The Fossil Bovidae of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans and Kromdraai. E. S. Vrba, Elisabeth.

The Fossil Bovidae of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans and Kromdraai

Notes: Vrba's doctoral disseration on antelope fossils. The evolutionary theorist Stephen Jay Gould referred to Vrba's follow-up papers as "classic studies of African antelopes" in his Structure of Evolutionary Theory. Vrba, a noted paleontologist, coined the term exaptation with Gould.

166 pages; 41 black-and-white plates.

Edition + Condition: First edition (first printing). A near fine copy, lacking the dust jacket.

Publication: Pretoria, South Africa: Transvaal Museum, 1976.

ISBN: 0620021462

Item No: #307962

Price: $50

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