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Author Williams, David B., 1965- author
Title Stories in stone : travels through urban geology / David B. Williams
Imprint Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2019
book jacket
Edition Paperback edition
Descript 1 online resource (x, 260 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Cover; Title; Dedication; Copyright; Contents; Preface to the 2019 Edition; Preface to the Original Edition; 1. "The Most Hideous Stone Ever Quarried"-New York Brownstone; 2. The Granite City-Boston Granite; 3. Poetry in Stone-Carmel Granite; 4. Deep Time in Minnesota-Minnesota Gneiss; 5. The Clam That Changed the World-Florida Coquina; 6. America's Building Stone-Indiana Limestone; 7. Pop Rocks, Pilfered Fossils, and Phillips Petroleum-Colorado Petrified Wood; 8. The Trouble with Michelangelo's Favorite Stone-Carrara Marble; 9. Reading, Writing, and Roofing-East Coast Slate
10. "Autumn 20,000 Years Ago"-Italian TravertineAcknowledgments; Geologic Time Scale for Building Stone; Glossary; Notes; Index
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 04, 2019)
Subject Urban geology -- United States
Urban geology -- Italy
ARCHITECTURE -- Buildings -- General. bisacsh
Urban geology. fast (OCoLC)fst01162444
Italy. fast (OCoLC)fst01204565
United States. fast (OCoLC)fst01204155
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