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Osborn, Henry Fairfield

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York (1915)

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About this Item: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1915. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Upper Palaeolithic Artists & Charles R. Knight, Erwin S. Christman and Others (illustrator). First Edition. Illustrated, includes fold-out map. Red cloth hardcover boards with gilt lettering & designs. Moderate wear to the boards, edges frayed, interior hinges taped, age toning, lengthy inscription on front end page. Osborn (1857-1935) was an American geologist, paleontologist, and eugenicist. Osborn was born in Fairfield, Connecticut, and studied at Princeton University. He was professor of comparative anatomy from 1883 to 1890 at Princeton. In 1891 he was hired jointly by Columbia University and the American Museum of Natural History, New York. He became professor of biology at Columbia University, becoming professor of zoology in 1896. At the museum he succeeded Morris K. Jesup as president in 1908, serving until 1933, during which time he accumulated one of the finest fossil collections in the world. He assembled a great team of fossil hunters and preparators, which included Roy Chapman Andrews, one of the prototypes of Indiana Jones, and Charles R. Knight, who made murals of dinosaurs in their habitats and sculptures of the living creatures. He was mentored by the paleontologist Edward Drinker Cope, whom he met on a fossil-hunting expedition in Wyoming . The articulate Fairfield Osborne joined the US Geological Survey in 1900 and became senior vertebrate paleontologist in 1924. He led many fossil-hunting expeditions into the American Southwest, starting with his first to Colorado and Wyoming in 1877, when he met Cope. He described and named Ornitholestes in 1903, Tyrannosaurus rex in 1905, the Pentaceratops in 1923, and the Velociraptor in 1924. Seller Inventory # 4150

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About this Item: ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Condition: NEW. Reprinted from edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Seller Inventory # 154178007

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Henry F. Osborn

Published by Scribners, New York (1916)

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About this Item: Scribners, New York, 1916. Gilt Cloth. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dj. Charles R. Knight (illustrator). 2nd Edition. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1916 2nd edition. in fine in the original gilt red cloth, gilt still bright, tight. rare thus 2nd issue of the 1st edition identical to the 1st of 1915. Upper Palaeolithic Artists & Charles R. Knight, Erwin S. Christman and Others (illustrator). . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated, includes fold-out map. Red cloth hardcover boards with gilt lettering & designs. Osborn (1857-1935) was an American geologist, paleontologist, and eugenicist. Osborn was born in Fairfield, Connecticut, and studied at Princeton University. He was professor of comparative anatomy from 1883 to 1890 at Princeton. In 1891 he was hired jointly by Columbia University and the American Museum of Natural History, New York. He became professor of biology at Columbia University, becoming professor of zoology in 1896. At the museum he succeeded Morris K. Jesup as president in 1908, serving until 1933, during which time he accumulated one of the finest fossil collections in the world. He assembled a great team of fossil hunters and preparators, which included Roy Chapman Andrews, one of the prototypes of Indiana Jones, and Charles R. Knight, who made murals of dinosaurs in their habitats and sculptures of the living creatures. He was mentored by the paleontologist Edward Drinker Cope, whom he met on a fossil-hunting expedition in Wyoming . The articulate Fairfield Osborne joined the US Geological Survey in 1900 and became senior vertebrate paleontologist in 1924. He led many fossil-hunting expeditions into the American Southwest, starting with his first to Colorado and Wyoming in 1877, when he met Cope. He described and named Ornitholestes in 1903, Tyrannosaurus rex in 1905, the Pentaceratops in 1923, and the Velociraptor in 1924 Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # 000109

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FAIRFIELD OSBORNE Henry

Published by Paris, Masson, 1921 (1921)

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About this Item: Paris, Masson, 1921, 1921. Couverture rigide. in-8°, XIX-304 p., 126 illustrations et figures, reliure pleine percaline verte, dos orné à nerfs, titre doré bel exemplaire bien relié. Seller Inventory # 656

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INGERSOLL, Ernest

Published by Payson & Clarke, New York (1928)

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About this Item: Payson & Clarke, New York, 1928. hardcover. Condition: fine. Dust Jacket Condition: good. First. Illustrated. Foreword by Henry Fairfield Osborne. 8vo, cloth backed decorative boards, d.w. New York: Payson & Clarke, 1928. The dust wrapper is browned & chipped on the spine. Review copy. Seller Inventory # 230722

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PICTURES PAINTINGS IN THE COLLECTION OF HENRY: FRICK, Henry Clay

FRICK, Henry Clay

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About this Item: FRICK, Henry Clay. PICTURES IN THE COLLECTION OF HENRY CLAY FRICK, AT ONE EAST SEVENTIETH STREET, NEW YORK. NY: Privately Printed, [no date]. 8vo., brown limp faux-leather, stamped in gilt. First Edition. Signed presentation from Frick's wife, Helen, on the front endpaper, to Lucretia Perry Osborn, wife of well-known paleontologist Henry Fairfield Osborn: "To Mrs. Osborne, a little remembrance of the Frick Collection. Helen C. Frick. Jan. 4th 1922." Very Good (bright, few pencil notes on last page). $150.00. Seller Inventory # 53230

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Stone, Julius F.

Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, NY (1932)

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About this Item: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, NY, 1932. Hardcover. Condition: Good. First Edition. Inscribed to the author's "dear friend and fine citizen Charles L. Sherwood." Introduction by Henry Fairfield Osborne. The author leaves in rowboats from Green River City, Wyoming, in 1909 to follow the course taken by Major Powell in 1869 through the Green and Colorado River canyons. Stone can be seen as one of the earliest proponents of adventure tourism on the Colorado River. Black cloth boards are lightly rubbed on edges with bumped corners.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 007177

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Osborn, Henry Fairfield

Published by Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. (1929)

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About this Item: Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1929. Hardcover. Condition: Good. First Edition. Two volume complete set. U.S. Geological Survey. Monograph 55. 701 pages + 894 pages with hundreds of plates, many of them fold-outs. Brown hardcover boards with gilt lettering. Bindings are tight. Boards soiled with wear to the edges, page edges soiled. Uncommon as a set. Digital photos available upon request. Osborn (1857-1935) was an American geologist, paleontologist, and eugenicist. Osborn was born in Fairfield, Connecticut, and studied at Princeton University. He was professor of comparative anatomy from 1883 to 1890 at Princeton. In 1891 he was hired jointly by Columbia University and the American Museum of Natural History, New York. He became professor of biology at Columbia University, becoming professor of zoology in 1896. At the museum he succeeded Morris K. Jesup as president in 1908, serving until 1933, during which time he accumulated one of the finest fossil collections in the world. He assembled a great team of fossil hunters and preparators, which included Roy Chapman Andrews, one of the prototypes of Indiana Jones, and Charles R. Knight, who made murals of dinosaurs in their habitats and sculptures of the living creatures. He was mentored by the paleontologist Edward Drinker Cope, whom he met on a fossil-hunting expedition in Wyoming . The articulate Fairfield Osborne joined the US Geological Survey in 1900 and became senior vertebrate paleontologist in 1924. He led many fossil-hunting expeditions into the American Southwest, starting with his first to Colorado and Wyoming in 1877, when he met Cope. He described and named Ornitholestes in 1903, Tyrannosaurus rex in 1905, the Pentaceratops in 1923, and the Velociraptor in 1924. Seller Inventory # 3933

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