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Re: "Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs" versus "Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia"



In a message dated 98-02-02 02:19:59 EST, edels@email.msn.com writes:

<< Comments please concerning the comparative values of the "Encyclopedia
 of Dinosaurs" editted by Phil Currie and Kevin Padian {$99.95} versus the
 "Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia" by Donald Glut {$145}.
 
     The Glut book claims that it will have all known discovered material
 listed for each genera (including specimen numbers).  It is supposed to have
 1439 illustrations, and be 1088 pages. >>

Get them both if possible. The Glut book is a huge picture file of material,
some unavailable elsewhere except in original papers, quite hard to find.
Currie/Padian is slick with very current info on all aspects of dinosaurology,
not just the available material.