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In a message dated 98-01-14 08:52:19 EST, darren.naish@port.ac.uk writes:

<<  (see the Glut and 
 Lessem encyclopedia - IMHO one of the worst dinosaur books ever 
 written). >>

You can blame this turkey squarely on the publisher, who evidently wanted a
rush job to get something into the bookstores in time for _Jurassic Park_.
There was no time to review or correct anything, certainly no time to put
together a decent book whose original purpose was to have an illustrated entry
for every different dinosaur species (not just the genera). Tracy Ford drew
several hundred illustrations--skeletal restorations of all the good type
specimens of all the species--of which they used (and paid for) only about a