Books by H H Swinnerton:     Fossils

Published by Collins, London, 1960.

Illustrated with one colour plate, 133 black and white photographs and 21 text figures.

Bound in cloth covered boards, in dust jacket.

Collins New Naturalist series, 1989 Reprint by Bloomsbury Books.
274 pages with photographs and text figures.

Comprehensive and scholarly guide to British fossils. Professor Swinnerton gives a straightforward historical account of fossils; they are classified, described, explained and copiously illustrated with photographs and drawings. Starting from earliest British fauna, he follows the evolution of plants and animals up to the appearance and culture of Homo Sapiens.

The book is divided into four parts; The Birth of Geology, The Palaeozoic period, The Mesozoic period and The Cainozoic period.