Geology of the western Sierra Nevada between the Kings and San Joaquin Rivers, California by Gordon A. Macdonald[.] University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences volume 26, no. 2, pp. 215-286, plates 42-47, 7 figures in text, 1 map [cover title]. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1941. 26x17 cm, pp. [1-4] 215-285 [286: blank] (rectos and versos of plates are counted in the publisher's pagination), 5 inserted plates with 11 photographic illustrations, 7 figures, one with four profiles on a folded, inserted sheet, 2 tables, 1 map, folded and inserted, original tan wrappers printed in black. First edition. Study of the geology of the western Sierra Nevada foothill region (1000-3000 feet) between the Kings and San Joaquin Rivers. The large colored map inserted at rear is "Reconnaissance Geologic Map of the Western Part of the Sierra Nevada Between the Kings & San Joaquin Rivers California ... Geology by G. A. Macdonald 1937-38 Topography by U. S. Geological Survey." Short scratch to front cover with light indent on first leaf, two small abrasions to one plate with surface loss to two illustrations, a very good copy. Provenance: "Robert L. Christian" rubber-stamped at upper right corner of front cover. (#166787).
"Issued October 14, 1941" on copyright page.