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The Resource The rarest of the rare : stories behind the treasures at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, introduction by Edward O. Wilson ; text by Nancy Pick ; photographs by Mark Sloan

The rarest of the rare : stories behind the treasures at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, introduction by Edward O. Wilson ; text by Nancy Pick ; photographs by Mark Sloan

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The rarest of the rare : stories behind the treasures at the Harvard Museum of Natural History
Title
The rarest of the rare
Title remainder
stories behind the treasures at the Harvard Museum of Natural History
Statement of responsibility
introduction by Edward O. Wilson ; text by Nancy Pick ; photographs by Mark Sloan
Title variation
Stories behind the treasures at the Harvard Museum of Natural History
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shares the discovery stories of some of Harvard University's rarest natural history specimens, recounting the origins of such items as Nabokov's butterflies, George Washington's pheasants, a sand dollar collected by Darwin during his Beagle voyage, and the only stuffed bird remaining from the Lewis and Clark expedition
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209143
Cataloging source
NOV
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Pick, Nancy
Dewey number
508.074/7444
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
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Sloan, Mark
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True
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  • Harvard Museum of Natural History
  • Natural history museums
  • Natural history
  • Natural history
Target audience
adult
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stories behind the treasures at the Harvard Museum of Natural History
Label
The rarest of the rare : stories behind the treasures at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, introduction by Edward O. Wilson ; text by Nancy Pick ; photographs by Mark Sloan
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 178 pages
Isbn
9780060537180
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
The rarest of the rare : stories behind the treasures at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, introduction by Edward O. Wilson ; text by Nancy Pick ; photographs by Mark Sloan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 178 pages
Isbn
9780060537180
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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