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Penguin

Art / Photobook

By: Frans Lanting(Illustrator)

190 pages, 144 col photos

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Paperback | Dec 2003 | #140572 | ISBN: 3822824151
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Hardback | Sep 2011 | #191236 | ISBN-13: 9783836530972
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Hardback | Dec 1999 | #99477 | ISBN: 3822865192
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About this book

Intimate, personal photographic study, the result of expeditions to the Falklands, S Georgia and Antarctica. Revealed are the natural history and the appeal of the most human of birds in a collection of more than 100 beautiful photographs. Among the penguins studied are rockhoppers, Magellanics, gentoos, king, and emperor penguins. Now available in a small format paperback.

"This book is a personal interpretation of the penguins I met, rather than a natural history of all penguins."
- Frans Lanting

This book is a personal interpretation of the penguins I met, rather than a natural history of all penguins, Frans Lanting writes. "I wanted to create an impression of who these penguins are and what they go through. I hope my work will be seen as an homage to the individual within them all.


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