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Science  10 Oct 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5899, pp. 196-197
DOI: 10.1126/science.1165966

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Humans, Nature, and Birds. Science Art from Cave Walls to Computer Screens. By Darryl Wheye and Donald Kennedy. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2008. 229 pp. $37.50, £25. ISBN 9780300123883.

A History of Paleontology Illustration. By Jane P. Davidson. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 2008. 235 pp. $39.95. ISBN 9780253351753.

These two books will fascinate readers interested in the arena in which art and science come together or in illustrations of birds or fossils.