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Agassiz, L. and Gould, A. A. / PRINCIPLES OF ZOOLOGY: TOUCHING THE STRUCTURE, DEVELOPMENT, DISTRIBUTION, AND NATURAL ARRANGEMENT OF THE RACES OF ANIMALS, LIVING AND EXTINCT, WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS, PART I. Comparitive Physiology for the use of Schools and Colleges, Revised Edition, Boston, 1862, cl, 250 pages, 31 pages of book dedicated to advertisements, - 3 -, $ 58 [slight wear to corners of boards and top and base of spine]

Bakewell, R. / AN INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGY: Intended to convey a practical knowledge of the Science, and comprising the most important recent discoveries; with explanations of the facts and phenomena which serve to confirm or invalidate various geological theories, 3rd American from the 5th London Edition, New Haven, 1839, pb, xxxvi + 596 pages, foxing throughout, plates preserved (two have repairs, but all have foxing), text is paper bound as original binding could not be repaired, ovg, - 3 -, $ 100

Bonney, T. G. / VOLCANOES, THEIR STRUCTURE AND SIGNIFICANCE, New York, 1899, cl, 379 pages, 13 plates, 1 fold-out map, - 3 -, $ 40

Bonney, T. G. / CHARLES LYELL AND MODERN GEOLOGY, New York, 1895, cl, 224 pages, occasional light foxing, - 3 -, $ 45


Brigham, A. P. / A TEXT-BOOK OF GEOLOGY, New York, 1901, cl, 477 pages, - 3 -, $ 25 [hinges have been reinforced]

Buckland, F. T. / CURIOSITIES OF NATURAL HISTORY, New York, 1859, cl, 423 pages, chip on top of spine, ovg, - 3 -, $ 34

Buckland, F. T. / CURIOSITIES OF NATURAL HISTORY, New York, 1860, cl, 441 pages, - 3 -, $ 34

Buckland, W. / THE BRIDGEWATER TREATISES ON THE POWER, WISDOM AND GOODNESS OF GOD AS MANIFESTED IN THE CREATION, TREATISE VI: Geology and Mineralogy Considered with Reference to Natural Theology, Philadelphia, 1837, cl, volume 1 - 443 pages, volume 2 - 69 engravings, moderate foxing throughout, ovg, - 3 -, $ 395

Chamberlin, T. C. / THE ORIGIN OF THE EARTH, University of Chicago Science Series, Chicago, 1916, cl, 271 pages, - 5 -, end plates replaced, $ 25

Comstock, J. L. / AN INTRODUCTION TO MINERALOGY: Adapted to the use of Schools and Private Students, 3rd Edition improved, New York, 1841, cl, 369 pages, slight foxing throughout, ovg, -3 -, $ 60

Comstock, J. L. / ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGY, INCLUDING FOSSIL BOTANY AND PALAEONTOLOGY, 1848, cl, 432 pages, 124 illustrations, light foxing throughout, - 5 -, $ 100

Comstock, J. L. / ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGY, INCLUDING FOSSIL BOTANY AND PALAEONTOLOGY, 1851, cl, 432 pages, 124 illustrations, light foxing throughout, - 3 -, $ 125

Croft, T., Ed. / STEAM POWER PLANT AUXILLARIES AND ACCESSORIES, 1st Edition, Power Plant Series, New York, 1922, cl, 447 pages, - 3 -, $ 30

Croft, T., Revised by Tangerman, E. J. / STEAM-TURBINE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE, 2nd Edition, Power Plant Series, New York, 1939, cl, 513 pages, - 3 -, $ 45

Crosby, W. D. / COMMON MINERALS AND ROCKS, Boston Society of Natural History, Guides for Science - Teaching No. 12, Boston, 1903, cl, 205 pages, 40 figs., 2 tables, - 3 -, $ 30

Dana, E. S. / A TEXTBOOK OF MINERALOGY with an extended Treatise on Crystallography and Physical Mineralogy, New Edition, entirely rewritten and enlarged with nearly 1000 figures and a colored plate, New York, 1907, cl, 593 pages, tiny tears along page edges through index, ovg, - 3 -, $ 75

Dana, J. D. by Dana, E. S. / THE SYSTEM OF MINERALOGY OF JAMES DWIGHT DANA 1837 - 1868, Descriptive Mineralogy, 6th Edition, Entirely Rewritten and much Enlarged, New York, 1914, cl, 1134 pages, over 1400 figures, with appendix one (75 pages), and appendix two (114 pages), pages exceptionally clean without foxing, spine and boards in remarkable good condition, - 3 -, $ 450

Dana, J. D. / REVISED TEXT-BOOK OF GEOLOGY, 5th Edition, Revised and Enlarged, New York, 1897, cl, 482 pages, - 3 -, $ 55

Dana, J. D. / A SYSTEM OF MINERALOGY Comprising the Most Recent Discoveries with Numerous Woodcuts and four Copper Plates, original, engraved cover, 2nd Edition, New York, 1844, cl, 633 pages, wear on edges of spine, foxing, corners of cover bumped slightly, slight soiling to bottom right corners of early pages in book, ovg, - 3 -, $ 475

Dana, J. D. / A SYSTEM OF MINERALOGY: Descriptive Mineralogy, Comprising the Most Recent Discoveries, aided by G. J. Brush, 5th Edition, Rewritten and Enlarged, and illustrated with upwards of 600 woodcuts, New York, 1871, cl[2], 827 pages, - 3 -, very slight chipping to extreme edges of front end-papers, ovg, exceptionally clean text, $ 775 [also included is an appendix to the 5th Edition by G. J. Brush, 1872, pb, 19 pages, some foxing to pages, ovg]

Dana, J. D. / MANUAL OF MINERALOGY including observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of Ores, and the Applications of Science to the Arts, with 260 illustrations, designed for the use of Schools and Colleges, New Haven, 1868, cl, 456 pages, - 3 -, $ 200

Dana, J. D. / MANUAL OF MINERALOGY including observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of Ores, and the Applications of Science to the Arts, with 260 illustrations, designed for the use of Schools and Colleges, 2nd Edition, New Haven, 1877, cl, 456 pages, - 3 -, $ 175

Dana, J. D. / MANUAL OF MINERALOGY AND PETROGRAPHY; containing the Elements of the Science of Minerals and Rock, for the use of the practical mineralogist and geologist and for instruction in schools and colleges, 12th Edition, New York, 1904 or 1908, cl, 517 pages, numerous woodcuts, last 16 pages consists of a John Wiley and Sons catalog of books, - 3 -, $ 150

Dana, J. D. / A TEXT-BOOK OF GEOLOGY DESIGNED FOR SCHOOLS AND ACADEMIES, New York, 1863, cl, 354 pages, 375 woodcuts, with original color design on page edges, this first edition was created as an abridgement of the Manual of Geology, - 3 -, $ 75

Dana, J. D. / NEW TEXT-BOOK OF GEOLOGY DESIGNED FOR SCHOOLS AND ACADEMIES, 4th Edition, revised and enlarged, New York, 1883, cl, 412 pages, - 3 -, 450 woodcuts, $ 125

Dana, J. D. / THE GEOLOGICAL STORY briefly told. An Introduction to Geology for the General Reader and for Beginners in the Science, New York, 1875, cl[2], nicely rebound with portion of original cover attached to the new front board, gold leaf lettering on spine, 263 pages, - 3 -, contents of book in excellent condition, $ 100

Dana, J. D. / THE GEOLOGICAL STORY briefly told. An Introduction to Geology for the General Reader and for Beginners in the Science, New York, 1875 or 1877, cl, 263 pages, - 3 -, $ 65 [Bound in original green cloth with gilt trilobite on spine and gilt rock scene on front board]

Dana, J. D. / THE GEOLOGICAL STORY briefly told. An Introduction to Geology for the General Reader and for Beginners in the Science, New York, 1903, cl, 302 pages, - 5 -, $ 65

Dana, J. D. / MANUAL OF GEOLOGY: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special Reference to American Geological History for the use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools of Science, Philadelphia, 1863, cl[2], 798 pages, 1 plate, - 2 -, exceptionally fine condition and binding, $ 275

Dana, J. D. / MANUAL OF GEOLOGY: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special Reference to American Geological History for the use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools of Science, Philadelphia, 1867, cl, 800 pages, 1 plate, - 3 -, $ 175 [Name penciled in on front end plate; spine sun faded, else exceptionally nice for a book of this age]

Dana, J. D. / MANUAL OF GEOLOGY: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special Reference to American Geological History for the use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools of Science, Philadelphia, 1868 or 1870, cl, 800 pages, 1 plate, - 2 -, $ 135

Dana, J. D. / MANUAL OF GEOLOGY: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special Reference to American Geological History for the use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools of Science, Philadelphia, 1875, cl, 828 pages, 1 plate, - 3 -, spine recovered, corners of boards bumped, $ 100

Dana, J. D. / MANUAL OF GEOLOGY, Treating the Principles of the Science with Special Reference to American Geological History, New York, 3rd Edition, 1880, cl, 911 pages, over 1150 figs., 12 fine plates, - 3 -, corners of boards bumped, slight wear on spine, ovg, $ 125

Dana, J. D. / MANUAL OF GEOLOGY, Treating the Principles of the Science with Special Reference to American Geological History, New York, 3rd Edition, 1880, cl, 911 pages, over 1150 figs., 12 fine plates, - 3 -, fine condition, $ 155

Dana, J. D. / MANUAL OF GEOLOGY, 4th Edition, New York, 1894, cl, 1087 pages, very slight wear to top and bottom of spine, hinges tight, modeling to page edges, paper of text and illustrations is bright, clean, and free of markings, - 3 -, $ 85

Dana, J. D. / MANUAL OF GEOLOGY, 4th Edition, New York, 1894, cl, 1087 pages, very clean copy with very little wear, paper of text and illustrations is bright, clean, and free of markings, - 3 -, $ 150

Darwin, C. / JOURNAL OF RESEARCHES INTO THE NATURAL HISTORY AND GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRIES VISITED DURING THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S. BEAGLE ROUND THE WORLD UNDER THE COMMAND OF CAPT. FITZ ROY, in two volumes, New York, 1846, cl, volume one - 351 pages, volume two - 324 pages, foxing throughout, boards in very good condition, page edges slightly wrinkled as is usual with a mid-1800's book, - 5 -, $ 2495

Darwin, C. / GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS ON THE VOLCANIC ISLANDS AND PARTS OF SOUTH AMERICA VISITED DURING THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S. BEAGLE with maps and illustrations, 3rd Edition, leather marble binding, slight wear, gold leaf on page tops, New York, 1896, 648 pages, - 3 -, $ 125

Darwin, C. / GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS ON THE VOLCANIC ISLANDS AND PARTS OF SOUTH AMERICA VISITED DURING THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S. BEAGLE with maps and illustrations, 3rd Edition, leather marble binding, slight wear, gold leaf on page tops, New York, 1897, 648 pages, - 3 -, $ 100

Darwin, C. / VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE, New York, 1909, cl, 547 pages, Harvard Classics Series, Volume 29, - 3 -, $ 50

Darwin, C. / ORIGIN OF SPECIES, New York, 1909, cl, 552 pages, Harvard Classics Series, Volume 11, - 3 -, $ 50

Darwin, C. / ORIGIN OF SPECIES, 1898-99, New York, H. M. Caldwell Company, Library of Famous Books by Famous Authors, ribbed cloth, bearing ex-libris motif, gold embossed cover, 501 pages, hinges slightly loose, cl, signature on end paper dated December, 1900, $ 100

Dawson, J. W. / THE CHAIN OF LIFE IN GEOLOGICAL TIME, A Sketch of the Origin and Succession of Animals and Plants, 3rd Edition Revised, London, 1888, cl, 274 pages, - 3 -, $ 50

Dawson, J. W. / THE STORY OF THE EARTH AND MAN, New Edition, New York, 1887, cl, 397 pages, - 2 -, $ 30; another copy, - 3-, $ 20

Dawson, J. W. / SOME SALIENT POINTS IN THE SCIENCE OF THE EARTH, New York, 1894, cl, 499 pages, 46 illustrations, - 2 -, $ 30

Dawson, J. W. / THE MEETING-PLACE OF GEOLOGY AND HISTORY, New York, 1894, cl, illustrated, 223 pages, gilt title on spine, only light wear to boards, contents exceptionally clean, - 3 -, $ 50

Erni, H. / MINERALOGY SIMPLIFIED: Easy Methods of Identifying Minerals, Including Ores, by means of the Blow-pipe, Flame Reactions, Humid Chemical Analysis, and by Physical Tests, Philadelphia, 1901, cl[2], 383 pages, gold leaf on page edges, $ 125

Fitch, G. W. / OUTLINES OF PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, with 6 maps and numerous engravings, New York, 1855, cl, 225 pages, light foxing, - 3 -, $ 20


Geikie, A. / TEXT-BOOK OF GEOLOGY, 2nd Edition Revised and Enlarged, London, 1885, cl, 992 pages, tiny wear spot on edge of spine, tiny crease in front board, else boards are in excellent condition, paper in text is clean, bright and free of marks, - 3 -, $ 85

Geikie, A. / TEXT-BOOK OF GEOLOGY, 2nd Edition, London, 1897, cl, 404 pages, 209 illustrations, - 3 -, $ 40

Geikie, A. / TEXT-BOOK OF GEOLOGY, 4th Edition, Revised and Enlarged, Volume 1, London, 1903, cl, 702 pages, - 5 -, $ 35

Geikie, A. / ELEMENTARY LESSONS IN PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, 1877, cl, 375 pages, 10 plates, 78 woodcuts, some wear along spine and on tips of boards, ovg, - 3 -, $ 55

Geikie, A. / ELEMENTARY LESSONS IN PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, 2nd Edition, 1884, cl, 363 pages, 10 plates, 78 woodcuts, in very good condition, - 3 -, $ 75

Geikie, A. / OUTLINES OF FIELD GEOLOGY, 5th Edition, London, 1902, cl, 260 pages, 87 illustrations, - 3 -, $ 45

Geikie, J. / OUTLINES OF GEOLOGY, AN INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE FOR JUNIOR STUDENTS AND GENERAL READERS, 3rd Edition Revised, London, 1896, cl, 424 pages, - 3 -, $ 100 [Exceptionally clean book]

Giberne, A. / THE WORLD’S FOUNDATIONS OR GEOLOGY FOR BEGINNERS, New York, 1881, 326 pages, blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, - 3 -, $ 75

Gillette, H. P. / ROCK EXCAVATION: METHODS AND COSTS, New York, 1907, cl, 376 pages, - 3 -, $ 40

Goodrich, S. G. / THE WONDERS OF GEOLOGY, by the author of Peter Parley’s Tales, Boston, 1855, cl, 291 pages, leather binding and gilt on spine, boards embossed, excellent condition, - 3 -, $ 90


Gore, J. H. / GEODESY, THE RIVERSIDE SCIENCE SERIES, Boston, 1891, cl, 218 pages, - 3 -, $ 50 [hinges have been reinforced]

Grabau, A. W. / PRINCIPLES OF STRATIGRAPHY, New York, 1924, cl, 1185 pages, - 3 -, $ 30

Grabau, A. W. / A COMPREHENSIVE GEOLOGY, Part I: General Geology, Boston, 1920, cl, 864 pages, - 3 -, $ 45

Grew, E. S. / THE ROMANCE OF MODERN GEOLOGY describing in simple but exact language the making of the Earth with some account of prehistoric animal life, London, 1919, cl, 308 pages, - 3 -, slight foxing, ovg, $ 95

Hack, M. / GEOLOGICAL SKETCHES AND GLIMPSES OF THE ANCIENT EARTH, London, 1832, 393 pages, slight foxing, contains woodcuts, illustrations, - 5 -, $ 245


Halstead, M. / THE WORLD ON FIRE, Splendors and Horrors of the Volcanic Eruptions of the Lesser Antilles, the Destroying Volcanoes of Old and the New Classed, a Strange and Awful History, together with a Biographical Sketch of Josephine, Empress of the French, the Fair Daughter of Martinique, and Alexander Hamilton, Stalwart Son of Island of Nevis, and the Father of the American Constitution, City Unknown, 1902, cl, wear and discolored spots on boards, end-plates replaced, gold leaf inscription worn slightly, ovg, - 3 -, $ 75

Hamlin, A. C. / THE HISTORY OF MOUNT MICA OF MAINE, U.S.A., AND ITS WONDERFUL DEPOSITS OF MATCHLESS TOURMALINES, Bangor, 1895, cl, 72 pages, illustrations including panoramic view of Mount Mica excavations, 43 color plates of tourmalines, and diagrams of Mt. Mica excavations, bound in red cloth, discolored to a faded red color on bottom 1" on both boards, color fading entered book primarily on the bottom edges of the end plates only stopping on the title page in front and the last plate in the rear which is a line diagram only; all text and the color figures are in mint condition, - 3 -, $ 695

Helprin, A. / THE EARTH AND ITS STORY, A FIRST BOOK OF GEOLOGY, New York, 1898, cl, 267 pages, three pages of advertising, 64 plates, discoloration on front board, - 3 -, $ 38

Hillside, A. M. / A FAMILIAR COMPEND OF GEOLOGY FOR THE SCHOOL AND FAMILY, Philadelphia, 1866, brown cl, 150 pages, - 2 -, $ 125 [cover geological time periods with fossils associated with each; with drawings]

Harris, A. / A GEOGRAPHICAL HAND BOOK: Or a Description of the Different Countries, with their several sub-divisions in to Provinces, Cantons or States; as also, a Concise Outline of the Principal Cities, Towns and Villages of Each, Giving their kind of Manufacturers, population, and notable events of history; with a copious index; Adapted to the Student of History, Lancaster, 1862, cl, 427 pages, wear to spine, corners of boards, foxing, ovg, $ 40

Herrick, S. B. / THE EARTH IN PAST AGES, New York, 1888, 241 pages, illustrations, 6 pages of publishers ads, - 3 -, $ 30

Hillside, A. M. / A FAMILIAR COMPEND OF GEOLOGY FOR THE SCHOOL AND FAMILY, Philadelphia, 1866, green cl, 150 pages, more wear to boards than copy above, - 3 -, $ 75 [cover geological time periods with fossils associated with each; with drawings]


Hitchcock, E. / ELEMENTARY GEOLOGY, 8th Edition, New York, 1847, cl, 364 pages, - 3 -, moderate wear to spine and hinges, slight wear to edges of boards, moderate foxing throughout, end plates have been replaced, the two plates are present (one is bound in the other is loose), $ 25

Hitchcock, E. / ELEMENTARY GEOLOGY, 30th Edition, New York, 1857, cl, 424 pages, - 3 -, residual tape marks and wear on spine, light foxing of embossed boards, two plates present (bound in ), $ 50

Hitchcock, E. / ELEMENTARY GEOLOGY, 30th Edition, New York, 1856, cl, 424 pages, - 3 -, wear on spine, embossed boards, better condition than copy of Hitchcock above, two plates present (bound in), $ 75

Hitchcock, E. / ELEMENTARY GEOLOGY, 31st Edition, remodeled, mostly rewritten, with several new chapters, and brought up to the present state of the science, for use in schools, families, and individuals, New York, 1867, cl, 430 pages, - 3 -, slight wear on ends of spine, best condition copy of any Hitchcock book I have ever offered, $ 125


Hobart, J. F. / MILLWRIGHTING, 1909, cl, 401 pages, - 3 -, wear on edges of boards, ovg, $ 85 [timbering, layout, steam and steam engines, more...]

Hooker, W. / SCIENCE FOR THE SCHOOL AND FAMILY, PART III. MINERALOGY AND GEOLOGY, New York, 1881, cl, 360 pages, almost 200 engravings, water spot to bottom of pages through page 286, - 5 -, $ 45

Hughes, H. W. / A TEXT-BOOK OF COAL-MINING FOR THE USE OF COLLIERY MANAGERS AND OTHERS, 3rd Edition, London, 1896, cl, 436 pages, - 2 -, 52 pages of advertisements, $ 155

Hull, E. / VOLCANOES: PAST AND PRESENT, London, 1892, cl, 270 pages, 41 illustrations, 4 plates, light foxing throughout, - 3 -, $ 55 [cover of book in remarkably fine condition]

Hull, E. / THE PHYSICAL GEOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY OF IRELAND, London, 1878, cl, 291 pages, - 5 -, $ 45 [Book obtained from the Sandeman Public Library in Perth, West Australia]

Huxley, T. H. / PHYSIOGRAPHY; AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF NATURE, New York, 1878, cl, 384 pages, - 3 -, 122 figs., 5 plates with color, sunned spine, ovg, $ 40

Huxley, T. H. / DARWINIANA ESSAYS, New York, 1896, cl, 475 pages, - 3 -, $ 75 [Book is divided into 11 sections containing original works relating to the topic of evolution]

Huxley, T. H. / SCIENCE AND CULTURE, AND OTHER ESSAYS, New York, 1882, 357 pages, rust cloth binding with design on boards and gilt on spine, wear on extreme top and base of spine, ovg, - 3 -, $ 95

International Textbook Company / THE COAL AND METAL MINERS’ POCKET BOOK, Scranton, 1904, cl, 637 pages, gold leaf on page edges and edges of spine and boards, ovg, - 3 -, $ 60

Jukes-Brown, A. S. / THE STUDENT’S HANDBOOK OF HISTORICAL GEOLOGY WITH NUMEROUS DIAGRAMS AND ILLUSTRATIONS, London, 1886, cl, 596 pages, slight wear to top of spine, - 3 -, $ 42


Jukes-Brown, A. S. / THE STUDENT’S HANDBOOK OF HISTORICAL GEOLOGY WITH NUMEROUS DIAGRAMS AND ILLUSTRATIONS, 2nd Edition, London, 1892, cl, 666 pages, wear on top of spine, - 3 -, $ 45

Keltie, J. S. and Howarth, O. J. R. / HISTORY OF GEOGRAPHY, London, 1913, cl, 154 pages, light foxing throughout, board in fine condition, - 3 -, $ 60

Ketchum, M. S. / DESIGN OF MINE STRUCTURES, 1st Edition, New York, 1912 or 1913, cl, 459 pages, - 3 -, $ 125 [A great detail book; includes methods of hoisting, deep mine hoisting, hoisting ropes, limit of vertical hoisting, cages, etc.]

Lapworth, C. / AN INTERMEDIATE TEXTBOOK OF GEOLOGY, 12th Edition, 1899, cl, Edinburgh, 414 pages, 16 pages of educational works, wear along spine and edges of boards, - 3 -, $ 59

Lardner, D. / POPULAR GEOLOGY. CONTAINING: EARTHQUAKES AND VOLCANOES. THE CRUST OF THE EARTH. THE PRE-ADAMITE EARTH, London, 1856, 160 pages, 8 page publisher’s catalog, 211 illustrations, light spotting on boards, gold leaf on front board and spine, - 3 -, $ 85

LeConte, J. / ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGY: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader, New York, 1879, cl, 588 pages, - 2 -, $ 110

LeConte, J. / ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGY: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader, New York, 1879, cl, 588 pages, - 3 -, $ 75

LeConte, J. / ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGY: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader, New York, 1887, cl, 633 pages, - 3 -, $ 25

LeConte, J. / ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGY: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader, Revised and Enlarged Edition, New York, 1888, cl, 633 pages, - 2 -, near fine condition, $ 100

LeConte, J. / ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGY: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader, 3rd Edition, Revised and Enlarged with new plates and illustrations, New York, 1895, cl, 640 pages, - 3 -, near fine condition, $ 100

LeConte, J. / ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGY: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader, 5th Edition, Revised and Enlarged with new plates and 1002 illustrations, New York, 1899, cl, 670 pages, - 3 -, $ 55

LeConte, J. / ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGY: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader, Revised and partly rewritten by H. L. Fairchild, 5th Edition, New York, 1904, cl, 667 pages, - 3 -, $ 35

LeConte, J. / A COMPEND OF GEOLOGY (Appletons Science Text-Books), New York, 1884, cl, 399 pages, - 3 -, $ 55

LeConte, J. / A COMPEND OF GEOLOGY, Revised Edition, New York, 1889, cl, 426 pages, - 3 -, $ 65

LeConte, J. / A COMPEND OF GEOLOGY, Revised Edition, New York, 1889, cl, 426 pages, - 3 -, $ 75

Lee, C. A. / THE ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGY FOR POPULAR USE; containing a description of the Geological Formations and Mineral Resources of the United States, New York, 375 pages, 9 page glossary, numerous illustrations, large chips on top and bottom of spine, small chip on front board, foxing throughout, - 3 -, $ 130

Loomis, J. R. / THE ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGY; Adapted to the Use of Schools and Colleges, Boston, 1852, original cloth, 198 pages, 82 woodcuts, wear to ends of spine, slight foxing, ovg, - 3 -, $ 75

Loomis, J. R. / THE ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGY; Adapted to the Use of Schools and Colleges, Boston, 1852, original cloth, 198 pages, 82 woodcuts, very little wear, - 3 -, $ 100

Lubbock, J. / THE SCENERY OF SWITZERLAND AND THE CAUSES TO WHICH IT IS DUE, Volume II, Collection of British Authors, Tauchnitz Edition, Volume 3212, Leipzig, 1897, cl, 280 pages, - 3 -, $ 45

Lubbock, Sir J. / PRE-HISTORIC TIMES AS ILLUSTRATED BY ANCIENT REMAINS AND MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF MODERN SAVAGES, 5th Edition, London, 1890, - 3 -, $ 60

Lyell, C. / A MANUAL OF ELEMENTARY GEOLOGY OR, THE ANCIENT CHANGES OF THE EARTH AND ITS INHABITANTS, as illustrated by geological monuments ,4th Edition, c[2], rebound with sections of the original binding applied to both boards and spine of new binding, New York, 1853, 512 pages, - 3 -, several pencil marks in text, ovg, $ 150

Lyell, C. / STUDENT’S ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGY, New York, 1891, cl, 640 pages, - 3 -, $ 95


Martin, E. A. / THE STORY OF A PIECE OF COAL, WHAT IT IS, WHENCE IT COMES, AND WHITHER IT GOES, with 38 illustrations, New York, 1912 printing of 1896 original, cl, 168 pages, tiny chip at top of spine, ovg, $ 25

McLaurin, J. J. / SKETCHES IN CRUDE OIL, Some Accidents and Incidents of the Petroleum Development in all parts of the Globe, Harrisburg, 1896, cl, 406 pages, - 3 -, $ 100

Merriman, M. / THE FIGURE OF THE EARTH, AN INTRODUCTION TO GEODESY, New York, 1881, cl, 88 pages, two chips on spine, otherwise in good condition, - 5 -, $ 25

Miller, H. OLD RED SANDSTONE; OR NEW WALKS IN AN OLD FIELD, New York, 1899, cl, 403 pages, original 7th Edition, London, 1899, 385 pages, - 3 -, $ 45

Miller, H. OLD RED SANDSTONE; OR NEW WALKS IN AN OLD FIELD, New York, 1858, cl, 403 pages, front hinge repaired, ovg, good cloth binding and clean text, - 3 -, $ 30

Miller, H. / THE OLD RED SANDSTONE (OF SCOTLAND) OR NEW WALKS IN AN OLD FIELD, edited by E. Rhys, 7th Edition, London, 1922, cl, 363 pages, slight wear along spine and on boards, ovg, $ 25

Miller, H. / POPULAR GEOLOGY: A SERIES OF LECTURES READ BEFORE THE PHILOSOPHICAL INSTITUTION OF EDINBURGH WITH DESCRIPTIVE SKETCHES FROM A GEOLOGISTS PORTFOLIO WITH AN INTRODUCTORY RESUME OF THE PROGRESS OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCE WITHIN THE LAST TWO YEARS, Boston, 1864, cl, 423 pag
es, - 3 -, $ 45

Nicholson, H. A. / THE ANCIENT LIFE-HISTORY OF THE EARTH: A COMPREHENSIVE OUTLINE OF THE PRINCIPLES AND LEADING FACTS OF PALEONTOLOGICAL SCIENCE, Akron, 1876, cl, 428 pages, - 3 -, $ 49

North, F. J. / SIR CHARLES LYELL, INTERPRETER OF THE PRINCIPLES OF GEOLOGY, London, 1965, cl, 128 pages, - 3 -, $ 30

Owen, R. / PALEONTOLOGY OR A SYSTEMATIC SUMMARY OF EXTINCT ANIMALS AND THEIR GEOLOGICAL RELATIONS, Edinburgh, 1860, cl, 420 pages, - 3 -, $ 125 [Back hinge weak, wear to boards, chip on bottom right of front board, fine swirl pattern to end plates and page edges, gold leaf picture on cover recognizing Glacow Andersonian University]

Page, D. / CHIPS AND CHAPTERS, A BOOK FOR AMATEUR AND YOUNG GEOLOGISTS, Edinburgh, 1869, 303 pages, - 3 -, $ 35

Penning, W. H. / FIELD GEOLOGY, London, 1876, cl, 227 pages, with a section on Paleontology by A. J. Jukes-Browne, - 3 -, $ 70

Penning, W. H. / FIELD GEOLOGY, London, 1876, cl, 227 pages, with a section on Paleontology by A. J. Jukes-Browne, wear to spine and corners of boards, - 3 -, $ 35

Pfaff, F. / DIE NATURKRAEFTE VII. DIE VULKANISCHEN ERSCHEINUNGEN, Muchen, 1871, cl, 321 seite, 37 teils, gold leaf inscription on spine and a design on front board with Atlas holding up the World with embossment, - 3 -, $ 45

Reclus, E. / THE EARTH: A DESCIPTIVE HISTORY OF THE PHENOMENA OF THE LIFE OF THE GLOBE, translated by the late B. B. Woodward and edited by H. Woodward of the British Museum, New York, 1872, cl, 230 maps (23 in color), gilt lettering of spine and gilt globe on front board, slight wear to corners of boards, ovg, - 3 -, $ 55


Russell, I. C. / VOLCANOES OF NORTH AMERICA, A READING LESSON FOR STUDENTS OF GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY, New York, 1897, cl, 346 pages, small chip on top of spine, ovg, - 3 -, $ 44

Rutley, F. / THE STUDY OF ROCKS, AN ELEMENTARY TEXT-BOOK ON PETROLOGY, New York, 1879, cl, 319 pages, end plates replaced, bottom right corners missing on pages 307 - 314 affecting text slightly on those pages, 88 numbered figs., - 5 -, $ 25

Schimper, W. PH. And Zittel, K. A. / HANDBUCH DER PALAEONTOLOGIE, Band II. Lieferung I and II, Muchen, I: 1879, II: 1880, cl[2], 232 pages, - 3 -, $ 425

Schmidt, O. / THE DOCTRINE OF DESCENT AND DARWINISM, New York, 1896, cl, 334 pages, 26 woodcuts, - 3 -, $ 75

Schouw, J. F. / THE EARTH, PLANTS AND MAN, Popular Pictures of Nature, and SKETCHES FROM THE MINERAL KINGDOM, by F. Von Kobell, Translated from German by A. Henfrey, London, 1852, cl, 402 pages, - 2 -, $ 85

Shaler, N. S. / ASPECTS OF THE EARTH - A POPULAR ACCOUNT OF SOME FAMILIAR GEOLOGICAL PHENOMENA, New York, 1910, cl, 344 pages, - 2 -, $ 38

Shaler, N. S. / NATURE AND MAN IN AMERICA, New York, 1893, cl, 290 pages, - 5 -, $ 20

Shand, S. J. / EARTH LORE: GEOLOGY WITHOUT JARGON, London, 1933, cl, 134 pages, illustrated with 33 figs., 4 plates, spotting on front board, ovg, $ 35

Staub, J. / DIE PFAHLBAUTEN IN DEN SCHWEIZER SEEN, mit holztchnitten und acht lithographirten tafein, Zurich, 1864, cl, 80 pages, occasional foxing spots, ovg, - 3 -, $ 25

Steele, J. D. / THE STORY OF ROCKS, 14 WEEKS IN POPULAR GEOLOGY, Revised Edition, Stelles Series in the Natural Sciences, New York, 1870, cl, 280 pages, - 3 -, very slight wear to edge of spine and covers of boards, $ 25

Stretch, R. H. / PROSPECTING, LOCATING AND VALUING MINES, 2nd Edition, A Practical Treatise for the use of Prospectors, Investors, and Mining Men Generally; with an account of the Principal minerals, and country rocks, ore deposits, locations and patents, the early development of mines; mineral products; coal, gold gravels and gravel mining; measurement of water; artesian wells, New York, 1900, cl, 381 pages, - 3 -, $ 60; another copy with more wear to cover, $ 40

Tarr, R. S. / ELEMENTARY GEOLOGY, 13th printing of 1897 book, New York, 1910, cl, 499 pages, - 3 -, $ 25

Tillman, S. E. / A TEXTBOOK OF IMPORTANT MINERALS AND ROCKS, WITH TABLES FOR THE DETERMINATION OF MINERALS, 3rd Edition, New York, 1908, cl, 176 pages, - 3 -, $ 25

von Bernewitz, M. W. / HANDBOOK FOR PROSPECTORS, 2nd Edition, New York, 1931, cl, 359 pages, - 3 -, $ 60

von Höfer, H. / ANLEITUNG ZUM GEOLOGISCHEN BEOBACHTEN, KARTIEREN UND PROFILIEREN, Braunschweig, 1915, cl, 82 seite, - 3 -, $ 30

von Zittel, K. A. / TEXT-BOOK OF PALAEONTOLOGY, Volume 1 - Invertebrates, translated and edited by C. R. Eastman, with 1476 woodcuts, London, 706 pages, - 3 -, $ 49

White, T. / IN THE SHADOW OF DEATH, MARTINIQUE, AND THE WORLD’S GREAT DISASTERS, unknown, 1902, cl, 432 pages, - 3 -, $ 30

Winchell, A. / WORLD-LIFE OR COMPARATIVE GEOLOGY, Chicago, 1883, cl, 642 pages, early geology book on planetary origins, - 3 -, $ 85


Winchell, A. / GEOLOGICAL EXCURSIONS, OR, THE RUDIMENTS OF GEOLOGY, 3rd Edition, Chicago, 1886, cl, 234 pages, light foxing, - 3 -, $ 28

Winchell, A. / WALKS AND TALKS IN THE GEOLOGICAL FIELD, Chautauqua Press, New York, 1886, cl, 329 pages, - 3 -, $ 45

Winchell, A. / WALKS AND TALKS IN THE GEOLOGICAL FIELD, new edition with illustrations, Chautauqua Press, New York, 1890, cl, 329 pages, - 3 -, $ 45

Winchell, A. / WALKS AND TALKS IN THE GEOLOGICAL FIELD, Chautauqua Reading Circle Literature, Revised and Enlarged by E. Starr, New York, 1894, cl, 353 pages, - 3 -, $ 40

Winchell, A. / SKETCHES OF CREATION: A POPULAR VIEW OF SOME OF THE GRAND CONCLUSIONS OF THE SCIENCES IN REFERENCE TO THE HISTORY OF MATTER AND OF LIFE, gilt lettering, New York, 1870, cl, 459 pages, 101 numbered illustrations, - 3 -, $ 45

Wright, G. F. / MAN AND THE GLACIAL PERIOD, 2nd Edition, New York, 1899, cl, 385 pages, chip on top of spine, ovg, - 3 -, $ 45


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