Anatom und Paläontologe (1804-1892). Autograph letter signed. [Sheen Lodge/Richmond Park]. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Mit eh. adr. Kuvert.
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To H. W. Horwill at Wadham College in Oxford: "I beg to thank your for obliging letter and am gratified by the attention which you have thought my 'Paleontology' worthy for receiving. I shall not fail to make the corrections which you have kindly called my attention in the next Edition [...]". - Owen, a supporter of Lamarck and scientific opponent of Darwin, was well-known in his times for creating (with the support of Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins) the first life-size sculptures depicting dinosaurs as they might have appeared: some of them were initially created for the Great Exhibition of 1851. - With printed letterhead.