Around the World in 80 Treasures

Around the World in 80 Treasures

by Dan Cruickshank
     
 

A grand world tour—in a new, smaller size! One of Britain’s leading authorities on historic architecture takes readers on an incredible visit to mankind’s finest monuments in this companion volume to the BBC television series. Documenting his extraordinary journey to 80 historic sites around the world, Dan Cruickshank’s new book is lavishly

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A grand world tour—in a new, smaller size! One of Britain’s leading authorities on historic architecture takes readers on an incredible visit to mankind’s finest monuments in this companion volume to the BBC television series. Documenting his extraordinary journey to 80 historic sites around the world, Dan Cruickshank’s new book is lavishly illustrated with majestic images of international treasures like the Great Wall of China and the Parthenon, as well as American wonders such as the Statue of Liberty. Accompanying these breathtaking sights is Cruickshank’s daily diary, in which he describes the challenges and joys of life on the road.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780753819470
Publisher:
Phoenix
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Series:
Phoenix Press Series
Edition description:
New
Pages:
333
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.00(d)

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