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University of the State of New York:
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Annual Reports - Bulletins - Handbooks

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Misc. New York Geology Publications

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New York State Museum : Annual Reports
9x6", hardback unless otherwise stated, Illustrated.

New York State Museum Forty-fifth annual report of the Regents for the Year 1891. NYSM 45th Annual Report. 1892. Black cloth hardback, 616p., nicely illustrated. In addition to the usual year summary reports, there are the following. Very Good (lightly tanned) $48

Selected contents of NYSM 45th Annual Report :
Report on a deposit of marl and peat in the town of New Baltimore.
Report on the development of the salt industry of central New York for the year 1891.
New York species of Omphalia.
Livonia salt shaft.
Palaeontology of New York.
List of Palaeozoic Brachiopoda.
Hand book of the Brachiopoda (long piece. Pages 455-616)

 

New York State Museum : Bulletins
9x6" to 10x7" through 417, 11x8.5" after that. Illustrated.
NOTE : The bulletins from the NYSM have multiple numbers from different sub-series, please go by the title when in doubt - or ask.

Bound volume with NYSM Bulletins 1-6. Hardback, boards covered with marbled paper, cloth spine. (Good ex-library. Label is hand-written on spine. Cover edges bumped and lightly abraded. Bulletin covers inside have library marks, one cover has a short tear.) $48

Contents of NYSM Bulletins 1-6 :
New York State Museum Bulletin 1 : 1892 : Preliminary List of New York Unionidae. By William B. Marshall. 17 pages. Very little content, just a widely spaced list meant to be used by field scientist to note presence of the various species in different areas.
New York State Museum Bulletin 2 : 1887 : Contributions to the botany of the state of New York. By Charles H. Peck, State Botanist. The contents of this bulletin include : Descriptions of new species of New York fungi, Additions to the flora of the State of New York in 1883 with remarks and observations, Descriptions of New York species of fungi belonging to the genera Paxillus, Cantharellus and Craterellus, Names of New York species of Pyrenomycetous fungi according to the Saccardoan system of arrangement, and Descriptions of New York species of viscid Boleti. 66 pages plus two beautiful drawn plates.
New York State Museum Bulletin 3 : 1888 : Building stone in the state of New York. By John C. Smock. 152 pages. Includes information on quarry districts and quarries.
New York State Museum Bulletin 4 : 1888 : Some New York minerals and their localities. By Frank I. Nason. 19 pages plus one plate.
New York State Museum Bulletin 5 : 1888 : The white grub of the May beetle. By J. A. Lintner, State Entomologist. 31 pages, 5 figures.
New York State Museum Bulletin 6 : 1888 : Cut Worms (Cut=worms, cutworms). By J. A. Linterner. 36 pages, 28 figures.

New York State Museum Bulletin 9 : 1890 : Beaks of Unionidae inhabiting the vicinity of Albany, New York. By William B. Marshall. Pages 169-189 plus one plate. This is the full bulletin, it looks like they started to number all the bulletins in a “Volume” in one series. Hardback, boards covered with marbled paper, cloth spine. (Good ex-library. Label is hand-written on spine. Paper bulletin cover (inside) and first page inside have library marks.) $12

New York State Museum Bulletin 13 : 1895 : The San Jose scale (Aspidiotus perniciosus) and some other destructive scale-insects of the state of New York. By J. A. Lintner. Pages 267-303 plus 7 plates. This is the full bulletin, it looks like they started to number all the bulletins in a “Volume” in one series. Hardback, boards covered with marbled paper, cloth spine. (Fair ex-library. Label is hand-written on spine. Paper bulletin cover (inside) and first page inside have library marks. Paper over front hinge inside is cracked. Paper bulletin cover inside is present, but has cracked loose.) $5

New York State Museum Bulletin 15 : 1895 : Mineral Resources of New York State. By Frederick J. H. Merrill. Pages 363-595. This is the full bulletin, it looks like they started to number all the bulletins in a “Volume” in one series. Includes Building stones, Directory of Quarrymen, Mill stones, Marl, Iron ores, Mineral Point, Graphite, Garnet, Diatomaceous earth, Peat, Petroleum and illuminating gas, Natural carbonic acid gas, and much more. Two maps showing distribution of principal mineral deposits was issued separately and are NOT present here. Hardback, boards covered with marbled paper, cloth spine. (Good ex-library. Label is hand-written on spine. Cover corners bumped and lightly abraded. Paper bulletin cover (inside) and first page inside have library marks. Paper bulletin cover inside is present, but loosening. Hinges slightly shaken.) $8

New York State Museum Bulletin 20 : 1898 : Elm-Leaf Beetle in New York State. By Ephraim Porter Felt. 43 pages, 5 plates. One of the plates is full color artwork showing beetle, eggs, larva and damage. Other plates include vintage photos of a power spraying outfit and a hand spraying outfit. Hardback, boards covered with marbled paper, cloth spine. (Good ex-library. Label is hand-written on spine. Paper bulletin cover (inside) and first page inside have library marks.) $5

New York State Museum Bulletin 42 : 1901 : Hudson River Beds near Albany and Their Taxonomic Equivalents by R. Ruedemann. 112 pp., 2 plates, 1 folded color geologic map. HARDBACK, marbled boards, cloth spine with hand-written label. (Good. Library markings, cover corners lightly abraded). $28

New York State Museum Bulletin 56 : 1902 : Description of the State Geologic Map of 1901. By Frederick J. H. Merrill. 37 pages, 2 fold-out plates, 1 fold-out table. Hardback, boards covered with marbled paper, cloth spine. Does NOT include the map, which was issued separately. (Good ex-library. Label is hand-written on spine. Paper bulletin cover (inside) has library marks. Binding strings are showing inside.) $5

New York State Museum Bulletin 100 : 1906 : Fire tests of some New York Building stones. By W. E. McCourt. 38 pages plus 26 plates. Includes neat vintage photos of damaged buildings after fire, i.e. more large scale fire tests of building stone. Softcover. (Good, library marks on cover). $2

New York State Museum Bulletin 114 : 1907 : Geologic Map of the Rochester and Ontario Beach Quadrangles. By C. A. Hartnagel. 35 pages. Note : despite the title, this bulletin does not include a map, instead it is ABOUT the map. Original tan HARDBACK. (Good, minor library marks) $5

New York State Museum Bulletin 123 : 1908 : Iron Ores of the Clinton Formation in New York State. By D. H. Newland and C.A. Hartnagel. 76 pp., 4 figs., 17 plates, 4 of which are maps.

Choose your copy of NYSM Bulletin 123 :
Good # 1 : HARDBACK, boards covered with marbled paper, cloth spine. (Good ex-library. Label is hand-written on spine. Paper bulletin cover (inside) has library marks. Cover corners bumped and abraded. Maps are good. Binding strings show in a few places inside. Some minor pencil marks inside.) $18
Good # 2 : HARDBACK, tan cloth, original edition. (Good, minor library marks on spine and title page. Blank first front fly leaf gone, but second blank front fly leaf is present). $28
Fair Softcover : All Good, but covers have light soil overall and lower spine end is a bit rough). $12

New York State Museum Bulletin 174 : 1914 : The Mining and Quarry Industry of New York State: Report of Operations and Production during 1913. 111 pp. HARDBACK, first edition, original tan cloth. (Good, minor library marks on spine and title page) $4

New York State Museum Bulletin 199 : 1918 : The Adirondack graphite deposits. By Harold L. Alling. 150 pages, 25 figures including 5 fold-out maps. Includes early mining developments, uses, concentration problems, prospect for future production, artificial graphite. Hardback, boards covered with marbled paper, cloth spine. (Good ex-library. Original. Label is hand-written on spine. Paper bulletin cover (inside) has library marks. Cover corners bumped and abraded. Spine a bit darkened.) $32

New York State Museum Bulletin 201 : 1918 : Genesis of the Zinc Ores of the Edwards District, St. Lawrence County, New York, by C. H. Smyth, Jr. 41 pp., 12 pls. HARDBACK, original tan cloth. (Good, minor library marks on spine and title page). $24

New York State Museum Bulletin 203 and 204 : 1919 : High-grade silica materials for glass, refractories and abrasives. By R. J. Colony. 31 pages, 15 figures. Numbered as two bulletins (as originally) but is only one bulletin.

Choose your copy of NYSM Bulletin 203-4 :
Good Hardback, boards covered with marbled paper, cloth spine. (Good ex-library. Label is hand-written on spine. Paper bulletin cover (inside) has library marks. Cover corners bumped and abraded) $5
Good softcover (All Very Good, but has library stamps on front cover). $5

New York State Museum Bulletin 225 and 226 : 1921 : Geology of the West Point Quadrangle, New York. By Charles P. Berkey and Marion Rice. 152 pages, 56 plates (some are fold-out photos and maps), plus large folded color geologic map. Numbered as two bulletins (as originally) but is only one bulletin. Hardback, boards covered with marbled paper, cloth spine. (Fair ex-library. Original. Label is hand-written on spine, which is darkened and smudged. Paper bulletin cover (inside) has library marks. Cover corners bumped and edges abraded. Folded plates and maps have noticeable wear, tape, tearing along creases, extra creases.) $48

New York State Museum Bulletin 227 and 228 : 1921 : The Tully Glacial series. By O. D. Von Engeln. 62 pages, 20 plates including a large fold-out map. Numbered as two bulletins (as originally) but is only one bulletin. Hardback, tan cloth. (Good, ex-library. Library stamps on paper bulletin cover inside. Cover lightly soiled). $48

New York State Museum Bulletin 256 : 1925 : The Susquehanna River in New York and evolution of western New York drainage. By Herman L. Fairchild. 99 pages, 39 plates (9 in pocket, 30 in text, some fold-out). Hardback, tan cloth. (Good, ex-library. Original. Library stamps on a couple pages inside. Cover mildly soiled. One corner of text slightly rough in margin). $32

New York State Museum Bulletin 283 : 1929 : The gypsum resources and gypsum industry of New York. By D. H. Newland. 188p., 59 figures. Many of the figures are drawings or photos of the equipment, nice and detailed. (covers tanned) $6

New York State Museum Bulletin 305 : 1936 : Part 1 – The mining and quarry industries of New York State for 1930 to 1933. AND Part 2 – Recent natural gas developments in New York State. By D. H. Newland and C. A. Hartnagel. 164p. Softcover (Good, library stamps on cover). $17

New York State Museum Bulletin 311 : 1937 : Origin of the magnetite deposits at Lyon Mountain, New York. By David Gallagher. 85p., 17 figures. Softcover. (Good, library stamps). $18

New York State Museum Bulletin 315 : 1938 : Part 1 – Algal Barrier Reefs in the Lower Ozarkian of New York with a chapter on the importance of Coralline algae as reef builders through the ages, by Winifred Goldring. Part 2 – Additional notes on previously described Devonian crinoids, by Winifred Goldring. Part 3 – Faulting in the Mohawk Valley, New York, by Gerrard R. Megathlin. 125 pages, 30 figures. Includes fold-out map. Hardback, tan cloth. (Good. Library stamps on paper cover inside, small tear in blank map margin). $6

New York State Museum Bulletin 331 : 1942 : Geology of the Catskill and Kaaterskill quadrangles. Part I. Cambrian and Ordovician geology of the Catskill quadrangle by Rudolf Ruedemann.. Glacial Geology by John Cook.. Economic geology by David Newland. 251p., 82 figures, color geologic map folded in pocket. Softcover. (POOR. All Good, but missing pocket map) $5

New York State Museum Bulletin 341 : 1947 : The Clinton of Western and Central New York. by Tracy Gillette. 191 pages, 20 figs. Hardback, tan cloth. (Good. Library stamps on paper cover inside, cover has light soil). $6

New York State Museum Bulletin 342 : 1951 : Catalog of the First Duplicate Series of Reigen Collection of Mazatlan Shells in the State Museum at Albany, New York. By Katherine Van Winkle Palmer. 77 pp., 1 plate. Softcover. $5

New York State Museum Bulletin 343 : 1951 : The mining and quarry industries of New York State, 1937 to 1948. By C. A. Hartnagel and John G. Broughton. 130p. Softcover. (Fair. Inside is generally good with library stamps on first page. Cover have some edge chippig, missing corner and are nearly loose at hinges, one has a poor tape job inside. Spine worn). $9

New York State Museum Bulletin 449 : 1982 : The Geology of the Pine Bush Aquifer, North-Central Albany County, New York. R. J. Dineen, 11x8.5", 26p., 7 figures, 4 appendices, 2 tables. (ownership marks) $2

New York State Museum Bulletin 464 : 1988 : Platanaceae through Myricaceae of New York State. Richard Mitchell. Contributions to a Flora of New York State VI (see also # 486). 11x8.5" 98p., illus. (cover faintly soiled). $3

New York State Museum Bulletin 486 : 1993 : Portulacaceae through Caryophyllaceae of New York state. Richard Mitchell. Contributions to a Flora of New York State XI (see also # 464). 11x8.5" 124p., nicely illus. $3

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New York State Museum : Handbooks
7.5" x 5", Illustrated.

New York State Museum Handbook 14 : 1933 : Guide to the geology of John Boyd Thacher park (Indian Ladder region) and vicinity. By Winifred Goldring. 112 pages, 32 figures (three of which are in pocket : one panorama, one topo map, one geologic map). Original first edition.

Choose your copy of NYSM Handbook 14 :
Very Good HARDBACK (very minor library marks on spine end and title page corner) - $24
Very Good Softcover (a few bent corner tips). - $12

 

New York Geology Publications : Misc.~9x6" unless otherwise noted, some are offprints.

Brewster Iron-bearing district of New York By F. R. Koeberlin. Offprint 1909 Economic Geology, Volume 4 Number 8, pages 713-754, illustrated. 10x7". (Cover edge a bit chipped, some pages uncut). $4

Chloritoid from Dutchess county, New York. By Tom F. W. Barth and Robert Balk, Offprint, 1934 American Mineralogist, Volume 19, pages 345-350. $1

Eskers near Rochester, New York. 1893.Proc Rochester Acad Sci. 20p. $2

Evaluation of Devonian Shale potential in New York. 1981 U.S. Department of Energy : Morgantown Energy Technology Center DOE / METC Report 118. Softcover, staple bound, 11x8.5”, 40p., illus., 3 plates in pocket. Gas Shale. $18

Glacial or post-glacial diversion of the Bronx River from its old channel. 1896. Trans New York Acad Sci. 7p. $1

INQUA : Guidebook B-1 Central atlantic coastal plain and B-3 Mississippi delta and central gulf coast. 1965 International association for Quaternary Research, 7th congress, field conferences. 8x5.5", 117p., nicely illustrated, foldouts. Includes information for seven days of field trips including Lamont Geological Observatory, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaward, Maryland, Cape May formation, Cornfield Harbor. $21

Local decomposition of rock by the corrosive action of pre-glacial peat bogs by Humphreys and Julien. 1911. Journal of Geology. 10p, Photographs. Edges bumped, Stamps, filing mark. $2

New York Academy of Sciences : Section of Geological Sciences : 1988-89 Field Trips : West Connecticut Mines and Minerals. Field Trip on June 3, 1989. Trip Leaders : Charles Merguerian and John E. Sanders. 1989 NYACSCI, New York. Softcover, staple bound, 11x8.5”, 46p., 4 tables, 20 figures, 6 stops, nicely illustrated. Includes (among other localities) the Roxbury Iron Mine, Roxbury Garnet mine and Trumbull Tungsten mine. SCARCE. $23

New York Academy of Sciences : Section of Geological Sciences : 1989-1990 Trips on the Rocks : Trip 11 – Geology of the Little Appalachians and the Catskills. Field Trip on May 26-27, 1990. Trip Leaders : Charles Merguerian and John E. Sanders. 1990 NYACSCI, New York. Softcover, staple bound, 11x8.5”, 91p., 4 tables, 28 figures, 17 stops, nicely illustrated. Includes (among other localities) the Rosendale Quarry, High Falls Village, Quarryville, Becraft Mountain. SCARCE. $42

North American Paracrinoidea : (Ordovician : Paracrinozoa, New, Echinodermata). By Ronald L. Parsley and Leigh W. Mintz. 1975 Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, New York. Bulletins of American Paleontology Volume 68, No. 288. 9x6”, softcover, 115p., 13 plates, 8 figures. $24

Notes on recent mineral developments at Mineville, Essex county. by Heinrich Ries. 1902. Offprint from the 22nd Report of the State Geologist. 9x6", 2p. (owner's stamp, edges bumped with minimal chips) $1

Optical notes on some of the variable contact minerals from Edenville, New York. 1927. 4p. $1

Original gneissoid structure in the Cortlandt series by G.S. Rogers. 1911 American Journal of Science vol. 31. 6p., illus.

Regional trends in the geology of the Appalachian - Caledonian - Hercynian - Mauritanide Orogen. Edited by Paul E. Schenk. Hardback, 1982, D. Reidel Publishing Company, Boston. This is NATO ASI Series C : Mathematical and Physical Sciences Vol. 116. 9.5x6.5", 398p., illus. This book contains 39 technical articles on various aspects of the title topic. (front cover slightly dished, all else very good) $45

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1979 Guidebook for fieldtrips. This large Field Guidebook was published for the Joint Annual Meeting held October 5,6,7, 1979 by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York State Geological Survey, New York State Geological Association, and the New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference 71st annual meeting. Softcover, comb-bound, 11x8.5”, 457 pages, illustrated. Includes 19 technical articles with topics that include Cherry Valley, Glacial Lake Albany, Southern Adirondacks, Vermont Slate, Cossayuna area, Giddings Brook Slice, Skaneateles Formation, Saratoga Springs, Hudson River Valley, Eastern Mohawk lowland, Onondaga Limestone, Lower Rondout Valley and much more. (Good except that comb-binding has mostly disintegrated). $19

Rocks and routes of the North county, New York. By Bradford B. VanDiver. 1976 W. F. Humphrey Press, Geneva, New York. Softcover, 9x6”, 205p., index, beautifully and heavily illustrated with photos, maps and other figures. This is a geological guide for Tours, Minerals, Rock Climbing, and White Water. Field Trip, Mineral Collecting, and Geology and Recreation. A VERY well done guide, kudos to the author. SCARCE. (Very Good) $32

Sediments and stratigraphy of the East coast continental margin ; Georges bank to Norfolk Canyon by Henry C. Stetson. (Papers in Physical Oceanography and Meteorology) - not an offprint. 1949. Mass. Inst. of Technology & Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. LARGE, 60p., photos, figures, tables. 11x8.5" $9

Sketch of the physiographic development of the Adirondack League Club Preserve. 1899. Prepared for the club by permission of the director of the USGS. 9p. (cover faintly smudged) $2

Upper Devonian age of the Kettle Point Shale by C.G. Winder. 1962. Extracted from Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, vol. 56, Series 3, section 3. 11p., illus. $2

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