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A description of certain belemnites, preserved, with a great proportion of their soft parts, in the Oxford clay, at Christian-Malford, Wilts.

By: OWEN, Richard (1804-1892).

Price: $175.00

Publisher: In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. For the year MDCCCXLIV. London:, Richard and John E. Taylor, 1844.: 1844

Seller ID: S4262


298 x 235 mm. 4to. Pages 65-85. [Entire volume: viii, [2], 85 pp.] 7 lithographic plates. Original printed wrappers; spine chipped, top cover off, edges chipped. AS IS. Owen's paper is an early recreation of the soft body parts that produced the fossil sea-shells of the belemnite, an extinct cephalopod. In 1837 Richard Owen, acknowledged as the greatest comparative anatomist of his day, changed the focus of his work to paleontology when he began to study Darwin's South American fossils. View more info

On remains of a large extinct lama (Palauchenia magna, Ow.) from quaternary deposits in the valley of Mexico. with: On the molar teeth, lower jaw, of Macrauchenia patachonica, Ow.

By: OWEN, Richard (1804-1892).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Volume 160, Part I. London:, Taylor and Francis, 1870.: 1870

Seller ID: S4264


299 x 233 mm. 4to. Pages 65-77; 79-91. [Entire volume: xi, [2], 264 pp.] 2 tables, 4 lithographic plates; 1 double-page lithographic plate. Original printed wrappers; spine chipped, covers soiled. Very good. View more info