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The World from Above free pdf The world from the sky, discovering the boundless landscapes and hidden sights of the most charming corners of the earth gives a thrill that only the eyes of the greatest professionals of photography can communicate. Our planet contains countless treasures both of natural beauty and of the work of humankind, portrayed from above and immortalized thanks to the art and skill of the world's best photographers: the deep canyons of North America, the dense forests of South America, the dizzying peaks of the Himalayas and the Alps, the pearls of sand and the atolls of Polynesia, the burning furnaces of still-active volcanoes, the immense glaciers of the poles, the lunar colours of the boundless. Add to this the medieval villages of Europe, the ancient cities of the Maya and the Romans, the pyramids, the great works of humankind, the ever-expanding metropolises of the Third Millennium. Thanks to this extraordinary study, the perspectives, designs, lights, and colours of an entire planet are encompassed within a single glance. Short illustrative texts introduce the individual chapters, each dedicated to a peculiar element of the Earth's treasures.

About Enrico Lavagno

ENRICO LAVAGNO is an expert in Oriental cultures. For many years he has worked for White Star publishers, especially in the fields of archaeology, history and art. He has also translated many works on these subjects from English and French into Italian.

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Author : Enrico Lavagno
Publisher : White Star
Data Published : 15 March 2012
ISBN : 8854406236
EAN : 9788854406230
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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