American Museum of Natural History: 125 Years of Expedition and Discovery

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H.N. Abrams, 1995 - Science - 256 pages
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The larger-than-life stories in this fascinating book recount the first 125 years of the American Museum of Natural History, in New York, which derives its fame and collections from a spectacular series of expeditions "to the ends of the earth". More than 240 photos, 90 in color, capture all the excitement, danger, and difficulty of exploration and discovery. 10 maps.

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This celebration of the American Museum of Natural History's first 125 years is chock full of natural and cultural history lessons, as well as being a historical narrative of the museum itself. The ... Read full review

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Lyle Rexer is the author of "Photography's Antiquarian Avant-Garde" and "How to Look at Outsider Art." He has contributed essays to several photographic monographs, including "Room to Play" by Simen Johan, and frequently writes for " The New York Times", "Art in America, Art on Paper" and "Graphis", among other publications.

Klein is a writer, hiker, musician, and collector.

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