Lower Triassic Ammonoids from Western Kwangsi, China
By Chao, Kingkoo
Pp. 355; 44 full plate black-and-white photo-plates, 48 text-figures. Publisher’s original one-quarter tan cloth with spine lettered in Chinese and with title neatly printed in English, over paper-covered boards lettered in Chinese in dark brown characters, 4to (315 x 235 mm). Palaeontologia Sinica, whole number 145, new series B, no. 9. Text is bilingual in both Chinese and English. The author undertook geological investigations in Kwangsi (Guangxi) in 1940 to 1944. During this survey, Chao Kingkoo and colleagues discovered fossil localities in the Triassic rocks in the western part of that province. These localities produced a fauna that was almost exclusively e ammonoid -- it was not only rich in individuals but also rich in genera and species. This monograph describes many new ammonoid genera and species. The volume is warmly inscribed in English on the front endpaper: “To Prof. Glenister, B. F. with the compliments of Chao Kingkoo, 9 Jan. 1960.” Name stamp of B. F. Glenister on the front cover.
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