Sunday, March 22, 2009

EARTH - The Big Atlas

I came to know that, world's biggest Atlas "EARTH" is on display at Abu Dhabi Book Fair 2009 and I captured that book with my cam last Friday on 20.03.2009 evening during my visit there, here are the pictures which I shot.

in above photo Mr Gordon Cheers, MD of the Millennium Hose Pty Ltd is introducing the book to the visitors.
some of the gate fold pages of this book are around 2 meters width as in above picture.
The “Earth” is a 20 years dream and passion of Mr Gordon Cheers, MD of the Millennium Hose Pty Ltd, Australia and it was hand bound book of present Modern era which took 2 years in production and finally in weight around 20 KG.

Specification of the Book “EARTH” :
Size : 610 × 469 mm (18½ × 24 inches), portrait
580 pages, cased and jacketed
ISBN 978-1-921209-14-7
Over 400,000 wordsOver
750 photographs and illustrations
160 pages of maps
4 × 6 ft (1.8 m) gatefolds
Official website of the Earth : Click Here

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