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

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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.

About Tom Baione

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Tom Baione is the Harold Boeschenstein Director of Library Services in the American Museum of Natural History's Library and oversees all aspects of the library's functions. An active member of the Grolier Club, Tom divides his time between Manhattan and Long Island.
Published October 2, 2012 by Sterling Signature. 176 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Digging deep into the American Museum of Natural History's Research Museum (of which he is the director), Baione and assorted essayists offer up a truly stunning collection of rare prints covering a litany of topics.

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