Finalist in the 2011 New Zealand Post Book Awards - Illustrated Non-fiction category
Still Life is a unique and hauntingly beautiful photographic study of the Antarctic huts that served as expedition bases for explorations led by Captain Robert Falcon Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton.
At the turn of the twentieth century Antarctica was the focus of one of the last great races of exploration and discovery... read more
With more than 400 photos, this beautiful book celebrates the 60th anniversary of the first successful ascent of Everest and chronicles the history of exploration of the world's highest peak. This magnificent volume celebrates the 60th anniversary of the first successful ascent of the world's highest mountain, and it chronic... read more
From space, Earth is a magnificent sight, splashed with vivid colours, patterns, textures and abstract forms. Views from above can also provide telling information about the health of our planet. To help us understand the more than 150 breathtaking satellite photographs in The Earth from Space, Yann Arthus-Bertrand, the aeria... read more
The world's best landscape photography and photojournalism stunningly depicts the passage of a single day, from dawn's first light to the closing moments of sunset. Experience shimmering mornings and opaque nights through the eyes of our finest photographers in this gloriously uplifting volume - the latest entry in National G... read more
This third book in the hugely successful "The Way We Live" series is a marvellous evocation of building, designing and living by the world's oceans and a catalogue of opportunities for getting the best out of a life by and on the sea.
Discover some of the most awe-inspiring natural places in the world through this magnificent record of China's huge and diverse landscapes. China covers a vast area and has some of the most spectacular scenery on earth: the prairies and grasslands of Mongolia; the Takelamagan Desert; the awe-inspriing Three Gorges landscape o... read more
Andrew Zuckerman now turns his unique photographic perspective to music. Fifty eminent individuals - artists, composers, producers and performers from rock, rap, dance, soul, R&B, classical, country, reggae, pop, jazz, world and more - are all subjected to Zuckerman's democratic style, hyperreal photography to create an i... read more
Showcasing pictures of dunes from around the world by Francis Tack, a physicist who has been chasing sand dunes all over the world, and Paul Robin who grew up in the former French Sahara, amidst the Moorish nomads and remains fascinated by the sand of the desert.
Organized by geographical region and then broken down by state, Discover America features over 3,000 comprehensive place entries detailing America's major towns, quaint villages, and national parks. 1,200+ full-color photos.
From the era of Christopher Columbus, and even earlier, colonists left their home countries to venture to far-away lands. As they settled permanently into outposts in the farthest reaches of the globe, the colonists built residences that combined the architecture of their countries of origin with the design characteristics of... read more
Illustrious gardening writer Ursula Buchan has combined forces with the prince of garden photographers, Andrew Lawson, to explore the English garden and capture its extraordinary richness and diversity. Focusing on gardens that are open to visitors, she explains the historical trends and the work of garden makers of the pa... read more
A stunning portrayal of Africa in its many and varied guises, this lavish book beautifully encapsulates this mysterious and untamed continent. The immense natural, cultural, and historical wealth of North, West, East and Southern Africa are celebrated in images that are illuminated by concise, informative text. Along with sup... read more
A breathtaking journey, taking in the most incredible natural wonders of the world, 1001 Natural Wonders You Must See Before You Die is the definitive guide to the stunning features of nature. Some places are in the remote wilderness, others just a bus ride from town, but whatever they are and wherever they are, they are sure... read more
Explore the desert world and discover the beauty that can be found there!
|Author:||Danielle Follmi & Olivier Follmi|
This remarkable yearbook by Danielle and Olivier Follmi, the latest in their successful 365 series, presents the wise words of a leading personality in Latin American literature for every day of the year, accompanied by Olivier's beautiful, moving photographs of Latin America's people and places, from Central America to the t... read more
|Author:||Jean-Loic Le Quellec & Tiziana Baldizzone|
Sahara. The name itself evokes a horizon of shifting dunes, a rich palette of reds and browns as diverse as the blues of the ocean. The civilizations scattered in this unforgiving landscape seem huddled against the overwhelming power of the elements, yet seen up close the architecture of these desert places is very complex, c... read more
|Author:||N E Thing|
Provides a new collection of computer-generated three-dimensional images.
More than any other country in the world, it is Italy that we turn to for gastronomic inspiration. 101 Beautiful Towns of Italy: Food and Wine takes readers along on a one-of-a-kind tour through the tantalizing tastes of Italy's varied landscape to explore hilltop and seaside towns, where the flavors of Italy scent the air,... read more
This magnificent book presents a detailed portrait of the buildings, the landmarks and the scenery of the old county of Westmorland. First published in 1975 to mark the incorporation of the county into Cumbria, it has been in demand ever since as both a record of a lost county, as an informed and engaging record of one of the... read more