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Sir Richard Owen

Naturalist, Paleontologist (20-Jul-1804 — 18-Dec-1892)


Jacob W. Gruber; John C. Thackray. Richard Owen Commemoration: Three Studies. London: Natural History Museum. 1992. 181pp.

Richard Owen. The Life of Richard Owen. London: John Murray. 1894-95. (2 vols.) 409pp. + 393pp. By Owen's grandson.

Nicolaas A. Rupke. Richard Owen: Victorian Naturalist. Yale University Press. 1994. 462pp.


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  5. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.220)

  6. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.381)

  7. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.368)

  8. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.392)

  9. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.140)

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