Notice Explicative de la Carte Géologique de la Tunisie au 1/500 000 + Notes du Service Geologique, Tome I, no. 1 to no. 9 + Bibliographie Geologique de la Tunisie, no. 1 + Catalogue des Publications

By Castany, Gilbert

SKU# 18602

$ 45.00

Pp. 1-143, 1 text-figure (map), plates I-XVI (maps and geological diagrams); pp. 143-148, plates XIII-XVI (geological diagrams); pp. 149-157, plates XVII-XIX (photographs); pp. 91-97; pp. 151-160, plates XIX-XX (photographs); pp. 161-168; pp. 169-175; pp. 197-204; plate XXIII (fossils); pp. 223-226, plate XXIV (folding geological map), plate XXV-XXVI (photographs), pp. 1-15; pp. 1-12, 3 maps (un-numbered).  Early blue cloth, lettered in black on the spine, (12 original green printed wrappers are bound in place), 8vo.  This appears to be the complete work, published between 1950 and 1954, bound in one volume; it contains 12 parts.  Complete sets are seldom offered.  The volume was assembled by University of Iowa paleontologist A. K. Miller with his bookplate and signature on the front endpapers.  This work presents the geology and paleontology of the northern part of Tunisia.  The geologic time periods covered are the Triassic, Jurassic, Neocomien-Barremien, Aptien superieur, Cenomanien, Senonien inferieur, Lutetien inferieur, Lutetien superieur, Oligocene inferieur, Burdigalien, Vindobonien, Pliocene and Quaternaire.  Fossils are described from many of these time periods.  The work is warmly inscribed to A K. Miller by the author, Gilbert Castany, on the first title page; the inscription is dated 1950.  No other ownership marks.

Publisher S.E.F.A.N
Publisher Place Tunis
Date Published 1950-1954
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description There is occasionally tanning to some text pages; a tight and clean copy in very good condition.
Limited Edition