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Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Arkansas for 1891. Volume II: Geology, Benton County; elevations; Little Rock erosion; etc.

Author: John C. Branner
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Price: $25.00
Publisher: Brown Printing Company
Publisher Location: Little Rock
Book Condition: Fair
Pub Date: 1893
much wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, covers stained, spine darkened but legible, hinges cracked--not disbound but delicate. Map is present in rear pocket, some offsetting but no tears, splits or holes. Clean and unmarked. From Wikipedia: "John Casper Branner (July 4, 1850 – March 1, 1922) was an American geologist and academic who discovered bauxite in Arkansas in 1887 as State Geologist for the Geological Survey of Arkansas. He was Chair of the Departments of Botany and Geology at Indiana University and later at Stanford University. He was a member of the founding faculty at Stanford and served as the university's second president. He served as President of the Geological Society of America in 1904. He was President of the Seismological Society of America in 1911. He was an expert in Brazilian geology, among many other things." Future president Herbert Hoover was one of his students at Stanford. Books and other items ship promptly with a tracking number and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!