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Graptolites of New York. Part 1. Graptolites of the Lower Beds. WITH: Graptolites of New York. Part 2. Graptolites of the Higher Beds.

By: RUEDEMANN, Rudolf (1864-1956).

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York:, New York State Education Dept., 1904 & 1908.: 1904

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: S8391


Two Volumes. 4to. Memoirs of the New York State Museum, nos. 7 & 11. [457]-803; 583 pp. 48 plates, folding color map, numerous text figs., tables, indexes. Original green cloth, gilt spines; spine ends worn & inner hinges cracked (part 1), inner hinges cracking (part 2). Early ownership signatures & bookplates of Robert T. Jackson. INSCRIBED "with the author's compliments" (unsigned). Very good. FIRST EDITION. Massive and detailed study of Graptolites with 48 plates and hundreds of text figures illustrating the research. Described by the DSB as "America's foremost graptolite speci... View more info

Vulcan's Fury: Man against the Volcano.

By: SCARTH, Alwyn.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New Haven and London:, Yale University Press, (1999).: 1999

Seller ID: BL2254

ISBN: 0300075413


First printing. 8vo. xi, 300 pp. Color photos (including title), illustrations, index. Black cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0300075413 First Edition. View more info

Resultate der im Sommer 1893 in dem nordlichsten Theile Norwegens ausgefuhrten Pendelbeobachtungen nebst einer Untersuchung uber den Einfluss von Bodenerschutterungen auf die Schwingungszeit eines Pendels.

By: SCHIOTZ, Oscar Emil (1846-circa 1921).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kristiania:, Jacob Dybwad, 1894.: 1894

Seller ID: S6840


At head of title: Die norwegische Commission der Europaischen Gradmessung. 8vo. 42 pp. Tables. Original printed wrappers; top cover off, extremities of top cover heavily chipped, dis-bound. "The Author" written on top cover. Ex library rubber stamp on top cover. Good. Observations Using a pendulum to study ground shock in northern Thiele Norway. View more info

Resultate der im Sommer 1894 in dem sudlichsten Theile Norwegens ausgefuhrten Pendelbeobachtungen.

By: SCHIOTZ, Oscar Emil (1846-circa 1921).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kristiania:, Jacob Dybwad, 1895.: 1895

Seller ID: S6841


At head of title: Die norwegische Commission der Europaischen Gradmessung. 8vo. 16 pp. Tables. Original printed wrappers; top cover off and torn, dis-bound. Ex library rubber stamp on top cover. Good. Observations Using a pendulum to study ground shock in southern Thiele Norway View more info

The Pre-Cambrian along the Gulf of Suez and the Northern part of the Red Sea.

By: SCHURMANN, H. M. E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Leiden:, E. J. Brill, 1966.: 1966

Seller ID: S2443


274 x 201 mm. 4to. xvi, 404 pp. Color frontis., 32 figs., tables, bibliog., index, 55 plates, 6 maps (some color) inserted in pocket mounted on rear paste-down. Gilt-stamped green cloth; spine lightly faded. Ex library spine label removed, labels on front paste-down removed, rubber stamp. Very good. View more info

Planetary Geology.

By: SHORT, Nicholas M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ:, Prentice-Hall, (1975).: 1975

Seller ID: S3604


4to. xv, 361 pp. Illus. throughout, index. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket edges rubbed, but a very good copy. A broad survey of results from recent space exploration concerning the nature, characteristics, and suggested origins of the Earth and other planets of the Solar System. Nicholas M. Short was NASA Earth Survey Applications Division, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland. One section of this volume deals with Mars and other planets (pp. 241-296). The data describes the Mariner Mars Program, orbiting missions, maps, and knowledge of the planet from the NASA perspective. View more info

The origin of the earth.

By: SMART, W. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, University Press, 1951.: 1951

Seller ID: S1109


199 x 138 mm. 8vo. vi, 239 pp. 5 plates, 42 figs., index. Blue cloth, dust-jacket; jacket rubbed, else fine. View more info

Robert Dick, Baker, or Thurso, geologist and botanist . . .

By: SMILES, Samuel.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London:, John Murray, 1878.: 1878

Seller ID: S1536


8vo. xx, 436, ads. [6] pp. Original frontispiece etched portrait of Dick by Paul Rajon, lacking tissue guard, 53 engraved illustrations, index; a couple of pages with ink underlining. Original green cloth, stamped in black, gilt spine. Cover edges waterstained, back hinge cracked. Bookplate of Alfred Edward Moxon. Good working copy. View more info

Joseph LeConte, Gentle Prophet of Evolution.

By: STEPHENS, Lester D.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge and London:, Louisiana State University Press, (1982).: 1982

Seller ID: BL2524

ISBN: 0807109959


FIRST EDITION. Series: Southern Biography Series. 8vo. xix, 340 pp. Plates, index. Brown cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Bookplate of the Burndy Library. Near fine. ISBN: 0807109959 First Edition. View more info

Early Geology in the Mississippi Valley: An Exhibition of Selected Works Held in the University of Illinois Library at Urbana, November, 1962.

By: WHITE, George W. & Barbara O. SLANKER.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Urbana:, University of Illinois, 1962.: 1962

Seller ID: BL2009


8vo. 26 pp. Printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Very good. View more info

Charles Lyell: The Years to 1841: The Revolution in Geology.

By: WILSON, Leonard G.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New Haven and London:, Yale University Press, 1972.: 1972

Seller ID: BL1500

ISBN: 0300014864


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xiii, 553 pp. Plates, maps, index. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket; jacket worn, else very good. Burndy bookplate. ISBN: 0300014864 First Edition. View more info

Technique, Mot et Image: Le De Re Metallica d'Agricola.

By: [AGRICOLA] Marie-Claude DEPREZ-MASSON.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: (Turnhout, Belgium):, Brepolis, (2006).: 2006

Seller ID: S11020

ISBN: 250352365X


Series: De Diversis Artibus: Collection de Travaux de l'Academie Internationale d'Histoire des Sciences, Tom. 75, N.S. 38. 8vo. 519 pp. 53 illustrations, bibliography, index. Printed paper-backed boards. Near fine. ISBN: 250352365X View more info

The Man Who Flattened the Earth; Maupertuis and the Sciences in the Enlightenment.

By: [MAUPERTUIS, Pierre-Louis Moreau] Mary TERRALL.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago & London:, The University of Chicago Press, (2002).:

Seller ID: S11471

ISBN: 0226793605


8vo. ix, 408 pp. Frontispiece, 25 figs., index. Cloth, dust-jacket. Near fine. ISBN: 0226793605 / 0-226-79360-5 View more info