The Field Guide to Geology by David Lambert and the Diagram Group.
This book recounts the fascinating story of the Earth in a vivid, engaging fashion. Written by a team of eminent geologists and educators, the book is a concise, comprehensive overview of the processes that forged the planet and the technologies that have revolutionized the way that scientists investigate Earth's systems.
Featuring more than 750 two-color maps, charts and other illustrations, the book is a fine primer in geological science for readers who wish to understand the course of the Earth's evolution.
Checkmark Books, new edition 2007. 7.5" x 8.25" paperback, 304 pages.