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[American Association of Geologists and Naturalists] 1843 REPORTS OF THE FIRST,
SECOND, AND THIRD MEETINGS OF THE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN GEOLOGISTS AND NATURALISTS
AT PHILADELPHIA, IN 1840 AND 1841, AND AT BOSTON IN 1842
royal 8vo, original cloth,
boards rubbed throubh at corners and along edges, spine cover loose with a few chips
but would glue back on easily, very small stamp on title page else contents very clean,
a few of the plates have seperations along fold crease (see photos) but not bad, no loss
to paper. With 544 pages, 20 plates. Note 21 plates were called for but Plate 4 was
never published, and ultimately used by the author for a report that appeared in the
American Journal of Science instead. Contents diverse from Hitchock's footprints to
Roger's Appalachian theories.          Price: $300.00                          (stock#AAGN1-3bk)

 

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Billings M. P. 1941 PEGMATITES OF MASSACHUSETTS 4to, wraps with stamp
else light wear, vg, 22 pp., with 11 figs at rear. Scarce.
                                                      Price: $20.00                               (stock#MA35)

 

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BOSTON BASIN. Seven (7) offprints and reports on geology of the Boston
Basin. Most are ex-dept. library with name stamp, varying degrees of
wear, most with light+ wear, some of the older ones with chipped
wraps but contents in all vg. They are (1) Billings M. P. 1933 WEATHERING
OF THE MEDFORD DIABASE- PRE- OR POSTGLACIAL? A DISCUSSION
, 13 pp.; (2)
Billings M. P. et al. 1939 CARBONIFEROUS TOPOGRAPHY IN THE VICINITY OF
BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS,
17 pp., 1 plt, 10 figs.; (3) Billings M. P.
1920 STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY OF THE EASTERN PART OF THE BOSTON BASIN
, 37
pp., 5 figs; (4) Bouve T. T. 1884 THE GENESIS OF THE BOSTON BASIN AND
ITS ROCK FORMATION
, 8 pp.; (5) Burr H. T. and Burke R. E. 1900 THE
OCCURRENCE OF FOSSILS IN THE ROXBURY CONGLOMERATE
6 pp., 1 plt, 2 figs;
(6) Crosby W. O. 1889 PHYSICAL HISTORY OF THE BOSTON BASIN 22 pp.; and
(7) Crosby W. O. 1888 GEOLOGY OF THE OUTER ISLANDS OF BOSTON HARBOR
7 pp. A nice lot of scarce titles.         Price: $30.00               (stock#MA34)

 

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Dale T. N. 1893 THE STRUCTURE OF MONUMENT MOUNTAIN IN GREAT BARRINGTON MASSACHUSETTS
from USGS 14th Ann Rpt, 1892 - 1893 J. W. POWELL DIRECTOR 4to, spine covered by cloth
tape, very good copy with 15 pp., 2 plates, 8 figures.                 Price: $20.00                       (stock#MA33)

 

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Hitchcock E. 1838 REPORT ON A RE-EXAMINATION OF THE ECONOMICAL GEOLOGY OF MASSACHUSETTS
8vo, original front wrap which has some wear, light foxing/soiling, contents overall
very good with light+ wear, outer side margins of pages a bit rough but they were not
cut down or trimmed. With 139 pp. Rare.     Price: $125.00                                  (stock#Hitch1838)

 

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Hitchcock E. 1841 FINAL REPORT ON THE GEOLOGY OF MASSACHUSETTS complete in one
volume. Large 4to, in original boards which have some edge wear, small tear along gutter where
board meets spine, ex-town library with period label affixed to front board from where
they volume originated, but no stamps inside. Overall a very good binding, hinges a bit
tender but holding firm, some edge wear. Period bookplate on front paste down, occasional
foxing, mostly to preliminary pages, otherwise light and occasional. Otherwise contents
generally clean with all plates and the large hand colored folding map present which is
in good condition. Note in the photo, the lower left corner of the map is folded under,
and does preserve the printed map border. Map has a few fold crease tears otherwise is
vg. A good, solid copy of Hitchcock’s classic work. This is one of the volumes originally
given to each town in Massachusetts when the report was published, which makes it somewhat
unique as very few of them still exist. Scarce.        Price: $600.00            (stock#Hitch1841)

 

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Hitchen C. S. 1935 THE PEGMATITES OF FITCHBURG MASSACHUSETTS offprint
Amer. Min. wps with stamp else light wear, vg, 24 pp., 1 plt 7 figs.
                                                                   Price: $10.00                     (stock#MA36)

 

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Latimer W. J. and Smith L. R. 1928 SOIL SURVEY OF HAMPDEN AND HAMPSHIRE COUNTIES MASSACHUSETTS
USDA wraps with faded stamp, some external wear, contents very good with 59 pp., 3 plates,
contents affected by corner to marginal stain, the stain shows in some fold creases at top of
map and in a small area of blank margin of map side but does not intrude border and is light.
Map measures 26 x 50 inches. Includes Springfield Chicopee Amherst and the Holyoke Range.
Scarce.                                                          Price: $45.00                           (stock#MAHampsoils)

 

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LeTourneau P. M. and Olsen, P. E. (eds.) 2003THE 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. A classic set and now standard reference on
various aspects of Newark Supergroup geology and paleontology including papers on
fossil dinosaur tracks, fossil insects, regional geology contributions on the
Hartford, Richmond, Taylorsville, Newark and other basins, and more. Still in print
for $195/set, offered here at a substantial discount.
                                                                  Price: $60.00            (stock#CupressNewarkN)

 

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Lull R. S. 1953 TRIASSIC LIFE IN THE CONNECTICUT VALLEY CT Geol. Surv. Bull. #81 8vo,
wraps with some wear, last few pp. of volume with some corner/edge wear, contents otherwise
vg, 336, scores of figs. and includes some of Lull’s taxonomic revisions in this 2nd and last
edition of his classic work.            Price: $25.00                 (stock#CTGSB81/N)

 

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Massachusetts. Five (5) geologic maps for western Massachusetts including
several classic quadrangles key to Taconic and Acadian events. They are as
follows: (1) Ratcliffe N. M. 1974 BEDROCK GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE STOCKBRIDGE
QUADRANGLE BERKSHIRE COUNTY MASSACHUSETTS
USGS Map GQ 1143; (2) Ratcliffe
N. M. 1984 BEDROCK GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE MONTEREY QUADRANGLE BERKSHIRE COUNTY
MASSACHUSETTS
; (3) Ratcliffe N. M. 1984 BEDROCK GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE PITTSFIELD
EAST QUADRANGLE BERKSHIRE COUNTY MASSACHUSETTS
; (4) Ratcliffe N. M. 1974
BEDROCK GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE STATE LINE QUADRANGLE COLUMBIA COUNTY NEW YORK
AND BERKSHIRE COUNTY MASSACHUSETTS
; and (5) Segerstrom K. 1959 SURFICIAL
GEOLOGY OF THE SHELBURNE FALLS QUADRANGLE MASSACHUSETTS
. All are large
folding colored maps in printed sleeves and vg.     Price: $30.00             (stock#MAmaps)

 

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Sammel E. A. et al. 1966 WATER RESOURCES OF THE IPSWICH RIVER BASIN MASSACHUSETTS
USGS Water Supply Paper #1826 wps with stamp, ex-lib, vg, 83 pp., 2 plts, 22 figs.
                                                                                 Price: $15.00                   (stock#WSP1826ma)

 

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Shaler N. S. et al. 1899 GEOLOGY OF THE NARRAGANSETT BASIN USGS Monograph #33
gilt stamped spine title, brown cloth as issued, small label to spine and
society stamp on free end paper, hinges a bit weak but boards firm else light wear
vg, 402 pp., 3 plts, 30 figs. A classic southern New England geology treatise.
                                                               Price: $75.00                       (stock#USGSM33)

 

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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)

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Zen E. A. 1967 TIME AND SPACE RELATIONSHIPS OF THE TACONIC ALLOCHTHON AND
AUTOCHON
Geol. Soc. America Spec. paper #97 wraps, corner bumps but contents
generally vg, 107 pp., 3 plts, 17 figs. A classic southern New England geology
reference.                                           Price: $20.00                 (stock#GSASP97)

 

U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

PUBLICATIONS

ATLAS FOLIOS

 


 

 

BULLETINS

 

 

#116 Gannett H. 1894 A GEOGRAPHIC DICTIONARY OF

MASSACHUSETTS archival wraps else vg copy of a scarce

Massachusetts place name , historical and geographic (as

well as geologic ) reference, 126 pp. denoting the location of

man-made/natural features in Massachusetts up to time of

publication.                      Price: $15.00        (stock#USGSB116c1)

 


 

#1061-F  Chute N. E. 1959 GLACIAL GEOLOGY OF THE

MYSTIC LAKES-FRESH POND AREA MASSACHUSETTS in

archival folder, loose from wps else ex-lib, vg, 216 pp., 4 plts, 1

fig.                                   Price: $14.00        (stock#USGSB1061fc1)


#1163-A  Toulmin P. III 1964 BEDROCK GEOLOGY OF THE SALEM QUADRANGLE AND VICINITY
MASSACHUSETTS
USGS Bull. 1163-A 8vo, wps, ex-lib, vg, 79 pp., 1 plt, 15 figs. Scarce,
and sought after for the folding pocket map.     Price: $20.00       (stock#USGSB1163A)

#1163-B  Chute N. E. 1964 GEOLOGY OF THE NORWOOD

QUADRANGLE NORFOLK AND SUFFOLK COUNTIES

MASSACHUSETTS wps light wear, vg, 78 pp., 2 plts, 5 figs.

covers part of the small Norfolk basin of Carboniferous age. 

                             Price: $20.00                  (stock#USGSB1163Bc1)

 

#1174  Zen E-an. 1964 TACONIC STRATIGRAPHIC NAMES: DEFINITIONS
AND SYNONOYMIES
wps, light wear, ex-lib else vg, 95 pp., 1
fig.             Price: $15.00              (stock#USGSB1174)

 

#1260D-E  Koteff C. and Minard J. P. 1967 SUMMARY REPORT

ON GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF MONOMOY

NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE BARNSTABLE COUNTY

MASSACHUSETTS AND GREAT SWAMP REFUGE NEW

JERSEY wps, light wear, vg,  14 pp.,  2 figs.  

                       Price: $8.00                      (stock#USGSB1260d-e,c1)

 

#1395-E  Nelson A. E. 1974 CHANGES IN NOMENCLATURE

OF UPPER PRECAMBRIAN TO LOWER PALEOZOIC(?)

FORMATIONS IN NATICK QUADRANGLE EASTERN

MASSACHUSETTS AND THEIR TENTATIVE CORRELATION

WITH ROCKS IN RHODE ISLAND wps, ex-lib, vg, 13 pp., 3 figs.

                                  Price: $8.00                (stock#USGSB1395ec1)


#1410  Castle R. O. et al. 1976 STRUCTURAL DISLOCATIONS

IN EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS wps, ex-lib, vg, 39 pp.,1 plt, 4

figs.                                Price: $8.00           (stock#USGSB1410c1)

 

 


MONOGRAPHS

 

 

#23 Pumpelly R. et al. 1894 GEOLOGY OF THE GREEN

MOUNTAINS MASSACHUSETTS brown cloth as issued,

rubbing to extremities, contents clean, fine with 206 pp., 23

plts, 79 figs.                      Price: $65.00          (stock#USGSM23c1)

 

#29 Emerson B. K. 1898 GEOLOGY OF OLD HAMPSHIRE

COUNTY MASSACHUSETTS COMPRISING FRANKLIN

HAMPSHIRE & HAMPDEN COUNTIES orig. brown cloth with

wear and rubbing to extremities and spine cloth, small mottled

area on board, rear hinge cracked but boards holding, ex-

library else contents vg and complete with the pocket maps

that are often lacking. With 790 pp., 35 pl, 48 fig. One of the

harder to find of Massachusetts and Triassic - Jurassic

Connecticut Valley and Hartford basin references.  

                                 Price: $95.00                   (stock#USGSM029c1)

 

 


PROFESSIONAL PAPERS

 

 

#108-B  Katz F. J. and Keith A. 1917 THE NEWINGTON MORAINE MAINE, NEW HAMPSHIRE
AND MASSACHUSETTS
USGS Prof. Paper #108-B 4to, wps with small faded stamp else vg,
19 pp., 9 plts, 1 fig. A nice copy, scarce.             Price: $14.00           (stock#PP108B)

#1295  Leo G. W. et al. 1984  GLASTONBURY GNEISS AND

MANTLING ROCKS (A MODIFIED OLIVERIAN DOME) IN

SOUTH-CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS AND NORTH-

CENTRAL CONNECTICUT: GEOCHEMISTRY

PETROGENESIS AND ISOTOPIC AGE wps, light wear, ex-lib

else vg, 45 pp., 15 figs.  Price: $10.00    (stock#USGSPP1295c1)

 

#1308  Frederiksen N. O. 1984 STRATIGRAPHIC

PALEOCLIMATIC AND PALEOBIOGEOGRAPHIC

SIGNIFICANCE OF TERTIARY SPOROMORPHS FROM

MASSACHUSETTS wps light wear, vg, 25 pp., 4 plts, 8 figs. On

fossil pollen and Spores from SE MA and Cape Cod. 

                                  Price: $8.00                (stock#USGSPP1308c1)

 

#1366A-D  Hatch N. L. (ed) 1988 THE BEDROCK GEOLOGY OF

MASSACHUSETTS 4to, wps, light wear, ex-lib else vg, 133 pp.

+ figs.                   Price: $20.00                (stock#USGSPP1366a-d)

 

 


WATER SUPPLY PAPERS

 

#415  Pierce C. H. and Dean H. J. 1916 SURFACE WATERS OF

MASSACHUSETTS wps ex-lib else light wear, vg, 433 pp., 12 plts, 6 figs.

                             Price: $35.00                 (stock#USGSWSP415c1)

 

#1669-Y  Baker J. A. 1964 GROUND-WATER RESOURCES OF

THE LOWELL AREA MASSACHUSETTS wps, ex-lib else vg,

37 pp., 3 plts, 3 figs.   Price: $7.00    (stock#USGSWSP1669yc1)

 

Kammerer J. C. and Baldwin H. L. 1962 WATER PROBLEMS IN THE SPRINGFIELD
HOLYOKE AREA
[Massachusetts] wps, ex-lib, vg, 68 pp., 11 figs.
                             Price: $10.00     (stock#WSP1670)

 

#1694  Baker J. A. et al. 1964 GEOLOGY AND GROUND-

WATER CONDITIONS IN THE WILMINGTON-READING AREA

MASSACHUSETTS wps, light wear, vg, clean, 80 pp., 5 plts, 16

figs.                            Price: $10.00        (stock#USGSWSP1694c1)

 

 

 


OTHER MASSACHUSETTS GEOLOGY

PUBLICATIONS

 

 

Billings M. P. 1976 GEOLOGY OF THE BOSTON BASIN offprint, GSA Memoir #146
8vo, wps, light+ wear, contents vg, 30 pp., 13 figs, fold out map and section sheets.
                                                                              Price: $14.00            (stock#MA012)

Bowman I. 1906 NORTHWARD EXTENSION OF THE ATLANTIC PREGLACIAL DEPOSITS
offprint from AJS wps, ex-lib, Schuchert’s copy, minor chips to wps, on Cretaceous strata
at Scituate, Massachusetts. 13 pp., 3 figs.                   Price: $10.00         (stock#MA007)


Burgess K. J. and Sanford R. S. 1949 INVESTIGATION OF CHEEVER LIMONITE
DEPOSIT BERKSHIRE COUNTY MASSACHUSETTS
USBM Rpt. Invest. #4423
title wps with stamp else vg, 13 pp., 7 figs.
                                                                           Price: $14.00           (stock#USBMRI4423)

Callaghan E. 1931 A CONTRIBUTION TO THE STRUCTURAL

GEOLOGY OF CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS Annals NY Acad.

Sci. 33. Wps, light wear, vg and clean copy, 49 pp., 1 plt, many

figs.                                       Price: $14.00                  (stock#MA001)

 

Commonwealth of Massachusetts 1910 FINAL REPORT OF

THE CHARLES RIVER BASIN COMMISSION wps, light wear,

ex-lib else vg, 51 pp., 11 plts, frontis pl. Scarce. 

                                                  Price: $30.00               (stock#MA027)

 

Crosby W. O. 1905 GENETIC AND STRUCTURAL RELATIONS OF THE IGNEOUS
ROCKS OF THE LOWER NEPONSET VALLEY MASSACHUSETTS
offprint American
Geologist Wps soiled, chipped with small stamp, contents good, 49 pp. Scarce.  
                                                                   Price: $10.00             (stock#MA008)

 

Dodge W. W. 1888 SOME LOCALITIES OF POST-TERTIARY AND TERTIARY FOSSILS
IN MASSACHUSETTS
in American Journal of Science, July 1888 issue. Also
includes a chapter from
J. D. Dana’s serial report HISTORY OF THE CHANGES
IN THE MT. LOA CRATERS
(pp. 14-32, with 3 plates, 2 of which are maps),
Brigham T. and Alexander J. M. 1888 SUMMIT CRATER OF MT. LOA IN 1880 AND
1885
, (pp. 33-39) and more. Overall light wear, minor chip to spine wrap
though there is an odor from age or long storage (not musty though). 
                                          Price: $20.00                          (stock#AJS1888July)

 

Dana J. D. 1884 SOUTHWARD ENDING OF A GREAT SYNCLINAL IN THE TACONIC
RANGE
in American Journal of Science, October 1884 issue, pp. 268-275
with map. Also in issue is H. C. Lewis SUPPOSED GLACIATION IN PENNSYLVANIA
SOUTH OF THE TERMINAL MORAINE
(pp. 276-285, with folding map), J. S.
Diller FULGURITE FROM MOUNT THIELSON OREGON
(pp. 252-258) and more. 
                                                  Price: $15.00                     (stock#AJS1884October)

  

Emerson B. K. 1882 THE DEERFIELD DIKE AND ITS MINERALS complete in three parts as
issued in American Journal of Science. The pagination for the report is Sept, 1882
issue (pp. 195-202), Oct, 1882 issue (270-278), and Nov, 1882 issue (pp. 349-359.
Other contents include W. M. Davis TRIASSIC TRAP ROCKS OF MASSACHUSETTS, CONNECTICUT
AND NEW JERSEY
(pp. 345-349), Scudder S. H. THE AFFINITIES OF PALAEOCAMPA MEEK AND
WORTHEN, AS EVIDENCE OF THE WIDE DIVERSITY OF TYPE IN THE EARLIEST KNOWN MYRIAPODS
pp. 161-171; W. J. McGhee and R. E. Call THE LOSS AND ASSOCIATED DEPOSITS OF DES
MOINES IOWA
(pp. 202-223) and more. Light wear overall, corner bump, contents very
good.                                                       Price: $40.00                       (stock#AJS1882Sept-Oct-Nov)

 

Emerson B. K. 1905 PLUMOSE DIABASE PALAGONITE FROM THE HOLYOKE TRAP SHEET offprint Geol.
Soc. America Bull. 8vo, wraps with some age toning, marginal chips, presentation label
from Emerson on front wrap, contents vg, 41 pp., 9 plts.
                                                                           Price: $15.00                        (stock#MAEmersonJho)

 

Farquhar O. C. 1967 ECONOMIC GEOLOGY IN

MASSACHUSETTS [Unv. Mass, publisher] 4to, in orig. wps

bound into buckrum, ex-lib with presentations slip

from author on paste down, a very nice copy with 568 pp. and

scores of figs.                      Price: $35.00                (stock#MA002)

 

Grabau A. W. and Woodman J. E. 1898 GUIDE TO LOCALITIES

ILLUSTRATING THE GEOLOGY MARINE ZOOLOGY AND

BOTANY OF THE VICINITY OF BOSTON American Assoc. Adv.

Science Fiftieth Anniversary Meeting 8vo, wps with chips,

ex-lib copy, contents clean, vg with 100 pp., 5 plts + figs.

Scarce.                                    Price: $35.00               (stock#MA003)
 
Jahns R. H. 1943 SHEET STRUCTURE IN GRANITES: ITS ORIGIN AND USE AS A
MEASURE OF GLACIAL EROSION IN NEW ENGLAND
offprint Jour. Geol. 8vo, wps,
light wear, vg, 18 pp., 15 figs including various active quarry photos in Massachusetts
and New Hampshire.                                          Price: $10.00               (stock#MA014)

Jeffrey E. C. 1910 A NEW PREPINUS FROM MARTHA’S VINEYARD Proc. Boston Soc. Nat.
Hist. 34(10) wps with minor edge chips, blind stamp, contents vg, 6 pp., 1 plt.  
                                                                          Price: $10.00                (stock#PB034

 

Miller and Robinson 1975  TWO NEW SPECIES OF

STRUCTURALY PRESERVED PINACEOUS CONES FROM

THE LATE CRETACEOUS OF MARTHAS VINEYARD

ISLAND MASSACHUSETTS offprint Jour. Paleontology 49(1),

13 pp., 3 pls, 2 figs., wps, vg.      

                                                   Price:  $3.00                (stock#PB005)

Perkins E. H. 1920 THE ORIGIN OF THE DIGHTON CONGLOMERATE OF THE
NARRAGNASETT BASIN OF MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND
offprint from
Amer. Jour. Science wps signed compliments of author, light wear, vg, 15 pp., 1 fig.
                                                  Price: $10.00                (stock#MA009)

Rahm D. A. 1962 GEOLOGY OF THE MAIN DRAINAGE TUNNEL BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS
8vo, wps with stamp else vg, 50 pp., 15 figs.                  Price: $10.00             (stock#MA013)

Saylers R. W. 1914 THE SQUANTUM TILLITE Bull. Mus. Comparative Zool, Harvard,
Geological Series Vol. 10 8vo, wps with edge chips, presentation copy to Amherst Prof.
F. B. Peck, contents vg, 33 pp., 12 plts. Historically, a very important work on One of the
most controversial rock units in American geological studies, often cited for nearly 100
years as evidence of Permo-Carboniferous glaciation in New England as well as for
support of plate tectonics theory.                        Price: $24.00                (stock#MA015)

Shaler  N. S. 1885 PRELIMINARY REPORT ON SEACOAST SWAMPS OF THE EASTERN
UNITED STATES
4to, spine with cloth tape, from SIXTH ANNAUL REPORT OF THE
UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1884-1885 J. W. POWELL DIRECTOR 1886,
45 pp., 7 figs.                                                       Price: $24.00                  (stock#VA019)


Shaler N. S. 1895 THE GEOLOGY OF THE ROAD BUILDING

STONES OF MASSACHUSETTS WITH SOME

CONSIDERATION OF SIMILAR MATERIALS FROM OTHER

PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES from USGS 16th Ann Rpt

light marginal stain to title, contents clean, vg, spine with cloth

archival tape, 63 pp., 7 plts.     Price: $10.00         (stock#MA028)



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)


Shannon E. V. 1920 DIABANTITE STILPNOMELANE AND CHALCODITE OF THE TRAP
QUARRIES OF WESTFIELD MASSACHUSETTS
Proc. USNM #2316 8vo, wps with small
chips, George Gaylord Simpson’s copy with his library stamp, 7 pp.
                                  Price: $10.00         (stock#MA032)

 

Skehan J. W. et al. (eds.) THE CALEDONIDES IN THE U. S. A. GEOLOGICAL
EXCURSIONS IN THE NORTHEAST APPALACHIANS
4to, wps, ex-lib else light wear,
vg, 250 pp., many maps and figs. on the Bronson Hill Anticlinorium, the Taconics,
and more.                                            Price: $24.00                        (stock#MA032)

Tierney F. L. et al. 1968 GEOLOGY OF THE CITY TUNNEL GREATER BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS
offprint, signature on wps else vg, 36 pp., 25 figs. Scarce.       Price: $15.00         (stock#MA010)

Trowbridge A. C. and Shepard F. P. 1932 SEDIMENTATION IN

MASSACHUSETTS BAY offprint from Jour. Sed. Pet. ex-lib,

some wear, vg, 37 pp., 22 figs. Scarce.
                                                   Price: $5.00                (stock#MA031)

 

Upham W. 1889 MARINE SHELLS AND FRAGMENTS OF SHELLS IN THE TILL NEAR
BOSTON
pp. 359-372, in American Journal of Science May 1889 issue.
Other contents diverse and include Weed W. H. FORMATION OF SILICEOUS
SCINTER BY THE VEGITATION OF THERMAL SPRINGS
(pp. 351-359) and on
Yellowstone National Park hot springs; Walcott C. D. 1888 STRATIGRAPHIC
POSITION OF THE OLENELLUS FAUNA IN NORTH AMERICA AND EUROPE
, and more.
Overall very good, minor chips to wrap edges, though there is an odor
from age or long storage  (not musty though).                   
                        Price: $20.00                (stock#AJS1889May)

 

Walcott C. D. 1888 THE TACONIC SYSTEM OF EMMONS AND THE USE OF THE NAME TACONIC IN
GEOLOGIC NOMENCLATURE
pp. 229-242, 9 figures, in American Journal of Science, March 1888
issue. One of the classic reports on the Taconic orogeny, and
offered here complete in
the three (3) issues of the American Journal of Science in which it was originally
published. Part 2 of Walcott’s Taconic report is contained the April, 1888 issue (pp.
307-327, 1 plate), and concluded with Part 3 in the May, 1888 issue (pp. 394-400).
Other
contents in the three AJS issues diverse and include several chapters of
J. D. Dana HISTORY
OF THE CHANGES IN THE MT. LOA CRATERS
(pp. 213-228; 282-289, with 2 plates), and more.
Overall light wear, rear wrap detached on one issue, wrap corner folded on another issue
with chips to wraps on all but mostly along paper spine covers. There is an odor from age
or long storage (not musty though).   Price: $35.00             (stock#AJS1888March-Mayx3)

 

Wilson A. W. G. 1901 THE MEDFORD DIKE AREA offprint Boston Soc. Nat. History
Proceedings, wraps, light wear, ex-lib with stamp to wrap, contents vg, 22
pp., 1 plate (folding map), 3 figs.                   Price: $15.00                       (stock#MA10)

 

 

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