This book is more than just a catalog of specimen weights and numbers. It features original portraits of some of Oscar’s finest meteorite specimens, as well as historic documents, letters, and photographs from the Monnig archives. It is also a portrait of a man, his collection, and a life-long passion for meteorites.
The Oscar E. Monnig Meteorite Collection Catalog was designed and published by award winning design firm Stanegate Studios of Tucson, Arizona. The catalog is strictly limited to 1,000 copies, of which only 200 came with the specially manufactured white slipcase. Please inquire.
A major meteorite book and the definitive work on Oscar E. Monnig, one of the greatest meteorite collectors of all time, and the extraordinary world class collection he left to his hometown of Fort Worth, Texas. Includes original essays by Dr. Arthur Ehlmann and Geoffrey Notkin and rare, historic documents and photographs.
Publication date: 2008
Paperback: 186 pages, full color
Dimensions: 8.7 x 11 inches
Shipping weight: 1.5 pounds