The World's Great Riches Rediscovered
Hardback 256pp Illustrated 300x245mm
9781847322999   Product Code: 93399
History is filled with tales of precious treasure that has been lost, buried or sunk to the bottom of the ocean. Geographically arranged by continent, this handsome book uncovers the world's most spectacular finds, from the golden mask of Agamemnon to the treasures of the Aztecs and Incas. Lavishly illustrated with stunning photographs and clear, accessible locator maps, it explains the significance of these fabulous objects, the societies that produced them, and recounts the thrilling stories of their discovery.