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CRUST OF THE EARTH (A SYMPOSIUM): Geological Society of America Special Paper 62.
Edition: First edition.
New York: Geological Society of America, (1955.). Hardcover first edition - Papers prepared for the symposium held on October 14, 15 and 16, 1954, organized by the Dept. of Geology of Columbia University. Contents include sections on 'Nature of the Earth's Crust,' 'Recent Deformation And Sedimentation,' 'Structural Synthesis Andetrogensis' and more. Illustrations, Maps, several folded plates - on the Tonga trench, the Puerto Rico trench - and more, and en texte charts. Bibliographies and indexes.viii, 762 pp, A large, heavy book.
Condition: Very good in original dark green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine (bookplate and stamps from a corporate library.)Book ID: 41855More details Price: $25.00
THE MAKING OF A MIND: Letters From A Soldier-Priest 1914-1919.
Edition: Early printing.
New York: Harper & Row, (1965) dj. Hardcover - Letters to his cousin Marguerite, written during the first World War, when Teilhard de Chardin, already a Jesuit priest, volunteered for the Army, and spent 4 1/2 years as a stretcher-bearer at the front lines. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre, the Medaille Militaire, and the Legion d'Honneur, but he also began to develop his great vision of the human condition during this time. Translated from the French by Rene Hague. Frontispiece portrait, map. Index, 316 pp.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (gift inscription on front endpaper, creasing to front flap of dj)Book ID: 60255More details Price: $15.00