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OWEN, Sir Richard (1804-1892). Naturalist.
Autograph Letter Signed to an unnamed correspondent (perhaps Dr Robert Clarke of Settle), 1 page 8vo, British Museum 15 November 1864. Acknowledging the arrival of a box of specimens from Kirklees.
'... There is nothing on which a conclusion of prehistoric antiquity can be based. The 'Coprolites' betray the feeding of the useful old insectivorous Badger.'

[No: 22457]


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