Auction 122, Lot 900

"Geography and Geology of a Portion of Southwestern Wyoming with Special Reference to Coal and Oil by A.C. Veatch / Geology of the Marysville Mining District, Montana A Study of Igneous Intrusion and Contact Metamorphism by Joseph Barrell", U.S. Government

Subject: Exploration and Surveys, Wyoming and Montana

Period: 1907 (dated)

Publication: HR Doc. 784-785, 59th Cong., 2d Sess.

Color: Printed Color

9.5 x 11.5 inches
24.1 x 29.2 cm

This is Professional Paper 56 and 57 which is an interesting and informative investigation of part of Wyoming and Montana. The immediate incentive for the work was the need for more extensive and accurate information regarding the coalfields of the Western United States. It is profusely illustrated with attractive black and white photographs of fossilized animals and plants, large foldout profiles and five foldout maps including a colorful Area Geology of a Portion of Southwestern Wyoming (18 x 37") which includes Evanston; Geological Map of the Marysville Mining District, Montana (14 x 18"); and three other similar . Several additional, smaller maps are printed within the text. Complete with 178pp, 4to. Hardbound in original sheepskin with gilt titling over red and black bands.


Condition: A

Contents very good with some age toning mostly along edges. Covers have a couple scuffmarks, and front board is split along the hinge, but still attached. Spine is a bit scuffed, but sound, as is the binding. Rear cover has a large abrasion.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/5/2007