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U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETINS #1-99

FEATURED ITEMS - USGS BULLETINS 1-100

 

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#48  Woodward R. S. REFERENCE TO ITS DEPENDENCE ON SUPERFICIAL MASSES
SYMMETRICALLY DISPOSED ABOUT A NORMAL TO THE EARTHS SURFACE
no wps,cloth
tape on spine, title page lacking, contents good with 88 pp. A scarce and
early analytical reference on eustasy.       Price: $15.00            (stock#USGSB048)

 

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#52  Russell I. C. 1889 SUBAERIAL DECAY OF ROCKS AND ORIGIN OF THE RED COLOR
OF CERTAIN FORMATIONS
no wps, cloth tape on spine, some wear, contents with some
wear, discolored page margins, plates generally good. With 65 pp. 5 plts, one of
which is a fold out, of scenic views including Mount Mitchell North Carolina and
Harpers Ferry West Virginia             Price: $20.00                (stock#USGSB052/N)

 

USGS BULLETINS 1-100 INVENTORY LISTINGS

 

#1-12, 14-15, 17 bound together, various authors and does contain Marcou’s
Mapoteca (USGS Bull. #7)
and Walcott’s Cambrian Fauna of North America.
Contents generally clean except for occasional outer page margin marks/foxing.
A rare compilation of 15 of the earliest and some true, classic U. S.
Geological Survey bulletin.     Price: $125.00         (stock#USGSB1-12,14-15,17 bd)

#1  Cross W. and Emmons S. F. 1883 on HYPERSTHENE ANDESITE AND ON TRICLINIC
PYROXENE IN AUGITIC ROCKS
in red cloth with gilt spine title, vg copy with
42 pp., 1 plt.                                     Price: $24.00                            (stock#USGSB001)

#2  Williams, A. Jr. 1883 GOLD AND SILVER CONVERSION TABLES, GIVING THE
COINING VALUES OF TROY OUNCES OF FINE METAL, AND THE WEIGHTS OF  FINE
METAL REPRESENTED BY GIVEN SUMS OF UNITED STATES MONEY
   no wps
chipped, worn copy, 8 pp.            Price: $10.00                      (stock#USGSB002)

#3  Williams H. S. 1883 ON THE FOSSIL FAUNAS OF THE UPPER DEVONIAN ALONG
THE MERIDIAN OF 76  DEGREES 30', FROM TOMPKINS COUNTY, NEW YORK TO
BRADFORD COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA
wps with short archival repairs, some wear,
contents vg and overall a vg copy with 36 pp.
                                               Price: $20.00                                 (stock#USGSB003)

#4  White C. A. 1884 ON MESOZOIC FOSSILS archival wraps, small
chip to top margin of last page containing plate else contents good,
36 pp., 9 plates of fossils.     Price: $20.00                 (stock#USGSB04)

#5 Gannett H. 1884 A DICTIONARY OF ALTITUDES IN THE UNITED STATES brown
cloth as issued, some external wear, contents vg, 325 pp.
                                                        Price: 22.00                           (stock#USGSB005)

#6  J. W. Spencer 1884 ELEVATIONS IN THE DOMINION OF CANADA wps with light
wear, corner fold crease else vg, 43 pp.     
                                                      Price: $15.00                           (stock#USGSB006)

#8  Irving R. D. and Van Hise C. R. 1884 ON SECONDARY ENLARGEMENTS OF MINERAL
FRAGMENTS IN CERTAIN ROCKS
wps worn, spine with cloth archival tape, contents
vg, clean. With 56 pp., 6 plts, 4 figs.       Price: $20.00                     (stock#USGSB008)

#9  Clarke F. W. and Chatard T. M. 1884 A REPORT OF WORK DONE IN THE
WASHINGTON LABORATORY DURING THE FISCAL YEAR 1883-84
wps sunned, tape on
spine, contents vg.                   Price: $15.00                         (stock#USGSB09)

 #11  Call R. E. and Gilbert . K. 1884 ON THE QUATERNARY AND RECENT MOLLUSCA
OF THE GREAT BASIN WITH A DESCRIPTION OF NEW FORMS
light stain and faded
stamp to wp, contents clean, vg copy, pages unopened/untrimmed, 66 pp., 6
plts. Scarce.                                       Price: $20.00                          (stock#USGSB011)

#12  Dana E. D. 1884 A CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC STUDY OF THE THINOLITE OF LAKE
LAHONTAN
no wps else vg, 34 pp., plt. figs.   Price: $20.00                (stock#USGSB012)

#14  Barus C. and Strouhal V. 1885 THE ELECTRICAL AND MAGNETIC PROPERTIES
OF THE IRON CARBURETS
in orig. wps, a few small spot and stamp to wps,
good copy with 238 pp. and 31 figs.      Price:$15.00                 (stock#USGSB014)

#15  White C. A. 1885 ON THE MESOZOIC AND CENOZOIC PALEONTOLOGY OF CALIFORNIA
orig. wps, some wear, light stain to upper inner corner of wp, contents
clean, 33 pp. and great content on the Cenozoic Shasta and Tejon Groups.
                                                        Price: $24.00                                  (stock#USGSB015)

#16  Clarke J. M. 1885 ON THE HIGHER DEVONIAN FAUNAS OF ONTARIO COUNTY
NEW YORK
no wps, removed from bound vol. of USGS bulletins, contents
clean and vg with 80 pp., 3 plts of fossils incl. crustaceans and fishes.
                                                           Price: $20.00                         (stock#USGSB016)

#18  White C. A. 1885 ON MARINE EOCENE FRESH WATER MIOCENE AND OTHER FOSSIL
MOLLUSCA OF WESTERN NORTH AMERICA
no wps else contents vg with 26 pp., 3
plts of fossils with a lot of content on the John Day fossil beds of
Oregon.                                              Price: $20.00                           (stock#USGSB018)

#19  Becker G. F. 1885 NOTES ON THE STRATIGRAPHY OF CALIFORNIA wps, spine
with cloth tape else vg, 28 pp.             Price: $20.00                      (stock#USGSB19)

#21  Willis B. 1885 THE LIGNITES OF THE GREAT SIOUX RESERVATION – A REPORT
ON THE REGION  BETWEEN THE GRAND AND MOREAU RIVERS DAKOTA
archival
wraps, light wear, contents vg 16 pp, 5 plts and 4 figs. with scarce folding map.

                                                                  Price: $30.00                      (stock#USGSB021)

#22 White C. A. 1885 ON NEW CRETACEOUS FOSSILS FROM CALIFORNIA orig. wps
coming loose with notations, else vg with 25 pp., 5 plts of fossils from
Mendocino County and Todos Santos Bay regions.   
                                                      Price: $22.00                              (stock#USGSB022)

#25 Barnes P. 1885 THE PRESENT TECHNICAL CONDITION OF THE STEEL INDUSTRY
OF THE UNITED STATES
wps with chips, ex-lib, contents vg, 85 pp.
                                                         Price: $16.00                                 (stock#USGSB25)

#27  REPORT OF WORK DONE IN THE DIVISION OF CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS MAINLY
DURING  FISCAL YEAR 1884 – 1885
orig. wps, ex-lib. else vg copy with 80
pp. A scarce volume on minerals mineralogy and mineral analyses with
papers including FAYALITE FROM YELLOWSTONE PARK ; SERPENTINE FROM
NEWBURYPORT MASSACHUSETTS ; DACITE FROM WASHOE NEVADA ; RHYOLITE FROM
WASHOE NEVADA ; LIGNITE FROM TURTLE MOUNTAINS DAKOTA ; COAL FROM ARIZONA
WATER FROM SANTA FE NEW MEXICO ; WATER FROM SULPHER SPRINGS MONTANA;
MINERALS FROM WASHINGTON, D. C.
and much more.            
                                                             Price: $15.00                                (stock#USGSB027)

#29 White C. A. 1886 ON THE FRESHWATER INVERTEBRATES OF THE NORTH
AMERICAN JURASSIC
wps, ex-lib, vg, 41 pp., 4 plts.
                                                   Price: $20.00                            (stock#USGSB29)

#34  White C. A. 1886 ON THE RELATION OF THE LARAMIE MOLLUSCAN FAUNA TO
THAT OF THE SUCCEEDING FRESH WATER EOCENE AND OTHER GROUPS
  orig.
wps with some wear, contents clean with 52 pp., 5 plts.
                                            Price:$20.00                                 (stock#USGSB034)

#35  Barus C. and Strouhal V. 1886 PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF THE IRON
CARBURETS
  orig. wps with chipped margins and small label else vg copy
with 62 pp., 10 figs.           Price: $14.00                         (stock#USGSB035)

#36 Barus C. 1886 SUBSIDENCE OF FINE SOLID PARTICLES IN LIQUIDS in
orig. wps, some wear, contents vg, 54 pp., 4 figs. A rather scarce
hydrology and sedimentology reference with implications for placers.
                                    Price: $14.00                          (stock#USGSB036)

#37  Ward L. F. 1887 TYPES OF THE LARAMIE FLORA period label on wps,
archival spine repair, contents vg, 354 pp. and 37 plts of fossils.
Scarce.                            Price: $24.00                          (stock#USGSB037)

#38  Diller J. S. 1887 PERIDOTITE OF ELLIOTT COUNTY KENTUCKY archival
wps, a restored, somewhat worn copy with 29 pp., 1 plt, 8 figs. 
                                                Price: $12.00                        (stock#USGSB038)

#40  Willis B. 1887 CHANGES IN RIVER COURSES IN WASHINGTON TERRITORY DUE
TO GLACIATION
red cloth Issue, vg, 10 pp., 4 plts that are maps.  Rare.
                                                     Price: $24.00                             (stock#USGSB040)

#41 Williams, H. S. 1887 ON THE FOSSIL FAUNAS OF THE UPPER DEVONIAN THE
GENESEE SECTION NEW YORK
archival wps, ex-lib, some wear, contents vg
with 123 pp., 4 plates of fossils.     Price: $24.00                   (stock#USGSB041)

#42  Clarke F. W. 1887 REPORT OF THE WORK DONE IN THE DIVISION OF
CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS MAINLY DURING THE PHYSICAL YEAR 1885–1886

period notation on wps, some external wear, contents vg, with much
on Litchfield Maine mineral deposits.
                                                   Price: $10.00                         (stock#USGSB042)

#44  Darton N. H. 1887 BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NORTH AMERICAN GEOLOGY FOR 1886
wps, light wear, vg, 35 pp.               Price: $10.00                           (stock#USGSB044)

#45  Hill R. T. 1887 THE PRESENT CONDITION OF KNOWLEDGE ON THE GEOLOGY
OF TEXAS
archival wps else vg copy, pages untrimmed/unopened, 95 pp.
                                                 Price: $24.00                                    (stock#USGSB045)

#46 Penrose R. A. F. Jr. and Shaler N. S. 1888 NATURE AND ORIGIN OF
DEPOSITS OF PHOSPHATE OF LIME
wps loose, ex-lib, contents vg, 141 pp.
3 plts, 36 figs. A scarce classic on phosphate deposits.  
                                            Price: $20.00                              (stock#USGSB046)

#48  Woodward R. S. REFERENCE TO ITS DEPENDENCE ON SUPERFICIAL MASSES
SYMMETRICALLY DISPOSED ABOUT A NORMAL TO THE EARTHS SURFACE
orig. wps
loose, else light+ wear, a few pp. with closed tears, repaired else
vg copy with 88 pp. A scarce and early analytical reference on eustasy.
                                                Price: $15.00                                            (stock#USGSB048)

#49  Woodward R. S. 1888 LATITUDES AND LONGITUDES OF CERTAIN POINTS IN
MISSOURI KANSAS AND NEW MEXICO
orig. wps, untrimmed, small label on wp
else vg copy with light wear, 133 pp.   
                                           Price: $15.00                                        (stock#USGSB049)

#50 Woodward R. S. 1889 FORMULAS AND TABLES TO FACILITATE THE CONSTRUCTION
OF MAPS
wps with chips, wear else light wear, vg, 124 pp.
                 Price: $16.00                     (stock#USGSB50)

#51  White C. A. 1889 ON INVERTEBRATE FOSSILS FROM THE PACIFIC
COAST
archival wraps contents vg with 102 pp, 14 plts of fossils,
mostly Cretaceous molluscs.        Price: $24.00                          (stock#USGSB51)

#52  Russell I. C. 1889 SUBAERIAL DECAY OF ROCKS AND ORIGIN OF THE RED
COLOR OF CERTAIN FORMATIONS
orig. wps with notations else vg copy, 65
pp. 5 plts, one of which is a fold out, of scenic views including Mount
Mitchell North Carolina and Harpers Ferry West Virginia      
                                                   Price: $22.00                        (stock#USGSB052)

#54  Barus  C. 1889 ON THE THERMO ELECTRIC MEASUREMENT OF HIGH
TEMPERATURES
in orig. wps, some short marginal tears, wear/soiling
to wps, contents vg with pages largely unopened/untrimmed. With 313
pp., 56 figs, 108 tables.            Price: $14.00                      (stock#USGSB054)

#55  Clarke F. W. 1889 REPORT OF WORK DONE IN THE DIVISION OF CHEMISTRY
AND PHYSICS MAINLY DURING FISCAL YEAR 1886 – 1887
orig. wps, rear wp
loose else vg copy with with 96 pp. with diverse mineral minerals and
mineralogy content including FELDSPARS FROM DELAWARE; FELDSPARS FROM
GREYLOCK MOUNTAIN MASSACHUSETTS; ROCKS FROM PIGEON POINT MINNESOTA;
TRIASSIC SANDSTONE FROM MARYLAND; WATER FROM OWENS LAKE CALIFORNIA

and more.                                         Price: $15.00                            (stock#USGSB055)

#56  Knowlton F. L. 1889 FOSSIL WOOD AND LIGNITE FROM THE POTOMAC
FORMATION OF VIRGINIA
orig. wps with some wear, chips, contents vg
with 72 pp. and 6 plts on fossil wood from the Early Cretaceous
Atlantic Coastal Plain strata of Virginia. Scarce.      
                                             Price: $22.00                             (stock#USGSB056)

#57 Hay R. 1890 A GEOLOGICAL RECONNAISSANCE IN SOUTHWESTERN KANSAS
archival wps else vg copy, 49 pp., colored fold out geologic map of
the Smokey River region and 19 figs. Scarce.
                                                         Price: $22.00                              (stock#USGSB057)

#59  Chester F. D. 1890 THE GABBROS AND ASSOCIATED ROCKS IN DELAWARE
archival wps else vg, clean copy with 46 pp. and complete with the
colored fold out map of the Delaware River region which is in fine
condition. Scarce.                        Price: $24.00                         (stock#USGSB059)

#60  Clarke F. W. 1890 REPORT OF WORK DONE IN THE DIVISION OF CHEMISTRY
AND PHYSICS MAINLY DURING FISCAL YEAR 1887-1888
orig. wps, minor chips
to spine else vg, with 175 pp., 9 figures. Contains diverse mineral
minerals and mineralogy content including WILLEMITE FROM FRANKLIN NEW
JERSEY ; TRIPLITE FROM THE BLACK HILLS ; NATURAL SODA, ITS OCCURRENCE
AND UTILIZATION
(with a score of short articles on California and Nevada
deposits) and much more.                    Price: $18.00                    (stock#USGSB060)

#62  Williams G. H. and Irving R. D. 1890 THE GREENSTONE SCHIST AREAS OF
THE MENONIMEE AND MARQUETTE REGIONS OF MICHIGAN
no wps, cloth tape on spine
light wear, vg and clean copy, 241 pp., 16 plts, 29 figs. Scarce.
                                                            Price: $30.00                          (stock#USGSB062)

#64  Clarke F. W. 1890 A REPORT OF WORK DONE IN THE DIVISION OF CHEMISTRY
AND PHYSICS, MAINLY DURING THE FISCAL YEAR 1888-89
wps pasted on boards,
leather spine crumbling, contents age toned, good only copy, 60 pp.
                                                      Price: $10.00                            (stock#USGSB064)

#66 Diller J. S. 1890 ON A GROUP OF VOLCANIC ROCKS FROM THE TEWAN
MOUNTAINS, NEW MEXICO AND ON THE OCCURRENCE OF PRIMARY QUARTZ IN
CERTAIN BASALTS
wps with older stamps, ex-lib, contents vg, 34 pp.
                                                    Price: $22.00                                  (stock#USGSB066)

#68  Keeler J. E. 1890 EARTHQUAKES IN CALIFORNIA IN 1889 rear wp loose
spine done with cloth archival tape, worn copy, contents good, 25 pp.
                                            Price: $14.00                                 (stock#USGSB068)

#69  Scudder S. H. 1890 A CLASSED AND ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF FOSSIL
INSECTS
wps pasted on boards which are soiled by dust, leather spine
crumbly, contents clean but paper age-toned. Overall good+ for contents.
With 101 pp. and very scarce.             Price: $20.00                     (stock#USGSB069)

#70  Woodward R. S. 1890 REPORT OF ASTONOMICAL WORK OF 1889 AND 1890
orig. wps, vg copy, 79 pp.       Price: $12.00                           (stock#USGSB070)

#71  Scudder S. H. 1891 INDEX TO THE KNOWN FOSSIL INSECTS OF THE
WORLD INCLUDING MYRIAPODS AND ARACHNIDS
in cloth and ex-lib.,
binding and pages a bit brittle, but overall a good copy of a
classic reference work on fossil insects, 744 pp.
                                       Price: $25.00                               (stock#USGSB071c1)

#72  Upham W. 1891 ALTITUDES BETWEEN LAKE SUPERIOR AND THE ROCKY
MOUNTAINS
archival wps, contents vg, 229 pp.  
                                                 Price: $14.00                             (stock#USGSB072)

#73  Barus C. 1891 THE VISCOSITY OF SOLIDS wps, vg, 138 pp., 6 plts
28 figs. Scarce.                    Price: $12.00                              (stock#USGSB073)

#75  Darton N. H. 1891 RECORD OF NORTH AMERICAN GEOLOGY FOR 1887 TO
1889 INCLUSIVE
wps with tears/soiling, toning from age to contents
else good, 173 pp.                         Price: $10.00                         (stock#USGSB075)

#76  Gannett H. 1891 A DICTIONARY OF ALTITUDES IN THE UNITED STATES brown
cloth, light+ external wear, contents vg, with 393 pp. Scarce.        
                                                          Price: $24.00                         (stock#USGSB076)

#77 White C. A. 1891 THE TEXAS PERMIAN AND ITS MESOZOIC TYPES OF FOSSILS
archival wps, contents vg, 51 pp., 4 plts.    
                                                     Price: $24.00                                (stock#USGSB77)

#78  Clarke F. W. 1891 REPORT OF WORK DONE IN THE DIVISION OF CHEMISTRY
AND PHYSICS, MAINLY DURING THE FISCAL YEAR 1889-90
archival wps, contents
vg with 31 pp., 9 figs.                        Price: $12.00                          (stock#USGSB078)

#79  Diller J. S. 1891 A LATE VOLCANIC ERUPTION IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
AND ITS PECULIAR LAVA
no wps, contents vg, 33 pp., 17 engraved
plts with fold out frontis view.      Price: $30.00                       (stock#USGSB079)

#80  Williams H. S. 1891 CORRELATION PAPERS DEVONIAN AND CARBONIFEROUS
cloth, some external wear, contents vg with 279 pp. Scarce.
                                                   Price: $24.00                           (stock#USGSB080)

#82  White, C. A. 1891 CORRELATION PAPERS: CRETACEOUS orig. front
wp mounted on archival wps, contents vg with 273 pp., 3 plts, 7
figs. Scarce.                              Price: $30.00                           (stock#USGSB082)

#83  Clark W. B. 1891 CORRELATION PAPERS : EOCENE archival tape to
spine, contents vg copy, 173 pp., 2 plts.                 
                                    Price: $30.00                                   (stock#USGSB083)

#84  Dall W. H. and Harris G. D. 1891 CORRELATION PAPERS: NEOCENE
orig. wps, vg copy with 349 pp., 3 plts, 43 figs.  
                                      Price: $30.00                                  (stock#USGSB084)

#85  Russell I. C. 1892 CORRELATION PAPERS - THE NEWARK SYSTEM
no wps, spine with cloth tape, contents clean and vg, with 344 pp.,
13 plts, 4 figs. One of the Triassic-Jurassic rift basin classic
references.                    Price: $40.00                                (stock#USGSB85)

#85-86 (bound together). #85  Russell I. C. 1892 CORRELATION PAPERS:
THE NEWARK SYSTEM vg, 344 pp., 13 plts, 4 figs. AND #86  Van Hise
C. R. 1892 CORRELATION PAPERS: ARCHAEN AND ALGONKIAN
contents vg
546 pp., 12 plts. Both bound together in quarter leather marbled
boards as issued by the USGS. Boards have some wear, cracked front
hinge with cloth tape across the exterior, but holding. Contents
are clean and very good.        Price: $55.00                 (stock#USGSB85-86bd)

#86  Van Hise C. R. 1892 CORRELATION PAPERS: ARCHAEN AND ALGONKIAN
wps mounted on bds, some wear, presentation copy inscribed on wp,
contents vg 546 pp., 12 plts.         Price: $35.00                    (stock#USGSB086)

#87 Schuchert C. 1897 A SYNOPSIS OF AMERICAN FOSSIL BRACHIOPODS
INCLUDING BIBLIOGRAPHY AND SYNONOMY
archival wps, vg, 464 pp. Scarce.
                                                Price: $35.00                             (stock#USGSB87)

#90  Clarke F. W. 1892 REPORT OF WORK DONE IN THE DIVISION OF CHEMISTRY
AND PHYSICS, MAINLY DURING THE FISCAL YEARS 1890-91
wps with soiling,
some wear, contents vg, 77 pp., 3 figs.    
                                                 Price: $12.00                                   (stock#USGSB090)

#91  Darton N. H. 1891 RECORD OF NORTH AMERICAN GEOLOGY FOR 1890 orig.
wps, rear wp loose or coming so else vg copy, 88 pp.  
                                                       Price: $10.00                               (stock#USGSB091)

#92  Barus C. 1892 THE COMPRESSIBILITY OF LIQUIDS orig. wps with foxing
to margins, short tear, no loss to paper, of one page else contents clean
vg copy, 90 pp., 19 plts.            Price: $12.00                            (stock#USGSB092)

#93 Scudder S. H. 1892 SOME INSECTS OF SPECIAL INTEREST FROM FLORISSANT
COLORADO
no wps, in archival folder, contents vg, 35 pp., 3 plts. Scarce.
                                                       Price: $24.00                              (stock#USGSB93)

#94  Barus C. 1892 THE MECHANISM OF SOLID VISCOSITY orig. wps with
stamp, some wear, with 138 pp., 24 figs.  
                                            Price: $12.00                               (stock#USGSB094)

#95  Holden E. S. 1892 EARTHQUAKES IN CALIFORNIA IN 1890 AND 1891 orig.
front wp, spine with cloth tape, ex-lib else good copy, 29 pp.
                                                     Price: $14.00                         (stock#USGSB095)

#96  Barus C. 1892 THE VOLUME THERMODYNAMICS OF LIQUIDS wps with stamp,
cloth tape over spine, contents good with 100 pp., 8 plts.
                                                      Price: $12.00                             (stock#USGSB096)

#97  Clarke W. B. 1893 THE MESOZOIC ECHINODERMATA OF THE UNITED STATES
orig. front wp, stamp to wp, spine w/ cloth archival tape, overall vg,
contents clean, 204 pp., 50 plts of fossils. 
                                                 Price: $35.00                                 (stock#USGSB097)

#98  White D. 1893 FLORA OF THE OUTLYING CARBONIFEROUS BASINS OF
SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI
archival wps, contents vg, 138 pp., 5 plts.
                                                   Price: $20.00                           (stock#USGSB098)

#99  Darton N. H. 1892 RECORD OF NORTH AMERICAN  GEOLOGY FOR 1891 wps
with short tear, stamp, contents vg, untrimmed.      
                                                     Price: $10.00                           (stock#USGSB099)

 

 

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