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Seven wonders of the world.

Author: Lowell Thomas
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Hanover House, [1956]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Travelogue, incorporating the script of the Cinerama motion picture of the same title.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lowell Thomas
OCLC Number: 377442
Description: 413 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A tomb, a temple, terraces and trees, a giant, a chryselephantine statue, a lighthouse, monstrosities of stone --
Seeing the world through new eyes --
North Pole flight, the snail called Bill Harris --
Pliny disapproves, Rhodopis the courtesan --
The home of the gods, Pliny farewell --
Roman climax --
Arabia Felix and Aelius Gallus --
King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, hell to pay in the kingdom of coffee --
The marsh dam, the frankincense tree and winged serpents --
The skyscraper cities of the desert --
A lord of volcanoes, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" --
Hannibal's war elephants, The tall people, Timbuktu --
Paradise in the Persian Gulf, sects of Islam --
The puritans of the desert --
The monarch of sand and oil --
Palestine and the wonder story of the world --
Alexander in India --
Naked philosophers, a story of Suttee --
The monkey temple, the cobra dance --
The Taj Mahal --
Clive the hamlet of India --
The tragedy and glory of Mt. Everest, the Darjeeling Railroad --
Lhasa and the Potala, the Great Wall of China --
A lost jungle empire, Fuji Yama, the Kamakura Buddha --
If Columbus had not discovered America, Orellana's Amazon voyage --
Igazu Falls, a slave in Texas, Angel Falls --
Familiar wonders, American technology, Cardena's spectacular discovery, the first romance, the oldest living thing, the assembling of the picture.

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Travelogue, incorporating the script of the Cinerama motion picture of the same title.

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