Perissodactyla of the Eocene of Burma + The Fossil Suidae of India (Palaeontologia Indica, volume 8, memoirs no. 3 and 4)
By Pilgrim, Guy E.
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|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|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.|