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by Pat Keough,Rosemarie Keough

Author: Pat Keough,Rosemarie Keough
Subcategory: Photography & Video
Language: English
Publisher: Nahanni Productions; First Edition edition (August 15, 2001)
Category: Photo and Art
Rating: 4.3
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Antarctica weighs 1. kg (2. lb) in its linen-bound presentation case, and . kg (19 lb) by itself. The book itself measures 44 x 34 x 6 cm (17 x 13 x . inches), contains 330 color images taken by the authors, a 15-page narrative, a map and a glossary of ice and snow terms.

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ANTARCTICA and LABYRINTH SUBLIME. Hand-crafted, Custom Mahogany Bookstand. Internationally Acclaimed Photographers.

The 336 pages include 345 images by photographers Pat and Rosemarie Keough.

Enhanced by antique book-binding traditions and sumptuous, archival materials, this objet d'art has received 21 prestigious awards for excellence and craftsmanship - more than any other modern book. Antarctica is a masterpiece said by many to be among the most exquisite photography books to be created in modern times (per the Los Angeles Times and the Huntington Library). The 336 pages include 345 images by photographers Pat and Rosemarie Keough.

HBA 1981 University of Western Ontario. Between 1999 and 2014 tourist landings in Antarctica increased significantly. A total of 14,762 tourists of which 13,826 made landings during the austral summer 1999-2000 compares to 34,316 tourists of which 25,246 made landings summer 2012-13, popular sites receiving a far higher proportion of visitation, up to 8 fold.

ANTARCTICA was the first prize winner at Canada’s Applied Arts Awards 2002, in honour of outstanding technical execution. Hemlock Printers Ltd. awarded ANTARCTICA the Job the Year 2001 and the Job of the Month, December 2001.

One of the most famous Explorers of Antarctica is Sir James Clark Ross

One of the most famous Explorers of Antarctica is Sir James Clark Ross. At the helm of the HMS Erebus and Terror, James Clark Ross became the first man to recognise Antarctica as the continent it is rather than the collection of islands it was long assumed to be. In terms of knowledge and coastline charting, he is regarded as the forefather of Antarctic exploration and his achievements were impressively abundant

Canadian photographers Pat and Rosemarie Keough recently spent two years visiting Antarctica and its . The resulting images-a selection of which we present here-are collected in their award-winning book Antarctica.

Canadian photographers Pat and Rosemarie Keough recently spent two years visiting Antarctica and its surrounding islands in an attempt to capture the beauty of this land of extremes and contrasts.

600 BC – 300 BC – Greek Philosophers theorize Spherical Earth with North and South Polar regions. 150 AD – Ptolemy published Geographia, which notes Terra Australis Incognita.

ANTARCTICA is a masterpiece said by many to be the most exquisite photography book created in modern times. Enhanced by antique book-binding traditions and sumptuous, archival materials, this objet d'art has received 19 international awards for excellence and craftsmanship - more than any other modern book. These awards include: World's Best Photography Book; Gold Ink Award - Fine Edition Books; Outstanding Book of the Year - Best Bookarts Craftsmanship; Benjamin Franklin Award (World's best printing); Art Craft Science Award etc. Ten years of intensive effort have culminated in the release of just 950 books and 50 proofs a true limited-edition. ANTARCTICA has already been acquired by private collectors, institutions, and rare book libraries on five continents.

ANTARCTICA is forever limited to this one, exclusive edition. There will never be a reprint, a cloth-bound or paperback version. The original printing plates have been shredded and then melted.

Each tome is individually numbered in calligraphy and signed by creators Pat and Rosemarie Keough. H.M. Queen Noor of Jordan has also autographed each tome to verify that all net proceeds will benefit the "Save the Albatross" campaign. HRH Prince Charles hosted the official unveiling of ANTARCTICA.

The 336 pages include 345 images by photographers Pat and Rosemarie Keough. Experts in polar research and art have stated that there is not another published portfolio of Antarctica to equal that of the Keoughs. The International Photography Awards committee honoured the Keoughs with the award "Nature Photographer of the Year" for their imagery in ANTARCTICA. Each image has been superbly reproduced on luxurious, heavy paper using light-fast pigments and the world's highest resolution lithography.

The tome's weight, at 27.6 pounds in its presentation box, is similar to that of a two-year-old child. The dimensions of the book are 17.25" x 13.5" x 2.5".

All books are sewn and bound entirely by hand in full morocco, a fine-grained goat leather, using book-binding artistry that dates to 15th-century Venice. ANTARCTICA is the first volume to successfully marry the grace of the "classic European" style of fine handing together with the rugged strength and durability of the "split-board" construction techniques. This means that the binding of this incredibly strong yet elegant book cannot be damaged except by purposeful effort! Each copy is presented in a sturdy linen and velvet archival box.