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500 Years Of Rare Science Illustrations

By Gerard @presurfer
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Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library brings together an extraordinary collection of works from the Rare Book Room and Rare Book Collections of the American Museum of Natural History's Research Library, spanning five centuries of anthropology, astronomy, earth science, paleontology, and zoology representing all seven continents.
Each highlighted work is accompanied by a short essay exploring its significance, what makes it rare - scarcity, uniqueness, age, binding type, size, value, or nature of the illustrations - and its place in natural history. 500 Years of Rare Science Illustrations.

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