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For Sale : Used Maryland State Geology Publications

Maryland Geological Survey
formerly State of Maryland : Board of Natural Resources
Department of Geology, Mines, and Water Resources.
Archeological Studies - Bulletins -County Atlases (old and new styles) - County Geologic Maps -
County Reports - Quadrangle Atlases - Quadrangle Geologic Maps
- Reports of Investigations - Systematic Reports -

Misc. Maryland geology Publications.

General condition notes : (See each item for any individual notes on condition.)
Lightly used. Owner's stamps. Some bumped edges and corners. Covers lightly rubbed.
Older spines show wear/darkening. Covers / edge of page block may be slightly soiled.
Softcover unless otherwise noted. Please ask if you need more information on any item.

A listing like "24 plates (3 in pocket)" means 24 total plates with 21 plates bound in text and 3 folded in pocket.
All publications are complete with all plates and maps unless specifically and clearly noted in RED.

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Maryland Geological Survey : Archeological Studies 11x8.5", illus.

Maryland Archeological Studies 1 : 1973 : AN ARCHEOLOGICAL SEQUENCE IN THE MIDDLE CHESAPEAKE REGION. Wright, H.T. 41p., 15 figures, 8 tables. $12

Maryland Archeological Studies 4 : 1986 : RADIOCARBON DATING OF ARCHEOLOGICAL SAMPLES FROM MARYLAND. Boyce, H.L. and Frye, L.A. 44p., 2 figures, 6 tables, 3 appendices. $8

 

Maryland Geological Survey : Bulletins
9x6" Nicely illustrated, fold-outs, photographic plates and plates (some color) in pocket.
Unless noted, these are First Editions, Handsome dark green Hardbacks, with gilt lettering.
Most have owner's name, plate, or minor library marks, lightly rubbed covers. Good to Very Good unless noted.

Maryland Bulletin 2 : 1948 : CRETACEOUS AND TERTIARY SUBSURFACE GEOLOGY—The Stratigraphy, Paleontology, and Sedimentology of Three Deep Test Wells on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. 456 p., 39 plates, 30 figures (12 in pocket), 20 tables. in text. Anderson, J.L. et al. Very Good - $5

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All publications are complete with all plates and maps unless specifically and clearly noted in RED.

 

Maryland Geological Survey : County Atlases 10x7”, Hard box with LARGE folded plates. SCARCE, rarely found.
These are Handsome dark green two-part slipcase boxes with gilt spine lettering, they match the County Reports.
See also closed related “County Reports” (below), published separately.
Plates tanned, especially where in contact with box. I have done my best to evaluate paper quality.
I have only found mention of 6 different County Atlases thus far: Allegany, Anne Arundel (1976), Calvert, Cecil, Garrett, Prince George’s, St. Mary’s. Perhaps many counties did NOT have one? - do you know?
* * * See also "STATE MAP" in misc. section, a similar set that includes HOWARD COUNTY.

ALLEGANY COUNTY ATLAS : 5 sheets in box. Geologic map (on three color sheets), Topography and Election districts (1905, one sheet, color). Forest areas by commercial type (1910, one sheet, color). NOTE : The 3 geologic map sheets are still tied with original string (I’m not going to cut the string, so can’t see the date on the maps – survey was done in 1897-8). SCARCE, rarely found. (MAPS are Very Good except for tanning on outer faces and edges, slightly tender, not yet brittle, no marks. BOX is rubbed with a library sticker) $88

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY ATLAS : 4 sheets in an envelope (new style of atlas). 4 maps, one color sheet each: 1. Geology; 2. Mineral resources and mined land inventory; 3. Land modifications; 4. Shoreline conditions. Scale 1:62,500 (approximately 1 inch to the mile). Glaser, J.D., Kuff, K.R., Slaughter, T.H., Kerhin, R.T., McMullan, B.G., Cocoros, G. and Vanko, D., 1976. NOTE : This is numbered as “County Atlas 1” but is only loosely related to the other County Atlases, it is much newer and is in an envelope, not a box. SCARCE. (MAPS are excellent, VG envelope has a bumped corner). $38

CALVERT COUNTY ATLAS : 3 sheets in box. Agricultural Soils (1902, one sheet, color). Topography and Election districts (1902, one sheet on heavier stock, color). Geological formations (1903, one sheet, color). SCARCE, rarely found. (MAPS are unused and Very Good except for tanning, but not yet brittle, no marks. BOX is slightly rubbed with library stickers) $58

CECIL COUNTY ATLAS : 3 sheets in a box. Geological Formations (1902, one sheet, color). Agricultural Soils (1902, one sheet, color). Topography and Election districts (1902, one sheet, color). SCARCE, rarely found. (MAPS are unused and Good except for tanning, tender but not yet brittle, no marks. BOX is rubbed with library stickers) $58

GARRETT COUNTY ATLAS : 2 sheets in a box. Geological Formations and Agricultural Soils (1902, one sheet, color). Topography and Election districts (1902, one sheet, color). SCARCE, rarely found. (MAPS are unused and Good except for tanning and brittle cross creases, no marks. BOX is rubbed with library stickers) $42

ST. MARY'S COUNTY ATLAS : 3 sheets in a box. Geological formations (1903, one sheet, color). Agricultural soils (1903, one sheet, color). Topography and Election districts (1914, one sheet, color). SCARCE, rarely found. (MAPS are Very Good except for tanning, but not yet brittle, no marks, one has a minor smudge on backside. BOX is rubbed with library stickers) $58

 

Maryland Geological Survey : County Geologic Maps Color, folded.
All are at a scale of 1:62,500 and are on the topographic base, plus cross-sections. Owner’s stamp.

HOWARD COUNTY Geologic Map : 1940 : See "STATE MAP" in Misc. section.

WICOMICO COUNTY Geologic Map : 1979 : By James P. Owens and Charles S. Denny. $4

WORCHESTER COUNTY Geologic Map : 1978 : By James P. Owens and Charles S. Denny. $4

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Maryland Geological Survey : County Reports 10x7”, illus., in alphabetical order by County Name.
Excellent detail, primarily geological. Unless noted, these are Handsome dark green Hardback books with gilt cover lettering.
Good to VG unless noted, with faint tanning. See also closed related “County Atlases” above, published separately.

ALLEGANY COUNTY : 1900 : 323 p. 30 plates in text, 15 figures, several fold-outs. Abbe, C., Jr., et al. Content covers Physiography, geology, mineral resources, soils, climate, hydrography, magnetic declination, forests, flora and fauna. (Good, Nice. Cover lightly rubbed, spine ends barely abraded, some library marks) $12

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY : 1917 : 232 p., 9 plates in text, 4 figures. Little, H.P. et al. Contents cover Development of knowledge, physiography, geology, mineral resources, soils, climate, hydrography, magnetic declination, and forests. (Very Good, cover lightly rubbed, library marks). $12

CECIL COUNTY : 1902 : 322 p., 30 plates in text, 24 figures Shattuck, G.B. et al. Contents cover Development of knowledge, physiography, geology, mineral resources, soils, climate, hydrography, magnetic declination, and forests. (Good, cover lightly rubbed, spine a bit darkened, spine ends and edges rubbed and bumped a bit, library marks). $12

CHARLES COUNTY : 1948 : 267 p., 12 plates (6 in pocket), 20 figures. Dryden, L. et al. Content covers Georgraphy, Geology, Surface rock exposures, Well Cuttings, Water resources, Soils, Forests, Wildlife, Climate, and Magnetic declination. (Very Good. Library marks) $30

KENT COUNTY : 1926 : 184 p., 12 plates in text, 3 figures. Miller, B.L. et al. Contents include Development of Knowledge, Physiography, Geology, Mineral Resources, Soils, Climate, Hydrography, Magnetic Declination, Forests. (Very Good, spine lightly rubbed, library marks) $32

QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY : 1926 : 175 p., 8 plates in text, 2 figures. Miller, B.L. et al. Content covers Development of knowledge, Physiography, Geology, Mineral Resources, Soils, Climate, Hydrography, Magnetic declination and Forests. (Very Good, spine a bit darkened, library marks) $1

TALBOT COUNTY : 1926 : 177 p., 8 plates in text, 2 figures. Miller, B.L. et al. Content covers Development of Knowledge, Physiography, Geology, Mineral Resources, Soils, Climate, Hydrography, Magnetic declination, and Forests. (Good, bumped cover corners, spine sunned, library marks) $1

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All publications are complete with all plates and maps unless specifically and clearly noted in RED.

 

Maryland Geological Survey : Quadrangle Atlases Folded color sheets in an envelope.

Maryland Quadrangle Atlas 1 : 1973 : BOWIE QUADRANGLE: GEOLOGIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL ATLAS. 5 maps (only 1 is color): 1. Geologic; 2. Mineral resources; 3. Ground-water resources; 4. Construction conditions; 5. Septic-tank constraints. Includes 3 pages of text. Glaser, J.D. and Hansen, H.J. $3

Maryland Quadrangle Atlas 4 : 1979 : WHITE MARSH QUADRANGLE: GEOLOGY, HYDROLOGY, AND MINERAL RESOURCES. 3 maps : 1. Geologic; 2. Physiography; 3. Mineral resources. Cleaves, E.T., Kuff, K.R., Crowley, W.P., and Reinhardt, J. $10

Maryland Quadrangle Atlas 5 : 1977 : JARRETTSVILLE QUADRANGLE HYDROGEOLOGY. 4 maps : 1. Depth to water table; 2. Slope of the land surface; 3. Ground-water availability; 4. Constraints on installation of septic systems. Includes 3 pages of text. Nutter, L.J. (Maps EXC, envelope has small spot). $3

 

Maryland Geological Survey : Quadrangle Geologic Maps Color, folded.
Scale 1:24,000, on topographic base. Maps include explanatory text and cross sections.. Owner’s stamp.

BALTIMORE EAST Quadrangle Geologic Map. Reinhardt, J. and Crowley, W.P., 1979. $28

BRISTOL Quadrangle Geologic Map. Glaser, J.D., 1984. (Prince George’s, Anne Arundel, and Calvert counties) $3

MIDDLE RIVER Quadrangle Geologic Map. Reinhardt, J., 1977. $3

MYERSVILLE Quadrangle Geologic Map. Fauth, J., 1981. $3

PHOENIX Quadrangle Geologic Map. Moller, S.A., 1979. $3

PORT TOBACCO Quadrangle Geologic Map. Glaser, J.D., 1984. $3

REISTERSTOWN Quadrangle Geologic Map. Crowley, W.P., 1977. $3

UPPER MARLBORO Quadrangle Geologic Map. Glaser, J.D., 1981. $3

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Maryland Geological Survey : Reports of Investigation
11x8.5”, Illustrated, many have large figures, tables. or maps folded in a pocket at the back.
Owner’s stamps or name. May have sunned spines. In Good to VG condition unless noted below.

Maryland Reports of Investigation 14 : 1970 : GEOLOGIC AND HYDROLOGIC FACTORS BEARING ON SUBSURFACE STORAGE OF LIQUID WASTES IN MARYLAND. 39 p., 10 figures (2 figures in pocket), 6 tables. Otton, E.G. Very Good - $5

Maryland Reports of Investigation 17 : 1971 : WATER RESOURCES OF DORCHESTER AND TALBOT COUNTIES, MARYLAND, with Special Emphasis on the Ground-Water Potential of the Cambridge and Easton Areas. 107 p., 39 figures, 16 tables. Mack, F.K., Webb, W.E., and Gardner, R.A. (dark mark inside cover from library pocket) $12

Maryland Reports of Investigation 22 : 1974 : AN EVALUATION OF THE MAGOTHY AQUIFER IN THE ANNAPOLIS AREA, MARYLAND. 75 p., 2 plates, 34 figures, 7 tables. Mack, F.K. $5

Maryland Reports of Investigation 32 : 1979 : GEOLOGICAL INTERPRETATIONS OF AEROMAGNETIC MAPS OF THE CRYSTALLINE ROCKS IN THE APPALACHIANS, NORTHERN VIRGINIA TO NEW JERSEY. 43 p., 3 plates in pocket, 18 figures, 4 tables, map. Fisher, G.W., Higgins, M.W., and Zietz, I. Note : original listing with MGS is wrong, there are only 3 plates. $3

Maryland Reports of Investigation 35 : 1983 : CHARACTERISTICS OF STREAMFLOW IN MARYLAND. 237 p., 9 plates in pocket, 9 figures (2 in pocket), 14 tables. There are a total of 11 items in pocket. Carpenter, D.H. This is a very large text and group of plates in a special plastic envelope. (Plastic envelope rubbed) $7

Maryland Reports of Investigation 37 : 1982 : GEOHYDROLOGY OF THE FRESH-WATER AQUIFER SYSTEM IN THE VICINITY OF OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND WITH A SECTION ON SIMULATED WATER-LEVEL CHANGES. 55 p., 29 figures (7 in pocket), 7 tables (1 in pocket). There are a total of 8 items in pocket. Weigle, J.M. and Achmad, G. $6

Maryland Reports of Investigation 38 : 1983 : HYDROGEOLOGY, DIGITAL SIMULATION, AND GEOCHEMISTRY OF THE AQUIA AND PINEY POINT-NANJEMOY AQUIFER SYSTEM IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND. 100 p., 13 plates in pocket, 56 figures, 11 tables. Chapelle, F.H. and Drummond, D.D. $12

Maryland Reports of Investigation 39 : 1984 : HYDROGEOLOGY OF THE UPPER CHESAPEAKE BAY AREA, MARYLAND, WITH EMPHASIS ON AQUIFERS IN THE POTOMAC GROUP. 62 p., 19 figures, 11 tables. Otton, E.G. and Mandle, R.J. $6

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Maryland Geological Survey : Systematic Reports HARDCOVER, 10x7", illustrated.
Reports include descriptions of rocks, their distribution, and their systematic paleontology and paleobotany.
This is an excellent matching set of three volumes, all pertaining to Maryland.

Maryland Systematic Report DEVONIAN - MIDDLE AND UPPER (text). Handsome Hardback. 1913. 720p., 5 plates with 10 figures in text, Columnar sections in pocket at back. (Text nice and clean, binding tight. Spine ends and corners bumped, end papers only faintly foxed, front hinge shaken) $28

Maryland Systematic Report DEVONIAN - LOWER (text). Handsome Hardback. 1913. 560p., 14 plates with 19 figures in text, Fold-out color map, Columnar sections in pocket at back. (text nice and clean, binding tight. Spine ends, cover edges and corners bumped, end papers only faintly foxed, hinges shaken) $28

Maryland Systematic Report DEVONIAN. PLATES. Handsome Hardback. Lower Devonian pls. XVII-XCVIII; Middle Devonian pls. VII-XLIV; Upper Devonian pls. XLV-LXII. 1913. Excellent, gorgeous, awesome - great plates! (spine ends, corners bumped, plus one bump on cover edge). $48

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

GEOLOGIC AND HYDROLOGIC DATA FROM TWO CORE HOLES DRILLED THROUGH THE AQUIA FORMATION (EOCENE-PALEOCENE) IN PRINCE GEORGE'S AND QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTIES, MARYLAND. 77 p., 1 pl., 16 figs. Hansen, H.J., 1977. This is Open File Report # 77-02-1. $5

Guidebooks to the Geology of Maryland. 1950 Johns Hopkins University, Studies in Geology 16 Softcover, 9x6”, Contains three guidebooks, each numbered separately, but bound together. Prepared for the field trips of the GSA Washington meeting, November 1950. (Very Good) $22

Guidebook 1 : The geology of the South Mountain anticlinorium, by Ernest Cloos. 28 pages, 11 figures.
Guidebook 2 : The geology of Bear Island, Potomac river, by Ernst Cloos and J. L. Anderson. 13 pages, 4 figures (including a fold-out geologic map).
Guidebook 3 : The coastal plain geology of southern Maryland, by J. T. Hack, C. C. Nikiforoff and R. M. Overbeck. 56 pages, 17 figures.

Maryland Mineral Industries 1896-1907 : 1908 Maryland Geological and Economic Survey. By Wm. Bullock Clark and Edward B. Mathews. This one is also numbered as Special Publication Volume 8 part 2. Softcover, 10x7”, Pages 99-223., figures 1-15, plates 9, 10, 11 including fold-out of the Hoffman Mine workings, plan of the Hoffman Drainage tunnel. NOTE : It does not mention the title of Part 1. This part (2) appears to be complete as is. SCARCE. (Good. Generally VG, clean and tight. Owner's marks on cover, cover edges and spine sunned, lightly bumped corner, spine ends chipped, spine slightly canted) $22

Memorial of George Huntington Williams (famous in the history of Maryland geologic studies). 1894. Bulletin GSA. 9p. frontispiece. (cover lightly soiled) $1

Mineral Resources – Supply, Availability, and Environmental Effects. A report to the legislative council, State of Maryland. By Jonathan Edwards, Jr., and Kenneth N. Weaver. 1971 Maryland Geological Survey. Softcover, 11x8.5”, 115p. (Very Good, owner's marks on cover, library pocket inside front cover). $2

Report on the survey of the Boundary line between Allegany and Garrett counties. 1898 Maryland Geological Survey. By L. A. Bauer. This is listed as a “Preliminary publication” and is surely related to the report in Maryland Volume 5. Softcover, 10.5x7”, 48p., 6 plates, fold-out map, 2 figures. SCARCE. (Good. Partyl uncut. Cover has owner's marks and is a bit rough around the edges) $12

Weathering and albitization of the Wissahickon schist at the Pretty Boy dam, Baltimore county, Maryland. 1932. Bulletin GSA. 20p. Uncut. (bumped and chipped corners). $1

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