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Dinosaur in a Haystack: Reflections in Natural History

By: Gould, Stephen Jay

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harmony Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277425

ISBN: 0517703939

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Small ink mark to front endpaper. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Award-winning, bestselling author, evolutionary biologist, and paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould takes the art of the essay to an unprecedented height of excellence in this vibrant new collection of writings on science and natural history. From fads to fungus, baseball to beeswax, Gould always circles back to the great themes of time, change, and history, carrying readers home to the centering theme of evolution. View more info

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Ardipithecus Kadabba: Late Miocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia (The Middle Awash Series, Volume 2)

By: Haile-Selassie, Yohannes; WoldeGabriel, Giday

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2040916

ISBN: 0520254406

Condition: Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2009 Large Hardcover. xxii, 641 pp. The second volume in a series dedicated to fossil discoveries made in the Afar region of Ethiopia, this work contains the definitive description of the geological context and paleoenvironment of the early hominid Ardipithecus kadabba. This research by an international team describes Middle Awash late Miocene faunal assemblages recovered from sediments firmly dated to between 5.2 and 5.8 million years ago. Compared to other assemblages of similar age, the Middle Awash record is unparalleled in taxonomic diversity, composed ... View more info

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Extinct Monsters. A Popular Account of Some of the Larger Forms of Ancient Animal Life

By: Hutchinson, H. N.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, Ltd.: 1896

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2294679

Condition: Fair


Fourth edition. Binding repaired, one inch chip from spine head, boards and spine rubbed, owner's plate covers front paste-down endpaper. 1896 Hard Cover. xxii, 270 pp. Marbled endpapers and marbled page ridges. Illustrations by J. Smit. CONTENTS: Preface by Dr. Henry Woodward; Author's Preface; Preface to Second Edition; Introduction; How Extinct Monsters are Preserved; Sea-Scorpions; The Great Fish-Lizards; The Great Sea-Lizards and Their Allies; The Dragons of Old Time--Dinosaurs; Flying Dragons; Sea-Serpents; Some American Monsters; Some Indian Monsters; Giant Sloths and Armadillos; The Ma... View more info

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Dinosaur (Eyewitness Books)

By: Norman, David

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1989

Seller ID: 2278992

ISBN: 0394822536

Condition: Good


Light foxing to front and rear endpapers. 1989 Hard Cover. From cover to cover, this openly invites the reader to discover the delights of dinosaurs. The visual appeal is impressive. The text is informative. Fossilization, skeleton reconstruction, and a superb time scale round out a stunning and compelling book. View more info

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Dinosaurology: The Search for a Lost World (Ologies)

By: Rimes, Raleigh

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Candlewick Press: 2013

Seller ID: 2297759

ISBN: 0763667390

Condition: Near Fine


Edges lightly rubbed. 2013 Large Hardcover. Could dinosaurs still roam the earth? With this discovery in the ’Ology series, readers come face-to-face with living, breathing dinosaurs. What if dinosaurs had not died out? What if whole colonies of the prehistoric beasts had survived on a remote island off the coast of South America? This adventure in the best-selling ’Ology series offers young dinosaur lovers a tantalizing taste of what that would be like. The year is 1907, and young adventurer Raleigh Rimes is on an expedition to South America with real-life explorer Percy Fawcett. There he... View more info