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Diamond Drill Handbook

By Cumming, J.D.; Wickland, A. Percy

Toronto: J. K. Smit & Sons Diamond Products Ltd, 1975. 547 pp. Gold cloth, title stamped in blue. Inscribed by Percy Wickland, one of the authors: "Dan, May this help you in your exploration drilling." History, techniques, applications - all one could ask to know about the subject, including a chapter on The Diamond, on bits for diamond drills, on drilling fluids, the aeroplane and the diamond drill, with photos, etc. Includes diagrams, charts, including one folding chart in back pocket, graphs, and photos. Near VG. Presentation Copy. Third Edition. Hard Cover.

$30.00

Geology of Copper Mountain: Bulletin No. 59

By Preto, V. A.

Victoria, B.C.: British Columbia Department of Mines and Petroleum Resources, 1972. 96 pp. Stiff paper wrappers. With 8 maps and diagrams in pocket, some in color. Includes 8 pages of black and white plates. Table of contents include Geology of the Nicola group east and west of the Wolf Creek Formation, volcanic breccia and agglomerate, metamorphism and metasomatism of Nicola rocks, Copper Mountain intrusions (dykes of microdiorite and latite porphyry, Verde Creek Quartz monzonite), structural geology (folds, faults, fracturing), mineral deposits (copper, azurite). Very Good.. First Edition. Very Good.

$100.00

Precambrian Sulphide Deposits: H.S. Robinson Memorial Volume. Geological Association of Canada Special Paper 25

By Hutchinson, R.W, C. D. Spence and J. M. Franklin (Editors)

Waterloo, Ontario: Geological Association of Canada, 1982. 792 pp., Orange cloth. A collection of geological papers by various authors, mostly on Canadian regions of North America, but also on Wisconsin and the northwest Adirondacks of New York. Includes maps, graphs, black and white and color plates. With errata page taped to the rear free endpaper and a couple of pieces of scotch tape on the front free endpaper else VG The book is heavy - may require additional shipping charges to Canada. . First Edition. Hard Cover.

$35.00

The Buchans Orebodies: Fifty Years of Geology and Mining

By Swanson, E.A.;Strong,D.F.;Thurlow, J.G., Editors

Waterloo, Ontario: Geological Association of Canada, 1981. Deparment of Earth Sciences, University of Waterloo. In Two Parts. Part 1- Text: A collection of papers including a Mining History of the Buchans, Newfoundland, with photographs, some in color, a History of Geophysical Exploration at Buchans, with diagrams and Notes on Ore Minerology, with black and white and color plates. Part 2: a slipcase with two large folding maps in color: Geological Map of Buchans area, Newfoundland, and Compilation of the Newfoundland Central Volcanic Belt. Also included is a large folded First Aid chart. Both parts, including maps & chart in Very Good condition. As this is a 2 part set, Canadian customers should request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the books will ship at cost. . First Edition. Very Good.

$28.00

For the Years to Come : A Story of International Nickel of Canada

By Thompson, John F. And Beasley, Norman

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1960. x, 366 pp. With index. Illustrated map on end papers. Inscribed "For George E. Warren- classmate- 1903 Columbia with best wishes and as a souvenir of friendship John F. Thompson." VG/FN in dust jacket with 3/4" tear, else VG.. Signed. First Edition. VG/FN/GVG.

$20.00

Marine Geology and Oceanography of the Arctic Seas

By Herman, Yvonne, Editor

New York: Springer-Verlag, 1974. ix, 397 pp. Aqua blue cloth. A collection of 15 research papers on oceanography and topography of the arctic regions, with numerous drawings, scanning electron micrographs, tables, and graphs, with index. Previous owner's name in ink, otherwise Near Fine. In VG dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG/FN/Very Good.

$35.00

The Frigid Mistress: Life and Exploration in Antarctica

By Doumani, George

Baltimore: Noble House, 1999. xiv, 274 pp. With photographs. Inscribed by the author to geologist Harold Borns and his wife. Borns Glacier in Victoria Land, Antarctica is named after him. Near Fine in VG/FN dust jacket. . Presentation Copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG/FN.

$45.00

First Annual Report on the Geology of the State of Maine

By Merrill, Lucius H. And Perkins, Edward H.

Augusta, 1930. ii, 87, [2] pp. Gray paper wrappers. With illustrations, photographs, tables and index. Near Fine. First Edition.

$35.00

First Annual Report on the Geology of the State of Maine

By Merrill, Lucius H. And Perkins, Edward H.

Augusta, 1930. ii, 87, [2] pp. Gray paper wrappers. With illustrations, photographs, tables and index. Discoloration at edge of covers, some damp staining at bottom of pages, below text. In other respects, a Very Good copy.. First Edition.

$25.00

Economic Geology of the Bingham Mining District, Utah

By Boutwell, John Mason

Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1905. With a Section on Areal Geology by Arthur Keith and An Introduction on General Geology by Samuel Franklin Emmons. 413, [1] pp. Includes appendices and index. Include 39 plates: black and white photographs and maps, including a folding map in color of a mine's workings and 3 folding maps in color in pocket at back. Pages 61-62 have been torn out, and pages 63-64 are missing 2" of margin and some text along fore-edge. Maps are fine, pocket sides are torn. In tan paper wrappers, front cover with tears along top and bottom of spine. Missing 1-1/2 inches of paper over spine at top and bottom. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost. . Paper Wrappers. GVG. 9" x 11 1/2 " x 15/8" Thick.

$100.00

Economic Geology of the Georgetown Quadrangle (together with the Empire District) Colorado with General Geology by Sydney H. Ball.

By Spurr, Josiah E. and Garrey, George H

Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1908. With General Geology by Sydney H. Ball. 422 pp. Includes index. With 87 plates - maps, many folding some in color, and photographs of mining settlements in Georgetown, Idaho Springs etc . Numerous figures inside text. 4 folding maps in pocket at back. Maps are fine, pocket sides are torn. In tan wrappers; back cover is loose along spine edge for more than half its length. The wrappers are well preserved, and the back tear was probably caused by stress created when the map pocket was pasted in too close to the spine edge. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost. . Paper Wrappers. 9" x 11 1/2 " x 15/8" Thick.

$100.00

Velardenite from a New Locality in Tulare County, California

By Shannon, Earl V

Washington, DC: GPO, 1922. No. 2417.-From the Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Vol. 60, Art 22, pp. 1-4. Lengthwise crease through entire booklet, covers soiled and chipped. Check our Geology Catalog for other titles.. Paper Wraps. Good.

$10.00

Bibliography of North American Geology for 1921-1922

By Nickles, John M

Washingon, DC: GPO, 1924. US Geological Survey Bulletin 758. 274 pp. Spine ends chipped. Check our Geology Catalog for more titles.. Paper Wraps. GVG.

$15.00

Geological History of Western Canada

By McCrossan, R. G. and R. P. Glaister, (editors)

Calgary, Alberta: Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists, 1970. 232 pp. Oblong Folio. With survey index overlay. Green buckram. With numerous geological maps, many in color, and other illustrations, charts and diagrams. Previous owner's name stamped on ffep, corners bumped, light soiling to boards. VG Oversize - we will quote postage at cost for destinations outside the United States . Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$145.00

On Calamine Crystals from Mexico, Rutile-Mica Intergrowth from Canada, and Pseudomorphs of Marcasite After Pyrrhotite from Prussia

By Pogue, Joseph E

Washington, DC: GPO, 1911. No. 1801.- From the Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Vol. 39, pages 571-579, with Plates 63-64. Check our Geology Catalog for more titles.. Paper Wraps. VG.

$12.50

A Preliminary Report on Uranium, Radium and Vanadium

By Moore, Richard B. & Kithil, Karl L.

Washington, DC: Department of the Interior Bureau of Mines, 1913. 101 pp. Includes illustrations, folding map and index. A summary of sources of uranium, radium and vanadium, methods used in treating the ores and uses of the finished products. In 1912, concerned that Austria, England and Germany were ahead of the US in research, the Department commissioned a team to study these radioactive elements and to promote research in hospitals and laboratories to find uses for them. Good.. First Edition. Paper Wrappers. Good.

$35.00

Mineralogy and Geology of Cerro Mercado, Durango, Mexico

By Foshag, William F

Washington, DC: GPO, 1928. No. 2768.-From the Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Vol. 74, Art. 23, pp. 1-27, pls. 1-4. Uncut pages, water-staining to bottom edges. Check our Geology Catalog for more titles.. Paper Wraps. Good.

$10.00

Bibliography of North American Geology for 1913 with Subject Index

By Nickles, John M

Washingon, DC: GPO, 1914. US Geological Survey Bulletin 584. 184 pp. Chip at spine bottom. Check our Geology Catalog for more titles.. Paper Wraps. GVG.

$15.00

Contributions to Devonian Paleontology, 1903

By Williams, Henry Shaler and Kindle, Edward M

Washington, DC: GPO, 1905. Document No. 778. 150 pp, with indexes. Front cover chipped, detached. Illustrated, four folding plates. Check our Geology Catalog for more titles.. Paper Wraps. Fair.

$14.50

Our Changing Coastlines

By Shepard, Francis P. & Wanless, Harold R

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1971. [8], 579, [1] pp. With a foreward by Senator Joseph Tydings. Writing in 1970, he called for coastal managment plans to prepare for the influx of ever greater numbers of people into risk-prone coastal areas. Includes geological time scale, glossary, and index. In their introduction, the authors explain that the evidence of rapid coastal change Wanless was finding through comparative aerial photography, and an increased pressure from coastal development led them to this more detailed study. Edges foxed, with a musty smell.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$25.00

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