|Books and Reference
||The Book Of Stones
"Who They Are and What They Teach."
This book was written by Robert Simmons and Naisha Ahsiah giving
two perspectives about a wide variety of metaphysical stones and
There are detailed descriptions of the meaning, Metaphysical use,
Reiki and Earth elements of each specimen as well as beautiful color
pictures of hundreds of stones in this book. Few if any are
rare or hard to find and great care has into writing making this
book a thoroughly enjoyable read as well as a wonderful companion to
learn more about rocks and minerals.
First Edition, 2005. 425pp.
Megalodon, Hunting the Hunter
This book is chalked full of great color and b/w pictures, descriptions, and
drawings. It details collecting locations and offers interesting conjecture of the
evolution of the most feared predator ever, the Megalodon. There are many other
types of prehistoric shark teeth as well as other fossils included in this book.
With help from several experts in the field, author Mark Renz has done a fine job of
bringing to life these prehistoric predators though a conversational yet informative
writing style. Great pictures, plus great writing makes this a MUST HAVE book for
any shark tooth enthusiast!
Published 2002. 8"x11", 160pp.
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||A Pictorial Guide to
by Gerard Ramon Case
An excellent book with an amazing selection of black and white pictures and a
valuable source of identification. The descriptions are somewhat dry but all in all, a
by Andrew Ross
Amber is fossilized resin from trees, often containing perfectly preserved insects and
other organic material from millions of years ago. This lavishly illustrated work tells
how amber is formed, where it is found, and how to distinguish genuine amber inclusions
Society Field Guide to North American Fossils
by Ida Thompson, Carol Nehring (Illustrator)
A lot of book, a little price! Great color and B/W pictures, usefull descriptions
and locations. A nice book for collecting enthusiast. 846 pages!
||Petrified Wood : The
World of Fossilized Wood, Cones, Ferns & Cycads
by Frank J. Daniels, Brooks B. Britt, Richard D. Dayvault
An expensive book, but with a 5 star rating from Amazon. We do not own a copy of
this one, yet.
by Riccardo Levi-Setti
Trilobites has solid, accessible text on morphology, anatomy, habits,
classification embellished by 229 exquisitely detailed halftones and 19 line drawings.
Great for identifying specimens.
||DK Handbooks: Fossils
by Cyril Alexander Walker, David J. Ward, Jonathan Metcalf (Editor)
Authoritative text, crystal-clear photography, and a systematic approach make the Dorling
Kindersley handbook of Fossils the most comprehensive and concise pocket guide to fossils
of the world. Packed with more than 1,000 full-color photographs.
by Paul D. Taylor, Colin Keates (Photographer)
Large, magnificent color photographs and a wide variety of material are the major
strengths of this handsome series. The book is more useful for browsing than study, as the
information is scattered.
||Simon and Schuster's
Guide to Fossils
by Palolo Arduini, Giorgio Teruzzi (Contributor), Paolo Arduini
Although it begins with general information about fossilization and the classification of
organisms, most of this well-illustrated book consists of descriptions of some 260 genera
of plant and animal fossils.
||Ammonites and the Other
Cephalopods of the Pierre Seaway
by Neil L. Larson, Steven D. Jorgensen, Robert A. Farrar (Contributor), Pete Larson, Neal
L. Larson, Peter Larson (Contributor)
This volume provides easily-understood descriptions of some 90 species, 32 genera, and 13
families of cephalopods that lived for 12 million years in the Pierre Seaway, which
extended through the interior of North America connecting the Arctic Ocean with the Gulf
||Common Fossil Plants of
Western North America
by William D. Tidwell
A very good source for detailing, identifying and classifying fossil plants. Many
line drawings, color and B/W photographs.
|Vertebrate Fossils: A Neophyte's Guide
Ever wondered what type of fossilized animal that bone you have came from, or
wondered about the shark teeth you have collected? This book is a must for
you! It features hundreds of clear pictures for identifying mammal and marine bones
and teeth from the United States. Frank Koscis has done an excellent job of
identifying everything from sharks, rays, bony fish, reptiles, birds, to many, many
varieties of mammals! An invaluable addition to your reference collection of books
or just plain interesting to spend time looking through!
Published, 1997, 2002. 8"x11", 184pp
Item: RB001 Price: $22.00
NOT AVAILABLE, OUT OF PRINT