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The Natural World Close-Up

Art / PhotobookOut of Print

By: Giles Sparrow (Author)

320 pages, 300+ colour photos

Quercus Publishing

Hardback | Sep 2011 | #197619 | ISBN-13: 9780857386311
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Embark on an incredible high magnification journey through the wondrous diversity, complexity and majesty of the natural world. From leafy sea dragons and poison arrow frogs to leaf stomata and fern spores; from quartz crystals and metamorphic rocks to glacier ice and rainbows, The Natural World Close-Up allows you to witness in astonishing detail some of the most remarkable sights on the planet. This stunning visual reference is ideal for all nature lovers or conservationists, wildlife watchers, or anyone interested in witnessing the astonishing diversity and beauty of the our planets amazing flora and fauna. With over 300 captivating images of plants, animals and micro-organisms, including some of the closest views that technology has to offer, The Natural World Close-Up allows you to see the nature as never before.

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Giles Sparrow studied Astronomy at University College London, and Science Communication at Imperial College. He has acted as author, consultant and contributor on numerous popular science books, and is the author of, amongst others, The Universe and How To See It, Cosmos, The Stargazer's Handbook, Voyage Across the Cosmos and Hubble - Window on the Universe and most recently Cosmos Close-up.

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