Brown University

Natural Histories: Extraordinary Birds

by Paul Sweet
Sterling Signature, October 2013   ISBN: 978-145490659-6
Price: $50.00

Essays & Plates: Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History

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. 

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