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Treasures of the Smithsonian.

Author: Edwards Park
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Books ; New York, N.Y. : Trade distribution by H.N. Abrams, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Book : National government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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More than four hundred photographs and reproductions, accompanied by an entertaining text, provide an intriguing glimpse of the richly diverse treasures of the Smithsonian, from art masterpieces to historical memorabilia to technological innovations.
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Park, Edwards.
Treasures of the Smithsonian.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Books ; New York, N.Y. : Trade distribution by H.N. Abrams, ©1983
(OCoLC)733978686
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwards Park
ISBN: 0895990121 9780895990129 0810916800 9780810916807
OCLC Number: 9946454
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxv, 470 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
Introduction --
An age of heroes --
Inventions and discoveries --
American experience --
New forms and new realms --
Splendors of nature --
Princess from the land of Porcelain --
Out of Africa --
Collections by Design --
Filigrees, furbelows, and flowers on flywheels --
Index --
Picture credits.

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More than four hundred photographs and reproductions, accompanied by an entertaining text, provide an intriguing glimpse of the richly diverse treasures of the Smithsonian, from art masterpieces to historical memorabilia to technological innovations.

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by holaka18 (WorldCat user published 2007-07-16) Excellent Permalink
More than a coffee table book. Great pictures and text capturing some of The Smithsonian in all its glory
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