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Title:
Over Hong Kong
Author:
Bartlett, Magnus.
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Publication Information:
Hong Kong : Odyssey Books, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
172 unnumbered pages : chiefly color illustrations, 1 map ; 27 x 29 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9789622175068
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

For a appreciation Hong Kong's astonishing geographical, real of commercial and cultural diversity, nothing compares with the spectacular views in Over Hong Kong. Expanded to embrace the most up-to-date photography in a new 172 page format, this latest comprehensive volume of aerial images provides a unique and compelling bird's-eye perspective of one of the world's most exciting and dynamic cities.

In these pages you will quickly discover a futuristic city of towering skyscrapers rubbing shoulders with leafy regions of unspoilt natural beauty, rugged countryside and remote, sub-tropical islands. Over Hong Kong presents a fascinating insight into a bustling community and an inspiring city where the "can-do" spirit survives, yet where one can still get away from it all. With over 170 spectacular photographs, including extremely rare shots from the 1920s, complemented by detailed captions, this book provides an unforgettable look at one of the world's most extraordinary cities.