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: John Hopkins Press, 1918. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Green spine with gold text/title; Volume 10; boards are strong and mostly clean; stamp on the front free end page and title page; foxing on the front pastedown, front free end page, back pastedown, and back free end page; binding is strong; foxing on the fore-edge; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 553.
Baltimore: John Hopkins Press, 1906. Volume Six. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Green spine with gold text/title; boards are strong and clean; some age-toning on half of the front pastedown, front free end page, and back free end page; an envelope on the back pastedown; sticker on the front board; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 578.
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;.
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1940. Octavo; pp 309; G-/paperback; dark orange spine with black text; covers have slightly sunned exterior; some rubbing to edges; small chip to front joint; stamped text to front; some wear to spine; light sunfading to exterior; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; creases to fore corners; small brown spot to title page; good binding; illustrated with charts and tables Shelved in Netdesk office, 15's Ephemera Box 2.
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.
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;.
Italy: ICCROM, 1980. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG-/no-DJ(paperback); Spine is black with red text; Covers have edge wear, general marks and scratches, rubbing to corners, joints are strong; Text block has signs of handling, some subtle age-toning, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 65; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
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."
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).
Caruthersville, Missouri: Floyd Barnhart, 1949. Third Edition. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. burgundy clothbound HB with small imprinted green lettering. gently worn tip and tail with barely nipped corners. name and date of prior owner on left fep. gentle toning to its endsheets. textblock unmarked with no writing. slick ivory sheets, contains tables, graphs and b/w listed illustrations. a solidly bound, aged copy. dark brown/orange spot on head-edge, few upper margins shows a tiny transference onto final sheets. 366 pp.
Scranton: International Textbook Company, 1939. 12mo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in embossed black cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has blue-tinted edges, mild age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; Includes: Determination of True Meridian — Fundamentals of Law for Surveyors; iv, 68, 52 pages, illustrated.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA: Wuerz Publishing Ltd., 1991. Second Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. off white wraps, spine smooth wit small dark blue title, edition, author and small black publisher at tail. softcovers smooth, edgewear minimal and lightly skimmed textblock with tables and figures within the chapters. above averaga condition, unblemished with minor wear only. 292 pp. ISBN# 0920063357.
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.
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.
First Edition. 8vo, page 192-211, illustrated, graphs, tables; VG; green cover with black print, pencil notation in upper right corner, slight peripheral tanning, slight tear to lower spine corner, slight fold to bumped lower right corner; clean interior; "From American Journal of Science, Vol. 238, Mar., 1940, Pp. 192-211."
Little Rock, AK: Press Printing Company, 1892. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Brown fabric spine with faded gilded text. Boards have wear, open tears to ends of spine, age toned, rubbing and bumping to corners, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has age toned edges, cracking on inner hinges, previous owners name stamped on front paste down, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 153.
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., 1993. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Blue spine with navy blue & white text; Dust jacket has slightly rubbed exterior, otherwise intact; Cloth has minor spotting on front but otherwise sturdy, clean and intact panels; Text block has unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 309. Signed.
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.
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.
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;.
Palermo: Sellerio Editore, 1981. Large Quarto; pp 215; VG/G; blue spine with gilt text; dust jacket shows light sunning to spine; mild wear otherwise; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; slightly splayed boards; bumped edges; text block has slight tone to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; text in Italian; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
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.
Carnegie Institution of Washington. First Edition. 8vo, paged 366-383; tables; VG; grey cover with black print, pencil notation at top right, ink inscription beneath title "Gift of Prof. R. Daly-1957", back cover has some smudging, library stamp at top left; clean interior, mild upper crease to pages throughout, light spotting on title page; "Extracted from Year Book No. 19 for the year 1920, pp. 366 to 383."
First Edition. 8vo, paged 679-700; VG; tan cover with black print, pencil notation to upper right corner of front cover, ink inscription at bottom of cover "Gift of Prof. R. Daly-1957", back cover has library stamp at top right corner; mild crease to right side of pages throughout; clean interior; "Reprinted for private circulation from The Journal of Geology, Vol. XXIX, No. 8, November-December 1921."
Carnegie Institution of Washington. First Edition. 8vo., paged 372-387; VG; gray cover with black print, slight pencil notation in upper right corner of front cover, ink notation below title "Gift of Prof. R. Daly, 1957", slight peripheral tanning, minor smudge on right edge; back cover has library stamp at upper left corner; clean interior; title on first page "Study of fundamental problems of geology"; "Reprinted from Year Book No. 25, 1925-26, pp. 372 to 387."
Carnegie Institution of Washington. First Edition. 8vo, paged 268-280, illustrated; VG; grey cover with black print, pencil notation at top right of front cover, pen inscription on front cover beneath title "Gift of Prof. R. Daly-1957", light smudge to upper right of cover edge, slight bump to lower spine corner, back cover has library stamp at top left corner; interior clean but for spot on p. 271, crease on title page and p. 271; "Extracted from Year Book No. 23, 1924, pages 268 to 280."
Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier, 1973. Dutch Printing. 8vo. VG-/VG-. light gray DJ spine with bold black titling, clear protective cover over moderately worn DJ, with an affixed library code labe past mid-spine. light gray marbling, leatherette HB with stamped black spine title. DJ was secured to fep/ffep and its aged residue stains the inside boards. library markings include the tipped in borrower sleeve on left ffep. the head and tail-edge is stamped. main textblock is clear and contents include many figures and tables throughout. EX-LIBRIS, as is. 304 pp. ISBN# 0444411178.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1899. Large Octavo; pp 461; G+/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; this volume only; cloth has slight wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; lightly rubbed corners; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; cracking to front gutter; interior clean.
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.
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.
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.
London, Great Britain: Unwin Hyman Ltd., 1989. Sixth Impression. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. dark navy wraps volume with reading crease and whitish edges from excessive rubbing, to ends mainly. wraps softcover corners are thumbed lightly and front panel has very bold white title centered above smaller white authors. extensive chapter figures, all numbered with text of various charts, plotted graphs, planes, photos and more. title and numbered tables, 35 listed after table of contents. rear finished with appendices. neatly white stock and 450 pp. ISBN # 004552016X.
New York, NY: Society of Mining Engineers, 1981. Second Edition. Hardcover Medium Octavo; G-/VG; White Spine with Black Text; DJ is in protective archival cover. Creasing on front and back. Rubbing and open and closed tears on edges and corners. Age toned; Text block age toned but clean.Text and illustration legible and clear; pp 847.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1900. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 522; G-; dark brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; odd volume; 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 block has slight age toning to exterior edges; light foxing toward edges to few pages; illustrated; map pouch adhered to rear pastedown; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
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;.
New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1933. Second Impression. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. sunned, speckled reddish clothbound HB, gilt title centered on black segment, thinly bordered in gold near the abraded tip and tail with tiny cuts. shelfworn covers partailly sunned with few tiny marks/spots. a touch foxed on fep, with name date of prior owner; ffep just faintly. spotting affects the sheets up to title page, facing a glossy b/w frontispiece. yellow-tone edges, smooth all sides. as is. 598 pp.
Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2002. First. Octavo; VG/VG-; brown and black spine with light orange text with black shadow effect, light orange publisher's logo at tail; dustjacket has moderate bending and folding along top edges of front and rear covers, light smudging and scratching to covers; boards are strong and clean; textblock is clean; 295pp.
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.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2000. Large Octavo; pp 141; VG/G; black spine with black and yellow text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; minor chips to fore corners; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior clean.
London: John Wiley & Sons, 1973. Octavo; VG/VG: Green spine with ascending yellow to head and black text. DJ has general shelf wear, age toning to edges, no major tears; Boards have light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has minor foxing to fore edge, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 140.