"It is not often that a work can literally rewrite a person's view of a subject. And this is exactly what Rudwick's book should do for many paleontologists' view of the history of their own field."--Stephen J. Gould, "Paleobotany and Palynology" "Rudwick has not merely written the first book-length history of palaeontology in the English language ...
"It is not often that a work can literally rewrite a person's view of a subject. And this is exactly what Rudwick's book should do for many paleontologists' view of the history of their own field."--Stephen J. Gould, "Paleobotany and Palynology" "Rudwick has not merely written the first book-length history of palaeontology in the English language; he has written a very intelligent one. . . . His accounts of sources are rounded and organic: he treats the structure of arguments as Cuvier handled fossil bones."--Roy S. Porter, "History of Science"
Very Good. 8vo. Hardcover, 8vo. 287 pp with index. Previous owner's name stamp on front free endpaper. Bookplate on verso. Else VERY GOOD + in like dust jacket. Spine of DJ has mild toning, light soiling to dj else VG. Protected in Mylar. Mylar adhered to dj with some adhesive residue at bottom edge of dj, eps and boards. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
pp. (10), 287; numerous text-figures (fine halftones, line-drawings of fossils, and graphs). Publisher's original light blue-green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket, lg 8vo. This book will be of interest not only to paleontologists and historians of science but to all who are interested in scientific thinking in the modern world. Small smudge mark to the front cover of the cloth, otherwise a very bright and clean copy in fine condition in a fine dust jacket.
Very good in very good dust jacket. In VERY GOOD condition, nice and clean overall, dispatched daily from the UK This book is in VERY GOOD overall condition, with only minor signs of previous ownership.
Very Good. J in Very Good Minus dj. Gray cloth, second edition, 287pp. With b&w illustrations. First edition published in 1972 to much acclaim from scholars and journals, reissued with some revisions and corrections. Clean, tight, sound copy. Dustjacket with some yellowing on spine, slight rippling to front panel, and slight wear along edges. Binding is Binding is Hard Cover.
Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. ix,287p. : ill. ; 25 cm. Includes illustrations. Bibliographyp.281-282. - Includes index.
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