Wonders of the World
This addition to White Star's bestselling "CubeBook" series transports armchair travellers to the far reaches of the globe to see, up-close, some of the most outstanding natural wonders and manmade structures and monuments in the world. These superb images - showcased in the appealing, tactile... read more "CubeBook" format - spotlight instantly recognizable monuments such as The Great Pyramid of Giza, The Statue of Liberty, Mt. Rushmore, and Stonehenge, as well as introducing us to less iconic but equally remarkable structures such as The Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, The Porcelain Tower of Nanjing, and The Throne Hall of Persepolis, in addition to highlighting some of humankind's most exceptional engineering and architectural achievements such as The Golden Gate Bridge and The Taj Mahal.These colour-drenched images also bring to life the incomparable beauty and diversity of such natural phenomena as the Belize Barrier Reef, Mount Fuji, Victoria Falls, and The Grand Canyon. The photographs linger on each landscape, depicting the unique qualities that make each of these places a true wonder.
Throughout the book, informative captions tell readers the story behind each of these precious world resources. Conservationists, nature lovers, fine photography aficionados, and armchair travellers alike will appreciate the superb photography of this welcome addition to the "CubeBook" series