Bulletin Volume 61-64

Bulletin Volume 61-64

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...corundum alterations are represented by a set of specimens. Specimens from New York, New Jersey and the west and many local minerals for exchange. Historic geology. Material illustrating the Paleozoic age generally, the Cretaceous of America, the general Mesozoic of Europe, and the Cenozoic of eastern America. Economic geology. 2000 specimens: ores representing all of the principal western mining localities, specially those that were prominent 15 years ago; iron ores and coals from various parts of the United States. Lithology. 2000 specimens of rocks illustrating the typical formations of America and Europe. Specimens of the local rocks, and ores from the west, chiefly gold and silver for exchange. Zoology. 3000 vertebrates: material for a synoptic and comparative anatomic collection; the osteologic collection of the late Prof. Cope, including the Hyrtl collection of nearly 1000 beautifully prepared fish skeletons, which formed the basis of much of Prof. Hyrtl's studies on the osteology and of Prof. Cope's work on the classification of fishes; illustrations of local fauna; very complete collections of fishes; batrachians, lizards and birds from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Jamaica, the Bahamas and the Grand Cayman. 10,000 specimens of invertebrates: a collection of many groups from the Bahamas and Jamaica obtained by the university expeditions of 1887 and 1890-91; the Leidy collection of parasites, including many types; the C. Pennock conchological collection; the Wheatley collection of the fresh water mollusks of the world; and a large series of models and preparations illustrating the embryology and anatomy of both vertebrates and invertebrates. A vivarium containing living marine, fresh-water and land animals of almost every class....show more

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  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 367g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236991966
  • 9781236991966