Kentucky Fossil Corals, Vol. 2 of 2

Kentucky Fossil Corals, Vol. 2 of 2 : A Monograph of the Fossil Corals of the Silurian and Devonian Rocks of Kentucky (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Kentucky Fossil Corals, Vol. 2 of 2: A Monograph of the Fossil Corals of the Silurian and Devonian Rocks of Kentucky The text Of Part I. Will be finished in a few months. Part I. Consists of 1. An Introduction, which treats of the growth and habits of coral making animals, their place in nature, etc.; 2. A Descriptive Text, which classifies the fossil corals found in the Silurian and Devonian Rocks of Kentucky, showing the relations of families, genera, and species, and describing them; 3. A chapter of Popular Notes, which, following the technical descriptions, presents the salient traits of structure or function characterizing the skeletons of species of the same genus, on the modifica tions Of which the differentiation is based, and collates comprehensively the resemblances and differences of related genera and the more widely divergent family peculiarities; 4. A Glossary, in which are given the meanings and, in most cases, the etymologies of the technical terms used in the text; 5. An Index, systematically arranged. The literature of this subject is diffused through many volumes of State and Government reports and society periodical or casual publications. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 442 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 23mm | 585g
  • English
  • 172 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 024320566X
  • 9780243205660