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Feathers: Displays of Brilliant Plumage

Art / PhotobookNew

By: Robert Clark (Illustrator), Carl Zimmer (Introduction By)

176 pages, 70 colour photos

Chronicle Books

Hardback | Apr 2016 | #228264 | ISBN-13: 9781452139890
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NHBS Price: £19.99 $24/€22 approx

About this book

These beautiful photographs from award-winning National Geographic photographer Robert Clark offer a fascinating new view of bird feathers. Each detailed close-up image is paired with informative text about the function and evolution of that feather, making this handsome volume the perfect marriage of art and science.

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Robert Clark is a freelance photographer based in New York City. His previous work has focused on a wide range of subjects, including the evolution of dogs, high school football, the life of Charles Darwin, and the secrets of the world's greatest taxidermists. A longtime photographer for National Geographic, Clark has photographed more than thirty stories for the magazine, including over a dozen covers.

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