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South Dakota II Catalog

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South Dakota Trails Illustrated Maps (Listed by #, Title, and Price); retail, $ 11.95, our price, $ 10 with free media mail shipping when you order at least 2 maps

238 / Black Hills South Black Hills National Forest, $ 10
239 / Badlands National Park, $ 10
751 / Black Hills North, Black Hills National Forest, $ 10

South Dakota School of Mines


B 16 / Connolly, J. P. and O’Harra, C. C. / THE MINERAL WEALTH OF THE BLACK HILLS, Rapid City, 1929, afb, 418 pages, 64 plates, - 3 -, $ 225

B 17 / Lincoln, F. C., et.al. / THE MINING INDUSTRY OF SOUTH DAKOTA, Rapid City, 1937, afb, 201 pages, 40 figs., 3 plates (in pocket), - 3 -, $ 155

South Dakota State Geological Survey Bulletins

B 8 / Visher, S. S. / THE GEOGRAPHY OF SOUTH DAKOTA, Vermillion, 1918, pb, 189 pages, 52 figs., - 5 -, $ 30

B 10 / Wilson, R. A. / OIL IN SOUTH DAKOTA: A Preliminary Discussion, 1922, Vermillion, pb, 97 pages, small tear on spine, - 5 -, $ 10

B 12 / Over, W. H. / AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF SOUTH DAKOTA, Vermillion, 1923, pb, 34 pages, 18 plates, - 3 -, $ 18

B 16 / McGregor, D. J. / MINERAL AND WATER RESOURCES OF SOUTH DAKOTA, 1964, Vermillion, 295 pages, 48 figures, 36 tables, - 5-, $ 15

South Dakota State Geological Survey Report of Investigations

RI 3 / Searlight, W. V. / A PRELIMINARY REPORT OR THE COAL RESOURCES OF SOUTH DAKOTA, Vermillion, 1930, pb, 46 pages, - 5 -, $ 15

RI 7 / Russell, W. L. / THE POSSIBILITIES OF OIL AND GAS IN WESTERN POTTER COUNTY, Vermillion, 1930, pb, 13 pages, - 5 -, $ 10

RI 9 / Rothrock, E. P. / THE GILSON ANTICLINE, Vermillion, 1938, pb, 26 pages, - 5 -, $ 10

RI 10 / Searight, W. V. / THE ISABEL-FIRESTEEL COAL AREA, Vermillion, 1931, pb, 35 pages, - 5 -, $ 20

RI 12 / Searight, W. V. / SLACKING PROPERTIES OF SOUTH DAKOTA COALS, Vermillion, 1950 reprint of 1932 original, pb, 17 pages, - 5 -, $ 10

RI 17 / Rothrock, E. P. / WATER SUPPLIES AND GEOLOGY OF LAKE KAMPESKA, Vermillion, 1933, pb, 46 pages, - 5 -, $ 10

RI 20 / THE GEOLOGY OF GRANT COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA, Vermillion, 1933, pb, 11 pages, - 5 -, $ 10

RI 21 / Searight, W. V. / THE GEOLOGY OF CENTRAL PERKINS COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA, Vermillion, 1934, pb, 52 pages, - 5 -, $ 15

RI 22 / Searight, W. V. / THE STONEVILLE COAL AREA, Vermillion, 1934, pb, 24 pages, - 5 -, $ 10

RI 23 / Rothrock, E. P. / GEOLOGY OF THE CROW CREEK DAM SITE, Vermillion, 1934, pb, 11 pages, - 5 -, $ 10

RI 23 - 26 and RI 28 - 37 / Rothrock, E. P., et.al. / SOUTH DAKOTA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY REPORTS OF INVESTIGATION, Vermillion, 1934, cl, plates for each report of investigation are in a pocket at the end of that paper, - 5 -, $ 50 [titles included: 23: Geology of the Crow Creek Dam Site, 24: A Shallow Water Supply for Huron; 25: Geology and Water Resources for Day County; 26: Artesian Conditions in West Central South Dakota; 28: Structural Conditions in Harding County; 29: A Structural Survey of the Pierre Gas Field; 30: Ground Water Fluctuations in Eastern South Dakota; 31: A Structural Survey of Part of the Upper Missouri Valley; 32: Mineral Products and Missouri River Navigation in South Dakota; 33: A Magnetic Survey of South Central South Dakota; 34: A Structural Survey of Northeastern Stanley County; 35: Bentonites of the Belle Fourche District; 36: Bentonite in Southeastern South Dakota; 37: A Magnetic Survey of Central South Dakota]

RI 53 - RI 65 / Petsch, B. C., et.al. / SOUTH DAKOTA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY REPORTS OF INVESTIGATION, Vermillion, 1946, cl, plates for each report of investigation are in a pocket at the end of that paper, - 5 -, $ 50 [titles include: 53: Geology of the Missouri Valley; 54: The Surface of a Portion of the James Basin; 55: Gravel Deposits along the White River between the South Fork of the White River and State Highway 47; 56: Ground Water Resources of the Sioux Falls Area; 57: Deep Borings of Western South Dakota; 58: Geology of the Missouri Valley and Vicinity near Mobridge; 59: Ground Water Fluctuations in Eastern South Dakota; 60: A Geophysical Study of the Milbank Granite Area; 61: Additional Well Borings in South Dakota; 62: Structure South of the Black Hills; 63: A Preliminary Report on the Sioux Quartzite; 64: The Pennington - Haakan County Central Boundary area; 65: North Part of the Whitewood Anticline]

RI 25 / Rothrock, E. P. / GEOLOGY AND WATER RESOURCES OF DAY COUNTY, Vermillion, 1935, pb, 42 pages, - 5 -, $ 20

RI 26 / Rothrock, E. P. and Robinson, T. W., Jr. / ARTESIAN CONDITIONS IN WEST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA, Vermillion, 1938, pb, 93 pages, - 5 -, $ 15

RI 27 / Searight, W. V. / LITHOLOGIC STRATIGRAPHY OF THE PIERRE FORMATION OF THE MISSOURI VALLEY IN SOUTH DAKOTA, Vermillion, 1937, pb, 63 pages, - 5 -, $ 20

RI 29 / Wing, M. E. / A STRUCTURAL SURVEY OF THE PIERRE GAS FIELD, Vermillion, 1930, pb, 46 pages, - 5 -, $ 10

RI 35 / Wing, M. E. / BENTONITES OF THE BELLE FOURCHE DISTRICT, Vermillion, 1940, 29 pages, 3 tables, 2 plates, - 5 -, $ 6

RI 36 / Spivey, R. C. / BENTONITE IN SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA, Vermillion, 1940, pb, 56 pages, 3 maps, 2 tables, 7 plates, 1 photograph, - 5 -, $ 10

RI 39 / Wing, M. E. and Gries, J. P. / STRATIGRAPHY AND STRUCTURE OF THE CHAMBERLAIN SECTION OF THE MISSOURI RIVER VALLEY, Vermillion, 1941, pb, 66 pages, 5 plates, appendix, 1 map, - 5 -, $ 15

RI 42 / Tullis, E. L. / MAGNETOMETER SURVEYS, Vermillion, 1942, pb, 40 pages, 9 figs., 1 map, 3 tables, - 5 -, $ 8

RI 43 / Gries, J. P. / ECONOMIC POSSIBILITIES OF THE PIERRE SHALE, 1942, pb, 79 pages, 2 tables, 11 figs., 1 plate, - 5 -, $ 10

RI 45 / Petsch, B. C. / THE MEDICINE BUTTE ANTICLINE, Vermillion, 1942, pb, 23 pages, plus a log of 11 pages of deep wells, - 5 -, $ 10

RI 49 / Morgan, R. E. and Petsch, B. C. / A GEOLOGICAL SURVEY IN DEWEY AND CORSON COUNTIES, SOUTH DAKOTA, Vermillion, 1945, pb, 53 pages, - 5 -, $ 15

RI 51 / Brookman, H. E. / TOPOGRAPHY OF THE LOW LYING AREA ACROSS THE MISSOURI VALLEY - JAMES BASIN DIVIDE IN HYDE AND HAND COUNTIES, Vermillion, 1946, pb, 5 pages, - 5 -, $ 5

RI 53 / Petsch, B. C. / GEOLOGY OF THE MISSOURI VALLEY IN SOUTH DAKOTA, Vermillion, 1946, pb, 78 pages, - 5 -, $ 10

RI 54 / Rothrock, E. P. / THE SURFACE OF A PORTION OF THE JAMES BASIN IN SOUTH DAKOTA, Vermillion, 1946, pb, 21 pages, - 5 -, $ 10

RI 57 / Baker, C. L. / DEEP BORINGS OF WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA, Vermillion, 1947, pb, 112 pages, - 5 -, $ 10

RI 58 / Rothrock, E. P. / GEOLOGY OF THE MISSOURI VALLEY AND VICINITY NEAR MOBRIDGE, Vermillion, 1947, pb, 29 pages, - 5 -, $ 10

RI 61 / Baker, C. L. / ADDITIONAL WELL BORINGS IN SOUTH DAKOTA, Vermillion, 1948, pb, 40 pages, - 5 -, $ 10

RI 79 / Curtiss, R. E. / A PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE URANIUM IN SOUTH DAKOTA, Vermillion 1955, pb, 102 pages, 12 figs., 11 tables, -5 -, $ 35

ES 5 / Petsch, B. C. and McGregor, D. J. / MINERALS AND ROCKS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, Vermillion, 1973, pb, 32 pages, - 2 -, $ 20

South Dakota Miscellaneous Maps

TECTONIC MAP OF THE BLACK HILLS UPLIFT, MONTANA, WYOMING, AND SOUTH DAKOTA, Map Series 13, 1 folded sheet, 1: 250,000 scale, - 3 -, $ 10

GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE BLACK HILLS REGION, SOUTH DAKOTA AND WYOMING, scale 1" = 4 miles, N. H. Darton, 1908, folded, black and white, $ 6


HYDROLOGIC UNIT MAP OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA, $ 10

MAGNETOMETER MAP OF CUSTER, FALL RIVER AND SHANNON COUNTIES, 1960, folded, Oil and Gas Investigations # 9, $ 10

MAGNETOMETER MAP OF SOUTH DAKOTA, MINERAL RESOURCES INVESTIGATIONS MAP # 4, 1967, scale 1" = 8.57 miles, folded, $ 7

WATER RESOURCE INVESTIGATIONS IN SOUTH DAKOTA, 1972, several small maps with other hydrological information, $ 7

TOPOGRAPHIC BASE MAP OF SOUTH DAKOTA SHOWING HIGHWAYS, CITIES, FORESTS, PARKS, more, 1:500,000 scale, 1 folded sheet, $ 8

South Dakota Educational Series Maps, 8 ½ x 11" unfolded: Map 1 - GEOLOGIC MAP, $ 5

South Dakota Educational Series Maps, 8 ½ x 11" unfolded: Map 2 - GENERALIZED GLACIAL MAP, $ 5

South Dakota Educational Series Maps, 8 ½ x 11" unfolded: Map 4 - MAJOR PHYSIOGRAPHIC DIVISIONS ,$ 5

South Dakota Miscellaneous Publications

Baldwin, G. P. / THE BLACK HILLS ILLUSTRATED: A Terse Description of Conditions Past and Present of America’s Greatest Mineral Belt, Illustrated from Original Photographs, 1904, pb, 206 pages + index, - 2 -, $ 20

Bennet, E. / OLD DEADWOOD DAYS, Lincoln, 1982, 300 pages, pb, - 1 -, $ 13 [For Roughnecks, horse thieves, claim jumpers, road agents, painted ladies, and gamblers, who were looking for trouble, Deadwood was the place to go until it was finally tamed by Federal Judge G. G. Bennett]

Clow, R. L. / CHASING THE GLITTER: Black Hills Milling, 1874 - 1959, Pierre, 2002, pb, 202 pages, - 1 -, $ 30

Clow, R. L. / CHASING THE GLITTER: Black Hills Milling, 1874 - 1959, Pierre, 2002, cl, 202 pages, - 1 -, $ 60

David, G. / A LOG OF DEADWOOD: A Postmodern Epic of the South Dakota Gold Rush, Berkeley, 1993, pb, $ 12 [This is a book of poetry filled with Black Hills history and spirit]

Dodge, T. A. / AMPHIBOLITES OF THE LEAD AREA, NORTHERN BLACK HILLS, SOUTH DAKOTA, In: Bulletin of the GSA, Volume 53, pages 561 - 584, 5 plates, 2 figs., afb, - 3 -, $ 25

Fielder, M / RAILROADS OF THE BLACK HILLS, Deadwood, 1993, pb, 176 pages, - 1 -, $ 20

Fielder, M. / THE TREASURE OF HOMESTAKE GOLD, Aberdeen, 1970, pb, 478 pages, -1 -, $ 20

Gries, J. P. / ROADSIDE GEOLOGY OF SOUTH DAKOTA, Missoula, 2013, pb, 358 pages, - 1 -, $ 20

Hasselstrom, L. / ROADSIDE HISTORY OF SOUTH DAKOTA, Missoula, 1994, pb, 467 pages, - 1 -, $ 15


Jackson, D. / CUSTER’S GOLD: THE UNITED STATES CAVALRY EXPEDITION OF 1874, Bison Books, Lincoln, 1966, pb, 152 pages, $ 8

Jackson, H. M. / MINERAL AND WATER RESOURCES OF SOUTH DAKOTA, 1975, 94th U.S.Congress, U.S. Senate, 313 pages, 51 illustrations, 47 tables, $ 10

Kellar, P. H. / SETH BULLOCK’S THE FOUNDING OF A COUNTY, from his Records of 1876 of the founding of Lawrence County, South Dakota, Deadwood, 1986, pb, 80 pages, - 1 -, $ 8

Kellar, C. K. / SETH BULLOCK FRONTIER MARSHALL, DEADWOOD, Aberdeen, 2004, pb, 191 pages, - 1 -, $ 18

Klock, I. H. / YESTERDAY’S GOLD CAMPS AND MINES IN THE NORTHERN BLACK HILLS, Lead, 1975, pb, 205 pages, - 1 -, $ 20

McDermott, J. D. / GOLD RUSH: The Black Hills Story, Pierre, 2001, pb, 144 pages, - 1 -, $ 18

Parker, W. / GOLD IN THE BLACK HILLS, with a new introduction, Pierre, 2003, pb, 259 pages, - 1 -, $ 18

Parker, W. and Lambert, H. K. / BLACK HILLS GHOST TOWNS, Athens, 1974, pb, 215 pages, - 1 -, $ 25 [600 towns of the Black Hills area detailing the camps, stage stops, communities, and people who made the Black Hills famous]

Parker, W. and Lambert, H. K. / BLACK HILLS GHOST TOWNS, Athens, 1974, cl, 215 pages, - 5 -, $ 30 [600 towns of the Black Hills area detailing the camps, stage stops, communities, and people who made the Black Hills famous]

Raventon, E. / A PIECE OF PARADISE: A Story of Custer State Park, Helena, pb, 1996, 98 pages, - 1 -, $ 15 [Includes a section of 1874: Gold and the Gordon Party]

Retallack, G. J. / LATE EOCENE AND OLIGOCENE PALEOSOLS FROM BADLANDS NATIONAL PARK, SOUTH DAKOTA, GSA SP 193, Boulder, 1983, pb, 82 pages, 45 figs., 7 appendices, -1 -, $ 24

Smith, D. A. / STAKING A CLAIM IN HISTORY: The Evolution of Homestake Mining Company, Walnut Creek, 2001, cl, 215 pages, - 1 -, $ 30


Waterland, J. K. / THE MINES AROUND AND BEYOND: The History of the Deadwood, Two Bit, Galena, Elk Creek, Box Elder Creek, Custer Peak, Carbonate Camp, Ragged Top, Iron Creek, and Tinton Mining Districts, Black Hills of South Dakota, Rapid City, 1991, pb, 424 pages, 101 illustrations, - 1 -; $ 100; this book is also available bound in cloth - 1 -; $ 145

Wolfe, M. S. / BOOTS ON BRICKS: A WALKING TOUR OF HISTORIC DOWNTOWN DEADWOOD (SOUTH DAKOTA), Deadwood, 1996, pb, 127 pages, - 1 -, $ 13


Wulf, G. R., Ed. / BLACK HILLS AREA, SOUTH DAKOTA, WYOMING, WYOMING GEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION 20th ANNUAL FIELD CONFERENCE, 1968, cl, 243 pages, - 5 -, $ 48 [Contains 13 oil and gas papers; 4 uranium papers, 2 coal papers, 9 mineral papers, road logs, more...]

Zhu, L. and Fosha, R. E. / ETHNIC OASIS: The Chinese in the Black Hills, with essays by Donald L. Hardesty and A. Dudley Gardner, Pierre, 2004, pb, 100 pages, - 1 -, $ 20


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