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Evidence of Evolution
Evidence of Evolution
Authors: Photographs by Susan Middleton Text by Mary Ellen Hannibal
Imprint: Abrams Books
ISBN: 0-8109-4924-5
EAN: 9780810949249
Availability: In Stock
Publishing Date: 10/1/2009
Trim Size: 9 3/4 x 9 3/4
Page Count: 128
Cover: Hardcover with jacket
Illustrations: 95 full-color illustrations
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$29.95
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About the book
Published to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, Evidence of Evolution uses exquisite images by distinguished photographer Susan Middleton to reveal beautiful and surprising patterns of evolutionary development in animals and plants. These photographs, of rare and remarkable specimens from the collections of the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, are accompanied by a clear, accessible overview  of the key evolutionary concepts that explain life on Earth, by science writer Mary Ellen Hannibal.
Virtually a natural history museum in a book, Evidence of Evolution expresses the power of Darwin's vision in images and words that bridge art and science.

About the author
Susan Middleton is a photographer specializing in portraits of animals and plants. She is co-author of four books on the world's natural heritage, including Archipelago and Witness. She lives in San Francisco. Mary Ellen Hannibal is the author of Leaves & Pods (Abrams). Her writing has appeared in publications such as the San Francisco Chronicle, Esquire, and Elle. She is the founder of Evolve 2009 and lives in San Francisco.


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California Academy of Sciences

Showcasing a treasure-trove of specimens from the Academy’s collections, Evidence of Evolution explores key evolutionary discoveries and concepts that explain life on Earth. Proceeds going to support CAS research.
 
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