Rocky Mountain Land Series: Simon Winchester

Historic LoDo: Simon Winchester is the bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman, The Map That Changed the World, A Crack in the Edge of the World, The Man Who Loved China, and more than a dozen other books. Mr. Winchester was made Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Elizabeth II in 2006. Winchester will discuss and sign his fascinating new book Skulls: An Exploration of Alan Dudley’s Curious Collection (Black Dog & Leventhal). In this captivating and visually stunning book, Winchester explores an array of more than 300 animal skulls, from the aardvark to the red-bellied piranha, and shares the fascinating story of the man who amassed much of the collection: an obsessive Englishman named Alan Dudley.

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Event date: 
Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
1628 16th St.
80202 Denver
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Skulls: An Exploration of Alan Dudley's Curious Collection Cover Image
By Nick Mann (Photographer), Simon Winchester
$29.95
ISBN: 9781579129125
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers - October 9th, 2012

The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060884611
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 28th, 2009

The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780061767906
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 28th, 2009

Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061702624
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Published: Harper Perennial - November 2011

The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060839789
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Published: Harper Perennial - July 5th, 2005

A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906 Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060572006
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 10th, 2006

Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883 Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060838591
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Published: Harper Perennial - July 5th, 2005

The River at the Center of the World: A Journey Up the Yangtze, and Back in Chinese Time Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780312423377
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Published: Picador USA - April 2004

The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780195175004
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - October 14th, 2004

Cascadia's Fault: The Coming Earthquake and Tsunami That Could Devastate North America Cover Image
By Jerry Thompson, Simon Winchester (Introduction by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781582438245
Availability: Special Order
Published: Counterpoint LLC - April 17th, 2012

The Alice Behind Wonderland Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780195396195
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - March 17th, 2011