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The lengthy extended title continues, "Made, principally, to aid in ascertaining the comparative economic efficiency of steam used with different measures of expansion, and the absolute cost of the power obtained therefrom in weights of fuel and steam: the causes and quantities of the condensations in the cylinder: the economic effect of steam jacketing, and steam superheating, and of various proportions of cylinder capacity for the same weight of steam used per stroke of piston: the economic and absolute evaporative effiediencies of boilers of different types and proportions: the comparative calorific values of different coals as steeam generators: the performances of United States war screw steamers, &c., &c., &c. The whole being original matter composed of extensive experiments made by the U.S. Navy Department." 4to. Two volumes. Performed during the Civil War, the numerous ships in the study were Merrimack, Wabash, Minnesota, Roanoke, Colorado, Brooklyn, Jacob Bell, Mount Vernon, Valley City, Crusader, Wyandotte, Underwriter, Young America, Monitor, Passaic, Georgeanna, Adelaide, Mackinaw, Eutaw, Governor Buckingham, Daylight, Shockokon, San Jacinto, Mahaska, Maratanza, Satellite, Zouave, Commodore Barney, Ella, Penguin, Bibb, Miami, Philadelphia, Crusader, Dragon, General Putnam, Whitehead, Kansas, Morse, James Adger, and Fulton. Full page and foldout boiler diagrams are included with the data for many of the ships. 857 pages, plus 47 plates and 25 folding tables. Bound in original cloth with border and design stamped in blind and lettering on spine stamped in gilt. Frayed spine ends professionally repaired with new cloth. Spines sunned. Very light foxing to preliminary pages, all others fine. One inch loss to cloth on rear cover of volume I. A handsome, sound, very good two volume set.
EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCHES IN STEAM ENGINEERING, BY CHIEF ENGINEER B.F. ISHERWOOD, U.S. NAVY, CHIEF OF THE BUREAU OF STEAM ENGINEERING, NAVY DEPARTMENT... VOLUMES I AND II
Isherwood, B.F.
Philadelphia: William Hamilton, Hall of the Franklin Institute, 1863 & 1865, 1863.

The lengthy extended title continues, "Made, principally, to aid in ascertaining the comparative economic efficiency of steam used with different measures of expansion, and the absolute cost of the power obtained therefrom in weights of fuel and steam: the causes and quantities of the condensations in the cylinder: the economic effect of steam jacketing, and steam superheating, and of various proportions of cylinder capacity for the same weight of steam used per stroke of piston: the economic and absolute evaporative effiediencies of boilers of different types and proportions: the comparative calorific values of different coals as steeam generators: the performances of United States war screw steamers, &c., &c., &c. The whole being original matter composed of extensive experiments made by the U.S. Navy Department." 4to. Two volumes. Performed during the Civil War, the numerous ships in the study were Merrimack, Wabash, Minnesota, Roanoke, Colorado, Brooklyn, Jacob Bell, Mount Vernon, Valley City, Crusader, Wyandotte, Underwriter, Young America, Monitor, Passaic, Georgeanna, Adelaide, Mackinaw, Eutaw, Governor Buckingham, Daylight, Shockokon, San Jacinto, Mahaska, Maratanza, Satellite, Zouave, Commodore Barney, Ella, Penguin, Bibb, Miami, Philadelphia, Crusader, Dragon, General Putnam, Whitehead, Kansas, Morse, James Adger, and Fulton. Full page and foldout boiler diagrams are included with the data for many of the ships. 857 pages, plus 47 plates and 25 folding tables. Bound in original cloth with border and design stamped in blind and lettering on spine stamped in gilt. Frayed spine ends professionally repaired with new cloth. Spines sunned. Very light foxing to preliminary pages, all others fine. One inch loss to cloth on rear cover of volume I. A handsome, sound, very good two volume set.


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Porter built locomotives adapted to severe requirements and difficult conditions for which ordinary railroad locomotives were not suited. They were the largest producer of industrial locomotives in the country. Smith and Porter built their first locomotive in 1867. Porter's last locomotive was built in 1951. 224 pages with builder's full-page locomotive photographs and locomotive data and information on the page opposite. Bound in original black cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Owners' names on front endpaper and half-title page. Evidence of bookplate removal from rear endpaper. A very good copy.
H.K. PORTER COMPANY; BUILDERS OF LIGHT LOCOMOTIVES, STEAM AND COMPRESSED AIR
Pittsburgh, PA: H.K. Porter Company, 1908.

Porter built locomotives adapted to severe requirements and difficult conditions for which ordinary railroad locomotives were not suited. They were the largest producer of industrial locomotives in the country. Smith and Porter built their first locomotive in 1867. Porter's last locomotive was built in 1951. 224 pages with builder's full-page locomotive photographs and locomotive data and information on the page opposite. Bound in original black cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Owners' names on front endpaper and half-title page. Evidence of bookplate removal from rear endpaper. A very good copy.


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Includes two folded maps of the State of New York and the city of New York. Numerous foldout diagrams of bridges, locomotives, rail sections, tunnels, and railroad profiles. Railroads featured are New York and Erie, Hudson River, New York Central, Oswego and Syracuse, Black River and Utica, Watertown and Rome, Buffalo and State Line, Tonawand to Lockport Junction, New York and New Haven, New York and Harlem, Long Island, Cold Spring Branch, Flushing and New York, Troy Union, Troy and Geenbush, Hudson and Boston, Rensselaer and Saratoga, Albany and West Stockbridge, Saratog and Schenectady, Saratoga and Whitehall, Albany Northern, Whitehal Junction, Troy and Boston, Troy and Bennington, Northern- (Odgensburgh), and Plattsburgh and Montreal. Bound in original black cloth with lettering stamped in gilt and border and design stamped in blind. The lightest of wear at the cover corners. The lower corner of the two prelim pages and title page show some damp. No other pages affected. A superior, very good plus copy.
DRAWINGS OF MAPS, BRIDGES, PROFILES, COAL BURNING LOCOMOTIVES, CHAIRS, BRAKES, SPLICES, ETC, ACCOMPANYING THE REPORT OF THE BOARD OF RAILROAD COMMISSIONERS, FOR 1856 [NEW YORK STATE]
Albany, NY: C. Van Benthuysen, 1857.

Includes two folded maps of the State of New York and the city of New York. Numerous foldout diagrams of bridges, locomotives, rail sections, tunnels, and railroad profiles. Railroads featured are New York and Erie, Hudson River, New York Central, Oswego and Syracuse, Black River and Utica, Watertown and Rome, Buffalo and State Line, Tonawand to Lockport Junction, New York and New Haven, New York and Harlem, Long Island, Cold Spring Branch, Flushing and New York, Troy Union, Troy and Geenbush, Hudson and Boston, Rensselaer and Saratoga, Albany and West Stockbridge, Saratog and Schenectady, Saratoga and Whitehall, Albany Northern, Whitehal Junction, Troy and Boston, Troy and Bennington, Northern- (Odgensburgh), and Plattsburgh and Montreal. Bound in original black cloth with lettering stamped in gilt and border and design stamped in blind. The lightest of wear at the cover corners. The lower corner of the two prelim pages and title page show some damp. No other pages affected. A superior, very good plus copy.


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"In the Southwest the past merges almost imperceptibly into the present, and the Pueblos [of 1925] lived in almost exactly the same way, and practised almost exactly the same arts, as did their ancestors of a thousand years ago." Rader: South of Forty 1714. 89 pages with photographs, illustrations and index. Bound in original dark blue cloth with lettering on spine in gilt. Thomas Cochran's bookplate is on the front paste-down endpaper. Cochran was a wealthy Andover alumni. A very good copy.
PUEBLO POTTERY MAKING; A STUDY AT THE VILLAGE OF SAN ILDEFONSO
Guthe , Carl E.
New Haven, CT/Andover, MA: Department of Archaeology, Phillips Academy/Yale University Press, 1925.

"In the Southwest the past merges almost imperceptibly into the present, and the Pueblos [of 1925] lived in almost exactly the same way, and practised almost exactly the same arts, as did their ancestors of a thousand years ago." Rader: South of Forty 1714. 89 pages with photographs, illustrations and index. Bound in original dark blue cloth with lettering on spine in gilt. Thomas Cochran's bookplate is on the front paste-down endpaper. Cochran was a wealthy Andover alumni. A very good copy.


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Inscribed on the front endpaper, "To Thomas Cochran, Esq., with the compliments of the Department of Archaeology, Phillips Academy, A.V. Kidder." Dr. Kidder was director of the Andover Pecos Expedition. Cochran was a wealthy Andover alumni. Papers of the Southwestern Expedition, Number Four. Appendix on the dentition by Habib J. Rihan. Appendix on the pelves by Edward Reynolds. 391 pages with maps, illustrations, skull photographs, graphs, tables and index. Photographic plates VII-A through VII-O in rear pocket. Bound in original dark blue cloth with lettering on spine in gilt. Cochran's bookplate on the front paste-down endpaper. Light wear to cloth at spine ends, else a near fine copy, without dust jacket.
THE INDIANS OF PECOS PUEBLO, A STUDY OF THEIR SKELETAL REMAINS
Hooton, Earnest Albert
New Haven, CT/Andover, MA: Department of Archaeology, Phillips Academy/Yale University Press, 1930.

Inscribed on the front endpaper, "To Thomas Cochran, Esq., with the compliments of the Department of Archaeology, Phillips Academy, A.V. Kidder." Dr. Kidder was director of the Andover Pecos Expedition. Cochran was a wealthy Andover alumni. Papers of the Southwestern Expedition, Number Four. Appendix on the dentition by Habib J. Rihan. Appendix on the pelves by Edward Reynolds. 391 pages with maps, illustrations, skull photographs, graphs, tables and index. Photographic plates VII-A through VII-O in rear pocket. Bound in original dark blue cloth with lettering on spine in gilt. Cochran's bookplate on the front paste-down endpaper. Light wear to cloth at spine ends, else a near fine copy, without dust jacket.


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121 pages with the first 31 pages taken up with aspects of the railroad to determine the best locomotive configuration to do the job. The remaining pages each feature a picture of a locomotive with specification data listed below. Bound in original dark green cloth with lettering on cover stamped in gilt. Several small spots to the front cover. A handsome, very good plus copy.
CATALOGUE OF LOCOMOTIVES: CODE WORD - MASTICHIS
Baldwin Locomotive Works
Philadelphia, PA [no date, abo: Baldwin Locomotive Works/Burnham, Williams & Company,

121 pages with the first 31 pages taken up with aspects of the railroad to determine the best locomotive configuration to do the job. The remaining pages each feature a picture of a locomotive with specification data listed below. Bound in original dark green cloth with lettering on cover stamped in gilt. Several small spots to the front cover. A handsome, very good plus copy.


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"The locomotives illustrated in this catlogue embrace bituminous and anthracite coal burnners, also coke and wood burners, and are made to suit the various gauges ranging from standard 4 feet 8+1/2 inches to 2 feet 6 inches." 237 pages, most with full locomotive photograph on one page and specification data on opposite page. Bound in original dark green cloth with beveled edges and lettering stamped in gilt. Unlike Baldwin, Brooks did not print catalogues often or in large numbers. A near fine, handsome copy seldom found in superior condition.
CATALOGUE OF LOCOMOTIVES, 1894: BROOKS LOCOMOTIVE WORKS
Dunkirk, NY: Brooks Locomotive Works, 1894.

"The locomotives illustrated in this catlogue embrace bituminous and anthracite coal burnners, also coke and wood burners, and are made to suit the various gauges ranging from standard 4 feet 8+1/2 inches to 2 feet 6 inches." 237 pages, most with full locomotive photograph on one page and specification data on opposite page. Bound in original dark green cloth with beveled edges and lettering stamped in gilt. Unlike Baldwin, Brooks did not print catalogues often or in large numbers. A near fine, handsome copy seldom found in superior condition.


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Publishes "particulars of current construction, without attempting to formulate a complete scheme of types and sizes of locomotives. The following pages contain information pertaining to a great variety of locomotives, of different gauges, and for different kinds of service, but which represent current requirements. They are presented without special arrangement and mainly in the order of construction." 308 pages with full page locomotive photographs and locomotive data on the opposite page, with index and index to gauges. Bound in original dark olive cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Tiny spots of mottling to spine. A very good copy.
RECORD OF RECENT CONSTRUCTION: NOS. 1 TO 10 INCLUSIVE
Philadelphia, PA; [1890s]: Baldwin Locomotive Works,

Publishes "particulars of current construction, without attempting to formulate a complete scheme of types and sizes of locomotives. The following pages contain information pertaining to a great variety of locomotives, of different gauges, and for different kinds of service, but which represent current requirements. They are presented without special arrangement and mainly in the order of construction." 308 pages with full page locomotive photographs and locomotive data on the opposite page, with index and index to gauges. Bound in original dark olive cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Tiny spots of mottling to spine. A very good copy.


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Revised and expanded, including illustrations, from the first edition. Grigsby experiences in Confederate prison camps. "Useful data on Southern woman's kindness to captives at Cahaba, 1864: and of huckstering at Andersonville." Nivens; Civil War Books, Vol. I, pg 192. Dornbusch; Miltary Bibliography of the Civil War, Vol. I, Wisconsin-20. 251 pages with illustrations and appendix. Bound in original red cloth with border and design stamped in blind, and lettering and illustration stamped in gilt. Neat owner's name on front endpaper. A near fine copy.
THE SMOKED YANK
Grigsby, Melvin
[Sioux Falls, SD; 1911]: Self Published/Melvin Grigsby,

Revised and expanded, including illustrations, from the first edition. Grigsby experiences in Confederate prison camps. "Useful data on Southern woman's kindness to captives at Cahaba, 1864: and of huckstering at Andersonville." Nivens; Civil War Books, Vol. I, pg 192. Dornbusch; Miltary Bibliography of the Civil War, Vol. I, Wisconsin-20. 251 pages with illustrations and appendix. Bound in original red cloth with border and design stamped in blind, and lettering and illustration stamped in gilt. Neat owner's name on front endpaper. A near fine copy.


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A total of 1069 pages with sixteen color plates, three railway maps, numerous engravings, some as foldouts, and index. Both volumes bound in original olive green cloth with extrodinary black, gilt, brown and white illustration of a locomotive pressed into the front covers and spines. The third volume, an atlas of modern vehicles, is not present. A very good plus, handsome set.
DER EISENBAHNER, VOLUMES ONE AND TWO [THE RAILROADMAN]
Möller, Max
Charlottenburg and Magdeburg,: Fritz Hoede [about 1902],

A total of 1069 pages with sixteen color plates, three railway maps, numerous engravings, some as foldouts, and index. Both volumes bound in original olive green cloth with extrodinary black, gilt, brown and white illustration of a locomotive pressed into the front covers and spines. The third volume, an atlas of modern vehicles, is not present. A very good plus, handsome set.


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Reprint of the narrative by the author who accompanied the first emigrants from the United States to the Pacific Coast in 1841, originally published in 1843. Limited to 250 copies. Smith: Pacific Northwest Americana 11047. Howes: W-471. Wagner-Camp: 105. Mintz: The Trail 498. Tweney: The Washington 89, 84. 95 pages which includes a new lengthy introduction by James C. Bell, Jr. Bound in original dark blue cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Bookplate of Warner Bros. Pictures Research Department and library pocket with card from the Burbank Public Library Warner Research Collection on the front paste-down endpaper. Stamp of United Costumers, Inc. and stamp of Burbank Public Library Warner Research Collection on the title page. Call numbers on spine. Light rubbing to the cloth at the spine ends, else a near fine copy.
NARRATIVE OF A TOUR FROM THE STATE OF INDIANA TO THE OREGON TERRITORY IN THE YEARS 1841-2
Williams, Joseph
New York: Edward Eberstadt, 1921.

Reprint of the narrative by the author who accompanied the first emigrants from the United States to the Pacific Coast in 1841, originally published in 1843. Limited to 250 copies. Smith: Pacific Northwest Americana 11047. Howes: W-471. Wagner-Camp: 105. Mintz: The Trail 498. Tweney: The Washington 89, 84. 95 pages which includes a new lengthy introduction by James C. Bell, Jr. Bound in original dark blue cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Bookplate of Warner Bros. Pictures Research Department and library pocket with card from the Burbank Public Library Warner Research Collection on the front paste-down endpaper. Stamp of United Costumers, Inc. and stamp of Burbank Public Library Warner Research Collection on the title page. Call numbers on spine. Light rubbing to the cloth at the spine ends, else a near fine copy.


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Number 317 of 1000 numbered copies signed by Broggie on the title page. According to Walt Disney's own account, it was the miniature live steam layout at his home and his long fascination with highly detailed miniatures and mechanical animation that inspired his revolutionary concept in family entertainment based on Disney characters and stories. His dream of a Magic Kingdom and his passion for railroading were as one. 431 pages with photographs, bibliography and index. Carolwood Pacific R.R. Co. card, Welcome sheet, and Pentrex acknowledgement sheet laid in. Bound in original maroon cloth with lettering in gilt. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket laid into the publisher's brown full leather clam-shell case.
WALT DISNEY'S RAILROAD STORY: THE SMALL-SCALE FASCINATION THAT LED TO A FULL-SCALE KINGDOM
Broggie, Michael
Pasadena, CA: Pentrex Media Group, 1997.

Number 317 of 1000 numbered copies signed by Broggie on the title page. According to Walt Disney's own account, it was the miniature live steam layout at his home and his long fascination with highly detailed miniatures and mechanical animation that inspired his revolutionary concept in family entertainment based on Disney characters and stories. His dream of a Magic Kingdom and his passion for railroading were as one. 431 pages with photographs, bibliography and index. Carolwood Pacific R.R. Co. card, Welcome sheet, and Pentrex acknowledgement sheet laid in. Bound in original maroon cloth with lettering in gilt. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket laid into the publisher's brown full leather clam-shell case.


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The early history and construction of the steam engine. 166 pages with two foldout plates, 90 illustrations and index, plus 70 pages of ads in the rear. Bound in original brown cloth with beveled edges and lettering and rule on the front cover stamped in black and in gilt on the spine. Ex-library with call numbers on spine, library plate on the front paste-down endpaper, library stamp and perforation on the title page. Interior hinges professionally repaired. A solid, very good copy.
THE PORTABLE ENGINE; ITS CONSTRUCTION AND MANAGEMENT. A PRCTICAL MANUAL FOR OWNERS AND USERS OF STEAM ENGINE GENERALLY
Wansbrough, William Dyson
London: Crosby Lockwood and Co., 1887.

The early history and construction of the steam engine. 166 pages with two foldout plates, 90 illustrations and index, plus 70 pages of ads in the rear. Bound in original brown cloth with beveled edges and lettering and rule on the front cover stamped in black and in gilt on the spine. Ex-library with call numbers on spine, library plate on the front paste-down endpaper, library stamp and perforation on the title page. Interior hinges professionally repaired. A solid, very good copy.


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The long title continues, "Made Before The Select Committee Of The U.S. Senate, Consisting of Senator Frye, Chairman, And Senators Dawes, Hiscock, Davis, Morgan, Butler and Hearst, March 17th And 26th And April 7th, 1888."  Howes, H-346. "Defends this carrier from attacks by Crocker, Huntington and Stanford. Practically a history of the overland railroad project." The original edition published in a small quantity in Washington, DC, was soon exhausted. This edition is a reprint, with minor corrections, of the argument as it first appeared. Bound in original brown cloth with lettering in gilt. Moderate fade to spine and cover edges. A handsome, very good copy.
THE CENTRAL PACIFIC RAILROAD CO., ITS RELATIONS TO THE GOVERNMENT. IT HAS PERFORMED EVERY OBLIGATION. ORAL ARGUMENT OF CREED HAYMOND, ITS GENERAL SOLICITOR.
Haymond, Creed
San Francisco, CA: H.S. Crocker & Co., 1888.

The long title continues, "Made Before The Select Committee Of The U.S. Senate, Consisting of Senator Frye, Chairman, And Senators Dawes, Hiscock, Davis, Morgan, Butler and Hearst, March 17th And 26th And April 7th, 1888." Howes, H-346. "Defends this carrier from attacks by Crocker, Huntington and Stanford. Practically a history of the overland railroad project." The original edition published in a small quantity in Washington, DC, was soon exhausted. This edition is a reprint, with minor corrections, of the argument as it first appeared. Bound in original brown cloth with lettering in gilt. Moderate fade to spine and cover edges. A handsome, very good copy.


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Collects THE CITY AND THE STARS and THE DEEP RANGE plus the 24 stories from THE OTHER SIDE OF THE SKY. See Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 1987, *3-98, 3-99, *3-102.  Tiny brown spots to the leading edge of the text block, else near fine in near fine dust jacket with a hint of a fade to spine panel.
FROM THE OCEAN, FROM THE STARS
Clarke, Arthur C.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. [1962],

Collects THE CITY AND THE STARS and THE DEEP RANGE plus the 24 stories from THE OTHER SIDE OF THE SKY. See Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 1987, *3-98, 3-99, *3-102. Tiny brown spots to the leading edge of the text block, else near fine in near fine dust jacket with a hint of a fade to spine panel.


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101 illustrated pages offering a plethora of seeds, bulbs, gardening equiment, farming supplies, brooders, animal feed, etc., plus the original ordering form and envelope are present. Bound in original paper covers with illustration and lettering in red and green. String loop at upper spine corner so the catalog and be conveniently hung on a nail. Small crease to the upper right corner of the front cover, else a near fine copy.
PORTLAND SEED COMPANY, COMPLETE 1909 CATALOG, NUMBER 61
Portland, OR: Portland Seed Company, 1909.

101 illustrated pages offering a plethora of seeds, bulbs, gardening equiment, farming supplies, brooders, animal feed, etc., plus the original ordering form and envelope are present. Bound in original paper covers with illustration and lettering in red and green. String loop at upper spine corner so the catalog and be conveniently hung on a nail. Small crease to the upper right corner of the front cover, else a near fine copy.


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104 page tour guide with maps, one as a foldout and numerous illustrations of castles, bridges and towns, plus fifteen pages of ads for lodgings in the rear. Bound in original blue paper over heavy card covers with lettering and illustration in red and black. Spine ends professionally repaired. A very good plus copy.
SHEARER'S GUIDE TO STIRLING, DUNBLANE, CALLANDER, THE TROSSACHS AND LOCH LOMONS, KILLIN, LOCH TAY, LOCH AWE, CRIANLARICH, AND OBAN, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS AND MAPS
Stirling, Scotland: R.S. Shearer & Son, 1896.

104 page tour guide with maps, one as a foldout and numerous illustrations of castles, bridges and towns, plus fifteen pages of ads for lodgings in the rear. Bound in original blue paper over heavy card covers with lettering and illustration in red and black. Spine ends professionally repaired. A very good plus copy.


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Porter built locomotives adapted to severe requirements and difficult conditions for which ordinary railroad locomotives were not suited. They were the largest producer of industrial locomotives in the country. Smith and Porter built their first locomotive in 1867. Porter's last locomotive was built in 1951. 151 pages with builder's half-page locomotive photographs and locomotive data and information printed below. Bound in original dark blue cloth with lettering stamped in gilt and light blue. Owners' names on the preliminary page. A small mottled spot just off the head of the spine on the front cover, and thin mottled strip along the leading edge of the front cover, else a near fine copy.
PORTER STEAM LOCOMOTIVES, LIGHT AND HEAVY
Pittsburgh, PA: H.K. Porter Company [about 1910],

Porter built locomotives adapted to severe requirements and difficult conditions for which ordinary railroad locomotives were not suited. They were the largest producer of industrial locomotives in the country. Smith and Porter built their first locomotive in 1867. Porter's last locomotive was built in 1951. 151 pages with builder's half-page locomotive photographs and locomotive data and information printed below. Bound in original dark blue cloth with lettering stamped in gilt and light blue. Owners' names on the preliminary page. A small mottled spot just off the head of the spine on the front cover, and thin mottled strip along the leading edge of the front cover, else a near fine copy.


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The extended title reads, "Definitions and Illustrations of American Locomotives, Their Parts and Equipment, Together with Typical Illustrations of Machine Tools and Devices Used in Their Maintenance and Repair. Compiled and Edited for The American Railway Master Mechanics' Association." An illustrated vocabulary of terms which designate American railroad locomotives, their parts, attachments, and details of construction. 901 pages with photographs, illustrations and dimensional diagrams of locomotives and their parts, plus 52 pages of advertisements in the rear. Bound in maroon buckram with lettering in reverse gilt. Light wear to the cloth at the spine ends. Small owner's names on front paste-down endpaper. A very good copy.
LOCOMOTIVE DICTIONARY, 1912
Wright, Roy V.
New York, NY: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Company, 1912.

The extended title reads, "Definitions and Illustrations of American Locomotives, Their Parts and Equipment, Together with Typical Illustrations of Machine Tools and Devices Used in Their Maintenance and Repair. Compiled and Edited for The American Railway Master Mechanics' Association." An illustrated vocabulary of terms which designate American railroad locomotives, their parts, attachments, and details of construction. 901 pages with photographs, illustrations and dimensional diagrams of locomotives and their parts, plus 52 pages of advertisements in the rear. Bound in maroon buckram with lettering in reverse gilt. Light wear to the cloth at the spine ends. Small owner's names on front paste-down endpaper. A very good copy.


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An authoritative manual of engineering, maintenance and signaling, including descriptions, illustrations and methods of use of the materials, equipment and devices employed in the constuction and maintenance of tracks, bridges, buildings, water service, signals and other fixed railway properties and facilities. 1224 pages including photographs, illustrations, diagrams and charts. Bound in original maroon pebbled cloth with lettering in gilt. Neat owner's name on the front paste-down endpaper. A very good plus copy.
RAILWAY ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE CYCLOPEDIA, 1948.
Howson, Elmer T., editor
Chicago: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation, 1942.

An authoritative manual of engineering, maintenance and signaling, including descriptions, illustrations and methods of use of the materials, equipment and devices employed in the constuction and maintenance of tracks, bridges, buildings, water service, signals and other fixed railway properties and facilities. 1224 pages including photographs, illustrations, diagrams and charts. Bound in original maroon pebbled cloth with lettering in gilt. Neat owner's name on the front paste-down endpaper. A very good plus copy.


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86 pages pages with illustrations and two foldout wood engravings of locomotives recently built by Baldwin Locomotive Works. Covers bound in original bevel-edged mauve cloth with lettering and illustration in gilt. Early catalog description and price fixed to the front paste-down endpaper. A very good plus copy.
THE LOCOMOTIVE ENGINE, AND PHILADELPHIA'S SHARE IN ITS EARLY IMPROVEMENTS
Harrison, Joseph, Jr.
Philadelphia, PA: George Gebbie, 1872.

86 pages pages with illustrations and two foldout wood engravings of locomotives recently built by Baldwin Locomotive Works. Covers bound in original bevel-edged mauve cloth with lettering and illustration in gilt. Early catalog description and price fixed to the front paste-down endpaper. A very good plus copy.


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Ten note cards with envelopes. 5 cards each of 2 images depicting whimsical elephants. Printed on glossy white paper. The complete set in paper folio case. Very fine.
EDWARD GOREY- TWO ELEPHANTS: A FOLIO OF NOTECARDS
Gorey, Edward
Petaluma, CA: Pomegranate Communications, Inc.,

Ten note cards with envelopes. 5 cards each of 2 images depicting whimsical elephants. Printed on glossy white paper. The complete set in paper folio case. Very fine.


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Twenty note cards with envelopes. 5 cards each of 4 images by Gorey depicting Inconstancy, Indecency, Inspiration, and Insouciance. Printed in pastel colors on glossy white paper. The complete set with publisher's commentary laid in. Very fine in very fine box.
I, GOREY: MUSINGS ON THE LETTER I
Gorey, Edward
Petaluma, CA: Pomegranate Communications, Inc.,

Twenty note cards with envelopes. 5 cards each of 4 images by Gorey depicting Inconstancy, Indecency, Inspiration, and Insouciance. Printed in pastel colors on glossy white paper. The complete set with publisher's commentary laid in. Very fine in very fine box.


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Twenty Christmas cards with envelopes. 5 cards each of 4 images adapted from Gorey's illustrations for two books - Felicia Lamport's LIGHT METRES and Dame Muriel Spark's THE VERY FINE CLOCK. Printed in red, green, beige and black on glossy white paper. Inside reads "Season's Greetings" printed in red. The complete set with publisher's commentary laid in. Very fine in very fine box.
EDWARD GOREY: YULE DOGS
Gorey, Edward
Petaluma, CA: Pomegranate Communications, Inc.,

Twenty Christmas cards with envelopes. 5 cards each of 4 images adapted from Gorey's illustrations for two books - Felicia Lamport's LIGHT METRES and Dame Muriel Spark's THE VERY FINE CLOCK. Printed in red, green, beige and black on glossy white paper. Inside reads "Season's Greetings" printed in red. The complete set with publisher's commentary laid in. Very fine in very fine box.


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Twenty Christmas cards ( 4 cards each of 5 images) with envelopes and publisher's promotional sheet laid in. Inside reads: "SEASONS GREETINGS".  Very fine in very fine box.
GOREY HOLIDAYS: A HOLIDAY CARD ASSORTMENT
Gorey, Edward
Petaluma, CA: Pomegranite [2003],

Twenty Christmas cards ( 4 cards each of 5 images) with envelopes and publisher's promotional sheet laid in. Inside reads: "SEASONS GREETINGS". Very fine in very fine box.


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FROM THE OCEAN, FROM THE STARS
Clarke, Arthur C.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. [1962],

Collects THE CITY AND THE STARS and THE DEEP RANGE plus the 24 stories from THE OTHER SIDE OF THE SKY. See Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 1987, *3-98, 3-99, *3-102. Tiny brown spots to the leading edge of the text block, else near fine in near fine dust jacket with a hint of a fade to spine panel.


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83 pages with photographs, maps and foldouts. All plates present including the folded map in the rear split pocket. Bound in original gray paper covers with lettering in black. Small corner chip from the front cover. A very good copy.
GEOLOGY OF THE LEWISTOWN COAL FIELD, MONTANA; GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 390
Calvert, W.R.
Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 1909.

83 pages with photographs, maps and foldouts. All plates present including the folded map in the rear split pocket. Bound in original gray paper covers with lettering in black. Small corner chip from the front cover. A very good copy.


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Pages 231 through 267 with maps and foldouts. All plates present including the folded map in the rear split pocket. Bound in original gray paper covers with lettering in black. Mild toning the covers. A very good copy.
THE EKALAKA LIGNITE FIELD, SOUTHEASTERN MONTANA; GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 751-F
Bauer, Clyde Max
Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 1924.

Pages 231 through 267 with maps and foldouts. All plates present including the folded map in the rear split pocket. Bound in original gray paper covers with lettering in black. Mild toning the covers. A very good copy.


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152 pages with photographs, maps, foldouts and index. All plates present including the folded map in the rear split pocket. Bound in original gray paper covers with lettering in black. A very good copy.
GEOGRAPHY, GEOLOGY, AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE FORT HALL INDIAN RESERVATION, IDAHO, WITH A CHAPTER ON WATER RESOURCES; GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 713
Mansfield, G.R., and W.B. Heroy
Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 1920.

152 pages with photographs, maps, foldouts and index. All plates present including the folded map in the rear split pocket. Bound in original gray paper covers with lettering in black. A very good copy.


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Pages 153 through 244 with photographs, maps, and index. All plates present including the five folded plates in the rear pocket. Bount in original gray paper covers with lettering in black. A very good copy.
MAGNETITE DEPOSITS OF THE STERLING LAKE, N.Y. - RINGWOOD, N.J. AREA; GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 982-F
Hotz, Preston E.
Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 1953.

Pages 153 through 244 with photographs, maps, and index. All plates present including the five folded plates in the rear pocket. Bount in original gray paper covers with lettering in black. A very good copy.


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The seven papers include; A] The Farnham Anticline, Carbon Couty, Utah; B] Oil Shale in Western Montana, Southeastern Idaho, and Adjacent parts of Wyoming and Utah; C] Peat in the Dismal Swamp, Virginia and North Carolina; D] Oil in the Warm Springs and Thermopolis Domes, Near Thermopolis, Wyo.; E] Gas in the Big Sand Draw Anticline, Fremont County, Wyo.; F] The Abram Creek-Stony River Coal Field, Northeastern West Virginia; G] Geology and Oil and Gas Prospects of the Huntley Field, Mont.; H] Anticlines Near Maverick Springs, Fremont County, Wyo.. 171 pages with photographs, maps, foldouts and index. All plates present including the three folded maps in the rear pocket. Bount in original gray paper covers with lettering in black. A very good copy.
CONTRIBUTION TO ECONOMIC GEOLOGY 1919; PART II, MINERAL FUELS; GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 711
White, David, and G.H. Ashley, editors. F.R. Clark, D.D. Condit, C.C. Osbon, A.J. Collier, E.T. Hancock
Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 1920.

The seven papers include; A] The Farnham Anticline, Carbon Couty, Utah; B] Oil Shale in Western Montana, Southeastern Idaho, and Adjacent parts of Wyoming and Utah; C] Peat in the Dismal Swamp, Virginia and North Carolina; D] Oil in the Warm Springs and Thermopolis Domes, Near Thermopolis, Wyo.; E] Gas in the Big Sand Draw Anticline, Fremont County, Wyo.; F] The Abram Creek-Stony River Coal Field, Northeastern West Virginia; G] Geology and Oil and Gas Prospects of the Huntley Field, Mont.; H] Anticlines Near Maverick Springs, Fremont County, Wyo.. 171 pages with photographs, maps, foldouts and index. All plates present including the three folded maps in the rear pocket. Bount in original gray paper covers with lettering in black. A very good copy.


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The two bound originally into a single volume, 86 pages and 87 pages respectively, with illustrations and two foldout wood engravings of locomotives recently built by Baldwin Locomotive Works. Covers bound in original bevel-edged mauve cloth with lettering and illustration in gilt. Spine professionally rebacked with original spine overlaid, plus new endpapers. An about fine copy.
THE LOCOMOTIVE ENGINE, AND PHILADELPHIA'S SHARE IN ITS EARLY IMPROVEMENTS and AN ESSAY ON THE STEAM-BOILER, READ BEFORE THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE, PHILADELPHIA, TO WHICH IS ADDED A REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE AND ARTS... ON THE HARRISON STEAM-BOILER
Harrison, Joseph, Jr.
Philadelphia, PA: George Gebbie, 1872 and 1873, 1872.

The two bound originally into a single volume, 86 pages and 87 pages respectively, with illustrations and two foldout wood engravings of locomotives recently built by Baldwin Locomotive Works. Covers bound in original bevel-edged mauve cloth with lettering and illustration in gilt. Spine professionally rebacked with original spine overlaid, plus new endpapers. An about fine copy.


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Bound with LA CREATIONE DEL MONDO DESCRITTA DA MOSE, ET DICHIARATA DA FILONE HEBREO. Only four listed on OCLC. Discorso Universale is 231 pages with ten illustrated intricate woodcuts and 56 elaborate initials. La Creatione Del Mondo left unpaginated. Bound in contemporary velum. Occasional worm trails throughout, mostly located along the inner margins and seldom affecting the text. Spots of foxing present. A very nice copy.
DISCORSO UNIVERSALE. DI VUOVO RISTAMPATO. NEL QUALE DISCORREDO SI PER LE SEI ETA & LE QUATTRO MONARCHIE, SI RANCONTANO TUTTE L'HISTORIE, & L'ORIGINE DI TUTTI GL'IMPERIJ, REGNI, & NATIONI, COMINCIANDO DAL PRINCIPIO DEL MONDO, SINO ALL'ANNO MDLXIX
Ferentilli, M. Agostino
Venice: Gabriel Giolito de' Ferrari, 1578.

Bound with LA CREATIONE DEL MONDO DESCRITTA DA MOSE, ET DICHIARATA DA FILONE HEBREO. Only four listed on OCLC. Discorso Universale is 231 pages with ten illustrated intricate woodcuts and 56 elaborate initials. La Creatione Del Mondo left unpaginated. Bound in contemporary velum. Occasional worm trails throughout, mostly located along the inner margins and seldom affecting the text. Spots of foxing present. A very nice copy.


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"Many thousands of these Success Spreaders have been sold and without exception have given universal satisfaction." 48 pages of company and fertilizing information and instructions, with illustrations of manure spreaders and their construction with data. A near fine, bright copy.
SUCCESS MANURE SPREADER; CATALOGUE NO. 20
Syracuse, NY: Kemp & Burpee Mfg. Co., 1905.

"Many thousands of these Success Spreaders have been sold and without exception have given universal satisfaction." 48 pages of company and fertilizing information and instructions, with illustrations of manure spreaders and their construction with data. A near fine, bright copy.


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Thirty-nine page bidding booklet for the construction of the railroad diversion tunnel and temporary relocation at Shasta Dam with eight foldout drawings in the rear showing mostly tunnel diagrams. This bid was filed by the Colonial Construction Co. of Spokane, Washington. Bound in original brown thick paper covers. Red pencil underlining. Notes written on the inside cover. Stamps and notes on the front cover. An about very good copy.
DIVERSION TUNNEL AND TEMPORARY RELOCATION OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD AT SHASTA DAM; SCHEDULE, SPECIFICATIONS, AND DRAWINGS; SPECIFICATIONS NO. 771
United States Department of the Interior/Bureau of Reclamation, 1938.

Thirty-nine page bidding booklet for the construction of the railroad diversion tunnel and temporary relocation at Shasta Dam with eight foldout drawings in the rear showing mostly tunnel diagrams. This bid was filed by the Colonial Construction Co. of Spokane, Washington. Bound in original brown thick paper covers. Red pencil underlining. Notes written on the inside cover. Stamps and notes on the front cover. An about very good copy.


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90 5 inch x 7 inch black and white glossy photographs of D&RGW steam locomotives. The photographs are catagorized by type; D&RGW 4-6-2 800 series, D&RGW 4-8-2 1500 series, D&RGW 4-8-4 1700 series, and D&RGW 2-8-8-2 3400, 3500 and 3600 series. All are fine and bright and mounted mostly two to an album page.
DENVER & RIO GRANDE WESTERN STEAM LOCOMOTIVE PHOTOGRAPHS
No place, no date: No publisher,

90 5 inch x 7 inch black and white glossy photographs of D&RGW steam locomotives. The photographs are catagorized by type; D&RGW 4-6-2 800 series, D&RGW 4-8-2 1500 series, D&RGW 4-8-4 1700 series, and D&RGW 2-8-8-2 3400, 3500 and 3600 series. All are fine and bright and mounted mostly two to an album page.


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104 5 inch x 7 inch black and white glossy photographs of Union Pacific steam locomotives. The photographs are catagorized by type; UP 4-8-4 800 series, UP 4-6-2 2800 and 2900 series, UP 4-6-6-4 Challenger 3800 and 3900 series, and UP 4-12-2 9000 and 9500 series. All are fine and bright and mounted two to an album page.
UNION PACIFIC STEAM LOCOMOTIVE PHOTOGRAPHS
No place, no date: No publisher,

104 5 inch x 7 inch black and white glossy photographs of Union Pacific steam locomotives. The photographs are catagorized by type; UP 4-8-4 800 series, UP 4-6-2 2800 and 2900 series, UP 4-6-6-4 Challenger 3800 and 3900 series, and UP 4-12-2 9000 and 9500 series. All are fine and bright and mounted two to an album page.


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A promotional booklet of 64 pages with photographs and information of current businesses located in the county and the benefits of locating a new business there. Two small complimentary stamps on the covers and one small personal stamp on the front cover. A near fine copy.
ALAMEDA COUNTY CALIFORNIA, U.S.A., WHERE INDUSTRIAL OPPORTUNITY OFFERS A CHALLENGE TO CREATIVE GENIUS. THE LOGICAL LOCATION FOR THE PACIFIC COAST FACTORY ASSEMBLING OR DISTRIBUTING PLANT OF THE EASTERN MANUFACTURER
Jones, Mark M.
Oakland, CA: Board of Supervisors, 1915.

A promotional booklet of 64 pages with photographs and information of current businesses located in the county and the benefits of locating a new business there. Two small complimentary stamps on the covers and one small personal stamp on the front cover. A near fine copy.


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Engaging illustrations by prize winning Lisbeth Zwerger. A pair of green-tinted glasses in back pocket was the idea of the artist so that she would not be limited to painting all the scenes in the Emerald City in shades of green. 103 pages. A very fine unread copy in very fine and bright dust jacket. An unread copy.
THE WIZARD OF OZ
Baum, Frank L.
New York: North-South Books, 1996.

Engaging illustrations by prize winning Lisbeth Zwerger. A pair of green-tinted glasses in back pocket was the idea of the artist so that she would not be limited to painting all the scenes in the Emerald City in shades of green. 103 pages. A very fine unread copy in very fine and bright dust jacket. An unread copy.


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CAT GIFTS: HOLIDAY CARD ASSORTMENT
Petaluma, CA: Pomegranate Communications, Inc.,

Twenty Christmas cards with envelopes. 5 cards each of 4 images excerpted from the book CATEGORY. Printed in red, green, gold and black on glossy white paper. Inside reads "Season's Greetings" printed in red. The complete set with publisher's commentary laid in. Very fine in very fine box.


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2047 copies printed. Collects 12 stories. Jaffery, The Arkham House Companion, #31. See Barron, Horror Literature 4-137. Bound in original black cloth. Light toning to the text block edges, else near fine in very good plus dust jacket with mild toning along edges and some rubbing at spine panel ends.
THE TRAVELLING GRAVE AND OTHER STORIES
Hartley, L.P.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House Publishers, 1948.

2047 copies printed. Collects 12 stories. Jaffery, The Arkham House Companion, #31. See Barron, Horror Literature 4-137. Bound in original black cloth. Light toning to the text block edges, else near fine in very good plus dust jacket with mild toning along edges and some rubbing at spine panel ends.


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Signed by Matheson on the front endpaper and dated by him 10/23/93. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new unread copy.
7 STEPS TO MIDNIGHT
Matheson, Richard
New York: Forge Book/Tom Doherty Associates, 1993.

Signed by Matheson on the front endpaper and dated by him 10/23/93. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new unread copy.


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Trade issue. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new, unread copy.
PRAYERS TO BROKEN STONES
Simmons, Dan
Arlington Hts, IL: Dark Harvest, 1990.

Trade issue. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new, unread copy.


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A brilliant novel." Barron; Anatomy of Wonder 4, 4-38. Fine in fine dust jacket
BLOOD MUSIC
Bear, Greg
New York: Arbor House, 1985.

A brilliant novel." Barron; Anatomy of Wonder 4, 4-38. Fine in fine dust jacket


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Barron: Anatomy of Wonder 1995; 4-154. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.
WHEN GRAVITY FAILS
Effinger, George Alec
New York, NY: Arbor House, 1987.

Barron: Anatomy of Wonder 1995; 4-154. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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Collects eight Cape Canveral stories. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.
MEMORIES OF THE SPACE AGE
Ballard, J.G.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House Publishers, 1988.

Collects eight Cape Canveral stories. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy.


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158 pages with index and refernces. The required thirty-three plates including the twenty plates in the rear pocket. Bound in original orange stiff paper covers with lettering in black. Call number on the front cover. Fading along the edges of the covers. A very good copy.
GEOLOGIC FEATURES OF THE CONNECTICUT VALLEY, MASSACHUSETTS AS RELATED TO RECENT FLOODS: GEOLOGICAL SURVEY WATER-SUPPLY PAPER 996
Jahns, Richard H.
Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 1947.

158 pages with index and refernces. The required thirty-three plates including the twenty plates in the rear pocket. Bound in original orange stiff paper covers with lettering in black. Call number on the front cover. Fading along the edges of the covers. A very good copy.


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158 pages with index and refernces. The required thirty-three plates including the twenty plates in the rear pocket. Bound in original orange stiff paper covers with lettering in black. The author's copy with his stamp on the front cover. A very good copy.
GEOLOGIC FEATURES OF THE CONNECTICUT VALLEY, MASSACHUSETTS AS RELATED TO RECENT FLOODS: GEOLOGICAL SURVEY WATER-SUPPLY PAPER 996
Jahns, Richard H.
Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 1947.

158 pages with index and refernces. The required thirty-three plates including the twenty plates in the rear pocket. Bound in original orange stiff paper covers with lettering in black. The author's copy with his stamp on the front cover. A very good copy.


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67 pages with graphs, tables, references and index, plus the required large color folded map in the rear pocket. Bound in original white card covers with lettering in brown. A very good plus copy.
GEOLOGY OF PUERTECITO QUADRANGLE, SOCORRO COUNTY, NEW MEXICO: BULLETIN 41
Tonking, William H.
Socorro, NM: State Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources/New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, 1957.

67 pages with graphs, tables, references and index, plus the required large color folded map in the rear pocket. Bound in original white card covers with lettering in brown. A very good plus copy.


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98 pages with photographs, structure sections, bibliography and index, plus the required two large folded maps in the rear pocket. Library stamp and call number on the front cover. No other markings, pockets or plates were ever present. A very good plus copy.
GEOLOGY OF THE POTSDAM QUADRANGLE: BULLETIN NUMBER 297
Reed, Calvin
Albany, NY: New York State Museum/IUniversity of the State of New York, 1934.

98 pages with photographs, structure sections, bibliography and index, plus the required two large folded maps in the rear pocket. Library stamp and call number on the front cover. No other markings, pockets or plates were ever present. A very good plus copy.


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