Good. B000UCIPD2 1948 second edition University of Chicago Press (Chicago, Ill. ) 7 x 9 3/4 inches tall blue cloth hardbound, gilt lettering to spine, xxiv, 318 pp. Rubbing and edgewear to covers, especially at tips and spine caps. Prior owner name and address in pencil to rear free-endpaper. A couple of instances of pencil marginalia. Otherwise, apart from mild age toning, a very good copy. ~SP11~ Author Albert Johannsen (1871-1962) was pre-eminent in the field of microscopical petrography. He probably was the greatest and last of the American school of petrographers, the first of which was John Huntington Williams of Johns Hopkins, who studied with Rosenbusch and Zirkel at Heidelberg and who brought the thin section study of rocks to America.
Very Good + Volume three only. Second printing, 1945. Cloth hardcover, 360 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Very Good+ copy, light soiling or discoloration to some pages and to the page-edges, some soiling to the covers too, a bit of rubbing or bumping to the tips of the covers, no dust jacket.
b/w Illustration. Good. J No Dust Jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" Tall In blue cloth with gilt spine titling, 4to, 523pp. Illustrated. (light shelfwear to extremities, fading and spotting to spine esp. at upper tip).
Quarto, hardcover, blue cloth boards. No dj. Cover has minor stains, interior fine. Many tables showing specific gravity, composition, oxides etc. 318 pp. Introduction, textures, classifications and glossary included. Gives the constituents of igneous rocks, structure and texture, megasco pic classification, system of Osann, Hommel, Niggli, von Wolff; qualitative and quantitative classification, mineralogical classification and more.
b/w Illustration. Good. J No Dust Jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" Tall In blue cloth with gilt spine titling, 4to, 360pp. Illustrated. (light shelfwear to extremities, fading and spotting to spine esp. at upper tip, light browning/foxing to endpapers).
Very Good+ in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 318 pp. Original blue cloth covers w/ gilt title on spine. Corners slightly bumped. Light foxing to edges of text block and endpapers. DJ has light wear and tear to edges. Spine sunned. Lightly soiled and foxed.
145 text figs., tables. Good. Blue cl. Ex-lib. Worn., without DJ. 9 3/4 x 6 3/4", xxiv, 318 p., Even though this is ex-library [Geology Library, Univ. of New Mexico], it has not been stamped to death. The title page and, spine are unmarked. Only the half-title, the top edge, and few interior pages are lightly stamped. This copy was well used but the text remains solid and clean. The exterior edges show wear and fraying and several tears have been neatly closed. It is a sound "working copy" of an excellent reference. Digital image available.
A descriptive petrography of the igneous rocks.
by Albert Johannsen
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