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Skulls : an exploration of Alan Dudley's curious collection / Simon Winchester ; photography by Nick Mann.

Winchester, Simon. (Author). Mann, Nick. (Added Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Waterloo-Grant Township Public Library.

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Waterloo-Grant Twp PL - Waterloo 590 WIN (Text) 30090000659248 Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781579129125 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1579129129 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 255 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal, [2012]

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Formatted Contents Note: Amphibians -- Birds -- Fish -- Mammals -- Reptiles.
Summary, etc.: Tells the rich and fascinating story of skulls, both human and animal, from every perspective imaginable: historical, biographical, cultural, and iconographic. Presenting details about the parts of the skull (including the cranium, the mandible, the shape and positioning of the eye sockets, and species-specific features like horns, teeth, beaks and bills), information about the science and pseudoscience of skulls, and a look at skulls in religion, art and popular culture, his stories and information are riveting and enlightening.
Subject: Skull > Pictorial works.

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