Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library
From Sterling Publishing:
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, accompany and discuss each rare work’s unique qualities and scientific contribution. Packaged with 40 extraordinary prints suitable for framing and facsimile items inside bound-in envelopes, this deluxe edition will fascinate both natural science and art lovers alike.
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.
A sample of some of the prints:
Edited by Tom Baione