Enter your mobile number below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
Getting the download link through email is temporarily not available. Please check back later.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Buy Used
$7.85
FREE Shipping on orders over $25.
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Crisp, attractive copy.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

North America the Beautiful (Journeys Through The World) Hardcover – June 13, 2006

4.8 out of 5 stars 13 customer reviews

See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Hardcover, June 13, 2006
$47.88 $3.85
click to open popover

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Galen Rowell was the recipient of the Ansel Adams Award for his contributions to the art of wilderness photography. His work has been exhibited at major venues nationwide including New York's International Center of Photography, Chicago's Field Museum, and the Smithsonian Institution.
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

New York Times best sellers
Browse the New York Times best sellers in popular categories like Fiction, Nonfiction, Picture Books and more. See more

Product Details

  • Series: Journeys Through The World
  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: White Star (June 13, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 8854401080
  • ISBN-13: 978-8854401082
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 1.3 x 11.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,921,643 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Customer Reviews

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Hardcover
I have been a fan of Galen Rowell's work for years, and I had been anticipating getting a compendium of his North American work for a while. If you want to see some of Rowell's best from a technical standpoint, then by all means grab a copy, but be warned that this is some of the worse image quality I've seen in a photography book published in the last 10 years. Most pictures are overly grainy, there are some major pixel problems where colors blend (particularly in colorful sky shots), and color casts often don't match his originals. With the technology as good as it presently is, this is inexcusable for such an expensive book. Rowell deserved better.
2 Comments 26 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover
God created cameras,then God created rowell...How it makes me sad,that he left us with so much photography in him.
To be honest it brings me to tears,just reading about him,and this terrible tragedy.I read all his books non-stop.
This book captures beauty.How I would like to have sat and talked with him.
Regards,werner
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover
Galen Rowell is one of the very best when it comes to stunning landscape pictures in great moods. This book is full of them and I consider it a must for every fan of the great American landscape. Only sometimes you wish that the two-page-prints originally would have been made with medium or large format cameras. But then you cannot blame Rowell because only small format provides the flexibility that's imperative to capture the most special moods in nature. And no, I don't know Rowell personally, unfortunately.
Comment 5 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover
This book is packed full of breath-taking scenery with every page, from front cover to back, presenting exquisite photos of North American treasures. It is a picture book filled with eye candy for the nature lover, world traveler, and science enthusiast. I highly recommend this book to inspire your soul, renew your mind, and lift your spirits.
Comment 2 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover
I love this book! I'm in to landscape photography and this book is some of the best examples out there.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
By A Customer on June 14, 2003
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
If there is any photo book to buy purely for visual pleasure, this is it. The is simply the best deal. A ton of photos, of Galen Rowell quality, minimal but effective text and about North America. It is essentially his life's portfolio of our continent.
Comment 3 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
By A Customer on September 13, 2003
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
The pictures were gorgeous and up to the author's usual standards, the book covered all of north america thoroughly, including several sections each on Canada and Mexico. Quite a bit of background text was included, which I enjoyed b/c I like Rowell's writing. Much much better than I'd expect from AAA.
Comment One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Most Recent Customer Reviews