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Natural histories. Extraordinary birds : rare book selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library /
by Paul Sweet ; with a contribution by Peter Capainolo.
imprint
New York : Sterling Signature, c2013.
description
ix, 133 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), colour map ; 28 cm + 40 leaves of plates (chiefly col. ; 28 x 22 cm) in case 31 x 24 x 4 cm.
ISBN
1454906596 (paperback), 145491047X (deluxe edition), 9781454906599 (paperback), 9781454910473 (deluxe edition)
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imprint
New York : Sterling Signature, c2013.
isbn
1454906596 (paperback)
145491047X (deluxe edition)
9781454906599 (paperback)
9781454910473 (deluxe edition)
contents note
Foreword / by Ellen V. Futter -- Preface / by Tom Baione -- Introduction / by Paul Sweet -- Part 1. The history of ornithology / by Peter Capainolo -- Part 2. Essays & plates / by Paul Sweet ; The woodcut process / by Barbara Rhodes ; The engraving and etching processes / by Barbara Rhodes ; The lithographic process / by Barbara Rhodes.
general note
At head of title: American Museum of Natural History.
Second subtitle on case: Essays & plates.
catalogue key
9127051
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 131) and index.

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