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Geology and Palaeontology From Rochdale Book Company


Description of a Skeleton of the Mastodon Giganteus of North America.

By WARREN, John C:

John Wilson and Son, Boston, 1855, 4to, second edition, pp. viii, 260, large folding frontis, coloured vignette to title page and 29 plates. Plate 29 is a large folding plate of Mastodon Angustidens. Original cloth, a bit dull and rubbed, but very sound. Some plates very clean, others with varying degrees of foxing, especially the large folding plate which is disected and mounted on linen, neat old library stamp to title page Overall a more than acceptable copy. Presentation inscription from the author to Warrington Museum and Library. This is the best edition, with corrections and additions including three important new plates. Very heavy so extra postage may be required overseas.