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Report on the Geology of the Henry Mountains
Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. Very Good. 1877. First Edition. Hardcover. Dark brown boards with title gilt on spine. Boards have light soil and moderate wear; spine has chipping that affects gilt title and is lightly toned; all edges and corners have moderate wear. Text block has light toning and some leaves having light foxing. Includes five b&w and color plates at rear of book, all of which are in very good condition. This is one of the well-known texts by the pioneering American geologist and geomorphologist, G. K. Gilbert, who was one of the first to apply quantitative techniques to physiographic problems. The Henry Mountains were among the last in the continental United States to be mapped, not appearing on any maps until 1872 after their sighting by the Powell Expedition in 1869.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pp .
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