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Studien Zur Wustungsfrage Im Frinkischen Altsiedelland Zwischen Rhein, Mosel Und Elifelnordand (2 Volume set) in Slipcase
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Studien Zur Wustungsfrage Im Frinkischen Altsiedelland Zwischen Rhein, Mosel Und Elifelnordand (2 Volume set) in Slipcase

by Janssen, Walter

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Cologne [Koln] (1975): Rheinland-Verlag. First Edition. Small Quarto. Inscribed to Professor Dr. Francois Gaeushof (?) with best wishes" 1976. In 2 volumes. Vol. I, 330 pages, with multiple folding plates at end [with folding map in pocket] Vol. 2. 519 pages with folding maps. This work shows the expansive settlement periods which only lasted a short time, such as… Read more about this item
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Mazon Creek Fossils
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Mazon Creek Fossils

by Nitecki, Matthew H.

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New York: Academic Press, 1979. First Edition. Octavo. First printing. xv, 581 pages, including index, illustrated. The fossils from the Francis Creek Shale Member in the Mazon Creek of northern Illinois constitute the single most varied Carboniferous flora and fauna known. The age is mid-Pennsylvanians, the rocks of marine and non-marine facies, and the biota includes over 350 species… Read more about this item
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4-D Framework of Continental Crust, Memoir 200
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4-D Framework of Continental Crust, Memoir 200

by Hatcher, Robert D.; Marvin Carlson; John H. McBridge; Jose R. Martinez Catalan

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Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, 2007. First Edition. Thick Quarto. 641pp. with CD. This book contains landmark papers on the processes of formation of continental crust from its beginnings in the Archean to modern processes, as well as discussions of several ancient and modern orogenic belts. The book is international in scope, with contributions from geoscientists dealing with… Read more about this item
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Intra-Oceanic Subduction Systems

Intra-Oceanic Subduction Systems

by Larter, R.D.; P.T. Leat

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London: Geological Society, 2003. First Edition. Small Quarto. 352 pages. index. This volume contains a collection of papers that exploit the relative simplicity of intra-oceanic subduction systems to provide insights into the tectonic, magmatic and hydrothermal processes associated with subduction. Bound in pictorial paper covered boards lettered in white. Near fine.
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Proterozoic East Gondwana: Supercontinent Assembly and Breakup

Proterozoic East Gondwana: Supercontinent Assembly and Breakup

by Yoshida, Masaru; B.F. Windley; S. Dasgupta

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London: Geological Society, 2003. Quarto. Supercontinents, superplumes and continental growth : the Neoproterozoic record / K.C. Condie -- Continental growth in the Proterozoic : a global perspective / B.F. Windley -- Models of Rodinia assembly and fragmentation / S.A. Pisarevsky [and others] -- Role of Pan-African events in the circum-East Antarctic Orogen of East Gondwana : a critical overview… Read more about this item
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The Mohave-Sonora Megashear Hypothesis (Special Paper 393)

The Mohave-Sonora Megashear Hypothesis (Special Paper 393)

by Anderson, Thomas H.; Jonathan Nourse; James W. McKee; Maureen B. Steiner

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Geological, 2005. First Edition. Quarto. Special paper edition with CD. 712 pages, index, tables and illustrations. Subjects include the following written by the foremost experts in that field. The Mojave-Sonora megashear: field and analytical studies leading to the conception and evolution of the hypothesis. Jurassic rocks in Sonora, Mexico: relations to Mojave-Sonora megashear and its inferred northwestward extension.… Read more about this item
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Report of the Director of the United States Geological Survey
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Report of the Director of the United States Geological Survey

by Powell, John Wesley; Clarence e Dutton; Joseph Story Curtis; Albert Williams; Charles Ablathar White Angelo Hellprin, John Adams Ryder, Israel C Russell

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Washington, DC: G.P.O., 1884. First Edition. Quarto. [8], vii-xxxii, 473 pages, 85 plates (7 double, 5 folded) illustrations (some in color), maps. The largest part is devoted to Hawaiian volcanoes on pages 80-219. Besides maps of all the major islands, it deals with the major eruptions and its effect on the population. There is also a report on the… Read more about this item
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The Gallery of Nature; a Pictorial and Desriptive Tour Through Creation, Illustrative of the Wonders of Astronomy, Physical Geography and Geology
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The Gallery of Nature; a Pictorial and Desriptive Tour Through Creation, Illustrative of the Wonders of Astronomy, Physical Geography and Geology

by Milner, Rev. Thomas

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London: Wm. S Orr and Co, 1855. Small Quarto. A new edition, revised, frontispiece, engraved title page, regular title page, 803pp., illustrated throughout with wood and steel engravings. light scattered foxing to plates. Handsomely bound in full green pebble grained morocco lavishly decorated in gilt, raised bands with compartments full gilt decorated, gilt decorated turn-ins, all edges gilt, pale… Read more about this item
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Lake Superior Region....Illustrated
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Lake Superior Region....Illustrated

by Turner, Joseph M.

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[Ashland, Wisconsin, J.M. Turner & Co., 1889). Folio. 86 leaves with 123 photographic images of the Lake Superior region in what has become the most desirable pictorial view of the entire area before the turn of the 20th century. As early as 1910 Lathrop Harper's rare book catalog noted it was known only as a privately printed work and… Read more about this item
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Subterraneous Surveying; with and Without the Magnetic Needle; New Edition with Seventy-six Diagrams and a general Index
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Subterraneous Surveying; with and Without the Magnetic Needle; New Edition with Seventy-six Diagrams and a general Index

by Fenwick, Thomas; Thomas Baker

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London: Lockwood & Co, 1871. Small Octavo. [v]-xiii, pages, 1 leaf, 165 pages including diagrams. He began his system in 1804 of solving the problem of subterranean mines as well as the variations with the magnetic needle. This became the definitive edition used in mining at the last part of the nineteenth century. Few copies… Read more about this item
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Marvels of Geology and Physical Geography Being a Popular Account of Our Earth and Its History, Its Remarkable Minerals and Fossils, and the Phenomena of Its Surface, Including the Science of Weather and Climate
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Marvels of Geology and Physical Geography Being a Popular Account of Our Earth and Its History, Its Remarkable Minerals and Fossils, and the Phenomena of Its Surface, Including the Science of Weather and Climate

by Frith, Henry

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New York; nd: Ward, Lock and Co. Small Octavo. 183pp., illustrated. A small general work on the history of earth, its geography and geology and the classification of some of earths minerals. Bound in blue pictorial gilt cloth lettered and decorated in black and gilt,, spine lettering gilt and black, yellow endpapers. A very good copy.
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Comstock Mining and Miners
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Comstock Mining and Miners

by Lord, Eliot

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Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. Quarto. xiv, 451 pages, three maps (two large folding), It is from this book we learn that the miners in the Gold Hill District created their own political sub-parties to protect their interest and wrote there would be no banking schemes (which in past cases and caused major frauds on miners in… Read more about this item
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Physics of the Earth's Crust
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Physics of the Earth's Crust

by Fisher, Rev. Osmond

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London: Macmillan and Co, 1881. First Edition. Octavo. 299pp., The author, an English geologist and geophysicist presents his mathematical theory of liquid just below the earth's crust, and his theory of faulting and volcanoes. Bound in dark blue-black cloth, spine lettering gilt, slight bumping and wear, inner front hinge a bit fragile. A very good copy.
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Plates, Plumes and Paradigms

Plates, Plumes and Paradigms

by Foulger, Glliarn; James Natland, Dean Presnall and Don L. Anderson

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Boulder, CO: Geolgical Society of America, 2005. Quarto. xi, 881 pages; illustrations (some color). One of the most important and scarce since it was issued in a small print run. The articles by Don L. Anderson in the first section are seminal and essential especially on the history of the plume and plate hypothesis. Also Ocean island basalt geochemistry,… Read more about this item
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Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories; Volume 3. The Vertebrata of the Tertiary Formations of the West, Volume III
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Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories; Volume 3. The Vertebrata of the Tertiary Formations of the West, Volume III

by Hayden , V.F. and E.D. Cope

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Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1884. Very Thick Quarto. xxxiv, errata, first part 757pp., second part 759-1009pp. Includes 40 textural woodcuts, 132 extraordinary full page plates (which often are lacking) of which three are double paged and three are folding all with descriptive over leafs. This work is designed to present figures and descriptions of the vast number of… Read more about this item
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Drifiting Continents and Shifting Theories; the Modern Revolution in Geology and Scientific Change

by Legrand, Home Eugene

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Cloth Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo. vi, 313p. index. bibliography. The author is a philosopher but Ellis L. Yochelson of the National Museum of Natural History feels this book should be carefully read by geologists. He bridges the gap between those who see Wegener as old technology in favor of Plate Tectonics as the… Read more about this item
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Our Mobile Earth: Illustrated with Maps, Diagrams and Photographs
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Our Mobile Earth: Illustrated with Maps, Diagrams and Photographs

by Daly, Reginald Aldworth (1871-1957)

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New York: Charles Scribner's and Son, 1926. First Edition. Octavo. 348 pages, index. 187 illustrations including photographs and maps. From photographs of Yokohama to the San Francisco Earthquake, he also has maps of specific places and much on specific earthquakes. This volume still remains important for that reason but also he in this work endorsed continental drift and offered… Read more about this item
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Future Petroleum Provinces of the United States--their Geology and Potential (2 Vol set)
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Future Petroleum Provinces of the United States--their Geology and Potential (2 Vol set)

by Cram, Ira H.

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Tulsa, OK; (1971): American Association of Petroleum Geologists. Quarto. In two volumes. 1486 combined pages and still considered an essential reference (see The Great American Carbonate Bank, 2014 and many USGS publications). Ira Cram had just earlier produced convincing evidence that the subsurface "Mayes" was the facies of the Boone leading to the Osage view. This… Read more about this item
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Mechanism of Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics

Mechanism of Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics

by Davies, P.A. and S.K. Runcorn

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London: Academic Press, 1980. First Edition. Octavo. . xiii, 362p. illustrations. A major contribution to the study of plate tectonics and continental drift. Studies of subduction zones by R.W. Girdler, D.H. Tartling on the evolution of the earth's lithosphere; G.F. Panza on past plate motions and many others. A work that became scarce within the first year of printing.… Read more about this item
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Structure of Typical American Oil Fields (3 Vol set)

Structure of Typical American Oil Fields (3 Vol set)

by Powers, Sidney; J.P.D. Hull; J.V. Howell; Alexander Watts McCoy

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Tulsa, OK: Ameican Association of Petroleum Geologists. First Edition. Cloth Hardcover. Quarto. . 3 volumes in very good condition, published 1929-1948. As Bijker noted in his Shaping Technology (MIT, 1992), the data here is still essential. In the 1806 pages is the data that has made this an essential volume on the petroleum research and foundational for much… Read more about this item
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