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A Catalogue of the Mesozoic Mammalia in the Geological Department of the British Museum

by George Gaylord Simpson

Condition: Near Fine


London: The Trustees of the British Museum, 1928. Cloth. Near Fine. A handsome copy of the 1928 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine in its dark-green cloth, with bright gilt-insignia and lettering along the spine. Tiny former owner name (and date) stamped at the front pastedown's top-edge, otherwise clean as could be. Tall quarto, 11 plates at the rear and dozens of line drawings thruout the text.


  • Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 14178
  • Title: A Catalogue of the Mesozoic Mammalia in the Geological Department of the British Museum
  • Author: George Gaylord Simpson
  • Format/binding: Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Trustees of the British Museum
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1928
  • Keywords: rare natural history, rare mammal histories, rare British Museum imprints
  • Bookseller catalogs: Natural History;

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