Autograph letter signed.
8vo. 1 p. on bifolium. With autograph envelope.
To H. W. Horwill at Wadham College in Oxford: "I beg to thank your for obliging letter and am gratified by the attention which you have thought my 'Paleontology' worthy of receiving. I shall not fail to make the corrections which you have kindly called my attention in the next Edition, & to make due acknowledgement of the source [...]".
Owen, a supporter of Lamarck and scientific opponent of Darwin, was well-known for creating (with the support of Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins) the first life-size sculptures depicting dinosaurs as they might have appeared: some of them were initially created for the Great Exhibition of 1851.
With printed letterhead.