What are the Seven Wonders of the World - Peter D'Epiro; Mary Desmond Pinkowish;Metro, 2001, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good+ - in Very Good+ DJ.
From the cover: “An illuminating reference work as well as an entertaining diversion, this book presents 76 lists – all of them culturally significant in some way – and for those who want to delve deeper, accompanying essays identify and explain every item and discuss each list in its larger historical and cultural context. Drawn from the classical world, the Bible and religion, history, literature, science and music, the lists are arranged by number from the 3 sons of Adam and Eve to the 24 letters of the ancient Greek alphabet, and include well-known groups – 3 musketeers, 10 commandments/ 6 wives of Henry VIII – along with decidedly challenging subjects such as the 5 Civilized Tribes, the unofficial Homeric titles of the 18 chapters of Joyce’s Ulysses and the 6 flavours of quarks.”
Size: 8½ x 6"
Number of Pages: 404