This amazingly compact volume opens into an entire world of images. Literally, hundreds of photos taken from around the Earth show its most beautiful landscapes and built environments from an aerial perspective and all in striking color and detail. Produced by the world's greatest photographers, these images allow us to see the views, patterns, lights, and colors of an entire planet at a single glance.Readers embark on a spectacular aerial trip where they see the world's treasures from rarely achieved vantage points-made possible through the art and daring of the world's best photographers. A series of breath taking images come into view: the deep canyons of North America, the dense forests of South America, the dizzying peaks of the Himalayas and the Alps, the lunar colors of the great deserts, as well as the pyramids, the Great Wall of China, prehistoric villages, medieval towns of Europe, and the huge metropolises of the third millennium. A short description introduces each chapter dedicated to a particular aspect of the Earth, and the photos are accompanied by identifying captions. Not just a book but an engaging visual experience, The World has much to offer readers of all ages, from armchair travelers to seasoned voyagers to those just beginning to probe the world's vast wonders.
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Enrico Lavagno was born in Turin in 1962. He is co-author of the book The Holy Land: Guide to the Archaeological Sites of Israel, Sinai, and Jordan (White Star, 2001) and co-editor of the best-selling Marco Polo, a Photographer's Journey (White Star, 2002). Among his many translations (from English and French into Italian) are The Holy Land and Egypt and Nubia (White Star, 2000), Ramses II by T.G.H. James (White Star 2001), and The Valley of the Kings (White Star, 2001).
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Descripción White Star, 2005. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P118854400777
Descripción White Star, 2005. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M8854400777
Descripción Estado de conservación: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 97888544007711.0