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New Book Review: Trilobites of the British Isles

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We are pleased to announce a nice book review of our recent title: Trilobites of the British Isles has just been published in the latest edition of Fossil News: Snippets as follows: Fossil News (Winter 2018 [21.4]: 48-50, edited snippets): The trilobite bookshelf has long lacked a volume dedicated to a detailed examination of the fascinating examples of these arthropods that can be found in the British Isles. ... The specimens pictured and described are of exemplary quality, preservation, and value. The many illustrated specimens come from the most important British historical collections, including those of the Natural History Museum...

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Due out very soon: FOSSILS OF THE MILWAUKEE FORMATION: A DIVERSE MIDDLE DEVONIAN BIOTA FROM WISCONSIN, USA

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We are pleased to announce that we have now received the final files for: FOSSILS OF THE MILWAUKEE FORMATION: A DIVERSE MIDDLE DEVONIAN BIOTA FROM WISCONSIN, USA by Kenneth C. Gass, Joanne Kluessendorf, Donald G. Mikulic and Carlton E. Brett and production is now underway. We are aiming for an April/May release date, though this may be pushing it somewhat. The book is expected to run to approximately 300 pages, with ca. 350 colour images. What people are saying A richly illustrated glimpse of the wonderfully diverse life of the Devonian period, based on a century of collecting, mostly by...

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New Book Reviews: West Dorset Fossil Collecting and Trilobites of the World

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The latest edition of Deposits Magazine has just landed on my desk and I am happy to report that two of our books are reviewed within its pages. They include or most recent title: A Guide to Fossil Collecting on the West Dorset Coast   Click the cover to go to the product page for more info and to order your copy   Deposits Magazine (2018, issue 56, page 43, snippets): This newly published guide is another near-perfect fossil book from Siri Scientific Press, who are rapidly becoming my favourite publisher of esoteric palaeontology. … As a guide for amateurs...

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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: A GUIDE TO FOSSIL COLLECTING ON THE WEST DORSET COAST

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We are very pleased to announce the following new title which should be available in time for Christmas: A GUIDE TO FOSSIL COLLECTING ON THE WEST DORSET COAST by Steve Snowball and Craig Chivers, with prehistoric life and scene reconstructions by Andreas Kurpisz.Siri Scientific Press (2018) 978-0-9957496-6-5 RRP £18.99 (1 Dec, 2018)224 pp, 240 x 165 mm, soft cover, approx. 250 colour photographs & illustrations Click the cover below to pre-order now at 15% discount to receive in time for Christmas! Reviews Coming soon From the back coverThis is a guide on the safe and responsible collection of fossils along...

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