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The early history of palaeontology /
by W.N. Edwards.
imprint
London : Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History), 1967.
description
viii, 58 pages, 4 leaves of plates : illustrations, facsimiles ; 22 cm.
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imprint
London : Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History), 1967.
contents note
I. Greek and Roman ideas -- II. Mediaeval notions -- III. The flood -- IV. The Renaissance -- V. The seventeenth century -- VI. The eighteenth century -- VII. The establishment of palaeontology as a science -- VIII. Geological terminology -- IX. The rise of museums -- X. The Department of Palaeontology of the British Museum (Natural History).
general note
"Based on the Guide to an exhibition illustrating the early history of palaeontology, by Wilfred Norman Edwards, 1931. British Museum (Natural History) special guide no. 8."--Verso of title page.
local note
ROM copy: Department of Museum Volunteers Collection; 2017.
catalogue key
2236337
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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