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The Resource Natural histories : extraordinary rare book selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, edited by Tom Baione

Natural histories : extraordinary rare book selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, edited by Tom Baione

Label
Natural histories : extraordinary rare book selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library
Title
Natural histories
Title remainder
extraordinary rare book selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library
Statement of responsibility
edited by Tom Baione
Title variation
American Museum of Natural History natural histories
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Highlights 40 masterworks of illustrated scientific art from the Rare Book Collection of the American Museum of Natural History
Cataloging source
UOK
Dewey number
016.508
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
Z7409
LC item number
.N273 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
Label
Natural histories : extraordinary rare book selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, edited by Tom Baione
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
At head of title: American Museum of Natural History
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-162) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first animal book / Richard Ellis -- First glimpses of a new world / David Hurst Thomas -- The Uranometria star atlas / Michael Shara -- Flora, fauna, and fifangha : Madagascar by Flacourt / Alex de Voogt -- On the strangeness of Hooke's Micrographia / David Kohn -- The buyer's guide to India, circa 1678 / George E. Harlow -- Made Merian / Paula Schrynemakers -- The apothecary's cabinet / Robert S. Voss -- Louis Renard and his book of extraordinary creatures / Mai Qaraman Reitmeyer -- Rösel von Rosenhof and his Natural history of frogs / Darrel Frost -- Knorr's fossil treasures from the Solnhofen / Neil H. Landman -- Martini and Chemnitz's Iconographic encyclopedia of mollusks / Louise M. Crowley -- Moses Harris : naturalist and artist / David Grimaldi -- Observing Vesuvius with Sir William Hamilton / James Webster -- The volumes of Cramer and Stoll : a timeless contribution to the science of butterflies and moths / James S. Miller -- Bloch's remarkable fishes / Melanie L.J. Stiassny -- A beautiful harvest : Herbst's crabs and crayfish / Bella Galil -- At the dawn of malacology : the salient and silent oeuvre of Giuseppe Saverio Poli / Ilya Tëmkin -- Pith paper butterfly souvenirs / Diana Shih -- Alexander Wilson and the birth of American ornithology / Mai Qaraman Reitmeyer -- Egypt revealed / Nina J. Root -- Prince Maximillian zu Wied : a military man turned naturalist / Charles W. Myers -- Discovering a new world : François Péron's voyage to Australia / Richard Pearson -- From the depths of the sea : Risso's pioneering studies of deep-sea life / Bella Galil -- Lorenz Oken and his magical numerology tour / George F. Barrowclough -- Art in the service of science / Nina J. Root -- The first comprehensive description of the amphibians and reptiles of the world / Christopher J. Raxworthy -- Burritt's sky atlases / Neil deGrasse Tyson -- Alcide d'Orbigny : Darwin's rival naturalist / Niles Eldredge -- Colonel McKenney's Indian gallery / Peter M. Whiteley -- Darwin's voyage of discovery / Nancy B. Simmons -- Schreber's world of mammals / Miriam T. Gross -- Sailing to the South Pole : Dumont d'Urville and the discovery of East Antarctica / Ross D.E. MacPhee -- The last hurrah : Audubon and Bachman's mammals / Mary LeCroy -- Transported to another planet : John Gould's The mammals of Australia / Robin Beck -- The perfect performance of a particular kind of work / Eleanor Sterling -- Elliot's jewels : birds in paradise / Joel L. Cracraft -- Books for the naturalist in everyone / Barbara Rhodes -- Seeing is believing / Tom Baione -- Fashion in the natural world / Stacy J. Schiff
Control code
ocn879343425
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
Hardcover edition.
Extent
xi, 163 pages
Isbn
9781454912149
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)879343425
Label
Natural histories : extraordinary rare book selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, edited by Tom Baione
Publication
Copyright
Note
At head of title: American Museum of Natural History
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-162) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first animal book / Richard Ellis -- First glimpses of a new world / David Hurst Thomas -- The Uranometria star atlas / Michael Shara -- Flora, fauna, and fifangha : Madagascar by Flacourt / Alex de Voogt -- On the strangeness of Hooke's Micrographia / David Kohn -- The buyer's guide to India, circa 1678 / George E. Harlow -- Made Merian / Paula Schrynemakers -- The apothecary's cabinet / Robert S. Voss -- Louis Renard and his book of extraordinary creatures / Mai Qaraman Reitmeyer -- Rösel von Rosenhof and his Natural history of frogs / Darrel Frost -- Knorr's fossil treasures from the Solnhofen / Neil H. Landman -- Martini and Chemnitz's Iconographic encyclopedia of mollusks / Louise M. Crowley -- Moses Harris : naturalist and artist / David Grimaldi -- Observing Vesuvius with Sir William Hamilton / James Webster -- The volumes of Cramer and Stoll : a timeless contribution to the science of butterflies and moths / James S. Miller -- Bloch's remarkable fishes / Melanie L.J. Stiassny -- A beautiful harvest : Herbst's crabs and crayfish / Bella Galil -- At the dawn of malacology : the salient and silent oeuvre of Giuseppe Saverio Poli / Ilya Tëmkin -- Pith paper butterfly souvenirs / Diana Shih -- Alexander Wilson and the birth of American ornithology / Mai Qaraman Reitmeyer -- Egypt revealed / Nina J. Root -- Prince Maximillian zu Wied : a military man turned naturalist / Charles W. Myers -- Discovering a new world : François Péron's voyage to Australia / Richard Pearson -- From the depths of the sea : Risso's pioneering studies of deep-sea life / Bella Galil -- Lorenz Oken and his magical numerology tour / George F. Barrowclough -- Art in the service of science / Nina J. Root -- The first comprehensive description of the amphibians and reptiles of the world / Christopher J. Raxworthy -- Burritt's sky atlases / Neil deGrasse Tyson -- Alcide d'Orbigny : Darwin's rival naturalist / Niles Eldredge -- Colonel McKenney's Indian gallery / Peter M. Whiteley -- Darwin's voyage of discovery / Nancy B. Simmons -- Schreber's world of mammals / Miriam T. Gross -- Sailing to the South Pole : Dumont d'Urville and the discovery of East Antarctica / Ross D.E. MacPhee -- The last hurrah : Audubon and Bachman's mammals / Mary LeCroy -- Transported to another planet : John Gould's The mammals of Australia / Robin Beck -- The perfect performance of a particular kind of work / Eleanor Sterling -- Elliot's jewels : birds in paradise / Joel L. Cracraft -- Books for the naturalist in everyone / Barbara Rhodes -- Seeing is believing / Tom Baione -- Fashion in the natural world / Stacy J. Schiff
Control code
ocn879343425
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
Hardcover edition.
Extent
xi, 163 pages
Isbn
9781454912149
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)879343425

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