New Book Highlights Rare Scientific Works Collection at American Museum of Natural History

Cover illustrations of a fish and an owl from AMNH Natural Histories publication drawn from Museum's rare book collections

A new book released today introduces natural science and art lovers alike to a selection of seldom-seen and beautifully illustrated scientific tomes from the American Museum of Natural History’s Rare Book Collection. Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library (Sterling Signature) features 40 essays from Museum curators, scientists, and librarians that discuss each rare work’s unique qualities and scientific contribution. The edition is packaged with 40 extraordinary, suitable-for-framing prints representing each essay.