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Fifty Years of the UIS: 1965 – 2015

José Ayrton Labegalini

Karst Research Institute ZRC SAZU, hardbound, 522 pages
, 2015
Nonfiction
35.– Euro
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Cyprus Caving History: Aphrodite's Hidden Charms
Softbound, 124 pages, 2015. Bilingual: english & french
Nonfiction

20.– Euro
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C. KUNATH, 2007
50 Years of Texas Caving
Hardbound, 526 pages, 22.5 x 28.5 cm, 246 color photos, 128 b/w photos, 94 cartoons, 96 pieces of graphic art, 26 cave maps, and 23 tables, charts & graphs.
Nonfiction
Reduced Price: 41,90 Euro
G. MARBACH, B. TOURTE, 2002
Alpine Caving Techniques, A Complete Guide to Safe and Efficient Caving
Translated and adapted from the French by Melanie Alspaugh
Speleo Projects, Format 17 x 25cm, hardbound
English, with illustrations, 320 Pages
Nonfiction caving, rescue, and vertical techniques manual
35.– Euro
Various Authors, Zalozba ZRC Publications
ACTA Carsologica Journal
Journal of scientific papers from ZRC SAZU, the Karst Research Institute of the Scientific Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences, and Classis IV SAZU, Postojna, Slovenia. Softbound, 165 x 230 mm.
Scientific
15.– Euro
ED: K.W. STAFFORD, L. LAND & G. VENI, 2009
Advances in Hypogene Karst Studies
NCKRI, 22 x 28 cm, 182 pages
Scientific
48.– Euro
DAVID AND JANET MCCLURG, 1996
Adventure of Caving: A Beginner’s Guide to Exploring Caves Softly and Safely
D&J Press, 2nd Edition, 18 x 25 cm, paperback, 251 pages instructional, ill., graphics, B/W photos
Instructional
23.– Euro
D.E. NORTHUP, E . DAVIS MOBLEY, K.L. INGHAM III, W.W. MIXON, 1998
A Guide to Speleological Literature of the English Language 1794 – 1996
Cave Books, 22 x 28 cm, 558 pages
Bibliography
hardbound: 37.– Euro / Softbound: 28.– Euro
AMCS Activities Newsletter
Association for Mexican Cave Studies, 21.7 x 28 cm, softbound, cave maps, ill., graphics, B/W photos.
Nonfiction, Exploration
various prices
; softbound & some hardbound
ED: MIHAI GLIGAN, 2006
The Apuseni Mountains/ Muntii Apuseni
Romanian Federation of Speleology & Romanian Ranger Association. Hardbound, 22 x 30.5 cm, 200 pages, colour photos.
Bilingual: English & Romanian.
Coffee-table book
26.–
Euro

ED. PATTY JO WATSON, 1974 (1998 REPRINT)
Archeology of the Mammoth Cave Area
Academic Press, 19.5 x 23.5 cm
255 pages, ill., graphics, B/W photos, maps
Nonfiction, Scientific
First ed. hardbound, 1974: 42.– Euro
Second ed. paperback, 1998: 31.–
Euro

British Cave Research Association (BCRA) Cave Studies Series

Nonfiction
Number 16 & 17: 7.50 Euro / Numbers 3-15: 5.90
Euro

2005 AWARD WINNER at the 14th International Congress of Speleology!

HOWARD M. BECK, 2003
Beneath the Cloud Forests:
A History of Cave Exploration in Papua New Guinea

Speleo Projects, 17 x 25 cm, 352 Pages, 64 colour, with 31 maps
Nonfiction; History
Hardbound Reduced price: 21.–
Euro (original: 42.– Euro)

Berlin Speleological Reports
SERIES OF EXPEDITION REPORTS TO AFRICA, ASIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST
Volumes 1 – 58
Softbound, A4, various authors and text lengths, numerous cave maps & tables, English text, sometimes abstracts or partial text in other languages.
Nonfiction; Scientific
15.–
Euro

JAMES D. BORDEN & ROGER W. BRUCKER, 2000
Beyond Mammoth Cave – A Tale of Obsession in the World’s Longest Cave
Softbound, 416 pages, maps by Pat Kambesis and drawings by Linda Heslop.
Photos by Art & Peg Palmer, VIII Paul & Lee Stevens and others, many in color.
History
28.–
Euro

D.C. CULVER & T. PIPAN, 2009
The Biology of Caves and Other Subterranean Habitats
Softbound, 256 pages, 12.5 x 19 cm, 75 line and 20 halftone illustrations.
Scientific
38.– Euro

NEW ! DANIEL HUTNAN, 2013
Bue Marino
Way under the valley (Cesta pod údolím)

Bilingual - English & ?eština. About the twenty-five years of exploration and surveying of the Grotta del Bue Marino system in Sardinia by Czech and Slovak cavedivers. Softbound, 86 pages, maps, tables, numerous fantastic colour photos.
13.- Euro

For Lamp Collectors ! DAVE THORPE, 2006
Carbide Light: The Last Flame in American Mines

Hardbound linen cover with dustjacket, 248 pages, 9X12, 700 illustrations and colour photos.
History
72.–
Euro

ROBERT NYMEYER, 1993
Carlsbad, Caves and a Camera
Cave Books, reprint, 18 x 25 cm, paperback, 328 pages, ill., graphics, B/ W photos
History
14.– Euro

PAUL G. BAHN, 2007
Cave Art A Guide to the Decorated Ice Age Caves of Europe
Softbound, 201 mm x 135 mm, 224 pages, 50 colour photographs and plans.
Guidebook

25.50
Euro

ED. BY VAL HILDRETH WERKER AND JIM C. WERKER, 2006
Cave Conservation and Restoration
NSS, 178 x 254 mm, softbound, 600 pages.
Manual

38.–
Euro

Latest edition!
Editors: A M Ward & C P Hayward, 2008
The Cave Diving Group Manual
Cave Diving Group, UK, softbound, 208 pages, illustrated with colour photos
.
Manual, Nonfiction
40.– Euro (only a few copies left!)

The definitive reference on cave geology! Available again at the end of February, 2016.
ARTHUR N. PALMER, 2007
Cave Geology
Cave Books, hardbound, 454 pages, over 500 photos & 250 diagrams and maps
.
Nonfiction, Scientific
51.– Euro (currently out-of-stock)

A Must-Have Reference!
CAROL HILL, PAOLO FORTI, 1997
Cave Minerals of the World
NSS, 2nd Edition, 21.5 x 28 cm, hardbound, 464 pages, richly ill., graphics, B/W, color photos
Nonfiction, Scientific
45.–
Euro

Spéléo Secours Français, 2006
Cave Rescuer's Manual

Softbound, 157 x 227 mm, 98 pages, colour illustrations and photographs.
Manual, Nonfiction
15.–
Euro

SHECK EXLEY , 1994
Caverns Measureless to Man
Cave Books, 15 x 23 cm, paperback, 326 pages
Memoirs
21.- Euro
ED: ARTHUR N. PALMER & MARGARET V. PALMER, 2009
Caves and Karst of the USA
NSS, softbound, 445 pages
Guidebook
45.–
Euro
ED: ERIN LYNCH & DUNCAN COLLIS, 2006
Caves of China, Tianxing 2001-2003
Hong Meigui Exploration Society.
Softbound, 36 pages, colour photos + poster.
Expedition Report
15.–
Euro
Ed: Ciszewski, Jan Ryn & Szelerewicz, 2009
The Caves of Easter Island, Underground World of Rapa Nui
Bilingual: English & Spanish, A4, 368 pages, maps, colour photos.
Science, Inventory
45.–
Euro (currently out-of-stock)
Institute of Speleology Emil Racovita, Romanian Federation of Speleology et al, 2007
Caves of Romania 2D/3D (Pesteri din Romania 2D/3D)
Bilingual: English & Romanian, 159 pages, 31 x 23.5 cm, colour photos, 3D glasses. Text by Dr. Bogdan P. Onac.
Photo album
Reduced price: 19.– Euro (Original: Euro 26.–)
G. BADINO, A. DE VIVO, L. PICCINI, 2007
Caves of Sky: A journey in the heart of glaciers
La Venta- Esplorazioni Geografiche, hardbound, dustjacket, 23 x 23 cm, 156 pages, richly ill., B/W photos.
Nonfiction
Reduced price: 20.– Euro (Originally: Euro 30.–)
Editors: JOZEF JAKAL & PAVEL BELLA, 2008
Caves of the World Heritage in Slovakia
Hardbound, 21,5 x 30,5 cm, 168 pages, numerous colour photos, diagrams and maps.
Nonfiction
35.– Eu
RICHARD WATSON, 1994
Caving
Cave Books, limited edition reprint, 11 x 14.5 cm, paperback, 19 pages
Nonfiction
4.– Euro
 

 

G. THOMAS REA, 1992
Caving Basics
A Comprehensive Guide for Beginning Cavers
NSS, 3rd Edition, 20 x 25 cm, paperback, 187 pages, ill., B/W photos, maps
Instructional
13,50 Euro
Metka Petric, 2002
Characteristics of Recharge-Discharge Relations in Karst Aquifer
Paperback, 154 pages, 17 x 24 cm, Carsologica ZRC Publications, Slovenia.
Scientific
12.50
Euro
EDITED BY P. & T. FOGG, 1988
China Caves Project 1987 – 1988
British Cave Research Association
A4, brochure, 32 pages, color photographs, ill.
Expedition report
9,50 Euro
See also the publication Xingwen
.
Edited by Giovanni Badino: La Venta- Esplorazioni Geografiche, 2008
Crystal Giants in the caves of Naica
Hardbound, 22 x 22 cm, 47 pages, colour photos.
Exploration
(sold out)
LARRY E. MATTHEWS, 1989
Cumberland Caverns
NSS, A5, paperback, 317 pages, ill., B/W photos, maps
History
12,- Euro
MARTYN FARR, 1991, Reprint 2003 with supplement
The Darkness Beckons
The History and Development of Cave Diving
Cave Books, 21.5 x 25 cm, hardbound, 304 pages, ill., B/W & colour photos, maps
History
40.–
Euro

MARIAN MCCONNELL, 1999
Emergence
Cave Books, 22x15 cm, hardbound, 173 pages, 18 B/W illustrations
Fiction
10.– Euro
The story of a group of women cavers trapped in a Virginia Cave and how they survive.

EDITED BY DAVID C. CULVER AND WILLIAM B. WHITE, 1st Edition 2005; 2nd Edition 2012
Encyclopedia of Caves
Elsevier Academic Press
Hardbound, subject areas: Types of caves, Cave features, Hydrology & hydrogeology, Speleothems & other cave deposits, Cave ages & paleoclimate, Exceptional caves, Biology, Ecology, Cave invasion, Biogeography & diversity, Evolution & adaptation in caves, Exploration, Contemporary use of caves, Historical use of caves, Ground water contamination & land use hazards in cave regions.

Nonfiction, Scientific Reference
Revised 2012 Edition (945 pages): 99.–
Euro / 2005 Edition(654 pages): Euro 85.– Euro

EDITED BY JOHN GUNN, 2004
Encyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science

Hardbound, 902 pages.
Extensively illustrated with over 500 photographs, maps, diagrams, and tables, this unique reference source offers comprehensive coverage of this fascinating subject.

Nonfiction, Scientific Reference
210.–
Euro

W. K. Jones, D. C. Culver, and J. S. Herman, 2004
Epikarst
Paperback, 160 pages, Karst Waters Institute Proceedings of Epikarst Symposium
Scientific
25.- Euro
Tanja Pipan, 2005
Epikarst–A Promising Habitat
Paperback, 101 pages, 21 figures, 15 tables, 10 appendices, 170 x 240 mm, Carsologica ZRC Publications, Slovenia.
Scientific
16.- Euro
GRAHAM S. PROUDLOVE, 2006
Essential Sources in Cave Science
BCRA Series N°. 16, A4, softbound, 54 pages.
Guide to Resources
7,50 Euro
Edited by Franci Gabrovsek, 2002
Evolution of Karst: From Prekarst to Cessation
Paperback, 448 pages, 17 x 24 cm, Carsologica ZRC Publications, Slovenia.
Scientific
16.- Euro
La Venta, 2009
From Forests to Deserts, A journey in the caves of Mexico
Hardbound, 23 x 23 cm, 156 pages, richly ill., colour photos.
Nonfiction
Special 2013: 20.– Euro (Originally: Euro 30–.)

Mark Wright, Robbie Shone and others, 2014
Gouffre Berger, L'esprit d'équipe
Hardbound, English & français, 254 page
Monograph
66.–
Euro

TONY WALTHAM, 2008
Great Caves of the World
Hardbound, 112 pages, colour photos, Natural History Museum, London.
Nonfiction
(sold out)
DAVID ST. PIERRE, BCRA Cave Studies Series 17, 2007
Grotte Casteret
English, A4, paperback, 48 pages, B/W photos & map
Nonfiction/Scientific
7,50 Euro

19th China Caves Project, 2007
Guangxi 2005 Expedition & Cave Fauna Report
BCRA, A4, paperback, 119 pages + large separate surveys of Jiang Zhou Cave System
15.– Euro

Zdenek Motycka, 2005
Heaven below Earth
ZM production, 23 x 31.5 cm, hardbound, dustjacket, 120 pages, colour photos
Coffee-table book
Reduced price!
19.– Euro (Old price: 29.- Euro)

Joel Despain, 2003
Hidden Beneath the Mountains: The Caves of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
Paperback, 97 color, 9 b/w photos, 10 maps, 128 pp. 8 x 11
Nonfiction
15.–
Euro
William Steele , 2009
Huautla: Thirty Years in One of the World's Deepest Caves
Hardbound, 269 pages
Nonfiction
25.–
Euro

ED: A. KLIMCHOUK & D. FORD, 2009
Hypogene Speleogenesis and Karst Hydrogeology of Artesian Basins


Scientific
48.– Euro (currently out-of-stock)

ALEXANDER KLIMCHOUK, 2007
Hypogene Speleogenesis:
Hydrogeological and Morphogenetic Perspective


Scientific
32.– Euro (currently out-of-stock)
Cave Photography Guide!
CHRIS HOWES, 1997
Images Below: A Manual of Underground and Flash Photography
Wild Places Pub., 18 x 25 cm, hardbound, dustjacket, 268 pages ill., graphics, B/W, color photos
Instructional
42.– Euro

Nadja Zupan Hajna, 2003
Incomplete Solution: Weathering of Cave Walls and the Production, Transport and Deposition Of Carbonate Fines
Paperback, 154 pages, 133 colour & b/w photos, 170 x 240 mm, Carsologica ZRC Publications, Slovenia.
Scientific
15.- Euro

   
HERB AND JAN CONN, 1977
The Jewel Cave Adventure: Fifty Miles of Discovery under South Dakota
Cave Books, 17 x 24 cm, paperback, 238 pages, ill., B/W photos, maps, large folded map insert
Nonfiction, Memoirs
CHF 18.–
DEREK FORD & PAUL WILLIAMS, 2007
Karst Hydrogeology and Geomorphology
Wiley Publishing, Softcover, 576 pages.
Scientific
50.– Euro (currently out-of-stock)

KARST WATERS INSTITUTE, VARIOUS YEARS & AUTHORS
Time in Karst, 2007; Benchmark Papers in Karst Science, 2007; Archives of Climate Change in Karst
Climate Change - The Karst Record, IV, 2006;
Epikarst, 2004; Recommendations and Guidelines for Managing Caves on Protected Lands, 2003; Hydrogeology and Biology of Post-Paleozoic Carbonate Aquifers, 2002; Mapping Subterranean Biodiversity, 2001; Conservation and Protection of the Biota of Karst, 1997;
Climate Change: The Karst Record (CD-ROM only), 1996; Karst Modeling (CD-ROM only).
Click here to link to the list of KWI Publications


Scientific

China Caves Project
Lichuan 2006
Softbound, 145 pages, many colour photos, maps, appendices & expedition diaries.
Expedition Report
15.– Euro (only one copy left!)
STEPHANIE JUTTA SCHWABE, 2009
Living in Darkness
A woman's scientific and exploratory adventures into the underwater caves of the Bahamas
Nonfiction, Memoirs
19.–
Euro
ROGER W. BRUCKER AND RICHARD A. WATSON, 1976 (AFTERWARD 1987)
The Longest Cave
Southern Ill. Press, 16 x 24 cm,
hardbound, w/ dustjacket, 332 pages, ill., B/W photos, maps
Nonfiction
29.–
Euro
ROBERT DE JOLY, 1975
Memoirs of a Speleologist
The Adventurous Life of a Famous French Cave Explorer
Zephyrus, English Translation, A5, 200 pages, B/W photos, maps
Nonfiction, Memoirs
paperback: 9.50
Euro
HENRY POHS, 1995
The Miner's Flame Light Book
The Story of Man’s Development of Underground Lighting
Light Flame Publishing, 21 x 28 cm, hardbound with dustjacket, 867 pages, ill., with graphics, B/W photos
Nonfiction
80.–
Euro

Cave Photography Guide!
EDITED by NORMAN R. THOMPSON & JOHN VAN SWEARINGEN IV, 2005
On Caves and Cameras
A Comprehensive Guide to Underground Photography

NSS, hardbound, 21.5 x 28 cm, 336 pages, B/W, colour photos and illustrations.
Instructional Guide
36.–
Euro

Classic Survey Handbook!
GEORGE R. DASHER, 1994 (reprint)
On Station
A Complete Handbook for Surveying and Mapping Caves

NSS, hardbound, 21.5 x 28 cm, 240 pages, B/W, photos and illustrations.
Instructional Guide
22.–
Euro

Verein für Höhlenkunde in Obersteier, Austria, 1998
Otavi 98
Report of the Speleological Expedition to the Otavi Mountains in northern Namibia

A4, hardbound, 174 pages, ill., B/W, color photos, maps, fold out maps Languages: English/German
Expedition Report
24,- Euro

COLLEEN O'CONNOR OLSON , 2004
Prehistoric Cavers of Mammoth Cave
Paperback, 22 photos, 64 pages, 14 x 21.5 cm
Nonfiction based on archeological evidence
7.–
Euro
Hellenic Speleological Society, 2007
Proceedings of the 14th International Congress of Speleology, Athens, Greece, 2005
Paperback, 2 volume set, 715 pages.
Congress Proceedings
50.–
Euro
MARK LUETSCHER, 2005
Processes in Ice Caves and their Significance for Paleoenvironmental Reconstructions
Swiss Institute for Speleology and Karst Studies, 198 x 280 mm, softbound, 164 pages.
Nonfiction, Scientific Thesis
30.–
Euro
Wolfgang Dreybrodt, Franci Gabrovsek, Douchko Romanov, 2005
Processes of Speleogenesis: A Modeling Approach
Paperback, 376 pages with 250 graphics and tables, 170 x 240 mm, Carsologica ZRC Publications, Slovenia.
Scientific
33.50
Euro (currently out-of-stock)
NATASA RAVBAR, 2007
The Protection of Karst Waters
Paperback, 256 pp., 138 figures and tables, 17 x 24 cm, Carsologica ZRC Publications, Slovenia.
Scientific
Nonfiction
22.– Euro
ALEXANDER CLARK BULLIT, 1985
Rambles in the Mammoth Cave During the Year 1844, by a Visiter
Cave Books, 2 nd Reprinted Ed. from 1845, A5, paperback, 101 pages, ill., fold out map insert
Nonfiction
9.50
Euro
Bogdan P. Onac, Aurel Persoiu, Gheorghe Racovita, Tudor Tamas, Iosif Viehmann, 2007
The Realm of Scarisoara/ Tinutul Scarisoarei
Institute of Speleology " Emil Racovita", Cluj-Napoca, 22 x 24.5 cm, paperback, 88 pages, colour photos, maps, English and Romanian
Nonfiction, Scientific
19.50
Euro
ED. GIOVANNI BADINO ET AL., 1999
Rio La Venta, Treasure of Chiapas
Hardbound,320 pages, richly ill., graphics, B/W, color photos, maps
Includes CD-ROM
Nonfiction
35.– Euro
ED. BY KLIMCHOUK, FORD, PALMER, DREYBRODT, 2000
Speleogenesis
Evolution of Karst Aquifers NSS
22 x 28.5 cm, hardbound, 528 pages ill., graphics, B/W photos, maps
Nonfiction, Scientific
57.– Euro
PIERRE CHEVALIER, 1975 (REPRINT ED.)
Subterranean Climbers: Twelve Years In The World’s Deepest Chasm
Cave Books, A5, paperback, 247 pages, ill., B/W photos, maps
Nonfiction, Memoirs
9.50 Euro
GRAHAM S. PROUDLOVE, 2006
Subterranean Fishes of the World
International Society for Subterranean Biology
A4, softbound, 304 pages, 87 figures B/W, 20 in colour.
Nonfiction, Scientific
50.– Euro (Out-of-Print and not available)

NORBERT CASTERET, 1975
Ten Years Under the Earth
Zephyrus Press, English Translation, A4, hardbound, 240 pages, ill., B/W photos
Nonfiction
Hardbound: 13,50 Euro

Paperback (Cave Books): 12,- Euro

History of Flash Photograpy!
CHRIS HOWES, 1989
To Photograph Darkness
A History of Underground and Flash Photography
Alan Sutton Pub., 18 x 25 cm, hardbound, 330 pages, dustjacket, ill., graphics, B/W photos
Nonfiction, History
38.– Euro

DAVID WOLOZAN AND OLIVIER GRUNEWALD, 2006
TSINGY Stone Forest – Madagascar
Altus Editions, 34 x 25 cm, hardbound, 192 pages, colour photos
Nonfiction
34.–
Euro

LOIS MANNO, 2009
Visions Underground
Carlsbad Caverns through the Artist's Eye
Nonfiction
19.–
Euro

E. BY A.C. WALTHAM & R.G. WILLIS, 1993
Xingwen China Caves Project 1989 – 1992
British Cave Research Association
A4, brochure, 48 pages, color and b&w photographs, ill.
Expedition report
9,50 Euro

C. WILLIAM STEELE, 1985
Yochib The River Cave
Cave Cave Books, 19.5 x 15.5 cm, paperback, 164 pages, ill., B/W photos, maps
Nonfiction
14,- Euro