!!> Read ➶ Castles of the World ➺ Author Gianni Guadalupi – Pocket-bikes.us

Castles of the World Palatial Structures Set In The Tranquil Green Countryside Or Austere Strongholds Atop Unassailable Crags, The Castles Of The World So Often Marked By Extravagant Architecture, Enormous Parks, Richly Furnished Rooms, Turbulent Histories And An Aura Of Legend And Mystery Are Still Landmarks Of Geography And The Collective Imagination Castles Tell The History Of Lands That Throughout The Centuries Have Been Ravaged By War They Range From Centuries Old Defensive Towers Made From Bare Stone To Resplendent Residences Built By 18th And 19th Century Monarchs And Magnates.In The Defense Or Conquest Of Castles, Men Have Fought And Died To Beautify Them, Legions Of Artists And Architects Have Been Drafted Into Service To Maintain Them, Marriages And Alliances Have Been Forged Between Great Families And Great Fortunes Kings And Queens, Princes And Prelates, Aristocrats, Favorites And Courtiers Have Inhabited Their Magnificent Rooms Ghosts That Live On In Memory Are Said To Descend The Wide Marble Staircases, Plot Vendettas In Secret Rooms, Or Dance To Ancient Melodies Before The Immense Fireplaces Of Vast Salons.Leafing Through The Pages Of This Volume, Dwelling On The Superb Photographs And Rich Descriptions, Is To Visit The World S Most Fascinating Castles To Enter These Historic Buildings, To Climb Narrow Spiral Stairs And To Pass Through Ancient Chambers And Dusty Libraries Is To Embark Upon A Journey Of Discovery And To Encounter The Power And The Pageantry, The Splendor And The Brilliance Of A Great Chapter In Our History.Gianni Guadalupi Has Worked In The Publishing Industry As A Writer, Translator, And Editor Of Anthologies For 30 Years, Dealing In Particular With The Literature Of Real And Imaginary Voyages He Edits Several Travel Series, Including The Impossible Guides He Has Published Numerous Successful Works On History And Travel, Including The Discovery Of The Nile 1997 , China Revealed 2003 , And The Holy Bible 2003 He Has Also Collaborated On The Art Of Being A Wolf, The Art Of Being A Lion And The Art Of Being An Elephant.Gabriele Reina Was Born In Lugano, Italy He Studied Under A Futurist Architect In Siena, And Graduated In Milan With A Degree In Foreign Languages And Literature And Art History For A Number Of Years He Served As Managing Editor For Franco Maria Ricci, Where He And Gianni Guadalupi Worked Together On Several Publications He Is Currently The Curator Of One Of The Leading Private Art Collections In Europe.

!!> Read ➶ Castles of the World  ➺ Author Gianni Guadalupi – Pocket-bikes.us
  • Hardcover
  • 272 pages
  • Castles of the World
  • Gianni Guadalupi
  • English
  • 07 March 2018
  • 8854400971

    10 thoughts on “!!> Read ➶ Castles of the World ➺ Author Gianni Guadalupi – Pocket-bikes.us


  1. says:

    UPDATED MAY 2, 2019 Castle bucket list updated with pretty pictures ORIGINAL REVIEW MAY 10, 2017 My fantasy is not just to travel, but to travel with unlimited opportunities Suffice to say, that fantasy remains unfulfilled My imagination though, has no temporal and fiscal constraints It goes where the mind will lead For a token sum at a charity thrift store, I bought an hour s delight of shots upon panoramic shots of color splashing gorgeous photos of breathtakingly beautifu UPDATED MAY 2, 2019 Castle bucket list updated with pretty pictures ORIGINAL REVIEW MAY 10, 2017 My fantasy is not just to travel, but to travel with unlimited opportunities Suffice to say, that fantasy remains unfulfilled My imagination though, has no temporal and fiscal constraints It goes where the mind will lead For a token sum at a charity thrift store, I bought an hour s delight of shots upon panoramic shots of color splashing gorgeous photos of breathtakingly beautiful castles, many worthy of sublimed superlatives The pictorial journey begins in Portugal and makes its way generally eastward across Europe to Asia and finally, ending with Northern America in this large coffee t...


  2. says:

    Gianni Guadalupi s Castles of the World shows the splendors of castles, inside and outside, throughout the world Some of these castles are centuries old and were built for defensive purposes Others were built in the 18th 19th centuries by rulers or CEOs Regardless, this is a id...


  3. says:

    This is a coffee table book of photography I received for Christmas It spans everything from the grand palaces of Windsor to theobscure palatial structures, even one in Ethiopia Having been fortunate enough to have visited a few of these in my younger days, I know that pictures ju...


  4. says:

    This is a great reference book for those of us interested in castles of the world Stuffed full of stunning full color pictures of both the exteriors and interiors and background information in each individual castle So muchthan I ...


  5. says:

    The writing leaves a bit to be desired there s so muchto be said about each of these amazing landmarks The photography is absolutely stunning, though, so I m glad that I picked up a copy of this book.


  6. says:

    Got at a close out at BN It s just OK Some of the pictures are great, but many are not Given there s 4 12 photos of each location, ever photo should be tops The mini histories of each castle are widely varied in quality.


  7. says:

    Libro fotografico davvero spettacolare e meraviglioso Questo volume di grande formato e le foto sono stampate su carta patinata, rendendo ancor pi gratificante lo sfogliare delle pagine il libro presenta tutti i grandi e pi belli castelli del mondo, corredati da una breve storia degli stessi.Il volume ben realizzato ed bello percorrere le varie epoche e i diversi stili architettonici usati dalle varie popolazioni che costruirono queste meraviglie che innalzano lo spirito umano.Un must Libro fotografico davvero spettacolare e meraviglioso Questo volume di grande formato e le foto sono stampate su carta patinata, rendendo ancor pi gratificante lo sfogliare delle pagine il libro presenta tutti i grandi e pi belli castelli del mondo, corredati da una ...


  8. says:

    Castles of the WorldGuadalupi, Giannia very large print book with beautiful pictures of castles of the world

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