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Wild America: A Personal Celebration of the National Parks

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By: David Muench (Illustrator), Roly Smith (Author)

96 pages, 90 colour photos

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Hardback | Apr 2016 | #232820 | ISBN-13: 9781898481737
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About this book

Wild America brings together David Muench, the eminent wilderness photographer, with Roly Smith, the respected outdoor writer. Wild America celebrates their personal selection of Americas best ideaits National Parks. Its publication marks the centenary of the Organic Act, the 1916 federal law that established the worlds first National Park Service. Share their personal selectionin words and stunning photographs of 21 wildernesses from Acadia to Zionin this beautifully designed, collectable edition. chapters on 18 National Parks and three protected areas: Antelope Canyon, Monument Valley and Mount Hood Wilderness a concise introduction that traces the origin and development of national parks lavishly illustrated with 92 color photographs map graphics and more.


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Biography

David Muench is America's leading landscape photographer who has spent some 50 years photographing the National Parks and protected areas of the US. His work has appeared in over 50 books and many magazines, posters and private collections.

Roly Smith is a freelance writer, editor and media consultant, and the author of over 80 books on walking and the countryside. He was Chairman of the British Outdoor Writers' and Photographers' Guild (1990-2001), then President (2001-13) and now serves as its Vice-president. Among his recent books are This Land with landscape photographer Joe Cornish (2016); World Heritage Sites of Britain (2010); National Parks of Britain (2nd edition, 2011); Heritage Landscapes: A Guide to Britain's Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (2011); and The Peak District (2nd edition, 2015).

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