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Lost Cities micro


15/16" x 3/4"
68 pages, 26 maps, plus a fold-out graph 1 1/2" x 8 1/4"

A collection of lost or forgotten places to make an explorer's heart beat faster: They range from the real (Petra) to the mythical (Shamballa) to the debatable (Troy) to the unexpected (Napoleon, Arkansas).  Cities disappear for a variety of reasons: changing trade routes, sinking water tables, earthquake, fire, flood and war. Some accidents of history can cause a once mighty metropolis to disappear from human memory as thoroughly as drifting sand or creeping vines can erase it from view.

This little book is bound in cream, tan, and silver French marbled paper.. Bound into the book is a fold-out graph comparing the cities lifespans.The book has decorative endpapers and a paper title pasted to the front.

Also available in miniature size: Lost Cities

This product was added to our catalog October 13, 2016