FEATURED TITLES FOR STRATIGRAPHY AND SEDIMENTOLOGY
Darton N. H. 1905 PRELIMINARY LIST OF DEEP BORINGS IN THE
STATES USGS Water Supply Paper #146 wps with tears, wear, contents vg
with 267 pp.
Price: $15.00 (stock#WSP146)
Das M. M. 1971 LONGSHORE SEDIMENT TRANSPORT RATES: A COMPILATION
OF DATA Army
Corps Engineers Misc. Paper 1-71 4to, wraps, light wear, vg, 75 pp., one page maps
figs. with focus
on a few areas including Silver Strand Beach near San Diego,
Anaheim Bay and elsewhere.
Price: $15.00 (stock#SED40)
Galloway W. E. and Brown L. F. Jr. 1972 DEPOSITIONAL
SYSTEMS AND SHELF-SLOPE
RELATIONSHIPS IN UPPER PENNSYLVANIAN ROCKS NORTH-CENTRAL TEXAS TX Bur.
Rpt Invest. #75 raps, ex-lib, light wear, vg, 62 pp., 5 plates in pocket, 31 figs.
Gilbert G. K. 1882 A NEW METHOD OF MEASURING HEIGHTS BY MEANS
OF THE BAROMETER from 2nd
USGS Annual Report. 4to, no wraps, cloth tape on spine, light wear, light marginal stain
edge of a few plates but text clean and else vg, with 163 pp., 5 plates, 5 figures. A seldom
seen report by Gilbert,
one of the great geologic explorers and mappers of the American West.
Gilbert G. K. 1885 THE TOPOGRAPHIC FEATURES OF LAKE SHORES
from 5th USGS Ann.
Rpt. 4to, spine with cloth tape else very good, 54 pp., 18 fine engraved plates
most with original
tissue guards intact and figs. One of Gilbert’s classic works
with fine plates.
Gilbert G. K. 1914 THE TRANSPORTATION OF DEBRIS BY RUNNING
WATER USGS Prof. Paper
#86 4to, cloth, exterior wear with no spine cover and boards weak, contents ex-lib
stamp else are vg. With 263 pp., 3 plts, 89 figs. Gilbert’s classic treatise
which helped boost sedimentology into
a primary geologic discipline of its own.
Ginsburg R. N. (ed.) 1972 SOUTH FLORIDA CARBONATE SEDIMENTS
4to, signature to wrap else vg,
72 pp., 39 figs. Developed in cooperation with Shell and somewhat scarce.
Groeber P. F. and Stipanicic P. N. 1953 TRIASSICO Buenos
Aires 1953 8vo, wps with tear
along margin with spine, stamp and signature on wrap, contents vg with 141 pp., several
plates, some folding, figs. Scarce. Price:
Hatch F. H. et al. 1956 THE PETROLOGY OF SEDIMENTARY ROCKS
3rd ed. cloth with
dust jacket, overall vg, 383 pp., a score of figs. Price:
Krumbein W. C. and Pettijohn F. J. 1938 MANUAL OF SEDIMENTARY
hinges weak but holding firm, some external wear contents vg, Bob Sloan’s copy as
on free end paper. With 549 pp., scores of figs.
Longwell C. R. et al. 1964 SEDIMENTARY FACIES IN GEOLOGIC
HISTORY GSA Memoir #39 8vo, gilt
cloth, vg copy, 171 pp., numerous figures (contains individual papers which are
separately). With much on Colorado Plateau geology. Price:
Pettijohn F. J. 1949 SEDIMENTARY ROCKS 1st ed. cloth,
light wear, vg, Bob Sloan’s
copy, 526 pp., scores of figs. A classic text.
Price: $25.00 (stock#SED38)
Powell J. W. et al. 1882 REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR and ADMINISTRATIVE
REPORTS BY THE HEADS OF THE
DIVISIONS [of the U. S. Geological Survey, 2nd USGS Annual Report] 4to, no wraps, cloth
spine, light wear, vg, with 44 pp., and 47 pp., respectively, 10 plates, 1 figure. An important
as it contains recommendations by the Survey for standardized geologic mapping symbols
to be used in its future endeavors
and those by other agencies. Of note are maps of the Eureka
Mining District, Nevada, and Lake Bonneville, Utah that apparently
do not appear in other Survey
publications of the period, though the Bonneville map is very similar to G. K. Gilbert’s
contribution in the 2nd USGS Annual Report.
Price: $30.00 (stock#Powell2nd)
Erosion Surfaces, two reports by J. L. Rich, both from
GSA Bulletin and
both with name stamps, signatures on wps, contents vg. They are (1) ORIGIN
AND EVOLUTION OF
ROCK FANS AND PEDIMENTS 1935, 26 pp., 11 figs; and (2)
RECOGNITION AND SIGNIFICANCE OF MULTIPLE EROSION SURFACES
28 pp., 2 figs.
Russell I. C. 1889 SUBAERIAL DECAY OF ROCKS AND ORIGIN OF
THE RED COLOR OF CERTAIN
FORMATIONS USGS Bull. #52 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)
Taylor M. E. (ed.) 1981 SHORT PAPERS FOR THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL
SYMPOSIUM ON THE CAMBRIAN
SYSTEM USGS Open File Rpt 81-743 4to, wps with stamp, light wear, vg, 252 pp., numerous
figs. With much on Cambrian paleontology, biostratigraphy and depositional basins. Scarce.
Twenhofel W. H. 1959 PRINCIPLES OF SEDIMENTATION 2nd ed.
cloth some external wear
ownership signature on title page else contents vg, 673 pp., scores of figs.
Twenhofel W. H. and Tyler S. A. 1941 METHODS OF STUDY OF SEDIMENTS
1st ed., cloth
light wear vg, 183 pp., scores of figs. A classic text focused on the petrologic
grain-size focused sedimentology of the time. Price: $25.00
OTHER SEDIMENTOLOGY AND STRATIGRAPHY TITLES
AAPG CARBONATE ROCKS
AAPG Reprint Series #4 8vo, wps, light+ exterior wear, contents
237 pp., figs.
Price: $15.00 (stock#AAPGRS04)
Baer A. J. 1970 SYMPOSIUM ON BASINS AND GEOSYNCLINES OF
THE CANADIAN SHIELD
Dept Energy & Mines, Canada 8vo, wps, ex-lib
good copy, 265 pp., figs. Price: $15.00
O. L. 1970 RADIOMETRIC DATING AND PALEONTOLOGIC
ZONATION 8vo, wps, light wear, vg copy, 232 pp., plts,
Price: $20.00 (stock#GSASP124)
Berry W. B. N. and Boucot A. J. 1972 CORRELATION OF SOUTH
AMERICAN SILURIAN ROCKS Geol.
Soc. America Special Paper #133
8vo, light wear, fine copy, 59 pp., plts in pocket, figs.
Price: $14.00 (stock#GSASP133)
Berry W. B. N. and Boucot A. J. 1972 CORRELATION OF SOUTHEASTERN
ASIAN AND NEAR EASTERN SILURIAN
ROCKS Geol. Soc. America Special
Paper #137 8vo, light wear, fine copy, 65 pp., plt in pocket,
Price: $14.00 (stock#GSASP137)
Berry W. B.
N. and Boucot A. J. 1973 CORRELATION OF AFRICAN
SILURIAN ROCKS 8vo, wps, light wear, vg clean copy, 74 pp.,
Price: $14.00 (stock#GSASP147)
Bissell H. J. 1970 PETROLOGY AND PETROGRAPHY
OF LOWER TRIASSIC MARINE CARBONATES
OF SOUTHEN NEVADA 8vo, cloth as issued, very good and clean copy with newspaper
clipping about author affixed to free end paper. With 27 pp. text and 82 plates,
and on the lower Triassic Moenkopi
Formation Virgin Limestone in the region just
east of Las Vegas. A scarce and classic monograph.
Bucher W. H. 1919 ON RIPPLES AND RELATED SEDIMENTARY SURFACE FORMS
AND THEIR PALEOGEOGRAPHIC SIGNIFICANCE
offprint Amer. Jour. Science
wps with light+ wear, small chips, contents with light+ wear, good,
121 pp. and figs.
One of the early and more concise investigations
of certain sedimentary structures in the ripple to dune to wave
A classic sedimentology paper.
Price: $20.00 (stock#SED010)
Clark L. M. (ed.) 1954 WESTERN CANADA SEDIMENTARY BASINS
publication tall 8vo, cloth light wear,
vg, 654 pp., plts, figs.
Price: $30.00 (stock#AAPG016)
W. B. 1891 CORRELATION PAPERS- EOCENE USGS Bull. #83 8vo, wraps with
spine neatly rebound, light wear, private ownership
label inside wrap, very good
with 173 pp., 2 pls. Scarce. Price:
Dall W. H. and Harris G. D. 1892 CORRELATION
PAPERS – NEOCENE USGS Bull. #84 8vo
original wraps, light wear, fine copy with 349 pp., 3 pls, 43 figs.
Price: $30.00 (stock#USGSB084)
R. H. Jr. and Shaver R. H. (eds.) 1974 MODERN AND ANCIENT GEOSYNCLINALSEDIMENTATION
SEPM Special Publ. #19 8vo, cloth, light wear, vg, 380 pp., figs.
Price: $20.00 (stock#SEPMSP019)
Goldman M. I. 1915 PETROGRAPHIC EVIDENCE ON THE ORIGIN
OF THE CATAHOULA SANDSTONE OF TEXAS
Jour. Science wps with ownership markings, signed by
author to D. D. Condit, contents vg with
27 pp., figs.
Price: $8.00 (stock#sed15)
Grabau A. W. 1899 THE RELATION OF MARINE BIONOMY TO STRATIGRAPHY offprint from
Buffalo Soc. Nat. Hist. 6(4), 49 pp., errata slip, wps with spine rebound by acid-free
archival cloth tape, vg.
Price: $10.00 (stock#SPM002)
Grout F. F.
1932 PETROGRAPHY AND PETROLOGY private ownership signature on paste down
else light wear, vg copy of a classic text
that was the mainstay in America until the
1960s. A nice copy of the 1st edition with 522 pp., scores of figs.
Price: $25.00 (stock#MIN143)
Grunau H. R. 1959 MIKROFAZIES UND SCHITCHTUNG AUSGEWAHLTER,
RADIOLARIT FUHRENDER SEDIMENTSERIEN DER
ZENTRAL ALPEN 8vo, cloth, gilt titles, private name stamp
else vg, 179
pp., 11 plts, figs, some fold out sections.
Price: $25.00 (stock#EUR083)
Hayes C. W. 1897 SOLUTION OF SILICA UNDER ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS
with Campbell M. R. 1897 EROSION AT BASELEVEL both in wraps, offprints
from GSA Bulletin, vol. 8, with 14
pp., 4 plts. Scarce.
Price: $10.00 (stock#SED009)
Hubbell D. W. and Matejka D. Q. 1959 INVESTIGATIONS OF SEDIMENT TRANSPORTATION
MIDDLE LOUP RIVER
AT DUNNING NEBRASKA USGS Water Supply Paper #1476 8vo, wps some
wear, corner bump, short tear to blank end paper
page else vg, 121 pp., 12 plts,
38 figs. Classic sedimentology study. Price: $15.00
T. A. Jr. 1908 EXPERIMENTS ILLUSTRATING EROSION AND
SEDIMENTATION MCZ Bull. 8(6) 8vo, wps light wear, pages unopened,
untrimmed, vg copy, 17 pp., 6 plts. A classic and early work on
experimental sedimentology and structures.
Price: $14.00 (stock#SED007)
L. S. 1985 DOLOMITIZATION AAPG Ed. Course Note Series #24 4to, wps, light wear,
vg, 20 pp., figs.
Le Blanc R. and Breeding J. G. 1957 REGIONAL ASPECTS OF CARBONATE
SEPM Spec. Publ. #5 8vo, wps, vg copy, 188 pp., 22 plts, 66 figs.
Price: $20.00 (stock#SEPMSP05)
Lerman A. 1979
GEOCHEMICAL PROCESSES WATER AND
SEDIMENT ENVIRONMENTS 8vo, cloth, as new still in original
wrap, with 479 pp., numerous figs.
Price: $24.00 (stock#SED012)
Leverson A. I. (ed) 1941 STRATIGRAPHIC TYPE OIL FIELDS AAPG [publisher] large 8vo,
cloth, some external wear, rubbing, ex-lib, contents vg, 902 pp., many figs and
detailed State by State. Scarce.
Price: $30.00 (stock#AAPG002)
MacDonald D. I. M. 1991 SEDIMENTATION
TECTONICS AND EUSTASY
(Blackwell, publisher) wps light wear, vg, 518 pp., scores of
figs and now a classic.
Price: $30.00 (stock#SED013)
Mertie J. B. 1922 GRAPHIC AND MECHANICAL COMPUTATION OF
THICKNESS OF STRATA AND
DISTANCE TO STRATUM USGS PP 129-C no wraps, spine bound with archival tape, 13 pp., 2 fold
out plates, several figures.
Price: $10.00 (stock#USGSPP129C)
Miller M. 1975 PROBABLE INORGANIC ZOOPHYSCUS LIKE STRUCTURE FROM A
offprint Jour. Paleont. 3 pp., figs.
Price: $6.00 (stock#SED006)
Moore C. H. et al. 1981 GEOLOGY OF CARBONATE POROSITY AAPG
Ed. Course Note
Series #11 4to, wps with signature else, light wear, vg, 234 pp., numerous figs.
Morgan J. P. (ed.)
1970 DELTAIC SEDIMENTATION MODERN AND ANCIENT SEPM Special
Publ. #15 8vo, cloth, ex-industry library copy else light
wear, vg, 312 pp., figs.
Price: $20.00 (stock#SEPMSP15)
Moslow T. F. 1983 DEPOSITIONAL MODELS OF SHELF AND SHORELINE
Course Note Series #27 4to, wps, as new in original publishers shrink wrap.
Muller G. (ed.) 1971 SEDIMENTOLOGY OF PARTS OF CENTRAL EUROPE 8TH International
Sedimentological Congress guidebook 8vo, wraps, corner bumped else light wear, vg, 344 pp.,
scores of figs, covers
Triassic lead and zinc deposits in the Alps, Devonian mineral belt of
Germany, a chapter on the Triassic of Germany including
the type Triassic, Alpine facies and
overlying Jurassic marine deposits, salt deposits, Lagerstatten by Seilacher and
and more. Scarce.
Multer H. G. 1975 FIELD GUIDE TO SOME CARBONATE ROCK ENVIRONMENTS FLORIDA
KEYS AND WESTERN
BAHAMAS Cont. #40, Farleigh Dickinson Unv. 4to, wps, light+ exterior
wear else vg, clean copy, 175 pp., profusly
illustrated. Price: $30.00 (stock#SED004)
Pray L. C. and
Murray R. C. 1965 DOLOMITIZATION AND
LIMESTONE DIAGENESIS SEPM Spec. Publ. #13 8vo, wps with
light wear, vg, 180 pp., figs.
Price: $20.00 (SEPMSP13)
Pugh W. E. 1950 BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ORGANIC REEFS BIOHERMS
BIOSTROMES Seismograph Serv. Corp., (publisher) 8vo, wraps
with signature else light wear, vg, 139 pp.
Price: $14.00 (stock#SED008)
Resser C. E. 1933 PRELIMINARY GENERALIZED
SCALE offprint GSA Bull. wps with owner stamp else vg,
21 pp., table. Important reference
for North American
Cambrian workers. Price: $10.00 (stock#SC015)
Rettger R. E.
1935 EXPERIMENTS ON SOFT-ROCK DEFORMATION offprint
AAPG Bull. wp with light pencil signature, vg, 21 pp., 16 figs.
Price: $6.00 (stock#SED011)
Rigby J. K. and Hamblin W. K. 1972 RECOGNITION OF ANCIENT
ENVIRONMENTS SEPM Special Publ. #16 8vo gilt cloth
light wear, vg, 340 pp., scores of figs. A classic text.
Price: $20.00 (stock#SEPMSP16)
Russell I. C. 1895 LAKES OF NORTH AMERICA New York,
Ginn and Company, publishers 8vo,
blue cloth as issued, small nick to edge of cloth, ex-lib with small number on gilt-titled
spine, bookplate on paste down. Contents vg with 125 pp., 23 plates, 9 figures. Scarce.
Schuchert C. 1913 THE DELIMITATION OF THE GEOLOGIC PERIODS ILLUSTRATED
BY THE PALEOGEOGRAPHY OF NORTH
AMERICA extract or offprint from 12th Intern.
Geol. Congr. Proceedings, no wps, spine rebound with acid-free archival
vg, 37 pp., f/o table. Scarce.
Price: $10.00 (stock#SC006)
Schuchert C. 1916 CORRELATION AND CHRONOLOGY
IN GEOLOGY ON THE BASIS OF
PALEGEOGRAPHY offprint from GSA Bulletin 27: 491-514, 1 pl., 8vo, wps, spine covered
with acid-free archival tape else vg and an earlier work on defining global eustatic cycles.
Schuchert C. 1916
ON PRE-CAMBRIAN NOMENCLATURE offprint from Amer. Jour. Science
[3rd Ser.] 42: 475-485, 8vo, wps, spine covered with
acid-free archival tape else vg and on
defending Shuchert’s version of Precambrian stratigraphy.
Price: $8.00 (stock#SC007)
Schuchert C. 1920 DIAGENESIS IN SEDIMENTATION offprint from GSA Bull. 31: 425-429
8vo, wps, vg copy.
Price: $6.00 (stock#SED001)
Schuchert C. 1919 THE TACONIC SYSTEM RESURRECTED
offprint from Amer. Jour. Science
[3rd Ser.] 47: 113-116 8vo, wps, short tear to margin else vg, spine repaired with
archival cloth tape.
SEDIMENTOLOGY This lot consists of five (5) publications on various aspects of fluvial sedimentology,
a few of which are classic studies. All are U. S. Geological Survey Water Supply Papers, all are ex-
else vg with light wear. They are as follows: (1) Simons D. B. et al. 1961 FLUME STUDIES
USING MEDIUM SAND (0.45
mm), USGS WSP #1498-A, 76 pp., 28 figs; (2) Dawdy D. R. 1961 DEPTH-DISCHARGE
RELATIONS ON ALLUVIAL STREAMS –DISCONTINUOUS
RATING CURVES USGS WSP #1498-C, 16 pp., 11 figs.; (3)
Simons D. B. and Richardson E. V. 1962 THE EFFECT OF BED
ROUGHNESS ON DEPTH-DISCHARGE RELATIONS IN
ALLUVIAL CHANNELS USGS WSP #1498-E, 26 pp., 9 figs; (4) Colby B. R.
1961 EFFECT OF DEPTH OF FLOW ON
DISCHARGE OF BED MATERIAL USGS WSP #1498-D, 12 pp., 4 figs; and (5) Simons D.
B. et al. 1963 SOME
EFFECTS OF FINE SEDIMENT ON FLOW PHENOMENA USGS WSP #1498-G, 47 pp., 23 figs.
Price for lot of five (5) vols: $15.00 (stock#WSP1498lot)
Seibold E. and Meulenkamp J. D. 1982 STRATIGRAPHY QUO VADIS AAPG Studies In
8vo, wps, light wear, vg, 69 pp., figs. Price: $10.00
Shirley M. L.
and Ragsdale J. A. 1968 DELTAS AND THEIR GEOLOGIC FRAMEWORK Houston Geol. Soc.,
ownership sig. on paste down else
light wear, vg, 251 pp.
Silberling N. J. and Tozer E. T. 1968 BIOSTRATIGRAPHIC OF
THE MARINE TRIASSIC IN NORTH AMERICA
8vo, wps, ex-lib. else
vg copy, 63 pp., 1 plt, 1 fig. Price: $24.00
Sonnenfeld P. (ed.) 1981
TETHYS THE ANCESTRAL MEDITERRANEAN
Benchmark Papers in Geology #53 8vo, cloth, rubbing to edges
of covers in
place else light wear, vg, 331 pp., numerous figs.
Price: $20.00 (stock#EUR073)
W. E. 1951 THE CORRELATION OF CONTINENTAL VERTEBRATE BEARING BEDS
IGC 18th Meeting wps with signature light wear,
vg, 93 pp. With diverse short
papers by Westoll, White, Louis Leaky and others. Scarce.
Price: $15.00 (stock#SED030)
Teleki P. G. 1972 WAVE BOUNDARY LAYERS AND THEIR RELATION TO SEDIMENT
stamps else vg, 59 pp., figs.
Price: $5.00 (stock#SED011)
Tourtelot H. A. 1968 HYDRAULIC EQUIVALENCE OF GRAINS OF QUARTZ
AND HEAVIER MINERALS AND IMPLICATIONS
FOR THE STUDY OF PLACERS 4to,
USGS Prof. Paper 594-H wps with light soiling, corner of title and
torn else good copy, with 13 pp., 6 figs.
Price: $10.00 (stock#PP594H)
Van Hise, C. R. 1892 CORRELATION PAPERS- ARCHEAN AND ALGONKIAN USGS Bull.
wraps pasted on boards with spine bound, presentation copy from author to
G. H. Williams, the noted paleontologist, some
wear but overall very good. With 549 pp.,
12 plates. Loosely inserted is a one page article from Science by Lane and
questioning the definition of Archean as applied to Michigan Precambrian rocks.
Walcott C. D. 1886 CLASSIFICATION
OF THE CAMBRIAN SYSTEM OF NORTH AMERICA in
American Journal of Science, August 1886 issue, pp. 138-156. Other contents
include Dana E. S. ON THE CRYSTALLIZATION OF GOLD pp. 132-138, and more.
Overall light wear, short tear to wraps else
very good though there is an
odor from age or long storage (not musty though).
Price: $15.00 (stock#AJS1886Aug)
C. D. 1891 CORRELATION PAPERS – CAMBRIAN USGS Bull. #81 8vo, archival wps,
title page lacking else pages unopened,
untrimmed, very good with 446 pp.
Price: $35.00 (stock#USGSB081)
Weimer R. J. 1981 DELTAIC AND SHALLOW MARINE
TECTONICS AND PETROLEUM OCCURRENCES AAPG Ed. Course Note Series #2 4to,
light wear, vg, 167 pp., figs.
White C. A. 1892 CORRELATION
PAPERS – CRETACEOUS USGS Bull. #82 8vo, wrap margins
repaired, age toning else very good, clean with 273 pp.,
3 pls, 7 figs.
Williams G. R. 1937 SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY ON EROSION AND SILT
USGS Water Supply Paper #797 wps light wear vg, 91 pp.
Price: $10.00 (stock#SED29)
Zenkovich V. P. (edited by Steers J. A. and King C. A. M.) 1967 PROCESSES
OF COASTAL DEVELOPMENT
tall 8vo, cloth with a few light spots on cover else vg and clean copy, 738 pp., numerous
landmark reference, translated from original Russian, on coastal geomorphology and processes.
Price: $40.00 (stock#SED028)