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THE ATLAS OF LEGENDARY PLACES, Harpur, James and Jennifer Westwood
1 Harpur, James and Jennifer Westwood THE ATLAS OF LEGENDARY PLACES
NY Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1989 1555843352 / 9781555843359 First American Edition. 1 Hard Cover As New in As New dust jacket 
FIRST AMERICAN EDITION (stated), FIRST PRINTING (Number Line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. 4to (approx 9.25 x 11.5"). 240 pp. Bound in publisher's full blue cloth, gilt (silver) lettering on spine, gold endpapers. Illustrated with hundreds of magnificent color and B&W photographs, paintings and engravings. This is a new, unopened copy. Both the volume and the dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW/AS NEW. Where physical beauty combines with legend, myth and history, it creates an atmosphere that defies rational explanation. Such enchanted places have long been an inspiration for poets, painters and architects. Their inherent magnetism continues to draw thousands of visitors every year. The Atlas of Legendary Places is a celebration of this ancient heritage and charts a journey that begins where legend, myth and history meet. The reader is introduced to timeless landscapes such as Mount Fuji and Hawaii's Halekala Crater; the sacred wonder of Stonehenge and the Serpent Mount in Ohio; the eternal realms of Avalon and Atlantis; and such awe-inspiring holy places as the Potala Palace in Tibet and Mont. St. Michel. With over 250 color illustration beautifully reproduced in an oversize format. Magnificent illustrations, photographs, paintings and engravings, plus evocative descriptions, travelers' tales and artists' views make this a book to treasure. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 240 pp 
Price: 14.95 USD
 


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