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eBay items of interest 02_22_99 (long)
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(in order by date of auction-nearing final date on top)
Journal of Vertebrate Paleo. - Fossil Hounds! Item #68429797
Another set of Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Volume 9, for 1989.
All 4 issues including Supplement to Number 3. Five manuals, over 530
pages in all! 33 articles, plus book reviews and paleo. notes. Fossil
articles range from sauropods, fish, birds, various mammals, aquatic
reptiles, terrestrail reptiles, etc. Many include actual fossil locality
information. This is the official journal of the Society of Vertebrate
Paleontology. All issues are in excellent+ condition.
The Dinosaurs Book Item #68195523
A fantastic new view of a lost era.By William Stout. A Bantan Book.
There are black and white drawings and colored drawings with text. If
you want to learn about Dinosaurs this is a good book to learn from.Just
about every page has one or more drawing. Paper back book. The size of
the book is 81/2 x 11 3/4. Over 136 pages. The book contents, the
dinosaurs child hood, breakfast at day break, there duels, bath room
habits, there disease, and much,much more. Good book, for Teachers to
teach about dinosaurs.
Fossil/Science Book: VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY Item #68545069
This is a FIRST EDITION of the 1933 VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOTGY book by
A.S. ROMER. Classic science text and drawings of ancient life has a
broad appeal. The fossil collector or nature/science enthusiast will
want to acquire this rare book. 7x10" Hardbound, 491 pages, complete and
Dinosaur Plots by Leonard Krishtalka Item #68666016
Dinosaur Plots & Other Intrigues in Natural History is a gloves-off
history of dinosaur-related discoveries (and much other stuff) by a
leading paleontologist at the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh. So: Were
the dinosaurs done in by an asteroid? ("Catastrophists are intellectual
ballerinas in loose tights," he says.) Is Archaeopteryx actually a fake?
And why are there dinosaurs buried in Central Park? The author has a
strong sense of the absurd and a nice, dry wit. Very good science
writing -- informative and fun! Published by William Morrow, 1989,
hardcover, and in perfect condition
PREHISTORIC MONSTERS Dinosaurs + early mammal Item #68857960
Prehistoric Monsters by Kate Brash was published by Salem House in 1985.
After an introduction, 38 animals are described and depicted in
color.ANY DISTORTION IS DUE TO OUR SCANNER.THE PICTURES ARE VERY
CLEAR.This is a hardback book in good condition.The is a sticker shadow
on the front cover,and one 1/4th inch closed tear.The book is intact,and
also has a graph of the prehistoric eras in the back.
Dinosaur Book - 1959 - First Edition - Mint! Item #69012523
In the Days of the Dinosaurs 1959 - First Printing Stated By Dr. Roy
Chapman Andrews Illustrated by Jean Zallinger Hardcover. 80 Pages.
9.25 inches x 6.75 inches. The author of this excellent dinosaur book
is Dr. Andrews--former Director of the American Museum of Natural
History in New York. This is his fourth natural history book for
children, and it is a winner! The book provides an entertaining view
of dinossaurs and their study. It is illustrated with dozens of duo-tone
illustrations. Chapter titles include: The Thunder Lizard, King of
Tyrants, Dinosaurs with Armor, Dinosaur Eggs in Mongolia, etc. The
copyright page states that this is the first printing. This book is
perfect for any collection. Condition: Mint Condition. Illustrations
and text are bright and clean with no page tears, folds, dog ears,
writing, or stains. Cover is excellent, with no staining, fading, wear,
WPA Bird/Dinosaur Teaching Aid,ExcellentRare! Item #69095323
(Betty's personal favorite)
Cast and painted plaster transitional bird/dinosaur, bird still has
teeth in its beak. WPA made educational teaching aid, 16" x 9 1/2" x 3
1/2", excellent condition and form, circa 1930s.
BEYOND JURASSIC Item #68943416
"BEYOND JURASSIC" EVERYTHING YOU'VE EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT T.REX AND
OTHER DINOSAURS. PREVIOUSLY VIEWED VHS VIDEO. WATCHED ONLY A FEW TIMES.
HISTORICAL GEOLOGY - FASCINATING BOOK!!!! Item #68989220
This hardback book is titled: HISTORICAL GEOLOGY. This book was written
by Carol Dunbar and published by John Wiley & Sons. This is the second
edition 9th printing of the second edition. In the 500 pages the author
takes the reader from the cosmic history of earth to the coming of man.
This book will give an appreciation of Geology as a science while, at
the same time, providing a detailed look at the history of our planet.
THIS IS A FACINATING BOOK!!! The book is in excellent condition. There
is a previous owners bookplate inside the front cover. SEE PHOTO
Museum Book Okinawan Fossils Geology History Item #69245616
Museum Book Okinawan Fossils Geology History THE PICS. ON THIS ONE WILL
TAKE A WHILE TO LOAD. PLEASE BE PATIENT. IT IS WELL WORTH THE WAIT!
Measuring approximatly 10 1/8" x 7 1/8" this very interesting 136 page
Okinawan Museum book contains a myriad of information about the
Geology, History, Early Arts and Crafts, and Folklore of Okinawa and the
Ryukyu Islands. Text and picture captions are written in both English
and Okinawan character's. The first eleven pages contain numerous black
and white photos of different fossil formations and diagrams of the
geological history of the chain of the Ryukyu Islands. Following that is
a chapter describing in writing and pictures the History of the earliest
inhabitants in the Ryukyus including the "Yamashita cave man", "Shell
mounds", "Gushiku Age", and the "Foundation of the Kingdom of Ryukyu."
The last two chapters are dedicated to the progression of the Arts and
Crafts and Folklore of early Ryukyu inhabitants. There are numerous
black and white pictures throughout this interesting museum book.
Published by the Okinawa Prefectural Museum in the mid 70's it remains
in very good condition with minor corner softening. The cover does
have some yellowing due to age and slight soiling. However there are
no tears on the cover or inside pages.
I feel it will make an excellent addition to someone's collection. Bid
on this one today!
PB: Fossils, Paleontology and Evolution Item #69201264
Copyright 1968/69 Foundation of Earth Science Series book by David L.
Clark/ U. of Wisconsin. 130 pages/ Goog shape.
Digging Dinosaurs 2 Pack Item #69646061
Dinosaurs are Very Big,even tho dinosaurs come in various shapes and
sizes, it is the giants among the "Thunder Lizzards" that reach across
time and seize our imaginations. Dinosaur Families, it may be hard to
believe but some dinosaurs, though very ferocious, were really good
families. You will also see how palentologists and even kids can find
and dig or excavate dinosaur bones. This is a 2 pack (2 video tapes).
Brand new in sealed box. Not a bootleg.
1956 HB childrens book on Dinosaurs, exc. cd Item #69678707
This 146 page hardback is in excellent condition. It has the original
dust jacket which does show some wear. Written by Roy Chapman
Andrews. Original copyright 1953. The pages are strong but yellowed
near the edges. It's well illustrated.
SINCLAR and the EXCITING WORLD OF DINOSAURS Item #69778601
This 8"L X 5"W brochure entitled; Sinclar and the "EXCITING WORLD OF
DINOSAURS" was a handout in 1964-65 SINCLAR DINOLAND, at the New York
World's Fair. This one was picked up at a Sinclar station in 1966 . This
is a very colorful, informative booklet;some great pictures of
Dinosaurs, and intersting text. There are 12 pages in this
booklet,counting front and back. The back page of booklet has a nice
SINCLAR SIGN...STOP AT THE SIGN OF THE SINCLAR DINOSAURS, Drive With
Care and Buy SINCLAR, and dated 1966. Inside the front cover is stamped
1966 SINCLAR REFINING COMPANY.
How and Why DINOSAURS Wonder Book Item #69802528
They're all here! Learn all about all those creatures like
BRACHIOSAURUS, DIPLODOCUS, STEGOSAURUS, CAMPTOSAURUS, IGUANODON, and the
TYRANNOSAURUS REX. Great drawings by Kenyon Shannon. This 8 1/2" by 11"
paper bound book has 48 pages. Published by Wonder Books in 1960.
The book is in very good condition except for slight age discoloration,
and some small tears along the bottom edges of 6 pages where uncut pages
FOSSIL Crinoid reference from 1940 Item #69718104
Fossil reference book entitled "Crinoids from the Upper Carbiniferous
and Permian Strata in Texas" by Moore & Pluumer, Copyright 1940,
University of Texas Publication. This book is a valuable reference for
fossil collectors of crinoids, sea lillies of the ancient seas. The
reference is generously illustrated with 78 figures and 21 plates. This
468 page book is in very good condition, with only a very minor 1/2"
tear between the binding and cover.
FOSSIL Brachiopod reference Item #69721340
Excellent fossil reference book entitled "BRACIOPODA OF THE
PENNSYLVANIAN SYSTEM IN NEBRASKA" by Dunbar & Condra, Copyright 1932,
State of Nebraska Publication. This book is a valuable reference for
fossil collectors of brachiopods, lamp shells of ancient seas. The
reference is generously illustrated with 25 figures, 54 plates and 2
pull out strata charts. This 400+ page book is in near mint but for the
title being handwritten on the spine.
RARE BOOK/FOSSILS/PALEONTOLOGY<<1894!!!>> Item #69601966
This is a rare offering. The one all fossil collectors/nature/science
and paleontology students or professionals would be proud to acquire.
This is titled on the frontispiece THIRTEENTH ANNUAL REPORT of the STATE
GEOLOGIST For the Year 1893. Vol II.-Palaeontology (sic). TRANSMITTED
TO THE LEGISLATURE MARCH 1, 1894. ALBANY: JAMES B. LYON, STATE PRINTER.
1894. This opening says it all!!! The book is in fair shape, with the
binding frayed at the top, and somewhat loose and seperated in the front
and back, but no taping. This is very restorable and in good condition
given its age!!! It has not been abused. Heavy dark green cover with
gold lettering that is somewhat faded but readable. This reads: REPORT
OF THE STATE GEOLOGIST VOL II. PALEOTOLOGY. NEW YORK 1893. Hand written
on the bottom of the title in white ink is 3-PTB. The body of the text
is the absolute last word in the subject of BRACHIOPODA. There are 55
plates of nothing but BRACHIOPODS!!! The 19th century artwork and
drawings are nothing short of breathtaking. There is a stamp in the
front which states DISCARDED ASTOR LIBRARY NEW YORK JAN 27 1896. There
are also stamps throughout denoting: THE ASTOR LIBRARY NY. This is the
ASTOR family that produced John Jacob Astor of TITANIC fame.
first book in geology- Harvard University1897 Item
Nice old book in great shape.It is by N S Shaler S.D.Professor of
paleantology at Harvard University...published by D .C. Heath and Co
Mass.This book is 250 pages and I started looking at it and in an hour I
think i learned more than I ever did in school aobut our earth. It is
done so nicely ..Hasa questions for each chapter. nice book!!!!! I bet
there aren't many of these .
Handy GEOLOGY Dictionary! Item #69708726
C. M. Rice, DICTIONARY OF GEOLOGICAL TERMS (EXCLUSIVE OF STRATIGRAPHIC
FORMATIONS AND PALEONTOLOGIC GENERA AND SPECIES). Ann Arbor, MI: Edwards
Brothers, Inc., 1953, First Edition, 9 x 6, 465 pp. Green cloth
(faded) with a few spots, cover and spine lettering dull, corners
bumped, slight foxing of edges (not affecting leaves). Compilation . .
. in one convenient volume [of] the definitions of terms in use in the
various branches of geology, including physiography, petrology,
paleontology, and evolution. Mineral names are included, along with
formulas and brief descriptions.
1888 US Geological Survey Annual, A++ MAPS Item #69599243
TENTH ANNUAL REPORT of the UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY to the
SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR 1888-'89 BY J.W. Powell Director
Part I - GEOLOGY 778 pages, heavily illustrated with maps and plates
Including one large fold-out topographic survey map of the United
States, dated 1888-9 Published by the Government Printing Office, 1890
This large 12' x 7" volume contains detailed reports on the geological
research activities of the USGS for fiscal year 1888-'89.Heavily
illustrated with color plates, sketch maps and a large independent
fold-out map of the United States kept in a pocket in the rear board.
The director's report includes sections on progress of geologic work in
all regions throughout the country, progress in paleontologic work on
fossils from each major era, work in chemistry and physics, petrography,
mining statistics and technology, and recent publications of the
Features a lengthy report on the swampland of the United States, with
particular attention to the Great Dismal Swamp in North Carolina and
Virginia. Subchapters of this report include types of swamps found in
the US, topography of the Great Dismal, its vegegation, animal life and
types of fossils found in the swamp beds. Includes a nice tipped in
color sketch map of the Great Dismal Swamp, measuring app. 12" x 8".
Also presented is a paper on the Penokee Iron-Bearing series of Michigan
and Wisconsin, with a fold out geologic chart of the region, plus a
color-coded geologic map of Michigan.
Finally there is a lengthy report on the fauna of the Lower Campbrian
or Olenellus Zone, with numerous plates showing fossils recovered from
The fold-out map of the United States is in nearly pristine condition-
only defect is very slight staining at crease edges from the dye of the
book cover. It is as nice a map of the US from the 1800s I have ever
seen. It measures app. 30" by 22", and is color coded to show surveying
progress throughout the US. It is titled in the lower right-hand corner,
"Map of the United States, Showing the Progress of the Topographic
Survey During the Fiscal Year 1888-9"
The book is in generally good condition. Would rate as very good
except the rear cover is weak at the inside hinge and needs reinforcing.
The cloth cover is sound and exterior hinges are all firm. Minor
staining on the exterior cover but negligibly so. Plates and text are
all very good.
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