WorldCat Identities

Silvester, Hans 1938-

Overview
Works: 311 works in 599 publications in 5 languages and 4,611 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Portraits  History  Exhibition catalogs  Posters 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Creator, Artist, Director, Honoree, Author of introduction
Classifications: GN650.5.E8, 980.004980222
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hans Silvester
Natural fashion : tribal decoration from Africa by Hans Silvester( Book )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs of the nomads of Ethiopia's Omo Valley illuminate their use of elaborate body painting and nature-inspired adornments, in a volume that offers insight into how the Omo spontaneously adapt their body ornaments to emulate natural-world changes
Cats in the sun by Hans Silvester( Book )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The land of the Incas by Hans Silvester( Book )

33 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fotografier med indledende tekst
Horses of the Camargue by Hans Silvester( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The route of the Incas by Hans Silvester( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavender : fragrance of Provence by Hans Silvester( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and French and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H20 : the beauty and mystery of water by Hans Silvester( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A window on Africa : Ethiopian portraits by Hans Silvester( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and French and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kibish, in the lower Omo Valley on the borders of Ethiopia, Kenya and Sudan, is one of the wildest and most remote places in Africa. This book is a beguiling portrait of its people, seen through an original lens - that of a simple window frame
Ethiopia : peoples of the Omo Valley by Hans Silvester( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cats by Hans Silvester( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This beautiful and informative volume, full of stunning photographs and whimsical illustrations, lets young readers explore every facet of their favorite feline pets. Each image transports readers into a different aspect of a cat's cozy, comfortable world--be it sleeping in the afternoon shade, stalking a fishing boat on a sun-drenched pier, roughhousing with its littermates, or looking after its young. The instructive text explores cats' curiosity, playfulness, courage, acrobatic abilities, and much more
Cats in love by Hans Silvester( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in German and English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sun-drenched photgraphs reveal the full wealth and intensity of a cat's affections" set against a Mediterranean background
Into the wind : the art of the kite by Hans Silvester( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and French and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From China to Bolivia, Italy to Sri Lanka, each of these images catches the beauty and grace of these objects, which belong to the world of children and adults alike
Desert eves : an Indian paradise by Hans Silvester( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avec la finesse artistique qu'on lui connaît, le réputé photographe Hans Silvester a capté sur le vif des scènes de la vie quotidienne des villageois, dans une région isolée et peu peuplée de l'Inde, le désert du Thar au Rajasthan. Le texte introductif et les superbes photos couleur se veulent un subtil hommage aux femmes, à leur beauté, leur sérénité, leur créations artistiques. [SDM]
Water : a spectacular celebration of water's vital role in the life of our planet by Hans Silvester( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and French and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans Silvester's dramatic photography of water in its many forms combine with a lyrical text on water's infinitely mysterious nature to produce this tribute to a life-giving substance that occupies three-quarters of our world's surface area
The Mediterranean cat by Hans Silvester( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katten aan kinderen verteld by Hans Silvester( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Dutch and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grote kleurenfoto's geven een beeld van allerlei soorten katten. Vanaf ca. 11 jaar
Kittens in the sun by Hans Silvester( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The joy of kites by Hans Silvester( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tsiganes et gitans by Hans Silvester( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavender country of Provence by Hans Silvester( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Natural fashion : tribal decoration from Africa
Alternative Names
Hans Silvester

Hans Silvester deutscher Fotograf und Umweltaktivist

Hans Silvester German photographer

Hans Silvester tysk fotograf

Hans Walter Silvester

Silvester, Hans.

Silvester, Hans 1938-

Silvester, Hans W., 1938-

Silvester, Hans Walter

Silvester Hans Walter 1938-....

シルヴェスター, ハンス

Languages
English (98)

French (70)

German (16)

Danish (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Cats in the sunThe land of the IncasHorses of the CamargueLavender : fragrance of ProvenceH20 : the beauty and mystery of waterA window on Africa : Ethiopian portraitsEthiopia : peoples of the Omo ValleyCats