Books & Other Publications

We have an extensive inventory of in-print Earth Science publications, including books, periodicals, and maps. With more than 100,000 publications (new, used and rare) in stock, including a very large inventory of government publications, we can help you find the Earth Science publication you need. We have one of the largest selections of Earth Science out-of-print publications in North America.

  • Thousands of In-Print and Out-of-Print Titles

    Thousands of In-Print and Out-of-Print Titles

  • Guide Books and Collecting Localities

    Guide Books and Collecting Localities

  • Earth Science Titles, New, Used and Rare

    Earth Science Titles: New, Used and Rare

  • More Books!

    More Books!

  • Great Stuff for Kids

    Great Stuff for Kids

  • Wide Variety of Books

    Wide Variety of Books

  • State Geological Survey Publications

    State Geological Survey Publications

  • More Publications

    More Publications

  • Back Issues of Magazines and Journals

    Back Issues of Magazines and Journals

  • Out-of-Print Publications and Maps

    Out-of-Print Publications and Maps

  • State Geological Survey Publications

    State Geological Survey Publications

In-Print Books - We carry over 600 titles of in–print books, 90% of which are generally in stock at any given time. Titles are carefully considered to give you the best information available on a wide variety of Earth Science subjects.

  • Mineralogy
  • Mining & Mining Districts
  • Mining History
  • All Facets of Geology
  • Gemology & Lapidary
  • Paleontology
  • Meteorites
  • Handbooks and Locality & Field Guides
  • Books for Beginners


NMBC is also an Authorized Distributor for the Mineralogical Association of Canada and the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology and carry most of their in-print publications and maps.

Our out-of-print inventory is undoubtedly the most extensive collection of Earth Science titles in North America. NMBC's on-site out-of-print room houses thousands of titles, and is supplemented by a 15,000 cubic foot off-site warehouse containing many more thousands of titles. If there is a book or publication you need, it is likely we have it, or can get it for you. Just to highlight a portion of our inventory:

  • U.S. Geological Survey, including Professional Papers, Bulletins and Circulars
  • U.S. Bureau of Mines -- we carry a full range of these publications
  • Geological Survey of Canada
  • State, Provincial, and International Geological Surveys & Reports
  • Economic Geology & Mineral Deposits
  • Paleontology
  • Gemology, Jewelry & Lapidary
  • Mining Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Mining & Western History, and Natural History
  • National Parks
  • Native American Studies

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