Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1909. Original edition. Paperback. 257pp. Quarto [29 cm] Tan and black printed wraps. Good condition. There is a large closed tear, that measures roughly 7 inches, in the front wrap. There are numerous chips in the paper of the spine. The rear wrap is absent. The pages are mildly yellowed. Item #23982
No maps in the envelope at the rear. Frederick Leslie Ransome's numerous official reports and bulletins were concerned mainly with phases of economic geology. He assisted in founding the journal Economic Geology in 1905, and was associate editor of the Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences.