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Author Bailly, Jean-Christophe.
Title An atlas of geographical wonders : comparing the world's mountains and rivers / Jean-Christophe Bailly, Jean-Marc Besse, Philippe Grand, Gilles Palsky.
Publication Info. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, [2019]
Open Library Cover
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Edition First edition.
Description 208 pages : illustrations, maps ; 32 x 29 cm
Note "Translation of the French edition by Michelle Bailat-Jones"--T.p. verso.
Includes index.
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.
Subject Atlases -- History -- 19th century.
Mountain mapping -- History -- 19th century.
Stream mapping -- History -- 19th century.
Prints, European -- 19th century -- Themes, motives.
Mountains in art.
Rivers in art.
Added Author Besse, Jean-Marc.
Grand, Philippe, 1945-
Palsky, Gilles.
Added Title Le monde sur une feuille. English
Comparing the world's mountains and rivers
ISBN 9781616898236 (Hardcover : alk. paper)