Twentieth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey 1898-'99: Part II. - General Geology and Paleontology

Twentieth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey 1898-'99: Part II. - General Geology and Paleontology

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Walcott, Charles D. Twentieth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior, 1898-'99: Part II. - General Geology and Paleontology. Washington : Government Printing Office , 1900. First Edition. [9156]

Maroon cloth with gilt titles & vignette, 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, binding bright, a few creases to spine cloth. viii., 953 pp., plus 98 plates & maps (some color) and additional text illustrations. Faint tidemark in some sections; the book is a bit shaken with nothing detached. Good. Hardcover.

This volume has six illustrated reports:

1. Brief memorandum on the geology of the Philippine Islands, by G. F. Becker;

2. A Study of Bird Mountain, Vermont, by T. H. Dale;

3. Devonian fossils from southwestern Colorado: The fauna of the Ouray formation, by G. H. Girty;

4. A preliminary paper on the geology of the Cascade Mountians in northern Washington, by I. C. Russell;

5. Status of the Mesozoic floras of the United States, by L. F. Ward;

6. The stratigraphic succession of the fossil floras of the Pottsville formation in the Southern Anthracite coal field, Pennsylvania, by David White.