Natural Histories

Natural Histories

Extraordinary Rare Book Selections From the American Museum of Natural History Library

Book - 2012
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Sterling
For the first time, Natural Histories allows readers a privileged glimpse of seldom-seen, fully illustrated scientific tomes from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection. Forty essays from the museum's top experts in a variety of natural science disciplines, from anthropology to zoology, enhance and discuss each rare work's unique qualities and scientific contribution. Packaged with 40 extraordinary prints suitable for framing, this deluxe edition will fascinate both natural science and art lovers alike.

For the first time, Natural Histories allows readers a privileged glimpse of seldom-seen, fully illustrated scientific tomes from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection. Forty essays from the museum's top experts in a variety of natural science disciplines enhance each rare tome's unique qualities and scientific contribution. Packaged with extraordinary prints suitable for framing, this deluxe edition will fascinate both natural science and art lovers alike.


Baker & Taylor
Providing readers with a rare glimpse into one of the largest natural-science libraries in the Western Hemisphere, this fascinating collection of 40 essays from the American Museum of Natural History's top experts discuss the library's seldom-seen, fully illustrated scientific works.

Publisher: New York : Sterling Signature, c2012
Description: xi, 163 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 28 cm
ISBN: 9781402791499
1402791496
Branch Call Number: 016.508 Nat

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