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

Art / Photobook

Series: Natural Histories Volume: 1

By: Tom Baione(Editor)

176 pages, colour illustrations


Hardback | Feb 2014 | #213389 | ISBN-13: 9781454912149
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NHBS Price: £16.99 $22/€19 approx
Paperback | clamshell box | Nov 2012 | #200275 | ISBN-13: 9781402791499
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About this book

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 – a collection of over 450,000 volumes. Forty essays from the museum's top experts in a variety of natural science disciplines, from anthropology to zoology, accompany and discuss each rare tome's unique qualities and scientific contribution.

#200275 is a deluxe edition packaged with extraordinary prints suitable for framing and facsimile items inside bound-in envelopes. #213389 is an ordinary hardback edition.

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Tom Baione, an active member of the Grolier Club and is the Harold Boeschenstein Director of Library Services of the Museum of Natural History's Library and oversees all aspects of the library's functions.

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