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Memoir on the Megatherium

William Brown Hodgson

Memoir on the Megatherium

and other extinct gigantic quadrupeds of the coast of Georgia, with observations on its geologic features.

by William Brown Hodgson

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Published by Bartlett & Welford in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paleontology -- Georgia,
  • Mammals, Fossil

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy William B. Hodgson
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 32373
    ContributionsHabersham, Joseph Clay, d. 1855, Couper, J. Hamilton 1794-1866
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, [7]-47 p.
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14526071M

    Memoir on the Megatherium, and Other Extinct Gigantic Quadrupeds of the Coast of Georgia: With Observations on Its Geologic Features (Classic Reprint) Manufacturer: Forgotten Books ISBN: Books shelved as memoir: Educated by Tara Westover, The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, Bossypants by Tina Fey, and.

    Early years. Roberts was born in Birkenhead, the son of Frank Roberts, a civil attended Brighton College and Pembroke College, Cambridge. During World War I, he served as a lieutenant in the Suffolk Regiment and was wounded in the Third Battle of Ypres.. Career. He was Secretary of Cambridge University Press from to , Master of Pembroke . (shelved times as memoir-biography) avg rating — , ratings — published

    Observer book of the week The Yellow House by Sarah M Broom review – memoir as rich social history. An award-winning book tells the story of New Orleans Published: 26 Jul What Barton called the original memoir on the megatherium—a large, extinct ground sloth—was Joseph Garriga’s Descripción del esqueleto de un quadrúpedo muy corpolento y raro, que se conserva en el Real Gabinete de Historia Natural de Madrid, published in Madrid in An almost complete skeleton of the animal was found in South.


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(see Archibald Stuart to TJ, 19 Aug. ; TJ to Benjamin Smith Barton, 10 Oct. When I came up with the notion for my new book, Things New & Strange, of connecting my south Georgia home to the Smithsonian collections, I had no idea it would lead me to giant ground sloths.

But. Memoir on the Megatherium, and other extinct gigantic quadrupeds of the coast of Georgia. New York, Barlett & Welford, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: William Brown Hodgson.

Megatherium, largest of the ground sloths, an extinct group of mammals belonging to a group containing sloths, anteaters, glyptodonts, and armadillos that underwent a highly successful evolutionary radiation in South America in the Cenozoic Era (beginning million years ago). The size of these animals approximated that of a modern elephant, and they were equipped.

Memoir is autobiographical writing, but not all autobiographical writing follows the criteria for memoir. Memoirs are structured differently from formal autobiographies which tend to encompass the writer's entire life span, focusing on the development of his/her personality. Electronic books Electronic book: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Hodgson, William Brown, Memoir on the Megatherium, and other extinct gigantic quadrupeds of the coast of Georgia, with observations on its geologic features.

New York: Bartlett & Welford, (DLC) Online version: Hodgson, William Brown, About this Item: Simon & Schuster BooksNew York, Trade Paperback. Condition: Good. pages; ex-library with no markings save a withdrawn stamp on the title page.

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Fielding Bradford Meek () was a paleontologist; geologist; resident collaborator in Paleontology at the Smithsonian; and a member of the Megatherium Club. Along with Ferdinand Hayden, he authored a book on Paleontology of the Upper Missouri. SIA RU [SA]. Books. Hounds of the Lords, by Kevin Vost.

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