Observations on the Metamorphosis of Siredon into Amblysoma. From the American Journal of Science and Arts, Volume XLVI, Nov., 1868
American Journal of Science and Arts, 1869. pamphlet. Thin pamphlet, 11 p.w/footnotes and 1 plate of four figures. Edges are brittle with light chipping, interior paper better. Old fold down the middle of the pamphlet. Rear cover has crease at corner. Has a sticker on the front with the number "6" on it.
Of special note: SIGNED and inscribed by Marsh to Prof. E. M. Hilgard "with the kindest regards" front cover. Marsh was one of the 2 greatest paleontologists in 19th C. America, often at odds with his rival, Edward D. Cope, sometimes bribing workers to get the other's fossils. Their rivalry was called the Bone Wars. Eugene Woldemar Hilgard was a highly regarded a major late 19th c. US geologist and a professor of soil resources (pedology), often working in the areas of mineralogy, geology, zoology, and botany. Good. Item #20339