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Amber: Window to the Past

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Synopsis:

This remarkable book explores the unique properties of amber that have intrigued people the world over. It reveals amber's role in tracing evolutionary history and its use in decorative arts and jewelry. 230 illustrations, 115 in full color.

Synopsis:

Originally published to accompany a 1996 exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, this volume, now in paperback, explores the properties of amber (fossilized tree resin) and reveals its role in tracing evolutionary history and its use in the decorative arts and jewellery.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-210) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810926523
Subtitle:
Window to the Past
Publisher:
HNA Books
Author:
Grimaldi, David A.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Rocks & Minerals
Subject:
Natural Resources
Subject:
Amber
Subject:
Amber art objects.
Subject:
Mineralogâia
Series Volume:
66-36
Publication Date:
March 1996
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
11.02x9.04x.65 in. 2.10 lbs.

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Product details 216 pages Harry N. Abrams - English 9780810926523 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This remarkable book explores the unique properties of amber that have intrigued people the world over. It reveals amber's role in tracing evolutionary history and its use in decorative arts and jewelry. 230 illustrations, 115 in full color.
"Synopsis" by , Originally published to accompany a 1996 exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, this volume, now in paperback, explores the properties of amber (fossilized tree resin) and reveals its role in tracing evolutionary history and its use in the decorative arts and jewellery.
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