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WIDE ANGLE National Geographic Greatest Places 2005
National Geographic Publications

WIDE ANGLE: National Geographic Greatest Places Copyright 2005 Greatest Photographs Trilogy Series Volume 3

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Beautiful coffee table book!

In 250 glorious photographs WIDE ANGLE: National Geographic Greatest Places documents the beauty and depth of every part of the world. Delving deeply into a picture archive that houses over ten million images, with many photographs being published for the first time, this new book-the third and final in the "greatest photographs" series*-presents the world's amazingly diverse places with epic grandeur, unparalleled intimacy, romantic beauty, and gritty realism. The photographs are landscapes, cityscapes, famous landmarks, and unfamiliar spots that reveal special qualities of geography or culture one might otherwise never see.  

Spanning more than eleven decades, the images in WIDE ANGLE: National Geographic Greatest Placesare divided into twelve chapters, each depicting a unique geography—including East and Southeast Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, and the Polar Regions. Each chapter is introduced by award-winning cultural writer and critic Ferdinand Protzman, whose essays accent the stunning photographs by renowned National Geographic photographers

The hardcover book is in like new condition and does not show wear.  Its paper jacket is intact and in like new condition as well. * Companion book in the series, Through the Lens: National Geographic Greatest Photographs is available for sale in a separate listing. 


  • Condition: Used; Like New
  • Jacket: Like New
  • Binding: Hardcover, 504 pages
  • Publisher: National Geographic
  • Copyright 2005
  • ISBN: 0-7922-3919-X
  • Dimensions: 10.25" x 1.75” x 10.25”

About the Author:  Ferdinand Protzman is an award-winning cultural critic, author and contributing editor for ARTnews magazine. He has written four books and contributed to others. His reviews, essays and articles have appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The International Herald Tribune, ARTnews,The Harvard Review, The Forward and Zeit-Magazin. He lives in Oberlin, Ohio.


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