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On the trail of ancient man : a narrative of the field work of the Central Asiatic Expeditions

Author: Roy Chapman Andrews; Henry Fairfield Osborn; James B Shackelford
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Garden City Publishing Company, [1935]
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Named Person: Roy Chapman Andrews; Roy Chapman Andrews
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Chapman Andrews; Henry Fairfield Osborn; James B Shackelford
OCLC Number: 522142
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 375 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Foreword / by Henry Fairfield Osborn --
Preface --
I. Preparations --
II. Some preliminary digressions --
III. Hunting the "Golden fleece" --
IV. Under way --
V. In the city of the living God --
VI. Tenting in Lama land --
VII. A Kentucky Derby in the Gobi Desert --
VIII. Finding the Baluchitherium --
IX. The discovery of the Flaming Cliffs --
X. Giant beasts of three million years ago / by Henry Fairfield Osborn --
XI. New work and discoveries --
XII. Where the dinosaur hid its eggs --
XIII. Professor Osborn visits the expedition --
XIV. Bigger and better eggs --
XV. The dune dwellers of Mongolia --
XVI. A tragedy of the Gobi desert --
XVII. On the trail of ancient man --
XVIII. The world's oldest mammals --
XIX. Snakes and fossils --
The Central Asiatic Expedition Fund contributors --
Scientific papers of the expedition.
Responsibility: by Roy Chapman Andrews ; with an introduction and a chapter by Henry Fairfield Osborn ; illustrated with photographs by J. B. Shackelford.

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