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King, Clarence, Powell, J.W., Walcott, C.D., Dutton, C.E., Marsh, O.C., and many others.
A complete set (70 quarto volumes) of the Annual Reports of the U.S. Geological Survey, from Volume 1 (1880) through Volume 26 (1905). [First editions].
The Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C, 1880. Washington, thick quartos (11.5 by 8.25 inches), variously paged. ***CONTENT: These reports focus on all aspects of geology: mining, mineralogy, petrology, hydrology and water resources, topography and geomorphology, structural geology, earthquakes, volcanism, paleontology, glacial studies, areal geology, geologic history, etc., and also include studies of forest reserves and the timber industry. Reports on metallic and non-metallic mineral resources receive particular attention. The volumes each contain from 1-8 reports that vary in length from a few pages to more than 300 pages. As this set is fully complete, ALL THE COLLECTIBLE RARITIES ARE PRESENT: King's First Annual Report; Dutton's Grand Canyon studies; Marsh's Dinosaurs of North America; all the reports on Great Lakes iron and copper; California, Rocky Mountain, and Alaska gold fields and mining districts; the three "Map Atlases" of 63 color Forest Reserve maps; and more. Reports of special significance in this set include those on the Comstock Lode, Nevada (Becker), Hawaiian volcanoes (Dutton), rocks of the Sierra Nevada (Turner), arid region hydrology (Powell, Newell), Appalachian structure (Willis), North American glaciers (Russell), fossil mammals and birds (Marsh), Iowa Pleistocene (McGee), Alaska geology (Spurr, Schrader, Brooks), Cambrian trilobites and faunas (Walcott), the Charleston (SC) earthquake (Dutton), artesian wells (Chamberlin), fossil mollusks (White), paleobotany and Laramie flora (Ward), mid-continent petroleum and natural gas (Orton, Phinne … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Olde Geologist Books [Pawcatuck, CT, U.S.A.]
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