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new book review: Fossils of Folkestone, Kent

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We are pleased to announce a nice new book review of our recent title: Fossils of Folkestone, Kent by Philip Hadland, which has just been published in Deposits Magazine, 2018 (Number 55, page 19 – snippets): This guide has an advantage over others – this and others all have marvellous full colour illustrations of the relevant Gault fossils, but as anyone who has struggled over the boulders from the end of the concrete harbour to Copt Point will know, there is a lot of Greensand, containing marvellous and multitudinous trace fossils … and around the corner in East Wear Bay...

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New Book Review: Trilobites of the British Isles

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We are very pleased to announce an excellent new book review of our recent title: Trilobites of the British Isles, which has just been published in the latest edition of Deposits Magazine, 2018 (Number 55, page 13 – snippets follow): … this illustrated (in colour) modern overview of the trilobites of Great Britain and Ireland is the first ever… with almost 800 photographic images of British and Irish trilobites, from both historically important collections and newly collected material … There are overviews and locality data of classic and less well-known locations, with discussions of their specific faunas … The book...

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Book Review: TRILOBITES OF THE BRITISH ISLES

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We are very pleased to announce that a new book review of our forthcoming title: Trilobites of the British Isles by Robert Kennedy and Sinclair Stammers has just been published on the American Museum of Natural History Trilobite Website (April 2018; some abridged snippets follow): … when all is said-and-done, perhaps no country on Earth can match Great Britain in terms of either its ground-breaking academic pursuit of the subject, or its available trilobite resources. Written by noted trilobite collector/researcher Dr. Robert Kennedy, with the able assistance of photographer Sinclair Stammers, this highly informative, richly illustrated, 384-page volume goes to...

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NEW BOOK REVIEW: Field Guide to Butterflies of The Philippines

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We are pleased to announce a nice review of our recent title: Field Guide to Butterflies of The Philippines has just been published in the latest edition of Antenna, the Bulletin of the Royal Entomological Society (2018, 42(1): 36, - snippets): "The book was written by two experienced lepidopterists: Peter B. Hardy, a retired civil servant with a passion for Lepidoptera from Cheshire who is the sole author of ‘Butterflies of Greater Manchester’ and (co)author of some 50 papers on butterfly ecology and diversity, and Dr James M. Lawrence of the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa who is the...

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New book reviews: So you want to be a palaeontologist? and A guide to fossil collecting in England and Wales

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We are pleased to announce the recent publication of nice reviews of two of our recent titles in the latest edition of Down to Earth Magazine (February 2018, number 102, page 32). The books reviewed are: So you want to be a palaeontologist? Practical advice for fossil enthusiasts of all ages by David Penney. (snippets): ...this book takes the subject of palaeontology apart to demonstrate what a study of fossils entails, how it can be studied and then what anyone studying it can do with their new found knowledge and collecting talent. … It is full of practical advice and...

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