Palaeontology

 

1 . ADAMSON  R  S   Notes on some petrified wood from Banke Namaqualand.

Palaeobotanical contribution from the lacustrine deposit in the kimberlite pipe in Namaqualand. pp 255-259. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa Vol XIX part 3 1931. #483     

 

2 . BONE  E  L  & SINGER  R   Hipparion from Langebaanweg, CP and a revision of the genus in Africa.

Specialist paper on Cape Pliocene equidae in the context of African finds.. 273-397 with bw plates. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the SA Museum Vol 48, pt 16 1965. #436     

 

3 . COOKE  H  B  S   1) Some Fossil Mammals in the SA Museum Collections

The collection of fossil mammals contains some specimen from the West Coast and Namaqualand proper.. 161-169 with map. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the SA Museum Vol XLII pt 3 1955. #437     

 

4 . COOPER  M  R   A Revision of the Devonian Trilobita from the Bokkeveld Group in South Africa.

Monograph on fossil trilobites, many of which occur in the Bokkeveld group of deposits in the Cedarberg/Hantam region.. 174 pp with bw plates and dwgs. Good condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 89 part 1 1982. #375     

 

5 . COOPER  M  R   A revision of the Ornithischian Dinosaur Kangnasaurus coetzeei (Haughton) with a classification of the Ornithischia

Redescription of the fossil dinosaur remains found in a well near Goodhouse in Namaqualand.. 281-317 pp with bw illustrations and map. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the SA Museum Vol 95 part 8 1985. #430     

 

6 . DALE  D  C  & McMILLAN  I  K   On the Beach

An investigation of the Pleistocene deposits around Langebaan Lagoon and Saldanha, focusing mainly on the diversity of Foraminifera and their marker status in the stratigraphy of the region. 125 pp with colour and bw illustrations, diag and maps. Very good condition in A4 softcover. Earthyear Environmental Communications/De Beers Marine no date. #925     

 

7 . DEACON J & LANCASTER N   Late Quaternary Palaeoenvironments of Southern Africa

A summary of climatological evidence for changes during the past 130 000 years for the subcontinent, based on gelogical and biological factors and numerous dating methods. 225 pp with text illustrations. Very good in hardcover. Clarendon 1988. #964     

 

8 . EWER  R  F  &  SINGER  R   Fossil Carnivora from Hopefield

Paper on fossil hyena, mongooses, cat and jackal from the West Coast site.. pp 335-350 with bw plates. Annals of the SA Museum Vol XLII Part 4 1956. #486     

 

9 . GENTRY  A  W   A New Genus and Species of Pliocene Boselaphine from South Africa

Paper on the discovery of a Pliocene woodland antelope, the nearest relative of which would be the Indian nilgai and four-horned antelope.. pp 145-188 with bw illustrations. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 65 Part 5 1974. #526     

 

10 . GENTRY  A  W   Fossil Bovidae from Langebaanweg, S Africa

A catalogue of the mammalian fauna found in the different members of the Varswater Formation at ‘E’ Quarry, which are of the late Miocene period, as well as a discussion of later fossil bovidae from Baard’s quarry.. pp 213-337 with bw illustrations. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 79 Part 8 1980. #535     

 

11 . HARRIS  J  M   Orientation and Variability in the Ossicones of African Sivatheriinae

A paper on the bony projections of the skulls of these primitive giraffids from the Langebaanweg fossil deposits.. pp 189-198. Mint in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 65 Part 6 1974. #525     

 

12 . HAUGHTON  S  H   Phosphatic-Glaucinitic Deposits off the West Coast of S Africa

Contributions on the Pliocene fauna from Langebaanweg.. pp 329-334. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the SA Museum Vol XLII Part 4 1956. #433     

 

13 . HAUGHTON  S  H   A collection of Fossil Frogs from the Clays at Banke

A paper on fossilized amphibian remains found in the lacustrine deposit of a kimberlite pipe in Namaqualans.. pp 233-251. .. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa Vol XIX part 3 1931. #481     

 

14 . HENDEY  Q  B   Melkbos Site: an Upper Pleistocene Fossil Occurrence…

Report on fossils found in dune sands on the West Coast.. 30 pp with bw plates. Mint cond in wraps. Annals of the SA Mus Vol 52 part 4 1968. #4     

 

15 . HENDEY  Q  B   Langebaanweg – a Record of Past Life

A guide for the layman, to the Pliocene and Miocene fossil site of the phosphate mines of Langebaanweg; one of the richest sources of such fossils in Africa.. 71 pp. Good condition in softcover, inscr by author on ep. S A Museum 1985 reprint. #311     

 

16 . HENDEY  Q  B   The Age of the Fossiliferous Deposits at Langebaanweg CP

A discussion on the dating of these famous deposits.. 119-131 with diags. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the SA Museum Vol 56 pt 3 1970. #435     

 

17 . HENDEY  Q  B   The Late Cenozoic Carnivora of the South Western Cape Province

Paper describing the Quaternary fossil carnivora from Melkbos, Elandsfontein and Langebaanweg sites, some of the richest deposits known in South Africa.. 369 pp with bw illustrations and dwgs. Some damage to wraps and prelims on bottom corner, o/w very good.. Annals of the SA Museum Vol 63 1974. #438     

 

18 . HENDEY  Q  B   A Pliocene Ursid from South Africa

Notes on the discovery of the first bear species from Langebaanweg – the first ursid fossil from sub-Saharan Africa.. pp 115-132 with bw plates. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 59 Part 6 1972. #522     

 

19 . HENDEY  Q  B   Pliocene Fossil Occurrences in ‘E’ Quarry, Langebaanweg, S Africa

An overview of the fossil deposits, their geology, dating and depositional environment, as well as flora and fauna of the various formations. pp 215-247 with bw illustrations diags and map. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 69 Part 9 1976. #530     

 

20 . HENDEY  Q  B   Late Tertiary Hyaenidae from Langebaanweg, S Africa, and their Relevance to the Phylogeny of the Family

An investigation into four species of fossil hyaenas from the deposits, which are representative of the two main groups and fill an important temporal gap in the history of the family.. pp 265-297 with bw illustrations and dwgs. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 76 Part 7 1978. #532     

 

21 . HENDEY  Q  B   Late Tertiary Mustelidae from Langebaanweg, South Africa

Descriptions of a large extinct wolverine, an otter and a honey badger from the Pliocene deposits.. pp 329-357 with bw illustrations. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 76 Part 10 1978. #533     

 

22 . HENDEY  Q  B   Palaeoecology of the Late Tertiary Fossil Occurrences in ‘E’ Quarry, Langebaanweg, S Africa, and a Reinterpretation of their Geological Context.

An overview of the sea-level changes, as well as the physical geography of the estuarine environment, which led to the formation of various strata of fossiliferous deposits.. pp 1-104 with bw illustrations, dwgs and maps. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 84 Part 1 1981. #536     

 

23 . HENDEY  Q  B & REPENNING  C  A   A Pliocene Phocid from South Africa

Paper describes a new species of fossil seal from the E Quarry at Langebaanweg, and discusses the distribution of the genus in South America.. pp 71-98 plus bw plates. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 59 Part 4 1972. #521     

 

24 . HOOIJER  D  A   A Late Pliocene Rhinoceros from Langebaanweg, Cape Province

Description of what was probably the direct ancestor of present-day so-called ‘White Rhinoceros, from the West Coast.. pp 151-191 with 14 bw plates. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 59 Part 9 1972. #523     

 

25 . KENSLEY  B   The Faunal Deposits of the Late Pleistocene Raised Beach at Milnerton Cape Province

Mainly molluscan remains exposed during a winter gale below the lighthouse on the northern shores of Table Bay, indicating a more diverse molluscan population and warmer sea temperatures than at present.. 111-122 pp. Mint in wraps. Annals of the SA Museum Vol 95 part 2 1985. #448     

 

26 . KENSLEY  B   Pliocene Marine Invertebrates from Langebaanweg, Cape Province

Preliminary description of some marine molluscs as well as one sand-dwelling form from the West Coast Pliocene deposits. pp 173-190 with dwgs. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 60 Part 4 1972. #524     

 

27 . KENSLEY  B   A Second Assemblage of Pliocene Invertebrate Fossils from Langebaanweg, Cape

Further investigations into a more recent part of the deposit, which yielded some 27 more species of marine, estuarine and terrestrial species.. pp 189-210 with bw illustrations. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 72 Part 10 1977. #531     

 

28 .  KIRCHHEIMER  F   On pollen from the Upper Cretaceous Dysodil of Banke, Namaqualand.

Palynology of fossil deposits in the ‘Arnot Pipe’ kimberlite occurrence.. pp 41-51 with bw plates. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa Vol XXI part 1 1932. #488     

 

29 . KLEIN  R  G   Ungulate Mortality and Sedimentary Facies in the Late Tertiary Varswater Formation, Langebaanweg, S Africa

A study of dental material of fossil giraffids that suggests that their accumulation was due to drowning during periodical floods, while other bovids and perissodactyla probably died due to predation, accidents,disease and other mortality factors that affected mainly old and very young individuals.. pp 233-254 with map and dwgs. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 84 Part 6 1981. #537     

 

30 . KLEIN  R  G   Patterns of Ungulate Mortality and Ungulate Mortality Profiles from Langebaanweg, (Early Pliocene) and Elandsfontein, (Middle Pleistocene) South Western Cape Province South Africa

A study of mammalian dynamics and mortality patterns. pp 49-94 with diags. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 90 part 2 1981. #828     

 

31 . LAKE  P   The Trilobites of the Bokkeveld Beds

Devonian Trilobite fossils from Gamka Poort and Cedarberg.. 201-220 plus bw plates.. Good condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol IV part iv, 9 1904. #378     

 

32 . OLSON  S  L   Early Pliocene Procellariiformes from Langebaanweg, SW Cape Province, S Africa

Descriptions of fossil seabirds of the families, petrels, albatrosses, and prions, which indicate that the climate was cold temperate to sub-antarctic during the early Pliocene in the SW Cape.. pp 123-145 with bw illustrations. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 95 Part 3 1985. #538     

 

33 . PETHER  J   A New Austromegabalanus from the Pliocene of Namaqualand

Specialist palaeontological contribution on fossil barnacles of the region.. 13 pp with bw illustrations. Mint in wraps. Annals of SA Mus 1990. #62     

 

34 . REED  F  R  C   New Fossils from the Bokkeveld Beds

Notes on Devonian fossils, many from the Cedarberg/Hantam region.. 381-409 pp with bw plates. Good condition, still unslit in tatty wraps.. Annals of the S A Museum Vol IV part viii, 14 1908. #376     

 

35 . REED  F  R  C   Mollusca from the Bokkeveld Beds

Devonian fossils, mainly from Gamka Kloof and Gydo pass.. 239-275 pp with bw plates. Good condition in tatty wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol IV part vi, 11 1904. #377     

 

36 . RENNIE  J  V  L   Notes on the Fossil Leaves from the Banke Clays

Palaeobotanical contribution from the lacustrine deposit in the kimberlite pipe in Namaqualand. pp 251-255. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa Vol XIX part 3 1931. #482     

 

37 . REUNING  E   The Composition of the Deeper Sediments of the Pipe at Banke, Namaqualand and their Relation to Kimberlite.

Stratigraphy of the beds underneath the bituminous layers, first thought to be kieselguhr, but now revealed as Dysodil, in the kimberlite pipe.. pp 33-40. Good condition in wraps. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa Vol XXI part 1 1932. #373     

 

38 . SIMPSON  G  G   Notes on Variation in Penguins and Fossil Penguins from the Pliocene of Langebaanweg, Cape Province S. Africa

A statistical study of limb bone sizes in extant and extict penguin species, which would assist in identifying fragmentary material.. pp 59-72 with bw illustrations. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 69 Part 4 1975. #529     

 

39 . SIMPSON  G  G   A New Genus of Late Tertiary Penguin from Langebaanweg S Africa

Description of an extinct penguin, larger than living species and considered generically distinct.. pp 1-9 with bw illustrations. Mint condition in wraps. Annals of the S A Museum Vol 78 Part 1 1979. #534     

 

40 . SINGER  R & KEEN  E  N    Fossil Suiformes from Hopefield

Paper describing hippo and pig fossils recovered from the Hopefiled fossil site.. pp 169-179 with bw plates and dwgs. Annals of the SA Museum Vol XLII pt 3 1955. #485     

 

41 . SINGER  R & KEEN  E N   Further Fossil Suidae from Hopefield

Paper on the discovery of a new species of extinct pig on the West Coast.. pp 350-360 with bw plates. Annals of the SA Museum Vol XLII Part 4 1956. #487