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Amber: The Natural Time Capsule
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher British Museum of Natural
Publication date January 9, 1998
Pages 72
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780565091316
ISBN-10 056509131X
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $13.10
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
An overview of the prehistoric substance amber and its fossilized inclusions, this text describes how it is formed from the resin of ancient trees and where it is found. It tells how to distinguish genuine amber from fake, describes its uses, and recounts the search for DNA from insect inclusions.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: An overview of the prehistoric substance amber and its fossilized inclusions, this text describes how it is formed from the resin of ancient trees and where it is found. It tells how to distinguish genuine amber from fake, describes its uses, and recounts the search for DNA from insect inclusions.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781554076093
 
from Firefly Books Ltd (January 7, 2010)
9781554076093 | details & prices | 112 pages | 7.75 × 10.25 × 0.50 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $29.95
About: A comprehensive introduction to amber and all its uses.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780565091316 Book cover for 9780565092580 Book cover for 9781770857599
 
Reprint edition from Firefly Books Ltd (September 1, 2016)
9781770857599 | details & prices | 112 pages | 7.50 × 10.00 × 0.56 in. | List price $19.95
About: Amber is an engaging overview of this natural substance.
from British Museum of Natural (February 11, 2010)
9780565092580 | details & prices | 112 pages | List price $17.00
About: Amber is a remarkable substance that originates from the resin of trees that lived millions of years ago.
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from British Museum of Natural (January 9, 1998)
9780565091316 | details & prices | 72 pages | List price $13.10
About: An overview of the prehistoric substance amber and its fossilized inclusions, this text describes how it is formed from the resin of ancient trees and where it is found.

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