For Sale : Used Massachusetts State Geology Publications
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Massachusetts Geology Publications : Misc. ~9x6" unless otherwise noted, many are offprints.
Distribution of helium and radioactivity in rocks : Ayer granite-migmatite at Chelmsford, Mass. 1944. Amer J Sci. 9p. $1
Fauna of New England : 1. List of the Reptilia by Samuel Henshaw. 1904. Occasional Papers of the Boston Society of Natural History. This paper is simply a list, with details for each species. It includes two separate pages : one that is a checklist showing the presence of each species of reptile in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. The other is a publisher's description page of the entire "Fauna of NE." 9.5x6", 15p. (last three pages have bad corner, cover slightly soiled). $2
The Geological history of the Connecticut Valley of Massachusetts, a popular account of its rocks and origin. By William J. Miller. 1921 Hampshire Bookshop, Inc. 9.5x6”, 74p., illustrations. One photo shows a man and his dog on top of Rocking Stone. Includes fold-out map. I suspect that today’s geologist would find some curious interpretations in this account, though it is very nicely done and would interest almost anyone. Coverage includes dinosaurs. SCARCE. (Good. Cover edges are bumped where they overhang the page block. Spine has one small chip. Cover edge has short closed tear. Owner's name "Mary Draper" on fly leaf.) $42
Geology of the City Tunnel Extension, Greater Boston, Massachusetts. By Marland P. Billings and F. Lyle Tierney. 1964 offprint, Journal of the Boston Society of Civil Engineers, Volume 51, number 2, pages 111-154, 17 figures, 6 tables. Neat photos. $3
Metamorphic hydration of Augite – Orthopyroxene Monzodiorite to Hornblende granodiorite gneiss, Belchertown batholith, west-central Massachusetts. By Lewis D. ashwal. 1974. Contribution 18, Geology department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts. Orange softcover, 11x8.5”, 124 pages, 35 figures, 16 tables. Very Good. $15
Mineralogy and petrology of metamorphosed iron-rich beds in the lower Devonian Littleton formation, Orange area, Massachusetts. By J. Craig Huntington. 1975. Contribution 19, Geology department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts. Orange softcover, 11x8.5”, 106 pages, 39 figures, 10 tables. 2 plates in pocket. Good, spine sunned. $20
New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference 61st Annual Meeting Guidebook for field trips in New York, Massachusetts, and Vermont. Edited by John M. Bird. Held at the State University of New York at Albany, New York, October 10, 11, 12, 1969. Softcover, 11x8.5”, numbered in sections, about 400 pages, illustrated. Covers 18 field trips. (Fair. All Good, but cover has some soil and spine needs new black tape - cosmetic only). $24
Pollucite from Lithia, Massachusetts. By B. M. Shaub and B. J. Schenck. 1954 American Mineralogist vol. 39, pages 661-664. 4p., 1 photo, 1 table. $1
Ultramafic lenses in the Middle Ordovician Partridge formation, Bronson Hill anticlinorium, central Massachusetts. By Robert A. Wolff. 1978. Contribution 34, Geology department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts. Orange softcover, 11x8.5”, 162 pages, 49 figures, 37 tables, 3 plates in pocket. Very Good. $24