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Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Fossil Organic Remains of Mammalia and Aves Contained in the Museum (Paperback) Loot Price: R389
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Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Fossil Organic Remains of Mammalia and Aves Contained in the Museum (Paperback):...
Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Fossil Organic Remains of Mammalia and Aves Contained in the Museum (Paperback):...

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Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Fossil Organic Remains of Mammalia and Aves Contained in the Museum (Paperback)

Royal College of Surgeons Museum

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845 Excerpt: ... a half in length, and three inches and a half in greatest breadth, and shows the margins of nineteen of the vertical plates. From the pleistocene sand near Bridport, Dorsetshire. Presented by H. B. Way, Esq. 572. The corresponding molar of the left ramus of the lower jaw of the same Mammoth, in which the partially decomposed state of the tooth demonstrates the constituent substances, and especially the cement, in the same favourable manner. From the pleistocene sand near Bridport, Dorsetshire. Presented by H. B. Way, Esq. 573. Portions of two of the lamellar divisions of the crown of the molar of a Mammoth, with the intervening layers of the enamel and cement. The fractured surface of the dentine shows the course of the dentinal tubes to the naked eye, and the centres from which they radiate to the surface of each of the terminal mammillae are continued down to the base of the plate. From the fresh-water pleistocene beds of Grays, Essex. Presented by Prof. Owen. 574. A single plate of the molar of a Mammoth from which a great part of the cement has been removed, showing the vertically grooved and ridged surface of the enamel; each ridge is impressed by a fine groove. Locality unrecorded. Presented by Sir Everard Home, Bart, F.R.S. 575. Three large and some smaller fragments of a large molar of the Mam moth; showing in many parts the direction of the tubular hbres of the dentine. Locality unrecorded. Hunterian. 576. The lower molar of the Mammoth, wanting some of the anterior plates. The main part of the crown, which is six inches and a half in length, exhibits the summits of twelve plates; the primitive form of these plates is well shown in the posterior part of the tooth. Their summits are each divided into three mammillary processes, the marginal ones be...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Royal College of Surgeons Museum
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 96
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-05906-2
Barcode: 9781236059062
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LSN: 1-236-05906-9

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