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Rare Books and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Libraries

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ISBN-10: 1560986255

ISBN-13: 9781560986256

Edition: N/A

Authors: Smithsonian Institution Staff

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A richly illustrated, full color survey of the valuable and unusual materials in the Libraries' Special Collections Department.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Publication date: 8/17/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 106
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
General Knowledge
Museums
Early science museums
Scientific collecting and conservation
Smithsoniana
Physical Sciences and Mathematics
Mathematics
Mapping the earth and heavens
Earth Sciences
Geology and minerals
Paleontology
Technology, Industry, Engineering
Electrical engineering and magnetism
Mechanical and civil engineering
Flight
World's fairs and international expositions
Trade literature
Natural History
Zoology
Botany
Voyages and expeditions
Cultural and Social History
American history and life
African art
Juvenile literature
Anthropology
Native American studies
Missionary publications
Central and Latin America
Decorative Arts
Interior design
Landscape design