Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Designated as World Heritage sites in 1993, the ancient pilgrimage routes to the shrine of Santiago de Compostela have seen an astonishing rise in the number of pilgrims undertaking the route for purposes of religion or tourism. Nofewer than 180,000 bona fide pilgrims in the Holy Year of 2004. Although there are plenty of guidebooks, and personal accounts of the journey, there is no fully illustrated book covering the magnificent architectural and stunning landscape highlights to be found en route. This book will cover all the major routes, on both sides of the Pyrenees, from Le Puy, Vezelay, Tours and Aries, and will cover the variousalternatives within Spain itself culminating in Santiago, and then extending onwards to the rugged coast of Finisterre ("the end of the earth"). The historical context will be explained, and all the notable monuments and landscapes to be seenwill be illustrated with photographs by one of Britain's leading landscape and architectural photographers. Codice inventario libreria
Riassunto: According to legend, St. James the Apostle preached throughout the Iberian peninsula. His bones found their way to the cathedral at Santiago de Compostela and today many pilgrims make trips to the shrine. This fully illustrated book covers all the routes to this holy place from Paris and Spain. Providing readers with historical context for the routes, it showcases all the stunning monuments and magnificent landscapes along the way.
About the Author: JULIA BRADBURY is one of television's most experienced and versatile presenters. She currently co-hosts the BBC1 country affairs programme Countryfile with Matt Baker. They travel to the most interesting places in the country uncovering stories, meeting people and investigating issues that affect us all. It launched to record ratings and is consistently the 'most watched programme' on BBC One. Countryfile is broadcast every Sunday at 7pm. A well known face on our screens, Julia's back catalogue has included the consumer affairs programme Watchdog, travel series for Rough Guide and Wish You Were Here. Prior to that she was the Los Angeles Correspondent for GMTV, and hosted EXCLUSIVE!, one of the launch programmes for Five.DERRY BRABBS is regarded as one of England's finest photographers within the sphere of heritage and landscape, with over 20 illustrated books to his credit. His stunning colour photographs for the worldwide best-seller James Herriot's Yorkshire contributed to its success. He is the author of several beautifully photographed titles celebrating England's landscape and architectural legacy. Derry lives in Harrogate.
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Descrizione libro Frances Lincoln, 2008. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Very Good: a copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Codice libro della libreria mon0007428838
Descrizione libro Frances Lincoln, 2008. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Some slight shelf wear to corners and ends of spine; slight shelf wear to surface of cover, otherwise a new and unread book Shipped from the UK within 2 business days of order being placed. Codice libro della libreria mon0000042260
Descrizione libro Frances Lincoln 2008-09-01, 2008. Hardcover. Condizione libro: good. 0711227063. Codice libro della libreria 545144
Descrizione libro Frances Lincoln. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fine. 0711227063 Like New Condition. Codice libro della libreria LN6.0358948
Descrizione libro Frances Lincoln, 2008. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria P020711227063
Descrizione libro Frances Lincoln, 2008. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Like New. Codice libro della libreria P010711227063
Descrizione libro Frances Lincoln, 2008. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110711227063
Descrizione libro Frances Lincoln. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0711227063 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.0358948
Descrizione libro Frances Lincoln, 2008. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Codice libro della libreria 0711227063
Descrizione libro Frances Lincoln Limited, 2008. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Near Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Fine. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Large format hardcover with dustjacket, first printing as indicated by the publisher's "1" in the number line on copyright page, book and jacket are in excellent condition, a mild lean to the spine is the only remarkable flaw, the binding remains tight, the contents are fine, the original price is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included with this nice gift copy, "Covering all four major routes through France, and the Camino Frances across Spain, this is the essential companion for those who have made or intend to make this inspirational journey - renowned landscape photographer Derry Brabbs has captured the true spirit of this remarkable journey," fearures color end-paper maps along with many color photos; 253 pages. Codice libro della libreria 043129