FEATURED ITEMS FOR RHODE ISLAND

Emerson B. K. & Perry J. H. 1907 GREEN SCHISTS & ASSOCIATED GRANITES & PORPHYRIES OF
RHODE ISLAND
U. S. Geological Survey Bulletin #311 wps with corner tear, short repair to spine, stamp, contents vg clean, 74 pp., 2 plts & 6 figs. Includes sections on Rhode Island granites.

                                                                                   Price: $25.00                                (stock#USGSB311)

Jackson C. T. 1840 REPORT ON THE GEOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL SURVEY OF THE STATE OF RHODE-ISLAND Providence: B. Cranston & Co., publisher. Bound in period boards, some external wear mostly being light edge rubbing to cloth and faded spine title, ex-period Institute library with tasteful bookplate, period inscripton, contents fine with 312 pp., 7 plates, folding hand colored map and folding hand colored section sheet, both of which are very good to fine. One of the better copies I’ve seen.                      Price: $225.00                     (stock#JacksonRI)

Rhode Island Geology. Two (2) Reports Cumberland area. They are (1) Warren C. H. 1908 CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GEOLOGY OF RHODE ISLAND 1- NOTES ON THE HISTORY AND GEOLOGY OF IRON MINE HILL, CUMBERLAND and 2- THE PETROGRAPHY AND MINERALOGY
OF IRON MINE HILL CUMBERLAND wps with stamp some wear, contents vg, 38 pp., 3 figs.; and (2) Warren C. H. and Powers S. 1914 GEOLOGY OF THE DIAMOND HILL-CUMBERLAND DISTRICT IN RHODE ISLAND-MASSACHUSETTS offprint GSA Bull. wps with chips, stamp contents vg, 41 pp.                                                                                             Price: $15.00                             (stock#RI11)

STATE/UNV. RHODE ISLAND PUBLICATIONS
 

 

Gonthier J. B. 1966  HYDROLOGIC DATA FOR SOUTH BRANCH OF THE PAWTUXET RIVER BASIN RHODE ISLAND RI Water Resources Coord. Board, ex-lib. soiling to wps 34 pp. 4 figs 2 f/o pocket maps.                                                                                                   Price: $15.00                       (stock#RI003)

Quinn A. and Swann D. H.  1950  BIBLIOGRAPHY OF RHODE ISLAND  GEOLOGY RI Industrial Dev. Comm. wps, 26 pp, 2 figs.                                                                Price: $15.00                      (stock#RI006)

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U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PUBLICATIONS

 
BULLETINS
 

#115 Gannett H. 1894 GEOGRAPHIC DICTIONARY OF RHODE ISLAND archival wps else vg copy with 31 pp.                                                                                                     Price: $15.00              (stock#USGSB115)

#311  Emerson and Perry 1907  THE GREEN SCHISTS AND ASSOCIATED GRANITES AND PORPHYRIES OF RHODE ISLAND 8vo wraps with marginal chips/tears, some wear overall, but good with 74 pp., 2 plts, 6 figs.                                                                                            Price: $25.00             (stock#USGSB311)

#615 Ashley G. H. 1915 RHODE ISLAND COAL light wear, slight  discoloration to wp margins from age else fine, contents clean, 62 pp., 5 plates and 3 figs.                    Price: $20.00            (stock#USGSB615)

#1071-I  Kaye C. A. 1960 SURFICIAL GEOLOGY OF THE KINGSTON QUADRANGLE RHODE ISLAND wps with small stamp, light wear, vg copy, 56 pp., 3 plts, 16 figs including large fold out pocket map.                                                                                                                      Price: $15.00         (stock#USGSB1071I)


#1158-B  Quinn A. W. 1963  BEDROCK GEOLOGY OF THE CROMPTON QUADRANGLE RHODE ISLAND wps with small stamp, light wear, vg, 17 pp. + map in rear pocket.  Price: $15.00      (stock#USGSB1158b)

#1295 Quinn A. W. 1971 BEDROCK GEOLOGY OF RHODE ISLAND wps, light wear, fine copy,  68 pp., 1 plt, 2 figs, the plate being the large colored fold out BEDROCK MAP OF RHODE ISLAND In rear pocket.                                                                                            Price: $20.00                (stock#USGSB1295)


WATER SUPPLY PAPERS


#1499-A  Halberg H. N. et al. 1961 WATER RESOURCES OF THE PROVIDENCE AREA RHODE ISLAND 8vo, wps, vg copy, 50 pp., 1 plt, 16 figs, the plate being folding pocket map showing surficial geology of the Providence area.                                                                   Price: $15.00                    (stock#WSP1499A)

#1775  Rosenshein J. S. et al. 1968 HYDROLOGIC CHARACTERISTICS AND SUSTAINED YIELD OF PRINCIPAL GROUND WATER UNITS POTOWOMUT-WICKFORD AREA RHODE ISLAND wps and map slip case, ex-lib else light wear, vg, 38 pp., 5 plts, 8 figs.        Price: $10.00                     (stock#WSP1775)

#2033  Gonthier J. B. et al. 1974 AVAILABILITY OF GROUND WATER IN THE LOWER PAWCATUCK RIVER BASIN RHODE ISLAND wps, light wear, vg, 40 pp., 5 plts, 7 figs.  

                                                                                                       Price: $10.00                       (stock#WSP2033)


U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MAPS
 

Chute N. E. 1949  SURFICIAL GEOLOGY OF THE PAWTUCKET QUADRANGLE RHODE ISLAND USGS map GQ-2 map in printed sleeve.                                             Price: $10.00                      (stock#mapGQ02)

 Feininger T. 1965  BEDROCK GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE ASHAWAY QUADRANGLE CONNECTICUT - RHODE ISLAND USGS map GQ 403 map in sleeve, map fine.    Price: $10.00            (stock#mapGQ403)
 
Schafer J. P. 1965  SURFICIAL GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE WATCH HILL QUADRANGLE RHODE ISLAND - CONNECTICUT USGS map GQ 410map in sleeve, map
fine.       Price: $10.00            (stock#mapGQ410)


OTHER RHODE ISLAND GEOLOGY PUBLICATIONS


Dale T. N. 1884 CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GEOLOGY OF RHODE ISLAND (WITH A MAP), Part 1 pp. 217-228) in American Journal of Science, March 1884 issue, and represents the first significant revision of Rhode Island geology since Jackson’s classic treatise, and would remain as such until Emerson’s summary treatment in 1917. Other contents diverse but include a pair of scarce reports on Maine Minerals which are: Kunz G. F. 1884 TOPAZ AND ASSOCIATED MINERALS AT STONEHAM ME. (pp.
212-217) and E. S. Dana CRYSTALLINE FORM OF THE SUPPOSED HERDERITE FROM STONEHAM, ME. (pp. 229-232). Overall some wear, corner bump, contents good.        

                                                                                                Price: $20.00                    (stock#AJS1884March)

Loughlin G. F. and Hechinger L. A. 1914 AN UNCONFORMITY IN THE NARRAGANSETT BASIN OF RHODE ISLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS offprint from American Jour. Science wps with penciled names, vg, 20 pp., 1 fig. Scarce.                                         Price: $8.00                                      (stock#RI007)

Perkins E. H. 1920 THE ORIGIN OF THE DIGHTON CONGLOMERATE OF THE NARRAGNASETT BASIN OF MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND offprint  from Amer. Jour. Science wps signed compliments of author, light wear, vg, 15 pp., 1 fig.          Price: $10.00                                 (stock#MA009)

Quinn A. and Young J. A. Jr. 1937 MINERALS AND ASSOCIATED ROCKS AT COPPER MINE HILL RHODE ISLAND offprint from American Mineralogist 22(4) some wear but vg, 11 pp., 2 figs that Are detailed maps of the mine adits and dumps. Scarce.       Price: $12.00                                   (stock#RI002)

Woodworth J. B. and Marbut C. F. 1896 THE QUEEN’S RIVER MORAINE IN RHODE ISLAND offprint from Jour. Geology 8vo, wps with light soiling, name stamp and notation, contents vg, 13 pp., 7 figs.                                                                                            Price: $10.00                                 (stock#RI008)

Young J. A. Jr. 1938 KEILHAUITE – A GUIDE MINERAL TO THE STERLING GRANITE GNEISS OF RHODE ISLAND offprint from American Mineralogist 23(4) 8vo, vg, 4 pp., 1 fig.            
                                                                                                     Price: $4.00                                  (stock#RI001)

Richmond G. M. and Allen W. B. 1951 THE GEOLOGY AND GROUND-WATER RESOURCES OF THE GEORGIAVILLE QUADRANGLE, RHODE ISLAND RI Port and Indust. Comm. Bull. #4 wps light wear vg, 75 pp., 3 folding maps/plts in pocket, 7 figs.                                                                                                   Price: $25.00                               (stock#RI09)

Rhode Island Development Council 1953 GROUND-WATER RESOURCES OF RHODE ISLAND RI Dev. Counc. Bull. 6, wps some wear along spine, contents vg,  170 pp., folding map in pocket.         Price: $25.00                 (stock#RI06)

Murray D. P. 1988 RHODE ISLAND: THE LAST BILLION YEARS wps light wear, vg, 94 pp., 56 figs, detailed field trip stop descritpions.                                                                                       Price: $20.00                          (stock#RI06)

Lang S. M. 1961 APPRAISAL OF THE GROUND-WATER RESERVOIR AREAS IN RHODE ISLAND RI Dev. Coun. Bull. #11 wps, corners bumped else light wear vg, 38 pp., 5 plts (folding maps in pocket), 4 figs.  

                                                                                                                                           Price: $20.00           (stock#RI05)

Bierschenk W. H. 1954 GROUND-WATER RESOURCES OF THE PROVIDENCE QUADRANGLE RHODE ISLAND RI Dev. Counc. Bull. 10 wps light wear vg, 104 pp., 3 plts (folding maps in pocket), 12 figs.     Price: $25.00               (stock#RI04)

Bierschenk W. H. 1954 GROUND-WATER RESOURCES OF THE BRISTOL QUADRANGLE, RHODE ISLAND – MASSACHUSETTS RI Dev. Counc. Bull. #7 wps light wear vg, 98 pp., 3 plts (including 2 folding maps in pocket), 7 figs.                                                                                                                   Price: $25.00                          (stock#RI03)