A Fish Caught in Time

A Fish Caught in TimeFine cloth copy in an equally fine dust wrapper. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Provenance; author’s presentation copy with a manuscript card loosely inserted. Physical description; 239p.: ill., maps; 19cm. Notes; Bibliography: p228-232. Index p233-239.Subjects; Coelacanth. VZO. Coelacanthidae. FISH. FOSSILS. SMITH, J.L.B. COURTENAY-LATIMER, M. BIOLOGY. Sea & seashore life ; Scien…

A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the Coelacanth

A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the CoelacanthFine cloth copy in an equally fine dust wrapper. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Provenance; author’s presentation copy with a manuscript card loosely inserted. Physical description; 239p.: ill., maps; 19cm. Notes; Bibliography: p228-232. Index p233-239.Subjects; Coelacanth. VZO. Coelacanthidae. FISH. FOSSILS. SMITH, J.L.B. COURTENAY-LATIMER, M. BIOLOGY. Sea & seashore life ; Scien…

A Fish Caught in Time : The Search for the Coelacanth by Samantha Weinberg (2000-04-05)

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A Fish Caught in Time : The Search for the Coelacanth by Samantha Weinberg (2000-04-05)Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dust wrapper. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Provenance; author’s presentation copy with a manuscript card loosely inserted. Physical description; 239p.: ill., maps; 19cm. Notes; Bibliography: p228-232. Index p233-239.Subjects; Coelacanth. VZO. Coelacanthidae. FISH. FOSSILS. SMITH, J.L.B. COURTENAY-LATIMER, M. BIOLOGY. Sea & seashore life ; Scien…

A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the Coelacanth

A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the CoelacanthThis witty account of the current state of play in the search for extant species of the coelacanth, the living fish which may be descended from the ancestors of all land life, starts, as it has to, with Marjorie Latimer, the curator of a small museum, who had been taught her palaeontology by very strict nuns. When a fisherman showed her an odd fish, she instantly recognised it as supposedly extinct for millions of years. Several years later, afte…

A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the Coelacanth by Weinberg, Samantha (August 19, 2011) Paperback

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A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the Coelacanth by Weinberg, Samantha (August 19, 2011) PaperbackThis witty account of the current state of play in the search for extant species of the coelacanth, the living fish which may be descended from the ancestors of all land life, starts, as it has to, with Marjorie Latimer, the curator of a small museum, who had been taught her palaeontology by very strict nuns. When a fisherman showed her an odd fish, she instantly recognised it as supposedly extinct for millions of years. Several years later, afte…

A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the Coelacanth

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A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the CoelacanthThis witty account of the current state of play in the search for extant species of the coelacanth, the living fish which may be descended from the ancestors of all land life, starts, as it has to, with Marjorie Latimer, the curator of a small museum, who had been taught her palaeontology by very strict nuns. When a fisherman showed her an odd fish, she instantly recognised it as supposedly extinct for millions of years. Several years later, afte…

A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the Coelacanth [Large Print edition]

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A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the Coelacanth [Large Print edition]‘Part biography (of the protagonists), part natural
history, part adventure story and a very small part
evolutionary musing, this is the story of the most
rare and precious fish in the world and the people
who devote their lives to it. The human sized
Coelacanth is alive today. It has hard scales and
strange limb-like fins. It’s believed to be a relic and

evolutionary link from the age of the dinosaurs –
extinct ancestor who crawled out of the …

A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the Coelacanth by Weinberg, Samantha (August 19, 2011) Paperback

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A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the Coelacanth by Weinberg, Samantha (August 19, 2011) Paperback‘Part biography (of the protagonists), part natural
history, part adventure story and a very small part
evolutionary musing, this is the story of the most
rare and precious fish in the world and the people
who devote their lives to it. The human sized
Coelacanth is alive today. It has hard scales and
strange limb-like fins. It’s believed to be a relic and

evolutionary link from the age of the dinosaurs –
extinct ancestor who crawled out of the …

A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the Coelacanth by Samantha Weinberg (2001-02-06)

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A Fish Caught in Time: The Search for the Coelacanth by Samantha Weinberg (2001-02-06)‘Part biography (of the protagonists), part natural
history, part adventure story and a very small part
evolutionary musing, this is the story of the most
rare and precious fish in the world and the people
who devote their lives to it. The human sized
Coelacanth is alive today. It has hard scales and
strange limb-like fins. It’s believed to be a relic and

evolutionary link from the age of the dinosaurs –
extinct ancestor who crawled out of the …

A Fish Caught in Time by Samantha Weinberg (1999-08-05)

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A Fish Caught in Time by Samantha Weinberg (1999-08-05)‘Part biography (of the protagonists), part natural
history, part adventure story and a very small part
evolutionary musing, this is the story of the most
rare and precious fish in the world and the people
who devote their lives to it. The human sized
Coelacanth is alive today. It has hard scales and
strange limb-like fins. It’s believed to be a relic and

evolutionary link from the age of the dinosaurs –
extinct ancestor who crawled out of the …