Evolution of African Mammals
By Maglio, Vincent J. and Cooke, H. B. S.
Pp. (10), 641; numerous maps, black-and-white photos and fine line-drawings of fossils. Publisher’s original tan cloth, lettered in dark red on the spine, dark brown dust jacket lettered in red and white on the spine and front cover, lg 4to. This edited volume contains 30 chapters by notable specialists in the field on all aspects of the vertebrate paleontology of African mammals. When published, this was a landmark work. Even today, it is still an important reference source. This was Vince Maglio’s last book; he left the field of vertebrate paleontology as this book was being published. Maglio changed his name and enrolled in medical school. He is now a medical doctor living in the Pacific Northwest. Signature of former owner at the top corner of the front free endpaper. No other ownership marks and few signs of use.
|Publisher Place||Harvard University Press|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||Small tear to corner of dust jacket has been repaired; a bright and clean copy in fine condition in a complete near fine dust jacket.|