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  • Hardcover
  • 256
  • Skulls by Simon Winchester
  • Simon Winchester
  • English
  • 06 June 2018
  • 9781579129125
Skulls by Simon Winchester

Download ↠ Skulls by Simon Winchester í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Al cultural and iconographic Presenting details about the parts of the skull including the cranium the mandible the shape and positioning of the eye sockets and species specific features like horns teeth beaks and bills information about the science and pseudoscience of skulls and a look at skulls in religion art and popular culture his stories and information are riveting and enlighteningAt the center of Skulls is a stunning never before seen in any capacity visual array of the skulls of than 300 animals that walk swim and fly The skulls are from the collection of Alan Dudley a British co. Uniue book and portrait of a fascinating collection

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Download ↠ Skulls by Simon Winchester í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Skulls is a beautiful spellbinding exploration of than 300 different animal skulls amphibians birds fish mammals and reptiles written by New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester and produced in collaboration with Theodore Gray and Touch Press the geniuses behind The Elements and Solar SystemIn Skulls best selling author Simon Winchester author of The Professor and the Madman; Atlantic A Biography of the Ocean; Krakatoa The Day the World Exploded; and others tells the rich and fascinating story of skulls both human and animal from every perspective imaginable historical biographic. In our bodies the framework for muscles tendons and ligaments is the skeleton topped by a skull a face as uniue as each creature itself Whether it be a reptile primate eel catfish frog newt or penguin the skull houses the central processing unit the brain This powers each animal bird or snake Teeth highlight the jaw and in some a prominent brow ridge or horns crown the whole in magnificent gloryAlan Dudley was fascinated by skulls At an early age he found the body of a dead fox and brought it home to inspect it

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Download ↠ Skulls by Simon Winchester í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Llector and owner of what is probably the largest and most complete private collection of skulls in the world Every skull is beautifully photographed to show several angles and to give the reader the most intimate view possible Each includes a short explanatory paragraph and a data box with information on the animal's taxonomy behavior and dietSkulls was published in December 2011 as an e book for the iPad by the innovative e book publishers Touch Press creators of the best selling e books for iPad The Elements and Solar System Both books were also published in print by Black Dog Leventhal. This book s title is right about one thing and that is that Alan Dudley s collection of skulls is definitely curious Whether or not that is a good sort of curiosity or not is up for debate but it is a curious collection without dispute The origins of this book are somewhat odd Alan Dudley himself happens to be an English collector of skulls who has perhaps the largest private collection in the world of which this book represents only about a seventh or so some 300 of the than 2000 skulls in the collectio