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Product Description: From the author of Earth: An Intimate History, an exuberant "biography" of four acres of woodland, evoking a cosmos of living and inanimate things and imagining its millennia of existence A few years ago, award-winning scientist Richard Fortey purchased four acres of woodland in the Chiltern Hills of Oxfordshire, England...read more

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9781101875759 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, December 6, 2016, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: From the author of Earth: An Intimate History, an exuberant "biography" of four acres of woodland, evoking a cosmos of living and inanimate things and imagining its millennia of existence A few years ago, award-winning scientist Richard Fortey purchased four acres of woodland in the Chiltern Hills of Oxfordshire, England.

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Product Description: "Richard Fortey is without peer among science writers."―Bill BrysonIn his accessible introduction to the study and meaning of fossils, the world-renowned paleontologist Richard Fortey provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of fossils and their use in reconstructing the history of life on Earth...read more

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9781588340238, titled "Fossils: The Key to the Past" | 3 sub edition (Smithsonian Inst Pr, May 1, 2002), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: 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.
9780674311350, titled "Fossils: The Key to the Past" | New sub edition (Harvard Univ Pr, November 1, 1991), cover price $48.50 | About this edition: 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

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9781501700538, titled "Fossils: The Key to the Past" | 5th edition (Comstock Pub Assoc, October 20, 2015), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: "Richard Fortey is without peer among science writers.
9781588340481, titled "Fossils: The Key to the Past" | 3 edition (Smithsonian Inst Pr, April 1, 2002), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: 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.
9780674311367, titled "Fossils: The Key to the Past" | Reprint edition (Harvard Univ Pr, March 1, 1994), cover price $18.95
9780565008840 | William Rudolf Sabbott, June 1, 1983, cover price $15.00 | also contains Team Spirit | About this edition: 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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Product Description: The arthropods contain more species than any other animal group, but the evolutionary pathways which led to their current diversity are still an issue of controversy. Arthropod Relationships provides an overview of our current understanding, responding to the new data arising from sequencing DNA, the discovery of new Cambrian fossils as direct evidence of early arthropod history, and developmental genetics...read more
By Richard A. Fortey (editor) and Richard H. Thomas (editor)

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9780412754203 | Kluwer Academic Pub, October 1, 1999, cover price $419.00 | About this edition: The arthropods contain more species than any other animal group, but the evolutionary pathways which led to their current diversity are still an issue of controversy.

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9789401060578 | Springer Verlag, November 12, 2012, cover price $419.00 | About this edition: The arthropods contain more species than any other animal group, but the evolutionary pathways which led to their current diversity are still an issue of controversy.

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Product Description: From one of the world’s leading natural scientists and the acclaimed author of Trilobite!, Life: A Natural History of Four Billion Years of Life on Earth and Dry Storeroom No. 1 comes a fascinating chronicle of life’s history told not through the fossil record but through the stories of organisms that have survived, almost unchanged, throughout time...read more

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9780307263612 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 10, 2012, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: From one of the world’s leading natural scientists and the acclaimed author of Trilobite!

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9780307275530 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, December 11, 2012), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From one of the world’s leading natural scientists and the acclaimed author of Trilobite!

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Product Description: About four hundred million years ago earthquake activity and possibly major storms caused sudden movements of large quantities of muddy sediment along the seafloor. Animal communities in the path of these sediment-laden flows were instantly engulfed, the inhabitants "frozen" in the last moment of their lives...read more

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9780300184600 | Italian edition edition (Yale Univ Pr, December 11, 2012), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: About four hundred million years ago earthquake activity and possibly major storms caused sudden movements of large quantities of muddy sediment along the seafloor.

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9781402762543 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, June 2, 2009, cover price $29.95

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9789707772175 | Oceano De Mexico, September 2, 2006, cover price $23.50

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A geological history of Earth's early years is revealed through a study of its natural wonders, including such sites as the Alps, Icelandic hot springs, the ocean floor, the rocky Newfoundland coast, the salt flats of Oman, Mt. Vesuvius, and the San Andreas Fault. Reprint.

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9780375406263, titled "Earth, An Intimate History" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 1, 2004, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A geological history of Earth's early years is revealed through a study of its natural wonders, including such sites as the Alps, Icelandic hot springs, the ocean floor, the rocky Newfoundland coast, the salt flats of Oman, Mt.

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9780375706202 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, November 8, 2005), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A geological history of Earth's early years is revealed through a study of its natural wonders, including such sites as the Alps, Icelandic hot springs, the ocean floor, the rocky Newfoundland coast, the salt flats of Oman, Mt.

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'Dry Store Room No. 1' is an intimate biography of the Natural History Museum, celebrating the eccentric personalities who have peopled it and capturing the wonders of scientific endeavour, academic rigour and imagination.

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9780007209880 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, January 1, 2004, cover price $33.75 | About this edition: 'Dry Store Room No.

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Turning the clock back several billion years, the author introduces readers the first denizens of planet earth--crustaceans called trilobite that ruled the oceans for three hundred million years. Reprint. 30,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780375406256, titled "Trilobite: Eyewitness to Evolution" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 2000, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Introduces the first denizens of planet Earth several billion years ago--crustaceans called trilobites that ruled the oceans for three hundred million years.
9780002570121 | Harpercollins Canada, June 1, 2000, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: "Richard Fortey fell in love with trilobites when he held his first fossil and weighed up half a billion years' of history in his hands.

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9780375706219, titled "Trilobite: Eyewitness to Evolution" | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, November 1, 2001), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Turning the clock back several billion years, the author introduces readers the first denizens of planet earth--crustaceans called trilobite that ruled the oceans for three hundred million years.

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The senior paleontologist at London's Natural History Museum presents a thought-provoking, engaging account of life on Earth from the Big Bang to the advent of humankind, based entirely on the evidence of fossils, stones, and other natural artifacts. Reprint. 25,000 first printing. NYT.

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9780375401190 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 1, 1998, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: The senior paleontologist at London's Natural History Museum presents an account of life on Earth from the Big Bang to the advent of humankind, based entirely on the evidence of fossils, stones, and other natural artifacts

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9780375702617 | Vintage Books, September 1, 1999, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: The senior paleontologist at London's Natural History Museum presents an account of life on Earth from the Big Bang to the advent of humankind, based entirely on the evidence of fossils, stones, and other natural artifacts.

The senior paleontologist at London's Natural History Museum presents an account of life on Earth from the Big Bang to the advent of humankind, based entirely on the evidence of fossils, stones, and other natural artifacts.

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9780606182393 | Demco Media, April 1, 1998, cover price $23.46 | About this edition: The senior paleontologist at London's Natural History Museum presents an account of life on Earth from the Big Bang to the advent of humankind, based entirely on the evidence of fossils, stones, and other natural artifacts.

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Product Description: This classic in popular geology, is a unique exploration of Britain’s geological diversity. Richard Fortey guides us around the British Isles, and as the rocks change, so we learn to read the clues they contain – cultural as well as geological.

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9780712660402 | Reprint edition (Trafalgar Square, April 1, 1995), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This classic in popular geology, is a unique exploration of Britain’s geological diversity.

Short poems about twenty-six dinosaurs, arranged A to Z.
By Richard Fortey and John Rogan (illustrator)

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9780812062021 | Barrons Juveniles, November 1, 1990, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Presents short poems about twenty-six dinosaurs, arranged from A to Z

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