Dry Store Room No. 1: The Secret Life of the Natural History Museum (Richard Fortey) soon to be presented for sale on the exceptional BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: HarperPress, 2008, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Black & white drawings; Illustrated endpapers and blanks;
From the cover: Behind the public facade of any great museum there lies a secret domain: one of unseen galleries, locked doors, priceless specimens and hidden lives.
Through the stories of the numerous eccentric individuals whose long careers have left their mark on the study of evolutionary science, Richard Fortey, former senior palaeontologist at Londons Natural History Museum, celebrates the pioneering work of the Museum from its inception to the presen…
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Green boards with Orange titling to the Spine. [IX] 338 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I beguile you with my offerings from my intriguing History Individual Organisations catalogue?