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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution PAPERS IN PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY AND METEOROLOGY
37 volumes total,
all 4to, in wraps, ex-lib and very good, and cover a diverse range
of topics mostly focused on the mid to north Atlantic Ocean along the east coast of
the United States.  The volumes included span 1933-1958, and include the following:
Volume 2(1), 2(4), 3(1), 3(4), 4(3), 4(4), 5(1), 5(2), 5(3), 5(4), 6(1), 6(2), 7(1),
7(2), 7(3), 7(4), 8(1), 8(2), 8(4), 9(1), 9(2), 9(3), 9(4), 10(1), 10(2), 10(3), 10(4),
11(1), 11(2), 11(3), 11(4), 12(1), 12(2), 12(3), 12(4), 13(1), 13(2). A sampling of the
contents for 14 of the 37 volumes is as follows:

Vol. 2 (1) Willet, H. C. 1933 AMERICAN AIR MASS
PROPERTIES, 84 pp., 31 plts; Vol. 2(4) Bigelow H. B. 1933 STUDIES OF THE WATERS ON
THE CONTINENTAL SHELF, CAPE COD TO CHESAPEAKE BAY 135 pp., 66 figs; Vol. 3(1) Seiwell
H. R. 1934 THE DISTRIBUTION OF OXYGEN IN THE WESTERN BASIN OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC 86
pp., 42 figs; Vol. 3(4) Deiwell H. R. 1935 THE CYCLE OF PHOSPHORUS IN THE WESTERN
BASIN OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC 56 pp., 27 figs; Vol. 4(3) Rossby C. G. et al. 1936 ON
THE MOMENTUM TRANSFER AT THE SEA SURFACE 30 pp., 5 figs; Vol. 4(4) Iselin C. O’D.
1936 A STUDY OF CIRCULATION OF THE WESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC  101 pp., 58 figs.; Vol.
5(1) Rossby C. G.1936 DYNAMICS OF STEADY OCEAN CURRENTS IN THE LIGHT OF EXPERIMENTAL
FLUID MECHANICS 43 pp., 26 figs; Vol. 5(2) Seiwell H. R. 1937 SHORT PERIOD VERTICAL
OSCILLATIONS IN THE WESTERN BASIN OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC 44 pp., 8 figs; Vol. 9(4)
Malone T. F. 1946 A STUDY OF INTERDIURNAL PRESSURE AND TEMPERATURE VARIATIONS IN
THE FREE ATMOSPHERE OVER NORTH AMERICA 50 pp., 17 figs, some folding; Vol. 10(1)
Craig R. A. 1946 MEASUREMENTS OF TEMPERATURE AND HUMIDITY IN THE LOWEST 1000 FEET
OF THE ATMOSPHERE OVER MASSACHUSETTS BAY 47 pp., 54 figs; Vol. 10(2) Fuglister
F. C. 1947 AVERAGE MONTHLY SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURES OF THE WESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC
OCEAN 25 pp., 16 plts; Vol. 10(3) Emmons G. 1947 VERTICAL  DISTRIBUTIONS OF
TEMPERATURE AND HUMIDITY OVER THE OCEAN BETWEEN NANTUCKET AND NEW JERSEY 89 pp.,
51 figs, 8 charts; Vol. 10(4) Seiwell H. R. 1948 RESULTS OF RESEARCH ON SURFACE
WATERS OF THE WESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC 56 pp., 41 figs; and Vol. 13(2) Malkus J. S.
1958 ON THE STRUCTURE OF THE TRADE WIND MOIST LAYER 47 pp., 11 figs.
A scarce collection of climate and oceanographic reports. 
                          Price for set: $140.00           (stock#woodshole)

 

 RARE, BIOGRAPHY, REFERENCE BOOKS

Adams C. B. 1841 MOLLUSCA OF MIDDLEBURY VERMONT AND VICINITY
contained In American Jour. Science, 1st Series, 40(2) complete journal, wraps
loose else light wear, vg copy of the complete issue. Scarce.
                                                                  Price: $45.00                    (stock#AdamsVTop1)

Brown C. M. 1989 BENJAMIN SILLIMAN A LIFE IN THE YOUNG REPUBLIC
Princeton Univ. Press, 8vo, h/b, dust jacket, like new, 377 pp., figures. Perhaps
the most concise biography of Silliman.         Price:  $22.50           (stock#HST009)

Dana J. D. 1856 AN ADDRESS BEFORE THE ALUMNI OF YALE COLLEGE 8vo,
orig. boards detached, worn, title page and front fep detached, minor chips,
stamps and notations to margins of title page else contents vg, 39 pp. +
SECOND SUPPLEMENT TO DANA’S MINERALOGY bound in at rear. Scarce.
                                                                            Price: $60.00                        (stock#dana1)

Gerstner P. 1994 HENRY DARWIN ROGERS 1808–1866 Univ. Alabama Press,
8vo, dust jacket, like new, 311 pp. + figs.         Price: $20.00            (stock#HST007)

Hall James 1847 NATURAL HISTORY OF NEW YORK PART VI PALEONTOLOGY
VOLUME I. CONTAINING DESCRIPTIONS OF THE ORGANIC REMAINS OF THE
LOWER DIVISION OF THE NEW YORK SYSTEM EQUIVALENT OF THE LOWER
SILURIAN ROCKS OF EUROPE
4to, original gilt embossed cloth, spine top
frayed, small split along gutter with front board for 2.5 inches from top, hinges
tight, light+ foxing to preliminary pages, very light tide mark to text pages but
not obtuse, margin of some of the plate description pages facing plates proper
with light foxing though the plates themselves are clean. Overall a very good
copy. With 338 pp., 88 fine engraved plts.       Price: $140.00        (stock#Hallv1c1)

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Hall James 1852  NATURAL HISTORY OF NEW YORK PART VI PALEONTOLOGY
VOLUME II: CONTAINING DESCRIPTIONS OF THE ORGANIC REMAINS OF THE
LOWER MIDDLE DIVISION OF THE NEW YORK SYSTEM. (EQUIVALENT IN
PART TO THE MIDDLE SILURIAN ROCKS OF EUROPE)
4to, original gilt
embossed cloth, spine cover split along front gutter and loosening to fold back
(should be rebacked), faded stain on cover that blends with color of boards,
private ownership stamp on front fep, some wrinkling to text but pages clean,
plates with tide mark. Overall good minus condition. With 362 pp., 85 engraved
plts.                                                                  Price: $100.00                   (stock#Hallv2c1)
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Hall James 1867 NATURAL HISTORY OF NEW YORK PART VI PALEONTOLOGY
VOLUME IV PART I CONTAINING DESCRIPTIONS AND FIGURES OF THE
FOSSIL BRACHIOPODA OF THE UPPER HELDERBERG HAMILTON, PORTAGE
AND CHEMUNG GROUPS
4to, original gilt embossed cloth, base of spine with
half inch chip, small two inch split along gutter of rear board at top, small private
ownership stamp on fep, text and plates clean, with 28 pp., 63 fine engraved
plts. Very good copy.                                         Price: $150.00           (stock#Hallv4c1)
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Hall James 1885 NATURAL HISTORY OF NEW YORK PART VI PALEONTOLOGY
VOLUME V PART 1 LAMELLIBRANCHIATA II TEXT & PLATES, CONTAINING
DESCRIPTIONS & FIGURES OF THE DIMYARIA OF THE UPPER HELDERBERG
HAMILTON PORTAGE & CHEMUNG GROUPS
4to, original cloth with some
soiling but hard to see because of the dark color of the cloth boards, inner front
hinge partly cracked but board holding firm, contents clean and very good.
Contains 561 pp. and 96 fine, engraved plates.
                                                               Price: $125.00                  (stock#Hallv5pt1pt2c1)

Hall James NATURAL HISTORY OF NEW YORK PART VI PALEONTOLOGY
VOLUME V, PART 2 (TEXT) DESCRIPTIONS OF THE GASTROPODA,
PTEROPODA & CEPHALOPODA OF THE UPPER HELDERBERG, HAMILTON,
PORTAGE & CHEMUNG GROUPS
4to, original cloth, overall light wear/rubbing
contents clean and a very good copy with 561 pp., 96 plts.                
                                                               Price: $80.00                     (stock#Hallv5pt2txtc1)

Hall James NATURAL HISTORY OF NEW YORK PART VI PALEONTOLOGY
VOLUME V, PART 2 (PLATES) DESCRIPTIONS OF THE GASTROPODA,
PTEROPODA & CEPHALOPODA OF THE UPPER HELDERBERG, HAMILTON,
PORTAGE & CHEMUNG GROUPS
4to, original cloth, exterior with some wear,
soiling, some rubbing to extremities, fep with period signature, contents clean
aside from very light corner tide mark to some plates (faint and not obtuse). With
492 pp., 113 fine engraved plates.        Price: $130.00         (stock#Hallv5pt2pltsc1)

Hall James 1891 AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF THE BRACHIOPODA
INTENDED AS A HANDBOOK FOR THE USE OF STUDENTS
Ann. Rpt of the
State Geologist, New York, 2 vols complete, 4to, in original cloth with gilt titles,
cloth with a few spots and faded/sunned from dust, small ownership initials on
fore edge, contents are clean, fine, unmarked. Vol. 1 with 223 pp., Vol. 2 with 267
pp., 54 plts of fossils collated between the 2 volumes. Scarce.
                                                                                 Price: $125.00              (stock#NY0501)

Hitchcock E. 1841 FIRST ANNIVERSARY ADDRESS BEFORE THE ASSOCIATION OF
AMERICAN GEOLOGISTS AT THE SECOND ANNUAL MEETING IN PHILADELPHIA, APRIL
5, 1841
8vo, no wraps, light+ soiling to title page else clean, 48 pp. Rare. 
                                                                     Price: $75.00             (stock#AAGNHitchcock)


Livingstone D. N. 1987 NATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER AND THE CULTURE
OF AMERICAN SCIENCE
Univ. of Alabama Press, 8vo, h/b, dust jack as issued,
lightest wear, 395 pp.                                             Price: $20.00           (stock#HST008)

Meriden Scientific Association 1884-1898 TRANSACTIONS OF THE SCIENTIFIC
ASSOCIATION MERIDEN CONNECTICUT
volumes 1 through 8, complete and all
published. All are 8vo, in wps, some external wear, chips to wps, light stain to
some contents, some issues with loose wps, overall a good+ set and
exceedingly rare to find complete. With diverse papers about the geology, local
flora and fauna of central Connecticut and includes several famous papers by
W. M. Davis on the geology and structure of the Hanging Hills and vicinity and
the Meriden Volcano or ash-trap bed.   Price: $325.00   (stock#MeridenAssocset)
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Rogers H. B. 1842 SIXTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE GEOLOGICAL
EXPLORATION OF THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA
[Harrisburg: Henlock and
Bratton, publisher] 8vo, no wps and appears to have been removed from a
bound legislative document volume, slightly trimmed,  overall light foxing,
contents very good and the upper page cornersm have a pagination inked in
period script, reflecting that of the separate issue of the report. With 29 pp.
                                                               Price: $50.00                  (stock# PArogers6thAR)
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Shaler N. S. 1909 THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF NATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
royal 8vo, publishers cloth, ex-lib with partly faded number in white inked on
spine, small perforated stamp to title page and small stamp at bottom of last
page of text; no other markings and contents clean and otherwise a vg copy.
With 481 pp., frontis portrait, figs.         Price: $25.00            (stock#HST026)

Sidar J. W. 1976 GEORGE HAMMELL COOK A LIFE IN AGRICULTURE AND
GEOLOGY 1818-1889
Rutgers Unv. Press, 8vo, dust jacket, light wear, very good
with 282 pp. + figs.                                                  Price: $22.00           (stock#HST001)

Wilson L. G. 1998 LYELL IN AMERICA TRANSATLANTIC GEOLOGY 1841 – 1853
John Hopkins Unv. Press, 8vo, dj, new, 429 pp., figs.
                                                                                        Price: $24.00        (stock#HST004)


REGIONAL WORKS AND RELATED TITLES



Adams G. I. et al. 1904 GYPSUM DEPOSITS OF THE UNTIED STATES USGS
Bulletin 223 orig. front wp,, rear wp lacking, cloth binders tape along spine,
contents clean, vg copy with much on gypsum and related minerals from
California New York Michigan and elsewhere.  With 129 pp., 21 plts, 32 figs.
Scarce.                                                       Price: $20.00                (stock#USGSB223c1)

Arnold C. A. 1952  OBSERVATIONS ON FOSSIL PLANTS FROM THE DEVONIAN
OF EASTERN NORTH AMERICA PART 6- XENOCLADIA MEDULLOSINA
ARNOLD
Unv. Michigan Cont. Paleontology 9(10) 8vo, wraps, little to no wear,
13 pp., 2 pls, 1 figs.                                     Price:  $6.00                          (stock#PB001)

Barnes P. 1885 THE PRESENT TECHNICAL CONDITION OF THE STEEL
INDUSTRY IN THE UNITED STATES
USGS Bulletin #25 archival wps,
contents clean, 85 pp.
                                                                        Price:$16.00              (stock#USGSB025c1)

Barosh P. J. and Moore G. E. Jr. 1988 THE PAXTON GROUP OF
SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND
USGS Bull. #1814 wps, ex-lib else vg, 18 pp.,
5 figs.                                                         Price: $8.00                 (stock#USGSB1814c1)

Bastin E. S. 1910 ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF THE FELDSPAR DEPOSITS OF THE
UNITED STATES
USGS Bulletin #420 no wp, light stain to margin, g+ copy, 85
pp., 8 plts.                                                       Price: $24.00           (stock#USGSB420c1)

Collins M. P. 1937 LOCAL EARTHQUAKES IN NEW ENGLAND offprint from Bull. Seism.
Soc. America 8vo, light wear, stamp to wrap else vg, 8 pp., 4 figs. Scarce.
                                                                            Price: $10.00                 (stock#CTSEI1)

Dale T. N. 1906 SLATE DEPOSITS AND SLATE INDUSTRY OF THE UNITED
STATES
USGS Bulletin 275 archival wps, ex-lib., some wear, vg, 154 pp., 25 plts,
15 figs and much on slate quarries of New York & Pennsylvania. 
                                                                           Price: $22.00             (stockUSGSB275c1)

Dale T. N. 1908 THE CHIEF COMMERCIAL GRANITES OF MASSACHUSETTS
NEW HAMPSHIRE AND RHODE ISLAND
USGS Bulletin 354 archival wraps else
vg copy, 228 pp., 9 plts, 27 figs. A scarce classic report on New England granite
quarries and industry.                          Price: $30.00                  (stock#USGSB354c1)
 
Dale T. N. et al. 1914 SLATE IN THE UNITED STATES USGS Bulletin #586 wps
with light+ wear, bound by archival cloth tape, contents clean and vg, 220 pp.,
26 plts, 18 figs.                                        Price: $22.00                  (stock#USGSB586c1)

Eckel E. C. and Burchard E. F. 1913 PORTLAND CEMENT MATERIALS AND
INDUSTRY IN THE UNITED STATES
USGS Bulletin 522 wps with faded stamp,
mm chips to paper spine ends, overall light wear, vg copy, 401 pp., 19 plts, 2
figs. Scarce.                                                    Price: $24.00          (stock#USGSB522c1)

Grover N. C. et al. 1923 SURFACE WATER SUPPLY OF THE UNITED STATES
1919-1920 PART 1- NORTH ATLANTIC SLOPE DRAINAGE BASINS
USGS Water
Supply Paper #501, wps, spine rough, light wear, contents vg, 330 pp., 1 plt.
                                                                     Price: $10.00                (stock#USGSW501c1)

Hem J. D. 1970 STUDY AND INTERPRETATION OF THE CHEMICAL
CHARACTERISTICS OF NATURAL WATER
USGS Water Supply Paper #1473
wps, fine copy, 363 pp., 1 plt, 51 figs.        Price: $8.00             (stock#WSP1473c1)

Hobbs W. H. 1927 THE CAUSE OF EARTHQUAKES ESPECIALLY THOSE OF THE
EASTERN UNITED STATES
USNM Proc. #2889 8vo, ex-lib, some wear/chips to wrap
margins, pages unopened contents vg, 21 pp., 2 figs.   Price: $10.00      (stock#SEI002)


Leith C. K. 1905 ROCK CLEAVAGE USGS Bulletin 239 in stiff wraps, ex-lib. copy,
contents vg and otherwise clean with 216 pp., 27 plts, 40 figs.
                                                                     Price: $18.00                 (stock#USGSB239c1)

LeTourneau P. M. and Olsen P. E. (eds.) 2003 THE GREAT RIFT VALLEYS OF
PANGEA IN EASTERN NORTH AMERICA 2 vols. 4to, h/b and new, fine copies.
VOLUME 1- TECTONICS, STRUCTURE, AND VOLCANISM 240 pp., 103 figs;
VOLUME 2-  SEDIMENTOLOGY, STRATIGRAPHY, AND PALEONTOLOGY
268
pp., 219 figs. Includes papers on Jurassic insects from New England (by yours
truly), Mesozoic Basalts, Stratigraphy, dinosaur footprints and more. In print for
$195/set.                                                                    Price: $75.00           (stock#CUP1c1)
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Lohman S. W. 1972 DEFINITIONS OF SELECTED GROUND WATER TERMS
REVISIONS AND CONCEPTUAL REFINEMENTS
USGS Water Supply Paper
#1988 wps, fine copy, 21 pp.                       Price: $5.00              (stock#WSP1988c1)

Ruedemann, R. 1934 PALEOZOIC PLANKTON OF NORTH AMERICA GSA
Memoir #2 8vo, gilt cloth, light wear, ex-lib. else fine with 141 pp., 26 plates, 6
figs.                                                                    Price: $35.00                    (stock#GSA002)

Ruedemann, R. 1946 GRAPTOLITES OF NORTH AMERICA GSA Memoir #19
cloth light wear, private ownership signature else very good++ with 652 pp.,
92 plts, 1 fig. Ruedemann’s classic treatise on the subject, well-illustrated and
scarce.                                                          Price: $45.00                        (stock#GSA015)

Russell I. C. 1892 CORRELATION PAPERS: THE NEWARK SYSTEM USGS
Bulletin #85 archival wps else vg, 344 pp., 13 plts, 4 figs.
                                                                        Price: $35.00              (stock#USGSB085c1)

Sando W. J. 1974 CHECKLIST OF NORTH AMERICAN LATE PALEOZOIC
CORAL SPECIES (COELENTERATA ANTHOZOA)
USGS Bull. #1387 wps with
small stain, ex-lib. else vg, contents clean, 36 pp.
                                                                                    Price: $5.00                (stock#IPA027)

Schuchert C. 1915 REVISION OF PALEOZOIC STELLEROIDEA WITH SPECIAL
REFERENCE TO NORTH AMERICAN ASTEROIDEA
USNM Bulletin #88 8vo, no
wps, spine rebound with tape, vg copy with 311 pp., 38 plts of fossil starfish.
One of the most important monographs on fossil starfish published.
Very scarce.                                                              Price: $35.00            (stock#IPE028)

August

Upham W. 1879 Terminal moraines of the North American ice sheet pp.
81-92, contained in American Journal of Science 3rd Series, August 1879
complete issue of the journal with other, diverse contents including
Hilgard E. W. 1879 THE LOESS OF THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND THE EOLIAN
HYPOTHESIS
pp. 106-112. Scarce.   Price: $25.00      (stock#AJS79Aug)

Van Hise C. R. 1892 CORRELATION PAPERS: ARCHAEN AND ALGONKIAN
USGS Bulletin #86 wps pasted on bds, some wear, presentation copy
inscribed on wp, contents vg 546 pp.,  12 plts. Scarce.     
                                                                      Price: $35.00               (stock#USGSB086c1)

Veatch A. C. and Smith P. A. 1939 ATLANTIC SUBMARINE VALLEYS
OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE CONGO SUBMARINE VALLEY
Geol.
Soc. America Special Paper #7 8vo, slip case cracked, maps and
text vg, light wear. With 101 pp., 10 plts (mostly folding maps
and charts in slip case) and 28 figs.
                               Price: $35.00    (stock#GSASP07)

Walters R. C. S. 1962 DAM HYDROLOGY [London: Butterworths, publ.]  green
leather with gilt spine title, corner bumped else vg, clean, 335 pp., 253 figs. A
classic ref.                                                               Price: $20.00           (stock#HY025c1)

Ward L. F. 1905 STATUS OF THE MESOZOIC FLORAS OF THE UNITED STATES
USGS Monograph #48 orig.  brown cloth, ghost outline on pastedown were
small label was removed, small discoloration area to fore edge of some pages in
vol. 2 but doesn’t effect plates, vg to near fine, clean set with 615 pp., 11 figs in
Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 with 119 plts of fossil plants.
                                                                           Price:  $95.00         (stock#USGSM048c1)

Walcott C. D. 1891 CORRELATION PAPERS CAMBRIAN USGS Bulletin #81
archival wps else vg copy with 447 pp., 3 plts, 5 figs. Scarce.
                                                                            Price: $35.00          (stock#USGSB081c1)

Weed W. H. 1911 COPPER DEPOSITS OF THE APPALACHIAN STATES USGS
Bull. #455 no wps, short tear to title page corner (no loss) else vg, removed from
bound vol. of USGS Bulls. With 166 pp., 5 plts and 32 figs covering the history
and development of copper mines across the eastern United States and
including discussion of many of the colonial mines.   
                                                                          Price: $35.00           (stock#USGSB455c1)

White, C. A. 1891 CORRELATION PAPERS: CRETACEOUS U. S. Geological
Survey Bulletin #82 orig. front wp pasted on archival wps, contents vg with 273
pp., 3 plts, 7 figs. Scarce.                          Price: $30.00            (stock#USGSB082c1)

Williams H. S. 1891 CORRELATION PAPERS DEVONIAN AND
CARBONIFEROUS
USGS Bulletin #80 marbled boards, some wear, W. H. Hobbs
copy, contents vg with 279 pp.            Price: $24.00                    (stock#USGSB080)

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