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  • Earthby Richard Fortey

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 20.00

    In Earth , the acclaimed author of Trilobite! and Life takes us on a grand tour of the earth?s physical past, showing how the history of plate tectonics is etched in the landscape around us.   Beginning with Mt. Vesuvius, whose eruption in Roman times helped spark the science of geology, and ending in a lab in the West of England where mathematical... more...

  • Trilobiteby Richard Fortey

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    With Trilobite , Richard Fortey, paleontologist and author of the acclaimed Life, offers a marvelously written, smart and compelling, accessible and witty scientific narrative of the most ubiquitous of fossil creatures. Trilobites were shelled animals that lived in the oceans over five hundred million years ago. As bewilderingly diverse then as... more...

  • The Hidden Landscapeby Richard Fortey

    Random House 2010; US$ 23.96

    'I travelled to Haverfordwest to get to the past. From Paddington Station a Great Western locomotive took me on a journey westwards from London further and further back into geological time, from the age of mammals to the age of trilobites... Under the River Severn and into Wales, I was back before the time of the dinosaurs, to a time when Wales... more...

  • Dry Store Room No. 1: The Secret Life of the Natural History Museum (Text Only)by Richard Fortey

    HarperCollins Publishers 2010; US$ 12.56

    This edition does not include illustrations. ?Dry Store Room No. 1? is an intimate biography of the Natural History Museum, celebrating the eccentric personalities who have peopled it and capturing the wonders of scientific endeavour, academic rigour and imagination. more...

  • Life: an Unauthorized Biography (Text Only)by Richard Fortey

    HarperCollins Publishers 2010; US$ 10.63

    This ebook edition does not include illustrations. A magisterial exploration of the natural history of the first four thousand million years of life on and in the earth, by one of Britain?s most dazzling science writers. more...

  • Survivors: The Animals and Plants that Time has Left Behind (Text Only)by Richard Fortey

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 10.81

    This ebook edition does not include illustrations. An awe-inspiring journey through the eons and across the globe, in search of visible traces of evolution in the living creatures which have survived from earlier times and whose stories speak to us of seminal events in the history of life. more...

  • The Wood for the Treesby Richard Fortey

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 28.95

    From the author of Earth: An Intimate History, an exuberant "biography" of four acres of woodland, evoking a cosmos of living and inanimate things and imagining its millennia of existence A few years ago, award-winning scientist Richard Fortey purchased four acres of woodland in the Chiltern Hills of Oxfordshire, England. The Wood for the Trees... more...

  • Fossils and Strata, Lower Ordovician Trilobites of the Kirtonryggen Formation, Spitsbergenby Richard A. Fortey; David L. Bruton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 49.00

    This monograph describes early Ordovician (Ibexian:Tremadocian–early Floian) trilobites from Northern Spitsbergen from the section through the Kirtonryggen Formation adjacent to Hinlopen Strait.  The Formation is divided into three Members, each with distinct trilobites collectively representing the fullest known succession from the Bathyurid... more...

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