Extinct Monsters, 1892
Reverend H. N. Hutchinson
This is a very early popular book on dinosaurs and
prehistoric animals. The book contains many restorations, several
J. Smit, that
show early attempts to put flesh on dinosaur bones and present them as
The above two restorations are by J. Smit. The first shows one of
the earliest restorations of
As noted in "Paleoimagery: The
Dinosaurs in Art" by Debus and Debus (2002), this restoration
of Stegosaurus appears in the first edition of Extinct
the second edition, the restoration was
revised with the "newer"
version showing a Stegosaurus with a more sprawling crocodile
below for a copy of the second version of Stegosaurus, also by J. Smit,
as scanned from
Colbert's Dinosaurs: Their Discovery and Their World.
The Triceratops is from the frontispiece.