TECTONICS AND STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY -  FEATURED ITEMS

Dennison J. M. 1983 SEDIMENTARY TECTONICS OF THE APPALACHIAN BASIN Dallas Geol. Soc. 4to wps light wear vg 129 pp., 60 figs.                                                                                  Price: $20.00                          (stock#PA133)

Leith C. K. 1905 ROCK CLEAVAGE USGS Bull. #239 bound in pebbled red cloth, title page lacking, text block coming loose from binding, a bit worn exterior, contents good with 216 pp., 27 plts, 40 figs.  

                                                                                                                 Price: $20.00                   (stock#USGSB239)

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Aubouin J. et al.1980 GEOLOGY OF THE ALPINE CHAINS BORN OF THE TETHYS Orleans, France 4to, wps with light stain to spine, contents vg, 354 pp., scores of figs.                  Price: $20.00                (stock#EUR10)

CNRS (France) LA CHAINE VARISQUE D’EUROPE MOYENN ET OCCIDENTALE 4to, in original printed stiff wraps and also archival covers, vg copy, 654 pp. many figs and many reports.   

                                                                                                                                Price: $35.00                (stock#EUR69)

Dickenson W. R. and Yarborough H. 1981 PLATE TECTONICS AND HYDROCARBON ACCUMULATION AAPG Ed. Course Note Series #1 4to, wps, light wear, vg, 34 pp., 71 plts, numerous figs.                

                                                                                                                                 Price: $20.00                   (AAPGCN01)

Lawson A. C. 1927 FOLDED MOUNTAINS AND ISOSTASY Presidential Address to Geol. Soc. of America, 1927. 8vo, wraps signed “with the author’s compliments” in Lawson’s hand, private ownership stamp and signature else light wear, vg, 22 pp.                                                                                    Price: $10.00              (stock#TEC102)

Schaer J-P and Rodgers J. (eds.) 1987 THE ANATOMY OF MOUNTAIN RANGES 4to, cloth with dust jacket, vg clean copy of a classic text with 298 pp., figs and much on Europe, North Africa, South America and central Asia.                                                                                                                         Price: $25.00             (stock#Tect101)

Schuchert C. 1916 THE PROBLEM OF CONTINENTAL FRACTURING AND DIASTROPHISM IN OCEANICA offprint from Amer. Journ. Science [3rd Ser.] 42: 91-105 8vo, wps, spine with tape else vg, on use of geosynclinal doctrine somewhat muddled with the emerging theory of continental drift. A classic time capsule of geologic thought on the subject.                                                                    Price: $8.00                  (stock#GG02)

Schuchert C. 1917  ATLANTIS AND THE PERMANENCY OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN BOTTOM offprint from Proc. National Acad. Sciences 3: 65-72, 8vo, wps, spine coveredwith acid-free archival tape else vg and a fascinating paper focused on the geologic possibilities of Atlantis, in which Schuchert acknowledges his belief in pre-Cenozoiccontinental drift.                                                                         Price:  $10.00              (stock#GG01A)

Schuchert C. 1920  THE NATURE OF PALEOZOIC CRUSTAL INSTABILITY IN EASTERN NORTH AMERICA offprint from Amer. Jour. Science [4th Ser.] 1:  400-414 8vo, wps, vg, on Schuchert’s views of Paleozoic orogenic events  that affected the North American craton.                             Price:  $8.00                (stock#GG04)

Schuchert C. 1923  SITES AND NATURE OF THE NORTH AMERICAN GEOSYNCLINE offprint from GSA Bulletin 34: 151-230 (Presidential Address to the Society), 8vo, wps, spine with cloth tape else vg. With much on the Appalachian-Ouachita orogeny.                                                                           Price: $10.00             (stock#GG003)

Sugimura A. and Uyeda, S. 1973 ISLAND ARCS – JAPAN AND ITS ENVIRONS Elsevier [publisher] 8vo, dust jacket with some wear, private bookplate on paste down else contents clean and very good, 247 pp., figs. Long out of print.                                                                                                     Price: $25.00          (stock#SEA022)

Tollman A. 1963 OSTALPEN-SYNTHESE 2 vols (text and plates) 8vo, dust jacket with short tears else private owners book plate and stamp, light wear, vg, 256 pp., 11 plates in slip case.   Price: $30.00       (stock#EUR068)

 

Termier P. 1925 THE DRIFTING CONTINENTS offprint from Smithsonian Ann Rpt for 1924 wps with some wear, minor chips, notation, contents vg with 18 pp. A suprisingly concise assessment of Continental Drift theory of the day.                                                                                                          Price: $15.00                 (stock#Tect103)

Valasek P. 1992 THE TECTONIC STRUCTURE OF THE SWISS ALPINE CRUST INTERPRETED FROM A 2D NETWORK OF DEEP CRUSTAL SEISMIC PROFILES AND AN EVALUATION OF 3D EFFECTS Ph.D thesis (published version), Swiss Federal Inst. Technology, Zurich. 4to, wps, light wear, vg, 195 pp., figs. 

                                                                                                                                   Price: $20.00              (stock#EUR71)



 

Bailey E. B. 1935 TECTONIC ESSAYS MAINLY ALPINE Oxford, Clarendon press, 8vo, cloth, ex-lib with perforated stamp else light wear, vg, 200 pp., 49 figs, folding map for frontis.               Price: $30.00                         (stock#EUR182)