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Books Illustrated with Photographs

 

National Geographic Visual History of the World
National Geographic Visual History of the World
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/History

National Geographic Visual History of the World guides readers through civilization, from ancient history to present day events, with more than 4,000 illustrations and photographs. No other volume offers such a comprehensive and richly illustrated chronicle of world events, from the construction of the Pyramids to the overthrow of the Taliban. See how momentous happenings, personalities, catastrophes, discoveries, and inventions unfold in a visually stimulating layout.


$25.00
National Geographic Complete Photography
National Geographic Complete Photography
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Category: Books/Photography

A comprehensive illustrated reference about photography and the camera, this book combines how-to advice, knowledgeable commentary, and useful tips on how to take and look at photographs. Not just a how-to book, it is a how-does-it-work book, focusing on cameras, photographs, and photographers. Throughout, voices and photographs from the greatest of National Geographic photographers add authority to these pages. Chapters build from camera basics—like how a digital camera works, what different lenses do, and the definition of exposure—to advanced and specific techniques—such as taking the best family candids, underwater photography, or techniques for capturing fireworks on film. Every chapter includes a feature called "My Perspective," highlighting a National Geographic photographer and his or her work with a personal note on photography. Every chapter ends with a feature called "What Makes This Photograph Great?"—twelve different iconic National Geographic photographs are analyzed thoroughly for their subject matter, composition, lighting, and exposure—by James P. Blair, longtime National Geographic photographer. A fascinating illustrated timeline of photography places milestone moments in the developing technology and art of photography into historic context. With something for everyone, novice and experienced amateur alike, designed in such a way that a reader can dip in and out of page after page, this complete reference will become a family favorite, to which young and old will refer over and over for years to come.


$40.00
$28.00
Weird but True! 6
Weird but True! 6
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Atlases and Reference

This latest edition to the Weird But True series offers children 300 more of the wacky facts, illustrations, and photographs they love! This casual reference book is full of wild and entertaining, brain-bending facts accompanied by vibrant photography and illustrations. Kids will have a blast exploring this new book and will forget they are learning!


$7.99
Great Britain, 3rd Edition
Great Britain, 3rd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Europe

The allure of Great Britain's natural beauty, famously refined culture, and storied history has long held sway over visitors. The country is the number one destination for Americans traveling to Europe. Annually, more than 4,000,000 tourists cross the Atlantic to enjoy the island's myriad charms, including the rolling moors of Devon and Yorkshire, some of the world's finest museums, dining, and theater in the fabled streets of London. Travelers are able to soak in the rich history and stunning scenery of Scotland's islands and highlands, as well as the stately aristocratic mansions and castles that dot the countryside. Illustrated with more than 150 vivid photographs and 30 detailed, full-color maps, National Geographic Traveler: Great Britain, 3rd Edition brings you everything you need to know to plan a trip to this most enticing of regions.


$27.95
China, 3rd Edition
China, 3rd Edition
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Category: Books/Travel and Adventure/Traveler Guidebooks/Asia

This beautiful guide makes the vast enigma of China accessible to every traveler. Filled with a myriad of useful information and travel tips, it features cut-away illustrations of renowned structures, detailed maps, and sumptuous photographs. Broken into chapters by cities and areas, it describes the best sites throughout the country, including Beijing; dynamic, modern Shanghai; the fertile Yangze region; Guilin and its fabled limestone pillars; Tibet; the Silk Road; Inner Mongolia; Hong Kong; and Macau, all prefaced by an elaborate introduction to the rich Chinese history and culture.


$27.95
Alexander - Softcover
Alexander - Softcover
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Biography

This concise, visual biography of one of the world's most fascinating historical figures engages kids by using colorful photographs, illustrations, maps, and archival objects, as well as lively narrative. Using period artwork, primary source accounts, photographs, artifacts and a lively, engaging text, this book examines the life of Alexander the Great, from his childhood to his major achievements and victories in battle.


$7.99
$4.99
Isaac Newton - Softcover
Isaac Newton - Softcover
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Biography

Born in England in 1643, Isaac Newton grew up in the age when Renaissance thinkers were challenging accepted ideas throughout Europe. Fascinated by all earthly science, Newton developed laws of motion and universal gravitation that also furthered our understanding of the movement of celestial bodies. This vibrant biography profiles the famed physicist as an acclaimed mathematician, astronomer, alchemist, philosopher, and inventor as well. Readers will discover the genius who inspired Alexander Pope to write, "Nature and nature's laws lay hid in night;/God said 'Let Newton be' and all was light."


$7.99
Mozart - Softcover
Mozart - Softcover
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Biography

At 5 years old, he composed a minuet. By six, he was performing for royalty. The compelling story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a timeless tale of musical genius, its rewards, and its pitfalls.


$7.99
National Geographic Kids: Everything Battles
National Geographic Kids: Everything Battles
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/History

NG Kids: Everything Battles captures all of the action and valor of the battlefield, as well as the trappings that go with it. Kids will browse eye-popping photographs and illustrations as they peruse fascinating facts and information about armor, weapon, uniforms, technology, military jets, battleships, military technology, top secret intellgence, and more. Topics include five ultimate battles, the greatest commanders of all time, and an entirely interactive chapter, in which kids will deciper a secret code, develop their own battlefield strategy, and more. Throughout this dynamic book, layers of authoritative information and fun sidebars and facts make historic events accessible and fascinating for young readers.


$12.95
One World, One Day
One World, One Day
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Culture

Through exquisite storytelling and moving photographs, this book conveys a simple yet profound concept: we are one global family.


$17.95