Fossils

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Macmillan, Apr 14, 2001 - Nature - 160 pages
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This introduction to the life of the past as revealed through fossils includes:

-Descriptions of the typical plants and animals of major geological eras
-Maps showing where fossils can be found
-The history of the development of life on earth

Full-color illustrations and concise information make this an invaluable and enjoyable guide to a fascinating subject.

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User Review  - papyri - LibraryThing

A nice introductory book on fossils. Though, it is somewhat dated and includes drawings/paintings of fossils rather than photographs of actual examples, it is a classic. A book many recall from childhood and why it is still in print. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

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