Filled with art, photographs, maps, and artifacts, this is a richly illustrated edition of first mate Owen Chase's memoir of the sinking of the Essex by a sperm whale.
Downstream is a history and celebration of swimmers’ relationship with the River Thames. Weaving from the source in Gloucestershire 215 miles across to the North Sea, the book tells the story of
Aviation expert Robert F. Dorr profiles history's most important, fascinating, and famous aircraft ever made, both military and commercial, including many that were flown during World War II.
Deep-focus microscope photography, x-ray images, and high-resolution scanning electron microscopy reveal the geological secrets of everyday beach sand and sand from the moon.
In this truly mind-blowing book, we use cutting edge infographics to illuminate – in a new and unique way – the most amazing places and objects that modern science has laid bare.