Über Rhinoceros mercki und seine nord- und mitteldeutschen Fundstellen

By Schroeder, Henry

SKU# 18337

$ 40.00

Pp. 111, (3); 26 full page halftone plates printed on glossy paper (many are double-page foldout plates).  Original printed tan wrappers, lg 8vo.  Abhandlungen der PreuBischen Geologischen Landesanstalt, N.F., Heft 124.  Describes Rhinoceros mercki (= Rhinocerus kirchbergensis) and its distribution in northern and central German sites.  Merck's rhinoceros (Rhinocerus kirchbergensis (= Stephanorhinus kirchbergensis) is an extinct genus of rhinoceros native to northern Eurasia that lived during the Lower to Early Late Pleistocene epoch.  It had two horns and was a relatively large rhino.  It weighed over 3,000 kg (6,600 lbs) and measured about 2 meters (6.56 ft) tall and 4 meters (13.12 ft) in length, having a size similar to a white rhino (from Wiki).  The halftone plates on glossy paper are very attractive.  Warmly inscribed by the author on the front wrapper.  Name stamp of Kretzoi, Budapest, July 29, 1968 on the front wrapper.  No other ownership marks. 

Publisher PreuBischen Geologischen Landesanstalt
Publisher Place Berlin
Date Published 1930
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description Slight edge wear to wrappers especially on the spine; a tight copy in very good condition.
Limited Edition