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Early Monographs

Powell, J. W. / Report on the Geology of the Eastern Portion of the Uinta Mountains and a region of country adjacent thereto, no atlas as indicated (I don’t know if any atlas was ever completed to accompany the text), 1876m afb, 218 pages, frontispiece, 15 figs., $ 100

Numbered Monographs

M 3 / Becker, G. F. / GEOLOGY OF THE COMSTOCK LODE AND THE WASHOE DISTRICT, text only (does not include the atlas), 1882, cl[2], 422 pages, 7 plates, 33 figs., $ 175

M 13 / Becker, G. F. / GEOLOGY OF THE QUICKSILVER DEPOSITS OF THE PACIFIC SLOPE, 1888, Atlas only, loose-leaf sheets in original cloth binder with archival repairs, several chips on title plate, ovg, interior plates in fine condition (edges of plates are smooth, without chips, etc.): 1. Title page, 2. Table of Contents, 3. Geologic Map of the Clear Lake District, 4. Geologic Map of the Sulphur Bank District, 5. Geologic Map of the Knoxville District and Topographic Map of Clear Lake, 6. Geologic Map of the New Idria District, 7. Geologic Map of the New Almaden Mining District, 8. Ore Bodies and Topography of the Mine Hill, New Almaden, 9. Plan of the New Almaden Mine, 10. Longitudinal Section of the South Ore Channel, New Almaden Mine, 11. North-South Section through the Randol Shaft, New Almaden Mine, 12. East-West Vertical Section, New Almaden Mine, 13. Plan of the Clay Wales, New Almaden Mine, and 14. Geologic Map of Steam Springs, Nevada, was $ 500; now $ 400 [Please note: although the plates were connected to the spine originally, they are now are now loose for study or ready to be matted and framed]

M 13 / Becker, G. F. / GEOLOGY OF THE QUICKSILVER DEPOSITS OF THE PACIFIC SLOPE, 1888, Atlas only, loose-leaf sheets only, all 14 sheets are present as above, several have small foxing spots, most are clean, no binder, $ 300

M 15 / Fontaine, W. M. / THE POTOMAC OR YOUNGER MESOZOIC FLORA, 1889, cl, text volume with 377 pages, plate volume with 180 plates, cl, $ 255 for both volumes

M 20 / Hague, A. / GEOLOGY OF THE EUREKA DISTRICT, NEVADA, text, 1892, cl, 396 pages, 8 plates, 9 figs., <and> M 20 / Hague, A. / GEOLOGY OF THE EUREKA DISTRICT, NEVADA, 1883, Atlas, loose-leaf sheets in original cloth binder with archival repairs, several chips on title plate, ovg, interior plates in fine condition (edges of plates are smooth, without chips, etc.): 1. Title page, 2. List of Atlas Sheets and Legend, 3. Topographical and Index Map of Eureka District, 4. Geologic Map of the Eureka District, 5. Geological Map of Northwest Sheet, 6. Geological Map of Northeast Sheet, 7. Geological Map of Northwest-Central Sheet, 8. Geological Map of Northeast-Central Sheet, 9. Geological Map of Southwest-Central Sheet, 10. Geological Map of Southeast-Central Sheet, 11. Geological Map of Southwest Sheet, 12. Geological Map of Southeast Sheet, and 13. Cross-Sections, [Please note: although the plates were connected to the spine originally, they are now are now loose for study or ready to be matted and framed], both the text and the Atlas, $ 995

M 21 / Scudder, S. H. / TERTIARY RHYNCHOPHOROUS COLEOPTERA, 1893, cl, 206 pages, 12 plates, slight discoloration to extreme bottom edges of front board and lower right corners of pages in last 1/3 of monograph; does not detract from text or plates, $ 195

M 24 / Whitfield, R. P. / MOLLUSCA AND CRUSTACEA OF THE MIOCENE FORMATIONS OF NEW JERSEY INCLUDING BRACHIOPODA, LAMELLIBRANCHIATA, GASTROPODA, AND CRUSTACEA, 1894, cl, 195 pages, 24 plates, $ 145

M 26 / Newberry, J. S., A Posthumous work edited by A. Hollick / THE FLORA OF THE AMBOY CLAYS, 1895, cl, 260 pages, 58 plates, $ 75

M 28 / Van Hise, C. R. and Bayley, W. S. / THE MARQUETTE DISTRICT, MICHIGAN, Some loose, separate Atlas Folio map sheets might still be available, go to the USGS Map Sheet Catalog to check availability

M 34 / Stone, G. H. / THE GLACIAL GRAVELS OF MAINE AND THEIR ASSOCIATED DEPOSITS, 1899, cl, 499 pages, 52 plates, 36 figs., $ 89 [Contents: fundamental facts of surface geology as illustrated in Maine; preliminary descriptions of the superficial deposits of Maine; general description of the systems of glacial gravels; classification and genesis; classification of the glacial sediments of Maine]

M 35 / Newberry, J. S. / THE LATER EXTINCT FLORAS OF NORTH AMERICA, A Posthumous Work, Edited by A. Hollick, 1898, cl, 295 pages, 68 plates, $ 145

M 38 / Leverett, F. / THE ILLINOIS GLACIAL LOBE, 1899, cl, 817 pages, 9 figs., 23 of 24 plates (the one pocket plate showing drainage features near Fulton, Illinois is missing), slight water stain along extreme bottom edge of pages, wear to top and bottom edges of spine, $ 100

M 39 / Vaughan, T. W. / THE EOCENE AND LOWER OLIGOCENE CORAL FAUNAS OF THE UNITED STATES WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF A DOUBTFULLY CRETACEOUS SPECIES, 1900, cl, 263 pages, 24 plates, $ 145

M 41 / Leverett, F. / GLACIAL FORMATIONS AND DRAINAGE FEATURES OF THE ERIE AND OHIO BASINS, 1902, cl, 802 pages, 25 plates (2 in pocket), 8 figs., top edge of spine reinforced, $ 175

M 43 / Leith, C. K. / MESABI IRON-BEARING DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA, 1903, cl[2], newly rebound, 316 pages, 32 of 33 plates (pocket plate was missing so a cd is enclosed with the plate and a copy of the entire text), 12 figs., $ 165

M 45 / Clements, J. M. / THE VERMILION IRON-BEARING DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA, 1903, cl[2], 463 pages, 13 plates, 23 figs., $ 200

M 51 / Walcott, C. D. / CAMBRIAN BRACHIOPODA, 1912, cl, text volume with 872 pages, 76 figs., text and bibliography and synonymic references, plate volume with 104 plates, cl, $ 295 for both volumes

M 51 / Walcott, C. D. / CAMBRIAN BRACHIOPODA, 1912, cl, text volume only with 872 pages, 76 figs., text and bibliography and synonymic references, $ 175

M 52 / Van Hise, C. R. / THE GEOLOGY OF THE LAKE SUPERIOR REGION, 1911, cl, 641 pages, 49 plates (8 in pocket), 76 figs., $ 425

M 52 / Van Hise, C. R. / THE GEOLOGY OF THE LAKE SUPERIOR REGION, 1911, cl, 641 pages, 49 plates (6 of 8 in pocket), 76 figs., $ 225

M 54 / Clark, W. B. and Twitchell, M. W. / THE MESOZOIC AND CENOZOIC ECHINODERMATA OF THE UNITED STATES, 1915, cl, 341 pages, 108 plates, $ 105

M 54 / Clark, W. B. and Twitchell, M. W. / THE MESOZOIC AND CENOZOIC ECHINODERMATA OF THE UNITED STATES, 1915, black cl[2], 341 pages, 108 plates, $ 145

M 55 / Osborn, H. R., THE TITANOTHERES OF ANCIENT WYOMING, DAKOTA, AND NEBRASKA, 1929, cl, in two volumes; volume 1: pages 1 - 698, plates I - XLII, figs., 1 - 639, volume 2: pages 703 - 947, plates XLIII to CCXXXVI, figs. 640 - 797, fine, add extra postage on these, $ 950


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