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Weather, Climate Change

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Science:Geography:Weather, Climate Change

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A Light History of Hot Air, Doherty, Peter
1 Doherty, Peter A Light History of Hot Air
Carlton Melbourne University Press 2007 0522854079 / 9780522854077 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Small Octavo 
viii, 302 pp. Extremely light wrinkling to edges of unclipped dw. Unobtrusive chips to head and foot of backstrip and board corners. Internally as new. From balloons to climate change with the Australian Nobellist. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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2 Hamblyn, Richard The Invention of Clouds: How an Amateur Meteorologist Forged the Language of the Skies
London Picador 2001 0330391941 / 9780330391948 First British Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
x, 292 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is not price clipped but has very light edgewear. Remainder mark to lower edge of text block. Internally as new. Black/white illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Winters of the World: Earth under the Ice Ages, John, Brian, Editor
3 John, Brian, Editor The Winters of the World: Earth under the Ice Ages
Queensland Jacaranda Press 1979 0701611065 / 9780701611064 First Clothbound Very Good Good Large 0ctavo 
256 pp. incl. glossary, further reading and index. Slight wear to top of unclipped dustjacket. Small tear to middle of half title page. Contents: Brian John, Planet Earth and Its Seasons of Cold; Brian John, Ice Ages: A Search for Reasons; Edward Derbyshire, Glaciers and Environment; Grant Young, The Earliest Ice Ages: Precambrian; Rhodes Fairbridge, Traces from the Desert: Ordovician; Brian John, The Great Ice Age: Permo-Carboniferous; John Andrews, The Present Ice Age: Cenozoic; Brian John, Rhyme, Reason and Prediction. Black-and-white photos, maps, diagrams throughout. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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4 Pretor-Pinney, Gavin The Cloud Collector's Handbook
London Sceptre / Hodder & Stoughton 2009 0340919434 / 9780340919439 First Hard Cover As New No Jacket (as issued) 16mo 
112 pp. "An official publication of the Cloud Appreciation Society" Colour photos throughout. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Earthshock: Hurricanes, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Tornadoes, and Other Forces of Nature. Revised Edition, Robinson, Andrew
5 Robinson, Andrew Earthshock: Hurricanes, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Tornadoes, and Other Forces of Nature. Revised Edition
London Thames & Hudson 2002 0500283044 / 9780500283042 Revised Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
304 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. With 281 illustrations, 138 in colour. Suggestions for further reading; index. "This revised edition of Andrew Robinson's compelling and informative book, illustrated with marvellous photographs and specially commissioned artwork, draws on the dramatic evidence of recent years to evaluate the state of the planwet -- and man's effect on it -- in the new century. Each force of Nature is separately described, dissected and fitted into the jugsaw puzzle of global environmental change." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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6 Yasuda, Yoshinori, and Vasant Shinde, editors Monsoon and Civilization
New Delhi Roli Books 2004 817436305X / 9788174363053 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good + Quarto 
440 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated unclipped dustwrapper. Book is as new. Maps, diagrams, colour photos throughout. Weighs over 2 kg. Postage AU$9.50 within Australia. History of climate change, "with special reference to the monsoon during the Pleistocene and Holocene and human responses. ...[T]opics covered include methods of analysing data for reconstructing past climatic sequences [and] the monsoon's effect on religious, social and economic history." 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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