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Guadalupi, Gianni

Overview
Works: 398 works in 896 publications in 8 languages and 8,942 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Pictorial works  Reference works  History  Art  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, win, Contributor, Author of introduction, Translator, Publishing director, Compiler, Other, Creator
Classifications: GR650, 809.93372
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Most widely held works by Gianni Guadalupi
The dictionary of imaginary places by Alberto Manguel( Book )

126 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 4,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Atlantis to Xanadu, this Baedeker of make-believe takes readers on a tour of more than 1,200 realms invented by storytellers from Homer's day to our own." "Most every fanciful world from books and film is included: Shangri-La and El Dorado are here, as is Utopia, Tolkien's Middle-earth, and Carroll's Wonderland, as well as the Beatles' Pepperland, the Marx Brothers' Freedonia, and a strange little town called Stepford. The history and behavior of the inhabitants of these lands are described in detail and supplemented by more than 220 maps and illustrations that depict the lay of the land in a host of elsewheres." "Now brought up-to-date with dozens of new entries for such places as Jurassic Park, Salman Rushdie's Sea of Stories, and Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere, this volume is even more comprehensive and entertaining."--Jacket
Latitude zero : tales of the Equator by Gianni Guadalupi( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A richly-textured account details the mystical pull of the equator, a human idea that has intrigued and challenged explorers for three thousand years, and traces three centuries of adventure on the high seas and the luxuriant tropical lands crossed by the equator
The discovery of the Nile by Gianni Guadalupi( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume tells the story of the adventurers who tackled the secret of the source of Africa's greatest river. The Nile a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world. Roman legionnaires, Portuguese Jesuits, Scots, and Frenchmen all tried in vain to reveal the great river's secret; all were defeated by impassable swamps or diverted along deadend branches. It was not until the mid-19th century, almost 400 years after the discovery of America, that the mystery was resolved, thanks to the efforts of the British explorers Sir Richard Burton, John Hanning Speke, James Augustus Grant, and Samuel White Baker. The author tells their stories and those of all the other adventurers who tackled the secret of the source. It also recounts the gradual exploration of the course of the river and its tributaries, from the ancient Egyptians to the Napoleonic conquest, from the British expedition to Abyssinia to the Egyptian invasion of Sudan, from the slave and ivory trades to the epic death of General Charles George Gordon at Khartoum, from the stories of the stranded white men 'rescued' by Henry Morton Stanley after a march of thousands of miles across the Congo, to the re-conquest of the Sudan by the British
Marco Polo : a photographer's journey by Michael S Yamashita( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award-winning National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita recreates Marco Polo's fabled journey, documenting his own adventures in 500 photographs. Beginning at Venice's Grand Canal, he travels through Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, and along the legendary Silk Road to China, returning via coastal Sumatra, Sri Lanka, and India. This trimmer edition of the 2002 bestseller retains the historical introduction and fascinating Polo-era maps and artwork.--From publisher description
China through the eyes of the West : from Marco Polo to the last emperor by Gianni Guadalupi( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China Revealed presents the history of the relationships between Europe and the Celestial Empire of classical antiquity, from the time when the caravans began to bring a divine fabric known as silk to the shores of the Mediterranean from the far off, mysterious East, up to the fall of the Manchu Dynasty in 1911. Through beautifully illustrated maps, ancient engravings, the first black and white pictures and color plates, this book describes the incredible experiences of those who ventured into distant Cathay, crossing the endless deserts of Asia and the treacherous oceans. The Franciscan monks, who were the first to penetrate the Mongolian steppes, the merchants such as Marco Polo and Ibn Battuta, the Portuguese sailors and Jesuit missionaries, who became counselors to the Son of the Heavens, and many more
Cotton and silk making in Manchu China( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zheng He : tracing the epic voyages of China's greatest explorer by Michael S Yamashita( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China : the kingdom of the dragon by Marco Moretti( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fotoboek met beelden van allerlei aspecten uit de Chinese samenleving
Australia : the new frontier by Alessandra Mattanza( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful photographic travel guide to all regions of Australia, with colourful photographs, this book takes readers on a splendid adventure through this remarkable country
Palazzo Farnese : Ambasciata di Francia a Roma by Giovanni Pietro Bellori( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's greatest treasures by Maria Laura Della Croce( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Castles of the world by Gianni Guadalupi( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasures in gold : masterpieces of jewelry from antiquity to modern times by Gianni Guadalupi( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This gorgeous book spotlights the art of the goldsmith through history. Starting with the opulent gilded tombs and grave goods of the ancient Egyptian pharaohs -- including solid gold chairs, inlaid necklaces, and amulets, hundreds of remarkable photographs and the insightful text of this volume present spectacular examples of the goldsmith's art through several millennia. Organized chronologically, the book goes on to trace precious works from subsequent epochs, unveiling the masterpieces that epitomize the craftsmanship of each, as well as presenting a fascinating documentation of the beliefs, values, and societal structure of each civilization. From the jewels of the Etruscan aristocracy to the vases and cameos from the de Medici family estate, golden treasures of faith and art in St. Peter's Cathedral in Rome, the treasures of the English royalty, and the maharaja's jewels, the splendors revealed in this volume are portrayed in full-color photographs that demonstrate the luster, texture, and intricacies that made them so desirable in their time and make them such priceless cultural treasures today. Concluding with a chapter on Cartier, the master jeweler, Treasures in Gold presents the compelling stories behind the creation of each work of art. This unique portable museum is a fascinating read for decorative arts enthusiasts and a useful reference for anyone involved in jewelry design"--Product description
The art of being a lion by Christine Denis-Huot( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photographic portrait of the lion, detailing each aspect of this endangered cat
Castillos del mundo by Gianni Guadalupi( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and Italian and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De leeuw : koning van de savanne by Christine Denis-Huot( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in Dutch and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sahara by Paolo Novaresio( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in German and English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De Bijbel : een vertaling in beelden by Gianni Guadalupi( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Dutch and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van de bijbelse geschiedenis aan de hand van schilderijen en andere voorbeelden van beeldende kunst uit verschillende tijdperken en stijlen
De wolf : mythe en werkelijkheid by Anne Ménatory( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Dutch and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geschiedenis van de soort, een achttal ondersoorten, het sociale leven, de voortplanting, de communicatie, de welpen, de jacht en prooidieren
Goud, zilver en juwelen : de mooiste sieraden door de eeuwen heen van het oude Egypye tot Cartier( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Dutch and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The dictionary of imaginary places
Alternative Names
Guadalupi , Džianni

Guadalupi, G.

Guadalupi, G. (Gianni)

Guadalupi, Gianni

과달루피, 지안니 1943-

구아달루피, 잔니 1943-

グアダルーピ, ジアンニ

Languages
English (118)

Spanish (17)

German (16)

Italian (15)

French (14)

Dutch (6)

Portuguese (5)

Japanese (4)

Covers
Latitude zero : tales of the EquatorThe discovery of the NileMarco Polo : a photographer's journeyChina through the eyes of the West : from Marco Polo to the last emperorZheng He : tracing the epic voyages of China's greatest explorerChina : the kingdom of the dragonAustralia : the new frontierThe world's greatest treasures