The Dinosaur Hunters
The Extraordinary Story of the Men and Women Who Discovered Prehistoric LifeBook - 2012
From the 18th-century fascination with sea dragons, to Barnum Brown's 1902 excavation of the most complete T. rex skeleton yet found, to today's cutting-edge DNA research, here are the inspiring stories of the scientists who furthered our knowledge of dinosaurs. Produced with the famed American Museum of Natural History in New York--the world's foremost authority on dinosaur research--this beautiful book contains 15 facsimile documents, including letters and sketches from such famed fossil hunters as Mary Anning and Gideon Mantell, plus rare photographs and maps!
Publisher: London : Carlton, 2012
Characteristics: 1 v. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 x 29 cm