Animals before man in North America: their lives and times

Front Cover
D. Appleton and company, 1902 - Extinct animals - 291 pages
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 295 - suited to present demands, Professor l<e Conte has given us a volume of great value as an exposition of the subject, thoroughly up to date. The examples and applications of the work are almost entirely derived from this country, so that it may be properly considered an American geology. This is of advantage to the American
Page 296 - South America visited during the Voyage of the " Beagle." Maps and Illustrations. I2mo. Cloth, $2.50. Emotional Expressions of Man and the Lower Animals. I2mo. Cloth, $3.50. The Variations of Animals and Plants under Domestication. Preface by Prof. ASA GRAY. 2 vols. Illustrations. Cloth, $5.00. Insectivorous Plants. I2mo. Cloth, $2.00. Movements and Habits of Climbing
Page 114 - that the ripples were still fresh when a large amphibian crossed the flat ; that a brief shower of rain followed, dotting with its drops the half-dried mud ; that the waters again flowed over the flat, making new deposits of detritus, and so buried the records.
Page 293 - Bart., FRS The Cause of an Ice Age. By Sir ROBERT BALL, LL. D., FRS, Royal Astronomer of Ireland ; Author of " Star Land," " The Story of the Sun," etc. I2mo. Cloth, $1.50. "A fascinating subject, cleverly related and almost colloquially discussed."— Philadelphia Public Ledger. The Horse. A Study in Natural History. By WILLIAM H. FLOWER, CB, Director in the British Natural History Museum. With 27 Illustrations,
Page 295 - discussion of some of the marvelous physical revolutions of which our earth has been the scene Of the various ages traced and located by scientists, none is more interesting or can be more so than the Ice Age, and never have its phenomena been more clearly and graphically described, or its causes more definitely located, than in this thrillingly interesting volume."—Boston Traveler.
Page 51 - the people are arranged about the streets and roads in such a manner that each can easily appropriate his food from the water as it passes along.
Page 295 - be called monumental There is not a page that is not instructive and suggestive. It is sure to make a reputation abroad as well as at home for its distinguished author, as one of the most active and
Page 295 - D., FRS, Royal Astronomer of Ireland, author of "Starland." The first volume in the Modern Science Series, edited by Sir JOHN LUBBOCK. I2mo. Cloth, $1.00.
Page 293 - explained in this excellent work."—Chicago Herald. The Fauna of the Deep Sea. By SYDNEY J. HICKSON, MA, Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge. With 23 Illustrations.
Page 293 - Cloth, $1.00. That realm of mystery and wonders at the bottom of the great waters is gradually being mapped and explored and studied until its secrets seem no longer secrets. . . . This excellent book has a score of illustrations and a careful index to add to its value, and in every way is to be commended for its interest and its scientific merit " —Chicago Times. D. APPLETON AND COMPANY, NEW YORK.

Bibliographic information