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




On Mon, 2 Feb 1998 Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:

> 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.
> 

You should have 5 references:

The Complete Dinosaur
Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs
The Dinosauria
Mesozoic Meanderings


---John Schneiderman (dino@revelation.unomaha.edu)