9781454912149

Natural Histories Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library

by: Unknown
  • ISBN 13:

    9781454912149

  • ISBN 10:

    1454912146

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 05/06/2014
  • Publisher: Sterling Signatures

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

Inside the American Museum of Natural History is an eight-story library—one of the largest natural-science libraries in the Western Hemisphere—that contains over 450,000 volumes of monographs, pamphlets, reprints, and original rare books. Natural Histories allows readers a privileged glimpse of these seldom-seen, fully illustrated scientific works. Forty essays from the museum's top experts in a variety of disciplines enhance each rare tome's unique qualities and scientific contribution, and three to four illustrations accompany each one. This beautiful book will fascinate natural science and art lovers alike.

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