Voyages of Discovery. Three Centuries of Natural History Exploration.
by [Natural History] fRice, Dr. Tony .
Clarkson N. Potter,
A Fine tight copy in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. Voyages of Discovery records some of the most significant and remarkable discoveries in the history of natural science exploration, documenting major advances and watershed moments in the past three centuries. Each piece of artwork -- rare drawings and beautiful color illustrations, photographs and maps -- many of which have never been seen before, was handpicked from the vast archives of the Natural History Museum in London.Entwined with all the images are the fascinating stories behind them, of brave and fearless explorers, naturalists, artists, photographers, cartographers -- or all these at once -- who were driven to understand the world around them and expand the limits of human knowledge.
Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition
Book Id: 26562