Ordovician and Silurian Faunas from Arctic Canada

By Teichert, Curt

SKU# 15373

$ 22.00

Pp. 169; 1 large folding map, 24 black-and-white photo-plates. Contemporary blue ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, lg 8vo (280 x180 mm). Report of the Fifth Thule Expedition 1921-24, volume 1, no. 5 by the Danish Expedition to Arctic North America in charge of Knud Rasmusswen. The contents include: General Geology of the Paleozoic Areas - Southampton Island - Melville Peninsula and Iglulik Island - Brodeur Peninsula - Cockburn Land - King William Land; Late Pre-Cambrian Sedimentary Formations of Cockburn Land; General Remarks on Stratigraphy and Correlation: Ordovician – Silurian; Description of the Fossils. Newspaper clipping of Arctic explorer Freuchen Spurns laid in at front – Spurns was a member of the 1924 Thule Expedition that explored Arctic Canada. From the research library of Arthur K. Miller with his bookplate and signature on the front endpaper.

Publisher Gyldendalske Boghandel
Publisher Place Copenhagen
Date Published 1937
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near Fine
Condition Description Light edge wear to cloth; a bright and clean copy in near fine condition.
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