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

Authors: Winchester, Simon.
Call number: 573.76 WIN
Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal , c2012.
Publication date: c2012.
Subject: Skull -- Pictorial works.
Title: Skulls : an exploration of Alan Dudley's curious collection / Simon Winchester ; photography by Nick Mann.
Physical description: 253 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents note: Amphibians -- Birds -- Fish -- Mammals -- Reptiles.
Summary note: 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.
Added author: Mann, Nick.
ISBN: 9781579129125 (hbk.)
1579129129 (hbk.)
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1400083
Bib No.: 1400083

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