On the Fossil Mammals of Australia. - Part VIII. Family Macropodidae: Genera Macropus, Osphranter, Phascolagus, Sthenurus and Protemnoden. Received November 11, 1872, - Read January 23, 1873.

(London, Taylor and Francis, 1874). 4to. No wrappers as extracted from "Philosophical Transactions", 1874. Vol. 164. Pp. 245-287 a. 8 lithographed plates. Clean and fine.

First appearance of a classical paper in which Owen describes the finds of the remains of the extinct Kangaroos. "The present communication gives part of the researches into the forms of those saltatory herbivorous Marsupials which have passed away, or, at least, are known to naturalists only by their fossil remains."(Owen).

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