Sedimentary structures were one of the features that drew this reviewer to the study of Sedimentology. They are, perhaps, the most eloquent among the many details observed in rocks, speaking to us about their conditions of deposition and the environment in which this occurred. If that seems a touch anthropomorphic, well, they talk to me!

This is an impressive volume, well presented on good quality paper, and a credit to the publishers. It resembled a ‘Coffee-Table book’, but this is not a criticism, the use of this term is fully justified by countless high quality colour images and prolific line...

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