EIGHTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR 1886-'87; PART II
Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 1889. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #48423
Includes reports; 1] The Trenton Limestone as a Source of Petroleum and inflammable gas in Ohio and Indiana, by Orton; 2] The Geographical Distribution of Fossil Plants, by Ward; 3] Summary of the Geology of the Quicksilver Deposits of the Pacific Slope, by Becker; 4] The Geology of the Island of Mount Desert, Maine, by Shaler. Pages 475 through 1063 with illustrations, maps, and index. All plates are present. Bound in the original USGS brown cloth with lettering and illustrations stamped in gilt. Blank bookplate on the front paste-down end page, and previous owner's stamps on several pages. Spine ends repaired. A very good copy.