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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Smithsonian Inst Pr
Publication date April 1, 2002
Binding Paperback
Edition 3
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781588340481
ISBN-10 1588340481
Dimensions 0.50 by 6 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.10 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $27.50
Other format details university press
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This thorough introduction to the world of paleontology has been completely revised and updated, reflecting changes in the ways that fossils are viewed and interpreted. Using the fluid writing style that made Trilobite! Eyewitness to Evolution such a success, Dr. Fortey brings the study of fossils into the 21st-century.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780674311350 Book cover for 9781588340238
 
3 sub edition from Smithsonian Inst Pr (May 1, 2002); titled "Fossils: The Key to the Past"
9781588340238 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $55.00
About: This thorough introduction to the world of paleontology has been completely revised and updated, reflecting changes in the ways that fossils are viewed and interpreted.
New sub edition from Harvard Univ Pr (November 1, 1991); titled "Fossils: The Key to the Past"
9780674311350 | details & prices | 8.75 × 11.25 × 0.75 in. | 2.20 lbs | List price $48.50
About: Discusses the formation of fossils, describes how they are used by scientists to reconstruct the history of the earth, and offers guidance on starting a fossil collection
Paperback
Book cover for 9780674311367 Book cover for 9781501700538 Book cover for 9781588340481
 
5th edition from Comstock Pub Assoc (October 20, 2015); titled "Fossils: The Key to the Past"
9781501700538 | details & prices | 256 pages | 7.50 × 10.00 × 0.50 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $24.95
About: "Richard Fortey is without peer among science writers.
The price comparison is for this edition
3 edition from Smithsonian Inst Pr (April 1, 2002); titled "Fossils: The Key to the Past"
9781588340481 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.25 × 0.50 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $27.50
About: This thorough introduction to the world of paleontology has been completely revised and updated, reflecting changes in the ways that fossils are viewed and interpreted.
Reprint edition from Harvard Univ Pr (March 1, 1994); titled "Fossils: The Key to the Past"
9780674311367 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.50 × 0.50 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $18.95
About: This thorough introduction to the world of paleontology has been completely revised and updated, reflecting changes in the ways that fossils are viewed and interpreted.
from William Rudolf Sabbott (June 1, 1983)
9780565008840 | details & prices | List price $15.00
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About: This thorough introduction to the world of paleontology has been completely revised and updated, reflecting changes in the ways that fossils are viewed and interpreted.

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