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University of Hawai'i - Publications
Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletins

Misc. Hawaiian and regional publications

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Bernice P. Bishop Museum : Bulletins Honolulu, Hawaii. 10x7", illus, photos, maps.
Fair : These have all been kinked or bent and are not completely flat. If you have a book press, you can correct this.
Paper over spine rough in places but still legible. Owner's stamps on cover. Clean.

Bernice Bishop Museum Bulletin 96 : 1932 : Geology of Eua, Tonga. By J. Edward Hoffmeister. Includes Petrography by Harold L. Alling and Foraminifera by G. Leslie Whipple. 93p., plus 22 plates. $15

Bernice Bishop Museum Bulletin 169 : 1941 : Geology of Borabora, Society Islands. By J.T. Stark and A.L. Howland. 43p., plus 4 plates. (upper spine end bumped) $15

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All publications are complete with all plates and maps unless specifically and clearly noted in RED.

Hawaii Geology Materials : Misc.

Characteristics of Volcanoes, with contributions of facts and principles from the Hawaiian Islands, including a historical review of Hawaiian volcanic action for the past sixty-seven years, a discussion of the relations of volcanic islands to deep-sea topography, and a chapter on volcanic-island denudation. By James D. Dana. Illustrated by Maps of the islands, A bathymetric map of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and Views of cones, craters, a lava-cascade, a lava-fountain, Etc. 1890 Dodd, Mead, and Company, New York, First USA Edition. HARDBACK, 9x6”, 399 pages, 16 plates plus 55 other illustrations in text. Most plates are full page photos or maps (some fold-out). Covers all of the Hawaiian islands and more. This is a lovely historical book with much to interest the volcanologist or the person interested in Hawaiian history. (FAIR. Generally Good, with clean interior and solid binding. One fold-out map, the Bathymetric Map of the Oceans is a bit tattered. The edge of the page block is irregular, typical for books of this age from before machine edge trimmers were in common use. What makes the book “Fair” is that it has been aggressively preserved by a library : inside hinges are taped with cloth tape, spine ends taped, and has been covered with a self-made dust jacket covered with a plastic Brodart-type sleeve. Has library and ex-library markings. This is a nice, solid, and clean reading copy.) $28

Field Trip Guide to the Hawaiian Islands : Oahu and Maui. Edited by Michael Garcia and John M. Sinton. July 1979, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics Special Publication. Softcover, staple-bound, 11x8.5”, 117 pages, nicely illustrated, includes folded map in pocket, road logs. A perfect gift for the geologist being d-r-a-g-g-e-d to Hawaii on a family vacation! (owner's name marked out on cover corner). $18

Hawaiian Landslides, Group of reports. Here are 5 reports related to this topic, they are offprints or photocopies. All include the author William R. Normark and 4 of the 5 also have James G. Moore as an author. Ask if you need the other authors. $8 for the group.

Contents of the group of “Hawaiian Landslides” reports :
1. Giant Hawaiian Underwater Landslides. Science, April 1, 1994, pages 46-7, color.
2. Submarine slope failures initiated by Hurricane Iwa, Kahe Point, Oahu, Hawaii. 1993, IN USGS Bulletin 2002. Pages 197-204.
3. Giant Hawaiian Lanslides. Annu. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci. 1994, 22, pages 119-44.
4. Giant volcano-related landslides and the development of the Hawaiian Islands. 1993. IN USGS Bulletin 2002, pages 184-196.
5. Giant blocks in the South Kona landslide, Hawaii. Geology, February 1995, pages 125-128.

Land use and land cover map, 1976-78, Kauai county, Hawaii. 1980. USGS Land Use map 128, out of print. Folded, in a printed jacket. Scale 1:100,000. $10

Loss of Hawaiian Littoral Sand by Ralph Moberly, Jr. Extracted by Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, vol. 38(1), pages 17-34. 1968. 9.5x6.5" $2

Records of seismographs in North America and the Hawaiian Islands. No. 1. by Harry Fielding Reid. Offprint. 1905 Terrestrial Magnetism and Atmospheric Electricity. 10x7" 16p. Much is taken up with tables of data. Uncut - never used. Very nice copy. $8

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