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The Days of the Dinosaurs, Anderson, Jan
1 Anderson, Jan The Days of the Dinosaurs
Melbourne Thomas Nelson Australia 1985 0170067130 / 9780170067133 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto Graeme Base 
50 pp. A little unobtrusive scuffing to illustrated boards. Small bump and short tear to back cover near base of spine. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Shows how scientists, using fossil evidence, piece together information about these animals that roamed the Earth for 130 million years." 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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Walking on Eggs: Discovering the Astonishing Secrets of the World of Dinosaurs, Chiappe, Luis, and Lowell Dingus
2 Chiappe, Luis, and Lowell Dingus Walking on Eggs: Discovering the Astonishing Secrets of the World of Dinosaurs
London Little Brown & Company 2001 0316854891 / 9780316854894 First UK Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Octavo 
219 pp. Light wear to upper edges of unclipped dustjacket. All else as new. Black-and-white plates. Black-and-white maps, charts, drawings in the text. List of Illustrations; Further Reading; Index. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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A Field Guide to Dinosaurs: The Essential Handbook for Travellers in the Mesozoic, Gee, Henry, & Luis V. Rey
3 Gee, Henry, & Luis V. Rey A Field Guide to Dinosaurs: The Essential Handbook for Travellers in the Mesozoic
London, Sydney Quarto / Allen & Unwin 2003 1865088471 / 9781865088471 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Quarto Dave Kemp (cladograms) 
144 pp. Light creasing to upper edge of unclipped dj. Light wear to lowr edges of black boards. Internally as new. "Renowned dinosaur artist Luis V. Rey and palaeontologist and writer Henry Gee use up-to-the-minute research findings to paint a vivid picture of the dinosaurs' world. Together they recreate a uniquely lifelike portrayal of dinosaurs, much like naturalists observing living animals in the wild today. Glossary, index. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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4 Goldring, Roland Fossils in the Field: Information Potential and Analysis
England Longman Scientific & Technical 1991 0582062616 / 9780582062610 First Paperback Good + Quarto 
xiv, 218 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Spine square and uncreased. One section has been unevenly cut (in production) along lower edge, resulting in two pages with shallow tears to margins. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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5 Johnson, Thomas T. Trilobites of the Thomas T. Johnson Collection. How to Find, Prepare and Photograph Trilobites
USA Thomas T. Johnson 1985 Limited Paperback Good Quarto 
178 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Spine is uncreased and blank. small closed tear to fore edge of front cover. A little scuffing and discolouration to edges of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Numbered 948 of 3,000. 
Price: 42.00 AUD
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Mass Extinctions: One Theory of Why the Dinosaurs Vanished, Lampton, Christopher
6 Lampton, Christopher Mass Extinctions: One Theory of Why the Dinosaurs Vanished
New York Franklin Watts / Impact Books 1986 0531102386 / 9780531102381 First Hard Cover Near Fine Good Octavo 
96 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. Glossary; Further Reading; Index. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Adam's Ancestors:  An Up-To-Date Outline of What is Known About the Origin of Man, Leakey, L. S. B.
7 Leakey, L. S. B. Adam's Ancestors: An Up-To-Date Outline of What is Known About the Origin of Man
London Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1934 First Cloth Good No Jacket Duodecimo 
244pp. + publisher's catalogue. Light foxing to page edges and first few pages. Binding slightly skewed but still quite tight. Boards in very good condition, only minor general and edgewear. Foxing to edges of text block. Occasional foxing to margins. A piece of paper is neatly pasted down to the front pasted-down endpaper with the printed name "Ernest H. Shackleton". (The Antarctic explorer died in 1922, 12 years before this book was published.) Internally unmarked; solidly bound. With 12 plates and 30 text illustrations. Bibliography, Index. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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8 Long, John Dinosaurs of Australia: and other Animals of the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods
Sydney Reed 1993 0730103331 / 9780730103332 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
87 pp. Previous owner's name to ffep, otherwise as new. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Make Your Own Dinosaur out of Chicken Bones: Foolproof Instructions for Budding Paleontologists, McGowan, Christopher
9 McGowan, Christopher Make Your Own Dinosaur out of Chicken Bones: Foolproof Instructions for Budding Paleontologists
New York Harper Perennial 1997 0060952261 / 9780060952266 Reprint Paperback Very Good Large Octavo Julian Mulock 
144 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Detailed black-and-white drawings in the text. "With the help of some wire, glue, toothpicks, and other ordinary household items, the bones of three chickens become the vertebrae, legs, and skull of a Brontosaurus. McGowan also provides a wealth of information on dinosaur evolution and paleontological procedures, not to mention recipes for chicken soups and salads." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Earth Before History - Man's Origin and the Origin of Life, Perrier, Edmond
10 Perrier, Edmond The Earth Before History - Man's Origin and the Origin of Life
London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd. 1925 First Cloth Good No Jacket Octavo 
345pp. + 15pp of publisher's ads. Page edges moderately foxed, pages themselves only occasionally affected by minor foxing, mostly concentrated around first few pages. Small previous owner's stamp to endpapers and half-title. Binding very tight. Boards with light general wear, particularly at spine and corners. Gilt design to front cover is very bright. Maps, bibliography, index. Series: The History of Civilization. This volume discusses the formation of the earth, and the origin and evolution of life forms. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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11 Poinar, George Jr, and Roberta Poinar The Amber Forest: A Reconstruction of a Vanished World
Princeton Princeton University Press 1999 069105728 First Softcover Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
239pp. B&W plates and illustrations throughout, colour plates section. "...the most accurate description scientists have yet produced of any past tropical forest, [and] a beautifully written and illustrated homage to a remarkable, vanished world." Extremely light edgewear. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Architects of Eternity: The New Science of Fossils, Richard Corfield
12 Richard Corfield Architects of Eternity: The New Science of Fossils
London Headline 2001 0747271801 / 9780747271802 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
338 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Spine square and uncreased. Internally as new. Colour plates. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. Glossary; Appendix (Geological Timescale); Selected Reading; Index. "Perhaps predictably, the way fossils have been interpreted and classified in the past often tells us more about the political and moral agendas of the personalities involved than it does about prehistory. But is is to these larger-than-life personalities -- from Othniel Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope battling it out in the wildernesses of 19th-century Wyoming right up to the feuds of scientists today -- that we owe our knowledge about the origins of life on earth." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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13 Tassy, Pascal. Nicholas Hartmann (trans) Pascal Tassy; The Message of Fossils
New York McGraw-Hill 1993 0070629471 / 9780070629479 First English Translation Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
176 pp. Part of the 'Horizons of Science' series. "Is evolution gradual or discontinuous? Does it represent any sort of "progress"? Fossils give answers to these questions, and illustrate a continuing dialogue between observation and theory." Corners very lightly bumped. Wraps with very light general wear and some edgewear, including minor warping to laminate. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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