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"Crossing many domains of knowledge and know-how, from science and architecture to jewelry, literature, cosmetics, and design, this is a useful book for students, teachers, and amateurs. It will make a nice gift for anyone."

"In Marvelous Microfossils, Patrick De Wever elegantly exhibits a wide range of specimens through scanning electron microscopic images. This beautifully illustrated and passionately written book is a delight to read!"

"Communicating his wonder at the diversity and fantastic forms of microfossils, Patrick De Wever's book does a marvelous job of exhibiting these amazing organisms."

"Enhanced by sumptuous images, Marvelous Microfossils reveals microfossils' amazing forms and fascinating architecture. Readers will be easily hypnotized by their patterns, their rhythms, their symmetries... a delight for the eyes, this book is also notable for its scientific intelligibility. The author is able to render his interest and the complexity of an invisible and inert world with a sharp literary pen, clear text, and simple and effective examples and organization."

"Initially an emotional thunderbolt for geologist and micropaleontologist Patrick De Wever, microfossils became the object of his research for decades. Sharing this feeling was his motivation to devote a book to the topic. To say the least, this book perfectly fulfills that function!"

"This book will make history! It is the fruit of a whole life's work dedicated to the study of microfossils. The author combines his qualities as a scientist with a great knowledge of the literature. His wish, to inspire us to look for the beauties hidden in stone, is fully realized in this beautiful and successful work!"

Marvelous Microfossils
Creators, Timekeepers, Architects
Publication Date: 3 Mar 2020
Status: Available
Usually ships 2-3 business days after receipt of order.
Trim Size: 8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 256 pages
Illustrations: 200 color illus., 100 b&w photos
ISBN: 9781421436739