Posted by: bluesyemre | April 15, 2013

Natural Histories: Rare Books from the American Museum of Natural History Library

  • NATURAL HISTORIES: EXTRAORDINARY RARE BOOK SELECTIONS FROM THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY LIBRARY introduces natural science and art lovers alike to a selection of seldom-seen and beautifully illustrated scientific works from the American Museum of Natural History’s Rare Book Collection. This unique volume, edited by Tom Baione, the Harold Boeschenstein Director of Library services at the Museum, showcases spectacular holdings from the Rare Book Collection, with 40 essays from Museum scientists including Hayden Planetarium Director Neil deGrasse Tyson, paleontologist Niles Eldredge, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation Director Eleanor Sterling, and Museum curators, scientific associates, and librarians who are familiar with the works and have used them in their research.

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