Perissodactyla of the Eocene of Burma + The Fossil Suidae of India (Palaeontologia Indica, volume 8, memoirs no. 3 and 4)

By Pilgrim, Guy E.

SKU# 16440

$ 75.00

Pp. (4), 28, 2 full page plates (line-drawings) + pp. (8), ii, 65, 20 full page plates (one large folding phylogeny, halftone drawings and line-drawings).  Contemporary one-half black leather, spine with 5 raised bands lettered in gilt 2 compartments, over orange cloth-covered boards, sm folio.  Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India, Palaeontologia Indica, new series, volume 8, memoirs numbers 3 and 4.  This work contains two comprehensive monographs – the first is a detailed review of the fossil perissodactyls of the Eocene of Burma; the second presents the fossil Suidae of India.  For the second monograph, most of the fossils are derived from sites in the Miocene Siwalik Hills; however, there is also coverage of fossil Suidae from other sites in India.  Rare works seldom offered.  No ownership marks.

Publisher Geological Survey of India
Publisher Place Calcutta
Date Published 1925-1926
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description The endpapers are browned with a few worm holes, there is some wear to the outer leather corners and a little rubbing to the orange cloth-covered boards, the text and plates are generally bright and clean; overall a very good copy.
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