Some useful books for Paleophilately collectors

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Most of the books listed below are in my library, already read by myself or are in my to read list. Some other are recommended to me by a good friends.
If there any book related to Paleontology or Paleoanthropology topics that you think have to be added here, please not hesitate to contact me.
As I read in Germany and in Russian too, I decided to include some interesting books on these languages, which are not translated to English yet, for the visitors who feel comfortable to read books in these languages.

Philatelic catalogs

Michel "Dinos - whole world" catalog 2019, with Novelties up to MICHEL Rundschau 1/2019 have been catalogued in this edition The World of Prehistoric Fishes and their Reflection in Philately Nautilids and Ammonites worldwide - the world of Cephalopods and their reflection in Philately Trilobites worldwide - the world of trilobites and their reflection in Philately
The only recently printed stamps catalog of Dinosaur and Prehistoric animal stamps.
Paperback (A5 format), 160pages, issued in December 2019.
Approx. 2500 colour illustrations and about 20 000 price quotations.
"The World of Prehistoric Fishes and their Reflection in Philately", by Hans Ulrich Ernst, Oliver Hampe. Published in 2018.
Preview of some pages is here.
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"Nautilids and Ammonites worldwide - the world of Cephalopods and their reflection in Philately", by Hans Ulrich Ernst, Christian Klug. Published in 2011.
Preview of some pages is here
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"Trilobites worldwide - the world of trilobites and their reflection in Philately", by Hans Ulrich Ernst, Frank Rudolph. Published in 2002.
Preview of some pages is here
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Language: German
(an introduction to English speaking reader is here, symbols translation to Russian is here)
Where to buy ? MICHEL on-line store
Dr. med. Hans Ulrich Ernst, coauthor of all 3 book, is an active member of German Mining and Geosciences philatelic club (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Bergbau und Geowissenschaften), where he published many "Paleophilately" related articles, include updates to his books.
To date (2021), there are 9 updates of the Trilobites and 10 updates of Nautilids and Ammonites book. Members of the club, can get it for free as they get access to many old magazines where these list, as well as many other "Paleophilately" related articles were published. Most of it in German, but some are in English.



Some older books. It might be a bit outdated, but still interesting. Some used copies can be found on ebay or other online bookstores,
Domfil: Thematic stamp Catalogue: prehistoric Fauna & Fossils Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals on stamps - a worldwide catalogue Dinosaur stamps of the World Charles Darwin - His Life through Commemorative stamps, Barry Floyd, D S Media Resources, 2011 Den Dinosauriern auf der_ Spur
Domfil: Thematic stamp Catalogue: prehistoric Fauna & Fossils.
The last 25th edition issued in 2002.
Contain colorful images and numbers of Michel, Scott and Yvert & Tellier of all stamps issued to date of the issue.
Abbreviations and icons index provided in Spanish and English.
"Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals on stamps - a worldwide catalogue", by Dr. Karl P.N. Shuker
Published in 2010. Contain some interesting articles.
Very few black-white images of the stamps. Stamp catalog numbers not included.
"Dinosaur stamps of the World", by Stuart Baldwin and Beverly Halstead.
In 1991 it was possible to show all dinosaur stamps from around the world in a small book. The book contain many interesting stories about these stamps.
"Charles Darwin - His Life through Commemorative stamps, Barry Floyd, D S Media Resources, 2011".
The book tells a story of great British naturalist Charles Darwin, illustrated with post stamps from around the world. All stamps of Charles Darwin issued to date of the book issue can be seen there.
"Den Dinosauriern auf der Spur" (in German)
The book have only few images of dinosaur stamp and sticked (cannot be removed) CTO Mini-sheet of Germany 2008 inside.
It issued in conjunction with German dinosaur stamps in 2008. Can be very interesting to German readers as it has many information about different dinosaur species from around the world, as shown on example page.



Paleontlogy books

Some books about Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animal, contain interesting information and images

Locked in Time: Animal Behavior Unearthed in 50 Extraordinary Fossils Dinosaurs: A Concise Natural History The Dinosaurs Rediscovered: How a Scientific Revolution is Rewriting History The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs The Tyrannosaur Chronicles: The Biology of the Tyrant Dinosaurs
"Locked in Time: Animal Behavior Unearthed in 50 Extraordinary Fossils", by Dean R. Lomax and Robert Nicholls. Published in 2021 (coming soon)
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"Dinosaurs: A Concise Natural History", by David E. Fastovsky and David B. Weishampel, illustration John Sibbick. 4th edition coming soon in 2021. The 3rd edition published in 2016.
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"The Dinosaurs Rediscovered: How a Scientific Revolution is Rewriting History",by Michael J. Benton. Published in 2020.
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"The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs" / "Aufstieg und Fall der Dinosaurier: Eine neue Geschichte der Urzeitgiganten", by Steve Brusatte (translated on many languages). Original book published in 2018.
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"The Tyrannosaur Chronicles: The Biology of the Tyrant Dinosaurs", by David Hone (translated on many languages). Original book published in 2017.
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Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs: The Sauropods The Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs: The Theropods The World of Dinosaurs: The Ultimate Photographic Reference Book Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Life: The definitive visual guide to prehistoric animals
"Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs: The Sauropods", by Rubén Molina-Pérez and Asier Larramendi. Published in 2020.
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"The Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs: The Theropods", by Rubén Molina-Pérez and Asier Larramendi. Published in 2018.
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"The World of Dinosaurs: The Ultimate Photographic Reference Book", by Mark A. Norell. Published in 2019.
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"Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Life: The definitive visual guide to prehistoric animals". Published in 2019.
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Dinosaurs-The Grand Tour, Second Edition: Everything Worth Knowing about Dinosaurs from Aardonyx to Zuniceratops Dinosaurs: How They Lived and Evolved Pterosaurs: Natural History, Evolution, Anatomy PREHISTORIC LIFE: The Definitive Visual history of Life on Earth
"Dinosaurs - The Grand Tour, Second Edition: Everything Worth Knowing about Dinosaurs from Aardonyx to Zuniceratops". by Keiron Pim, Illustrator Fabio Pastori, Contributor Jack Horner. Published in 2019.
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"Dinosaurs: How They Lived and Evolved", by Darren Naish and Paul Barrett (translated on many languages). Original book published in 2016.
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"Pterosaurs: Natural History, Evolution, Anatomy", by Mark P. Witton. Published in 2013.
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"PREHISTORIC LIFE: The Definitive Visual history of Life on Earth" / "Die Urzeit: Die große Bild-Enzyklopädie mit über 2500 Farbfotografien und Grafiken". Published in 2012.
Amazon: USA, UK, DE

Archaeopteryx the icon of evolution Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History Vertebrate Palaeontology The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution King of the Dinosaur Hunters: The Life of John Bell Hatcher and the Discoveries that Shaped Paleontology
"Archaeopteryx: the icon of evolution" / "Archaeopteryx: Der Urvogel von Solnhofen", by Peter Wellnhofer. Published in 2009
Amazon: USA, UK, DE (in German)
"Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History", by Stephen Jay Gould. Published in 1990.
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"Vertebrate Palaeontology", by Michael J. Benton. Published in 2014
Amazon: USA, UK, DE (in German)
"The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution", by Donald R. Prothero. Published in 2018
Amazon: USA, UK, DE
"King of the Dinosaur Hunters: The Life of John Bell Hatcher and the Discoveries that Shaped Paleontology", by Lowell Dingus. Published 2018.
Amazon: USA, UK, DE


Natural History Mini-Marks - Magnetic Bookmarks End of the Megafauna: The Fate of the World's Hugest, Fiercest, and Strangest Animals Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age Discovering the Mammoth: A Tale of Giants, Unicorns, Ivory, and the Birth of a New Science Evolution: The Human Story
"Magnetic Bookmarks":
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"End of the Megafauna: The Fate of the World's Hugest, Fiercest, and Strangest Animals", by Ross D E MacPhee, Illustrator Peter Schouten. Published in 2018
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"Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age", by Adrian Lister and Paul Bahn. Published in 2009.
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"Discovering the Mammoth: A Tale of Giants, Unicorns, Ivory, and the Birth of a New Science", by John J McKay. Published in 2017.
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"Evolution: The Human Story" / "Die Anfänge der Menschheit: Vom aufrechten Gang bis zu den frühen Hochkulturen", by Alice Dr. Roberts. Published in 2018.
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The fossil woman a life of Mary Anning FOSSIL HUNTER The complete Dinosaurs Dinosaurs by Decades Neanderthal man in search of lost genomes
"The fossil woman a life of Mary Anning", by Tom Sharpe Amazon: USA UK, DE "FOSSIL HUNTER", by Shelley Emling Amazon: USA UK, DE "The complete Dinosaurs", almost 60 autors who wrote different articles for this book. Editors Michael K. Brett-Surman and Thomas R. Holtz. Published in 2012, a bit dated but still interesting. Amazon: USA UK, DE "Dinosaurs by the Decades: A Chronology of the Dinosaur in Science and Popular Culture", by Randy Moore
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"Neanderthal man in search of lost genomes", by Svante Pääbo
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In pursuit of early Mammals The Bare Bones: An Unconventional Evolutionary History of the Skeleton Written in Stone: The Hidden Secrets of Fossils and the Story of Life on Earth A history of Life in 100 fossils Birds of Stone: Chinese Avian Fossils from the Age of Dinosaurs
"In pursuit of early mammals", by Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska. Published in 2013.
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"The Bare Bones: An Unconventional Evolutionary History of the Skeleton", by Matthew F. Bonnan. Published in 2016. Amazon: USA UK, DE "Written in Stone: The Hidden Secrets of Fossils and the Story of Life on Earth", by Brian Switek. Published in 2012. Amazon: USA UK, DE "A history of life in 100 fossils", by Paul D. Taylor, Aaron O'Dea. Published in 2014 Amazon: USA UK, DE "Birds of Stone: Chinese Avian Fossils from the Age of Dinosaurs", von Luis M. Chiappe, Meng Qingjin. Published 2016.
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Some books of and about Charles Darwin

Darwin: The Man, his great voyage, and his Theory of Evolution On the Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection: Slip-Cased Edition Darwin's Fossils: The Collection That Shaped the Theory of Evolution The Voyage of the Beagle
"Darwin: The Man, his great voyage, and his Theory of Evolution", by John Van Wyhe. Published in 2018.
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Free PDF files from Darwin-online website: "Charles Darwin: his life and work by Charles Frederick Holder, published in 1892"
"On the Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection: Slip-Cased Edition"
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Free PDF files from Darwin-online website.
"Darwin's Fossils: The Collection That Shaped the Theory of Evolution", by Adrian Lister. Published in 2018.
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"The Voyage of the Beagle"
Amazon: USA, UK, DE
Free PDF files from Darwin-online website.



Paleoart

Many images from these books can be seen on the postage stamps.
The Paleoart of Julius Csotonyi Dinosaur Art I Dinosaur Art II Paleoart : Visions of the Prehistoric Past
"The Paleoart of Julius Csotonyi". Published in 2014.
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"Dinosaur Art I", by Steve White. Published in 2012.
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"Dinosaur Art II", by Steve White. Published in 2017.
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"Paleoart: Visions of the Prehistoric Past", by Zoë Lescaze and Walton Ford. Published in 2017
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Life through the ages The Paleoartist's Handbook Recreating an Age of Reptiles Russian Paleoart: Pictures of the Earth's past
"Life through the ages II", by Mark P. Witton. Published in 2020.
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"The Paleoartist's Handbook", by Mark P. Witton. Published in 2019.
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"Recreating an Age of Reptiles", by Mark P. Witton. Published in 2018.
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Russian Paleoart: "Pictures of the Earth's past" / "Картины пршлого Земли" - it is worth to look on the images even if you cannot read the Russian text.
Ilustrated by: Andrey Atuchin, Roman Evseev, Sergey Krasovsky, Nikolay Zverkov.
Text written by Russian Paleontologists Ivanov A.V. and M.S. Arkhangelskij.





Paleontlogy books in German

Palaeontologie: 100 Jahre Palaeontologische Gesellschaft Die Neandertaler: Auf dem Weg zum modernen Menschen Die Neandertaler: Auf dem Weg zum modernen Menschen Die Neandertaler: Auf dem Weg zum modernen Menschen Das Mammut: Mit Zeichnungen von Shuhei Tamura Die Neandertaler: Auf dem Weg zum modernen Menschen
"Palaeontologie: 100 Jahre Palaeontologische Gesellschaft", von Thomas Martin, Wighart von Koenigswald, Gudrun Radtke, Jes Rust. Ausgabe 2012.
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"Solnhofen - Ein Fenster in die Jurazeit". Ausgabe 2015
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"Erdgeschichte Südostbayerns: Naturkunde- und Mammut-Museum Siegsdorf". 2016
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"Dass Mammut", von Ernst Probst. Ausgabe 2014.
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"Die Neandertaler: Auf dem Weg zum modernen Menschen", von Bärbel Auffermann und Jörg Orschiedt. Ausgabe 2006.
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Книги по Палеонтологии на Русском языке: написаные русскоязычными авторами или переведенные на Русский язык.

Written in Russian by Russian speaking authors / Книги по Палеонтологии написаные русскоязычными авторами

Изобретатель парейазавров. Палеонтолог В. П. Амалицкий и его галерея Древние чудовища России. Палеонтологические истории для детей и взрослых История Земли. От звездной пыли к звездной пыли Когда Волга была морем Картины прошлого Земли. Палеоэкологические этюды
"Изобретатель парейазавров: Палеонтолог В. П. Амалицкий и его галерея", Антон Нелихов
"Древние чудовища России: Палеонтологические истории для детей и взрослых", Антон Нелихов
"История Земли: От звездной пыли к звездной пыли", Антон Нелихов
"Когда Волга была морем", Антон Нелихов
"Картины прошлого Земли. Палеоэкологические этюды", Иванов А.В., М.С. Архангельский
Иллюстрации для альбома выполнены известными палеоанималистами – Андреем Атучиным, Романом Евсеевым, Сергеем Красовским и Николаем Зверьковым.
До начала зверей Удивительная палеонтология Сотворение Земли. Как живые организмы создали наш мир Парнокопытные киты, четырехкрылые динозавры, бегающие черви... Новая палеонтология Летающие жирафы, мамонты-блондины, карликовые коровы
"До начала зверей", Анна Новиковская
"Удивительная палеонтология", Кирилл Еськов
"Сотворение Земли. Как живые организмы создали наш мир", Андрей Журавлев
"Парнокопытные киты, четырехкрылые динозавры, бегающие черви... Новая палеонтология", Андрей Журавлев, 2021 год. "Летающие жирафы, мамонты-блондины, карликовые коровы", Андрей Журавлев, 2016 год.

Translated Books / Книги по Палеонтологии переведенные на Русский язык

Время динозавров Динозавры: 150 000 000 лет господства на Земле Хроники тираннозавра: Биология и эволюция самого известного хищника в мире Неандерталец - в поисках исчезнувших геномов Происхождение видов, Чарльз Дарвин
"Время динозавров: Новая история древних ящеров", Стив Брусатти
"Динозавры: 150 000 000 лет господства на Земле", Даррен Нэйш, Пол Барретт
"Хроники тираннозавра: Биология и эволюция самого известного хищника в мире", Дэвид Хоун
"Неандерталец - в поисках исчезнувших геномов", Сванте Пэабо
"Происхождение видов", Чарльз Дарвин "Дневник работы и жизни", Чарльз Дарвин