Fossil Vertebrates of Arabia: With Emphasis on the Late Miocene Faunas, Geology, and Palaeoenvironments of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
By Whybrow, Peter. J. and Hill, Andrew (editors)
Pp. i-xxv, 1-523, (1-40, Arabic language section); ~300+ illustrations (black-and-white photos, color photos, halftone drawings, maps, color portrait of Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak AL Nahayan). Publisher’s original orange cloth, lettered in black on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket, lg 4to. This massive volume contains 36 chapters by noted specialists in the fields of Middle Eastern geology, paleomagnetics and vertebrate paleontology. The volume brings together for the first time the results of research on Arabian continental vertebrates found in the United Arab Emirates, the Sultanate of Oman, and the Republic of Yemen. The volume presents new fossil records from Arabia and Pakistan and discusses the closing of the ancient Middle East Tethys Seaway. Most fossils recovered are from the Oligocene and Miocene. The human-made artifacts recovered are from the Pleistocene. No ownership marks and no signs of use.
|Publisher||Yale University Press|
|Publisher Place||New Haven|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||A fine (new) copy in a fine dust jacket.|