Climate and Evolution

By Matthew, William D.

SKU# 16107

$ 30.00

Pp. xii, 223; 32 text-figures. Publisher’s original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover, lg 8vo. Special publication of the New York Academy of Sciences, volume 1. This volume, assembled by E. H. Colbert after Matthew’s death in 1930, brings together six papers by Matthews on the topic of climate and evolution. The contents include: Foreword, by E.H. Colbert; Preface, Biographical sketch of William Diller Matthew by W.K. Gregory; Climate and evolution by Matthew; Some remarks upon Matthew's "Climate and evolution," by Thomas Barbour; with supplementary note by Matthew; Note on the Wegener hypothesis, etc., supplementary to "Climate and evolution," by Matthew; Affinities and origin of the Antillean mammals by Matthew; The dispersal of land animals by Matthew; Tables showing the past and present zoogeographical distribution of land mammals by Matthew; Annotated bibliography of William Diller Matthew by C.L. Camp and V.L. VanderHoof. No ownership marks.

Publisher Academy of Natural Sciences
Publisher Place New York
Date Published 1939
Date Published Estimated No
Edition Second edition, revised and enlarged
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A bright and clean copy in fine condition.
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