Skulls

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Based on an unsurpassed private collection, this lavish book is a survey of the skull – in humans and other mammals, and also birds, reptiles and fish. Exploring anatomy and species-specific features such as horns, teeth, beaks and bills, the author also discusses the skull as a powerful symbol in art, culture and religion. Specimens are displayed in more than 300 photographs, ranging from an ostrich to an orangutan, and from a crocodile to a seahorse, with notes highlighting interesting features.

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Skulls

Skulls

An Exploration of Alan Dudley's Curious Collection

Hardback256pp Illustrated254x255mm

9781579129125     Product Code: 226672

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Based on an unsurpassed private collection, this lavish book is a survey of the skull – in humans and other mammals, and also birds, reptiles and fish. Exploring anatomy and species-specific features such as horns, teeth, beaks and bills, the author also discusses the skull as a powerful symbol in art, culture and religion. Specimens are displayed in more than 300 photographs, ranging from an ostrich to an orangutan, and from a crocodile to a seahorse, with notes highlighting interesting features.

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