The Tertiary Gravels of the Sierra Nevada of California

By: Lindgren, Waldemar

Price: $80.00

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Book Condition: Very good


Second Printing. Quarto (28.5 cm), pp. 226 plus 30 pages of plates. Blue cloth boards with gilt titling. Envelope with four fold-out plates of maps and diagrams laid in. Reprint of the 1911 United States Geological Survey Professional paper 73, described in the preface as, "the most important single work ever published that tells 'where the gold is.'" Laid in material includes: 1: Diagram showing "Dragline Dredge, Cut by Courtesy Bodinson Manufacturing Company," reprinted from California Journal of Mines and Geology, 1938 (11.5 x 9 inches). 2: Map Showing Tertiary Gravel Channels Nevada County California, 1943 (14.75 x 7.5 inches). 3: Map of Northern California Showing Placer Mining Areas, 1932 (17.25 x 18.5 inches). 4: Geologic Map of Northern Sierra Nevada Showing Tertiary River Channels and Mother Lode Belt, 1932, two-color, accampanying report by Olaf P. Jenkins on verso (15.5 x 28). Minor scuffing and bumping to boards. Laid in material in fine condition with only original folds.

Title: The Tertiary Gravels of the Sierra Nevada of California

Author Name: Lindgren, Waldemar

Categories: Science,

Publisher: Tarzana, CA, Del Oeste Press: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very good

Seller ID: 28811