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Mammalian Paleofaunas of the World

By: Donald E. Savage and Donald E. Russell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Reading, Massachusetts, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000026

ISBN: 0201064944

Condition: Very Good


"(The authors) have organized a vast compendium of paleontologic, stratigraphic and geographic facts on mammalian faunas of the last 200 million years - a synthesis which has not been attempted in over 70 years. Emphasis is on fossil mammals and the application of the fossil - mammal record to studies in evolution, mammalogy, paleogeography, paleoecology, and stratigraphy, particularly with respect to the last 65 million years of the earth's history." From the publisher. Owner's signature inside. View more info

Petrified Wood: The World of Fossilizes Wood, Cones, Ferns and Cycads

By: Frank J. Daniels

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Grand Junction, Colorado, Western Colorado Publishing Company: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000222

ISBN: 0966293800

Condition: Fine


Signed and numbered (#217) by author. Well written and illustrated book, one of the few that have been written on petrified wood. Chapters include: Paleobotany; Geology; Mineralogy; Collecting Petrified Materials; Petrified Wood from Around the World; Cones; Ferns, Pentoxylon, and Hermanophyton; and Cycads. Also includes an appendix on Laws of the United States Pertaining to Collecting, an extensive bibliography, glossary and index. 170 pages and420 full color photographs. Printed on acid-free paper. View more info

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The Early Miocene Buffalo Canyon Flora of Western Nevada

By: Daniel I. Axelrod

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000032

ISBN: 0520097661

Condition: Very Good


"The Buffalo Canyon flora of 69 species , dated at 18 Ma., comes from ashy diatomaceous shale in the lower Buffalo Canyon formation of western Nevada.... The fossil plants were transported by turbidity current into the lake in late summer or autumn." From the author's abstract. 22 plates and a geologic map in back pocket. Back cover is creased, otherwise in very good condition. View more info