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Manferto, Valeria

Works: 504 works in 783 publications in 5 languages and 7,316 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  History  Biography  Guidebooks  Art  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Portraits 
Roles: Editor, Redactor, Author, Publishing director, Other, Creator, Compiler, Author of introduction, Adapter, Originator, Translator
Classifications: DG70.P7, 937.7
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Valeria Manferto
Pompeii by Salvatore Nappo( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EUROPEAN HISTORY: BCE TO C 500 CE. In 79 AD, the life-blood of this booming town with a population of 25,000 was abruptly cut short by the sudden and terrible eruption of Mount Vesuvius. In the space of forty-two hours, Pompeii's streets, market-places, homes and shops were completely buried beneath a twenty-three foot layer of volcanic ash, seemingly never to be seen again. However, an accidental discovery led to excavation work, which began on the site in the eighteenth century. This illuminating archaeological guide captures Pompeii in more than 200 colour pictures, showing all the major buildings, streets and artwork in detailed and comprehensive form, to enable the reader to see the city as it appeared on that fatal day before it was buried under tons of molten lava
World Trade Center : the giants that defied the sky by Peter Skinner( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial history of New York City's World Trade Center from design and construction to the terrorist attack that destroyed it on September 11, 2001
Tibet : journey to the forbidden city : retracing the steps of Alexandra David-Néel by Tiziana Baldizzone( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Born in Paris in 1868, Alexandra David-Neel spent some thirteen years traveling though China and Tibet, walking unknown routes, discovering and photographing new cultures and people, and exploring their traditions and religious beliefs. "The land of the gentleman brigands" was the name she gave to an area in the far west of China, populated by fierce and dangerous tribes, through which she traveled several times in her attempts to reach Lhasa, the Forbidden City of Tibet." "Today, Alexandra David-Neel's photographs and the written accounts of her expeditions remain as testimony to her courage. But as she wrote at the time, she regretted that her pictures "would not convey the true colors of this wonderful land." Some 70 years later, photographers Tiziana and Gianni Baldizzone traveled to Tibet to discover for themselves this fascinating land, to visit the same tribes, and to photograph the people and the landscapes - to "give color" to the impressions of Alexandra David-Neel. With more than 145 stunning illustrations, their book is a celebration of color, showing in marvelous detail the panoramic landscapes, the faces and expressions of individual people, and the splendid decoration of the costumes, as elaborate today as in the 1920s. This photographic pilgrimage journeys through both time and space to a land rarely seen by Western eyes."--Jacket
Giants of the sea : whales, dolphins, and their habits by Gaetano Cafiero( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billedværk med tekster tidligere offentliggjort i tidsskriftet Cetacean life; både oversigtsartikler og artikler om enkelte arter
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 192 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
Vanishing animals( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores in vivid photography the world's most endangered animals, and the reasons their existences are threatened
Tutankhamun by T. G. H James( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliantly produced volume on one of the most intriguing historical figures ever-oversized and lavishly illustrated with 8 pages of gatefolds, 400 color images, the highest quality paper, and a three-piece linen-bound cover! Until Howard Carter finally discovered Tutankhamun's tomb, the magnificence of the young king's legacy, left behind more than 3,000 years ago, was merely legend. What Carter unearthed in 1922, after years of painstaking work, exceeded anyone's expectations--and created a worldwide sensation. Come along on Carter's groundbreaking archeological adventure, courtesy of the British Museum's longtime keeper of Egyptian antiquities and author of several books on the subject. From the first shovel that dug into Egyptian earth to the uncovering of Tut's body, you're there every step of the way, enlightened by knowledge of the life and background of the Boy Pharaoh, this incredible historical significance of his brief reign, and an overview of his world. Renowned art photographer Araldo De Luca brings us virtually inside the tomb with over 400 pictures all taken especially for this book: from pendants, bangles, and collars to furniture, royal regalia and weapons, this is a dazzling display in both words and all-new photographs of the most breathtaking treasure trove in the history of the world
Florida : Miami and Miami Beach, east coast, attractions, west coast, the Everglades, Key West by Marcello Bertinetti( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California by Marcello Bertinetti( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York by Marcello Bertinetti( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keith Richards : a rock 'n' roll life by Bill Milkowski( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in Dutch and English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fotoboek van Keith Richards, de gitarist van The Rolling Stones
Lost civilizations : rediscovering the great cultures of the past by Fabio Bourbon( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petra : splendors of the Nabataean civilization by Francesca A Ossorio( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and French and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nestled in the mountains of Jordan, Petra is the most spectacular ancient city remaining in the modern world. This fascinating volume takes readers on a memorable journey through this wonderland of hundreds of temples, tombs, and elaborate buildings carved out of solid stone. Tracing the origins of Petra to prehistoric times, the text describes its evolution, demise, and eventual rediscovery in 1812. Throughout the book, archival photographs showcase the remarkable architecture and readers are given the opportunity to explore al-Khazueh, "The Treasury," one of the most impressive of Petra's monuments. Other remarkable sights include the 8,000-seat amphitheater, Petra Church with its beautifully preserved mosaics, and al-Deir or "The Monastery" perched high on a cliff, all vividly depicted in the photography of this handsome volume. With text contributed in part by the distinguished American Center of Oriental Research in Amman, this authoritative resource is essential reading for archaeologically-minded travelers and anyone interested in ancient history."--Jacket
Skyscrapers by Antonino Terranova( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A matter of fashion : 20 iconic items that changed the history of style( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When it comes to fashion, the term "icon" is almost invariably associated with a person: a man or, more often, a woman whose style has left a mark on the collective imagination. And yet, there are also objects that have the same extraordinary evocative power, items of clothing or accessories which, in different ways, have revolutionized the history of fashion. The birth of the Burberry trench coat, flat pumps or Givenchy's little black dress were milestones after which nothing was ever the same. Each designer, label or fast-fashion manufacturer has had to come to terms with fashion icons' existence, by quoting or revisiting them, or simply by copying creations that have now become classics. Some of these are even known by their original name, like the Kelly bag and Borsalino hats. Others, over the years, have also gained sociopolitical connotations (Levi's jeans, for example, which were once workwear, became a symbol of the Sixties youth revolution), while others, such as Hermès scarves and Chanel No.5 perfume, continue to be status symbols
San Francisco by Marcello Bertinetti( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tropical rainforests : discovering the green planet by Francesco Petretti( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A matter of style : intimate portraits of 10 women who changed fashion by Paola Saltari( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coco Chanel once proclaimed, "I don't do fashion, I am fashion," and in one line she established a mantra for a handful of women who revolutionized the concept of femininity in the mid-20th century. A Matter of Style documents the unforgettable lives of Chanel and nine other female icons of style and elegance who captivated entire generations and remain inspiring models of beauty and fascination. An extraordinary collection of photographs bring these women back to life: Coco Chanel, Katharine Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, Marilyn Monroe, Jacqueline Kennedy, Mary Quant, Twiggy, and Lady Diana. These are the stories of unparalleled lives, captured in a volume without precedent
Horses by Gabrielle Boiselle( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treasure of images and information for all horse-lovers, this beautifully crafted book is a fitting tribute to humankind's unique companion, the horse. Over thousands of years, the horse has won humanity's gratitude and admiration. Horses celebrates these noble creatures, presenting them in their many environments and, above all, at the most interesting moments in their working and natural lives. Engaging narratives written by recognized authorities on various aspects of equine life are combined with hundreds of photographs to create a complete portrait of horses in all their beauty. Thoroughbreds and draft horses, horse shows and racing, life on the ranch and in the field, the birth and rearing of foals, famous riding schools, and equestrian traditions are among the themes of this unique book. Written in a direct, lively style, the text is especially appropriate for young readers eager to learn more about these captivating creatures. Offering an abundance of engaging illustrations in a handsome format, this book is the perfect gift for horse-lovers of all ages
Legendary rock songs by Nathan Brackett( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This exuberant celebration of 80 unforgettable rock songs spanning the history of the genre will strike chords of personal and collective memory while it relives the spirit, fashion, and tenor of our times
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Alternative Names
De Fabianis Valeria Manferto

De Fabianis, Valeria Manferto 1951-

DeFabianis, Valeria Manferto

Di Fabianis, Valeria Manferto

DiFabianis, Valeria Manferto

Fabianis Valeria Manferto De

Fabianis, Valeria Manferto de 1951-

Fabianis, Valeria Manferto di

Fabianis, Valeria Monferto de.

Manferto de Fabianis, Valeria

Manferto De Fabianis, Valeria, 1951-

Manferto de Fabianis, Valerii︠a︡

Manferto di Fabianis, Valeria

Manferto, Valeria.

Manferto, Valeria 1951-

Manferto, Valeria De Fabianis.

Manfreto, Valeria

Monferto de Fabianis, Valeria.

Манферто де Фабианис, Валерия

デ・ファビアニス, ヴァレリア・マンフェルト

English (62)

French (7)

Italian (6)

German (4)

Dutch (2)

World Trade Center : the giants that defied the skyTibet : journey to the forbidden city : retracing the steps of Alexandra David-NéelGiants of the sea : whales, dolphins, and their habitsChina through the eyes of the West : from Marco Polo to the last emperorVanishing animalsTutankhamunLost civilizations : rediscovering the great cultures of the pastPetra : splendors of the Nabataean civilization