Extraordinary Rare Book Selections From the American Museum of Natural History LibraryBook - 2012
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.
Publisher: New York : Sterling Signature, c2012
Description: xi, 163 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 28 cm
Branch Call Number: 016.508 Nat