Die Cotylosauier der Trias

By Huene, Friedrich von

SKU# 17384

$ 65.00

Pp. (2), 69-102 + 8 full page fine photo-plates, each with a description leaf of text.  Original burnt-orange printed wrappers, lg 4to.  From: Palaeontographica, volume 59.  Describes the genus Koiloskiosaurus which the author placed in the Cotylosauria.  The Cotylosauria is the term used in the early 20th century to describe a group of heavy-bodied, splay-limbed, plant-eating reptiles that evolved during the Carboniferous and extended into the Triassic.  Today this group is placed in the Captorhinida.  Name stamp of paleontologist John A. Dorr on the top outer corner of the title page.  Rare.

Publisher E. Schweizerbart’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung
Publisher Place Stuttgart
Date Published 1912
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Good
Condition Description Wrappers are chipped along the spine edge and show some darkening along the outer borders of both the front and rear wrappers, the text and plates are bright and clean; a good solid copy of a rare item.
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