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An atlas of geographical wonders : comparing the world's mountains and rivers / Jean-Christophe Bailly, Jean-Marc Besse, Philippe Grand, Gilles Palsky.

Author/creator Bailly, Jean-Christophe author.
Other author/creatorBesse, Jean-Marc, author.
Other author/creatorGrand, Philippe, 1945- author.
Other author/creatorPalsky, Gilles, author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info New York : Princeton Architectural Press, [2019]
Copyright Notice English translation © 2019 Princeton Architectural Press
Copyright Notice © 2014 Fage éditions
Description208 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 x 31 cm
Uniform titleLe monde sur une feuille. English
Contents The great measuring of the world / Jean-Christophe Bailly -- Portraits of groups: Nineteenth-century tableaux of mountains and rivers / Gilles Palsky and Jean-Marc Besse -- Speak to the mind and the imagination: Humboldt's Tableau -- The world's highest mountains -- The world's longest rivers -- Mountains and rivers in contrast -- Thirst for comparison: Islands, lakes, waterfalls, and monuments -- Comparing scales -- The horizontal and the vertical.
General note"Translation of the French edition by Michelle Bailat-Jones"--T.p. verso.
General noteIncludes index.
LCCN 2019000451
ISBN9781616898236 (Hardcover : alk. paper)

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