Clyménies du Sahara

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Clyménies du Sahara

By Petter, Germaine

SKU# 18597

$ 28.00

Pp. 58; 8 full page blank-and-white photo-plates of ammonoids, each with descriptive leaf.  Original printed gray wrappers, folio. Publication du service de la carte géologique de l'Algérie (nouvelle série): Paléontologie memoire no. 6.  Presents a detailed study of Devonian ammonoids found in the Sahara.  Clymeniida is an order of ammonoid cephalopods from the Upper Devonian characterized by having an unusual dorsal siphuncle.  From the research library of Mackenzie Gordon Jr. (1913–1992) who was an American invertebrate paleontologist with his name stamp on the front wrapper.  Gordon was an expert on Carboniferous fossils.  Gordon worked for the United States Geological Survey for 40 years, from 1941–1981.  He was research associate at the National Museum of Natural History from 1981 to his death in 1992.

Publisher Service de la carte géologique de l'Algérie
Publisher Place Alger
Date Published 1960
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Wrappers are a bit sunned around the borders, bottom inner corner with slight bump; overall a near fine copy.
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