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"Mitteilungen aus der Festsitzung zur Berichterstattung uber Werden, Verlauf und Bisherige Ergebnisse der Tendaguru Expedition." (115-123 pp.)

By: [Tendaguru, now Tanzania, Expeditions]. 5 papers: 1) TORNIER, Herr G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berlin:, R. Friedlander & Sohn, 1912., 1912


8vo. vii, 582. Figures, plates (including folding ). Gilt-stamped half black cloth over marbled papered boards. Fine copy. With 4 other papers. WITHIN: Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde, Berlin. Sitzungsberichte Der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin. [5 papers]: 1) TORNIER, Herr G. "Mitteilungen aus der Festsitzung zur Berichterstattung uber Werden, Verlauf und Bisherige Ergebnisse der Tendaguru Expedition." (115-123 pp.) 2) JANENSCH, W. "V... View more info

"Paleocene Faunas of the San Juan Basin, New Mexico." In: Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series, vol. XXX, February, 1937.

By: MATTHEW, William Diller.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, American Philosophical Society, 1937., 1937


4to. (Article): viii, 510 pp. 64 plates including 1 fold-out map, 1 fold-out illus. of a dinosaur and many photographs of fossils, tables, figs., bibliog., index. (Whole volume): viii, 510 pp. Green cloth, gilt spine. FINE. FIRST EDITION. Comprehensive original study of fossils in the San Juan Basin with many photographs and 2 folding plates. First Edition. View more info

"Synopsis of the Cyprinidae of Pennsylvania." In: Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. XIII, New Series.

By: COPE, Edward Drinker (1840-1897).

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Sherman, 1869., 1869


4to. (Article) [351]-410 pp. 4 engraved plates, figs. (Whole vol.) vii, 466 pp. Numerous lithographed plates (several color), numerous figs., charts (some folding), articles; lacking pp. 1-24 (first article). Later gilt stamped green cloth; mildly affected by silverfish. Very good. First edition. Important early work on extinct vertebrates in America. This study of extinct fish contains 3 detailed plates that complement the detail of the text. First Edition. View more info

"Systematic Catalogue of the Species of Vertebrata Found in the Beds of the Permian Epoch in North America. With Notes and Descriptions." In: Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. XVI, New Series.

By: COPE, Edward Drinker.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, MacCalla, 1890., 1890


4to. (Article) [285]-298 pp. 2 engraved plates, figs. (Whole vol.) 572 pp. Numerous engraved plates, numerous figs., charts, articles, dictionary of the Egyptian language. Later gilt stamped green cloth; mildly affected by silverfish, else fine. First edition. Important early catalogue of extinct vertebrates in America.. An early work in paleontology with attractive and detailed plates. This volume also contains 3 other articles by Cope: "On the Intercentrum of the ... View more info

3 papers: 1) "Bericht über die Augrabungen und Ergebnisse der Tendaguru-Expedition." (385-397 pp.). With: Hans V. STAFF & Hans RECK 2) "Ueber die Lebensweise der Trilobiten." (130-147 pp.) 3) "Die Lebensweise der Zweischaler des Solnhofener lithographischen Schiefers."(157-175 pp.). WITHIN: Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde, Berlin. Sitzungsberichte Der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin.

By: [Fossils; Palentology; Dinosaurs] RECK, Hans (1886-1937).

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Berlin:, R. Friedlander & Sohn, 1911., 1911


8vo. vii, 449, 15 pp. Figures, plates. Gilt-stamped half black cloth, marbled papered boards. Fine copy. Ownership rubber stamp of P. Claussen. Hans Gottfried Reck was a German volcanologist and paleontologist. In 1913 he was the first to discover the ancient skeleton of a human, which caused quite a stir regarding the origins of mankind, in the Olduvai Gorge, in what is now Tanzania. The Tendaguru Beds, originally discovered in 1906, are a fossil-rich formation in Tanz... View more info

L'uomo e l'universo. Omaggio a Pierre Teilhard De Chardin.

By: COYNE, G. V., Maria SALVATORE & Claudio CASACCI.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Vatican City:, Specola Vaticana, 1987., 1987


8vo. iv, 113 pp. Printed wrappers. Fine. Scarce. Pierre Teilhard "was a French philosopher and Jesuit priest who trained as a paleontologist and geologist and took part in the discovery of both Piltdown Man and Peking Man. Teilhard conceived the idea of the Omega Point and developed Vladimir Vernadsky's concept of Noosphere. Some of his ideas came into conflict with the Magisterium of the Catholic Church, and several of his books were censured" [Wikipedia]. View more info

The Dinosaur Hunters; a Story of Scientific Rivalry and the Discovery of the Prehistoric World.

By: CADBURY, Deborah.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London:, Fourth Estate, (2001)., 2001


8vo. x, 374 pp. Figs., index. Pictorial wrappers. Fine. Widely acclaimed and exhilarating history of the first steps in paleontology and a scholarly examination of one of the most bitter rivalries to occur in that field. ISBN: 1857029631 View more info