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Earth Atlas - Millennium House- Hand Bound in leather - only 6 left in the c
There are only 6 of these beautiful limited edition atlases left in this country.
Hand Bound in Leather with gilded edges and silver plated corners
Only 3,000 numbered copies have been made with the plates being destroyed after printing.
Size when closed - 610 x 469 mm ·
This atlas contains 576 pages, 154 maps, 800 images. The photography in this atlas is outstanding. With 4 Gatefolds extending out over 1.8 meters
Weight: 18.1 kilos alone ; 28.8 kg with leather bound case ·
World Limited Edition of 3,000 numbered copies
Certificate of Authenticity hand numbered ·
To see just a few of the stunning images available in EARTH please click on the picture alongside. The following comments are just a handful made by visitors at the UK Launch:
“Wonderful, fantastic atlas, beautiful photography, thank you!” Fiona
“Absolutely beautiful book, what a fantastic achievement” David Lanning-J.Hewitt & Sons Ltd
“What a wonderful book to come across on my routine walk through Brackley-A dream come true from yourselves to Mother Earth-Well Done!” Helen Kettley-Goldstein – MedicineHorse.co.uk
“Beautiful isn’t the word, I am truly taken aback by seeing this eternal work of art. Inspirational” Howard M Twiner
“An amazing feat, never to be repeated! The photography inspires you to travel and visit all the wonderful places that this planet has to offer. Beautiful” Jane Feiven
“Amazing, stunning pictures. It’s beautiful, so much effort put in to it” Chloe
This exquisite limited edition atlas takes cartography to a new level. For the map enthusiast, the collector, the armchair traveller, or for those who enjoy luxury, this beautiful leather-bound edition is a “must-have”. Highly detailed maps, produced by a team of more than 100 international cartographers, geographers and oceanographers are the foundation of this book. Each country in the world is described and illustrated in detail with focus on the geography, history, culture, and unique features. Earth is special for a number of reasons, not least the fact that each copy (including its case) is lovingly hand bound in leather. As such only a certain number can be delivered at any one time.
If your budget won't stretch to buying Earth you might want to consider The World Atlas, which is physically the same size as Earth and has all the maps, but without the pictures. However it is still a worthy publication in it's own right having won the 2010 ITMA Atlas of the Year award-see below.
Please note, you should order from this site only if you are resident within Britain and Ireland. For all other countries contact Alan Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org) and he'll advise you accordingly.
The World Atlas wins the IMTA Asia Pacific book award and best overall award June 2010
Saturday February 26th 2010
IMTA (International Map Trade Association) vote 'World Atlas' Best Atlas 2010
Saturday November 21st 2009
International Cartographic Association have voted EARTH Best Atlas for 2009. Over 70 atlases and 450 maps from around the world were entered into the awards, with EARTH taking the most coveted award of Best Atlas. The accolade establishes EARTH as the best atlas in the world produced in 2009. The jury stated: A very impressive and “substantial” piece of work that gives the user a holistic view of the world and ensures that this cartographic masterpiece will not get lost.
View the ICA website for more information: http://www.icaci.org/Map-of-the-Month-022010
International Map Trade Association 2009 awards: EARTH wins Best Book Based Product and Best Overall Map Product
At the 33rd Galley Club Awards held on 19th June 2009, EARTH received the prestigious Book Of The Year award.
EARTH Concise wins Highly Commended by British Cartographic Society with 'Stanfords Award' for Printed Mapping.
Earth Concise wins the critically acclaimed International Map Trade association Award for Best book in 2008. Noleen Zander Executive Director IMTA (Asia Pacific) says, " this is a prestigious award that will mean that for anyone who loves maps, Earth Concise is quite simply the absolute best collection of world maps available on Earth".
*EARTH Royal Blue No. 0124 sells at charity auction in Dubai for $11,200.00 AUD* (about £5000)
If you are interested in this wonderful investment please feel free to phone Alan Smith 01280 840771.
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