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Geological Excursions or the Rudiments of Geology for Young Learners

By Winchell, Alexander

Chicago: S. C. Griggs and Co., 1886. Third Edition . Brown Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains 234 pp., b&w illustrations, a nice, tight, copy with only minor wear and some darkening along page edges. Winchell (1824 - 1891) was Professor of Paleontology at the University of Michigan and the Michigan State Geologist. He defined and first named Mississippian (Lower Carboniferous) strata along the upper part of the Mississippi River. Mt. Winchell in California was named for him. As a lecturer and writer Winchell did a great deal to reconcile the conflicts between science (particularly evolution) and religion. Like Rev. Henry Ward Beecher he embraced evolution as God's way of working out his purposes in the world.


Elements of Crystallography for Students of Chemistry Physics and Mineralogy

By Williams, George Huntington

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1892. Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged . Green Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Contains 270 pp. plus 8 pp. ads; nice, bright copy.


A Text-book of Geology Designed for Schools and Academies

By Dana, James D.

New York: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1863. First Edition . Brown Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Contains 353 pp., illustrated with 375 woodcuts, top and bottom of spne worn, a clean, tight copy. This is the first edition of the abridgement of Dana's larger and classic Manual of Geology.


Man and Weather

By McAdie, Alexander

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926. First Edition . Blue Cloth Spine/Blue Boards. Very Good/Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 99 pp., 18 b&w photographs, about one-third of dust jacket spine is missing.


Memoir Upon the Formation of a Deaf Variety of the Human Race: A Paper Presented to the National Academy of Sciences at New Haven, November 13, 1883


(Washington): National Academy of Sciences, 1885. Brown Cloth. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First edition published as a separate monograph with its own pagination; no publication date but either 1884 or 1885, 86 pp., folding graph, ex-library copy with previous library's bookplate on front pastedown (Library of the Berkshire Athenaeum) with discard indication, no external indications of being ex-library. Top and bottom of spine are worn (about 1/4" missing from top and bottom, three small glue stains on front cover (total area about the size of a dime).