Terrestrial Ecosystems through Time
Anna K. Behrensmeyer, John D. Damuth, William A. DiMichele, Richards Potts, Hans-Dieter Sues, Scott L. Wing 1992 University of Chicago Press
This paleoecology and paleobiology book describes plant and animal communities on land through the Phanerozoic. It contains a lot of information on taphonomy and interpretation. Each chapter is a review of published scholarship on a given topic, with a spectacular bibliography and good figures.