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



    Thanks to all for their replies concening the books.  So it looks like I
need to spend $250 to catch-up.  Oh well, another day, another 2 dino books.

    Allan Edels


-----Original Message-----
From: John Schneiderman <dino@revelation.unomaha.edu>
To: Dinogeorge@aol.com <Dinogeorge@aol.com>
Cc: Dinosaur <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Date: Tuesday, February 03, 1998 9:28 AM
Subject: "Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs" versus "Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia"


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>On Mon, 2 Feb 1998 Dinogeorge@aol.com wrote:
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>> 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.
>>
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>You should have 5 references:
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>The Complete Dinosaur
>Dinosaurs: The Encyclopedia
>Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs
>The Dinosauria
>Mesozoic Meanderings
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>
>---John Schneiderman (dino@revelation.unomaha.edu)
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