Taylor, Michael A and Torrens, H. S. (2014) An account of Mary Anning (1799-1847), fossil collector of Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, published by Henry Rowland Brown (1837-1921) in the second edition (1859) of Beauties of Lyme Regis. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History & Archaeological Society, 135. pp. 63-70. ISSN 0070-7112

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Abstract

The publication of the now rare second edition of the guidebook The Beauties of Lyme Regis... by Lyme native Henry Rowland Brown (1837-1921) is dated to 1859. The known link of Brown’s family to Anning’s increases the significance of his book as a source for her, particularly the second edition which has a more extensive account of her than the first; relevant extracts are reproduced. His book has become a major source for writers on Anning, but only in corrupted form because of incompetent piracy by a later writer in a general magazine.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CT Biography
Q Science > QL Zoology
Theme: Understanding the natural world
Department: Natural Sciences
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2014 12:22
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2014 13:46
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1259

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