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The Resource Guinness world records

Guinness world records

Label
Guinness world records
Title
Guinness world records
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Fully revised and updated, the record-breaking compendium of superlatives is back and bursting with facts, figures and incredible stories - each one selected to inspire you to learn about the fascinating world we live in and to break records of your own. In a series of 11 fact-packed chapters, we introduce you to the record-holders who've pushed the boundaries of what's possible. Meet The adventurers who trek, swim, ski, climb and fly to all four corners of the globe The real-life cyborgs who augment their bodies with cutting-edge technology The painters, sculptors, musicians and moviemakers taking performance art to new levels The stars of social media generating millions of views on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter The athletic legends who continue to raise the bar in the world of sports But it's not only human beings who set records. Explore the wilder side of life with 24 pages of record-breaking animals, and take a trip around the world to visit the most awe-inspiring sights on each continent! Plus, we investigate 10 record-breaking robots to find out what makes them tick. And look out for our exciting new "Snapshot" feature, in which our digital artists put a unique visual spin on some iconic record-holders such as the largest ever crocodile, the richest person on Earth and the tallest living tree - prepare to be amazed!
  • "The world's most popular record book is back with thousands of new categories and newly broken records, covering everything from outer space to sporting greats via Instagram, fidget spinners and all manner of human marvels. Inside you'll find hundreds of never-before-seen photographs and countless facts, figures, stats and trivia waiting for you on every action-packed page. Guinness World Records 2019 is the ultimate snapshot of our world today."--
Assigning source
Publisher's description
Cataloging source
MiKW
Dewey number
031.02
Entry convention
successive entry
Frequency
annual
LC call number
AG243
LC item number
.G87
Original alphabet or script of title
basic roman
Regularity
regular
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  • World records
  • Oversize books
  • World records
Label
Guinness world records
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Contents
Planet Earth -- Animals -- Humans -- Recordology -- Viral sports -- Spirit of adventure -- Society -- Robots -- Tech & engineering -- Arts & media -- Sports
Control code
BRDBD01269003
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781912286836
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
Publication frequency
Annual
System control number
(OCoLC)1079865478
Label
Guinness world records
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Contents
Planet Earth -- Animals -- Humans -- Recordology -- Viral sports -- Spirit of adventure -- Society -- Robots -- Tech & engineering -- Arts & media -- Sports
Control code
BRDBD01269003
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781912286836
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
Publication frequency
Annual
System control number
(OCoLC)1079865478

Library Locations

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      1197 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX, 75067, US
      33.0422012 -97.02392920000001
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