Golden Guide To Fossils

The first edition of Fossils has the letter A on page 160. © Copyright 1962 by Golden Press, Inc. Cover price is $1.00. Published by Golden Press, Inc., New York, N.Y. The number on the spine is 24411.

Shown next is a cover text change to Fossils. The copyright date is still listed as 1962. Cover price is $1.50. The letter code on page 160 is TUVW. Back cover illustrations changed also. ISBN 0-307-24411-3.

Shown next is a completely new cover for Fossils. The copyright date is still listed as 1962. No cover price listed. The ISBN number on the back cover is 0-307-24411-3. My copy has PP QQ RR SS TT on page 160. I have yet to find a revised edition of this book.

Two French versions of Fossils are shown next. The red bordered version used one illo from the American version. The blue bordered version did not use any. The contents are virtually identical, except the text is in French. © Golden Press Inc., New York, 1962. Publié par les Editions Graphiques Internationales (E.G.I.), Paris. Printed in Italy by Arnoldo Mondadori, Verona.

A British version of Fossils is shown next. The cover art and contents are identical to the Golden Press edition. Published 1965 by Paul Hamlyn Ltd., Westbook House, Fulham Broadway, London. by arrangement with Golden Press Inc. © 1962 Golden Press, Inc. Printed in Italy by Arnoldo Mondadori Editore - Verona.

The next book shown on this page is the German version of Fossils titled Fossilien. © 1962 by Golden Press, Inc., New York. © Delphin Verlag, Stuttgart und Zürich. Printed in Italy by O.G.A. Mondadori, Verona. Dated 1974. (shown as 2. Auflage 1974) The cover art is virtually the same as the early Golden Press editions. The contents are the same as the French edition, except the text is in German. Bunte Delphin Bücherei Nr. 23.

The last book shown on this page is the Dutch version of Fossils titled Fossielen. © 1962 by Golden Press, Inc., New York. Uitgegeven in akkoord met Western Publishing Hachette International (W.P.H.I.), Genève. © 1964 by Zuid-Nederlandse Uitgeverij, N.V. Deurne- Antwerpen. The cover art is virtually the same as the early Golden Press editions. (last image)

Two versions of this title exist in a large (5 ¼ by 7 ¾ inch) hardcover. Image #1 has the number 63515 on the back cover. ISBN number on the back cover of image #2 is 0-307-63515-5.

No revised Golden Press edition exists. Still in print by St. Martin's Press.


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