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Emerson B. K. & Perry J. H. 1907 GREEN SCHISTS & ASSOCIATED GRANITES & PORPHYRIES OF
RHODE ISLAND
U. S. Geological Survey Bulletin #311 wps with corner tear, short repair
to spine, stamp, contents vg clean, 74 pp., 2 plts & 6 figs. Includes sections on
Rhode Island granites.                        Price: $20.00        (stock#Nusgsb311)

 

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Rhode Island Geology. Two (2) Reports Cumberland area. They are (1) Warren
C. H. 1908 CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GEOLOGY OF RHODE ISLAND 1- NOTES ON THE HISTORY
AND GEOLOGY OF IRON MINE HILL, CUMBERLAND and 2- THE PETROGRAPHY AND MINERALOGY
OF IRON MINE HILL CUMBERLAND
wps with stamp some wear, contents vg, 38 pp., 3
figs.; and (2) Warren C. H. and Powers S. 1914 GEOLOGY OF THE DIAMOND HILL-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT IN RHODE ISLAND-MASSACHUSETTS
offprint GSA Bull. wps with
chips, stamp contents vg, 41 pp.                                  Price: $15.00               (stock#RI11)

 

STATE/UNV. RHODE ISLAND PUBLICATIONS
 

Gonthier J. B. 1966  HYDROLOGIC DATA FOR SOUTH BRANCH OF THE
PAWTUXET RIVER BASIN RHODE ISLAND
RI Water Resources Coord. Board,
ex-lib. soiling to wps 34 pp. 4 figs 2 f/o pocket maps. 
                                                      Price: $15.00                    (stock#RI003)

Jackson C. T. 1840 REPORT OF THE GEOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL SURVEY
OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND [Providence: B. Cranston & Co., publisher]
8vo in period marbled boards with leather spine, corner tips rubbed through,
some external wear, contents good with occasional foxing, map is present but
has some short, closed tears (no paper loss), and a small strip of tape at
map border from a very old repair. Overall a good copy with 312 pp., 7 plts,
14 figs, hand colored folding map and cross section sheet. Rather scarce and
a classic report.        Price: $200.00      (stock#JacksonRI)
 

Quinn A. and Swann D. H.  1950  BIBLIOGRAPHY OF RHODE ISLAND
GEOLOGY RI Industrial Dev. Comm. wps, 26 pp, 2 figs.         
                                                           Price: $15.00         (stock#RI006)


 
U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PUBLICATIONS

 
BULLETINS
 

#115 Gannett H. 1894 GEOGRAPHIC DICTIONARY OF RHODE
ISLAND archival wps else vg copy with 31 pp.   
                                     Price: $15.00            (stock#USGSB115)

#311  Emerson and Perry 1907  THE GREEN SCHISTS AND
ASSOCIATED GRANITES AND PORPHYRIES OF RHODE ISLAND
8vo wraps with marginal chips/tears, some wear overall, but good
with 74 pp., 2 plts, 6 figs.      Price: $24.00    (stock#USGSB311c1)

#615 Ashley G. H. 1915 RHODE ISLAND COAL light wear, slight
discoloration to wp margins from age else fine, contents clean,
62 pp., 5 plates and 3 figs.      Price: $22.00     (stock#USGSB615)

#1071-I  Kaye C. A. 1960 SURFICIAL GEOLOGY OF THE KINGSTON
QUADRANGLE RHODE ISLAND wps with small stamp, light wear,
vg copy, 56 pp., 3 plts, 16 figs including large fold out pocket map.
                                Price: $14.00                (stock#USGSB1071Ic1)


#1158-B  Quinn A. W. 1963  BEDROCK GEOLOGY OF THE
CROMPTON QUADRANGLE RHODE ISLAND wps with small
stamp, light wear, vg, 17 pp. + map in rear pocket. 
                                 Price: $14.00              (stock#USGSB1158bc1)

#1295 Quinn A. W. 1971 BEDROCK GEOLOGY OF RHODE
ISLAND wps, light wear, fine copy,  68 pp., 1 plt, 2 figs, the plate
being the large colored fold out BEDROCK MAP OF RHODE
ISLAND In rear pocket.     Price: $20.00     (stock#USGSB1295c1)


WATER SUPPLY PAPERS

#1499-A  Halberg H. N. et al. 1961 WATER RESOURCES OF THE
PROVIDENCE AREA RHODE ISLAND 8vo, wps, vg copy, 50 pp., 1
plt, 16 figs, the plate being folding pocket map showing surficial
geology of the Providence area.               
                                             Price: $14.00          (stock#WSP1499A)

#1775  Rosenshein J. S. et al. 1968 HYDROLOGIC CHARACTERISTICS AND
SUSTAINED YIELD OF PRINCIPAL GROUND WATER UNITS POTOWOMUT-
WICKFORD AREA RHODE ISLAND
wps and map slip case, ex-lib else light
wear, vg, 38 pp., 5 plts, 8 figs.  Price: $10.00    (stock#WSP1775)
 
#2033  Gonthier J. B. et al. 1974 AVAILABILITY OF GROUND WATER
IN THE LOWER PAWCATUCK RIVER BASIN RHODE ISLAND wps,
light wear, vg, 40 pp., 5 plts, 7 figs.   Price: $8.00   (stock#WSP2033c1)


U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MAPS
 

MAP GQ-2  Chute N. E. 1949  SURFICIAL GEOLOGY OF THE PAWTUCKET
QUADRANGLE RHODE ISLAND
  map in printed sleeve.         Price: $10.00

 
MAP GQ-403  Feininger T. 1965  BEDROCK GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE ASHAWAY
QUADRANGLE CONNECTICUT - RHODE ISLAND
map in sleeve, map fine.
                                                                                                           Price: $10.00
 
MAP GQ-410  Schafer J. P. 1965  SURFICIAL GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE WATCH
HILL QUADRANGLE RHODE ISLAND - CONNECTICUT
map in sleeve, map
fine.                                                                                              Price: $10.00
 
 
 
OTHER RHODE ISLAND GEOLOGY PUBLICATIONS


Bonsteel F. E. and Carr E. P. 1904 SOIL SURVEY OF RHODE ISLAND 8vo,
disbound with 27 pp. Three large folding colored soil maps are present
that have overall light wear, light foxing and are very good. They are
Pawtucket sheet, 1904; Providence sheet, 1904 and Newport sheet,
1904. All are very scarce, and the Newport sheet might be considered
rare. The maps are large when folded out, and measure approx.
36 x 36 inches.              Price:  $120.00          (stock#RI010)
 
Dale T. N. 1884 CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GEOLOGY OF RHODE ISLAND (WITH A
MAP), Part 1
pp. 217-228) in American Journal of Science, March 1884
issue, and represents the first significant revision of Rhode
Island geology since Jackson’s classic treatise, and would remain
as such until Emerson’s summary treatment in 1917.Other contents
diverse but include a pair of scarce reports on Maine Minerals which
are: Kunz G. F. 1884 TOPAZ AND ASSOCIATED MINERALS AT STONEHAM ME. (pp.
212-217) and E. S. Dana CRYSTALLINE FORM OF THE SUPPOSED HERDERITE
FROM STONEHAM, ME.
(pp. 229-232). Overall some wear, corner bump,
contents good.            Price: $20.00         (stock#AJS1884March)
 
Loughlin G. F. and Hechinger L. A. 1914 AN UNCONFORMITY IN THE
NARRAGANSETT BASIN OF RHODE ISLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS
offprint
from American Jour. Science wps with penciled names, vg, 20 pp., 1 fig.
Scarce.                                            Price: $8.00                      (stock#RI007)

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)

Quinn A. and Young J. A. Jr. 1937 MINERALS AND ASSOCIATED ROCKS AT
COPPER MINE HILL RHODE ISLAND
offprint from American Mineralogist 22(4)
some wear but vg, 11 pp., 2 figs that Are detailed maps of the mine adits and
dumps. Scarce.                       Price: $12.00              (stock#RI002c1)

Woodworth J. B. and Marbut C. F. 1896 THE QUEEN’S RIVER MORAINE
IN RHODE ISLAND offprint from Jour. Geology 8vo, wps with light soiling,
name stamp and notation, contents vg, 13 pp., 7 figs.           
                                                      Price: $10.00                (stock#RI008)

Young J. A. Jr. 1938 KEILHAUITE – A GUIDE MINERAL TO THE
STERLING GRANITE GNEISS OF RHODE ISLAND offprint from
American Mineralogist 23(4) 8vo, vg, 4 pp., 1 fig.            
                                            Price: $3.00                (stock#RI001c1)

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