THE ROAD TO JARAMILLO: Critical Years of the Revolution in Earth Science.
Edition: First printing.
Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 1982. dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of how "an international cast of scientists produced the discoveries that brought about the plate-tectonics revolution. Working mainly in the decade 1957-1966, on the separate and seemingly unrelated problems of young-rock dating, geomagnetic polarity reversals and seafloor spreading, they confirmed a theory that has transformed the earth sciences just as profoundly as the propositions of Copernicus, Darwin and Einstein overturned their worlds and disciplines." Illustrated with 71 black-and-white photographs, 36 line-drawings (diagrams and graphs)." Several appendices, notes, references, index. xvi, 459 pp. ISBN: 0-804711194.
Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (2 short tears to back cover of dj)