A. Hyatt Verrill

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(July 23, 1871 -- November 14, 1954)

Alpheus Hyatt Verrill, known as Hyatt Verrill was an American zoologist, explorer, inventor, illustrator and author who wrote many books on natural history.

He was the son of Addison Emery Verrill, the first professor of zoology at Yale University.

SF historian/critic Everett F. Bleiler described Verrill's "lost race" stories as "more literate than most of their competition, but stodgy."


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