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Natural Histories Extraordinary Birds: Essays & Plates of Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library [With 40 Ready-To-Fby Paul Sweet
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Extraordinary Birds follows the success of Natural Histories, and is the next compendium in this well-received series that marries art and thought-provoking science. American Museum of Natural History ornithologist Paul Sweet takes readers on a migratory journey across the globe, introducing them to unique and exquisite birds, as well as to groundbreaking avian studies from the past 500 years. Featuring 40 frameable prints and an equal number of fascinating, in-depth essays, this stunning collection gives bird lovers a precious look at illustrated ornithological monographs from the museum's Rare Book Collections.
About the Author
Paul Sweet is the Collection Manager in the Department of Ornithology at AMNH and travels extensively on bird-collecting expeditions throughout Southeast Asia to study, catalog, and classify various native birds.
Peter Capainolo is the Senior Scientific Assistant in the Department of Ornithology at AMNH and an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Biology at The City College of the City University of New York. He is the author of How Fast Can A Falcon Dive?: Fascinating Answers To Questions About Birds Of Prey published by Rutgers University Press. Capainolo lives in Long Island, NY.
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