- Hardcover: 135 pages
- Publisher: Christopher Davies (1986)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0715406655
- ISBN-13: 978-0715406656
- Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.5 x 0.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.4 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1 customer review)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,246,757 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Archaeopteryx, the Primordial Bird: A Case of Fossil Forgery
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It should first be noted that this very controversial book was published in 1986, and that other specimens of Archaeopteryx have since been found (as well as other bird/dinosaur fossils with feathers); it should also be noted that in Wickramasinghe's book Journey With Fred Hoyle: The Search For Cosmic Life), he ruefully said about this book, "We did not convince our opponents as we had set out to do, and we also lost many friends! The prudence of taking on so powerful an institution like the British Museum must on retrospect be called to question...Read more ›