Santana Fossils: An Illustrated Atlas
Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H Publications, (1991). 459 pages. 9-1/2 by 12-1/2 inches. The definitive survey of the fossil fishes of the Araripe Basin in Brazil. ISBN: 9780866225496.
First edition (first printing). A very good to near fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket, as issued. Inscribed by the author to the evolutionary paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould, 20 February 2002, To Dr. S.J.G. 'Best Fishes' JGM." Maisey was the vertebrate paleontologist at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). Gould wrote essays for the AMNH magazine for several decades and many of his books are collections of those essays. A nice association. with a commemorative bookmark designating this as a volume from Gould's library.