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Author Hooper, Meredith.
Title Stephen Biesty's castles / written by Meredith Hooper.
Pub Info New York : Enchanted Lion Books, 2004.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Dennis Public - Juvenile  J 940.1 HOO     TEMP STORAGE
 Eastham-Children's Coll.  J 940.1 HOO     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 728.81 Hoo     AVAILABLE
 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J 940.1 HOO     AVAILABLE
 Orleans-Children's Room  CASTLE J 940.1 HOOP     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  J 940.1 Hooper     AVAILABLE
 West Falmouth Children's Coll.  J 940.1 HOO     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J 940.1 HOO     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st American ed.
Descript 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 31 cm.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.9 2 2 86189
Illustrated by Stephen Biesty.
Includes index.
Summary "This a book about ten real castles. Each castle is illustrated by a fabulous cross-section that reveals its interior, and is described by a lively text on an important day in its history"--Front jkt. flap. Best-selling author, Stephen Biesty, famous for his "Incredible Cross-Sections" books, has now turned his attention to ten actual castles, as they were on ten historic dates (his 1994 book "Castle" focused on a single, imaginary castle). In his new, never-before-published book, Castles, he presents ten real castles each at a singular historic moment, from the 12th to the 19th century, in Europe, the Middle East, and Japan. A partial list includes, Chateau Gaillard, France, 1198; Krak des Chevaliers, Syria, 1271; Windsor Castle, England, 1344; Castel Sant' Angelo, Italy, 1527; Osaka Castle, Japan, 1614. Each castle is illustrated with fascinating precision over a double-page spread, followed by a lively and informative two-page account of the history of the castle in its time. The combination of illustration and text brings both history and architecture to life. This may be the best-ever book about castles.
Subject Castles.
Civilization, Medieval.
Add Author Biesty, Stephen.
Alt Title Castles
ISBN 1592700314
Stndrd # 9781592700318
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