London: John Murray, 1859. Third Edition. Octavo; G+; Green spine with gilt lettering; Third edition; 429 pages with two fold outs and pages of advertisements.; Darwin's contribution present and corrected on page 268. NOTES: The first edition of 1849 had a transposition error in Darwin's essay, some later states included a corrected text in a rear pocket. The second edition was issued in 1851, with no offprint of Darwin's article. This is the third edition, complete. Fold out maps are present, with some slight tears to the rear map.; Book has been repaired with original green cloth still present; Some cloth missing from the spine, lettering still present but worn; Former library book with bookplate from the Royal Navy on front paste down and faded ink stamp on title page; Boards show wear along the edges, corners bumped and beginning to fray. Pages are age toned, as is typical with some minor spotting, mostly at the beginning and on the fold outs; Interior otherwise clean and free of marking.; shelved case 3.
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London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1819. Second Edition. Quarto, xvi, 420,  pages; VG; bound in contemporary straight-grain morocco, gilt and blind border rolls, rebacked with majority of spine preserved, missing part of head of spine; some rubbing to boards, primarily corners; bookplate to front and rear pastedown; illustrated with 10 black and white lithograph plates, 7 hand colored aquatint plates (including frontispiece), 4 maps (of which 3 are folding); with errata leaf in rear; VG consignment; shelved case 9.
Boulder, Colorado: Geological Society of America, 1985. Anthology. Included books and maps in very good condition. Sun fading and occasional tears to several of the paper wrappers that store the folded maps. Nevertheless, the maps themselves remain clean and bright. Comprises 67 volumes and 25 maps. In addition to the accompanying maps, many volumes include multiple plates. Collection includes many regional map sheets with accompanying text. PLEASE NOTE that due to the number of these volumes and their respective weight that special shipping arrangements are required.
Pittsburgh: James Kay, Jun. & Brother, 1837. First American Edition. Octavo; Fair; hardcover; full brown cloth binding, gilt text; both volumes boards have general shelfwear, significant edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, chipping on spine edges, spines sun toned, ex-libris plate on front interiors, browning damp staining and foxing in interiors, tearing in interiors, interiors age toned; text blocks age toned, soiling foxing and damp staining through out; First American Edition; 2 volumes Shelved in Netdesk office, on bookshelf to the right of the Ephemera sections.
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.
London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., n.d. [1880s]. 4tos.; 384 pp., each volume; VG-/no dust jacket; brown cloth-covered spines and boards with dark brown endpapers; gilt lettering to spine and front board with illustrations in black; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spines; rubbing to back board of Vol. 5; dark-colored top of text-block (faded); age-toning to fore-edge of text-block; light scratching to bottom edge of text-block, Vols. 1 and 3; interiors clean, age-toning throughout; staining to middle of fore-edge of text-block, Vol. 4; shelfwear to endpapers, including slight tear to back free endpaper, Vol. 3; shelved above Hardcover Fiction/Literary Criticism.
London: The Syndics of the Cambridge University Press, 1965, 1967, 1971. Small quarto; pp 684; VG-/G+; blue/green/red spine with beige text; 3 volumes - Fauna and Background, 1951-1961; The Cranium of Australopithecus (Zinjanthropus) Boisei; Excavations in Beds I & II, 1960-1963 ; slight sun fading and light rubbing to exteriors and edges, small tear to head edge of vol. 2, price clipping to front flaps; slight sunning to exterior cloth; light bumping to head fore corners, strong and clean panels; slight writing to front pastedown, tail edge of vol 1, otherwise clean text block exterior and interior; quite good condition; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Oakton: Appalachian Books, 1974. 5 volumes, 1st volume is hardcover, volumes 2 - 5 are paperback. Octavo; Volume 1: VG-/no-DJ; Volumes 2 - 5: VG-/no-DJ paperback. Volume 1: Back board very subtly bowed, boards have some light rubbing to bottom edges, boards have occasional small scuffs and some small, faint spots, pastedowns age toned and have some foxing, book's binding strong; Textblock age toned, foxing around textblock edges, some light foxing on end papers, interior clean; 274 pp. Volumes 2 - 5: paperback covers have some minor edge wear and some rubbing/light scuffing to surfaces. Volumes 3 and 4 have a few small spots on spines. Volume 3 has a small closed tear in upper left corner of front cover, a few small, thin wrinkles at top of spine, a bit more edge wear and slightly heavier rubbing/scuffing than rest of volumes near top of back cover. All four paperback volumes have former seller's small price sticker on back.; Textblocks are age toned with foxing around textblock edges, all interiors clean. All volumes contain fold-up maps of rivers. This sale is for: Appalachian Waters 1: The Delaware and Its Tributaries, hardcover, 274 pp. Appalachian Waters 2: The Hudson River and Its Tributaries, paperback, 488 pp. Appalachian Waters 3: The Susquehanna River and Its Tributaries, paperback, 600 pp. Appalachian Waters 4: The Southeastern Rivers, paperback, 850 pp. Appalachian Waters 5: The Upper Ohio and Its Tributaries, paperback 948 pp. approx. 3160 pages total.
Boston: International Human Resources Development Corporation, 1983. Octavo; G/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with white print; Boards in brown cloth with white print, small tear at front top corner, light wear to spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block has peripheral tanning to endpapers, library stamps on front flyleaf and verso of title page, else clean and tight; v, 90 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Beverley Tucker: Washington, D.C., 1858. Thick Quarto; pp 1005; G/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text; odd volume; full title: Reports of Exploration and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; cloth has light sunning to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has light age toning to exterior edges; interior shows light foxing to various pages; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington: Beverley Tucker, 1855. Thick Quarto; G/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text; odd volume; full title: Report of Explorations for a Route for the Pacific Railroad, by Capt. J.W, Gunnison, Topographical Engineers, Near the 38th and 39th Parallels of North Lattitude, from the Mouth of the Kansas River, MO., to the Sevier Lake, in the Great Basin; cloth has light sunning to exteriors; sturdy boards; text block has light age toning to exterior edges; interior shows light toning to various pages; slight moisture staining to head edges of some pages; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1979. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 606; VG-/G-; black spine with ivory text; this volume only; dust jacket shows modest wear to edges and joints; some rubbing to exterior; minor chips to corners; cloth has light shelf wear to exterior; mild wear to corners; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company. Octavo; G/no-DJ; light gray spines with black text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, Resistivity Sounding Measurements, pp 276 , 1979; vol. 2, Time-Varying Geoelectric Soundings, pp 419 , 1980; cloths show light foxing to exteriors; slight sticker residue to rear of vol. 2; mild wear to edges; strong boards; text blocks have some foxing to exterior edges; ex-library stamps to exterior tail edges; library plate to front pastedown; slight foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name stamped to front endpapers of vol. 1; illustrated; light pencil to both volumes;.
Ottawa, Calgary & Vancouver: Geological Survey of Canada, 1998. Large Octavo; G/no-DJ; White spine with black text; Cloth has minor wear on exterior just light rubbing, mostly on rear and at corners and edges, panels are slightly bowed but are otherwise strong and intact; Text block has some light soiling at fore edge exterior, light highlighting and underlining on pp 207, 212, 215, 221, and 223, otherwise text pages are clean with tight binding; previous owner's name on ffep; pp 387.
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;.
Boston: Phillips, Sampson, and Company, 1852. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Brown fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have wear on edges, bumping on corners, tears on edges and joints, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has light wear on edges, foxing on title page, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 511.
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.
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.
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;.
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.
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.
Yokohama. First Edition. 8vo., 11 pages; VG-; pink cover with black print, soiling at top and bottom of front cover, some smudges, pencil notation top right, slight spotting, creasing, corners slightly bumped, bump to center of outside edge throughout; back cover has some smudging, slight spotting, and creasing; inside first prelim. page has some foxing, pencil notation top right corner, otherwise clean interior; "Read before the Asiatic Society of Japan, on the 25th April, 1877."
Rome: I.C.E. -Italian Institute for Foreign Trade, 1982. Large octavo; G/no-DJ; gray spines with black text; slipcase has slight staining to rear; cracking rear head edge; 2 volumes, 78+146; cloths have moderate wear to edges; some spotting to spine; lightly sunned boards; one volume is in 2 ring binder, second volume is hardbound book; text blocks show moderate wear due to handling; lightly sunned spines; interiors clean; illustrated with many photographs; Italian, German, French, Arabic and English text.
Paris: L'Auteur-Editeur, 1857. Septieme edition. 12mo; 7th edition; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print, raised bands; Boards in black leather, worn, exposed corners, tattering to spine caps, wear to hinges, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has marbled endpapers, bookplate on front pastedown, cracked hinges front and rear, water stains throughout, foxing throughout; Text in French; 822 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Paris: Dunod, 1951. First Edition. 8vo., vi, 239 pages, illustrated, graphs; VG-; tan cover with black print, peripheral soiling, tears at top and bottom of spine exposing binding, slight spotting and rubbing, bottom right corner folded and chipped, slightly bumped outer corners, bumped outer edge of rear cover; slight spotting on first prelim. page, otherwise clean interior; text in French; folded insert titled: "Caracteristiques des Corps Chimiques, Purs et Techniques"
New York, NY: Hafner Press / Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc., 1976. Facsimile Reprint. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. light sage green clothbound HB, with stamped darker green titling centered down spine. abrading is light to ends and corner points. tonal discoloration to fep/ffep is slight. clear fair ivory textblock stock, securely bound with minimal edgewear. 368 pp. and indexes. NOTE : VOL. 9 of the the CONTRIBUTIONS TO HISTORY OF GEOLOGY by Robert Jameson.
London: John Van Voorst, Paternoster Row, 1858. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Green spine with gold text/title; boards are strong with evidence of faint moisture exposure staining on the front and on the spine; red and gold bookplate of the previous owner on the front pastedown; foxing on the front pastedown, front free end page, back pastedown,and back free end page; age-toning on the front free end page and back free end page; penci lwriting on the back pastedown; binding is strong; foxing on the fore-edge; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 415.
London: John Murray, 1858. Second edition, enlarged and improved. Octavo; Second edition, enlarged and improved; Poor/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, no cover spine, exposed book signatures; Boards in green cloth, front and rear detached from text block and from each other as the spine has been torn away, wear to corners and shelfwear; Text block binding is very loose with some signatures entirely separated from binding, bookplates and name in ink on front pastedown, library stamp on title page and call number penciled on verso, some folded plates at rear are loose from binding, age-toning to paper, paper somewhat brittle; xvii, 258 pages, frontispiece, illustrated “with illustrative maps, views, and panoramic sketches” (folded plates, some color).
Leipzig, Germany: State Academy of Graphic Arts and Applied Arts to Leipzig, 1935. Hardcover Imperial Octavo; G-; Book shows notable ware, foxing on front, back and spine, damp staining, especially pronounced stain on bottom front board, rubbing on corners, title card on spine is intact but chipping at edges, spine cocked; Text block age toned, some speckling on page beds and edges in front and back of text block, otherwise clean, text and illustration clear and legible; pp 140 (excluding illustrations) Higher shipping rates for items requested for expedited or international shipping as well as any items over 4 Lbs. Please contact shipping department for details.
n. p. n. publ. n. d. Large Octavo; unpaginated; VG; brown spine with black and silver text; illustrated slipcase shows light sunning to exterior head edge; minor wear to corners; no jacket; cloth has little wear to exterior; mild rubbing to corners; decorative panels with text and illustrations; strong boards; text block has mild tone to front endpapers at edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; good looking book; text in Chinese and English;.
New York: Romance of American Petroleum and Gas Co., 1911. Large Octavo; G-/no-DJ; black spines with gilt text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 363; vol. 2, pp 423; cloths have moderate shelf wear to exteriors; slightly worn edges; text blocks have some foxing to exterior edges; patterned endpapers; interiors show lightly tone toward edges; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; slightly cracked rear gutters; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
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.
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.
Philadelphia, PA: The University Museum of University of Pennsylvania, 1992. US Printing. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. light tan clothbound HB , gilt spine titling on 3.75" black segment just above mid-spine and between small gilt editors and publisher. minimal exterior wear, thick, sturdy, clear panels in solid light tan. gray/black drawing illustrates both fep/ffep. within the interior, sheets neat, no writing or marks. includes figures and charts. smooth, clear outer edges. # 0924171073.
Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Pres, 1965. Octavo; pp 412; G+/G-; ivory/green spine with black text; dust jacket has some age toning to spine and edges; few chips to edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep;.
New York: Robinson, Pratt, & Co., 1843. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Black fabric spine with gold text. Boards have general shelfwear, rubbing to edges and joints, slight bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has foxing and wear on fore edge, foxing to pages, light pencil inscriptions on front/rear free end paper and front paste down, otherwise clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 384.
Greenbelt, MD: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, 1973. Large Octavo; pp 198; Good/paperback; white spine without text; covers have light tone toward exterior edges; covers clean otherwise; intact panels; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated with black and white and color images;.
London, Great Britain: The Royal Society, 1980. UK Edition. Qto. VG/VG-. solid turquoise panels, sunned to the point of yellow toned bold ivory capitals, tiny publisher at tail end. front jacket simply repeats bold ivory capitals, enlarged and centered within upper half, aligned with the centered publisher above bottom edge. mild perimeter wear, inner flaps yellow toned. previous owners name and address on right fep. purple indigo cloth, stamped with bold silver lettering, a stylistic match with outer spine. vivid royal purple cloth, bright and evenly hued panels, gently bumped corners. ivory stock and textblock is clear with neatly aligned corners. smooth unmarked outer edges. 268 pp. ISBN# 0854031375.
Tulsa, Oklahoma: PennWell Books, 1983. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ VG-. midnight eggplant DJ spine with centered bold red uppercase title between tiny white author and publisher. heavy edgewear to spine ends and all panel corners. black coated cloth HB spine has bold gilt uppercase titling and repeats with fully author and subtilte on fornt board. a touch rubbed corner panels. light gray endsheets. numbered tables, illustrations and b/w photos within the unmarked interior. neat smooth ivory edges, all sides. 216 pp. ISBN# 0878142002.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1916. Large octavo; G-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; cloth has some wear on exterior due to age; front has dark soiling w/ dark spotting at tail edge; rear has moisture staining along gutter toward center of panel & tail edge; head & tail edges are moderately rubbed w/ some wear at corners; text block shows darkened exterior edges w/ foxing on fore edge; previous owner's name stamped on ffep; however, text pages are generally unmarked with good, secure binding; pp 578. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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).