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The Crystal Palace dinosaurs the story of the world"s first prehistoric sculptures by Steve McCarthy

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Published by Crystal Palace Foundation in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dinosaurs in art.,
  • Animal sculpture -- England -- London.,
  • Crystal Palace Park (London, England),
  • Sydenham (London, England)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementoriginal research and text by Steve McCarthy ; designed and produced by Mick Gilbert.
ContributionsGilbert, Mick., Crystal Palace Foundation.
The Physical Object
Pagination99p. :
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15214496M
ISBN 101897754035
OCLC/WorldCa31605893

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Friends of Crystal Palace Dinosaurs support and fundraise for the conservation of the statues and their site within Crystal Palace Park. Buy Crystal Palace Dinosaurs: The Story of the World's First Prehistoric Sculptures by McCarthy, Steven, Gilbert, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Steven McCarthy, Michael Gilbert. Most of the books (I've read them all in order) have been fun, pleasant little cozy mysteries. This one, not so much. The first third of the book was a long winded account of the planning of and arrival to the Crystal Palace. It was a THIRD of the book before the crime/suspects and action took place. Not the best of this series by any s: Crystal Palace books. We have a wide range of books about most apects of the Crystal Palace, its prominent people and the local area. Many are published by the Crystal Palace Foundation or are available exclusively from us.

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