Book of the Month – A Pictorial Atlas of Fossil Remains

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October’s book of the month from the museum research library is Dr G.A. Mantell’s A Pictorial Atlas of Fossil Remains, published in 1850, complete with various coloured illustrations. Gideon Algernon Mantell lived in Lewes in East Sussex, where he practiced as a doctor, specialising in obstetrics. He also dedicated himself to geology (he was Vice […]