The Vertebrata of the Cretaceous Formations of the West : Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories. Vol. 2,

Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1875. First edition. Hardcover. Heavy quarto (oversized). Some wear to edges and corners of boards. Spine slightly darkened. iv, 302, [59] pages : 10 woodcuts, 57 plates at end with explanations on the verso for each. The greater number of species Cope described were from the beds of the Niobrara & Fort Union epochs, with material obtained from explorations in Kansas, Wyoming and Colorado. An uncommon classic of early US Western Paleontology, with all its illustrations in sharp condition, by a leading figure of the "Bone Wars" for fossils. Very good. Item #18933

Price: $650.00

See all items in Paleontology
See all items by