The Dinosaurs of North America

By Marsh, O.C.

SKU# 19455

$ 325.00

Pp. 284, 65 text-figures, 85 plates, some folding, (fine line-drawings).  Publisher’s maroon cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, 4to.  Sixteenth Annual Report of the U.S. Geological Survey.  This volume is inscribed by the author: Professor D. Cady Eaton, with kind regards of O. C. Marsh, Nov. 1896, on the front endpaper.  Daniel Cady Eaton (1834-1895) was an American botanist and author.  After studies at the Rensselaer Institute in Troy and Russell's military school in New Haven, he gained his bachelor's degree at Yale College, then went on to Harvard University, where he studied with Asa Gray.  He then went to the Yale University's Sheffield Scientific School in 1864, where he was a botany professor and herbarium curator.  Eaton is the grandson of Amos Eaton (modified after Wiki).  Also, from the collection of geologist Russell Alvin Elbridge Morley with signature on the front endpaper dated Nov. 22, 1954.  Finally, from the research collection of herpetologist Lauren E. Brown, with his signature on the front endpaper dated August 10, 2000.  “Duplicate” is stamped on the front endpaper.  Almost no signs of use.

Publisher Government Printing Office
Publisher Place Washington
Date Published 1896
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description Light edge wear to the outer cloth joints; a tight and clean copy in fine condition.
Limited Edition