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Horseshoe crabs and velvet worms : the story of the animals and plants that time has left behind / Richard Fortey.

Fortey, Richard A. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780307263612
  • ISBN: 0307263614
  • Description: xv, 332 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.

Available copies

  • 7 of 8 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction QL 434 .F67 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction QL 434 F67 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 595/Fortey (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 595 FORTEY 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Melrose Nonfiction (Second Floor) 595 Fortey (Text to Phone) Checked out 05/31/2017
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 595/FORTEY (Text to Phone) Available -
Saugus Adult Nonfiction 595 Fortey (Text to Phone) Available -
Swampscott Thomson Room 595 F (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: "Originally published as Survivors in Great Britain by HarperPress, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, London."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary: Former Natural History Museum (London) paleontologist Fortey gives us the stories of those plants, animals, and other creatures that have survived from Earth's early days--the planet's "true marathon runners."


Fortey, Richard A, "Horseshoe crabs and velvet worms : the story of the animals and plants that time has left behind," New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.

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