Updated March 2023
This section highlights some of the lapidary related books we have have available for purchase.
We carry current in print titles as well as many older out of print and collector books.
(We occasionally buy collections of lapidary related books and old lapidary catalogs and manuals-Please complete a contact form)
We have more listed on the Books and Maps section of our Ebay Store.
WE HAVE MORE VINTAGE LAPIDARY BOOKS ON EBAY!
We recently acquired the estate of an old rockhound and have listed the lapidary books in our EBAY store.
Many old vintage and hard to find books!
The pictures on this page reflect a small portion of our books. If you do not use EBAY, fill out a contact form and list the title and we will get a price for shipping to you.
SEE OUR EBAY Store… see the link at the top of the page
ROCK TREASURES OF OREGON by Hans Gamma
ROCK TREASURES OF OREGON by Hans Gamma Published 2022
The third book in the series, this is a jaw dropping pictorial atlas of the landscapes and the agates, jaspers, obsidian and petrified wood
found in Oregon. Fabulous photos from Han’s personal collection as well as other’s… Tom Dodge, John Gaumer, Dale Huett, Jim Mills and Beth Myers, Matthew Potts, Phillip Stephenson…. and more!
Softcover, at 240 pages this book has more pictures than his previous books! Best described as “STUNNING!”
Shipping cost will vary
$45.00 Plus Shipping complete a contact form to order
Agates and Jaspers from the California Coast Ranges by Hans Gamma
Agates and Jaspers from The California Coast Ranges
by Hans Gamma COLLECTOR EDITION AUTOGRAPHED- 2019
Pictorial atlas of the landscapes and the agates and jaspers from the
the coastal ranges of California.
Softcover, full color most pages feature 3 or more examples of jasper!
If you own Han’s earlier book you are familiar with the quality of the photos!
Shipping cost will vary
In stock $45.00 Plus Shipping
PICTURE JASPERS from the NORTHWEST by Gamma and Jensen
Collector Book Picture Jaspers from the Northwest
by Hans Gamma and Lauritz A. Jensen
Pictorial atlas of the landscapes and related jaspers from the
Owyhees and surrounding area in Oregon, Idaho and Nevada.
Softcover, published in 2015, 185 pages full color most pages feature 3 or more examples of jasper!
Includes many photos of the areas where these were collected as well as facts and information
related to the geology and mineral profiles.
We have attempted to show you the beauty and scope of this book by giving you
a peek at a few of the photos in the book.
This book is fantastic and a must own for the
OUT OF PRINT We have just a few copies left! Shipping cost will vary
$60.00 Plus Shipping
Gemstone Tumbling, Cutting, Drilling & Cabochon Making
How to Tumble Polish Rocks into Gems Secrets of the Pros Revealed
Gemstone Tumbling, Cutting, Drilling & Cabochon Making by Jim Magnuson with Val Carver
Softcover 176 pages….. $18.95 Plus Shipping
How to Tumble Polish Rocks into Gems Secrets of the Pros Revealed By Edward E. Smith
Softcover 102 pages ……$22.95 Plus Shippling
Bundle books together and save on shipping!