur, Pocket Genius: Rocks and Minerals digs deep beneath the surface, informing young readers what each rock is made of, how they are formed and what they are used for, how to be a rock collector, and how to identify rocks and minerals...read more
By Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (corporate author)

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9781465445902 | Dk Pub, January 19, 2016, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Profiling nearly 200 types of rocks and minerals from volcanic rocks and granite to sparkling diamonds and explosive sulfur, Pocket Genius: Rocks and Minerals digs deep beneath the surface, informing young readers what each rock is made of, how they are formed and what they are used for, how to be a rock collector, and how to identify rocks and minerals.
9780789415868 | Chrt edition (Dk Pub, March 15, 1997), cover price $9.95

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Product Description: This book provides a simple and fun introduction to rocks, discussing different rocks, exploring how and why they have formed, how they have changed over time, their appearance and properties. With the help of some Rock Solid! facts that provide cool examples, the book will show you how amazing rocks can be: from the Grand Canyon and hot lava to the world’s biggest cave...read more

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9781410981394 | Raintree, January 1, 2016, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: This book provides a simple and fun introduction to rocks, discussing different rocks, exploring how and why they have formed, how they have changed over time, their appearance and properties.

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9781410981356 | Raintree, January 1, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: This book provides a simple and fun introduction to rocks, discussing different rocks, exploring how and why they have formed, how they have changed over time, their appearance and properties.

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Product Description: A lively introduction to rocks and minerals and how they are formed and used, with facts, pictures and science projects to try yourself, perfect for 8-12 year-olds at home or school.

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9781861474650 | Armadillo Books, December 7, 2015, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: A lively introduction to rocks and minerals and how they are formed and used, with facts, pictures and science projects to try yourself, perfect for 8-12 year-olds at home or school.

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Product Description: This study, first published in German in 1975, addresses the need for a comprehensive account of Roman social history in a single volume. Specifically, Alföldy attempts to answer three questions: What is the meaning of Roman social history? What is entailed in Roman social history? How is it to be conceived as history? Alföldy’s approach brings social structure much closer to political development, following the changes in social institutions in parallel with the broader political milieu...read more

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9781138782457 | Reprint edition (Routledge, November 28, 2014), cover price $170.00 | About this edition: This study, first published in German in 1975, addresses the need for a comprehensive account of Roman social history in a single volume.
9780389205838 | Barnes & Noble Imports, February 1, 1986, cover price $51.00 | also contains A Rock Can Be | About this edition: This book treats such topics as the structure of archaic Roman society; social changes from the beginning of Roman expansion to the Second Punic War; slave uprisings and other conflicts in the society of the Late Republic; the social system of the early Empire; the crisis of the Roman Empire; and late Roman society to the fall of the Empire.

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9781138782501 | Routledge, November 4, 2015, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: This study, first published in German in 1975, addresses the need for a comprehensive account of Roman social history in a single volume.
9780801837012 | Reprint edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, December 1, 1988), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: This book treats such topics as the structure of archaic Roman society; social changes from the beginning of Roman expansion to the Second Punic War; slave uprisings and other conflicts in the society of the Late Republic; the social system of the early Empire; the crisis of the Roman Empire; and late Roman society to the fall of the Empire.

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Product Description: Look up close at rocks, minerals and sparkling gems to unravel the clues to classify and identify them. Find out how they were formed, where in the world they're found and how to start your own rock collection.DK Adventures is a nonfiction series for kids ages 8-11 featuring visually rich theme spreads, and fascinating facts that help kids build their skills in vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, and critical thinking while developing a love of reading...read more

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9781465435620 | Dk Pub, September 15, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Look up close at rocks, minerals and sparkling gems to unravel the clues to classify and identify them.

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9781465435637 | Dk Pub, September 15, 2015, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Look up close at rocks, minerals and sparkling gems to unravel the clues to classify and identify them.

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Product Description: Young readers will be amazed to learn about the different kinds of rocks, how they are made, and why they are important to humans. This title is informative yet simple. Big text and simple sentences combined with vibrant photographs will entertain readers and strengthen their reading skills...read more

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9781629709093 | Abdo Kids, September 1, 2015, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: Young readers will be amazed to learn about the different kinds of rocks, how they are made, and why they are important to humans.

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Product Description: Igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, and metamorphic rocks make up the three main types of rocks. But did you know that rocks are constantly being created, destroyed, and created again? Or that rocks are changed by weather, erosion, heat, and pressure? See the rock cycle in action in this fascinating book...read more

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9781467783378 | Lernerclassroom, August 1, 2015, cover price $9.99

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9781467780582 | Lerner Pub Group, August 1, 2015, cover price $29.32 | About this edition: Igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, and metamorphic rocks make up the three main types of rocks.

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Product Description: From the creators of the award-winning An Egg Is Quiet, A Seed Is Sleepy, A Butterfly Is Patient, and A Nest Is Noisy comes this gorgeous and informative introduction to the fascinating world of rocks. From dazzling blue Lapis Lazuli to volcanic Snowflake Obsidian, an incredible variety of rocks are showcased in all their splendor...read more
By Sylvia Long (illustrator)

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9781452145556 | Reprint edition (Chronicle Books Llc, August 4, 2015), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: From the creators of the award-winning An Egg Is Quiet, A Seed Is Sleepy, A Butterfly Is Patient, and A Nest Is Noisy comes this gorgeous and informative introduction to the fascinating world of rocks.

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9781452106458 | Chronicle Books Llc, August 29, 2012, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: Rocks may seem like boring, static objects—until you discover that a rock can spark a fire, glow in the dark, and provide shelters of all shapes and sizes. Laura Purdie Salas's lyrical rhyming text and Violeta Dabija's glowing illustrations show how rocks decorate and strengthen the world around them...read more
By Violeta Dabija (illustrator)

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9780389205838, titled "The Social History of Rome" | Barnes & Noble Imports, February 1, 1986, cover price $51.00 | also contains The Social History of Rome | About this edition: This book treats such topics as the structure of archaic Roman society; social changes from the beginning of Roman expansion to the Second Punic War; slave uprisings and other conflicts in the society of the Late Republic; the social system of the early Empire; the crisis of the Roman Empire; and late Roman society to the fall of the Empire.

School and Library:

9781467721103, titled "A Rock Can Be..." | Millbrook Pr, March 1, 2015, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Rocks may seem like boring, static objects—until you discover that a rock can spark a fire, glow in the dark, and provide shelters of all shapes and sizes.

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Product Description: Explore the incredible natural world of rocks and fossils with this fun-filled, action-packed reference book of activities for children.Rock and Fossil Hunter explains everything you never knew about rocks, fossils, minerals, gems, and shells...read more

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9780241185391 | Gardners Books, February 2, 2015, cover price $11.65 | About this edition: Explore the incredible natural world of rocks and fossils with this fun-filled, action-packed reference book of activities for children.
9781465430151 | Revised edition (Dk Pub, January 19, 2015), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Explore the world of rocks and fossils with hands-on fossil activities.

Make science accessible with this essential series that will capture children’s imagination while laying the foundation for future learning. With age-appropriate language and an eye-catching design, Discover Science gives young readers the answers to fundamental questions about the human body, animals, planet Earth and the Solar System.  A bright and age-appropriate introduction to the three basic forms of rock, crystals, and fossils that includes information about geological processes like erosion and weathering, and examples of the many ways we use rock. Key vocabulary is defined on each page and three "Things to Make and Do" activities add a fun element of hands-on-learning.

Hardcover:

9780753466063 | Kingfisher, August 16, 2011, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Make science accessible with this essential series that will capture children’s imagination while laying the foundation for future learning.
9780753456194 | Kingfisher, October 24, 2003, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Text and illustrations introduce different kinds of rocks and fossils, and discuss how they are formed and where they can be found.

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9780753419403 | Kingfisher, October 14, 2014, cover price $7.99
9780753472057 | Reprint edition (Kingfisher, October 14, 2014), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Discover Science: Rocks and Fossils by by Chris Pellant is a bright and age-appropriate introduction to the three basic forms of rock, crystals, and fossils.
9781848100800, titled "Rocks & Fossils" | Miles Kelly Pub, November 1, 2008, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This compact and concise book will teach you everything there is to know about rocks and fossils.
9780753461266 | Kingfisher Books, May 16, 2007, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Text and illustrations introduce different kinds of rocks and fossils, and discuss how they are formed and where they can be found.
9780753408605 | New edition (Pan Macmillan, February 20, 2006), cover price $8.75 | About this edition: Delve deep into an array of rocks and fossils, and discover the world beneath your feet!

By L. A. Naylor (editor)

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9781862396845 | Geological Society Pub House, December 30, 2014, cover price $250.00

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Product Description: Get ready to get your hands dirty with The Rock Cycle. With its reader-friendly and interactive approach, this title covers key curriculum Earth science topics in an engaging way. This title explores the natural processes, how geologists study the rock cycle, and how the rock cycle relates to the reader's daily life...read more

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9781624033896 | Core Library, September 1, 2014, cover price $32.79 | About this edition: Get ready to get your hands dirty with The Rock Cycle.

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Product Description: The pioneering work of Gus Archie moved log interpretation into log analysis with the introduction of the equation that bears his name. Subsequent developments have mixed empiricism, physics, mathematical algorithms, and geological or engineering models as methods applied to petrophysical measurements in boreholes all over the world...read more

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9780199978045 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2014, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: The pioneering work of Gus Archie moved log interpretation into log analysis with the introduction of the equation that bears his name.

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Product Description: Get ready to get your hands dirty with Igneous Rocks. With its reader-friendly and interactive approach, this title covers key curriculum Earth science topics in an engaging way. This title explores the natural processes, how geologists study igneous rocks, and how igneous rocks relate to the reader's daily life...read more

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9781624033872 | Core Library, September 1, 2014, cover price $32.79 | About this edition: Get ready to get your hands dirty with Igneous Rocks.

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Product Description: Get ready to get your hands dirty with Metamorphic Rocks. With its reader-friendly and interactive approach, this title covers key curriculum Earth science topics in an engaging way. This title explores the natural processes, how geologists study metamorphic rocks, and how metamorphic rocks relate to the reader's daily life...read more

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9781624033889 | Core Library, September 1, 2014, cover price $32.79 | About this edition: Get ready to get your hands dirty with Metamorphic Rocks.

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Product Description: Get ready to get your hands dirty with Sedimentary Rocks. With its reader-friendly and interactive approach, this title covers key curriculum Earth science topics in an engaging way. This title explores the natural processes, how geologists study sedimentary rocks, and how sedimentary rocks relate to the reader's daily life...read more

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9781624033902 | Core Library, September 1, 2014, cover price $32.79 | About this edition: Get ready to get your hands dirty with Sedimentary Rocks.

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Product Description: Presents information about the composition of rocks and how the minerals found in rocks are used to make such items as cars, cookware, coins, and jewelry.

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9781627243025 | Bearport Pub Co Inc, August 1, 2014, cover price $23.93 | About this edition: Presents information about the composition of rocks and how the minerals found in rocks are used to make such items as cars, cookware, coins, and jewelry.

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Product Description: Which mountain is more than 5 miles high? How was the mile-deep Grand Canyon formed? Where in the world can you visit a giant rock thats taller than the Chrysler Building or an entire city carved into rock? Packed with fascinating facts and plenty of rock science, this book takes readers on a journey around the world to discover intriguing rock structures made by people as well as Earths most amazing natural rock formations...read more

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9781627242974 | Nov edition (Bearport Pub Co Inc, August 1, 2014), cover price $23.93 | About this edition: Which mountain is more than 5 miles high?

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Product Description: Eyewitness Rocks & Minerals is an informative guide to the world beneath our feet. In this updated and revised version igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks as well as hundreds of sparkling minerals are covered in detail on where and how they form; as well as explaining characteristics such as hardness, color and luster...read more

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9781465420985, titled "Eyewitness Rocks & Minerals" | Reprint edition (Dk Pub, June 16, 2014), cover price $19.99 | also contains Rocks and Minerals | About this edition: Eyewitness Rocks & Minerals is an informative guide to the world beneath our feet.
9780789458049, titled "Rocks & Minerals" | Dk Pub, June 1, 2000, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Full-color photographs accompany explanations of gemstones and other stones and minerals, sparking children's interest in nature's wonders
9780394896212 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 1, 1988, cover price $19.00 | also contains Fighting the Cold War: A Soldier's Memoir | About this edition: Full-color photographs accompany explanations of gemstones and other stones and minerals, sparking children's interest in nature's wonders

Paperback:

9781465420565, titled "Eyewitness Rocks & Minerals" | Dk Pub, June 16, 2014, cover price $9.99 | also contains Rocks and Minerals | About this edition: Now in Paperback!

Library:

9780756607180, titled "Rocks & Minerals" | Dk Pub, August 9, 2004, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Text and photographs examine the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.
9780789465511, titled "Rocks & Minerals" | Dk Pub, June 1, 2000, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Text and photographs examine the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.

Prebinding:

9780833550118, titled "Rocks & Minerals" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $28.35 | About this edition: Full-color photos.

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Product Description: Eyewitness Rocks & Minerals is an informative guide to the world beneath our feet. In this updated and revised version igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks as well as hundreds of sparkling minerals are covered in detail on where and how they form; as well as explaining characteristics such as hardness, color and luster...read more

Hardcover:

9781465420985, titled "Eyewitness Rocks & Minerals" | Reprint edition (Dk Pub, June 16, 2014), cover price $19.99 | also contains Rocks and Minerals | About this edition: Eyewitness Rocks & Minerals is an informative guide to the world beneath our feet.
9780756631321 | Box pck fo edition (Dk Pub, August 1, 2008), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Written by today's experts for the experts of tomorrow, Eyewitness Experts are great big gift packs that blitz the top-selling topics children really love.

Paperback:

9781465420565, titled "Eyewitness Rocks & Minerals" | Dk Pub, June 16, 2014, cover price $9.99 | also contains Rocks and Minerals | About this edition: Now in Paperback!

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9780394996219 | Random House Childrens Books, August 1, 1988, cover price $20.99 | also contains Pieces of My Mother: A Memoir | About this edition: Full-color photographs accompany explanations of gemstones and other stones and minerals, sparking children's interest in nature's wonders

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Product Description: This book provides an accessible guide to using the rock physics-based forward modeling approach for mapping the subsurface, systematically linking rock properties to seismic amplitude. Providing practical workflows, the book shows how to methodically vary lithology, porosity, rock type, and pore fluids and reservoir geometry, calculate the corresponding elastic properties, and then generate synthetic seismic traces...read more

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9780521899192 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 28, 2014, cover price $84.99 | About this edition: This book provides an accessible guide to using the rock physics-based forward modeling approach for mapping the subsurface, systematically linking rock properties to seismic amplitude.

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Product Description: The various types of rocks found in our planet are presented in vibrant illustrations. Rich with information about minerals, gemstones, fossilization, the rock cycle, and more, this book will enthrall future geologists with Earths diverse wonders.

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9781477761724 | Reprint edition (Powerkids Pr, January 1, 2014), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Introduces various types of rocks found on our planet.

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9781477761700 | Powerkids Pr, January 1, 2014, cover price $26.25 | About this edition: The various types of rocks found in our planet are presented in vibrant illustrations.

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Product Description: We live on a fiery ball of rocks and minerals that is ready to reveal its secrets and its incredible history! This book gives in-depth information about rock formation and change---galleries of rocks, minerals, and gems to identify and collect and cool graphics to make science simple...read more

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9780195724356, titled "World Christian Encyclopedia: A Comparative Survey of Churches and Religions in the Modern World, Ad 1900-2000" | Oxford Univ Pr, April 22, 1982, cover price $225.00 | also contains Rocks and Minerals, World Christian Encyclopedia: A Comparative Survey of Churches and Religions in the Modern World, Ad 1900-2000 | About this edition: This work systematically describes, in fourteen sections, the extent, status, and characteristics of the Christian religion, its 150 major ecclesiastical traditions and 20,800 distinct denominations, dioceses, jurisdictions, missions, assemblies, and fellowships.

Paperback:

9781407138428, titled "Rocks and Minerals" | Gardners Books, September 5, 2013, cover price $18.60 | also contains Rocks and Minerals | About this edition: We live on a fiery ball of rocks and minerals that is ready to reveal its secrets and its incredible history!
9780545505116, titled "Rocks and Minerals" | Scholastic Reference, August 27, 2013, cover price $15.99 | also contains Rocks and Minerals | About this edition: A book all about rocks and minerals, in the expert reader strand.
9780753463147 | Pap/pstr edition (Kingfisher, September 29, 2009), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Simon Basher is back with another zany primer to science!

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