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Casanova, R.L. 1983. The Pharaoh's lentils: how it all began. Fossils Quaterly 2 : 6-16.

Mayor, A. 2000. The First Fossil Hunters . Princeton: Princeton University Press.

North, F.J. 1931. Coal, and the coalfields in Wales . Cardiff: National Museum of Wales.

Oakley, K. 1965. Folklore of Fossils. Antiquity 39 : 9-16, 117-125.

Pickering, D. 1999. The Cassell Dictionary of Folklore . London: Cassell.