American Museum of Natural History: 125 Years of Expedition and Discovery
The larger-than-life stories in this fascinating book recount the first 125 years of the American Museum of Natural History, in New York, which derives its fame and collections from a spectacular series of expeditions "to the ends of the earth". More than 240 photos, 90 in color, capture all the excitement, danger, and difficulty of exploration and discovery. 10 maps.
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Photography and artifacts from all around the world. Essays examine the various explorations that were undertaken. Fascinating trivia and imagery.
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