Berkeley, California; (1975): Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University By the University of California. First Edition. Quarto. Item #026006
The set is the most comprehensive study of meteorites every made. When it was issued in 1975 at $140.00, universities and science museums were its primary customers. It is indispensable to meteorcists, cosmo-chemists and space scientists as well as metallurgists, mineralogists, geologists, and engineers. Within its 1,418 pages, the three volumes also has 2,163 photographs. Vol. 1, Iron meteorites in general; tables, appendices, references; V. 2: Iron Meteorites; Abakan-Mejillones; Vol. 3 Iron Meteorites: Merceditas-Zerhamra, supplement. Volume 1 has extensive bibliographic references, pages 175-243 and index. A simple check on JSTOR notes it is quoted even in the last three years. Bound in gray cloth lettered in silver. A remarkably clean set free of marks and wear in the original cloth covered slipcase with paper label.