Observations on inclusions in the granitic rocks of the Sierra Nevada by Adolf Pabst[.] University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences volume 17, no. 10, pp. 325-386, plates 46-54, 10 figures in text [cover title]. Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1928. 27x18 cm, pp. [1-2]  326-370, 9 inserted plates, 10 figures, 4 tables, two of which are folded and inserted, original buff wrappers printed in black, untrimmed, sewn. First edition. A paper based on four months' field work in the summers of 1926 and 1927 north of Yosemite and in the Mineral King region of the southern Sierra Nevada. An analysis of autoliths, fragments of previously crystallized portions of rocks enclosed in material from the same magma which solidified later. At the time this paper was published their genesis was not established. Inked signature of former owner at upper right corner of front cover. Overlapping edges of wrappers lightly worn, a very good copy. (#166432).
"Issued October 4, 1928" on copyright page.