This weighty pocket-book provides a general survey of the dinosaurs (and pterosaurs) collected from the Wealden Group (Lower Cretaceous) of the Isle of Wight. This island, because of the combination of poorly consolidated Mesozoic ‘continental’ sediments and high levels of erosion, is by far and away the richest and most productive area for dinosaur fossils in the British Isles and, for this reason alone, merits its own guidebook. However this is clearly also a very timely production in the sense that it appears during the year of the opening of the new ‘Dinosaur Isle’ visitor centre (which will formally replace...

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