Notice of Some Extinct Testudinata. From the American Journal of Science, Volume XL, August 1890

American Journal of Science, 1890. pamphlet. Thin pamphlet, 4 p. w/2 plates, mostly turtle shell fossils. Edges are brittle with light chipping, interior paper better. Sticker on the front with the number "72" on it. Name of former owner C. H. Falkenbach, stamped on cover. Falkenbach was a curator of various fossil collections at a number of American institutions.

Of special note: Marsh was one of the 2 greatest paleontologists in 19th C. America, often at odds with his rival, Edward D. Cope, sometimes bribing workers to get the other's fossils. Their rivalry was called the Bone Wars. Good. Item #20724

Price: $45.00