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Paleontologist Richard Owen 1867 Signed Letter First To Coin The Word Dinosaur

PALEONTOLOGIST RICHARD OWEN 1867 SIGNED LETTER First to coin the word DINOSAUR



PALEONTOLOGIST RICHARD OWEN 1867 SIGNED LETTER First to coin the word DINOSAUR

  
PALEONTOLOGIST RICHARD OWEN 1867 SIGNED LETTER First to coin the word DINOSAUR


Biologist & paleontologist who first coined the word dinosaur ("dinosauria"). HOLOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by PALEONTOLOGIST RICHARD OWEN who is credited with first coining the word DINOSAUR. Sheen Lodge, Richmond Park, U.

Approximately 29 words penned in an unknown hand on 6 inch high by 4-1/2 inch wide "Sheen Lodge Richmond Park" stationery with the lodge's name embossed in green at the top. Penned in the third person, the letter indicates that Professor Owen "presents his compliments to Miss Nicholson" and goes on to state that it would be his pleasure to comply with her request "since he can combine it with the slightest element of utility". Signed "Richard Owen" by the paleontologist. A piece of paper which the misspelled word "Proffessor" has been penned in yet a third hand has been glued preceding "his compliments to Miss Nicholson" apparently covering up another word or name.
This word on this slip of paper has additionally been highlighted by a scallop edged oval. The letter, once folded, is itself mounted onto thicker stock, likely cut from a scrapbook. He was responsible for the establishment of the Natural History Museum in South Kensington. Although he strongly believed in evolutionary science, he was an outspoken critic of Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection and presaged the emergence of the field of evolutionary developmental biology. His bitter feud with Darwin & T.



Huxley and accusations of plagiarism marred an otherwise highly significant life. I UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF THE ABOVE AUTOGRAPH! All items are guaranteed authentic and as described.
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  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Signed by: Richard Owen
  • Autograph Authentication: Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.

    PALEONTOLOGIST RICHARD OWEN 1867 SIGNED LETTER First to coin the word DINOSAUR

      
    PALEONTOLOGIST RICHARD OWEN 1867 SIGNED LETTER First to coin the word DINOSAUR