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For Sale : Used Rhode Island State Geology Publications

State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations:
Industrial Commission : Geological Survey

Misc. Rhode Island geology publications

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Rhode Island Geological Survey : Bulletins (B) 11x8.5" Illustrated.
Rhode Island Port and Industrial Development Commission / Rhode Island Development Council Geological Bulletins.

Rhode Island Geology Bulletin 4 : 1951 : The geology and ground-water resources of the Georgiaville quadrangle, Rhode Island. By Gerald M. Richmond and William B. Allen. 75p., 3 plates in pocket, 7 figures, 9 tables. Note : this was the last bulletin in the series “Rhode Island Port and Industrial Development Commission Geological Bulletins” before the name was changed to “Rhode Island Development council.” (Good) $22

Rhode Island Geology Bulletin 6 : 1953 : Ground-water resources of Rhode Island. 170p., Illus. Plate in pocket. (lower spine end rough). $5

Rhode Island Geology Bulletin 7 : 1954 : Ground-water resources of the Bristol quadrangle, Rhode Island - Massachusetts. By William H. Bierschenk. 98 pages, 3 plates (2 folded in pocket), 7 figures, 8 tables. (Very Good) $5

Rhode Island Geology Bulletin 10 : 1959 : Ground-water resources of the Providence quadrangle, Rhode Island. By William H. Bierschenk. 104 pages, 3 plates in pocket, 12 figures, 10 tables. (Very Good) $5

Rhode Island Geology Bulletin 11 : 1961 : Appraisal of the Ground-water reservoir areas in Rhode Island. By S. M. Lang. 38 pages, 5 plates in pocket, 4 figures, 1 table. (bumped corners). $5


Rhode Island Geology Publications : Misc. ~9x6" unless otherwise noted, many are offprints.

Glacial brick clays of Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. 1896 USGS. By N. S. Shaler, J. b. Woodworth, and C. F. Marbut. About 11.5x7.5”. Pages 951-1104, 2 plates (one is a one page colored map), 10 figures. This original paper has been extracted from the “Seventeenth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey 1895-96, in three parts. Part I - Director's report and other papers.” The spine is neatly taped. I have included a photocopy of the title page of the entire volume and the index to the entire volume. This is a convenient way to own this report without having to deal with the entire huge volume. $12

Guidebook to geologic field studies in Rhode Island and adjacent areas. Published for the 73rd Annual Meeting of the New England Intercollegiate Geologic Conference held October 16-18, 1981. Department of Geology, University of Rhode Island. Softcover, 11x8.5”, 383 pages, illustrated. Includes 20 field trips. (Fair. Generally Good, but first few pages have come loose from glue of binding). $18

Investigations into the southern New England Red Crab fishery. By Arthur R. Ganz and James F. Herrmann. 1975, Rhode Island Department of Natural Resources, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Fisheries section. Softcover, comb-bound, 11x8.5”, 78p., illus. SCARCE (Good. Edge of page block lightly speckled, bumped corner). $12

Rhode Island : the Last Billion Years. By Daniel P. Murray. 1988 Department of Geology, University of Rhode Island. Softcover, 11x8.5”, 94 pages, 56 figures, background information and field trip stops. A very nice publication. $10

Shoreline changes in Rhode Island produced by Hurricane of September 21, 1938. By Robert L. Nichols and Alwyn F. Marston. 1939 Bulletin GSA, Volume 50, pages 1357-1370, 7 plates, 6 figures. The Before and After photos are amazing. Includes Napatree beach, Misquamicut beach, Watch Hill Point, Weekapaug beach, Charlestown beach, Sandy Point beach. $4

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