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Newsweek, inc Book Division

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Works: 30 works in 102 publications in 3 languages and 35,937 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Bibliography 
Classifications: DA687.T7, 914.436
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The Colosseum by Peter Quennell( Book )
7 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in English and held by 2,554 libraries worldwide
Selections from literary works inspired by the ruin and reproductions of works of art accompany an illustrated history of the vast monument. Bibliog
Tower of London by Christopher Hibbert( Book )
6 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in English and Spanish and held by 2,552 libraries worldwide
Contains section, " The Tower of London in literature." [page 137- 160]
Notre-Dame de Paris by Richard Winston( Book )
5 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in English and held by 2,051 libraries worldwide
An illustrated history of the Gothic cathedral which has figured in important events for eight hundred years
Versailles by Christopher Hibbert( Book )
4 editions published between 1972 and 1980 in English and Spanish and held by 2,007 libraries worldwide
Photographs and text capture the grandeur and magnificent history of the palace built by Frnace's Sun King. Bibliog
The pyramids and sphinx by Desmond Stewart( Book )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in English and held by 1,949 libraries worldwide
A history of the Pyramids and the Sphinx profusely illustrated in color and black and white with literary excerpts about them
The Forbidden City by Roderick MacFarquhar( Book )
5 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and held by 1,902 libraries worldwide
The Forbidden City provides a lively and informative history, along with many illustrations of perhaps Chinas most famous city
The Taj Mahal by David Carroll( Book )
8 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and German and held by 1,858 libraries worldwide
Photographs and reproductions of paintings complement this study of Queen Mumtaz Mahal's tomb and the political, social, and cultural life of the Mogul Dynasty in India
Statue of Liberty by Oscar Handlin( Book )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in English and held by 1,811 libraries worldwide
An informative and lively history of the monument and profusely illustrated in color and black and white with a selection of literary excerpts about the monument
El Escorial by Mary Cable( Book )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in English and Spanish and held by 1,772 libraries worldwide
"Supplementing the ... narrative are some one hundred illustrations, one half in full color. Modern photographs ... are juxtaposed with royal portraits, manuscript illuminations, old engravings, sketches, and sculpture. Among the artists represented are Sánchez, Coello, El Greco, Velázquez, and Goya"--Cover
The Kremlin by Abraham Ascher( Book )
5 editions published between 1972 and 1981 in English and Spanish and held by 1,741 libraries worldwide
"Supplementing this ... narrative are some 120 illustrations--one half in full color. Manuscript illuminations, revered icons--both religious and historical--and numerous paintings, woodcuts, and modern photographs trace the evolution of the Kremlin through the more than eight centuries of its tumultuous history"--Cover
Dome of the Rock by Jerry M Landay( Book )
4 editions published between 1972 and 1978 in English and held by 1,692 libraries worldwide
Explores the history and religious significance of the Holy City and chronicles the violent struggles among Jews, Christians and Moslems to gain possession of Jerusalem's ancient Temple Mount
Hagia Sophia by Patrick Balfour Kinross( Book )
5 editions published between 1972 and 1978 in English and held by 1,678 libraries worldwide
The Parthenon by Peter Green( Book )
4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 1,600 libraries worldwide
Venice by John H Davis( Book )
3 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 1,561 libraries worldwide
An informative history of Venice with illustrations in color and black and white and a selection of literary excerpts
The Alhambra by Desmond Stewart( Book )
7 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and Spanish and held by 1,558 libraries worldwide
The Alhambra is the last and finest Muslim monument in Spain. Includes a lively history of the monument, illustrations in color and black and white and a selection of literary excerpts about the monument
Teotihuacán by Karl E Meyer( Book )
4 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 1,440 libraries worldwide
Handsome photographs, drawings, and paintings decorate an investigation of the ruins of the ancient Mexican city and cultural center and the people who created and mysteriously abandoned it
The White House by Kenneth W Leish( Book )
4 editions published between 1972 and 1977 in English and held by 1,426 libraries worldwide
Kyoto by Ned Bayrd( Book )
4 editions published between 1974 and 1978 in English and held by 1,376 libraries worldwide
This ancient city's imperial epoch - which began in A.D. 794 and lasted for more than a thousand turbulent years -- was to witness the emergence of a vital and independent new civilization that could be ranked among the most refined and elegant in the world
Thomas Jefferson : a biography in his own words by Thomas Jefferson( Book )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 958 libraries worldwide
Vienna by Frederic V Grunfeld( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 856 libraries worldwide
 
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