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Analytical Paleobotany

By: Norman L. Gilinsky and Phillip W. Signor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee, Knoxville: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000063

Condition: Very Good


Corners slightly bumped, some spotting on edge of pages, creasing on upper portion of spine. 13 articles on quantitative analysis in paleontology presented at a short course during the 1991 annual conference of the Paleontological Society. 216 pages. View more info

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Macrofossils from Eastern Alaska and Western Yukon Territory

By: R. M. Jeffords and C. H. Stevens

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Humble Oil & Refining Company: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000194

Condition: Good


Confidential geologic report, privately published. Printed wraps, cover and spine edges scuffed, cover shows some soiling. Inner covers reinforced by tape, title page detached from body but still attached to reinforcing tape. Reconnaissance study of paleontology in Alaska and Yukon as an aid to petroleum exploration. 127 pages, plus 4 foldout tables and 61 B&W plates of fossils with descriptive text. View more info

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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

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Miocene Floras from the Middlegate Basin, West-Central Nevada

By: Daniel I. Axelrod

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000033

ISBN: 0520096959

Condition: Near Fine


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North America Through Time: A Paleontological History of Our Continent

By: Lynne M. Clos

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Fossil News: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000031

ISBN: 0972441646

Condition: New


"What part has North America played in the history of life? How did our continent come to be, and how has it changed over time? What was it like during past ages? What were the climate and geography like, and what plants and animals lived here? Where can fossils from each age be found? And where are there public preserves where you can view the fossils in place? North America Through Time is an exciting journey through the history of life and the part our favorite continent has played in it all. Not a dry textbook, it is written for the general reader with a strong interest in science but ... View more info

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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 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

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The Lead, Zinc and Fluorspar Deposits of Western Kentucky

By: E. O. Ulrich and W. S. Tangier Smith

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000208

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 36. Professionally rebound in maroon buckram with gold lettering on the spine. New flyleafs and endpapers. Some dampstaining on title page and first three pages. Pages yellowed but in very good condition. EX-LIBRIS, from the library of Dr. Eugene E. Foord, author and pegmatite mineralogist for the USGS. His stamp is on the frontendpaper. This publication is in two parts, each with a separate Table of Contents. The first part discusses the geology, stratigraphy, paleontology and structure of the rocks and ore deposits of the region. The second part discusses the ore d... View more info

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The Magnificent Scientific Library of Joseph A. Freilich

By: Sotheby's

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Sotheby's: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000052

Condition: Fine


Only defect is one small stain (approx. 5mm) on exterior of pages. Auction catalog of an extremely fine scientific library, including works from the 16th to the 20th century. 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