London: John Murray, 1863. First Edition. Octavo; Fair hardcover; navy blue spine, gilt text; leather binding; boards strong, some shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, open tear on rear hinge near head edge, sticker on front interior board, tearing in front interior, visible separation from text block in front and rear interior, sticker on rear interior board; text block age toned, foxing on first and last pages, occasional soiling, occasional tearing; First Edition; 520pp, 32pp.
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Honolulu, Hawaii: University of Hawaii Press, 1983. Second Edition. squarish, small Qto. VG/VG. black glossy DJ spine with yellow titling between tiny light blue authors and gray publisher. wide color pictorial jacket front in bright orange with overlay titling. HB is a deep orange/red coated cloth with dull, fading gilt titling. this second edition is further enhanced in the interior, with new illustrations, including 16 pages in full color. light tonal discoloration to the ivory endpages. contents include tables, figures and plates, some in full color. neat, smooth ivory edges. 517 pp. ISBN# 08248089320.
Montreal, Canada: University of Montreal, 1982. First Edition. Quartos; VG/No jacket softcover; Two volumes, white spines with black lettering; Wraps are clean with some wear along the edges, some bending to the corners; Binding is tight; Text blocks are clean and bright; Two volumes: 599 pages total.
Leipzig: Zentralantiquariat, 1975. Facsimile Reprint Edition. Small octavo; 288pp Facsimile Reprint Edition [facsimile preserves original mis-pagination of last few leaves]; bound in white cloth boards with black titles on spine and illustration on top board; no dustjacket; spine a bit faded; contents generally very good with frontis also reproduced; from the original 1723 edition. [Spine; black letters on cream white].
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1970. Reprint. Octavo; VG/G+; black spine with white text; dust jacket has tear and creasing along the front top edge with general shelfwear along rest of DJ; boards are strong and clean; moderate spotting along top exterior edge of text block, spotting on front and back pastedown, writing from previous owner on front end paper and title page, rest of text block is clean; 702pp.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1910. Annual. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; brown spine with black text; boards are strong, show moderate signs of aging and edgewear, have moderate scuffing and staining, frayed corners and spine; textblock is clean with moderate yellowing as a result of age, top right portion of front free-end paper has been clipped; 268pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
J. Lippincott Company, 1922. First Edition. 8vo., paged 425-484, graphs; G+; grey cover with black print, some peripheral browning, tears along right edges and lower spine edge of cover, stains and rubbing on front, pencil marks, penciled name at upper edge of front cover and blue penciled underline of title and author, some smudging, back cover has blue stamp "Dunbar Laboratory", outside corners bumped; ink notation on page 455 and minor ink stain on page 457 otherwise clean interior and text; "Papers from the Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, No. 455"
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1913. First Edition. Octavo; pp 397; G; grayish blue spine with gilt text to burgundy label; no jacket; cloth has mylar wrap covering; small chips to mylar edges; cloth shows some small holes to exterior; pictorial label to front; spine slightly sunned; text block has light beige toning to fore and tail edges; top edge gilt; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to front endpaper; light foxing to few first pages; frontispiece with tissue guard; slight cracking to gutter at pp 396-397; interior clean; deckled fore and tail edges; illustrated;.
Los Angeles, Minneapolis: Design Center for American Urban Landscape, 1989. Folio; pp 102; VG-/paperback; black spiral bound; stiff black boards; gilt lettering to front; some mild rubbing to boards; light toning to interior edges; intact panels; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; inscribed with author's initials to title page;.
New York, Chichester, Brisbane: John Wiley & Sons, 1974. Octavo; pp 547; G-; brownish red spine with gilt text; cloth shows moderate rubbing to exterior; worn corners; slight creases to joints; strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; light foxing to first and last few pages; some underlining and marginalia; illustrated; illustrations in pouch to rear pastedown;.
Washington, DC: American Institute of Crop Ecology, 1951. US Printing. Qto. VG-/ -no DJ. dark green clothbound HB, stamped black uppercase title centered on tall spine. EX-LIBRIS, marks, labels and affixed strips upon front/rear outer boards, right fep, half-title sheets, and left ffep. ivory textblock has tables and figures on aged ivory sheets, complete in 213 pp., with fold-out chart in rear. smooth ivory edges all sides. as is.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1852. Quarto; Poor; brownish tan spine without text; no jacket; gilt lettering to front; original publishers cloth shows heavy sunning to exterior; noticeable chips to edges; embossed borders and decorations to panels; has slight chips to spine edges; brown title to front on paper label; moderately rubbed corners; some soiling to exterior; intact panels; text block has slightly age toned exterior edges; some foxing to interior; slight cracking to front gutter at endpapers; deckled edges; profusely illustrated;.
Dordrecht; Boston; London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001. NATO Science Series. Octavo; vg+/none; half-inch green wraparound band at tail of glossy white spine with black text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, tight; text block, clean; illus.: figures, tables; 636pp. --Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Permafrost Response on Economic Development, Environmental Security and Natural Resources, Novosibirsk, Russia, 12-16 November 1998.
Washington, DC: American Mining Congress, 1928. US Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. much faded red cloth to volume spine, stamped black titles between thin doubled stripes at the gently fraying head and foot. with black smudges and ex-libris code in white. the adjacent front board is convex, curved and bottom edges have a moisture mark stain and a significant loss of tint. many stamps, prior owner markings to fep/ffep. heavy adhesive paste mark on right ffep. dryly age-toned interior sheets, main text no writing. darkly yellowing edges, moisture marked fore-edge and tail, minimal transference to interior. 368 pp.
London, New York, Sydney: Simon & Schuster, 2012. First UK Edition. Octavo; pp 406; VG-/G; ivory/gray pictorial spine with gilt and black text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; previous bookshop's stickers to rear; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's sticker to front pastedown; illustrated;.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1891. Large Octavo; pp 395; G-; dark brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; original publisher's cloths have gilt embossed illustrations to front panels; blind stamped borders to front and rear panels; exterior shows some rubbing and spotting; noticeable wear to edges; sturdy panels; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; slight shadow toning toward edges to few pages; cracked gutter at page 1; profusely illustrated with maps, charts and drawings;.
First Edition. 8vo, 14 pages, illustrated; VG; brown cover with black print, pencil notation to upper left corner; back cover has blue library stamp at lower edge, fold to upper left corner and last page; interior clean but for slight spotting; "Reprinted from 'The Scientific Journal of the Royal College of Science.' Volume XX"; "A Lecture delivered before the Society on Thursday, 8th of December, 1949."
New York, NY: Times Books, 1980. First Edition. half-folio. VG/VG-. fully illustrated DJ spine, a panoramic view of the Grand Canyon wraps around jacket rear, DJ spine and front. edges, ends and outer corners are a touch worn and whitish. white uppercase author, centered white capitals for main title and tiny white publisher. few impressions to matte covers. price-clipped front inner flap. large black clothbound HB spine, incised bold gold titling, and front board has blind-stamped volume title. decorative endsheets. 198 pp. ISBN# 0812909224.
Germany: Springer Verlag, 1973. Corrected Reprint of the First Edition. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. orange, teal, blue and purple roughly linear but paterned striping decorates this heavy volume from cover to cover. rough contact from shelfwear and handling appears a touch whitish at extremities. lightly thumbed corners, detectable mid-spine crease, very glossy textblock interior, with tall text columns and standard alignment is enhanced by b/w images, photos and scientific drawings. complete copy, very clear and excellent semi-glossy stock. 439 pp. ISBN# 0387073779.
Stroudsburg: Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, 1980. Octavo; G; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, cocked spine, wear to spine caps, smudging, vendor price sticker on front; Textblock has remainder mark on bottom and top edges, otherwise clean and tight; xv, 424 pages, illustrated.
Bologna: Centro Per La Conservazione Delle Sculture All'Aperto, 1981. Octavo; pp 844; G/paperback; green spines with black text; 2 volumes, Part A, Deterioration; Part B, Treatment; covers show noticeable smudges to exteriors; some chipping to corners; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; English and French texts.
Baltimore, MD: Waverly Press, Inc., 1953. US Printing. 8vo. VG- / - no DJ. finely ribbed evergreen clothbound HB, stamped gilt titling between gently worn ends. mild shelfwear, superficial impressions to boards. faintly foxed inside covers and two initial sheets. fep, with name stamp in plum. left ffep has tipped in borrowing sleeve. panel size sleeve holds 4 large folded maps.
New York, et al. Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1983. First Edition. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, glossy white spine with black text; dj, light shelf wear; price clipped; HB, black cloth spine with white text; ;boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, tight; text block, clean; illus.: figures, maps, color plates; 226pp.
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1987. Large Octavo; VG/G; Off-white spine with navy blue text; Dust jacket has small tear at spine head edge and other slight edge wear, also has some rubbing on exterior but mostly along fore and spine edges, and lightly age toned rear, otherwise intact; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with clean and strong panels; Text block has some wear on exterior edges, due to handling with clean text pages and tight binding; previous owner's name on ffep; pp 876.
Washington, DC: U.S. GPO - NASA / Scientific and Technical Information Branch, 1986. US Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. light exposure faded HB spine, pictorial with right aligned thin white block title above centered small type for subtitle; between tiny white stock number and NASA editors both at tail. gently pushed in ends, bumped corner points. stirking aerial geo-morphological color patterns, front semi-glossy board cover has triple stacked evergreen, red and light yellow stripes with right justified uppercase title and black subtitle. matching simple wide map images as endsheets. cursive ink name of owner on title page. series of locations viewed aerially and listed sequentially with coded-titles. wide textblock column style with numbered figures, tables and highlights. mild wear to head-edge, smooth ivory fore-edge and tail-edge. 717 pp.
Cambridge: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, 1972. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; White spine with burgundy text. Covers have general shelf wear, age toning to spine and edges, fraying to corners, closed tear on tail of spine, two tiny stains and a fold line on rear, apart from that, clean, binding strong, includes ownership stamp by M. King Hubbert on front; Textblock has very minor wear to fore edge, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 96 plus 79 pages of Appendix.
Boulder: The Geological Society of America, 1978. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Slipcase is brown with gold print, slight wear to corners, slight shelfwear; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight stain to front, slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; viii, 388 pages, illustrated + 7 folded maps in slipcase.
J.B. Lippincott Company, 1922. Frist Edition. 8vo, paged 741-764, illustrated; G+; gray cover with black print, front cover has ink inscription at head of title "Dr. Bridgman, with the author's compliments", pencil notations at top edge, red ink line under author's name, bumped corners, slight spotting, back cover has blue library stamp at upper left corner, some spotting; spot on interior of back cover and last page; small ink editorial corrections on pp. 741 and 756, otherwise clean interior; "Reprinted from the Journal of The Franklin Institute, December, 1922"; "Papers from the Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, No. 476."
San Francisco: State of California. Department of Natural Resources. Division of Mines, 1951. Octavo; Fourth printing, 1965; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with black print; Boards in tan cloth with black print, wear to edges and spine caps, warping to front and back, slight smudging to front edge; Text block has sprung binding at top, name in ink on front flyleaf, mild spotting to endpapers; 392 pages, illustrated (b&w), folded map tipped in at page 128.
Washington, DC: USGPO, 1988. US Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. tall ivory wraps spine, lengthy tiny black lettering centered for titling, spine surface has a few ridges and light wrinkling. smooth wraps cover, graphic in silver gray and ice blue between enlarged full black title. gently skimmed interior, neatly aligned corners and interior clear, no marks or writing to the slick off white stock. text accompanied by large figures (photos, images, graphs), tables and includes two large fold out plates in rear pocket. lightly shelfworn, with neat clear edges, all sides. approx. 278 pp.
Moscow: Mir Publishers, 1982. Octavo; Revised from the 1980 Russian edition; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with white print; DJ has tears along top and bottom edges, rubbing, shelfwear, vendor label on rear; Boards in green cloth with green print, slight wear to spine caps and edges, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, name in ink on front flyleaf, vendor price stamp on front flyleaf, light tanning to endpapers, clean text; 206 pages, illustrated (b&w diagrams, tables).
Berkeley: Counterpoint, 2011. First Printing. Octavo; VG+/VG; black spine, yellow and white text; dust jacket has minor shelfwear, minor edgewear, sales sticker on rear cover, minor rubbing on fore corners; boards strong, clean; text block has occasional slight bending on tail fore corners; First Printing; 337pp.
New York: United Nations, 1966. Reprint. Two Volume Set; Reprint; Quarto; VG-/G+; Spines are black with small white and green text; DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, age-toning, scuffs and marks, creases and tears along edges, material loss to corners and along edges, design is clear; Boards have light edge wear, joints are strong; Text block has minimal signs of handling, binding is strong, content is clear; Vol. one and two pp 1078; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Boston: The Four Seas Company, 1919. First Edition. 8vo., 84 pages + 3 leaves of graphs; VG; blue cover with black print, some rubbing, pencil mark on front; slight tear to title page, penned editorial correction on page 31 otherwise clean interior; "Occasional Scientific Papers of the Westwood Astrophysical Observatory, Number 3"
Baltimore: Maryland Geological Survey, Johns Hopkins University, 1974. Octavo; pp 242; G-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; cloth shows moderate wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated with photographs and graphs.
Columbus, Ohio: State of Ohio DNR (Departemnt of Natural Resources), 1987. Reprint. Qto. slim medium green wraps spine, faux leatherette with tiny silver titling centered. enlarged titling on softcover front, bordered in silver and neatly cornered, lightly handled volume. includes 40 figures, 7 tables, 1 plate in accompanying report (large color map in sleeve with volume). textblock interior clear and excellent throughout, sheets and slim edges fine. 75 pp.
London: Oxford University Press, 1971. Octavo; pp 160; VG-/no-DJ; bright green spine with gilt text; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, strong boards, ex-library label to spine; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, ex-library's bookplate to front pastedown, stamp to front pastedown and fore edge, ex-library writings, markings and pouch to rear endpaper and pastedown; interior clean.
Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1952. 12mo; G-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with black print on a white ground; DJ has edgewear and hinge wear, tears to spine caps and flap folds and to rear top edge; Boards in green marbled paper with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, warping; Text block has water damage to lower portion, intermittent spine breaks; 31 pages, illustrated (16 pages of color plates).