Palaeontology


"Patagonian Mesozoic Reptiles"

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"Life of the Past" series; Patagonia has been one of the most attractive places for explorers and paleontologists. This work gathers together our knowledge about the evolution of the region and its reptiles. It demonstrates that Patagonia during the Mesozoic gives a distinct perspective on the evolution of life during a key chapter in the geological history of this region. With 112. Hardback, 344 pages. Size: 261 x 187 mm. Weight: 1017g.
Author:  (Gasparini, Zulma, ed.)
ISBN:  0253348579
Publisher:  Indiana University Press
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Palaeontology

"The Sauropods"

Evolution and Paleobiology

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Evolution and Paleobiology. With illustrations. Hardback, 358 pages. Size: 260 x 184 mm. Weight: 930g.
Author:  (Rogers, Kristina Curry, ed.)
ISBN:  0520246233
Publisher:  University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton
Date:  2005  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Palaeontology

"A Search for Origins"

Science, History and South Africa's Cradle of Humankind

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The 'Cradle of Humankind' (COH), bordering Gauteng and the North-West Province in South Africa, was declared a World Heritage Site for the wealth of the human and animal fossils found there. This work aims to provide an overview of the history of the COH, and of the important discoveries that have been made there, for a non-specialist audience. With full colour illustrations. Paperback, 420 pages. Size: 240 x 168 mm. Weight: 839g.
Author:  (Bonner, Phillip, ed.)
ISBN:  1868144186
Publisher:  Wits University Press
Date:  2008  (South Africa)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Palaeontology

"Trace Fossils"

Concepts, Problems, Prospects

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Provides an overview to modern trace fossil research and covers the essential aspects of modern ichnology. This book presents a review of the state of ichnology at the beginning of the 21st Century and summarizes the basic concepts and methods of modern trace fossil research. With illustrations. Hardback, 632 pages. Size: 280 x 210 mm. Weight: 1931g.
Author:  (Miller, William, ed.)
ISBN:  0444529497
Publisher:  Elsevier Science & Technology
Date:  2007  (Netherlands)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Palaeontology

"Deep Alberta"

Fossil Facts and Dinosaur Digs

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Alberta is well known for its fossil treasures. This work features 80 of the most noteworthy fossils, fossil locations, and fossil hunters from the most palaeontological of provinces. It also features various beasts - from Edmontosaurus to Tyrannosaurus Rex, and everything in-between. With colour photos. Paperback, 186 pages. Size: 230 x 155 mm. Weight: 438g.
Author:  Acorn, John
ISBN:  0888644817
Publisher:  University of Alberta Press
Date:  2007  (Canada)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Palaeontology

"Microfossils Instructor's Manual"

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Covers the major microfossil groups, with information on taxonomy, phylogeny, ecology and palaeoecology. This book also focuses on the uses of microfossils in environmental reconstruction and biostratigraphy. With 250. 2 rev ed. Paperback, 304 pages. Size: 247 x 190 mm. Weight: 567g.
Author:  Armstrong, Howard Brasier, Martin
ISBN:  0632052791
Publisher:  Blackwell Science Ltd
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Palaeontology

"Dinosaurs"

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Helps readers take a journey through the prehistoric world and trace the evolution of the most astonishing creatures ever to have walked the earth. This book features over 170 giant-sized computer generated illustrations, which provide a visual catalogue of dinosaurs. With 200 colour illustrations. Hardback, 224 pages. Size: 430 x 353 mm. Weight: 3763g.
Author:  Brusatte, Steve Benton, Michael
ISBN:  1847244173
Publisher:  Quercus Publishing Plc
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Palaeontology

"The Great Dinosaur Hunters and Their Discoveries"

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With illustrations. Paperback, 384 pages. Size: 210 x 135 mm. Weight: 368g.
Author:  Colbert, Edwin H.
ISBN:  0486247015
Publisher:  Dover Publications Inc.
Date:  1985  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Palaeontology

"Understanding Fossils"

An Introduction to Invertebrate Palaeontology

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This introductory palaeontology text demonstrates the importance of fossils in geological and biological studies, particularly in understanding evolutionary patterns, palaeoenvironmental analysis and stratigraphy. With illustrations facsim., maps, plans. Paperback, 426 pages. Size: 241 x 168 mm. Weight: 794g.
Author:  Doyle, Peter
ISBN:  0471963518
Publisher:  John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Date:  1996  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Undergraduate Palaeontology

"Discover Dorset Fossils"

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"Discover Dorset" series; Part of the series of books describing specific subjects about Dorset. With 40ill.. Paperback, 80 pages. Weight: 150g.
Author:  Edmonds, Richard
ISBN:  1874336652
Publisher:  Dovecote Press
Date:  1999  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Palaeontology

"The Evolution and Extinction of the Dinosaurs"

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Simply the best textbook on dinosaurs available. With 225 line figures 25 halftones. 2 rev ed. Hardback, 500 pages. Size: 260 x 217 mm. Weight: 1395g.
Author:  Fastovsky, David E. Weishampel, David B.
ISBN:  0521811724
Publisher:  Cambridge University Press
Date:  2005  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Palaeontology

"Microfacies of Carbonate Rocks"

Analysis, Interpretation and Application

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Synthesizes the methods used in microfacies analysis. This book details the potential of microfacies in evaluating depositional environments and diagenetic history, and, in particular, the application of microfacies data in the study of carbonate hydrocarbon reservoirs and provenance of archaeological materials. With 330 illus. and 151 plates, some in color.. Hardback, 995 pages. Size: 272 x 206 mm. Weight: 579g.
Author:  Flugel, Erik
ISBN:  354022016X
Publisher:  Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Date:  2004  (Germany)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Palaeontology

"Principles of Paleontology"

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Intended for those studying geophysical sciences, this title deals with the principles of Paleontology. With illustrations. 3 rev ed. Hardback, 480 pages. Size: 240 x 185 mm. Weight: 1043g.
Author:  Foote, Michael Miller, Arnold I.
ISBN:  071670613X
Publisher:  W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  Undergraduate Palaeontology

"Fossils"

The Key to the Past

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"Living Past" series; Offers a straightforward introduction to fossils, their study and their use in reconstructing the history of the Earth. Extensively illustrated with photographs from the collections at The Natural History Museum, the book gives a current view of our understanding of the significance of fossils. With illustrations, photos (colour ) glossary, index. 3 rev ed. Paperback, 232 pages. Size: 234 x 154 mm. Weight: 110g.
Author:  Fortey, R.A.
ISBN:  0565091638
Publisher:  The Natural History Museum
Date:  2002  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Palaeontology

"Jurassic West"

The Dinosaurs of the Morrison Formation and Their World

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"Life of the Past" series; The incredible story of the dinosaurs and other animals that lived in the American West 150 million years ago With 182. Hardback, 384 pages. Size: 263 x 187 mm. Weight: 1057g.
Author:  Foster, John
ISBN:  0253348706
Publisher:  Indiana University Press
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Palaeontology

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