Rare Books and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Libraries (Paperback)

By Smithsonian Institution Libraries

Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 9781560986256, 106pp.

Publication Date: August 17, 1995

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A richly illustrated, full color survey of the valuable and unusual materials in the Smithsonian Libraries' Special Collections Department.

About the Author

Smithsonian Institution Libraries is a network of 20 specialized research libraries supporting each of the Institution’s museums and initiatives. The subjects comprehended by this globally unique complex of libraries and librarians are as diverse and deep as the collections, exhibits, and scholarship they support. They truly span the range of scientific and cultural pursuits of humanity from aerospace, anthropology, astronomy, astrophysics, and art history to biology and botany, to cultural history, portraiture, philately, zoology, and much, much more.