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;.
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Baltimore: Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources, 1948. Larger Thin Octavo; G; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has light smudging toward exterior edges and joints; strong boards; text block exterior edges mildly toned; creased chip to fore edge to title page; slight crease to fore edge to following page; interior clean; illustrated; maps in pouch at rear; pp 267.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1895. Octavo; pp 411; brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows mild fading to exterior; grayish spotting to exterior; rear has slight crinkles to rear; some rubbing wear to edges and joints; sturdy boards; blind-stamped borders to panels; text block exterior edges have age toned; partial cracking to front hinge; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; former owner's name to title page; mild damp staining to edges to pp 33-94; otherwise few small stains to few pages; illustrated NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #5.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Department of the Interior, 1976. Quarto; pp 194; G-/paperback; beige spine with black text; covers have light wear to exterior; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; lightly toned interior; mild cracking to front gutter; maps to rear pastedown; frontispiece;.
Baltimore: Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources, 1955. Octavo; G; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has light exterior wear; mild rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block exterior edges mildly toned; cracked front hinge; interior clean; illustrated; maps in pouch at rear; pp 533.
Londn: Gurney and Jackson, 1948. Octavo; pp 294; G-/paperback; black spine with white text; covers shows some age toning to spine and toward exterior edges; minor chips to corners; previous owner's name to front; small sticker to front; intact panels; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; cracked front gutter; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated;.
Columbus: Ohio State University, 1924. Large Octavo, 745 pages. In Good plus condition. Dark green spine with gilt lettering. Full binding in dark green cloth. Boards show modest shelf wear, slight sunning to spine and minor cracking to tailband. Text block has a sticker from previous library on pastedown and exhibits light age-toning throughout pages. Note: Shelved in Netdesk Column B, ND-B.
Philadelphia: George W. Childs, 1863. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; In clear plastic protective wrap, boards in green cloth, wear to spine caps and corners; Text block has name in pencil on front pastedown, cracked front hinge, text is clean and tight; 335 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
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." NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #2.
New York; London: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; Chapman & Hall, Limited, 1959. Second Printing. Octavo; pp 387; VG-; blue spine with gilt text; second printing; no jacket; cloth has very slight wear; few whitish spots to spine; modest lean to spine; otherwise sturdy boards; exterior text block edges show mild tone; previous owner's name to front pastedown; interior clean; illustrated.
Moscow: Mir Publishers, 1981. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with brown print; DJ has small tears at spine ends and flap corners, edgewear, vendor label on rear, tanning to spine, small surface tears to front and front flap; Boards in tan cloth with black print, small tear at bottom of front hinge, creasing to cloth on front, bump to spine tail; Text block clean and tight; 295 pages, illustrated.
London: North-Holland Publishing Company, 1972. Second Printing. Octavo; VG-/G; deep yellow spine with black text; second printing; dust jacket exterior has moderate shelf wear; some rubbing wear to fore edges; few, minor chips to edges; otherwise just few scuffs to front and rear; cloth exterior has light whitish rubs, however generally clean; good, dense binding; textblock has only faint foxing to outer edges; former owner's name to front pastedown; very light shadow toning to endpapers; inner pages clean; illustrated; pp 336.
Madison: The American Society of Agronomy, Inc., 1979. Reprinted. Octavo; G+; green spine with gilt text; fifth printing; part 2 only; no jacket; cloth has mild tone to spine due to handling; exterior very good otherwise; strong boards; exterior edges to text have some foxing and toning; partial cracking to front hinge at title page; otherwise interior good; illustrated; pp 1572.
Cambridge, New York, Victoria: Cambridge University Press, 1992. First PB Edition. Octavo; G+/paperback; yellow spine with brown text; first PB edition; covers show slight shelf wear; light scattering of spots toward edges; some minor crinkling to edges; binding intact; dust jacket exterior shows minimal wear; cloth exterior clean; very slightly splayed boards; text block exterior edges have modest handling wear; inked date to half title page; interior clean; illustrated; pp 318.
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 NOTE: Shelved in Aisle 24 with older 15's.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1906. Octavo; pp 284; Fair/paperback; lightly sunned green spine with dark green text; covers have heavily chipped edges; tape covering spine; ex-library sticker to spine; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; cracking to gutters; interior lightly toned; ex-library markings inside; dew chips to edges of first few pages; illustrated;.
Boulder, CO: The Geological Society of America, Inc., 1968. Octavo; pp 678; G-/Fair; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight foxing to exterior; some chipping to edges; foxing to flaps; cloth has light sunning to boards; slight rubbing wear to edges; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; cocked spine; light foxing to first few pages, interior clean; frontispiece; map tipped in; errata slip tipped in at front NOTE: Shelved in Aisle 24 with older 15's.
Boulder CO: Geological Society of America, 1985. Small Quarto; VG-; light blue spine with black text; volume 1 only; no jacket; cloth exterior shows some rubbing wear; mild soiling to exterior; minor edge wear; mildly bumped spine edges; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges have light foxing; pictorial endpapers; stamped date to fep; interior clean; illustrated; pp 525.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1900. Large Octavo; pp 509; G- condition hardcover; 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; noticeable wear to edges; sturdy panels; slight smudges to exterior; text blocks has slight age toning to exterior edges; light foxing toward edges to few pages; cracked front gutter at endpapers; illustrated with photographs, charts and maps; map pouch adhered to rear pastedown; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, on bookcase with Ephemera section.
Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007. Second Edition. Large Octavo; VG-/paperback; blue/green pictorial spine with yellow text; second edition; covers fully intact; light crinkles to lower spine; only light exterior wear; slight crease to fore tail edge; mild rubbing to edges; text block exterior edges show light soiling; small stain inside front cover; small stain to tail edge to fep; previous owner's embossed stamp to title page; mild creases to fore tail edges to first few pages; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 484.
Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1994. Octavo; pp 179; VG-/paperback; light blue/white spine with black text; covers show slight wear to exterior; lightly thumbed corners; intact panels; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; slight ink writing to half title page; illustrated;.
Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell/Gebers Förlag AB, 1966. First Edition. Octavo, 223 pages. In Very Good condition with a Very Good minus dust jacket. Spine white with gray and orange lettering. Dust jacket protected in mylar covering, with price uncut: "39: 50, inb. 39: -" Minor shelfwear. Age-toning and minor water damage to dust jacket, as well as chipping along egdes. Textblock clean. Fold-out map tipped in at rear. Inscribed flat by Frödin on title page. Text in Swedish. Shelved in Travel Essays.
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". NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #2.
New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1989. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 347 pages. In Very Good condition with a Very Good dust jacket. Spine navy blue with white lettering. Dust jacket protected in mylar covering, with price uncut: "$27.95." Minor shelfwear. Textbock clean. Signed flat by Gould on half-title page. Shelved in Case 10.
New York and London: W. W. Norton & Company, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 347 pages. In Very Good condition with a Very Good dust jacket. Spine blue with white and yellow lettering. Dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut: “$19.95 net”. Very mild shelf wear and soiling, primarily to head of spine on jacket. Signed flat on front end paper under title. Shelved in case 10.
Denver: The University of Denver Press, 1951. Octavo; VG-; green spine with black text; missing jacket; cloth exterior shows mild exterior wear; slight rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block exterior edges show mild tone; previous owner's name to front pastedown; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; pp 282.
Washington: National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1964. Quarto; pp 198; Fair/paperback; black/ivory spine with black text; covers have moderately soiled exterior; heavily rubbed edges; some scratches to rear; exterior text block edges lightly toned; illustrations include many drawings and maps; slight cracking to rear hinge;.
London: British Museum (Natural History), 1980. Octavo; pp 164; G+/paperback; grayish beige spine without text; covers show slight exterior wear; red titles to front; mildly sunned spine; few crinkles to fore edges; good, intact binding; textblock exterior edges have mild toning; interior clean; illustrated.
London: John Murray, 1859. Third Edition. Octavo, 429 pages with two fold outs and pages of advertisements. In Good plus condition. Rebacked in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, with original boards and preserved and parts of original spine laid on. 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. An ex-library copy with usual markings, including a bookplate from the Royal Navy on front paste down and faded ink stamp on title page. Darwin's contribution present and corrected on page 268. 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. Shelved in Case 10.
Salt Lake City: The Utah Geological Association, 1978. Second Printing. Quarto; VG-/paperback; black spine with blue and white text; second printing; covers have slight wear to exterior; light horizontal dent to mid front; few rubbing scratches to rear and spine; mild edge wear; slight creasing to rear fore corner; intact panels; text block exterior edges show light wear; light pencil inside; illustrated; pp 636.
Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1987. First Edition. Octavo, xii, 442 pages. In Good condition with Good minus Dust Jacket. Spine is teal with white lettering. Dust jacket has small closed tears on the top edge, head edge of spine has a rip, minor scraping on the back cover, a small chip along the spine and minor staining, foxing on the interior, and tape along the tears on the interior. Boards have minor bumping to corners. Text block has foxing and minor staining along the exterior edges and throughout book, "Barringer Crater Company" bookplate on front pastedown, stamp and pen writing on first free end paper, and a library of congress stamp on the last end paper. NOTE: Shelved in ND-B.
Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Library, 1997. Reprinted. Thin octavo; VG; 1/4 bound grayish beige spine without text; reprinted; no jacket; blue marbled panels show light exterior wear; straight boards; minor wear to fore corners; exterior text block edges have very light tone; tight binding; previous owner's name to fep; gift inscription to fep; interior clean; pp 30.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1914. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, bumps to corners, wear to spine caps, tear to spine tail, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to top edge, name in ink on title page, foxing to edges of initial and final pages, intermittent spine breaks, rear endpapers torn along hinge, creasing to fore-edge of final three pages; xvi, 273 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w), folded map (color) tipped in at rear flyleaf. NOTE: Shelved in Aisle 24 with older 15's.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1892. Quarto; Fair; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth, tattering to spine caps and corners, tears to rear hinge, surface tears to front hinge, shelfwear; Text block has shaken binding, cracked hinges front and rear, intermittent spine breaks, light age-toning to paper; xix, 534 pages, illustrated (b&w and color maps and plates, some folded). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] NOTE: Shelved in Room X, Case #3-6.
San Francisco: State of California Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mines, 1951. Oblong Octavo; G; dark beige spine with black text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows modest exterior wear; slightly sunned spine; sun ages spine; minor edge wear; sturdy boards; text block edges slightly foxed; profusely illustrated; cocked spine; interior clean; pp 392.
New York, St. Louis, San Francisco: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1969. Octavo; pp 482; Good; brownish gray spine with green and white text; cloth shows modest wear to exterior; worn corners; slight creases to joints; strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; light foxing to copyright and title pages; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding;.
Washington DC: Bureau of American Ethnology, 1964. Octavo, 289 pages. In Very good condition. Green spine with gilt lettering. Full binding in green cloth. Boards show mild shelf wear, modest scuffing on back cover and slight bumping to corners. Text block clean. Note: Shelved in Netdesk Column B, ND-B.
Harrisburg: Board of Commissioners for the Geological Survey, 1883. Octavo; Fair; Hardcover; Spine, tan with unreadable gold print; Boards in grey cloth, fraying to spine caps and corners, hinge torn at front top edge, significant soiling, stains, fading, some warping, tiny holes in cloth; Text block has stain on fore edge, cracked hinges front and rear, endpapers have soiling/stains, shaken binding, light age-toning to paper; Missing color map in rear pocket; xxv, 394 pages + 5 page catalog of survey reports, frontispiece (map), illustrated (b&w).
Washington: United States Department of the Interior, United States Geologicl Survey, United States Governemtn Printing Office, 1982. Second printing. Quarto, xxvii, 844 pages + 1 folded map. In Good minus condition. In mylar sleeve. Spine is orange with white print. Boards in illustrated cloth. Text block has spine break at p. 828. Illustrated: b&w and color; large color folded map in rear pocket. Related clippings from Time magazine (June 2, 1980) and National Geographic magazine (November 1955) laid in. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
London: John Murray, 1867. Tenth and Entirely Revised Edition. Octavos, Two Volumes. In Good condition with Good minus Slipcase. Spines are green with gilt lettering. Slipcase has rubbing, staining and tearing mainly along the left side. Boards have rubbing, bumping to corners, and minor shelf wear. Volume I has a dent in the front cover. Text blocks have major foxing throughout. Volume I has tearing on the front paste down and first front end paper and minor cracking along the gutter of the rear paste down. NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Column A. CONTENTS: Vol. I.: xvi, 671, 32 pages -- Vol. II.: xvi, 649 pages.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1916. Octavo; Fair-; Hardcover; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, wear to spine caps, edges, hinges, exposed corners, shelfwear; Text block has cracked hinges front and rear, intermittent spine breaks, slight amount of pencil notation in text but all plates have pencil notation and stamped text, leaf containing fig. 1-2 is loose from binding, slight age toning to paper; 578 pages, illustrated (b&w plates, tipped in folded map preceding text).
Chapel Hill: The University North Carolina Press, 1949. Octavo; G+; black spine with gilt text to small red bar text; out of print; no jacket; cloth shows slight handling wear; minor edge wear; tight binding; straight boards; textblock exterior edges show slight toning; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to front endpapers; faint foxing to few first pages; some underlines and notations inside; interior good otherwise; illustrated; pp 201.
Ankara: The British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara, 1998. Quarto; VG-; pp 127; red/white spine with black and white text; no jacket; cloth shows slight rubbing to exterior; small chip to front joint; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block clean; frontispiece; tight binding; illustrated.