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(FOSSILS.) Owen, Sir Richard. Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Fossil Reptilia of South Africa in the Collection of the British Museum. 70 lithographed plates after C.L. Griesbach (several folding), xii, 88 pages on guards alternatingly bound to fit plate size. 4to, 13x10 1/2 inches, publisher's cloth, some wear to spine caps and extremities; a few plates with minor edge wear, otherwise nice; Library of Congress bookplate and duplicate stamps. London, 1876...
Owen's scarce monograph on the fossilized remains of the Dinocephalian species Tapinocephalus Atherstoneii first discovered at the Cape of Good Hope in 1838.