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The Amber Book

By: Ake Dahlstrom and Leif Brost

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, GeoScience Press, Inc.: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000021

ISBN: 0945005237

Condition: Very Good


Translated and updated from the original 1995 Swedish edition. "This book explains how amber is formed and describes its geologic setting in the Baltic region and elsewhere. The authors explore the role amber plays in the folklore of many cultures, and provides practical advice on how to care for amber jewelry, how to use it for lapidary purposes, and how to detect fake amber. Profusely illustrated, The Amber Book is a basic source of knowledge fro anyone who appreciates amber, including jewelry buyers and art collectors." From the publisher. Rubbed cover, pristine interior. View more info

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The Terrestrial Eocene-Oligocene Transition in North America

By: Donald R. Prothero and Robert J. Emry

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Cambridge University Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000027

ISBN: 0521433878

Condition: Near Fine


"The first part of this book summarizes the latest information in dating and correlation of the strata of late middle Eocene through early Oligocene age in North America, including the latest insights from argon/argon dating and magnetic stratigraphy. The second part reviews almost all the impotant terrestrial reptiles and mammal found near the Eocene-Oligocene boundary in the White River Chronofauna,from the turtles, snakes, and lizards, to the common rodent, carnivores, artiodactyls, and perissodactyls. This is the first comprehensive treatment of these rocks in over sixty years." Fr... View more info