The Vertebrata of the Cretaceous Formations of the West (Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, Volume II)

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The Vertebrata of the Cretaceous Formations of the West (Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, Volume II)

By Cope, Edward D.

SKU# 19466

$ 400.00

Pp. iv, 302, (2); 57 full page lithographed plates (some are foldout).  Publisher’s original brown cloth, with blind-stamped borders on the front and rear boards and with spine cloth lettered in gilt, thick 4to.   Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, Volume II.  This large and heavy tome is the final report on the vertebrate paleontology of the Cretaceous formations of the West.  The greatest number of fossil species described are derived from the Niobrara (Miocene) and Fort Union (Paleocene) epochs in Wyoming, Kansas and Colorado collectively.  An important early North American paleontological monograph.  Rare.

Publisher Government Printing Office
Publisher Place Washington
Date Published 1875
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description Light wear to cloth edges along the spine, a tight and clean copy in very good condition.
ISBN
Limited Edition