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The ocean at home : an illustrated history of the aquarium

Author: Bernd Brunner
Publisher: London : Reaktion, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. & expanded edView all editions and formats

In this fascinating history of the aquarium, Bernd Brunner tells a compelling story of obsession, beauty, discovery and delight, from the aquarium's humble origins as a tool for scientific  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernd Brunner
ISBN: 1861898169 9781861898166
OCLC Number: 939004195
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Previous ed. of this translation: New York: Princeton Architectural, 2005.
Description: 168 p. : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Bernd Brunner ; translated by Ashley Marc Slapp.


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'[Brunner's] cultured but unpretentious style carries with it a real sense of the Victorian drawing room, an impression reinforced by the wealth of contemporary engravings he has chosen to illustrate Read more...

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