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The Resource Amazing treasures : 100+ objects and places that will boggle your mind, written by David Long ; illustrations by Muti

Amazing treasures : 100+ objects and places that will boggle your mind, written by David Long ; illustrations by Muti

Label
Amazing treasures : 100+ objects and places that will boggle your mind
Title
Amazing treasures
Title remainder
100+ objects and places that will boggle your mind
Statement of responsibility
written by David Long ; illustrations by Muti
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Giant gemstones, precious artworks, architectural wonders, intriguing ruins, moon rocks, and more! Treasures both natural and man-made make an appearance in a tour which stretches across thousands of years and all around the globe. Discover sunken wrecks loaded with pirate gold, the abandoned tombs of the world's most powerful rulers, and even meteorites--treasures from outer space! A central foldout map reveals the locations of all the treasures featured in the book, while award-winning author David Long also addresses contemporary topics such as our threatened natural wonders and the ownership of cultural treasures."--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
APL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Long, David
Dewey number
930.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
For ages 7 and up
LC call number
CC171
LC item number
.L66 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Studio Muti (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Treasure troves
  • Antiquities
  • Civilization, Ancient
  • Archaeology
  • Coins, Ancient
  • Antiquities
  • Buried treasure
  • Art
  • History, Ancient
  • Coins, Ancient
  • Civilization, Ancient
  • Archaeology
  • Antiquities
  • Art
  • History, Ancient
  • Treasure troves
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Amazing treasures : 100+ objects and places that will boggle your mind, written by David Long ; illustrations by Muti
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Giant gemstones, pirate gold, ancient tombs, meteorites from outer space, and more!"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
What makes a treasure? -- Where are treasures found? -- Who owns treasures? -- Natural wonders -- Incredible artworks -- Treasured ruins -- Rich royals -- Lost treasures -- Mysterious treasures -- History and legends -- Treasure hoards -- Priceless knowledge -- World of treasures -- The forbidden city -- Sunken treasures -- From other worlds -- Fossils -- Sacred treasures -- Big and small treasures -- Tikal -- Architectural wonders -- Tomb raiders -- By official decree -- Collectors -- Rocks and gemstones
Control code
on1232950811
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
58 pages
Isbn
9781912920501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color mapS
Label
Amazing treasures : 100+ objects and places that will boggle your mind, written by David Long ; illustrations by Muti
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Giant gemstones, pirate gold, ancient tombs, meteorites from outer space, and more!"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
What makes a treasure? -- Where are treasures found? -- Who owns treasures? -- Natural wonders -- Incredible artworks -- Treasured ruins -- Rich royals -- Lost treasures -- Mysterious treasures -- History and legends -- Treasure hoards -- Priceless knowledge -- World of treasures -- The forbidden city -- Sunken treasures -- From other worlds -- Fossils -- Sacred treasures -- Big and small treasures -- Tikal -- Architectural wonders -- Tomb raiders -- By official decree -- Collectors -- Rocks and gemstones
Control code
on1232950811
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
58 pages
Isbn
9781912920501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color mapS

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