The Museum Book: A Guide to Strange and Wonderful Collections

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Offers coverage that ranges from the history of museums, to the very meaning of the word 'museum'. This title muses on the Muses and the word museum, on why and how people collect things, on different kinds of museums (cabinets, buildings, villages, towns), on their contribution to science and on the notion of classification.

The Museum Book: A Guide to Strange and Wonderful Collections 2014, Candlewick Press (MA)

ISBN-13: 9780763675004

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The Museum Book: A Guide to Strange and Wonderful Collections 2010, Walker Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781406319729

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The Museum Book: A Guide to Strange and Wonderful Collections 2007, Candlewick Press (MA), Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780763633707

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