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Photographic catalog of the antarctic meteorites: With special reference to those represented in the collections of the National Institute of Polar Research, Keizo Yanai 1981 and 1987

Two of the sought-after "red books." Together they contain an astounding 685 photographs of 461 different Antarctic meteorites in multiple forms:

Book 1. Photographic catalog of the antarctic meteorites: With special reference to those represented in the collections of the National Institute of Polar Research, Keizo Yanai, (1987) (298 pages). Features: Catalogue of 507 photographs of 327 individual specimens of Antarctic meteorites

Book 2. Photographic catalog of the selected Antarctic meteorites: in the collection of National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, Japan, viii + (104 pages), 1981. Features: 178 photographs of 134 meteorites selected from the NIPR Collection. The majority of the photographs are of whole or broken stones in the condition they were found on the ice. Some photographs show cut or broken faces made during the sampling of the meteorites for investigation. A brief description of the specimen is included with each photograph.


$1500 or make me an offer

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Minerals from Earth and Sky (Smithsonian scientific series volume 3)

George P. Merrill, William F. Foshag

Published by Smithsonian Institution Series I (1934)

This is a nice beginner book for someone wanting to start an antique book collection along with some of Nininger's books. It has some nice plates from early 20th century.

$40 plus shipping

Handbook And Descriptive Catgalogue Of The Meteorite Collection In The United States National Museum

Merrill, George P.

$110 plus shipping

Owner name and bookplates to FFEP/; This volume has been re-bound from Its original softcover Into a hardcover (Original cover is Intact. ) ; Bulletin 94; 8vo; 205 p.