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Hold the phones, we have a winner! Re: trying to indentify...
On Thu, 27 Mar 2008 Danvarner@AOL.COM wrote:
<< However, this has all dredged up a memory of a book that I think was my
first dino book and that I can't indentify.
Glossy hard cover, not 8 1/2 by 11, but smaller, and had several slices of
Zallinger's "Age of Reptiles" and AIR, Bonestell's "Earth's Birth". I
can visuallize bits quite clearly, just not the darn title.
Ring a bell with anyone? >>
Sounds like _Prehistoric Animals, Dinosaurs and Other Reptiles and Mammals_,
by Jane Werner Watson, Simon and Schuster,1958. The book had excerpts from
Lincoln Barnett too.
_The World We Live In_. The cover featured the Permian portion of Zallinger's
mural cartoon. It's cheap at Amazon. DV
Almost mentioned the Permian scene, as I specifically recalled the
dimetrodon and sphenacodon (and a bit of an edaphosaurus on the edge).
For those who might be wondering (and who might there by also remember