MASSACHUSETTS FEATURED ITEMS
Baker J. A. et al. 1964 GEOLOGY AND GROUND-WATER CONDITIONS IN THE WILMINGTON-READING AREA MASSACHUSETTS USGS Water Supply Paper #1694 wps with cloth tape across spine else light wear, vg, clean, 80 pp., 5 plts, 16 figs. Price: $15.00 (stock#USGSWSP1694)
Billings M. P. et al. 1939 CARBONIFEROUS TOPOGRAPHY IN THE VICINITY OF BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS offprint, GSA Bulletin wps with stamp else light wear, vg, 18 pp., 1 plate, 10 figs. Price: $10.00 (stock#MA43)
Emerson B. K. 1895 A MINERALOGICAL LEXICON OF FRANKLIN, HAMPSHIRE AND HAMPDEN COUNTIES MASSACHUSETTS USGS Bull. #126 no wraps, cloth tape along spine, last page with minor corner chip, else contents are vg with 180 pp. and detailing all the known mineral occurrences in the three central Massachusetts counties in the title. Scarce. Price: $30.00 (stock#USGSB126)
Hitchcock E. 1838 REPORT ON A RE-EXAMINATION OF THE ECONOMICAL GEOLOGY OF MASSACHUSETTS 8vo, original front wrap which has some wear, light foxing/soiling, contents overall very good with light+ wear, outer side margins of pages a bit rough but they were not cut down or trimmed. With 139 pp. Rare.
Price: $90.00 (stock#Hitch1838)
Hitchcock E. 1841 FINAL REPORT ON THE GEOLOGY OF MASSACHUSETTS complete in one volume. Large 4to, in original boards which have some edge wear, small tear along gutter where board meets spine, ex-town library with period label affixed to front board from where they volume originated, but no stamps inside. Overall a very good binding, hinges a bit tender but holding firm, some edge wear. Period bookplate on front paste down, occasional foxing, mostly to preliminary pages, otherwise light and occasional. Otherwise contents generally clean with all plates and the large hand colored folding map present which is in good condition. Note in the photo, the lower left corner of the map is folded under, and does preserve the printed map border. Map has a few fold crease tears otherwise is vg. A good, solid copy of Hitchcock’s classic work. This is one of the volumes originally given to each town in Massachusetts when the report was published, which makes it somewhat unique as very few of them still exist. Scarce. Price: $500.00 (stock#Hitch1841)
LeTourneau P. M. and Olsen, P. E. (eds.) 2003 THE GREAT RIFT VALLEYS OF PANGEA IN EASTERN NORTH AMERICA 2 vols. 4to, h/b and new, fine copies. VOLUME 1- TECTONICS, STRUCTURE, AND VOLCANISM 240 pp., 103 figs; VOLUME 2- SEDIMENTOLOGY, STRATIGRAPHY AND PALEONTOLOGY 268 pp., 219 figs. A classic set and now standard reference on various aspects of Newark Supergroup geology and paleontology including papers on fossil dinosaur tracks, fossil insects, regional geology contributions on the Hartford, Richmond, Taylorsville, Newark and other basins, and more. Still in print
for $195/set, offered here at a substantial discount. Price: $80.00 (stock#CupressNewarkN)
Palache C. 1936 BABINGTONITE AND EPIDOTE FROM WESTFIELD MASSACHUSETTS offprint
American Mineralogist wps with ownership stamps else vg, 4 pp., 1 fig. Scarce.
Price: $10.00 (stock#MA36)
Palache C. 1950 FAYALITE AT ROCKPORT MASSACHUSETTS offprint American Mineralogist
wps with name stamps else vg, 5 pp., 2 figs. Price: $8.00 (stock#MA44)
Shaler N. S. 1895 THE GEOLOGY OF THE ROAD BUILDING STONES OF MASSACHUSETTS WITH SOME CONSIDERATION OF SIMILAR MATERIALS FROM OTHER PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES from 16th USGS Annual Rpt, 4to, cloth tape on spine, light wear, vg, 65 pp. and 7 plts including Trap Dikes, one of Cape Ann and more. A rather unusual Massachusetts geology reference. Price: $20.00 (stock#MA28)
Shaler N. S. 1898 GEOLOGY OF THE CAPE COD DISTRICT from 18th USGS Ann Rpt., 4to, light wear, spine with cloth tape, contents clean and include 96 pp., 8 plts and 7 figs. Most of the plates are period photographs that include such classic locales as Dune Pond, Provincetown, Highland Light and more. Price: $30.00 (stock#capecodARX)
Winslow C. E. A. and Phelps E. B. 1906 INVESTIGATIONS ON THE PURIFICATION OF BOSTON SEWAGE, MADE AT THE SANITARY RESEARCH LABORATORY ANDSEWAGE EXPERIMENT STATION OF THE MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, WITH A HISTORY OF THE SEWAGE- DISPOSAL PROBLEM USGS Water Supply Paper #185 no wps, ex-lib, archival tape on spine, vg, 163 pp., plts, figs. Price: $20.00 (stock#WSP185)
U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PUBLICATIONS
#116 Gannett H. 1894 A GEOGRAPHIC DICTIONARY OF MASSACHUSETTS archival wraps else
vg copy of a scarce Massachusetts place name , historical and geographic (as well as
geologic ) reference, 126 pp. denoting the location of man-made/natural features in
Massachusetts up to time of publication. Price: $15.00 (stock#USGSB116)
#126 Emerson B. K. 1895 A MINERALOGICAL LEXICON OF FRANKLIN, HAMPSHIRE AND HAMPDEN COUNTIES MASSACHUSETTS USGS Bull. #126 no wraps, cloth tape along spine, last page with minor corner chip, else contents are vg with 180 pp. and detailing all the known mineral occurrences in the three central Massachusetts counties in the title. Scarce. Price: $30.00 (stock#USGSB126)
#1161-F Chute N. E. 1959 GLACIAL GEOLOGY OF THE MYSTIC LAKES-FRESH POND AREA MASSACHUSETTS USGS Bull. #1061-F wps, ex-lib, contents vg, 29 pp., 4 plts, 1 fig.
Price: $20.00 (stock#USGSB1061f)
#1260D-E Koteff C. and Minard J. P. 1967 SUMMARY REPORT ON GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF MONOMOY NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE BARNSTABLE COUNTY MASSACHUSETTS AND GREAT SWAMP REFUGE NEW JERSEY wps, light wear, vg, 14 pp., 2 figs.
Price: $10.00 (stock#USGSB1260d-e)
#1410 Castle R. O. et al. 1976 STRUCTURAL DISLOCATIONS IN EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS wps,
ex-lib, vg, 39 pp.,1 plt, 4 figs. Price: $10.00 (stock#USGSB1410)
#29 Emerson B. K. 1898 GEOLOGY OF OLD HAMPSHIRE COUNTY MASSACHUSETTS COMPRISING FRANKLIN HAMPSHIRE & HAMPDEN COUNTIES orig. brown cloth with wear and rubbing to extremities and spine cloth, small mottled area on board, rear hinge cracked but boards holding, ex-library else
contents vg and complete with the pocket maps that are often lacking. With 790 pp., 35 plts,
48 fig. One of the harder to find of Massachusetts and Triassic - Jurassic Connecticut Valley
and Hartford basin references. Price: $80.00 (stock#USGSM029)
#108-B Katz F. J. and Keith A. 1917 THE NEWINGTON MORAINE MAINE, NEW HAMPSHIRE
AND MASSACHUSETTS USGS Prof. Paper #108-B 4to, wps with small faded stamp else vg,
19 pp., 9 plts, 1 fig. A nice copy, scarce. Price: $15.00 (stock#PP108B)
#1295 Leo G. W. et al. 1984 GLASTONBURY GNEISS AND MANTLING ROCKS (A MODIFIED OLIVERIAN DOME) IN SOUTH-CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS AND NORTH-CENTRAL CONNECTICUT: GEOCHEMISTRY PETROGENESIS AND ISOTOPIC AGE wps, light wear, ex-lib else vg, 45 pp., 15 figs.
Price: $10.00 (stock#PP1295MA)
#1308 Frederiksen N. O. 1984 STRATIGRAPHIC PALEOCLIMATIC AND PALEOBIOGEOGRAPHIC SIGNIFICANCE OF TERTIARY SPOROMORPHS FROM MASSACHUSETTS wps light wear, vg, 25 pp., 4 plts, 8 figs. On fossil pollen and Spores from SE MA and Cape Cod.
Price: $8.00 (stock#PP1308MA)
WATER SUPPLY PAPERS
#185 Winslow C. E. A. and Phelps E. B. 1906 INVESTIGATIONS ON THE PURIFICATION OF BOSTON SEWAGE, MADE AT THE SANITARY RESEARCH LABORATORY ANDSEWAGE EXPERIMENT STATION OF THE MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, WITH A HISTORY OF THE SEWAGE- DISPOSAL PROBLEM USGS Water Supply Paper #185 no wps, ex-lib, archival tape on spine, vg, 163 pp., plts, figs. Price: $20.00 (stock#WSP185)
#415 Pierce C. H. and Dean H. J. 1916 SURFACE WATERS OF MASSACHUSETTS wps ex-lib else
light wear, vg, 433 pp., 12 plts, 6 figs. Price: $35.00 (stock#USGSWSP415)
#1669-Y Baker J. A. 1964 GROUND-WATER RESOURCES OF THE LOWELL AREA MASSACHUSETTS wps, ex-lib else vg, 37 pp., 3 plts, 3 figs. Price: $10.00 (stock#USGSWSP1669y)
#1670 Kammerer J. C. and Baldwin H. L. 1962 WATER PROBLEMS IN THE SPRINGFIELD HOLYOKE
AREA [Massachusetts] wps, ex-lib, vg, 68 pp., 11 figs. Price: $10.00 (stock#WSP1670)
#1694 Baker J. A. et al. 1964 GEOLOGY AND GROUND-WATER CONDITIONS IN THE WILMINGTON-
READING AREA MASSACHUSETTS wps, light wear, vg, clean, 80 pp., 5 plts, 16 figs.
Price: $15.00 (stock#USGSWSP1694)
OTHER MASSACHUSETTS GEOLOGY PUBLICATIONS
Billings M. P. 1976 GEOLOGY OF THE BOSTON BASIN offprint, GSA Memoir #146 8vo, wps,
light+ wear, contents vg, 30 pp., 13 figs, fold out map and section sheets.
Price: $15.00 (stock#MA12)
Billings M. P. and Teirney F. L. 1964 GEOLOGY OF THE CITY TUNNEL EXTENSION GREATER BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS offprint wraps with stamp else light wear, vg, 45 pp., 15 figs.
Price: $10.00 (stock#MA36)
Bowman I. 1906 NORTHWARD EXTENSION OF THE ATLANTIC PREGLACIAL DEPOSITS offprint from
AJS wps, ex-lib, Schuchert’s copy, minor chips to wps, on Cretaceous strata at Scituate
Massachusetts. 13 pp., 3 figs. Price: $10.00 (stock#MA07)
Burgess K. J. and Sanford R. S. 1949 INVESTIGATION OF CHEEVER LIMONITE DEPOSIT
BERKSHIRE COUNTY MASSACHUSETTS USBM Rpt. Invest. #4423 title wps with stamp else
vg, 13 pp., 7 figs. Price: $15.00 (stock#USBMRI4423)
Callaghan E. 1931 A CONTRIBUTION TO THE STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY OF CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS Annals NY Acad. Sci. 33. wps, light wear, vg and clean copy, 49 pp., 1 plt, many figs.
Price: $15.00 (stock#MA01)
Commonwealth of Massachusetts 1910 FINAL REPORT OF THE CHARLES RIVER BASIN COMMISSION
wps, light wear, ex-lib else vg, 51 pp., 11 plts, frontis pl. Scarce.
Price: $30.00 (stock#MA27)
Emerson B. K. 1905 PLUMOSE DIABASE PALAGONITE FROM THE HOLYOKE TRAP SHEET offprint Geol. Soc. America Bull. 8vo, wraps with some age toning, marginal chips, presentation label from Emerson on front wrap, contents vg, 41 pp., 9 plts. Price: $15.00 (stock#MAEmersonJho)
Grabau A. W. and Woodman J. E. 1898 GUIDE TO LOCALITIES ILLUSTRATING THE GEOLOGY
MARINE ZOOLOGY AND BOTANY OF THE VICINITY OF BOSTON American Assoc. Adv. Science
Fiftieth Anniversary Meeting 8vo, wps with chips, ex-lib copy, contents clean, vg with 100 pp., 5 plts + figs. Scarce. Price: $35.00 (stock#MA03)
Jahns R. H. 1943 SHEET STRUCTURE IN GRANITES: ITS ORIGIN AND USE AS A MEASURE OF GLACIAL EROSION IN NEW ENGLAND offprint Jour. Geol. 8vo, wps, light wear, vg 18 pp., 15 figs including various active quarry photos in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Price: $10.00 (stock#MA14)
Jeffrey E. C. 1910 A NEW PREPINUS FROM MARTHA’S VINEYARD Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 34(10) wps with minor edge chips, blind stamp, contents vg, 6 pp., 1 plt. Price: $10.00 (stock#PB34)
Lord S. D. 1884 THE ANCIENT MERRIMACK AND ITS GLACIERS IN APHELION WINTER wraps with stamps, some wear, overall good, with 19 pp., 1 fig. Price: $10.00 (stock#MA37)
Miller and Robinson 1975 TWO NEW SPECIES OF STRUCTURALY PRESERVED PINACEOUS
CONES FROM THE LATE CRETACEOUS OF MARTHAS VINEYARD ISLAND MASSACHUSETTS
offprint Jour. Paleontology 49(1), 13 pp., 3 pls, 2 figs., wps, vg. Price: $5.00 (stock#PB05)
Nichols R. L. 1942 SHORELINE CHANGES ON PLUM ISLAND MASSACHUSETTS offprint Amer. Jour. Science wraps with stamp else light wear, vg, 7 pp., 1 plt, 2 figs. Price: $10.00 (stock#MA05)
Nichols R. L. 1949 RECENT SHORELINE CHANGES AT SHIRELY GUT, BOSTON HARBOR offprint, Jour. Geol., wraps with stamp, some wear contents vg, 5 pp., 4 figs. Price: $6.00 (stock#MA21)
Oldale R. N. 1974 GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE HYANNIS QUADRANGLE BARNSTABLE COUNTY CAPE
COD MASSACHUSETTS USGS Map GQ-1158 large folding map in printed sleeve.
Price: $15.00 (stock#GQ1158)
Rahm D. A. 1962 GEOLOGY OF THE MAIN DRAINAGE TUNNEL BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS 8vo,
wps with stamp else vg, 50 pp., 15 figs. Price: $10.00 (stock#MA13)
Saylers R. W. 1914 THE SQUANTUM TILLITE Bull. Mus. Comparative Zool, Harvard, Geological Series Vol. 10 8vo, wps with edge chips, presentation copy to Amherst Prof. F. B. Peck, contents vg, 33 pp., 12 plts. Historically, a very important work on one of the most controversial rock units in American geological studies, often cited for nearly 100 years as evidence of Permo-Carboniferous glaciation in New England as well as for support of plate tectonics theory. Price: $2O.00 (stock#MA15)
Shaler N. S. 1909 THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF NATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER royal 8vo, publishers cloth, ex-lib with partly faded number in white inked on spine, small perforated stamp to title page and small stamp at bottom of last page of text; no other markings and contents clean and otherwise a vg copy. With 481 pp., frontis portrait, figs. Price: $25.00 (stock#HST26)
Shannon E. V. 1920 DIABANTITE STILPNOMELANE AND CHALCODITE OF THE TRAP QUARRIES
OF WESTFIELD MASSACHUSETTS Proc. USNM #2316 8vo, wps with small chips, George
Gaylord Simpson’s copy with his library stamp, 7 pp. Price: $10.00 (stock#MA32)
Trowbridge A. C. and Shepard F. P. 1932 SEDIMENTATION IN MASSACHUSETTS BAY offprint
from Jour. Sed. Pet. ex-lib, some wear, vg, 37 pp., 22 figs. Scarce. Price: $5.00 (stock#MA31)