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- DescriptionSuitable for those who appreciates birds or bird art, this book features: over 385 drawings, artistically arranged in a sumptuous large-format book; accessible, jargon-free text - the only book on bird anatomy aimed at the general reader; drawings and text all based on actual bird specimens; and includes an anatomically distinct bird groups.
- Author BiographyKatrina van Grouw is a former curator of the ornithological collections at London's Natural History Museum, a taxidermist, an experienced bird bander, a successful fine artist, and a graduate of the Royal College of Art. She is the author of Birds, a historical retrospective of bird art, published under her maiden name Katrina Cook. The creation of The Unfeathered Bird has been her lifetime's ambition.
- PrizesCommended for Third Place for the 2013 BB/BTO Best Bird Book of the Year 2013 and PROSE Award in Biological Sciences, Association of American Publishers 2013.
- Author(s)Katrina van Grouw
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication13/11/2012
- GenreNatural History: Animal & Wildlife
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note385 duotones/color illus.
- Weight1956 g
- Width254 mm
- Height305 mm
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- ramsesusan02 Nov, 2017by
An absolutely beautiful, intriguing book full of the most fantastic, interesting pictures. A must if you love birds and skeletons!
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