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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
IEB
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Pick, Nancy
Dewey number
508.0747444
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
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocm56882051
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 178 p.
Isbn
9780060537180
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADO-9462
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocm56882051
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 178 p.
Isbn
9780060537180
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADO-9462

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