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Opulent Oceans

OCE202
Melanie Stiassny
Sterling Publishing Company
2014
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145491341X
HARD COVER
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In a series of essays culled from the Rare Book Collection of the American Museum of Natural History, we get a close-up look at the deep sea. With accounts from legendary explorers and early naturalists alongside gorgeous illustrations (and 40 frameable prints).

ISBN: 9781454913412
$50.00
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“The human spirit is inherently drawn to the ocean for recreation, inspiration and solace,” writes American Museum of Natural History president Ellen V. Futter in her introduction to Opulent Oceans, the museum’s new collection of gorgeous illustrations of ocean life. Or, as Herman Melville put it in Moby Dick, “Stand that man on his legs, set his feet a-going, and he will infallibly lead you to water.”  Melville’s words come to mind again when browsing the diverse sea creatures featured in this book, all culled from the museum's Rare Book Collection. ... more

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