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British Fossil Brachiopoda, Volume 2 Permian and Carboniferous Species

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Series: British Fossil Brachiopoda Volume: 2
By: Thomas Davidson, Richard Owen and William Benjamin Carpenter
490 pages, 75 b/w illustrations
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About this book

A reprint of a classical work in the Cambridge Library Collection

British palaeontologist Thomas Davidson (1817-85) was born in Edinburgh and began his studies at the city's university. Encouraged by German palaeontologist Leopold von Buch, he began to study brachiopod fossils at the age of twenty, and he quickly became the undisputed authority. He was elected fellow of the Geological Society of London in 1852, receiving the Wollaston medal in 1865. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1857. Published between 1850 and 1886, this six-volume work became the definitive reference text on the subject. It includes more than two hundred hand-drawn plates and a comprehensive bibliography.

This volume, the second of six, details the Permian and Carboniferous brachiopod species.

Contents

Part IV. The Permian Brachiopoda: Preliminary remarks
British Permian Brachiopoda

Part V. The Carboniferous Brachiopoda: Preliminary remarks
British Carboniferous Brachiopoda

Appendix and conclusion
Index

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Monograph
Series: British Fossil Brachiopoda Volume: 2
By: Thomas Davidson, Richard Owen and William Benjamin Carpenter
490 pages, 75 b/w illustrations
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