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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 ...