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9780470657508 | Blackwell Pub, November 30, 2016, cover price $149.95

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9780470657492 | Reprint edition (Blackwell Pub, November 30, 2016), cover price $89.95

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Product Description: A modern Thoreau explores the mysteries of the universe in this deluxe collector's boxed set.To read Loren Eiseley (1907–1977) is to renew a sense of wonder at the miracles and paradoxes of evolution and the ever-changing diversity of life...read more
By William Cronon (editor)

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9781598535051 | Box edition (Library of America, November 1, 2016), cover price $70.00 | About this edition: A modern Thoreau explores the mysteries of the universe in this deluxe collector's boxed set.

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Product Description: The best illustrated and most comprehensive book ever published on the largest land animals the world has ever known.From The Land Before Time to Jurassic Park, images of fantastically large, long-necked, plant-eating dinosaurs have captured our imaginations...read more

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9781421420288 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The best illustrated and most comprehensive book ever published on the largest land animals the world has ever known.

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Product Description: A fully updated and expanded new edition of the acclaimed, bestselling dinosaur field guideThe bestselling Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs remains the must-have book for anyone who loves dinosaurs, from amateur enthusiasts to professional paleontologists...read more

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9780691167664 | 2 revised edition (Princeton Univ Pr, October 25, 2016), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A fully updated and expanded new edition of the acclaimed, bestselling dinosaur field guideThe bestselling Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs remains the must-have book for anyone who loves dinosaurs, from amateur enthusiasts to professional paleontologists.

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Product Description: When fossils of birds from China’s Jehol region first appeared in scientific circles, the world took notice. These Mesozoic masterpieces are between 120 and 131 million years old and reveal incredible details that capture the diversity of ancient bird life...read more

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9781421420240 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, October 16, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: When fossils of birds from China’s Jehol region first appeared in scientific circles, the world took notice.

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Product Description: “A cracking read, combining storytelling of the highest order with a trove of information. . . . What’s remarkable is that it all fits together.”—Wall Street Journal“Successful science writing tells a complete story of the ‘how’—the methodical marvel building up to the ‘why’—and Randall does just that...read more

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9780062328472 | Ecco Pr, October 27, 2015, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In this brilliant exploration of our cosmic environment, the renowned particle physicist and New York Times bestselling author of Warped Passages and Knocking on Heaven’s Door uses her research into dark matter to illuminate the startling connections between the furthest reaches of space and life here on Earth.

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9780062328502 | Reprint edition (Ecco Pr, October 18, 2016), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: “A cracking read, combining storytelling of the highest order with a trove of information.

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Product Description: It was a very special day for Neffy the Microraptor—she would be taking her first flight. But when Neffy spread her wings she didn't know what she was supposed to do! Will she learn in time to join her sisters and escape the predators on the ground?In this informative and fact-based story, Joe Lillington takes the reader back to the time of dinosaurs as we follow young Neffy in her first attempt at flying...read more
By Joe Lillington (illustrator)

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9781909263895 | Flying Eye Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: It was a very special day for Neffy the Microraptor—she would be taking her first flight.

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Product Description: This book focuses on the strong relation between the tectonic evolution of the Southernmost Andes and their closest southern neighbors, the Scotia Sea and Antarctica. Some episodes are related to processes of global significance such as the opening of the Drake Passage, which is somehow linked to Late Cenozoic cooling...read more

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9783319397252 | Springer Verlag, October 3, 2016, cover price $179.00 | About this edition: This book focuses on the strong relation between the tectonic evolution of the Southernmost Andes and their closest southern neighbors, the Scotia Sea and Antarctica.

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9780226377445 | Univ of Chicago Pr, September 22, 2016, cover price $65.00

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Product Description: South America is home to some of the most distinctive mammals on Earth―giant armadillos, tiny anteaters, the world’s largest rodent, and its smallest deer. But the continent once supported a variety of other equally intriguing mammals that have no close living relatives: armored mammals with tail clubs, saber-toothed marsupials, and even a swimming sloth...read more
By Velizar Simeonovski (illustrator)

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9780253020840 | Indiana Univ Pr, September 14, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: South America is home to some of the most distinctive mammals on Earth―giant armadillos, tiny anteaters, the world’s largest rodent, and its smallest deer.

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Product Description: Using a series of case studies, the book demonstrates the power of dynamic analysis as applied to the fossil record. Written in an engaging and informative style, Dynamic Paleontology outlines the best application of quantitative and other tools to critical problems in the paleontological sciences including such topics as analysis of the Cambrian Explosion and the question regarding the presence of life on Mars...read more

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9783319227764 | Springer Verlag, September 13, 2016, cover price $179.00 | About this edition: Using a series of case studies, the book demonstrates the power of dynamic analysis as applied to the fossil record.

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Product Description: The objective of this volume is to showcase the contemporary state of research on recognizing and evaluating the performance of stone age weapons from a variety of viewpoints, including investigating their cognitive and evolutionary significance...read more
By Katsuhiro Sano (editor)

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9789401776011 | Springer Verlag, June 19, 2016, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: The objective of this volume is to showcase the contemporary state of research on recognizing and evaluating the performance of stone age weapons from a variety of viewpoints, including investigating their cognitive and evolutionary significance.

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Product Description: This book provides a comprehensive overview of the taxonomy, biology, sedimentation, and carbonate geochemistry of modern species. Students, early career and advanced scientists alike will profit from a broad synthesis of the current understanding of planktic foraminifers as an ecological indicator, biogeochemical factories, and proxies in paleoceanography...read more

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9783662502952 | 2 edition (Springer Verlag, August 9, 2016), cover price $99.00 | About this edition: This book provides a comprehensive overview of the taxonomy, biology, sedimentation, and carbonate geochemistry of modern species.

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Product Description: Paleobiologist Anthony D. Barnosky weaves together evidence from the deep past and the present to alert us to the looming Sixth Mass Extinction and to offer a practical, hopeful plan for avoiding it. Writing from the front lines of extinction research, Barnosky tells the overarching story of geologic and evolutionary history and how it informs the way humans inhabit, exploit, and impact Earth today...read more

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9780520274372 | Univ of California Pr, October 1, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Paleobiologist Anthony D.

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9780520292642 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr, August 5, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Paleobiologist Anthony D.

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Product Description: The latest advances in dinosaur ichnology are showcased in this comprehensive and timely volume, in which leading researchers and research groups cover the most essential topics in the study of dinosaur tracks. Some assess and demonstrate state-of-the-art approaches and techniques, such as experimental ichnology, photogrammetry, biplanar X-rays, and a numerical scale for quantifying the quality of track preservation...read more
By Annette Richter (editor)

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9780253021021 | Indiana Univ Pr, August 1, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The latest advances in dinosaur ichnology are showcased in this comprehensive and timely volume, in which leading researchers and research groups cover the most essential topics in the study of dinosaur tracks.

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Product Description: The Steven C. Minkin (Union Chapel) Paleozoic Footprint Site ranks among the most important fossil sites in the world today, and Footprints in Stone recounts the accidental revelation of its existence and detailed findings about its fossil record...read more
By Dana J. Ehret (foreword by)

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9780817358440 | 2 edition (Univ of Alabama Pr, July 26, 2016), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The Steven C.

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Product Description: The idea of a missing link between humanity and our animal ancestors predates evolution and popular science and actually has religious roots in the deist concept of the Great Chain of Being. Yet, the metaphor has lodged itself in the contemporary imagination, and new fossil discoveries are often hailed in headlines as revealing the elusive transitional step, the moment when we stopped being "animal" and started being "human...read more
By Martin Dew (narrator)

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9781522671046 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, June 21, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The idea of a missing link between humanity and our animal ancestors predates evolution and popular science and actually has religious roots in the deist concept of the Great Chain of Being.

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Product Description: Geared towards a broad variety of students, Dinosaurs: The Textbook, sixth edition, is a concise and lucid presentation of the biological and geological concepts of dinosaur science. It clarifies the evolution, phylogeny, and classification of the various species while modeling the best approach for navigating new and existing research...read more

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9780231173100 | 6 edition (Columbia Univ Pr, June 14, 2016), cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Geared towards a broad variety of students, Dinosaurs: The Textbook, sixth edition, is a concise and lucid presentation of the biological and geological concepts of dinosaur science.

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9780072826951 | 5th edition (McGraw-Hill Science Engineering, October 14, 2005), cover price $145.55 | About this edition: Dinosaurs: The Textbook is a monument to our present understanding of these wonderful creatures.
9780072528053 | 4th edition (McGraw-Hill College, June 1, 2003), cover price $88.75 | About this edition: Dinosaurs: The Textbook is a monument to our present understanding of these wonderful creatures.
9780073036427 | 3rd edition (McGraw-Hill College, July 1, 1999), cover price $97.30 | also contains Shattering the Glass: The Remarkable History of Women's Basketball | About this edition: This text is intended for a one-quarter or one-semester introductory course on dinosaurs.
9780697279958 | 2nd edition (William C Brown Pub, October 1, 1996), cover price $93.40 | About this edition: Written for an introductory level course, this text combines background material, dinosaur classes and general topics.
9780697144294 | William C Brown Pub, June 1, 1993, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: This introductory textbook on dinosaurs teaches the basic principles of geology, biology and palaeontology, and provides an understanding of these prehistoric creatures.
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Product Description: Cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises) have fascinated and bewildered humans throughout history. Their mammalian affinities have been long recognized, but exactly which group of terrestrial mammals they descend from has, until recently, remained in the dark...read more

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9781118561270 | Blackwell Pub, June 13, 2016, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises) have fascinated and bewildered humans throughout history.

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9781118561539 | Blackwell Pub, June 13, 2016, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: Cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises) have fascinated and bewildered humans throughout history.

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Product Description: Over the past 20 years, paleontologists have made tremendous fossil discoveries, including fossils that mark the growth of whales, manatees, and seals from land mammals and the origins of elephants, horses, and rhinos. Today there exists an amazing diversity of fossil humans, suggesting we walked upright long before we acquired large brains, and new evidence from molecules that enable scientists to decipher the tree of life as never before...read more

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9781522664666 | Mp3 abr edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, June 7, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Over the past 20 years, paleontologists have made tremendous fossil discoveries, including fossils that mark the growth of whales, manatees, and seals from land mammals and the origins of elephants, horses, and rhinos.

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Product Description: ALA Outstanding Reference Source For the layperson and the paleontologist, this is the definitive reference work on dinosaurian genera. Section I provides a thorough history of fieldwork, laboratory studies and paleontological research, and outlines several of the scientific theories of dinosaur extinction...read more

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9780786422951 | 4 sup edition (McFarland & Co Inc Pub, January 30, 2006), cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Provides information on new finds, interpretations of finds, exhibitions, and research in the study of dinosaurs.
9780786415182 | Supplement edition (McFarland & Co Inc Pub, December 1, 2003), cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Provides information on new finds, interpretations of finds, exhibitions, and research in the study of dinosaurs.
9780899509174 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, July 1, 1997, cover price $295.00 | About this edition: For the layperson and the paleontologist, this is the definitive reference work on dinosaurian genera.

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9780786472222 | Reprint edition (McFarland & Co Inc Pub, January 30, 2013), cover price $99.00 | About this edition: ALA Outstanding Reference Source For the layperson and the paleontologist, this is the definitive reference work on dinosaurian genera.

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Product Description: Here twenty-one leading paleontologists use important refinements in fossil diversity data to provide critical evaluations of older hypotheses of diversification and extinction processes and to propose fresh interpretations.Originally published in 1986...read more

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9780691639246 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $200.00 | About this edition: Here twenty-one leading paleontologists use important refinements in fossil diversity data to provide critical evaluations of older hypotheses of diversification and extinction processes and to propose fresh interpretations.

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9780691611228 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Here twenty-one leading paleontologists use important refinements in fossil diversity data to provide critical evaluations of older hypotheses of diversification and extinction processes and to propose fresh interpretations.

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Product Description: This book is devoted to the ichnology of insects, and associated trace fossils, in soils and paleosols. The traces described here, mostly nests and pupation chambers, include one of the most complex architectures produced by animals...read more

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9783319282084 | Springer Verlag, May 10, 2016, cover price $179.00 | About this edition: This book is devoted to the ichnology of insects, and associated trace fossils, in soils and paleosols.

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Product Description: One might expect daring of Jack London, an author who has been gold-miner, sailor, frontiersman, adventurer; whose writing can no more be trite or commonplace than can the narrative of his own life history. But no fictionist ever dreamed of daring to attempt what Jack London has done here--to plunge into the gray mist that shrouds the beginnings of our race; to paint in vivid colors a picture of that alleged and disputed ancestor of ours; to outline his brutal life, his loves, his hates, his first efforts toward human reasoning poiver; to do all this with such wonderful vividness that the skeptic is convinced by the plain truth of it...read more

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9781530487097 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 11, 2016, cover price $6.68 | also contains Before Adam, Before Adam, Before Adam | About this edition: Written in 1906, "Before Adam" is a bit of a departure from London's other novels.
9781530487134 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 11, 2016, cover price $6.48 | also contains Before Adam, Before Adam, Before Adam | About this edition: Before Adam is Jack London’s fictional tour de force.
9781523690008 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 31, 2016, cover price $5.58 | also contains Before Adam, Before Adam, Before Adam | About this edition: this one revolves around the dreams of a young boy, dreams that involve racial memories and the knowledge of his prior existence as a man-like creature named Big Tooth living in prehistoric times.
9781523238941 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 4, 2016, cover price $8.99 | also contains Before Adam, Before Adam, Before Adam | About this edition: A young man in modern America is terrorized by visions of an earlier, primitive life.
9781522942924 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 27, 2015, cover price $6.50 | also contains Before Adam, Before Adam, Before Adam | About this edition: Before Adam is a novel by Jack London, serialized in 1906 and 1907 in Everybody's Magazine.
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