Washington DC: Government Printing Office; Department of the Interior United States Geological Survey; Lithographed by Julius Bien & Co., New York, 1899-1904. First edition. Hardcover. Monograph and atlas. 893pp. Very thick quarto [30 cm] The monograph has been rebound in 3/4 black leather with marbled paper over boards, and matching marbled endpapers. All plates are present, along with the fold-out table. The atlas is an elephant folio [56 cm] in brown cloth over boards, with very skillful restoration work to the backstrip and the lower extremities of the boards. Ex-library (Geological), with only a couple of stamps on the front endpaper (legitimately discarded from the institution). Else, the boards and contents very clean and sharp. A remarkably well-preserved copy. Complete, and in the best condition that we have seen. Will require extra postage due to size and weight. Item #55706
Arnold Hague's monograph (not present here) and atlas are still viewed by geologists today as some of the most in-depth studies of Yellowstone to have ever been performed.