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Yale North India Expedition, volumes VIII-X with 24 articles, complete in 5 volumes.

Yale North India Expedition

Published by New Haven: Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, -. First edition., 1934
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Pp. iv, 483; 8 full page folding plates, 1 folding maps, 200+ text-figures (line-drawings). Original printed green wrappers, lg 4to (12 x 9.5 inches). Memoirs of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, volume VIII-X. This work presents the entire results of the Yale North India Expedition as published by the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. The five volumes contain 24 articles on the geological history, Paleolithic stone tools, invertebrate and vertebrate fossils, and the extant invertebrate and vertebrate faunas collected by the Yale North India Expedition of the 1930s. There are two articles in volume VIII: Hawkes et al. - Palaeolithic human industries in the Northwest Punjab and Kashmir and their geological significance; and De Terra - Geological Studies in the Northwest Himalaya between Kashmir and the Indus valley. Volume IX contains four articles: Wodehouse - The Pleistocene pollen of Kashmir; Branson - A Labrinthodont from the Lower Gondwana of Kashmir; Weller - Permain Trilobites from the Central Himalayas; and Vokes - Unionidae of the Siwaliks Series. Volume X contains 18 articles on the Diptera: Ephydridae; Triclad Turbellaria; Coleoptera: Staphylinidae; Carabidae; Phyllopod Crustacea; Gammarus; Hydracarina; terrestrial Hemiptera-Heteroptera; Rotatoria; Land Isopod; Hirudinea; Myriapods; Diplura; Thysanura; Collembola; Cladocera; and Fishes: Cobitidae, Sisoridae and Cyprinidae. Single circular stamp of Staten Island Institute in the lower outer corner of the front wrapper of each volume; no other ownership marks and very few signs of use. Light edge wear to wrappers on the spine, many pages un-opened; a tight and clean copy in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 4882

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Title: Yale North India Expedition, volumes VIII-X ...

Publisher: New Haven: Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, -. First edition.

Publication Date: 1934

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