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National Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division

Overview
Works: 224 works in 473 publications in 3 languages and 55,076 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Guidebooks  History  Illustrated works  Maps  Chronologies  Popular works  Scientific atlases  Biography 
Roles: Other, Publisher
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Most widely held works about National Geographic Society (U.S.).
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Most widely held works by National Geographic Society (U.S.).
Inside the Vatican by Bart McDowell( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 1,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes chapters on the everyday life of the Vatican, the art masterpieces in the Vatican's museums, and the modern papacy
Grand Canyon country : its majesty and its lore by Seymour L Fishbein( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author's memoir of his exploration of the Grand Canyon chronicling its history and the people who inhabit the area
Wild animals of North America by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Book )

4 editions published between 1960 and 1998 in English and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings to life the incredible variety of mammalian species that grace our continent, including those that many people never have a chance to observe in the wild
The Builders : marvels of engineering( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book chronicles works of engineering imagination from many times and places
Atlas of the Middle East by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a collection of new customized maps that address the important issues of the Middle East, known for its crossroads of faith and conflict. It will reveal the dramatic political, physical, cultural and historical geography of the region in a comprehensive yet concise format
National geographic eyewitness to the 20th century by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the threshold of a new millennium, we look back on an extraordinary century, the most momentous and eventful in the history of humankind. In a hundred years that encompass both astonishing achievements and unparalleled horrors, the world has seen the greatest scientific triumphs ever imagined and the two most destructive wars ever fought. At the dawn of the 20th century, powered flight was a visionary dream. A mere seven decades later, American astronauts stood on the moon and gazed back at Earth. As old empires fell, new superpowers arose to take their place. As new discoveries vastly increased our store of knowledge, new technologies shrank the globe and accelerated the pace of life. And as era succeeded era, National Geographic was there to chronicle our ever changing world. Book jacket."--Jacket
Mysteries of mankind : Earth's unexplained landmarks by National Geographic( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text examine the temples, mausoleums, and mysterious patterns on the earth's face that have been left by humans throughout the ages
Canada's incredible coasts by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the wildlife, people, sea, and flora of Canada's Coasts from Newfoundland to the Arctic
Star-spangled banner : our nation and its flag by Margaret Sedeen( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the United States and of the flag as the symbol of the country, with facts, anecdotes, and illustrations
National Geographic guide to national parks of the United States by Phil Schermeister( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features more than 200 parks in 50 states; historical and cultural sites, wildlife watching, recreational activities, camping and lodging and 32 maps
America's hidden treasures : exploring our little-known national parks( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the parks that are among the least visited in the United States' National Park System, from the northern Cascade Range in Washington State to Florida's Biscayne National Park
The Blue and the Gray by Thomas B Allen( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the Civil War chronologically and gives biographical sketches of key persons, with an accompanying map supplement
Blue Ridge range : the gentle mountains by Ron Fisher( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Everyday science explained by Curt Suplee( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the science behind the events of ordinary life, looking at the fields of physics, chemistry, human biology, and biochemistry, and includes cross-references, illustrations, and photographs
Lost kingdoms of the Maya by Gene S Stuart( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new National Geographic book spans the 4,000-year-old history of the Maya, who developed one of the most remarkable civilizations in pre-Colombian America.The authors detail the painstaking work of reconstructing and deciphering the intricate hieroglyphs left behind by Mayan scribes--records that have led to wondrous discoveries
Canyon country parklands : treasures of the Great Plateau by Scott Thybony( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maj. John Wesley Powell called parts of it "the Great Unknown
Heartland of a continent : America's plains and prairies by Ron Fisher( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the plains, the prairies and the people of North America's heartland
National Geographic expeditions atlas( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates the achievements of National Geographic's most notable pioneers including John Glenn, Jane Goodall, and Jacque Cousteau, highlighting such sections as polar exploration, flight and space, and archaeology
National Geographic atlas of world history by Noel Grove( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each of this book's six sections, arranged chronologically, opens with a world map that shows developments at various points of the compass, along with an essay about what was happening and why. Cross-cultural time lines run through the book like a thick thread, tying all of history together
Alaska's wildlife treasures by Tom Melham( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in Spanish and English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trek through the last frontier reveals the natural treasures of land and animals that still abound in the northernmost state
 
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Inside the Vatican
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National Geographic Society (U.S.) Book Service

National Geographic Society (U.S.) Special Publications and School Services Division

National Geographic Society (U.S.) Special Publications Division

National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C. Special Publications Division

Languages
English (103)

Spanish (6)

Hebrew (1)

Covers
Grand Canyon country : its majesty and its loreThe Builders : marvels of engineeringAtlas of the Middle EastNational geographic eyewitness to the 20th centuryMysteries of mankind : Earth's unexplained landmarksCanada's incredible coastsStar-spangled banner : our nation and its flagNational Geographic guide to national parks of the United States