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Ichthyo : The Architecture of Fish: X-rays from the Smithsonian Institute (Hardcover)

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Originally created to preserve a record of scientific samples, the black and white X-rays of fish at the Smithsonian Institution have emerged as astonishing works of art in their own right. This stunning compendium of imagescomparable to fine and delicate engravingsis drawn from the National Museum of Natural History, which holds the world''s largest collection of ichthyological specimens (and which, upon the reopening of its Ocean Hall in Summer of 2008, will put these X-rays on permanent display). As mesmerizingly beautiful as they are amazingly detailed, these images reveal thehidden wonders of the creatures of the deep.

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Publisher Chronicle Books Llc
Mfg Part# 9780811861922
SKU 206557042
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0811861929
Release Date 6/19/2008
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0189
Publisher Chronicle Books (CA)
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