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The Birth and Development of the Geological Sciences.

By: ADAMS, Frank Dawson.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: [New York]:, Dover, (1954).: 1954

Seller ID: BL3354


Reprint. 8vo. v, 506 pp. Frontis. Illus., index; pencil marks throughout. Original printed wrappers; worn. Burndy bookplate. Good. View more info

Dictionary of Geological Terms. Second edition.

By: American Geological Institute.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY:, Dolphin Books, (1962).: 1962

Seller ID: BL3942


Sm. 8vo. x, 545 pp. Paperback. Fine. View more info

The stone reefs of Brazil, their geological and geographical relations, with a chapter on the coral reefs.

By: BRANNER, John Casper.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA:, Museum of Comparative Zoology, 1904. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, , Vol. XLIV, Geological S: 1904

Seller ID: S2332


Cambridge, MA:: Museum of Comparative Zoology, 1904. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, , Vol. XLIV, Geological Series, Vol. VII., 1904. 244 x 158 mm. [iv], 285 pp. 104 figs., tables, more than 83 plates (including 6 folding maps). Red buckram, gilt spine. Ex library rubber stamp. Very good. View more info

Reconnaissances in the Cape Nome and Norton Bay regions, Alaska, in 1900.

By: BROOKS, Alfred Hulse (1871-1924), et al.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Washington:, GPO, 1901.: 1901

Seller ID: S3661


At head of title: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. 301 x 200 mm. 4to. [ii], 222 pp. 23 plates (including 1 double-page map), index. Modern green cloth, gilt spine, large folding map in pocket on front paste-down. Fine. FIRST EDITION. Alfred Brooks was studying petrography and geology at the Sorbonne in Paris under La Croix, Fouque, Bertrand, and De Launay in 1897 when he was "offered a position on the United States Geological Survey which he promptly accepted and was assigned in 1898 to field work in Alaska. In 1902, after serving the intervening seasons under ... View more info

Introduction à l'etude petrographique des roches sedimentaires.

By: CAYEUX, Lucien.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Paris:, Imprimerie Nationale, 1916. Series: Ministere des Travaux Publics, Memoires pour Servir à L'Explication de la Carte Geologique: 1916

Seller ID: S2335


Paris:: Imprimerie Nationale, 1916. Series: Ministere des Travaux Publics, Memoires pour Servir à L'Explication de la Carte Geologique Detaillee de la France., 1916. Two volumes. 299 x 239 mm. 4to. viii, 524 pp. 80 figs., tables, index; 56 plates; some offsetting associated with the plates. Dark green cloth, gilt spines, decorative end-leaves; rubbed. Ex library ms. spine numbers. Ownership signatures. Good. FIRST EDITION. "As the result of his years of teaching at the College de France, Cayeux produced his Introduction à l'etude petrographique. . ., published in 1916, out of print... View more info

Murchison in Moray: A Geologist on Home Ground. With the Correspondence of Roderick Impey Murchison and the Rev. Dr. George Gordon of Birnie.

By: COLLIE, Michael & John DIEMER.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, American Philosophical Society, (1995).: 1995

Seller ID: S9595

ISBN: 0871698536


Series: Transactions of the APS, Vol. 85, Part 3. 8vo. xxix, 263 pp. Illustrations, maps, index. Printed wrappers. Bookplate of the Burndy Library. Fine. ISBN: 0871698536 View more info

Mesozoic hexacorals from Japan. In: The Science Reports of the Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, Second Series, (Geology), Vol. XXIV.

By: EGUCHI, Motoki.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tokyo:, Maruzen, 1951.: 1951

Seller ID: LV1022


370 x 267 mm. Folio. 96, [2 blank], 10 pp. 5 figs., bibliog., 28 plates. Original printed wrappers; spine chipped. Very good. View more info

An Introduction to Fossils and Minerals. Seeking Clues to the Earth's Past.

By: ERICKSON, Jon.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York:, Facts on File, (1992).: 1992

Seller ID: S8272

ISBN: 0816025878


First edition. 8vo. vii, 184 pp. Photos, illus., glossary, index. Black cloth, dust-jacket. FINE. ISBN: 0816025878 First Edition. View more info

The Earth's mantle.

By: GASKELL, T. F., editor.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London & New York:, Academic Press, 1967.: 1967

Seller ID: S2375


235 x 162 mm. 8vo. xiv, 509 pp. Numerous tables and figs., indexes. Orange cloth, gilt spine. Ex library spine label, labels removed from front paste-down, rubber stamp. Very good. View more info

"The Problem of the Elusive Element."

By: GENTIEU, Norman P.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: In:, Foote Prints, vol. 29, no. 2, 1957.: 1957

Seller ID: S7063


8vo. (Article) 18-24 pp. Photos, figs. (Whole issue) 29 pp. Photos, figs. Pictorial wrappers. Fine. The story of the discovery of Lithion by Johann Auguste Arfwedson. View more info

Histoire de la Geologie.

By: GOHAU, Gabriel.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Paris:, Editions La Decouverte, 1987.: 1987

Seller ID: RH1094

ISBN: 2707116726


8vo. 259 pp. Illus., index. Printed wrappers. Fine. ISBN: 2707116726 View more info

Histoire de la Geologie.

By: GOHAU, Gabriel.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Paris:, Editions la Decouverte, 1987.: 1987

Seller ID: BL4285

ISBN: 2707116726


Series: Histoire des sciences. 8vo. 22 cm. 259 pp. Illus., index. Printed wrappers. Fine. ISBN: 9782707116727 View more info

The Earth's crust and upper mantle; structure, dynamic processes, and their relation to deep-seated geological phenomena.

By: HART, Pembroke J., editor.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, American Geophysical Union, 1969. At head of title: Geophysical Monograph 13. Series: Upper Mantle Project: Scientific Report 21: 1969

Seller ID: S2381


Washington, D.C.:: American Geophysical Union, 1969. At head of title: Geophysical Monograph 13. Series: Upper Mantle Project: Scientific Report 21., 1969. 251 x 172 mm. 8vo. xiii, 735 pp. List of contributors, numerous figs., tables, maps (1 folding), index; paper lightly browned, occasional pencil marginalia. Gilt-stamped black cloth. Ex library typed spine label, label removed from front paste-down, rubber stamp. Very good. View more info

Elasticity, Fracture and Flow with Engineering and Geological Applications.

By: JAEGER, J. C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London:, Methuen & Co., 1956.: 1956

Seller ID: S9048


First edition. 12mo. viii, 152 pp. Grey cloth, red-stamped cover and spine title; spine sunned. Ownership stamp of Arden L. Albee, U.S. Geological Survey. Very good. First Edition. View more info

The morphology of the Earth; a study and synthesis of world scenery.

By: KING, Lester C.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York:, Hafner, 1967.: 1967

Seller ID: S2392


SECOND EDITION. 253 x 193 mm. Tall 8vo. xiii, 726 pp. Color frontis., 250 figs. including 3 large color folding maps inserted in a pocket on the rear paste-down, bibliog., index. Green cloth, gilt spine rubbed. Ex library typed spine label, labels removed from front paste-down, rubber stamp. Very good. View more info

La geometrización de la tierra: observaciones y resultados de la expedición geodesica hispano-francesa al Virreinato del Perú, 1735-1744.

By: LAFUENTE, Antonio; Antonio J. DELGADO.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Madrid:, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Instituto "Arnau de Vilanova", 1984.: 1984

Seller ID: S12905


Series: Cuadernos Galileo de historia de la ciencia, 3. Sm. 8vo. 275 pp. Figs. Red printed wrappers; covers bent. Very good. View more info

A Source Book in Geology 1400-1900.

By: MATHER, Kirtley F.; Shirley L. MASON.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Harvard University Press, (1970).: 1970

Seller ID: BL4034


8vo. xxii, 702 pp. Index. Cloth, dust-jacket; stained throughout. AS IS (due to waterstaining). View more info

L'Evolution des Theories Geologiques.

By: MEUNIER, Stanislas-Etienne (1843-1925).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Paris:, Felix Alcan, 1911.: 1911

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: BL4403


Sm. 8vo. 364, [1], 32 (ads.) pp. Later gilt-stamped maroon buckram. Pages 190-191 with blurred text ink (approx. 3 lines each). Very good. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to "Cailletet". View more info

The Earth We Live On: The Story of Geological Discovery. Drawings by Sue Allen.

By: MOORE, Ruth.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf, 1956.: 1956

Seller ID: BL2502


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xiv, 416, index x pp. 46 photos, 34 illustrations, index. Maroon cloth, silver stamped cover illustration and gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket; jacket rubbed with a few small tears. Bookplate of the Burndy Library. Very good. First Edition. View more info

The Earth. A descriptive history of the phenomena of the life of the globe.

By: RECLUS, Elisee.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London:, Bickers and Son, 1877.: 1877

Seller ID: S9200


Third edition. 8vo. xiv, 332 pp. Double-page map frontis., 230 maps, 24 color maps. Original green cloth, gilt-stamped globe on cover, gilt-stamped spine title, beveled boards; spine ends frayed. Very good. View more info