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The World's Great Wonders by Lonely Planet (Hardcover, 2014)

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The World's Great Wonders: How They Were Made & Why They Are Amazing by Lonely Planet (First Edition)

Ever wondered why the Tower of Pisa leans? or how high a Redwood Tree grows? And where to meet the Terracotta Warriors?

If you’ve ever asked ‘how did they do that?’, this book will unlock the secrets of 50 of the world’s most extraordinary natural and man-made wonders. Expert commentary combines with detailed illustrations and step-by-step diagrams to explain how amazing these famous sights really are.

  • Illustrations take you inside the wonders
  • Maps show you how to find them
  • Practical travel details help you plan a visit

About the Author

Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places where they travel.


Format: Hardback | 256 pages

Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 19.05  x 2.54 | 955g

Publication Date: 07 Mar 2014

Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications

Imprint: Lonely Planet

Publication City/Country: Melbourne, Australia

Language: English

Illustrations note: illustrations

Edition Number: 1

ISBN10: 1743214308

ISBN13: 9781743214305


Condition: Very Good

A book that has been read but is in excellent condition. Very minimal damage to the cover, including very minor scratching on the back cover. The book was released in hardcover without a dust jacket. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, and no underlining/highlighting of text or writing in the margins. Very minimal wear and tear.