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EARTH by Nicholas Cheetham

EARTH This is a truly special book. The 200 photographs of the Earth are taken from a satellite. They are really astounding photos - works of art almost. This large book measures 29cm x 25cm and has 191 pages.

Please note that the writing is in JAPANESE but this book is bought for the photos.

cj-books-etc will shortly have this book for £29.50 with free post and packaging for UK deliveries. Special delivery and international deliveries are also available.

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Contents include:EARTH

  • EARTH: Mountains; Canyons; Tectonic Plates; Rocks; Rifts; Deserts; Erosion Earthquakes.
  • WATER: Oceans; Seas; Rivers; Wetlands; Lakes; Reservoirs; Glaciers; Ice Sheets; Icebergs; Currents.
  • AIR: Atmosphere; Clouds; Weather; Hurricanes; Dunes; Sandstorms; Aurorae; Ozone hole.
  • FIRE: Volcanoes; Impact Craters; Wild Fires;
  • MAN'S ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT: Cities; Agriculture Mines.

EARTH Nicolas Cheetham studied at the University of Edinburgh where he read Classics and Byzantine History and took a postgraduate MSc in Artificial Intelligence, before working as an editor specializing in popular science for a London publishing house. He also is the author of Universe: A Journey From Earth to the Edge of the Cosmos.

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The selections on offer on our website are increasing all the time but for general books and puzzles, on all subjects, it is best to simply contact us direct with details of any item you are looking for as we may well have it in stock!

Finding Service

And if not, then there is always our Finding Service for those hard to obtain titles, be it an out-of-print book, a specific edition, or out-of-production jigsaw etc.

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Gift Wrapping


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Thomas Kinkade

Thomas Kinkade

Thomas Kinkade was one of the most successful painters of modern times, and Kinkade jigsaws are a joy to behold and a pleasure to complete.

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