The Cities Book
A Journey Through the Best Cities in the WorldUnknown - 2006
Following the success of the bestselling The Travel Book comes The Cities Book, a new pictorial coffee-table book that ventures into the top 200 cities in the world, as voted by Lonely Planet travellers, authors and staff.A gorgeous gift for travellers and dreamers alike, The Cities Book evokes the soul of each city in a lavish double-page spread filled with stunning images and captivating information. Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City are the Canadian entries.Included are vital statistics, such as population and the age of the city, as well as more intimate details, such as the city's origins, its local name and urban myths. Recommendations of the best things to see, do, eat and drink are also included, in case The Cities Book inspires readers to pack their bags and pay a visit.Additional sections of The Cities Book cover the evolution of the city, ancient cities, lost cities and cities of the future.
Publisher: Melbourne ; Oakland, CA : Lonely Planet, c2006.
Branch Call Number: OVERSIZE 910.9173 CITIES B
Characteristics: 427 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 31 cm.