On The Classification And Geographical Distribution Of The Mammalia Being the Lecture on Sir Robert Reade's Foundation Delivered before the University of Cambridge ...to Which is Added on the Gorilla...

By: Owen, Richard (F. R. S. )

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B&W Illustrations; This book is in Good only condition. (this is a good candidate for rebinding) The cloth spine is lacking and the rear book cover is detatched. The book itself is in good, solid condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown page (Charles F. Cox) There is an inked previous owner's name and date on the front endpaper. "Richard Owen, in full Sir Richard Owen, (born July 20, 1804, Lancaster, Lancashire, Englanddied December 18, 1892, London) , British anatomist and paleontologist who is remembered for his contributions to the study of fossil animals, especially dinosaurs. He was the first to recognize them as different from todays reptiles; in 1842 he classified them in a group he called Dinosauria. Owen was also noted for his strong opposition to the views of Charles Darwin." (from Encyclopaedia Britannica )

Title: On The Classification And Geographical Distribution Of The Mammalia Being the Lecture on Sir Robert Reade's Foundation Delivered before the University of Cambridge ...to Which is Added on the Gorilla...

Author Name: Owen, Richard (F. R. S. )

Categories: Natural History,

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Publisher: London, England, John W. Parker and Son: 1859

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: A40696

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