The SHELBURNE and SOUTH BEND METEORITES Rare Hard Cover Well Preserved 1906 For Sale
The SHELBURNE and SOUTH BEND METEORITES Rare Hard Cover Well Preserved 1906:
RARE BOOK!! METEORITE COLLECTOR'S DELIGHT!!
Here is a great opportunity for the serious meteorite collector. This isThe Shelburne and South Bend Meteorites, published by the Field Columbian Museum in Chicagoas Publication 109in 1906. This rare book provides accounts of these two significant meteorite falls. It contains 23 pages of text and 14 plates, mainly photos but also a couple maps.
The Shelburne stones fell in Shelburne, Ontario in 1904, and two halves were recovered that fit together. The South Bend fall produced one stone of significant size in 1893. There are photos of the stones from various angles and nice descriptions of them, as well as some details of their falls.
Originally issued with soft covers, these typically did not survive the years. This one was rebound to hard covers by a library then scarcely used. The library card in the back shows no check outs! A very nice, well preserved example of this rare old report.
Expert packing assured. Item will have a plastic sleeve and be shipped between cardboards via First Class Mail.
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