"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"
Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover w/jacket. 2nd edition. Toning on jacket. Light wear on jacket and boards. Unmarked pages. Tulsa's best used bookstore. Located on South Mingo Road since 1991. No-hassle return policy if not completely satisfied.
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Very Good/Fine. 088202163x Oversized 287pp including glossary and index Previous owner's name inside front cover near top edge, otherwise book is AS NEW Dust jacket spine is slightly darkened, otherwise jacket is AS NEW.
Near Fine in Very Good+ jacket. Second edition, 1976, hardcover with beige cloth boards in dust jacket, octavo, 287pp., illustrated in b&w. Book near fine with hint of soil to rear board, binding tight, text clean and unmarked with faint foxing to top edge of text block. DJ VG+ with mild toning to spine, edgewear that includes a few small tears.
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.
1976. Science History Publications. Second. Softback. Book-VG, slight wear, foxing. 9x6. 287pp. Numerous b/w illus. The aim of this book is to convey 'a sense of period' to the reader, a sense of the intellectual and social coherence of the theories and activity of studying fossils, within each of the chosen periods of history.
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