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Dry Store Room Number 1

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Delve into the secret life of the Natural History Museum with Richard Fortey's new book Dry Store Room Number 1.

ISBN: 9780007209897

Author: Richard Fortey

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Dry Store Room Number 1

£ 9.99


Fortey was a senior palaeontologist at the Museum for 30 years.

In this book, Richard gives a fascinating and affectionate account of a hidden world of untold treasures and gives insights into the life, work and characters behind the scenes.

'This book is a kind of museum of the mind. It is my own collection, a personal archive, designed to explain what goes on behind the polished doors in the Natural History Museum.'

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