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    DescriptionThis title offers a new, reformatted and updated edition of this popular title which is suitable for experts and armchair enthusiasts alike. "Fossils: A Photographic Field Guide" will appeal to anyone interested in uncovering the many mysteries of the subject. Easy to use, highly informative and illustrated throughout with amazing colour photographs, this title covers all classifications of fossils, with more than 190 fossils from around the world featured. Information given for each fossil includes its genus name, the main identifying characteristics of the genus, its maximum or average size, information about its occurrence, and general information pertaining to either the genus or the particular specimen featured. A quick reference guide to the geological range of each genus is also included in the form of an icon, which sits beside each genus name. Box features are peppered throughout the book, providing information on a number of topics relevant to a featured fossil's family or order. A geological timescale is also provided, to help the reader to gain a sense of temporal perspective, and also to complete the identification process. An easy-to-use, clear recognition guide, this book cuts through the complexities of fossil identification, making the process straightforward and simple.


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    Title
    Fossils: A Photographic Field Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chris Pellant, By (author) Helen Pellant
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 118 mm
    Height: 180 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781780094083
    ISBN 10: 1780094086
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 560
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    DC22: 560
    BIC subject category V2: WNR
    BISAC V2.8: SCI054000
    Abridged Dewey: 560
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: NAT015000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26610
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC23: 560
    LC classification: QE714.5 .P4495 2013
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    180 colour photographs
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    New Holland Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    01 November 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Chris and Helen Pellant are based in North Yorkshire and they began writing books together in the 1980s. They have written a number of earth science books, and also run their own photographic library (www.picsandwords.com). They are keen conservationists, studying and recording everything from plants and lepidoptera to marine life.