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Dalton, Stephen

Overview
Works: 67 works in 218 publications in 6 languages and 6,477 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Photobooks 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Author of introduction
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Most widely held works about Stephen Dalton
 
Most widely held works by Stephen Dalton
The miracle of flight by Stephen Dalton( Book )

33 editions published between 1977 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dalton explores how animals evolved wings and how humans have conquered the associated physical challenges of taking flight. Color illustrations & photos. Praise for the hardcover edition: "The explanation of the physics of flight is one of the strengths of Dalton's text. Dalton's high-speed photographs of animals in flight, combined with color illustrations, beautifully illuminate the sometimes arcane discussions. Overall, this breathtakingly illustrated and well written book is superb."--Booklist. Insects and birds account for three-quarters of all land creatures. For many of them, the ability to fly has allowed them to live in diverse habitats all over the globe. For humans, the mastery of flight is a supreme technical achievement that has revolutionized our world during the last century. The Miracle of Flight shows how animals evolved wings and how humans triumphed over the associated physical challenges of taking to the air. The magic of winged flight is passionately revealed in photography and color illustrations. The main sections cover: Insects and the mechanics of their flight; Birds and their wing structure; Man's centuries old dream of flight; The development of flight from balloons to jets and rockets. Every section of The Miracle of Flight is illustrated by Dalton's stunning wildlife photographs and specially commissioned full color technical drawings. Now in paper: a clear, well illustrated explanation of the physics of flight, including animal and insect flight as well as human, with historical perspectives. Stunning wildlife photos and technical drawings
Borne on the wind : the extraordinary world of insects in flight by Stephen Dalton( Book )

14 editions published in 1975 in English and French and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spiders : the ultimate predators by Stephen Dalton( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spiders: the Ultimate Predators features spectacular photographs and information on the 40,000 known species of spiders throughout the world, including their habitats, hunting techniques, anatomy, general characteristics, ranges, and techniques for catching prey
Vanishing paradise : the tropical rainforest by Stephen Dalton( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught in motion : high-speed nature photography by Stephen Dalton( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains selections of pictures using high speed photography techniques revealing the swiftest motions of nature in sharp focus, including the fight of many birds and insects
Secret worlds by Stephen Dalton( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 125 portraits of birds, insects, and mammals that document the photographer's creativity over three decades
Split second : the world of high-speed photography by Stephen Dalton( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and German and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the water's edge : the secret life of a lake and stream by Stephen Dalton( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vleermuizen by Minke van Dam( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Dutch and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret visions by Stephen Dalton( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret life of a forest : a photographic essay by Stephen Dalton( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret lives by Stephen Dalton( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in German and English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rund 100 ebenso technisch perfekte wie ästhetisch gestaltete Aufnahmen überwiegend kleiner Tiere wie Vögel und Insekten
The secret life of a garden by Stephen Dalton( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and French and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret life of an oakwood : a photographic essay by Stephen Dalton( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The social experience by Stephen Dalton( Book )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im Flug gestoppt : Tierfotos in Kurzzeittechnik by Stephen Dalton( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paradies Regenwald : eine faszinierende Fotoreportage aus der Wildnis Südamerikas( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fei xing de ao mi by Duo Er Dun( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu you kun chong yu niao lei de fei xing, qi chi bang yan hua kai shi, tan dao zao qi ren li fei xing chang shi, yi zhi dao chao yin su pen she ji cheng gong qi fei, huan you 20 shi ji chu qi chuan guo da yang, heng yue da lu de cheng jiu, yi ji dui wei lai de xiang xiang
Faszinierende wasserwelt : bilder aus einem bedrohten paradies by Stephen Dalton( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Monde secret de la nature by Stephen Dalton( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The miracle of flight
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Spiders : the ultimate predatorsSecret worlds
Alternative Names
Stephen Dalton britisk fotograf

Stephen Dalton Brits fotograaf

Stephen Dalton brittisk fotograf

Stephen Dalton photographe britannique

Стефен Далтон

ドルトン, スティーブン

Languages
English (110)

German (17)

French (7)

Dutch (3)

Chinese (1)

Japanese (1)