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|Named Person:||Michael Hawley|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael Hawley; Choki Lhamo Kaka; Gyelsey Loday; Christopher Newell; David Macaulay; Friendly Planet (Organization),; Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Media Laboratory,
|ISBN:||0974246905 9780974246901 0974246913 9780974246918 0974246921 9780974246925|
|Notes:||Map on endpapers : "The Kingdom of Bhutan drawn by David Macaulay, Bristol, Rhode Island, September 21, 2003."
" ... printed using the HP DesignJet 5500PS ..."--Colophon.
"Specifications: Size: Open image area 60 x 80 in.; closed--60 x 42 in. [x 6 in.]; Weight: --110 lbs.; Imagery: Canon EOS-1v, D60, L-series lenses, Fuji RVP-35 film; Printing: museum-quality fine-art prints with HP DesignJet; ... 2,000 square feet of printed surface, estimated color life:>100 years; Binding: ... cloth ("library") or leather (museum) bound, reinforced corners, gold embossed, hand-built ..."--Publisher's press release.
Library has certificate from Guinness World Records stating it is the largest published book in the world.
|Credits:||Photographers: Carolyn Bess, Sandy Choi, Dorji Drukpa, Michael Hawley, Becky Hurwitz, Choki Lhamo Kaka, Gyelsey Loday, Christopher Newell, David Salesin, Ming Zhang; illustrator, David Macaulay; editor, Christopher Newell.|
|Production notes:||Images taken throughout Bhutan on expeditions from 1998-2002.
GPS recorded for every shot digitally stamped with precise GPS and atlas information.
|Awards:||Guinness World Records largest published book, weighs 133 lb. (60.32 kg.), measures 5 ft. (1.52 m.) high, 7 ft. (2.13 m.) wide and was unveiled in New York, USA on December 15, 2003.|
|Description:|| p. : all col. ill., 1 map, ports. ; 154 x 118 x 16 cm.|
|Contents:||I. By helicopter via Trongsa to Phongmey: the journey begins --
II. Blessings and Tsechu festivals in Phongmey --
III. By road to Mongar and Jakar --
IV. Trongsa: in the heart of Bhutan --
V. From Trongsa to Punakha: home of the Monk Body --
VI. Thimphu: the kingdom's capital --
VII. A trek to Jhomolhari --
VIII. The climb to Taktsang --
IX. Memories of Paro --
|Responsibility:||conceived, designed and produced by Michael Hawley.|