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The Coolest Cross-Sections Ever!

by Richard Platt, Stephen Biesty

ISBN 0789479648 / 9780789479648 / 0-7894-7964-8
Publisher DK CHILDREN
Language English
Edition Hardcover
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A unique collection of amazing views of the world by Stephen Biesty. Machines, ships, buildings, and the human body as you've never seen. This unique collection of extraordinary illustrations by artist Stephen Biesty explores machines, building, ships, and even the human body from the inside out. From the Grand Canyon to the Space Shuttle, Biesty's amazingly detailed cross-section views take you right inside to reveal how things work or how things are made. See how a 14th-century castle holds up against a siege, and what life would have been like inside a World War II submarine. Learn how 18th-century warships battled on the high seas and what life is like on a space station. Discover how everyday things are made, from false teeth to Formula 1 racing cars and what holds up to the Empire State Building. Author and illustrator team Richard Platt and Stephen Biesty's first collaboration Incredible Cross-Sections went straight to the top of the best-seller list. [via]