Osteology of the Carnivorous Dinosauria in the United States National Museum, with Special Reference to the Genera Antrodemus (Allosaurus) and Ceratorsaurus
By Gilmore, Charles Whitney
Pp. xi, 159; 36 full page plates (black-and-white photographs, halftones, and one folding line-drawings), 79 text-figures. Recent dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, (original printed pale green wrappers bound in place), lg 4to. Inscribed by the author to: “Dr. John C. Merriam, with the kind regards of C. W. Gilmore” on the top corner of the front wrapper. John Campbell Merriam (October 20, 1869 – October 30, 1945) was an American paleontologist, educator, and conservationist. The first vertebrate paleontologist on the West Coast of the United States, he is best known for his taxonomy of vertebrate fossils at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, particularly with the genus Smilodon, more commonly known as the sabertooth cat (from Wiki). Later from the research collection of herpetologist Lauren E. Brown with his signature on the front endpaper and on the title page.
|Publisher||Government Printing Office|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||Light edge wear to the original printed wrappers, a bright and clean copy in near fine condition.|