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A range of gift ideas for geologists and geology enthusiasts

2019 GSL Calendar
New GSL Publications
General Interest
Volcanology and Mineralogy 
Fossils and Dinosaurs 
Regional Geology and Guide Books
Rite in the Rain Note books and pads
Women in Geology
Maps and related titles
Introducing Earth Sciences 
Geological Society Staff Authors
Special offer publications (while stocks last)

2019 GSL Calendar

2019 calendar coverEarth Science in Our Lives - 2019 GSL Calendar

The winners of the Earth Science Week 2018 photography competition 'Earth Science in Our Lives' are featured in this 2019 calendar. £5.00 per copy (£4.17 plus VAT @ 20%). A4, sprial bound (unfolds to display at A3).

New GSL Publications

History of the European Oil and Gas Industry

Mesozoic Resource Potential in the Southern Permian Basin
Petroleum Geology of the Black Sea
Petroleum Geology of the Black Sea

The Himalayan Cryosphere: Past and Present

New and recent publications                       

Forthcoming publications

General Interest

The Pebbles on the Beach
The Pebbles on the Beach: A Spotter's Guide (2018)
A spirited guide to the simple pleasure of pebble spotting. A handy illustrated guide to identifying pebbles is included.
Drawing Geological Structures
Drawing Geological Structures
Drawing Geological Structures provides a thorough, step-by-step practical guide to the art of geological drawing.
From Amber to Rubellite, discover over 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, organic gemstones and precious metals.
Field Hydrogeology 4th ed
Field Hydrogeology, 4th Edition 
Fully revised edition in order to present the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to completing a hydrogeological study.
Waking the Giant

Waking the Giant:
How a changing climate triggers earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes

Volcanology and Mineralogy

Volcano and Earthquake DK Eyewitness
Volcano and Earthquake (DK Eyewitness)
Eyewitness Volcano and Earthquake is packed with scary and fascinating facts and stunning photography and illustrations, includes a fact-filled wall chart.
Introducing Volcanology
Introducing Volcanology: A Guide to Hot Rocks
A concise and accessible introduction to the science of hot rocks for those with an adult curiosity and for those contemplating a course of formal study.
Italian Volcanoes
Italian Volcanoes
This guide is ideal for all geologists and visitors to Italy who have been captivated by some of the world's most spectacular volcanoes.
Volcanoes of Europe, 2nd ed paperback
Volcanoes of Europe, Second edition (paperback)
Revised and updated edition, presents the volcanoes of Europe, as they are today and how they have shaped our past.
Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals
Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals (DK)
With a detailed introduction on identifying and classifying minerals and clear sections on each type of rock and mineral, this is an ideal identification guide.
Rock and mineral DK Eyewitness
Rock and Mineral (DK Eyewitness)
Eyewitness Rock and Mineral is a comprehensive and visually stunning introduction into the subject.
Introducing Mineralogy
Introducing Mineralogy
This book is aimed at students embarking on courses in the Earth Sciences and at the amateur collector who wants to find out more.
An Introduction to the Rock-Forming Minerals, 3rd edition
An Introduction to the Rock-Forming Minerals, 3rd edition
A useful condensed version of the very extensive treatment presented in the volumes of the ‘Rock-Forming Minerals’, second edition.

Fossils and Dinosaurs

Trilobites of the World
Trilobites of the World: An atlas of 1000 photographs
Trilobites of the World features almost 700 species, illustrated by 1,000 colour photographs.
Trilobites of the British Isles
Trilobites of the British Isles
Trilobites of the British Isles is the first illustrated modern overview of the trilobite faunas of Great Britain and the Irish Republic.

Dinosaurs of the British Isles

Dinosaurs of the British Isles 
This book is truly unique, providing the first comprehensive account on the dinosaurs of the entire British Isles.

Fossils of the Whitby Coast

Fossils of the Whitby Coast: A Photographic Guide 
Take a step back in time at Whitby and see what animals once thrived here during the Jurassic Period.

Fossil DK Eyewitness

Fossil (DK Eyewitness) 
Explore the history of life on Earth through every type of fossil.

Fossils DK Handbook

Fossils (DK Handbook) 
Perfect for fossil lovers - a comprehensive guide for collectors.

Nautilus front cover

Nautilus, Beautiful Survivor: 500 million years of evolutionary history

Fossils of the Jurassic Coast cover

Fossils of the Jurassic Coast 
This book is a must for anyone interested in the Jurassic Coast, in fossils or in the development of life on earth.


Regional Geology and Guide Books

A Geological Excursion Guide to the Stirling and Perth Area  A Geological Excursion Guide to the Stirling and Perth Area 
The eighteen excursions in this book guide the reader to the best geology that this region has to offer. 
The Making of a Land - Geology of Norway
The Making of a Land - Geology of Norway
This book displays the treasures of Norwegian geology, lavishly illustrated with photographs and maps from all over the country.

Field Guide to the Geology of Northeastern Oman
Field Guide to the Geology of Northeastern Oman
This field guide is aimed at geologists and travelers exploring the beauty and significance of Oman geology.
Iceland, 2nd edition
Iceland, 2nd edition 
This book will interest all who are seeking a deeper understanding of what makes Iceland so unique.


The 'Geology of' Series…

Geology of Japan hardback

Discover the Geological Society's ‘Geology of’ series, including Japan, Scotland, Spain, Thailand and Chile. 

View all the titles in this series

GA Guides

The Geologists’ Association publishes a series of detailed, accessible and attractive field guides to both British and international sites of geological interest. The guides offer an excellent introduction to the geology of a particular area and are the perfect complement for a day trip or longer holiday. View all GA Guides

Rite in the Rain 


The online bookshop stocks a range of notebooks from 'Rite in the Rain', including a Geological Society field book with the GSL logo.  

Each notebook is made up of a patented environmentally responsible, all-weather writing paper that sheds water.

View the range of notebooks

Women in Geology

Anomalies - Pioneering Women in Petroleum Geology: 1917-2017
A celebration of individual courage, tenacity, and professionalism as well as a timely reminder of our past, when male-dominated professions excluded women.
Women and Geology: Who are we, where are we going?
Women and Geology: Who are we, where have we come from, and where are we going? 
This volume highlights the progress of women in geology, including past struggles and how remarkable individuals were able to overcome them

The Role of Women in the History of Geology
This book is a first as it unravels the diverse roles women have played in the history and development of geology as a science.

Map Prints and related titles

William Smith 1815 Geological Map GSL reproduction

William Smith 1815 Geological Map of England and Wales with part of Scotland

GSL reproduction, flat, A2:
BGS reproduction, folded, 127.6cm x 95.2cm: available as a set with the William Smith Memoir:
BGS Geological Map of Great Britain, bicentennial edition in the style of William Smith, folded, 125.7 x 94.8cm:

The William Smith county maps Geological Map of Berkshire

Choose from individual prints of 21 counties originally published between 1819 & 1824. 
View the range of county map prints and other William Smith related titles

Map: Exploring the World Map Exploring the World

Published by Phaidon, this wonderfully illustrated map book contains maps that represent over 5,000 years of cartographic innovation drawing on a range of cultures and traditions. Featuring some of the most influential mapmakers and institutions in history, including William Smith, Gerardus Mercator, Abraham Ortelius, Phyllis Pearson, Heinrich Berann, Bill Rankin, Ordnance Survey and Google Earth:

Introducing Earth Sciences

Introducing Geology: A Guide to the World of Rocks, 2nd edition

Introducing Geology: A Guide to the World of Rocks, 2nd edition 

Graham Park’s book is an introduction to geology and explains in simple terms what geology can tell us about the world. Copiously illustrated this book is intended for those who have a new found interest in geology. Technical terms are kept to a minimum and are explained in a glossary.

Other titles in the series:

Introducing Sedimentology 
Introducing Mineralogy 
Introducing Tectonics, Rock Structures and Mountain Belts 
Introducing Palaeontology: A Guide to Ancient Life 
Introducing Volcanology: A Guide to Hot Rocks 
Introducing Oceanography
Introducing Geomorphology: A Guide to Landforms and Processes 
Introducing the Planets and Their Moons 
Introducing Natural Resources 

Geological Society Staff Authors/Editors

Ted Nield (former Editor of Geoscientist)
Underlands paperback

Underlands: A Journey Through Britain's Lost Landscape (Hardback or Paperback). The hardback is currently on special offer for £10 each. Limited quantities available.

Incoming! Or, why we should stop worrying and learn to love the meteorite

Supercontinent: Ten Billion Years in the Life of Our Planet

Michael McKimm (Burlington House Library) 

Fossil Sunshine    Fossil Sunshine By Michael McKimm

The poems collected in Fossil Sunshine are the result of Michael McKimm’s year long collaboration with earth scientists, in a project funded by Arts Council England.
MAP Poems After William Smith’s Geological Map of 1815
  Map: Poems After William Smith’s Geological Map of 1815

Edited by Michael McKimm

Anthology to celebrate two hundred years of the publication of William Smith's revolutionary map. The collection includes new work by over thirty poets inspired by William Smith, his revolutionary map, and the foundation of a science.

MAP Poems After William Smith’s Geological Map of 1815