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.
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Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1904. Octavo; G-; hardcover; bound in green cloth, gilt lettering; both volumes' boards slightly bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, spines slightly sun toned, interiors aged toned, light soiling in interiors, stamps on front pastedowns and front end papers, penciling on front end paper, visible separation front text block; both volumes' text blocks age toned, occasional soiling, ex-library stamps on exterior edges; volume 2 text block has occasional pen and penciling, light soiling on exterior fore edge; 2 volumes; Volume 1 - Miocene Text; Volume 2 - Miocene Plates [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
Paris: C. Lambin, 1661. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo,  112 pages; VG; 1/4 bound with contemporary brown leather spine, green label with gilt lettering on spine, brown marbled boards; moderate wear and rubbing to boards and spine, including chipping to head and tail of spine, significant rubbing to spine, causing parts to have been worn of entirely; bookplate of Charles Hugh Stevenson on front pastedown, along with a small sticker reading '14-25-23'; title page has a piece cut out of it, to the right of the printers mark, not impacting any text; very slight staining to rear of portrait; Sig. 2 *4 A-O4, with C2 marked as B2, F2 marked as F1, K2 and L3 not marked, M3 marked M2; no writing or marginalia; fingerprint ink stains to top margin of page 112; With engraved portrait frontispiece of Anne Marie Louise d'Orleans and numerous woodcut initials and tailpieces; To our knowledge, the only copies are held by the New York Public Library, New York, John Carter Brown Library, Rhode Island, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, U. S. Library of Congress, District of Columbia, University of Michigan, William L. Clements Library, Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, British Library, London, Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, plus any copies currently for sale or in private collections. This is an incredibly scarce book.; [JCB(3) III:51-52], [Grasse I:348], [Alden & Landis 661], [Sabin 4957]; "The first chapter attempts to reconcile differing views of various writers, as cited by Berquen, on the origin of gemstones and precious metals, with following chapters taking up the principal gemstones, and some minor ones, as diamond, sapphire, topaz, ruby, spinel, emerald, amethyst, aquamarine, hyacinth, opal, chrysolite, iris, vermeille, garnets, carnelian, turquoise, quartz varieties, pearl, coral and amber, and lastly, a chapter on gold and silver" (Sinkankas, p. 97f.) SS consignment; shelved case 3.
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.
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.
Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2003. Quarto: VG-/no-DJ hardcover: Shades of darker purple on spine, age faded red text: Boards are strong and clean, light scuff marks, slight bumping to corners, mild rubbing to edges, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some dust staining,title page has embossed bookplate, otherwise pages clean and unmarked: 265 pp.
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.
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.
Amsterdam: Chez George Gallet, 1703. First Illustrated French Edition. folio, , 556 pages, ; VG; 3/4 bound with brown leather spine, black leather label with gilt lettering, marbled boards; newly repaired, with new spine, previous marbled boards preserved; rubbing and shelfwear to boards, edges worn; mild foxing throughout; half-title and engraved frontispiece; small pen writing in upper fore corner of title page; complete collation, A4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Zzz4, Aaaa4; with 16 folding plates, 16 single plates, 39 black and white plates embedded within text, and 3 color plates embedded within text; plate 1 is folded in such a way that it slightly sticks out the fore edge, and as such the vertical crease is torn along the lower half; full title continues: et de quelques autres adjacentes ; dont les principales sont Chypre, Rhodes, Candie, Samos, Chio, Negrepont, Lemnos, Paros, Delos, Patmos, avec un grand nombre d'autres. Comprenant leurs noms, leur situation, leurs villes, leurs châteaux, l'histoire tant ancienne que moderne de leurs habitants ; leur gouvernement, les révolutions qui y sont arrivés, les plantes, animaux, &c. qui s'y trouvent.; shelved case 4.
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.
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.
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.