Treasures of the Natural History Museum

£25.00
ITEM CODE: 26014
4/5
Natural History Museum
A showcase of over 200 of the Museum’s most exceptional natural treasures and wonders, encompassing the Museum's library, botany, palaeontology, en...
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Natural History Museum
A showcase of over 200 of the Museum’s most exceptional natural treasures and wonders, encompassing the Museum's library, botany, palaeontology, entomology, zoology and mineralogy collections. Take a privileged, behind-the-scenes peek and discover world-famous specimens and curatorial curios, equally fascinating and important in distinct ways. Learn the intriguing stories of each eclectic treasure and the history behind the collection. Includes a Victorian menu card from the opening of the world’s first dinosaur attraction in 1853, a tiny snail, the 26m diplodocus skeleton affectionately known as ‘Dippy’, a specimen case from HMS Challenger in 1872, a meteorite from Mars, a 1m vase made from Blue-John, metallic coloured Orchid Bees, Darwin’s Galapagos finches and much, much more.

Filled with colourful photography, capturing the objects and the architecture of the Museum itself. Published in 2018.
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Hardback
22 x 26cm
256 pages
Illustrated throughout in colour
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Reviews
Overall product rating 4/5
By Mrs Cherry Hamilton
06 February 2022
Felixstowe
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A beautiful book for a gift. I’m confident this will be appreciated by the recipient.
17 January 2022
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31 December 2021
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Item arrived too late for me to send away. I sent the item back and am awaiting a refund. It would be good if I could be informed that the book has got back as I sent it back straight away
21 October 2021
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Well presented book, good illustrations & informative text.
By Miss Linda Clarke
19 October 2021
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Quite a heavy book but feels like going round the Museum and having more time to read what it says.