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Author Hooper, Meredith.

Title Stephen Biesty's castles / written by Meredith Hooper.

Imprint New York : Enchanted Lion Books, 2004.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 940.1 HOO    DUE 01-03-20
 PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 940.1 HOO    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 940.1 HOO    Staff Reported Missing
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 940.1 HOO    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 940.1 HOO    DUE 12-30-19
 PAS Villa Parke Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 940.1 HOO    Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 31 cm.
Note Illustrated by Stephen Biesty.
Includes index.
Summary "This a book about ten real castles. Each castle is illustrated by a fabulous cross-section that reveals its interior, and is described by a lively text on an important day in its history"--Front jkt. flap. Best-selling author, Stephen Biesty, famous for his "Incredible Cross-Sections" books, has now turned his attention to ten actual castles, as they were on ten historic dates (his 1994 book "Castle" focused on a single, imaginary castle). In his new, never-before-published book, Castles, he presents ten real castles each at a singular historic moment, from the 12th to the 19th century, in Europe, the Middle East, and Japan. A partial list includes, Chateau Gaillard, France, 1198; Krak des Chevaliers, Syria, 1271; Windsor Castle, England, 1344; Castel Sant' Angelo, Italy, 1527; Osaka Castle, Japan, 1614. Each castle is illustrated with fascinating precision over a double-page spread, followed by a lively and informative two-page account of the history of the castle in its time. The combination of illustration and text brings both history and architecture to life. This may be the best-ever book about castles.
Subject Castles.
Civilization, Medieval.
Added Author Biesty, Stephen, ill.
Added Title Castles
ISBN 1592700314
Standard No. 9781592700318

 
    
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