World's Best Cities; Celebrating 220 Great Destinations
Nancy Marion (Illustrations Editor), Andrew Mace ( Washington DC: National Geographic, 2014. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. Format is approximately 9.5 inches by 12.25 inches. 336 pages. Maps. Illustrations (many in color). DJ has minor edge wear and soiling. Illustrated DJ and decorative cover. Foreword by Anne Fitzsimmons This is a very heavy book and if shipped outside of the United States would require an additional shipping payment. Delving into the heart and soul of more than 225 cities around the globe, World's Best Cities is a glossy, glorious tribute to cosmopolitan life. In photos and words, this irresistible volume showcases long-established great cities like Paris, Rome, New York, London, and Tokyo, as well as exciting up-and-comers, including Denver, Asheville, Oslo, and Abu Dhabi. As readable as it is beautiful, this expansive travel guide offers a playful, informative mix of inspirational personal narratives; photo galleries, and fun facts; plus sidebars on oddities; where to find the best food and shopping; novels that capture a particular city's atmosphere; local secrets; and more. Many additional cities appear in illustrated lists, such as eco-friendly cities, foodie cities; and happiest cities. The twenty-first century is the Century of the City, and on-the-go visitors and armchair travelers alike will make World's Best Cities a must-have volume to accompany all their urban adventures. Condition: Very good / Very good.
Keywords: Cities, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro, Paris, Bangkok, Barcelona, Athens, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Abu Dhabi, Marrakech, Jerusalem, Olympic, Nightlife, Oceanfront, Walled, Vienna